Welcome to Downtown Los Altos

The tree lined streets of Downtown Los Altos, lush with green in summer and verdant colors in fall, evoke the quaint, village atmosphere of small-town America. Nowhere else can you find a hardware store, a gem & mineral shop, and two grocery stores just a short stroll from unique cafes, boutiques and salons.

Within the six-block downtown triangle you will discover more than 150 shops offering just about everything from A to Z. Grab a quick bite or enjoy fine dining, make a deposit, grab a special gift, get your eyes or teeth checked, or have your clothes cleaned and tailored. All this and more with free, convenient parking on street and in the plazas.

Shop. Dine. Explore. Discover. Downtown Los Altos.

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Greetings from the Los Altos Village Association Board of Directors!


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13 hours ago

Downtown Los Altos

Open starting today! Los Altos High School Holiday Tree Lot! Proceeds benefit our student athletes. Go Eagles! #losaltos #losaltosathletics #losaltoshighschool ...

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2 days ago

Downtown Los Altos

Join us this Saturday to Shop Small in Downtown Los Altos! We are decked out for the holidays and full of cheer! Swing by Veterans Community Plaza between 11am and 2pm to say "hi" to Scott & Shannon and pick up your free SBS swag! #losaltos #ShopSafeShopLocal ...

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3 days ago

Downtown Los Altos

BK Collections at 342 Sate Street is hosting their annual gift with purchase event celebrating the artful home decor of Michael Aram! #losaltos #shopsafeshoplosaltosshopsafeshoplosaltos ...

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To promote Downtown Los Altos as a great place to eat, shop and locate a business. We do this through community and business-centric events designed to bring people into Downtown Los Altos, sponsorships of other community events, and traditional and non-traditional advertising.


LAVA Board of Directors meet the third Wednesday of every month at 8:30am in the meeting room of First Republic Bank, 400 S. San Antonio Road.


Since 1963, the Los Altos Village Association has been the premier merchants’ organization serving the Downtown Los Altos business community. With the primary goal of promoting Downtown and increasing foot traffic, we support our businesses and the community through events, beautification programs, and more. Merchants are encouraged to become active members of the Los Altos Village Association. Together we can work towards strengthening and growing the Downtown community for generations to come. Join today!

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