Welcome to SanJose.org

Tweet A new brand, a new website, a new vision Thank you for stopping by and experiencing the next step in SanJose.org’s evolution. While our focus continues to drive visitation and promote our city’s unique events we also want to show the world just what it is to be a part of our City. To…

South Bay Farmers’ Markets

Tweet Whether you’re looking to stock up on some fresh produce, try out some unique fashion and accessories or simply get out to enjoy some time in the sun among other socialites, the south bay’s farmers markets are a great place to spend an afternoon, and the best part is, you don’t have to go…

Hidden Gems

Tweet Are you in the mood for something off the beaten path? Want to stay local, but afraid you’ve seen it all? If you’ve answered yes to either of these then you’ll want to take a peek at this list of hidden gems in San Jose. Back alley bakeries and in-house restaurant hosting comprise these…

On-site Fun at Hotels

Tweet It could be a last minute flight or mixed up schedule, but whatever the reason is, often times those of us who fly into San Jose may find ourselves checking into our hotels later in the evening than we had hoped for. When this happens it’s easy enough to go out to find a…

Go Mobile in San Jose

Tweet With the recent advances in mobile devices and the continuing increase of mobile web traffic, Team San Jose is looking to partner with many local and national services to create the best user experience of our visitors and locals. While our site is currently mobile friendly for iPhone and Droids, a fully mobile version…

Talk Like a Pirate Day

Tweet Talk Like a Pirate Day (ITLAPD) is a parodic holiday created in 1996 by John Baur (Ol’ Chumbucket) and Mark Summers (Cap’n Slappy), of Albany, Oregon, who sent a letter to humor columnist Dave Barry in 2002 proclaiming September 19 each year as the day when everyone in the world should talk like a…

From Artful Decor to Art You Can Ride

Tweet Bay Area local William H. Holloway migrated from San Francisco to San Jose in the early 1980’s and for the last eleven years has been creating top of the line doors, arbors, furniture and unique hand carved wooden elements out of his shop Masterworks Wood and Design. As an art enthusiast and self taught…

Travel Tips

Tweet At the time of this writing it’s approaching Labor Day weekend and the San Jose Mineta International Airport just issued a press release reminding travelers that the busiest days will be get-away days on Thursday and Friday and with returns on Monday and Tuesday. This release also had some great information about the recent…

What we read

Tweet It goes without saying that while the internet and television have taken over much of our daily information funnels, there are many of us that still enjoy sitting down at a local coffee shop and flipping our fingers through the news stand papers supplied. While there are many publications available, it’s impossible to help…