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South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose

Every 1st Friday
Friday, August 2, 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 5/31/19 – 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, August 2, 2019

All Day   History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City  FREE
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.
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.
12:00 pm   Rooftop Garden Concert: Motown | Oakland  FREE
3:00 pm   “Block Fest” Tenderloin Arts Festival & Free Art Making | SF  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
3:00 pm   FoodieLand Summer Night Market | August 2-4  $5*
*$5 1-Day admission + Coupon Book or $10 3 Day admission + Coupon Book
5:00 pm   Facebook First Fridays | San Jose Museum of Art  FREE*
*Free after 5 pm.
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.
6:00 pm   Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk  FREE
6:00 pm   First Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
6:00 pm   North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | 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   Music on the Square: “Steely Dan & Chicago Tribute” | Redwood City  FREE
6:00 pm   2019 Summer “Rock” Concert in the Park | Foster City  FREE
6:30 pm   Concord Jazz Festival | 2019  FREE
6:30 pm   Free Beach Concert: Y & T | Santa Cruz  FREE
7:00 pm   Free Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | Cupertino  FREE
7:00 pm   Free Dive-In Movie Night: Moana | San Ramon  FREE*
*Bring your pool floats and deck chairs.
7:00 pm   South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose  FREE
7:00 pm   Workshop First Fridays | SF  FREE
7:00 pm   2019 Summer Concert in the Park: Public Eye | Pleasanton  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   San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays  FREE
7:30 pm   Live On The Square: Salsa | Jack London Square  FREE
7:30 pm   Moonlight Comedy: Free First Friday Comedy Showcase | Oakland  FREE
8:00 pm   Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday  FREE
8:00 pm   South First Fridays Art Walk & Special Performances | San Jose  FREE
8:00 pm   Free First Fridays Live Music Showcase | The Uptown  FREE
8:15 pm   Summer Outdoor Movies | San Ramon  FREE
8:30 pm   2019 Movie Under the Stars: Wreck It Ralph 2 | Menlo Park  FREE
8:30 pm   Summer Outdoor Movie Night: Wreck It Ralph 2 | Mountain View  FREE*
*Bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on.
9:00 pm   “Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale  FREE
9:30 pm   “HellaSingle” Comedy Show & Singles Mixer | SF  FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $15 at the Door
10:00 pm   Last Nite: A 2000’s Indie Dance Party | SF  FREE*
*Free before 6 pm. $5 in advance otherwise, $10 at the door.
10:00 pm   The San Francisco Summer Cocktail Party 2019  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
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