Sunday, April 29, 2018

Sunday, April 29 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boom Boom Room

For 04/29/2018, Return of the Cypher will feature our February M.V.P. Frak. This artist is well known in the battle circuit for his technical and humorous bars. Hosted by Monolyth. And of more...

Monday, April 30, 2018

Final Day: $1 Margaritas for April | Applebee's
Monday, April 30 – All Day | Cost: $1 | Applebee's (Participating Locations)

Applebee’s has brought back the $1 margarita, known as the Dollarita, to restaurants nationwide for the entire month of April. Served on the rocks and made with tequila and margarita mix, you’ll be able more...

4:00 pmSF’s “Burrito Project” Volunteer Feeding the Hungry | SF   FREE
8:00 pmSuper Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF   FREE
8:00 pm“Pint Sized Plays” SF’s Beer Theater Festival | PianoFight   FREE*
*Free but donations suggested

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Stern Grove 2018 Schedule Announced | May 1st
Tuesday, May 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Stern Grove

Scott Wall via Stern Grove The Stern Grove Festival has been throwing free concerts in the park every summer since 1938. If you don’t mind arriving early to spread out your blanket to more...

8:00 amSF City Guides: Neighborhood Walking Tours Month | May 2018   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
9:30 amLegion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
9:30 amde Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
11:00 amFree Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch   FREE
11:00 amFirst Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day | Cartoon Art Museum   FREE*
*Pay What You Wish Day
11:00 amContemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE
11:00 amYerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays   FREE
4:00 pmUnder the Buck: Retro Game Night & Happy Hour | SF   FREE*
*Free basket of roadhouse onions with mention of Funcheap, one per check.
6:30 pmPoetry Tuesdays at the Library | North Beach   FREE
8:00 pmIt’s Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight   FREE

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Wednesday, May 2 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| 111 Minna Gallery

Join Lululemon for their monthly complimentary yoga class and coffee at 111 Minna Gallery. Start the day with a gentle vinyasa flow, and leave centered and present. Top it off with a more...

9:00 amFree Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF   FREE
11:00 amLINES Dance Center Outdoor Performance | SF   FREE
11:00 amGLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro   FREE
5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF   FREE
6:00 pm“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF   FREE*
*Donation-based admission
6:30 pmDrink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout   FREE
6:30 pmIntro to Personal Safety & Self-Defense Class | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
8:00 pm“The End” Insane Tarantino-Style Improv | SF   $5
8:00 pm“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night | SF   FREE

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Spring Artisan Market: Handmade Goods, Fashion & Accessories & Jewelries | SF
Thursday, May 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Asian Art Museum

Find the perfect Mother’s Day gift or a little something for themself at the Asian Art Museum’s Spring Artisan Market. A more intimate version of their Holiday Artisan Market, this free more...

5:00 pmAsian Art Museum’s Zen Buddhism “Tasting Menu” | SF   $15*
*Tasting Menu event is $15 ($5 plus general admission of $10 after 5 pm to general galleries) admission to special galleries may require $10 surcharge. Certain special events may have different pricing.
6:00 pmLower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin   FREE
6:00 pmFirst Thursday Art Party at the Phoenix Hotel | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmCastro Art Walk | First Thursdays   FREE
6:00 pmFree Organic Veggie Community Dinner | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested. Donations are welcome.
7:00 pmClose-Up Comedy: Great Comics & Free Beer Giveaways | SF   FREE*
*Free admission. Beer, wine, and fancy pastries for sale
8:00 pmNew Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pmHaight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise, it's $15.
8:00 pmThrowback Thursdays at Virgil’s: Late 90’s to Early 2000’s Pop | SF   FREE
9:00 pmBay Party Vibes on the D-block | SF   FREE

Friday, May 4, 2018

Friday, May 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mint Plaza

Alonzo King LINES Ballet returns to Mint Plaza for its HeART of Market: Dance, Create, Connect, a free, participatory and family friendly event. Two Free Lunchtime Performances by LINES Dance Center students more...

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.
12:00 pmUnion Square Live Season Opening | SF   FREE
12:00 pmRotunda Dance Series: “Lines” Performance Workshop | SF   FREE
3:00 pm“Block Fest” Tenderloin Arts Festival & Free Art Making | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
4:00 pm2018 Aventine Cinco de Mayo Block Party | Financial Dist.   FREE*
*Free with RSVP
5:00 pmCinco de Mayo Fiesta: Live Music, Tequila and Salsa Dancing | Cadillac Bar & Grill   FREE
5:00 pm“Off the Grid” Star Wars Party, Cantina & Stormtroopers | Fort Mason   FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
6:00 pmNorth Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF   FREE
7:00 pmBayview First Fridays: Entertainment, Karaoke & Food Truck | Seven Stills   FREE*
*Free, but bring cash for food and drinks
7:30 pmSan Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays   FREE
7:45 pmFinal Walk-In Movie Night: “Brimestone and Glory” | Hayes Valley   FREE
9:00 pm“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale   FREE
9:30 pmFirst Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF   FREE

Saturday, May 5, 2018

2018 San Francisco Cinco De Mayo Festival | Mission Dist.
Saturday, May 5 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Valencia St. (21st to 24th) Studios Enjoy Cinco de Mayo in the Mission with an annual all day family-friendly celebration held as a block party with live music, cultural performances, and more. This year, there will be music and entertainment on more...

10:00 amFree Comic Book Day 2018   FREE
10:00 amSF Botanical Garden 51st Annual Spring Plant Sale | Golden Gate Park   FREE
10:00 amHeron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park   FREE
10:00 am“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area   FREE
All DayBank of America Free Museum Weekend   FREE*
*Free for Bank of America or Merrill Lynch Card Holders. Some venues may be closed on certain days; please confirm directly with participating museums.
10:00 amFree Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park   FREE
11:00 am2018 Children’s Day Festival | Japantown   FREE
11:00 am2018 Comic Book Day & Family Fun | Mission Dist.   FREE
11:00 am2018 Cameron Festival: Dragon Dances, Games & Performances | Chinatown   FREE*
*Free to the public.
11:00 amVisitacion Valley Part I: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
12:00 pm2018 Bluegrass Pickin’ Picnic in the Park | Golden Gate Park   FREE*
*Free, but please bring food to share. There will not be a grill as it is no longer allowed at the location.
1:30 pmFirst Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF   FREE
6:00 pmCheck Out SF’s Newest 50-Foot LED Sculpture | Hayes Valley   FREE
8:00 pmSea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF   FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or, Bring a mug for cider
8:00 pmDowntown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP and code HELLAFUNNY. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door. Free for first 50 to RSVP
8:00 pmWin Tix: Giraffage: Electronic Hypnagogic Pop | August Hall   WIN
9:00 pmPrince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa   $5

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, May 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum

Asian Art Museum The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian Art, with a collection of over 18,000 artworks more...

9:30 am“The Rough Patch” Book Launch & Forum | SF  FREE
All DayBank of America Free Museum Weekend   FREE*
*Free for Bank of America or Merrill Lynch Card Holders. Some venues may be closed on certain days; please confirm directly with participating museums.
11:00 am“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Tenderloin   FREE
11:00 am“StreetBeats” Hip Hop Fest: DJ Workshops & Dance Lessons | Asian Art Museum   FREE
12:00 pm2018 How Weird Street Faire: The Disco Ball | SoMa   $11.11*
*Early Bird tickets $11.11, Advanced tickets are $15 and Door tickets are $20
12:30 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
1:00 pmYerba Buena Gardens Festival 2018 Kick-Off: All-Female Mariachi | SF   FREE
2:00 pm2018 World Laughter Day: Free Laughter Yoga | Embarcadero   FREE
3:00 pmUSF Intergenerational Dance | SF   FREE
4:00 pmOriginal Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill   FREE
5:00 pmBay Area Dance Week 2018: Free Events | Final Day   FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
7:00 pmFree HellaFunny Sundays Stand-Up Comedy | Neck of the Woods   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door

Monday, May 7, 2018

SF's Beatles Karaoke Night | Every First Monday
Monday, May 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale

Do you think your bird can sing? If so, Joshua Raoul Brody (Tango Number 9) will give you and the Fab Four a piano-bar treatment at the Beatles-only karaoke night at more...

8:00 pmFree Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room  FREE
8:00 pmMisery Index: All Star Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.  FREE
8:00 pmSuper Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF   FREE
8:30 pmMonday Night Comedy with Free Cake | Blondies   FREE
8:30 pm“Classical Revolution” Chamber Music Jam | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Free, but a $5-20 donation is welcome to support the musicians.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Free Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden

Andrew Steinmetz The San Francisco Botanical Garden is one of the most diverse gardens in the world. A unique urban oasis, the garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering more...

7:00 pm“Belly Up” Book Reading & Discussion | City Lights Books   FREE
7:30 pm“The Apartment In Bab El-Louk” Graphic Novel Discussion | Green Apple Books   FREE
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
9:00 pmHaightian Democracy Free Stand-Up | SF   FREE

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Yarn Tree Wrapping: SF's Afternoon Art Break | Asian Art Museum
Wednesday, May 9 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free outside the Asian Art Museum at larkin and fulton
| Asian Art Museum

Stop by the Asian Art Museum’s Village Artist Corner (outside at the corner of Larkin & Fulton) every second Wednesday of the month to engage in Yarn Wrapping. Pick Me Up Art Every more...

2:00 pmState-of-the-Art Green Building Tour | SF Public Utilities Office   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Limited to maximum of 20 guests. Arrive 15 minutes prior to tour start time.
6:30 pmBeyond Borders Storytelling Workshop | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP
7:00 pmThe Laugh Boat: Local Brews & Free Comedy | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:30 pmShaping SF Public Talk: Platform Cooperatives | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Donations appreciated
7:30 pm“On Doing Nothing” Book Discussion | Green Apple Books   FREE