San Jose, CA (Jan. 29, 2013) – Santana Row celebrates the Super Bowl, romance and a healthy heart in February with football viewing specials, Valentine’s Day dinners and treats, a fundraiser for the American Heart Association and a bridal fair. The destination center ushers in the Year of Snake with its annual Lunar New Year celebration in March and welcomes spring with new store openings and renovations.
Super Bowl Sunday at Santana Row
Cheer on the Niners (or the Ravens) in Super Bowl XLVII at El Jardin, Thea Mediterranean, Rosie McCann’s or Left Bank. The restaurants offer game viewing on their televisions along with specialty appetizer, menu items and drink specials on Super Bowl Sunday.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day With Dinner on The Row
Citrus in Hotel Valencia
Indulge in a special five-course, prix fixe menu with a complimentary champagne toast.
Reservations are available from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Price is $160 per couple, not including tax or gratuity. For reservations, call 408.423.5400.
Consuelo’s Mexican Bistro
Enjoy a one-of-a-kind menu that starts with delectable hors d'oeuvres and ends with the grand finale: Pastille Crème Anglaise, a dessert shaped into to a beautiful heart. For reservations, call 408.260.7082.
El Jardin Tequila Bar & Restaurant
Live flamenco music by Gypsy Tribe from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., complimentary champagne, special couples menu and “Love Potion” cocktails. For reservations, call 408.246.1744.
Not into romance? Hot Tamales offers the Anti-Valentine’s Day from 11:30 a.m. to midnight with drink specials all day. A DJ plays music from 8 p.m. to midnight.
Enjoy a four-course prix fixe dinner menu for $75 with entrée choices of “Love Me Tender” prime beef tenderloin, goat cheese soufflé, brandy and tarragon Glace de Viande; “Strip Tease,” a slow roasted New York strip loin, polenta with Robiola cheese and wild mushroom fricassee and more. A limited dinner menu will also be available. Women receive a complimentary rose. For reservations, call 408.244.1180.
Enjoy a three-course prix fixe dinner menu for $45 with entrée choices of butter poached Maine lobster tail with sweet potato orzo or pan roasted filet mignon with goat cheese and Yukon Gold potato purée (add a lobster tail for an additional $15). A limited dinner menu will also be available. For reservations, call408.984.3500.
Maggiano’s Little Italy
Delight in a Valentine’s Day feature menu for two for $79 that includes main entrée choices of lobster ravioli, beef medallions or Chicken Francese. For reservations, call 408.423.8973.
Rosie McCann’s Irish Pub & Restaurant
Treat yourself and your guest to bubbly specials and “surf & turf,” Rosie’s style. Delight in grass-fed beef and lobster tails, followed by dancing. For reservations, call 408.247.1706.
Other Valentine’s Day specials on the Row
Hotel Valencia St. Valentine’s — A Perfect Escape, Feb. 8-9 and 15-16
Start your Valentine’s Day early or extend the romance another day with the Perfect Escape package at Santana Row’s luxury hotel. Includes overnight accommodations for two, a bottle of sparkling wine and continental breakfast-in-bed the next morning. Rates start at $249. For reservations, call the hotel at408.551.0010.
Let Santana Row help you with a special gift package for your special someone!
“Date Night” package for two: dinner at Left Bank, movie tickets plus a large popcorn at Cine Arts Theatre, dessert at Kara’s Cupcakes and complimentary valet parking, $160.
“Wine & Dine” package for two: tickets to the Wine & Dine benefit for the American Heart Association on Feb. 16 (worth $30 each), signature Santana Row wine glasses, dinner at Lark Creek Blue, complimentary valet parking, $180.
“Just for Him” package: 60 minute Elemental Nature Essential Facial at Atelier Aveda Salonspa, appetizers and cocktails at V-Bar in Hotel Valencia, complimentary valet parking, $175.
Just for Her” package: blowout at Drybar, $100 Santana Row gift card, complimentary valet parking, $155.
The packages are available at the Santana Row concierge office. For more information, call408.551.4611 or email email@example.com
Lavazza Espression Special Drink for Valentine’s Day and Tin Giveaway
Through Feb. 14
Treat yourself or someone special to the Valentine-pink Strawberry Espessone, a fresh and velvety strawberry foam layered over Italian drinking chocolate or a smooth espresso shot.
Coffee lovers who buy a pound of Lavazza coffee beans will receive a gift with purchase: the “Falling In Love” tin.
The offer is good through Valentine’s Day.
Wine & Dine Around Benefit for the American Heart Association
More than a dozen Santana Row shops and restaurants will host exclusive in-store events with complimentary wine and food pairings and incredible one-time discounts available only to ticketholders - all to benefit the American Heart Association. The Wine Stroll begins from 2 to 3 p.m. on Olin Avenue and moves to the rest of The Row from 3 to 5 p.m.
Tickets are $30 and include access to all in-store events, a Heart Card shopping pass, wine bottle tote bag and a signature Santana Row wine glass. Tickets are available in person at the Santana Row Concierge or online at santanarow.com.
Hotel Valencia Bridal Showcase
Brides-to-be can plan their dream wedding while enjoying champagne and appetizers, tasting cakes, browsing bridal gowns and registries and meeting other wedding vendors. Prizes up for grabs include a free wedding ceremony.
The event is 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and admission is $10 but free to brides and grooms.
For reservations or more information, call 408.423.5435.
A Look Ahead to March…
Rainy Day Rewards, through March 31, 2013
When there’s a 70 percent or greater chance for rain, shoppers and diners braving bad weather will be rewarded with discounts that include 15 percent off purchases at participating shops and restaurants. Customers who spend $150 anywhere on The Row will receive a free signature Santana Row golf umbrella. For those spending $300 or more, there’s a $20 gift certificate to a participating shop or restaurant.
No need to get wet: On all rainy days, customers can pick up a complimentary umbrella to use while shopping and dining and then return it before leaving. The yellow umbrellas are conveniently located throughout The Row: outside Concierge, Via between Village California Bistro and Lark Creek Blue and the valet parking lot in the Winchester Parking
Chinese New Year Celebration Year of the Snake
Kung Hei Fat Choi! Santana Row welcomes the Year of the Snake with Tony Chen, award-winning music producer and radio host of the “Sound of Hope” variety show and “Morning Concert” on KSJO 92.3 FM. It’s an afternoon of Lunar New Year festivities, including exciting drumbeats and crashing cymbals of the Chinese dragon and lion dance and other ethnic performances, martial arts, traditional fashion shows and more. Program lineup and entertainment specifics will be available closer to the event date.
408K Race to the Row, a Benefit for the Pat Tillman Foundation
The eight-kilometer road race that benefits the Pat Tillman Foundation and its Team Tillman initiative is winding through the streets of San Jose for the second year. It starts at HP Pavilion in downtown San Jose and ends at Santana Row. The inaugural event last year sold out with more than 3,000 runners, the country’s largest 8K run.
More information: www.run408k.com.
Sponsors and volunteer groups can make inquiries at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Look Ahead to April…
sjDANCEco Festival at Santana Row
The sjDANCEco Festival (formerly Dancin’ Downtown) celebrates National Dance Week at Santana Row from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Park Valencia.
The annual festival, coming to Santana Row for the third time, is intended to showcase the wealth and diversity of South Bay dance artists.
New stores opening this spring
Madewell, an iconic American retailer as well as a brand coveted by fashion conscious women and men, is scheduled to open this spring. The 3,500 square-foot shop will occupy a portion of the space that was the former H&M store before its recent move to a larger building. Madewell, established in 1937 as a dry goods emporium, will offer a wide range of effortless pieces. Chic yet comfy apparel includes soft chambray shirts, broken-in tees, leather boots, accessories and bags.
Splendid, another label noted for its informal stylishness, is slated to open a 2,000 square-foot boutique next to Madewell in late spring. Known for its luxuriously soft tops and T-shirts, the richly casual offerings for men, women and children are a perfect fit for Silicon Valley.
Renovations on The Row
Gucci, the Italian luxury brand, will undergo a complete interior remodel along with façade enhancement beginning in the summer 2013. The work will be completed in time for the 2013 holiday season.
Also undergoing a renovation this year is Tommy Bahama, purveyor of island lifestyles and maker of clothing and accessories that reflect vacation ambiance.
About Santana Row
Santana Row a 1.5 million square foot mixed used development in the heart of San Jose, California, is Silicon Valley's premier destination for shopping,
dining, living and nightlife. Surrounded by landscaped gardens, parks and plazas, Santana Row features over 70 retail shops, more than 20 acclaimed restaurants, a 212-room boutique hotel and six-screen movie theatre. In addition to the dynamic retail collection, Santana Row offers 622 residential units featuring a fitness center, rooftop pool and resort-living accommodations, and 65,000 square feet of office space at 300 Santana Row, its newest office address. Santana Row is a property ofwww.federalrealty.com (NYSE:FRT), headquartered in Rockville, Maryland. For more information, please visit www.santanarow.com.
About Federal Realty
Federal Realty Investment Trust is an equity real estate investment trust specializing in the ownership, management, and redevelopment of high quality retail real estate in the country’s best markets. As of September 30, 2012, Federal Realty's portfolio (excluding joint venture properties) contained approximately 19.1 million square feet located primarily in strategically selected metropolitan markets in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States, and California. In addition, the Trust has an ownership interest in approximately 1.0 million square feet of retail space through a joint venture in which the Trust has a 30% interest. Our operating portfolio (excluding joint venture properties) was 95.1% leased to national, regional, and local retailers as of September 30, 2012, with no single tenant accounting for more than approximately 3.1% of annualized base rent. Federal Realty has paid quarterly dividends to its shareholders continuously since its founding in 1962, and has increased its dividend rate for 45 consecutive years, the longest record in the REIT industry. Federal Realty is an S&P MidCap 400 company and its shares are traded on the NYSE under the symbol FRT. For more information, please visit www.federalrealty.com.