Member Resources

Our priority is to serve as a resource by advocating for our business members, sharing helpful information, and supporting economic growth. Check this page for updates about the downtown and news that may affect your business. Plus, access your Walnut Creek Downtown Member Benefits.


Member Marketing Benefits

Utilize the tools we provide to market your business across various platforms.

E-News & Social Media Posts

Include your marketing content in our weekly public e-newsletter & on our Facebook/Instagram

Submit Marketing Content

Event Calendar

Share your upcoming event or promotion on the event calendar located on our homepage

Submit Calendar Request

Website Directory

Add or update your business listing on our online directory

Website Directory Request

Job Postings

Advertise job opportunities at your business or organization for free on our website

Submit Job Post

Love + Chocolate

Looking for additional exposure and paid advertising opportunities through WCD? Click the button below for more information about our website ad program.

Downtown Construction Project 2023

Several construction projects in the downtown are planned beginning in January 2023. Construction is expected to begin in January 2023 and end in June 2024. These projects will impact the roadway and may be noisy. These projects have been coordinated to immediately following one another in order to reduce the amount of time that the downtown will be impacted.


Business Resources

outdoor dining 2023

City of Walnut Creek


The City of Walnut Creek has launched it’s outdoor dining program. The program includes the following activations:

  • PODS (Permitted Outdoor Dining Structures)
  • Privately-Owned Patios
  • Private Parking Lots
  • Sidewalk Dining

Learn more and view FAQs below. For complete details, visit


Get Involved

Board & Committee Meetings

Walnut Creek Downtown Association Board and Committee Meetings are open to the public. Our Board of Directors are responsible for the governance, direction, policies, budgets, and positions of Walnut Creek Downtown Association. Special committees and taskforces include: Wellness Alliance, Arts Alliance, Hospitality Alliance, and Ice Rink Committee. All WCDA members are encouraged to attend these meetings as a way to connect with business community and get involved with local business initiatives. 

private FB Group

Connect With WCD Members


Join our private group on Facebook, made exclusively for Members and Associate Members of our organization. We have created this group to better serve our local businesses by having a forum to communicate directly with each other and in a closed environment. With this communication page, we hope to facilitate a mutual sharing of ideas and improve engagement within our partnership with all of you. We encourage businesses to connect, collaborate, and support one another. Join today and feel free to invite your fellow WCD businesses.

Downtown Suveillance Group

Keeping Our Community Safe


The Walnut Creek Police Department has recently been exploring ways to connect with the business community to share information when crimes occur. Together, WCD and WCPD have created a Downtown Security Surveillance Program

A Microsoft Teams group named "WCPD / Walnut Creek Downtown Association" has been created to share information (text, photos, and video) with downtown businesses, the Walnut Creek Downtown Association, and WCPD. Click below to learn more details & opt-into the program.


Business Education Videos

Pareto Labs

Good News! We have a new resource to assist you in helping you improve performance and grow your business. We've partnered with Pareto Labs an online business learning platform containing a wealth of video content to help business owners, entrepreneurs and non-MBAs learn practical business skills. These on-demand video modules are short (between 20 and 60 minutes) and are super engaging, breaking down complex topics so business owners and employees can use the knowledge immediately.  Their lessons also feature leaders in Fortune 500 companies and founders of billion-dollar startups.

In partnership with Walnut Creek Downtown Association, Pareto Labs is offering a 14 day trial followed by a month of unlimited access for FREE (6 weeks total). Use promo code WALNUTCREEKDOWNTOWN at checkout.

Below is a sampling of trailer links for some of their courses:

Walnut Creek ED

City of Walnut Creek


The economic vitality of the city’s business community is a valuable factor when businesses consider bringing their team to Walnut Creek. The diverse shopping, dining and services, particularly in the downtown district, are positive amenities appealing to new and existing owners, operators and their staff.

Walnut Creek’s Economic Development Department provides a snapshot of the Community, Shopping, Business & Industry profiles in their quarterly reports. Click here to view the department’s website and ED dashboard.

View the 2022 Q4 Data Dashboard

Events & Sponsorship Opportunities

The Walnut Creek Downtown Association plans events throughout the year with the goals of cultivating a vibrant community, encouraging visitors from near and far, and promoting our local businesses.

We are here to help!

Have questions about your WCD membership, member benefits, events or anything else about Downtown Walnut Creek?

Connect with a member of our team today.