Please check this page often for the latest audition news about our Open Calls Auditions in San Jose, CA.
Need a ride to the auditions? AGT is partnering with Lyft to offer a 20% discount code for a one-way ride to the San Jose McEnery Convention Center (up to $10 off) on Friday, January 19th from 7am - 8pm. Enter the code AGTSANJOSE in the Promos section of the app to redeem the discount. Offer valid for the first 2000 customers. Terms and conditions apply.
We will have cameras rolling all morning, so if you'd like to be a part of our holding room footage we suggest you arrive by 9am.
Everyone who enters the venue will need a photo ID. It will be helpful if you also print or have your confirmation handy on your mobile device.
If you already signed up online we will be sending out confirmations soon. If you need to change your audition city or time then log on to your Performer Profile.
Please Note: The Convention Center does NOT allow outside food or drink in the venue. There will be concessions open with food for purchase.
If you want a chance to get a Front of the Line Pass in San Jose, sign up for the open call, but then also submit a video of your act by January 3. We will select some acts from the videos and offer them a Front of the Line pass. Simply sign in to your Performer Profile to submit your video. If you already submitted a video, then you don't need to do anything else. The acts selected for a Front of the Line pass will be notified by January 12.
From northbound Highway 101 (From San Francisco): Take Interstate 280 north to Highway 87 north and exit at Santa Clara Street
From northbound Highway 880 (From Oakland/Fremont/Hayward): Turn left on Coleman Avenue and continue on Coleman Avenue Coleman Avenue becomes Market Street (toward downtown San Jose) Turn right on San Carlos Street Turn left on Almaden Boulevard Convention Center parking entrance will be on the left.
From northbound Highway 280 (From 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)
From southbound Highway 17 (From Monterey) Take Highway 17 north to Interstate 280 south From 280, take Vine Street/Almaden Boulevard exit. Turn left at the first signal (Almaden Boulevard) Take a right at the fourth signal (San Carlos Street)
From southbound Highway 101: Take Highway 87 (Guadalupe Parkway) and exit at Park Avenue
From southbound Interstate 280: Take Highway 87 (Guadalupe Parkway) north and exit at Santa Clara Street
From southbound Interstate 680 (which becomes northbound Interstate 280) Take Highway 87 north and exit at Santa Clara Street