Best Things to Do in the South Bay This January

Looking for the coolest things to do in the South Bay in January? We’ve got you covered. Start the first month of 2023 with a bang by planning your next outing in the South Bay. We’ve done the deep research for you on the best things to do in the South Bay including museums, cultural events, food tours, golfing, hikes 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 the best places to stay
January is cold in the South Bay, with temperatures in the 40s-50s and eight days of rain on average.

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Aloha Downtown Skate

Through January 8

The beloved Kristi Yamaguchi Downtown Ice Rink has been replaced this winter season with roller skating. Make new memories and keep the holiday tradition of skating alive this winter season. 

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Photo: Courtesy of Improv

Desi Comedy Fest

January 25

Catch a night full of Desi comics (comics of Indian, Pakistani or Bangladeshi descent) at San Jose Improv. Branded as the largest South Asian comedy festival in America, Desi Comedy Fest features a hilarious lineup of Abhay Nadkarni, Samson Koletkar, Dhaya Lakshminarayanan and many more. 

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49ers vs. LA Rams

Date TBD

The San Francisco 49ers will host the Los Angeles Rams at Levi’s Stadium. Watch the two football teams go against each other head-on in Santa Clara. Bring your friends and get your game face on!

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Photo: Courtesy of Denis Bouriakov via Arts Earth

Symphony San Jose: Automation

January 27–28

This groundbreaking performance blends AI and classical music. Watch as a cellist battles a holographic counterpart and hear a striking performance of Strauss’ “Also Sprach Zarathustra,” a piece at the center of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey. Humans face a new technological frontier, and Automation seeks to cross it. 

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Visit our What to Do in Northern California page!

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