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Visitors are welcome to bring their own blankets and enjoy a picnic on our lawn. However, we do not have picnic tables or barbecues.
Please make note of reserved areas and do not interfere, as we often have private events and weddings occurring in various locations on the property. If your party is larger than 12 or if you need special accommodations, please contact our events team at email@example.com to help coordinate your event.
As you enter the property, you will first arrive at Parking Lot 1, where the Artists Residency is located off to your right. If you are coming to the Villa, Garden Theatre, Carriage House, the Box Office, or to visit the hiking trails, continue past Lot 1 up the road and alongside the Great Lawn. You will see Parking Lot 2 on the right side of the Villa and lots 3 and 4 on the left side of the Villa.
Please drive slowly through the estate, as we have many visitors walking the grounds including children, the elderly, and wildlife.
View a PDF map of the Montalvo grounds.
Additional parking information for special events:
For some events and Garden Theatre concerts, we offer free shuttle service from nearby West Valley College, Parking Lot #1. If we are offering West Valley parking with shuttles, we will note it on the event; if it is not noted, parking will be on site at Montalvo.
Parking at West Valley for Montalvo events is free. The address for West Valley is: 14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070. Please note the entrance to Lot 1 is off of Allendale Avenue.