Looking for the coolest things to do in the South Bay as spring rolls in? From the best hiking trails to antiques shows and events celebrating this blooming time of year, got you covered. Even once the celebrations wane, there is still plenty to do. We’ve done the deep research for you on the best things to do in the South Bay including museums, cultural events and food tours and more. Speaking of food, we also have an extensive list of our best restaurants in the South Bay, and if you’re planning a weekend, the best places to stay.
Spring weather is lovely in the South Bay, with averages in the 60s and a few sunny 70s days sprinkled throughout.
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60th Downtown Los Altos Easter Egg Hunt
Join the community to celebrate the annual downtown Los Altos Easter egg hunt. The event will feature thousands of candy-filled eggs for your kids to hunt for, an Easter bunny photo booth, fun crafts, a balloon artist, and more!
More info: downtownlosaltos.org
One of America’s most well-known comedians, Jerry Seinfeld, will be performing his newest stand-up routine in downtown San Jose at the Center for the Performing Arts. Seinfeld has also starred in and written numerous shows and movies.
More info: sanjosetheaters.org
Santana Row Spring Festival
Celebrate the new season with a family-fun event in Santana Row Park across from Left Bank. Enjoy a mini petting zoo, live music, entertainment, face painting, and a spring themed photo booth pop-up too.
More info: santanarow.com
Nikkei Matsuri Festival
The annual Nikkei Matsuri Festival in San Jose’s Japantown returns to celebrate and preserve the culture and heritage of the Japanese American traditions through the presentation of food, arts and crafts, performing arts, demonstrations and cultural exhibits.
More info: nikkeimatsuri.org
Coco in Concert
Symphony San Jose will perform Disney and Pixar’s Coco in concert featuring a screening of the complete film with Oscar and Grammy-winning composer Michael Giacchino’s musical score performed live to the film. Concerts will take place at the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts and will be led by conductor Susie Seiter.
More info: symphonysanjose.org