Christmas in the Park
Christmas in the Park brings together a diverse community each holiday season with magical displays and lively entertainment. For more than 40 years, Christmas in the Park has brought hundreds of thousands of visitors each holiday season to Downtown San Jose. At Plaza de Cesar Chavez, Christmas in the Park has grown into more than just a city-wide event. Visitors from all around the Bay Area travel to Downtown San José to take in the holiday spirit. Now there are more than 40 displays, numerous vendors, entertainment nightly and free visits with Santa.
Fountain Blues Festival
Silicon Valley’s longest running music festival takes place at downtown San Jose’s Plaza de Cesar Chavez each summer. The 40th annual incarnation San Jose Fountain Blues & Brews Festival in 2023 will feature award-winning talent with eight bands on two stages. In addition to world-class blues, gospel, soul, R&B and rock music, there will be more than 40 varieties of regional craft beers, ciders and wine, plus local barbecue, New Orleans and other southern-style foods, an artist vendor zone and an interactive family-friendly activities area.
Music in the Park
Music in the Park in San Jose’s Plaza de Cesar Chavez is the city’s premier outdoor music series. Music in the Park is gearing up for its 32nd season with four great shows planned in 2023. The annual summer concert series held in downtown San Jose, California has been taking place since 1989. It began to bring people together and revitalize the downtown area, which was struggling at the time. Over the years, the event has grown and evolved, featuring a diverse range of artists and genres from all over the world. Today, Music in the Park continues to draw large crowds and remains an important cultural event in San Jose.