Events in Downtown San Jose: The Farmers' Market is Coming!

Okay, so we know that we keep advertising for our Farmers' Market and how Spring is around the corner. Well folks, it is finally here! Saturday April 7th , is the opening day of the year-round, rain-or-shine Saturday Farmers' Market. Here is what you need to know:

It will be open 10am-2pm. 

Located on W. St. John between N. Almaden and N. San Pedro, directly in front of SPSM.

Around 40-50 vendors, mostly farmers, prepared food, and flowers. 

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The timing of it is perfect for all you that work during the week! Get your grocery shopping done at the farmers market, then come enjoy the rest of your Saturday at the Market! Enjoy some lunch, drinks and entertainment here at SPSM since there is always something here to entertain you. We’ve even got some special surprises lined up for you during and after the Farmers' Market. We’ve got author signings, live music and so much more to make sure you have the best enjoyable weekend here at San Pedro Square Market.

Please note that this is a separate event from the Downtown Farmers Market that occurs seasonally on Fridays on San Pedro St. 


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San Pedro Square Market: Upcoming Bands


Looking for something fun to do on a Saturday night? Well, look no further because the upcoming Saturdays here at San Pedro Square Market are going to be very exciting! Starting with Will Sprott from the band The Mumlers,  on  March 24th . He will be play acoustically so you know it will sound amazing! Along with him will be the group April Chase. They are an up and coming indie rock band made up of 5 members and are from the bay area! And to top the night off will be band ‘Please Do Not Fight’. They are also from the bay area and live in San Francisco. After this night we know you’ll be running home to download their music to listen to it all the time!

Can’t make that date? Do not worry,  the 31st has another great lineup! Starting with folksy Rock artist, Adira Shark. We think you’ll really enjoy her relaxed yet catchy feel. Then catch Orangutang and Fever Charm  who have a similar laid back, but captivating sound.

If you are a planner, April 7th we will be bringing you three more bands to enjoy! The band The Trims, which remind you of an early strokes band and brings you back a little to the 90’s. With them will be Pantheon and Hotel Island Breakdown.

The market is going to be pretty exciting in the weeks to come. So grab some friends, come enjoy some yummy food from one of the many venues here at San Pedro Square Market. Don’t forget a drink and a seat, relax and enjoy the shows!


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San Jose Events: Upcoming Events at the San Pedro Square Market

March is shaping up to be a massive month at the Market.

The Sharks are back with nine home games and we are excited to cheer them on as we get closer to the home stretch of the regular season. A few other great events at the arena: Jimmy Buffet is here to rock the HP Pavilion on March 8th, come down to the Market and grab 2 Pina Coladas before you head to the concert. And if you can’t make that concert March 23rd Lady Antebellum will be at HP and are sure to put on a great show. On March 13th, ‘Get Motivated’ rolls into town. This wonderful event brings thousands of people to downtown, and with speakers such as:

       Mary Buffett - Internationally Acclaimed Investing Expert

       Terry Bradshaw - Legendary NFL Hall of Fame Quarterback

       General Colin Powell - World-Famous Soldier Statesman

       Howard Putnam - Celebrated CEO of Southwest Airlines

       Lance Armstrong - The Greatest Athlete of All Time

       Tamara Lowe - New York Times Bestselling Author

       Rick Belluzzo - Legendary President of Microsoft

       Rudy Giuliani - America's Mayor

These extraordinary groups of individuals are not to be missed. The day is guaranteed to help you and your organization excel and reach new heights of success.

San Jose Jazz fest is also here to kick off the first annual Winter Fest. With stages throughout San Pedro Square you will have your choice of performers! Come grab a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants we have to offer and listen to some great music!  The way it is set up allows you to feel part of the music allowing for a whole new experience of listening to jazz. And don’t be afraid to get up and dance! It is set up for you to do so. Bring a date as there will be a salsa dance lessons! There is even a FREE event called the “Club Crawl” which takes place on San Pedro Street allowing you to check out various Jazz artists and groups at all the different bars and restaurants.  Not a fan of showing off your moves? That’s okay too! Grab a glass of wine or beer from one of the bars at San Pedro Square Market, grab a seat and get ready for a great night of music. We bet you’ll still find yourself tapping your feet along to the lively sounds.

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