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Thursday, February 26

San Franpsycho Spring Fashion Party: Live DJ & Free Beer | SF
Thursday, February 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| San Franpsycho (NoPa)
San Franpsycho Spring Fashion Party: Live DJ & Free Beer | SF

San Franpsycho is celebrating its Spring Collection with a live performance of local electronic duo BLAUS and free beer. Get your Thirsty Thursday shenanigans started early from 6-9 pm at their Divisadero shop.
San Franpsycho’s newest line, “Good Living” is inspired by vibrant colors, neon light, retro …

Saturday, February 28

$2 Off: The Great San Francisco Crystal Fair | Fort Mason
$2 Off: The Great San Francisco Crystal Fair | Fort Mason

The Great San Francisco Crystal Fair is a magical mix of crystals, minerals, beads, jewelry, and the healing arts. It takes place six times a year in two different locations.
With around 40 vendors at each show, there are thousands of items available at affordable prices.Vendors …

Sunday, March 1

Free Oakland Up: Free Gift Shop & Art Space | Oakland
Sunday, March 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Free Oakland Up
Free Oakland Up: Free Gift Shop & Art Space | Oakland

Free Oakland Up is a new multi-purpose art space offering a free thrift/gift shop where everything is free on a one item per person per day basis.
They also offer a free community drop-in studio space filled with alternative art supplies promoting sustainable art practices. Come …

Tuesday, March 3

Wearable Tech Fashion Show & Talk | SF
Tuesday, March 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Sol Republic
Wearable Tech Fashion Show & Talk | SF

Fashion has continued to be a driving force in leading the adoption of wearable technology. Watch an in-person fashion show and participate in a speaker session guided by the best design leaders in the industry. This event will focus on what actually makes a wearable technology truly …

Friday, March 6

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, March 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose

Join an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district (and beyond) every first Friday of the month. Come check out nearly 20 galleries, shops, bars and even a yoga studio  — all venues participating in South First Fridays, a free ...

Saturday, March 14

$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.
Saturday, March 14 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
| SF Library Treat Ave. Donation Center
$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.

The San Francisco Public Library hosts $1 book sales at the Treat Avenue Donation Center every second Saturday of the month. All books are just $1 or less each and all proceeds benefit the San Francisco Public Library.

Saturday, March 21

“Swap-O-Rama-Rama” DIY Workshop & Clothing Swap | Oakland
Saturday, March 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | American Steel Studios

Swap-O-Rama-Rama is a nonprofit community clothing swap with a do-it-yourself workshop in which attendees explore the process of reuse and collective creativity together. Every third Saturday of the month (except for May when they’re at the Maker Faire), they host a meetup where they encourage beginners to experts alike to ...

Sunday, March 29

Treasure Island Flea
Sunday, March 29 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Treasure Island Flea

The Treasure Island Flea is a monthly open-air flea market showcasing hundreds of local vendors ranging from indie designers, up-cyclers, collectors, handmakers, makers, bakers, and more plus outdoor exhibits, scavenger hunts, and gourmet food trucks. The two-day flea market, which takes place the last weekend of every ...

Friday, April 3

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, April 3 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose

Join an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district (and beyond) every first Friday of the month. Come check out nearly 20 galleries, shops, bars and even a yoga studio  — all venues participating in South First Fridays, a free ...

Saturday, April 11

$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.
Saturday, April 11 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
| SF Library Treat Ave. Donation Center
$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.

The San Francisco Public Library hosts $1 book sales at the Treat Avenue Donation Center every second Saturday of the month. All books are just $1 or less each and all proceeds benefit the San Francisco Public Library.

“Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square
Saturday, April 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Brought to you by the same people who produce the Treasure Island Flea, the Jack of All Trades Market features a curated mix of nearly 100 local makers, indie designers, antiquers, collectors, artists, start-ups and more. In addition to shopping for one-of-a-kind items, there are food and craft beers ...

Thursday, April 16

Third Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland
Thursday, April 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Piedmont Avenue
Third Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland

At the Piedmont Avenue Stroll you can expect to see a variety of art mediums, enjoy entertainment, and sample refreshments with many businesses showcasing hand-picked local artists and designers. The monthly event was voted Best Art Walk That’s Not Art Murmur in 2012 by the East ...

Sunday, April 19

KUSF’s Rock’n'Swap Record Fair | USF
Sunday, April 19 – 10:00 am | Cost: $3*
*$3 admission; USF students get in for free
| McLaren Hall at USF
KUSF's Rock'n'Swap Record Fair | USF

KUSF’s Rock-n-Swap is a Giant Music Lover’s Fair where about dealers and vendors come from all over to sell music related items in various formats and genres along with hard-to-find rarities including a huge amount of vinyl as well as memorabilia in this 6,000+ square-foot venue. ...

Friday, May 1

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, May 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose

Join an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district (and beyond) every first Friday of the month. Come check out nearly 20 galleries, shops, bars and even a yoga studio  — all venues participating in South First Fridays, a free ...

Saturday, May 9

“Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square
Saturday, May 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Brought to you by the same people who produce the Treasure Island Flea, the Jack of All Trades Market features a curated mix of nearly 100 local makers, indie designers, antiquers, collectors, artists, start-ups and more. In addition to shopping for one-of-a-kind items, there are food and craft beers ...

Saturday, August 1

Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, August 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | County Fair Building
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park

The Vintage Paper Fair has one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and interesting old paper. There are over a million items for sale. Enjoy free admission.

Sunday, August 2

Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | County Fair Building
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park

The Vintage Paper Fair has one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and interesting old paper. There are over a million items for sale. Enjoy free admission.