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"Crazy Funny Asians" Free Sunday Night Comedy Show
Free Sunday night comedy show inspired by the blockbuster movie
2018 SFMade Holiday Gift Fair
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2018 SFMade Holiday Gift Fair
Over 60 vendors where every single item was made in San Francisco.
Timbuk2 Holiday Warehouse Sale
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Timbuk2 Holiday Warehouse Sale
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Monday, December 17

Illuminate 2018: SF’s Festival of Light | 37 Light Sculptures
Monday, December 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Illuminate 2018: SF's Festival of Light | 37 Light Sculptures

Illuminate SF Festival of Light happens Thanksgiving 2018 through New Year’s Day 2019 and shines a light on San Francisco’s ever-expanding light art scene. Get your glow on during this two-month celebration during the longest nights of the year, featuring free light art tours, nighttime neighborhood walks, ...

Funk Legend “George Clinton” in Conversation | SF
Monday, December 17 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Haight Street Art Center
Funk Legend "George Clinton" in Conversation | SF
Ahead of his SOLD OUT show at the Independent, join us for a conversation with the legendary funkmeister who’ll be retiring following this tour. Clinton is promoting his latest album Medicaid Fraud Dog. After the interview we’ll be throwing a year-end/holiday after-party with live music ...
Sketchfest NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Monday, December 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
Sketchfest NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
SF Sketchfest is back at NightLife for a knee-slapping night of creatures, cocktails, and comedy as part of the 18th Annual SF Sketchfest Comedy Festival. This year, crack up to stand-up from “Delocated” and “Jon Glaser Loves Gear” star Jon Glaser.
Free Benefit Concert for a Cause | SF
Monday, December 17 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated but not required!
| San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Free Benefit Concert for a Cause | SF
A benefit concert at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music which supports The Arc of San Francisco, an organization that provides job connections and assisted living for people with learning disabilities and mental diseases. Program: David Conte – Sinfonietta for 11 Instruments Igor Stravinsky – Octet Aaron Copland – ...
A Christmas Music of Brass & Pipe Organ Concert | Grace Cathedral
A Christmas Music of Brass & Pipe Organ Concert | Grace Cathedral
Experience the perfect marriage of the Bay Areas finest brass musicians, a beloved pipe organ, and unparalleled acoustics at this festive Christmas concert. A musical highlight of the year.

Tuesday, December 18

1st Tenderloin Neighborhood Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony | SF
Tuesday, December 18 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boeddeker Park
1st Tenderloin Neighborhood Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony | SF
Come Celebrate the 1st even Tenderloin Neighborhood Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony in Boeddeker Park, bring Light and Joy to the community. Honoring Outgoing D6 Supervisor Jane Kim and incoming d6 Supervisor Matt Haney with special performances by the Chinese Rights Assc. Choir, The Glidettes, Skywatchers and Santa ...
Light Up The Night 2018: Free Bike Light Campaign | SF
Tuesday, December 18 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free bike safety lights for those who do not already have them.
| Secret Location (SF)
Light Up The Night 2018: Free Bike Light Campaign | SF

Now that the clocks have fallen back, it’s going to get darker waaaay earlier. With help from our generous sponsor, Bay Area Bicycle Law, they’re excited to announce the return of the annual bike light distribution program: Light up the Night. With help from volunteers, ...

Midway Gallery Binary Salon 06: Art, Talk & Drinks | SF
Tuesday, December 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| The Midway
Midway Gallery Binary Salon 06: Art, Talk & Drinks | SF
Please join for an evening of drinks, conversation, and collaboration. Together with interactive artist Marpi, The Midway Gallery started a series that is called Binary Salons. The Binary Salons are a place where artists who are working at the intersection of art and technology can ...
Free Sneak Preview Movie: “Second Act” | AMC Metreon 16
Tuesday, December 18 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| AMC Metreon 16
Free Sneak Preview Movie: "Second Act" | AMC Metreon 16
Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Second Act,” an inspirational comedy starring Jennifer Lopez. Free Film Screening: Second Act December 18, 2018 | 7 pm AMC Metreon 16 (SF) RSVP code: ahpxd08323 Tickets available through https://stxtickets.com/main/code_redeem Tickets are free, but subject to availability. Depending on demand, passes may be distributed ...
Win Tix: Electropop House & Yacht Rock: Roosevelt | August Hall
Tuesday, December 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | August Hall
Marius Lauber, working under the moniker Roosevelt, a German singer, songwriter, and producer whose listless disco could be from Manchester, LA, Ontario, even outer space. In 2012, he introduced his techno-meets-indie pop project Roosevelt with the single “Sea,” a pulsating, hypnotizing slither of sun-kissed disco ...

Wednesday, December 19

2018 Etsy’s Maverick Holiday Market | SF
Wednesday, December 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Crocker Galleria
2018 Etsy's Maverick Holiday Market  | SF
LIVE outside the box and come celebrate all things awesome with local artists, designers and crafts at the bottom floor of the Crocker Galleria on Wednesday December 19th 11 am-6 pm. Shop handmade and quality goods and discover indie brands from SF Etsy: San Francisco Bay ...
SF’s Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | SF Brewers Guild
Wednesday, December 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
| Bartlett Hall
SF's Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | SF Brewers Guild

The San Francisco Brewers Guild has created the city’s first free, hop-on-hop-off “Drink SF Beer Shuttle,” showcasing neighborhood breweries as a permanent companion to its monthly Meet the Brewers nights. The fun kicks off with a “Meet the Brewers” event at 66 pmtypically featuring special release ...Monthly

The Marsh Holiday Party: Entertainment & Free Desserts | Berkeley
Wednesday, December 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*The event is free but we will gladly accept your end of year donations.
| The Marsh (Berkeley)
The Marsh Holiday Party: Entertainment & Free Desserts | Berkeley
Join at The Marsh Berkeley Cabaret for the annual holiday party on Wednesday, December 19. There will be plenty of time to just hang out with Marshians and enjoy a night of music, drinks, snacks, merrymaking, and more. Plus performances by Will Durst, Unique Derique, Wayne ...
$25 Ticket Lottery for “Dear Evan Hansen” in SF | Curran
Wednesday, December 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $25*
*Must enter ticket lottery to be eligible for $25 tickets
| Curran
$25 Ticket Lottery for "Dear Evan Hansen" in SF | Curran

The winner of six 2017 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Dear Evan Hansen is enjoying a sold-out run at San Francisco’s Curran theater during its first North American tour. But just like with when Hamilton came to town, the show’s producers don’t want to leave out ...

Jericho: Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game | SF
Wednesday, December 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required via Meetup.com
| Union Square
Jericho: Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game | SF

Jericho is an urban spy game with Nerf guns played sneaky in public settings all over SF like malls and parks, where everyone assumes the role of a spy like a giant secret game of Capture the Flag. Each team of “agents” will carry out ...

Win Tix: A New Voice in Indie Music: Lola Kirke | Cafe du Nord
Wednesday, December 19 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Cafe Du Nord
At sixteen, she discovered Gram Parsons and the “Cosmic American” genre he defined. Despite being a New Yorker by the way of London, Kirke felt a strong connection to his country rock sound. Emerging as a new voice in indie music but a familiar face ...
Cobb’s Free Xmas Comedy Nights | December 19-20
Cobb's Free Xmas Comedy Nights | December 19-20

Funcheap and Stroy Moyd of #HellaFunny take over Cobb’s Comedy Club for an awesome night of comedy at SF’s biggest comedy club. And you can get on our secret guest list. Every month we handpick some of SF’s top local comedians to showcase for you – often ...

Win Tix: Really Funny Comedians (Who Happen to Be Women) | The Punch Line
Wednesday, December 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Punch Line
If you know anyone who has ever said women aren’t funny, sneak up behind them with a cast iron skillet, a mallet, or some other cartoon weapon, and drag their unconscious body to Really Funny Comedians(Who Happen to Be Women), a comedy show at The Punch ...
Win Tix: Twinkling Experimental Pop: Cults | The Chapel
Wednesday, December 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Chapel
Brian Oblivion and Madeline Follin originally formed Cults as an outlet for their music experiment and a fortnight after posting their electro-pop breakout tune, “Go Outside”. which mixed dream pop haze with girl group harmonies that earned the band acclaim from publications including Pitchfork and ...

Thursday, December 20

Winter Solstice Eve 2018: Beach Celebration & Plunge | Ocean Beach
Thursday, December 20 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Ocean Beach (Quintara)
Winter Solstice Eve 2018: Beach Celebration & Plunge | Ocean Beach
Join at sunset on the eve of the year’s longest night, to renew the commitments to one another and to the Earth. In these hard times, find yourself here in community and can weave magic for all the worlds. Winter Solstice Eve 2018: Beach Celebration & ...
2018 Winter Wonderland: $1 Ice Skating, Snow & Holiday Market | SF
Thursday, December 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| Bayview Opera House
2018 Winter Wonderland: $1 Ice Skating, Snow & Holiday Market | SF
The historic Bayview Opera House invites you to the 7th Annual Winter Wonderland, a community celebration featuring a German style holiday market, live music, kids’ ice skating for $1, a food and craft market, a Santa’s Village and real snow. 2018 Winter Wonderland Thursday, December 20, 2018 | 5 ...
Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa
Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa

Yerba Buena Third Thursdays is a monthly outing of art, performance, music, and drinks in the Yerba Buena neighborhood in the heart of downtown San Francisco, between 2nd and 5th Street, and Market and Harrison Street. Free, but an RSVP is recommended to save time ...Monthly

Exploratorium After Dark: Essentials | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Essentials | Pier 15
What do we really need to survive? What happens when a key ingredient goes missing? Examine some essential questions surrounding ecology, packing lists, oils, and nutrition, including the element selenium at Everything Matters.
Museum of Ice Cream’s “Pinkmas” Free Night: First 350 People | SF
Thursday, December 20 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free for first 350 solo people each Thursday in December 2018 from 6:30-8pm
| Museum of Ice Cream (San Francisco)
Museum of Ice Cream's "Pinkmas" Free Night: First 350 People | SF

From November 23 – January 6, the Museum of Ice Cream transforms into a winter wonderland for “Pinkmas.” As a special winter promotion, every Thursday in December from 6:30 – 8 pm, the first 350 solo guests will get a free ticket to cross into the ice cream ...Every Thursday

Free Sneak Preview Movie: “If Beale Street Could Talk” | AMC Metreon 16 (SF)
Thursday, December 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| AMC Metreon 16
Free Sneak Preview Movie: "If Beale Street Could Talk" | AMC Metreon 16 (SF)
Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “If Beale Street Could Talk,” a romantic drama film directed and written by Barry Jenkins, based on James Baldwin’s novel of the same name. Free Film Screening: If Beale Street Could Talk December 20, 2018 | 7:00 pm AMC Metreon 16 (SF) RSVP code: SFFunCheapIBSCT Tickets ...
Penthouse’s Sexy Strippers & Firefighters Toy Drive Bash | Penthouse Club
Penthouse's Sexy Strippers & Firefighters Toy Drive Bash | Penthouse Club
The season of giving culminates with a presentation of donations & thousands of toys collected from guests, staff and entertainers from all clubs. Free, but an RSVP is required. Be sure to bring an unwrapped new toy for the toy drive.  (valued $20 or more) Plus don’t ...
Cobb’s Free Xmas Comedy Nights | Secret Guest List
Cobb's Free Xmas Comedy Nights | Secret Guest List

Funcheap and Stroy Moyd of #HellaFunny take over Cobb’s Comedy Club for an awesome night of comedy at SF’s biggest comedy club. And you can get on our secret guest list. Every month we handpick some of SF’s top local comedians to showcase for you – often ...

Free Sneak Preview Movie: “Escape Room” | AMC Van Ness 14
Thursday, December 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| AMC Van Ness 14
Free Sneak Preview Movie: "Escape Room" | AMC Van Ness 14
Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Escape Room,” an American psychological thriller directed by Adam Robitel and written by Bragi F. Schut and Maria Melnik. Free Film Screening: Escape Room December 20, 2018 | 8:00 pm AMC Van Ness 14 RSVP code: KHgmr76013 Tickets available through https://www.sonyscreenings.com/main/code_redeem Tickets are free, but subject ...
Win Tix: “A Very Merry Misfit Cabaret” Holiday Special | SF
Thursday, December 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Z Space Theater
Kat Robichaud takes on all your favorite Christmas Specials from your childhood. With a live band and rotating cast of stunning performers including reigning burlesque queen, Frankie Fictitious, holiday drag by the incomparable Carnie Asada, Gremlins, Musical Guests, and more. > Get Tickets – $30 Use code ...

Friday, December 21

2018 Solstice Sun Hike | Tilden Park
Friday, December 21 – 6:15 am | Cost: FREE | Tilden Park
2018 Solstice Sun Hike | Tilden Park
Rise with the sun, on this early morning hike. Meet at the Nature Center and hike to the peak in hopes of greeting the solstice sun. BYOC. Bring your own Coffee! And flashlight. No registration; Drop-in program only.