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Monday, December 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE
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Got plans for New Year’s Eve yet? There are many events and venues around the Bay area offering free or inexpensive New Year’s Eve events in the San Francisco Bay Area on December 31, 2012 and we’ve done our best to uncover and highlight the best …

New Year’s Eve Free Fitness Class | Crissy Field
Monday, December 31 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
New Year's Eve Free Fitness Class | Crissy Field

Get a jump start on your New Year’s resolution to get fit. Jog, jump, suspend, sprint, punch, stretch and push your limits at a free all-levels outdoor group fitness class at 10 am on Monday, December 31, 2012.
Free, but RSVP is required.
Meet at the Palace of …

A Tom Jones New Year’s Eve & Live Piano | North Beach
Monday, December 31 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Tosca Cafe
A Tom Jones New Year's Eve & Live Piano | North Beach

Tosca’s cozy New Year’s celebration is on again – it’s completely free, casual, and if you can snag a booth, comfortable.
December 31, 2012 will be Tosca’s most special NYE celebration featuring:

George Michalski on Piano 9pm-12am
Special guest appearances and “Tom Jones” at midnight

You may have heard …

NYE Happy Hour All Night Long | Royal Exchange
Monday, December 31 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Royal Exchange
NYE Happy Hour All Night Long | Royal Exchange

Royal Exchange will be opening its doors on New Year’s Eve from 5pm onwards with no cover charge.
Enjoy Happy Hour prices all night and $5 glasses of bubbly.
Watching the Fireworks show at the Embarcadero? Royal Exchange is conveniently located on Sacramento and Front – only a …

Free Lap Dances at Midnight | Condor
Free Lap Dances at Midnight | Condor

The Condor, the club on Broadway that started it all with the dirty dancing of Carol Doda in the ’60s is done with being a sports bar, house of seafood, or whatever the hell it’s been for the past 10 years and it’s back to …

Alchemist Lounge’s New Year’s Eve | SoMa
Alchemist Lounge's New Year's Eve | SoMa

Join The Alchemist Bar for a free, fun, low key party on New Year’s Eve on December 31, 2012.
Free, if you get on the guestlist by “liking” the Alchemist on Facebook. Otherwise, it’s $10 at the door.
The party goes from 6 pm to 2 am …

NYE Oldies Dance Party & Free Champagne Toast | Fisherman’s Wharf
Monday, December 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Tiernan's Irish Pub & Restaurant
NYE Oldies Dance Party & Free Champagne Toast | Fisherman's Wharf

Dance to the oldies this New Year’s Eve. DJ Nico and kyaradio.com present a free New Year’s Eve DJ party with the “Oldies Road Show” and a free champagne toast at midnight on December 31, 2012.
DJ Nico will be spinning your favorite tunes of the last six …

Bells & Whistles NYE: Local DJs, Visuals & Champagne Toast | SF
Monday, December 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $25*
*$25 pre-sale, $40 at the door.
| Mercer
Bells & Whistles NYE: Local DJs, Visuals & Champagne Toast | SF

Project One and DJ Seven present Bells and Whistles NYE with WERD and Housepitality DJs, lasers, lights, visuals, fog and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight on December 31, 2012.
Hosted by Keyatta (Key’s List), Lily Woo (Woo Woo Happy Hour), Domilyn Mitchell, Garrett Scott, Eva Becker, …

New Year’s Eve Comedy: Kevin Camia | Farley’s East
Monday, December 31 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Farley's East
New Year's Eve Comedy: Kevin Camia | Farley's East

Resolve to start your New Year’s Eve off right with Farley’s final Comedy Night of 2012.
Local favorite Natasha Muse (Cobb’s, A Funny Night for Comedy) takes over hosting duties for featured performers:

Colleen Watson (SF & Sacramento Punchline)
Kelly Anneken (Hobo Pancakes, Femikaze)
Reyna Amaya (Comedy Store, …

Free NYE Dance Party & Champagne Toast | Mars Bar
Monday, December 31 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mars Bar
Free NYE Dance Party & Champagne Toast | Mars Bar

Groove your way into 2013 with a free dance party; enjoy a complimentary champagne toast at midnight and music by DJ Duserock at Mars Bar on December 31, 2012.
Duserock has been has been bringing heat to dance floors for almost two decades, opening for the likes …

New Year’s Eve Silent Disco Party | Oakland
Monday, December 31 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 Presales / $10 at the door (all proceeds go to Rainforest Action Network (ran.org) )
| The Vagabond Ballroom
New Year's Eve Silent Disco Party | Oakland

Groove in silence all night to help save the tigers at this silent disco to support Rainforest Action Network.
If you don’t know what a silent-disco is, it’s when the DJ plays through a network to wireless headphones at very high-fidelity, but not in the …

Dial M for Music: Free SF Chamber Orchestra Concert | Berkeley
Monday, December 31 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | First Congregational Church (Berkeley)
Dial M for Music: Free SF Chamber Orchestra Concert | Berkeley

The three Ms begin with one of Mendelssohn’s precociously brilliant string sinfonias, written at the tender age of 13. Harold Meltzer is an award-winning composer based in NYC, whose own inspiration was Mozart’s singular Sinfonia Concertante. Meltzer’s double concerto is paired with Mozart’s, one of …

NYE 2013 with DJ TroubleMan | Grant & Green Saloon
Monday, December 31 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Grant & Green Saloon
NYE 2013 with DJ TroubleMan | Grant & Green Saloon

DJ TroubleMan will take over Grant & Green Saloon on New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2012.
As always, there is no cover charge so you can have a cheap and happy new year.

Hard Rock Cafe NYE Party & Video Requests | Pier 39
Hard Rock Cafe NYE Party & Video Requests | Pier 39

Grab dinner or drinks at Hard Rock Cafe at Pier 39 and you’ll enjoy full menu service, a rockin’ party atmosphere, and a live VJ who’ll take your requests for videos.
Dinner is first come, first serve with no reservations.

Vintage Jamaican Soul New Year’s Eve & Free Champagne | Cafe Royale
Monday, December 31 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale
Vintage Jamaican Soul New Year's Eve & Free Champagne | Cafe Royale

Cafe Royale in the Trendyloin is bringing in two DJs to spin vintage Jamaican soul and hip hop on December 31, 2012 with no cover charge and at midnight everyone will raise their free glass of champagne and toast to the New Year.
And if you’re feeling a …

NYE Soul Dance Party & Champagne Toast | Oakland
Monday, December 31 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12-15. Dinner reservations are suggested if you'd like to dine in.
| Luka's Taproom & Lounge
NYE Soul Dance Party & Champagne Toast | Oakland

Keep the soul moving and grooving into the New Year at Luka’s Taproom & Lounge on December 31, 2012. DJ Mark Di Vita and Ry Toast will keep the party smooth with tender lovin’ jams; they’re not afraid to spin some Marvin Gaye for ya.
Make reservations …

Dive Bar NYE: Free Champagne Toast | Upper Haight
Monday, December 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Gold Cane Lounge
Dive Bar NYE: Free Champagne Toast | Upper Haight

The Upper Haight’s favorite dive bar is doing it up for New Year’s Eve on December 31, 2012.
Swing by to shoot some pool, hang out on their back patio, and toast to 2013 with complimentary champagne.

Blah’s NYE Bash: Free Champagne & Photos | Redwood City
Monday, December 31 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*$15 in advance, $20 at the door.
| BLAH RWC
Blah's NYE Bash: Free Champagne & Photos | Redwood City

Don’t want to venture all the way to SF to party? Join a New Year’s Eve Party in Redwood City with complimentary champagne at midnight and a complimentary photo before 11 pm on December 31, 2012.
The party is hosted by Travis – Authentic Rockstar in the mix with …

Win Tix: New Year’s Eve Bash w/ House DJ Andy Caldwell | Yoshi’s SF
New Year's Eve Bash w/ House DJ Andy Caldwell | Yoshi's SF

Get ready for a red carpet celebration with an enormous balloon drop at Yoshi’s SF featuring Grammy Award Nominated house DJ and San Francisco’s own, Andy Caldwell.
Caldwell concocts dance floor anthems, brandishes a House music spark, while emphasizing his classical training and immersion in club culture.
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Gypsy Jazz New Year’s Eve | Comstock Saloon
Monday, December 31 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Comstock Saloon
Gypsy Jazz New Year's Eve | Comstock Saloon

Ms. Katy Stephan will tickle the ivories and heartstrings for Happy Hour, and live gypsy jazz will usher in the New Year on December 31, 2012.
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Don’t think you need to spend a bundle on dinner — if you’re in the mood for jazz and …

Bohemian Knuckle Boogie New Year’s Eve Bash | SF
Monday, December 31 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oz Lounge
Bohemian Knuckle Boogie New Year's Eve Bash | SF

Party with Oz Lounge for New Year’s Eve on December 31, 2012 with happy hour prices all night long.
Live funky jazz with Bohemian Knuckle Boogie (horn-blown soulful jazz)  from 9:30 to 1:30, with the party continuing into the New Year.
There’s no cover charge for this …

1950s Rockabilly New Year’s Eve Concert | East Bay
Monday, December 31 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kensington Circus Pub
1950s Rockabilly New Year's Eve Concert | East Bay

The Kensington Circus Pub welcomes 1950s oldies dance band Hot Rod Jukebox for a free, all-ages, family-friendly New Year’s Eve show from 9 pm to midnight on December 31, 2012.
Hot Rod Jukebox plays old-time rock ‘n roll, rockabilly and R&B, with a little Latin, jazz, and …

New Blue Year NYE with Lovelight Blues Band | Van Kleef
Monday, December 31 – 9:30 pm | Cost: $15 | Cafe Van Kleef
New Blue Year NYE with Lovelight Blues Band | Van Kleef

New Year in Blues City calls for something really big, so Cafe Van Kleef is pulling out all the stops for a special party, with powerful exciting live Oakland / Mississippi / Chicago Blues music by The Lovelight Blues Band to heat up a long …

Gipsy & Kippy Bubble Bonanza New Year’s Eve | Cafe Flore
Monday, December 31 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cafe Flore
Gipsy & Kippy Bubble Bonanza New Year's Eve | Cafe Flore

Ring in the New Year under the stars & a cascade of a million bubbles at Cafe Flore  on December 31, 2012 with a DJ, free party favors, live music, a heated patio and free Korbel champagne at midnight.
>> FREE with RSVP on Facebook
Cafe Flore says…
Ring …

New Year’s Eve Meditation & Midnight Bell Ringing | Berkeley
Monday, December 31 – 10:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10 - $15 Suggested Donation
| Center for Transformative Change
New Year's Eve Meditation & Midnight Bell Ringing | Berkeley

Let go of what is no longer needed. Manifest what is to come…
Join the new Dharma Community at the Center for Transformative Change in celebrating the completion of 2013 and the beginning of 2013. Light refreshments will be served. Please bring something to share.
New Year’s Eve Meditation & Midnight Bell Ringing | …

Every Monday

Free Monday Workout: Cardio & Strength | Fort Mason
Every Monday – 6:30 am | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Green
Free Monday Workout: Cardio & Strength | Fort Mason

Every Monday, November Project San Francisco meets in Fort Mason for a combination of cardio and strength exercises that are sure to leave you stronger than the day before. Come at 6:30 am for hugs, sweat and cheers. 
The workouts are always free and they encourage all athletic …

Free Bagel Mondays | Mission Dist.
Every Monday – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | La Victoria Bakery
Free Bagel Mondays | Mission Dist.

There are a lot of kind-hearted folks in this city by the bay, but Danny Gabriner of Sour Flour is in the pantheon of kind folks. 
Every Monday, he bakes and then gives away hundreds of free bagels on 24th and Alabama Street. Tasty and fresh, free handmade, …

“Motown On Mondays” DJ Night | Madrone Art Bar
Every Monday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 9pm, $3 after
| Madrone Art Bar

Every Monday at Madrone, dance the night away with hosts DJ Gordo Cabeza and Timoteo Gigante and resident DJs spinning originals, exclusive remixes, and close relatives of your favorite Motown songs during M.O.M. Motown on Mondays.
Arrive early for Happy Hour featuring $1 off drafts and …

Berlin-Style Ping Pong | Folsom Street Foundry
Every Monday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Berlin-Style Ping Pong | Folsom Street Foundry

Every Monday at the Folsom Street Foundry, come play Berlin-style ping pong for one hour from 6-7 pm for free.
Berlin-Style Ping Pong revolves around a really fun social ping pong game where a group of people play at the same time in a musical chairs-style knockout competition.
It’s super laid back …

Pabst Rodeo Show: $1 Beers & Vintage Rodeo Films | SF
Every Monday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Pabst Rodeo Show: $1 Beers & Vintage Rodeo Films | SF

Yeehaw – there’s a new weekly in town. The Rock Bar will host the Pabst Rodeo Show every Monday night with $1 PBRs plus country and vintage rodeo films playing on the screens.
Other specials include $4 Beer Flight (PBR, Schlitz, Olympia) plus $6 PBR & Old Crow Whiskey.
Did …

Free Comedy: Move Along, Nothing to See Here | Oakland
Every Monday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Night Light
Free Comedy: Move Along, Nothing to See Here | Oakland

Every Monday at The Night Light in Jack London Square, Clare O’Kane and Joey Devine host a free comedy show with some of the Bay Area’s local comedians.
The show starts at 8 pm with a fresh lineup every week.

Musical Mondays Sing-Along At The Edge | Castro
Every Monday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Edge
Musical Mondays Sing-Along At The Edge | Castro

The Edge in San Francisco offers you a great way to start the week with Musical Mondays where they play all of your favorite musicals to sing and drink along with a different theme each week from 7 pm to 2 am every Monday.
Dress up for the …

The Monday Night Hype: Comedy & Open Mic | SF
The Monday Night Hype: Comedy & Open Mic | SF

The Monday Night Hype is an open mic night for comedians, musicians, writer, poets or anyone with something to showcase.
This event is hosted by Trevor Joyner and Dirty Mike, two bay area comedians and occurs every Monday night at The BrainWash Cafe on 1122 Folsom Street, …

Circuit Hacking Night: Make Cool Things with Electronics | Mission Dist.
Circuit Hacking Night: Make Cool Things with Electronics | Mission Dist.

Learn to solder and learn to make cool things with electronics. Hang out with cool hardware geeks at Noisebridge’s weekly Circuit Hacking Monday.
All ages, all skill levels, and all are welcome at this weekly Monday night event to give you inspiration to hack that project you’ve always wanted …

Melt the Mic Free Comedy Night | North Beach
Every Monday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Melt Cafe
Melt the Mic Free Comedy Night | North Beach

Griffin Daley presents a weekly stand-up comedy showcase every other Monday at Melt Cafe in North Beach.
Come by for great comedy and Melt Cafe wine and beer specials as well as fondues for purchase.

“Classical Revolution” Chamber Music Jam | Mission Dist.
Every Monday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a $5-20 donation is welcome to support the musicians.
| The Revolution Cafe

“Classical Revolution” is a weekly chamber music night at the Mission District’s Revolution Cafe.
Each week, they feature different local and visiting musicians in a unique Chamber Jam format, where musicians get a chance to perform in a casual environment and audiences get to hear chamber music in …

Rosamunde Sausage Trivia Night | Mission Dist.
Every Monday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No cover, but bring money for food and beer. Prizes may change
| Rosamunde Sausage Grill
Rosamunde Sausage Trivia Night | Mission Dist.

Rosamunde Sausage Grill in the Mission hosts a weekly trivia night on Mondays from 8-10 pm.
The popular sausage joint with lots of communal seating has a $3 Racer 5 beer special and prizes (Rosamunde gift certificates), so you can win free sausages.
Rosamunde Sausage Trivia Night
Most Mondays at 8 …

$1 Tecate, $2 Wells & Radical Vinyl DJ Party | El Rio
Every Monday – 9:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*$1 cover, $1 PBR and $2 well drinks.
| El Rio
$1 Tecate, $2 Wells & Radical Vinyl DJ Party | El Rio

A revolving cast of well known record collectors spin an eclectic mix of vinyl with oldies, punk, psych, country and obscurities. Come enjoy the lovely heated patio, take advantage of the cheap drinks and let the DJs broaden your horizons at the most diverse dive …

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