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Santa Clara Farmer’s Market

Shop for fresh produce and local products at the Santa Clara Farmer’s Market every Saturday from 9am to 1pm. The market is open year-round!

Location is Jackson Street at Homestead Road, Santa Clara, CA.


December 30, 2017 - December 29, 2018


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Friday Date Night at Bourbon Steak

Friday is Date Night at Bourbon Steak! Enjoy a dinner for two featuring a three-course menu and a sommelier-selected bottle of wine for only $150.00 (tax & gratuity not included) every Friday night!

Location is Bourbon Steak at Levi’s Stadium, 4900 Marie P. DeBartolo Way, Santa Clara, CA.


January 05, 2018 - December 28, 2018


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Bourbon Pub presents Trivia Mondays

Join Bourbon Pub at Levi’s Stadium for trivia on the last Monday of every month!

Location is at Bourbon Steak & Pub, 4900, Marie P. DeBartolo Way, Santa Clara, CA.


January 29, 2018 - November 26, 2018


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K1 Speed Challenge GP

Compete in K1 Speed’s monthly race series! The Challenge GP grand prix league is a fun, unique, and competitive series that is held at K1 Speed facilities nationwide.

Location is K1 Speed, 2925 Mead Ave, Santa Clara, CA.


February 11, 2018 - December 02, 2018


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California’s Great America 2018 Season

California’s Great America 2018 Season runs from March 24 to October 28.

Location is 4701 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA.


March 24, 2018 - October 28, 2018


Theodore Wores

Before the Silicon Valley was the leader of technological innovation, California was still a draw to the innovators and visionaries who flourished in this wondrous state. One such visionary was the noted California Impressionist, Theodore Wores. The Triton Museum of Art is pleased to announce that in 2016, through a grant from the Farrington Historical Foundation, its significant collection of Theodore Wores paintings have been completely cleaned and conserved, and will be showcased in an exhibition of the artist’s iconic California works, including scenes from the Santa Clara Valley, San Francisco coastal views, and the majestic Yosemite vistas.

Location is Triton Museum of Art, 1505 Warburton Ave, Santa Clara, CA.


May 19, 2018 - August 26, 2018


Silicon Valley Plastic Camera Show

Introducing the Silicon Valley Plastic Camera Show! Change begets change and with the closing of RayKo Photo Center in San Francisco, its long-time gallery director and creator of their plastic camera show, Ann Jastrab, had to find a new home for the competition. This year the show will be taking place at Santa Clara University in the Art and Art History Department’s Gallery. This exhibition features artists working with plastic cameras with plastic lenses; they use obsolete, flawed, and low-tech cameras to create images.

Location is Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA.


July 13, 2018 - October 19, 2018


Michael Shemchuk: Paper Trails

Michael Shemchuk is a self-taught mixed media artist. His work reflects his love of design, process, and visual communication. Shemchuk uses both paint and collage by combining color, line, and composition to create layered textured surfaces exploring the shift to a paperless culture.

Location is Triton Museum of Art, 1505 Warburton Ave, Santa Clara, CA.


August 04, 2018 - October 28, 2018


SCU Broncos Women’s Soccer 2018 Season

SCU Broncos Women’s Soccer home games are played at Stevens Stadium – Buck Shaw Field on the campus of Santa Clara University.

Location is Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA.


August 11, 2018 - November 03, 2018


Miguel Machuca: Drawing Light from Darkness

“Drawing Light from Darkness” is more than a play on the artist’s method of revealing erased white lines and symbols out of a darkened charcoal background, it is a guidebook for us in how to approach these initially startling works, helping us to search for the light that can be found even in the most frightening of journeys.

Location is Triton Museum of Art, 1505 Warburton Ave, Santa Clara, CA.


August 11, 2018 - October 21, 2018


Alimentos: Glass Work by Viviana Paredes

This exhibition examines the cultural and political connections between food, language and land.

Location is Triton Museum of Art, 1505 Warburton Ave, Santa Clara, CA.


August 18, 2018 - October 28, 2018


ToyXpo

Join thousands of convention attendees who will converge on the Santa Clara Convention Center for three days of fun filled toy, comic, games, celebrity appearances and more!

Location is Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA.


August 24, 2018 - August 26, 2018


Santa Clara Broncos Men’s Soccer vs. San Diego State

Santa Clara Broncos Men’s Soccer games are played at Stevens Stadium – Buck Shaw Field on the campus of Santa Clara University.

Location is Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA.


August 24, 2018 - August 24, 2018


Santa Clara Broncos Men’s Soccer vs. UAB

Santa Clara Broncos Men’s Soccer games are played at Stevens Stadium – Buck Shaw Field on the campus of Santa Clara University.

Location is Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA.


August 26, 2018 - August 26, 2018


Santa Clara Broncos Volleyball

Santa Clara Broncos Volleyball games are played at Leavey Center on the campus of Santa Clara University. For game dates and times please visit the website.

Location is Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA.


August 28, 2018 - November 17, 2018


San Francisco 49ers vs. Los Angeles Chargers Pre-Season Game

San Francisco 49ers vs. Los Angeles Chargers. Time TBA.

Location is Levi’s Stadium, 4900 Marie P DeBartolo Way, Santa Clara, CA.


August 30, 2018 - August 30, 2018


Red Zone Rally: San Francisco 49ers vs. Los Angeles Chargers

The premier all-inclusive pregame party at 49ers games takes place at the Pavilion at Great America. For 3 hours prior to kickoff, Red Zone Rally pass-holders enjoy top-of-the-line food and beverage offerings inside a private, air-conditioned space featuring all the early NFL action. Plus, Rally passes include free access to ride the Flight Deck roller coaster before each game!

Location is Great America Pavilion at California’s Great America, 4701 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA.


August 30, 2018 - August 30, 2018


Pacificon 40

Pacificon Game Expo and Convention features tournaments, war game boot camp, board game championships, and more.

Location is Santa Clara Marriott Hotel, 2700 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara, CA.


August 31, 2018 - September 03, 2018


Silicon Valley Home Show

Save money on home improvement and find “show only” deals at the Silicon Valley Home Show. Parking and admission are free!

Location is Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA.


September 07, 2018 - September 09, 2018


Artists Reception

Join Triton in celebrating the openings of new exhibitions! Enjoy mingling with others in the community over light refreshments and fresh art. Admission is free.

Location is Triton Museum of Art, 1505 Warburton Ave, Santa Clara, CA.


September 07, 2018 - September 07, 2018


Donuts with the Deputy

Get your morning started with some donuts and a lecture from Triton’s Deputy Director, Preston Metcalf!

Admission is $5.00.

Location is Triton Museum of Art, 1505 Warburton Ave, Santa Clara, CA.


September 10, 2018 - September 10, 2018


Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival

The 2018 Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival will feature the talents of local and regional artists with nearly 175 booths to visit, 25 community groups serving international foods, four vintners pouring fine wines, micro-brewed beer, live entertainment on three stages, and the ever-popular Kids Kingdom.

Admission is FREE.

Location is Central Park, 969 Kiely Blvd, Santa Clara, CA.


September 15, 2018 - September 16, 2018


San Francisco 49ers vs. Detroit Lions

San Francisco 49ers vs. Detroit Lions. Kickoff is 1:05pm.

Location is Levi’s Stadium, 4900 Marie P DeBartolo Way, Santa Clara, CA.


September 16, 2018 - September 16, 2018


Red Zone Rally: San Francisco 49ers vs. Detroit Lions

The premier all-inclusive pregame party at 49ers games takes place at the Pavilion at Great America. For 3 hours prior to kickoff, Red Zone Rally pass-holders enjoy top-of-the-line food and beverage offerings inside a private, air-conditioned space featuring all the early NFL action. Plus, Rally passes include free access to ride the Flight Deck roller coaster before each game!

Location is Great America Pavilion at California’s Great America, 4701 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA.


September 16, 2018 - September 16, 2018


CoinExpo Santa Clara

Discover rare coins, collectibles and more at CoinExpo Santa Clara!

Location is Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA.


September 21, 2018 - September 23, 2018


Halloween Haunt at California’s Great America

Halloween Haunt returns to California’s Great America! Dates, times, and more details TBA.

Location is California’s Great America, 4701 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA.


September 22, 2018 - October 28, 2018


Santa Clara Broncos Men’s Soccer vs. Cal

Santa Clara Broncos Men’s Soccer games are played at Stevens Stadium – Buck Shaw Field on the campus of Santa Clara University.

Location is Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA.


September 22, 2018 - September 22, 2018


Radical Velocity

Radical Velocity explores the power of the human body to not only move through space, but also to impact (even transform) our sense of place. Through images of protest, performance, and physicality we see how social space, boundaries, and expectations are negotiated, and changed, by movement or stillness.

Location is Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA.


September 28, 2018 - November 30, 2018


The California Indian Photographs of Dugan Aguilar

She Sang Me a Good Luck Song: The California Indian Photographs of Dugan Aguilar is an exhibition revealing the richness and vibrancy of Native California cultures. Aguilar’s photos defy the romanticized and melodramatic images by which Native people are often depicted. Ranging from portraits of military veterans, basket makers, and dancers to meditative landscapes, Aguilar’s work documents—and contributes to—the perseverance and renewal of Native California’s living, vibrant cultures.

Location is Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA.


September 28, 2018 - November 30, 2018


Jay-Z & Beyonce “On the Run II” Stadium Tour

Jay-Z and Beyonce announced dates for their “On the Run II” stadium tour. Kicking off in the UK, the international outing will stop in 15 cities across Europe and a 21-date North American leg.

Location is Levi’s Stadium, 4900 Marie P. DeBartolo Way, Santa Clara, CA.


September 29, 2018 - September 29, 2018


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The Great Pumpkin Fest

The Great Pumpkin Fest returns to California’s Great America 2018 season and includes Halloween activities for the entire family. Kids 12 and under can wear their costumes and trick-or-treat with the PEANUTS gang, race through a hay maze, decorate mini-pumpkins, color PEANUTS pictures, dance in a foam pit and more.

Location is California’s Great America, 4701 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA.


September 29, 2018 - October 28, 2018


2018 SVIEF (Silicon Valley Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum)

SVIEF has been held for consecutive 7 years. is one of the largest cross-border technology and investment conferences in the Bay Area designed to foster innovation and promote business partnerships between China and the U.S. Since first established in 2011, SVIEF has been held for consecutive 7 years in Silicon Valley, bringing together elites in the industry of Business, Government, Entrepreneurship, Investment and providing a platform for the exchange of talent, technology, capital between China and the U.S.

Location is Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA.


September 29, 2018 - September 30, 2018


San Francisco 49ers vs. Arizona Cardinals

San Francisco 49ers vs. Arizona Cardinals. Kickoff is 1:25pm.

Location is Levi’s Stadium, 4900 Marie P DeBartolo Way, Santa Clara, CA.


October 07, 2018 - October 07, 2018


Santa Clara Broncos Men’s Soccer vs. LMU

Santa Clara Broncos Men’s Soccer games are played at Stevens Stadium – Buck Shaw Field on the campus of Santa Clara University.

Location is Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA.


October 07, 2018 - October 07, 2018


Red Zone Rally: San Francisco 49ers vs. Arizona Cardinals

The premier all-inclusive pregame party at 49ers games takes place at the Pavilion at Great America. For 3 hours prior to kickoff, Red Zone Rally pass-holders enjoy top-of-the-line food and beverage offerings inside a private, air-conditioned space featuring all the early NFL action. Plus, Rally passes include free access to ride the Flight Deck roller coaster before each game!

Location is Great America Pavilion at California’s Great America, 4701 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA.


October 07, 2018 - October 07, 2018


Pacific International Quilt Festival 2018

Join the Pacific International Quilt Festival as they explore quilting arts from around the globe in the show’s competitions and special exhibits. Rounding out the event will be the ever exciting workshops and lectures presented by an international faculty. Come join to learn what all the excitement is about! For more information, please visit the website.

Location is Santa Clara Convention Cener, 5001 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA.


October 11, 2018 - October 14, 2018


Student Spotlight Series: Fall Dance Festival

Dance emphasis majors are mentored in the process of creating original, evening-length recitals. A powerful, diverse performance highlighting a variety of genres.

Admission is $7.00.

Location is Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA.


October 13, 2018 - October 14, 2018


San Francisco 49ers vs. Los Angeles Rams

San Francisco 49ers vs. Los Angeles Rams. Kickoff is 5:20pm.

Location is Levi’s Stadium, 4900 Marie P DeBartolo Way, Santa Clara, CA.


October 21, 2018 - October 21, 2018


Red Zone Rally: San Francisco 49ers vs. Los Angeles Rams

The premier all-inclusive pregame party at 49ers games takes place at the Pavilion at Great America. For 3 hours prior to kickoff, Red Zone Rally pass-holders enjoy top-of-the-line food and beverage offerings inside a private, air-conditioned space featuring all the early NFL action. Plus, Rally passes include free access to ride the Flight Deck roller coaster before each game!

Location is Great America Pavilion at California’s Great America, 4701 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA.


October 21, 2018 - October 21, 2018


Santa Clara Broncos Men’s Soccer vs. Gonzaga

Santa Clara Broncos Men’s Soccer games are played at Stevens Stadium – Buck Shaw Field on the campus of Santa Clara University.

Location is Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA.


October 26, 2018 - October 26, 2018


Santa Clara Broncos Men’s Soccer vs. Portland

Santa Clara Broncos Men’s Soccer games are played at Stevens Stadium – Buck Shaw Field on the campus of Santa Clara University.

Location is Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA.


October 28, 2018 - October 28, 2018


YAC Children’s Halloween Party

Celebrate Halloween at the annual YAC Children’s Halloween Party!

Location is Youth Activity Center (YAC), 2450 Cabrillo Ave, Santa Clara, CA.


October 31, 2018 - October 31, 2018


San Francisco 49ers vs. Oakland Raiders

San Francisco 49ers vs. Oakland Raiders. Kickoff is 5:20pm.

Location is Levi’s Stadium, 4900 Marie P DeBartolo Way, Santa Clara, CA.


November 01, 2018 - November 01, 2018


Red Zone Rally: San Francisco 49ers vs. Oakland Raiders

The premier all-inclusive pregame party at 49ers games takes place at the Pavilion at Great America. For 3 hours prior to kickoff, Red Zone Rally pass-holders enjoy top-of-the-line food and beverage offerings inside a private, air-conditioned space featuring all the early NFL action. Plus, Rally passes include free access to ride the Flight Deck roller coaster before each game!

Location is Great America Pavilion at California’s Great America, 4701 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA.


November 01, 2018 - November 01, 2018


Mission College Symphony Presents “Magnificent Mozart”

Enjoy an evening of Mozart performed by Mission College Symphony.

Admission is $15.00.

Location is Mission Santa Clara, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA.


November 03, 2018 - November 03, 2018


San Francisco 49ers vs. New York Giants

San Francisco 49ers vs. New York Giants. Kickoff is 5:15pm.

Location is Levi’s Stadium, 4900 Marie P DeBartolo Way, Santa Clara, CA.


November 12, 2018 - November 12, 2018


Red Zone Rally: San Francisco 49ers vs. New York Giants

The premier all-inclusive pregame party at 49ers games takes place at the Pavilion at Great America. For 3 hours prior to kickoff, Red Zone Rally pass-holders enjoy top-of-the-line food and beverage offerings inside a private, air-conditioned space featuring all the early NFL action. Plus, Rally passes include free access to ride the Flight Deck roller coaster before each game!

Location is Great America Pavilion at California’s Great America, 4701 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA.


November 12, 2018 - November 12, 2018


WinterFest at California’s Great America

California’s Great America theme park will be magically transformed into a winter wonderland during WinterFest where guests can skate in front of the iconic Carousel Columbia, admire magnificent displays of lights and décor, view spectacular live holiday shows, experience 18 rides and attractions, see Santa’s workshop and Mrs. Claus’ kitchen, and enjoy scrumptious holiday fare at numerous food locations.

The winter scene will be dominated by one of the Bay Area’s tallest Christmas trees adorned with hundreds of twinkling lights accompanied by giant toy soldiers greeting guests.

The five-week WinterFest celebration begins November 23 with Friday – Sunday evening weekend operation thru December 16. Daily operations run Wednesday – Sunday evenings December 19-23 and 26-30.

Location is 4701 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA.


November 23, 2018 - December 30, 2018


Pac-12 Championship

The Pac-12 Football Championship Game presented by 76® returns to Levi’s® Stadium on Friday, November 30!

Location is Levi’s Stadium, 4900 Marie P. DeBartolo Way, Santa Clara, CA.


November 30, 2018 - November 30, 2018


Holiday Tree Lighting

Kickoff the holidays at the Santa Clara Parks & Recreation Department’s annual Holiday Tree Lighting event!

Location is Central Park, 969 Kiely Blvd, Santa Clara, CA.


December 07, 2018 - December 07, 2018


San Francisco 49ers vs. Denver Broncos

San Francisco 49ers vs. Denver Broncos. Kickoff is 1:05pm.

Location is Levi’s Stadium, 4900 Marie P DeBartolo Way, Santa Clara, CA.


December 09, 2018 - December 09, 2018


Red Zone Rally: San Francisco 49ers vs. Denver Broncos

The premier all-inclusive pregame party at 49ers games takes place at the Pavilion at Great America. For 3 hours prior to kickoff, Red Zone Rally pass-holders enjoy top-of-the-line food and beverage offerings inside a private, air-conditioned space featuring all the early NFL action. Plus, Rally passes include free access to ride the Flight Deck roller coaster before each game!

Location is Great America Pavilion at California’s Great America, 4701 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA.


December 09, 2018 - December 09, 2018


San Francisco 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks

San Francisco 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks. Kickoff is 1:05pm.

Location is Levi’s Stadium, 4900 Marie P DeBartolo Way, Santa Clara, CA.


December 16, 2018 - December 16, 2018


Red Zone Rally: San Francisco 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks

The premier all-inclusive pregame party at 49ers games takes place at the Pavilion at Great America. For 3 hours prior to kickoff, Red Zone Rally pass-holders enjoy top-of-the-line food and beverage offerings inside a private, air-conditioned space featuring all the early NFL action. Plus, Rally passes include free access to ride the Flight Deck roller coaster before each game!

Location is Great America Pavilion at California’s Great America, 4701 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA.


December 16, 2018 - December 16, 2018


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Run & Ride

You may know and love California’s Great America, but they invite you to see it in a whole new way, first with a Run & Ride race through the park, then with an evening at Winterfest! Choose a half-marathon, quarter-marathon, 5K, or 1-mile fun run in and around the park before the gates are even open to the public. Or choose the 5-hour lap race to earn as many medals as you can! Participants enjoy some fabulous swag–entrance to Winterfest and an amazing finisher medal! This year they also have added a relay option for the half distance so you can double the fun with friends. The transition area will be located in the Great America Pavilion with ongoing entertainment and food options, so as you wait for your handoff, you will be all smiles before running the miles.

Location is California’s Great America, 4701 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA.


December 22, 2018 - December 22, 2018


San Francisco 49ers vs. Chicago Bears

San Francisco 49ers vs. Chicago Bears. Kickoff is 1:05pm.

Location is Levi’s Stadium, 4900 Marie P DeBartolo Way, Santa Clara, CA.


December 23, 2018 - December 23, 2018


Red Zone Rally: San Francisco 49ers vs. Chicago Bears

The premier all-inclusive pregame party at 49ers games takes place at the Pavilion at Great America. For 3 hours prior to kickoff, Red Zone Rally pass-holders enjoy top-of-the-line food and beverage offerings inside a private, air-conditioned space featuring all the early NFL action. Plus, Rally passes include free access to ride the Flight Deck roller coaster before each game!

Location is Great America Pavilion at California’s Great America, 4701 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA.


December 23, 2018 - December 23, 2018


San Francisco Bowl

The Bay Area’s annual bowl game will be played on Monday, December 31st at Levi’s Stadium. The 17th installment of the game that launched in 2002 as the San Francisco Bowl will kickoff at Noon PT—pitting teams from the Pac-12 and Big Ten. More details TBA.

Location is Levi’s Stadium, 4900 Marie P. DeBartolo Way, Santa Clara, CA.


December 31, 2018 - December 31, 2018


College Football Playoff National Championship 2019

Levi’s Stadium will be the host venue for the 2019 College Football Playoff National Championship!

Location is Levi’s Stadium, 4900 Marie P. DeBartolo Way, Santa Clara, CA.


January 07, 2019 - January 07, 2019


Championship Tailgate

Championship Tailgate is the gathering place for fans who want to experience extreme tailgating at the College Football Playoff National Championship. With a full day of outdoor activities, fans will have the opportunity to zip line, participate in free-fall stunt jumps and more all at site of the 2019 Collehge Football Playoff National Championship, Levi’s® Stadium.

Location is Levi’s Stadium, 4900 Marie P. DeBartolo Way, Santa Clara, CA.


January 07, 2019 - January 07, 2019


Mission College Symphony Mini Concert

Enjoy a mini concert performed by Mission College Symphony. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated.

Location is Mission College – Gillmor Center Room 103, 3000 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara, CA.


March 03, 2019 - March 03, 2019


Bay Area Travel & Adventure Show

At the Travel & Adventure Show, explore thousands of vacation options from top destinations around the globe. Meet one-on-one with travel experts who will help you find, plan, and book your next vacation. Uncover travel deals and show-only specials. Gain expert advice and learn to travel like an insider from dozens of educational seminars. Plus, meet with your favorite celebrity travel speakers! Get transported around the world in one day, under one roof at the 2019 Bay Area Travel & Adventure Show. Visit website for full seminar line up, along with additional event and ticket information.

Location is Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA.


March 23, 2019 - March 24, 2019


Pokémon Regional Championship

Calling all Trading Card game and Video Game players! All participants in this event are competing to secure their invitation to the 2019 Pokémon World Championships. With attendance, competition, and popularity on the rise this year, Pokémon is expanding more than ever. Open to everyone.

Location is Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA.


May 16, 2019 - May 19, 2019