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Thursday, September 28

“Punching Up” Comedy Showcase At A Craft Beer House | Oakland
Thursday, September 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, an RSVP is requested.
| Ale Industries

Looking for a free comedy show at a craft beer house right next to BART? You’ve found it. Punching Up is the best stand-up comedy showcase in Oakland, and it’s located in Ale Industries right next to the Fruitvale BART station, every 2nd and 4th ...

Free Standup Comedy in a Barber Shop & $1 Beer | SF
Thursday, September 28 – 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 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 – Favorite ...

HellaFunny on Haight Street | Milk Bar
Thursday, September 28 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise, it's $15.
| Milk Bar
HellaFunny on Haight Street | Milk Bar

Come out to #HellaFunny at Milk Bar located in the heart of the Upper Haight to see some of SF’s best rising comedic talent. The lineup changes every week, but expect to see comics that have performed at Cobbs, SF Sketchfest, the Punchline and featured ...

Saturday, September 30

Downtown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF
Saturday, September 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP and code HELLAFUNNY. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door
| Bar Fluxus
Downtown Comedy Night at SF's Newest Art Bar | SF

Bar Fluxus, run by the same people behind Madrone Art Bar, is a new downtown cocktail bar filled with cool art and as colorful as a big box of crayons. Every Saturday night downtown comes alive with a fresh new comedy set hosted by Feel ...

Late Night Downtown Comedy at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF
Saturday, September 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP and code HELLAFUNNY. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door
| Bar Fluxus
Late Night Downtown Comedy at SF's Newest Art Bar | SF

Bar Fluxus, run by the same people behind Madrone Art Bar, is a new downtown cocktail bar filled with cool art and as colorful as a big box of crayons. Every Saturday night downtown comes alive with a fresh new comedy set hosted by Feel ...

Monday, October 2

“Where’s The Local Talent?” Comedy Night | SF
Monday, October 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar

“Where’s the local talent around here?” Ruby Gill is re-appropriating this sexist turn of phrase to describe this monthly occurrence of merriment. Stop by Milk Bar every first Monday of the month to check out some of San Francisco’s best gut-busters parade their greatest sets. Grab ...

Misery Index: All Star Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.
Monday, October 2 – 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, October 2 – 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, October 3

Milkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight
Tuesday, October 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
Milkin' It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight

Every second, third and fifth Tuesday night of the month, the Milk Bar hosts Milkin’ It, a free night of comedy featuring local and national comics hosted by comedian Andrew Holmgren. There’s never a cover nor any drink minimums. Doors open at 7:30 pm with comedy starting at 8 ...

It’s Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight
Tuesday, October 3 – 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 ...

“My Greasy Sons” Comedy Showcase & Craft Beer | Oakland
Tuesday, October 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Woods Bar and Brewery

Join in on first Tuesdays at 8 pm for stand up comedy and craft beer. They’ve got some of the best comics in the Bay ready to make you laugh. My Greasy Sons is a monthly comedy showcase held at Woods Bar and Brewery in Oakland, ...

Wednesday, October 4

Free Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF
Wednesday, October 4 – 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, October 4 – 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, October 4 – 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 ...

Baked Beliefs: An Improv Comedy Show | SF
Wednesday, October 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 or free for Endgames Improv students.
| Stagewerx Theatre
Baked Beliefs: An Improv Comedy Show | SF

Searching for clarity on life’s innate truths? Pass on the pipe & indulge in Baked Beliefs, an improvised comedy show about your trippy, stoned ideas. Anyone who has had a psychedelic experience knows it’s impossible to fully explain it to someone who hasn’t – until ...

Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay
Wednesday, October 4 – 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, October 5

New Village Comedy Night | Nob Hill
Thursday, October 5 – 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 ...

Comedy Gold: Free Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SF
Thursday, October 5 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Valley Tavern
Comedy Gold: Free Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SF

Comedy Gold brings SF’s best comedians to a monthly showcase at the Valley Tavern. Come see regulars Liz Stone, Drew Harmon, Ruby Gill, and Yuri Kagan with new guests every 1st Thursday of the month. Comedy Gold: Free Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SF Every 1st ...

Friday, October 6

“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy with Free Hotdogs | Oakland
Friday, October 6 – 9:00 pm | | Sycamore Co-Op

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. Tickets are $7. You can either ...

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.

Saturday, October 7

Punchlines At Branchline: Free Standup Comedy | Emeryville
Saturday, October 7 – 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 ...

Monday, October 9

Something Something Shindig: Improv Comedy & Music | SF
Monday, October 9 – 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, October 9 – 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, October 10

Cookies & Comedy Night | SF
Tuesday, October 10 – 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, October 10 – 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, October 10 – 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, October 10 – 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, October 11

The Laugh Boat: Local Brews & Free Comedy | SF
Wednesday, October 11 – 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 ...

Thursday, October 12

Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula
Thursday, October 12 – 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, ...

“I wish I was Happy” Hour Comedy Show | SF
Thursday, October 12 – 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 ...