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.

Upcoming Events

  1. 18th Annual Holiday Stroll

    November 13 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Greetings from the Los Altos Village Association Board of Directors!


LAVA Member of the Month

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7 hours ago

Downtown Los Altos

The Los Altos Virtual Arts & Wine Festival launches Thursday October 1st! Visit the link in comments to browse dozens of artist booths and purchase fine wines delivered to your door. Special thanks to Los Altos graphic designer Contrast DesignWorks, who crafts meaningful branded experiences, and shows lots of love to LAVA and Downtown Los Altos. #contrastdesignworks #losaltos #creativefuel ...

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1 day ago

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Quench your thirst with Raspberry Hibiscus, Peach Tarragon, and Blackberry Sage sangria from Bass Note! For sale now at link in comments. Order yours today and then tune in for a live tasting October 17th or 18th! ...

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5 days ago

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Dine al fresco this weekend in Downtown Los Altos! The Open Streets program is wrapping up, but never fear...parklets will be here! #losaltos #shopsafeshoplosaltos ...

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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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