PROOF OF VACCINATION REQUIRED All attendees must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Children under the age of 12, will NOT need to present a negative PCR COVID test, though they will need to remain masked. Children 2 and under do not need a negative test nor do they need to wear a mask.
Digital and physical forms of proof will be accepted, including:
> CLEAR Digital Vaccine Health Pass
> CDC Vaccination Card, with a valid photo ID
> Digital photo of Vaccination Card, with a valid photo ID
> State of California digital vaccination card, with a valid photo ID
Medical and religious exemptions must provide signed documentation to the Hammer Theatre Center five (5) business days prior to the event, as well as a negative PCR Covid test within 72 hour of attendance.
MASKS REQUIRED in accordance with Santa Clara County’s most recent health order. If you do not have a mask, our ushers can provide one at entry.

More information on Hammer Theatre’s fall 2021 schedule and COVID-19 FAQs are available on the Hammer Theatre website. Questions?  Contact us at


DONATIONS : The Coronavirus outbreak is having a direct financial impact on our venue and the people who try to earn a living bringing you high-quality arts and entertainment.  If you would like to support our mission during this difficult time please consider making a donation to our organization.


     Watch highlights from previous events
and performances.


Watch highlights from previous events and performances.

Hammer Theatre Center

Downtown San Jose

San José State University

Cool Yule is back this holiday season! Enjoy a unique spin on holiday classics, performed by a diverse group of SJSU Music majors. Don’t miss it!

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How is Christmas celebrated in the southwest? With traditional carols played by a mariachi of course! Mariachi Sol de México®, with the blazing sounds of its 13 piece ensemble, brings to life a festive, joyous holiday celebration. Performances In-Person and Live-Streamed!

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