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Friday, September 29

Free Shakespeare in the Park 2017: “Hamlet” | SF
Friday, September 29 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
Free Shakespeare in the Park 2017:

For the 35th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of Hamlet. The play, about the questionable succession of King Claudius to the throne of Denmark over his nephew Prince Hamlet, speaks strongly about disenfranchisement, frustration, and the need for action during ...

Saturday, September 30

California Academy of Sciences: Free Day | Russian Hill & SOMA
Saturday, September 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences: Free Day | Russian Hill & SOMA

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

2017 Airport Day Festival | San Carlos Airport
Saturday, September 30 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Admission to the event is free but helicopter and biplane rides are available for a fee.
| San Carlos Airport
2017 Airport Day Festival | San Carlos Airport
The San Carlos Airport is inviting the local community to attend San Carlos Airport Day from 10 am to 3 pm on Saturday, September 30, 2017. Enjoy aircraft displays, exhibitors and vendors, food trucks, a drone cage, helicopter rides and biplane rides. Admission to the event is free. Enjoy a ...
Free National Parks Day: National Public Lands Day | 2017
Saturday, September 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Free National Parks Day: National Public Lands Day | 2017

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entrance to all national parks and monuments including Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park. Yosemite park waves their ...

Family Nature Day at Huddart Park | Woodside
Saturday, September 30 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Huddart County Park
Family Nature Day at Huddart Park | Woodside
Join Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST), San Mateo County Parks, and Friends of Huddart and Wunderlich Parks for a fun morning with your children, surrounded by trees and nature at Huddart Park. Knowledgeable staff and volunteers will lead activities tailored for kids ages 2-10, as ...
Alvarado Fall Fest featuring iBike | Union City
Saturday, September 30 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free but bring money for food and drinks
| Old Alvarado Park
Alvarado Fall Fest featuring iBike | Union City
The Alvarado Historic District Merchants Association (AHDMA) and Union City Chamber of Commerce present Alvarado Fall Fest featuring iBike – Union City (a custom bike showcase produced by UCCares Union City Community & Recreation Services). There will be Live Performances from Top-rated popular Bay Area bands: ...
“Area 51 & UFO Themed” Halloween Haunted House Free Tour | SF
Saturday, September 30 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission and there's also a free gift if you mention FUNCHEAP
| Area 51 Halloween Haunted House Alien UFO Themed

Come and explore a free completely DIY UFO themed & Area 51 haunted house that’s run by a guy who says he’s “former CIA, FSB and ALF spy to protect humans and animals, prevent World War III and New World Order that follows. Save Mother Earth ...

Creative Family Fun Craft: Make Cardboard Critters | The Presidio
Saturday, September 30 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Registration is not required but preferred.
| Presidio Officers' Club
Creative Family Fun Craft: Make Cardboard Critters | The Presidio
Drop in for imaginative craft-making based on the Presidio’s natural and cultural heritage. Featuring different crafts every weekend. Registration is not required but preferred.
San Francisco Shipyard Street Fair “The Launch” | SF
Saturday, September 30 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is encouraged. For early bird RSVPs you'll get a free $10 food voucher
| The San Francisco Shipyard
San Francisco Shipyard Street Fair
On September 30th, get ready for The Shipyard’s first annual street fair – The Launch. A nod to a traditional San Francisco street fairs, The Launch will feature live music, art installations, market vendors, food, drinks, prizes, family-friendly activities, and maker demonstrations.
Sharktoberfest at the Sanctuary | The Presidio
Saturday, September 30 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Great Farallones National Marine Sanctuary
Sharktoberfest at the Sanctuary | The Presidio
Join Shark Stewards, the Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary and other ocean non-profits and shark lovers for their 9th Annual Sharktoberfest celebration of the shark. There will be live music, shark art, shark films, lectures and activities. Its all about sharks. Free to the community and ...
2017 Southeast Asian Harvest Festival: Free Food Tasting & Pandan Waffles Demo | SF
Saturday, September 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Tenderloin Children's Playground
2017 Southeast Asian Harvest Festival: Free Food Tasting & Pandan Waffles Demo | SF
Come celebrate the Mid-Autumn Harvest Festival and learn more about the different Southeast Asian cultures through food tastings, demonstrations, sports and art activities at the 7th Annual Mid-Autumn Harvest Festival. 2017 Mid-Autumn Harvest Festival Saturday, September 30, 2017 | 11:30 am to 4 pm Tenderloin Children’s Playground FREE The Exhibition helps promote ...
Mission to Presidio 2017: History Hike, Dinner & Campfire | SF
Saturday, September 30 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Mission Dolores
Mission to Presidio 2017: History Hike, Dinner & Campfire | SF
The Presidio’s Park Rangers and Mission Dolores’ Ohlone friends invite you along on a day of exploring San Francisco’s cultural past. Beginning in the Mission District, hike back in time along the old mission road and learn a little history as you follow the path from ...
Come Together in the Bayview: Wu Yee’s 40th Anniversary Celebration | SF
Saturday, September 30 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Bayview Opera House
Come Together in the Bayview: Wu Yee's 40th Anniversary Celebration | SF
Join Wu Yee Children’s Services in celebrating its 40th Anniversary at a free community event at the newly remodeled Bayview Opera House. The event includes community resources, performances from Chinatown soul band, Jest Jammin, and child-friendly musician, Mr. Rado, a Fancy Photo Booth with customized props, food, and fun family entertainment ...
2017 Salsa Festival: Tastings & Salsa Dancing | Redwood City
Saturday, September 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there will be fees for tasting.
| Courthouse Square
2017 Salsa Festival: Tastings & Salsa Dancing | Redwood City
Redwood City is fired up for its 10th annual Salsa Festival, on Saturday, September 30th, 2017 from noon until 8 pm. The city is going to be sizzling with a fun-filled day of tongue-tingling salsa, great activities, music, entertainment, dancing, food, beverages, and a wonderful time for ...
Autumn Moon Festival Bánh Mì Eating Contest | SF
Saturday, September 30 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Larkin St (between Eliis & Eddy)
Autumn Moon Festival Bánh Mì Eating Contest | SF
Come join the 2nd Annual Larkin Street: Autumn Moon Festival on Saturday, September 30, 2017. The festival will take over Larkin between Ellis and Eddy and feature activities for the whole family. 2nd Annual Larkin Street Autumn Moon Festival Saturday, September 30, 2017 | noon to 4 pm Larkin between ...
Double Rock 2017 “This Is It” Reunion: Free Food, Ball Games & Domino Tournament | SF
Saturday, September 30 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Gilman Park
Double Rock 2017
Come and celebrate the end of an era, the closing of a place they called home “Double Rock”. This will be a time to share their lasting memories, good and bad, it’s what made them the strong people they are. They will have free food and ...
2017 Black Tie Beach Party | Ocean Beach
Saturday, September 30 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ocean Beach Parking Lot
2017 Black Tie Beach Party | Ocean Beach
Fight the bitter cold summers of SF by throwing on your classiest outfit and spending a fun afternoon at Ocean Beach from 1-9 pm on Saturday, September 30, 2017, on this year’s theme ‘Party through the Decades’. Bust out that fabulous 90’s prom dress/tux from ...
Live in the Castro: Laura Lackey’s Rhythm Revue | Jane Warner Plaza
Saturday, September 30 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Live in the Castro: Laura Lackey's Rhythm Revue | Jane Warner Plaza
Laura Lackey’s Rhythm Revue play all shades of Americana Roots Music. Swing and New Orleans Jazz to Blues, Calypso and Gospel. Playing standards in their own style and many original songs based in the improvisational traditions of jazz and blues, the hot dance floor tunes ...
Bayview’s Brand New Mini-Golf Course | SF
Bayview's Brand New Mini-Golf Course | SF
In conjunction with the Shipyard Trust for the Arts, NOW Hunters Point is pleased to announce the opening of Putt-Putt Art n’ Stuff. Join them, at the Hunters Point Shoreline, as they put through a maze of Bayview themed, artist-created mini-golf obstacles. The event looks to be ...
Free Shakespeare in the Park 2017: “Hamlet” | SF
Saturday, September 30 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
Free Shakespeare in the Park 2017:

For the 35th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of Hamlet. The play, about the questionable succession of King Claudius to the throne of Denmark over his nephew Prince Hamlet, speaks strongly about disenfranchisement, frustration, and the need for action during ...

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 ...

Sunday, October 1

California Academy of Sciences: Free Day | Chinatown & Hayes Valley
Sunday, October 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences: Free Day | Chinatown & Hayes Valley

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

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 ...

“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Excelsior
Sunday, October 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Excelsior Sunday Streets

Sunday Streets (March – October 2017) is San Francisco’s official block party – a sorta-monthly roving neighborhood celebration and five hour street party where the streets are closed to vehicles, so pedestrians, roller skaters, bicyclists, yogis, and everyone except for cars can take over the streets for ...

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 ...
Off the Grid’s “Presidio Picnic” Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, October 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid's

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2017. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...

2nd Italian Street Food Fest | Alameda
2nd Italian Street Food Fest | Alameda
The time has come to have some Gnocco Fritto again at the 2nd edition of Italian Street Food Fest – this time in charming Alameda. Come join them for a day full of authentic Italian street food, live music, and fun. They have created this event with ...
Little Italy San Jose Street Festival
Sunday, October 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Little Italy San Jose
Little Italy San Jose Street Festival
Celebrate all things Italian in San Jose’s Little Italy San Jose District. Authentic Italian Cuisine from Little Italy Businesses and Italian Restaurants located throughout Santa Clara County. Fantastic Entertainment lineup including Pasquale Esposito, The Houserockers, North Beach Boys, Anthony Nino Lane Band, Johnny Neri Band, and Al ...
8th Annual Orinda Olive Festival
Sunday, October 1 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Historic Wagner Ranch Nature Area
8th Annual Orinda Olive Festival
Come and see what the Friends of Wagner Ranch has in store for you for its 8th Annual Orinda Olive Festival. Clear your schedule on October 1, 2017, from 11:30 am to 4:30 pm for family friendly activities and more. This is one festival you wouldn’t ...
2017 SchoolForce Save the Music Festival | Belmont
Sunday, October 1 – 11:30 am | Cost: $5*
*$10 for adults. $5 for kids 13-17. Free for children under 12.
| Belmont Twin Pines Park
2017 SchoolForce Save the Music Festival | Belmont
The 15th Annual 2017 SchoolForce Save the Music Festival is the largest annual community event in Belmont and raises funds to keep their music programs in Belmont Redwood-Shores schools through the support of SchoolForce, the Belmont-Redwood Shores Education Foundation. The SchoolForce Save the Music Festival showcases local bands and performers plus ...