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South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose

Every 1st Friday
Friday, May 3, 2019 - 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Cost: FREE
SoFA District (San Jose) | South First Street and William Street, San Jose, CA


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.

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.

Check out the full lineup of art and music events each month.

South First Friday Participating venues
Subject to change

  • Anno Domini
  • Art Ark
  • Art Glass Center of San Jose
  • Caffé Frascati
  • Downtown Yoga Shala
  • Good Karma
  • Higher Fire Clayspace & Gallery
  • KALEID Gallery
  • MACLA
  • Metro Photo Exhibit
  • Phantom Galleries
  • Pho69
  • Psycho Donuts
  • San Jose Jazz
  • San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles
  • SLG Art Boutiki & Gallery
  • South First Billiards & Lounge
  • TechShop San Jose
  • Works/San Jose

– Updated 8/18/18 – Event info last checked via website


Event Details


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

Friday, May 3, 2019

All Day   Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History  FREE
All Day   First Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but there is a $5 suggested donation for the optional potluck lunch.
All Day   History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City  FREE
11:00 am   Timbuk2 First Fridays Free Factory Tour | San Francisco  FREE*
*Free tours take place on the First Friday of the month, and tickets are required. Tours are limited to 20 people.
3:00 pm   “Block Fest” Tenderloin Arts Festival & Free Art Making | SF  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
5:00 pm   “Oakland First Fridays” Street Festival  FREE
5:00 pm   “Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF  FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
5:00 pm   Facebook First Fridays | San Jose Museum of Art  FREE*
*Free after 5 pm.
6:00 pm   First Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
6:00 pm   Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk  FREE
6:00 pm   “Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF  FREE
6:00 pm   $5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills  $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
6:00 pm   North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF  FREE
7:00 pm   Workshop First Fridays | SF  FREE
7:00 pm   South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose  FREE
7:00 pm   Bayview First Fridays: Entertainment, Karaoke & Food Truck | Seven Stills  FREE*
*Free, but bring cash for food and drinks
7:30 pm   Brenda Shaughnessy Author Reading: The Octopus Museum | Green Apple Books  FREE
7:30 pm   San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays  FREE
8:00 pm   Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday  FREE
8:00 pm   Free First Fridays Live Music Showcase | The Uptown  FREE
8:00 pm   South First Fridays Art Walk & Special Performances | San Jose  FREE
9:00 pm   “Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale  FREE
10:00 pm   HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More) | SF  FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 10:30pm; $5 after
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