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Tuesday, July 18

Vinyl Room Standup Comedy Show | Burlingame
Tuesday, July 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Vinyl Room
Vinyl Room Standup Comedy Show | Burlingame

Every third Tuesday of the month is a standup comedy show at Vinyl Room called Standup Comedy at Vinyl Room, featuring funny people from the Bay Area who do standup comedy. It’s the only comedy show in Burlingame, maybe ever. This event occurs every third ...

Milkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight
Tuesday, July 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Milk Bar
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 ...

Wednesday, July 19

Free Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Outer Richmond
Wednesday, July 19 – 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.

Baked Beliefs: An Improv Comedy Show | SF
Wednesday, July 19 – 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 ...

Friday, July 21

The Pre Show: Improv Comedy Grad Show | SF
Friday, July 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Ninth Street Independent Film Center
The Pre Show: Improv Comedy Grad Show | SF

Get some laughs at a free improv night featuring”LiGht BrighT” and “The Intro to Duo”‘s graduation performance. For the last 6 weeks, students have been learning various aspects of the two person scene and about duo work. This show will be comprised of a multitude of ...

Chillarious: Free Comedy & Wine in a Mattress Shop | Berkeley
Friday, July 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Savvy Rest Natural Bedroom
Chillarious: Free Comedy & Wine in a Mattress Shop | Berkeley

Chillarious is the only comedy showcase where you can enjoy the Bay Area’s best comedic talent while lounging luxuriously on the Bay Area’s most comfortable organic mattresses and pillows. Admission is free and some free drinks will be provided, but you can also BYOB. Please, ...

“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy & Free Soup | Oakland
Friday, July 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP is required for free admission
| 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, vegan homemade soup for every audience member. Free, but an RSVP to soupcomedyRSVP@gmail.com is required. Doors open at ...

Monday, July 24

Free Standup Comedy Night & Delicious Tacos | Oakland
Monday, July 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.
| Starline Social Club
Free Standup Comedy Night & Delicious Tacos | Oakland

Comedians Irene Tu and Andrew Orolfo bring you the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians to Starline’s intimate comedy room. Tacos Oscar will be selling delicious tacos before every show. This event occurs every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month. This is a free show, ...

The Komedy Kiki: Comics That’ll Tickle Your Funny Bone | SF
Monday, July 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Stud Bar
The Komedy Kiki: Comics That'll Tickle Your Funny Bone | SF

Comedians with a kiki twist, Justin Lucas and Jesús U. BettaWork, bring the ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha to the legendary Stud Bar in SF. Come through every fourth Monday of the month at 8 pm as they host an LOLicious lineup of the ...

Monday Night Comedy with Free Cake | Blondies
Monday, July 24 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Blondie's Bar & No Grill
Monday Night Comedy with Free Cake | Blondies

More Fun at Blondie’s celebrates the best comedians in the Bay every 4th Monday of the month with a free comedy show and free cake.  

Tuesday, July 25

Cookies & Comedy Night | SF
Tuesday, July 25 – 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 ...

Last Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland
Tuesday, July 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| The Layover
Last Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland

Laugh City is a monthly comedy show bringing comedians from HBO, Showtime, Comedy Central and Late Night TV to Oakland every last Tuesday at 8 pm. DJ B.C. spins music after the show. The show takes place at The Layover (1517 Franklin St). 21 and up. Doors open at 7 pm. Free, ...

Haight Street Comedy Night, Games & Prizes | SF
Tuesday, July 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Haight Street Comedy Night, Games & Prizes | SF

Haight Street Comedy Night is an evening of jokes, games, booze located in the historic Haight Ashbury that takes place on the fourth Tuesday of every month at Milk Bar. This free show features comedians and entertainers that have been seen on Comedy Central, Funny or ...

Wednesday, July 26

Free Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF
Wednesday, July 26 – 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: ...

Attractive Camp: Stand-Up Comedy Show | SF
Attractive Camp: Stand-Up Comedy Show | SF

Attractive Camp is a stand-up comedy throwdown happening monthly at Doc’s Lab. Tickets: $6 when you use promo code “funcheapbaby”. Otherwise, it’s $12 online or $15 at the door. They pit comedians from Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, and Conan against sensational local performers who frequent Cobb’s Comedy Club and The ...

Drunkathalon: Free Comedy, Heckling & Cosplay | PianoFight
Wednesday, July 26 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| PianoFight
Drunkathalon: Free Comedy, Heckling & Cosplay | PianoFight

From the minds of the Super Trashed Bros and Pianofight, it’s the “Drunkathalon” – a drinking-infused video game tournament with a $100 cash prize. Celebrity guests and audience members compete in a tournament of champions featuring a variety of games, each with their own unique ...

Thursday, July 27

“Punching Up” Comedy Showcase At A Craft Beer House | Oakland
Thursday, July 27 – 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 and $1 Beer | SF
Thursday, July 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| Debonair Barber & Shave Parlor
Free Standup Comedy in a Barber Shop and $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. Enjoy some great comedy and drinks. Free Standup Comedy in a Barber Shop Debonair Barber & ...

Friday, July 28

The Unique Derique Comedy | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Friday, July 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)
The Unique Derique Comedy | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
A beloved Bay Area institution, the Unique Derique is a prince among clowns, an internationally esteemed performer who has honed a singular blend of physical comedy and hambone body percussion. Derique (aka Lance McGee) started clowning in Berkeley at 15 with Circus A La Mode and ...
As I Lay Laughing: Comedy & Snacks | Oakland
Friday, July 28 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are appreciated.
| E.M. Wolfman General Interest Small Bookstore
As I Lay Laughing: Comedy & Snacks | Oakland

“As I Lay Laughing” brings comedy to E.M. Wolfman’s beautiful bookstore. Every 4th Friday, comedians Michael Brandon and Andrew Orolfo host the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians in an intimate Oakland space. Snacks will also be provided by the team. As I Lay ...

Saturday, July 29

Brave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.
Saturday, July 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$2 with code "funcheapbaby" on Eventbrite; otherwise, it's $5.
| Dear Mom
Brave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.

Brave New Jokes is a premier comedy showcase hosted by Michael Brandon (SJ Improv) and Nicole Calasich (SF Punchline) at the Dear Mom in the Mission. Every last Saturday of the month, they feature a diverse range of comedians from Bay Area headliners to comedians from ...

Tuesday, August 1

“My Greasy Sons” Comedy Showcase & Craft Beer | Oakland
Tuesday, August 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Woods Bar and Brewery

Join in on first Tuesdays at 8pm 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, hosted ...

Wednesday, August 2

“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF
Wednesday, August 2 – 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, ...

Baked Beliefs: An Improv Comedy Show | SF
Wednesday, August 2 – 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 ...

Thursday, August 3

New Village Comedy Night | Nob Hill
Thursday, August 3 – 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, August 3 – 9:00 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, August 4

“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy & Free Soup | Oakland
Friday, August 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP is required for free admission
| 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, vegan homemade soup for every audience member. Free, but an RSVP to soupcomedyRSVP@gmail.com is required. Doors open at ...

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.

Monday, August 7

“Misery Index” Dysfunctional Comedy Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, August 7 – 8:00 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 ...

Late Nite Open Mic in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway
Monday, August 7 – 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 ...