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Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park

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Address: Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113
Phone Number:
+1 408-535-3570

3.05 developed acres

Picnic Areas, Fountain, Cafe, Seasonal Farmer's...

3.05 developed acres

Picnic Areas, Fountain, Cafe, Seasonal Farmer's Market, Summer Concert Series.

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Christmas in the Park

This was my second visit to San Jose when Christmas in the Park was going on, and I again got to enjoy the amazing variety of decorated Christmas trees, the yummy fair food, the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lynnwood, WA
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Lynnwood, WA
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443 reviews
221 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my second visit to San Jose when Christmas in the Park was going on, and I again got to enjoy the amazing variety of decorated Christmas trees, the yummy fair food, the elaborate holiday displays, music, and amazing decorations that fill the park. On this trip I was also intent on getting a penny from the penny press... More 

Thank dunadan
National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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301 reviews
171 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful parts of San Jose, the park, with lovely fountains and surrounded by attractive buildings, is a sweet spot!

Thank DipuKV
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1,676 reviews
545 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

This is a veritable pozole of Chicano culture deep in the heart of San Jose. Children playing and laughing.

Thank Alzor S
Worcester, United Kingdom
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1,150 reviews
504 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 326 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

A nice central garden and park area. Some nice buildings surround the park too. Interestingly the Turd Statue is labelled as such on my map app! Also saw a red squirrel scampering around!

Thank moot
Ridgway, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Was a very relaxing place to be on a warm day. Not Far from hotels, food, and entertainment. Many people there to have fun and peace.

Thank bubbadad12
Salinas, California
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14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Christmas in the park in San Jose is a great family fun event. Lots lots to do, rides for the kids, partly a carnival atmosphere with lots of fun Christmas displays that are nice attention grabbers for children of all ages. There's plenty of neat kiosks as well , in addition to close walk-in proximity to nice downtown stores. This... More 

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Fremont, California
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Reviewed 15 December 2016

We went to the yearly celebration Christmas in the Park. Its a yearly event. There are lots of Christmas trees decorated by different groups in the community, There are lots of cute Christmas scenes. There is rides and ice skating. There is the Santa House, There is the large Christmas tree. Its lots of fun and always on our "must"... More 

2 Thank mini
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628 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Visiting on the rainy day before Christmas, there was festival of Christmas in the park, like county fair. There were collections of decorated christmas trees from anywhere. There was also "make a wish " with the Santa. This park was crowded with locals. It's good time for holiday season.

Thank jajavalB
Gilroy, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This is where people go to cool off in the fountains, this is where bands have live performances, local races go past it.

Thank Norma W
Kennesaw, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Fun park with entertaining musical swings. Yes swing set with lighted seats that play music notes when swinging. 5 different musical instrument sounds. Unique sounds when swings are matched with adjacent swings while moving. Instructions at the swings. Water fountains shoot water up from a flat surface so you can run through it. Next to the fountains are two cornhole... More 

Thank Thomas V

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