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Wondering what to do in San Jose during your stay?

San Jose can fill up your social calendar any day of the week with the hottest shows, museums, family fun and diverse art exhibitions. If you're looking for places to go during your time with us the choices for fun are endless, just check out any of these popular places below, or use the side links to find the perfect activity for you and your group or family. Keep in mind most places in downtown San Jose offer live music and happy hour specials. For additional information on these activities, visit the links below.

Shows & Events

Center Performing Arts

Home to resident arts partners Ballet San Jose and Broadway San Jose. Stop by and enter through the red carpet lobby through the curved and sloping architecture creating elegance, but offering clear sightlines from any seat in the house.
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California Theatre

Originally built in 1927 this historic theatre features seasonal classic films, the cutting edge movies of Cinequest, as well as provides a home to resident arts partners Opera San Jose and Symphony Silicon Valley.
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Montgomery Theatre

Another historical theater built in 1936, the Montgomery Theater is the permanent home of the San Jose Children's Musical Theater.
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HP Pavilion

The HP Pavilion is San Jose's premier sports and entertainment venue. Home to the San Jose Sharks and host to many concerts and events.
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If you're looking for a good laugh be sure to check out the San Jose Improv or for something a bit more unique ComedySportz!

Dining & Nightlife

Bayonne
Southern Dining

Casual Southern Dining in San Jose, with a healthy approach to Southern Hospitality.
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Lillie Mae's
House of Soul Food

Finger licking ribs, BBQ chicken, brisket, fried okra and more, make this a delicious favorite of bay area residents.
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Ghion
Ethiopian Restaurant

Relax and enjoy Ghion's spacious and tastefully decorated environment and highly acclaimed authentic Ethiopian dining experience.
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Maceio
Brazilian Steak House

Nature's bounty is brought to life with Maceio's authentic cuts of beef, slow roasted lamb and tempting aromas that highlight the season and culture of Brazil.
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Check out the Hip & Urban links below for additional dining and nightlife activities!

Looking for something more to do? Maybe relax at a spa, take a jog through our parks and trails,
or rent a car for a day trip get-a-way!

Team Building

Teach Me How To

300 Bowl San Jose - More >>
Bocci Ball  - More >>
Petroglphy Ceramic - More >>

JLohr Wine Tasting - More >>
Thomas Forgarty - More >>
PaperSource - More >>

Shopping

Quiet & Relaxing

Santana Row - More >>
Valley Faire - More >>
Oakridge - More >>
Eastridge - More >>

TOVA Day Spa - More >>
Ayoma Life Spa - More >>

Athletic

Innovation

Yoga Shala - More >>
Bally's Fitness - More >>
Golfing - More >>

Tech Museum - More >>
Computer Museum - More >>
Intel Museum - More >>

Adventurous

Hip & Urban

Segway Tour - More >>
San Jose Parks - More >>

Kaama Lounge - More >>
Straits - More >>
Sino - More >>
Single Barrel - More >>
Sabor Lounge - More >>
Agenda Lounge - More >>
Hedley Club - More >>

Historical

San Jose Museum of Art - More >>
Adobe Peralta & Fallon House - More >>
Cathedral Basilica - More >>
Winchester Mystery House - More >>
Henry's Hi-Life - More >>

Day Trips

Monterey Aquarium - More >>
Santa Cruz Boardwalk - More >>
Napa Wine Train - More >>
Oakland - Jack London Square - More >>
San Francisco - Fisherman's Wharf - More >>
San Francisco - Alcatraz Cruises - More >>
Team San Jose
408 Almaden Boulevard  ·  San Jose, CA 95123
Tel: 800-SAN-JOSE
Fax: 408-792-4511
Email: mhurston@sanjose.org