2nd Annual Market Wine Pour | June 27th @ 12-6pm

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Please Join us for San Pedro Square Market's 2nd Annual Market Wine Pour on June 27th, 2015 featuring Summer Popups by SJMADE!

Sample different wines while strolling through booths filled with unique creations made by San Jose artists. We will be closing down St. John street in order to provide a large selection of unique wines and vendors. Event is free to all ages.

If you are interested in sampling our wines, tasting tickets are $40 pre-sale and include a souvenir glass, $10 gift card to be used at participating San Pedro Square Market restaurants, and 5 drink tickets for 3-oz pours of your favorite wines. Additional drink tickets will be available for purchase at the event. Tickets will be $50 day of event if we don't sellout first, so get your tickets early!

Wine Tasting begins at 1pm, check-in starting at 12pm. Come early and stay late to enjoy the SJMADE Vendor Faire from 12pm-6pm.

We hope to see you there!

BUY TICKETS HERE

 

Confirmed Wines:

Jaume Serra Cristalino Brut

Condes de Albarei Albarino

Pata Negra Verdejo

Pata Negra Rioja

Conde de Valdemar Riojo

Belle Ambiance Chardonnay

Belle Ambiance Cabernet Sauvignon

Massimo Sauvignon Blanc

Irony Pinot Noir

Handcraft Petite Sirah

Buena Vista Chardonnay

Buena Vista Cabernet

Buena Vista Merlot

Buena Vista Zinfandel

Buena Vista Pinot Noir

Clos Lachance Chardonnay

Clos Lachance Sauvignon Blanc

Clos Lachance Cabernet

Clos Lachance Zinfandel

Clos Lachance Meritage

 

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Special Event: Outdoor Cinema Movie Nights @ the Market this Summer!

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San Pedro Square Market Special Events: Join SPSM this summer for 3 free movie nights! Bring the family and invite your friends to enjoy the summer weather, market eateries, and some of our favorite movies on the big screen under the SPSM Sign.

  • Hook: June 24th
  • Pitch Perfect: July 29th
  • The Avengers: August 26th

Bring your blankets and lawn chairs, and we'll see you at dusk!

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FARMERS' MARKET Fridays @ 10am - 2pm

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San Pedro Square Market Special Events: Join the SPSM neighborhood for a weekly Farmers' Market in Downtown San Jose Fridays from 10am - 2pm.

Downtown Farmers’ Market, presented by Kaiser Permanente, is open every Friday (except July 3) 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

The cozy outdoor market takes 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, celebrated its 25th year in 2013. Call (800) 949-FARM for more information.

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Last Call For Tickets| Whiskies of the World Event Thurs Mar 26th- 6p

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San Pedro Square Market and the Breast Cancer Emergency Fund Present: Whiskies of the World

Thursday, March 26th from 6:00pm - 10:00pm

View Pictures from last year's event!

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE!

Whiskies of the World® Expo returns to San Pedro Square Market, downtown San Jose's most unique culinary and entertainment venue.

-Meet whisky distillers, gurus and brand ambassadors as you taste and experience the finest spirits from around the world

-Your two hour tasting starts at 6:00pm or 8:10pm

-Souvenir tasting glass designed for nosing and enjoying spirits

-Food paired with the whiskies

-Close to 200 whiskies to be tasted as you visit different tables and meet the people behind the whisky

-Two informative and entertaining whisky seminars (only availible for patrons that attend a main tasting session)

-For those who desire to experience the pleasures of whisky and cigars, there are cigar and whisky pairing sessions at 7:00 & 8:15pm

Times and Tickets:

Main Tasting Session 1 - 6pm-8pm ($75)

Main Tasting Session 2 - 8.10pm-10.10pm ($75)

Add-ons for patrons that have main tasting session tickets:

(select the following that do not conflict with the time of your main tasting session)

Whisky Seminar 1 (The Glenlivet) - 7pm ($10)

Whisky Seminar 2 (High West) 8.15pm ($10)

Whisky and Cigar Session 1 - 7.00pm ($20)

Whisky and Cigar Session 2 - 8.15pm ($20)

Session 1 & 2 include; Hundreds of whiskies from all over the world to taste, food for pairing, a whisky tasting glass.

Seminars:

7:00 pm
Josh Gelfand (The Glenlivet): Wood Makes the Whisky
Josh Gelfand has 8 years of spirits and hospitality experience, ranging from bartending to being a brand ambassador for The Glenlivet, his most recent position. This class takes us from Aberlour to The Glenlivet, five miles away yet worlds apart. Join us as we dive into the complexities of wood management and how cask selection greatly infulences the flavor profile of each spirit.

8:15 pm
David Perkins (High West): Whiskey: An Organoleptic Journey
Join David Perkins, Proprietor of High West Distillery, for an experiential seminar of multiple whiskey distillates to better understand government regulations around whiskey definitions, cut points, yeast, mistakes, important chemical copmpounds in whiskey, and one of our weaknesses: whiskey and chocolate.

Dress Code: This is a sophisticated spirits festival. Please dress accordingly. Dressy casual to business is recommended. Kilts and greatly welcome! No t-shirts, shorts or torn clothing allowed.

7:00 pm and 8:15 pm
Cigars and Whisky
Learn the artistry that goes into making cigars and smoking them.  We will pair two cigars with two whiskies. The featured whiskies will be Kilchoman Machir Bay (presented by the distillery owner himself, Anthony Wills) and Russell's Reserve Single Barrel (presented by the national brand ambassador Robin Coupar). Featured cigars will be from Partagas.

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SJ Earthquakes Soccer Legacy Book Signing Thurs Mar 19 @ 5pm

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San Pedro Square Market Special Events: Join SPSM for the Official Book Launch Party for The San Jose Earthquakes: A Seismic Soccer Legacy where you can meet the author Gary Singh!

  • Thursday, March 19, 2015
  • 5:00pm - 7:00pm

 

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SJ Bike Clinic FREE WORKSHOP Last Sunday Each Month @ 2pm

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San Pedro Square Market Special Events:  Join SPSM and the San Jose Bike Clinic for a Free Bike Skill Share workshop and tune-up in front of the Market Garage.....bring your bike and hang out with the crew!

Want to learn how to fix something on your bike? Maybe its out of sorts and could use a tune up? Bring it on down to the Bike Clinic!

We're popping up one evening a month at San Pedro Square Market. We'll be in the loading dock area, just outside the building with B2 coffee and the Garage Bar. Look for bike stands and friendly folks wearing SJBC t-shirts!

San Jose Bike Clinic is a non-profit, volunteer-run, do-it-yourself community bicycle workshop! We sell parts and shirts, and you can use our tools to fix up your bike -- and we'll help coach you through it. We are working towards establishing a permanent workshop, and subsist on donations to help us get there -- but we don't turn anybody away for lack of funds. Come check us out, and help us spread the word about our events!

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Special Event: Game Night @ the Market 3rd Wednesdays @ 7p

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San Pedro Square Market Special Events: Join SPSM and the San Jose Public Library for a live game night / trivia competition on the 3rd Wednesday of each month @ 7:00pm in the Market Garage.

Nicolas Tesla, Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein......these geniuses shaped the face of the world, but even they would tremble to face what's coming to San Pedro Square Market!

From the secret archives of the San Jose Public Library comes the most sensational game show you have ever seen.  The Amazing Erik, game show host, will take teams through a variety of trivia questions and head-to-head competitions performing hilarious stunts.

Even spectators can earn points for prizes by participating in the Table Game.

Ask your friends, ask your neighbors, ask the random stranger eyeing you from across the room, Do You Know What WHAT?!

Game Show held at SPSM from 7-9pm every 3rd Wednesday of the month.

RULES:

- The Team in control will select a subject category and answer its question.

- Watch out! Sometimes there is a stunt hidden beneath a category

- Right answers are worth points

- Wrong answers pass control to the other team

- Earn the most points to earn a chance to compete for a grand prize provided by SPSM

WAYS TO PLAY:

- Go for glory and rock it as a member of a team.

- Earn points at your table by playing the Do You Know What WHAT?! Table Game.  Answer pop culture questions and play word games, by the first to turn in your card and get a prize!

- Look for the library infographic chart - use a sticky dot to answer the question.

BEHIND THE SCENES:

- Look for either Sharon or Nancy the night of the event for any questions!

Rules

  • The Team in control will select a subject category and answer its question.
  • Watch out! Sometimes there is a stunt hidden beneath a category
  • Right answers are worth points
  • Wrong answers pass control to the other team
  • Earn the most points to earn a chance to compete for a grand prize provided by San Pedro Square Market
- See more at: http://sjpl.org/blog/do-you-know-what-what-library-game-show-san-pedro-square-market#sthash.eX3qgRHU.dpuf

Rules

  • The Team in control will select a subject category and answer its question.
  • Watch out! Sometimes there is a stunt hidden beneath a category
  • Right answers are worth points
  • Wrong answers pass control to the other team
  • Earn the most points to earn a chance to compete for a grand prize provided by San Pedro Square Market
- See more at: http://sjpl.org/blog/do-you-know-what-what-library-game-show-san-pedro-square-market#sthash.eX3qgRHU.dpuf

Nicolas Tesla, Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein ...

These geniuses shaped the face of the world, but even they would tremble to face what's coming to San Pedro Square Market!

From the secret archives of the San Jose Public library comes the most sensational game show you have ever seen. The Amazing Erik, game show host, will take two teams through a variety of trivia questions and head-to-head competitions performing hilarious stunts.

Even spectators can earn points for prizes by participating in the Table Game.

- See more at: http://sjpl.org/blog/do-you-know-what-what-library-game-show-san-pedro-square-market#sthash.eX3qgRHU.dpuf

icolas Tesla, Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein ...

These geniuses shaped the face of the world, but even they would tremble to face what's coming to San Pedro Square Market!

From the secret archives of the San Jose Public library comes the most sensational game show you have ever seen. The Amazing Erik, game show host, will take two teams through a variety of trivia questions and head-to-head competitions performing hilarious stunts.

Even spectators can earn points for prizes by participating in the Table Game.

Ask your friends, ask your neighbors, ask the random stranger eyeing you from across the room, Do You Know What WHAT?!

Game Show held at the San Pedro Square Market from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. every third Wednesday of the month - Starting Wednesday, February 18, 2015.

Rules

  • The Team in control will select a subject category and answer its question.
  • Watch out! Sometimes there is a stunt hidden beneath a category
  • Right answers are worth points
  • Wrong answers pass control to the other team
  • Earn the most points to earn a chance to compete for a grand prize provided by San Pedro Square Market

Ways to Play:

  • Go for glory and rock it as a member of a team.
  • Earn points at your table by playing the Do You Know What WHAT?! Table Game. Answer pop culture questions and play word games, be the first to turn in your card and get a prize!
  • Look for the library infographic chart – use a sticky dot to answer the question.

Want to give it a try? Answer this question in the comments:

  • Which US President was also a licensed bartender?

Attempt this fabulous stunt:

  • Grab some creme-filled chocolate sandwich cookies and put them on a table in front of you.
  • Lean your head back and then put one on your forehead. Now, using only your face muscles, see how many you can get into your mouth!
  • Let us know how many you were able to chomp in a minute and half in the comments below!

Hosts:

  • Erik
  • Jessie

Behind the Scenes:

Sharon and Nancy are the Vanna White team to Erik’s Pat Sajak.  This dynamic duo keeps things running smoothly by managing the game show slides, setting up for stunts and encouraging the audience to participate.  When they aren’t making sure the game show looks effortless they are managing four library branches between them!  Sharon looks after the Pearl Avenue and Vineland branches.  Nancy cares for Rose Garden and Willow Glen.  Is there nothing these ladies can not do?!  If you have a question or need some help look for Sharon and Nancy.

- See more at: http://sjpl.org/blog/do-you-know-what-what-library-game-show-san-pedro-square-market#sthash.eX3qgRHU.dpuf

icolas Tesla, Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein ...

These geniuses shaped the face of the world, but even they would tremble to face what's coming to San Pedro Square Market!

From the secret archives of the San Jose Public library comes the most sensational game show you have ever seen. The Amazing Erik, game show host, will take two teams through a variety of trivia questions and head-to-head competitions performing hilarious stunts.

Even spectators can earn points for prizes by participating in the Table Game.

Ask your friends, ask your neighbors, ask the random stranger eyeing you from across the room, Do You Know What WHAT?!

Game Show held at the San Pedro Square Market from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. every third Wednesday of the month - Starting Wednesday, February 18, 2015.

Rules

  • The Team in control will select a subject category and answer its question.
  • Watch out! Sometimes there is a stunt hidden beneath a category
  • Right answers are worth points
  • Wrong answers pass control to the other team
  • Earn the most points to earn a chance to compete for a grand prize provided by San Pedro Square Market

Ways to Play:

  • Go for glory and rock it as a member of a team.
  • Earn points at your table by playing the Do You Know What WHAT?! Table Game. Answer pop culture questions and play word games, be the first to turn in your card and get a prize!
  • Look for the library infographic chart – use a sticky dot to answer the question.

Want to give it a try? Answer this question in the comments:

  • Which US President was also a licensed bartender?

Attempt this fabulous stunt:

  • Grab some creme-filled chocolate sandwich cookies and put them on a table in front of you.
  • Lean your head back and then put one on your forehead. Now, using only your face muscles, see how many you can get into your mouth!
  • Let us know how many you were able to chomp in a minute and half in the comments below!

Hosts:

  • Erik
  • Jessie

Behind the Scenes:

Sharon and Nancy are the Vanna White team to Erik’s Pat Sajak.  This dynamic duo keeps things running smoothly by managing the game show slides, setting up for stunts and encouraging the audience to participate.  When they aren’t making sure the game show looks effortless they are managing four library branches between them!  Sharon looks after the Pearl Avenue and Vineland branches.  Nancy cares for Rose Garden and Willow Glen.  Is there nothing these ladies can not do?!  If you have a question or need some help look for Sharon and Nancy.

- See more at: http://sjpl.org/blog/do-you-know-what-what-library-game-show-san-pedro-square-market#sthash.eX3qgRHU.dpuf

icolas Tesla, Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein ...

These geniuses shaped the face of the world, but even they would tremble to face what's coming to San Pedro Square Market!

From the secret archives of the San Jose Public library comes the most sensational game show you have ever seen. The Amazing Erik, game show host, will take two teams through a variety of trivia questions and head-to-head competitions performing hilarious stunts.

Even spectators can earn points for prizes by participating in the Table Game.

Ask your friends, ask your neighbors, ask the random stranger eyeing you from across the room, Do You Know What WHAT?!

Game Show held at the San Pedro Square Market from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. every third Wednesday of the month - Starting Wednesday, February 18, 2015.

Rules

  • The Team in control will select a subject category and answer its question.
  • Watch out! Sometimes there is a stunt hidden beneath a category
  • Right answers are worth points
  • Wrong answers pass control to the other team
  • Earn the most points to earn a chance to compete for a grand prize provided by San Pedro Square Market

Ways to Play:

  • Go for glory and rock it as a member of a team.
  • Earn points at your table by playing the Do You Know What WHAT?! Table Game. Answer pop culture questions and play word games, be the first to turn in your card and get a prize!
  • Look for the library infographic chart – use a sticky dot to answer the question.

Want to give it a try? Answer this question in the comments:

  • Which US President was also a licensed bartender?

Attempt this fabulous stunt:

  • Grab some creme-filled chocolate sandwich cookies and put them on a table in front of you.
  • Lean your head back and then put one on your forehead. Now, using only your face muscles, see how many you can get into your mouth!
  • Let us know how many you were able to chomp in a minute and half in the comments below!

Hosts:

  • Erik
  • Jessie

Behind the Scenes:

Sharon and Nancy are the Vanna White team to Erik’s Pat Sajak.  This dynamic duo keeps things running smoothly by managing the game show slides, setting up for stunts and encouraging the audience to participate.  When they aren’t making sure the game show looks effortless they are managing four library branches between them!  Sharon looks after the Pearl Avenue and Vineland branches.  Nancy cares for Rose Garden and Willow Glen.  Is there nothing these ladies can not do?!  If you have a question or need some help look for Sharon and Nancy.

- See more at: http://sjpl.org/blog/do-you-know-what-what-library-game-show-san-pedro-square-market#sthash.eX3qgRHU.dpuf

icolas Tesla, Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein ...

These geniuses shaped the face of the world, but even they would tremble to face what's coming to San Pedro Square Market!

From the secret archives of the San Jose Public library comes the most sensational game show you have ever seen. The Amazing Erik, game show host, will take two teams through a variety of trivia questions and head-to-head competitions performing hilarious stunts.

Even spectators can earn points for prizes by participating in the Table Game.

Ask your friends, ask your neighbors, ask the random stranger eyeing you from across the room, Do You Know What WHAT?!

Game Show held at the San Pedro Square Market from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. every third Wednesday of the month - Starting Wednesday, February 18, 2015.

Rules

  • The Team in control will select a subject category and answer its question.
  • Watch out! Sometimes there is a stunt hidden beneath a category
  • Right answers are worth points
  • Wrong answers pass control to the other team
  • Earn the most points to earn a chance to compete for a grand prize provided by San Pedro Square Market

Ways to Play:

  • Go for glory and rock it as a member of a team.
  • Earn points at your table by playing the Do You Know What WHAT?! Table Game. Answer pop culture questions and play word games, be the first to turn in your card and get a prize!
  • Look for the library infographic chart – use a sticky dot to answer the question.

Want to give it a try? Answer this question in the comments:

  • Which US President was also a licensed bartender?

Attempt this fabulous stunt:

  • Grab some creme-filled chocolate sandwich cookies and put them on a table in front of you.
  • Lean your head back and then put one on your forehead. Now, using only your face muscles, see how many you can get into your mouth!
  • Let us know how many you were able to chomp in a minute and half in the comments below!

Hosts:

  • Erik
  • Jessie

Behind the Scenes:

Sharon and Nancy are the Vanna White team to Erik’s Pat Sajak.  This dynamic duo keeps things running smoothly by managing the game show slides, setting up for stunts and encouraging the audience to participate.  When they aren’t making sure the game show looks effortless they are managing four library branches between them!  Sharon looks after the Pearl Avenue and Vineland branches.  Nancy cares for Rose Garden and Willow Glen.  Is there nothing these ladies can not do?!  If you have a question or need some help look for Sharon and Nancy.

- See more at: http://sjpl.org/blog/do-you-know-what-what-library-game-show-san-pedro-square-market#sthash.eX3qgRHU.dpuf

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Valentine's Flowers for Sale @ the Market | Friday Feb 13th

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San Pedro Square Market Special Events: Moving Petals - the mobile flower market - is setting up shop on Friday, February 13th from 11:30am - 1:30pm.  Pre-order your flowers by February 10th at mkt.com/movingpetals and stop by to pick them up on the 13th.  They have a great selection and don't forget to include the pick up location as SPS Market.  And for those last minute shoppers they will be selling flowers right from the truck too.

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Beer Week @ the Market! Wed - Saturday | Feb 11 - 14th

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San Pedro Square Market Special Events: Join SPSM for a multi-day tap takeover including some of the best beers around, part of the San Francisco Beer Week festivities....swing by the Market Beer Company (MBC) to try out these great brews in the Market Hall Building.

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Wednesday, February 11th from 5pm - 10pm: TAP IT BREWING COMPANY

Our friends from Tap It Brewing are coming to MBC with some specialty brews from their San Luis Obispo Tap Room to celebrate SF Beer Week with us!

We'll be pouring:
IPA
Pale Ale
Rim Fire Red IPA
Camino Amber
Continuum Pilsner
Full Blown Oatmeal Stout

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Thursday February 12th from 5pm - 10pm: KARL STRAUSS BREWING COMPANY

Our friends at Karl Strauss Brewing Company are making the trip up from San Diego to celebrate with us! Making the trip with them will be some of their awesome brews: Mosaic Session Ale, Red Trolley, Big Barrel Double IPA, Queen of Tarts and more!

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Friday February 13th from 5pm - 10pm: SCHUBROS BREWING COMPANY

Our friends from the East Bay, Schubros Brewery are bringing down some of their favorite brews:

We'll be pouring:
Branch Line Double IPA
Nico Wheat
Kirov Russian Imperial Stout
Dante's Door Belgian Dubbel

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Saturday February 14th from 5pm - 10pm: SANTA CLARA VALLEY BREWING CO

We've got a special Tap Takeover with one of our local favorites Santa Clara Valley Brewing for SF Beer Week. Come down and enjoy some fresh, local brews with us.

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Special Event: Lagunitas Beer Parade Sunday Feb 8th @ 1pm

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San Pedro Square Market Special Events: Join SPSM for the Lagunitas Beer Parade on Sunday, February 8th, 2015 from 1:00pm - 4:20pm at all 3 of the San Pedro Square Market Bars.

Live Music, food, and give aways!

Library Beer from Lagunitas' Cellar @ the Market Bar from 1-2pm

HighWest-ified Imperial Stout @ the Garage Bar from 2-3pm

Exclusive Tapping frm Lagunitas Santuary Beer ScareCity Rye Coco Porter @ the Market Beer Co from 3-4:20pm

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