Directions & Parking
The Tech Interactive
201 S. Market St.
San Jose, CA 95113
The Tech Interactive is located in the heart of downtown San Jose at the corner of Park Avenue and Market Street, near Interstate 280 and Highway 87. Our mango and azure building is hard to miss!
It’s easy to get here!
There are numerous parking garages and lots near the center.
By Public Transit
Just a 5-minute walk from the VTA Convention Center light rail and bus stops.
There are ample public bike racks on site.
Downtown San Jose Parking Options
Downtown San Jose has plenty of parking options for visitors to the Tech Interactive. The Tech Interactive offers parking validation to visitors at the parking garages San Jose McEnery Convention Center and 2nd and San Carlos Garage. For more information, visit San Jose Downtown Parking.
- San Jose McEnery Convention Center (150 W. San Carlos St.): Weekday and weekend validation.
- 2nd and San Carlos Garage (288 S. 2nd St.): Weekday and weekend validation.
Bring your parking ticket to The Tech Interactive for validation. Parking at these garages is not free and is only discounted with validation. Additional non-validated parking is also available downtown. To ensure you receive the validated price, pay at the machine before you exit the gate. Please note that we are unable to validate if the city has imposed a special event fee. Accessible parking for visitors with disabilities is available near the main entrance on South Market Street. For more information about special needs, click here.
The Tech Interactive is conveniently located next to VTA stops for both the light rail and the bus.
The Tech Interactive is less than a 20-minute walk from the San Jose Diridon Station (65 Cahill St.).
Amtrak’s Capitol Corridor rail system connects with a number of transit networks to make car-free travel easy.
From the Fremont BART station, take the VTA Express Bus 181 and disembark at Almaden Avenue and San Fernando Street. The Tech Interactive is a short walk from there.
For visitors coming from the Central Valley, The Tech Interactive is a short walk from the ACE rail station.
The Tech uses what3words to help find precise locations near us, such as our entrance and parking garages. Every 10 foot square has been given a unique combination of three words: a what3words address. Find each location by clicking on the link or entering the corresponding 3 word address into the free what3words app:
Front Entrance to The Tech Interactive: update.code.crush
Bowers Institute: august.learns.design
Convention Center Parking Garage: laptop.bars.echo
San Carlos Parking Garage: taken.marked.zone