San Jose

The Big Draw: What Special Events Do for Downtown San Jose

12:30 p.m. | Thursday, July 20, 2017

What do San Jose Jazz Fest, WWDC, Silicon Valley Comic Con and Christmas in the Park all have in common? They bring new people to downtown San Jose from near and far, filling the streets and supporting local businesses. Come hear about what it takes to bring these big events to downtown San Jose and the positive impacts that they have on our local economy.

+ Laura Chmielewski / Team San Jose
+ Marshall Jones / Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
+ Brendan Rawson / San Jose Jazz


SPUR San Jose
76 South First Street
San Jose, CA 95113
Phone: 408.638.0083


Free for SPUR members.
$10 for non-members.

Pre-registration is not required for this event.

Refund Policy

Individual ticket purchases. If you request a refund between 2 and 10 business days prior to the event, SPUR can issue a 25 percent refund. Requests for refunds received less than 2 days prior to an event cannot be accommodated.

Sponsorship payments will not be refunded, as sponsorship benefits take effect immediately and are on-going through the date of the event.

Auxiliary Services

If, in order to participate in a SPUR event, you need auxiliary aids or services for a disability (e.g., qualified interpreter, qualified reader, written materials, taped texts) please submit your request five business days before the event to or 415-781-8726 x132. SPUR will work with you in identifying effective auxiliary aids or services that it can provide. If you need to cancel your request, please notify SPUR at least two business days before the event.

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