The City of Santa Clara Parks & Recreation Department is proud to host a variety of events and activities throughout the year. For more information on any of the events, please call 408-615-3140 or email PRCustomerServe@SantaClaraCA.gov.
EGG-STRAVAGANZACentral Park, 909 Kiely Blvd.
SILICON VALLEY BBQ CHAMPIONSHIPS | SVBBQ
Central Park, 909 Kiely Boulevard
June 21 & 22, 2019
Friday, 4-10 p.m.
Saturday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Kick off your summer by enjoying a variety of BBQ, beer and wine while watching BBQ pros compete for a BBQ Grand Prize. Also, live entertainment will provide hours of dancing and fun.
4TH OF JULY ALL CITY PICNIC & FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA
Central Park, 909 Kiely Blvd
Thursday, July 4, 2019
Celebrate Independence Day with games, food, swimming from 12-5 p.m. Live entertainment will continue into the evening from 4:30-9:30 p.m., followed by a patriotic fireworks display. Bring your friends, blankets and lawn chairs.
Visit our 4th of July web page for the schedule: SantaClaraCA.gov/4thofjuly
CONCERTS IN THE PARK
A family-friendly dance party featuring Bay Area bands in an outdoors, park environment. All concerts held at Central Park Pavilion (909 Kiely Blvd) unless otherwise noted. This series is sponsored by the Cultural Commission.
Friday, June 14, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in Live Oak Park - Join Bay Area band, and Santa Clara favorite, The Hitmen to kick off the summer concert series. This concert is held at Live Oak Park (next to the Northside Library).
Friday, July 12, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. - Sizzle with Orquesta Latin Heat in this Friday night musical experience. Be sure to bring your dancing shoes as the exhilarating rhythms are sure to get you on your feet.
Sunday, July 21, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. - Known for Disney Junior Nursery Rhymes, Genevieve Goings will be leading an energetic performance for the first children's centered Concert in the Park.
Friday, July 26, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. - Take 2 will be bringing the horns and vocals for a dance party with all the contemporary and R&B chart toppers.
Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. - For the final Concert in the Park performance, bring your family and friends to dance your heart out with Livewire. Best known for their high-energy covers, Livewire performs all over the Bay Area.
Franklin Square- 1100-1300 Franklin Street
Friday, August 2, 2019
Stroll through Franklin Square to experience interactive art, face painting, delicious food and drinks, and dance your heart out to a performance by Bay Area band, The House Rockers.
SANTA CLARA ART & WINE FESTIVAL | Art & Wine Festival page
Central Park, 909 Kiely Boulevard
September 14 & 15, 2019
Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Santa Clara's most popular festival returns in 2019 with over 160 artists, local brews and wine, flavorful food, Kids Kingdom, Toddler Town and continuous live entertainment on three stages. Proceeds benefit local non-profits.
PAVILION STAGE ENTERTAINMENT
Saturday, September 14, 2019
10:15-11:15 a.m. Angelique Lucero – Singer/songwriter
11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Daze On The Green – Classic Rock
1:30-3 p.m. Mustache Harbor – Soft Rock Explosion
3:45-6 p.m. The Spazmatics – 80’s Show Band
Sunday, September 15, 2019
10-11 a.m. Chandran Acoustic – Popular Cover Songs
11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Cocktail Monkeys – Classic Rock & Contemporary Pop
1:15-2:30 p.m. Funky Latin Orchestra – Funky Latin Jazz
3:15-5 p.m. Pop Rocks – Dance Party
CHILDREN'S HALLOWEEN PARTY
Walter E. Schmidt Youth Activity Center (YAC), 2450 Cabrillo Avenue
Santa Clara Teen Center, 2446 Cabrillo Avenue
October 31, 2019
For information about the event and volunteering, call 408-615-3760.
Halloween Party Sponsorship Packet (PDF). For information about Halloween Party sponsorship, email TFreitas@SantaClaraCA.gov
SANTA CLARA ICE AT CENTRAL PARK
Central Park, 969 Kiely Blvd.
Opening day is Thursday, Nov. 21, from 2 - 8 p.m.
Visit santaclaraonice.com for daily schedule, rates, and more information.
FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE
Visit http://santaclaraca.gov/government/board-commissions/cultural-commission for more information. Friday Night Live celebrates cultural diversity through a series of entertaining performances. All Friday Night Live performances are free and open to the public.
HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING
Central Park, 969 Kiely Boulevard
Friday, December 6, 2019
Sponsorship Packet: Holiday Sponsorship (PDF)
Interested in sponsoring special events? Please email PRCustomerServe@SantaClaraCA.gov