Thursday, September 5, 2013

Santana Row September 2013 Happenings

Santana Row September 2013 Happenings
And A Look Ahead to October and Beyond
Events, Promotions, New Openings at Silicon Valley’s Premier Destination

San Jose, CA  (Aug. 28, 2013) – A first-time fashion extravaganza celebrating a new season of style, a new store to explore and the annual holiday celebrations are part of anticipating cooler day at Santana Row.
Fall Fashion Affair
A Saturday of fashionable fun, focused on Fall Fashion 2013!
Saturday, September 14
Santana Style Stroll from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Begin the day exploring The Row for specials meant to make you feel and look your stylish best. Meet Silicon Valley style experts who will be stationed in select stores to show you the latest trends.
Guests will receive a swag bag of goodies and be pampered with beauty treatments, touch-ups and mini massages. Stylists, fashion editors, bloggers and professional consultants will help you navigate the trends that will best work for your lifestyle and offer advice and inspiration. To push everyone toward taking a style leap, professional models will be wearing fall’s freshest looks inside the designated shops, including Flying Lizard, Jest Jewels, Ted Baker, Blues Jean Bar, AVEDA, Donald Pliner, Cole Haan, Kate Spade, Tommy Bahama, Chico’s and Boutique Harajuku. Along the way guests are invited to sip cocktails and taste savory (and sweet!) treats.
Tickets are $30 and benefit the Junior League of San Jose.  Stop by the concierge office or go  to purchase tickets.
Prix-Fix Fashionably Late Lunch from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Famished from your fashion marathon? Check out the menu at several Santana Row restaurants offering a $20 two-course special with a drink or dessert option.
The Row Fashion Shows on the Outdoor Runway, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Start or end your evening celebrating style on The Row with free outdoor fashion shows every 30 minutes. Models will walk down the main street of Santana Row on a raised catwalk that runs from Madewell to LB Steak. Fall favorites from a designated store will be featured every half hour.
In between, fashion revelers can pop into the in-store parties going on near the runway at retailers and be part of special style presentations and parties in various stores, all free and open to the public. Participating stores include Anne Fontaine, Gucci, Calypso, Madewell, Splendid, Free People, Furla and Franco Uomo. The in-store parties will include DJ’s, window modeling, cocktails, trunk shows, discounts and more.
A special media area will be set up at the end of the runway with seating for reporters and bloggers and a riser for photographers. Please contact Donna Kato for more information.
Twitter Promotion @SantanaRow Invites Tweets #LifeOnTheRow
For a Chance to Win Gift Cards to Restaurants at The Row
Join Santana Row’s Twitter campaign and photo contest through the @SantanaRow Twitter handle. The contest invites anyone at Santana Row to Tweet photos of a new outfit, haircut, meal, event or artsy shots and then Tweet it to Santana Row with the hash tag #LifeonTheRow. Every month, Santana Row will post an album on Facebook with all of the photos with the #LifeonTheRow hash tag. The person who took the best or most original photo will win a gift card to a Santana Row restaurant.
Lunch on The Row & A Show
Mondays through Thursdays, Sept. 2 to Oct. 31
Enjoy a weekday afternoon at Santana Row with lunch  plus  a show. A two-course lunch is offered at participating restaurants followed by a matinee at CineArts Theatre. Present your same-day itemized receipt to the Santana Row Concierge Center for a movie voucher that can be redeemed for any weekday matinee. For a full list of participating restaurants and specials, go to
Mommy & Me & Daddies, Too: “Safety Day”
Sept.10  and every second Tuesday of the month, through December
Learn all about safety with local heroes from the San Jose Fire Department and Police Department. After the safety lessons, families can enjoy a live musical performance from Andy Z with the local public safety heroes joining in the fun! Face painting, balloon animals, arts & crafts and educational activities are designed for parents and their pre-school aged children.
Details: 10 a.m. to noon at Park Valencia. Mommy & Me & Daddies, Too is a free kids club held on the second Tuesday of every month from May through December. For more information, call 408.551.4611 or
A look ahead to October…
Scotch & Soda
Opening Late October
Amsterdam-based fashion brand Scotch & Soda is opening its first South Bay location at Santana Row just in time for the holiday shopping season.
The 1,840 square-foot store will be located on the corner of Tatum and Santana Row, next to kate spade new york.
Scotch & Soda at Santana Row will offer high-quality clothes and accessories for men and women. Rich in detail, they’re typically inspired by the best tried-and-tested classic and vintage styles and enriched with a wealth of inspiration from around the world. Though Scotch & Soda has been around since the ‘80s, the international fashion brand as we know it today originated in 2001 when the new owners combined their broad experience and shared love for making great garments. The women’s collection, Maison Scotch, entered the market with the Spring/Summer 2010 collection and accounts for a large part of the company’s continuous growth. For more information about the store, go
Mommy & Me & Daddies, Too: “Happy Halloween”
Oct. 29, but usually  every second Tuesday of the month, through December
No tricks, just treats! Wear your costume and trick-or-treat on The Row. Enjoy pumpkin decorating, Halloween photos, craft projects and a live musical performance by Andy Z. Santana Row will provide a FREE trick-or-treat bag for kids.
Details: 10 a.m. to noon at Park Valencia. Mommy & Me & Daddies, Too is a free kids club held on the second Tuesday of every month from May through December. For more information, call 408.551.4611 or
A look ahead to November and December…
Rainy Day Rewards, Nov. 1 through March 31, 2014
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, a free signature Santana Row golf umbrella for customers who spend $150 anywhere on The Row and a $20 gift certificate to a participating shop or restaurant for customers who spend $300 on a designated Rainy Day.
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
Mommy & Me & Daddies, Too:  “Give Thanks”
Tuesday, Nov. 12  and every second Tuesday through December
The holidays remind us to pull together and help those less fortunate and November’s program encourages kids to bring a canned food item that will be donated to Second Harvest Food Bank. Holiday fun includes face painting, balloon animals, Arts & Crafts with Action Day and mini manicures for little ones by Lavande nail spa. Moms and kids will be entertained by music and performances by Ballet San Jose School, the Harvest Scarecrow and Andy Z. Snacks are provided by Happy Family Brands and there’s a drawing to win a $50 gift card from The Container Store.
When:  10 a.m. to noon at Park Valencia. Mommy & Me & Daddies, Too is a free kids’ club held on the second Tuesday of every month from May through December. For more information, call 408.551.4611 or visit

Santana Row’s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony
Tuesday, Nov. 19, 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Santana Row celebrates the 2013 holiday season with the annual Light Up the Row Tree Lighting Ceremony, a day of fun for the entire family.
The day of holiday festivities include live music, costumed characters, special guests, performances by local theater and dance groups and the lighting of the 40-foot Christmas tree, making this one of the most exciting holiday events in Silicon Valley.
Festivities are scheduled from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m., with tree lighting slated for 7 p.m. in Santana Row Park.
The full lineup and guest stars will be announced soon.
On Your Mark, Get Set, Let’s Shop! Black Friday events at Santana Row Friday, Nov. 29
The day-after-Thanksgiving shopping tradition at Santana Row includes discounts, door buster morning specials and treats throughout the day. Many stores are offering customers 25 percent to 70 percent off merchandise all weekend with giveaways such as free totes, gift cards with purchase and holiday refreshments throughout the day.
Santana Row hours are 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Black Friday, with many stories extending hours during the Black Friday weekend. For a comprehensive listing of retail and restaurant events and offerings, check during Thanksgiving week.
“One Warm Coat” Drop-off at Santana Row
Fri. Nov. 28 through Dec. 31
Donate a new or gently used coat and it will be given to a needy family this winter.  Drop-off locations include  CineArts Theatre, Crate & Barrel, Sur La Table and the Santana Row Concierge. The charity coat drive continues through Dec. 31.
For more information:  call 408.551.4611 or visit
Santana Row holiday hours:
Christmas Eve: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Christmas: Closed
New Year’s Eve: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
New Year’s Day: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

“Shop, Enjoy and Give” Holiday Wine & Dine Around: A Benefit for Second Harvest Food Bank, Dec. 3, 10 and 17
Help those in need while you complete your holiday shopping during Santana Row’s “Shop, Enjoy & Give” event that benefits Second Harvest Food Bank. Purchase a $10 ticket on  or at the Concierge center and receive complimentary food and wine tastings in Santana Row shops and restaurants between 6 and 8 p.m. Also included: a signature Santana Row wine glass and exclusive holiday shopping discounts. Bring a donation of canned food when you purchase your ticket and receive $2 off the ticket. (Customers must be 21 years or older.)
Menorah Lighting at Santana Row Park, Sunday, Dec. 4
Santana Row celebrates the first night of the Jewish Festival of Lights with Kosher treats, entertainment and activities that include decorating dreidels, Jewish story time, arts & crafts and the lighting of the Menorah. The evening is co-hosted with the Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley and The PJ Library.
The celebration will take place from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Park Valencia.
Santa Paws, a Benefit for Humane Society  Silicon Valley, Dec. 8
Bring your canine and feline friends to Santana Row's Park Valencia for a keepsake photo with Santa Claus. Photos are $20 and a portion of the proceeds will benefit Humane Society Silicon Valley. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. in Park Valencia. Photos are taken from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Mommy & Me & Daddies, Too: “Celebrate the Season”
Dec. 10  and every second Tuesday of the month, through December
The last Mommy & Me & Daddies, Too for the season includes live entertainment from Andy Z, story time with Mrs. Claus, sampling from Happy Baby Brands, mini manicures from Lavande nail salon, a raffle from The Container Store, arts and crafts with Action Day Primary Plus, Balloon Animals and Face Painting and more!
When:  10 a.m. to noon, weather permitting, at Park Valencia. Mommy & Me & Daddies, Too is a free kids’ club held on the second Tuesday of every month from May through December. For more information, call 408.551.4611 or
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 of  (NYSE:FRT), headquartered in Rockville, Maryland. For more information, please visit
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

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