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South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose

Every 1st Friday
Friday, October 4, 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, October 4, 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   Free First Friday Tour at the Museum of Art & History | Santa Cruz  FREE*
*Normal price admission is $10.
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   Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2019: Friday | Golden Gate Park  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   Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa  FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
3:00 pm   “Block Fest” Tenderloin Arts Festival & Free Art Making | SF  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
3:00 pm   FoodieLand Fall Night Market | Oct. 4-6  $5*
*$5 1-Day admission + Coupon Book or $10 3 Day admission + Coupon Book
5:00 pm   “Oakland First Fridays” Street Festival  FREE
5:00 pm   Facebook First Fridays | San Jose Museum of Art  FREE*
*Free after 5 pm.
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.
5:30 pm   Free Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland  FREE*
*RSVP Required
6:00 pm   First Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
6:00 pm   Friday Movie in the Park Kick Off: “Mary Poppins Returns” | McCoppin Sq.  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   Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk  FREE
6:00 pm   “Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF  FREE
7:00 pm   Workshop First Fridays | SF  FREE
7:00 pm   South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose  FREE
7:30 pm   Moonlight Comedy: Free First Friday Comedy Showcase | Oakland  FREE
7:30 pm   San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays  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
9:00 pm   “Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale  FREE
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.
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