Whether you are visiting or long time resident, read below to check them out!

1.  40th Annual Berryessa Art & Wine Festival

When:  Saturday May 13th, 2017 from 10am-5pm

Where: Berryessa Community Center - 3050 Berryessa Road, San Jose, CA 95132

Description: Be a part of this family-friendly event held at the Penitencia Creek Park, behind the Berryessa Community Center.  Grab a hand-craft beer, or glass of local wine as you browse over 100 booths displaying all different kinds of hand-crafts and art. Whether you find a last minute gift for Mother's Day or something for yourself, all proceeds help benefit the Berryessa Union school district. 

View food vendors and beer & wine list.

Photo Credit:  40th Berryessa Art and Wine Festival


2.  6th Annual Taco Festival of Innovation

When:  Saturday May 27th, 2017 11:00am - 5:00pm

Where: History Park, 1650 Senter Road San Jose, CA 95112

Description: Don't miss out on this tasty and fun day full of good eats, craft beers, and live entertainment.  Chefs from over 25 food trucks will be creating their best version of taco plates, as well as short ribs, pico de gallo, ice cream tacos and more! All plates are $6 or less so be sure so try as many as you can and vote for your favorite. Guests will have the chance to win free food and chef's will have a chance to receive superlative awards such as "Best All-Round" and "Most Creative".

Purchase tickets or view the event Facebook page to learn more!

Photo Credit: 6th Annual Taco Festival of Innovation


3.  Color Run 5k - The Dream Tour

When:  May 27th, 2017 at 8am

Where: Guadalupe River Park - Arena Green East340 West Saint John Street, San Jose, CA 95110

Description: Join the Color Run phenomenon on Saturday May 27th. Be on the start-line at 8am to enjoy music, dancing, stretching and giveaways! The dream tour makes you feel like you are literally in a dream as you run past giant unicorns and run through the new purple color zone and foam zone. Don't forget to stop by the San Pedro Square for an After Party! (special discounts and specials for runners)

Visit The Color Run to find the event guide, course map, and more!

Photo Credit: Color Run 5k


4.  Downtown San Jose Farmers Market

When:  Fridays, 10am-2pm, May 5th through November 17th, 2017

Where: San Pedro Street (Between Santa Clara and St. John Street) San Jose, CA 95113

Description: Happening every Friday now through November 17th, the San Jose Farmers Market is offering the best variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables. They also offer a large display of hand-cut flowers, mouth-watering goodies and hand-made gifts from local artisans.

To learn more about the market visit The Farmer's Market Page

Photo Credit: San Jose Famers Market


5.  San Jose Giants vs. Modesto Nuts

When:  Friday May 19th @ 7pm and Saturday May 20th @ 5pm

Where: Municipal Stadium - 588 East Alma Avenue, San Jose, CA 95112

Description: Indulge in some peanuts and Cracker Jacks as you cheer on your local San Jose Giants! With plenty of home games happening throughout the summer, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy a night under the lights or an afternoon in the sun.

View their full schedule here!

Photo Credit: San Jose Giants