San Francisco Calendar

San Francisco CalendarSan Francisco is super spendy to live in, but there’s always a ton of fun, free & cheap things to do… if you know where to look. Here’s our calendar of upcoming fun, yet affordable, events.

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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Ambiance Shopping Party: Free Bubbly, Snacks & Discounts | Noe Valley
Thursday, August 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ambiance (Noe Valley)

Stop by Ambiance’s four San Francisco locations for complimentary bubbly drinks, nibbles, and prize giveaways every half hour from 5-9 pm. You’ll enjoy 10% off regular items and take an additional 20% more...

5:00 pmWin Tix: Asian Art Museum: $5 Thursday Nights | SF   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets.
8:30 pm“Nightlife on Mars” Underground Comedy Night | SF   FREE

Friday, August 29, 2014

Free World Groove Jazz Concert & Art Reception | de Young

The de Young presents fresh music sounds of the Broken Shadows Family Band, led by Darren Johnston. 6:00 pm | Closing Reception: “Traced Memories”, by Artist-in-Residence Adela Akers | Kimball Education Gallery Celebrate the residency more...

5:00 pm“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason   FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food from food trucks.
5:00 pmFriday Night Bites: Live Music & Food Trucks | SoMa   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for wine and food.
5:00 pmOutdoor Yoga Class Under Cupid’s Span | Embarcadero   FREE*
*Free, but please try to bring your own yoga mat. There will be water, small snacks and a few extra mats.
6:00 pmMichael Jackson Dance Tribute | Union Square Live 2014   FREE
6:00 pm$1 Drink Friday: “Battle of the Decades” DJ Party | North Beach   FREE*
*Free admission with Facebook RSVP
7:00 pmSan Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.   FREE


Saturday, August 30, 2014

Doggie Bar Crawl & Hula Hooping | Treasure Island Flea
Saturday, August 30 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn

The Treasure Island Flea: Celebrates the ‘Dog Days of Summer’ and Back to School on August 30-31, 2014. August Highlights Doggie Bar Crawl The TI Flea will host nearly a dozen fun and and more...

All Day2014 San Francisco Zine Fest & Radical Parenting Panel | Golden Gate Park   FREE
2:00 pmFluxFest 2014: Live Music & Theatre Block Party | SF   $5*
*Suggested donation is $5 - $15 at the door. Proceeds go directly to the actors.
8:00 pmDueling Piano Party & Free Wine Night | SF   FREE*
*No cover charge. Funcheaper's just mention this posting to the bartender to get one complimentary glass of wine.

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Doggie Bar Crawl & Hula Hooping | Treasure Island Flea
Sunday, August 31 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn

The Treasure Island Flea: Celebrates the ‘Dog Days of Summer’ and Back to School on August 30-31, 2014. August Highlights Doggie Bar Crawl The TI Flea will host nearly a dozen fun and and more...

All Day2014 San Francisco Zine Fest: Sunday | Golden Gate Park   FREE
11:00 amAlfred Hitchcock’s San Francisco | A Walking Tour   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
11:00 amOff the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
11:00 amWin Tix: Treasure Island Wineries Tasting & Artisan Pairings | SF   WIN*
*Normally $15, Funcheapers can pay $10 at the door.
11:00 amFree Outdoor Yoga Class | Golden Gate Park   FREE
1:00 pmGolden Gate Park Band | Free Sunday Concert in the Park   FREE
3:00 pmSpice Girls “Wannabe” Flash Mob Dance Class | SF   $6
8:00 pmDueling Piano Party & Free Wine Night | SF   FREE*
*No cover charge. Funcheaper's just mention this posting to the bartender to get one complimentary glass of wine.
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE

Monday, September 1, 2014

Il Giro di San Francisco Bike Race | 2014
Monday, September 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Levi's Plaza

Il Giro di San Francisco (formerly the “San Francisco Gran Prix”) is an annual bike race around the streets of San Francisco that’s had competitors cruising around the city since 1975. It’s more...

All DayLabor Day Parking Rules in SF | How Not to Get a Ticket   FREE*
*Free parking for M-F street sweeping, residential permits, and commuter towaway. Meters are still enforced. SF Port streets also are enforced.
9:30 am7 Different Free Guided Walking Tours: Labor Day | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Japanese Tea Garden may require additional charge.
1:00 pmFree Labor Day Symphony Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park Band   FREE
6:00 pmFree Slackline Yoga Class: Focus, Balance & Strength | SF   FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
8:00 pmMelt the Mic Free Comedy Night | North Beach   FREE
8:00 pmFree First Monday Jazz Concert | Make-Out Room   FREE
8:00 pmGettin’ Weird: Ladies Night Comedy Show | SF   FREE

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, September 2 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| Legion of Honor

The Legion of Honor displays a collection of 4,000 years of ancient and European art in an exquisite Beaux-Arts building in an unforgettable setting overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. Normally admission more...

9:30 amde Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
10:00 amConservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day   FREE
11:00 amFree Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch   FREE
11:00 amCartoon Art Museum: First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day   FREE*
*Pay What You Wish Day
11:00 amContemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE
12:00 pmYerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays   FREE
8:00 pmIt’s Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight   FREE
8:00 pmWood Shoppe Free Concert Series | Brick & Mortar   FREE
8:00 pmComedy & Karaoke Night | SF   FREE

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

SF Zoo Free Admission Day

The San Francisco Zoo, Northern California’s largest zoological park and conservation center, periodically offers free admission for San Francisco residents. This urban oasis, nestled against the Pacific Ocean, provides a comfortable climate all more...

11:00 amGLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro   FREE
12:00 pmFree Guided Shuttle Tour: History, Nature & Hidden Nooks | Presidio   FREE
6:30 pmDrink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout   FREE
6:30 pmItalian Mystery Film Night: “Girl by the Lake” | SF   FREE
8:00 pmFree Wednesday Comedy “Royale With Cheese” | Tendernob   FREE
9:00 pmFree Comedy: Showtime at Showdown | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

12:00 pmFree First Thursdays | Chinese Historical Society  FREE