SF's "Chinatown Night Market" Returns for 2024
Community, Eat & Drink, Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, San Francisco
SF's "Chinatown Night Market" Returns for 2024
Three blocks of Grant Avenue in SF light up for a monthly Asian-style Night Market every second Friday of 2024
SF's Iconic Union Square Macy's to Close
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SF's Iconic Union Square Macy's to Close
Macy's massive, 400,000-square-foot Union Square store announced its closure, but no timeline has been set
Golden Gate Park Hosts 125+ Free Live Concerts in 2024
Festival Updates, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches, San Francisco
Golden Gate Park Hosts 125+ Free Live Concerts in 2024
"Illuminate Live" free concert festival kicks off March 1, 2024 in SF's 122-year-old Golden Gate Bandshell
Bruce Lee Statue Coming to SF's Chinatown?
Artsy Fartsy, Local Icons, Lunar New Year, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches, San Francisco, Stop Asian Hate
Bruce Lee Statue Coming to SF's Chinatown?
A statue honoring the martial arts legend could be coming to a renovated Portsmouth Square
Free Monthly Museum Days
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Free Monthly Museum Days
Our guide to the best free monthly museum days in the Bay Area for 2024

Monday, March 4, 2024

9:00 am   Japanese Tea Garden’s Free Admission Hour (Golden Gate Park)   FREE*
*Free from 9-10am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday; otherwise non-resident admission is $12 - $16 depending on the season. San Francisco residents are always free with valid ID
6:00 pm   SF Arcade Bar “Emporium” 8 Free Game Tokens for “Industry Night” (Every Monday)   FREE*
*8 free game tokens if you are part of the "industry"
7:00 pm   “Motown On Mondays” DJ Night (Madrone Art Bar)   FREE*
*Free before 8pm; $5 after
7:00 pm   “KaraOakland” Inaugural Competitive Karaoke League Season (2024)   FREE*
*Spectating is free - vote for your favorite performances. $30 to compete
7:00 pm   SF’s “Wurst Drag Trivia” (Every Monday)   FREE
7:30 pm   FREE TIX: SF’s Dirty Joke Night at a Legendary Strip Club (North Beach)   FREE*
*Free with code FUNCHEAP (limited tickets)
7:30 pm   The Marsh’s Online Storytelling Night (Every Monday)   FREE*
*Everything is FREE. But feel FREE to make a donation through our tip jar to support and sustain The Marsh and MarshStream performers.
8:00 pm   Mirthquake: Monday Live Comedy in the Richmond w/ $5 Drinks (SF)   FREE*
*free tickets, RSVP to ensure a spot, 21+

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Monday, March 4

FREE TIX: SF’s Dirty Joke Night at a Legendary Strip Club (North Beach)
Monday, March 4 – 7:30 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with code FUNCHEAP (limited tickets)
| Condor Club
FREE TIX: SF's Dirty Joke Night at a Legendary Strip Club (North Beach)

The legendary Condor in North Beach turns into a pop-up comedy club on Monday nights. Instead of topless dancers, you’ll hear real dirty jokes by real dirty comedians and some of SF’s top local comics every weekend with credits like Cobbs, Punchline, SF Sketchfest, Comedy Central Clusterfest, Outside ...Every Monday

Japanese Tea Garden’s Free Admission Hour (Golden Gate Park)
Japanese Tea Garden's Free Admission Hour (Golden Gate Park)

The Japanese Tea Garden provides visitors from around the world with an opportunity to experience the natural beauty, tranquility, and harmony of a Japanese-style garden in the heart of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. Originally created as a “Japanese Village” exhibit for the 1894 California ...Every Monday

“KaraOakland” Inaugural Competitive Karaoke League Season (2024)
Monday, March 4 – 7:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Spectating is free - vote for your favorite performances. $30 to compete
| The Legionnaire Saloon
"KaraOakland" Inaugural Competitive Karaoke League Season (2024)

KaraOakland is not your typical karaoke night; it’s a full-fledged league that brings together aspiring singers, former theater kids, and extreme silliness for an unforgettable entertainment experience. League play will take place every Monday night at the esteemed Legionnaire Saloon from 7:00 PM to 9:00 ...Every Monday

Tuesday, March 5

Taco Tuesday w/ $2 Margaritas at Westwood (SF)
Tuesday, March 5 – 6:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No cover. $2 margarita with a purchase of a taco (starting at $4.75)
| Westwood
Taco Tuesday w/ $2 Margaritas at Westwood (SF)

Taco Tuesdays just got even better because you can get a $2 margarita with the purchase of a taco starting at $4.75. Doors open at 6 p.m., and free trivia begins at 7 p.m.! Winners get prizes. Taco Tuesday at Westwood , 6-9p Westwood, 2036 ...Every Tuesday

“Disco Taco Tuesday” w/ $1 Margaritas at Underdogs (SoMa)
Tuesday, March 5 – 6:00 pm - Ends at 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No admission charge
| Underdogs Cantina
"Disco Taco Tuesday" w/ $1 Margaritas at Underdogs (SoMa)

Join us for a Disco Taco Tuesday at Underdogs Cantina with $1 MARGARITAS from 6pm – 6:30pm! “Disco Taco Tuesday” w/ $1 Margaritas Underdogs Cantina, 128 King St. (Across from ballpark), SF FREE (No Cover) March 5th March 12th March 19th $1 MARGARITAS from 6pm – ...Every Tuesday

“Legion of Honor” Museum Free Day (First Tuesdays)
"Legion of Honor" Museum Free Day (First Tuesdays)

The Legion of Honor displays a collection of 4,000 years of ancient and European art in an exquisite Beaux-Arts building in an unforgettable setting overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. Normally general admission is $20 for adults, but on the first Tuesday of each month admission ...Monthly

de Young Museum Free Day (First Tuesdays)
Tuesday, March 5 – 9:30 am - Ends at 5:15 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply. Timed tickets required
| de Young Museum
de Young Museum Free Day (First Tuesdays)

Located in beautiful Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a landmark art museum founded in 1895. Your visit includes a whirlwind trip around the world as the museum’s collections feature priceless treasures and works of arts from the 17th through the 20th centuries ...Monthly

SF’s “Conservatory of Flowers” Free First Tuesdays (Golden Gate Park)
Tuesday, March 5 – 10:00 am - Ends at 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Conservatory of Flowers
SF's "Conservatory of Flowers" Free First Tuesdays (Golden Gate Park)

Whether you’re a native San Franciscan, a visitor from the other side of the world, or a budding botanist, the Conservatory of Flowers, located in Golden Gate Park, offers an intimate, up-close experience with nearly 2,000 species of rare, exotic, and endangered plants from more ...Monthly

First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day | Cartoon Art Museum
Tuesday, March 5 – 11:00 am - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Pay What You Wish Day
| Cartoon Art Museum
First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day | Cartoon Art Museum

Founded in 1984, the Cartoon Art Museum has something for everyone—from comic strips, comic books and anime to political cartoons, graphic novels and underground comix. People of all ages can view original cartoon art at exhibitions and screenings, produce their own comics and animation at ...Monthly

SF’s Free Arcade Game Night at The Detour (First Tuesdays)
Tuesday, March 5 – 4:00 pm - Ends at 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free unlimited play wristband with any purchase from bar
| The Detour SF
SF's Free Arcade Game Night at The Detour (First Tuesdays)

Paid rent in SF? Hella Broke? Then first Tuesdays are the night for you.  The Detour hosts “Free Play Tuesday” with all arcade games on free play with purchase from the bar. Come enjoy all the video game glory from today and yesteryear while enjoying ...Monthly

$6 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose
Tuesday, March 5 – 8:30 pm - Ends at 11:59 pm | Cost: $6*
*$6 for adults on Tuesday nights. Kids are $2
| Solano 2 Drive In
$6 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose

One of the most socially-distant ways to have fun, The West Wind Drive-In theaters in both San Jose and Concord are open for good old-fashioned drive-in movie fun. West Wind Drive In Locations Solano Drive-In – 1611 Solano Way, Concord Capitol Drive-In – 3630 Hillcap ...Every Tuesday

Wednesday, March 6

UCL Watch Party: Real Madrid x RB Leipzig (SF)
Wednesday, March 6 – 12:00 pm - Ends at 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No Cover
| Underdogs Cantina
UCL Watch Party: Real Madrid x RB Leipzig (SF)
Saturday, March 6th @ 12:00PM Underdogs Cantina, 128 King Street Peña Madridista San Francisco & Golden Road Brewing proudly invite you to join us at Underdogs Cantina to watch the UCL match between REAL MADRID vs RB LEIPZIG. Watch football with the Official Real Madrid Supporters Club of ...
SF’s “$1 Wing Wednesdays” at Underdogs Cantina (SoMa)
Wednesday, March 6 – 4:30 pm - Ends at 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No admission charge. Wings are $1 each.
| Underdogs Cantina
SF's "$1 Wing Wednesdays" at Underdogs Cantina (SoMa)

Join us for Wing Wednesdays at Underdogs Cantina with $1 Wings from 4:30pm – Close! $1 Wing Wednesdays Underdogs Cantina, 128 King St. (Across from ballpark), SF FREE (No Cover) March 6th March 13th March 20th March 27th $1 WINGS from 4:30pm – Close Happy ...Every Wednesday

Cat Pilates (Purrlates) with 20+ Adorable Cats (SF’s Cat Cafe)
Cat Pilates (Purrlates) with 20+ Adorable Cats (SF's Cat Cafe)

San Francisco’s only Cat Cafe hosts their mew Purrlates class in their cat lounge with 20+ cats on select Wednesday and Friday evenings. Each class lasts around 30-40 minutes, giving you time to mingle with cats, sip on a glass of sparkling wine (Friday nights ...

50¢ Wing Wednesdays at Westwood (SF)
Wednesday, March 6 – 6:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*50 cent wings! Minimum of 6 wings (range of flavors) with a drink purchase.
| Westwood
50¢ Wing Wednesdays at Westwood (SF)

It’s wing Wednesday at Westwood! Get your hands on mouthwatering wings for just 50 cents each, with a variety of flavors to choose from. Don’t miss out! 50¢ Wing Wednesdays , 6-9p Westwood, 2036 Lombard St. SF (@ Fillmore) No Cover 50 cent wings! Minimum ...Every Wednesday

$20 Tix: The Witty & Wistful “Unpacking in P’town” Live in SF (Mar. 1-31)
Wednesday, March 6 – 6:30 pm - Ends at 9:30 pm | Cost: $20*
*Get 40% off tickets w/ secret code FUN40 at nctcsf.org (tickets normally $32-57)
| New Conservatory Theatre Center
$20 Tix: The Witty & Wistful "Unpacking in P’town" Live in SF (Mar. 1-31)

Former vaudevillians reunite in the summer of 1959 to drink, dance, and forget about the real world. But this year is different. The witty and wistful Unpacking in P’town by Jewelle Gomez premieres at New Conservatory Theatre Center on March 1-31. Jewelle Gomez’s Unpacking in ...

Free Tix: “HellaSecret” SF Outdoor Comedy Night & Secret Beer Garden (Marina)
Free Tix: "HellaSecret" SF Outdoor Comedy Night & Secret Beer Garden (Marina)

We’ve got a new covered secret beer garden to introduce you to for HellaSecret – a new series of pop-up live outdoor comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. This ...Every Wednesday

Bay Area Discovery Museum: Free Admission Day (Sausalito)
Wednesday, March 6 – 10:00 am - Ends at 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free to Bay Area residents. Must show proof of residency (photo ID or piece of mail) in one of the nine Bay Area counties.
| Bay Area Discovery Museum (Fort Baker)
Bay Area Discovery Museum: Free Admission Day (Sausalito)

The Bay Area Discovery Museum is a one-of-a-kind indoor and outdoor children’s museum at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge. The Museum is the only children’s museum in the U.S. to be located in a national park and is known for its emphasis on creativity through ...

TL Mini Lunchtime Block Party w/ Food Trucks & Live Music (Jan. 6 – March 30)
Wednesday, March 6 – 11:00 am - Ends at 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Tenderloin
TL Mini Lunchtime Block Party w/ Food Trucks & Live Music (Jan. 6 - March 30)

After much anticipation, the TLCBD mini-grant recipients @civic_joy_fund, @currysrcenter, & @phoenixhotelsf will bring culinary delights from local food trucks beginning this Saturday (1/6)! TL Mini Lunchtime Block Party January 6, 2024 – March 30, 2024 Join the fun with food trucks, music, and more every ...Every Wednesday

SF’s GLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesday
SF's GLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesday

Located in SF’s Castro District, the GLBT Historical Society Museum is the first full-scale, stand-alone museum of its kind in the United States. The museum celebrates 100 years of the city’s vast queer past through dynamic exhibitions and programming. Normally admission is $10, but on ...Monthly

$10 Free-Play Night “Pacific Pinball League” (Alameda)
Wednesday, March 6 – 7:00 pm - Ends at 9:30 pm | Cost: $10*
*10 dollar discounted entry (league nights only). All pinball games and juke boxes on Free Play.
| Pacific Pinball Museum
$10 Free-Play Night "Pacific Pinball League" (Alameda)

The Pacific Pinball League is fun, social and competitive (in that order!). We explain everything at the start of each night so don’t worry if you’ve never done anything like this before. Just bring your crazy flipper fingers and be ready for a great time. ...Every Wednesday

Thursday, March 7

Win Tix: Take a Swing on SF’s Only Flying Trapeze (90-Minute Class) Ready to fly? Try something new and enter to win a free 90-minute Flying Trapeze class for you and a friend at San Francisco’s Circus Center. Perfect for beginners, highly-trained instructors will take you through “ground school,” teach you all the basics and then get you ...
$5 Off Tix: Hitchcock’s “The 39 Steps” from San Francisco Playhouse (Mar. 7-Apr. 20)
$5 Off Tix: Hitchcock's "The 39 Steps" from San Francisco Playhouse (Mar. 7-Apr. 20)

It’s Hitchcock, but hilarious. In The 39 Steps, four actors play over 100 roles, resulting in a Tony-winning play that’s part slapstick comedy, part noir thriller. Save $5 off tickets with code FUNCHEAP. Following a mysterious murder, the rather dull Richard Hannay launches on a ...

“HellaSecret” Free Thursday Night Comedy Show @ Secret Bar (Oakland)
"HellaSecret" Free Thursday Night Comedy Show @ Secret Bar (Oakland)

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up live comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. This HellaSecret comedy show takes place in a ...

FREE TIX: SF’s New Polk Street Comedy Blast (Thursday Night)
Thursday, March 7 – 8:00 pm - Ends at 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with code FUNCHEAP (limited tickets)
| Mayes Oyster House
FREE TIX: SF's New Polk Street Comedy Blast (Thursday Night)

We’re taking over Polk Street’s busiest bar/night club and turning it into a pop-up comedy club on Tuesday and Thursday nights – New for 2024! HellaFunny and Funcheap take over Mayes Oyster House for a electric night of comedy and cocktails – so you’ll be right ...Every Tuesday

Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum
Thursday, March 7 – 11:00 am - Ends at 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to galleries. Film programs are excluded. No advanced tickets required, but subject to capacity limits
| Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive
Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum

The UC Berkeley Art Museum is the visual arts center of the University of California, Berkeley. Through art and film programs, collections, and research resources, the University aspires to be locally connected and globally relevant, engaging audiences from the campus, community, and beyond. Normally $14, the ...Monthly

SFMOMA’s “Free First Thursdays” Free Museum Day for Locals (2023)
SFMOMA's "Free First Thursdays" Free Museum Day for Locals (2023)

All residents of the nine Bay Area counties are invited to spend a day at the museum on us! From 1–8 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month, Bay Area residents can enjoy SFMOMA’s galleries filled with lively and inspiring art and related events ...Monthly

Friday, March 8

$5 Friday with the Circus Center Flyers (SF)
Friday, March 8 – 6:30 pm - Ends at 9:30 pm | Cost: $5 | Circus Center
$5 Friday with the Circus Center Flyers (SF)
One of the most fun Friday night experiences in San Francisco is back! For just $5, you can run away and join the circus! $5 Friday is perfect for a unique date or night out with friends. Please note this event is for adults and older ...
FREE: Oakland’s HellaSecret Comedy & Cocktail Night 2024 (7p Show)
FREE: Oakland's HellaSecret Comedy & Cocktail Night 2024 (7p Show)

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up live comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. This HellaSecret comedy show takes place in a ...

SF’s Winter Beer & Comedy Festival 2024 (Speakeasy Brewery)
Friday, March 8 – 7:00 pm - Ends at 10:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with secret code FUNCHEAPGUEST. Normally $5-15.
| Speakeasy Brewery
SF's Winter Beer & Comedy Festival 2024 (Speakeasy Brewery)

Speakeasy Ales & Lagers has been defiantly brewing small batches of beer in San Francisco’s Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood since 1997. Come celebrate this legacy with a special pop-up comedy festival every Friday night. It’s a fun night with comedy, food trucks, and exclusive and rare lineup ...Every Friday