"Mr. Happy Face" Declared World's Ugliest Dog at Bay Area Fair
Celebrations, Fairs & Festivals
"Mr. Happy Face" Declared World's Ugliest Dog at Bay Area Fair
Googly-eyed Chihuahua-mix pooch won annual competition at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma
SF Hosts "Tamale Lady" Celebration in Dolores Park
Local Icons, Only in San Francisco, San Francisco
SF Hosts "Tamale Lady" Celebration in Dolores Park
Pay tribute to Virginia Ramos, who passed away in 2018, with an afternoon of music and tamales in the park
Ani DiFranco Replaces Liz Phair at Stern Grove Festival + More Tix Available (6/26)
Bay Area Updates, Festival Updates, San Francisco
Ani DiFranco Replaces Liz Phair at Stern Grove Festival + More Tix Available (6/26)
Due to Covid, Liz Phair has canceled. More free tickets have been released for Ani DiFranco
4-Mile Laser Rainbow Flag Lights Up SF (June 24-26)
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Only in San Francisco, Pride
4-Mile Laser Rainbow Flag Lights Up SF (June 24-26)
The massive laser Pride flag will stretch from The Ferry Building to Twin Peaks over Pride Weekend
SF's Response to Roe v. Wade Being Overturned
Causes, San Francisco
SF's Response to Roe v. Wade Being Overturned
The City continues to stand as a place that proudly protects and supports a woman’s right to choose
Upcoming List of Bay Area Protests (June 2022)
Causes, Have Your Voice Heard
Upcoming List of Bay Area Protests (June 2022)
UPDATED 6/24/22 - Rallies, protests, vigils, and other ways to stay involved and active in San Francisco and the Bay Area
SF & Bay Area Supreme Court / Roe v. Wade Protests (2022)
Causes
SF & Bay Area Supreme Court / Roe v. Wade Protests (2022)
UPDATED 6/24/22 - An updated list of San Francisco and Bay Area protests, rallies and vigils after the US Supreme Court overturns the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision
"Save the Castro Theatre" Non-Profit Fights to Preserve Historic Interior
Bay Area Favorites, Causes, San Francisco
"Save the Castro Theatre" Non-Profit Fights to Preserve Historic Interior
The campaign wants to protect the orchestra seating and sloped floor from being removed by the new owners

Sunday, June 26

SF City Hall’s Rainbow Lights for Pride 2022 (June 26)
Sunday, June 26 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
SF City Hall's Rainbow Lights for Pride 2022 (June 26)

Every evening at sunset, over 220 state-of-the-art LED lighting fixtures illuminate City Hall’s exterior. Normally, a soft white glow shows off the play of light and shadow on the full façade and dome. Frequently, special plaza façade lighting schemes honor or celebrate events, seasons, and ...

Final Night: 4-Mile Laser Rainbow Flag Lights Up SF
Sunday, June 26 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Ferry Building
Final Night: 4-Mile Laser Rainbow Flag Lights Up SF

The majesty of San Francisco’s Market Street will be rekindled Friday, June 24, with a 4.1-mile laser Pride flag that will stretch from the Ferry Building to Twin Peaks. Dubbed WELCOME, the massive art installation is the brainchild and collaboration of San Francisco- based arts ...

Monday, June 27

$1.50 Oysters + Monday Night HellaFunny Comedy Show (Oakland)
$1.50 Oysters + Monday Night HellaFunny Comedy Show (Oakland)

Spend your Monday nights with hella great $1.50 oyster deals, champagne specials, craft cocktails, an award-winning dinner menu (w/ tons of vegan options) and a special Monday Night HellaFunny comedy show! This show takes place in a hidden speakeasy bar in the back of Copper Spoon in Oakland turned ...Every Monday

FREE TIX: SF’s Dirty Joke Night at a Legendary Strip Club (North Beach)
Monday, June 27 – 7:30 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

SF Arcade Bar “Emporium” Free Game Token Night (Every Monday)
Monday, June 27 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*4 free game token if you show your California ID
| Emporium SF
SF Arcade Bar "Emporium" Free Game Token Night (Every Monday)

Emporium Arcade Bar San Francisco, the dynamic venue known for its classic arcade games, colorful, fun-loving atmosphere, and renowned drink menu, now offers four free game tokens for residents with a valid California I.D. during locals’ night every Monday. Emporium Arcade Bar offers guests a ...Every Monday

“Refuse Fascism” Rise Up For Abortion Rights Protest (SF)
Monday, June 27 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Federal Courthouse
"Refuse Fascism" Rise Up For Abortion Rights Protest (SF)
“Refuse Fascism” hosts a 5pm “Day of Decision” rally that looks like it’s scheduled for Monday (a few days after the decision) – please check for updates before attending to make sure the date/time/details haven’t changed Start: Monday, June 27, 2022 • 5:00 PM Federal Building & ...
FREE: Oakland Secret Comedy Night @ Hidden Speakeasy
FREE: Oakland Secret Comedy Night @ Hidden Speakeasy

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up (and socially distant) 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 ...

Tuesday, June 28

Final Day for $22 Orchestra Tix: SF Symphony’s Summer Sale (June 23 – Aug. 7)
Final Day for $22 Orchestra Tix: SF Symphony's Summer Sale (June 23 - Aug. 7)

We don’t know about you, but we’re feeling $22 tickets. Join the San Francisco Symphony for a summer of music at Davies Symphony Hall. Explore the full lineup below and take advantage of an exclusive offer for Funcheap readers: for one week only, use promo code FUNCHEAP22 before selecting your seats for $22 ...

Stern Grove RSVPs Opens at 2p: Old Crow Medicine Show (7/10)
Tuesday, June 28 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated. Advanced Tickets required
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove RSVPs Opens at 2p: Old Crow Medicine Show (7/10)

Stern Grove Festival is returning in 2022 to celebrate its 85th season of hosting free concerts in the park. The festival kicks off June 12, with concerts every Sunday through August 14. RSVPs for 2022 open up 12 days prior to every show – always ...

$6 Tuesdays at the Grand Lake Theater (Oakland)
$6 Tuesdays at the Grand Lake Theater (Oakland)

It’s tough making ends meet these days. So, you’re searching Funcheap… To help, the Grand Lake Theater in Oakland is offering $6 Tuesdays! Admission to see a movie on Tuesdays is just $6. That’s any showtime, matinee or evening, excluding special engagements, of course. 3D ...Every Tuesday

$5.75 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose
Tuesday, June 28 – 8:30 pm | Cost: $5.75*
*$5.75 for adults on Tuesday nights. Kids are $2
| Solano 2 Drive In
$5.75 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 move fun. West Wind Drive In Locations Solano Drive-In – 1611 Solano Way, Concord Capitol Drive-In – 3630 ...Every Tuesday

Wednesday, June 29

Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile 2022 (June 8 – Aug 10)
Wednesday, June 29 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission
| 1994 37th Avenue, San Francisco
Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile 2022 (June 8 - Aug 10)

Our Wednesday Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile is Back! Come celebrate the summer season and join us for farm-fresh produce, unique artisan foods, scrumptious pop-up eateries, locally made crafts, pop-up 80’s themed roller rink with rentals, live music, 5pm story-telling, 6pm yoga under the ...Every Wednesday

“Wiener Wednesday” Free Hot Dog Night at Rye (SF)
"Wiener Wednesday" Free Hot Dog Night at Rye (SF)

With a name like “Rye,” this bar is obviously whiskey-centric… but on Wednesday nights the bar leans towards tequila is also awesomely hot dog centric! Come to Rye Bar every Wednesday for free hot dogs with every Hornitos cocktail purchase. Mo and Kat are you ...Every Wednesday

Cobb’s Free Comedy Showcase Night (Secret Guest List)
Cobb's Free Comedy Showcase Night (Secret Guest List)

Funcheap and 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 with credits ...

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

Free Admission Hour “Japanese Tea Garden” at GG Park
Free Admission Hour "Japanese Tea Garden" at GG 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 Wednesday

Castro Farmers’ Market 2022 (Every Wednesday)
Wednesday, June 29 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Castro Farmers' Market
Castro Farmers' Market 2022 (Every Wednesday)

Welcome back your favorite farmers to the corner of Market and Noe Streets as they offer their amazing citrus, tasty root vegetables, honey, flowers, baked goods, and beautiful leafy greens.  Castro Farmers’ Market Every Wed., April 6 – November 16, 2022 | 3p-7p Castro Farmer’s ...Every Wednesday

SF’s Free Wednesday Afternoon Concert in the Park (Golden Gate Park)
Wednesday, June 29 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music (Golden Gate Park Bandshell)
SF's Free Wednesday Afternoon Concert in the Park (Golden Gate Park)

Live music returns to the Golden Gate Bandshell’s iconic stage with another season of free outdoor performances in Golden Gate Park starting Wednesday, March 2, 2022, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department, San Francisco Parks Alliance and the arts nonprofit Illuminate recently announced. The ...

Thursday, June 30

“Queer Taiko” Japanese Drumming in the Park (2022 Yerba Buena Gardens Festival)
Thursday, June 30 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
"Queer Taiko" Japanese Drumming in the Park (2022 Yerba Buena Gardens Festival)
Japanese taiko drumming is an art form that combines the power and coordination of martial arts with the grace and synchronization of a corps de ballet. A multicultural and intergenerational group of LGBTQ+ people and allies committed to building community and visibility through taiko drumming, ...
Asian Art Museum’s $10 Thursday Nights (SF)
Asian Art Museum's $10 Thursday Nights (SF)

Looking for a great date night on the cheap? The Asian Art Museum is open until 8 pm on Thursdays and general admission is just $10 (that’s half-off) 2022 Update – Special exhibitions (including Carlos Villa: Worlds in Collision) are now included with general admission ...Every Thursday

“Blues in the City” w/ Marcus Shelby at SF’s Museum of the African Diaspora
Thursday, June 30 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Museum of the African Diaspora
"Blues in the City" w/ Marcus Shelby at SF's Museum of the African Diaspora
This program is in-person at MoAD. Proof of vaccination or a negative Covid-19 test within 72 hours of the start of the event is required at the door. How has the impact of COVID-19 affected BIPOC communities in San Francisco? And how can art provide resilience ...
“Mucho Mambo” SF’s Mid-Year Rooftop Mambo Dance Party (Salesforce Park)
Thursday, June 30 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to the public and free lesson
| Salesforce Park
"Mucho Mambo" SF's Mid-Year Rooftop Mambo Dance Party (Salesforce Park)
Free salsa/mambo + lesson @Salesforce Park Come and celebrate mid-year. I know time flies, it’s already mid-year 2022. This is the 2nd Mucho Mambo!!! of the 2022 season of free salsa/mambo + lesson at the elegant and boujee Salesforce Park. As with previous Mucho Mambo!!! socials, it ...
Redwood City “Movies on the Square” 2022 (June 9 – Sept. 1)
Thursday, June 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*All Ages!
| Courthouse Square
Redwood City "Movies on the Square" 2022 (June 9 - Sept. 1)

Welcome to Movies on the Square 2022! Redwood City’s summer movie experience brings you FREE movies on Thursday evenings starting on June 9 through September 1. Enjoy Downtown Redwood City on Courthouse Square by bringing the family out to a FREE movie! Your summer movie ...Every Thursday

Friday, July 1

Secret Guest List: Cobb’s Free Comedy Night (July 1)
Secret Guest List: Cobb's Free Comedy Night (July 1)

Funcheap and 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 with credits ...

Contemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day (First Fridays)
Friday, July 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Contemporary Jewish Museum
Contemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day (First Fridays)

The Contemporary Jewish Museum engages audiences of all  backgrounds through dynamic exhibitions and programs that explore contemporary perspectives on Jewish culture, history, art, and ideas. And the architecture of the Museum itself is a work of art. Embracing a range of artistic disciplines and media, ...Monthly

“Pay-What-You-Can” Taco Day at SF’s Tato (Every Friday)
"Pay-What-You-Can" Taco Day at SF's Tato (Every Friday)

While many restaurants are struggling, San Francisco Mexican restaurant TATO wants to give back. They’re bringing back their “Taco Love” special which features a two taco plate with sides, and pay-what-you-can pricing. Pay-What-You-Can Taco Day Tato 4608 3rd St. (@ McKinnon) San Francisco (Bayview) Every ...Every Friday

Hidden SF Walking Tour (SoMa)
Friday, July 1 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but can be canceled due to rain
| Yerba Buena District
Hidden SF Walking Tour (SoMa)

Hidden stories, surprises, and live performances abound in a FREE 90-minute walking tour in downtown San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Neighborhood. Local history, activism, music, and pirating are brought to life as actors portray the larger-than-life historical figures that gave this city its quirky and unique ...Monthly

SF’s “Bacardi” Street Cleanup w/ Free Rum Cocktail for Volunteers (Dogpatch)
SF's "Bacardi" Street Cleanup w/ Free Rum Cocktail for Volunteers (Dogpatch)
Help us clean up in the Dogpatch with our sponsor Bacardi. Meet at The Sea Star (2289 3rd St). All supplies provided. Stay afterwards for a free round on the house and to meet fellow volunteers. Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page or email info@refuserefusesf.org with event name.
“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party (2022)
Friday, July 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but food/drink for purchase
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party (2022)

California’s largest recurring street food festival is back for its 12th season. , 25+ food trucks will roll into Fort Mason’s parking lot and surround live bands, a full bar and a brand new wine garden. (Sadly, the communal fire pits are not returning ...Every Friday

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl (SF)
Friday, July 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach
North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl (SF)

On the first Friday of every month, over a dozen North Beach galleries, museums, bars, and restaurants stay open late for a self-guided First Fridays Art Crawl with special events to showcase the ever-growing collections of art and entertainment that diversify North Beach. First Fridays Art Crawl ...Monthly