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Free Day at San Francisco Botanical GardenFree Day at San Francisco Botanical Garden
By - posted 1/7/2018
City Discoveries

Andrew Steinmetz The San Francisco Botanical Garden is one of the most diverse gardens in the world. A unique urban oasis, the garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 acres of both landscaped gardens and open spaces, and showcasing over 8,000 different kinds of plants from around more...

No Pants BART DayNo Pants BART Day
By - posted 1/7/2018
Only in San Francisco

Brian via Flickr Drop your pants for the 17th Annual No Pants Subway Ride which will take place on Sunday, January 7, 2018 in San Francisco. The whole point is for 600+ people to ride BART (and then Muni) without any pants (wearing interesting undies and colorful socks) and to keep a straight face more...

Where to Buy (Legal) Marijuana in SFWhere to Buy (Legal) Marijuana in SF
By - posted 1/5/2018
City Discoveries

CC0 Creative Commons It took a few days longer than San Jose, Berkeley and Oakland, but San Francisco is finally ready to join the pot party with recreational sales for anyone 21+ on Saturday, January 6, 2018. Here are all the adult-use permits issued by the Bureau of Cannabis Control as of January more...

Bank of America Free Museum WeekendBank of America Free Museum Weekend
By - posted 1/5/2018
Freebies

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor, CJM and Oakland Museum of California. Bank of America Free Museum more...

SF Finally Has a Krispy Kreme!SF Finally Has a Krispy Kreme!
By - posted 1/4/2018
City Insight

Krispy Kreme Bob’s on Polk is still our favorite, but still… the city of San Francisco finally has a Krispy Kreme! Somehow over the holidays this missed our radar, so thanks to Eater SF for the letting us know that the city’s very first Krispy Kreme opened just before Christmas in the more...

SisQó : 1015 Folsom's Free Concert NightSisQó : 1015 Folsom’s Free Concert Night
By - posted 1/3/2018
Get Out: Events

SisQo It’s a brand new year, and that means 1015 Folsom‘s “Another First Friday Party” is back. This time, SisQó (yes, of Thong Song) will be performing live, along with a special live performance by local legends Planet Booty, DJs Aux Cord, Kawasaki, Sweetest Threat, and DJ Agana; plus there will be rosé specials all night more...

SF's Free Workouts & Yoga GuideSF’s Free Workouts & Yoga Guide
By - posted 1/3/2018
Get Out: Events

November Project It’s a New Year, Here’s 20+ free workouts, hikes & yoga classes to kick off 2018 with bad-ass Friday hill-top workouts, Free Saturday yoga in Golden Gate Park, a free monthly workout from Fitbit, break a sweat (and cut a rug) with free outdoor swing dancing, and tons more more...

Muir Woods Now Requires Reservations for 2018Muir Woods Now Requires Reservations for 2018
By - posted 1/1/2018
Outdoorsy

It’s about to get a little more expensive to visit Muir Woods. To help maintain control over crowds, beginning January 16, 2018, visitors who wish to park their private vehicle at Muir Woods or ride the shuttle will be required to have a paid reservation.  Parking costs $8 per vehicle (increasing 50 more...

No Pants BART Ride DayNo Pants BART Ride Day
By - posted 1/1/2018
Fun & Games

Brian via Flickr Drop your pants for the 17th Annual No Pants Subway Ride which will take place on Sunday, January 7, 2018 in San Francisco. The whole point is for 600+ people to ride BART (and then Muni) without any pants (wearing interesting undies and colorful socks) and to keep a straight face more...

de Young Free Museum Dayde Young Free Museum Day
By - posted 1/1/2018
Get Out: Events

Fine Arts Museums of San FranciscoFounded in 1895 in Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a landmark art museum that showcases the museum’s priceless collections of American art from the 17th through the 20th centuries, and art of the native Americas, Africa, and the Pacific. Free Admission Day: de Young First more...

New Year's Supermoon Over SFNew Year’s Supermoon Over SF
By - posted 1/1/2018
Celebrations

David Yu via Flickr Thanks to an optical illusion in the sky, the moon will appear bigger and brighter than normal in the San Francisco Bay Area in the night, during what astronomers call a “supermoon.” The largest “Supermoon” of 2018 takes place the night of New Year’s Day, January 1-2, 2018.  more...

January 1st: Weed is Legal!January 1st: Weed is Legal!
By - posted 1/1/2018
Celebrations

CC0 Creative Commons Celebrate the first legal day of cannabis sales in California on New Year’s Day, Monday, January 1, 2018. Want to buy marijuana? As long you’re over 21 and the dispensary has a temporary license from the state, you’re good to go. Make sure to check that the dispensary has been more...

SF's Massive Sand Art PartySF’s Massive Sand Art Party
By - posted 1/1/2018
Artsy Fartsy

Elemental Arts Andres Amador is an earthscape artist from San Francisco who is well known for creating massive sand drawings on the beach using only a rake and some volunteers.  See some of his most stunning works. Free New Year’s Day Collaborative Sand Art Creation Monday, January 1, 2018 | 12:30p to 5p Ocean Beach near more...

Getting Home on NYE: Free Muni, Caltrain, AC TransitGetting Home on NYE: Free Muni, Caltrain, AC Transit
By - posted 12/31/2017
City Insight

Lynn Friedman via Flickr If you choose to get hammered on New Year’s Eve, rest assured you can get home safely for free via bus, train or light rail if you live anywhere other than the North Bay. Within San Francisco, get free rides on Muni all night starting at 8 pm on more...

New Year's Eve FireworksNew Year’s Eve Fireworks
By - posted 12/31/2017
Celebrations

David Yu via Flickr Say goodbye to 2017 and ring in the 2018 new year with 200,000 fellow bundled-up San Franciscans for an annual tradition as the city once again hosts a free waterfront midnight fireworks show on New Year’s Eve. San Francisco New Year’s Eve Fireworks Saturday, December 31, 2017 | 11:59 more...