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Thursday, December 11

Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula
Thursday, December 11 – 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 ...

Friday, December 12

Grotto Free Comedy Night: Free Drinks & Snacks | Sports Basement Bryant
Friday, December 12 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | 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. In addition to some free laughs, they also serve up free drinks and free snacks. Host and local comedian Anthony ...

Saturday, December 13

“Oakland Nights…Live” Late Night Talk Show | Oakland
Saturday, December 13 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is first come, first served; they often fill up and have to turn away people.
| Secret Location (Oakland)

What is “Oakland Nights…Live“? Why it is Oakland’s very own low-budget monthly late night talk show. It’s half Johnny Carson, half Pee-Wee’s Playhouse, and all Oakland. They’ve had marine biologists, talks with Oakland public school teachers, Star Trek: TNG re-rnactments, call-in relationship advice, live interviews with astrophysicist ...

Free Sexy Comedy & Pizza Night | SF
Saturday, December 13 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 50 Mason Social House
Free Sexy Comedy & Pizza Night | SF

You want some hot comic after comic action? Yeah, you do. Do you like your comics to put out… jokes? Mmm, sounds hot. Do you like it so hard you can’t take it anymore… from laughter? Yes, yes, yes you do. Not only that, but there is ...

Free Comedy Showcase & Dance Party | Berkeley
Saturday, December 13 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Pappy's
Free Comedy Showcase & Dance Party | Berkeley

Comedian Johan Miranda presents a Saturday Night Comedy Showcase, every Saturday night at Pappy’s Bar in Berkeley. This free stand-up comedy showcase features comedians from all around the Bay Area at 8:30 pm followed by a DJ dance party.

Monday, December 15

“Am I Rite?” Free Comedy Night | SF
Monday, December 15 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot

Am I Rite is a monthly stand up comedy showcase co-produced by Corey Largent (Saw Dem Eyez, Cobb’s) and Jules Posner (SF Punch Line, Cobb’s, The Business). Corey and Jules host a line up of local favorites and occasional out of town friends at the ...

Free Comedy: Live at Deluxe | SF
Monday, December 15 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Club Deluxe
Free Comedy: Live at Deluxe | SF

Live At Deluxe is a premiere comedy showcase that takes place every third Monday at 9 pm in the historic Haight/Ashbury District and features some of the best local and national comics. You never know who’ll drop by. Live at Deluxe Comedy Every 3rd Monday, 9-11pm ...

Tuesday, December 16

Milkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight
Tuesday, December 16 – 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 comedian Jules Posner. There’s never a cover nor any drink minimums. Doors open at 7:30 pm with comedy starting at 8 pm ...

Wednesday, December 17

Free Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF
Wednesday, December 17 – 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. Free, but an RSVP is required. The laughter exercises in this class ...

Free Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Outer Richmond
Wednesday, December 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bazaar Cafe
Free Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Outer Richmond

Comedian and the world’s only pencil musician Danny Dechi hosts a night of free laughs at Bazaar Cafe Stand-up Comedy Showcase. Come by every third Wednesday of the month for a lineup of local comedians.

Real Live Comedians Showcase | Mission Dist.
Real Live Comedians Showcase | Mission Dist.

Are you ready for some hot, live stand-up comedian action? Producer and performer Jason Mack brings you Real Live Comedians, a monthly showcase with some of the funniest talent in the Bay Area, every third Wednesday of the month. Free, but an RSVP is required ...

Free “Sup Girl” Comedy Show | SF
Wednesday, December 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale
Free

Sup Girl is a free comedy show happening every third Wednesday of the month at The Royale. Sup Girl is a monthly comedy showcase featuring the funniest standup comics from the Bay Area and beyond, hosted by Kelly Anneken, Aviva Siegel, and Kate Willett. Don’t ...

“The Tabernacle” Stand-Up Comedy Show | SF
Wednesday, December 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | The Dark Room

The Dark Room and Back Alley Comedy Present: The Tabernacle, a weekly comedy show hosted by Matt Lieb, Steve Post and Torio Van Grol. The Tabernacle takes place every Wednesday night and features favorite local comedians for $5 bucks.

The Adult Comedy Shop: Monthly Standup | Oakland
Wednesday, December 17 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Feelmore510
The Adult Comedy Shop: Monthly Standup | Oakland

Feelmore Adult Gallery in Oakland opens its door for live comedy once a month on the third Wednesday (most of the time). The Adult Comedy Shop is a quality show that features working comedians that are Bay Area favorites. This is not an open mic.

Free Comedy Show & Hip Hop Cypher | SF
Wednesday, December 17 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
| The Showdown
Free Comedy Show & Hip Hop Cypher | SF

Due to the success and demand of the Showtime at Showdown show with Ron Chapman and Brandon Stokes, they’re going bi-weekly. The show will feature an array of comics old and new. After the show, bay area rappers will showcase their talent in the Revolver cypher. Brandon ...

Monday, December 22

Monday Nonsense Comedy Night | SF
Monday, December 22 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Showdown
Monday Nonsense Comedy Night | SF

Monday Nonsense with Susannah Chovnick takes over The Showdown at 7:30 pm, every second and fourth Monday of the month. This stand up show inspires locals to feel better about the week ahead and whatever else is happening in their life through laughter. Some of the most passionate comics ...

“Jury Duty” Comedy Improv Battle | Haight
Monday, December 22 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar

Jury Duty is a show that meshes improvisational humor with the wit and quickness of stand-up comedy at 8 pm, every fourth Monday of the month, at Milk Bar. Jury Duty is a debate style show where the crowd declares the winner over three different rounds. Usually ...

Tuesday, December 23

Where Eagles Dare: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Upper Haight
Tuesday, December 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Where Eagles Dare: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Upper Haight

Where Eagles Dare is a punk rock themed stand-up comedy show and podcast where hosts Ryan Papazian, Jeff Anaya, and Matt Lieb invite three guest comedians to do stand-up, do feats of strength, play improv games and mosh. The show takes place on the fourth ...

“Take it Outside” Outdoor Comedy Show | Oakland
Tuesday, December 23 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Marc 49

Marc 49 in Oakland opens its doors for a live, outdoor comedy show on their balcony every fourth Wednesday of the month. Take it Outside features Shanti Charan and a quality lineup of favorite local comedians.

Wednesday, December 24

Free Comedy: Senseless Bureau Improv | Oakland
Wednesday, December 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you should probably buy food or drinks
| Spice Monkey Restaurant
Free Comedy: Senseless Bureau Improv | Oakland

Fourth Wednesday of the month means free improvised comedy in Oakland from The Senseless Bureau. The East Bay’s witty bunch of Senseless Bureaucrats will take your random suggestions and craft them into clever scenes to delight and amuse you. Watch the Senseless Bureau simultaneously write, ...

Saturday, December 27

Free Comedy Showcase & Dance Party | Berkeley
Saturday, December 27 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Pappy's
Free Comedy Showcase & Dance Party | Berkeley

Pappy’s Bar in Berkeley presents a Saturday Night Comedy Showcase, every second and fourth Saturday of each month. Berkeley’s free stand-up comedy showcase features comedians from all around the Bay Area at 8:30 pm, followed by a DJ that will keep the party going. So get some laughs ...

Friday, January 2

First Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF
Friday, January 2 – 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, January 3

“Critical Hit” Comedy Show, Free Pizza & Free Candy | Oakland
Saturday, January 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | It's Your Move Game Store

The boys of Critical Hit bring stand-up comedy to Oakland’s It’s Your Move game store for monthly shows happening every first Saturday of the month. Enjoy some free pizza, free candy, and some free comedy from some of the Bay Area’s favorite comedians. Also, save ...

Monday, January 5

Gettin’ Weird: Comedy w/ Stokes & Holtz | SF
Monday, January 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Gettin' Weird: Comedy w/ Stokes & Holtz | SF

Gettin’ Weird hosts the Bay Area’s favorite comedians with an added twist every first Monday of the month. Sometimes it’s a performer, sometimes it’s something people have to do, but it’s always weird and always entertaining. Brandon Stokes is a co-producer of the monthly “Fun ...

“Misery Index” Dysfunctional Comedy Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, January 5 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot

“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 ...