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South First Fridays Art Walk (San Jose)

Every 1st Friday
Friday, October 7, 2022 - 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE
SoFA District (San Jose) | South First Street and William Street, San Jose, CA

Event Details

South First Fridays Art Walk (San Jose)

Join an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district (and beyond) every first Friday of the month.

South First Fridays resumes June 4, 2021 – please note the hours depend on the gallery. Facebook seems to have the most updated information.

Come check out nearly 20 galleries, shops, bars and even a yoga studio  — all venues participating in South First Fridays, a free monthly art walk on and around First Street in San Jose.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.


Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, In Person, Live Music, Recurring - Monthly, Shopping & Fashion, South Bay
Address: South First Street and William Street, San Jose, CA

Friday, October 7, 2022

All Day   History Museum: Free First Fridays (Redwood City)  FREE
11:00 am   “Parade of Ships” Under Golden Gate Bridge (Fleet Week 2022)  FREE
11:00 am   “Angela Davis–Seize The Time” Brand New Exhibition at OMCA (Opens October 7th)  $25*
*OMCA offers free First Sundays every month, and "Angela Davis" special exhibition tickets are $6. Children 12 and under always receive free admission. Discounts available for students, seniors, and people with disabilities
11:00 am   Contemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day (First Fridays)  FREE
11:00 am   2022 “California Seaweed Festival” in Tiburon (Oct. 7-8)  FREE*
*All Day Free! - We are a non-profit
11:00 am   “Pay-What-You-Can” Taco Day at SF’s Tato (Every Friday)  FREE*
*Every Friday pay anywhere from $0 up to $10. When a customer pays the full price of $10, TATO will give a free meal to someone in need in The City. Please note promotion might end at any time
12:00 pm   Rooftop “Lunchbox Music at the Park” at Salesforce Park (SF)  FREE*
*Free for all
12:30 pm   Rooftop Vinyasa Yoga at Salesforce Park (SF)  FREE*
*Fe for all
2:00 pm   Hidden SF Walking Tour (SoMa)  FREE*
*Free, but can be canceled due to rain
5:00 pm   “Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid” Fall Block Party + DJs (Oakland)  FREE*
*Most outdoor activities and entertainment is free and open to the public from 5-9pm. Ages 12 and under are free. Admission for members is always free.
5:00 pm   “Oakland First Fridays” Street Festival  FREE
5:00 pm   “Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party (2022)  FREE*
*Free to attend, but food/drink for purchase
5:00 pm   $1 Drink Fridays: “Battle of the Decades” DJ Party (North Beach)  FREE*
*Free admission with RSVP on Eventbrite
5:00 pm   North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl (SF)  FREE
5:00 pm   Drake’s First Friday (San Leandro)  FREE
6:00 pm   Hayes Valley’s Fall 2022 Outdoor Film Festival at Proxy (Sept. 23-Oct. 21)  FREE*
*all events are free and open to the public - come as you are and bring you'r friends! food and beverages will be available onsite for purchase
6:30 pm   “Winchester Mystery House” 2022 Halloween Haunt (Sept. 30 – Oct. 31)  $64.99*
*Value nights start at $64.99 ($5 off). Normal nights start at $69.99. Tickets holders receive access to the indoor haunt and outdoor show featuring sideshow entertainers, games, food, and the Spookeasy Bar
7:00 pm   “Comedians with Criminal Records” Live in SF (2022)  FREE*
*Free with RSVP (normally $15-20)
7:00 pm   “HellaSecret” Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF)  $15*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $15 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $20). General Admission tickets $20 adv with code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $25) - limited to 40 tickets due to maintain social-distance. There is a two drink minimum
7:00 pm   SF’s Friday Speakeasy Comedy Night  $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets start at $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP. There is a two drink minimum
7:00 pm   FREE: Oakland’s HellaSecret Comedy & Cocktails (2022)  FREE*
*Limited free tickets with code FUNCHEAP (donations appreciated). Otherwise use code FUNCHEAP5 for $5 off early bird and general admission tickets
7:00 pm   SF’s Oktoberfest Beer & Comedy Festival 2022 (Speakeasy Brewery)  FREE*
*Free with secret code FUNCHEAPGUEST. Normally $5-15.
7:30 pm   Free Telescope Viewings + Outdoor Star Party at Chabot (Oakland)  FREE*
*Free, weather permitting.
8:00 pm   San Francisco Bike Party (First Fridays)  FREE
9:00 pm   “And Ya Don’t Stop Fridays” Party Music DJ Night (Delirium)  FREE*
*Free all night.
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