Walnut Creek Community Information
Welcome to the city of Walnut Creek, located in a beautiful part of California just miles east of the East Bay Region of the San Francisco Bay area. Uniquely, our area here is rich in resources, and gorgeous open space. In addition to the overall convenience factor, top-rated schools and parks, and desirable neighborhoods, Walnut Creek also offers a vibrant performing arts center and downtown atmosphere.
Let’s talk about Downtown! A vital part of the community, downtown Walnut Creek is packed full of life, laughter, get togethers with friends and loved ones, delicious food options, and offers shopping resources for residents and visitors. Service providers, shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues primarily make up this area of town. And a huge part of it with hundreds of businesses. Anything you need or may be looking for can be found here. Food trucks, special treats, animal adoptions, ice skating, outdoor music, art, and community projects all have a place here in downtown.
If you are looking for some especially special places to see, we have that list covered with options for your choosing. Lindsay Wildlife Experience is just as it sounds- an experience. With wildlife all around you, protected by exhibits, and nationally recognized hospital and rehabilitation at the facility, this is truly a special place. The Bedford Gallery is a famous gallery located in the Lesher Center for the Arts. Here you will find shows, tours, and special events like “Art Mornings.” Speaking of the Lesher Center for the Arts, this is the city’s performing arts center with three locations and full entertainment year-round. Other great attractions to experience include the Borges Ranch, The Gardens at Heather Farm, and the Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society.
If you are looking for active things to do, we also have you covered. The Boundary Oak Golf Course is an 18-hole championship golf course which boasts gorgeous views, houses an elite country club, and breathtaking venue space for special events such as weddings and reunions. Walnut Creek’s Lifetime Tennis organization offers year-round tennis from beginners to advanced, to tournaments and competitions, and lessons. Tennis is a great sport to get you in shape and active. Our walking tours are something special. History tours, public art tours, and all at your finger-tips. Use your phone to self-guide over 100 sites in Walnut Creek. Experience 165 years of history before your very eyes and see what makes Walnut Creek, California such a great place to live, and invest in.