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.
Three hundred artists and crafters flock the streets of downtown Palo Alto this August 23 and 24 for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Festival of the Arts. Painters and printmakers, sculptors and ceramics artists all sidle their booths up to each other for the nine-block-long festival, attracting artists from around California and the West Coast. Continue reading
The Cardinal takes to the field starting August 30, with six of the season's 12 games at Stanford Stadium, including the first three games. Whether you're looking to catch the excitement of the game against Oregon State on Reunion Homecoming weekend, or the 117th Big Game against Cal on November 22, the time is now to grab tickets. Continue reading
Enjoy a breezy outdoor music performance this summer at the Shoreline Amphitheatre, a large-scale venue that has hosted some of the top names in the industry. Buy your tickets early and experience popular performances this July and August, including Journey, Arcade Fire, Miranda Lambert, Nine Inch Nails and more. Continue reading
A majestic showcase of light and sound, the annual San Francisco Symphony and Shoreline fireworks extravaganza is an excellent way to spend the 4th of July. This one-night performance features music from the movies and American symphonic favorites, and a grand finale of a spectacular fireworks show. Continue reading
Experience two outdoor music concerts with festival atmospheres this summer in San Jose. On Thursday, July 17, ska band English Beat performs at St. James Park and on Thursday, August 21, Latin artists La Santa Cecilia and Pete Escovedo perform at Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park. The shows start at 5:15PM and advance tickets are $10. Continue reading