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This calendar features City of San José-sponsored events, community meetings and classes. You may view the calendar by list, week or month, and by date and category.

Visit the Master Calendar for upcoming City Council and Boards & Commissions meetings.

Arts, Entertainment & Events

  1. 2019 Downtown Farmers Market

    August 23, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ San Pedro Street between Santa Clara and Saint John

    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.

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  2. Music in the Park 2019

    August 23, 6:00 PM - 9:15 PM @ Plaza de Cesar Chavez

    Known as the longest outdoor music festival in San Jose Downtown’s 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.

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  3. Silicon Valley Pride Festival and Parade 2019

    August 24, 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Plaza de César Chávez Park

    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.

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  4. Northside Night Markets at Backesto Park

    August 24, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Backesto Park

    Spend your SATURDAY + SUMMER + EVENINGS at San José'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 José'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.

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  5. Silicon Valley Pride Parade 2019

    August 25, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park

    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.

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  6. CityDance 2019 Series

    August 29, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Plaza de Cesar Chavez

    Dancers of all abilities are invited to enjoy a complete evening downtown of socializing, music and dancing to a variety of music genres.

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  7. 2019 Downtown Farmers Market

    August 30, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ San Pedro Street between Santa Clara and Saint John

    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.

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  8. Northside Night Markets at Backesto Park

    August 31, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Backesto Park

    Spend your SATURDAY + SUMMER + EVENINGS at San José'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 José'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.

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Housing

  1. Upcoming Ellis Act Ordinance Community Meeting

    August 29, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM @ San José City Hall

    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.

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Planning

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

    August 26, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Cypress Community and Senior Center

    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.

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

    August 29, 6:30 PM @ City Hall Wing Room, 118 & 119

    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.

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  3. 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

    August 29, 7:30 PM @ Herbert Hoover Middle School, Library Media Center Room

    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)

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Transportation

  1. Senter Road Vision Zero Safety Study

    August 28, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Andrew P. Hill High School Library

    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!

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