Gordon Biersch Night Market Returns to Downtown San Jose

Known as Silicon Valley’s City Center, the ever-expanding neighborhood of downtown San Jose is as diverse and dynamic as it is inviting. Just 1.5 miles from 188 West St James, the Gordon Biersch Night Market at East Taylor Street returns to downtown San Jose every Thursday night from 5-9pm for 7 weeks from July 15th through August 26th. The 2021 season series features street cuisine, music, makers, and brewers during this outdoor event that whole family can enjoy. Look out for monthly Luchador Wrestling and specialty themed foodie events!


This popular event series is a collaboration by four amazing local San José based organizations: Moveable, Gordon Biersch Brewing Co, San José Made and San Jose Jazz. What started as a neighborhood driven event series now regularly sees attendees from areas beyond the South Bay and even beyond the Bay Area, drawing 35K attendees over the course of the summer in 2019.


In what has become the largest outdoor event series in the City of San José since 2017, Gordon Biersch Night Market (formerly known as Taylor Street Night Market) brings together craft beer, food trucks, local makers, art, live music, games and community gathering on Thursday evenings every summer in the Gordon Biersch Brewing Co. parking lot several city blocks from 188 West St James in San Jose’s Japantown.


This free event is open to the public with all ages welcomed including canine companions. Dogs must be leashed at all times. You must be 21+ to consume alcohol and no outside alcohol is allowed. Capacity rules will be enforced. Masks are optional for vaccinated individuals. For updates, follow the GB Night Market social media channels Facebook and Instagram for event info and updates.


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