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Walnut Creek ON ICE Returns to Walnut Creek


Walnut Creek ON ICE returns for it's 15th Season!  Grab your family and friends and come to Downtown Walnut Creek. The ice rink is located at the Walnut Creek Civic Center, walking distance from Downtown. We suggest indulging in a great meal at one of our many delightful downtown restaurants followed by a leisurely stroll to enjoy the festive [...]

Walnut Creek ON ICE Returns to Walnut Creek2020-03-25T10:13:38-07:00

Art and Wine Festival


Distinguished by its spacious park setting and family-friendly activities, the popular Walnut Creek Chamber Art & Wine Festival returns for its 38th year at Heather Farm Park on Saturday, June 1  & Sunday, June 2, 2019. Recognized by the Contra Costa Times as the East Bay’s Best Outdoor Festival and winner of Walnut Creek Magazine's 2016 & 2017 Best Community Event, the Walnut [...]

Art and Wine Festival2019-07-01T16:04:51-07:00

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 Farm Park is continuously growing. [...]

Walnut Creek Annual Art & Wine Festival2019-09-20T10:53:30-07:00

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 miles around and is a [...]

Bay Area Hiking Trails2019-09-20T10:53:30-07:00

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 gifts, table arrangements and culinary [...]

The Gardens- From the Ground Up2019-09-20T10:53:30-07:00

Places to See & Things to Do


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 [...]

Places to See & Things to Do2019-09-20T10:53:30-07:00

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 the region’s best place to [...]

Shop Broadway Plaza Walnut Creek2019-09-20T10:53:31-07:00

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.

Diablo Valley Lines2017-10-02T20:14:01-07:00