Visit the beautiful grounds at Montalvo Arts Center. Take a hike up the hillside for an amazing view of the valley, or have a picnic on the front lawn. Park hours are 9am-5pm daily (may change seasonally based on sunrise/sunset and event calendar).
Click here for directions to Montalvo (Google Maps).
Click here to download a PDF map of the property and trails.
NOTE: Dogs are allowed on the upper trails with a leash. The historic Villa is not open to the public except during paid tours, rentals, and other events. The park may also close up to 2 hours early for certain concerts and evening events.
As you enter the Main Gate 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 behind the Villa, continue through Lot 1 up the road past the Front 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 deer.
PARK STATUS UNDER CURRENT HEALTH MANDATES
Santa Clara County Parks including Montalvo are open during normal daytime hours (9am-5pm).
Visit the County Website for updated information about the park status.
Please abide by the social distancing rule of keeping at least 6 feet between yourself and other parties at all times. Face coverings are encouraged. Avoid coming to Montalvo if you are sick or have symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, cough, and/or shortness of breath). No large social gatherings or picnics with members of different households or unvaccinated groups. Small picnics are allowed on the lawn, space permitting.
NOTE: Public restrooms in PARKING LOT 4 are open; all other restrooms are closed.
Please drive slowly through the estate, as we have many visitors walking the grounds including children, the elderly, and deer. Click here to download a PDF map of the property and trails.
Additional Parking Information for Special Events:
West Valley College, Lot 1
For some events and Garden Theatre concerts, we offer free shuttle service from nearby West Valley College. Parking at West Valley for these events is also free.
14000 Fruitvale Avenue
Saratoga, CA 95070
Click here for directions from Montalvo to West Valley College.
From Highway 17: Exit at Highway 9 toward Los Gatos/Saratoga. Proceed 3 miles, turning right onto Fruitvale Ave. Turn right on Allendale, then right on Theater Way and park in Lot #1 to your left.
From Highway 280: Exit south on Highway 85. Exit Saratoga Avenue, making a right turn towards Downtown Saratoga. Continue .3 miles, turning left onto Fruitvale Ave. Continue south on Fruitvale Ave. Turn left on Allendale, then right on Theater Way and park in Lot #1 to your left.