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Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park

Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113
+1 408-535-3570
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A Cool Place to Visit in the Summer

Yep, the fountain you can splash in is the major summertime cool off spot, but there is also a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
GREAT park in a central location

This park has come a long way. Lots of trees and good programming over the summer months. They... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Claudia G
Newark, New Jersey
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3.05 developed acres Picnic Areas, Fountain, Cafe, Seasonal Farmer's Market, Summer Concert Series.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113
+1 408-535-3570
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Yep, the fountain you can splash in is the major summertime cool off spot, but there is also a pretty great concert series (paid entry) and the ever popular Christmas in the Park here too! This is a real melting pot San Jose location- you...More

Thank mmoguls
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This park has come a long way. Lots of trees and good programming over the summer months. They have Adirondack chairs and its very clean. I LOVE this park--highly recommended if you're in downtown and need some green space.

Thank Claudia G
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This park is smack in the middle of downtown San Jose. It isn't much most of the year... seasonal fountains going for local kids to play in on hot days, a number of benches and shade trees and some grass. And... the pay-bathroom pod on...More

Thank Lise W
Reviewed 8 August 2017

don't waste your time...not much there. very small, open park with nothing in it. during the afternoon, the place packs with homeless people trying to get the benches to sleep on.....

Thank Fred A
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This park was across the street from our hotel. It was enjoyable to see the children playing in the water and wish I could have joined. Seemed popular with local families.

Thank Sonia F
Reviewed 20 July 2017

not a must see but if you have time do it, easy walk from downtown san Jose and on hot day kids will enjoy the splash from the fountains

Thank lagfleur
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This was my second visit to San Jose when Christmas in the Park was going on, and I again got to enjoy the amazing variety of decorated Christmas trees, the yummy fair food, the elaborate holiday displays, music, and amazing decorations that fill the park....More

Thank dunadan
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

One of the most beautiful parts of San Jose, the park, with lovely fountains and surrounded by attractive buildings, is a sweet spot!

Thank DipuKV
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

This is a veritable pozole of Chicano culture deep in the heart of San Jose. Children playing and laughing.

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 8 February 2017

A nice central garden and park area. Some nice buildings surround the park too. Interestingly the Turd Statue is labelled as such on my map app! Also saw a red squirrel scampering around!

Thank moot
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