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San Francisco… land of the free. Here’s just the free stuff in SF and the Bay Area. Keep your wallet in your pocket and enjoy!

Saturday, April 15

Downtown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF
Downtown Comedy Night at SF's Newest Art Bar | SF

Bar Fluxus, run by the same people behind Madrone Art Bar, is a new downtown cocktail bar filled with cool art and as colorful as a big box of crayons. Every Saturday night downtown comes alive with a fresh new comedy set hosted by Feel ...

Caffeine & Comedy at Red Rock | Mountain View
Saturday, April 15 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Red Rock Coffee
Caffeine & Comedy at Red Rock | Mountain View

Join Kevin Wong, host and Bay Area comic, for Comedians at Red Rock. Come out, get caffeinated, and be entertained. Performers have appeared at the Punch Line, Cobbs, San Jose Improv, Tommy T’s, and all around the Bay Area. Stop by every third Saturday for the ...

Nightlife on Mars: Underground Comedy Night | SF
Saturday, April 15 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free tickets with promo code 'cheapbastard'. Otherwise, it's $5.
| Murphy's Pub
Nightlife on Mars: Underground Comedy Night | SF

Nightlife on Mars is an underground comedy club at Murphy’s Pub produced and hosted by Joe Nguyen. It’s a showcase of local comedy talent right in the heart of downtown San Francisco. Subtle but sharp, laid-back yet engaging, Joe Nguyen is the smart slacker beloved by ...

“Fringe” Indie Music Video Party | Madrone Art Bar
Saturday, April 15 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 10 pm with RSVP on Facebook; otherwise, it's $5. 21+
| Madrone Art Bar

Fringe, the indie music video dance party, happens every third Saturday at Madrone Art Bar. Free before 10 pm with an RSVP; otherwise, it’s $5. DJs Blondie K and subOctave will spin your favorite indie music videos plus the latest remixes to create a buzz on the dance floor. “In ...

Push The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight
Saturday, April 15 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, it's $6.
| Underground SF
Push The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight

Please note, Push The Feeling DJ Night will be happening every third Saturday of the month starting April 2017.

San Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF
Saturday, April 15 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
San Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF

Every third Saturday, you are invited to bicycle with the San Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride as they set out to a new mystery location in SF. Where to meet? They’ll post ride start locations on their website and Facebook page, the day of the ride only; there’s ...

Sunday, April 16

2017 Sunrise Easter Service on Top of a Mountain | SF
Sunday, April 16 – 6:30 am | Cost: FREE | Mount Davidson Summit Cross
2017 Sunrise Easter Service on Top of a Mountain | SF

San Francisco’s grandest Easter morning tradition gets under way at 6:30 am on Sunday, April 16, 2017 at the annual Sunrise Service at Mount Davidson Cross. The 2017 citywide celebration atop the city’s highest peak marks the 95th anniversary of the event. Check out early movie …

April Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay
Sunday, April 16 – 6:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but RSVP is required (415)-388-2596. Admission to the park is free before 9am.
| Muir Woods National Monument
April Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay

Attend a sunrise guided tour through Muir Woods National Monument. While the early hour may seem uncivilized, if not down-right obscene, sunrise is a particularly beautiful time to visit an old-growth redwood forest. You’ll learn about the local plant and animal residents which are more ...

Concord Antique & Collectibles Faire: Season Opener | East Bay
Sunday, April 16 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Concord Antique & Collectibles Faire: Season Opener | East Bay

Looking for a-one-of-a-kind treasure? Come out and check out the Concord Antique Faire & Collectibles held at the Concord Todos Santos Plaza park from 9 am to 4 pm on third Sundays from April to October in 2017 . Admission & parking is free.

26th Annual Union Street Easter Parade, Festival & Bonnet Awards | SF
Sunday, April 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Street (Gough to Fillmore)
26th Annual Union Street Easter Parade, Festival & Bonnet Awards | SF

The Annual Union Street Spring Celebration and Easter Parade is not your average street fair or formal parade. It can best be described as wonderful, wacky, elegant and fabulous, with everything from roller-blading cows and creative self-propelled mini-floats to garden areas, sophisticated fashions and beautiful classic …

2017 Cherry Blossom Festival & Grand Parade | Civic Center
Sunday, April 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
2017 Cherry Blossom Festival & Grand Parade | Civic Center

The Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival, said to be the second largest festival outside of Washington, D.C., celebrates the blooming of cherry blossoms at one of three remaining Japantowns in the United States. All are welcome to join in the festivities as San Francisco’s Japantown celebrates Japanese ...

15 Free San Francisco Walking Tours | Easter Sunday 2017
Sunday, April 16 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
15 Free San Francisco Walking Tours | Easter Sunday 2017

Take some time on Easter Sunday to learn something new about the city you love on a guided walk around San Francisco on Sunday, April 16, 2017.
2017 Easter Sunday Walking Tours

10:00 am – Cow Hollow
11:00 am – Castro: Tales Of The Village
11:00 am – Mission …

2017 Easter In the Park: Hunky Jesus & Foxy Mary Contests | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, April 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hellman Hollow
2017 Easter In the Park: Hunky Jesus & Foxy Mary Contests | Golden Gate Park

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, the kabuki-inspired cross-dressing nuns-of-fun, host their 38th Easter Sunday in the Park at Hellman Hollow in Golden Gate Park.
There’s a family-friendly Children’s Easter celebration at 10:30 am, but the real fun follows after the kids head home with adult-friendly fare like …

Easter Concert: The Magik*Magik Orchestra & Choir | Davies Symphony Hall
Sunday, April 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Davies Symphony Hall
Easter Concert: The Magik*Magik Orchestra & Choir | Davies Symphony Hall

Come celebrate Easter at Davies Symphony Hall with City Church San Francisco featuring The Magik*Magik Orchestra and The City Church Choir on Sunday, April 16, 2017.
This is a family-friendly event featuring singing, prayer, and celebration. Service starts at 11 am. Arrive early for coffee and refreshments served from …

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, April 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2017. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...

Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley
Sunday, April 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | South Berkeley Senior Center
Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley

Sunday Assembly is a non-religious congregation that celebrates life. They’ve got the best parts of a church – community, singing, and acts of service – without any of the religious dogma. They typically meet on the third Sunday of the month to sing, think, listen, laugh, and ...

Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford
Sunday, April 16 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Cantor Arts Center
Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford

Stanford University’s distinguished outdoor art collection includes nearly 100 sculptures and features important figurative and abstract works in a variety of media by artists of the late 19th century to the present. This tour begins in front of the Cantor Arts Center with marble statues, ...

Rumba Party: Afro-Cuban Drums, Dances & Songs | Berkeley
Sunday, April 16 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
| La Peña Cultural Center
Rumba Party: Afro-Cuban Drums, Dances & Songs | Berkeley

This free, participatory event has been a staple at La Peña Cultural Center for 12 years due to it’s incredible fun, and recurs every 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month. Come enjoy the Afro-Cuban folkloric drums, dances, and songs of rumba. Rumba is the ...

HellaFunny Sundays Comedy Show | Neck of the Woods
Sunday, April 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door
| Neck Of The Woods
HellaFunny Sundays Comedy Show | Neck of the Woods

Come to #HellaFunny Sundays at the Neck of the Woods to see an ever-changing lineup of some of SF’s funniest local headlining comedians that typically perform at Cobbs, Punch Line and SF Sketchfest. HellaFunny Sundays Every Sunday at 7pm Neck of the Woods 406 Clement St, ...

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, April 16 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boom Boom Room

Return of the Cypher (ROTC) is free live Hip-Hop show every Sunday at the Boom Boom Room that features an ever-changing lineup of artists and improvised sessions (know as “cyphers”) where beatboxers, emcees, and musicians collaborate in a spontaneous combustion of soulful skill. Every week, The ...