The vibrancy and lively atmosphere of Walnut Creek sets this city in Contra Costa County apart from any other. It has the feel of both a big city and a small suburban town without sacrificing any of the perks of the two. With the cultural amenities, such as the Lesher Center, of the downtown area and the excellent schools academically and athletically in the Walnut Creek School District, it is hard to say that Walnut Creek doesn’t have it all.
Its downtown and Broadway Plaza provide an unrivaled outdoor shopping experience perfect for those Christmas and birthday shopping lists. Award winning restaurants of every caliber and cuisine variety are in abundance for patrons to savor time and flavors with loved ones. Fun events are hosted each year, such as Walnut Creek’s First Wednesday. Similar to First Friday in Oakland, Walnut Creek hosts food trucks and street vendors the first Wednesday of each month from 5:00pm-8:00pm on Cypress St. that is fun for the whole family. There are also plays all year round at the Lesher Center for the Arts, which offer rich talent and a range of shows that would appeal to any age.
Walnut Creek is conveniently located near both I-680, Highway 24, a large BART and transit station, and minutes from connecting freeways limiting the commute time and maximizing the commute options. Its police and fire departments keep it a safe and welcoming environment at all times.
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