Summer Fest and its partner hotels are just 3 miles from Mineta International Airport, the most accessible air link in the region. The festival takes over the heart of downtown San Jose, at the intersection of the 280, 101 and 87 freeways. There is ample parking adjacent to the festival grounds.
Don’t want to drive? There are a variety of ways to get to Summer Fest without your car, including public transportation options and by bicycle.
There are several garages downtown within walking distance of our many Summer Fest stages:
Fourth Street Garage
44 South Fourth Street at San Fernando
Market / San Pedro Square Garage
45 North Market Street between Santa Clara and St. John
Second and San Carlos Garage
280 South San Carlos Street, between San Fernando and San Carlos
Third Street Garage
95 North Third Street, between Santa Clara and St. John
15 South Second Street, between San Fernando and San Carlos
Other available parking:
City View Plaza Garage
115 South Market Street at Park
Third and Santa Clara Garage (The Globe)
25 South Third Street
For more information, visit sjdowntownparking.com.
Valley Transportation Authority links Santa Clara County to the festival’s location in downtown San Jose with light Rail and bus lines. Park in any of VTA’s park and ride lots, and ride light rail to any downtown station to enjoy the festival. Light Rail runs every 15 minutes on weekends. Multiple bus lines also serve downtown—taking VTA is quick, easy, stress-free, and green. For trip planning assistance, call 408-321-2300 or visit vta.org
The Peninsula’s rail service, Caltrain, connects San Francisco and San Mateo County to San Jose. Downtown San Jose is less than a mile away from the San Jose Diridon Caltrain Station, served by numerous trains each day. From there, take VTA light rail to the festival grounds or make the 15-minute journey on foot. For schedule and fares, visit caltrain.com.
Capitol Corridor Rail from Sacramento
Ditch the traffic and parking hassles and take the Capitol Corridor train for a relaxing and enjoyable way to travel. Providing train travel between Sacramento, Oakland and San Jose, Capitol Corridor offers a reliable, comfortable, cost-competitive and environmentally-responsible choice for people traveling along the I-80, I-680, and I-880 freeways. For more information, call 1-877-9-RIDECC or visit capitolcorridor.org.