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Palo Alto California Holiday Events

Holiday Specials

  • Home Away From Home For The Holidays

    Let the Creekside Inn be your home away from home this holiday season with 20% off our best available rate for stays now - January 5. Whether you are visiting family or are in town for business, enjoy the comfort of home with our on site restaurant, complimentary WiFi, relaxing gardens, fitness center and pool.
  • Holiday Shopping Spree

    Book this package to save 15% off our best available rate and to receive a $25 gift card upon arrival. With the gift card and the money you saved by booking this package, we encourage you to take advantage of our location, just 2 miles away from the Stanford Shopping Center and the shops of downtown Palo Alto to get a start on your holiday shopping!

Palo Alto Things to See and Do

  • Winter Lodge Ice Skating Rink

    Enjoy a fun-filled day of ice skating at Winter Lodge in Palo Alto. The perfect holiday activity for the whole family!
  • Christmas Tree Lane

    Take an evening stroll or drive down the streets of Palo Alto to view a spectacular Christmas Show featuring houses decked with twinkling lights and holiday decorations.
  • Cantor Center of the Arts at Stanford University

    The Cantor Center of the Arts is a must-see Palo Alto attraction. Take a tour of the renowned Rodin bronze sculptures outside or take your tour indoors to peruse the incredible works of art and exhibits that this art center has to offer.


  • Cibo Restaurant and Bar

    At Cibo Restaurant and Bar, a delicious meal is right outside your door! Located onsite at the Creekside Inn, Cibo is a family-owned restaurant offering delectable American cuisine with a Mediterranean touch.
  • NOLA Restaurant & Bar

    This New Orleans style restaurant in the heart of downtown Palo Alto is a fun place for dining or dinks. Experience some Cajun Fusion - a fun and eclectic mix of cajun, creole, "southern contemporary" cuisine such as crawfish dumplings. This outdoor seating and lively crowd make this a great summer dining spot.
  • Il Fornaio Cucina Italiana

    If you're looking for authentic, mouth-watering Italian cuisine, then you can't miss Il Fornaio Cucina Italiana. Perfect for holiday dinner or romantic evening in Palo Alto.


  • Stanford Shopping Center

    The Stanford Shopping center is one of the bay area's premier shopping destinations featuring 140 fashion stores. Perfect for knocking out your holiday shopping in one quick trip!
  • Downtown Palo Alto

    Downtown Palo Alto is lined with plenty of unique boutiques, art galleries, and fashion shops for you to enjoy during your holiday getaway. Enjoy the sunshine as you shop for the perfect holiday gifts for your loved ones.
  • Town & Country Village

    With more than 60 shops, restaurants and services, Town & Country Village in Palo Alto is the perfect destination to complete your holiday shopping list.
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