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Thursday, January 4

New Village Comedy Night | Nob Hill
Thursday, January 4 – 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, January 5

First Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF
Friday, January 5 – 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 6

Punchlines At Branchline: Free Standup Comedy | Emeryville
Saturday, January 6 – 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 ...

Craft Beers & Free Comedy Night | Oakland
Saturday, January 6 – 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 ...

Monday, January 8

Something Something Shindig: Improv Comedy & Music | SF
Monday, January 8 – 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, January 8 – 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, January 9

Cookies & Comedy Night | SF
Tuesday, January 9 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | CLOSED - 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 ...

Milkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight
Tuesday, January 9 – 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 ...

Wednesday, January 10

The Laugh Boat: Local Brews & Free Comedy | SF
Wednesday, January 10 – 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, January 11

“I Wish I Was Happy” Hour Comedy Show | SF
Thursday, January 11 – 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, January 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 limited, ...

Free Standup Comedy in a Barber Shop & $1 Beer | SF
Thursday, January 11 – 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, January 12

“Millennials Ruin Everything”: Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio
Friday, January 12 – 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, ...

Grotto Free Comedy Night: Free Drinks & Snacks | Sports Basement Bryant
Friday, January 12 – 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
Friday, January 12 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 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. Free with an RSVP to soupcomedyrsvp@gmail.com, ...

Monday, January 15

“Resistance is Fertile” Free Comedy Night | SF
Monday, January 15 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot

Nicole Calasich and Shelbi Evans bring you Resistance is Fertile featuring the Bay Area’s best comics to discuss the times they were cowards, the eternal struggle of standing up for yourself, and the art of giving in. Resistance is Fertile happens in SF’s vibrant Mission district at ...

Tuesday, January 16

Witches’ Brew: A Standup Comedy Show | SF
Tuesday, January 16 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to see the show. $5 to enter the witchy raffle.
| The Lost Church
Witches' Brew: A Standup Comedy Show | SF

Witches’ Brew is a monthly comedy show featuring the best witchy comics in the Bay and beyond. Tickets are $10 each, but they assure you it’ll be worth it. 7:30 pm Doors/ 8 pm Show. Hosted by Aviva Siegel & Allison Mick.

Milkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight
Tuesday, January 16 – 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, January 17

Free Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Outer Richmond
Wednesday, January 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.

Jokelandish: Stand-up Comedy Showcase | Oakland
Wednesday, January 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*$1 with code "funcheapbaby" on Eventbrite; otherwise, it's $5.
| The Hatch
Jokelandish: Stand-up Comedy Showcase | Oakland

Jokelandish is a monthly premier stand-up comedy showcase from co-producers Nicole Calasich (ABC), Chad Opitz, and Emily Epstein White (This Week In Blackness). Happening every 3rd Wednesday at 8 pm at The Hatch in downtown Oakland, Jokelandish features the best comedians from the Bay Area ...

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 ...

Friday, January 19

The Pre Show: Improv Comedy Grad Show | SF
Friday, January 19 – 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 ...

Chillarious: Free Comedy & Wine in a Mattress Shop | Berkeley
Friday, January 19 – 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, ...

Saturday, January 20

“Cat People” Comedy Show & Free Pizza | Oakland
Saturday, January 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5 | The Layover

Cat People is a stand-up comedy show for cat lovers by cat lovers. Every third Saturday at Layover – now, until infinity. Oh and there’s free pizza. Yum. Tickets are $5. Doors open at 6:30 pm; show starts at 7 pm. Feel free to bring ...

Caffeine & Comedy at Red Rock | Mountain View
Saturday, January 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Red Rock Coffee
Caffeine & Comedy at Red Rock | Mountain View

Join Kevin Wong, host and Bay Area comic, for Comedians at Red Rock. Come out, get caffeinated, and be entertained. Performers have appeared at the Punch Line, Cobbs, San Jose Improv, Tommy T’s, and all around the Bay Area. Stop by every third Saturday for the ...

Punchlines At Branchline: Free Standup Comedy | Emeryville
Saturday, January 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Branchline Bar
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, January 22

Monday Night Comedy with Free Cake | Blondies
Monday, January 22 – 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.  

The Komedy Kiki: Comics That’ll Tickle Your Funny Bone | SF
Monday, January 22 – 8:30 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 8:30 pm as they host an LOLicious lineup of the ...

Tuesday, January 23

North Beach Comedy Thing: Free Capos Pizza, Cheap Beer & Swag Giveaways | SF
Tuesday, January 23 – 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 ...