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This 2,600 plus seater city-owned theater, designed by the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation is the venue of Broadway San Jose. The San Jose Center for the Performing Arts also hosts plays, concerts, and a variety of cultural events year-round. Thick carpet, plush seats, ample legroom and a sloping floor create a comfortable viewing environment. The theater has accommodations for eight wheelchairs.
This well-designed auditorium, the City National Civic, is perfectly suited for concerts, lectures, sporting events or assemblies of any kind. The building, constructed in the Spanish Mission style, dates back to the 1930s, seats 3,000 people, and has been lovingly maintained, making it an elegant venue for any event. It also offers an interesting look at what San Jose was like before Silicon Valley reshaped the area's economy and architecture. You can contact the auditorium at: 408-792-4111.
The fun never stops at the California Theatre. This huge venue hosts annual events, theater performances, music concerts and even competitions. Past events include the Library of Congress "Song of America" Tour with Thomas Hampson, the International Russian Music Piano Competition, and a San Jose Youth Symphony performance. The venue used to be a FOX movie theater and it has a top-notch sound system and comfortable seats. See the website for further details.
Bowlmor San Jose has been critically acclaimed as one of the best bowling venues, not just in San Jose but in the whole of Silicon Valley. It has even attracted famous personalities like Carrie Underwood. It offers guests 59 bowling lanes of which 9 lanes are private and housed within a suite. Besides bowling, this venue also provides other entertainment options such as giant video screens and televisions, and plenty of billiard tables. Its dining room has sleek seating options, ball-shaped golden lamps and chessboard flooring. After 10p on Fridays and Saturdays, it does not permit those under the age of 21 to enter, unless accompanied by a parent.
Golfland Emerald Hills offers a day full of entertainment for the entire family. Children are bound to have fun at this venue replete with miniature golf, arcade games and water slides, however, adults too can revisit their childhood or experience the joy of participating in non-competitive sports. The miniature golf course has 18 holes, whereas the arcade games section boasts of games in every theme, from racing, archery and fighting to quieter ones. The on-site snack bar is famous for its thick shakes known as Iceberg, available in a variety of colors and garnished with sweets. This venue also offers packages for celebrating birthday parties and corporate events, with team building exercises.