2018 Chinese New Year Parade
Fairs & Festivals
2018 Chinese New Year Parade
Get ready for a 268-foot Golden Dragon to march through Chinatown | Feb. 24
SF's Arcade Olympics
Fun & Games
SF's Arcade Olympics
SF's biggest arcade hosts free Arcade Olympics (yes, free games!) through February 25th
Noise Pop 2018
Fairs & Festivals
Noise Pop 2018
SF's biggest roving music festival takes over with 90+ events from Feb 19-25.

Tuesday, February 20

SPCA’s Yoga in the Cat Cafe | Embarcadero
Tuesday, February 20 – 11:15 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission; $10 donation for puppy cuddles. Regular adoption fees apply
| One Embarcadero Center
SPCA's Yoga in the Cat Cafe | Embarcadero

The San Francisco SPCA is once again launching a pop-up during the month of February. They’ll be celebrating the Year of the Dog by bringing cuddles and cuteness to One Embarcadero Center from February 2 – 28. This year’s pop-up will be significantly larger than last year’s and ...

The Best of Noise Pop 2018 Music Festival | Concerts Under $20
Tuesday, February 20 – All Day | Cost: $12*
*Concerts range from $12 to $16
| All Over San Francisco
The Best of Noise Pop 2018 Music Festival | Concerts Under $20

The Noise Pop Festival is San Francisco’s (and Funcheap’s) favorite indie music and art festival. Now in its 26th year, Noise Pop has brought early exposure to many emerging artists in the Bay Area and beyond, many of whom have gone on to widespread acclaim like ...

Puppy Parent Orientation | Embarcadero
Tuesday, February 20 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Events are free to attend. Regular adoption fees apply.
| One Embarcadero Center
Puppy Parent Orientation | Embarcadero

This highly informative humans-only seminar is essential for anyone who is a puppy parent or is thinking about adding a puppy to their life.
Discussion topics include:

New puppy management in the home
Setting up for success in housetraining
Crate training
Puppy playdates–the importance of early socialization
Controlling biting and mouthing, and more

Noise Pop Photo Retrospective | The Royale
Tuesday, February 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale
Noise Pop Photo Retrospective | The Royale

Come check out the portraits and live shots taken at past Noise Pop Festival shows with great photographers like Peter Ellenby (who has photographed Flaming Lips, Bright Eyes and Modest Mouse), Charlie Homo, Paige K. Parson and more. Steep yourself in imagery of Noise Pop and …

The Emporium’s Arcade Olympics | Ice Chexx & Killer Queen
Tuesday, February 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration is free.
| Emporium SF
The Emporium's Arcade Olympics | Ice Chexx & Killer Queen

Sign up for the Emporium Olympics, a 2-week game tournament that runs simultaneously with the actual Olympics (Feb 9-25) 2018 featuring arcade games, pool, pinball, air hockey, Donkey Kong and more… and with tons of prizes. We’re told that participating in the Emporium Olympics is free ...

Classical Revolution Tuesdays at Old Bus Tavern | Bernal Heights
Tuesday, February 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$5-20 suggested donation
| Old Bus Tavern
Classical Revolution Tuesdays at Old Bus Tavern | Bernal Heights

They kick off on February 20th with rock string quartets performed by Anthony Blea, Charith Premawardhana, Keith Lawrence, and Lewis Patzner.

Win Tix: Noise Pop 2018: “Dengue Fever” Cambodian Surf Rock | The Independent
Tuesday, February 20 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN | The Independent

With their trademark blend of 60’s Cambodian pop and psychedelic rock, Dengue Fever have always been press darlings – The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Mojo, Uncut, Magnet, Wired, Spin, NPR’s “Fresh Air” Radio Australia, KCRW’s “Morning Becomes Eclectic” and World Café Live all profiled the …

Wednesday, February 21

World Premiere “The Compton’s Cafeteria Riot” Sneak Peek | UN Plaza
Wednesday, February 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Heart of the City Farmers' Market
World Premiere

The world premiere of The Compton’s Cafeteria Riot is upon you. In celebration of the opening night, come see the queens behind the play give a rare, high-noon show at UN Plaza during the Heart of the City Farmers’ Market.
Don’t miss this chance to see …

Noise Pop Happy Hour: Friendless Summer, Bear Call & Moon Daze | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, February 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Bender's Bar & Grill
Noise Pop Happy Hour: Friendless Summer, Bear Call & Moon Daze | Mission Dist.

The Noise Pop Festival is San Francisco’s (and Funcheap’s) favorite indie music and art festival. Now in its 26th year, Noise Pop has brought early exposure to many emerging artists in the Bay Area and beyond, many of whom have gone on to widespread acclaim like ...

2018 Black History Festival: Freedom Quilt Craft | SF
Wednesday, February 21 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Portola Branch Library
2018 Black History Festival: Freedom Quilt Craft | SF

Black History Month is an integral part of our nation’s tradition in which we promote affirmative examples of important historical events, honorable leaders and steps towards collective change. About the Festival: Beginning on Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday weekend and throughout February, the Library champions ...

Win Tix: Noise Pop Festival 2018: Raucous Rock with “Enter Shikari” (UK) | Slim’s
Wednesday, February 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Slim's

Enter Shikari‘s ‘The Spark’ is an ambitious, inspiring piece of work that poignantly reflects their legendary career rise to have become one of the most exciting bands the UK has seen of late.
> Get Tickets – $18
Following four seminal albums of which 3 have been …

Win Tix: Noise Pop Festival 2018: Tei Shi (Indie-Electro) | Bimbo’s 365 Club
Wednesday, February 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Bimbo's 365 Club

Argentina-born songstress with a sultry indie-electro vibe.

The Emporium’s Arcade Olympics: Foosball | The Emporium
Wednesday, February 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration is free.
| Emporium SF
The Emporium's Arcade Olympics: Foosball | The Emporium

Sign up for the Emporium Olympics, a 2-week game tournament that runs simultaneously with the actual Olympics (Feb 9-25) 2018 featuring arcade games, pool, pinball, air hockey, Donkey Kong and more… and with tons of prizes. We’re told that participating in the Emporium Olympics is free ...

Free Cobb’s February Comedy Night: Secret Guest List | SF
Free Cobb's February Comedy Night: Secret Guest List | SF

Funcheap and Stroy Moyd of #HellaFunny take over Cobb’s Comedy Club for an awesome night of comedy at SF’s biggest comedy club. And you can get on our secret guest list. Every month we handpick some of SF’s top local comedians to showcase for you – often ...

Thursday, February 22

SPCA’s Popup: Yoga in the Cat Cafe | Embarcadero
Thursday, February 22 – 11:15 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission; $10 donation for puppy cuddles. Regular adoption fees apply
| One Embarcadero Center
SPCA's Popup: Yoga in the Cat Cafe | Embarcadero

Come do some downward facing dog in SPCA’s Pop Up Cat Cafe at 11:15 am on Thursday, February 22, 2018.

Ocean Avenue Arts Bazaar: Handmade Items by Local Artists | SF
Thursday, February 22 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Unity Plaza
Ocean Avenue Arts Bazaar: Handmade Items by Local Artists | SF

Shop for hand-made arts and crafts from local artists at Unity Plaza. There will also be live music.
Ocean Avenue Association is working with the SF Arts Commission’s Street Artists Program for this event, which is funded by District 7 Supervisor Norman Yee’s Participatory Budgeting program.

Levi’s Plaza Grand Opening: Complimentary Cocktails & Appetizers | SF
Thursday, February 22 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required
| SPACES Levi's Plaza
Levi's Plaza Grand Opening: Complimentary Cocktails & Appetizers | SF

SPACES Levi’s Plaza invites you to enjoy an evening of, live music, cocktails and inspiring conversations as they celebrate their Grand Opening. Appetizers and drinks will be provided. They hope to see you there.
Free but an RSVP is required.

Final Night: SPCA’s “Yappy Hour”: Wine & Pet Cuddles | SF
Thursday, February 22 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Events are free to attend. Regular adoption fees apply
| One Embarcadero Center
Final Night: SPCA's

The San Francisco SPCA is once again launching a pop-up during the month of February. They’ll be celebrating the Year of the Dog by bringing cuddles and cuteness to One Embarcadero Center from February 2 – 28. This year’s pop-up will be significantly larger than last year’s and ...

Noise Pop Free Happy Hour Concert: Down and Outlaws | Benders
Thursday, February 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required
| Bender's Bar & Grill
Noise Pop Free Happy Hour Concert: Down and Outlaws | Benders

Come rock out at a free Noise Pop show. Come to Happy Hour to Bender’s to see Down and Outlaws, Locus Pocus, and Destroy Boys.
Down and Outlaws is a four-piece rock and roll band based in San Francisco, California.
Free, but an RSVP is required

“American Creed” Educator Screening with David Kennedy | Mission
Thursday, February 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| KQED

Come and join an advanced screening of American Creed with special guest historian David Kennedy and the filmmakers, plus free resources for teachers.
Are there ideals Americans share in common? How can educators help students explore and discuss the differences that divide us? Stanford professors Condoleezza …

Year of the Dog Art Show: Art Pop Ups & Themed Art Exhibits | Chinatown
Thursday, February 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Chinese Culture Center
Year of the Dog Art Show: Art Pop Ups & Themed Art Exhibits | Chinatown

Please join in celebrating Chinese New Year with the Year of the Dog Art Pop up in Chinatown. Sketchpad Gallery is teaming up with the Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco on this group show, featuring some amazing dog themed art.
There will be original art …

Spotlight NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, February 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
Spotlight NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

NightLife celebrates the best of the Academy with an evening of after hours science inside the greenest museum on the planet.
Check their site for full details which will be posted as the event nears.

Exploratorium After Dark: The Last Doubling & Drink Lab | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: The Last Doubling & Drink Lab | Pier 15

Lose yourself in over 650 interactive exhibits exploring perception, art, and science at our adults-only After Dark. Grab your friends and a drink and get immersed in mind-bending experiences and unique, thought-provoking programs.
Join Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman for colorful explorations of the physical world.
Is growth …

Celebrating Black Trailblazers & Innovators: Live Music & Free Refreshments | SF
Thursday, February 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Macy's Men's Store
Celebrating Black Trailblazers & Innovators: Live Music & Free Refreshments | SF

Join Macy’s as they celebrate black innovators and trailblazers for Black History Month. Join their host, Mission Bit CEO Stevon Cook, for an in-depth conversation with Qubilah Shabazz, cofounder of Malcolm X Legacy clothing line and the human rights activist’s second daughter, and Erik Moore, …

“Howl” Record Album Release Party | City Lights Books
Thursday, February 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | City Lights Books

Concord Music reissues Allen Ginsberg reading Howl on vinyl, with an opening statement by Garett Caples and Ann Charters. Join them as there will also be an appearance by Bill Belmont and reminisces of Allen Ginsberg and readings from Howl by Neeli Cherkovski.

International Ocean Film Festival Preview | The Presidio
Thursday, February 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
International Ocean Film Festival Preview | The Presidio

Catch a sneak preview of trailers of the 2018 Official Selections of the 15th Anniversary International Ocean Film Festival. Meet the jury members and filmmakers who curate the festival, which offers a unique opportunity to see inspiring ocean-themed independent films from around the world. The …

Win Tix: 2018 California Music Video Awards & Party | SF
Thursday, February 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Neck Of The Woods

Come to the Music California Video Awards, which celebrates music videos from some of the most exciting and creative California-musicians and artists.
Find Tickets – $12 (20% off) $15 – with code FUNCHEAP18WE
Includes appearances by award-winning and nominated artists Xavier Toscano, The Christopher Brothers, Jon Mullane, …

Mortal Kombat & Street Fighter II: The Arcade Olympics | Emporium SF
Thursday, February 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration is free.
| Emporium SF
Mortal Kombat & Street Fighter II: The Arcade Olympics | Emporium SF

Sign up for the Emporium Olympics, a 2-week game tournament that runs simultaneously with the actual Olympics (Feb 9-25) 2018 featuring arcade games, pool, pinball, air hockey, Donkey Kong and more… and with tons of prizes. We’re told that participating in the Emporium Olympics is free ...

“Out Run” Free Movie Screening & Q&A | Oakland
Thursday, February 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No RSVP required. Arrive 15 mins early to guarantee seating.
| Piedmont Theatre

Join Frameline for a free Encore screening of Out Run. This documentary takes us into the Philippines’ of-the-people political world, where beauty salons become campaign chapters and dubious party alliances are the norm.
Should Ladlad’s platform include the controversial issue of same-sex marriage? Loss of confidence …

Secret Guest List: Free Cobb’s February Comedy Night | SF
Secret Guest List: Free Cobb's February Comedy Night  | SF

Funcheap and Stroy Moyd of #HellaFunny take over Cobb’s Comedy Club for an awesome night of comedy at SF’s biggest comedy club. And you can get on our secret guest list. Every month we handpick some of SF’s top local comedians to showcase for you – often ...