Brimming with holiday cheer, these Silicon Valley venues offer one-of-a-kind shopping experiences.
1. Catch The Spirit
Check those names off your holiday list at the Los Altos History Museum. Along with two boutiques, enjoy tours of the Craftsman home and gardens—transporting yourself to the 1930s.
51 S. San Antonio Road, Los Altos
2. Ainsley House
Nov. 16-Dec. 17
The historic manse/museum—built in 1925 in the style of an English Tudor Cotswold cottage—is the charming setting for teas, tours, a gift boutique and even a visit from Santa.
300 Grant St., Campbell
3. Bedazzled: Yuletide Marketplace
Visit Montalvo Arts Center’s exquisite villa—with vendors purveying art, gourmet foods, clothing and more—to take care of your decorating and gift-giving needs.
15400 Montalvo Road, Saratoga
4. Holidays At Filoli
Nov. 18-Dec. 23
Filoli’s grand estate is once again turned into an elegant emporium. Visitors can also enjoy the gardens, special entertainment, Santa Saturdays, tea service, guided tours and classes.
86 Cañada Road, Woodside
5. Christmas At Kohl
Kohl Mansion, located on the Mercy High School campus, is transformed into a fanciful Victorian vision for this one-day event that features 60-plus vendors.
2750 Adeline Drive, Burlingame
Originally published in the November/December issue of Silicon Valley