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Free Things to Do in San Jose This Weekend!

San Jose Neighbor Nights:
This goes on throughout San Jose on Friday! It will take place every second Friday of the moth at community centers throughout the entire city! SJ Neighbor Nights will offer free activities at 11 community centers, including music, movies, crafts, dances, sports, and more. The entire community is welcome.


2018 Santa 5K Run & Festival:
The Santa Run Silicon Valley takes place on Sunday at 3:30pm. This 5K run/walk is fun for the entire family and everyone is encouraged to dress up! Running in the race isn’t free, but it’s free to watch the race and enjoy the festival!

Here’s the schedule of events:

  • 2:15 pm – Kids Fun Run Line Up – Start Line Stage
  • 2:20 pm – Costume Contest Line Up – Christmas Train by Starting Line
  • 2:30 pm – Costume Contest – Christmas Train by Starting Line
  • 2:30 pm – Kids Fun Run – Start Line
  • 3:30 pm – 5K Start


2018 SantaCon Bar Crawl:
Sunday at 4pm, Santas will be invading your favorite Downtown San Jo bars! This event is free, but an RSVP is requested. You can check in at the bars below to get your ID checked and get a free wristband. Of course, drinks are for purchase.

Here are the participating bars:

  • 4 – 5:15 pm: Camino Brewing
  • 5:15  – 6 pm: Uproar Brewing
  • 6 – 6:45 pm: Continental Bar
  • 6:45 – 7:30 pm: The Brit (Britannia Arms)
  • 7:30 pm: Fuz Bar & Grill (party as long as you want)


If you know of any other free activities going on, let us know in the comments! 🙂

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