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Home the NHL team, San Jose Sharks, SAP Center is a massive event venue that began as the San Jose Arena, when it was created in 1993. Although it's a popular sports venue, the multipurpose event venue is known for the big-ticket concerts it hosts. Whether it be an exciting hockey game or Grammy-winning artist performance, this 19000 seat venue promises a good time. The multipurpose event space comes second to none when it comes to entertainment; artists like Eric Clapton, Cher, Lady Gaga often feature on SAP Center's calendar of events; while on the other hand, it also showcases popular sports events such as Royal Rumble.
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.