Fillmore Jazz Festival
Fairs & Festivals
Fillmore Jazz Festival
The largest free jazz festival on the West Coast comes to SF July 1-2
Free Opera at the Ballpark 2017
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Free Opera at the Ballpark 2017
Sit on the field and enjoy AT&T Parks' huge annual free opera night this Friday
2017 Alameda County Fair: $1 Rides, Discounts & Free Days
Fairs & Festivals
2017 Alameda County Fair: $1 Rides, Discounts & Free Days
Find out how to party at the county fair for just a buck (or less)

Tuesday, June 27

Free Mission District Food, Mural, & Architecture Walking Tour | SF
Tuesday, June 27 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Tour Is Free*. Tips welcomed & encouraged (rent is expensive in SF :)
| Dandyhorse SF Bike Tours & Rental
Free Mission District Food, Mural, & Architecture Walking Tour | SF

Explore the heart of the Mission District on this free food, mural, and architecture walking tour of the 24th Street Cultural corridor. Led by longtime Mission residents who know all the most authentic, off-the-beaten path spots, hidden history (with an extensive historical photo archive), and the …

2017 “Fiestas Fridas” Frida Kahlo Birthday Art Show Opening | Mission Dist.
Tuesday, June 27 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Puerto Alegre
2017

Join in for Frida’s Birthday Celebration with music, tasty food and fabulous Frida art from great local artists and curated by Francisco Franco.
This celebration combines art, food, and music into a culturally relevant event that focuses on community and Frida’s message of healing through art …

Live at Lagunitas: Tank & The Bangas | Petaluma
Tuesday, June 27 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas: Tank & The Bangas  | Petaluma

Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma presents a free live concert series featuring some amazing bands ranging in genre from roots to gothic pop in their LaguMiniAmphitheaterette (1280 N McDowell Blvd, Petaluma). Show are free, but tickets are required for each show. You’ll want to grab them quick as these ...

Top of the Mark Movie & Wine Night: Guess who’s coming to Dinner | Nob Hill
Top of the Mark Movie & Wine Night:  Guess who’s coming to Dinner | Nob Hill

Wind down every Tuesday night during the summer of 2017 with a free wine or spirit tasting and screening of a classic movie. Summer movie nights are back at Top of the Mark featuring a selection of classic comedy, action, and drama flicks from the 1930s ...

36th Annual Northern California Book Awards | Civic Center
Tuesday, June 27 – 5:45 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
36th Annual Northern California Book Awards | Civic Center

The 36th Annual Northern California Book Awards celebrate writers, readers, and publishers of Northern California. Authors will be honored in Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Translation, and Children’s Literature, with brief celebratory readings and remarks by the winning authors, a lively reception with book signing follows, all …

Novato 511 Carpool Party & Free Food | Wildfox
Tuesday, June 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Wildfox Restaurant
Novato 511 Carpool Party & Free Food | Wildfox

Join the 511 Carpool Team for an evening of food, fun, and information at the Wildfox Restaurant. Come out, meet your neighbors, and learn about all the options available for sharing your commute to work.
What to expect:

Carpooling Tips: 511 will guide you through the apps …

16mm Movie Night: Vintage Monster & Horror Movies | Nob Hill
Tuesday, June 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Gallery Cafe
16mm Movie Night: Vintage Monster & Horror Movies | Nob Hill

Every fourth Tuesday come to the Gallery Cafe to watch classic scary films on a vintage old-timey 16mm projector. The cafe serves beer, wine, coffee and food. The movie is free. Prepare to be scared.

Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game: Fisherman’s Wharf | SF
Tuesday, June 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required via Meetup.com
| Secret Location (SF)
Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game: Fisherman's Wharf | SF

The game you have been waiting for all winter is here. Get ready to silently glide among the tourists and street performers on a mission of excitement, intrigue, and death.
To kick off the summer, they’re hosting their annual Fisherman’s Wharf Jericho game. They’ll run the standard 3 …

Free Sneak Preview Movie: “The Journey” | SF
Tuesday, June 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required. Arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| Secret Movie Theater (SF)
Free Sneak Preview Movie:

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview screening of The Journey, a gripping account of how two men from opposite sides of the political spectrum came together to change the course of history.
The screening takes place at 7 pm on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at a movie theater in San Francisco with …

Wednesday, June 28

Free Admission & $1 Rides: Food Drive Day | 2017 Alameda County Fair
Free Admission & $1 Rides: Food Drive Day | 2017 Alameda County Fair

Get into the Alameda County Fair for free when you donate four non-perishable food items to the Feed The Need Food Drive at the entrance until 5 pm.
All carnival rides will be $1 until 5 pm. Donations benefit the Alameda County Community Food Bank.

Clover Sonoma Milk Tasting Room Pop-Up: Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich Bites | SF
Wednesday, June 28 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Clover Sonoma Milk Tasting Room Pop-up
Clover Sonoma Milk Tasting Room Pop-Up: Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich Bites | SF

Clover Sonoma, the Bay Area’s favorite third-generation family-owned and operated dairy farm, has opened a Milk Tasting Room pop-up in Hayes Valley, which will be open from June 5 through July 21, 2017. Clover Sonoma Milk Tasting Room June 5-July 21, 2017 Clover Sonoma Pop-up, 330 Fell ...

Free Ice Cream Social: Make & Sample Homemade Ice Cream | Hayward
Wednesday, June 28 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hayward Public Library (Weekes Branch)
Free Ice Cream Social: Make & Sample Homemade Ice Cream | Hayward

Celebrate the beginning of summer at their 8th annual ice cream social. Join in on making and sampling different homemade ice cream flavors.
This program is free, no registration required, and all ages are welcome.

Free Movies on the Beach: “Back to the Future” | Santa Cruz
Wednesday, June 28 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Movies on the Beach:

There’s nothing like watching a classic movie on the beach with the Giant Dipper twinkling overhead and the sound of gentle summer surf in the background. Bring the family and your blanket or low-back beach chair and join the fun every Wednesday at 9 pm. ...

Thursday, June 29

The Jamming Nachos Rock n’ Roll Band | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Thursday, June 29 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
The Jamming Nachos Rock n' Roll Band | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival

Young, energized and politically conscious, The Jamming Nachos are a hard-charging rock ‘n’ roll band straight outta Oakland. Launched as a family combo in 2011 by the siblings Rioz (vocals/guitar), Messiah (guitar/keyboards) and Rey Aceves (bass), the group took shape when they added powerhouse lead …

“SF’s Bars to Stay Open ’til 4am?” Forum with Senator Scott Wiener | SF
Thursday, June 29 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Chamber of Commerce

Join Senator Scoot Wiener Thursday, June 29 for a special 4:00 pm Public Policy Forum happy hour as he updates you on his legislation, the “Local Act“, which would allow localities to extend alcohol service to as late as 4:00 am. This bill would allow San …

Exploratorium After Dark: Experimenting with Strings & Vibrations | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Experimenting with Strings & Vibrations | Pier 15

Tune in to surrounding sounds by experimenting with strings and vibrations, and use electromagnets to build a basic speaker. Learn how to listen with your bones, and explore the workings of the inner ear.

Spotlight NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, June 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
Spotlight NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

Get your late night science fix with a celebration of the best of the Academy and interactive programs around the museum. This month, hear from special guest and science writer of WIRED magazine, Matt Simon.

Explore the fascinating, awe-inspiring, and unsettling ingenuity of evolution as Matt …

Paula Frazer & Tarnation’s Alternative Country Mini Concert | Amoeba SF
Thursday, June 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Paula Frazer & Tarnation's Alternative Country Mini Concert | Amoeba SF

Paula Frazer and Tarnation perform live at Amoeba SF on Thursday, June 29th at 6pm in honor of her first new album in ten years, What Is And Was (out June 30th on New High Recordings). Get the album a day before release date and …

“Tales of SF’s Cacophony Society” Reunion & Teach-In | SF Main Library
Thursday, June 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sunset Branch Library

In the mid-1970s, San Francisco’s sleepy Sunset District, known for boring row houses and fog sprouted Communiversity, a free school bringing together creative folks with shared interests in fun and learning. Later the San Francisco Suicide Club and then Cacophony Society popped up, creating some …

Win Tix: Lovesick: The Cat Allergy Musical | SF
Thursday, June 29 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*$ 25 with discount code
| The Shelton Theater

Lovesick – The Cat Allergy Musical, is a comedic musical romp through the world of online dating. While Serenity, mines the internet looking for her soulmate, Lucky, her cat, does everything in his power to secure his position as the alpha male of the household.

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Win Tix: Arj Barker (Flight of the Conchords) | Cobb’s Comedy Club
Thursday, June 29 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Cobb's Comedy Club

Arj Barker may be from the good ol’ U.S. of A., but his intense and hilarious comedic chops have made him famous the world over. Seriously, he can’t even walk down the street in most parts of Australia.
> Get Tickets – $20.00
When he’s not killing it …

Friday, June 30

2017 Hollister Freedom Rally: 4th of July Biker Fest | South Bay
Friday, June 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Many events are free, but there are ticketed concerts and other.
| Downtown Hollister
2017 Hollister Freedom Rally: 4th of July Biker Fest | South Bay

The roar of motorcycles will take over the streets of Hollister,known as the “Birthplace of the American Biker,” for the annual Hollister Freedom Rally. The Rally has always been and will continue to be a free rally welcoming all bikers and is the largest of its kind ...

Ka-Hon: Bay Areas Finest Latin Percussionists | Yerba Buena Gardens
Friday, June 30 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)
Ka-Hon: Bay Areas Finest Latin Percussionists | Yerba Buena Gardens

In the hands of Ka-Hon, a gentle spring shower, a flamenco troupe, a galloping stallion and a rumba circle. Drawing on a pan-American array of rhythms, the high-energy ensemble displays the astounding versatility of the humble cajón, a simple wooden box usually played by a …

Friday Nights at the de Young: The Summer of Love Experience | SF
Friday Nights at the de Young: The Summer of Love Experience | SF

Kick-start your weekend with free general admission, live music, art-making, cocktails, film screenings, panel discussions, lectures and exhibition tours, all in the name of art.
Join this Friday, June 30th, for the ongoing commemoration of the special exhibition, ‘The Summer of Love Experience: Art, Fashion, and …

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, June 30 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

Nearly 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-10 pm at the historic waterfront campus of ...

Free Beach Concert: Great White | Santa Cruz
Friday, June 30 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Beach Concert: Great White | Santa Cruz

Every summer, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk casts its net and drags in a host of Top 40 bands from the ’70s, ’80s, and early ’90s to play free concerts right on the beach every Friday night. Friday Night Bands on the Beach  Every Friday, June 16 ...

Oakland A’s $5 Night vs. Atlanta Braves | 2017
Friday, June 30 – 7:05 pm | Cost: $5*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
| Oakland Coliseum
Oakland A's $5 Night vs. Atlanta Braves | 2017

Oakland A’s single game tickets are on sale and there are $5 tickets to select home games available thanks to BARTable. Tickets are good for the sorta crappy seats in the Plaza Outfield and Reserved sections, but hey, ya get what ya pay for. Tickets will be available online ...

Free Opera at the Ballpark 2017: Don Giovanni | AT&T Park
Friday, June 30 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free tickets, but advanced registration is required
| AT&T Park
Free Opera at the Ballpark 2017: Don Giovanni | AT&T Park

Going to see Don Giovanni at the War Memorial Opera House costs, oh, upwards of $200 for good seats. But, thanks to the Opera at the Ballpark program, you can watch a live simulcast of the very same opera on the giant HD screens in …

$5 Classic Movie Night: “The Big Lebowski” | Paramount Theatre
Friday, June 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Paramount Theatre
$5 Classic Movie Night:

One of the most subversively hilarious films of the late 20th century, this Coen Brothers production is a comedy of errors, a case of mistaken identity and a riot from start to finish. Jeffrey “The Dude” Lebowski (Jeff Bridges), an infinitely loveable aging Los Angeles …

Win Tix: Paramount Movie Classics: The Big Lebowski | Paramount Theatre
Friday, June 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Paramount Theatre

With over 3,000 seats and a meticulously-restored interior, the Paramount offers a true “Movie Palace” experience straight out of the 1930s – with period newsreels, cartoons, previews, live music from the Mighty Wurlitzer organ and the audience participation spinning wheel game of “Dec-O-Win.”
Tonight’s film is …