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 for contest rules and requirements.


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Market Beer Co. Now Open!

describe the imageSan Pedro Square Market Vendor Spotlight: Feelin' thirsty? Check out the newly opened Market Brew Co.

With more than 200 craft beers, the Market Beer Co. is the newest addition to the San Pedro Square Market.  The brews come in 22-oz. bottles, otherwise known as bombers, and shortly many will be available on tap.  Stop by and grab a beer with Jake and the rest of his knowledgable staff. 

Connect: Facebook /MarketBeerCo




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Live Music: Sabrosito Friday May 3rd, 2013 @ 7:00pm

sabrosito 400x200San Pedro Square Market Live Music:  Join San Jose Jazz and the Music At the Market series for a live show with Sabrosito, on Friday May 3rd, 2013 @ 7:00pm

Brothers Manuel and Joe Constancio founded Sabrosito from their passion for guitar playing. Centered within the traditions of Folk Mexican, Tex-Mex, and various Latin styles, their current repertoire includes exciting rhythms of cumbia, ranchera, bolero, cha-cha, and huapango.

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Live Music: Daydream Nation Vol 13 on April 27th @ 7:00pm

373324 548812888486210 615979513 nSan Pedro Square Market Live Music: Daydream Nation Band Night | Saturday April 27th, 2013 @ 7:00pm | ALL AGES | FREE SHOW

S*ALT & Content Magazine decided to team up with Grand Fanali Presents to keep with the momentum of everything the music community has been building.


MATTHEW JOSEPH PAYNE (from The Glowing Stars)


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This Daydream Nation event is 100% FREE! Get ready to blast off with The Phenomenauts brand of sci-fi rockabilly and others.

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Live Music: Pearl Alley Band April 26th @ 7:00pm

pearl alley 400x2001San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Pearl Alley Band | FRIDAY April 26th @ 7:00pm | ALL AGES | FREE SHOW

Led by singer Suzanne St. John and passionate guitarist David Crane, The Pearl Alley Band brings raw, brawling energy to blues audiences, a self-described Black Crowes meets Janis Joplin. The band played throughout Santa Cruz for ten years, including popular venues Moe's Alley, Fog Bank, and Seabright Brewery, until transitioning its "headquarters" to San Jose in 2011.

The group plays with blues veterans Dennis Dove on drums, Doug Mancini on bass and Dave Pierce on keys. They recorded and released a self titled CD of blues originals in 2003.

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49ers Draft Bash April 25th, 2013

describe the imageSan Pedro Square Market Special Event: 

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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Live Music: The Honey Wilders Saturday April 20th @ 8:00pm

24099 358921549926 1600491 nSan Pedro Square Market Live Music: The Honey Wilders | Saturday April 20th @ 8:00pm |ALL AGES | FREE SHOW

One part Exile on Main Street, one part Damn the Torpedoes, a dash of In Color, served up Live and Dangerous. 70s flavored boogie rock that harkens back to the Big Hooks and Big Guitars before all the big hair. Highly recommended for those who like to get down and get with it. Coming soon to a watering hole near you.

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Live Music: Stacy Carter Friday April 19th @ 7:00pm

stacy carter live at the san pedro square marketSan Pedro Square Market Live Music Presents: Stacy Carter | Friday April 19th @ 7:00pm | ALL AGES |FREE SHOW

Born in San Mateo, California, Stacy Carter’s singing career started when her mother first entered her in the California Miss Pageant System. She kept competing, singing in school choir and musical theatre, performing at Great America in Santa Clara, and later becoming 4th runner up for the title of Miss San Jose. Her fame spans across the globe; Stacy moved to Japan and opened for R&B groups Klymaxx and Lakeside, recorded an album, and did voiceover work. This is where she found her love of jazz.

Since returning to the States, Stacy has continued performing in venues around the Bay Area, including a three month residency at Yoshi’s in San Francisco. She currently resides musically at Forli Ristorante in Alamo, CA.

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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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