Unexpected - The Restaurant and Arts Experience


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Sold out! You can register tomorrow at the Fairmont Lobby to attend!

Get dressed up in ties and gowns and swarm Downtown San Jose!

Start with a reception at the Fairmont, then visit 8 restaurants within walking distance and find unexpected performances of the arts on the streets!

This event is eat as you please, self guided and open to all ages. Checkin at Fairmont San Jose. $19 entry fee online, $25 day of. Dine and wine as you please through 8 stops. All dishes $5 and drinks $5. Attendees will get entered into a raffle! Winners to be announced at 6pm at The Fairmont. Just a few raffle prizes below.

Some sneak peek menus! Vegetarian options are available at all stops.

Fahrenheit- Pastrami pork belly with rye crisp and sauerkraut and a peach bellini

Mezcal- Prawn cocktail with all the dressings

Myth- Salmon Tuna Tartar with saffron mustard pickles, cucumber, capers, endive, and won ton crisps with a sauvignon blanc sangria, slightly sweet with hints of fresh grape, lemon, and raspberry

Cafe Too- Street Tacos, soft mini tortillas filled with: chipotle beef with caramelized onions OR sweet corn and black beans topped with shredded lettuce and cheese with pico de gallo handmashed guacamole and chips and burgundy wine sangria mixed with fresh fruit juices and finished with our secret ingredient with fresh fruit garnish

SV Local Market- Lavender soaked strawberry shortcake topped with creme fraiche and a sprinkling of lemon sugar - 100% locally-sourced!

Arts groups programmed by Arts Council Silicon Valley!

  • Children's Musical Theater San Jose
  • The Choral Project
  • City Lights Theater Company
  • ComedySportz
  • Dance in Transit
  • Future Arts Now
  • MACLA
  • Starr Saunders
  • Sean Thompson
  • West Coast Songwriters

RAFFLE PRIZES (there will be more ;)): Overnight stay for 2 and brunch at The Fairmont One hour photo session with Tina Case Photography! Passes to the San Jose Museum of Art Tickets to Ballet San Jose Dishcrawl date night for 2! Day passes to Nextspace Coworking and Innovation!

The Unexpected is a series of events to be programmed throughout the Silicon Valley powered by 1stACT Silicon Valley and the San Jose Downtown Association.

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