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Saturday, September 30

2017 Autumn Moon Festival: Saturday | Chinatown
Saturday, September 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Chinatown
2017 Autumn Moon Festival: Saturday | Chinatown

Celebrated in Asia for more than 1,000 years, the 27th Annual Autumn Moon Festival will be held in Chinatown over two days filled with arts and crafts booths, cultural exhibits, children’s activities, food and multiple parades along historic Grant Avenue between California Street and Columbus Avenue.  2017 Autumn Moon ...

2017 Film in the Fog: “The Iron Giant” Outdoor Movie | Presidio
Saturday, September 30 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Post Theatre Lawn
2017 Film in the Fog:
Come to the 15th annual fall outdoor movie night, Film in the Fog, for a screening of “The Iron Giant,” organized by the Presidio Trust. 2017 Film in the Fog Saturday, September 30, 2017 | 5:30-9 pm Main Post, Presidio, San Francisco FREE 5:30 pm: Food from Off the Grid Bring a picnic ...

Thursday, September 7

Music & Market Summer Concerts: Rustic Sounds & Pop Rock | Concord
Thursday, September 7 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concerts: Rustic Sounds & Pop Rock | Concord

The 28th Annual Music & Market Series returns to Todos Santos Plaza featuring a “Cream of the Crop” schedule of Bay Area bands, and one of the best Farmer’s Markets anywhere in downtown Concord from 6:30-8 pm from May through September. The Music & Market Series is ...

Sunday, October 1

2017 Autumn Moon Festival: Sunday | Chinatown
Sunday, October 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Chinatown
2017 Autumn Moon Festival: Sunday | Chinatown

Celebrated in Asia for more than 1,000 years, the 27th Annual Autumn Moon Festival will be held in Chinatown over two days filled with arts and crafts booths, cultural exhibits, children’s activities, food and multiple parades along historic Grant Avenue between California Street and Columbus Avenue.  2017 Autumn Moon ...

2nd Annual Little Italy Street Festival | San Jose
Sunday, October 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Little Italy San Jose
2nd Annual Little Italy Street Festival | San Jose
Come and bring your family to the 2nd Annual Little Italy San Jose Street Festival on Sunday, October 1, 2017 where nearly 10,000 people attended last year. This year they will be expanding and closing down a 2nd street. Italian Tenor Pasquale Esposito will be honored ...

Tuesday, October 3

Live at Lagunitas: Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears | Petaluma
Tuesday, October 3 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas: Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears | Petaluma

Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma presents a free live concert series featuring some amazing bands ranging in genre from roots to gothic pop in their LaguMiniAmphitheaterette (1280 N McDowell Blvd, Petaluma). Show are free, but tickets are required for each show. You’ll want to grab them quick as these ...

Wednesday, October 4

“Lululemon Flow & Jo”: Free Yoga Class & Coffee in an Art Gallery | SoMa
Wednesday, October 4 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| 111 Minna Gallery

Join Lululemon for their monthly complimentary yoga class and coffee at 111 Minna Gallery. Start the day with a gentle vinyasa flow, and leave centered and present. Top it off with a hot cup of joe courtesy of Red Door Coffee. Each month, you also get ...

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, October 4 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One Café
Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF

Join b.street waffles for their monthly Free Waffle Wednesday at the Capital One 360 Café in the Financial District and enjoy a complimentary waffle from 9-11 am, or while they last. These Belgian-style street waffles come in tasty flavors like TCHO chocolate, maple-bacon, salted caramel and many ...

First Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Walnut Creek
Wednesday, October 4 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Walnut Creek Downtown
First Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek “First Wednesday” monthly street festival brings together hundreds of people to Cypress Street in downtown Walnut Creek for a fun-filled evening of live music, food trucks, variety of vendors and roaming entertainment for all to enjoy. First Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food ...

Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout
Wednesday, October 4 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout

At Drink and Draw, artsy bar patrons draw to a theme and submit their artwork into a raffle for cocktails and other prizes at The Knockout in the Mission District. The artwork gets scanned online for all to admire. Drink and Draw happens every first Wednesday of the ...

Friday, October 6

“Oakland First Fridays” Block Party
Friday, October 6 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th

Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Every First Friday from 5–9:30 pm, Oakland’s KONO district (Koreatown Northgate) springs to life with galleries, artist collectives, street artists, local ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, October 6 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

Nearly 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-10 pm at the historic waterfront campus of ...

Saturday, October 7

22nd Annual Arab Cultural Festival | Union Square
Saturday, October 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
22nd Annual Arab Cultural Festival | Union Square
The 22nd Annual Arab Cultural Festival moves to Union Square to bring the sights, smells, and sounds of the Arab world to San Francisco with a showcase of the arts, entertainment, cuisine, traditions, and, most importantly, the spirit of Arab Americans and of the Arab world. 2017 Arab Cultural ...

Monday, October 9

Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, October 9 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.

Cyberpunk Cinema, by Thrillhouse Records, presents cyberpunk movie classics at The Knockout in the Mission every second Monday of the month from 6:30-9 pm. They’ll show one episode of Cowboy Bebop at 6:30 pm, followed by the feature film. Use #cyberpunkcinema during the event to share ...

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 ...

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, ...

Friday, October 13

Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa
Friday, October 13 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
| Sightglass Coffee
Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa

Every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month, join Sightglass Coffee at their 7th Street training lab for good conversation, tasty coffees, and warm fuzzy feelings. The event is free, but space is limited so please RSVP if you plan on attending. Sightglass is an independent, sibling-owned ...

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

Saturday, October 14

“Pier 39” Birthday Bash & Fireworks | SF
Saturday, October 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Pier 39’s 39-week celebration culminates on Saturday, October 14 with the 39th Birthday Bash. Join for an evening of fun, music, discounts and more. The night will be topped off with a dazzling fireworks display over San Francisco Bay. This is a party you won’t want ...
Pizzafest 2017: Fresh Pizza Samples & Local Beer | Berkeley
Saturday, October 14 – All Day | Cost: $20*
*$1.69 service fee; free for children under 12.
| The Companion Group
Pizzafest 2017: Fresh Pizza Samples & Local Beer | Berkeley
Celebrating all things pizza. 2017 marks the fourth year for this popular northern California event. Come and sample fresh pizzas cooked on site from over 13 competing teams and vote for your favorite on Saturday, October 14, 2017. Complete the meal with beer from Lagunitas Brewery ...
Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF
Saturday, October 14 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bay Natives Nursery
Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF

Experience live music, free locally sourced food & drink, a free plant & general Take Back the City vibes, every 2nd Saturday of the month from noon to 5 pm. Counter the drought, learn about sustainable living, feed the goats, meet the roosters, bring your kids, ...

Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, October 14 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | EXIT Theatre
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF

Every second Saturday of the month, San Francisco Theater Pub invites writers, actors, directors, theater creators and theater audiences alike to a free evening of quick script-making and flash-fried performance. Join them at the Exit Theatre for: 8:30 pm: Mixer 9 pm: Writing sprint where writers have 30 ...

Wednesday, October 18

East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland
Wednesday, October 18 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| Lost & Found
East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland

East Bay Green Drinks, started in 2000, and is a monthly community and networking event for people involved in sustainable business, environmental and social causes, local and organic food, green architecture and design, media, communications, education, construction, clean energy and more. Free, but RSVP is ...

SF’s Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | Mission
Wednesday, October 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
| Southpaw BBQ & Southern Cooking
SF's Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | Mission

The San Francisco Brewers Guild has created the city’s first free, hop-on-hop-off “Drink SF Beer Shuttle,” showcasing neighborhood breweries as a permanent companion to its monthly Meet the Brewers nights. The fun kicks off with a “Meet the Brewers” event at 6pm typically featuring special release ...

Thursday, October 19

Civic Center’s “Third Thursday” Music & Food Festival: 2017 Finale | SF
Thursday, October 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
Civic Center's

The Commons on Third Thursdays will activate UN Plaza, Fulton Street and Civic Center Plaza with three stages of music, food trucks, bars, bocce ball and other activities held on four nights, one each month until October from 5 to 9 pm. “The Commons” is the ...

Monday, October 23

Monday Night Comedy with Free Cake | Blondies
Monday, October 23 – 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.  

Saturday, October 28

Dia de los Muertos & Halloween Party | Menlo Park
Saturday, October 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Facebook Headquarters
Dia de los Muertos & Halloween Party | Menlo Park
Celebrate Halloween, Dia de los Muertos and the Harvest Season. This is sure to be fun for the whole family. Bring the kids in costume for parade, trick-or-treating, and free pumpkin (1 per children – while supplies last). Shop for fall produce, decor & crafts. What to expect: Farmers ...

Sunday, October 29

Treasure Island Flea
Sunday, October 29 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
Treasure Island Flea

The Treasure Island Flea is a modern urban market for 15,000+ each month that houses around 400 curated vendors selling originally-made and designed items, artists, and antique/vintage collectors. Plus there’s typically 25+ food trucks, live local music, workshops, kids games, and bars with seasonal cocktails and local ...

Wednesday, November 1

Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout
Wednesday, November 1 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout

At Drink and Draw, artsy bar patrons draw to a theme and submit their artwork into a raffle for cocktails and other prizes at The Knockout in the Mission District. The artwork gets scanned online for all to admire. Drink and Draw happens every first Wednesday of the ...

Saturday, November 4

Pinterest & SFMade “38Makers” Holiday Gift Fair | SF
Pinterest & SFMade
38Makers kicks off the season with an early gift fair specially curated by Pinterest for shoppers looking for artisan, locally-made gifts in a unique and festive setting inside the colorful and pintastic Pinterest headquarters. Imagine you stumble upon a Pinterest board of hand-picked holiday gifts from makers ...