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Saturday, July 26

76th Japanese “Ginza Bazaar”: Food, Taiko & Dance Festival | SF
Saturday, July 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Buddhist Church of San Francisco
76th Japanese

The Ginza Bazaar is a 76 year old San Francisco Japantown tradition offering two days of games, entertainment, Japanese food, bingo shopping, camaraderie, and more at the Buddhist Church of San Francisco from July 26-27, 2014. The highlight of the weekend will be the traditional ...

Free 19th Century Summer Concert | Fort Point
Saturday, July 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fort Point
Free 19th Century Summer Concert | Fort Point

Come experience history first hand and enjoy the music of the Fort Point Garrison Brass Band. Hear the popular music and see the instruments of the late 19th century as the Fort Point Brass Band performs a free summer concert.
Enjoy free performances at noon and 2 …

2014 Flagging in the Park | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, July 26 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | National AIDS Memorial Grove
2014 Flagging in the Park | Golden Gate Park

Come enjoy the sun, music, flora, and friends in the beautiful National AIDS Memorial Grove and join flow artists, fanners, flaggers, and friends for an afternoon of fun, sun, and remembrance at the National AIDS Memorial Grove in Golden Gate Park from 12:30-4:30 pm on …

Free Saturday Power Yoga & Juice Tasting | Dolores Park
Free Saturday Power Yoga & Juice Tasting | Dolores Park

Thistle (who make juices) and  Broke-Ass Stuart present a free daytime yoga session and juice tasting at Dolores Park. Small juice tastings are free, and they’ll be selling 8oz and 17oz juices if you want to go large.
They’ll be at the southeast corner of Dolores …

Free Boat Rental Day: Lake Merritt | Oakland
Free Boat Rental Day: Lake Merritt | Oakland

The Lake Merritt Boating Center invites you to Splash Into Summer 2014 with free boat rentals and an open house from 1-3 pm on Saturday, July 26, 2014.
If past years are any indication, you can get ½ hour of free time floating around picturesque Lake Merritt. 
What can you rent?

Paddle Boats
Canoes
Single …

Free Summer Circus Day w/ Circus Bella | San Rafael
Saturday, July 26 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pickleweed Park
Free Summer Circus Day w/ Circus Bella | San Rafael

Circus Bella is an open air, one-ring circus featuring amazing circus artists performing tricks like the static trapeze, rope walking, juggling, contortion, unicycle, clowning, acrobatics, and more set to an original score performed by live musicians. The 2014 show, Here We Go!, is a completely new 60-minute, one-ring circus showcasing ...

NBA Nation: Trampoline Hoops & Slam Dunk Showdown | Union Square
Saturday, July 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
NBA Nation: Trampoline Hoops & Slam Dunk Showdown | Union Square

The NBA’s largest mobile basketball experience, NBA Nation is on its eighth summer tour; check it out as it comes to San Francisco’s Union Square from noon to 8 pm on July 25-26, 2014. NBA Nation is 20,000 square feet of basketball action, including a ...

Free Outdoor BBQ | Lucky 13
Saturday, July 26 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but but please tip the chef and buy a drink too.
| Lucky 13
Free Outdoor BBQ | Lucky 13

Sure, Lucky 13 is always loaded with free popcorn and goldfish, but if you’re looking for something more sustainable with your rockabilly and punk on the jukebox, be sure to drop by their free BBQ on the outdoor patio from 4-7 pm every Saturday from June ...

The Comedy Roast of a Stripper | SF
The Comedy Roast of a Stripper | SF

You’ve seen the comedy roasts on TV, heard them on the radio, now it’s time to see one in person. In July, RoastSF will be roasting another controversial, yet necessary, member of society: RoastSF presents, The Roast of a Stripper.
Get $5 tickets when you use the promo code FUNCHEAP; …

Film Night in the Park: “20 Feet from Stardom” | Fairfax
Saturday, July 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Central Baseball Field - Fairfax
Film Night in the Park:

Every summer Film Night in the Park puts on free outdoor movies in parks throughout San Francisco and the Bay Area. Films are free of charge in beautiful park settings and projected on a giant outdoor screen. Arrive early, spread out a blanket, and picnic ...

Classic SF Movie Night in the Park “So I Married An Axe Murderer” | Duboce Park
Saturday, July 26 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Duboce Park
Classic SF Movie Night in the Park

Outdoor Movie Night returns to Duboce Park on Saturday, July 26, 2014 with the cult classic comedy, “So I Married an Axe Murderer” (1993), starring Mike Myers.
Movies with a San Francisco theme have been shown at all of Duboce Park’s previous movie nights, including “Pursuit …

Star Party: Dark Skies & Big Telescopes | South Bay
Saturday, July 26 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Halley Hill Observatory
Star Party: Dark Skies & Big Telescopes | South Bay

Sunset is at 8:20 pm, and the gates close at 10 pm.

Final Night: 20th Annual Brainwash Drive-In Movie Festival | Oakland
Final Night: 20th Annual Brainwash Drive-In Movie Festival | Oakland

The 2014 Brainwash Movie Festival is an eclectic show of (mostly short) movies curated from all over the world that you drive-in, bike-in, or walk-in to on July 18-19 and 25-26, 2014. Admission: $6 (50% off) when you mention Funcheap at the door. Regular admission is $12 ...

Win Tix: Purple Rain 30th Anniversary: Prince Tribute Concert | Slim’s
Purple Rain 30th Anniversary: Prince Tribute Concert | Slim's

Party like its 1999 as The Purple Ones power though the entire Purple Rain album, plus B-sides and more.
You’ll be blown away by hit after hit such as Little Red Corvette, I Feel for You, 1999, I Would Die 4 U, Controversy, It’s Gonna Be A …

Win Tix: Musical Movie Fest: Moulin Rouge, Hello Dolly & Oklahoma | SF
Saturday, July 26 – 11:15 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $15
| Century San Francisco Centre 9
Musical Movie Fest: Moulin Rouge, Hello Dolly & Oklahoma | SF

The Best Movie Fest Ever is taking place in movie theaters all over the nation (including SF’s Century Centre 9 and the Pleasant Hill 6), on Saturday, July 26, and Tuesday, July 29, presented by Cinemark.
The event will present showings of Moulin Rouge, Oklahoma and …

Sunday, July 27

The 2014 San Francisco Marathon | Best Viewing Locations
Sunday, July 27 – 5:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch and cheer
| Sports Basement (Presidio)
The 2014 San Francisco Marathon | Best Viewing Locations

See your favorite runner or cheer all of them on as they get closer to the finish line of the San Francisco Marathon on Sunday, July 27, 2014 which starts at (gulp) 5:30 am.
The starting line for the First Half Marathon and Full Marathon is …

2014 Berkeley Kite Festival
2014 Berkeley Kite Festival

Kites aren’t just for kids any more. Experience the artistry of modern kite flying at the 29th Annual Berkeley Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships from 10 am to 6 pm on July 26-27, 2014. You’ll find something for everyone, from the giant creature kites as ...

Treasure Island Flea: Summertime Brunch Party
Sunday, July 27 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Treasure Island Flea: Summertime Brunch Party

A special addition to the July 2014 Treasure Island Flea is an island brunch. 
Benedict Arnolds is a brand new brunch truck and will be making its first appearance at the Flea both Saturday and Sunday. And you know what pairs well with eggs benedict? Bloody marys …

2014 Kinky “Up Your Alley” Fair | SoMa
Sunday, July 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a donations are requested.
| Dore Alley
2014 Kinky

This is no indie hipster fair with hand-knit scarves, folk music or a baked goods; the 2014 Up Your Alley Fair is full of vendors to satisfy your needs – so long as it’s bondage, animal role play, kink, leather straps, whips, paddles, latex outfits …

Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, July 27 – 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.

2014 Bon Odori Japanese Street Festival & Parade | SF
Sunday, July 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Buddhist Church of San Francisco
2014 Bon Odori Japanese Street Festival & Parade | SF

The Ginza Bazaar is a 76 year old San Francisco Japantown tradition offering two days of games, entertainment, Japanese food, bingo shopping, camaraderie, and more at the Buddhist Church of San Francisco from July 26-27, 2014. The highlight of the weekend will be the traditional ...

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, July 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio every Sunday through the fall starting on April 6, 2014 (11 am to 4 pm) at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect live music, free games and stands from San Francisco restaurants, food trucks, local ...

Sensational Shark Talk w/ Aquarium of the Bay Naturalist | North Bay
Sunday, July 27 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Bay Model Visitor Center
Sensational Shark Talk w/ Aquarium of the Bay Naturalist | North Bay

Did you know that sharks help keep the entire food web in the oceans balanced? Come explore the answer to this, and how these top predators are extreme survivors of our planet.
Learn about their different senses, adaptations, and how researchers study these remarkable animals through …

Volunteer at Stern Grove 2014: Free Seating, Parking, Snacks & Drinks | SF
Sunday, July 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Stern Grove
Volunteer at Stern Grove 2014: Free Seating, Parking, Snacks & Drinks | SF

Want free reserved seating, reserved parking, and free beverages and snacks during a Stern Grove event this summer? All you have to do is volunteer. Volunteer positions include ushers, information booth staffers, bike valet, donation collectors, greeters, set up/take down experts and much more. >> Sign ...

Street Drum Corps: Apocalyptic Hip-Hop | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Sunday, July 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Street Drum Corps: Apocalyptic Hip-Hop | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Street Drum Corps is an explosion of drums, dance, and high energy entertainment. From July 6 – August 14, 2014, Street Drum Corps will be performing two shows daily at noon and at 3 pm, Monday-Thursday, and at noon and 6 pm on Sundays. The acclaimed drummers are famous ...