San Jose - Fun & Entertainment
Amid funding and security concerns, Los Gatos says goodbye to Promenade events — at least for 2023
Los Gatos' popular Promenades events have been put to rest due to rising funding and security challenges, marking the end of a colorful chapter for the community that had brought them together in the past summers.
[VIDEO] Peso Pluma show at the San Jose Convention Center gets rowdy, as attendees allege the event was oversold [UPDATED]
Several claimed to have waited as long as three to four hours in an attempt gain entrance to the Peso Pluma show, only to miss the set altogether. Fans now say the show was oversold, as videos posted to TikTok show arguments breaking out among attendees as police intervened in some cases.
Developer pushes to create San Jose entertainment district and find group to manage it
Focusing on a cohesive plan to bolster an entertainment district in San Jose could be the key to creating a more vibrant downtown area that has been battered by the pandemic and is still struggling to recover.
The best places to this year’s spectacular South Bay super blooms
Thanks to all the rain we had this winter, super blooms in the South Bay have created eruptions of color all over the hills, and with the weather now warming up, people are flocking to the trails to get a glimpse of this rare phenomenon.
Bummer for Santa Clara County Fair fans: organizers forced to make last-minute changes
Once again this year, since the Santa Clara County fairgrounds are still being used for coronavirus testing and vaccinations and as cases surge once more, fair organizers have had to scramble to keep parts of the event alive.
Treasure hunt for hidden cash box now underway in the Santa Cruz Mountains
If you like to hike in the mountains and you enjoy finding free money then you may want to head to Santa Cruz County. There’s a treasure hunt now underway and the prize is $1000 dollars in cash — cash that is hidden somewhere, geocache-style, in a box.
Pride events happening around San Jose, including Newark Pride tonight
Various South Bay spots are hosting in-person Pride events this month, as well as virtual ones. Hoodline has put together a partial listing of some of the big ones happening around the area. And stay tuned for Silicon Valley Pride, coming up at the end of August!
Pictures: Happy Hollow Park & Zoo in San Jose celebrates the birth of endangered lemur pups
San Jose's Happy Hollow Park & Zoo on Friday announced the birth of two critically endangered lemur pups. The adorable babies and their mama have an off-view den for quiet time out of the limelight, but visitors with a bit of luck may be able to spot them.
San Jose’s M8trix and Bay 101 casinos waste no time reopening after stay-at-home order ends
M8trix Casino opened its doors two days after Governor Newsom ended the stay-at-home orders allowing non-essential businesses to open in a limited capacity. And Bay 101 Casino, which also put up an outdoor gambling tent in September, reopened Thursday morning.
Drive-through holiday market in Los Gatos raises money for laid-off workers
Locals heading to the Fantasy of Lights in Los Gatos can first get custom hot chocolate, to-go meals and more at the Flights Winter Wonderland drive-through market – and support laid-off workers in need at the same time.
Major changes coming to beloved San Jose tradition, 'Christmas in the Park'
By now many of us realize that the Christmas season may not be as merry this year compared to years past. With COVID-19 cases rising as we approach Thanksgiving, many communal Christmas experiences we’ve come to count on will likely be curtailed.
Santa Cruz triples fines for public health violations over Halloween weekend while also encouraging people to come downtown
A recent change in Santa Cruz County’s status on the state’s tiered reopening list means the downtown area won’t be entirely closed down over Halloween weekend. That doesn't mean cops won't be out enforcing public health and open-container regulations.