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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.

Saturday, April 30

2016 Opening Day: Free Sail Boat Rides | Treasure Island Sailing Center
Saturday, April 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Treasure Island Sailing Center
2016 Opening Day: Free Sail Boat Rides | Treasure Island Sailing Center

Celebrate Opening Day on the Bay at the Treasure Island Sailing Center with free sailboat rides, kayaking, and stand up paddle boarding, plus enjoy music, family activities and food.
2016 Opening Day & National Safe Boating Day
Saturday, April 30, 2016 | 11 am to 4 pm
Treasure Island Sailing …

Sunday, May 1

Cinco de Mayo Dance & Mural Tours | Mission Dist.
Sunday, May 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | 24th & Capp
Cinco de Mayo Dance & Mural Tours | Mission Dist.

Baile en la Calle: The Mural Dances is a tour, guided by a Precita Eyes docent, of the historic murals along the 24th Street corridor brought to life through performances by local choreographers and dance companies on Sunday, May 1, 2016.
Mural Tours begin in the parking …

2016 How Weird Street Faire | SoMa
2016 How Weird Street Faire | SoMa

For the 17th annual How Weird Street Faire, SoMa will be filled with art and performances, vendors, tasty food and drinks, and all of the colorful weirdness that San Francisco is famous for under the 2016 “The Cosmic Stew” theme. All ages are welcome.
Boogie down to ten dance …

Wednesday, May 4

Free “Maple Bacon” Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, May 4 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One 360 Café
Free

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 ...

Saturday, May 7

2016 Hip Hop in the Park | Berkeley
Saturday, May 7 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | People's Park
2016 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 run by the Students For Hip Hop at Cal, in People’s …

Sunday, May 8

Exploratorium Free Day: Mother’s Day 2016 | SF
Sunday, May 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium
Exploratorium Free Day: Mother's Day 2016 | SF

The Exploratorium will celebrate Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 8, 2016 by offering free admission to all visitors (not just for Mothers).

Sunday, May 29

San Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade 2016
Sunday, May 29 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | 24th & Bryant
San Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade 2016

On Sunday, May 29, 2016, the 2016 San Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade kickoffs at 9:30 am at the corner of 24th and Bryant Streets, where it will proceed west to Mission Street. From there, the parade heads north on Mission Street down to 17th Street, …

Wednesday, June 1

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, June 1 – 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 5

California Academy of Sciences | Free Admission Day
Sunday, June 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Admission Day

The California Academy of Sciences is a world-class scientific and cultural institution in Golden Gate Park, a 400,000 square foot structure that houses an aquarium, a planetarium a natural history museum and a four-story rainforest all under a living roof. The Academy hosts four free ...

Sunday, June 19

Stern Grove Festival 2016 Kick-Off: Janelle Monáe | SF
Sunday, June 19 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove Festival 2016 Kick-Off: Janelle Monáe | SF

To celebrate opening day of the 79th Season, Stern Grove Festival presents The Big Picnic starring stylish and soulful Grammy-nominated singer  Janelle Monáe. Local soul and funk band Midtown Social open.

Sunday, September 25

2016 Folsom Street Fair | SoMa
2016 Folsom Street Fair | SoMa

The 33rd Annual Folsom Street Fair, a true only in San Francisco original, covers over 13 city blocks filled with 400,000 people in their most outrageous leather, rubber, and fetish attire enjoying the world’s largest leather fair.
2016 Folsom Street Fair
Sunday, September 25, 2016 | 11 am …