San Jose, CA

Welcome To San Jose

The largest city in Northern California, San Jose is known for its connection to Silicon Valley, as well as its thriving art, museum and theater scene. When visiting make sure to check out the Municipal Rose Garden, a 5.5-acre area filled with over 189 rose varieties. Some of the city’s top museums include the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, which has the largest collection of Egyptian artifacts in Western North America, as well as the Tech Museum of Innovation, featuring some of technology’s biggest achievements, and the Children's Discovery Museum, which the perfect place for families to visit. Throughout fall, winter and early spring, visitor’s may be able to attend a hockey game in San Jose, cheering on the city’s resident team: The San Jose Sharks, which offers a great atmosphere! Enjoy your visit to this diverse and interesting city!

FIND EVENTS IN San Jose

Weather Forecast for San Jose

Tonight

Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Thursday

Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

Thursday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Friday

Sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Friday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Saturday

Sunny, with a high near 92.

Saturday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

Sunday

Sunny, with a high near 94.

Sunday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

Monday

Sunny, with a high near 93.

Monday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

Tuesday

Sunny, with a high near 93.

Tuesday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

Wednesday

Sunny, with a high near 90.

San Jose News and Events

Senior Safari at Happy Hollow Park & Zoo

Event date: August 22, 2019
Event Time: 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location:
748 Story Rd
San Jose, CA 95112
Description:
Its the return of Senior Safari! Adults age 50+ are invited to take over the park and zoo no kids allowed! for a spectacular morning of animal encounters, activities and tours. Admission and parking are free from 910 a.m. For more information, visit www.hhpz.com.

CityDance 2019 Series

Event date: August 22, 2019
Event Time: 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location:
San Jose, CA 95113
Description:
Dancers of all abilities are invited to enjoy a complete evening downtown of socializing, music and dancing to a variety of music genres.

Proposed Planned Development Permit at 1601 Technology Drive Community Meeting. Project #PD18-039

Event date: August 22, 2019
Event Time: 06:30 PM - 11:59 PM
Location:
102 Sonora Avenue
San Jose, CA 95110
Description:
File No. PD18-039
Planned Development Permit to allow the construction of a nine-story and one-story industrial office buildings for a total of approximately 350,000 square feet of buildings area, a five-story parking garage, and on-site standby generator on an approximately 5.29-gross acre site.

2019 Downtown Farmers Market

Event date: August 23, 2019
Event Time: 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Location:
San Jose, CA 95113
Description:
Discover the freshest in local fruits, vegetables and other delights at the outdoor market from 10 a.m. 2 p.m. on Fridays from May to November in San Pedro Square between Santa Clara and St. John streets.

Music in the Park 2019

Event date: August 23, 2019
Event Time: 06:00 PM - 09:15 PM
Location:
San Jose, CA 95113
Description:
Known as the longest outdoor music festival in San Jose Downtowns history, Music in the Park showcases a variety of concerts at the Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park. This year, the festival will feature a four-day series of concerts.

Silicon Valley Pride Festival and Parade 2019

Event date: August 24, 2019
Event Time: 03:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location:
San Jose, CA 95113
Description:
Bring the family and friends to celebrate Silicon Valley Pride. The event gives everyone an opportunity to celebrate the diversity within the San Jose GLBT community and celebrate allies within the community. Come watch a parade, enjoy a family garden and all of the festivities.

Northside Night Markets at Backesto Park

Event date: August 24, 2019
Event Time: 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location:
651 E Empire St
San Jose, CA 95112
Description:
Spend your SATURDAY + SUMMER + EVENINGS at San Jos's Backesto Park with the brand new Northside Night Market event series!

Taking place Every Saturday from 5 PM to 9 PM at the beloved Backesto Park (651 E Empire St, San Jose, CA 95112). All ages welcomed! Featuring super tasty savory food trucks (different each week), delicious ice cream, live music performances by some of San Jos's best rising artists, local retail & art vendors and special theme nights. A perfect destination for a summer evening stroll or a bike ride or walking your dog however there is also plenty of free street parking in the immediate vicinity of the venue.

Silicon Valley Pride Parade 2019

Event date: August 25, 2019
Event Time: 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Location:
San Jose, CA 95113
Description:
Bring the family and friends to celebrate Silicon Valley Pride. The event gives everyone an opportunity to celebrate the diversity within the San Jose GLBT community and celebrate allies within the community. Come watch a parade, enjoy a family garden and all of the festivities.

Proposed General Plan Amendment at 555 Winchester Boulevard Community Meeting. Project #GP18-014, PDC18-037, PD19-019, & PT19-023

Event date: August 26, 2019
Event Time: 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Location:
403 Cypress Avenue
San Jose, CA 95117
Description:
Project File Nos. GP18-014, PDC18-037, PD19-019, & PT19-023
General Plan Amendment to change the Land Use Designation from RN Residential Neighborhood to UR Urban Residential; a Planned Development Rezoning from the A(PD) Planned Development Zoning District to the R-M(PD) Planned Development Zoning District; a Planned Development Permit to allow a mobile home park conversion and the construction of 688 residential units; and a Vesting Tentative Map to subdivide from 1 lot to 64 lots on an approximately 15.69-gross acre site.

Purpose: To describe the proposed project, planning process, and obtain community input on the project.
Additionally, this meeting is conducted in partnership with the Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services to gain feedback on the future park included in this project. This will be the first of three park design community meetings and will be focused on recreational opportunities and site constraints.

Senter Road Vision Zero Safety Study

Event date: August 28, 2019
Event Time: 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:
3200 Senter Roaad
San Jose, CA 95111
Description:
The City of San Jose wants your input to help make Senter Road, from Tully Road to Monterey Road, a safer place to travel. Over the next eight months, the City will work with the community and local organizations on a study that will focus on increasing safety and comfort for pedestrians, bicyclists, transit riders, and drivers traveling on Senter Road. Come and share your ideas with us!

Upcoming Ellis Act Ordinance Community Meeting

Event date: August 29, 2019
Event Time: 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Location:
Wing Rooms 118-120
200 E. Santa Clara Street
San Jose, CA 95113
Description:
The Ellis Act Ordinance applies when a landlord or developer plans to demolish or remove rent stabilized apartments from the rental market. This ordinance requires 50% of new apartments built on the site of previously rent stabilized apartments be subject to the Apartment Rent Ordinance. On February 5, 2019, City Council asked staff to research the effects of this re-control provision on development.

CityDance 2019 Series

Event date: August 29, 2019
Event Time: 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location:
San Jose, CA 95113
Description:
Dancers of all abilities are invited to enjoy a complete evening downtown of socializing, music and dancing to a variety of music genres.

Proposed Conforming Rezoning at 100 North 4th Street Community Meeting. Project #C19-017 & H19-021

Event date: August 29, 2019
Event Time: 06:30 PM - 11:59 PM
Location:
200 East Santa Clara Street
San Jose, CA 95113
Description:
File No. C19-017 & H19-021
Conforming rezoning from the CG Commercial General Zoning District to the DC Downtown Primary Commercial Zoning District; and a Site Development Permit to allow the relocation of two residential homes, the construction of a 23-story building containing up to 298 units and up to approximately 8,978 square feet of retail, and the removal of six ordinance-size trees, on an approximately 0.98-gross acre site.

Proposed General Plan Amendment, Conforming Rezoning, and Special Use Permit at 615 and 623 Stockton Avenue Community Meeting. Project #GP18-013, C18-039, & SP18-060

Event date: August 29, 2019
Event Time: 07:30 PM - 11:59 PM
Location:
1635 Park Avenue
San Jose, CA 95126
Description:
File Nos. GP18-013, C18-039, and SP18-060
GP18-013: General Plan Amendment to change the Land Use Designation from RN Residential Neighborhood to NCC Neighborhood Community Commercial on an approximately 0.2-gross acre site (623 Stockton Avenue).
C18-039: Conforming rezoning from the CN Commercial Neighborhood Zoning District to the CP Commercial Pedestrian Zoning District on an approximately 0.59-gross acre site (615 and 623 Stockton).
SP18-060: Special Use Permit to demolish an existing approximately 4,400 square foot commercial building, re-locate and re-purpose the existing historic structure on-site, and construct a 120-room, five-story hotel including outdoor uses (roof deck amenity area) within 150 feet of residential uses on an approximately 0.59-gross acre site. (615 and 623 Stockton)

2019 Downtown Farmers Market

Event date: August 30, 2019
Event Time: 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Location:
San Jose, CA 95113
Description:
Discover the freshest in local fruits, vegetables and other delights at the outdoor market from 10 a.m. 2 p.m. on Fridays from May to November in San Pedro Square between Santa Clara and St. John streets.

Northside Night Markets at Backesto Park

Event date: August 31, 2019
Event Time: 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location:
651 E Empire St
San Jose, CA 95112
Description:
Spend your SATURDAY + SUMMER + EVENINGS at San Jos's Backesto Park with the brand new Northside Night Market event series!

Taking place Every Saturday from 5 PM to 9 PM at the beloved Backesto Park (651 E Empire St, San Jose, CA 95112). All ages welcomed! Featuring super tasty savory food trucks (different each week), delicious ice cream, live music performances by some of San Jos's best rising artists, local retail & art vendors and special theme nights. A perfect destination for a summer evening stroll or a bike ride or walking your dog however there is also plenty of free street parking in the immediate vicinity of the venue.

Labor Day Holiday Closure

Event date: September 2, 2019
Event Time: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location:
San Jose, CA 95113

Proposed City-Initiated General Plan Amendment at 500 Nicholson Lane Community Meeting. Project #GP19-006

Event date: September 3, 2019
Event Time: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:
500 Nicholson Lane
San Jose, CA 95134
Description:
File Nos. GP19-006:
City-Initiated General Plan Amendment to change Envision 2040 General Plan Land-Use designation from Urban Residential to Mobile home Park to preserve and protect the mobile home park on an approximately 83.43 gross acre site.