Things to Do in Sunnyvale

Sunnyvale, CA, is often called the “Heart of Silicon Valley.” Located 10 miles from San Jose and 50 miles from San Francisco, Sunnyvale is home to many professionals who work in California’s booming technology industry. Throughout the year, Sunnyvale hosts numerous concerts, wine tastings, and outdoor community events. You’ll also find plenty of unique museums, local coffee shops, and high-end shopping in the streets of this trendy California town.

Music Summer Series

If you are a music lover, the Sunnyvale Music Summer Series offers a unique and exciting lineup of local and touring artists every year that you won’t want to miss. Running each Wednesday from June 18th through August 27th, 2014, this free music series features every type of music available, from bebop and R&B to big band swing, country, and classic rock tributes. The 2013 Music Summer Series featured artists including Rodeo House, Long Train Running, Busta-Groove!, and The Hitman. Although the 2014 lineup has yet to be announced, keep an eye (and ear) out for what is sure to be yet another unforgettable series of summer musical events.

Sunnyvale Farmer’s Market

Are you interested in purchasing locally-grown organic produce for your table? The Sunnyvale Farmer’s Market takes place each Saturday from 9am-1pm year-round on Murphy Avenue. As a Certified Farmer’s Market, this weekly event provides residents with the opportunity to develop relationships with local farmers and producers while cultivating a healthier diet of seasonal favorites. There is often live music to enjoy as you peruse the stalls in search of the perfect produce to include in your next meal.

The Magic of Sunnyvale Wine Stroll

On May 10th, 2014, you can experience The Magic of Sunnyvale Wine Stroll, a free family-oriented outdoor event sponsored by Loft House Apartments. You’ll have the opportunity to sample local restaurants and wineries’ finest as children (both young and old) enjoy logic-defying performances by magicians that include Simon Yee, David Gerard, Will Chandler, and Kim Silverman. Many of these magicians will be roaming through the crowd on the street, ready to perform eye-opening tricks to delight attendees around every turn.

The Lace Museum

One of the Bay area’s most unique experiences is a trip to the Sunnyvale Lace Museum. This establishment was founded in 1976 with the intention of preserving the art of lace making. Today, visitors can learn about this unique craft as they explore the museum’s many exhibits and displays. The Lace Museum also hosts numerous monthly events and workshops as well as special events where attendees can learn how to identify and create lace masterpieces of their own. You can purchase your own lace-making supplies in the museum’s gift shop to continue this amazing tradition in the comfort of your own home.

Could Sunnyvale be the perfect place for you to live, work, and play? Check out Loft House, the Bay area’s newest apartment concept, to discover the benefits of luxury apartment living in the center of Downtown Sunnyvale. You’ll love our open loft-style floor plans, high-end finishes, and a list of amenities that never seems to end! Click through our website to learn more about Loft House, or contact us online to apply for a lease or schedule a tour. 

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