June PlanAhead: Your San Jose events calendar

Happy June, San Jose. ☀️  If you’re anything like us, you’re finding ways to beat the heat + take advantage of the longer days — and with all that excitement, you’re also looking for fun local events to attend. Read on for all the top events happening this month in the great 408.

All month long

  • Viva Parks Downtown: The Daily Break | Starting Mon., June 6 | Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park | Free | Connect with our community at this midday gathering — bring your own lunch. 🥪
  • The Odd Couple | Now-June 12 | Thurs.-Sun., 8-10 p.m. | Tabard Theatre, 29 N San Pedro St. | $16+ | Enjoy the chaos and catastrophes when two best friends move in together in this classic comedy. 🎭
  • Our whole, unruly selves | Now-June 26 | Fri.-Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m. | San José Museum of Art | Prices vary | Centering the work of marginalized artists, this exhibit explores depictions of the human form across multiple mediums. 🎨
  • Hito Steyerl: Factory of the Sun | Now-Sept. 25 | Fri.-Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m. | San José Museum of Art | Prices vary | Inspired by the “Cyborg Manifesto,” this art installation tells a story about workers whose movements are transformed into artificial sunlight. ☀️
  • Vineland Seed Library | Now-Fri., June 10 | 2-6 p.m. | Vineland Branch Library, 1450 Blossom Hill Rd. | Free | In celebration of the spring season, free flower and vegetable seeds will be available for residents to plant at home. 🌱
  • Waiting for Next | Now-Sun., June 19 | Thurs.-Sun., 8 p.m. | City Lights Theater, 529 S. 2nd St. | $27+ | Rediscover friendship, relationships, and life’s tiny joys in this coming-of-age story. 🎭
  • Man of La Mancha | Sat., June 4-Sun., June 26 | Times vary | 3Below, 288 S. Second St. | $25-55 | See a retelling of the inspiring story of Don Quixote — one of the world’s most successful musicals. 🎭
  • Romeo and Juliet | Fri., June 3-Sun., June 19 | Thurs.-Sun., 7 p.m. | Willow Street Park, 1320 Willow St. | Free | Silicon Valley Shakespeare retells the timeless, tragic tale of star-crossed lovers while presenting the iconic pair as a female couple.
  • Toddler Music Class | Every Monday | 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | Cultivate Music Studio, 1991 Park Ave., #10 | Little ones (aged 15 months-3.5 years) can sing, move, dance, listen, and play simple instruments. 🎵
  • Ballroom Dance Classes (for kids 4-7 years old) | Every Monday + Wednesday | 4:30-4:45 p.m. | Prices vary | Introduce your child to the world of the waltz, tango, cha-cha, and jive. 🩰
  • Dance Church | Every Sunday | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Online + in-person at Saratoga Creek Park, 5401 Eileen Dr. | Donations of $15-25 welcome | Celebrate community, life + peace through group dancing in a safe and inclusive space. 
  • Sidewalk Shops | Every Saturday | 12:30-5 p.m. | MOMENT, 60 N. San Pedro St. | Free entry | San José Made brings new local makers, artists, and small businesses to as part of a micro-retail storefront fair. 🛍️
  • Rose Garden Farmers Market | Every Saturday | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | 577 Dana St. | Free entry | Shop from local farmers, craft vendors and food trucks at this year-round, weekly market. 🥕
  • Willow Glen Farmers’ Market | Every Saturday | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | Willow Glen Elementary, 1425 Lincoln Ave. | Free entry | Shop from local farmers, craft vendors and food trucks at this year-round, weekly market. 🍓
  • Campbell Farmers Market | Every Sunday | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | Along E. Campbell Ave., between Central Ave. + Third St. | Free entry | Shop from local farmers, craft vendors and food trucks at this year-round, weekly market. 🍊
  • Karaoke Nights | Every Sunday + Monday | 9 p.m. | O’Flaherty’s Irish Pub, 25 N. San Pedro St. | Free | Sing your favorite tunes with friends at this weekly karaoke night. 🎤
  • Tiki Mondays | Every Monday | 3-9 p.m. | The Bywater, 532 N. Santa Cruz Ave., Los Gatos | Enjoy special happy hours deals + tropical-inspired drinks and food. 🍹
  • 2nd Harvest Food Bank Distribution | Every Tuesday | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Mission College, 3000 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara | Free | Volunteer to put together food baskets for local food banks. 🥫
  • Whisk{e}y Wednesday | Every Wednesday | All day | Five Points Bar, 169 W. Santa Clara St. | Free entry | Enjoy more than 20 different whiskeys from different countries at 50% off. 🥃
  • Wine & Paint Night | Every Wednesday | 6-8 p.m. | Plaza de Cesar Chavez, 1 Paseo de San Antonio | Free | Take in the downtown ambiance with a glass of wine as you participate in an art session taught by Emilio Cortez. 🖌️
  • San Jose Dodgeball | Every Wednesday | 6:30 p.m. | Arena Green East, 340 W. St. John St. | Free | Whether you’re a newbie or a pro, all are welcome to play at this weekly meetup.
  • Rainbow Bingo | Every Wednesday | 6:15 p.m. | Billy DeFrank Center, 938 The Alameda | $15 | Enjoy a fun game with other members of the community at this weekly event. 🌈
  • Gordon Biersch Night Market | Every Thursday | 5-9 p.m. | Gordon Biersch Brewing Co., 357 E. Taylor St. | Free entry | Spend a night out in the town enjoying food trucks, local vendors, and live entertainment. 🍺
  • Viva Thursdays | Every Thursday | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Plaza de Cesar Chavez, 1 Paseo de San Antonio | Free | Come enjoy San Jose band performances while visiting food trucks + games for everyone.
  • Veggielution Farm Box Packing | Every Tuesday + Thursday | 8-11:30 a.m. | 20 Barack Obama Blvd. | Free | Volunteer to aid San Jose’s Food Relief Program and help provide the highest quality of groceries to those in need. 🥬
  • Festive Fridays | Every Friday | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Plaza de Cesar Chavez, 1 Paseo de San Antonio | Free | Come out for a community event with food, a marketplace, live music, and family-friendly activities. 🎉
  • The Daily Break | Mon., June 6-Wed., Aug 31 | Plaza de Cesar Chavez, 1 Paseo de San Antonio | Free | Bring lunch + socialize with the community during this midday break. 🥯

Wednesday, June 1- Sunday, June 5

Wednesday, June 1

  • New Kids on the Block – Mixtape Tour 2022 | Wed., June 1 | 7:30 p.m. | SAP Center | $39+ | Watch this multiplatinum pop group perform their hit songs while joined by special guests Salt-N-Pepa, Rick Astley, and En Vogue. 🎤
  • Summer Learning Kickoff | Wed., June 1 | 3-5 p.m. | Biblioteca Latinoamericana, 921 S. First St. | Free | Snacks, crafts, and a prize wheel will be part of this family-friendly event — additional kickoff events will be held at other library branches.
  • Stand Up For Pits | Wed., June 1 | 8 p.m. | San Jose Improv, 62 S. Second St. | $55+ | Join this charity event dedicated to ending abuse and discrimination against pit bulls. 🐶
  • Game Grumps Live: Tournament of Gamers | Wed., June 1 | 8 p.m. | San Jose Civic, 135 W. San Carlos St. | $39.50 | Join comics Arin Hanson + Dan Avidan as they pit the audience against each other in a series of hilarious games. 
  • Speakeasy – Modesto Briseno Quartet | Wed., June 1 | 8 p.m. | Tabard Theatre, 29 N. San Pedro St. | $15+ | Professional musicians work their magic in this nighttime jazz performance. 🎵
  • San Jose Giants vs. Stockton Ports | Wed., June 1 | 6:30 p.m. | Excite Ballpark, 288 E. Alma Ave. | $5+ ⚾

Thursday, June 2

  • Ali Macofsky | Thurs., June 2 | 8 p.m. | San Jose Improv, 62 S. Second St. | $20+ | Have a night of laughs with the famous semifinalist in “Stand-Up NBC” and the “Just For Laugh”s podcast. 🎙️
  • Ladies Art Night | Thurs., June 2 | 7-8:30 p.m. | School of Visual Philosophy, 1065 The Alameda | $30 | Join other women in the community and share your creative skills as you craft an acrylic landscape painting. 🎨
  • 2022 Summer Fest Kickoff Fundraiser | Thurs., June 2 | 5:30 p.m. | Blanco Urban Venue, 12 N. San Pedro St. | $150 | Enjoy food, drinks, a set by SJZ High School All Stars + 2022 Jazz Aid Fund Grantee Bennett Roth-Newell to support Bay Area musicians. 🎵
  • Throw Rag | Thurs., June 2 | 8 p.m. | The Ritz, 400 S. First St. | $17+ | Jam out with this four-piece rock band featuring special guest The Vulturas. 🎸
  • San Jose Giants vs. Stockton Ports | Thurs., June 2 | 6:30 p.m. | Excite Ballpark, 288 E. Alma Ave. | $5+ ⚾

Friday, June 3 

  • Cumbia, Reggaeton y Cerveza | Fri., June 3 | 5-9 p.m. | Garden at The Flea, 1590 Berryessa Rd. | Free entry, $5 parking | Enjoy a night of food, beer, vendors, and music — hosted by Sonido Clash. 🎶
  • Fidel Nadal | Fri., June 3 | 7 p.m. | The Ritz, 400 S. First St. | $25 | Dance along with this Afro-Argentinian reggae musician who is a pioneer in the underground punk movement of Argentina. 🎶
  • First Friday with San Jose Jazz | Fri., June 3 | 6-9 p.m. | San José Museum of Art, 110 S. Market St. | Free | Celebrate the launch of new exhibits with live music. 🖼️
  • Arnez J | Fri., June 3-Sun., June 5 | Times vary | San Jose Improv, 62 S. Second St. | $25+ | Have a laugh with this emerging comedian, best known as a host on the show, “Comic-View.” 🎙️
  • ChavoRucos Tour | Fri., June 3 | 9 p.m. | Center for the Performing Arts, 255 Almaden Blvd. | $45+ | Join Mexican comics Adrián Uribe + Adal Ramones for their first US tour. 🎙️
  • Phoebe Chou | Fri., June 3 | 7 p.m. | San José Museum of Art | Free admission | Listen to the beats of this Bay Area percussionist and music educator. 🥁
  • San Jose Giants vs. Stockton Ports | Fri., June 3 | 6:30 p.m. | Excite Ballpark, 588 E. Alma Ave. | $13+ ⚾
  • Kittens and Games | Fri., June 3 | 6 p.m.-9 p.m. | Guildhouse, 420 S. First St. | $10+ | Have a playtime session with adoptable kittens from the Mini Cat Town Kitten Rescue. 🐱
  • Do You Know the Way to San Jose? Student Pop-up Exhibitions | Fri., June 3 | 5-6 p.m. | History Park, 635 Phelan Ave. | Free | This special event features interactive installations made by seventh graders from Quimby Oak Middle School.

Saturday, June 4

  • Culture Night Market | Sat., June 4 | 4-10 p.m. | Along Coronado Ave., Village Oaks Plaza, 5690 Cottle Rd. | Free entry | Gather with the community to enjoy food trucks, live music, and 50+ local vendors. 🛍️
  • Ride to the Rose Garden | Sat., June 4 | 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Start at San Jose Diridon Station, 65 Cahill St. | Free | Bring your bikes, tandems, trikes, and trailers on a 10-mile bike ride  with the Silicon Valley Bike Coalition. 🚲
  • Bay Area Panthers vs. Arizona Rattlers | Sat., June 4 | 6 p.m. | SAP Center | $12+ 🏈
  • Proud of My Family | Sat., June 4 | 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose | $15 non-members, free for members | This celebration of all types of families will include a parade, craft activities, a swag bag of Pride goodies + more. 🏳️‍🌈
  • Balloon Art & Facepainting | Sat., June 4 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | King Library, 150 E. San Fernando St. | Free | Celebrate the library’s Summer Learning kickoff with an award-winning balloon artist. 🎈
  • Nosferatu Centennial | Sat., June 4 | 7:30-10 p.m. | History Park, 635 Phelan Ave. | $12+ | Don’t bring garlic to this celebration of 100 years of vampires in film. 🎞️
  • Season Finale Concert | Sat., June 4 | 4 p.m. | California Theatre, 345 S. First St. | $5+ | Listen to the San Jose Youth Symphony’s Philharmonic Orchestra’s rendition of Gershwin and Rachmaninoff, featuring rising soloist Solomon Ge. 🎼
  • Always Time for More Beethoven | Sat., June 4-Sun., June 5 | Times vary | California Theatre, 345 S. First St. | $55+ | Listen as pianist Michelle Cann brings Florence Price’s repertoire to the stage. 🎹
  • An Evening With Dariush | Sat., June 4 | 9 p.m. | Center for Performing Arts, 255 Almaden Blvd. | $59+ | This Iranian music legend performs his work including his enduring song — “Dastaye To (Your Hands).” 🎤
  • San Jose Giants vs. Stockton Ports | Sat., June 4 | 6 p.m. | Excite Ballpark, 588 E. Alma Ave. | $13+ ⚾
  • Community Day: Maker Day | Sat. June 4 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | San José Museum of Art, 110 S. Market St. + Virtual | Free | Enjoy complimentary admission to join in on family-friendly activities, workshops, performances, exhibits, and a visit from RAFT Maker Mobile. 💡
  • Community Day at Alviso Library | Sat., June 4 | 8:45 a.m.-12 p.m. | Alviso Library, 5050 N. First St. | Free | Help clean up the library’s park — no experience or tools necessary. 🌳
  • San Jose Dance Theatre: Sleeping Beauty | Sat., June 4-Sun., June 5 | Times vary | Hammer Theatre Center, 101 Paseo De San Antonio | $15 | Break the spell and see a retelling of this classic tale. 🩰
  • All Wheels Welcome Rollout | Sat. June 4 | 4:30 p.m. | 5670 Cottle Rd. | Free | Bring your bikes, scooters, and roller skates, and get ready to roll through the Culture Night Market. 

Sunday, June 5

  • Festa della Republica | Sun., June 5 | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | Poor House Bistro, 91 Barack Obama Blvd. | $10 | Celebrate Italian Independence Day with live music, food and drink specials, and a silent auction + raffle that will benefit The Little Italy Foundation. 🇮🇹
  • “Coming Out” Exhibit Farewell | Sun., June 5 | 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | History Park, 635 Phelan Ave. | Free entry | Enjoy a day of food, performances, and community activities to celebrate the local LGBTQ+ history exhibit that will leave History Park on June 26. 🏳️‍🌈
  • San Jose Giants vs. Stockton Ports | Sun., June 5 | 5 p.m. | Excite Ballpark, 588 E. Alma Ave. | $13+ ⚾
  • Sunday in the Park – Welch Park | Sun., June 5 | 9:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Welch Park, Huran + Clarice Dr. | Free | All ages are welcome to support their community by cleaning this park. 🌳
  • Muddy Princess | Sun., June 5 | 8 a.m.-12 p.m. | Joseph D. Grant Park, 18405 Mt. Hamilton Rd. | Prices vary | Grab your girlfriends for an outdoor 3.1-mile obstacle mud run. 👟
  • SJS x Paws 4 the Cause | Sun., June 5 | 12-2 p.m. | San Jose Peace and Justice Center, 48 S. Seventh St. #101 | Free | Bring your donations and volunteer to assemble care packages for unhoused pets to be distributed through a Food Pantry Drive. 🐕

Monday, June 6- Sunday, June 12

Monday, June 6

  • Magic Classes | Mon., June 6 | 7-10 p.m. | San Jose Magic (inside SJ Dancewear and Costume), 376 Race St. | $10 | Learn about illusions and sleight of hand with coins, cards, and other everyday objects at these monthly magic classes. 🎩
  • Viva Parks Neighborhood Event at Welch Park | Mon., June 6 | 6-8 p.m. | Welch Park, Clarice + Huran Dr. | Free | Enjoy programming around health resources, physical activity, and community-building at our local parks. 🌳

Tuesday, June 7

  • Pride Month at City Hall | Tues., June 7 | 5-6 p.m. | 200 E. Santa Clara St. | Free | Join San Jose’s official Pride celebrations including singing, dancing, a flag-raising ceremony, and special lighting. 🏳️‍🌈
  • Viva Parks Neighborhood Event at Alviso Park | Tues., June 7 | 6-8 p.m. | Alviso Park, Wilson Wy. + Grand Blvd. | Free | Enjoy programming around health resources, physical activity, and community-building at our local parks. 🌳
  • Mindful Agility Training | Tues., June 7-Wed., June 8 | 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.| Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office, 55 W. Younger Ave. | $475 | Learn about mindfulness + resilience in this workshop centered around the occupational stress of public safety and public health first responders.

Wednesday, June 8

  • Open Mic Night | Wed., June 8 | 8 p.m. | San Jose Improv, 62 S. Second St. | $5 | Have a shot to perform in the spotlight at this monthly event. 🎤
  • Kevin McCullough Trio ft. Melissa Garay | Wed., June 8 | 8-10 p.m. | Tabard Theatre, 29 N. San Pedro St. | $15+ | Enjoy a dynamic evening of Latin jazz music. 🎺
  • Dear Evan Hansen | Wed., June 8-Sun., June 19 | Times vary | Center for the Performing Arts, 255 Almaden Blvd. | $38+ | This Tony award-winning musical follows an anxious high schooler who navigates the world amid the chaos of the social-media age. 🎭
  • Viva Parks Neighborhood Event at Children of the Rainbow Park | Wed., June 8 | 6-8 p.m. | Children of the Rainbow Park, Madden Ave. + Elodie Wy. | Free | Enjoy programming around health resources, physical activity, and community-building at our local parks. 🌳

Thursday, June 9

  • I Stand for Peace | Thurs., June 9 | 7 p.m. | San Jose Civic, 135 W. San Carlos St. | $25+ | Join meditation guru Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in a session of wisdom, rejuvenation, and inspiring stories. 🙏
  • Electric Feels | Thurs., June 9 | 9 p.m.-2 a.m. | The Ritz, 400 S. First St. | $17+ | Dance the night away to all your favorite indie rock songs. 🎶
  • NTLive: The Book of Dust – La Belle Sauvage | Thurs., June 9-Sun., June 12 | Times vary | Hammer Theater Center, 101 Paseo de San Antonio | $20+ | Enter a fantastical world in this adaption of “His Dark Materials.”
  • Viva Parks Neighborhood Event at Solari Park | Thurs., June 9 | 6-8 p.m. | Solari Park, Los Arboles Ave. + Cas Dr. | Free | Enjoy programming around health resources, physical activity, and community-building at our local parks. 🌳

Friday, June 10

  • The Boyz World Tour: The B-Zone in USA | Fri., June 10 | 8 p.m. | San Jose Civic, 135 W. San Carlos St. | $89+ | See this award-winning K-pop group perform for their first-ever US tour. 🎤
  • Pop Up San Jose | Fri., June 10 | 4-9 p.m. | Garden at The Flea, 1590 Berryessa Rd. | Free entry, $5 parking | Shop vintage fashions while enjoying beer, food, and live DJing. 🛍️
  • Movie Night on Coronado Ave. – Encanto | Fri., June 10 | 8:30-10:30 p.m. | Along Coronado Ave., Village Oaks Plaza, 5690 Cottle Rd. | Free entry | Enjoy an outdoor screening of the beloved family film — bring your own chairs + blankets. 🎥
  • Carin Leon | Fri., June 10 | 8 p.m. | SAP Center | $59+ | One of the most popular regional Mexican singers in the world performs traditional, romantic music. 🎼
  • Shawn Wayans | Fri., June 10-Sat., June 11 | San Jose Improv, 62 S. Second St. | $25+ | This famous comedian and actor is best-known for his hilarious characters in the films, “Scary Movie” and “Dance Flick.” 🎙️
  • 4th Annual Queer Afro Latin Dance Festival | Fri., June 10-Sun., June 12 | Times vary | Double Tree by Hilton, 2050 Gateway Pl. | $25+ | Join the Lak’ech Dance Academy for a weekend of workshops, a Bachata challenge, a pool party, and social dancing. 
  • Siddhartha | Fri., June 10 | 8 p.m. | The Ritz, 400 S. First St. | $39.50+ | Join this Mexico-based, soloist rock musician as he embarks on his 00:00 Tour. 🎸
  • Soulful Fridays | Fri., June 10 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Plaza de Cesar Chavez, 1 Paseo de San Antonio | Free | Feel the fusion of hip-hop + jazz at this showcase performance by the Francis Experience Quartet. 🎶

Saturday, June 11 

  • Pop Up San Jose | Sat., June 11 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Garden at The Flea, 1590 Berryessa Rd. | Free entry, $10 parking | Shop vintage fashions while enjoying beer, food, and live DJing. 🛍️
  • Open Air Artisan Faire | Sat., June 11 | 11 a.m.-6 p.m. | Santana Row | Free entry | Shop small on The Row with local makers, live music, and food + drinks. 🛍️
  • The Sinatra Show | Sat., June 11 | 7-10 p.m. | Maggiano’s Little Italy, 3055 Olin Ave., Ste. 1000 | $99 | Listen to vocalist Matt Hall with the band Essence for their performance of signature songs from Ol’ Blue Eyes himself. 🎤
  • Dia de Portugal Festival | Sat., June 11 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | History Park, 635 Phelan Ave. | Free entry | Enjoy a family-friendly day of food, dance, and music with the Portuguese Historical Museum. 🇵🇹
  • Thank You Scientist | Sat., June 11 | 8 p.m. | The Ritz, 400 S. First St. | $20+ | Jam out with this progressive-rock band featuring special guests Strawberry Girls + Art Thief. 🎸
  • Embarrassed by Night | Sat., June 11 | 7-9 p.m. | Tabard Theatre, 29 N. San Pedro St. | $25+ | Visiting from Los Angeles, see this crew of Vietnamese stand-up comedians for an evening of laughter and cultural celebration. 🎙️
  • Alum Rock Trail Crew | Sat., June 11 | 8:45 a.m.-12 p.m. | Alum Rock Park, 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. | Free | To learn about trail restoration work, meet at the Youth Science Institute parking lot with water, snacks, and closed-toes shoes. 🥾
  • Chalk Art Celebration | Sat., June 11 | 12-4 p.m. | Berryessa Library, 3355 Noble Ave. | Free | Youth are welcome to stencil and draw ideas inspired by an “under the sea” theme. 🖍️
  • Just Kickin’ It | Sat., June 11 | 6-9 p.m. | Plaza de Cesar Chavez, 1 Paseo de San Antonio | Free | Witness a showcase of golden era hip-hop and breakdance battles hosted by the San Jose Zulu Nation.
  • Summer Learning Kickoff | Sat., June 11 | 12-4 p.m. | Hillview Branch Library, 1600 Hopkins Dr. | Free | Sign your child up for SJPL’s Summer Learning Program and browse classic cars from the Lowrider Council, parked in the library’s lot.

Sunday, June 12

  • Viva CalleSJ – Parks to Roses | Sun., June 12 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Locations vary | Free entry | Enjoy food trucks, vendors, live entertainment, and family activities as you walk, bike, or skate through the open streets. 🚲
  • fEAST on First | Sun., June 12 | 4:30-8 p.m. | SoFA Pocket Park, 540 S 1st St. | $200 | Support Veggielution’s fundraising event with an evening of art exhibits, cocktails, live entertainment, and a gourmet dinner. 🍽️
  • San Jose Taco & Margarita Festival | Sun., June 12 | 12 p.m. | SAP Center | $12+ | Appreciate Mexican food, professional wrestling, and all things taco at this fiesta. 🌮 
  • Eric Schwartz | Sun., June 12 | 7 p.m. | San Jose Improv, 62 S. Second St. | $20+ | Laugh out loud with one of GQ India’s “5 International Comics You Must Catch,” who has opened for comedian Jo Koy. 🎙️
  • Boundless Spontaneity: Jazz Responses to Figurative Traditions with Mild Monk | Sun., June 12 | 2 p.m. | San José Museum of Art | Free admission | Listen to alternative pop tunes from this San Jose-based songwriter + 2021 Jazz Aid Fund grant recipient. 🎹
  • 41st Juneteenth Kick-off Brunch | Sun., June 12 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Jackie’s Place, 840 N. First St. | $35 | Support local Black women-owned businesses + enjoy food, live music, special guests, performers and vendors, prizes, and a ribbon-cutting. 
  • Viva Calle Pride Stop | Sun., June 12 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Billy DeFrank Center, 938 The Alameda | Free | Ride on by to Silicon Valley Pride + the Billy DeFrank Center’s party with drag performances, resource fairs, and entertainment.

Monday, June 13- Sunday, June 19

Monday, June 13

  • Performing Arts Day Camp | Mon., June 13-Fri., June 17 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Family Community Church, 478 Piercy Rd. | $150 | KidShine presents a 5-day camp with fun-filled activities including singing, dancing, acting, puppets, and scenery painting that concludes with a performance. 🎭
  • Beginner Archery | Mon., June 13-Fri., June 17 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Camden Youth Center, 3369 Union Ave. | All skill levels are welcome to learn the fundamentals, skills, and conduct of this ancient tradition with instructor Lina Bates. 🏹
  • Introduction to Improvisation | Mondays, June 13-Aug. 8 | 7:30-9:30 p.m. | CSz School of Improv, 5440 Thornwood Dr. | $225 | Meet on Mondays to learn the basic skills of improvisation through team-building, trust, active listening, and agreement.
  • Viva Parks Neighborhood Event at La Colina Park | Mon., June 13 | 6-8 p.m. | La Colina Park, Lean Ave. + Allegan Cir. | Free | Enjoy programming around health resources, physical activity, and community-building at our local parks. 🌳   

Tuesday, June 14

  • San Jose Giants vs. Fresno Grizzlies | Tues., June 14 | 6:30 p.m. | Excite Ballpark, 588 E Alma Ave. | $38+ ⚾
  • Farmworker Caravan: Taco Tuesday Fundraiser | Tues., June 14 | 5-8 p.m. | El Portal Cocina – Mariscos, 2108 Story Rd. | Free | Eat tacos for a good cause at this charity event to support the Farmworker Caravan, who provide emergency supplies to essential workers. 🌮
  • Full Moon Reiki Explorer Night – Strawberry Moon | Tues., June 14 | 5-7 p.m. | A Healing Place Wellness Collective, 841 Blossom Hill Rd. | $20 | In honor of June’s full moon, explore the meaning of the Strawberry Moon at this class retreat. 🌕
  • Viva Parks Neighborhood Event at Backesto Park | Tues., June 14 | 6-8 p.m. | Backesto Park, 13th + Empire St. | Free | Enjoy programming around health resources, physical activity, and community-building at our local parks. 🌳
  • Intro to Data Analytics: Excel Basics | Tues., June 14 | 9-10:30 a.m. | Virtual | Free | Thinkful San Jose teaches you how to master the Excel spreadsheet by learning formatting, formulas, and functions. 📊

Wednesday June 15

  • Alex Fernández | Wed., June 15 | 8 p.m. | San Jose Improv, 62 S. Second St. | $25+ | Enjoy a show from the host of one of the most listened podcasts in Mexico, “El Podcast de Alex Fernández.” 🎙️
  • Making a World Premiere | Wed., June 15 | 7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join members of the cast and crew of City Lights Theater for a lively talk about the production process of “Waiting for Next.” 🎭
  • USPS Career Fair | Wed., June 15 | Times vary | USPS San Jose Processing and Distribution Center, 1750 Lundy Ave. | Free | Gain guidance from HR staff + local postmasters as you submit your application for available positions. 📬
  • Finding your Voice: How to Share Your Passion Through Podcasting | Wed., June 15 | 5-7 p.m. | San Jose Woman’s Club, 75 S. 11th St. + Virtual | Free | Discover the basics + essentials of podcasting at this event hosted by Words to Write By. 🗣️
  • YTI Presents: Interviewing with Compassion | Wed., June 15 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free, registration needed | Partnering with CreaTV, this podcasting workshop teaches youth (ages 12-24) how to discuss complex issues. 🎙️
  • San Jose Giants vs. Fresno Grizzlies | Wed., June 15 | 1 p.m. | Excite Ballpark, 588 E. Alma Ave. | $5+ ⚾
  • Viva Parks Neighborhood Event at Branham Park | Wed., June 15 | 6-8 p.m. | Branham Park, Branham Ln. + Tupelo Dr. | Free | Enjoy programming around health resources, physical activity, and community-building at our local parks. 🌳

Thursday, June 16

  • Tim Dillon | Thurs., June 16-Sat., June 18 | Times vary | San Jose Improv, 62 S. Second St. | $35+ | Catch this stand up comedian, writer, and actor who has been on Tru Tv’s “Comedy Knockout,” “Gotham Comedy Live,” and the “Chris Gerthard Show.” 🎙️ 
  • Professor Brian Cox | Thurs., June 16 | 7 p.m. | California Theatre, 345 S. First St. | $51+ | Join the world-renowned physicist at his immersive experience, “Horizons: A 21st Century Space Odyssey.” ⚛️
  • Make EVEN More Business Friends & Vendor Faire | Thurs., June 16 | 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Maggiano’s Santana Row, 3055 Olin Ave. | $59-188 | Build supportive relationships with other business owners and vendors at this networking event. 👥
  • FREE Stop the Bleed Training | Thurs., June 16 | 2-3:30 p.m. | Oak Grove Training Room, 353 W. Julian St. | Free | In this basic first aid course, participants will learn to recognize + take appropriate action to help save an injured person. 🩸
  • Free Home Buyer’s Seminar | Thurs., June 16 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | HomeServices Drysdale Properties, 841 Blossom Hill Rd. | Free | Enjoy dinner and refreshments at this event to discuss home values, market conditions, and financing with some of Silicon Valley’s top brokers + realtors. 🏡
  • Drag Queen Bingo | Thurs., June 16 | 7:30-9:30 p.m. | S27 Alehouse & Brewery, 461 Perrymont Ave. | Free | Win prizes at this audience-participation comedy show. 
  • San Jose Giants vs. Fresno Grizzlies | Thurs., June 16 | 6:30 p.m. | Excite Ballpark, 588 E. Alma Ave. | $5+ ⚾
  • Viva Parks Neighborhood Event at Cahill Park | Thurs., June 16 | 6-8 p.m. | Cahill Park, W. San Fernando St. + Wilson Ave. | Free | Enjoy programming around health resources, physical activity, and community-building at our local parks. 🌳

Friday, June 17

  • Music in the Park | Fri., June 17 | 5-10 p.m. | Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park | $35+ | Enjoy performances from The Legendary Wailers, Third World, and The Skatalites — local food + vendors will be at the event. 🎵
  • Jeepney Jam // Philippine Independence Day Celebration | Fri., June 17 | 5-9 p.m. | Garden at The Flea, 1590 Berryessa Rd. | Free entry, $10 parking | Honor this important cultural day with Filipino-owned business vendors, artists, performers, and more. 🇵🇭
  • 27 The Ultimate Tribute | Fri., June 17 | 8 p.m. | Montgomery Theater, 271 S. Market St. | $25+ | Listen to this tribute band play hits from Kurt Cobain, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Robert Johnson, Jim Morrison and Amy Winehouse. 🎶
  • El Gran Silencio | Fri., June 17 | 8 p.m. | The Ritz, 400 S. First St. | $35+ | Enjoy tunes from this Mexican rock band featuring special guest La Maldita Cruda. 🎸
  • San Jose Giants vs. Fresno Grizzlies | Fri., June 17 | 6:30 p.m. | Excite Ballpark, 588 E. Alma Ave. | $13+ ⚾

Saturday, June 18

  • San Jose Fountain Blues & Brews Festival | Sat., June 18 | 12-8 p.m. | Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park | $20+ | Come on down to Silicon Valley’s longest-running music festival to sample region craft beer, cider, and wine + see performances by Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears, and others. 🎶
  • Andrea Bocelli In Concert | Sat., June 18 | 8 p.m. | SAP Center | $78+ | This world-renowned tenor and multi-instrumentalist will perform classical + opera songs from his latest album. 🎤
  • Friends of the Village Square Library Book Sale | Sat., June 18 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Village Square Library, 4001 Evergreen Village Square | Free entry | Support this local library at this cash-only fundraiser. 📚
  • Black Music Appreciation Month Celebration | Sat., June 18 | 7 p.m. | Virtual | Free, registration required | Enjoy a streamed selection of SJZ performances from Black bandleaders that have performed at their recent Winter Fest + New Works Fest. 🎷
  • San Jose Giants vs. Fresno Grizzlies | Sat., June 18 | 6 p.m. | Excite Ballpark, 588 E. Alma Ave. | $13+ ⚾
  • Fathers Day Weekend Car & Bike Show | Sat., June 18 | 12-6 p.m. | 255 Cox Ave., San Martin | Free entry, $30+ for vehicle registration | Enjoy a family-friendly day of lowriders, vendors, and live music. 🛻
  • On Cloud 9 With BTS | Sat., June 18-Sun., June 19 | Times vary | Caffe Bene, 181 E Easman Dr. #80 | Free | ARMYs are invited to the anniversary celebration of this Grammy-nominated Korean group and enjoy cupsleeves, photos, raffles, and vendors — including San Jose’s first K-pop store, Kloud K-pop.

Sunday, June 19 

  • Juneteenth Community Celebration | Sun., June 19 | 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose | $15 non-members, free for members | A celebration of African American culture that includes short films, a drumming workshop, and a build-your-own drum activity. 
  • Primus: A Tribute to Kings | Sun., June 19 | 8 p.m. | San Jose Civic, 135 W. San Carlos St. | $45+ | Catch this homage to progressive rock legends. 🎸
  • Curbside Crafts | Sun. June 19 | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Pacific Hotel, 1650 Senter Rd. | Free | Explore San Jose’s culture with hands-on activities led by History San José.
  • San Jose Giants vs. Fresno Grizzlies | Sun., June 19 | 5 p.m. | Excite Ballpark, 588 E. Alma Ave. | $13+ ⚾

Monday, June 20- Sunday, June 26

Monday, June 20

  • Viva Parks Neighborhood Event at Edenvale Park | Mon., June 20 | 6-8 p.m. | Edenvale Gardens Regional Park, 200 Edenvale Ave. | Free | Enjoy programming around health resources, physical activity, and community-building at our local parks. 🌳

Tuesday, June 21

  • Make Music San José | Tues., June 21 | 12-6 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Celebrate the world’s largest annual music event and the summer solstice with this community-curated event. 🎼
  • Viva Parks Neighborhood Event at Calabazas Park | Tues., June 21 | 6-8 p.m. | Calabazas Park, Rainbow Dr. + Blaney Ave. | Free | Enjoy programming around health resources, physical activity, and community-building at our local parks. 🌳
  • Movie Night Series: Encanto | Tues., June 21 | 6 p.m. | PayPal Park, 1123 Coleman Ave. | Free | RSVP to see Mirabel’s magic journey in this award-winning film, hosted by the Quakes Foundation. 📽️

Wednesday, June 22

  • Viva Parks Neighborhood Event at West Evergreen Park | Wed., June 22 | 6-8 p.m. | West Evergreen Park, 1500 Aborn Rd. | Free | Enjoy programming around health resources, physical activity, and community-building at our local parks. 🌳
  • Comedy Night | Wed., June 22 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Plaza de Cesar Chavez, 1 Paseo de San Antonio | Free | Enjoy a night of comedy with local comedian Pete Munoz.

Thursday, June 23

  • Senior Safari | Thurs., June 23 | 9-10 a.m. | Happy Hollow Park & Zoo 1300 Senter Rd. | Free | Adults ages 50+ are invited to feel like a kid again with animal meet-and-greets, zookeeper chats, and a 10,000 step challenge. 🦓
  • Movie Night at Ramac Park | Thurs., June 23 | 6-10:30 p.m. | Ramac Park, Charlotte Dr. | Free | Enjoy an outdoor screening of the Pixar family film “Inside Out.” 🎥
  • Frozen | Thurs., June 23-Sat., June 25 | Times vary | Center for the Performing Arts, 255 Almaden Blvd. | $30+ | The West Valley Dance Company returns with their theatrical stage production of the beloved Disney film, transformed into the medium of dance. 
  • Composting Basics Workshop | Thurs., June 23 | 4-6 p.m. | Santa Teresa Branch Library, 290 International Cir. | Free | Learn how to turn food scraps into healthy soil for your garden. 🍌

Friday, June 24

  • Golden Child | Fri., June 24 | 7 p.m. | Montgomery Theater, 271 S. Market St. | $49+ | Catch the 10-member boy group that became the third K-pop boy group to debut on Billboard’s “World Digital Song Sales Chart.” 🎤
  • Pop Up San Jose | Fri., June 24 | 4-9 p.m. | Garden at The Flea, 1590 Berryessa Rd. | Free entry, $5 parking | Shop vintage fashions while enjoying beer, food, and live DJing. 🛍️
  • SAYMYNAME | Fri., June 24 | 8 p.m. | San Jose Civic, 135 W. San Carlos St. | $25+ | Dance the night away with the trap + hardstyle DJ on his “The Mayhem Tour.” 🎧
  • Billy DeFrank LGBTQ+ Community Workshop | Fri., June 24 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | This interactive workshop will share local LGBTQ+ history, resources, ways to create a diverse, inclusive and equitable community. 🏳️‍🌈
  • Video Game Night | Fri., June 24 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Plaza de Cesar Chavez, 1 Paseo de San Antonio | Free | Grab your friends and get your game on at this park community event. 🎮

Saturday, June 25

  • Culture Night Market | Sat., June 25 | 4-10 p.m. | Along Coronado Ave., Village Oaks Plaza, 5690 Cottle Rd. | Free entry | Gather with the community to enjoy food trucks, live music, and 50+ local vendors. 🛍️
  • Camila Y Sin Bandera | Sat., June 25 | 8 p.m. | SAP Center | $76+ | Witness this Latin Grammy award-winning pop + rock band perform their latest hits in this leg of the 4 LatiDos Tour. 🎤
  • Pop Up San Jose | Sat., June 25 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Garden at The Flea, 1590 Berryessa Rd. | Free entry, $10 parking | Shop vintage fashions while enjoying beer, food, and live DJing. 🛍️
  • Reclamation – Film Festival x Art Market | Sat., June 25-Sun., June 26 | Times vary | The Tech Interactive, 201 S Market St. | $5+ | Learn about sustainability and climate change through museum exhibits, an arts + crafts market, and a series of short films created by San Jose-based filmmakers. 🌱 
  • Whisky in the Park | Sat., June 25 | 6-9 p.m. | History Park, 635 Phelan Ave. | $100+ | Join Whisky Edu for a tasting, food, music, and whisky education. 🥃
  • Dead Man’s Party | Sat., June 25 | 8 p.m. | The Ritz, 400 S. First St. | $18+ | Listen to a tribute to Oingo Boingo + Danny Elfman. 🎶
  • Le Perez & Rick Ferguson: Ballads & Blues | Sat., June 25 | 8 p.m. | Tabard Theatre, 29 N. Pedro St. + Virtual | $10+ | This famous musical combo will perform a selection of jazz and blues with various guest vocalists — with virtual, on-demand access to follow. 🎷
  • Beautiful Black Books | Sat., June 25 | 11 a.m. | Virtual | Free | Join Pomona Poet Laureate Judah 1 in conversation with Santa Clara County Poet Laureate Tshaka Campbell. 📖

Sunday, June 26

  • Jon “Polar Bear” Gonzalez | Sun., June 26 | 7 p.m. | San Jose Improv, 62 S. Second St. | $29+ | Catch this Texan comedian, podcaster, and entertainer on his Whispanic Causing Panic tour. 🎙️
  • Baby Shark Live! | Sun., June 26 | 2 p.m. | Center for the Performing Arts, 255 Almaden Blvd. | $37.50+ | Take your little ones to explore shapes, colors, and numbers while singing + dancing to their favorite songs. 🎵
  • Laura Karst “Dancing in Darkness” Album Release | Sun., June 26 | 2 p.m. | Tabard Theatre, 29 N. San Pedro St. + Virtual | $10+ | Join the celebration of this singer’s release of her second solo album, featuring guest jazz musicians from the Bay. 🎤
  • PRIDE Pop-Up | Sun., June 26 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | 299 Bassett St. | Free | Support a positive cause at this music + vendor event, in partnership with The Trevor Project.

Monday, June 27-Thursday, June 30

Monday, June 27

Tuesday, June 28

  • Bleachers | Tues., June 28 | 7 p.m. | San Jose Civic, 135 W. San Carlos St. | $39.50 | Catch this indie-pop group as they embark on their “Take the Sadness Out of Saturday Night” tour. 🎵
  • San Jose Giants vs. Modesto Nuts | Tues., June 28 | 6:30 p.m. | Excite Ballpark, 588 E. Alma Ave. | $5+ ⚾
  • Viva Parks Neighborhood Event at Bellevue Park | Tues., June 28 | 6-8 p.m. | Bellevue Park, Bellevue + Sanborn Ave. | Free | Enjoy programming around health resources, physical activity, and community-building at our local parks. 🌳
  • Movie Night Series: Sing | Tues., June 28 | 6 p.m. | PayPal Park, 1123 Coleman Ave. | Free | Sing along to this award-winning children’s film, hosted by the Quakes Foundation.

Wednesday, June 29

  • Max Haymer Trio | Wed., June 29 | 8-10 p.m. | Tabard Theatre, 29 N. San Pedro St. | $10+ | Join this jazz pianist trio on the first stop of their Summer West Coast Tour. 🎺
  • San Jose Giants vs. Modesto Nuts | Wed., June 29 | 1 p.m. | Excite Ballpark, 588 E. Alma Ave. | $5+ ⚾
  • Viva Parks Neighborhood Event at Capitol Park | Wed., June 29 | 6-8 p.m. | Capitol Park, Peter Pan Ave. + Bambi Ln. | Free | Enjoy programming around health resources, physical activity, and community-building at our local parks. 🌳
  • MACLA Art Showcase | Wed., June 29 | 5-8 p.m. | Plaza de Cesar Chavez, 1 Paseo de San Antonio | Free | Enjoy a showcase of Latino art + talent hosted by a San Jose art space and organization. 🖼️

Thursday, June 30 

  • Gina Brillon | Thurs., June 30-Sun., July 3 | Times vary | San Jose Improv, 62 S. Second St. | $20+ | This actress, comedian, and writer has been featured on Gabriel Iglesias’ 2019 tour + co-hosts her “Mess In Progress: The Homegirls Guide to Self-Help” podcast. 🎙️
  • San Jose Giants vs. Modesto Nuts | Thurs., June 29 | 6:30 p.m. | Excite Ballpark, 588 E. Alma Ave. | $5+ ⚾
  • DLS Trio | Thurs., June 30 | 8-10 p.m. | Tabard Theatre, 29 N. San Pedro St. + Virtual | $10 | Join this jazz trio as they perform original compositions, drawing on classical and world music elements. 🎷
  • Movie Night at Biebrach Park | Thurs., June 23 | 6-10:30 p.m. | Biebrach Park, Delmas + Virginia St. | Free | Enjoy an outdoor screening of the family film “Boss Baby.” 🎥