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Tuesday, March 27

North Beach Comedy Thing: Free Capos Pizza, Cheap Beer & Swag Giveaways | SF
Tuesday, March 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free pizza is on a first come, first served basis
| Tope Lounge
North Beach Comedy Thing: Free Capos Pizza, Cheap Beer & Swag Giveaways | SF

So you’re in North Beach, huh? Looking for a good time? Want to party with some beautiful people? Want to feel like a million bucks? You want to devour loads of pizza and champagne? Well, welcome to the North Beach Comedy Thing, a monthly showcase, featuring ...

Last Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland
Tuesday, March 27 – 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 | SF
Tuesday, March 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Haight Street Comedy Night | SF

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

Wednesday, March 28

“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland
Wednesday, March 28 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub

Moonlight Comedy is a live stand up comedy showcase taking place under the stars in the outdoor patio, in the heart of downtown Oakland, at The Uptown. Dress warmly; they’ve got a couple of patio heaters to help keep you toasty. Each week features some of ...

Monday, April 2

Late Nite Open Mic in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway
Monday, April 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, April 3

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

Wednesday, April 4

“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF
Wednesday, April 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, ...

“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland
Wednesday, April 4 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub

Moonlight Comedy is a live stand up comedy showcase taking place under the stars in the outdoor patio, in the heart of downtown Oakland, at The Uptown. Dress warmly; they’ve got a couple of patio heaters to help keep you toasty. Each week features some of ...

“The End” Insane Tarantino-Style Improv | SF
Wednesday, April 4 – 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 ...

“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night | SF
Wednesday, April 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 ...

Thursday, April 5

Close-Up Comedy: Great Comics & Free Beer Giveaways | SF
Thursday, April 5 – 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, April 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 ...

Friday, April 6

First Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF
Friday, April 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, April 7

Craft Beers & Free Comedy Night | Oakland
Saturday, April 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Federation Brewing
Craft Beers & Free Comedy Night | Oakland

Come celebrate the craft of comedy and beer at Federation Brewing every first Saturday in Oakland’s Jack London Square. For the low, low price of free, you can see some of the best local and nationally touring comics in a cool intimate space. Craft Beers ...

Punchlines At Branchline: Free Standup Comedy | Emeryville
Saturday, April 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 ...

Tuesday, April 10

Free Women’s Comedy Night | Oakland
Tuesday, April 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 ...

Haightian Democracy Free Stand-Up | SF
Tuesday, April 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 ...

Thursday, April 12

“I Wish I Was Happy” Hour Comedy Show | SF
Thursday, April 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 ’90s dance karaoke. I wish I was ...

Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula
Thursday, April 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, ...

Free Drinks & Standup Comedy in a Barber Shop | SF
Thursday, April 12 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| Debonair Barber & Shave Parlor
Free Drinks & Standup Comedy in a Barber Shop | 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 & Drinks. All shows hosted by David Naimyar – Favorite ...

Friday, April 13

“Millennials Ruin Everything”: Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio
Friday, April 13 – 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, ...

Monday, April 16

Haight Street Trivia, Comedy, Gaming & Free Pizza Night | Milk Bar
Monday, April 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Haight Street Trivia, Comedy, Gaming & Free Pizza Night | Milk Bar

Come in for a night of fun with free pizza, trivia, board games, video games, and stand up comedy in the historic Haight Ashbury. Starting at 7 pm, enjoy free pizza from Escape From New York and play video games spanning from Xbox 360, PS3, ...

Tuesday, April 17

Milkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight
Tuesday, April 17 – 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, April 18

“The End” Insane Tarantino-Style Improv | SF
Wednesday, April 18 – 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 ...

Real Live Comedians Showcase | Piano Fight
Real Live Comedians Showcase | Piano Fight

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. > Get Free Tickets just for ...

Tuesday, April 24

Last Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland
Tuesday, April 24 – 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 | SF
Tuesday, April 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Haight Street Comedy Night | SF

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

Thursday, April 26

I Wish I Was Happy Hour Comedy Show | SF
Thursday, April 26 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission but bring money for food and drinks.
| Slate Bar
I Wish I Was Happy Hour Comedy Show | SF

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 ’90s dance karaoke. (I wish I ...

Saturday, April 28

Brave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.
Saturday, April 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$2 with code "funcheapbaby" on Eventbrite; otherwise, it's $5.
| Darger Bar
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 fourth Saturday of the month, they feature a diverse range of comedians from Bay Area headliners to comedians from ...

Drunkathalon: Free Comedy, Heckling & Cosplay | PianoFight
Saturday, April 28 – 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 ...