South FIRST FRIDAYS presents the 13th Annual SubZERO Festival

Focused on emerging and present subcultures thriving in our region, SubZERO is a DIY, artistically bent, hi/lo-techno mashup where street meets geek. Come downtown on June 3rd & 4th to San Jose's SoFA District from 5pm 'til 11pm for an inspired evening of arts & culture. In addition to the South FIRST FRIDAYS monthly art walk you'll find outdoor stages of entertainment plus artists, performers & musicians celebrating the indie creative spirit!

Come by the Content & genARTS Booth to get your magzine and connect.

FRIDAY JUNE 3rd & SATURDAY JUNE 4th, 2022 from 5pm-11pm
SoFA district in downtown San Jose
(on South First Street between San Carlos & Reed Streets)


Images of past subZERO aritst and attendees.

Antoñio Alcala
Bay Maples
BOLO Vintage
Bungalow Glow Candle Co.
Eric Calvillo
Arely Cardenas
Houyee Chow & Youth in Technology Incubator
Classic Loot Truck
Content Magazine + genArts
Crossroads Trading
Dario Cruz
Current Tattooing
the doomed generation
Faded Visualz
Faerie Goatmother
For the Love by Jordan Melvin
Force129 + Betty Proper
Francisco Franco
Cynthia Gonzalez + Jackelin Solorio 
Francisco Graciano
Heiko Greb
Matty Heimgartner
Hand in Hand Henna
Haptic Synapses + Distortion Corporation
Higher Fire Clayspace & Gallery
Maureen Holcomb
Homecoming by Lily Tran 
Institute of Contemporary Art SJ
The Local Creative Show by StageOne
Julianne McKay
Frankie McFly
Mighty Mike McGee (main stage Poet & Emcee)
Rayos Magos
Joe Mandrick
David Mejia
Jasmin Mostafa
Bernie Munoz
Anthony Palomo + Joseph Greeley
Gianfranco Palozzi + Sylvia De La Garza + Carlos Pérez + Sean Free Alcala
Jean-Luc Pedanou
Persephone Dance (performance)
Poetry Center San Jose
Purl Bailey aka Marilyn Roaf
Shayla Putnum 
Akeem Raheem 
Francine Ramirez + Marcel Toorians 
Francisco Ramirez
Jhovany Rodriguez 
Rene Schilling Sears
Geoffrey Smith II (official festival photographer)
Steamy Tech
Suha Suha Hand Made
Space Palette by Tim Thompson
Alisha Toni Design 
Tribal Baroque (performance)
Works San Jose 

5:00-6:00 pm Flipside Lovers (and between sets)
6:00-6:45 pm Casual Vibes
7:15-8:00 pm Smith Weed Dobson
8:30-9:15 pm Ben Henderson & Friends
9:45-10:30 pm The Acharis 

5:00-6:00 pm Flipside Lovers (and between sets)
6:00-6:45 pm Godgifu
7:15-8:00 pm Future Twin
8:30-9:15 pm TBA
9:45-10:30 pm Body Double

Check out these bands on our festival PLAYLIST!

• BEER GARDEN featuring local & regional breweries w/  great music provided by Flipside Crew (Dougie, Jswizza, No Way Jose & Notorious P.I.G.).

3 Bros. Kitchen
3 Hermanos Mexican Grill 
De La Tierra Vegan Food 
El Bombero 408
Fresh Catch Hawaiian Poke 
Road Dogs
Scratch Cookery 


ArtWalkSJ is rain or shine every First Friday of the month except for January and July due to the major holidays. Our outdoor season includes SubZERO Festival on first Friday & Saturday of June; and STREET MRKTs on the first Fridays of August, September and October.

For full listing of events and information: please visit or call 408-271-5151

The South FIRST FRIDAYS ArtWalkSJ & SubZERO Festival s produced by CURATUS in partnership with the participating galleries, museums, neighborhood businesses and our amazing community of artists & indie creatives!