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.
Get into the spirit of German heritage and culture at Oktoberfest: Beyond Bavaria. Held at the Steak Out Beer Garden in downtown Mountain View, only a short drive from the Creekside Inn, this Oktoberfest event will feature delicious Bavarian foods, drinks, and live music. Spend an afternoon enjoying live bands and ice-cold German beer on tap in a festive atmosphere on Castro Street. Check out the silent auction for a chance to win a trip to Germany. Continue reading
Indulge your culinary cravings at Silicon Valley Restaurant Week, a food event with fantastic restaurants, eateries, pubs and wine bars from throughout the Valley. Local chefs and restaurants will present special 3-course menus throughout the week that showcase the culinary diversity of Silicon Valley - from Latin to local. Take a gastronomic journey through cities like Palo Alto, San Jose and Los Gatos and savor the foods and spices that make Silicon Valley a melting pot of tastes. Continue reading
Celebrate Halloween in Palo Alto with spooky events, fun street parties, creative art, and concerts around town. From trick-or-treating downtown to costume contests at Halloween Zoo Night, to the ghosts of the Gamble Garden Halloween Haunted House, Palo Alto offers festive and frightening activities for all. Take the kids to California Avenue for carnival games, a bake sale and Halloween events starting at noon. Continue reading
Spend a relaxing afternoon strolling through Stanford University's incredible outdoor collection of art and sculptures, including works by Auguste Rodin, Mark di Suvero, Andy Goldsworthy and Beverly Pepper. Peruse figurative and abstract artwork in a variety of media, dating from the late 1800s to the present day. Continue reading
It feels like we have been waiting for awhile and are so glad that it is finally football season! Many people argue that college football is much more exciting than the professional leagues, and you'll find plenty of games to test this theory during Stanford University's 2013 football season. Go Cardinals! Continue reading