What to do
Family-friendly activities at Montalvo Arts Center.
Just 30-minutes west of downtown San Jose, located in the breathtaking Saratoga Hills, world-class art and stunning natural beauty come together at Montalvo Arts Center. Here you’ll find a 1912 Mediterranean-style Villa surrounded by landscaped gardens, an expansive Great Lawn perfect for family picnics, and easy walking trails that meander under the shadows of a redwood grove.
There are so many activities at Montalvo, you’re sure to ignite the creative flames of everyone in your family. Catch a performance at the historic Claire Loftus Carriage House Theatre. Watch a concert at the Lilian Fontaine Garden Theatre. Explore our collection of marble statues and permanent artwork. And experience innovative, multidisciplinary exhibits from our award-winning residency program. It’s all just a day trip away.