Downtown has it all going on!
San Jose's annual holiday activity is back! Come to Downtown Ice to have fun on the ice under the twinkling lights. http://www.downtownicesj.com/Find out more »
The San Jose Sharks take on the Edmonton Oilers in the SAP Shark Tank. $22-$473. http://www.sapcenter.com/events/detail/sharksvsoilersFind out more »
The saga of a jilted lover and a jealous husband, Pagliacci tells the tale of Canio, the leader of a traveling commedia dell’arte troupe. Canio is the clown who must laugh, and make others laugh, while masking his grief after learning that his wife Nedda has betrayed him with another man. In the end, art meets tragedy in a rage of passion and jealousy. $44-$175. https://www.operasj.org/tickets/pagliacci/Find out more »
98° are embarking on a 36-date tour this Christmas season, after fans responded with overwhelming positive messages to last year’s hit-filled, high-energy and fun-filled holiday show. $36.50-$99.50. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/98-at-christmas-2018/?instance_id=10155Find out more »
Winter Wonderland brings the holiday spirit into town with carnival rides, food, games and more. http://www.winterwonderlandsj.com/Find out more »
Stephen Adly Guirgis’ gritty comedic drama boldly examines, with worldly wit, the effects of social injustice. Ex-cop and recent widower Walter “Pops” Washington and his newly paroled son Junior have spent a lifetime living between Riverside and crazy. When his struggle to keep one of New York City’s last great rent-stabilized apartments collides with old wounds, sketchy new houseguests, and a final ultimatum, it seems that the old days may be dead and gone. $20.50-$60. https://www.thestage.org/ticketsFind out more »
Produced by Live Nation, the tour will feature the newly announced line-up of Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Stevie Nicks, and Christine McVie along with newcomers Mike Campbell and Neil Finn. $65-$310. http://www.sapcenter.com/events/detail/fleetwoodmacFind out more »
This annual festival is a Northern California Thanksgiving EDM event like no other. Featuring Alesso on Wednesday, Dillon Francis on Friday, and Excision on Saturday. $54-$171. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/give-thanks-2018-nov-21-23-24-tickets-50262102301Find out more »
Start Thanksgiving Day off with some exercise at the Silicon Valley Turkey Trot. There are several events to choose from within the 5K and 10K runs and walks, along with a Kids Fun Run. You’ll also be giving “thanks” by helping charities provide families with their most basic needs for “health, hope, and a home.” $12-$49. http://svturkeytrot.com/Find out more »
Treat your family to a Thanksgiving feast! Fairmont San Jose will prepare a delicious meal with all of your Thanksgiving favorites, from the turkey to the pumpkin pie. $220-$325. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fairmont-san-jose-thanksgiving-meals-to-go-2018-tickets-51105313368Find out more »
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All of the Bay Area’s major roads lead to downtown San Jose. And finding parking is easy in a ParkSJ garage.
Downtown is also the hub for Light Rail and VTA bus systems. A free shuttle (the DASH) runs through downtown and to Diridon Station, with its Caltrain, Amtrak and ACE service. The Mineta San Jose International Airport is only 10 minutes away.
Use the City of San Jose’s Interactive Map to find the way around downtown.