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Walnut Creek Annual Art & Wine Festival

Since 1981, June in Walnut Creek has been a special time for wine connoisseurs, micro-brew buffs, art enthusiasts, and general merry-goers. The annual Art & Wine Festival in Walnut Creek has grown from humble beginnings to one of the East Bay’s greatest outdoor festivals. Attracting over 100,000 visitors yearly, the two-day celebration in beautiful Heather [...]

Bay Area Hiking Trails

Walnut Creek and the neighboring East Bay area account for a variety of wildlife, sweeping landscapes and nature trails that draw visitors to the vicinity. Find your ideal terrain and hiking trails in the Bay Area amongst the regional parks listed below: Mount Diablo State Park Mount Diablo is seen from [...]

The Gardens- From the Ground Up

The Gardens Presents: Educational series turns black thumbs green What: Reap the benefits of cultivating a garden with a series of inspired classes designed to make green thumbs blossom. The Gardens at Heather Farm’s Fall Adult Education series, From the Ground Up features lessons on developing gardens, then using the garden’s bounty to create one-of-a-kind [...]

Places to See & Things to Do in Walnut Creek

The perfect blend of quaint and cosmopolitan, Walnut Creek is all about experiencing the good life. Year round attractions and activities abound. Shopping, dining, the arts, and the outdoors feed your passion for fun and excitement. But even more, Walnut Creek is about mixing and matching and enjoying the variety that truly is the spice [...]

Shop Broadway Plaza Walnut Creek

If you are a shopper, Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek, California is like a dream. With a picturesque backdrop of flowers, fountains, redbrick walkways, and sunshine, Walnut Creek’s Broadway Plaza combines the major world-class department stores Macy’s, Nordstrom, and Neiman Marcus with dozens of other boutique and name brands. Find something for everyone at [...]

Diablo Valley Lines

The Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society (WCMRS) operates the Diablo Valley Lines (DVL) model railroad, one of the most mountainous and one of the largest exclusively HO scale model railroads in the United States. This model railroad features standard gauge, narrow gauge, and interurban (overhead electric) freight and trolley lines.

Borges Ranch

The park is named after James P. Howe one of the earliest and best-known Associated Press world correspondents. Jim and his wife Mia purchased the property in 1910 and lived there till 1970. Jim traveled the world interviewing well know personalities and reporting on the events of that era. Jim called his home Gopher Gulch❠[...]

Walnut Creek On Ice

An anticipated 50,000 skaters and a thousand more spectators have the opportunity to ice skate in downtown Walnut Creek. This 13+ week extravaganza by the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Business Association, offers unrivaled partnering opportunities and an opportunity to put your brand name in front of a highly lucrative market, at [...]

Boundary Oak Golf Course

Boundary Oak Golf Course boasts an 18-hole championship golf course, a driving range and practice area with putting and chipping greens, the perfect venue for Golf Tournaments, weddings, banquets, golf lessons, clinics and camps. The event facilities include one of the best club houses and restaurants in the East Bay for weddings, wedding receptions, tournaments, [...]

The Gardens at Heather Farm

Stroll, learn and celebrate outdoors! The Gardens at Heather Farm is committed to educating the Walnut Creek community about gardening practices that preserve and protect the environment. They support these initiatives through memberships, fundraisers, program fees and venue rentals. Additionally, the Gardens is a beautiful place to relax or host your next event. With over [...]

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