Saturday, May 28, 2016

2016 Taco Festival: Lucha Libre & Air Accordion Championship | San Jose
Saturday, May 28 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*$10 admission (after that all plates are $6 or less). $3 children's admission.
| History Park San Jose in Kelley Park

Celebrate tacos at the San Jose Taco Festival of Innovation – a feast day filled with tastings, art, music, Lucha Libre, and a curated selection of over 30 food trucks from more...

11:00 amFree Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market  FREE
All Day“Future Roots” Asian-American Festival: Music, Dance & Food Trucks | San Jose   FREE
All Day2016 “Cardinal Cup” Freestyle Hacky Sack Tourney | Stanford   FREE*
*Please note: We are not sure of the full details for this year's event. You could regularly check their website for an update, or email Steve Goldberg at for more information.
12:00 pmSausage Fest Block Party: Food, Music & Beer | Oakland   FREE*
*Free admission. Bring cash for food & drinks.
12:00 pmBoutique Pop Up Shop: Fashion & Fun | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
12:00 pmWin Tix: Sausage Fest Block Party: Free Beer Tokens | Jack London Square   WIN
All Day2016 Eastlake Music Festival: Free All-Day Live Music, DJ & Dance Party | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
1:00 pmEnsemble Mik Nawooj: Dynamic 10-piece Hip-Hop Orchestra | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
2:00 pmVisitacion Valley Part II: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
3:00 pm“The Bravery of Love & Legacy” 2016 Art Exhibition | Oakland   FREE
6:00 pmFog City Movie Night: Finding Nemo | Richmond Dist.   FREE
7:00 pmComedians with Criminal Records | Neck of the Woods   FREE*
*Free with RSVP on Funcheap $20 at the door
8:00 pmResolution: Dance More In 2016 | SF   FREE
9:00 pmMichael Jackson vs. Prince vs. Whitney Houston: A Tribute Dance Party | Folsom Street Foundry   FREE*
*RSVP on Facebook required for Free Entry before 10pm. Otherwise it's $10 at the door
9:00 pmWin Tix: 30 Plays in 60 Minutes | SF   WIN
9:00 pmWin Tix: Hubba Hubba Revue’s Sexiest Burlesque Night | Oakland   WIN
9:00 pmWin Tix: AC/DC Tribute Night “Powerage” | Slim’s   WIN
9:00 pmThe Night Light’s 4 Year Anniversary Weekend: Live Music & DJs | Oakland   FREE*
*21+ only
10:00 pmWin Tix: Sirof/Bentley ’16: The Comedy Show | Doc’s Lab   WIN

Sunday, May 29, 2016

2016 Golden Gate Bonspiel: Curling Competition | Sharks Ice Fremont
Sunday, May 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch.
| Sharks Ice

Come watch curlers from around the country as they compete on Memorial Day weekend in the annual Golden Gate Bonspiel at Sharks Ice in Fremont from May 27-29, 2016. The 2016 event more...

All DaySanta Cruz Longboard Surf Contest | 2016   FREE*
*Free to watch from the shore.
9:00 amRare Tenderloin Guided Tour: Part II | SF City Gudes   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
9:30 amSan Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade 2016   FREE
All DaySan Francisco Carnaval Festival 2016: Sunday | Mission   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
10:00 am2016 Burmese New Year Water Festival | Union City   FREE
All DayTreasure Island Flea 5th Birthday Bash w/ Derby Girls | Sunday   $3
10:00 amJapanese Tea Garden Tree Tour | SF   FREE
All Day“Bethel Remembers” Memorial Day | San Jose   FREE
All DayPoint Reyes Open Studios: Memorial Day Weekend | North Bay   FREE
11:00 amOff the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
11:30 amUSS San Francisco WWII Memorial Ceremony | SF   FREE
1:00 pmFree Memorial Day Patriotic Music Concert | Golden Gate Park Band   FREE
3:00 pmSalsa Sundays: Live Band & Outdoor Dance Party | Emeryville   FREE
4:00 pmPianoFight’s 1st Grandiversary Celebration | SF   FREE
7:00 pmWin Tix: Classical Revolution Orchestra: Beethoven & Bowie | Fort Mason   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets, or get the Exclusive Funcheap Ticket Deal: Get $12 Tickets - Use code CLASSICALREV for $8 off tickets.
9:00 pmLive Action Music: Up & Coming Rap Artists | Albany   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE
9:00 pmThe Night Light’s 4 Year Anniversary Weekend: Live Music & DJs | Oakland   FREE*
*21+ only

Monday, May 30, 2016

SF City Guides Memorial Day 2016 | 16 Free Guided Walking Tours
Monday, May 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| All Over San Francisco

If you have the day off on Memorial Day, why not spend part of your day learning something new about the city you love. San Francisco City Guides will be offering eight more...

10:00 am2016 Memorial Day Commemoration & Tour | Oakland   FREE
10:00 am2016 Memorial Day Parade | Mill Valley   FREE
All DayMemorial Day Free Entry | Ardenwood Historic Farm   FREE
10:30 amMemorial Day 2016 Commemoration & Parade | Presidio   FREE
All DayPoint Reyes Open Studios: Memorial Day Weekend | North Bay   FREE
1:00 pm18th Annual Memorial Day Service | Colma Cemetery   FREE
All Day2016 Memorial Day Celebration, Rock ‘n Roll & Free BBQ | San Anselmo   FREE*
*Free food and music, but bring cash for the bar. All vets got their first drink free with military ID.
1:00 pmRare Walking Tour: American History in Golden Gate Park | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
2:00 pmRare Embarcadero Skyway Walking Tour | SF City Guides   FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted. Some tours may be limited in size
3:00 pm21st Annual Sh*t-Kickin’ Memorial Day Party: Outdoor Twang Fest & BBQ | El Rio   $10*
*$10 covers music and food, but tips for the BBQ chef are appreciated, and you'll probably want to buy some drinks too.
7:00 pmNerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland   $8
7:30 pmRoad to the Funny Fest 2016 | SF   FREE

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

$1.31 Ice Cream Scoop Day | Baskin Robbins

Make every 31st the sweetest day of the month as Baskin Robbins celebrate their favorite number with scoops for $1.31 and two-scoop sundaes for $3.31. Stop by Baskin-Robbins on the 31st of January, March, more...

All DayFinal Day: 2016 Humor Exhibit “Animal House” | SF Library   FREE
10:00 amRare Walking Tour: SF’s 20th Century Glass | Financial Dist.   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
All DayBookbinders Museum Tour: Watch 19th Century Equipment & History | SF   $5*
*$5 tickets if you mention FunCheap, all through the month of May 2016. Otherwise, tickets are $10.
10:30 amFree Rare Potrero Hill Guided Walking Tour | SF City Guides   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
11:00 amBrand New “Off the Grid” Food Truck Pod Launches in SF | Tenderloin   FREE
6:00 pmHealthy Food Workshop & $5 Farmers Market Bucks | South SF   FREE
7:00 pmWin Tix: Sex, Jews & Videotape | JCCSF   WIN
8:00 pmLast Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, June 1 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One 360 Café

Join b.street waffles for their monthly Free Waffle Wednesday at the Capital One 360 Café in the Financial District and enjoy a complimentary waffle from 9-11 am, or while they last. These Belgian-style street more...

All DayBay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day   FREE
All DayFree First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden   FREE
10:00 amSF Zoo Free Admission Day   FREE*
*Free admission offer only valid to San Francisco residents with valid ID, subject to capacity. Admission into the zoo ends one hour before closing time for non-members. (For members admission ends 30 minutes before closing time.)
11:00 amGLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro   FREE
11:00 amStitch In: Come By, Meet People & Stitch | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
12:00 pmFree Guided Shuttle Tour: History, Nature & Hidden Nooks | Presidio   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Call (415) 561-2793 or email Space is limited. Reservations are limited to four people per party.
12:00 pmStitch In: Come By, Meet People & Stitch On Your Lunch Hour | SF   $5.00*
*$5.00 drop in embroidery class on your lunch hour every Wednesday
6:30 pmDrink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout   FREE
6:30 pm“Stations Of The Cross” Film Screening | SF   FREE*
*5$ Suggested donation.
6:45 pm1st Wednesday Author Reading Series | Oakland   FREE*
*Free reading, but bring some money if you want to get food and drinks.
7:00 pmEast Bay Science Cafe | Albany   FREE
7:00 pmBerkeley Lab’s First Cleantech Pitchfest | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
8:00 pmBowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay   FREE
8:00 pm“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF   FREE*
*Donation-based admission
8:00 pm“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night & Free Pizza | SF   FREE
8:00 pmFree Theatre Night: “Present Laughter” Witty WWII Comedy | SF   FREE*
*Must enter promo code on BrownPaperTickets website to get free tickets.
9:00 pmFree Comedy: Showtime at Showdown | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Locura & Their Caribbean Music  | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, June 2 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

Mixing flamenco with an exuberant array of Caribbean styles via deliriously joyful rhythms, LoCura sprang directly out of San Francisco’s fertile music scene. Embodying the best of globalization, where people, ideas and more...

9:00 amQualify for Free Dental Fillings & Deep Cleaning | SF  FREE*
*Dental students will hold free screenings to select potential patients on April 18, 28; May 2, 5, 9, 12, 19, 26; and June 2 between 9 am and Noon.
10:00 amPez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame  FREE
12:00 pmFree First Thursdays | Chinese Historical Society  FREE
4:00 pm“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio   FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
5:00 pmLive Music: The Crux on Sinner’s Hour | SF   FREE
5:00 pmAsian Art Museum: $5 Thursday Nights | SF   $5*
*$5 for admission after 5 pm to general galleries; admission to special galleries may be extra.
5:30 pmAdventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmFirst Thursday Art Party at the Phoenix Hotel | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmFirst Thursday “Hub CAP” Community Art Party | Vallejo   FREE*
*Free, but donations are always welcome.
6:00 pmLower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin   FREE
6:00 pmFree Yoga Class Among Stained Glass | SF   FREE*
*Bring your own mat. This is a donation-based yoga class. They encourage those who can to donate $10. However, no one is ever turned away due to a lack of funds.
6:00 pmSF Politics: What The Bleep Is Going On? | SF   FREE
6:00 pm“Lord Of The Thrones”: JRR & George RR Tribute Art Show | SF   FREE
6:30 pmFirst Thursdays Art + Live Music at The Red Vic | Haight   FREE
7:00 pmThe Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia | SF   FREE
7:45 pmVintage Swing Dance Class | SF   FREE*
*First class is FREE. If you wish to continue the progressive series, the remaining classes are only $12 each.
8:00 pmNew Village Comedy Night | Nob Hill   FREE
8:00 pmNew Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pm“The Smart Culture Show” Comedy Showcase | Oakland   $5
8:00 pm#HellaSingle: SF’s Only Comedy Show/Dating Mixer | Cobb’s   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. Admission is first come first served. Two drink minimum.