Welcome to Campbell
Once a small agricultural community, Campbell has grown in both size and popularity and is home to over 45,000 residents. The historic city borders West San Jose and is best known for its central location, outstanding parks, active community center, and lively downtown. Campbell locals love to stroll, shop, and dine at The Pruneyard and Downtown Campbell. The city is home to prominent tech companies like Barracuda Networks and 8x8.
What to Love
- Numerous shopping, dining, and entertainment options
- Proximity to Santana Row, downtown Los Gatos, Saratoga and San Jose
- Historical sites and landmarks
- Lush green open spaces
- Attractive homes
- Highly-rated public schools
Campbell is a charming city with a beautiful blend of residential, commercial, and historic buildings. The neighborhood’s coffee shops, restaurants, and retail destinations give it a vibrant and inviting personality. Residents enjoy outdoor activities at neighborhood parks like John D. Morgan Park and Campbell Park. Campbell is an involved community with gatherings and events taking place all over town.
Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping
Campbell has a variety of highly-rated restaurants, upscale retailers, bars, wineries, and live music venues.
Downtown Campbell is home to Campbell’s historic and iconic water tower and is known for its quaint shopping and dining. Residents are spoiled for choice—Water Tower Kitchen, Trattoria 360, and Naschmarkt Restaurant are just a few local favorites. Throughout the year, Downtown Campbell brings the community together with well-attended events such as Creepy Crawly Halloween, Oktoberfest, and Carol of Lights.
A quick drive from Campbell, find Westfield Valley Fair, Silicon Valley’s premier retail destination. The high-end mall is Northern California’s largest shopping destination by area and features prominent retailers, exceptional restaurants, and a row of designer shops. For an immersive Italian experience, visit Eataly, a three-story marketplace with multiple highly-rated restaurants. Across the way from Valley Fair is Santana Row, Silicon Valley’s premier destination for shopping, dining, living, working and playing.
Things to Do
Enjoy all that Campbell has to offer! Campbell’s local attractions, events, and festivities make the community unique.
Campbell Community Center is a great hub for recreation and community gatherings. Take full advantage of the fitness center, heated pool, skate park, tennis courts, and track and field. Run the track, take a fitness class, or play a game of handball. The Heritage Theatre is located at the Campbell Community Center and is the place to be if you are a fan of the performing arts. The venue hosts concerts, dance performances, comedy shows, plays, and musicals.
Downtown Campbell Farmers Market takes place every Sunday and features local vendors selling fresh produce and artisanal goods. Bring your friends and family to the market for a day of shopping and dining.
Campbell Oktoberfest is a highly-anticipated event held in Downtown Campbell every October. The event celebrates German tradition and culture and attracts thousands from San Jose and beyond. You can expect to indulge in Bavarian food and beer while enjoying live musical performances.
Celebrate the start of the holiday season with Campbell’s Carol of Lights event. Ring in the holidays in Downtown Campbell with face painting, a petting zoo, live performances, and even a visit from Santa.
Campbell Union School District serves the Campbell community. Notable public and private schools in the district include:
- Westmont High, 9-12 (Public)
- Rolling Hills Middle, 6-8 (Public)
- Campbell School of Innovation, K-8 (Public)
- Village Elementary, K-5 (Public)
- Capri Elementary, K-5 (Public)
- Castlemont Elementary, K-5 (Public)