The San Jose McEnery Convention Center sits in the center of Downtown and boasts hundreds of varied events a year. From the huge draw of Fanime, the Silicon Valley Auto Show, and many annual tech conferences to smaller specialty events, meetings and tradeshows, the Center is buzzing year-round – it’s a good place to start if you’re looking for things to do in San Jose. The interactive public art installation entitled Idea Tree stands at the front of the Center, which underwent a massive $130 million renovation and expansion and debuted its new makeover in October 2013.
Upcoming Convention Center events, making up just some of the fun things to do in San Jose, can be found in the Convention Center calendar.
For even more amazing things to do in San Jose and beyond, check out our full calendar of events.
For rental of the San Jose Convention Center, see our meetings page, which includes all the venue specs, service highlights and contact information.