Home » Events by Neighborhood & Region

Mission District

Thursday, November 23

Thanksgiving Dance Karaoke Thursday | SF
Thursday, November 23 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Slate Bar
Thanksgiving Dance Karaoke Thursday | SF

Yes, Slate is open Thanksgiving, so come give thanks with song… Introduce your family and friends to Dance Karaoke
DJ Purple Dance Karaoke Thursdays – Every week in the Mission for 10 years. “Dancin’ and singin’ and movin’ to the groovin’” Fabulous singers, fancy pyrotechnics, live …

Friday, November 24

“Our Sophisticated Denial” Live Performance Installation | SF
Friday, November 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Artists' Television Access

What better way to spend “Black Friday” than watching Jen Fedrizzi and Kat Culture drown in disposable waste products?
Skip the shopping, grab a friend, and head down to Valencia Street to the ATA window to for a 5-hour “trash drowning” performance piece on our single-use …

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Friday, November 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Friday and fourth Friday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. Is it taking place this month? Always check the Facebook ...

Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF
Friday, November 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
| Alley Cat Books
Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF

Don’t spend yer Friday sittin’ at home, chewin’ tobacco all on yer lonesome. C’mon down to the ole book place; bring yer dancin’ legs. Alley Cat Bookstore and Gallery will be hosting the Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance from 7-9 pm every 4th Friday night. All dances are ...

Hot Garbage: Comedy Variety Show | SF
Friday, November 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Stagewerx Theatre
Hot Garbage: Comedy Variety Show | SF

Hot Garbage is back. Come join In Demand, On Demand and their hilarious comedy friends for some fun Friday night yolos.
Featuring:

Sick beats by their house DJ – DJ Hillz
Standup/characters/bits
Natasha and Tess
Fun, games and audience participation

Donations are greatly encouraged and everything will be given to their abortion …

Saturday, November 25

Elixir 14th Anniversary Party & Fire Benefit | Mission Dist.
Elixir 14th Anniversary Party & Fire Benefit | Mission Dist.

Elixir is celebrating their 14th year running this 159 year old saloon and doing it with charity… there will be drink specials, food (typically it’s a free BBQ but details change each year) a raffle and donations to charity
The Golden Hydrant saved much of our …

Brave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.
Saturday, November 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with code "funcheapbaby" on Eventbrite; otherwise, it's $5.
| Darger Bar
Brave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.

11/25 Lineup:

Headliner: Mean Dave
Dauood Mohammad Naimyar
Sean McKenzie
Wesam Mohammad
James Mwuara

Hosted by Brooke Heinichen

Sunday, November 26

’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.
Sunday, November 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
'90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.

Love The Simpsons? Know The Simpsons like the back of your hand? Then join in ’90s Simpsons Trivia Night at The Knockout in the Mission District from 6-9 pm, every fourth Sunday of the month. Watch some ’90s Simpsons and answer some trivia if you ...

Monday, November 27

Laughgasm: Monday Comedy at the Rite Spot | SF
Monday, November 27 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot
Laughgasm: Monday Comedy at the Rite Spot | SF

Comedian Andrew Holmgren (SF Weekly 2014 Best comedian) of Sylvan Productions (SF Weekly 2013 best comedy troupe) hosts an evening of some of his favorite comics whose comedy is sure to leave you satisfied and sore. The show takes place on every last Monday of ...

Tuesday, November 28

Witches’ Brew: A Standup Comedy Show | SF
Tuesday, November 28 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $10 | The Lost Church
Witches' Brew: A Standup Comedy Show | SF

Comedy by:

Kristee Ono

Mimi Vilmenay

Allison Mick

Moon Choe

Aviva Siegel
Anica Cihla

Plus a raffle for prizes from their sponsors Tiny Thunder Jewelry and Good Vibrations
This month’s show has been moved to November 28, 2017 due to the Holidays.

Wednesday, November 29

“Brewmaster” Craft Beer Film Night & Free Beer After Party | Alamo Drafthouse
Wednesday, November 29 – 6:30 pm | Cost: $10 | Alamo Drafthouse

Pilsner Urquell is celebrating 175 years since the beer was first brewed in Pilsen, Czech Republic. Celebrate their anniversary and expand your craft beer knowledge with an exclusive screening of the documentary Brewmaster.
The screening will be followed by a live Q&A featuring Brian Reed (cast member …

Shaping SF Lecture: Mona Caron & Kiernan Graves on Art & Politics | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, November 29 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
Shaping SF Lecture: Mona Caron & Kiernan Graves on Art & Politics | Mission Dist.

In summer 2017 an ambitious project was begun to restore and extend the life of Mona Caron’s Market Street Railway Mural at 15th and Church Streets. When it was painted in 2003-04, it quickly became a beloved piece of public art, and uniquely presented a …

Thursday, November 30

Speak Cheesy: Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF
Thursday, November 30 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alite Outpost
Speak Cheesy: Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF

Get hungry folks. The good folks at the Alite Outpost will be serving up hot grilled cheeses and cold brews every last Thursday of the month. Swing by for a bite to eat and enjoy in-store discounts as well as some helpful advice from the ...

2017 Annual Holiday Art Sale Opening Party: Limited-Edition Art Stuff | SF
Thursday, November 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Creativity Explored
2017 Annual Holiday Art Sale Opening Party: Limited-Edition Art Stuff | SF

The Creativity Explored Gallery and Studio will be filled with affordable gifts for everyone on your list, both Naughty & Nice. Select from original drawings and paintings, textiles, ceramics, mixed media, and framed art, plus a quality collection of art products featuring artwork by Creativity …

(I wish I was) Happy Hour Comedy Show | SF
Thursday, November 30 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission but bring money for food and drinks.
| Slate Bar
(I wish I was) Happy Hour Comedy Show | SF

The lineup for tonight:

Gabby Poccia
Iris Benson
FC Sierra
Kate Robards
Jon Lehre
Hosted by Ali Littman

Please note that this November’s event will be moved to November 30th due to Thanksgiving.

Friday, December 1

Timbuk2 First Fridays Free Factory Tour | San Francisco
Timbuk2 First Fridays Free Factory Tour | San Francisco

Come down to Timbuk2 Factory and Headquarters for a 60-minute behind-the-scenes look at the product design, marketing, and of course the (spoiler alert) office gong, disco ball and kegerator. Free tours take place at 11 am on the First Friday of the month, and tickets are required. Tours are ...

Paxton Gate 25th Anniversary Holiday Party | Mission Dist.
Friday, December 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required
| Paxton Gate
Paxton Gate 25th Anniversary Holiday Party | Mission Dist.

Quirky Mission District store Paxton Gate is celebrating the holidays with their annual holiday party on December 1, 2017.
Special performances by the amazing Vau de Vire Society are sure to dazzle you with unbelievable feats of acrobatics. Plus snacks, drinks and much much more to come.

Fugue: An Immersive Theater Performance | SF
Friday, December 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*15-30 Sliding Scale. Purchase your tickets online
| Holy Innocents Episcopal Church
Fugue: An Immersive Theater Performance | SF

Fugue is a site-specific dance theater work that traverses through the streets and stories of San Francisco’s Mission District. Inspired by a year-long community-based research process into the queer histories of San Francisco streets, Fugue is a foray into cultural amnesia featuring forgotten stories of …

Saturday, December 2

2017 Mission Holiday Block Party & Cookie Crawl | SF
Saturday, December 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*FREE, but there is a $10 suggested donation for cookie bag
| Valencia Corridor
2017 Mission Holiday Block Party & Cookie Crawl | SF

The Valencia Corridor Merchants Association celebrates their 3rd annual Holiday Cookie Crawl.  This is a super fun event where neighbors & visitors have the opportunity to taste beautiful baked cookies and receive exclusive discounts while supporting our local community.
This year donations will benefit local non-profit …

Sunday, December 3

Free Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park
Sunday, December 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
Free Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park

Elevate your mind and lift your hearts under the open sky at Dolores Park at this Kundalini Yoga Flash Class taking place the first Sunday of every month. Just look for the Yogis, Yoginis and Large Gongs. Grab your mat, blanket, and water and join the community for ...

Monday, December 4

Free Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room
Monday, December 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Make-Out Room
Free Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room

Every first Monday of the month, The Make-Out Room presents a free concert with several local bands showing off the cutting edge of jazz and improvised music. Expect progressive sounds with a mix of anything from jazz, folk, rock to electronic music.

Misery Index: All Star Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.
Monday, December 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot
Misery Index: All Star Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.

“Misery Index” is a free, monthly show that brings together some of the most pessimistic, neurotic and dysfunctional individuals on the face of the planet: stand-up comedians. Take the edge off with cheap drinks and free laughs as these choleric comics direct their disdain towards ...

Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF
Monday, December 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Brewcade
Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF

One part nerd, one part slurred, Super Trashed Bros brings together comedy, video games and alcohol every first Monday at Brewcade. Audience participation is essential as a live crowd and online viewers—from the streaming platform Twitch—suggest new rules and new gags. Power-up, throw down and push ...

Wednesday, December 6

Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout
Wednesday, December 6 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Drink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout

At Drink and Draw, artsy bar patrons draw to a theme and submit their artwork into a raffle for cocktails and other prizes at The Knockout in the Mission District. The artwork gets scanned online for all to admire. Drink and Draw happens every first Wednesday of the ...