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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!

Sunday, April 29

2018 Bay Area Book Festival | Berkeley
2018 Bay Area Book Festival | Berkeley

The Bay Area Book Festival is a free world-class international celebration of the past, present, and future of the book, taking place indoors and outdoors in Berkeley. Over the weekend of April 28th and 29th, 2018, the fourth annual Bay Area Book Festival will transform downtown Berkeley into ...

32nd Annual Spring Antique Faire: Oddities, Jewelry & Fossils | Petaluma
Sunday, April 29 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Historic Downtown Petaluma
32nd Annual Spring Antique Faire: Oddities, Jewelry & Fossils | Petaluma

Now in its 32nd year, the antique faire is a bi-annual to do that marks the beginning of fall from 8 am to 4 pm on Sunday, April 29, 2018.
“The Bay Area’s Premier Antique Center”, Historic Downtown Petaluma will transform into an antique marketplace. Amid …

2018 Glen Park Festival & Street Fair | SF
Sunday, April 29 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Glen Park
2018 Glen Park Festival & Street Fair | SF

One of the earliest street fairs of the season takes place in Glen Park with live music, local artists, vendors, a raffle and the usual street fare vibe right along Diamond Street between Bosworth and Chenery streets, as well as extending down Wilder Street.
All proceeds …

2018 UC Botanical Garden Spring Plant Sale | Berkeley
Sunday, April 29 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
2018 UC Botanical Garden Spring Plant Sale | Berkeley

The annual UC Botanical Garden Spring Plant Sale takes place from 10 am to 3 pm on Sunday, April 29, 2018.
The Garden offers a wide selection of drought-resistant plants from around the world, including an extensive selection of California natives.
Shop for exotic, unusual, and hard to …

2018 sjDANCEco Festival: 7 Hour Non-Stop Performances | San Jose
Sunday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Santana Row
2018 sjDANCEco Festival: 7 Hour Non-Stop Performances | San Jose

Join the 15th sjDANCEco Festival for a whole day on Sunday, April 29, 2018. The festival will be held in the beautiful urban, Santana Row Park from 10 am to 5 pm.
2018 sjDANCEco Festival
Tuesday, April 29, 2018 | 10 am to 5 pm
Santana Row, 368 Santana …

2018 Cherry Blossom Festival | Cupertino
Sunday, April 29 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Memorial Park (Cupertino)
2018 Cherry Blossom Festival | Cupertino

The annual Cherry Blossom Festival is a celebration of Japanese culture, with traditional exhibitions, entertainment and food. 2018 Cherry Blossom Festival April 28-29, 2018 | 10 am to 5 pm Memorial Park, 10185 N. Stelling Rd, Cupertino FREE Cultural demonstrations, exhibits, entertainment will take place at ...

Blossoms, Bees & Barnyard Babies: Farm Tour Weekend | Sonoma
Sunday, April 29 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*FREE (most locations), but an RSVP is requested.
| All Over Sonoma County
Blossoms, Bees & Barnyard Babies: Farm Tour Weekend | Sonoma

Join in this spring for a weekend along the farm trails during Blossoms, Bees & Barnyard Babies, when Sonoma County farmers open their gates and barn doors to offer a taste of life on the farm. Meet farm animals, cuddle baby animals, watch honey bees ...

2018 “Wild West Days” Spring Festival | Redwood City
Sunday, April 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but there will be fees for carnival rides.
| Our Lady of Mount Carmel School
2018

Wild West Days 2018 is an annual three-day festival, held each spring, that sees over 5,000 local families joining in for carnival rides, treats, festival game booths, live local entertainment, and socializing with friends and neighbors. 2018 “Wild West Days” Spring Festival Friday-Sunday, April 27-29, 2018 – ...

Beltane Spring Ritual: Maypole & Chanting | Berkeley
Sunday, April 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ohlone Park (Berkeley)
Beltane Spring Ritual: Maypole & Chanting | Berkeley

Join and celebrate Beltane (also known as May Day and International Workers Day) in the East Bay on Sunday, April 29, 2018.
Enjoy the day full of singing, sharing seasonal magical workings, and dancing the maypole.
Beltane Spring Ritual: Maypole & Chanting
Sunday, April 29, 2018 | 11 am
Ohlone …

Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hall of Flowers (GG Park)
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park

The Vintage Paper Fair has one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and interesting old paper. San Francisco Vintage Paper Fair 2018 – January 6 & 7 ...

Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, April 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid's Sunday Food Truck Party | SF

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2018. 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 ...

“Spring Chicken” Vending Garden for the Blooming Season | The Chapel
Sunday, April 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | The Chapel

Spring has Sprung and with that, you are cordially invited to the inaugural edition of our new event, “Spring Chicken: A Vending Garden.”
“Spring Chicken” Vending Garden for the Blooming Season
Sunday, April 29, 2018 | 11 am to 4 pm
The Chapel, 777 Valencia Street, San Francisco
FREE
Make a …

Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square
Sunday, April 29 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square

Sunday, April 29, Jack London Square Farmers Market, Oakland (10 am to 3 pm): Life Learning Academy students will be selling honey from their beehive, dried culinary and tea herbs, and handmade lemon curd, sauerkraut, and shrubs, all using products from their school garden.

“Tour de Pizza” Bike Ride | SF
Sunday, April 29 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to join in; buy your own pizza and drinks
| San Francisco Ferry Building

Like to ride on a bicycle? Like to eat pizza? Like to ride on a bike to find and eat more pizza? If so, you’re invited to join in for a tour of San Francisco’s finest pizza-by-the-slice spots.

Highlights include a jaunt through Chinatown, little bit …

People’s Park 49th Anniversary & Live Music | Berkeley
Sunday, April 29 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | People's Park
People's Park 49th Anniversary & Live Music | Berkeley

People’s Park will celebrate its 49th Anniversary with music, speakers, dancing, and drumming from noon to 6 pm on Sunday, April 29, 2018. Come out and enjoy a day in the park, celebrate another trip around the Sun for the world’s most unique social experiment.
People’s Park …

2018 Art Market San Francisco: Free Passes | Fort Mason
Sunday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required for free tickets
| Fort Mason Center
2018 Art Market San Francisco: Free Passes | Fort Mason

Art Market San Francisco will return to the Fort Mason Festival Pavilion this spring to celebrate its sixth edition. Following record breaking sales, city-wide partnerships, and attendance of over 25,000 visitors last year, the 2018 edition of Art Market San Francisco is pleased to present a ...

Bay Area Dance Week 2018: Free Events | April 29
Sunday, April 29 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Bay Area Dance Week 2018: Free Events | April 29

Dancers’ Group is pleased to announce the 20th anniversary of Bay Area Dance Week, which will run April 27-May 6, 2018. The annual 10-day festival features over 400 free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance classes and watch free performances in a wide range of styles including Argentine tango, classical ...

The Very Very Rare Affordable Art Fair | Final Day
Sunday, April 29 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | JCO'S Art Haus
The Very Very Rare Affordable Art Fair | Final Day

If you thought original artwork was out of your budget, we’re out to prove you wrong. Join for a one weekend discounted art fair. Featuring a curated collection of international, national, and under-represented artists. The Very Very Rare Affordable Art Fair April 27 to 28, ...

Blossom International Dance Party Festival | SF
Sunday, April 29 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | CCSF Health and Wellness Center
Blossom International Dance Party Festival | SF

Participate in a large program of dances from around the world. The first hour will be instruction time for dancers of all ages and experience.
Blossom International Dance Party Festival
Tuesday, April 29, 2018 | 12:30 pm to 5:30 pm
CCSF Health and Wellness Center, Ocean Ave. at Phelan, SF
FREE
Beginners …

2018 Día de Los Libros: Music, Poetry & Family Dance Party | Mission Dist.
Sunday, April 29 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Parque Ninos Unidos
2018 Día de Los Libros: Music, Poetry & Family Dance Party | Mission Dist.

San Francisco’s Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros: A Celebration of Children & Books is rooted in a longtime Latin American tradition of celebrating children.
San Francisco’s first Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros was held in 1999 with the goal of …