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Santa Gift of an ExperienceHave yourself an experience-filled holiday!

Need gift ideas this holiday season? Let your boxes be light. Create fun and bright stories and lasting memories. Give the gift of an experience this year:

  • For the outdoor enthusiast 
    Buy annual park passes, or plan an excursion, like a hike in our local parks or a bike tour. Don’t forget snacks!

  • For the thrill seeker
    Rock climbing, kayak, zipline or paddleboard outing - buy a class or rent equipment.

  • For the friend with family or for your own kids
    Consider a pass to a water park, amusement or trampoline park. Try a day of boating, horseback riding, or mini-golf.

  • For the foodie
    Dinner at a special place or gift certificate for their favorite restaurant. Tip: It can also be a dinner party at your house!

  • For the museum lover
    Tickets to a local museum or art exhibit


    Tip: Need ideas? Check out Yelp’s top 10 museums in Santa Clara County

  • For the movie critic
    Tickets to see that hot new movie – don’t forget to include the popcorn
    Deluxe tip: Some symphonies perform certain movies in concert!

  • For the person who has everything
    Make a donation on their behalf to a personal cause or organization they care about. 

For more gift of an experience ideas, visit Santa Clara County's Recycling and Waste Reduction Division page