Spring Fling


Support Walnut Creek Education Foundation
& Walnut Creek Downtown Association at


Spring Fling
Taste & Toast

Wed., March 20, 2024
5:30pm - 8:30pm

Taste & Toast is back! Join us as we celebrate and honor 40 years of the Walnut Creek Education Foundation (WCEF). Together WCEF and the Walnut Creek Downtown Association (WCD) have created this fun evening as an opportunity to support our local public schools and downtown businesses. Taste & Toast promises an evening filled with laughter, camaraderie, and a shared commitment to supporting our local schools and downtown programming.

Experience the vibrant atmosphere of downtown Walnut Creek as you sample mouthwatering treats from local eateries, sip on refreshing beverages, and explore the charming shops lining the streets.


  • Spring Fling Celebration
  • 30+ Food & Beverage Tastings
  • Live Music performed by The Dive Bombers, Southern Rock & Blues Tribute Band
  • Starting Location Booths
  • Face Painting
  • Water Light Public Plaza Activities - 1501 Locust St. from 6-8:30pm
  • Walnut Creek Downtown Hot Coco & Food Booth
  • Fun Activities for Students
  • Support for Local Schools


Beat the rush and purchase your tickets early to enjoy early bird pricing and free student tickets.  Early bird pricing and free student tickets end on Monday, March 18th at 5pm.  

For questions and additional information, please contact:

Donna Labriola at 510-282-5641 or donna@walnutcreekdowntown.com

Kelsey Wendt at 925-899-2420 or kelsey@walnutcreekdowntown.com

with Kaiser Logo (1)

Download the Taste & Toast Savings Pass

Participating Businesses:

Allbirds, American Cancer Society Discovery Shop, Antonia Quanstrom from Realtor Coldwell Banker Realty, Avital Beauty Lounge, Calicraft, Choco'late Mama's Cookies, Cooperage American Grille, Dumpling Hours, Evereve, Extreme Pizza, Flowers Salon, Gott's Roadside, Havana, ISI Elite Training, Kacha Thai Bistro, Lita Walnut Creek, Kalm Korner, Main Street Kitchen, Mancinis Sleepworld, Padis Jewelry, Rooftop, Shoes on Solano Walnut Creek, SanDai & KOPI Bar Walnut Creek, The Concert Truck - Presented by DRAA, The Garden, The Rodd + Gunn, Urban Loxx Salon & Day Spa, Verizon Walnut Creek Step Van, Vinous Reverie, Walnut Creek Yacht Club, Wardrobe Boutique, Wine Hardware, Woodhouse Spa's.


Walnut Creek Downtown Association
Walnut Creek Downtown Association
Kaiser Permanente
Kaiser Permanente
Padis Jewelry
Padis Jewelry
Walnut Creek Education Foundation
Walnut Creek Education Foundation
Stow Partners
Stow Partners
Broadway Plaza
Broadway Plaza


Downtown Business Partners & Starting Location Registration

Are you a downtown business looking to participate in Taste & Toast? Registration is now OPEN. Click "register" to find out more.

** Registration Deadline: February 23rd, 2024 **

Sponsorship Opportunities

Looking for sponsorship opportunities at Taste & Toast? Click "Learn More" for additional information and pricing tiers. Contact donna@walnutcreekdowntown.com if you'd like to discuss other sponsorship opportunities.

Volunteer With Us!

Events produced by the Walnut Creek Downtown Association could not happen without its dedicated volunteers. We invite you to be a part of a community effort and welcome Taste & Toast attendees to downtown Walnut Creek. All volunteers are invited to work a shift and receive a FREE event ticket to enjoy Taste & Toast before or after your shift. To sign-up for a shift, please click on the sign-up link.

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