Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park
Unique theme park centered around trees and horticulture in a
mid-20th century Silicon Valley historical setting. Family fun
including amusement rides and attractions. Located in Gilroy.
Fifteen minutes from Milpitas, in Santa Clara, an amusement park
where the young and young at heart play. Open weekends only August
23 through October 26. Jobs for teens.
Hollow Park and Zoo
Reopens Saturday, March 20, 2010. A favorite with the littlest children, for they'll find small
animals to pet, puppet shows, and pint-sized amusement rides.
Located in San Jose. $1.00 Admission 2nd Tuesday of each month.
Santa Clara County Fair
First week in August. Back to summer! Yeh! Exciting stage acts,
new thrill rides, nightly concerts, draft horse competition,
monster truck show, wild west show, Chinese acrobats, racing
pigs ... who could ask for more?
Santa Cruz Beach
OK, so it's not strictly in Silicon Valley, but it's where the
geeks change into surfer dudes to cool off on the coast. Check
here for group discounts.
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
Interact with dolphins in the new Ocean Discovery, a tropical
getaway where you can get up close and personal with sea lions,
penguins, stingrays and dolphins.