The Market Management and Staff have developed the following Code of Conduct to ensure your visit, and that of your fellow guests, is a pleasant one. We strive to provide an enjoyable and safe environment for everyone. This Code of Conduct is in effect at all times while visiting the San Pedro Square Market. The San Pedro Square Market, its owners, employees and agents do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sexual orientation, physical disability or national origin. The San Pedro Square Market, its employees, owners and agents reserve the right to enforce the Code of Conduct found on its website as well as at various locations throughout the project without concern for race, color, religion, sexual orientation, physical disability or national origin.
The Market Code of Conduct
DO Be respectful of others with your PERSON and use of language
Don’t physically or verbally threaten any person; the following is not allowed: fighting, annoying others through noisy, boisterous, or offensive behavior, using sexually explicit language or conduct, or in any way creating a disturbance which is disruptive or dangerous to The Market's patrons or its commercial function. Including (but not limited to) use of physical force, obscene language, obscene gestures or racial, religious or ethnic slurs which are likely to create a disturbance or impinge on the hearing or peace of other patrons.
DO Bring your friends and family to The Market
Don’t have possession of any item that could be used as a weapon, including but not limited to: firearms, explosives, fireworks, clubs or sticks over 1 inch in diameter (except umbrellas or canes), chemical dispensing devices, knives with blades over 2 inches in length, or any other object(s) that may be used in any way to inflict bodily injury on another person. Also do not bring items inside the buildings that are not allowed: motorized vehicles (exceptions, as provided by law), animals (with the exception of service animals), etc.
DO Feel free to put tables and chairs together for larger groups while taking advantage of our ample seating and variety of seating options
Don’t bring the inside furniture outside or put tables and chairs on the Adobe area or hinder or interfere with the flow of other market goers by obstructing entryways or walkways. This includes tables being moved into walkways, fire exits, entryways etc. Don’t sit on floors, handrails, tables, countertops, trash receptacles or other areas not specifically designed for seating. Don’t climb on tables, walls, trees or other places not specifically designed for public access. Don’t bring your own chairs or furniture to The Market.
DO Wear appropriate attire.
Don’t wear questionable clothing that may affect our guests’ dining experiences. We ask that attire be appropriate and within the guidelines as set by Department of Environmental Health. Shirts and shoes are required as per the Department of Environmental Health. Therefore, we do not allow bathing suits unless covered up by other clothing. Additional dress requirements include:
DO Celebrate your birthday and all of your special events at The Market
Don’t engage in expressive activity not sponsored by The Market and/or an enterprise(s) engaged in business at The Market, without complying with The Market's rules for such activity. This includes, without limitation, the solicitation of money or other contributions or donations, or distribution of commercial advertising or promotional material of any kind, or offering samples of items which are sold, available for sale or available in exchange for a donation or contribution.
DO Have fun and The Market and socialize with your friends
Don’t yell, scream, sing, play musical instruments, radios, tape players, or other sound amplification devices or otherwise communicate in a manner which creates noise of sufficient volume to impinge on the hearing or peace of the general public. Also Don’t deface, damage or destroy any real or personal property constituting part of, or located in or on, The Market, including writing, spraying, scratching, or otherwise affixing graffiti on such property.
DO Purchase food and alcohol from your favorite vendors inside The Market
Don’t consume any alcoholic beverage or food that was not purchased from The Market while on property.
DO Follow all federal, state and local laws and ordinances
Don’t smoke in the outdoor dining area of this establishment; within 30ft of outdoor dining areas; or within 30ft of any operable
doorway, window, opening, or vent where smoking is prohibited. Santa Clara County Ordinance Code B13-82(b)(1), B13-82(b)(3).
DO Expect to be asked to leave if your behavior does not fall within this Code of Conduct. We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone.
The above is a partial list of San Pedro Square Market’s Code of Conduct. The Market reserves the right to modify and/or add to this Code of Conduct at any time and the right to refuse service. Please contact a Market Manager for additional information.