75 Fun Things To Do In San Jose

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You’ll never be bored with the overwhelming amount of fun things to do in San Jose. This beautiful city in California has developed into a technology hub and has been named the “Capital of Silicon Valley”. From vast amounts of park land to an evolving arts scene, you won’t be disappointed with the plentiful attractions available to you in this Bay Area city. Get out there and enjoy!

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Municipal Rose Garden

Stop by to smell the beautiful roses at Municipal Rose Garden

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Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum

Explore ancient Egypt at Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum

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Winchester Mystery House

Are you a mystery lover? Then Visit & Judge whether Winchester Mystery House is really haunted or is it just another spooky story!

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Happy Hollow Park and Zoo

Become a little zealous at Happy Hollow Park and Zoo by discovering the wonders of wildlife

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Almaden Quicksilver County Park

Run, bike or hike at Almaden Quicksilver County Park

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Los Gatos Creek Trail

Enjoy the sounds of the creek while making a round trip around Los Gatos Creek Trail

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SAP Center

See the San Jose Sharks play hockey at SAP Center

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Heritage Rose Garden

Let a rainbow of colors and a bouquet of scents welcome you in May and June at Heritage Rose Garden

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The Tech Museum of Innovation

Watch “Journey to Space,” in the Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater at The Tech Museum of Innovation

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Japanese Friendship Garden

Surround yourself with nature in an outdoor setting that inspires the mind & energizes the soul at Japanese Friendship Garden

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Alum Rock Park

Snap wildlife shots of the locals including turkeys, wild pigs, deer, bunnies, and birds at Alum Rock Park

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San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles

Check out the mind-boggling craftsmanship at San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles

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Oakridge Mall

Hangout at Oakridge Mall and do some shopping

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Municipal Stadium, San Jose Giants

Take yourself out to the ball game at Municipal Stadium, San Jose Giants

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Avaya Stadium

Watch the San Jose Earthquakes play soccer at Avaya Stadium

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Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park

Attend “San Jose Jazz Festival” at Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park

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Japantown (San Jose)

Enjoy great dining in a Very Quaint Neighborhood at Japantown

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Willow Glen

Visit Willow Glen which offers a small-town feel nestled in the city of San Jose

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J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines

Tantalize your taste buds on a gourmet tasting tour with J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines

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Children's Discovery Museum

Step inside an amazing world of science at Children’s Discovery Museum

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Raging Waters

Hit the water slides at Raging Waters

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Monopoly in the Park

Experience Monopoly in the Park, a larger than life sized version of the world’s most popular board game

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San Jose City Hall

Marvel at the ultra modern architecture of San Jose City Hall

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Cinnabar Hills Golf Club

Tee it up and test your golf skills against family and friends at Cinnabar Hills Golf Club

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Bounce-A-Rama

Bounce off the walls literally at Bounce-A-Rama

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San Jose Flea Market

Bargain with the vendors among 2,000 stalls at San Jose Flea Market

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History Park

Stroll through acres of local history at History Park

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Rockin' Jump - The Ultimate Trampoline Park

Flip into a foam pit, play dodge ball, or just jump & bounce all day long at Rockin’ Jump – The Ultimate Trampoline Park

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Kaleid Gallery

Appreciate the wonderful art at Kaleid Gallery

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San Jose Museum of Art

Immerse yourself in art downtown at San Jose Museum of Art

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Ed Levin County Park

Hike the rolling grasslands and oak woodlands at Ed Levin Country Park for a back-to-nature experience

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Comedy Sportz

“Laugh Out Loud” on a night out at Comedy Sportz

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Emma Prusch Farm Park

Learn about the day to day work on the farm, hear the sounds of the farm life, & touch the animals at Emma Prusch Farm Park

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Casino M8trix

Play casino games from Poker to Blackjack and Baccarat to Pai Gow at Casino M8trix

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Singlebarrel

Sip a cocktail at Singlebarrel

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Brooktree Park

Enjoy a family BBQ on outdoor grills at Brooktree Park

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San Pedro Square Market

Spend a happy hour & Pick What You Want at San Pedro Square Market

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Mexican Heritage Plaza

Get to know the Latino culture at Mexican Heritage Plaza

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Historic Orchard

Experience a piece of local history at Historic Orchard

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Petroglyph

Explore your personal creativity & paint-your-own pottery at Petroglyph

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San Jose McEnry Convention Center

Sit in on a volleyball tournament at San Jose McEnry Convention Center

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New Almaden Quicksilver Mine

Take a hike in New Almaden Quicksilver Mine

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Stevie's Bar & Grill

Pull up a barstool & choose from tantalizingly unique beers & food at Stevie’s Bar & Grill

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San Jose Improv

Laugh with San Jose Improv, one of the best places for stand up comedy in San Jose

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Japantown Farmers' Market

Stroll around Japantown Farmers’ Market to get the best deals on fresh produce, flowers, food and much more!

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Butcher Dog Park

Let your dog run around at Butcher Dog Park

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Straits - Santana Row

Taste delicious Asian foods at Straits – Santana Row

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Intel Museum

Stop by the Intel Museum while visiting Silicon Valley

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K1 Speed Santa Clara

Race against the clock or race against a friend at K1 Speed Santa Clara

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Vino Artist

Paint, Sip & have FUN at Vino Artist

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Omescape

Feel like you’re in a movie, try to escape from “Dark Altar” at Omescape!

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Guadalupe River Trail

Enjoy Scenic Running in San Jose at Guadalupe River Trail

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Britannia Arms of Almaden

Grab a drink, watch your favorite sports or take part in Karaoke at Britannia Arms of Almaden

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Luis Maria Peralta Adobe

Enjoy a morning coffee, a fabulous lunch, or an evening concert with dinner or a cocktail at Luis Maria Peralta Adobe

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Bay Badminton Center

Make the feathers fly at Bay Badminton Center

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Rotary Playgarden

Let the little ones climb, run and play at Rotary Playgarden

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Shreemaya Krishnadham

Say “Namaste” at Shreemaya Krishnadham

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Rancho Rinconada Recreation & Park District

Splish-Splash at Rancho Rinconada Recreation & Park District

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49ers Museum

Relive 9ers gameplays, superbowl memories, and past players at 49ers Museum

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Duc Vien Buddhist Community Pagoda

Pay a visit to the most picturesque temple in the Bay Area: Duc Vien Buddhist Community Pagoda

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Sky High Sports

Join a pick-up game in progress or bring a team for high-flying, adrenaline packed action at Sky High Sports

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John D. Morgan Park

Get ready for some tennis action this summer at John D. Morgan Park

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The Ranch Golf Club

Hit some golf balls at The Ranch Golf Club

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Anno Domini Gallery

Enjoy Latino Toons at Anno Domini Gallery

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Overfelt Gardens

Visit natural wildlife sanctuaries amid a peaceful pond setting surrounded by beautiful trees, shrubs and flowering plants at Overfelt Gardens

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Santa Clara Paintball

Take your team to glory in Santa Clara Paintball’s most thrilling paintball challenge!

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Real Escape Room San Jose

Find clues, decode messages and solve puzzles to unlock the door to freedom from the locked room at Real Escape Room

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California's Great America

Experience the breathtaking experience of hang gliding and skydiving at California’s Great America

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300 Bowling

Knock down the pins at 300 Bowling

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Coyote Creek Parkway Path

Hike the trails at Coyote Creek Parkway Path

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Ulistac Natural Area

Celebrate “Wildflower Day” at Ulistac Natural Area

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Bowlmor Cupertino

Take Your Best Shot—and rediscover your favorite vintage table game at Bowlmor Cupertino

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Whispering Hills Horse Ranch

Saddle up for a horseback ride at Whispering Hills Horse Ranch

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Pure Lounge

Enjoy a high end night club with a full stage, catwalk, and LED lights at the Pure Lounge

Did we miss some of the best things to do in San Jose? Don’t worry, we always are looking to add exciting attractions to our list! Make sure to reach out and let us know!

Don’t forget to explore all of the things to do in Los Angeles and the oceanfront in San Diego!