Why Live in
Welcome to the Jewel of the East Bay
From shopping to the diversity of great eateries, Walnut Creek has become one of the favorite East Bay communities.
Walnut Creek is known as the “Jewel of the East Bay” not only for its business hub but for its livability. The residents of Walnut Creek show pride of community with the events, activities and opportunities available in and around town.
The premier venue for concerts and shows is the new Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek. This arts center has three separate theaters for theater, ballet, comedy & literary events. Browse the schedule of shows here.
Walnut Creek Uncorked – in June, sip fabulous wine, savor tasty bites and stroll through downtown Walnut Creek while enjoying live entertainment. Experience the best restaurants, fashion, jewelry, and artisan shops. This event sells out, so get your tickets early!
Walnut Creek First Wednesdays Street Fest (May through September) – Live entertainment, outdoor eats, art, fashion, shopping and much more. 5:30 – 8:30pm on Cypress Street.
Don the Lederhosen for the 6th annual Oktoberfest at Civic Park on Saturday, October 17th. There will be ample libations and plenty of live entertainment for all to enjoy.
Walnut Creek on Ice is back! November 8, 2019 through January 20, 2020 Civic Park, Downtown Walnut Creek
Visit Walnut Creek on Ice for dates and hours of operation.
And don’t forget about Walnut Creek Music & Movies Under the Stars in Civic Park, Downtown Walnut Creek, or Trick or Treat for Halloween!