Resident Feature

Walnut Festival Returns

a family favorite Walnut Creek tradition!

Thousands are expected to descend on Heather Farm Park starting Thursday, September 23rd through Sunday, September 26th, 2021 for the Walnut Festival. The four-day Festival offers family-friendly entertainment, live music, a large carnival with more than 15 rides, Kid Zone, a showcase of amazing local and regional talent including artists, craftsmen, designers, jewelers, builders, food specialties, craft beer garden, and more.


The cost of admission is $11 per person (Free for kids 5 and under, 65 or older and active military (ID required)); bring a can of food for donation and the price is $10.

5-10 p.m. Thursday

5-11 p.m. Friday

12 p.m.-11 p.m. Saturday

12 p.m.-8 p.m. Sunday

For more information about parking, carnival ride tickets and the free supervised bicycle valet, please visit


By Tammy Lagomarsino, Walnut Festival Association