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Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park

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Address: Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113
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3.05 developed acres

Picnic Areas, Fountain, Cafe, Seasonal Farmer's...

3.05 developed acres

Picnic Areas, Fountain, Cafe, Seasonal Farmer's Market, Summer Concert Series.

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Full of life and activities

Lots of people here everyday and they have a lot of fun activities as well. Right now they are doing dance lessons and dancing every Thursday....for free! They also host music... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 September 2016
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Santa Barbara, CA/Dallas, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

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Tenbury Wells, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 307 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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!

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Ridgway, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Was a very relaxing place to be on a warm day. Not Far from hotels, food, and entertainment. Many people there to have fun and peace.

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Salinas, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Christmas in the park in San Jose is a great family fun event. Lots lots to do, rides for the kids, partly a carnival atmosphere with lots of fun Christmas displays that are nice attention grabbers for children of all ages. There's plenty of neat kiosks as well , in addition to close walk-in proximity to nice downtown stores. This... More 

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

We went to the yearly celebration Christmas in the Park. Its a yearly event. There are lots of Christmas trees decorated by different groups in the community, There are lots of cute Christmas scenes. There is rides and ice skating. There is the Santa House, There is the large Christmas tree. Its lots of fun and always on our "must"... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Visiting on the rainy day before Christmas, there was festival of Christmas in the park, like county fair. There were collections of decorated christmas trees from anywhere. There was also "make a wish " with the Santa. This park was crowded with locals. It's good time for holiday season.

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Gilroy, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

This is where people go to cool off in the fountains, this is where bands have live performances, local races go past it.

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Kennesaw, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Fun park with entertaining musical swings. Yes swing set with lighted seats that play music notes when swinging. 5 different musical instrument sounds. Unique sounds when swings are matched with adjacent swings while moving. Instructions at the swings. Water fountains shoot water up from a flat surface so you can run through it. Next to the fountains are two cornhole... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Right outside the Fairmont and near a ton of great eateries. There is always something going on at Cesar Chavez Park, such as live music, musical swings, the water fountain for playing and running around, or just enjoying the sites. This is an absolutely wonderful place to check out - any night of the week, and any season.

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Santa Barbara, CA/Dallas, TX
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Lots of people here everyday and they have a lot of fun activities as well. Right now they are doing dance lessons and dancing every Thursday....for free! They also host music festivals. There is a staff that works here and you can rent game equipment, there is a splash park for the kids and musical swings. The swings are really... More 

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