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Browse through our Local Events & Festivals in San Jose, CA

As the heart of the Silicon Valley, San Jose offers exciting many seasonal events, festivals, and concerts all year long! From Film Festivals to pop concerts, San Jose offers a mecca of entertainment for visiting guests.

Just 3 miles away, our hotel near the SAP Center is just a 5-minute drive to this popular venue. See top artists like Madonna and Jason Mraz, or watch the San Jose Sharks compete in an exciting hockey game! Whether it’s sports or music you crave, the SAP Center has an event for you!

Plan your San Jose, California trip around our many seasonal events, or use the list below to see what’s going on while you’re here! You may have to stay an extra day just to see it all!



  • San Jose State University Spring Semester begins



  • San Jose SaberCats Arena Football (through July)
  • Cinequest Film Festival 21
  • California’s Great America Theme Park opens Weekends
  • SJSU Spring Break



  • Spring Festival in Guadalupe Gardens



  • California’s Great America Theme Park opens full-time through Labor Day
  • San Jose State University Graduation
  • FanimeCon



  • Annual Sunnyvale Art & Wine Festival
  • Sierra to the Sea Bicycle Tour



  • Tahiti Fete (July 4 weekend)



  • San Jose Gay Pride Celebration
  • Freshman Orientation and Fall Semester begins at SJSU



  • Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival
  • Annual Mariachi Festival – Gala Concert & Musical
  • Ducky Derby – Great America



  • San Jose Sharks Hockey Season begins (through April)
  • Halloween Haunt and Snoopy’s Costume Party at Great America (weekends)



  • Veteran’s Day
  • Thanksgiving Day



  • Christmas Day (Dec. 25)
  • New Year’s Eve (Dec. 31)