San Francisco Calendar

San Francisco EventsSan 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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Friday, February 24, 2017

Free Happy Hour Noise Pop Concert: O.C.D. & Trash Vampire  | Bender's
Friday, February 24 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bender's Bar & Grill

The Noise Pop Festival is San Francisco’s (and Funcheap’s) favorite indie music, art and film festival. Now in its 25th year, Noise Pop has brought early exposure to many emerging artists in more...

5:00 pmAccess Drag Show Happy Hour | SF  FREE
5:30 pmSan Francisco Critical Mass   FREE
5:45 pmFauxtest 2017: Ironic Fake Protest Rally & March | Dolores Park   FREE*
*Free; bring along a flashlight and your Fauxtest sign
6:00 pmFree Classical Guitar Concert | SF   FREE
6:00 pmFree Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF   FREE
6:00 pm“Miracles in Light” Light Art Experience | Spacious Grace 2017   FREE
6:00 pmPiano Sessions with Myra Melford | The Presidio   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmLos Campesinos Indie Rock Mini Concert | Amoeba SF   FREE
6:00 pmGenerations: Black LGBTIQQ History Experiences 2017 | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
6:15 pmLast Fridays Outdoor Movie Night “The Wedding Planner” | Pier 39   FREE
7:00 pmSan Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:30 pmSF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “Wordsmiths” | Herbst Theatre   FREE
7:30 pm“Three Masquerades” Book Discussion | Green Apple Books on the Park   FREE
7:30 pmHellaFunny Fridays | North Beach   FREE*
*Free with RSVP code HELLAFUNNY
8:00 pmWorld-Premiere Comedic Play “FLIM-FLAM” by John Fisher | Eureka Theatre   FREE*
*Free, by entering the discount code FLIMCAST when you register online.
8:00 pm$10 Tix: Kat Robichaud’s “Misfit Cabaret” Dark Fairytale Show | Great Star Theater   $10*
*Use code GRIMMFUNCHEAP for $10 tickets. Otherwise it's $20.
8:00 pm50% Off: “Silence of the Lambs” The Unauthorized R-Rated Musical | Victoria Theater   50% Off*
*$17.50 to $22.50 (Normally $35 to $45) - Use exclusive code SFFUNCHEAP for 50% off tickets Feb 23, 24, 25
8:00 pm$17.50 Tix: San Francisco Symphony | Davies Symphony Hall   $17.50*
*Use code SFSFUNCHEAP for 30% off tickets for February 23-25
10:12 pmWin Tix: Comedy Night with Sean Patton (Comedy Central) | The Punch Line   WIN
11:30 pmNoise Pop 2017: Jameson Secret After Hours Concert | Cafe du Nord   FREE*
*Free, an RSVP is recommended, but it's not required.

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Annual
Saturday, February 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | University of the Pacific School of Dentistry

University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry will offer free dental check-ups and oral health screenings for children as part of a Give Kids A Smile event. The screenings will take more...

9:00 amCommunity Clean Team: Volunteer For The Future Green | SF  FREE
10:00 amWin Tix: 30th Anniversary San Francisco Crystal Fair | Fort Mason  WIN*
*Funcheap readers get $2 off the door price of $12. One price of $10 gets you in for both days.
All DayTax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | SF  FREE
10:00 am“TechUP” Diversity Networking Career Fair | Castro Theatre   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
10:00 amAfrican Musical Instruments Workshops | North Beach   FREE
10:00 amPresidio Community Day & Grand Opening Celebration | SF   FREE
All Day“Treasure Island Flea” Mardi Gras Celebration   $3
10:30 amFree “RoliRoti” Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market   FREE
11:00 amCrossing Canada on a Bicycle | SF Main Library   FREE
11:00 amSend Me Across the Sea: A Post Card Sized Art Show | SF   FREE
11:00 amFree Sneak Preview Movie: “Before I Fall” | AMC Van Ness   FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
12:00 pmLyrical Workshop: Emerge With Better Songs | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
12:00 pmThrillpeddlers’ Rummage Sale: Weird Costumes & Props | SoMa   FREE
All DayFinal Day: Art Show Tribute to the Films of Hayao Miyazaki | SF   FREE
1:00 pmProtest Funeral for EPA, Climate & Environmental Justice | SF   FREE
1:30 pmJazz Musical Performance by Six Roses | Portola   FREE
1:45 pm2017 World Sword Swallower’s Day: Free Show | Ripley’s SF   FREE*
*Free outdoor show. Admission to Ripley's is not included (and not required).
2:00 pm2017 Mardi Gras Second Line March | North Beach   FREE*
*Free to watch the Second Line March outdoors, or it's $15 for the party at Tupelo and North Star
2:00 pmVeterans Poetry Reading & Panel Discussion | SFAC Workshop   FREE
2:30 pmThe Mix: A Teen Performance & Musical Workshop | SF Main Library   FREE
3:00 pmFitbit Local: Free Bodyweight Cardio Workout | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
3:00 pmSaturday Music Jam | SF Main Library   FREE
3:30 pm“The African-American Voyage to Freedom” Tour | SF   FREE*
*Events are free and open to the public. Additional events that take place aboard historic ships have a $10 fee.
5:00 pmNoise Pop Free Happy Hour Concert: The Royal Panics | Bender’s   FREE
5:00 pmLeading Ladies: Movie Heroines Art Show | SF   FREE
6:00 pm“I Wolf You” New York-Based Artist’s Installation | SF   FREE
6:00 pm“Miracles in Light” Light Art Experience | Spacious Grace 2017   FREE
6:00 pm“Lucha Libre” Mexican Wrestling Art Show Opening | Wonderland SF   FREE*
*No cover charge is listed so it "looks" free to us.
6:30 pmLive Figure Drawing Session | SF   FREE
6:30 pmLove Can Conquer Hate: Free Community Yoga | SF   FREE
7:00 pmBrave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Free with code "funcheapbaby" on Eventbrite; otherwise, it's $5.
7:00 pmDowntown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP and code HELLAFUNNY. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door
7:00 pm50% Off: “Silence of the Lambs” Unauthorized R-Rated Musical | Victoria Theater   50% Off*
*$17.50 to $22.50 (Normally $35 to $45) - Use exclusive code SFFUNCHEAP for 50% off tickets Feb 23, 24, 25
8:00 pmExpression of Surrealism: Group Exhibit Opening | SF   FREE
8:00 pm$10 Tix: Misfit Cabaret: Dark Fairytale Variety Show “Grimm” | Great Star Theater   $10*
*Use code GRIMMFUNCHEAP for $10 tickets. Otherwise it's $20.
8:00 pm$17.50 Tix: San Francisco Symphony | Davies Symphony Hall   $17.50*
*Use code SFSFUNCHEAP for 30% off tickets for February 23-25
11:30 pmNoise Pop After Hours: Secret Jameson Concert | Cafe du Nord   FREE*
*Free; an RSVP is recommended, but it's not required.


Sunday, February 26, 2017

Sunday, February 26 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)

Join in for a special Mardi Gras themed Treasure Island Flea. The first 500 each day will get free Mardi Gras beads. Happy hour specials: 2-for-1 craft hurricane cocktails 30+ Food Trucks and more...

9:30 amFree In-Store Yoga Class | SF  FREE
All DayCalifornia Academy of Sciences | Free Admission Day   FREE
11:00 amShared Schoolyard Event: Games, Activities, Rock Climbing & Soccer | SF   FREE
11:00 amPhat Sunday: Hardly Strictly New Orleans Mardi Gras | SF   $5*
*Covers the general admission.
11:30 amNoise Pop’s “Sunday Smörgåsbord”: Yoga, Music, Art & Cocktails | Swedish American Hall   FREE*
*RSVP Required
12:00 pmThrillpeddlers’ Rummage Sale: Weird Costumes & Props | SoMa   FREE
12:00 pmLove Letters To The Left: Writing Workshop | SF   FREE*
*There is a suggested donation of $5.
12:00 pmSan Francisco’s “Love-In” Art Party | Patricia’s Green   FREE
2:00 pmDiscover Delicious Progressive Indian Fare | Union Square   FREE
2:00 pmHaight Free Love: Your Love Is A Protest | SF   FREE
2:30 pmFuncheap’s 2017 Oscars Party: Oscar Bingo & Free Popcorn | SPARK Social   FREE*
*Free with Facebook RSVP. Bring cash for food & drinks
3:00 pm2017 Novela Oscars Party: Costumes & Popcorn | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required plus you get one free small popcorn.
4:00 pmOscar Party 2017: Academy Awards Live | Balboa Theater   $11*
*$11 general admission; $8 children and seniors
4:00 pmOriginal Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill   FREE
5:00 pmOscar Night Watch Party: Free Pizza & Happy Hour | SF   FREE
5:00 pmSeb’s Oscars Party at Black Cat | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. Bring money for food and drinks. After party with jazz is $10
6:00 pmOscar Viewing Party: Red Carpet, Drink Specials & Surprises | The Knockout   FREE
6:00 pm“I’ll Sell You a Dog” Book Discussion | Green Apple Books on the Park   FREE
7:00 pmHellaFunny Sundays Comedy Show | Neck of the Woods   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door
8:00 pm19th Annual “Amoebapalooza” Concert Celebration | Brick & Mortar   $5*
*21 and up
8:00 pmWin Tix: Punch Line Comedy Showcase | SF   WIN

Monday, February 27, 2017

Monday Night Comedy with Free Cake | Blondies
Monday, February 27 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Blondie's Bar & No Grill

More Fun at Blondie’s celebrates the best comedians in the Bay every 4th Monday of the month with a free comedy show and free cake.  

6:00 pmCareer Panel: The Art & Business of Filmmaking | SF  FREE
8:00 pmHellaFunny’s North Beach Comedy Night | Purple Onion  FREE*
*Free with RSVP and promo code HELLAFUNNY. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

2017 Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Block Party & Free Blues Concert | Fillmore Dist.
Tuesday, February 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Fillmore Center Plaza

Fillmore Street comes alive with a neighborhood-wide Mardi Gras party during the annual Fat Tuesday in the Fillmore with a free blues concert. Fat Tuesday in the Fillmore – Tuesday, February 28, 2017 | 5 pm Fillmore more...

5:00 pmMardi Gras 2017 Parade: Brass, Funk & Jazz | SF   FREE*
*Free parade. The Mardi Gras Ball at Brick & Mortar requires tickets.
5:00 pmMardi Gras Party with Brass Band Mission | The Chapel   FREE
6:00 pm2017 Mardi Gras: SF Carnaval Season Kick-Off Party | Mission Dist.   FREE
6:00 pmCarnaval San Francisco 2017 Season Kick-Off: Fat Tuesday | The Mission   FREE
6:30 pmPoetry Tuesdays at the Library | North Beach   FREE
6:30 pmDiversity In Video Games: Race, Gender & Age | SF   FREE
6:30 pm“The Beginning Of The End” Movie Screening | SF   FREE
6:30 pmCookies & Comedy Night | SF   FREE
7:00 pmWin Tix: PoemJazz: Spoken Word and Live Jazz | JCCSF   WIN
7:00 pmFree Sneak Preview Movie: “Table 19” | AMC Van Ness   FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
7:30 pm“The Book of Etta” Book Talk & Signing | SF   FREE
7:30 pm“Extra Toppings” Free Standup Comedy Show | SF   FREE*
*Free, and an RSVP entitles you to a discount on some of their awesome pizza.
8:00 pmHaight Street Comedy Night, Games & Prizes | SF   FREE
8:00 pmSick Sad Sh*t Show: A Comedy Show For The Rest Of Us | SF   FREE*
*$5-10 suggested donation
8:00 pmWin Tix: Mardi Gras 2017 Masquerade Ball | The Fillmore   WIN