Parks & Recreation Special Events

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Upcoming Parks & Recreation Special Events 


Silicon Valley BBQ Championships
Friday, June 23rd - 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday, June 24th - 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Central Park, 909 Kiely Blvd., Santa Clara CA  95051

Mark your calendars! The City of Santa Clara and the Santa Clara Rotary are joining forces for the 2017 Silicon Valley Barbeque Championships. The competition will be held in Santa Clara's Central Park, 909 Kiely Boulevard, on Friday, June 23rd, from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm and Saturday, June 24th, from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm.

This competition is sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society and is the 2nd largest championship event on the west coast. Join us for live entertainment, a Kid Zone, and plenty of barbeque!

For more information, call (408) 615-3140 | Silicon Valley BBQ

Art and Wine Festival

Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival
Saturday, September 16, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday, September 17, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Central Park, 909 Kiely Blvd, Santa Clara, CA  95051

The 2017 Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival will feature the talents of local and regional artists with nearly 175 booths to visit, 25 community groups serving international foods, four vintners pouring fine wines, micro-brewed beer, live entertainment on three stages, and the ever-popular Kids Kingdom.

The Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival is set inside picturesque Central Park and is a tradition which brings the community together for one common purpose: to support vital community groups and organizations in Santa Clara. To date, the Festival has generated hundreds of thousands of dollars for local charities.

For more information, visit the Art & Wine Festival page or call the Community Recreation Center at (408) 615-3140.


Check back for details on our annual events!

  • 4th of July Extravaganza - Tuesday, July 4th
  • Children's Halloween Party @ the YAC - Tuesday, October 31st
  • Tree Lighting - Friday, December 1st

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