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Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park

Market Street, San Jose, CA 95112
+1 408-535-3570
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Wonderful, Beautiful Centrally Located Park in San Jose

I love this park. It has big, tall trees to shade you when the sun is hot and the tree trunks are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MsMouseCalifornia
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California
Beautiful downtown park

From the water fountains to the extravaganza of Christmas in the Park, this park really is... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2018
clf1967
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Castro Valley, California
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3.05 developed acres Picnic Areas, Fountain, Cafe, Seasonal Farmer's Market, Summer Concert Series.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice skating” (4 reviews)
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Market Street, San Jose, CA 95112
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"fairmont hotel"
in 6 reviews
"water fountain"
in 6 reviews
"ice skating"
in 4 reviews
"ferris wheel"
in 4 reviews
"local organizations"
in 3 reviews
"adirondack chairs"
in 3 reviews
"tech museum"
in 7 reviews
"trees decorated"
in 2 reviews
"fair food"
in 2 reviews
"children playing"
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"shade trees"
in 2 reviews
"heart of san jose"
in 2 reviews
"lots of fun"
in 3 reviews
"homeless people"
in 2 reviews
"all ages"
in 3 reviews
"convention center"
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"across the street"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this park. It has big, tall trees to shade you when the sun is hot and the tree trunks are perfect for leaning against or sitting on the lawn and using a tree as a backrest. I like going to the park for...More

Thank MsMouseCalifornia
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

From the water fountains to the extravaganza of Christmas in the Park, this park really is beautiful for both adults and children to enjoy. The park is in the middle of the road (it splits the directions of traffic so please be careful walking to...More

Thank clf1967
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Each year Christmas in the Park is held at Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park. There is fun rides (ferris wheel and many others), ice skating, as well as a park full of Christmas trees, Christmas displays, and train rides. There is a stage for live...More

Thank mini
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

We spent a good 90 minutes at the Plaza de Cesar Chavez this weekend. Between the Christmas Trees, rides, photo opps, and more it was a blast. The park is great year round, too.

Thank ProfAragon
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

Yep, the fountain you can splash in is the major summertime cool off spot, but there is also a pretty great concert series (paid entry) and the ever popular Christmas in the Park here too! This is a real melting pot San Jose location- you...More

Thank mmoguls
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

This park has come a long way. Lots of trees and good programming over the summer months. They have Adirondack chairs and its very clean. I LOVE this park--highly recommended if you're in downtown and need some green space.

Thank Claudia G
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

This park is smack in the middle of downtown San Jose. It isn't much most of the year... seasonal fountains going for local kids to play in on hot days, a number of benches and shade trees and some grass. And... the pay-bathroom pod on...More

Thank Lise W
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

don't waste your time...not much there. very small, open park with nothing in it. during the afternoon, the place packs with homeless people trying to get the benches to sleep on.....

Thank Fred A
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

This park was across the street from our hotel. It was enjoyable to see the children playing in the water and wish I could have joined. Seemed popular with local families.

Thank Sonia F
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

not a must see but if you have time do it, easy walk from downtown san Jose and on hot day kids will enjoy the splash from the fountains

Thank lagfleur
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