Family Attractions in San Jose

Family Attractions in San JoseSpending time with the entire family has never been easier in San Jose, where you'll bounce from one kid friendly attraction to the next. Get ready to show the family a good time at top rated zoos, amusement parks and more. Here's our list to help you plan a family fun filled day.

Happy Hollow Park Zoo
Come see a tiny zoo with big amusement at Happy Hollow Park & Zoo, located at Kelly Park in San Jose. The tiny 16-acre zoo is home to 140 animals from monkeys to jaguars, and also offers big amusement park entertainment from carousels to roller coasters. There's even a puppet theater, conservation center and educational classes and camps. If you've got animal lovers in your family, this is the attraction for you.

Address: 1300 Senter Road, San Jose, CA 95112 - MAP
Phone: (408) 794-6400
Web: www.hhpz.org

Raging Waters
Slip and slide your way through Raging Waters, the best water attraction in San Jose. Get wet and wild on over 23 acres of rides like the Barracuda Blaster and the Serpentine Slides, the cobra, the viper and the python. Rent a cool cabana for front row water action offering gallons of family fun.

Address: 2333 South White Road, San Jose, CA 95148 - MAP
Phone: (408) 238-9900
Web: www.rwsplash.com

Willow Glen Children’s Theatre
Peter Pan comes to life at the Willow Glen Children's Theatre. Magical theatrical productions are performed by child actors of all ages. Your child will get lost in the enchanting storytelling of charming fairy tale classics. The company works passionately to create original productions, encourage child actors and entertain children throughout the city.

Address: 1205 Cottle Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125 - MAP
Phone: (408) 808-3045
Web: www.wgct.org

Children’s Discovery Museum
That huge purple building in San Jose is home to the Children's Discovery Museum where kids can see a real mammoth named Luke, get bubbly at Bubbalogna, artsy at the Art Loft, and learn how to grow vegetables at the Kids Garden. Bring your family for hours of educational fun at this creative and playful attraction.

Address: 180 Woz Way, San Jose, CA 95110 - MAP
Phone: (408) 298-5437
Web: www.cdm.org

Children’s Musical Theater
The sound of music is child's play at the San Jose Children's Musical Theater. The 17-year old company fosters children's musical and theatrical talent and produces sophisticated and technically demanding shows from Bye, Bye Birdie to Rapunzel and Hairspray. Get your ticket today to catch the next rising Broadway star.

Address: 1401 Parkmoor Avenue, Suite 100, San Jose, CA 95126 - MAP
Phone: (408) 288-5437
Web: www.cmtsj.org

Golfland
Round the kids up for a game of miniature golf at Golfland in San Jose. Travel the courses through the miles of hills and trap doors. Get busy at any number of arcade games that let you dance, race or fight. See how many tickets you can collect at games like Big Rig Trucking and Wheel of Fortune to exchange for all kinds of fun prizes. Be sure to bring your best swing to this golf attraction!

Address: 976 Blossom Hill Road, San Jose, CA 95123 - MAP
Phone: (408) 225-1533
Web: www.golfland.com