Wednesday, July 4, 2018

All DayBay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day  FREE
11:00 amGLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro  FREE
6:30 pmDrink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout  FREE
7:00 pmEast Bay Science Cafe | Albany  FREE
8:00 pmBowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay  FREE

Thursday, July 5, 2018

10:00 amPez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame  FREE
6:00 pmLower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin  FREE


Friday, July 6, 2018

Friday, July 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Forage Kitchen

Forage Kitchen This is your monthly chance  to come see and taste what’s cooking at Forage Kitchen. Your favorite chefs in the kitchen, and you can walk through and taste their favorite more...

All DayFree Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History  FREE
11:00 amTimbuk2 First Fridays Free Factory Tour | San Francisco  FREE*
*Free tours take place on the First Friday of the month, and tickets are required. Tours are limited to 20 people.
8:00 pmFree First Fridays Live Music Showcase | The Uptown   FREE

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

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 more...

9:00 amSick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden  FREE*
*Garden admission is free only if you're attending the Sick Plant Clinic.
10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | City Center  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended but not required. To make a reservation for Tour 2, please call (510) 238-3234 or e-mail aallen@oaklandnet.com.
12:30 pmNike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands   FREE
1:00 pmCabaret Pianist: Kitten on the Keys | Live! in the Castro   FREE
6:30 pmSpontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland   FREE

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

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 more...

1:00 pmPianos in the Plaza ft. John Steven Morgan | Live in the Castro   FREE
2:00 pmPeace Love & Happiness Reggae Festival: Live Music, Vegan Treats | San Jose   FREE*
*Admission is free. Food and items from vendors will cost money.

Monday, July 9, 2018

8:00 pmSomething Something Shindig: Improv Comedy & Music | SF  FREE

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight  FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

7:30 pmFree AcroYoga Class | Sports Basement Berkeley  FREE
7:30 pm“My Year Of Rest & Relaxation” Book Reading | Green Apple Books  FREE

Friday, July 13, 2018

San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2018
Friday, July 13 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | All over San Jose

The City of San José Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services invites you to the first San José Neighbor Nights. The event will take place every second Friday of the more...

10:00 pmLast Nite: A 2000’s Indie Dance Party | SF   FREE*
*Free, before 10 pm. $10 after.

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Free Summer Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays
Saturday, July 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks

California State Parks To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more more...

9:00 amTrail & Habitat Volunteer Work: Restoring Laguna Honda’s Lost Trails | SF   FREE
12:00 pmGarden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF   FREE
1:00 pmCrosby Morgan: Soulful Acoustic Style | Live! in the Castro   FREE

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Sunday, July 15 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mission District

Sunday Streets Sunday Streets (March – October 2018) is San Francisco’s official block party – a sorta-monthly roving neighborhood celebration and five hour street party where the streets are closed to vehicles, so pedestrians, more...

12:30 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
1:00 pmFree Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley   FREE

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

7:30 pmWitches’ Brew: A Standup Comedy Show | SF  FREE*
*Free to see the show. $5 to enter the witchy raffle.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

SF's Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | SF Brewers Guild
Wednesday, July 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
| Old Bus Tavern

The San Francisco Brewers Guild has created the city’s first free, hop-on-hop-off “Drink SF Beer Shuttle,” showcasing neighborhood breweries as a permanent companion to its monthly Meet the Brewers nights. The fun kicks more...


Thursday, July 19, 2018

6:00 pmAdventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Concord  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.

Friday, July 20, 2018

9:35 pmFree A’s Post-Game ’80s Themed Fireworks Show | Oakland  FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.

Saturday, July 21, 2018

City Star Party & Telescope Night | SF

Photo | Halfblue via Wikipedia Photo | Tom Kellogg via FacebookThe San Francisco Amateur Astronomers invite you to their next City Star Party, where you can take a gander at our universe through telescopes, socialize with more 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 aallen@oaklandnet.com
1:00 pmKippy Marks: Live Music Performance | Live in the Castro  FREE
7:00 pm“Cat People” Comedy Show & Free Pizza | Oakland  $5
9:00 pmThe Queen is Dead: Morrissey & The Smiths Dance Party | SF   FREE*
*Typically free before 10pm, $8 after (or $5 adv) - But some months they do change more depending on the event theme or if there's a live band

Sunday, July 22, 2018

Man Dance Company: LGBTQ Premier Ballet Group | Live! in the Castro
Sunday, July 22 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza

Man Dance Company is the first ballet company of its kind in America, and it prides itself on bringing audiences more than just the experience of great male dancing. Founded in San more...


Friday, July 27, 2018

7:00 pmFull Moon Tibetan Chanting Ceremony | Berkeley  FREE

Saturday, July 28, 2018

RSVPs Open for August: Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays
Saturday, July 28 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks

California State Parks To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more more...


Sunday, July 29, 2018

1:00 pmThe Klipptones: Jazz, Swing & Blues Dance Party | Live! in the Castro  FREE

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

7:30 pm“The Incendiaries” Book Novel Release | Green Apple Books  FREE

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

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 aallen@oaklandnet.com

Saturday, August 4, 2018

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

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 more...

1:00 pmLisa Gonick & The Damfino Players: Vintage Jazz Dance Party | Live in the Castro   FREE
9:05 pmFree A’s Post-Game Fireworks Show | Oakland   FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.

Sunday, August 5, 2018

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

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 more...

1:00 pmPianos in the Plaza ft. John Steven Morgan | Live! in the Castro   FREE

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | City Center  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended but not required. To make a reservation for Tour 2, please call (510) 238-3234 or e-mail aallen@oaklandnet.com.

Friday, August 10, 2018

San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2018
Friday, August 10 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | All over San Jose

The City of San José Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services invites you to the first San José Neighbor Nights. The event will take place every second Friday of the more...

6:30 pmZoovie Night: “The Lion King” | Oakland Zoo  $7*
*Pre-registration is required. $7 per person. $6 per person for groups of 4 or more.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays
Saturday, August 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks

California State Parks To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more more...

1:00 pmKippy Marks Live Music Performance | Live In The Castro   FREE

Sunday, August 12, 2018

1:00 pmFree Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley  FREE

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

SF's Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | SF Brewers Guild
Wednesday, August 15 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
| 21st Amendment Brewery & Restaurant

The San Francisco Brewers Guild has created the city’s first free, hop-on-hop-off “Drink SF Beer Shuttle,” showcasing neighborhood breweries as a permanent companion to its monthly Meet the Brewers nights. The fun kicks more...


Saturday, August 18, 2018

The Sundance Saloon Cowboy Dance Party | Live! In The Castro
Saturday, August 18 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza

Sundance Saloon livens up the Castro with two-stepping and line dancing at Jane Warner Plaza from 1 pm to 3 pm. Come and watch, or participate yourself with quick easy novice lessons more...

9:00 pmThe Queen is Dead: Morrissey & The Smiths Dance Party | SF   FREE*
*Typically free before 10pm, $8 after (or $5 adv) - But some months they do change more depending on the event theme or if there's a live band

Sunday, August 19, 2018

1:00 pmPianos in the Plaza ft. Ramona Sidney Baker | Live in the Castro  FREE

Saturday, August 25, 2018

RSVPs Open for September: Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays
Saturday, August 25 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks

California State Parks To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more more...

All DaySan Francisco Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park   FREE
1:00 pmAlpha Rhythm Kings: Energetic & Jazzy Vibe | Live! in the Castro   FREE

Sunday, August 26, 2018

KUSF's Rock 'n' Swap Record Fair | USF

Credit | KUSFKUSF’s Rock-n-Swap is a Giant Music Lover’s Fair where about dealers and vendors come from all over to sell music related items in various formats and genres along with hard-to-find more...

All DayVintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park   FREE
1:00 pmPianos in the Plaza ft. John Steven Morgan | Live in the Castro   FREE
7:00 pmFull Moon Tibetan Chanting Ceremony | Berkeley   FREE

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

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 more...

1:00 pmMark Etheredge: Smooth Contemporary Jazz | Live! in the Castro   FREE
9:05 pmFree A’s Post-Game Fireworks Show | Oakland   FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.

Sunday, September 2, 2018

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

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 more...


Tuesday, September 4, 2018

8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight  FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Free Organic Veggie Community Dinner | SF
Thursday, September 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested. Donations are welcome.
| St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church

USF Community Garden Do you love fresh, organic, homemade food? Please come out and celebrate with other veggie lovers and enjoy some great food with amazing company. All are welcome to a free more...


Saturday, September 8, 2018

Fall 2018 Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays
Saturday, September 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks

California State Parks To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more more...

10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | City Center   FREE*
*Reservations are recommended but not required. To make a reservation for Tour 2, please call (510) 238-3234 or e-mail aallen@oaklandnet.com.
10:00 amVolunteer at SF Botanical Garden: Guided Info Walking Tour | Golden Gate Park   FREE*
*RSVP Required
1:00 pmThe Fiddle Castros: Classical Revolution & Underground | Live in the Castro   FREE

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Sunday, September 9 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Western Addition

Sunday Streets Sunday Streets (March – October 2018) is San Francisco’s official block party – a sorta-monthly roving neighborhood celebration and five hour street party where the streets are closed to vehicles, so pedestrians, more...

1:00 pm2012 X-Factor Finalist “Jason Brock” | Live! in the Castro   FREE

Friday, September 14, 2018

San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2018
Friday, September 14 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | All over San Jose

The City of San José Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services invites you to the first San José Neighbor Nights. The event will take place every second Friday of the more...


Saturday, September 15, 2018

Vintage Street Car Ride With Gypsy Jazz
Saturday, September 15 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza

It’s happening again.  Let’s meet in Jane Warner Plaza for live music (with Gaucho) and dancing then hop aboard the historic F-Market street car for a ride to the Orbit Room. Vintage more...


Sunday, September 16, 2018

2018
Sunday, September 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Robin Williams Meadow (Sharon Meadow)

Dan Dion via Comedy DayIf you like lounging in the park, laughing your ass off with the distant smell of pot wafting through the air, then the 38th Annual Comedy Day might more...

1:00 pmCal Sailing Club Open House & Free Sailboat Rides | Berkeley   FREE
1:00 pmKippy Marks Live Music Performance Final Day | Live In The Castro   FREE

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

SF's Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | SF Brewers Guild
Wednesday, September 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
| Harmonic Brewing

The San Francisco Brewers Guild has created the city’s first free, hop-on-hop-off “Drink SF Beer Shuttle,” showcasing neighborhood breweries as a permanent companion to its monthly Meet the Brewers nights. The fun kicks more...


Saturday, September 22, 2018

Free National Parks Day:

NPS 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 more...

All DayThe Exploratorium’s Free Saturday | Pier 15   FREE
6:30 pmZoovie Night: “Bolt” | Oakland Zoo   $7*
*Pre-registration is required. $7 per person. $6 per person for groups of 4 or more.
9:05 pmFinal of 2018: Free A’s Post-Game Fireworks Show | Oakland   FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Sunday, September 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Tenderloin

Sunday Streets Sunday Streets (March – October 2018) is San Francisco’s official block party – a sorta-monthly roving neighborhood celebration and five hour street party where the streets are closed to vehicles, so pedestrians, more...


Monday, September 24, 2018

7:00 pmFull Moon Tibetan Chanting Ceremony | Berkeley  FREE

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | City Center  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended but not required. To make a reservation for Tour 2, please call (510) 238-3234 or e-mail aallen@oaklandnet.com.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

The Final $10 Thursday Night of 2018 | Asian Art Museum

Asian Art Museum From February 8 through September 27, 2018, the Asian Art Museum will be open until 9pm on Thursdays and general admission is just $10. You can spend an evening in more...


Saturday, September 29, 2018

RSVPs Open for October: Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays
Saturday, September 29 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks

California State Parks To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more 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 aallen@oaklandnet.com
11:00 amArtSpan Open Studios | Live! in the Castro   FREE

Sunday, September 30, 2018

2018 Folsom Street Fair | SoMa

Blue The 35th Annual Folsom Street Fair, a true only in San Francisco original, covers over 13 city blocks filled with 250,000 people in their most outrageous leather, rubber, and fetish attire more...