When you’re looking for a new place to live, it often feels like you have to make compromises. But what if you didn’t have to? Come find a home (and a community) that lets you cross off every item on your wish list. At Mountain House, young professionals weary of city life, retirees nostalgic for small-town America, and families who want a safe, friendly community for their children all find themselves at home.
There’s fun for everyone coming up in November near Mountain House! Feed your need for speed at the Goodguys Car Show, get a head start on your holiday shopping at the downtown Pleasanton and Livermore events, discover local handcrafts at the 2015 Contra Costa County Fall Faire, and take part in Tracy’s Home for the Holidays Celebration. For more details about these local events and more, check out the listings below.
Halloween is almost here! And we are super duper excited about it. But, perhaps you’re still trying to figure out a last minute costume? Or everyone decided to have the party at your place this year and you need some quick tricks for decorations? We have some spooky ideas that just might do the trick!
Our community is always changing and growing, and we want you to always know what’s going on with us! If you didn’t know already, our Facebook page isn’t the only place where you can get all of your Mountain House news and development updates — you can also follow us on a few other social media platforms that are filled with a plethora of fun and exciting information! Follow us on the platforms below:
Coming soon to our Mountain House community is Tribute, a brand new neighborhood built by Standard Pacific Homes, also known as Cal Atlantic Homes! Dating back to the mid 60’s, Standard Pacific has projected a trustworthy, noble, and respectable reputation in the building industry, and continues to develop beautiful, family-oriented designs around Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas and more.
October offers many fun events for the whole family to celebrate the autumn season in and around Mountain House. The kids will have a blast at Dell’Osso Family Farm’s Pumpkin Maze, at the Halloween Parade in Bethany, and at the Fall Carnivals hosted by Wicklund, and Questa School Foundations. If you think the kids will have all the fun this month, then you should visit Stockton’s Stocktoberfest and Pleasanton’s Brew Crawl. The ladies won’t want to miss Tracy’s Witches & Broomsticks Girls Night Out! If you enjoy art, antiques, and crafts, then you’ll definitely want to go to ArtWalk Livermore, the Pleasanton Fall Antiques & Collectibles Street Faire, the Lodi Street Faire, and the Danville Fall Crafts Festival. For quality entertainment, you’ll want to get tickets to see Jekyll & Hyde: The Musical at the Bankhead Theater. The ever-popular Mountain House Restaurant Night continues on October 13th and 22nd. Also, don’t miss the Mountain House Fire Department Pancake Breakfast! For details about these local events and more, check out the listings below.
Do you love fun in the sun? Be a part of our #SeeHowWePlay contest and get in the summer spirit! All you have to do is send us a photo or video of you, your kids, your pet or the whole family doing what you do best – enjoying summer at Mountain House.
If you love to run and stay active all while enjoying the company of great friends, check out the Mountain House Running Club. If you’re looking to train for a race or just love to run with your neighbors, you’ll want to join this fun and enthusiastic group! With over 400 members made up of residents of all ages and abilities, this popular Mountain House club still continues to grow. We were able to interview some of the Runners Club members and ask them what they love about the club and about the Mountain House community. Watch it below and find out why this group is a Mountain House favorite! If you want to learn more, check out the Mountain House Running Club website or stay updated on group runs through their private Facebook page.
In May, we wanted to get a better idea of what our awesome Mountain House kids are doing at school. More specifically, what are their favorite ways to learn? What aspects of school life made an impression on them this past year? We held a fun contest called See How We Learn to encourage kids to submit photos of them in their favorite school settings, with their favorite teachers, or participating in their favorite classroom activities.
The Mountain House Kite Run and Festival is one of the community’s most popular and most beloved events. The 5k and 10k Kits courses loop through Mountain House, between Livermore and Tracy, starting next to Central Park and circling the Creek Park. Our flat, fast loop course is always spectator friendly, so family members and neighbors can come cheer each other on. The park is, of course, a nature-oriented open space that extends along an existing creek and related wetlands, so you’ve got a run with a view.
Don’t miss all the family fun around Mountain House in June! Put your running shoes on and join the annual Mountain House Kite Run. Then bring your kite to Central Park for Mountain House’s signature event, the Kite Festival. Celebrate our Western heritage at the 97th annual Livermore Rodeo. Bring the family to the Alameda County Fair for fun, food, and entertainment. And don’t miss Tracy’s first Movies on the Plaza of the summer featuring Disney’s Big Hero 6! For more details about these local events and more, check out the listings below.
As the weather warms up in May, Mountain House residents can enjoy lots of fun local events. From street parties and fairs, to Cinco de Mayo celebrations, to wine festivals, to live entertainment, there’s something for everyone. Don’t miss the MHCSD Community Meeting on May 21st. Kids will want to take their bikes to Mountain House’s Bike Rodeo on May 9th, and residents can pick up dinner from local food trucks on Mountain House Restaurant Nights, May 12th and 28th. For more details about these local events and more, check out the listings below.
It’s April in Mountain House and there are several great happenings for everyone! Support Questa School at their 4th Annual Spring Auction. Join in the Easter fun at our 12th annual Great Community Egg Hunt. Take your four-legged buddies to Mountain House’s Pet Palooza. Make plans to take the family to the widely-acclaimed annual San Joaquin Asparagus Festival to celebrate this locally-grown vegetable, or visit one of the participating restaurants in the Great Stockton Asparagus Dine Out. For more details about these local events and more, check out the listings below.
April 1-30: Great Stockton Asparagus Dine Out
It’s March in Mountain House and there are lots of great happenings around town. Celebrate the luck of the Irish in Pleasanton and Dublin on St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Do some wine tasting at events in Lodi and Livermore. Enjoy food truck dining in Mountain House as Restaurant Night returns for 2015. Catch some great performances at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore including Lucia di Lammermoor by Livermore Valley Opera. Get some home improvement ideas at the San Joaquin County Home & Garden Show, or check out all the cool cars at the Goodguys All-American Get-Together. For more details about these local events and more, check out the listings below.
February has arrived in Mountain House and there are several great live performances nearby including Disney on Ice, Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra, Stockton Symphony’s Pops III: Hot! Hot! Hot!, and even an ABBA tribute concert. Other great events you won’t want to miss are Lodi’s Wine & Chocolate Weekend and the Alameda County Spring Home & Garden Show. For more details about these local events and more, check out the listings below.
February 5-8: Disney on Ice: Let’s Celebrate!
Happy New Year! 2015 is off to a good start with some fun events in January. Foodies will want to take advantage of the dining specials during Stockton’s Restaurant Week. Music lovers won’t want to miss some incredible performances of Les Misérables at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore. And the whole family is sure to enjoy the feats and tricks of the amazing Harlem Globetrotters at the Stockton Arena. For more details about these local events and more, check out the listings below.
We’re excited to announce that this year’s Mountain House Holiday Lights Contest has officially begun! Homeowners are already registering and decorating their homes in the spirit of the holiday season. This is one of our community’s favorite times of the year, where homeowners from all across the Mountain House villages get inspired by the holidays and deck their halls in bright holiday lights. Whether you participate for fun, or you’re out for one of our awesome prizes, or maybe you just prefer to view the lights as a bystander, this is an activity that the whole community can enjoy.
The 2013 Holiday Season is here, and there are lots of festive events and activities around Mountain House to help you celebrate! There will be holiday parades and tree lightings in Tracy, Livermore, and Pleasanton, and even a lighted boat parade in Stockton. Go ice skating in Brentwood, ride a magical lighted train in Niles Canyon, and enjoy all the holiday fun at the Dell’Osso Family Farm. Also, don’t miss the Valley Dance Theatre’s performance of The Nutcracker or the Stockton Symphony’s Holiday Pops! For more details about these local events and more, check out the listings below.
This Saturday is a big day for the Mountain House community! June 8th marks not only the much anticipate Kite Festival, it is also the day that we will be celebrating the grand opening of 3 new Mountain House neighborhoods: