Saturday, July 23, 2016

Cosa Nostra Strings & Alligator Spacewalk: Blending 1920s Jazz & EDM | Yerba Buena Gardens
Saturday, July 23 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

A wildly charismatic trumpeter with a global musical vision, Will Magid has earned a devoted following with his Bay Area concert series World Wide Dance Party, a moveable musical feast serving more...

11:00 amSuper Safety Saturday: Family Fun | Castro Valley  FREE
11:00 amFree Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market  FREE
12:00 pmLyrical Workshop: Emerge With Better Songs | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pmFog City Movie Night: “Hook” | Richmond Dist.   FREE
8:25 pmFilm Night In The Park: “Finding Nemo” | Union Square   FREE

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Julieta Venegas: Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival
Sunday, July 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stern Grove

Mexican singer, songwriter, instrumentalist, and producer Julieta Venegas is an international star and pioneering artist with a career spanning 20 years and multiple GRAMMY nominations. La Misa Negra, an Oakland-based eight-piece group, more...

10:00 amTree Tour with Mike Sulivan | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
2:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
2:00 pmFree Summer Circus Day with Circus Bella | SF   FREE
2:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Schooled” | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE*
*Free, but a donation is requested.
6:00 pm’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:00 pmAttractive Camp: Stand-Up Comedy Show | SF   $6*
*$6 when you use promo code "attractivecamp". Otherwise, it's $12 online or $15 at the door.

Monday, July 25, 2016

More Fun at Blondie's Comedy Show With Free Cake | SF
Monday, July 25 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Blondie's Bar & No Grill

More Fun at Blondie’s celebrates the best comedians in the Bay every month with a free comedy showand free cake. Please note this show takes place on the 4th Monday of every more...

8:00 pmGettin’ Weird: Comedy w/ Stokes & Holtz | SF  FREE

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Wine & Movie Night:
Tuesday, July 26 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Top of the Mark Lounge

Photo | Academy of ArtWind down every Tuesday night during the summer of 2016 with a free wine or spirit tasting and screening of a classic movie. Summer Movie Nights are back at more...

6:30 pmCookies & Comedy Night | SF   FREE
8:00 pmHaight Street Comedy Night, Games & Prizes | SF   FREE

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF  FREE
6:00 pmSwing In The Square: Stompy Jones | Union Square Live  FREE
9:30 pmDream Queens Revue Drag Show | Tenderloin  FREE

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Joe Bagale: Funky Music From The Jazz Mafia | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, July 28 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

A charismatic performer and multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter Joe Bagale has been an essential force on the Bay Area music scene for the past decade. He played a central role in Brass, Bows, more...

12:30 pmJoe Bagale: A Chatrismatic Performer | SF  FREE
4:00 pm“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio   FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
6:00 pmBig Picture NightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $15*
*Ages 21+, ID required for entry.
7:00 pmUrban Nerf Spy Game At The Fishermans Wharf | SF   FREE

Friday, July 29, 2016

Ka-Hon: Bay Areas Finest Latin Percussionists | Yerba Buena Gardens
Friday, July 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)

What’s in that box, you ask? In the hands of Ka-Hon, a gentle spring shower, a flamenco troupe, a galloping stallion, and a rumba circle. Drawing on a pan-American array of more...

5:00 pm“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason   FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
5:30 pmSan Francisco Critical Mass   FREE
7:00 pmSan Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.   FREE

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, July 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | County Fair Building

Please note, due to Outside Lands Music Festival, the date has been moved to July 30th.

1:00 pmTom Rigney & Flambeau Showing Off Their New Orleans Grooves | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
1:00 pm$5 Artist-Led Clarion Alley Street Art & Mural Tours | Mission Dist.   $5*
*Sliding scale donation starts at $5 per person
2:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Schooled” | McLaren Park   FREE*
*Free, but a donation is requested.

Sunday, July 31, 2016

$1.31 Ice Cream Scoop Day | Baskin Robbins

Make every 31st the sweetest day of the month as Baskin Robbins celebrate their favorite number with scoops for $1.31 and two-scoop sundaes for $3.31. Stop by Baskin-Robbins on the 31st of January, March, more...

9:00 amArtists Guild of San Francisco: Oldest Outdoor Art Collective | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
All DayTreasure Island Flea   $3
All DayVintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park   FREE
2:00 pmSan Francisco Ballet: Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival   FREE

Monday, August 1, 2016

5:00 pmBlueCart’s “The Dinner Table” Foodie Talk Series | SF  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
8:00 pmSuper Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF  FREE

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, August 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 amContemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE
12:00 pmYerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays   FREE
5:30 pmWine & Movie Night: “Vertigo” | Top of the Mark   FREE

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, August 3 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One 360 Café

Join b.street waffles for their monthly Free Waffle Wednesday at the Capital One 360 Café in the Financial District and enjoy a complimentary waffle from 9-11 am, or while they last. These Belgian-style street more...

11:00 amGLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro   FREE
12:00 pmFree Guided Shuttle Tour: History, Nature & Hidden Nooks | Presidio   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Call (415) 561-2793 or email Space is limited. Reservations are limited to four people per party.
6:30 pmDrink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout   FREE
8:00 pm“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night & Free Pizza | SF   FREE
9:00 pmFree Comedy: Showtime at Showdown | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.

Thursday, August 4, 2016

12:00 pmFree First Thursdays | Chinese Historical Society  FREE
6:00 pmFree Yoga Class Among Stained Glass | SF  FREE*
*Bring your own mat. This is a donation-based yoga class. They encourage those who can to donate $10. However, no one is ever turned away due to a lack of funds.
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.
6:30 pmFirst Thursdays Art + Live Music at The Red Vic | Haight  FREE
8:00 pmNew Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.  FREE
8:30 pm“Nightlife on Mars” Underground Comedy Night | SF  FREE

Friday, August 5, 2016

Body Percussion Performance With The Crosspulse Ensemble | Yerba Buena Gardens
Friday, August 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)

Using finger snaps, tight slaps, chest thumps, foot drags, hand rubs, and percussive dance steps, Crosspulse Ensemble performances are designed to entrance children with an international array of rhythms, instruments, and more...

12:00 pmRotunda Dance Series: “Naka” Dance Theater | SF   FREE
6:00 pmNorth Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF   FREE
7:30 pmSan Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays   FREE
9:00 pm“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale   FREE
9:30 pmFirst Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF   FREE

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to six Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first weekend each month. Bank more...

8:00 am“Cars and Coffee”: Exotic & Muscle Car Meetup | Treasure Island  FREE*
*Free for spectators. Car exhibitors will be charged $5 and will receive a free cup of coffee. Parking is $10, but if you arrive by Muni it's free.
9:00 amGarden Volunteer Workparty “Kezar Triangle” | Golden Gate Park  FREE*
*Please RSVP to
9:00 am“Park Greening Day” Volunteer Party | Alamo Square Park  FREE*
*Please RSVP to
10:00 amFree Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park   FREE
11:00 amRock Balancing Art Gathering & Lessons | Crissy Field   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated.
1:00 pmAfrosolo: African-American & African Diaspora Art | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
All DayMAPP: August Art & Performance Crawl | Mission District   FREE
9:00 pmPush The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, it's $6.
9:00 pmPrince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa   $5

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to six Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first weekend each month. Bank more...

8:00 amFree Ashtanga Vinyasa Morning Yoga Flow | 1st and 3rd Sundays  FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
10:00 amAsian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF   FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
2:00 pmThe O’Jays: Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival   FREE
2:00 pmTango In The Square: Redwood Tango Ensemble | Union Square Live   FREE

Monday, August 8, 2016

Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, August 8 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout

Cyberpunk Cinema, by Thrillhouse Records, presents cyberpunk movie classics at The Knockout in the Mission every second Monday of the month from 6:30-9 pm. They’ll show one episode of Cowboy Bebop at more...

8:00 pmBasement Comedy Night: “The People Under The Stairs” | Mission Dist.   $5*
*$5 with an RSVP to, or $10 at the door.

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Free Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden

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 55 more...

12:30 pmPoetry Readings On Your Lunch Break | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
5:30 pmWine & Movie Night: “American Graffiti” | Top of the Mark   FREE
9:00 pmHaightian Democracy Free Stand-Up | SF   FREE

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

The Final
Wednesday, August 10 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
| CineArts at The Empire

From June through August, Bay Area Cinemark/Century Theaters host 10 weeks of fun films for families and kids for just $5 (that’s 50 cents a movie) if purchased in advance – or $1 more...

5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF   FREE
9:00 pmReal Live Comedians Showcase | Piano Fight   FREE*
*Limited free tickets with RSVP for Funcheapers; otherwise admission is $10 online or $15 at the door.
9:30 pmDream Queens Revue Drag Show | Tenderloin   FREE

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Volonte & Footer: Tango & Blues Music On The Crossroads | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, August 11 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

Hailing from the colorful and gritty La Boca neighborhood of Buenos Aires, the Blue Tango Project is a groundbreaking investigation into the treacherous emotional and musical crossroads where tango and the more...

7:00 pm“Sandbox”: Live Games Open Mic | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
7:30 pmWomen in Music Festival: Local Sirens | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.

Friday, August 12, 2016

Unique Derique: A Prince Among Clowns | Yerba Buena Gardens
Friday, August 12 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)

A beloved Bay Area institution, the Unique Derique is a prince among clowns, an internationally esteemed performer who has honed a singular blend of physical comedy and hambone body percussion. Derique more...

3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
6:00 pm“Millennials Ruin Everything”: Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio   FREE*
*Free, suggested donation $5
6:00 pmFree Veggie Dinner Night | SF   FREE

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Pistahan: Have a Peek At Filipino Culture | Yerba Buena Gardens
Saturday, August 13 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

Celebrating Filipino and Filipino-American arts and culture, the 23nd annual Pistahan features 2 days of art pavilions and stages highlighting contemporary and traditional music, dance, art, crafts, cuisine, and artifacts. A trade more...

10:00 amPhotography Meetup: Pro Tips & Talks | SF  FREE