Activities in Downtown San Jose

One Month of Unlimited Shinkendo, Bojutsu, Toyama Ryu, or Aikibujitsu Classes or Four Kids Classes at Tojokan Dojo (Up to 55% Off)

Tojokan Dojo

San Jose

Shinkendo teaches swordsmanship rooted in samurai techniques and philosophies, whereas Aikibujitsu blends and redirects attackers’ energy

$100 $45

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Wine-and-Chocolate Pairing for Two or Four with Credit Toward Bottles of Wine at Sherman Cellars (39% Off)

Sherman Cellars

Sherman Cellars

Wine educators guide guests through tastings of red and white wines paired with local chocolates

$45 $29

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$69 for $125 Groupon — Wrecking Crew Fight Club

Wrecking Crew Fight Club

Downtown San Jose

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$125 $69

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5 or 10 Cross-Training or Mixed Martial Arts Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at Dark Horse Gym (Up to 89% Off)

Dark Horse Gym

Downtown San Jose

Bolster health and fitness in daily classes led by a team of instructors with 40 years combined training experience

$200 $26

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Four Weeks of Unlimited Boxing or Kickboxing Classes at Tribull MMA (45% Off)

Tribull Mma

San Jose

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$159 $87

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Admission for Two, Four, Six, or Eight at The Great Bridal Expo (Up to 44% Off)

The Great Bridal Expo

Downtown San Jose

Great Bridal Expo gives you the opportunity to meet national and local businesses that aim to make your dream wedding come true

$16 $9

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"Men Are from Mars Women Are from Venus LIVE!" at Montgomery Theater on January 28–31 (Up to 50% Off)

Montgomery Theater

Montgomery Theater

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Based on the hit book by John Gray, Peter Story’s live performance elicits knowing laughter from both sexes

$68 $34

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BYU Young Ambassadors' "Heartsongs... Melodies of Love" on January 28 at 7 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

Heartsongs... Melodies of Love - BYU Young Ambassadors

Center for the Performing Arts

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Brigham Young University’s song and dance troupe rolls through family-friendly love songs from Broadway, The Beatles, and Adele

$49.50 $29

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Billiards, Bar Food, and Drinks or a Three-Hour Party-Room Rental at South First Billiards (Up to 47% Off)

South First Billiards

Downtown San Jose

Rack up billiards in a hall with nearly 30 tables while fueling up on microbrews or cocktails; 3-hour party room for up to 100

$20 $12

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Eight-Week Youth Antibullying or Fundamentals of Brazilian Jujitsu Session at Heroes Martial Arts (Up to 76% Off)

Heroes Martial Arts

Downtown San Jose

Kids’ antibullying and Brazilian jujitsu sessions provide improved physical fitness and self-defense skills; adult option available

$159 $40

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One or Two Months of Mexican Folklorico Dance Classes at Grupo Folklorico Los Laureles (Up to 58% Off)

Grupo Folklorico Los Laureles

San Jose

Instructors teach students of all skill levels traditional Mexican folklorico dances in one-hour classes

$40 $17

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Five Drop-In Group Fitness Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at ClackFit (Up to 78% Off)

ClackFit

Central San Jose

Focusing on form and efficiency, Yusuf Clack's workouts help guests of all fitness levels reach their fitness goals

$175 $39

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CrossFit Fundamentals Course or 10 or 20 CrossFit, TRX and Yoga Classes at ThirdSpace Fitness (Up to 88% Off)

ThirdSpace Fitness

Downtown San Jose

Prepare to start a CrossFit regimen with the Fundamentals course, or join regular CrossFit, TRX suspension training, and yoga classes

$200 $29

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Batting Cage Practice or a Private Baseball or Softball Lesson at South Bay Sports Training (Up to 56% Off)

South Bay Sports Training

San Jose

Cages help build batting fundamentals; former professional and collegiate players help hone skills in 30-minute private lessons

$15 $7

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Assessment or Speed, Agility, and Vision Classes at Sensory Speed Inc. (Up to 61% Off). Four Options Available.

Sensory Speed Inc.

San Jose

Increase your visual, cognitive, and physical athletic skills

$100 $49

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$39 for 30 Days of Unlimited Yoga Belly and YBX Classes at Yoga Belly San Jose ($140 Value)

Yoga Belly San Jose

Downtown San Jose

Yoga Belly classes cater to beginners, while YBX classes aim to challenge more advanced students; sessions held seven days a week

$140 $39

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Wine and Cheese Tasting for Two, Four, or Six at J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines (Up to 46% Off)

J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines

Shasta-Hanchett

Friday night wine and cheese tastings pair a flight of four J. Lohr wines with four specially paired gourmet cheeses

$30 $19

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$440 for $800 Worth of Personal Training — Fitness with Fiona

One Republic Fitness

San Jose

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$800 $440

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10 Drop-In Kids' Classes or One Month of Unlimited Kids' Classes at Three Sixty Training Center (Up to 86% Off)

Three Sixty Training Center

St. Leo's

Kids aged 5 and older can improve their self-defense, strength, and reflex skills

$200 $29

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$20 for 30-Class Yoga and Fitness Pass from Yoga & Fitness Passport ($300 Value)

Yoga & Fitness Passport

Multiple Locations

Students can use this 30-class pass at multiple locations to take everything from yoga to Zumba, signing up on an easy online platform

$300 $20

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One 30-Class Yoga & Fitness Pass or Six Months of Unlimited Classes from MetaBody (Up to 94% Off)

MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

$350 $20

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Four or Six Introductory Fencing Classes at The Fencing Center (Up to 62% Off)

The Fencing Center

San Jose

Internationally decorated coaching staff shares swordsmanship fundamentals with new fencers

$120 $49

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Equipment: Barbells, dumbbells, medicine balls, yoga straps, yoga mats, and boxing gloves

Students should bring: Water

Average class length: 45?60 minutes

Number of Staff: 5?10

Class location: Indoors only

Established: 2000

Registration required: No

Good for beginners: Yes

Guests allowed: Yes

Parking: Parking lot

Q&A with Rachell, Fitness Instructor

Exercise is challenging, and people frequently give up on their fitness routines. How do you keep clients motivated?

We get to know each student personally; they are not just dollar signs. Each client becomes part of the IMC community, where they are surrounded by an outstanding support group of staff members and other students. Also, our instructors live healthy lifestyles; they practice what they preach.

What is a typical session of your program or class like for a student?

Rewarding, challenging, and fun?but most of all, inspirational.

196 North 3rd Street
San Jose,
CA
US

With the motto “train insane or remain the same,” trainers at Silicon Valley Athletic Club pride themselves in helping their students undergo physical transformations. In daily boot-camp, spinning, and Zumba dance-fitness classes, they work one-on-one with clients, ensuring each one gets the most from the group workouts. Classes are held in the club's 35,000-square-foot space.

196 N 3rd St.
San Jose,
CA
US

For more than 50 years, the cooks at Guadalajara Market & Bakery have been wrapping carne asada, rice, and beans in soft tortillas for their signature jumbo burritos and spreading tangy guacamole over crisp chicken flautas. Beneath red tile eaves and graceful archways designed to mimic the atmosphere of a Mexican village square, they plate tostadas de ceviche and sizzling fajitas with beef, chicken, and shrimp. From the full bar, servers tote margaritas and micheladas alongside domestic and imported brews, which go well with tortilla chips and cheese, just as a crime-fighting dog joins the one human who can understand him.

452 E Empire St
San Jose,
CA
US

Headlined by a trio of brainy joke crafters, The Evolution of Comedy Tour skewers superstition and politics from the storied stage of Laffs Comedy Caffe. Ian Harris, Jason Resler, and Maurice Northup combine skepticism, rationality, and humor to roast commonly held beliefs in the tradition of no-holds-barred social commentary. T-shirts emblazoned with the tour's logo demonstrate the wearer's logical inclinations and fear of exposing long-regretted flat-Earth chest tattoos. Over its comic-hosting career, spanning back to 1989, the brick-backed stage of Laffs Comedy Caffe has seen the observations of such beloved jokesters as Jerry Seinfeld, Mitch Hedberg, and Robin Williams.

72 N 5th St.
San Jose,
CA
US

The Ives Quartet's musicians—violinists Bettina Mussumeli and Susan Freier, violist Jodi Levitz. and cellist Stephen Harrison—wash two intimate venues with unexpected selections. One of Haydn's famous Prussian quartets opens the program with rich interplay between instruments and instantly accessible melodies before Quincy Porter's String Quartet no. 6 spotlights a 20th-century take on the classical form. To help perform Tchaikovsky's energetic Souvenir of Florence sextet and feed the metronomes during the earlier pieces, violist and co-founder of the Moab Music Festival Leslie Tomkins wields her bow alongside guest cellist Tanya Tomkins of the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra.

72 N 5th St
San Jose,
CA
US

Known in English as "way of the true sword," Shinkendo represents the distillation of founder (or Kaiso) Toshishiro Obata's vast knowledge of Japanese swordsmanship. Trained by Kaiso himself, Sensei Eric Lambert of Tojokan Dojo now shares this intricate training with students throughout Santa Clara County. In addition to Shinkendo, Sensei Lambert and his staff also teach Toyama Ryu, a martial art developed by the Imperial Japanese Army in 1925, and Aikibujitsu, a empty-handed discipline built on throws, joint locks, and control holds to overpower opponents.

18 N 1st St.
San Jose,
CA
US

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