Lots of events are happening this Mother’s Day weekend in Silicon Valley. From a big concert at Levi’s Stadium, to a major mixed martial arts fight card, to two street festivals, to San Jose Giants baseball. This guide will give you the public transit options you need to help you beat the expected parking and traffic gridlock hassles.
The biggest concert weekend of the year takes place this weekend in the Bay Area. Several huge concerts and music festivals will take place in San Francisco, Mountain View, and San Jose.
Expect standing room only (SRO) conditions on Caltrain from Friday thru Sunday. This is because fans traveling to and from these concerts will be riding with normal commuters.
This guide will show you bus and rail options to help you beat traffic gridlock and parking hassles at these events. Options even detail some private shuttle bus options to and from these events.
More information follows…
On behalf of the Silicon Valley Transit Users, let us thank our Armed Forces on this long weekend – the traditional start of summer.
Caltrain and buses and light rail from the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) can be taken to and from many of these events. Especially on Caltrain, expect standing room only (SRO) conditions on the commuter rail service this long weekend.
There are many things going on in San Jose and Silicon Valley this weekend. From Giants baseball in San Francisco and San Jose, to FanimeCon in San Jose to Earthquakes Soccer, and even a taco festival, transit options to these and other events will be featured here. These buses and trains to and from these events help you beat traffic gridlock and parking nightmares expected at these events. These transit tips also help you avoid getting arrested for dangerous driving by local police this weekend. Details are after the More… jump
First, a couple of reminders: on Monday, July 4, many Silicon Valley bus & rail services will be running on a Sunday/Holiday schedule. In addition, all Caltrain fares and parking fees increase July 1. Note that this will be the last weekend transit update before our site is converted to the new format you are viewing now.
Here is your Independence Day weekend public transit update. It has tips for Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) buses, VTA light rail and Caltrain service for events like
- San Jose Earthquakes Soccer @ Stanford (with post-game fireworks!) Saturday night
- San Jose SaberCats Arena Football Friday night
- NKOTBSB (New Kids On the Block & Backstreet Boys) concert @ HP Pavilion in San Jose
- Fireworks shows throughout Silicon Valley, including San Francisco’s BIG fireworks show
Information on public transit access to these events can be found after the jump.
Here’s your Father’s Day weekend transit guide for Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) and Caltrain service to Juneteenth festivities in downtown San Jose, the Bay Bridge Series between the San Francisco Giants and Oakland A’s in Oakland, and more.
Got a future transit-accessible event next weekend? Please mention it in the comments section.