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Saturday, December 2

Punchlines At Branchline: Free Standup Comedy | Emeryville
Saturday, December 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
Punchlines At Branchline: Free Standup Comedy | Emeryville

Every 1st and 3rd Saturday in Emeryville, comedians Trishna Saigal and Andrew Orolfo host the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians in the intimate, low lit space of the Branchline Fusion Lounge. Enjoy some great comedy and a full bar. Punchlines At Branchline: Free ...

“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF
Saturday, December 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $5
| Murphy's Pub
“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF

Nightlife on Mars is a weekly comedy show at Murphy’s Pub, produced by local comics Joe Nguyen, Red Scott, and Natasha Muse. The three members of Nightlife on Mars are the triptych that represents the spiritual base of the San Francisco comedy scene. Between them, ...

Monday, December 4

Misery Index: All Star Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.
Monday, December 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot
Misery Index: All Star Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.

“Misery Index” is a free, monthly show that brings together some of the most pessimistic, neurotic and dysfunctional individuals on the face of the planet: stand-up comedians. Take the edge off with cheap drinks and free laughs as these choleric comics direct their disdain towards ...

Late Nite Open Mic in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway
Monday, December 4 – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | The New Parkway
Late Nite Open Mic in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway

Come on up and share your creative side at the New Parkway Open Mic – the only late night open mic inside a movie theater. All forms of expression are welcome, be it music, poetry, spoken word, comedy, or getting your weeknight kicks. There will ...

Tuesday, December 5

It’s Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight
Tuesday, December 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
It's Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight

Every first Tuesday at Milk Bar, San Francisco’s comedians are put to the test as they are given a random series of words and sentences seconds before getting on stage, where they then must construct entire two minute sets around each. This improv-standup hybrid then ...

Wednesday, December 6

Free Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF
Wednesday, December 6 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | UCSF Osher Center
Free Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF

Laughter is contagious and has a powerful and immediate effect on our mind, body and spirit.  Laughter Yoga involves deep breathing, stretching, clapping and laughter exercises and takes place on two Wednesdays each month from 5:30-6:30 pm. The laughter exercises in this class aim to: ...

“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF
Wednesday, December 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donation-based admission
| Eagle Tavern

Safe Words is a comedy show at a leather bar that features the talent of nationally touring comics, to local favorites. Faces from Comedy Central, Conan, Reddit & Vice have graced the stage. Even Margaret Cho (HBO, 30 Rock) has stopped by. Every first Wednesday, ...

“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night | SF
Wednesday, December 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kozy Kar Bar

Produced by three of San Francisco’s favorite comedians: Zack Chapaloni, Joe Gorman and Joey Avery;  Kozy Kar presents The Dirty Show. This standup comedy show features a wide variety of all types of humor, combining local and television talent at 8 pm every first Wednesday at ...

“The End” Insane Tarantino-Style Improv | SF
Wednesday, December 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Stagewerx Theatre

Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, come to Stage Werx Theatre to watch an improvised movie crafted before your very eyes. In true Tarantino style, they start with the end, portraying an action filled and/or heart-throbbingly romantic and/or tear-jerkingly dramatic and/or gut-busting funny ...

Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay
Wednesday, December 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Clayton Valley Bowl
Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay

The first Wednesday of every month brings you a hilarious comedy show to the Lounge at Clayton Valley Bowl in Concord. Mires like Fires presents has become one of best East Bay stand up comedy showcases around. The show features a different lineup of talented ...

Thursday, December 7

Close-Up Comedy: Great Comics & Free Beer Giveaways | SF
Thursday, December 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Beer, wine, and fancy pastries for sale
| Matching Half Cafe
Close-Up Comedy: Great Comics & Free Beer Giveaways | SF

Come and watch Nopa’s only free monthly comedy show. They’ve got great comics, local favorites, headliners, and free beer giveaways. This is a fun night if you’d like to: Meet your neighbors Eat artisanal pop tarts Regret not having said pop tarts more readily available in ...

New Village Comedy Night | Nob Hill
Thursday, December 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | New Village Cafe
New Village Comedy Night | Nob Hill

New Village Comedy Night is a free comedy showcase held every 1st Thursday of the month at New Village Cafe located at 1426 Polk St. (between Pine & California). The show brings together some of the Bay Area’s finest comics along with the occasional special ...

Friday, December 8

“Millennials Ruin Everything”: Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio
Friday, December 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, suggested donation $5
| El Rio

Millennials Ruin Everything is a monthly comedy showcase every 2nd Friday from 6-8 pm in the back room at El Rio. Each month, co-hosts Irene Tu and Dominique Gelin explore a new theme with guest comedians about why millennials suck/rock. Part comedy showcase, part interviews, ...

“Cat People” Stand Up Comedy | SF
Friday, December 8 – 6:30 pm | Cost: $5 | Milk Bar

Cat People is the stand-up comedy show for the human that loves cats & wants to listen to cat-loving comedians tell jokes about dating, work, & of course, wonderful cats. The show is run by Cat People aka comedians Ruby Gill, Luigi Diaz, Nicole Love, ...

Grotto Free Comedy Night: Free Drinks & Snacks | Sports Basement Bryant
Friday, December 8 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5.
| Sports Basement (Bryant St.)
Grotto Free Comedy Night: Free Drinks & Snacks | Sports Basement Bryant

The Sports Basement Bryant Street store hosts the Good Times in the Grotto comedy night on (most) second Fridays of the month from 6:30-8:30 pm. Start your weekend off with a laugh with host and local comedian Anthony Medina who brings in a diverse lineup of ...

Inside Baseball: A Comedy Variety Show | SF
Inside Baseball: A Comedy Variety Show | SF

Inside Baseball is the only show in the Bay Area that provides every kind of comedy, every second Friday, for the low-price equivalent of a coffee. Free for Funcheapers who enter “FUNCHEAP” as a promo code at checkout. Otherwise, it’s $5. Each month, Endgames Improv’s incredibly popular ...

“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy with Free Hotdogs | Oakland

Comedy Soup is Oakland’s DIY comedy show that features a lineup of some of the Bay Area’s best comedians, a new musical act every month, and a hearty helping of free hot dogs and beer will be served for every audience member. Free with an RSVP to soupcomedyrsvp@gmail.com, ...

Saturday, December 9

“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF
Saturday, December 9 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $5
| Murphy's Pub
“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF

Nightlife on Mars is a weekly comedy show at Murphy’s Pub, produced by local comics Joe Nguyen, Red Scott, and Natasha Muse. The three members of Nightlife on Mars are the triptych that represents the spiritual base of the San Francisco comedy scene. Between them, ...

Monday, December 11

Something Something Shindig: Improv Comedy & Music | SF
Monday, December 11 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Something Something Shindig: Improv Comedy & Music | SF

The Something Something Shindig is a wild show that combines stand up comedy, improv, music, and what they like to call “audience-participation-good-times” typically happening at 8 pm every second Monday. The emcees for the evening are Justin Gomes and Andrew Moore. True fans of debauchery, they’ve ...

“Find Me at the Club” Comedy Showcase | SF
Monday, December 11 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Club Waziema

A monthly stand up comedy showcase featuring top comics from all over the Bay Area and the world. The showcase will be broadcast live and replayed online at soulsausagepresents.com. Every second Monday at Club Waziema in San Francisco.

Tuesday, December 12

Cookies & Comedy Night | SF
Tuesday, December 12 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Brainwash Cafe
Cookies & Comedy Night | SF

Cookies and Comedy is a top notch comedy show highlighted by comics who in addition to having great material also have stage personas with a lot of flavor. This flavor is celebrated by bringing in some oven baked cookies for free. The show takes place at ...

Free Women’s Comedy Night | Oakland
Tuesday, December 12 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there is a two drink minimum and donations are welcome.
| The Layover
Free Women's Comedy Night | Oakland

Come check out a monthly comedy event at The Layover in Oakland for Women’s Comedy Night sponsored by Feelmore510 and hosted by Lydia Popovich. Get your laughs with a few funny ladies on the second Tuesday of every month. There is no cover, but there ...

Milkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight
Tuesday, December 12 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Milk Bar
Milkin' It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight

Every second and third Tuesday night of the month, the Milk Bar hosts Milkin’ It, a free night of comedy featuring local and national comics hosted by comedians Andrew Holmgren and Leslie Small. There’s never a cover nor a drink minimum. Doors open at 7:30 pm with comedy ...

Haightian Democracy Free Stand-Up | SF
Tuesday, December 12 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Danny Coyle's
Haightian Democracy Free Stand-Up | SF

The Lower Haight’s free stand-up showcase is in an Irish bar every second Tuesday and is hosted by a guy named Logan Hesse. Entry is free and there will be $2.50 Tecates, $7 PB&J (Shot of Jameson and a PBR), and lots of laughs. Please note, this is ...

Wednesday, December 13

The Laugh Boat: Local Brews & Free Comedy | SF
Wednesday, December 13 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Ocean Ale House
The Laugh Boat: Local Brews & Free Comedy | SF

Every 2nd Wednesday in San Francisco, comedians Jill Maragos, Phil Griffiths and Andrew Orolfo host the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians in the welcoming and homey space of Ocean Ale House. Enjoy great comedy and some local brew. The Laugh Boat: Local Brews ...

Win Tix: Comedy Night: Brian Scolaro (TBS / NBC) | The Punch Line
Wednesday, December 13 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Punch Line
Brain Scolaro is a busy, busy funnyman. He spends his time split between being a comedian, actor, and voice actor. He is most known for his half-hour special on Comedy Central and his roles on FOX’s Stacked, TBS’s Sullivan & Son and NBC’s Three Sisters. > Get ...

Thursday, December 14

“I wish I was Happy” Hour Comedy Show | SF
Thursday, December 14 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission but bring money for food and drinks.
| Slate Bar

Come commiserate in laughter with the Bay Area’s top comedians. They’ll make you feel like life isn’t too bad, or at least let you laugh at their misfortunes. And, that always feels good. Stay after the show for free 90’s dance karaoke. I wish I was ...

Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula
Thursday, December 14 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Hop Dogma Brewing Company
Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula

Every second Thursday of the month, Comedy Sharks standup night features some of the Bay Area’s best comedians. Come on out and enjoy some laughs with your neighbors, hosted by Phil Griffiths & Hop Dogma Brewing Company. The show starts at 7:30 pm; seating is limited, ...

Free Standup Comedy in a Barber Shop & $1 Beer | SF
Thursday, December 14 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| Debonair Barber & Shave Parlor
Free Standup Comedy in a Barber Shop & $1 Beer | SF

Every 2nd and 4th Thursday on the Haight, comedians David Naimyar and Andrew Orolfo host the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians in the fresh and swanky Debonair Barber Shop. They’ll be offering free comedy & $1 beers. All shows hosted by David Naimyar ...

Friday, December 15

The Pre Show: Improv Comedy Grad Show | SF
Friday, December 15 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Ninth Street Independent Film Center
The Pre Show: Improv Comedy Grad Show | SF

Every month two different improv acts from the greater Bay Area improv scene come together on one stage to deliver one of the things they do best. Come be entertained, enjoy a night out with a friend or date and laugh through the evening with ...