Angel Island Ferry is Back This Week (with New Safety Rules)
What's Closed / What's Open
Angel Island Ferry is Back This Week (with New Safety Rules)
The ferry from Tiburon to Angel Island resumed on July 2 with limited boat capacity and new safety rules
Santa Clara County Plans July 13 Reopening of Salons & Gyms
What's Closed / What's Open
Santa Clara County Plans July 13 Reopening of Salons & Gyms
Tattoo shops, massage, salons and outdoor gatherings up to 60 people will be allowed with strict guidelines
Kirby Cove Campground Reopens For Overnight Camping
What's Closed / What's Open
Kirby Cove Campground Reopens For Overnight Camping
This Marin campground has reopened with amazing views of the Golden Gate
SF Gets $80+ Million From California for Affordable Housing
Bay Area Updates
SF Gets $80+ Million From California for Affordable Housing
Part of $130 Million grant allocated to affordable housing, transportation, and infrastructure projects.
SF Leasing 145 New Housing Units For the Homeless
Bay Area Updates
SF Leasing 145 New Housing Units For the Homeless
Located at 833 Bryant Street in SoMa this will provide permanently-affordable homes in 2021
Help Keep Funcheap Alive: GoFundMe Launched
Bay Area Updates
Help Keep Funcheap Alive: GoFundMe Launched
We love supporting and lifting up the Bay. Now we need a little help ourselves.
July 4th Protests: List of 25+ Bay Area Rallies & Marches
Causes
July 4th Protests: List of 25+ Bay Area Rallies & Marches
Rallies, protests, vigils, and more taking place July 3-5 in San Francisco & the Bay Area
San Francisco Bay Area 4th of July & Fireworks Guide
4th of July, What's Closed / What's Open
San Francisco Bay Area 4th of July & Fireworks Guide
All but one fireworks show canceled (so far), plus flyovers, parades & BBQs still taking place

Friday, July 3

“Crazy Funny Asians” Virtual Comedy Live from San Francisco
"Crazy Funny Asians" Virtual Comedy Live from San Francisco

Now Online! Inspired by the blockbuster movie, see some of the Bay Area’s top comedians at San Francisco’s Crazy Funny Asians comedy showcase! Let’s celebrate the Bay’s Asian-American culture and heritage with laughs. Join Us – RSVP on Eventbrite and we’ll send you the secret ...Every Friday

Online Streaming “Sea to Shining Sea, Songs of the American Landscape”
Friday, July 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE
Online Streaming "Sea to Shining Sea, Songs of the American Landscape"
The San Francisco Boys Chorus will present a streaming of the previous broadcast of “Sea to Shining Sea – Songs of the American Landscape” starting on July 3, 2020. Please visit www.sfbc.org starting July 3rd to view the program. The recorded program was subsequently broadcast on KQED-TV ...
Independence Day (Observed) 2020 Parking Rules in SF | How Not to Get a Ticket
Friday, July 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Independence Day (Observed) 2020 Parking Rules in SF | How Not to Get a Ticket
On certain holidays the City of San Francisco gives you a little bit of a break, with a ticket-free day of parking… sort of… For 2020, the city has a few special rules in place for Independence Day Observed, which is on July 3rd (as ...
F**k That Noise “Black Lives Matter Protest”
Friday, July 3 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Portrero Del Sol Skate Park
F**k That Noise "Black Lives Matter Protest"
Noise show featuring live music and poetry from Bay Area performers and bands protesting racism, police brutality, and other political injustices. Please wear mask and practice social distancing.
Freedom Fridays: Family Walk & Chalk at Children’s Fairyland
Friday, July 3 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Register for more info or to get involved.
| Grand Ave & Harrison St
Freedom Fridays: Family Walk & Chalk at Children's Fairyland

Freedom Fridays is an opportunity for young people to see themselves reflected in leadership, and for Black youth to see themselves in the center. Our speakers and performers will all be young people. Freedom Fridays: Family Walk & Chalk at 4:00 pm Assembly ...Every Friday

“The Statues are Down! Now What?” Community Healing & Celebration
Friday, July 3 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Coit Tower
"The Statues are Down! Now What?" Community Healing & Celebration
There will be two days of Community Education, Healing, and Celebration. July 3, 2020 | Friday 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm Coit Tower Celebrate the recent statue removals of men that contributed to the discrimination of our communities. Bring art, music, food, and the whole family. July 5, 2020 | ...
Outdoor Alameda Porch Music: Social Distancing Concert
Friday, July 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Outdoor Alameda Porch Music: Social Distancing Concert

We love what locals are doing in Alameda. Please be advised. We are letting you know about a hyper-local neighborhood community event. If you do not live within walking distance of the event, please do not attend. If you love it too, consider starting this ...Every Friday

CuriOdyssey’s Free Virtual First Friday Family Nights
Friday, July 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
CuriOdyssey’s Free Virtual First Friday Family Nights
On Friday, July 3, at 6 pm Pacific, see how exciting science can be with Kate the Chemist, Dr. Kate Biberdorf, science entertainer and author of the best selling book “The Big Book of Experiments,” as she performs her amazing experiments for kids. Hear children’s music ...
SF City Hall Lights up Red, Blue and White for Independence Day Kick Off
SF City Hall Lights up Red, Blue and White for Independence Day Kick Off

San Francisco’s City Hall and its 220+ state-of-the-art LED lighting fixtures will illuminate in red, blue, and white to celebrate American Independence Day. City Hall 2020 Pride Lighting Schedule July 3 – Kick Off July 4 – 4th of July Celebration July 5 – Final Day ...

Saturday, July 4

“Black Laughs Matter” 4th of July Virtual Comedy Show
Saturday, July 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated. Any amount helps
"Black Laughs Matter" 4th of July Virtual Comedy Show

The live comedy scene has been devastated by the closure of all of the comedy clubs, so if you’d like to support black comics, join us for a special “Black Laughs Matter” online comedy show live from San Francisco. Join Us – RSVP on Eventbrite ...Every Saturday

4th of July Fireworks in San Francisco Bay Area 2020 | What’s Canceled, What’s Still Happening
Saturday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
4th of July Fireworks in San Francisco Bay Area 2020 | What's Canceled, What's Still Happening
Typically we’ll list over 100 different Fourth of July events (including 50+ different fireworks shows within a few hours drive) with listings for the major fireworks shows plus tons of smaller hometown festivals, fairs and fireworks shows throughout the Bay Area and a few fun ...
A List of 25+ July 4th Protests & Rallies: SF & Bay Area
Saturday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE
A List of 25+ July 4th Protests & Rallies: SF & Bay Area
We know it’s hard to stay connected sometimes as a community. We’re doing our best to compile a list of as many upcoming protests, rallies, vigils and clean-up events as possible. Did we miss any events? Please email us at events_crew@funcheap.com with the date/time, details and ...
Virtual 4th of July Chalk Festival
Saturday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Registration Required
Virtual 4th of July Chalk Festival
Chalk Full of Fun (Virtual) Chalk Festival SATURDAY, JULY 4TH, 2020, FREE ALL DAY EVENT! The Redwood City Parks & Arts Foundation invites you to participate in the annual Chalk Full of Fun festival but with a Virtual twist! Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, our community ...
2020 Free Fishing Day on 4th of July | SF
Saturday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier Seven
2020 Free Fishing Day on 4th of July | SF

Please note that some fishing spots might be closed, CDFW has temporarily closing its high public use areas, including visitor centers and license counters, to help slow the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Before heading to a CDFW facility, contact the regional headquarters office to determine if that ...

4th of July Assemble for Equity and March
Saturday, July 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Ferry Building
4th of July Assemble for Equity and March
“What is the meaning of the 4th of July to the negro” was asked by Frederick Douglass over 150 years ago. It was asked due to the enslavement of black people who lacked the same freedoms, equality, and humanity this nation’s founders fought to obtain ...
CANCELED: Antioch | 4th of July Fireworks, Festival & Parade | 2020
Saturday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Contra Costa County Fairgrounds
CANCELED: Antioch | 4th of July Fireworks, Festival & Parade | 2020
2020 Update: Annual Parade & Fireworks Celebration (Cancelled due to COVID19) The City of Antioch hosts an all day Fourth of July festival with a parade, car show, live music, and kids games. To cap the night off, there will be fireworks at the Contra Costa County Fairgrounds. 2019 Antioch Fourth ...
San Francisco’s 4th of July World Naked Bike Ride
Saturday, July 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Ferry Building
San Francisco's 4th of July World Naked Bike Ride
Our usual World Naked Bike Ride Naking season of 5 rides has been disrupted by the COVID-19 shuttering of our daily lives. However, recently, a number of businesses and activities are slowly returning. Sadly, there is no news of any big July 4th activity, no ...
“Trump Pence Out Now” 4th of July Rally & March
Saturday, July 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 24th Street (Mission)
"Trump Pence Out Now" 4th of July Rally & March
Meet up at 24th and Mission for the rally and will march to different parts of the Mission and return to 24th and Mission. For more info visit https://refusefascism.org/. Please wear a mask and follow social distancing.
4th of July Blackout Solidarity Protest
Saturday, July 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*First 2000 meals are free
| Lake Merritt
4th of July Blackout Solidarity Protest
Celebrate 4th of July with a Blackout Solidarity Protest at Lake Merritt starting at 1 pm. Make sure to pull up and donate. The first 2000 meals are free starting at 2pm. Wear all black , mask and practice social distancing.
Concord’s Virtual 4th of July Parade
Saturday, July 4 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Concord's Virtual 4th of July Parade
Celebrate safely this Independence Day and join us when we host Concord’s Virtual 4th of July Parade. Concord invites everyone in the community to participate in this televised event by submitting a video of your float “parading” down your street! Please submit your entries online at ...
CANCELED: San Jose | 4th of July Fireworks Celebration | 2020
Saturday, July 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Discovery Meadow
CANCELED: San Jose | 4th of July Fireworks Celebration | 2020
2020 Update: The event will not take place this year. The Rotary Club of San Jose and the City of San Jose having concern for the health and safety of our community, with the social distancing, limitations on crowd sizes, and other safety restrictions the Rotary ...
The Stud’s “Drag Alive Online” Every Saturday
The Stud's "Drag Alive Online" Every Saturday

Thanks to SFist for letting us know that The Stud and Oasis are going virtual with their  Drag Shows Online. Not even the global pandemic can stop the Queens! Enjoy a weekly dose of virtual humor, flashy, queer and everything drag with The Stud and Oasis Online Drag Show. The ...Every Saturday

Spontaneous Storytelling Online
Saturday, July 4 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*Pay as you can, suggested donation $5 to $20
Spontaneous Storytelling Online

We’ve converted our hilarious monthly open-mic storytelling show into an online event. Put your name in the virtual “hat” for a chance to tell a true story from your life, 5 minutes or less. For the past 5 years, Spontaneous Storytelling has been one of ...Every Saturday

SF City Hall Lights up Red, Blue and White for 4th of July
SF City Hall Lights up Red, Blue and White for 4th of July

San Francisco’s City Hall and its 220+ state-of-the-art LED lighting fixtures will illuminate in red, blue, and white to celebrate American Independence Day. City Hall 2020 Pride Lighting Schedule July 3 – Kick Off July 4 – 4th of July Celebration July 5 – Final Day ...

Gilroy’s 4th of July Fireworks is Still Happening in 2020
Saturday, July 4 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Gilroy High School
Gilroy's 4th of July Fireworks is Still Happening in 2020
For 2020 the city of Gilroy has made arrangements to have the Gilroy Fireworks display take place higher in the sky than in years’ past. This means that homes within approximately 2.5 miles, with direct line of sight of the show, should be able to ...
CANCELED: San Francisco Fireworks: 4th of July | 2020
Saturday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
CANCELED: San Francisco Fireworks: 4th of July | 2020
2020 Update: Due to the City & County of San Francisco’s Health Order prohibiting large gatherings, the Fourth of July Fireworks show over the Bay (shot from a barge located off PIER 39) has been canceled.  PIER 39 has also canceled its​ band performance scheduled for ...
CANCELED: Mountain View | 4th of July Fireworks Free Viewing Areas | 2020
Saturday, July 4 – 9:40 pm | Cost: FREE | Shoreline Wildlife & Recreation Area
CANCELED: Mountain View | 4th of July Fireworks Free Viewing Areas | 2020
2020 Update FOURTH OF JULY + FIREWORKS CANCELLATION REMINDER As per Santa Clara County Department of Public Health Guidelines, essential activity is currently allowable within Shoreline for purposes of essential health in Phase 2 of the COVID-19 pandemic response. However, social gatherings are not permitted outside of your ...

Sunday, July 5

Art Kiosk Installation “Monument to the Plastocene IV” Final Day
Sunday, July 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Art Kiosk
Art Kiosk Installation “Monument to the Plastocene IV” Final Day

The Redwood City Improvement Association in partnership with Fung Collaboratives has unveiled the latest Art Kiosk Installation exhibit by artist Tara de la Garza. Titled “Monument to the Plastocene IV,” this thought-provoking installation will be visible every day & night through the Art Kiosk windows ...

Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile
Sunday, July 5 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | 37th and Ortega (SF)
Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile

Come eat, drink, shop, play, connect and be local at the Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile, a festive open-air, year-round weekly market featuring local farmers, ranchers, food artisans, merchants, makers, artists and organizations on a closed-to-traffic 37th Avenue between Ortega and Pacheco. Outer Sunset ...Every Sunday

“Run with Ahmaud” Protest & Fundraiser
Sunday, July 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Registration Required, donation is encouraged.
| Kezar Stadium
"Run with Ahmaud" Protest & Fundraiser
We will be running & walking between 3k-5k miles in remembrance of the black and brown lives lost do to police brutality snd hate crimes. All those who stand in solidarity with the #BLM movement are welcome! Peaceful community event & Wellness check! We hope to ...