Plan Your bankhead Visit

Get the Full Livermore Arts Experience

If you are attending an event at the Bankhead we suggest you take advantage of one of nearby restaurants for lunch or dinner before or after the show. There are several restaurants, coffee shops and other businesses within walking distance of the Bankhead. Or you can make a day of it with wine and olive oil tasting.

Ticket Office Hours

Open Tuesday - Saturday, 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM.
Closed Sunday & Monday, and on major holidays.
On performance days: Opens 2 hours before showtime, closes 30 minutes after curtain time.
Gallery Hours: Monday - Friday 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Open to ticket holders during performances and events inside the theater.

Things to Do & See

  • Dining
  • Shopping
  • Hotels
  • Explore

The listed restaurants are within 2 blocks of the Bankhead Theater.


Demitris Taverna *
2235 First St, Livermore, CA 94550
(925) 373-0306

 

Hops and Sessions *
2339 First St, Livermore, CA 94550
(925) 495-4118

 

Uncle Yu's at the Vineyard *
39 S Livermore Ave #125, Livermore, CA 94550
(925) 449-7000

 

Patxi’s Pizza
2470 1st Street, Livermore, CA 94550
925-371-1000

 

Sauced BBQ & Spirits
2300 First St #120, Livermore, CA 94550
(925) 961-1300

 

Star Anise
470 First St #108, Livermore, CA 94550
(925) 454-9888

 

Strizzis
2205 First Street, Livermore
925-456-2200

 

Tap 25 Craft Beer
25 S Livermore Ave, Livermore, CA 94550
(925) 294-8970

*Community Partners

Be sure to visit the unique shops and stores along our main thorough fares in downtown.

 

Way Up Art & Frame
1912 Second St, Livermore, CA 94550
(925) 443-3388

 

Lance Cavalieri Jewelers
1102 E Stanley Blvd, Livermore, CA 94550
(925) 455-4222

 

Livermore Art Association Gallery *
2155 Third St, Livermore
(925) 449-9927

 

Towne Center Books Store
2375 Railroad  Avenue, Suite 100, Livermore, CA 94550

 

*Community Partners

If you would like to enjoy Livermore for the night or a weekend, be sure to see our list of hotels aimed at providing a home away from home.

• Hawthorne Suites
• Courtyard by Marriott
• La Quinta
• ConcertHotels.com

Livermore is filled with rich culture, beautiful sunsets, hiking trails, wineries and many other events. Be sure to check what else may be happening when visiting Livermore.

•  Visit Tri-Valley Beer Trail
•  Livermore Wine Trolley
•  Livermore Olive Oil Tasting

•  Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association

•  Visit Tri-Valley

•  Livermore Chamber of Commerce

 

Directions & Free Parking Near Bankhead

From Interstate 580 take the North Livermore Avenue exit, and continue 1.2 miles to Downtown Livermore. Turn left onto Railroad Avenue. The Livermore Valley Center parking is located one block ahead on your left. Parking is free! There are also other small lots, and street parking available surrounding the theater downtown, which are also free. The Bankhead Theater is located on the block to your right, between First Street, Railroad Avenue and North Livermore Avenue, at 2400 First Street, Downtown Livermore. There is a drop-off/pick-up area located on Railroad Avenue, on the right side of the street, before you reach the stoplight to enter the parking garage

  • Coming To
  • Leaving From

WEEKDAYS
BART – Blue Line to Dublin/Pleasanton
Wheels – Eastbound on #10* departs every 30 minutes from the Pleasanton BART Station to the Railroad Ave/First St. stop, which is located directly behind the Bankhead Theater. If you plan on arriving in Downtown Livermore in time for dinner before the show, see livermoredowntown.com for Livermore’s fabulous dining options, most of which are within walking distance from the Bankhead.
*During the week, Rapid also runs from BART to Railroad Ave/First St every 15 minutes. However, it stops running at 7:28pm.

 

SATURDAY
BART – Blue Line to Dublin/Pleasanton
Wheels – Eastbound on #10 departs Sunday every 20 minutes from the Pleasanton BART Station to the Railroad Ave/First St. stop, which is located directly behind the Bankhead Theater.

 

SUNDAY
BART – Blue Line to Dublin/Pleasanton
Wheels – Eastbound on #10 departs every 40 minutes from the Pleasanton BART Station to the Railroad Ave/First St. stop, which is located directly behind the Bankhead Theater.

WEEKDAYS
Wheels – Westbound on #10 to E. BART depart from First/Neal approximately every 30-40 minutes from 7:42pm-10:57pm.
BART – Trains leave the Dublin/Pleasanton Station as late as 11:58pm headed toward Daly City, with departures times every 20 minutes beginning at 8:01pm.

 

SATURDAY
Wheels – Westbound on #10 to E. BART depart from First/Neal approximately every 40 minutes from 9:01pm-11:01pm.
BART – Trains leave the Dublin/Pleasanton Station as late as 11:58pm headed toward Daly City, with departures times every 20 minutes beginning at 8:01pm.

 

SUNDAY
Wheels – Westbound on #10 to E. BART depart from First/Neal approximately every 40 minutes from 1:17pm-11:17pm.
BART – Trains leave the Dublin/Pleasanton Station as late as 11:58pm headed toward Daly City, with departures times every 20 minutes beginning at 8:01pm.

Transportation

It’s easy to take BART to the Dublin/Pleasanton station and transfer to the local Wheels bus, which takes you within a block of the Bankhead.

WHEELS BUS: 925.455.7500
BART: 925.676.2278
ACE TRAIN: 209.944.6220
A LIVERMORE CAB COMPANY: 925.321.TAXI
APPLE LIMO: 866.242.7753
BLACK SKY LIMO: 925.549.1599
BLACK TIE TRANSPORTATION: 800.445.0444

accessibility

Wheelchair accessible seats cannot be purchased online. To ensure your needs are thoroughly met, please call our Ticket Office in advance at 925.373.6800 for seating arrangements.

DROP-OFF/PICK-UP: There is a drop-off/pick-up area located on Railroad Avenue, on the right side of the street, before you reach the stoplight to enter the parking garage.

PARKING: Handicapped-reserved spaces are located on the lower level of the Livermore Valley Center parking garage.

ELEVATOR: An elevator is located on the West end of the main lobby.

LISTENING DEVICES: Assistive listening devices are available free of charge from the House Manager’s Office in the lobby. Please let us know when purchasing your ticket of your needs.

RESTROOMS: Fully accessible restrooms are located in the main lobby and in the upper lobby.