Welcome to the Creekside Inn blog! Stay up-to-date on everything that's going on around our boutique hotel in Palo Alto. Featuring events, things to do and special offers, our hotel blog will keep you current on all of the latest Silicon Valley happenings, including nearby attractions such as Stanford University, Stanford Shopping Center, Shoreline Amphitheatre and more.
We are so excited to welcome new students to Stanford University and Palo Alto! One of the world's great institutions of higher educations welcomes its incoming class at Stanford Freshman Orientation, which takes place this year on Tuesday, September 17. Expect a whirlwind of activities and events, plenty of new faces to meet and soak up the energy of the scenic campus. If your family is coming along, be sure they book a room at the Creekside, just minutes from campus. Continue reading
Super Bowl 50 is being called "The Golden Super Bowl," because it will be the 50th, and it's being played in California, The Golden State. Fans will be able to enjoy a variety of game-related activities, as well as many non-sports attractions in and around the Bay Area. Continue reading
There's more to love than just jazz at the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest. Music fans can enjoy over 80 performances of zydeco, R &B, rock, zydeco, tejano, and more. Food, drinks, and even swing dance lessons are also available during this huge 3 day event. Continue reading
The 21st Annual Palo Alto Clay & Glass Festival is a two-day event that presents beautiful, handcrafted clay and glass art, including pottery, sculpture, bowls, home décor, and abstract and urban wall art. Held in the galleries at the Palo Alto Art Center, this unique art festival features 175 artists displaying contemporary and traditional art works that are function and whimsical. Join hand-on activities like pottery-making, wheel-throwing and glass demonstrations, as well interactive art projects. Continue reading
Celebrate July 4th in San Francisco and the South Bay. The July 4th Celebration at the Pier is an all-day party at Pier 39, with music, DJs and a dazzling fireworks show over San Francisco Bay. Head over to the Palo Alto Summer Festival & Chili Cook-off with music and red-hit chili to taste. The 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular at Shoreline Amphitheatre features a concert by the San Francisco Symphony and colorful fireworks that illuminates the night sky. Continue reading