Welcome to Campbell
The best of small-town living
Located in Santa Clara County, Campbell is a suburb of San Jose. This neighborhood has a population of nearly 42,000, offering residents plenty to do. Its central location, Immaculate mountain views, beautiful weather, and family-oriented environment are some of the attributes that attract residents here. Living in Campbell grants you proximity to Mineta International Airport, Silicon Valley’s workplaces, and San Jose’s cultural attractions.
The history of Campbell can be traced back to 1846 when it was founded by Benjamin Campbell. He acquired 160 acres in 1851 and planted them with hay and grain. Today, the historic water tower symbolizes the rich agricultural history that shaped the land.
Campbell is home to several architectural styles, ranging from farmhouse-style to Craftsman. Regardless of what style you prefer, Campbell is sure to have something for you.
What to Love
- Family-oriented lifestyle
- Top-notch schools
- Chef-driven eateries
People & Lifestyle
Campbell offers the best of small-town living: friendly residents, top-notch schools, and a strong sense of community. Charming, historic, and social are just a few words that describe this town.
Individuals from all walks of life have made their home in Campbell—from retirees to young families to people craving a slower lifestyle. Regardless of what stage of life you’re in, you’ll be sure to love all that Campbell has to offer.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Downtown Campbell is a historic, lively district that is lined with bars, restaurants, and shops. Start your morning with a cup of coffee from Living Room Coffee Craft
and then walk over to El Guapo
for some of the best tacos in town. Here, you can enjoy Mexican street tacos, brunch, and (of course) margaritas. For a lively night out, head over to Katie Bloom’s
. This Irish pub serves burgers and brews in a dark and cozy locale. Cardiff Lounge
is a great spot to enjoy an evening out on the town. This relaxed and retro lounge serves excellent craft cocktails. When it comes to weekend brunch, Orchard City Kitchen
is the place to be. This chef-driven eatery serves New American small plates and classic brunch items.
When it comes to shopping, the Pruneyard Shopping Center
is a top choice. This expansive open-air shopping center is spread over 250,000 feet. Here, you can find everything from retailers to restaurants and spas—and so much more.
Things to Do
Campbell is known for its exciting variety of festivals and social events that bring the town together. Whether you’re new to town or a local, these events provide the perfect opportunity to mingle with friends and neighbors. Oktoberfest occurs annually in Downtown Campbell
. This festive weekend is filled with live music, tasty food, arts and crafts, a kids zone, and beer. With so much to offer, it’s no surprise that Oktoberfest is attended by over 50,000 people.
Start your Sunday off at the Campbell Farmers Market. This open-air market is open year-round and features local fruits and vegetables, flowers, and homemade goods, providing residents the perfect opportunity to support small businesses and give back to the community!
Save the date for the annual Spring Wine Walk
. This event allows you to sip wine, stroll, and browse through the variety of shops downtown. You don’t want to miss this event, so be sure to buy your tickets in advance. Boogie Music
Festival is a highly-attended event that brings the entire community together. Held in Downtown Campbell, this two-day festival includes a variety of musical genres, artisan booths, a kid’s zone, food vendors, and much more.
Campbell is known for its excellent schools. Top educational institutions include:
- Campbell School of Innovation
- Old Orchard School
- Westmont High School