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5 Places to Get Your Retail Therapy Fix in Danville

PMI Contra Costa - Sunday, January 31, 2021
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There are plenty of reasons to consider moving to Danville, CA. The area is rich with history and conveniently close to metropolitan cities for work. There are parks and recreational areas perfect for afternoon strolls and family outings. And in addition to these unique Danville lifestyle perks, there are several places perfect for satisfying your retail browsing itch, too. Shopping options are plentiful in Danville, and here are just a few venues to explore when a little retail therapy is in order.

Blackhawk Plaza

Just minutes from Dougherty Valley in San Ramon, and nestled within the community of Blackhawk is Blackhawk Plaza. This shopping area offers a truly unique experience as an open-air style shopping and browsing venture. With Mediterranean architecture, Blackhawk Plaza is meticulously landscaped with aquatics, providing a soothing and relaxing retail atmosphere. In addition to stores and shops, this plaza is also home to the Blackhawk Automotive and Cultural Museum, featuring cultural exhibits and exotic cars. Tourists and residents alike flock to Blackhawk Plaza for gathering, exploring, dining, and shopping.

Danville Square

Taking advantage of the mild Danville weather, shopping at the outdoor center in Danville Square can be a year-round retail therapy source. Located next to San Ramon Valley High School, this popular center is home to favorite restaurants, including Ike’s and Chipotle. Shop for unique finds, including gourmet groceries.

Green Valley Shopping Center

Off of Interstate 680, you’ll find the Green Valley Shopping Center. This is a favorite shopping pitstop for many Danville residents. And when you’re finished shopping, you can grab a bite to eat at one of the several restaurants in the area. Should all that retail therapy leave you feeling tired, you’ll have access to hair care and massage services, as well.

Dining Here: 

China Gourmet, Christy’s Donuts, Slow G’s Eatery, Taco Bell

Shopping Here: 

Hospice Thrift Shoppe, Sherwin-Williams, Smart & Final EXTRA!

Service Here

Chevron,Contemporary Hair Design, Danville Barber Shop & Shave Parlor, Diablo Printing,Hesperian Cleaners, Roesbery Car Care

Sycamore Square

If you need to shop in one venue to find everything you need, consider heading over to Sycamore Square. Shop unique stores, relax with a pedicure, or get your dog groomed in this one-stop shopping excursion. Sycamore Square is conveniently located on San Ramon Valley Boulevard, across from Danville Livery.

Dining Here:

Melo’s Pizza and Pasta

Shopping Here:

CVS Pharmacy,Lucky Supermarket,Creative Paint.

Service Here:

All Fur Love Grooming, H&R Block, Learn and Play Montessori School, Made to Fit Alterations, Modern Nails, The UPS Store, US Bank.

Danville Livery Shopping Center

For the shopping experts, who need the ultimate, all-day retail adventure, the Danville Livery Shopping Center is a must-visit. This shopping center claims to be more than a venue for retail. Instead, it’s a community of merchants offering a gathering place to celebrate “The Art of Living.” The finds are rare, the gifts genuinely unique, and the merchants interact with you like neighbors. Find home décor services or professional designs. Visit one of Danville’s ultimate toy stores with Games Unlimited. Find fine linens and bedding at Misto Lino. And grab a fresh bouquet of flowers from the East Bay Flower Company to complement your dining room table.

Cafés & Dining

Açaí & Bowls Café, Aozora Japanese Cuisine, Bagel Street Café, Cold Stone Creamery, Forbes Mill Steakhouse, The Great Impasta ,Luna Loca, Piatti Ristorante & Bar, Tal's Patisserie, Zalla Kabob House.

Fitness & Beauty

Be.you.tiful Salon, Danville Pinkies Nail Studio, Essential Aesthetics, Inc., IM=X Pilates, Just Be Yoga, Kids ‘N Teens Beauty Salon, Livery Nails, ProFormance Pilates, Pure Barre Coming Soon!, West Side Salon.


At Home Decor and Design, Danville Interior Design Gallery, David M. Brian, East Bay Flower Company, Games Unlimited, Misto Lino, Stride Rite, Valet Custom Cabinets & Closets, Whimsy Kidz,


Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Eric Shephard Architects, Farmers Insurance, La Jolla Management Company, McCloskey Consultants, Re/Max Accord Residential Brokerage, Stowers Real Estate Inc., VandenBerghe Properties

From major retailers like Marshalls, and Trader Joe’s to unique shops like Lemon, Plush Boutique, and Elisa Wen Boutique, you’re sure to find everything you need in Danville. And when it comes to retail therapy, you won’t run out of places to visit or rare finds to discover. Danville is a great place to live for a host of reasons. But the shopping amenities here may be one of the biggest attractions for new residents.

For rental property owners looking to lure new renters to the Danville area, consider marketing some of these dynamic shopping options. People love to learn about local retail options and can visit the area for a shopping trip before considering a move. And if you need more help developing your marketing strategy, contact us! Our PMI CONTRA COSTA experts know the Danville market and can help you leverage the area’s best assets to attract new tenants.