San Jose is famous for innovators and its contributions to the tech sector, but it is also also the central hub of a region that knows how to unwind and celebrate its cultural heritage with a variety of festivals and events throughout the year. From mainstream music festivals list Summer Jazz Fest to cultural events for one of the many ethnicities that call Silicon Valley home (Viva Fest, Obon Festival), there’s a party for everyone.

Find more things to do in San Jose with the SanJose.com Events Calendar.

[Last Update: July 7, 2015]