San Jose’s iconic Christmas In The Park breaks the Guinness World Record for the most illuminated Christmas trees in a single area. The final count for illuminated Christmas trees in Christmas In The Park is 600. Every tree was sponsored and decorated by local groups, including Boy Scout troops, local businesses, clubs, and high schools.
The record was held by the Hallmark Channel by setting 559 trees in New York City in 2015. The official video was sent and confirmed by the Guinness Book of World Records as they counted every tree shown.
Christmas In The Park will be open for 45 days until January 7th, where an estimated 650,000 people will visit the park. Downtown Ice will be open as well, an iconic circular ice skating rink in Downtown San Jose, making it on our list of Top 5 Best Ice Skating Rinks in the San Francisco Bay Area:
- Holiday Ice Rink at Embarcadero Center
- California Academy of Sciences Ice Rink
- Holiday Ice Rink In Union Square
- Palo Alto Winter Lodge
- San Jose’s Downtown Ice
Colder weather also means more dinner parties and guests. Last weekend we had our renters submit 5 maintenance requests for floods in their units. Be sure that your unit is flood safety with our guide on flood safety.
Broken garbage disposals and relighting water heater pilot lights are common maintenance issues during this time of the year as well. Instead of paying $100 of a handyman to come out and repair it, you can repair your garbage disposal and relight the water heater pilot light yourself with our maintenance guides!
Are you looking to rent out your property? Statistics show that the winter months can be the slowest time to fill a vacant rental unit! On average, Onerent (now Poplar Homes) leases properties 2 weeks faster than the industry average.
Start by getting a free rent estimate to see how much your property is worth.