Korea Day Festival
Fairs & Festivals
Korea Day Festival
The Asian Art Museum is free for annual celebration of Korean art & culture
$1 Book Day
Deals
$1 Book Day
Around 500,000 books on sale for $1 at Fort Mason on Sunday
Sunset Piano's Hilltop Block Party
Only in San Francisco
Sunset Piano's Hilltop Block Party
A five-hour free outdoor concert with SF's most amazing views

Saturday, September 24

2016 Candypalooza: Free Tastings, Tours & Candy Samples | Jelly Belly Factory
Saturday, September 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jelly Belly Candy Company
2016 Candypalooza: Free Tastings, Tours & Candy Samples | Jelly Belly Factory

The annual Candypalooza at the Jelly Belly Factory is a free festival of all things sweet featuring free tastings, live music and free tours of the factory. Enjoy local musical acts, craft vendors from all over Solano County and beyond, and carnival attractions, rides and midway games for kids ...

Switzerland at Pier 17 Grand Opening Weekend: Talks & Workshops | SF
Saturday, September 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free but you must request an invitation
| Switzerland at Pier 17
Switzerland at Pier 17 Grand Opening Weekend: Talks & Workshops | SF

You’re invited to join the Consulate General of Switzerland, swissnex San Francisco, Swiss Business Hub, and Switzerland Tourism to celebrate the Grand Opening of Switzerland’s new interdisciplinary hub on the San Francisco Waterfront this September 23-25, 2016 The Grand Opening weekend hosts a series of ...

2016 Pacific Coast Fog Fest: Saturday | Pacifica
Saturday, September 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Palmetto Street
2016 Pacific Coast Fog Fest: Saturday | Pacifica

Say goodbye to summer with a weekend of sun, sand, and surf at the 31st annual Fog Fest in Pacifica featuring live music, art, food and activities. Fog Fest 2016 Sat-Sun, September 24-25, 2016 | 10 am to 6 pm Palmetto Street, Pacifica FREE The ...

2016 Bay Area Blues Festival: Saturday | East Bay
Saturday, September 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Martinez
2016 Bay Area Blues Festival: Saturday | East Bay

Continuing the merger of two great festivals, the Downtown Martinez Italian Street Painting Festival and San Francisco’s Polk Street Blues Festival, get ready for a big two-day street party in Martinez – the 2016 Bay Area Blues Festival. 2016 Bay Area Blues Festival Sat-Sun, September 24-25, 2016 ...

National Public Lands Volunteering Day | 2016
National Public Lands Volunteering Day | 2016

National Public Lands Day (NPLD) is the nation’s largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands with over 175,000 people volunteering to plant trees, clean up beaches, and maintain trails in National Parks and other public areas.

2016 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Saturday
Saturday, September 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Everything is $3 or less. On Sunday, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center
2016 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Saturday

The Big Book Sale celebrates its 52nd year of the Friends of the SF Library featuring over 500,000 books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, vinyl, and other forms of media in 70 different categories, all for $1-3, at the Fort Mason Center’s Festival Pavilion. The Big Book Sale is free ...

2016 Muni Heritage Days: Historic Bus Rides & Exhibits | SF
Saturday, September 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free rides on special historic streetcars and busses and free admission to the Railway Museum.
| San Francisco Railway Museum
2016 Muni Heritage Days: Historic Bus Rides & Exhibits | SF

San Francisco transit history comes back to life at this annual, weekend-long blast from the past dating back to the 19th century. During Muni Heritage Weekend, visitors will be able to ride and view historic streetcars, cable cars and buses that are rarely seen on ...

Google’s “Indie Games Festival” | SoMa
Google's

To celebrate and showcase the passion and innovation of indie mobile game developers, Google Play is hosting an Indie Games Festival at the Terra Gallery in San Francisco on Saturday, September 24.
About thirty top indie developers will showcase their best mobile game, giving you a …

2016 “Eat Real” Street Food Festival: Saturday | Oakland
Saturday, September 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but food and drink available for purchase (cash only)
| Jack London Square
2016

Eat Real combines a state fair, a street-food festival, and a block party to create a celebration of good food. At the Eat Real Festival, participants learn where food comes from, who grows it, and how to make it. Eat Real Festival attendance is 100% ...

“Clif Bar CykelScramble” Wacky Bike Relay, Festival & Portugal. The Man Concert | Marin
Saturday, September 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Marin County Fairgrounds

CLIF Bar CykelScramble is a bike relay race, but let’s be honest, it’s not just about the bike. They’ve got a super-sweet band, food trucks, a beer garden, and lots of other fun stuff in the works. And it’s 200% free to attend.
CykelScramble Bike Fest, …

Mission to Presidio 2016: History Hike, Dinner & Campfire | SF
Saturday, September 24 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Mission Dolores
Mission to Presidio 2016: History Hike, Dinner & Campfire | SF

The Presidio’s Park Rangers and Mission Dolores’ Ohlone friends invite you along on a day of exploring San Francisco’s cultural past. Beginning in the Mission District, hike back in time along the old mission road and learn a little history as you follow the path from …

2016 Salsa Festival: Tastings, Live Salsa, Reggae & Dancing | Redwood City
Saturday, September 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there will be fees for tasting ($5-$10).
| Courthouse Square
2016 Salsa Festival: Tastings, Live Salsa, Reggae & Dancing | Redwood City

Redwood City is going to be sizzling during its 9th Annual Salsa Festival, a fun-filled day of tongue-tingling salsa, great activities, music, entertainment, dancing, food, beverages, and a wonderful time for the entire family
2016 Redwood City Salsa Festival
Saturday, September 24, 2016 | Noon to 8 pm
Downtown …

Art Explosion Fall Open Studios 2016: Saturday | Mission Dist.
Saturday, September 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Art Explosion Studios
Art Explosion Fall Open Studios 2016: Saturday | Mission Dist.

Art Explosion Studios, San Francisco’s largest artist’s collective, opens up its doors to the public during the annual Fall Open Studios. Painters, sculptors, photographers, fashion designers and jewelers will all be showing, so there will be something for every type of art connoisseur. Come see over ...

2nd Annual “Town Eats” Food Festival: Pig Roast & $20 All You Can Eat | Oakland
Saturday, September 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*FREE, but food and drinks are for sale (expect lots of $5 specials)
| Lungomare
2nd Annual

Foodies, drinkers, and Oakland enthusiasts alike – rejoice – Town Eats is throwing its first annual event in partnership with Jack London Square’s Lungomare. Town Eats is a three-day local pride event that will feature some of the best local drinks, beats and bites around. ...

2016 “Come Out & Play” Festival Opening Day | SF
Saturday, September 24 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Festival games are for free.
| Fort Mason Chapel
2016

The Come Out & Play Festival is back celebrating a sixth year of bringing play to the Bay with new and innovative real-world games happening all over San Francisco. 2016 Come Out & Play Festival September 24 – October 8, 2016 All over San Francisco FREE (festival ...

Free Shakespeare in the Park: The Winter’s Tale | SF
Saturday, September 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
Free Shakespeare in the Park: The Winter's Tale | SF

For the 33rd season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of The Winter’s Tale. Luminous and heartbreaking, tragic and gloriously funny, The Winter’s Tale is the crowning achievement of Shakespeare’s late career, a magical tale that swoops across continents, generations, and genres to ...

Rock n’ Rummage Sale & Tarot Reading | Oakland
Saturday, September 24 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Golden Bull
Rock n' Rummage Sale & Tarot Reading | Oakland

Come and spend your afternoon rummaging through 7 Booths of new and used clothing, records, books and collectables. There will be Tarot readings and DJ Tony T for your music.

Free “Bonfire Sessions” Concert: Thao & The Get Down Stay Down | SoMa
Saturday, September 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required, but capacity is limited, so arrive early.
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Free

The 2016 JanSport Bonfire Sessions are returning to San Francisco for a night of performances by Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, Meat Market and Jakob Danger while you enjoy free beer (they usually have this every year) at SoMa StrEat Food Park on Saturday, September 24, 2016.
Typically, if permits allow, …

100 Thousand Poets For Change Poetry Readings | SF
Saturday, September 24 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Alley Cat Books
100 Thousand Poets For Change Poetry Readings | SF

100 Thousand Poets for Changes comes to Alley Cat Books with a full lineup of poets including Aja Couchois Duncan, Edward Foster, Tonya Foster, Kit Schluter, Alicia Franco, Al Young and more to come.

Endersnight Ancient and Modern Choral Night | SF
Saturday, September 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission free; $20 donations are gladly accepted.
| St. John Episcopal Church
Endersnight Ancient and Modern Choral Night | SF

Hear the voices of Endersnight in their concert debut in the beautiful nave of St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church, located just one block from 16th/Mission BART Station.
Admission free; donations of $20 gladly accepted. Reception with the artists to follow.
The concert program of approximately one …

Comedians with Criminal Records | Great Star Theater
Saturday, September 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $7*
*Get 70% off with code FUNCHEAP - Tickets normally $20
| Great Star Theater
Comedians with Criminal Records | Great Star Theater

Comedians with Criminal Records is a unique comedy showcase of established comedians who’ve had trouble with the law in the past. This may be the only show in America where if you don’t laugh, you might get stabbed. And it all takes place at the ...

Final Film Night In The Park: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” | Dolores Park
Saturday, September 24 – 7:05 pm | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
Final Film Night In The Park:

The San Francisco Neighborhood Theater Foundation (SFNTF) produces the popular Film Night in the Park Outdoor Film Series in Dolores Park, Union Square and Washington Square Park. Films are free of charge in beautiful park settings and projected on a giant outdoor screen. Arrive early, spread ...

Switzerland at Pier 17 Grand Opening Party & Concerts | SF
Saturday, September 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but you must request an invitation
| Switzerland at Pier 17
Switzerland at Pier 17 Grand Opening Party & Concerts | SF

You’re invited to join the Consulate General of Switzerland, swissnex San Francisco, Swiss Business Hub, and Switzerland Tourism to celebrate the Grand Opening of Switzerland’s new interdisciplinary hub on the San Francisco Waterfront this September 23-25, 2016 The Grand Opening weekend hosts a series of ...

Sunday, September 25

Model Boats on Parade 2016 | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, September 25 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Spreckles Lake
Model Boats on Parade 2016 | Golden Gate Park

The San Francisco Model Yacht Club presents Wooden Boats on Parade, the 10th bi-annual event which will be held at beautiful Spreckels Lake on Sunday, September 25, 2016 starting at 9 am.
Come see dozens of wooden boat enthusiasts taken their model boats out for a ride – …

2016 Candypalooza: Free Tastings, Tours & Candy Samples | Jelly Belly Factory
Sunday, September 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jelly Belly Candy Company
2016 Candypalooza: Free Tastings, Tours & Candy Samples | Jelly Belly Factory

The annual Candypalooza at the Jelly Belly Factory is a free festival of all things sweet featuring free tastings, live music and free tours of the factory. Enjoy local musical acts, craft vendors from all over Solano County and beyond, and carnival attractions, rides and midway games for kids ...

27th Annual Disc Golf Safari Tournament | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, September 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch
| Marx Meadow
27th Annual Disc Golf Safari Tournament | Golden Gate Park

This isn’t just a casual day of Frisbee in the park.
This is professional disc golf and the 27th Annual “San Francisco Safari” brings together 150 pro and amateur players – including some of the best disc golfers in the world – to vie for nearly …

The Forum On Homelessness | Grace Cathedral
Sunday, September 25 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | Grace Cathedral
The Forum On Homelessness | Grace Cathedral

As the city’s longtime struggle with homelessness shows little signs of improvement and in the wake of Bay Area media’s coordinated coverage of the issue this past summer, join them for a look at the future of this problem in San Francisco.
Jeff Kositsky, the director of City …

2016 Bay Area Blues Festival: Sunday | East Bay
Sunday, September 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Martinez
2016 Bay Area Blues Festival: Sunday | East Bay

Continuing the merger of two great festivals, the Downtown Martinez Italian Street Painting Festival and San Francisco’s Polk Street Blues Festival, get ready for a big two-day street party in Martinez – the 2016 Bay Area Blues Festival. 2016 Bay Area Blues Festival Sat-Sun, September 24-25, 2016 ...

$1 Book Day: The 2016 Big Book Sale | Fort Mason
Sunday, September 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*On Sunday, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center
$1 Book Day: The 2016 Big Book Sale | Fort Mason

The Big Book Sale celebrates its 52nd year of the Friends of the SF Library featuring over 500,000 books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, vinyl, and other forms of media in 70 different categories, all for $1-3, at the Fort Mason Center’s Festival Pavilion. The Big Book Sale is free ...

2016 Muni Heritage Days: Historic Bus Rides & Exhibits | SF
Sunday, September 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free rides on special historic streetcars and busses and free admission to the Railway Museum.
| San Francisco Railway Museum
2016 Muni Heritage Days: Historic Bus Rides & Exhibits | SF

San Francisco transit history comes back to life at this annual, weekend-long blast from the past dating back to the 19th century. During Muni Heritage Weekend, visitors will be able to ride and view historic streetcars, cable cars and buses that are rarely seen on ...