World's 1st Hydrogen-Powered Ferry Begins Service July 19 in SF
Brand New, Green, Only in San Francisco, Transportation
World's 1st Hydrogen-Powered Ferry Begins Service July 19 in SF
The new ferry offers free transportation 7 days a week between Pier 41 and the SF Ferry Terminal
New Free Oakland-Alameda Water Taxi Service Launches July 17
Brand New, East Bay, Freebies, Transportation
New Free Oakland-Alameda Water Taxi Service Launches July 17
The pontoon will shuttle passengers on 10 minute rides between Alameda and Oakland’s Jack London Square 37 times per day
San Francisco August Festivals & Street Fairs
Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, Get Out: Events
San Francisco August Festivals & Street Fairs
Here's a complete list of a big month of free fairs and festivals in San Francisco.
Northern California’s Largest Waterpark Reopens
Reopening, Swimming / Waterparks
Northern California’s Largest Waterpark Reopens
San Jose's Raging Waters has reopened as CaliBunga with new ownership
Where to Swim: East Bay Lakefront Beaches, Pools and Lagoons (Summer 2024)
East Bay, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches
Where to Swim: East Bay Lakefront Beaches, Pools and Lagoons (Summer 2024)
Where to swim in the East Bay w/ open-water lakefront beaches, chlorinated lagoons, tree-lined pools, and bay shoreline beaches

Monday, July 15, 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
3:00 pm   Free Bike Repairs with Bikemobile (San Lorenzo)   FREE
5:00 pm   Chess Night at Barebottle Brewery (Bernal Heights)   FREE*
*Free, but please make a purchase to support Barebottle.
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   SF’s “Wurst Drag Trivia” (Every Monday)   FREE
7:00 pm   Free Comedy Night at SF’s Brand New Comedy Club (The Function)   FREE*
*Limited Free Tickets. Otherwise Get 50% Off Tickets w/ code FUNCHEAP - GA starts at $12.51 (fee included) instead of $22.51
7:00 pm   Free Comedy Night at SF’s Brand New Comedy Club (The Function)   FREE*
*Limited Free Tickets. Otherwise Get 50% Off Tickets w/ code FUNCHEAP - GA starts at $12.51 (fee included) instead of $22.51

Pick Date

Monday, July 15

Free Comedy Night at SF’s Brand New Comedy Club (The Function)
Free Comedy Night at SF's Brand New Comedy Club (The Function)

San Francisco’s newest comedy club & cocktail lounge brings comedy and nightlife back to Market Street. Co-owned by comedian Stroy Moyd. Be among the first to check out THE FUNCTION – San Francisco’s brand new full-time comedy club bringing back stand-up comedy and nightlife to ...

Free Comedy Night at SF’s Brand New Comedy Club (The Function)
Free Comedy Night at SF's Brand New Comedy Club (The Function)

San Francisco’s newest comedy club & cocktail lounge brings comedy and nightlife back to Market Street. Co-owned by comedian Stroy Moyd. Be among the first to check out THE FUNCTION – San Francisco’s brand new full-time comedy club bringing back stand-up comedy and nightlife to ...

“HellaMondays” Free Monday Night Comedy Show (The Function)
Monday, July 15 – 8:45 pm - Ends at 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required.
| The Function
"HellaMondays" Free Monday Night Comedy Show (The Function)

Be among the first to check out THE FUNCTION – San Francisco’s brand new full-time comedy club bringing back stand-up comedy and nightlife to Market Street. HellaMondays is a special Monday night showcase with HellaFunny’s rising stars – see their new sets on Monday nights and test ...Every Monday

“The French Wine Connection” SF’s Late Night Wine Party (July 2024)
Monday, July 15 – 10:00 pm - Ends at 2:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*No cover, RSVP required. Wine for purchase
| The Function
"The French Wine Connection" SF's Late Night Wine Party (July 2024)

Welcome to “The French Wine Connection” SF’s Late Night Wine Party! In celebration of Bastille Day, join us every night in July for a late night filled with exquisite French wines (and champagnes), lively music, and great company at this brand new bar and lounge from the Ludo Racinet, ...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

Tuesday, July 16

Louis Katz (NBC, HBO, Comedy Central): Headliner Comedy Show at The Function SF
Tuesday, July 16 – 7:00 pm - Ends at 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free w/ secret code SOFTOPENING (while supplies last)
| The Function
Louis Katz (NBC, HBO, Comedy Central): Headliner Comedy Show at The Function SF
“The Best Comedian You Never Heard Of” makes his first appearance on the intimate stage of SF’s newest comedy club In advance of a summer tour that takes him to Brooklyn for two nights and an astonishing 20+ night run in the UK for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Louis ...
$1 Margaritas & “Disco Taco Tuesday” at Underdogs (SoMa)
Tuesday, July 16 – 7:30 pm - Ends at 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No admission charge
| Underdogs Cantina
$1 Margaritas & "Disco Taco Tuesday" at Underdogs (SoMa)

Join us for a Disco Taco Tuesday at Underdogs Cantina with $1 MARGARITAS from 7:30pm – 8pm! $1 Margs & Disco Taco Tuesday Every Tuesday at 7:30pm Underdogs Cantina, 128 King St. (Across from ballpark), SF FREE (No Cover) $1 MARGARITAS from 7:30pm – 8:00pm ...

SF’s “HellaKosher” Comedy Night 2024 at The Function Comedy Club (7p + 8:45p)
Tuesday, July 16 – 8:45 pm - Ends at 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required.
| The Function
SF's "HellaKosher" Comedy Night 2024 at The Function Comedy Club (7p + 8:45p)

Brace yourself for “HellaKosher,” the comedy night that packs a punch with the finest Jewish (and a few “Jew-ish”) comedians in the Bay Area. Part of the popular HellaFunny comedy series in San Francisco, “HellaKosher” brings you a Tuesday night of 4-5 comedians including many you’ve ...Every Tuesday

$6 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose
Tuesday, July 16 – 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, July 17

$5 Off Tix: Tony-Winning Musical “Evita” from San Francisco Playhouse (June 27-Sept. 7)
$5 Off Tix: Tony-Winning Musical "Evita" from San Francisco Playhouse (June 27-Sept. 7)

The acclaimed musical Evita, winner of 9 Tony Awards, makes a triumphant return to SF. See a star-studded cast on stage in San Francisco Playhouse’s production. Save $5 off tickets with code FUNCHEAP. The Tony Award-winning musical Evita charts young and ambitious Eva Peron’s meteoric ...

White Claw + $1 Wing Wednesdays at Underdogs Cantina (SoMa)
Wednesday, July 17 – 4:30 pm - Ends at 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No admission charge. Wings are $1 each.
| Underdogs Cantina
White Claw + $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 Every Wednesday | 4:30pm to Close Underdogs Cantina, 128 King St. (Across from ballpark), SF FREE (No Cover) $1 WINGS from 4:30pm – Close Happy Hour from ...

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 ...

FREE Oakland “HellaSecret” Comedy Show (Wednesday Nights)
FREE Oakland "HellaSecret" Comedy Show (Wednesday Nights)

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 ...

“HellaGay Comedy Night” at SF’s Newest Comedy Club (The Function)
Wednesday, July 17 – 7:00 pm - Ends at 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required.
| The Function
"HellaGay Comedy Night" at SF's Newest Comedy Club (The Function)

Get ready to let your laughter shine at HellaGay Comedy Night, the ultimate showcase of queer humor, hitting the stage at The Function, San Francisco’s newest comedy hotspot on Market Street. This event promises an evening of unapologetic comedy that celebrates the vibrant LGBTQ+ community. Don’t miss out on this uproarious ...Every Wednesday

$2 Taco Night + Happy Hour Comedy at Skylark (SF)
Wednesday, July 17 – 8:00 pm - Ends at 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required. 2 drink minimum. 21+
| Skylark Bar
$2 Taco Night + Happy Hour Comedy at Skylark (SF)

Join us for a night of laughter featuring Bay Area’s top rising comics! We showcase comedians that have been on Netflix, Comedy Central, Amazon, HBO… so come through and you may see the next big thing! HaHaHappy Hour Comedy at Skylark $5 beer, $2 tacos ...Every Wednesday

HellaSalsa: SF’s Brand New Salsa Dance Party (The Function)
Wednesday, July 17 – 10:00 pm - Ends at 2:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 11pm
| The Function
HellaSalsa: SF's Brand New Salsa Dance Party (The Function)

Experience the vibrant energy of our salsa party, where the rhythm of the music meets the elegance of a luxury setting. Held at The Function, San Francisco’s newest upscale bar, this event promises an evening of exhilarating dance and sophisticated fun. As the live salsa ...Every Wednesday

New Free Oakland-Alameda Water Taxi Launches Sevice
Wednesday, July 17 – 7:00 am - Ends at 7:25 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
New Free Oakland-Alameda Water Taxi Launches Sevice
A brand new — and free — Oakland Alameda Water Shuttle (OAWS) pilot service will launch Wednesday morning, July 17. The OAWS, named Woodstock, will carry people across the Oakland Estuary, Wednesday through Sunday, for the next two years. It will offer 37 trips per day that ...
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 Wednesday

Ferlinghetti, A Rebirth of Wonder & Other Free Films (North Beach)
Wednesday, July 17 – 6:00 pm - Ends at 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free
| Savoy Tivoli
Ferlinghetti, A Rebirth of Wonder & Other Free Films (North Beach)
Join Films With Friends July 17 for free line up of films in North Beach! Films of Ex-Spirit-Mental Cinema of the Sixties: Twilight of My Humble Brother & Acid Mantra Beat Museum, 540 Broadway, starting at 6pm Metropolis by Fritz Lange at SFOG 1314 Grant, starting at 7pm Ferlinghetti: ...

Thursday, July 18

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival: “Batey Tambó”
Thursday, July 18 – 12:30 pm - Ends at 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens
Yerba Buena Gardens Festival: "Batey Tambó"
Oakland percussionist Denise Solís founded one of the first ever all-female ensembles devoted to the Afro-Indigenous Puerto Rican tradition of bomba, Las Bomberas de la Bahia, and she’s been drumming down barriers for women in the art form ever since. Working with Julia Caridad Cepeda ...
Yerba Buena Gardens Festival 2024 Free Concert in the Park (Batey Tambó)
Thursday, July 18 – 12:30 pm - Ends at 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens
Yerba Buena Gardens Festival 2024 Free Concert in the Park (Batey Tambó)
Oakland percussionist Denise Solís founded one of the first ever all-female ensembles devoted to the Afro-Indigenous Puerto Rican tradition of bomba, Las Bomberas de la Bahia, and she’s been drumming down barriers for women in the art form ever since. Working with Julia Caridad Cepeda ...
“Black Laughs Matter” Comedy: Live at SF’s Only Black-Owned Comedy Club (7p + 8:45p)
Thursday, July 18 – 7:00 pm - Ends at 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| The Function
"Black Laughs Matter" Comedy: Live at SF's Only Black-Owned Comedy Club (7p + 8:45p)

Prepare for a comedic powerhouse like no other with ‘Black LAUGHS Matter,’ a riotous showcase featuring some of the sharpest minds and quickest comedy wits in the game – all under one roof. Join us for a night of uproarious laughter and unapologetic humor as these talented black comedians take ...Every Thursday

“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 ...

Classical Mystery Tour: “A Symphonic Tribute to the Beatles” at Davies Symphony Hall (SF)
Thursday, July 18 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $29*
*Adult single ticket starts at $29
| Davies Symphony Hall
Classical Mystery Tour: "A Symphonic Tribute to the Beatles" at Davies Symphony Hall (SF)
Sixty years ago, the British Invasion took off, propelled by four lads and a legion of screaming admirers. Now, relive the magic with an evening of The Beatles’ greatest hits, transcribed note-for-note and performed as originally recorded, with four musicians who look and sound just ...
Ddaeng (땡): K-Pop DJ After-Party + Exclusive Soju Cocktails (SF)
Thursday, July 18 – 10:00 pm - Ends at 2:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 11pm
| The Function
Ddaeng (땡): K-Pop DJ After-Party + Exclusive Soju Cocktails (SF)

82ALLNIGHT and HELLAFUNNY is excited to kick off, DDAENG(땡) | Live DJ after party, cocktails, good vibes, and good music at The Function! Come celebrate every Thursday with us! 🥂 Experience some underground bangers and international hits from South Korea and all around the world, and exclusive Soju Cocktails inspired by ...Every Thursday

Stern Grove RSVPs Opens at 2pm: Lucinda Williams (8/18)
Thursday, July 18 – 2:00 pm - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated. Advanced Tickets required
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove RSVPs Opens at 2pm: Lucinda Williams (8/18)

The Stern Grove Festival returns for its 87th season having presented free concerts in the park every summer since 1938. 2024 Stern Grove Festival June 23 – August 25, 2024 | 2-5 pm Stern Grove, 19th Avenue and Sloat Blvd., SF FREE Stern Grove Festival’s 87th season of admission-free concerts ...

Redwood City’s Outdoor Film Night “Movies on the Square” 2024 (June 6 – Aug 29)
Thursday, July 18 – 6:00 pm - Ends at 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free! All Ages!
| Courthouse Square
Redwood City's Outdoor Film Night "Movies on the Square" 2024 (June 6 - Aug 29)

Gather your friends and family, grab a blanket or a lawn chair, and head on over to Redwood City’s free outdoor movie series… with double features! There’s nothing quite like watching great movies under the stars, surrounded by the company of others. From June 6 ...Every Thursday

Star Trek Trivia at Berryland Beer Garden (Oakland)
Thursday, July 18 – 8:00 pm - Ends at 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Berryland
Star Trek Trivia at Berryland Beer Garden (Oakland)

Star Trek Pub Trivia with Alli & Andrei Note: No need to sign up or purchase tickets here! Just show up! Every third Thursday of each month! Join us for a night of Star Trek knowledge and fun at Beeryland (aka Telegraph Beer Garden)! Get ...Monthly

Friday, July 19

“Unique Derique” Free Kids’ Show in the Park (2024 Yerba Buena Gardens Festival)
Friday, July 19 – 11:00 am - Ends at 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)
"Unique Derique" Free Kids' Show in the Park (2024 Yerba Buena Gardens Festival)
A beloved Bay Area institution, the Unique Derique is a prince among clowns, an internationally esteemed performer who has honed a singular blend of physical comedy and hambone body percussion. Derique (aka Lance McGee) started clowning in Berkeley at 15 with Circus A La Mode and later ...
“Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase (SF)
"Crazy Funny Asians" Comedy Showcase (SF)

Inspired by the blockbuster movie, see some of the Bay Area’s top comedians at San Francisco’s Crazy Funny Asians comedy showcase, presented by Funcheap and HellaFunny. Let’s celebrate the Bay’s Asian-American culture and heritage with laughs at SF’s brand new comedy club on Market St – ...Every Saturday