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Sunday, August 20

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, August 20 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boom Boom Room
At every R.O.T.C., MC’s, beatboxers, B-Boys, and musicians from various backgrounds rock in live cyphers, with jams provided by a DJ, live band, and/or producers. All MC’s and vocalists are welcome to participate in the open-cyphers, as long as they read the rules and receive ...

Thursday, August 24

Motion NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, August 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
Motion NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
This week, NightLife explores the science and beauty of motion in the natural world—and on the dance floor. Brush up your moves and try out a dance class, including a rhythm and motion class from Dudley Flores, instructor, and choreographer at Alonzo King LINES Dance Center ...

Friday, August 25

Hyphy vs Crunk: Throwback Hip Hop Night | SF
Friday, August 25 – 10:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Slate Bar
Hyphy vs Crunk: Throwback Hip Hop Night | SF

Remember ‘Goin Dumb’? Remember the ‘Thizzle Dance’? I know you remember E-40, Lil Jon and the Eastside Boyz? Come to Bar Fluxus this Friday for SF’s only (and first) ‘Hyphy vs Crunk’ Hip Hop dance party. Free with RSVP Come join DJ joSEF and hit ...

Saturday, August 26

Win Tix: Hubba Hubba Revue “Uptown Cabaret” | Oakland
Saturday, August 26 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Uptown Nightclub
Put down the knitting, the book & the broom, it’s time for a holiday with Hubba Hubba Revue. Join these cabaret cuties as they return to Uptown Nightclub for a night of funeral parlour style reckless abandon. > Get Tickets – $12.00 Featuring Porcelain, Harvest Moon, Dorian Dietrich, ...
No Scrubs: ’90s Hip Hop and R&B Dance Party | Bar Fluxus
Saturday, August 26 – 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, August 27

2017 Silicon Valley Pride Festival & Parade | South Bay
Sunday, August 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Parade is free. Festival admission is $10 in advance.
| Plaza de Cesar Chavez
2017 Silicon Valley Pride Festival & Parade | South Bay
The 42nd annual Silicon Valley Pride (formerly San Jose Pride) is the largest LGBT event held in the South Bay. This annual parade and festival celebrates the diversity of the community and promoting outreach and awareness while having a lot of fun as well. 2017 Silicon Valley Pride Festival Sunday, August ...

Thursday, August 31

Spotlight NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, August 31 – 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. Enjoy a nighttime dive show in their Philippine Coral Reef tank and set a collision course for Earth in the planetarium with two screenings of ...
“Make Me A Mixtape” ’90s/’00s Emo, Punk & Post-Hardcore Vinyl Night | SF
Thursday, August 31 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout

Make Me A Mixtape is a free nostalgic event series over at The Knockout resurrecting ’90s and early ’00s emo tunes all on vinyl. It happens approximately once a month, usually on Wednesdays or Thursdays, but not on any regular schedule. Keep up with their Facebook page ...

Friday, September 1

First Fridays Roller Boogie Dance Block Party | Oakland
Friday, September 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 23rd & Telegraph
First Fridays Roller Boogie Dance Block Party | Oakland
Bring your roller skates and come boogie with them at First Fridays. It’s a fun free event for all with bumping dance music from two very loud Bumpboxx’s. Aside from the free dance class happening between 7PM – 7:15PM, they also have a group of roller ...
First Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF
Friday, September 1 – 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, September 2

2017 Beast Crawl After Parties | Oakland
Saturday, September 2 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring some cash for food and drinks.
| Legionnaire Saloon
2017 Beast Crawl After Parties | Oakland
Come mingle with over 200 writers, curators, and organizers from all of the Beast Crawl venues for the 2017 Beast Crawl After Party hosted at two venues, The Telegraph, (food, drinks, family-friendly venue) and Legionnaire Saloon (drinks, dancing, 21+), from 9 pm to midnight. Beast Crawl is Uptown Oakland’s literary ...
Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa
Saturday, September 2 – 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 ...

Sunday, September 3

2017 Brazilian Day Street Party | Berkeley
Sunday, September 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Casa de Cultura
2017 Brazilian Day Street Party | Berkeley
Casa de Cultura in Berkeley once again throws a day-long party and ritual celebrating Brazilian Independence Day with an annual lavagem (blessing) and procession for world peace, live Brazilian music and DJs, dancing, food, drinks, and lots of folks dressed in white. 2017 Brazilian Day Party Sunday, September 3, 2017 ...
Golden Gate Park DJ & BBQ Sunday Picnic: “Indian Summer” Time Vibes | SF
Golden Gate Park DJ & BBQ Sunday Picnic:
Here’s a really fun sounding”Handle it BBQ” Sunday picnic event in Golden Gate Park… It’s BYOB (that’s your own blanket and booze) – plus bring some food to share. Oh, and only show up if you promise 101% to take all your trash with you when ...

Thursday, September 7

How-To: Fermentation NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, September 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
How-To: Fermentation NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Break down the science of fermentation—from beer to cheese and everything in between.

Friday, September 8

Berkeley Critical Mass | 2nd Fridays
Friday, September 8 – 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, September 8 – 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, September 9

Bring Your Own Queer (BYOQ) Festival 2017 | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, September 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Bring Your Own Queer (BYOQ) Festival 2017 | Golden Gate Park
Bring Your Own Queer (BYOQ) is a free annual daytime music, arts and performance festival, celebrating diversity and inspiring community-building in Bay Area communities and beyond from noon to 6 pm on September 9, 2017. 2017 Bring Your Own Queer (BYOQ) Saturday, September 9, 2017 | Noon to ...
Sadderday: An Emo/Pop-Punk/Screamo Dance Party | SF
Saturday, September 9 – 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, September 14

September NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, September 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
September NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Chill out with sample-based live electronic music performance from Ryan Hemsworth & dreamy ambient electronic music of Japan-based producer, Qrion. Schedule of events: The Music (West Garden) 7:45 – Begin the night getting swept away by the dreamy ambient electronic music of Japan-based producer Qrion. 8:45 – Chill out with ...

Saturday, September 16

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 ...

“Fringe” Indie Music Video Party | Madrone Art Bar
Saturday, September 16 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 10 pm with RSVP on Facebook; otherwise, it's $5. 21+
| Madrone Art Bar

Fringe, the indie music video dance party, happens every third Saturday at Madrone Art Bar. Free before 10 pm with an RSVP; otherwise, it’s $5. DJs Blondie K and subOctave will spin your favorite indie music videos plus the latest remixes to create a buzz on the dance floor. “In ...

Push The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight
Saturday, September 16 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, it's $6.
| Underground SF
Push The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight

Push The Feeling is monthly dance party happening every third Saturday at Underground SF (424 Haight St.) in the Lower Haight. Resident DJs YR Skull and epicsauce invite local and out-of-town guest DJs to their decks every month. The party is typically free before 10 pm with an RSVP, and ...

Sunday, September 17

Urban Air Market: Fall 2017 | Hayes Valley
Sunday, September 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP gets you a free tote bag.
| Patricia's Green
Urban Air Market: Fall 2017 | Hayes Valley
Urban Air Market, the Bay Area’s sustainable shopping event, comes to Hayes Valley with over 130 vendors, live music, and interactive art from 11 am to 6 pm on Sunday, September 17, 2017. Free, but an RSVP is recommended. Twice a year SF’s largest outdoor design festival comes to ...

Thursday, September 21

Brain & Body NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, September 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
Brain & Body NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Join NightLife for an ongoing event series that explores the brain and body with mind-expanding talks, cutting edge demos, and yoga sessions around the museum. Schedule of events: Sunset Salutations (Living Roof) 7:15 pm Do some Sun(Set) Salutations in a very special class taught by Mira Valeria. Underwater Yoga ...

Monday, September 25

Nerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland
Monday, September 25 – 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 ...

Thursday, September 28

Spotlight NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, September 28 – 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. Enjoy a nighttime dive show in their Philippine Coral Reef tank and set a collision course for Earth in the planetarium with two screenings of ...

Sunday, October 1

2017 Castro Street Fair | SF
Sunday, October 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| Castro & Market
2017 Castro Street Fair | SF
A huge daytime costume party, the Castro Street Fair is once again filling the streets of the Castro with several stages of entertainment, unique costumes, art and food. Bring a little of your inner freak to the festivities and experience a full day of live music, ...

Thursday, October 5

Sharktoberfest NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, October 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
Sharktoberfest NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
It’s that time of year again—when toothy sharks and thirsty humans unite for a salute to brews with an aquatic twist. Sip your way through a pop-up beer garden with libations on tap from dozens of local breweries. Plus, treat your taste buds to NightLife’s signature ...

Friday, October 6

First Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF
Friday, October 6 – 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.