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Jose Higuera Adobe Building

Subfacility of Jose Higuera Adobe Park


The 700-foot historical building is a perfect setting for indoor and outdoor social gatherings and meetings for up to 50 people. The building boasts picnic tables and a barbecue pit behind the building. The Adobe Park is separate from the Adobe Building. Historical exhibits are displayed in the building, so visitors can learn about the history of the Higuera Adobe. The Jose Higuera Adobe Building is the only indoor facility that allows a bounce house on site.

Facility Rentals

Reservations can be made up to a year in advance of the proposed date by Milpitas residents and up to 6 months in advance by non-residents. Reservations must be made in person. Reservations require a deposit and a non-refundable Application Fee to secure the date. A rental date transfer request will assess a $100 transfer fee. All fees and facility rules and regulations are subject to change.

Rental Spaces

RoomCapacityApproximate SizeDepositResident FeeNon-Resident Fee
Auditorium5013 by 50 feet$500$104 per hour$164 per hour

Please note: A $30 non-refundable application fee.

Additional Fees

Please note, an additional facility attendant may be required for room rentals depending on event and/or other activities taking place in the facility. Additional fees are required should alcohol be served/sold.

  • Additional Attendant
    • Resident: $30 per hour
    • Non-Resident: $60 per hour
  • Rental Transfer Fee
    • Resident: $100
    • Non-Resident: $100

Cancellation Policy

Facility cancellation must be done in writing on forms provided by Recreation Services. Cancellation forms will be accepted in person only. Mail or phone cancellations will not be accepted. Photo identification is required for cancellations. Please note: All facility application cancelations will forfeit the $30 application fee.

A full refund of the deposit will be granted, provided a cancellation is made within 91 days or more of the rental date.

If cancellation is made more than 46 to 89 days prior to the rental date, 50% of the deposit will be forfeited.

If cancellation is made within 45 days or less prior to the rental date, 100% of the deposit will be forfeited.