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Friday, December 21

San Jose Bike Party
Friday, December 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party

San Jose Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a good time every third Friday of each month at 8 pm. San Jose is the largest city in Northern California, but they are hidden in the suburban sprawl. It’s time ...Monthly

Saturday, December 22

SF’s $60 Luxury “Tahoe Ski & Snowboard Bus” | Sports Basement
SF's $60 Luxury "Tahoe Ski & Snowboard Bus" | Sports Basement
Spend a breathtaking day skiing and snowboarding at the world famous Squaw Valley Resort or Alpine Meadows, without the hassle of planning, driving or purchasing all that gear and gas. As part of their 2018-19 adventure calendar, Sports Basement are offering customers a luxury bus ride ...

Monday, December 24

Christmas Eve at Christmas in the Park | San Jose
Monday, December 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Plaza de Cesar Chavez
Christmas Eve at Christmas in the Park | San Jose

For over 30 years, Plaza de Cesar Chavez has been transformed into Christmas in the Park, a holiday fantasy with over 60 musical and animated exhibits, glittering lights and the 60-foot Community Giving Tree. One of the largest exhibits, the Lima Train, includes a melting ...

Applebee’s $1 Jolly Rancher Vodka Month | December 2018
Monday, December 24 – All Day | Cost: $1 | Applebee's (Participating Locations)
Applebee's $1 Jolly Rancher Vodka Month | December 2018

Enjoyeth a crisp, refreshing Jolly Rancher Vodka Drink. Loyal followers of the kingdom of Applebee’s, the new December Neighborhood Drink of the Month is the $1 Jolly Rancher. The Dollar Jolly will be available in two flavors in the colors of the season, Cherry and Green ...

Silent Book Club: Book Lovers’ Monthly Reading | San Jose
Monday, December 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Hedley Club
Silent Book Club: Book Lovers' Monthly Reading | San Jose

Silent Book Club is a monthly meetup of reading afficionados. Bring yourself and what you’re currently reading to The Hedley Club. Free, but an RSVP is requested. The link can sometimes be hard to find. You can sometimes find it in these two sites: Silent Book ...Monthly

Tuesday, December 25

Final Day: “Christmas in the Park” | San Jose
Tuesday, December 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Plaza de Cesar Chavez
Final Day: "Christmas in the Park" | San Jose

For over 30 years, Plaza de Cesar Chavez has been transformed into Christmas in the Park, a holiday fantasy with over 60 musical and animated exhibits, glittering lights and the 60-foot Community Giving Tree. One of the largest exhibits, the Lima Train, includes a melting ...

Monday, December 31

Strike Out Hunger: Free NYE Bowling & Canned Food Drive | Final Day
Monday, December 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Limit one game per person per day. Does not include shoe rental ($3.81).
| Boardwalk Bowl
Strike Out Hunger: Free NYE Bowling & Canned Food Drive | Final Day

How’s your bowling average these days? Bring a can of food and bowl a free game at the Boardwalk Bowl in Santa Cruz from November 1 through December 31, 2018. All food donations go to Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Cruz County to help feed ...

New Year’s Eve Sierra Azul Preserve Hike | Los Altos
Monday, December 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Sierra Azul Preserve
New Year's Eve Sierra Azul Preserve Hike | Los Altos
Want to have some extra fun before the New Year? Join docents Huey-Shin Yuan, Vivian Neou, Ray Curiel, Alex Woo, and Joyce Tang for a fast paced aerobic hike with 2,300 feet of elevation gain. You’ll travel through rugged terrain and enjoy panoramic views of the ...
Applebee’s $1 Jolly Rancher Vodka Month | Final Day
Monday, December 31 – All Day | Cost: $1 | Applebee's (Participating Locations)
Applebee's $1 Jolly Rancher Vodka Month | Final Day

Enjoyeth a crisp, refreshing Jolly Rancher Vodka Drink. Loyal followers of the kingdom of Applebee’s, the new December Neighborhood Drink of the Month is the $1 Jolly Rancher. The Dollar Jolly will be available in two flavors in the colors of the season, Cherry and Green ...

Final Day: Christmas-Themed Pop Up Cocktail Bar | San Jose
Monday, December 31 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Paper Plane
Final Day: Christmas-Themed Pop Up Cocktail Bar | San Jose

Miracle is a Christmas-themed pop-up cocktail bar that serves holiday cocktails in a festive setting, with kitschy holiday décor, professionally-developed cocktails and the nostalgic energy of the best office party you’ve ever been to. Miracle is sure to get even the grouchiest grinch in the ...

Wednesday, January 2

The Fairmont’s Holiday Display with Giant Chocolate Sculptures | Final Day
Wednesday, January 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Fairmont San Jose
The Fairmont's Holiday Display with Giant Chocolate Sculptures | Final Day

An array of holiday decorations will transform the lobby of The Fairmont in San Jose into a magical winter wonderland with festive holiday decor. The Fairmont’s holiday decorations will be on display from November 28, 2018 – January 2, 2019. Please note this set of holiday ...

Friday, January 4

Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Friday, January 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History

Connect with nature at the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, a place for learning, exploration and building community located in a beautiful building right on the beach in Santa Cruz. Permanent exhibits include wildlife and habitat displays, artifacts and cultural exhibits of the Ohlone, a ...Monthly

“AT&T Playoff Playlist Live” Epic Free San Jose Concert Series | January 4-6
Friday, January 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Discovery Meadow
"AT&T Playoff Playlist Live" Epic Free San Jose Concert Series | January 4-6

The College Football Playoff Championship is coming to San Jose and the whole Bay Area can celebrate. Part of the celebration includes the AT&T Playoff Playlist Live, their signature concert series taking place January 4-6, 2019. The AT&T Playoff Playlist Live concert series will bring three days ...

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, January 4 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose

Join an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district (and beyond) every first Friday of the month. Come check out nearly 20 galleries, shops, bars and even a yoga studio  — all venues participating in South First Fridays, a free ...Monthly

South First Fridays Art Walk & Special Performances | San Jose
Friday, January 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | MACLA/Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana
South First Fridays Art Walk & Special Performances | San Jose

The South First Fridays art walk in downtown San Jose is a self-guided evening tour through galleries, museums, and independent creative businesses featuring eclectic art exhibitions and special performances. All art venues are free & open to the public. This event occurs every first Friday of ...Monthly

Saturday, January 5

College Football National Championship: Free Media & Fan Day | SAP Center
Saturday, January 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | SAP Center
College Football National Championship: Free Media & Fan Day | SAP Center
Fans are invited to watch as both teams and coaching staffs participate in media interviews prior to the national championship game. Attendees can watch their favorite players, while listening in on interviews via free headsets and observe more than 1,000 journalists interact with the teams. Media ...
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor, Contemporary Jewish Museum and Oakland Museum ...Monthly

“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area
Saturday, January 5 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
"Healthy Parks Healthy People": Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area

Enjoy a free, monthly outdoor walk on the first Saturday of every month as part of the “Healthy Parks, Healthy People” program. First Saturday Programs are introductory walking/physical activity programs that occur on the first Saturday of each month throughout the Bay Area. Please note that ...Monthly

Special Bunny Adoption Show | Sunnyvale
Saturday, January 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission and education. Adoption fees $60
| The Rabbit Haven
Special Bunny Adoption Show | Sunnyvale

Sweet, amazing rabbits to adopt or foster at For Other Living Things in Sunnyvale 1261 South Mary Street. The Rabbit Haven brings 30-40 rabbit to each event and helps potential adopters find just the perfect rabbit. There are babies, adolescents and adults. lion heads, dwarfs, lops ...

College Football Playoffs Free Concert: Logic, Leon Bridges & Jay Rock | San Jose
Saturday, January 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Discovery Meadow
College Football Playoffs Free Concert: Logic, Leon Bridges & Jay Rock | San Jose

The College Football Playoff Championship is coming to San Jose and the whole Bay Area can celebrate. Part of the celebration includes the AT&T Playoff Playlist Live, their signature concert series taking place January 4-6, 2019. The AT&T Playoff Playlist Live concert series will bring three days ...

Sunday, January 6

College Football Playoffs Free Concert: OneRepublic & Ellie Goulding | San Jose
Sunday, January 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Discovery Meadow
College Football Playoffs Free Concert: OneRepublic & Ellie Goulding | San Jose

The College Football Playoff Championship is coming to San Jose and the whole Bay Area can celebrate. Part of the celebration includes the AT&T Playoff Playlist Live, their signature concert series taking place January 4-6, 2019. The AT&T Playoff Playlist Live concert series will bring three days ...

Monday, January 7

Free BYOS Ice Mondays: Bring Your Own Skates | San Jose
Monday, January 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free ice skating only if you bring your own skates.
| Downtown Ice (San Jose)
Free BYOS Ice Mondays: Bring Your Own Skates | San Jose

Save yourself $17 and skate for free in San Jose as Downtown Ice hosts Bring Your Own Skate nights featuring free skating on selected Mondays to those people who bring their own skates. 2018-2019 Bring Your Own Skate (BYOS) Mondays Downtown Ice, 120 S. Market St, San Jose Show ...

Friday, January 11

San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2018
Friday, January 11 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | All over San Jose
San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2018

The City of San José Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services invites you to the first San José Neighbor Nights. The event will take place every second Friday of the month at community centers throughout the entire city of San José. SJ Neighbor Nights ...Monthly

Monday, January 14

Free BYOS Ice Mondays: Bring Your Own Skates | San Jose
Monday, January 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free ice skating only if you bring your own skates.
| Downtown Ice (San Jose)
Free BYOS Ice Mondays: Bring Your Own Skates | San Jose

Save yourself $17 and skate for free in San Jose as Downtown Ice hosts Bring Your Own Skate nights featuring free skating on selected Mondays to those people who bring their own skates. 2018-2019 Bring Your Own Skate (BYOS) Mondays Downtown Ice, 120 S. Market St, San Jose Show ...

Friday, January 18

San Jose Bike Party
Friday, January 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party

San Jose Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a good time every third Friday of each month at 8 pm. San Jose is the largest city in Northern California, but they are hidden in the suburban sprawl. It’s time ...Monthly