- May 31 - King Library Opens at 1:00 PM
San Jose Jazz Fest is one of downtown San Jose's most popular events. The Festival returns Friday, August 12th and lasts until Sunday evening, August 14th. Tickets are reasonably priced, and the crowd is friendly and appreciative of America's original music. The festival is presented by San Jose Jazz, a nonprofit organization that promotes jazz through music education and performance. Come see and hear legends like Ramsey Lewis, Trombone Shorty, and San Jose's own Sylvia Cuenca. San Jose Public Library has many Jazz CDs, jazz history books and downloadable tunes and stories.