Entertainment

Stadium in San Jose

SAP Center

The fanatically popular San Jose Sharks, the city’s professional hockey team, plays at this massive glass-and-metal stadium (formerly the HP Pavilion) from September through April. Megaconcerts by touring acts go on…
Live Music in The Peninsula

San Gregorio General Store

A mile inland from San Gregorio State Beach on Hwy 1, kick off your shoes and stomp your feet to live bluegrass, Celtic and folk music on weekend afternoons at this landmark general store. Check out the wooden bar s…
Performing Arts in Palo Alto

Stanford Live

With most performances at Bing Concert Hall, the university's jam-packed performing-arts calendar showcases orchestral and chamber music, opera, jazz, R&B and world-music artists and ensembles year-round.
Spectator Sport in San Jose

Avaya Stadium

Located near San Jose's airport, this is the home of the San Jose Earthquakes, the city's professional soccer team (season runs from February through October).
Theater in San Jose

California Theatre

The absolutely stunning Spanish Colonial interior of this landmark entertainment venue is cathedral-worthy. The theater is home to Opera San Jose and Symphony Silicon Valley.
Soccer in San Jose

San Jose Earthquakes

San Jose's Major League Soccer (MLS) team plays at Avaya Stadium from February through October.
Ice Hockey in San Jose

San Jose Sharks

San Jose's National Hockey League (NHL) team plays at SAP Center from September through April.
Cinema in Palo Alto

Aquarius Theatre

With reclining leather seats, this renovated 1960s downtown gem screens a thought-provoking lineup of independent and foreign films.