Wednesday, June 15, 2016

8:30 pmOakland Comedy Shop: Monthly Standup | Oakland  FREE

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Total Wellness Fest 2016: Mind, Body & Spirit | Embarcadero Center
Thursday, June 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Three Embarcadero Center

Embarcadero Center will host the 13th Annual Total Wellness interactive health festival featuring health screenings, fitness demonstrations, health-related booths, a blood drive, raffle prizes, and more. Total Wellness Festival 2016 June 16, 2016 | 11 am more...

12:30 pmGrown-Up Lego Day | Mountain View   FREE
4:00 pmYBCA:ConVerge Monthly Art Gathering | SoMa   FREE
4:00 pm“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio   FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
5:00 pmGame Night Happy Hour, Trivia & Relay Races | SF   FREE*
*No cost to get in the door or play games. Food and Drinks will need to be purchased.
5:00 pmYerba Buena District Museum & Gallery Crawl: Third Thursdays | SoMa   FREE*
*All gallery and museum entries will be free except for the Contemporary Jewish Museum which will be offering a special entry price of $5.
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.
6:00 pmAdventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Concord   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmThird Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland   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.
7:00 pmLive StorySlam Show: True Drug Stories | Oakland   $5*
*Sliding scale donation requested, $5-$20
8:00 pm“The Smart Culture Show” Comedy Showcase | Oakland   $5
8:30 pm“Nightlife on Mars” Underground Comedy Night | SF   FREE

Friday, June 17, 2016

Annual End of Planting Season Celebration | Oakland
Friday, June 17 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Independent Brewing Company

Have a drink and help plant more trees! June marks the end of planting season, and they’ve had a really good one. They’ve planted over 400 trees, so come and celebrate this more...

11:00 amBe Silly With The Pi Clowns | Yerba Buena Gardens  FREE
All DayFree Admission Fridays at Lindsay Wildlife Experience | Walnut Creek  FREE*
*Free admission to all visitors on every third Friday.
5:00 pm“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason   FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
5:00 pmFree Family Dinner & Movie | SF   FREE
5:00 pm“3rd On Third” Arts & Music | Bayview   FREE
7:00 pmBicycle Art Salon | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required by contacting the organizers via email to or phone at 510-230-8270.
8:00 pmSeduction Feroce: Burlesque & Drag Variety Show | Oakland   $5*
*$5 when you mention Funcheap at the door; otherwise, tickets are $10. 21+
8:00 pmSan Jose Bike Party   FREE
8:30 pmDancing Under the Stars: West Coast Swing | Jack London Square   FREE
9:00 pmThat ’80s Show: The Ultimate ’80s Dance Party | SF   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, $5 after. 21+
9:35 pmBaseball Movie Fireworks: Free A’s Post-Game Light Spectacular | Oakland   FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.
11:59 pmNight Moves: Stand-up Comedy Showcase | PianoFight   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Saturday, June 18 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jackson Playground

Perhaps you’ve heard of Earthball, Slaughter, and Parachute? How about $Earthball, Gig Economy, and Containerization Tag? Join for the Tournament of Games, a festival of classic New Games and new New Games with more...

10:00 amFree Oakland Walking Tours | Oakland’s Churches & Temples  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to
All DayFree PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio  FREE
10:30 amMakerSpace: 3D Printers, Robots & Sewing Machines | South SF  FREE
11:00 amFree Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market  FREE
11:00 amDrop-In Bike Workshop & Advice | Mountain View  FREE
1:00 pmThe Brass Convergence: Hip-Hop and Live Jazz Ensemble | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
1:00 pm“Swap-O-Rama-Rama” DIY Workshop & Clothing Swap | Oakland   FREE
1:00 pmJazz Mafia With The Brass Convergence | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
2:00 pm3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour | Oakland   FREE
2:00 pm“Sketchboard”: Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | The Haight   $5*
*Donation-based admission: $5-15
6:00 pmFog City Movie Night: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” | Richmond Dist.   FREE
6:00 pm“Netflix & Chill” Open Air Movie Festival | Dolores Park   FREE
8:00 pm“Critical Hit” Comedy Show, Free Pizza & Free Candy | Oakland   $5*
*Admission is $5, and you'll enjoy some free pizza, free candy, and of course, comedy
8:00 pmFinal Free Theatre Night: “Present Laughter” Witty WWII Comedy | SF   FREE*
*Must enter promo code on BrownPaperTickets website to get free tickets.
9:00 pmNew Wave Dance Party | SoMa   $7*
*$7 before 10pm / $12 after
9:00 pmThe Queen is Dead: Morrissey & The Smiths Dance Party | SF   FREE*
*Free with an RSVP, or $5 at the door.
9:00 pm“Fringe” Indie Music Video Party | SF   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm with RSVP on Facebook; otherwise, it's $5. 21+
11:59 pmSan Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF   FREE

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Annual Native Contemporary Arts Festival  | Yerba Buena Gardens
Sunday, June 19 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

A beloved Father’s Day tradition celebrating the creativity of North America’s indigenous peoples, the 19th Annual Native Contemporary Arts Festival showcases a diverse program of Native music, dance, spoken word performances more...

11:00 amSunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Oakland  FREE
11:30 amOutdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford  FREE
2:00 pmStern Grove Festival 2016 Kick-Off: Janelle Monáe | SF   FREE*
*Donations appreciated
2:00 pmBlues & Rock Concert: Crosscut | Union Square Live   FREE
3:00 pmSF’s “Antique Vibrator Museum” Free Guided Tour Day | Good Vibrations   FREE*
*Free, but you must RSVP at least 72 hours in advance by calling the Polk St. store location at (415) 345-0400.

Monday, June 20, 2016

3:00 pmTour of Diego Rivera’s 1st US Mural | Union Square  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Please note, the tour is limited to 25 people.
8:00 pmFull Moon Tibetan Chanting Ceremony | Berkeley  FREE
8:00 pm“Jury Duty” Comedy Improv Battle | Haight  FREE
9:00 pm“Resistance is Futile” Free Comedy Night | SF  FREE
9:00 pmFree Comedy: Live at Deluxe | SF  FREE

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

5:30 pmThe Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s  FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
7:00 pmYum & Yummer: A Comedy Showcase | SF  FREE
7:00 pmFree Astronomy Lecture | Presidio  FREE
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight  FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

10:00 amFree Oakland Guided Walking Tours | African-American History  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to
11:00 amStitch In: Come By, Meet People & Stitch | SF  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF  FREE
6:00 pmSwing In The Square: The Fil Lorenz Orchestra | Union Square Live  FREE
8:00 pmFree Comedy: Senseless Bureau Improv | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but you should probably buy food or drinks
9:30 pmDream Queens Revue Drag Show | Tenderloin  FREE

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Jenny Lind Concert: A Thrilling Peek at the Future of Opera | SF
Thursday, June 23 – 12:30 am | Cost: FREE | Esplanade, Yerba Buena Gardens

A beloved and long-running Yerba Buena Gardens Festival tradition, the annual Jenny Lind Concert showcases the most extraordinary young sopranos from Sweden. This year’s program features mezzosoprano Karin Osbeck, the 2016 more...

12:30 pmClassic Arias Concert with Jenny Lind | Yerba Buena Gardens   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.
6:00 pm“Los Compas” Dance With Style: Latin Dance Band | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
6:00 pmAdventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Campbell   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pmFrameline Encore: Free Queer Film Series | Bay Area   FREE
8:00 pmPlanet Mirth: Free Comedy & Astrological Hilarity | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations of $10 are greatly appreciated. No one turned away for lack of funds.
8:00 pmOutdoor Waterfront Movie Night: “The Devil Wears Prada” | Jack London Sq.   FREE

Friday, June 24, 2016

Friday, June 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

Circus Bella, San Francisco’s favorite one-ring circus, returns with Out of Line, an entirely new production conceived and directed by Bella-founders Abigail Munn and David Hunt. Set to original music by the more...

All DayBeer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos  FREE
5:30 pmSan Francisco Critical Mass   FREE
6:00 pmFree Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF   FREE
6:00 pmCandle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
7:00 pmSan Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:00 pmFeral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF   $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
8:30 pmDancing Under the Stars: Line Dance | Jack London Square   FREE
11:59 pmNight Moves: Stand-up Comedy Showcase | PianoFight   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.

Saturday, June 25, 2016

22nd Annual Surf City Classic: Woodies on the Wharf | Santa Cruz
Saturday, June 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Wharf

I bought a ’30 Ford wagon and we call it a woody (Surf City, here we come) You know it’s not very cherry, it’s an oldie but a goody (Surf City, more...

10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Old Oakland   FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to
10:00 amPhotography Meetup: Pro Tips & Talks | SF   FREE
All Day2016 San Francisco Pride Festival: Saturday | Civic Center   FREE*
*Free, but a $5-10 donation is requested.
12:00 pmLyrical Workshop: Emerge With Better Songs | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
12:00 pmCircus Bella: Your Favorite One Ring Circus | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Treasure Island Flea
Sunday, June 26 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn

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 more...

10:30 am2016 San Francisco Pride Parade   FREE
All Day2016 San Francisco Pride Festival: Sunday | Civic Center   FREE*
*Free, but a $5-10 donation is requested.
2:00 pmGeorge Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic: Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival   FREE
2:00 pmBlues Concert: Nitecaps Blues | Union Square Live   FREE
6:00 pm’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:00 pmAttractive Camp: Stand-Up Comedy Show | SF   $6*
*$6 when you use promo code "attractivecamp". Otherwise, it's $12 online or $15 at the door.
8:00 pmWheel of Karaoke West: Standup Showcase & Karaoke Contest | SF   FREE

Monday, June 27, 2016

7:00 pmNerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland  $8
8:00 pmGettin’ Weird: Comedy w/ Stokes & Holtz | SF  FREE