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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Monday, November 24, 2014

Free VIP Lounge & Snacks for Chase United Card Holders | Westfield SF
Monday, November 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free only if you have a Chase United credit card.
| Westfield San Francisco Centre

Got a Chase United credit card? Then you’re in for a treat. The Chase United VIP Lounge has opened up for a limited time at Westfield San Francisco Centre from November more...

3:00 pm“Lost” Actress & Author, Evangeline Lilly at Books Inc | Marina   FREE
7:00 pmAntebellum & Civil War San Francisco | Green Apple Books   FREE
7:30 pmMonday Nonsense Comedy Night | SF   FREE
7:30 pmSuper Trashed Bros Tournament: Crowdsourced Drinking Game | SF   FREE
8:00 pm“Jury Duty” Comedy Improv Battle | Haight   FREE
8:30 pmTech vs. Arts: Free Outdoor Dance & Music Performance | SF   FREE

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Free Desigual Fashion Giveaway: The
Tuesday, November 25 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free for the first 100 people over 18 in line
| Desigual (SF)

Kick off Black Friday sales and kick off your knickers with Desigual on Tuesday morning, November 25, 2014. The Barcelona-based brand invites San Francisco to take it all off and score more...

6:30 pm2014 “Snowflakes on Market” Lighting Ceremony, SF Ballet & Live Jazz | SF   FREE
8:00 pmWhere Eagles Dare: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Upper Haight   FREE
8:00 pmWin Tix: Imaginary Radio: Live DJ Looping & Sketch Comedy w/ Nato Green | SF   WIN*
*$8 in advance, $12 at the door
9:00 pmGlobal Bass Belly Dance Night & Holiday Bazaar | SoMa   FREE*
*Free before 9:30 pm. $5 after. 2-for-1 before 11 pm with mention at the door. All proceeds go to the performers sharing their art with you.


Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Magical Holiday Window Displays & Art Dolls | Shreve & Co.
Wednesday, November 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Shreve & Co.

Shreve & Co. has installed their annual magical holiday windows in both their locations – Union Square in San Francisco, and the Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto. 2014 Themes Come gawk at more...

10:00 amPre-Thanksgiving Farmers Market Day | Ferry Building   FREE
11:00 am12-ft Tall “St. Francis Sugar Tree” Unveiling, Cookies & Hot Cocoa | Westin St. Francis   FREE
8:00 pm“The Tabernacle” Stand-Up Comedy Show | SF   $5
8:00 pmWin Tix: The Brothers Comatose: Folk Rock & Harmonies | The Chapel   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $18 adv / $20 door
8:00 pm“Don’t Watch This Show Live” Thanksgiving Comedy Special | SF   $1*
*$1-$10 sliding scale at door
9:30 pmWin Tix: Kitten: Indie Pop Prodigies | Popscene at the Rickshaw Stop   WIN*
*18+

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Volunteering for Thanksgiving in SF | A How-To Guide
Thursday, November 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco

Take a moment and give back to the community this Thanksgiving. Read on below for organizations across San Francisco and the Bay Area in need of volunteers to help spread food more...

8:00 amTurkey Trail Trot 2014 | Golden Gate Park  FREE*
*Free to watch the crazy race, but registration to participate is closed.
1:00 pmThanksgiving Day Guided Walking Tour | Japanese Tea Garden   $5*
*$5 admission to the tea garden is required.

Friday, November 28, 2014

Calorie-Burning, History-Learning Walking Tour Friday | 9 Free Tours
Friday, November 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free but donations accepted. $5 admission to the Japanese Tea Garden applies.
| All Over San Francisco

Relatives in town? Show off our beautiful city by taking them on one of San Francisco City Guides free guided walking tours of San Francisco’s greatest neighborhoods.  There is a full more...

5:00 pmFree Family Dinner & Movie | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required by calling Priscilla at 415-406-1367. Space is limited.
5:00 pmFriday Nights at the de Young | Golden Gate Park   FREE*
*Programs are free and open to the public, but does not include admission to the museum's galleries.
6:00 pm2014 Macy’s Great Tree Lighting | Union Square   FREE
7:00 pmSan Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.   FREE

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Guided San Francisco Walking Tour Saturday | 15 Free Tours
Saturday, November 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free but donations accepted. $5 admission to the Japanese Tea Garden applies.
| All Over San Francisco

Relatives in town? Show off our beautiful city by taking them on one of San Francisco City Guides free guided walking tours of San Francisco’s greatest neighborhoods.  There is a full more...

2:00 pmFinal “NaNoWriMo 2014″ Write-In at the Library | South SFF   FREE
6:00 pmCity Star Party & Telescope Night | SF   FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Guided San Francisco Walking Tour Sunday | 9 Free Tours
Sunday, November 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free but donations accepted. $5 admission to the Japanese Tea Garden applies.
| All Over San Francisco

Relatives in town? Show off our beautiful city by taking them on one of San Francisco City Guides free guided walking tours of San Francisco’s greatest neighborhoods.  There is a full more...

All DaySnowvember: 10 Tons of Snow at the Treasure Island Flea   $3
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE

Monday, December 1, 2014

Free VIP Lounge & Snacks for Chase United Card Holders | Westfield SF
Monday, December 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free only if you have a Chase United credit card.
| Westfield San Francisco Centre

Got a Chase United credit card? Then you’re in for a treat. The Chase United VIP Lounge has opened up for a limited time at Westfield San Francisco Centre from November more...

4:30 pm2014 Downtown Snow Fall | SF   FREE
6:00 pmFree Slackline Yoga Class: Focus, Balance & Strength | SF   FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
8:00 pmGettin’ Weird: Comedy w/ Stokes & Holtz | SF   FREE
8:00 pmBeatles Karaoke Night | Trendynob   FREE
8:00 pmFree First Monday Concert | Make-Out Room   FREE
9:00 pm“Misery Index” Dysfunctional Comedy Night | Mission Dist.   FREE

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, December 2 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| de Young Museum

Founded in 1895 in Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a landmark art museum to showcase the museum’s priceless collections of American art from the 17th through the 20th more...

9:30 amLegion of Honor 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 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
11:00 amFree Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch   FREE
12:00 pmYerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays   FREE
6:30 pmWin Tix: Haiti 5 Years Later: Women on The Ground | Castro Theater   WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $10.00
8:00 pmComedy & Karaoke Night | SF   FREE
8:00 pmWood Shoppe Free Concert Series | Brick & Mortar   FREE