Downtown has it all going on!
FanimeCon is Northern California’s largest anime convention. Packed with nonstop video programming, extraordinary costumes, music, games, tournaments, sensational panels and renowned international guests, this annual celebration of Japanese art and popular culture entertains all types of fans. https://www.fanime.com/Find out more »
A magician’s magical book helps bring to life a Russian Spring forest fairytale, filled with sweet animals, animated toys and other fairyland creatures. These charming forest friends join forces to rescue a little bunny who has been kidnapped by the wicked bat queen. $30. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/springtime-fairytale-may27/?instance_id=10762Find out more »
Bayer Ballet presents an unusual classical ballet recital experience! Whispers of Spring is comprised of diverse pieces from classical and neoclassical ballet. In it, you will experience the joy of European character dances. $30. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/whispers-of-spring-bayer-ballet-may27/?instance_id=10759Find out more »
From the Emmy award-winning mind of Derek Hough, this live dance production is his first-ever solo tour. The show features brand-new stage production featuring Derek’s magnetic stage presence. $59.50-$108.88. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/derek-hough-live/?instance_id=9954Find out more »
New Kids On The Block, the multiplatinum selling pop super-group, is having The MixTape Tour with very special guests Salt-N-Pepa, Tiffany, Debbie Gibson and Naughty by Nature. The five iconic pop and hip-hop acts will hit the road together for the first time ever for this tour. $26.95-$224. http://www.sapcenter.com/events/detail/nkotb-1Find out more »
ABBA's timeless songs propel this tale of love, laughter and friendship with a mother, a daughter and three possible dads. This is a hilarious, musical tale of a young woman's search for her birth father on a sunny Greek island paradise. $32-$60. https://www.thestage.org/season/mamma-miaFind out more »
The Fresh Drunk Stoned Comedy Tour is a triple headliner show featuring Franco Harris, Matt Bellak and Tim Hanlon bringing you three different hilarious perspectives and a night full of laughs. $15. https://improv.com/sanjose/event/fresh+drunk+stoned+comedy+tour/9437055/Find out more »
Annually, the Be-A-Dear Donate A Brassiere group of the San Jose Woman’s Club organizes CommuniTEA to bring together the most vulnerable women in the community with women who have inspirational and motivational stories to share. $5-$50. https://www.facebook.com/events/416096402519592/Find out more »
Taylor Street Night Market is bringing the beer garden event in the beautiful Japantown neighborhood back every Thursday night from 5-9pm. Enjoy street cuisine, music, makers, & breweries together for an outdoor event that family can enjoy! Look out for special themed foodie events!Find 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.