Pacific Procession 2017

Mon, Jun 26, 2017   |  3:30pm - 10:00pm

Santa Clara High School

3000 Benton St, Santa Clara (Map)

Vanguard Music and Performing Arts is proud to present Pacific Procession, one of the Bay Area’s most exciting drum corps events of 2017! Join us on Monday, June 26 at Santa Clara High School for this year’s show featuring Santa Clara Vanguard, Vanguard Cadets, and special guest the Phantom Regiment from Rockford, Illinois! Audience members will have the unique opportunity to witness an exciting rehearsal day on tour, which will include each corps performing run-throughs of their programs for each other. Not only will you enjoy some friendly competition, but you’ll also witness first hand the fellowship and camaraderie that is the driving spirit of our activity! Pacific Procession will also feature an exclusive performance by the Santa Clara Big Band.


Summer Concert Series - Big Blu Soul Revue

Tue, Jun 27, 2017   |  6:15pm - 8:15pm

Murphy Park

Yellowstone Ave & S Park Victoria Dr, Milpitas (Map)

The Summer Concert Series is back! Come out to watch Big Blu Soul Revue on June 27th. Enjoy a summer evening out at Murphy Park!


Summer Veg Fest 2017

Sat, Jul 1, 2017   |  11:00am - 7:00pm

Santa Clara County Fairgrounds

344 Tully Rd, San Jose (Map)

This event is FAMILY-FRIENDLY event. We actually encourage you to bring your family and friends, as we have activities for ALL AGES. The CA Summer Veg Fest is a fresh spin on the festival experience where you can shop, play games, win prizes, and eat amazing food but do it all cruelty free. The focus of the event is experience and creating a platform in which attendees can learn, make memories and experience tales from around our planet that affect us all.


Makers Market in the Park

Sat, Jul 1, 2017   |  12:00pm - 7:00pm

Santana Row

377 Santana Row, San Jose (Map)

Visit this curated marketplace in Santana Row Park (across from Left Bank Brasserie) and shop local artists selling US Handcrafted goods such as jewelry, handbags, ceramics, glassware, soaps, candles and more!


Tahiti Fête of San Jose - 25th Anniversary

Sat, Jul 1  -  Mon, Jul 3, 2017   |  Times Vary

San Jose State Event Center

290 S 7th St, San Jose (Map)

Considered the largest Tahitian dance competition in the United States, Tahiti Fête of San Jose, spotlights the tradition of Tahitian dance. Dancers come from all over the world to compete with exquisite costumes, demonstrating traditional and contemporary choreography while showcasing the rich history and tales of the Polynesian people. Alongside the stage, food vendors sell traditional Polynesian treats, artisans offer exquisite Polynesian crafts and guests can participate in cultural dancing workshops conducted by the esteemed judges from the competition.


36th Annual Chili Cookoff Festival

Tue, Jul 4, 2017   |  12:00pm - 5:00pm

Mitchell Park

600 E Meadow Dr, Palo Alto (Map)

The 36th annual Chili Cookoff Festival is on July 4, 2017. Watch teams compete for over $2,500 in cash and prizes. Festivities include Food, Beer, Margaritas, Chili, Live Music, Ice Cream, and an area for kids where they can enjoy art projects, face painting, fun sporting activities, games and more.


Hot San Jose Nights Presents Airport Day

Sat, Jul 8, 2017   |  10:00am - 4:00pm

Reid–Hillview Airport

2500 Cunningham Ave, San Jose (Map)

Hot San Jose Nights at Reid-Hillview Airport is a huge family fun classic car show & airplane show. It's really a fun classic car event bringing together everything at the airport including a static airplane display! Baylands RC Group will be putting on a fantastic air show! Eagle Field Foundation is bringing the largest display of military tanks and vehicles on the west coast with some available for rides! The EAA62’s Young Eagles will be offering free flights in small aircraft to kids aged 8 – 17. Caged Drone fights and demos! Great live music by two fantastic bands: Big Mike & the HartBeats and The Bi-Polar Bears! Food available all day! Vendors welcome! S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Aviation & Math) booths and activities will be featured for the kids.! Free Admission! Free parking!


6th Annual Island Reggae Festival

Sat, Jul 8, 2017   |  11:00am - 11:00pm

Santa Clara County Fairgrounds

344 Tully Rd, San Jose (Map)

The 6th Annual Island Reggae Festival is an All Ages Event showcasing Polynesian Roots & Culture.


2017 San Jose Obon

Sat, Jul 8  -  Sun, Jul 9, 2017   |  Times Vary

Buddhist Church San Jose Betsuin

640 N 5th St, San Jose (Map)

Japantown celebrates the San Jose Obon festival, a time when generations of families and friends come together and enjoy a rich cultural experience in one of the three remaining Japantowns in the United States. Japantown's largest festival with two days of game booths, food booths, the Chidori Band, Three taiko performances each day including San Jose Taiko and over 1,200 dancers in colorful traditional festive wear each evening.


Mayferia III

Sun, Jul 9, 2017   |  3:00pm - 7:00pm

School of Arts & Culture @ MHP

1700 Alum Rock Ave, San Jose (Map)

Mark your calendars for the third installment of MAYFERIA [mey-feh-ree-ah] happening on Sunday, July 9th. The community will enjoy Loteria, food trucks, Mayfair activities, board games and more. Come help celebrate the talent, beauty, and stories of the Mayfair community.

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