2021 Winter Wonderland | Downtown San Jose 12pm-11pm

The family amusement area on Park Avenue, between Market Street and Almaden Boulevard, next to the Tech Interactive, offers a festive arcade of fun and entertainment. in

Also, amusement rides will stretch down the Paseo de San Antonio between Market Street and First Street.

Ticket Prices:
$4 a ride
$15 for unlimited rides (1 day)
CelebrateFamily.us Best Bet:  If you are buying tickets for more than 3 rides, the Unlimited Rides pass is cheaper.

Two locations:
Paseo de San Antonio between Market and Second Streets and Park Avenue between Market Street and Almaden Blvd.

2021 Hours of Operation
**Free Rides from 4pm-6pm (Nov 26 only)

November 24-26: 4pm-10pm
November 27-28: 12pm-11pm
November 29-December 2: 4pm-10pm
December 3: 3pm-11pm
December 4,5: 12pm-11pm
December 6-9: 4pm-10pm
December 10: 3pm-11pm
December 11,12: 12pm-11pm
December 13-16: 4pm-10pm
December 17: 3pm-11pm
December 18 -January 2: 12pm-11pm

*All times are subject to change due to weather conditions.

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2021 Christmas in the Park at Downtown San Jose

A much beloved holiday tradition in San Jose that takes place in downtown across the street from the Tech Museum. Enjoy free entertainment, holiday displays and Christmas trees decorated by community groups and businesses in the area. Highlights include free pictures with Santa and entertainment every night.

Fri, Nov 26, 2021 to Sun, Jan 2, 2022 | Noon to midnight.

Christmas in the Park at Downtown San Jose

Christmas in the Park is across the street from the Kristi Yamaguchi Downtown San Jose outdoor ice rink and The Tech Interactive.

Visits with Santa

Santa visits are free, so be sure to bring your own camera for picture opportunities.  Santa’s area will be a festive, outdoor setting located near the park’s North end.

Santa is vaccinated, but will be practicing social distancing per county recommendations. Masks are not required, but are recommended.
More information [LINK]

Movie Nights

Come to the park each Saturday night for Family Movie Night. All movies start at 6 pm.
Christmas in the Park at Downtown San Jose Movie Nights

Zoom Santa

This is a free experience offered by Christmas in the Park and Zoom Santa. Dates and times available from November 27 – December 23, 2021
RSVP/More Information [LINK]

Blinky’s Holiday Hunt

Blinky’s Holiday Hunt is an on-site scavenger hunt through Christmas in the Park.

Locate the items around the park, complete the form and you will be entered to win a prize package.  More details at Christmas in the Park [LINK]

View our complete holiday calendar of special family events, Santa visits, Nutcracker ballets and more at CelebrateFamily.us Holidays [LINK]

Ice Skating at San Jose Downtown Ice | 10 am – 11pm

Downtown Ice’s extraordinary circular rink provides a perfect setting for skaters who glide under the stars and twirl around 32 twinkling palm trees.

For 2021/2022: Downtown Ice will be open from November 20, 2021 – January 9, 2022.

Admission:
Admission includes 60 minutes of ice time and rental skates. [LINK]
General Admission Including Skate Rental: $19
Locker Rental: $5
Skate Helper: $6
Gloves: $5
Socks: $5
Water: $3
Tickets must be purchased online.  There will be no ticket sales on-site.

To stay up to date on discounts, offers and special events, sign up for the Downtown Ice newsletter or follow Downtown Ice at Facebook and Twitter. #DTSJ

Movie Nights: The Nightmare Before Christmas | Christmas in the Park

Bring the whole family to Christmas in the Park, a Downtown San Jose holiday tradition.

Every Saturday until Jan. 1, you can catch a movie while you’re there. All movies start at 6 pm on the Excite Credit Union Community Stage.

Movie Nights Schedule:

Dec. 18: The Santa Clause
Dec. 25: The Polar Express
Jan. 1: The Nightmare Before Christmas

Other Family Friendly Holiday Events in the Bay Area

Looking for other holiday events?

Nutcracker Tea Holiday Candy CaneVisit the CelebrateFamily.us Holiday page. [LINK]

Family things to do for the holidays. The Nutcracker Ballet!Check out BayAreaNutcracker.com for our listing of Nutcracker performances in the Bay area. [LINK]

2021 Winter Wonderland | Downtown San Jose 12pm-11pm

The family amusement area on Park Avenue, between Market Street and Almaden Boulevard, next to the Tech Interactive, offers a festive arcade of fun and entertainment. in

Also, amusement rides will stretch down the Paseo de San Antonio between Market Street and First Street.

Ticket Prices:
$4 a ride
$15 for unlimited rides (1 day)
CelebrateFamily.us Best Bet:  If you are buying tickets for more than 3 rides, the Unlimited Rides pass is cheaper.

Two locations:
Paseo de San Antonio between Market and Second Streets and Park Avenue between Market Street and Almaden Blvd.

2021 Hours of Operation
**Free Rides from 4pm-6pm (Nov 26 only)

November 24-26: 4pm-10pm
November 27-28: 12pm-11pm
November 29-December 2: 4pm-10pm
December 3: 3pm-11pm
December 4,5: 12pm-11pm
December 6-9: 4pm-10pm
December 10: 3pm-11pm
December 11,12: 12pm-11pm
December 13-16: 4pm-10pm
December 17: 3pm-11pm
December 18 -January 2: 12pm-11pm

*All times are subject to change due to weather conditions.

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Looking for other things to do? Check out the discounted activities at: GrouponEntertainment BookFree Museum Passes (Discover and Go) |Go San Francisco card | San Francisco City Pass