There is lots to do and see in Downtown San Jose, from fine dining restaurants to some of the best pizza shops in town. Whatever you’re looking for, you can find it within a couple blocks of the San Jose Civic Theater. Here is a San Jose Dining Guide to help choose your next pre-show dining experience.
Downtown San Jose is filled with trendy boutiques and many notable shopping centers. Some of our favorites near San Jose Civic Theater include:
Grand Century Mall
The Great Mall
At the heart of San Jose’s appeal is its downtown, a bustling nexus of commerce, art, and culture- and home to some truly unique things to see and do. Click here to view a Culture Guide to San Jose.
San Jose Civic
135 W. San Carlos St.
San Jose, CA, 95113
The SAN JOSE CIVIC is managed by San Jose Theaters, a division of Team San Jose. The official website is sanjosetheaters.org/theaters/san-jose-civic/ (aka SanJoseCivic.org).
A major, multi-million dollar renovation led to a grand re-opening of the Civic in October, 2012. In December of 2013, its name officially changed to City National Civic. In May of 2019, the venue’s historic name of San Jose Civic was reinstated.
The Who kicked off their first headlining tour of the U.S. here in 1968. This historic venue has also hosted The Rolling Stones, Frank Sinatra, Bob Dylan, Barbra Streisand and many more.
* 2,850+ seats
* State-of-the-art sound and HD video systems
* Stage size: 112’ x 35’