Special Events: Music & Movement Tuesdays @ 10:30am

home logoSan Pedro Square Market Special Events: Join SPSM and the San Jose Public Libary for a special series for parents & their children called "Music & Movement."

On Tuesdays at 10:30am, Move, Dance and sing with your child to a variety of music in English and Spanish.  We will play with bean bags, scarves and rhythm sticks.  This program is for parents and children.

See you at the market!

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Summer Movie Nights at San Pedro Square Market

starlight cinemas downtown san joseJoin San Pedro Square Market and Starlight Cinemas for the free summer movie series in the SPSM plaza on select Wednesdays 2013:

Mark your calendars for these awesome movie nights coming up soon in downtown San Jose! Bring your family & friends out for some popcorn, and don't forget to grab a bite to eat at the San Pedro Square Market vendors before the show!

  • June 26th: "Home Alone" (1990/PG):  An 8-year-old boy, who is accidentally left behind while his family flies to France for Christmas, has to defend his home against idiotic burglars. Starring Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern and Catherine O’Hara.  PRE-SHOW: Best Macaulay Culkin imitation and Home Alone movie trivia

  • July 31st: "Mi Mambo" (2006 / not rated) presented by KQED: Music meets the streets of East Harlem at the Harbor Conservatory where Latin rhythms create a lifeline for kids. Mi Mambo! goes inside the Conservatory, exploring how it captures and fees on the musical energies of the street. Students perform son, mambo, and salsa along side professionals, demonstrating why this music deserves the same respect as classical and jazz. The film follows the ups and downs of five students as they learn to navigate what is, for them, an uneven playing field. PRE-SHOW: The San Jose Jazz High School All Stars will perform in the Market Garage starting at 6:30 p.m.  www.sanjosejazz.org

  • August 14th: "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" (1986/PG13): Teenager Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick) is a legend in his own time thanks to his uncanny skill at cutting classes and getting away with it. Intending to make one last grand duck-out before graduation, Ferris calls in sick, “borrows” a Ferrari, and embarks on a one-day bacchanal through the streets of Chicago. Dogging Ferris’ trail at every turn is high-school principal Rooney (Jeffrey Jones), determined to catch Bueller in the act of class-cutting. Also starring Jennifer Grey, Mia Sara, Alan Ruck, Jeffrey Rooney, Ben Stein and Charlie Sheen.
    PRE-SHOW: John Hughes Trivia Bingo

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Farmers' Market Reopening Friday May 3rd, 2013

FMKT2013logo 300x300San Pedro Square Market Neighborhood Events 2013: Join us in welcoming back the FRIDAY weekly farmers' market in San Pedro Square!

Beginning on May 3rd, 2013, The cozy outdoor market will take place each Friday, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. along a charming block of San Pedro Street between Santa Clara and St. John streets.

The market, featuring the fresh produce of more than 30 California-based growers, is produced in conjunction with Pacific Coast Farmers’ Market Association, the San Jose Downtown Association, and is being presented by Kaiser Permanente.

This coming celebratory year, PCFMA’s markets will be filled with a variety of exciting events. There will be a special photo exhibition featuring the farmers who work so hard to bring fresh local produce to market. There will be a timeline banner on view, showing the growth of the fresh and sustainable food to table movement and PCFMA’s part in it over the last 25 years. Special anniversary activities will include free cake, kids’ activities and arts and crafts, an appearance by Mr. Carrot at each market, cooking demonstrations with the Cookin’ the Market chefs, fun promotional giveaways like recycled bags, pens, or mugs, lots of enter to win contests, and a very special contest to win $2,500!! Visit pcfma.com/2500 for contest rules and requirements.


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49ers Draft Bash April 25th, 2013

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San Pedro Square Market will be teaming up with the San Francisco 49ers for the 2013 Draft Bash presented by Bud Light on April 25th from 4-9 PM.  The Draft Bash will include food, music and entertainment, interactive sponsor booths, the latest 49ers merchandise, and the live broadcast of the 2013 NFL Draft which begins promptly at 5 p.m. to be displayed on large outdoor screens. Performances by the Gold Rush Cheerleaders, Niner Noise, and guest appearances by Sourdough Sam, 49ers players and alumni are expected.

Fans will be kept in the know with draft-day commentary from 49ers all-time great, Dwight Clark, and the voice of the team, Ted Robinson.

This is a FREE all ages event but attendees must register online to obtain tickets.  Get the details here and signup for tickets here.

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Pub Quiz Night Every Monday at the San Pedro Square Market

pub quiz nightSan Pedro Square Market on-going Events: Calling all Trivia fans...quick reminder that the Brainstormer Pub Quiz is hosted every Monday night at 7pm at the San Pedro Square Market.

Bring a team of players, fly solo at the bar, or find a team to join up with at the Pub Quiz Regulars!

Click HERE for a list of the upcoming quiz themes!  Kick-start your week with an intellectual twist, a great atmosphere, and good times with friends, food and specialty beverages.

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San Jose Bike Clinic Mobile Pop Up Shop April 24th, 2013

592227 324949664216483 168014224 nSan Pedro Square Market Special Event: San Jose Bike Clinic's next Skill Share is on April 24th, 2013 at 7:00pm

Signup on facebook here.

Need help with your flat tire? Chain needs some grease? Something more specific? We will have tools, bike stands, and bike mechanics ready to help you get your bike in riding condition. 

This event is free and open to the public.

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Poppy Farm Plant Sale April 27th, 2013

Poppy Farm Logo San pedro square marketSan Pedro Square Market Special Event: Join Native Revival Nursery and their sister shop, The Poppy Farm, on April 27th, 2013 from 10am - 3pm for a plant sale!

Beautiful natives will be in bloom, experts on hand to give you advice on your garden, and beautiful & unique gifts will be available in the garden boutique...including: jewelry, scarves, glazed pots, books and more!

Check it out and bring a friend to the Poppy Farm, located at the San Pedro Square Market in Downtown San Jose.



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March Madness 2013 | San Pedro Square Market

The NCAA Men's Basketball Division I Tournament (a.k.a. March Madness) is reaching a significant milestone this year. The 2013 edition is the 75th anniversary of the tournament of all tournaments! This Sunday, March 17th, the selections will be made, brackets will be set, and our attention will shift from the NBA & baseball Spring Training to the the buzzer-beating shots and Cinderella stories that happen every March. Two of the rounds will be played right here in San Jose, at HP Pavilion. Whether you are going to watch in person or are just a casual fan, San Pedro Square Market is the best place to catch the tournament action!

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The San Pedro Square Market will be launching its second annual "Market Madness" bracket. The winner of this pool will receive a $100 gift certificate to the Market Bar. The link above will take you into our yahoo sports bracket manager where you can sign up using your Yahoo, Google, or Facebook account. After you have clicked on the link follow these steps:

1. Enter the group password - marchmadness

2. If needed, our group ID is 19612

The HP Pavilion will also be hosting the second round of the tournament Thursday March 21st and Saturday March 23. Here is how the viewing schedule breaks down:

Selection Sunday
March 17
First Four
March 19 & 20
Second Round
March 21 & 22
Third Round
March 23 & 24
NCAA Sweet Sixteen
March 28 & 29
Elite Eight
March 30 & 31
Final Four
Atlanta, April 6
National Championship
Atlanta, April 8

Be sure to catch every game of March Madness 2013. The San Pedro Square Market will be ready...will you?

Here are a few videos of the best March Madness moments:


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St. Patricks Day 2013 | San Pedro Square Market

St. Patrick's Day (3/17) falls on a Sunday this year, which means that we will be celebrating with drink specials all weekend.

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San Pedro Square Market Bar will be featuring the following festive libations:

Irish Car Bombs $9.00
Green Beer $5.00
Harp & Guiness on tap $5.00 each
Tullamore Dew shots $5.00

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Come down and enjoy a wonderful weekend at the San Pedro Square Market. Please party responsibly. 

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Things to Do in San Jose | Beer Week 2013 & Valentines Day

Beer week 2013, February 7-14th, is almost upon us. That oh so great time when beer lovers unite in search of that perfect beer...or 5 or 6 of them.

The San Pedro Square Market has an amazing beer week set for 2103. We will kick things off on February 12th with a Fat Tuesday Party in partnership with Abita Brewery. Purple Haze, an American style Wheat Beer, will lead the way for Abita. The San Pedro Square Market Bar will also be featuring Hurricane specials and of course we will have beads for all.


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Wednesday February 13 will be a Huge Craft Beer Event. Come down and join us as we welcome Alagash Brewing Co, North Coast Brewing Co, Anderson Valley Brewing Co, Lost Coast Brewing Co. & Red Nectar Brewing. $20.00 will get you a wrist band and a chance to sample all of the beers we have for the event. We will be hosting the five brewery event in the Garage from 6-8 PM. Do not miss this event it will be epic!

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Also, shhhhhh...... there has been been a Pliney The Elder sighting at the San Pedro Square Market Bar. Stay Tuned.


Another special day at the San Pedro Square Market will be Valentine's Day. The San Pedro Square Market offers you something unique this Valentines Day. Instead of the same old date night, why not come out and enjoy Downtown San Jose's favorite project with the one you love? Enjoy a wonderful meal from Little Chef, Sama Zama, The Little Cheese Shoppe; or finish your night with a desert crepe or ice cream from Treatbot. The San Pedro Square Market Bar will be running Wine & Champagne specials all night, as a perfect complement for whatever meal you choose.

Finally, round out the events in February will be a Wine and cheese event. The Little Cheese Shoppe and The San Pedro Square Market are teaming up with J. Lorh for a wonderful night of cheese and wine. Be sure to sign up in advance as this event is sure to fill up fast.


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