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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


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


Vanguard Bingo

Every Tuesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday help support the Santa Clara Vanguard by participating in Vanguard Bingo! Vanguard Bingo is the organization’s flagship fundraiser, providing a significant portion of operating revenues and financial support for performing ensembles.

Location is Vanguard Hall, 1795 Space Park Drive, Santa Clara, CA.


January 07, 2018 - July 01, 2018


Jazz Greats: Classic Photographs from the Bank of America Collection

Comprised of 34 photographs from the 1920s through the 1980s, this exhibition features images of many well-known performers from the uniquely American art forms of jazz and modern dance as well as the diverse audiences who supported and celebrated these new styles of performance. Exhibit is open January 26 – March 16 and April 5 – June 16.

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


January 26, 2018 - June 16, 2018


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


Thursday Trivia

Enjoy trivia night every Thursday at Golden State Brewery, Santa Clara’s first brewery since Prohibition!

Location is Golden State Brewery, 1252 Memorex Dr, Santa Clara, CA.


February 01, 2018 - June 07, 2018


Food Truck Friday

Golden State Brewery features a food truck at their taproom every Friday!

Location is Golden State Brewery, 1252 Memorex Dr, Santa Clara, CA.


February 02, 2018 - June 29, 2018


Tracey Valleau Photography Exhibit

Enjoy the highly detailed and sensitive photography of Tracey Valleau. Valleau’s work has been published and reproduced throughout the world.

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


February 10, 2018 - May 13, 2018


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


David Einstein: A 50 Year Perspective

David Einstein was one of the seminal figures responsible for the spread of Color Field painting to California in the 1960s and later. This exhibition will be the most expansive retrospective of the artist’s work ever presented, and will be accompanied by a complete and academic book exploring the artist and his work. This exhibition is of particular importance to the Triton Musuem of Art, as Einstein has recently named the Triton Museum as a final repository of his massive collection of work. This addition to the Museum’s Permanent Collection will help place it among notable lending institutions for others wishing to show works by this noted artist.

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


February 17, 2018 - April 22, 2018


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


Late Night Boba-Taco Truck

Enjoy tacos and boba simultaneously from Los Jamaytecos Taco & Boba Truck Friday nights from 11:00pm to 2:00am near Santa Clara University!

Location is 966 Bellomy Street, Santa Clara, CA.


April 06, 2018 - April 27, 2018


10th Annual Eco Fair

Celebrate Mission’s tenth year of honoring Earth Day! More info to come.

Location is Mission College, 3000 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara, CA.


April 19, 2018 - April 19, 2018


A Pirate’s Life for Me: The Musical

A Pirate’s Life for Me is a fully staged, one-night-only musical production you and your family won’t want to miss. Get your peg leg tapping to this eclectic score of rollicking sea shanties and contemporary styles – a surefire audience-pleaser!

Admission is $15.00.

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


April 20, 2018 - April 20, 2018


Silicon Valley Leadership Group Workplace Wellness Symposium

The Silicon Valley Leadership Group will be hosting 100+ Human Resources/Benefits/Wellness professionals for a half day event featuring sessions on how to implement innovative workplace wellness strategies. This year’s symposium presents an opportunity for professionals and executives to engage in critical discussions about the policies driving fundamental changes in employee wellness programs.

Admission is $39.00

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


April 20, 2018 - April 20, 2018


CoinExpo Santa Clara

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

Admission is $6.00 and is good for all three days.

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


April 20, 2018 - April 22, 2018


Latino Education Summit: Silicon Valley 2018

This year’s Summit will include presentations focused on improving work with Latinx and English Language Learner students as a teacher and a leader. Presentations will include a discussion of improving school culture, fostering change in schools, improving teaching practice with ELL students, and more.

Registration is $125.00.

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


April 21, 2018 - April 21, 2018


BroncoHack

BroncoHack is a FREE 24-hour hackathon of straight code, food, and fun. BroncoHack is open to undergraduate, and graduate students from any accredited institution.

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


April 21, 2018 - April 22, 2018


Neue Klasse und Kaffee

Neue Klasse und Kaffee is a monthly gathering for the BMW Neue Klasse cars in the San Francisco Bay Area organized by BMW 2002 FAQ. Come admire the vintage cars and grab a cup of coffee.

Chromatic Coffee, 5237 Stevens Creek Blvd, Santa Clara, CA.


April 21, 2018 - April 21, 2018


Konjoe Burger Bar – Santa Clara Grand Opening Event

Join Konjoe in celebrating the grand opening of Konjoe Burger Bar Santa Clara from 11am to 3pm! Their menu will be finalized with new items that will be exclusive to this location. They’ll also be collaborating with Cukui, one of the bay area’s top streetwear brands, to give away a special gift, along with a newly designed Konjoe t-shirt to the first 50 customers!

Location is 3555 Monroe St, Suite 75, Santa Clara, CA.


April 21, 2018 - April 21, 2018


Levi’s Stadium Wedding Fair

Bay Area Wedding Fairs returns to Levi’s Stadium! Find vendors, enter giveaways, and more!

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


April 22, 2018 - April 22, 2018


Save the Date – Run Santa Clara: A Family 5k

Santa Clara Youth Commission is excited to announce their next Run Santa Clara: a Family 5K. Save the date for Sunday, April 22nd. More information coming soon!


April 22, 2018 - April 22, 2018


Documentary: Dolores

Enjoy a FREE film screening of Dolores, a documentary about Dolores Huerta who co-founded the country’s first farmworkers union.

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


April 25, 2018 - April 25, 2018


2018 Silicon Valley Chamber Business XPO

The Santa Clara Chamber of Commerce & Convention-Visitors Bureau, in partnership with other Santa Clara County Chambers, is pleased to present the 2018 Silicon Valley Chamber Business XPO. Learn about over 100 exhibitor businesses while networking with other business professionals. Participate in the Passport program to enter for a chance to win prizes from local businesses and organizations! Advance registration is suggested so that you can avoid any delay in getting into the XPO.

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


April 25, 2018 - April 25, 2018


Take the Mystery out of Networking

Join Robert Robledo, Director of Audience Development & Events for the Silicon Valley Business Journal for this special workshop on networking, then right after the seminar put your skills to the test at the Silicon Valley Chamber XPO at the Santa Clara Convention Center.

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


April 25, 2018 - April 25, 2018


Tuscan Wine Tasting at Piatti Santa Clara

Join Piatti Restaurant on Thursday, April 26th from 5:30-7:30pm for a fun wine tasting features some of the best Tuscan wines. An ambassador from Sienna Imports will be in attendance to curate four tastings and talk about the wines. Enjoy delicious seasonal Italian bites on their patio and stock up on your favorites – they’ll have bottles on hand for sale. This event is 21+.

Admission is $40.00.

Location is Piatti Restaraunt, Rivermark Plaza, 3905 Rivermark Plz, Santa Clara, CA.


April 26, 2018 - April 26, 2018


SCU Orchestra

The University Orchestra is SCU’s largest instrumental performing ensemble, and performs concerts featuring great symphonic works from the classical to the contemporary, in the majesty of the Mission.

Tickets are $10.00 – $20.00.

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


April 27, 2018 - April 27, 2018


Shakespeare’s Most Wanted

Who is Shakespeare’s most notorious villian? Find out as Silicon Valley Shakespeare remounts this past audience favorite for our Spring Event that will feature some of your favorite SVS actors from past seasons!

Admission is $20.00.

Location is 1509 Warburton Ave, Santa Clara, CA.


April 27, 2018 - April 29, 2018


2018 Monster Jam

Monster Jam returns to Levi’s Stadium for a night of adrenaline-packed family entertainment by some of the most recognizable Monster Jam trucks including Grave Digger, Max-D and many more. Don’t miss these world-class drivers push these perfectly engineered Monster Jam trucks to their limits!

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


April 28, 2018 - April 28, 2018


Relay for Life Santa Clara

Relay For Life is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Relay is staffed and coordinated by volunteers in more than 5,200 communities and 27 countries. Volunteers give of their time and effort because they believe it’s time to take action against cancer. Join the Santa Clara community and remember loved ones lost, honor survivors of all cancers, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society make a global impact on cancer.

Location is Townsend Field, 1111 Bellomy St, Santa Clara, CA.


April 28, 2018 - April 28, 2018


Jennifer Sturgill

Winner of the Triton Museum’s 2017 Statewide Competition and Exhibition, Jennifer Sturgill creates surrealistic and dreamlike images of our everyday world, suggesting viewpoints beyond the initial perceptions of what we first think we see.

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


April 28, 2018 - July 29, 2018


Rouge

Praised as the “Yo-Yo Ma of the Harp”, the renowned Bridget Kibbey is featured in a showcase of French Chamber Music.

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


April 28, 2018 - April 28, 2018


UFC Superstar Nate Diaz

Meet UFC Superstar Nate Diaz at Milo’s Collectibles! Photo op and autograph is $45.00.

Location is Milo’s Collectibles, 63 Washington St, Santa Clara, CA.


April 29, 2018 - April 29, 2018


SCU Presents: Senior Show

SCU’s brilliant Seniors show the fruits of their labor in an always-impressive exhibition.

Location is Edward M. Dowd Art and Art History Building, Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA.


May 02, 2018 - June 15, 2018


Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Festival

Over 2,000 industry leaders, venture capitalists, startup founders, incubators, and Chinese government officials of high-tech zones will participate in the event. Panels will cover AI, IoT, new energy, new materials, US-China business opportunities, cross-border investment, life sciences, blockchain, cloud computing and big data. A number of highly selective startups are chosen to pitch in 2018SVEF Startup Competition.

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


May 02, 2018 - May 02, 2018


Music @ Noon: Harpist, Bridget Kibbey

Hailed as “the Yo-Yo Ma of the Harp,” Bridget Kibbey is the most sought-after harpist in the United States. Kibbey is a regular face for the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Camerata Pacifica, and solos with the top orchestras around the country. Kibbey is joined by SCU faculty Dr. Ray Furuta for a concert filled with energy and nuance of a unique resonance of harp that lends a beautiful glow and virtuosity. Performance is FREE to attend!

Location is Santa Clara University – Music Recital Hall, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA.


May 02, 2018 - May 02, 2018


Mission College Job & Internship Fair

Current students and Alumni from Mission College and other Bay Area Colleges are welcome to attend, as well as job seekers from the community. There is no cost to attend, but parking is $3.00.

Location is Mission College, 3000 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara, CA.


May 02, 2018 - May 02, 2018


SCU Presents: Tian-en Yu, Piano

Born in Shanghai, Yu has distinguished herself as a brilliant and sensitive performer as well as a skilled teacher. This treat of a recital will include Beethoven’s Sonata Op. 23 in C Major (Waldstein) and Schumann’s Fantasy Pieces Op. 12, among others.

General admission is $10.00 – $20.00.

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


May 04, 2018 - May 04, 2018


Triton Museum of Art 2018: Annual Gala “Cinco de Mayo”

Come enjoy a night of sumptuous food and spectacular art at The Triton Museum of Art! The silent auction will feature artwork from notable & emerging artists, as well as intriguing baskets of local products & services.

Tickets are $160.00.

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


May 05, 2018 - May 05, 2018


Cinco de Mayo Cooking Class

Move over chips and salsa, and make room for an unforgettable Cinco de Mayo feast. Master the art of tamales—from creating masa and fillings to wrapping and cooking techniques. Plus, round out the meal with a soul-satisfying stew and spicy-sweet shortbread cookies.

Registration is $75.00.

Location is Sur La Table, Santa Clara Square, 2712 Augustine Drive Suite 130, Santa Clara, CA.


May 05, 2018 - May 05, 2018


Free Comic Book Day at Illusive

The best day of the year! Bring your family, friends and neighbors to receive 3 free comics, per person, and partake in our giant sale! We will have Face painting, Princesses, Thor, Magic Shows and more! There will be three tables of comics- Kids, All Ages and Mature audiences. To receive all of the comics from a single table, donate $10, which goes to Parents Helping Parents, a local non-profit that helps families with Special Needs children.

Location is Illusive Comics & Games, 1270 Franklin Mall, Santa Clara, CA.


May 05, 2018 - May 05, 2018


Ha’a Hula Dance Company presents 4th Annual Ho’ike

Come and enjoy an entertaining afternoon of Polynesian dancing, music and aloha!

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


May 06, 2018 - May 06, 2018


National Travel & Tourism Week Luncheon

Join Visit Santa Clara on Monday, May 7, 2018 to celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week! The luncheon will feature an update on the economic impact travel and tourism has in Santa Clara and feature presentations by California’s Great America and Levi’s Stadium.

Admission is $65.00.

Location is Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA.


May 07, 2018 - May 07, 2018


John Doerr, Chair of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

John Doerr (Chair, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers; Author, Measure What Matters: How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs) will demonstrate how companies and organizations like Google, Intel and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have achieved success by embracing OKRs, a framework that fosters focus, alignment, transparency and accountability for employees at all levels.

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


May 09, 2018 - May 09, 2018


Taylor Swift “Reputation” Stadium Tour

Ten-time Grammy winner Taylor Swift returns to Levi’s Stadium in May 2018! Due to overwhelming demand, a second show has been added in Santa Clara.

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


May 11, 2018 - May 12, 2018


SCU Presents: The Glass Menagerie

Tennessee Williams’ iconic and heartbreaking play tells the story of Tom, an aspiring poet, who will do anything to move on from his factory job and break free from his overbearing mother, and shy, introverted sister, Laura. This family drama explores the challenging dynamic of family responsibility, the bonds that shape us, and two adult children who dream of different lives.

General admission is $10.00 – $20.00.

Location is Fess Parker Studio Theatre, Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA.


May 11, 2018 - May 19, 2018


The Ethics of Collecting Art

Hear what speakers Kenneth Lapatin (J. Paul Getty Museum) and Christopher Hallett (UC Berkeley) have to say about the ethics of collecting art and enjoy art curated by Renee Dreyfus (Legion of Honor) and Louise Chu (Legion of Honor).

Location is The de Saisset Museum, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA.


May 11, 2018 - May 11, 2018


Rich Dad Education Real Estate Workshop

Discover Strategies to Build Wealth the Rich Dad Way: Take control of your financial future at this powerful workshop. Based on the teachings of the international #1 bestseller Rich Dad Poor Dad this workshop is designed to give you leading-edge strategies to use real estate investing and the stock market to gain an advantage in today’s economy. No previous experience is required.

Location is Hyatt Regency Santa Clara, 5101 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA.


May 11, 2018 - May 11, 2018


Harlem Globetrotters at California’s Great America

Enjoy performances by the Harlem Globetrotters at California’s Great America! The shows are included with park admission, but space is limited inside the theater, so arrive early to ensure the best seat to catch all of the action. Plus, join the Globetrotters stars after the performance where they will stay for a 15 minute autograph, photograph and high five session for fans.

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


May 12, 2018 - May 13, 2018


Marianne Kolb

Marianne Kolb is keenly interested in the human figure as a vehicle through which the solitariness and mysteriousness of human beings can be explored. Guided by sensory impressions – noise, color, texture, smell, shapes, expressions, tone, language and light – Kolb’s primitive renditions reach and capture emotional levels that can haunt us, like dreams of self-revelations.

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


May 12, 2018 - August 19, 2018


Mother’s Day Tea Party

Celebrate amazing moms (and aunts and grandmothers, too) with a tea party! Enjoy tea and yummy snacks. There will be crafts and a handmade gift for moms to take home. Dress up for the occasion in your favorite party clothes.

Location is Santa Clara City Library – Redwood Room, 2635 Homestead Road, Santa Clara, CA.


May 12, 2018 - May 12, 2018


49ers PREP Skills Camp

The 49ers PREP Skills Camp is designed to offer a training experience aimed at not only giving athletes the opportunity to develop their skills, but also offer them the opportunity and knowledge to better prepare for success in their football careers. Participants will participate in on field, position specific drills which will be taught by 49ers Alumni. The 49ers Prep Skills Camp is open to athletes who are rising 8th through rising 12th graders. Participants will receive a camp shirt and lunch included in the price of admission.

Registration is $175.00.

Location is Santa Clara High School, 3000 Benton St, Santa Clara, CA.


May 12, 2018 - May 12, 2018


Silicon Valley Roller Girls Double Header

SVRG Dot.Kamikazes will take on Faultline Derby Devilz followed by the SVRG Killabytes vs. Nor Cal Roller Girls!

Location is City Beach, 2911 Mead Ave, Santa Clara, CA.


May 12, 2018 - May 12, 2018


Mozart@theMuseum

The Cal Arte Ensemble presents Mozart’s final magnificent masterpiece, the Requiem in the intimate setting of the Triton Museum of Art. The event will include a complimentary glass of wine and light refreshments.

Admission is $35.00.

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


May 13, 2018 - May 13, 2018


Promote Her Business Annual Conference: Here “WE” Grow

Here WE Grow is presented by Promote Her Business (PHB) and is their second annual conference. PHB is the only networking group in Silicon Valley dedicated to sales and marketing best practices and high-power networking for women entrepreneurs and male allies.

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


May 14, 2018 - May 14, 2018


SCU Presents: Poet & SCU Alumna Cheryl Dumesnil

Cheryl Dumesnil’s books include two collections of poems, Showtime at the Ministry of Lost Causes and In Praise of Falling, a memoir, Love Song for Baby X: How I Stayed (Almost) Sane on the Rocky Road to Parenthood; and the anthology Dorothy Parker’s Elbow: Tattoos on Writers, Writers on Tattoos, co-edited with Kim Addonizio. Currently a freelance writer and educator, she was also a member of the SCU Department of English and is a faculty advisor to the Santa Clara Review.

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


May 15, 2018 - May 15, 2018


SCU Presents: Art History Student Research Symposium

Each year students compete in the Annual Art History Student Paper Prize Competition and Research Symposium in the Spring quarter. The Symposium provides students with an opportunity to present their research in a formal setting and format modeled after a professional conference.

Location is Edward M. Dowd Art and Art History Building, Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA.


May 18, 2018 - May 18, 2018


Hatha Yoga Fest 2018

Learn home practices for health, joy, mental alertness, creativity, productivity, physical fitness, and spiritual growth. Enjoy 3 days of deep immersion into the sacred and pure practices of Hatha yoga offered by teachers extensively trained by the Isha Foundation.

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


May 18, 2018 - May 20, 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


Anthony Riggs

The painting of Anthony Riggs are a visual exploration of opposing belief systems. By integrating visual elements from different historical periods and ideological viewpoints he investigates how aesthetics have been used as propaganda to control the narrative of history. Riggs borrows from pop culture, kitsch, propaganda, ancient mythology, religious iconography, and science fiction. Using aesthetic tricks of classical composition and advertising propaganda, he seduces viewers into his narrative world, inviting the viewer to think about the relationship between east and west, masculine and feminine, ancient and modern, and science and religion.

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


May 19, 2018 - August 19, 2018


Igniter Social – Pitch and Demo Event

At Igniter Social, meet like-minded entrepreneurs, demo your idea, pitch your startup, and mingle with our special guests.

Location is Hackerdojo – Large Event Room, 3350 Thomas Rd, Santa Clara, CA.


May 24, 2018 - May 24, 2018


Mission City Memorial Park Cemetery Tour

Learn more of your hometown history by joining Local History/Genealogy Librarian Mary Boyle and Cemetery Operations Manager Phil Orr for a tour of one of Santa Clara’s original cemeteries. The City bought the “graveyard” land in 1850-51, and it has gone through many name changes. It has been known as Mission City Memorial Park since 1972. Copies of Cemeteries of Santa Clara by Bea Lichtenstein will be available for sale by the Santa Clara County Historical and Genealogical Society.

Location is Mission City Memorial Park Cemetery, 420 N. Winchester Blvd, Santa Clara, CA.


May 24, 2018 - May 24, 2018


Boomerang Bay Opening Day at California’s Great America

What’s twice as fun as one park?  TWO PARKS!  On May 26, California’s Great America becomes two parks for the price of one when Boomerang Bay Water Park opens for the 2018 season!

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


May 26, 2018 - May 26, 2018


Memorial Day at California’s Great America

Make plans to spend Memorial Day weekend at California’s Great America as we kick off the summer season with exciting special events. To honor our guests who serve in the military, all active or retired military members will receive free admission to Great America on Saturday, Sunday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend. Just show valid ID at the ticket booths to participate in our military salute.

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


May 26, 2018 - May 28, 2018


SCU Presents: Jazz Band & Combos

Our Jazz Band is a big band in the tradition of Duke Ellington and Count Basie that not only performs the classics but also embraces the music of contemporary composers and arrangers. The Combo explores the intricacies of jazz across the ages in a tight group. Expect a swinging evening!

General admission is $10.00 – $20.00.

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


May 30, 2018 - May 30, 2018


Legally Blonde The Musical

Legally Blonde is a smart, fun, fabulous musical adapted from the movie of the same name. Our heroine, Elle Woods, transforms from a simple, blonde, sorority president into strong, fierce, (but still fabulous) Harvard Law star! Girl-power is on display in this funny and energetic celebration of sisterhood and breaking stereotypes.

Tickets are $10.00 – $20.00.

Location is Louis B. Mayer Theatre, Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA.


June 01, 2018 - June 09, 2018


Songs and Scenes Onstage

Santa Clara University music students present songs and scenes from the operatic and musical theatre repertoire in a delightful evening of vignettes and glorious vocal performance!

General admission is $10.00 – $20.00.

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


June 02, 2018 - June 02, 2018


Red, White & Brews

Red, White & Brews is a hometown celebration of Americana food and fun. Weekends, June 2–10, California’s Great America’s Hometown Square comes to life with live entertainment, gourmet food and locally-sourced beer, and games and activities for the whole family. More than a beer and barbecue festival, this is summer fun as it was intended: an amusement park event with larger than life games and activities for kids, plus great live music and a firework-finale! Those 21 and older can climb aboard the San Jose Beer Bike for a pedal-powered tour around Hometown Square that allows you to sip during the trip! (purchase required).

In 2018, Red, White & Brews is proud to welcome Northern California country sensation, Diablo Road, as the nightly headliners! Delivering bold, energetic country music, Diablo Road is led by Jewels Hanson of “Nashville Star” fame and will have you rockin’, jumpin’ and two-steppin’ every night of Red, White & Brews.

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


June 02, 2018 - June 10, 2018


Baby Bellies & Beyond™ Baby Show

The Pregnancy and Newborn Baby Show focuses on the beginning of the pregnancy journey right through your baby’s first year. All attendees receive full access to the show floor, samples, presentations, baby shower games, and the chance to win prizes including strollers, carriers, and other baby gear!

General Admission is $15.00.

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


June 02, 2018 - June 02, 2018


New Playwrights’ Festival

Celebrate SCU student playwrights in a kaleidoscopic festival of original work in semi-staged readings. Always new, always thought-provoking.

Tickets are $7.00.

Location is Fess Parker Studio Theatre, Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA.


June 03, 2018 - June 05, 2018


9th Annual Genesis Film Festival

The Digital Filmmaking Program at Santa Clara University presents the 8th Annual Genesis Film Festival, a showcase of outstanding student films created over the past academic year. From short fictions to short documentaries to senior capstones, there will be a variety of films to enjoy! This is a great opportunity to network with students, professors, professionals in the industry, and mingle with our extended family of parents, siblings, and friends. There will also be hors-d’oeuvres and refreshments served at the event.

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


June 14, 2018 - June 14, 2018


7th Annual Silicon Valley BBQ Championships

The SVBBQ Championships event is sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society (KCBS) as the 2nd largest Championship on the West Coast! Sixty professional teams will be competing in: Pork Ribs, Pulled Pork, Chicken Thighs & Brisket. The event is sure to draw a crowd with live music, great food, drinks, and various business/art & crafts vendors. One hundred percent of the proceeds raised from this event will help support various annual projects sponsored by the Santa Clara Rotary Foundation.

Admission is FREE. Parking is $10.00.

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


June 22, 2018 - June 23, 2018


Santa Clara Vanguard Pacific Procession

Coming this summer, Vanguard Music and Performing Arts is proud to present Pacific Procession, one of the Bay Area’s most exciting drum corps events of 2018! This year’s show features Santa Clara Vanguard, Vanguard Cadets, and our special guest the Troopers from Casper, Wyoming! Pacific Procession will also feature an exclusive performance by the Santa Clara Big Band.

General Admission is $20.00. Children 12 & under $10.00.

Location is Santa Clara High School, 3000 Benton St, Santa Clara, CA.


June 25, 2018 - June 25, 2018


San Jose Championships

The National Physique Committee is the premier amateur physique organization in the world. Since 1982, the top athletes in bodybuilding, fitness, figure, bikini and physique have started their careers in the NPC. Many of those athletes graduated to successful careers in the IFBB Professional League, a list that includes 24 Olympia and 38 Arnold Classic winners. NPC athletes are regularly featured in and on the covers of international publications such as FLEX, Muscular Development, Muscle & Fitness and Muscle & Fitness Hers, Fitness Rx for Women, Ironman and Musclemag International.

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


June 30, 2018 - June 30, 2018


4th of July All City Picnic & Fireworks Extravaganza

Enjoy 4th of July festivities at Central Park! More details TBA.

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


July 04, 2018 - July 04, 2018


49ers PREP 3-Day Youth Camp

49ers PREP presented by US Bank conducts a 3-Day Camp during the summer designed to teach the fundamentals of football. The 3-day camp is a co-ed, non-contact football camp for boys and girls ages 7-12 that is designed to improve a child’s beginning, intermediate or advanced skill level. Fundamentals of all positions on offense and defense are taught in addition to life skills such as respect, responsibility, sportsmanship, teamwork and the importance of education. Participants are grouped based on age and skill level.

Registration is $249.00.

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


July 11, 2018 - July 13, 2018


Bricks by the Bay

Bricks by the Bay is the annual gathering of LEGO® builders, enthusiasts and fans! The convention is one of the largest in the Western United States and is entirely run by volunteers who donate their time and talents to bring you an exciting four days of amazing displays, inspiring speakers, workshops, games, contests and opportunities to meet and have fun with other LEGO® devotees.

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


July 12, 2018 - July 15, 2018


U.S. Futsal National Championship 2018

The U.S. Futsal National Championship will be held in Santa Clara for their 33rd installment of the tournament. This year is also the 37th anniversary of U.S. Futsal.

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


July 19, 2018 - July 22, 2018


San Jose Earthquakes vs. Manchester United F.C.

Levi’s Stadium will host a match between the San Jose Earthquakes and Manchester United F.C. on Sunday, July 22nd. The match is part of the English powerhouse’s visit to the United States for their 2018 summer tour. Kick-off is scheduled for 2 p.m. PT. Pre-sale tickets will be available starting April 9th and will go on sale to the public on April 12th. Prices will start at $25.00 and can be purchased at Ticketmaster.com.

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


July 22, 2018 - July 22, 2018


International Champions Cup: Barcelona vs. AC Milan

The International Champions Cup is returning to Levi’s Stadium this summer! More details TBA.

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


August 04, 2018 - August 04, 2018


Desi Comedy Fest 2018

Desi Comedy Fest is the largest South Asian comedy festival in America. Their mission is to showcase the funniest South Asian comedians and create a unique live experience for the South Asian diaspora.

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


August 11, 2018 - August 11, 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


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


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


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


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


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


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