Venues

In 2019, Winter Fest programming will be presented at various venues near downtown San Jose. Find convenient parking on this interactive parking map.

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Art Boutiki

44 Race Street, San Jose, CA 95126

The brainchild of comic book publisher Don Vado, Art Boutiki is one of the hippest "underground" music venues in San Jose. Pass through a comic book studeio/store to find a 150-person capacity warehouse space with an eclectic, electric vibe. Art Boutiki is primarily a stnading venue, and seating is very limited. Food, beer and wine are available.  artboutiki.com

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Cafe Stritch

374 South First Street, San Jose, CA 95113

Cafe Stritch is a cornerstone of San Jose’s burgeoning SoFA District. With a full bar and a menu of classic dishes, the venue satisfies all tastes and appetites. Its centerpiece is music, evidenced by the mural of legendary saxophonist Rahsaan Roland Kirk near the cafe entrance. Called one of the best jazz clubs on the West Coast, Stritch is a destination for local jazz and indie performances, and features open cabaret seating. cafestritch.com

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Hammer Theatre

101 Paseo De San Antonio, San Jose, CA 95113

With only 540 assigned seats, perfect sightlines and acoustics and a plush theater ambiance, the Hammer Theatre is the perfect place to enjoy live music. Amenities include a lobby bar furnishing cups that allow you to bring your drink to your seat.  hammertheatre.com

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The Continental

349 South First Street, San Jose, CA 95113

The Continental Bar, Lounge & Patio is located in the Historic SoFA district of downtown San Jose, next to the California Theatre, across from Cafe Stritch. The Continental offers a unique and sophisticated atmosphere with historic fixtures, reclaimed wood, salvaged metal, classic leather seating and a patio inside an historic 1917 brick building. It's primarily a standing venue; seating is limited. thecontinentalbar.com