Friday, April 28, 2017

Last Fridays Outdoor Movie Night
Friday, April 28 – 8:15 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 39

Grab your blankets and head to Pier 39 for their Outdoor Movie Night, held the last Friday of every month through September. Before the show, get a bite to eat at more...

8:30 pmWin Tix: South Bay Alt-Rockers “Picture Atlantic” | Bottom Of The Hill   WIN

Saturday, April 29, 2017

2017 Cesar E. Chavez Day Parade | Mission Dist.
Saturday, April 29 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park

The Annual Cesar E. Chavez Holiday Parade & Festival in San Francisco has become a significant event in the Mission drawing a diverse crowd of participants and attendees from different demographics and more...

All DayVintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park   FREE
All DayTreasure Island Flea   $3
10:30 amAnna & Lenore Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market   FREE
All Day2017 Cesar E. Chavez Street Festival | Mission Dist.   FREE
All DayDutch “King’s Day” Windmill Festival 2017 | Golden Gate Park   FREE*
*Admission is free and donations are appreciated. Food is for purchase.
12:00 pmMelissa Clark Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market   FREE
3:00 pm“Dinner: Changing the Game” Book Launch | Omnivore Books   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

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Treasure Island Flea
Sunday, April 30 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)

Photo | Treasure Island Flea The Treasure Island Flea is a modern urban market for 15,000+ each month that houses around 400 curated vendors selling originally-made and designed items, artists, and antique/vintage collectors. Plus there’s more...

All DayVintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park   FREE
11:00 am“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Tenderloin   FREE
11:00 amAmanda Tash Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market   FREE
3:00 pm“Vegan for Everybody” Book Launch | Omnivore Books   FREE
4:00 pmFree Play Arcade Game & Pinball: All-Day Sundays at Coin-Op | SoMa   FREE
6:30 pmCity Star Party & Telescope Night | Pier 17   FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
7:00 pmHellaFunny Sundays Comedy Show | Neck of the Woods   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door

Monday, May 1, 2017

Stern Grove 2017 Schedule Announced | May 1st
Monday, May 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 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 stake your spot, it’s more...

8:00 pm“Misery Index” Dysfunctional Comedy Night | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pmFree Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room   FREE
8:00 pmSuper Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF   FREE

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day | GG Park
Tuesday, May 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Conservatory of Flowers

Whether you’re a native San Franciscan, a visitor from the other side of the world, or a budding botanist, the Conservatory of Flowers offers an intimate, up-close experience with over 1,700 more...

11:00 amFree Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch   FREE
8:00 pmIt’s Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight   FREE

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Shaping SF Lecture: Labor Movement & Class War in San Francisco
Wednesday, May 3 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center

Fred Glass, author of From Mission to Microchip: A History of the California Labor Movement, takes a long look at the labor history of California and Chris Carlsson, of focuses more...

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
7:00 pm“Last Things” Book Reading & Discussion | Green Apple Books & Music  FREE
7:00 pmSacred Harp Singing: Acappella Singing For Everyone | SF  FREE
8:00 pmBaked Beliefs: An Improv Comedy Show | SF   $5*
*$5 or free for Endgames Improv students.
8:00 pm“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night | SF   FREE
9:00 pmFree Comedy: Showtime at Showdown | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

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.
7:00 pm“Family, Genus, Species” Book Reading & Discussion | Green Apple Books & Music  FREE
8:00 pmNew Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.  FREE
9:00 pmComedy Gold: Free Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SF  FREE

Friday, May 5, 2017

Rotunda Dance Series: Ruth Asawa | SF City Hall
Friday, May 5 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall

Come and watch a dazzling performance from the students of San Francisco School of the Arts World Music and Dance Programs. Rotunda Dance Series: Ruth Asawa Friday, May 5, 2017 | 12 pm San 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.
5:00 pm“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason   FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
6:30 pmFunny Fest Friday Night Fights Comedy Show | SF   FREE
7:30 pmSan Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays   FREE
7:45 pm2017 Proxy Spring Outdoor Film Series: “(Re)actions” | Hayes Valley   FREE
11:59 pmEta Aquarids Meteor Shower | 2017   FREE

Saturday, May 6, 2017

2017 San Francisco Cinco De Mayo Festival | Mission Dist.
Saturday, May 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Valencia St. (21st to 24th)

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. 13th Annual Cinco de Mayo Festival Saturday, May 6, 2017 more...

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
10:00 am“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area   FREE
8:00 pm“Nightlife on Mars” Underground Comedy Night | SF   FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $5

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival Kick-Off | SF
Sunday, May 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

The Yerba Buena Gardens Festival presents over 75 free performances on three outdoor stages in Yerba Buena Gardens. Admission is free and entertainment includes music, theater, dance, cultural events, educational and children’s programs. 2017 Yerba Buena Gardens more...

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 amFree Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park   FREE
All Day2017 How Weird Street Faire | SoMa   FREE*
*Technically free, but a requested donation of $15/adv or $20/door gets you a Magic Sticker which gets you tons of freebies and discounts all over the fair.
8:00 pm“Bad Asians” Candid Storytelling Night | SF   FREE*
*Free when you mention Funcheap at the door. Otherwise, $5 early-bird and $10 day-of tickets are required.

Monday, May 8, 2017

7:00 pmPerfectly Queer: LGBTQ Reading Series | SF  FREE
7:00 pm“Odd” Strange Stand-Up Comedy & Drink Specials | SF  FREE
7:30 pmWitches’ Brew: A Standup Comedy Show | SF  FREE*
*Free to see the show. $5 to enter the witchy raffle.
8:00 pmSomething Something Shindig: Improv Comedy & Music | SF  FREE
9:30 pm“Find Me at the Club” Comedy Showcase | SF  FREE

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

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...

1:00 pmFree Guided Tours of 9th Circuit Court of Appeals | SF   FREE
7:00 pmEvening of Poetry Reading | Green Apple Books & Music   FREE
9:00 pmHaightian Democracy Free Stand-Up | SF   FREE

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Health of the Bayshore: Shaping San Francisco Lecture | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, May 10 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center

Tim Stroshane of Restore the Delta and Brenda Goeden of BCDC discuss the politics and prospects of facing our rapidly changing future around and health of the bayshore. Wetlands restoration, Sea Level 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.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Bike to Work Day 2017 | SF
Thursday, May 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco

It’s the 22nd annual Bike to Work Day so grab your bike and join tens of thousands of people pedaling to the office on Thursday, May 11, 2017. The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition more...

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

Photo | Off the Grid Nearly 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off more...

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
6:30 pmGrotto Free Comedy Night: Free Drinks & Snacks | Sports Basement Bryant   FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

2017 Taiwanese American Cultural Festival | Union Square
Saturday, May 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park

The annual Taiwanese American Cultural Festival will once again be held in Union Square. Over 10,000 people from all across the Bay Area attend this event yearly to experience the vibrancy of Taiwanese more...

10:00 amSF Public Library’s $1 Book & Media Sale | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Free to look around and you can buy a book or media for only $1.
12:00 pmEco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF   FREE
12:00 pmGarden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF   FREE
6:00 pmSFGMC’s Dragathon 2017: Sheroes vs. Villains | Oasis   FREE
8:00 pmCity Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio   FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
8:30 pmSaturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF   FREE
9:30 pmSadderday: An Emo/Pop-Punk/Screamo Dance Party | SF   FREE

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Exploratorium Free Day: Mother's Day 2017 | SF
Sunday, May 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium

The Exploratorium will celebrate Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 14, 2017 by offering free admission to all visitors (not just for Mothers). Schedule 1:00 p.m. Mariachi Mexicanismo 2:00–4:00 p.m. Making Flores de papel 4:00 p.m. Cuicacall

All DayMission District “Calle 24” Latino Art Stroll & Mural Tour | SF   FREE

Monday, May 15, 2017

8:00 pm“Resistance is Fertile” Free Comedy Night | SF  FREE

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

5:30 pmThe Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s  FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
6:30 pmYum & Yummer: A Comedy Showcase | SF  FREE
7:00 pmFree Astronomy Lecture | Presidio  FREE

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

SF's Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | Sunset Dist.
Wednesday, May 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
| Seven Stills

The San Francisco Brewers Guild has created the city’s first free, hop-on-hop-off “Drink SF Beer Shuttle,” showcasing neighborhood breweries as a permanent companion to its monthly Meet the Brewers nights. The fun kicks more...

11:00 am“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza  FREE
5:30 pmFree Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF  FREE
7:00 pmNerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop   $8
7:00 pmFree Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Outer Richmond   FREE
8:00 pmBaked Beliefs: An Improv Comedy Show | SF   $5*
*$5 or free for Endgames Improv students.
9:30 pmReal Live Comedians Showcase | Piano Fight   FREE*
*Limited free tickets with RSVP for Funcheapers; otherwise admission is $10 online or $15 at the door.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa

Yerba Buena Third Thursdays is a monthly outing of art, performance, music, and drinks in the Yerba Buena neighborhood in the heart of downtown San Francisco, between 2nd and 5th Street, more...

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.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Spring Wine Pour: Live Music & Wine Tastings | Pier 39
Friday, May 19 – 4:00 pm | Cost: $20*
*Early bird tickets are $20, otherwise it's $25 onsite.
| Pier 39

Grab your friends and head to the Pier for an evening of wine, music and fun at the Pier 39 Spring Wine Pour on Friday, May 19th. Stroll The Pier and stop more...

5:00 pmFree Family Dinner & Movie | SF   FREE