Fremont California Attractions & Things to Do

With a unique combination of urban energy and rich culture, Fremont, California is a fabulous place for weekend getaways, family vacations and business functions. Visitors of every age and interest will find a whole list of attractions and fun things to do in Fremont and a myriad of activities in Silicon Valley, so whether you're into theme parks, shopping, history tours, country dancing, or professional sports, you'll delight in the wealth of attractions just waiting to be discovered in Fremont, CA.

California's Great America

This family friendly theme park offers thrill rides, roller coasters, kiddie rides, family rides, live entertainment, and a huge water park. Great America is open from April through October. Open days and times vary.

NewPark Mall

Home to more than 150 specialty shops, and several anchor stores, including Macy's, Target, the Body Shop, Sunglass Hut, Aeropostale, and Express, shopping enthusiasts can shop till they drop at this mall located in Newark.

San Jose McEnery Convention Center

The McEnery Convention Center features more than 140,000 square feet of exhibit space available for meetings, conventions and events of all sizes. Highlights of the center include a large ballroom, column-free exhibition space, meeting rooms, fully-equipped kitchens, and banquet seating for up to 5,000 guests.

The Saddle Rack

The Saddle Rack is a popular country and rock nightclub that draws huge weekend crowds for drinking, dancing and socializing, and features both live musicians and DJs performing on Thursday through Saturday nights.

Saddle Rack Special Rate

The Bay Area's Premiere Country Night Club-THE SADDLE RACK is just a block away from the Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Fremont, CA.

  • Rates starting at $89 for a King and $99 for a Queen Queen room
  • Provides free shuttle service from the hotel to the saddle rack and back to hotel
  • Complimentary Breakfast
  • Free high-speed wireless Internet access

*Shuttle runs 7:30pm -1:00am Friday & Saturday. Runs every half and hour. Please contact front the desk to schedule your shuttle time.

Golden Gate Bridge

Completed in 1937, the Golden Gate Bridge is one of the world's most beautiful and most recognizable bridges and features majestic towers, huge cables and a signature orange color. This famous span is a popular San Francisco landmark and plays host to more than nine million visitors each year.

San Francisco

Visitors to San Francisco find plenty of history, charm, dining, entertainment, nightlife, and a rich cultural experience all surrounded by stunning natural beauty. Ride a historic cable car, shop in Union Square, walk across the Golden Gate, visit family friendly Pier 39, explore Golden Gate Park, and so much more.

Santa Clara Convention Center

This state-of-the-art meeting venue located in Silicon Valley offers fully-equipped facilities for meetings, trade shows, conventions, association gatherings, banquets, and special events. Events can be accommodated in a variety of flexible meeting rooms, exhibit halls, terraces, breakout rooms, and a large theater.

Livermore Wine Country

With more than 40 wineries in the area, and just a short drive away from Fremont, Livermore's wine country is the place to find award-winning wines, beautiful tasting rooms and plenty of wine-themed fun.

Raging Waters San Jose

Kids of all ages can enjoy some wet and wild fun at this water park that features high-speed water slides, tube slides, a wave pool, kiddie pools, a lazy river, a pirate ship, and more. Open May through October with varying days and hours.

Oakland Zoo

Located in Oakland's stunning Knowland Park, the Oakland Zoo is home to more than 375 native and exotic animals housed in 50 exhibits resembling the animals' native habitats. Open daily, 10am -4pm, with extended summer hours.

San Jose Sharks at HP Pavilion

Hockey fans can get a fix at the HP Pavilion "Shark Tank" in downtown San Jose. Enjoy exciting San Jose Sharks hockey action plus concerts and special events throughout the year.

The Great Mall of the Bay Area

his oversized outlet mall offers dozens of top-name retail and brand outlet stores, including Neiman Marcus, Coach Factory Store, Marshall's, Saks OFF 5TH, Bebe, Old Navy, and Kohl's plus a food court, a movie theatre, restaurants, and entertainment

Jack London Square

Located on Oakland's historic waterfront, Jack London Square features fun events, great shopping, world-class dining, live entertainment, nightlife, and recreation.

Hayward Japanese Gardens

Home to the first Japanese garden in California, this unique outdoor attraction incorporates the principles of traditional Japanese Gardening through the use of rocks, stone, trees, and native Californian plants. Open daily, 8am-4pm.

Oracle Arena & Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum

This state-of-the-art complex is home to the Oakland Raiders, the Oakland A's and the Golden State Warriors and includes a 62,500-seat stadium, a 19,200-seat arena and features live sporting events, concerts and special events throughout the year.