Celebrate the Season

Shop. Sip. Celebrate.

WCD Invites you to the 4th Annual Celebrate the Season (formally Holiday Stroll)

December 1st to 22nd, 2021

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The celebration continues …

Bring the family together. Write letters to Santa. Enjoy a Horse and Carriage ride under the stars. Relax and indulge on delicious sips & savors at downtown restaurants. Enjoy fun and festive activities during your holiday shopping in downtown Walnut Creek.

Featured Events

  • Carriage Rides

    Wednesdays 5:30pm to 8:30pm – December 15th, and 22nd - Tickets are $10.00 per person. (One sponsorship available, one sold). Make new holiday memories with a carriage ride in downtown. Kick up your feet, relax, and enjoy the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Rides are first come first served and dependent on weather conditions.

  • Holiday Night Market

    December 1st - 22nd - participating businesses will be identified on a downtown map via QR Code. Participating shops will offer a percentage off to customers using the map and provide a gift certificate for Holiday Raffle/Contests. WCD will be promoting shop local.

  • Sip & Savor the Holidays

    December 1st - 22nd - participating restaurants will be identified on a downtown map via QR Code. Participating restaurants will provide a pre-fix Sip & Savor the Holidays menu for the duration of the campaign and provide a gift certificate to be used in the Holiday Raffle/Contests. Restaurants are encouraged to offer the WC Calipolitan!!

  • Ugly Sweater Contest

    December 1st-17th - this event will be virtual and in-person to amplify the social media messaging and to drive visitors to the downtown, ending with awarding the winning prizes on National Ugly Sweater Day, December 17th.

  • Caroling & Holiday Night Market

    Thursday 5:00pm to 8:00pm - December 9th and 16th - @Water Light Plaza featuring local artists to draw visitors to downtown.

  • Letters to Santa

    December 8th and 15th 4pm to 6pm, - A fun filled free event for the kids. Each child will receive a Holiday Scratch Art Paper Ornament, a Santa Letter, and a packet of Crayons to make sure ole Saint Nick knows their holiday wishes.  Santa’s helpers will be on call to help collect these letters… No postage required.   Sign-ups available soon.

PARTICIPATING BUSINESSES

Celebrate the Season Event Map 2021

VIEW ALL RETAILERS/SERVICES THAT ARE PARTICIPATING IN THE HOLIDAY MARKETPLACE AND EXPLORE RESTAURANTS OFFERING A SPECIAL SIP & SAVOR THE HOLIDAYS MENU OR MENU ITEM

SPONSORS

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Ugly Sweaters

End or begin your festive evening with dinner at one of our many fine restaurants.

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