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Celebrate the Holidays in San Mateo County & Silicon Valley!

The San Mateo County and Silicon Valley region always knows how to get in the holiday spirit! San Mateo County holiday events range from tree lighting celebrations to holiday lights, to Silicon Valley Christmas shopping to holiday-themed meals, to kid-friendly fun!

Make sure to keep an eye out for our insta-worthy holiday locations! We have plenty of holiday aesthetic locations to spruce up your posts during the season – and make all of your friends jealous! Plus, keep an eye out for events like the Holidays at Filoli, Christmas Tree Lighting at Hillsdale Shopping Center, holiday pop-up shops like The Shop at Gamble Gardens, and more.

So, to make things easier for you, we have highlighted some of the best things to do in San Mateo County and Silicon Valley during the holidays, check them out!

Carolers singing in front of the Filoil Mansion Entrance during the holidays.
 

 

HOLIDAY EVENTS

The holidays in San Mateo County come alive with tree lightings, festive downtown holiday street fairs, shopping specials, and Christmas events. If you are looking for a festive holiday event, you will find it here.

PHOTOS WITH SANTA

The holidays are back in San Mateo County & Silicon Valley, which means Santa is coming back for a visit! Many of the shopping malls in San Mateo County are offering special accommodations for families to meet and take photos with Santa Claus. Check them out below!

BOOK YOUR HOLIDAY STAYCATION

During your visit, you will have plenty of hotel options for you and your family – from the gorgeous California Coastal Side to the heart of Silicon Valley, luxury resorts, quaint inns, full-service hotels, and bed & breakfasts all await your stay. Take advantage of these great hotel deals and book your staycation today!
 


 

Christmas tree decorations outside the Filoli mansion during the Holidays at Filoli event

 

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