Living It Up in Livermore
Livermore is home to California’s oldest wine region boasting more than 50 flourishing wineries. Founded in 1869, Livermore is California’s oldest wine region, framed by award-winning wineries, farm lands and ranches that mirror the valley’s western heritage. The City of Livermore (pop. 83,604) encompasses twenty-two square miles and is the easternmost city in the San Francisco Bay Area; the gateway to the Central Valley. Protection by the coastal range provides the Livermore Valley with a mild climate that enhances the pursuit of a more relaxed lifestyle.
As home to renowned science and technology centers, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratory, Livermore is a technological hub and an academically engaged community. It has become an integral part of the Bay Area, successfully competing in the global market powered by its wealth of research, technology and innovation.
Historic Downtown Livermore is enjoying a renaissance reestablishing the downtown as the city’s preeminent shopping, dining, entertainment and cultural district with a new 10-screen cinema and a 500-seat performing arts center (Bankhead Theater). Don’t forget the 150 stores at the San Francisco Premium Outlets® offering world class shopping to suit everyone’s needs. With the addition of several residential projects, art/live workspaces, and a pedestrian-oriented environment, this city is establishing an active urban living experience in the Valley.
The arts, culture, science, western heritage, and vibrant wine industry provide a unique blend to this diverse community.
Surprising fact: The annual Livermore Rodeo is the “world’s fastest rodeo.” It’s a weekend full of bull riding, barrel racing and cow milking. It’s fun for everyone – even if it ain’t your first rodeo.
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