Over 650 Walnut Creek businesses belong to our Association. Why aren’t you one of them?

Support our mission to make Walnut Creek a premier destination and reap the benefits of membership

There are two types of memberships:

  • 1.

    Downtown Business Memberships (for businesses within the district)

    The WCD annual membership fee is based on the square footage of each business. The assessment fee is paid annually with the Walnut Creek business license fee. To view the current assessment fees, click here.

    NEW! FY 2022-2023 WCD Membership BID Fee Increase Information

    If you have any questions regarding this proposal, please contact Kathy Hemmenway, Executive Director (  Please note, this information does not apply to Associate Members.

    Our business improvement district boundaries cover Civic Dr. to Newell Dr. and N. Broadway to N. California. If your business is within these limits, you are already a member of WCD. If your physical business address is located outside of this area, you may choose to join our Association as an Associate Member.

  • 2.

    Associate Membership (for businesses outside of the district)

    Any business outside of the downtown business district can become a member of WCD to receive membership benefits for annual membership fee. 

    Submit the application form below along with your payment.

    • For-profit Businesses $500
    • Non-profit Organizations $250

To Join as an Associate Member

Submit Application & Annual Membership Fee

- OR -

  • Download the PDF file
  • Fill out the Membership Form
  • Drop it by or mail it to our office along with payment:
    • Mailing Address
      1630 N. Main St. #288
      Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    • Physical Address
      1666 N. Main St. Ground Floor
      Walnut Creek, CA 94596



Our website averages over 25,000 unique visitors per month. Make sure your business listing information is correct. Send us your company logo and we will link the listing to your own website. If you have a special promotion or event going on, we can post it on the WCD site calendar. In addition to having a comprehensive listing of all the downtown businesses, our website also contains valuable information on downtown events, programs, and parking.

Social Media

Instagram: 12,700 followers*
Facebook: 12,000 followers*

Walnut Creek Downtown has a strong social media presence on Facebook and Instagram. Send us a photo or video of your promotion or special event, and we will post it to WCD social media. Follow us on Facebook @downtownwalnutcreek and Instagram @walnutcreekdowntown.

Downtown Directories

Walnut Creek Downtown updates a downtown map and Shopping & Dining Guide annually. Both are available at 4 kiosks located next to the Lesher Center on Locust Street, the parking garage on Broadway, the parking garage on South Locust Street, and Pottery Barn on N. Main Street. This directory is also available to download from our website’s homepage or you can request copies from our office. The directory is free, so pick up copies to share with your customers or clients.


Are you in our email database? Walnut Creek Downtown maintains two email subscriber lists with over 4,500 subscribers. One is exclusively for downtown business members, and the other is an opt-in public list. Stay connected and receive weekly alerts about downtown happenings, meetings, programs, and special events and promotions. Feel free to send us announcements to share on your behalf.