The San Jose Challenge Urban Adventure Race, Sunday, March 23rd!

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Get ready for the best race ever! The San Jose Challenge urban adventure race is returning to Silicon Valley for our fifth season on Sunday, March 23rd! The Challenge is a ridiculously fun “Amazing Race” style competition packed into one incredible day. Teams of two or more will dash around the city, racing against other Challengers for immortal glory (and cash prizes!) as they solve tricky clues, strategize the best route, and explore undiscovered corners of the city.Think of it like a 5K that tests your brains as much as your legs, with bigger prizes and a whole lot more fun–we guarantee you’ll have a blast! Visit Facebook page here.

  • An amazing, active way to get outdoors on a Sunday and explore your city with friends and family in San Jose!
  • Don’t worry—fitness is a plus, but you’ll need a blend of smarts AND speed to win this race!
  • At the finish line, we’ll welcome you back with cash prizes for our winners, cold water for all, food and drink specials from our venue, finishing with our our crazy costume contest and awards ceremony!
  • Take it to the next level: the top 50 teams from this race will qualify for our Challenge Championship event at the end of the season in Las Vegas–with a grand prize of $5,000 at stake!

If you’re ready to take the Challenge, grab some friends, pick a clever team name and sign up right below! For more information, read our FAQ or contact us with any questions.

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Gilroy Garlic Festival, July 29-31, 2011

Gilroy Garlic Festival
http://www.gilroygarlicfestival.com/
WHAT:
The 33rd annual “Ultimate Summer Food Fair”; three days of incredible food, beverages, arts & crafts and live entertainment.
WHERE:
Christmas Hill Park; Gilroy,CA
30 miles south of San Jose off Highway 101
WHEN:
Friday, Saturday & Sunday
July 29-31, 201110 a.m. – 7 p.m. (Gates close at 6 p.m.)
HOW:
Tickets (single day admission only):

  • Adult General Admission $ 17.00
  • Children (ages 6-12) $ 8.00
  • Under age 6 – Free
  • Seniors (60+) $ 8.00

The Gilroy Garlic Festival is a celebration of food, fun and family. It is the Garlic Festival’s policy to provide a safe, family-friendly atmosphere for all Festival patrons and volunteers. Therefore, the Garlic Festival refuses entry or admission to anyone wearing clothing or paraphernalia indicating or signifying membership in a gang, including a motorcycle club. This policy is applied equally to all persons, regardless of their sex, race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, disability or medical

SJMADE MARKET HALL – July 15-16-17, 2011

The SJMADE Market Hall summer series begins tonight, Friday, July 15th! The Market Hall showcases local San Jose vendors where labels, brands, and artists showcase and sell current projects and goods. The Market Hall is set to operate on four consecutive weekends starting toinght and ending on Sunday, August 7, 2011.

Celebrate 7-Eleven’s Birthday with a Free Slurpee, 7-11-2011

What better way to cool down on a hot July day than with a Slurpee from 7-Eleven? Better yet a free Slurpee from 7-Eleven?

Today only, 7-Eleven is celebrating their 84th birthday and all customers get to help celebrate. While supplies last and limit one per customer, five million free 7.11 ounce Slurpees well be given away at participating 7-Elevens in the United States and Canada.

“Even without the five million free Slurpee drinks, July is the biggest month of the year for Slurpee sales,” said Jesus Delgado-Jenkins, 7-Eleven’s senior vice president of merchandising, marketing and logistics in a news release. “What better drink for the hottest month of the year.”

Outside Lands Festival, SF Golden Gate Park, August 12-14, 2011

Outside Lands Festival TicketsOutside Lands has set the standard for the live music, food and wine festival experience.  The 2011 lineup features MUSE, Phish, Arcade Fire, The Black Keys, DeadMau5, MGMT, The Decemberists, Erykah Badu, John Fogerty, Girl Talk and many more! TICKETS..

Rose, White & Blue, San Jose Ca, July 4, 2011

There is one place to be this 4th of July and it is right here in San Jose, Enjoy a family holiday filled with History, Patriotism and Roses! The Rose, White and Blue Parade and Festival held annually on 4th of July in San Jose, California is a revival of the historic Rose Carnival of 1896, later known as The Fiesta de Las Rosas Parade in the 1920’s.
Enjoy an old fashioned family-style parade as it winds through the Rose Garden neighborhood ending on the grand avenue of the The Alameda. This homespun parade features live bands, dance groups, home-made floats, kids on bikes, antique cars, and more. Following the parade attendees will enjoy the picnic on The Alameda featuring food and drink from local restaurants under the shade of our trees on The Alameda together with live music.
GET YOUR PROGRAM GUIDE HERE.