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Holiday Happenings

Lucent Lights Up The Season

Things are getting festive at Hotel Lucent. December 1st kicks off with a dazzling 20% discount on your hotel stay and holiday-themed events and activities around Palo Alto will get you into the spirit. From tree-lighting ceremonies and traditional German markets to superb holiday shopping, ice skating, stage performances and more, you get to enjoy it all for less this December.

20% Off Stays

Winter Wonderland Offer

The holiday season is in full swing in Menlo Park, and to celebrate Hotel Lucent is offering 20% off stays, plus late checkout when you prepay for your reservation.

We invite you to explore festive holiday events, classic holiday traditions, and shopping galore in Menlo Park.

Offer expires December 31, 2023 and is valid for stay dates through June 30, 2024.

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Check off your Christmas list or simply stroll among your favorite name-brand stores for gifts, apparel, and home furnishings at Stanford Shopping Center. Make a day of it by sampling its fashionable eateries, and make magical memories with a "Breakfast with Santa" on December 2nd, or a Santa Photo Experience, happening until Christmas Eve.

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Tree Lighting

at Lytton Plaza

The giant tree at Palo Alto’s Lytton Plaza lights up to a night of festive crowds, winter treats, and live entertainment. Join happy families and lively groups while you listen to bell ringers and Christmas carols on December 1st, from 5:30 to 7pm.

Light It Up
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Holiday Market

This traditional open-air, European winter market located in the heart of Silicon Valley is the place for unique, handcrafted gifts from Germany, Lebkuchen (gingerbread), Stollen, chocolate, toys, ceramics, and knitwear. Taste traditional German sausages and candied almonds while warming up with a mug of Glühwein (warm mulled wine) and enjoy live performances. Stop by on December 9th from 11am until 9pm. Admission is free.

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The Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts is showcasing its premiere program of holiday-themed performances, including its celebrated Christmas Ballet,The Nutcracker, and Snow Queen performances happening throughout December. Click below for days and showtimes.

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