40th Anniversary Gala FAQs

 

Parking

The Fairmont San Jose parking garage is located underneath the hotel and is valet only. Valet parking is on a space available basis. Fairmont San Jose Valet Pricing:

  • First 20 minutes: $5.00
  • Every additional 20 minutes: $1.50
  • Maximum rate for the day: $26.00

There are several parking lots and garages in the area. Please visit www.parksj.org for more information.


Transportation

Visiting from out of town? Use AACSA’s official airline sponsor, Alaska Airlines.

For private transportation options, please consider using Mosaic Global Transportation or Lyft, our preferred rideshare app.


Driving Directions

From Norman Y. Mineta International Airport (SJC):

  • When exiting the airport make a right onto Guadalupe Parkway (HWY 87 South). Continue down Guadalupe Parkway (HWY 87 South) to the Park Avenue Exit.
  • Make a left on Park Avenue and continue down 3 blocks.
  • Make a right turn on S. Market Street.

 

From the North on Highway 101 (San Francisco):

  • Take HWY 101 south.
  • Exit Guadalupe Parkway (HWY 87 South).  Continue down Guadalupe Parkway (HWY 87 South) to the Park Avenue Exit.
  • Make a left on Park Avenue and continue down 3 blocks.
  • Make a right turn on S. Market Street.

 

From the North on Highway 280 (San Francisco):

  • Take Vine Street/Almaden Boulevard exit.
  • Turn left at the first signal (Almaden Boulevard). 
  • Take a right at the fourth signal (San Carlos Street). 
  • Take a left at the second signal (Market Street).        

 

From the North on Highway 880 (Oakland/Fremont/Hayward):

  • Take the Downtown/First Street exit.
  • Make a left at the bottom of the off ramp.
  • Make a right on Julian Street.
  • Make a left on Market Street.            

 

From the South on Highway 680 or Highway 280:

  • Take HWY 87 North (Guadalupe Parkway). 
  • Continue down Guadalupe ¼ mile to Downtown/Santa Clara Street exit. 
  • Make a right on Santa Clara Street.
  • Take a right at the fifth signal (Market Street).
  • Continue on Market Street. 

 

From the South on Highway 101 (Los Angeles):

  • Take HWY 101 North to HWY 85 North. 
  • Exit HWY 87 North (Guadalupe Parkway). 
  • Continue down Guadalupe Parkway approximately 6 miles to the Downtown/Santa Clara Street exit. 
  • Make a right on Santa Clara Street. Go five lights to Market Street and make a right.

Lodging

There are several hotels near our 40th Anniversary Gala venue. We encourage our attendees to stay at our host hotel, Fairmont San Jose but listed below are several nearby hotels.


Shopping Codes

 

  • Eli Thomas Menswear at Santana Row is offering 20% OFF Purchase or $40 OFF Rentals to AACSA 40th Anniversary Gala attendees. Please show coupon below for discount.

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