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 Farm Park is continuously growing. [...]
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 miles around and is a [...]
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 gifts, table arrangements and culinary [...]
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 of life. Things to do [...]
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 the region’s best place to [...]
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.
Old Borges Ranch is listed on the National Register of Historical Places and also serves as a ranger station. The original Borges family home, built in 1899, houses a visitor center with historical displays of the turn of the century. The ranch area is open for viewing daily from 7 a.m. to sunset. Self-guided tour brochures are available at the [...]
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 the time of year when [...]