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SubZERO Festival

  • SubZERO Festival South 1st Street San Jose, CA, 95113 United States (map)

South FIRST FRIDAYS presents the 9th 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 6pm 'til midnight 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!

2016 PROGENITORS of Art, Culture & Indie Businesses:
AgRXN Photograph
American Temple by Nancy Guillen
Art of Tattoos
Ivy Atoms
Bad Sign Design
Amber V. Baldwin
Bay Maples
Black & Brown Clothing
BOLO Vintage
Michael Borja
Bros Lunch Movie Factory
Keith Bunnell
CADRE Media Lab
David Canavese Art
Cellista & Juxtapositions Avant Music Symphony (JAMS)
Classic Loot
Content Magazine
Samantha Cook
Crossroads Trading
Current Tattooing
Ken Davis
Electric Chaircut by Nelson Loskamp
Masako Esparragoza
Fatal Jewelry
Carlos Flores, Jr.
Jim Fonseca
Force 129 & Betty Proper
Francisco Franco
Friends with Benefits
Galerie d'Art Cher pour les Porcs Riches
Emo Gonzales
Shahin Gutierrez
Handmade'n Leather
The Heart & The Anvil
Jeffrey Hemming
Higher Fire Clayspace
Angela Holmes
Human Art Collective
Felipe Jimenez
Denis Korkh
Korrupt Label
LGBTQ Youth Space
Isaac S. Lewin
Lost San Jose
Loyola Works
Luna Park Chalk Art Festival
M Dot Strange
Mighty Mike McGee
Manic Designs by Rachel Riot
Frances Marin
David Mejia
miss velvet cream
Sean Nash
Never Elsewhere
One Thousand Thousand Project
Out of Print Vintage
Anthony Palomo
Gianfranco Paolozzi
Pepelini Nuñez
Joe Perea
Persephone Dance Co. 
Petite Galleria
Photon Salon by Tim Thompson
Al Preciado
RE/Search Publications
Joshua Rios
Paul Sable
San Jose Bike Valet
School of Visual Philosophy
Sea Senorita Studios
SJ Bohemian + Insectopia
SJ Yarnbombers
Slave Labor Graphics
Studio 1039
TechShop SJ
Valentino Loyola Productions
Visual Confections
Works San Jose
Young Outlaw Theater

Live Music by: 
Be Calm Honcho
Binary Society (feat. McKay Garner, forgotten future, Wet Mango, Crashfaster, Lo Fi Freq (Detroit Underground), Doug Lynner, Shipwreck Detective, Eric "Rodent" Cheslak (Modular on the Spot), Mike Dobler, R Beny and James Cigler)
Avery Burke
Adira Shark
Light Thieves
Mad Noise
Chris Reed
Silent Pictures

Don't miss THE SECRET GARDEN presented by Lagunitas Brewing Company and hosted by The Bay Brewers Guild. $5 entry fee (cash only) w/ 21+ ID.

Supported in part by a Cultural Affairs grant from the City of San Jose. subZERO Festival is produced by Two Fish Design, in partnership with Lagunitas Brewing Co, San Jose Downtown Association, South FIRST FRIDAYS, TechShop San Jose and all the participating artists and indie-creatives.

FRIDAY JUNE 3rd & SATURDAY JUNE 4th, 2016 from 6pm-midnight
Free admission
SoFA district in downtown San Jose
(on South First Street between San Carlos & Reed Streets)

Stay in the loop and follow @subzerofestival on Twitter and select "Going" here on this event page to keep up with the latest news as the festival approaches.

Phone: 408-271-5155

Earlier Event: June 3
SubZERO Festival
Later Event: August 5
South First Friday Art Walk