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San FranFREEsco has joined up with FunCheap to help hunt down the most interesting free (and cheap) events in the Bay Area.

These events are hand-picked by Becca Bandit of San FranFREEsco, which shares with you all the best FREE or almost free events and happenings in the SF Bay Area including concerts, parties, open bars, free food, free events, art openings, free museum admission, fairs, festivals and more.

Wednesday, April 1

Free Blueberry Jam Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, April 1 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One 360 Café
Free Blueberry Jam Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF

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 waffles come in tasty flavors like TCHO chocolate, maple-bacon, salted caramel and many ...

Sunday, April 5

2015 Easter In the Park: Hunky Jesus & Foxy Mary Contests | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, April 5 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*In case of bad weather, visit thesisters.org for location updates
| Hellman Hollow
2015 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 36th Easter Sunday in the Park at Hellman Hollow in Golden Gate Park.
There’s a family-friendly Children’s Easter celebration at 11 am, but the real fun follows after the kids head home with adult-friendly fare like …

“Bring Your Own Big Wheel” Race 2015 | Potrero Hill
Sunday, April 5 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch; but $5 to $10 donations are requested to race
| 20th and Vermont

What’s that sound kids? It’s the sound of Big Wheels rolling!
Watch dozens of contestants at Bring Your Own Big Wheel 2015 (BYOBW) risk humiliation and serious injury racing their big wheels (those giant plastic tricycles from when we were kids – no rubber wheels allowed) down …

Monday, April 6

SF Giants 2015 Opening Day Viewing Party & Free Hot Dogs | AT&T Park
SF Giants 2015 Opening Day Viewing Party & Free Hot Dogs | AT&T Park

Cheer on the Giants even though they are on the road and join 5,000+ Giants fans at AT&T Park to watch the  Giants vs. Arizona Diamondbacks for opening day 2015 live from Phoenix.
The first road game of the season from Arizona will be shown on the …

Tuesday, April 14

Free Cone Day 2015 | Ben & Jerry’s
Tuesday, April 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Ben & Jerry's (Haight St.)
Free Cone Day 2015 | Ben & Jerry's

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 is Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry’s, and you know what that means… free ice cream for you.
As long as you don’t mind waiting in really long lines, almost all Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shops in the Bay Area (and around …

Saturday, May 2

2015 Hip Hop in the Park | Berkeley
Saturday, May 2 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | People's Park
2015 Hip Hop in the Park | Berkeley

The Bay Area hip-hop community comes together the first Saturday in May each year to enjoy live music, graffiti art, dancing, and DJing at the annual Hip Hop in the Park, a hip-hop festival in People’s Park.
2015 Hip Hop in the Park
Saturday, May 2, 2015 …

Wednesday, May 6

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, May 6 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One 360 Café
Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF

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 waffles come in tasty flavors like TCHO chocolate, maple-bacon, salted caramel and many ...

Sunday, May 10

Exploratorium Free Day: Mother’s Day 2015 | SF
Sunday, May 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium
Exploratorium Free Day: Mother's Day 2015 | SF

The Exploratorium will celebrate Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 10, 2015 by offering free admission to all visitors (not just for Mothers).

Wednesday, June 3

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

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 waffles come in tasty flavors like TCHO chocolate, maple-bacon, salted caramel and many ...

Sunday, June 28

2015 San Francisco Pride Parade
Sunday, June 28 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Market Street
2015 San Francisco Pride Parade

Art meets politics in a fleet of floats, vehicles, and marchers along Market Street during the San Francisco Pride Parade, one the nation’s largest LGBT events, starting at 10:30 am on Pride Sunday.
Bring a rainbow flag and come cheer on dykes on bikes, bears in straps, trannies in gowns, and …

2015 San Francisco Pride Festival: Sunday | Civic Center
Sunday, June 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a $5-10 donation is requested.
| Civic Center Plaza
2015 San Francisco Pride Festival: Sunday | Civic Center

On Pride Sunday, June 28, 2015, SF Pride will once again offer exciting, up-and-coming cutting edge talent, world renowned performers, and the best of local entertainment from the Bay Area.

Sunday, September 20

2015 “Comedy Day in the Park” Free Festival | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, September 20 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sharon Meadow
2015

If you like lounging in the park, laughing your ass off with the distant smell of pot wafting through the air, then the 35th Annual Comedy Day might be the best way for you to spend a Sunday afternoon.
The biggest single-day comedy event of the …

Sunday, September 27

Exploratorium Free Day: Engineering Day 2015 | Pier 15
Sunday, September 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium
Exploratorium Free Day: Engineering Day 2015 | Pier 15

Exploratorium invites you to a rare free community day (there’s only five a year) as they collaborate with the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) to celebrate Engineering Day/ Día de la Ingeniería from 10 am to 5 pm on Sunday, September 27, 2015.

Sunday, October 11

Exploratorium Free Day: Founder’s Day 2015 | SF
Sunday, October 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium
Exploratorium Free Day: Founder's Day 2015 | SF

The Exploratorium will celebrate their Founder’s Day on Sunday, October 11, 2015 by offering free admission to the museum for all visitors.

Sunday, December 6

Exploratorium Free Day: Winter Holiday | Pier 15
Sunday, December 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium
Exploratorium Free Day: Winter Holiday | Pier 15

Come visit the Exploratorium on December 6 (Winter HoliDay) when we open our doors to the public for free on Saturday, December 6, 2015.