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Thursday, June 29

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 ...

Friday, June 30

Win Tix: Hotline: The Ultimate Indie Dance Party | DNA Lounge
Friday, June 30 – 9:30 pm | Cost: WIN | DNA Lounge
San Francisco’s Mega Indie Dance Party is back. Music by LCD Soundsystem, Grimes, Killers, Strokes, Empire of the Sun, and more… > Get Tickets – $7 Adv ($3 off use code T72PYH), otherwise it’s $10 / $15 Door Hotline the ultimate indie dance party connection featuring Popscene ...

Saturday, July 1

Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa
Saturday, July 1 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Madrone Art Bar
Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa

Pay tribute to both the King of Pop and the Purple One every first Saturday of the month at the Madrone Art Bar’s “The Prince and Michael Experience,” which celebrates their work with a healthy dose of competition as fans go head-to-head on the dance ...

Win Tix: Non Stop Bhangra “Crash An Indian Wedding Party” | Public Works
Saturday, July 1 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Public Works
Non Stop Bhangra, San Francisco’s best source for vibrant Indian experiences, is giving you the opportunity to crash a wedding. But this ain’t no cotillion, folks, this is a full-on color explosion. Get a taste of Indian music, culture and dancing at its finest. > Get Tickets ...
No Scrubs: ’90s Hip Hop and R&B Dance Party | Bar Fluxus
Saturday, July 1 – 10:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP and code FUNCHEAP; otherwise it's $10
| Bar Fluxus
No Scrubs: '90s Hip Hop and R&B Dance Party | Bar Fluxus

The 1990s were dope. The fashion was uhh-mayy-zing, the slang was super dope, and the music was phenomenal. From TLC, to the Fresh Prince, to Kid ‘N Play to Usher…the list goes on. Bring your ass down to Bar Fluxus every Saturday (except the third Saturday) ...

Sunday, July 2

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom | Fireworks Extravaganza | 2017
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom | Fireworks Extravaganza | 2017
Celebrate Independence Day all weekend long at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, from Sunday – Tuesday, July 2-4, 2017, with rides, food, and a fireworks extravaganza each night of the event. Fireworks, Family, and Fun. It wouldn’t be July 4th without fireworks – and they’re presenting fireworks every ...

Thursday, July 6

How-To NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, July 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
How-To NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Feeling outdoorsy? Get prepared and learn survival tips from experts before your next camping trip or adventure.

Friday, July 7

First Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF
Friday, July 7 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Il Pirata
First Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF

Enjoy free comedy night at Il Pirata and stay after the show for a DJ dance party. This comedy and dancing duo takes place every first Friday of the month and you’ll save some dough for drinks because there’s no cover.

Win Tix: Hubba Hubba’s Burlesque State Fair | DNA Lounge
Friday, July 7 – 9:30 pm | Cost: WIN | DNA Lounge
Hubba Hubba hey you. Yeah you. Do you want to experience a night of teasing and pleasing hotter than a Fourth of July BBQ held on the face of the sun? You do? > Get Tickets – $15.00 Well then head on down to the DNA Lounge for ...

Saturday, July 8

Sadderday: An Emo/Pop-Punk/Screamo Dance Party | SF
Saturday, July 8 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Pop's Bar
Sadderday: An Emo/Pop-Punk/Screamo Dance Party | SF

A night to relive the days of white belts, myspace, and bangs. Lots of them. Emo, pop punk, post-hardcore, screamo, indie, electro, 90s and 2000s all night long. The party gets down at 9:30 pm on the Second Saturday of each month at Pop’s Bar.

Thursday, July 13

Live NightLife Kick-Off | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, July 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
Live NightLife Kick-Off | California Academy of Sciences
NightLife Live, their summer music series, kicks off on the Academy’s outdoor stage with a night of lo-fi freaky psychedelic pop from New Zealand’s weird and whimsical Connan Mockasin. L.A.’s Morgan Delt opens the evening with a sunny dose of West Coast psychedelia-tinged ‘60s pop. Explore ...

Friday, July 14

Berkeley Critical Mass | 2nd Fridays
Friday, July 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ashby BART
Berkeley Critical Mass | 2nd Fridays

Berkeley Critical Mass is group bike ride that begins at the Ashby BART Station, where riders meet at 6 pm on the 2nd Friday of each month. A local rider frequently brings a powerful bicycle sound system to the rides making this into a rolling bike ...

Last Nite: A 2000’s Indie Dance Party | SF
Friday, July 14 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, before 10 pm. $10 after.
| Make-Out Room
Last Nite: A 2000's Indie Dance Party | SF

Well, folks, the snake has officially reached its tail. The crew behind the ’90s-themed Debaser party has gotten together to create “Last Nite,” a brand new event that, much like its parent, is dedicated to reviving a specific moment in time. In this case, it’s ...

Saturday, July 15

The Queen is Dead: Morrissey & The Smiths Dance Party | SF
The Queen is Dead: Morrissey & The Smiths Dance Party | SF

It’s the death of a disco dancer with Milk Bar’s “The Queen is Dead” dance party featuring the music of The Smiths, Morrissey, and other brit pop, new wave, and post punk heavy-hitters. “The Queen is Dead” Dance Party Third Saturday of the month  | 9 pm-2 ...

Thursday, July 20

Beer Garden NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, July 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
Beer Garden NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Every beer tells a story—and this week—NightLife follows the brewing process from botanical inception to foamy finish. Hear from local beer and spirit masters, chat with flora-connoiseurs from the SF Botanical Garden, and drink your way through a pop-up beer garden with a dozen of ...

Saturday, July 22

“Dinos in the Park” Onesie & DJ Dance Party | Dolores Park
Saturday, July 22 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
One summer afternoon in SF, dinosaurs will rule once again. Come to a spectacle of Jurassic proportions, featuring DJ performances, the dolo playground, and the guy who sells edibles at the park. Wear your Dino Onesie. If you don’t have one yet, you can purchase one ...

Thursday, July 27

BigPicture NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, July 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
BigPicture NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Be the first to peep the Academy’s fourth annual BigPicture wildlife photography exhibit and raise a glass to the best in nature and conservation photography. See the captivating work of world-class photographers and discover how they document some of the most fascinating moments of life on ...

Sunday, July 30

2017 Kinky “Up Your Alley” Fair | SoMa
Sunday, July 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a donations are requested.
| Dore Alley
2017 Kinky
This is no indie hipster fair with hand-knit scarves and folk music… If rubber, sportswear, biker gear, skinheads, punks, or any variety of built, hairy men turns you on, then they’ve got it. In their own words, you won’t find a filthier event in the States. 2017 ...

Monday, July 31

Nerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland
Monday, July 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $8*
*$8 in advance; $10 at the door
| Club 21
Nerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland

Nerd Nite East Bay is a monthly lecture-in-a-bar series. They get smart and interesting people, give them lots of free drinks, and put them on stage in front of a couple hundred tipsy nerds. Sometimes it’s funny, sometimes it’s salacious, and it’s always nerdy. Nerd ...

Friday, August 4

First Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF
Friday, August 4 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Il Pirata
First Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF

Enjoy free comedy night at Il Pirata and stay after the show for a DJ dance party. This comedy and dancing duo takes place every first Friday of the month and you’ll save some dough for drinks because there’s no cover.

Saturday, August 5

Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa
Saturday, August 5 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Madrone Art Bar
Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa

Pay tribute to both the King of Pop and the Purple One every first Saturday of the month at the Madrone Art Bar’s “The Prince and Michael Experience,” which celebrates their work with a healthy dose of competition as fans go head-to-head on the dance ...

Friday, August 11

Berkeley Critical Mass | 2nd Fridays
Friday, August 11 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ashby BART
Berkeley Critical Mass | 2nd Fridays

Berkeley Critical Mass is group bike ride that begins at the Ashby BART Station, where riders meet at 6 pm on the 2nd Friday of each month. A local rider frequently brings a powerful bicycle sound system to the rides making this into a rolling bike ...

Saturday, August 12

Sadderday: An Emo/Pop-Punk/Screamo Dance Party | SF
Saturday, August 12 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Pop's Bar
Sadderday: An Emo/Pop-Punk/Screamo Dance Party | SF

A night to relive the days of white belts, myspace, and bangs. Lots of them. Emo, pop punk, post-hardcore, screamo, indie, electro, 90s and 2000s all night long. The party gets down at 9:30 pm on the Second Saturday of each month at Pop’s Bar.

Saturday, August 19

The Queen is Dead: Morrissey & The Smiths Dance Party | SF
The Queen is Dead: Morrissey & The Smiths Dance Party | SF

It’s the death of a disco dancer with Milk Bar’s “The Queen is Dead” dance party featuring the music of The Smiths, Morrissey, and other brit pop, new wave, and post punk heavy-hitters. “The Queen is Dead” Dance Party Third Saturday of the month  | 9 pm-2 ...