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Thursday, September 21

Civic Center Block Party & Free Roller Skating | SF
Thursday, September 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
Civic Center Block Party & Free Roller Skating | SF
The third in a series of four evening events, The Commons on 3rd Thursday is September 21 from 5pm – 9pm.  The event is a free “block party” featuring live music on three stages, roller skating by the Church of 8 Wheels, food trucks, over-21 beverages, games such ...
Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Concord
Thursday, September 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (Concord)
Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Concord

Adventure Run is a free, 60-minute scavenger-like fun run filled with hundreds of friends, giveaways, raffle prizes, music and even a beer garden on the 3rd Thursday of the month at the Concord Road Runner store. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your Adventure starts when ...

Yoga on the Plaza 2017 | Bay Club
Thursday, September 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. Donations are highly encouraged.
| Bay Club (Financial District)
Yoga on the Plaza 2017 | Bay Club

Celebrate National Yoga and Childhood Cancer Awareness Months with Bay Club by participating in an outdoor Sound Off yoga class each Thursday evening beginning September 7th through the end of the month (benefiting Team G Childhood Cancer Foundation). Come flow with Jennifer Keller as music ...

Friday, September 22

300+ USC Marching Band Concert & Cheerleaders | Union Square
Friday, September 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
300+ USC Marching Band Concert & Cheerleaders | Union Square
So the USC football team, which takes on Cal Bears this weekend, is regarded as the “evil empire” by most of us in NorCal, but their marching band and Song Girls are practically an NCAA institution. The entire 300+ USC marching band will put on a ...

Saturday, September 23

2017 Northern California Dragon Boat Festival | Lake Merritt
Saturday, September 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Boathouse
2017 Northern California Dragon Boat Festival | Lake Merritt

Cheer on the fleet of colorful 40-foot dragon boats as teams from all over Northern California race to the beat of Chinese drums on Saturday & Sunday, September 23 & 24, 2017. This two-day, admission-free festival brings a weekend of world-class dragon boat racing, spectacular cultural ...

Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, September 23 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park

Take yourself outside and into the beauty of this city’s heart and soul. Practice yoga under the trees and let the ocean air sooth and invigorate you. This class expertly blends breathing and movement, strength and grace, imagination and form. You will gain a personal ...

2017 Lord of the Ringer: Horseshoe Tourney & Skate Jam | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, September 23 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to skate and to watch horseshoes. $10 to enter the horseshoe tournament.
| Golden Gate Park Horseshoe Courts
2017 Lord of the Ringer: Horseshoe Tourney & Skate Jam | Golden Gate Park
The SF Horseshoe Pitching Club is back with the 7th “Lord of the Ringer” horseshoe tournament and skate jam in Golden Gate Park. Please note this event is on Saturday, September 23, 2017, not Sunday, as was originally listed. That’s right, Golden Gate Park has a ...
Pro Soccer in The City: SF Deltas vs FC Edmonton | Kezar Stadium
Pro Soccer in The City: SF Deltas vs FC Edmonton | Kezar Stadium
SF Deltas host FC Edmonton on Saturday, September 9 at 5 p.m. at Kezar Stadium. The first 100 Funcheapers get free tickets to watch pro soccer in the city, in the same stadium where the 49ers used to play. Get there early for the FREE Pregame Deltas ...

Sunday, September 24

2017 Oakland Dragon Boat Festival | Lake Merritt
Sunday, September 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Boathouse
2017 Oakland Dragon Boat Festival | Lake Merritt

Cheer on the fleet of colorful 40-foot dragon boats as teams from all over Northern California race to the beat of Chinese drums on Saturday & Sunday, September 23 & 24, 2017. This two-day, admission-free festival brings a weekend of world-class dragon boat racing, spectacular cultural ...

Cal Sailing Club Open House & Free Sailboat Rides | Berkeley
Sunday, September 24 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cal Sailing Club
Cal Sailing Club Open House & Free Sailboat Rides | Berkeley

The Cal Sailing Club offers Free Sailboat Rides for the public aboard their fleet of dinghies (which are fast and zippy) and keelboats (larger and more stable). You’ll have a spectacular voyage and might get great views of UC Berkeley, the Bay Bridge, San Francisco ...

Wednesday, September 27

Free Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF
Wednesday, September 27 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | UCSF Osher Center
Free Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF

Laughter is contagious and has a powerful and immediate effect on our mind, body and spirit.  Laughter Yoga involves deep breathing, stretching, clapping and laughter exercises and takes place on two Wednesdays each month from 5:30-6:30 pm. The laughter exercises in this class aim to: ...

Thursday, September 28

Yoga on the Plaza 2017 | Bay Club
Thursday, September 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. Donations are highly encouraged.
| Bay Club (Financial District)
Yoga on the Plaza 2017 | Bay Club

Celebrate National Yoga and Childhood Cancer Awareness Months with Bay Club by participating in an outdoor Sound Off yoga class each Thursday evening beginning September 7th through the end of the month (benefiting Team G Childhood Cancer Foundation). Come flow with Jennifer Keller as music ...

Saturday, September 30

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 ...

Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, September 30 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park

Take yourself outside and into the beauty of this city’s heart and soul. Practice yoga under the trees and let the ocean air sooth and invigorate you. This class expertly blends breathing and movement, strength and grace, imagination and form. You will gain a personal ...

Sunday, October 1

Free Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park
Sunday, October 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
Free Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park

Elevate your mind and lift your hearts under the open sky at Dolores Park at this Kundalini Yoga Flash Class taking place the first Sunday of every month. Just look for the Yogis, Yoginis and Large Gongs. Grab your mat, blanket, and water and join the community for ...

Wednesday, October 4

Free Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF
Wednesday, October 4 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | UCSF Osher Center
Free Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF

Laughter is contagious and has a powerful and immediate effect on our mind, body and spirit.  Laughter Yoga involves deep breathing, stretching, clapping and laughter exercises and takes place on two Wednesdays each month from 5:30-6:30 pm. The laughter exercises in this class aim to: ...

Friday, October 6

San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, October 6 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays

San Francisco Bike Party (not to be confused with Critical Mass) is a monthly celebration of biking for riders of different ages, types, and skill levels to enjoy. Every month is a different theme and you’re encouraged to dress up. San Francisco Bike Party is held ...

Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday
Friday, October 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday

Oakland Critical Mass is a monthly group bike ride that takes place every first Friday of the month, which starts at 8 pm at the BikeLink bike lockers at 14th and Broadway, and ends at 23rd and Telegraph where Oakland Art Murmur is underway. Critical Mass is argued ...

Saturday, October 7

First Saturdays Free Outdoor Boot Camp | Oakland
Saturday, October 7 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Piedmont Avenue Elementary School Playground
First Saturdays Free Outdoor Boot Camp | Oakland

Featuring a full body cardio, core and strength workout. Classes are free every first Saturday of the month and start promptly at 9 am. All other Saturdays are free for Flex Circuit Gym members. Non member attendees of the boot camps will receive a free ...

Healthy & Free First Saturdays | Marin Headlands
Saturday, October 7 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated.
| Point Bonita YMCA
Healthy & Free First Saturdays | Marin Headlands

On First Saturday, from 11 am to 12:30 pm every month, Point Bonita YMCA will be hosting a free program that promotes health and different dimensions of wellness including environmental, physical, intellectual, occupational, emotional, spiritual and social wellness. All ages are welcome and they encourage you ...

Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, October 7 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park

Take yourself outside and into the beauty of this city’s heart and soul. Practice yoga under the trees and let the ocean air sooth and invigorate you. This class expertly blends breathing and movement, strength and grace, imagination and form. You will gain a personal ...

Fitbit Local Monthly Workout: Ferry Building Fitness Run | SF
Saturday, October 7 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| San Francisco Ferry Building
Fitbit Local Monthly Workout: Ferry Building Fitness Run | SF
Sweat it out with Fitbit Local, a monthly series of free workouts hosted by fitness leaders from your community. Beautiful scenery makes every workout better. That’s why Fitbit Local Ambassadors Caroline Jordan and Buddy Macuha are leading a walk/run between two scenic landmarks—the San Francisco Ferry Building and ...

Sunday, October 8

Free Second Sunday Community Workout Class | Oakland
Sunday, October 8 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but advance registration may be required
| The Working Body
Free Second Sunday Community Workout Class | Oakland

The Working Body hosts a free community class every second Sunday of the month in Oakland. All are welcome, so come out and enjoy a free workout (or yoga) class to stay fit and healthy. Please note, advance registration for the class may be required. 

Friday, October 13

East Bay Bike Party
Friday, October 13 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (East Bay)
East Bay Bike Party

The East Bay Bike Party is a monthly mobile party for riders of all ages, experience levels, and bike types, to meet, ride, and play together in the streets on the second Friday of the month with upwards of 400 riders usually meeting at an East ...

Saturday, October 14

Free Beginner Parkour “Urban Ninja” Class
Saturday, October 14 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location
Free Beginner Parkour

SF Parkour hosts a free Beginner’s Parkour Class at noon on the second Saturday of each month. It is geared towards first timers and lasts 1.5 hours. Location: Each month the location rotates through Sunnyvale, UC Berkeley and the Embarcadero in SF. Please check the ...

Wednesday, October 18

Free Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF
Wednesday, October 18 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | UCSF Osher Center
Free Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF

Laughter is contagious and has a powerful and immediate effect on our mind, body and spirit.  Laughter Yoga involves deep breathing, stretching, clapping and laughter exercises and takes place on two Wednesdays each month from 5:30-6:30 pm. The laughter exercises in this class aim to: ...

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 ...

Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Concord
Thursday, October 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (Concord)
Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Concord

Adventure Run is a free, 60-minute scavenger-like fun run filled with hundreds of friends, giveaways, raffle prizes, music and even a beer garden on the 3rd Thursday of the month at the Concord Road Runner store. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your Adventure starts when ...

Free Yoga Class Among Stained Glass | SF
Free Yoga Class Among Stained Glass | SF

Engage in an ancient practice in a sacred space – a church sanctuary. People of all faiths, perspectives, age, and yoga experience are are invited to join teacher Erin Mariani, on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays at 6 pm for vinyasa flow yoga. Bring your ...

Friday, October 20

San Jose Bike Party
Friday, October 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party

San Jose Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a good time every third Friday of each month at 8 pm. San Jose is the largest city in Northern California, but they are hidden in the suburban sprawl. It’s time ...