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$9 Giants Tickets for 2016 | (Orange &) Black Friday Sale
Super cheap Giants tickets are going on sale super early on Black Friday (well, since it’s the Giants, it’s “Orange & Black Friday“). You can buy tickets for April & May 2016 with many midweek tickets starting at just $9. (June-October tickets won’t go on sale until February 2016)
Free Majestic Redwoods State Park Pass Day | SF Bay Area
In 2015, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are starting a new Thanksgiving tradition for Black Friday. Take a walk in the redwoods – it’s on them.
Free day pass on November 27, 2015 to California State Parks, but registration is required.
Bring your families to a ...
Free Pet Adoptions | Zappos’ Home for the Pawlidayz
Let a sweet, new furry friend come Home for the Pawlidayz! In honor of the most wonderful time of year, Zappos will cover the cost of dog and cat adoptions from Best Friends Animal Society between November 27-30, 2015. How It Works > Find Your ...
Calorie-Burning, History-Learning Walking Tour Friday | 10 Free Tours
Relatives in town? Show off our beautiful city by taking them on one of San Francisco City Guides free guided walking tours of San Francisco’s greatest neighborhoods. There is a full slate of free tours on Thanksgiving weekend, Thursday through Sunday. Tour starting times range from ...
2015 Plaid Friday: Art Show, Indie Shopping & Hot Apple Cider | Oakland
Plaid Friday is the fun, indie alternative to the big box store “Black Friday,” designed to promote local and independently owned businesses during the holiday shopping season.
2015 Plaid Friday
Friday, November 27, 2015
All Over Oakland
FREE, but bring money for food, drinks and shopping
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2015 Black Friday Deals in Union Square | SF
In Union Square, take advantage of the high-end version of Black Friday, where nearly 30 downtown stores provide nibbles and holiday drinks, extend their hours and offer deep discounts.
Black Friday Deals & Events | Union Square
Friday, November 27, 2015
At the center of it all ...
Free Parking Day: Plaid Friday | Oakland
Leave your quarters at home (but bring your watch) and go shopping in Oakland during the holiday season every Saturday between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, plus Plaid Friday. The city of Oakland will offer free parking at meters and parking kiosks to encourage holiday shoppers ...
Volunteer at 2015 Macy’s Holiday Windows & Pet Adoptions | Union Square
Volunteer with the SPCA to help spread the holiday cheer at Macy’s Holiday Windows by greeting the public, collecting donations, and directing visitors to the SF SPCA pop-up adoption center inside Macy’s.
Sign up online to volunteer at Holiday Windows. Please note that many shifts are already ...
Buy Nothing Day | 2015
Buy Nothing Day is the antithesis to Black Friday: your special day to unshop, unspend and unwind. Relax and do nothing for the economy and for yourself, at least for a single day on Friday, November 27, 2015.
Can you really buy absolutely nothing for just ...
2015 Winter Wonderland, Snow Sledding & Parade of Lights | San Rafael
Downtown San Rafael kicks off the holiday season with the Annual Holiday Parade of Lights and Winter Wonderland celebration on Friday, with additional kids activities and sledding on Saturday. 36th Annual Parade of Lights & Winter Wonderland – Friday, November 27, 2015 | Noon to ...
“SFMOMA On The Go” 40-Speaker Choral Sound Installation | Fort Mason
Experience acclaimed media artist Janet Cardiff’s masterwork, an immersive and moving sound installation in its California debut from November 14, 2015–January 18, 2016. The Forty Part Motet is a 40-part choral performance of English composer, Thomas Tallis’s 16th-century composition Spem in Alium, sung by the Salisbury ...
Win Tix: The Gray Friday Scavenger Hunt | Dolores Park
One of the most exciting things you can do in a big city is go on a scavenger hunt. Here in San Francisco, we have the added benefit of steep hills to climb and cable cars to ride. This Thanksgiving, shed some of those extra ...
Ghirardelli Square 51th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony | 2015
In celebration of its 51th Annual Tree Lighting, Ghirardelli Square is creating a winter wonderland this Black Friday complete with mulled wine, Irish coffee, hot chocolate, live music and loads of tasty vendor treats and gifts to gawk at and buy.
51th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony
Friday, November ...
2015 Candlelit Labyrinth Night & Festival of Light | Baker Beach
This Black Friday, instead of enmeshing yourself in the worst of human behavior, why not come celebrate the best of it? A local group of artists who call themselves the Museum of Joy will be celebrating the 3rd Annual Festival of Light & Gratitude by building ...
2015 Holiday Tree Lighting: Caroling & Free Carriage Rides | Saratoga
Strutting horse-drawn carriages, crafts people displaying their wares for sale, Father Christmas and more are highlights of the Annual Holiday Tree Lighting & Wine Stroll in Historic Downtown Saratoga Village on Big Basin Way.
2015 Holiday Tree Lighting
November 27, 2015 | 5-8 pm
– tree lighting at 5:30 pm
Big Basin ...
2015 Lighting of the 350-Year-Old Oak Tree | Danville
Welcome in the holiday season in Historic Downtown Danville by coming out to the lighting ceremony of the Old Oak Tree on Diablo and Hartz Streets on Friday, November 27, 2015.
Families will gather on Diablo Road around the town’s landmark oak tree, which is more than 350 ...
Alternative Black Friday: Free Community Pizza Party | Oakland
Ditch the stores and head to Nick’s Pizza to rest, refresh and say hi to your neighbors this Black Friday at a free community pizza party.
Nick’s Pizza is opening up their doors for two hours to serve free pizza, salads and homemade beverages.
They organize these events in the spirit of community ...
Friday Nights at the de Young: Season Finale | Golden Gate Park
Film Screening: “When the World Came to San Francisco”
Back by popular demand! “When the World Came to San Francisco” (2015, 79 min.) is a drama-documentary about the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco. The film is based on Reyna Belasco Rosenthal’s (1895–1976) 1965 interview with ...
2015 Harvey Milk & Moscone Candlelight Vigil & March | Castro
Come along on a special Thanksgiving Day Memorial March to honor the memories of supervisor Harvey Milk and mayor George Moscone at the 37th Annual Vigil & Night of Remembrance.
2015 Harvey Milk & George Moscone Vigil & Night of Remembrance
November 27, 2015 | 6 pm
Harvey Milk Plaza, Castro & Market Streets, SF
Win Tix: 30 Plays in 60 Minutes | SF
If your friends and family are always ragging on you for not being more cultured and seeing as much live theatre as you should, go get an entire years worth of shows in one night when you see Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go ...
Win Tix: Silent Disco Night “Quiet Clubbing” | Monroe
Ever feel like just zoning everyone out and listening to the music in your head? At this Quiet Clubbing event at Monroe you can finally enjoy your own little musical world in a place where everyone around you is doing the same.
Throw on a pair ...
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New Presidio Parklands Project Site Tour | SF
Learn more about the New Presidio Parklands Project, a new gateway to the visitor experience at the Presidio of San Francisco, a new kind of national park site located at the center of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, one of the largest urban national parks in …
Free Wine & Beer Tasting | Pleasanton
New Leaf Community Market in Pleasanton invites you to start your weekend off right with free weekly wine and beer tastings happening every Friday from 5-7 pm.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
A different vendor is featured each week. Must be 21+ to sample alcohol.
Free “Oysters on the Half Shell” Fridays | El Rio
El Rio, a neighborhood dive in the deep Mission, gives away free Oysters on the half shell from local folks in Tomales Bay, every Friday at 5:30 pm. Arrive on time, they go fast.
And get your drink on with happy hour on Friday from 5-8 pm …
Free Circus Class Day: Learn Juggling & Tightrope Walking | SF
Come and play with all the fun circus toys that fit under the Circus Center‘s roof every Friday.
Circus Skills Jam Class
Summer 2015: Fridays | 7-9 pm
Free first time, and $5 after that, with an RSVP is required; class has a 25 person maximum. Please make sure to check-in …
Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies | Skylark Bar
Join Hunny Bunny and Her Hot Toddies for Mischief at the Skylark Bar every Friday at 8 pm.
Enjoy drinks, dancing, DJs and more at this free weekly burlesque and variety show. Come early to purchase your beverage and toast to these Barbary Coast Beauties.
Pamtastic’s Comedy Clubhouse | Mutiny Radio
Pamtastic’s Comedy Clubhouse on Mutiny Radio is a free comedy show every Friday from 8-11 pm at Mutiny Radio on the corner of 21st and Florida in the deep Mission District.
Over 25 of San Francisco’s underground comics entertain your cheap asses every week until the …
Friday Movie Night | Berkeley
Hotel Durant in Berkeley hosts a Movie Night every Friday night at 8 pm.
Complimentary sodas and popcorn will be served in the setting of this unique hotel. Opened in 1928, Hotel Durant has undergone a recent renovation and also houses Henry’s Restaurant & Bar.
“Best of SF” Stand-Up Comedy Night | SF
San Francisco has long been home to an electric comedy scene and has spawned some of the biggest names in stand-up from Margaret Cho to Patton Oswalt, in addition to current up and coming stars like Vahé Hove and Chris Schiappacasse. Check out a fresh …
SF Beer Olympics: Drinking Games & $2 Beers | North Beach
Meet and compete against locals, travelers, couch surfers, au pairs, and hostelers. Games are free to play (including flip cup, beer pong and relays) and many weeks they have themed events for holidays, or just because.
They have a great 5-for-$10 beer special until 9:30 pm. After …
Friday Night Outdoor Roller Skate DJ Party: “Midnight Rollers” | SF
Strap on your skates and roller disco around the city at the Midnight Rollers Friday Night Skate party.
This weekly skate (as long as it’s not raining or during Burning Man) hits up San Francisco’s main attractions, all while blasting their own beats from two jogging strollers …
Queer Fridays Live Music Series | El Rio
Get an earful of live music from queer artists, every Friday night at 10 pm at the free “Friday Live” series at El Rio in San Francisco’s Mission District.
DJ Emotions gets the party started with hip hop, salsa, house and world tunes at 10 pm sharp.
F!#&ing Free Fridays: Improv Comedy | SF
EndGames Improv is bringing something new to the genre, what could turn out to be a very hot affair (in that release of tension, funny kind of way) with “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship.”
“YFUR” is an entirely improvised comedy show inspired by stories of your own …