Charming, residential Willow Glen is a district of San Jose, California, and is known for it’s historic downtown, and shopping along tree-lined Lincoln Avenue. You’ll enjoy lots of indie clothing boutiques, specialty food stores and bookshops. A Saturday farmers’ market runs year-round, offering local produce and prepared food. Casual dining options include family-friendly restaurants, bakeries and pizzerias, and the neighborhood frequently holds downtown festivals, including art and wine events. Willow Glen was originally an independent town, until it voted to be annexed back into San Jose in 1936.