Thank you to all attendees, participating businesses, community partners, and everyone who participated in the 2024 Walnut Creek Uncorked! We had a successful event with 750 attendees and 41 stops on the Sip, Savor & Stroll Route, consisting of local stores and restaurants, PLUS live musicians and entertainers, artisan vendors, starting location booths, along with pouring and tasting partners visiting from near and far.

The 2024 Walnut Creek Uncorked was hosted by the Walnut Creek Downtown Association. A special thank you to our Presenting Sponsor, Visit Walnut Creek, our Community Cheers Sponsor, Republic Services, our Wine Trolley Stop Sponsor, Broadway Plaza, our Starting Location Partner, Lesher Center for the Arts and our Media Sponsors, Diablo Magazine and BART. We’re grateful for the support of our Community & Event Partners, Kaiser Permanente, BH Development, Livermore Wine Trolley, Lita, The Wheel Well, and Bluegoo.


June 20th, 2024 from 5:30-8:30pm

Kickoff summer at Walnut Creek Uncorked - a Sip, Savor & Stroll extravaganza! Spend a lovely summer evening sipping your way through downtown while strolling between participating locations, listening to live music, enjoying food tastings, riding on the wine trolley, and sampling a variety of wines, beers, spirits.


  • $50 - Presale Tickets (ends May 31st)
  • $65 - Regular Ticket (June 1st - June 20th, or while supplies last)
  • $25 - Designated Driver Ticket (Ticketholder must be 18+  and must be purchased with an early bird or regular uncorked ticket)

Tickets are on-sale until supplies last. This event is expected to sell out and day-of tickets are not guaranteed. Purchase early to secure your ticket for Uncorked.


Rudney Plaza, Lesher Center for the Arts

  • Artisan Vendors, Booth Partners, Pouring Partners, Live Music & Entertainment, Wine Trolley Stop

Water Light Plaza

  • Sponsored by Visit Walnut Creek
  • Rum Tasting Experience, Live Music, Pouring Partners, Specialty Cocktail


  • Stop #1: Lesher Center (1601 Civic Dr)
  • Stop #2: Rooted Coffee (1343 Locust St)
  • Stop #3: Broadway Plaza (1200 S Main St)
  • Stop #4: Fountain Head (1350 N Main St)
  • Stop #5: Lincoln Ave (1532 N Main St)


Aerial Arts Performance @ Starting Location, Lesher Center

Live Band @ Starting Location, Lesher Center

DUO SONICS & FRIENDS  |  5:30-8:30PM
Live Band @ Chill Zone, Water Light Plaza

SCHOOL OF ROCK  |  6:30-8:30PM
House Band @ Buon Vino

LINE DANCING & MUSIC  |  5:30-8:30PM
Dance Lessons @ Bourbon Highway

From Bedford Gallery @ Starting Location,
Hot Boys Mural, and Duncan Allery

PLUS: more live music at The Kings Jewelers
& Mancini's Sleepworld.


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 our Uncorked attendees to downtown Walnut Creek. All volunteers are invited to work a shift and receive a FREE event ticket to enjoy Uncorked before or after your shift. To sign-up for a shift, please click on the sign-up link.

Frequently Asked Questions

Tickets are sold here. It is recommended to buy tickets in advance to guarantee a spot. Tickets will be sold on-site, however, capacity is limited and tickets may sell out. Buy your tickets early for discounted early-bird ticket pricing.

No, while this is wine-focused, tastings will include wine, beer, and spirits from over 30 wineries and breweries.

Your Uncorked ticket includes a participant wristband, a sampling glass, and a wine walk map guiding you to all tasting locations. Ticketholders must be 21 and over to participate in this event.

Designated drivers and other non-drinking guests and children are welcome to walk with you throughout the event. However, tastings of beverages and food will be limited to ticketholders. A "Designated Driver" ticket can be purchased in conjunction with a regular ticket (for guests 18+) at a discounted rate and will receive a bottle of proud source water, a WCD backpack, and get to participate in the event, including a few tasting locations with non-alcoholic offerings, and will get to enjoy the activations, entertainment, and shopping at our local businesses and restaurants downtown.

Small bites will be available at select tasting locations. Food is not guaranteed at every location and is first come, first served. We encourage attendees to dine before, during or after Uncorked at any of our downtown restaurants.

Children and strollers are allowed but will not be able to participate in the event. Children must attend with an event who has purchased an Uncorked ticket. 

Well-behaved dogs who are leashed are allowed at the starting location and around the downtown. However, it is recommended to leave your dogs at home as exclusions may occur depending on individual businesses rules and regulations.

The Uncorked events are rain or shine and there will be no refunds. If the event is postponed due to local government restrictions or reasons beyond our control, all tickets will be good for the newly scheduled date and no refunds will be granted.

Getting to Uncorked


All ticketholders must check-in at the Rudney Plaza at the Lesher Center for the Arts (1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek).


The closest parking garage is the Lesher Center Garage, accessible from Locust Street and N. California Blvd. For additional information and directions, please click here.

There is additional street parking surrounding the Lesher Center, as well as parking garages at Growers Square and Broadway Plaza.


Hop on BART and you're here. Travel safely to and from Uncorked, plus avoid the traffic and parking when you take BART to the Walnut Creek Station. From there, expect about an 8-10 minute walk to get to the theater.

 Walking Directions from the Walnut Creek Bart Station:

  • Go south on North California Boulevard for about 0.3 mile (crossing Ygnacio Valley Boulevard (Target Store), then Lacassie Avenue, and then Cole Avenue).
  • Continue to walk along North California Boulevard until you see the Lesher Center lighted marquee (at the corner of North California Boulevard and Civic Drive) listing upcoming events at the Center.
  • Turn left onto Civic Drive where you’ll find the Ticket Office and the main entrance under the portico.



Registration Deadline: Friday, June 7th, 2024

Downtown Business Partners & Starting Location Registration

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

Pouring & Tasting Partners

Calling all wineries, breweries, taprooms, and distilleries to participate in this year's Uncorked events as a Pouring Partner! We are also looking for local restaurants, food providers, and caterers to join us as Food Tasting Partners.

Click the corresponding button to learn more and sign-up to sample with us.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Looking for sponsorship opportunities at Walnut Creek Uncorked? Kickoff the summer and promote your business to hundreds of attendees.

For questions and additional information, please contact:

Kelsey Wendt, Events Manager