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Free A’s Post-Game Fireworks Show: Endless Winter | Oakland
Friday, August 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.
| Oakland Coliseum
Experience the Endless Winter themed fireworks, presented by Burton Snowboards, on August 2, 2013. If you do go to the game, Sierra At Tahoe and Burton Snowboards will be on site helping kids learn how to snowboard in their Riglet area near Section 235. The game starts at ...
Venezuelan Music Project | Yerba Buena Gardens
Friday, August 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
The Venezuelan Music Project combines Indigenous-Venezuelan, West African and Spanish-European influences, creating a dynamic ensemble full of vibrancy, rhythm, energy and color. There will be two shows: 11-11:30 am and 12:15-12:45 pm

Lunchtime Rooftop Garden Folk Concert: Supermule | Oakland
Friday, August 2 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kaiser Center

Pack your lunch and come listen to local jazz, rock, and hip hop musicians at the Lakeside Roof Garden (formally known as the Kaiser Roof Garden) free concert series from noon to 1 pm, every Friday from June 14 – September 13, 2019. The three acre roof garden at Oakland’s ...

Friday Nights at OMCA: Robot Dance Lessons & Off the Grid | Oakland

What to expect on August 2, 2013: Gourmet food trucks from Off the Grid featuring the best in local cuisine Local beer and wine specials in the Blue Oak beer garden DJ Hey Love spinning hits from 5-6:30 pm Family-friendly drop-in workshop with nature rock painting from 5-8 pm Makers & Tasters Series with Jennie Schacht, author ...Every Friday

Friday Nights at the de Young: Live Music, Films & Fair Trade Bazaar | Golden Gate Park

Plumb the depths of urban infrastructure with Urbanauts, Sean Orlando and Matthew Passmore (Rebar), featuring whimsical music and projections by The Goat Family, an eclectic collection of films presented by the Exploratorium’s Cinema Arts Program, the wondrous and curious world of Atlas Obscura, and other ...Every Friday

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, August 2 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food from food trucks.
| Fort Mason Center

More than 30 food vendors, with a full bar and bands and DJs? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market. Discover everything from Beijing-style crispy-fried crepes (Jianbing) and Filipino desserts, to handmade pasta, Neapolitan pizza, and Haitian pork griot – along with ...Every Friday

Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk
Friday, August 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Broadway/Telegraph

Over 30 Oakland Art Murmur affiliate venues have coordinated openings on the first Friday of every month. Oakland Art Murmur presents a free monthly evening art walk, known as the ‘Art Murmur’, Every first Friday of the month, affiliate venues are open to the public from 6-9 ...Monthly

First Friday Follies: Burlesque & Creepy Puppet Show | Oakland
Friday, August 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome
| Stork Club

As Oakland Art Murmur winds down on your Friday night, find your way to the Stork Club on 23rd and Telegraph around 9 pm for the perfectly strange after-party, The First Friday Follies burlesque show, a monthly free event featuring dancing girls, sometimes a creepy little ...Monthly

First Fridays Art Crawl | North Beach
Friday, August 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach

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

First Friday Shorts: Women’s Films & Q&A | The New Parkway
Friday, August 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The New Parkway

First Friday Shorts puts women’s visions and stories center stage by featuring short films from Bay Area Women in Film and Media (BAWIFM) from 6-8 pm on August 2, 2013. All of the filmmakers will be present for a Q&A. Featured films include: Tarantula Arms, Vita Wolfe A time-based hula-hoop performance in the ...Monthly

Sexy Corset Magazine Party: Free Cocktails & Adult Toy Giveaways | Oakland
Friday, August 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Feelmore510
Corset Magazine welcomes Oakland’s erotic enthusiasts of all genders to a night of sexual dialogue, complimentary cocktails, and adult toy giveaways at Oakland’s Feelmore 510 Adult Gallery on Friday, August 2, 2013. Free, but an RSVP is required. Guests will be treated to a multi-sensory event that explores the myth and ...
’70s Heavy Metal Beach Party with Y&T | Santa Cruz
Friday, August 2 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Before Mötley Crüe, before RATT, even before there was a Metallica, Y&T was slogging away in sweaty rock clubs around America The band received extensive airplay with hits such as “Forever”, “Rescue Me”, “Mean Streak”, and “Summertime Girls”—which played in heavy rotation on MTV. After five ...
South First Fridays Art Walk & Street Market | San Jose
Friday, August 2 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)

South First Fridays presents Street Mrkt, a nighttime DIY urban fair during the art walk that brings together local artists, creative indie retailers, and a live music stage with performances by The Trims, French Cassettes, and Shovelman with Emcee Avery Burke (of Corpus Callosum) out on South ...Monthly

2013 Summer Pops: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy | San Jose
Friday, August 2 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Jose State University Campus Green
Grab the chance to see Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, the electrifying contemporary Swing Revival band perform a free concert. From ’40s swing to Cab Calloway, boogie woogie to New Orleans blues, its rhythm section is beat only by its horns – or vice versa. “Go Daddy-O,” ...
San Francisco Bike Party: Summer Camp Ride | First Friday
Friday, August 2 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | China Basin Park

Pack your bags, blow up your water wings, and don’t forget your bugspray because San Francisco Bike Party is going to Summer Camp on Friday, August 2, 2013. Whether you went to science camp, sports camp, or were team captain in color war, it’s time to ...Monthly

Summer Cinema & Food Trucks: “Raiders of the Lost Ark” | Temescal
Friday, August 2 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Food available for purchase.
| Studio One Art Center
Raiders of the Lost Ark is a 1981 American fantasy-adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg, produced by George Lucas, and starring Harrison Ford. It is the first installment in the Indiana Jones franchise. Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the US government to find ...

Every Friday

Free Bad-Ass Morning Workout: Conquer SF’s Hills | Every Friday
Every Friday – 6:30 am | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Free Bad-Ass Morning Workout: Conquer SF's Hills | Every Friday
Every Friday morning at 6:30 am, gather at a different San Francisco hill for a free badass workout and a chance to meet fellow fitness enthusiasts in your city. The hills change each week (it might be Alamo Square, Moraga Steps, Twin Peaks, Lombard…), but expect ...
Friday Farmers Market & Bazaar | UN Plaza
Every Friday – All Day | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
Friday Farmers Market & Bazaar | UN Plaza
Every Friday from 7am to 4pm, UN Plaza will feature the best of San Francisco. Grab fresh fruits and veggies, buy gifts from local vendors, and grab lunch at delicious food stalls representing cuisine from diverse communities throughout the City. This Friday market will feature local ...
Free “Oysters on the Half Shell” Fridays | El Rio
Free "Oysters on the Half Shell" Fridays | El Rio
El Rio, a neighborhood dive in the deep Mission, gives away free Oysters on the half shell from local folks in Tomales Bay, every Friday at 5:30 pm. Arrive on time, they go fast. And get your drink on with happy hour on Friday from 5-8 pm ...
“HellaFunny Fridays” Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SoMa
Every Friday – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $10 at the Door
| Trademark and Copyright
"HellaFunny Fridays" Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SoMa
San Francisco has one of the best underground comedy scenes in America. Come check out some of the Bay’s best rising comics at HellaFunny’s weekly stand-up comedy show “HellaFunny Fridays.” HellaFunny Fridays Every Friday at 7:30pm & 9:30pm Trademark and Copyright, 1123 Folsom Stree (and 7th St.), SF FREE ...
Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies | Skylark Bar
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Skylark Bar
Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies | Skylark Bar
Join Hunny Bunny and Her Hot Toddies for Mischief at the Skylark Bar every Friday at 8 pm. Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies Every Friday | 8 pm Skylark Bar, 3089 16th St, SF, CA FREE Enjoy drinks, dancing, DJs and more at this free ...
Pamtastic’s Comedy Clubhouse | Mutiny Radio
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $10 | Mutiny Radio
Pamtastic's Comedy Clubhouse | Mutiny Radio
Pamtastic’s Comedy Clubhouse on Mutiny Radio is a free comedy show every Friday from 8-11 pm at Mutiny Radio on the corner of 21st and Florida in the deep Mission District. Pamtastic’s Comedy Clubhouse Every Friday | 8-10 pm Mutiny Radio, 2781 21st Street, SF, CA $10 Over 25 of San ...
“Best of SF” Stand-Up Comedy Night | SF
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Get tickets for $5 with promo code FUNCHEAP. Otherwise, tickets are $15.
| The Variety Preview Room / The Hobart Building
"Best of SF" Stand-Up Comedy Night | SF
Check out a fresh line-up of SF’s comics every Friday at 8 pm at the beautiful Variety Preview Theater in downtown SF’s iconic Hobart Building. Funcheap Deal: Get tickets for $5 with promo code FUNCHEAP. Otherwise, tickets are $15. Located in the iconic Hobart Building, right next ...
Jazz at The Atlas Cafe | SF
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Just tip the musicians.
| Atlas Cafe
Jazz at The Atlas Cafe | SF
Jazz at The Atlas is a weekly jazz residency with five rotating jazz bands. Music is always free, though tipping is encouraged. Closed for Thanksgiving holiday. Updated 1/20/2020 – Event info last checked via website.
“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show | SF
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 online with discount code FUNCHEAP; otherwise, it's $10.
| The Basement
"The Setup" Underground Comedy Show | SF
The Setup is an underground stand-up comedy show in the heart of San Francisco. This venue used to be the green room for the legendary Blackhawk jazz venue where Miles Davis used to play. Now, it’s a comedy show that features established comedians from around the ...
Friday Night Outdoor Roller Skate DJ Party: “Midnight Rollers” | SF
Every Friday – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Friday Night Outdoor Roller Skate DJ Party: "Midnight Rollers" | SF
Strap on your skates and roller disco around the city at the Midnight Rollers Friday Night Skate party. This weekly skate (as long as it’s not raining or during Burning Man) hits up San Francisco’s main attractions, all while blasting their own beats from two jogging strollers ...
SF Beer Olympics: Beer Pong, Flip Cup & $2 Beers | North Beach
SF Beer Olympics: Beer Pong, Flip Cup & $2 Beers | North Beach
Meet and compete against locals, travelers, couch surfers, au pairs, and hostelers. Games are free to play (including flip cup, beer pong and relays) and many weeks they have themed events for holidays, or just because. Get 6 drink coupons for $1 each. Use coupons before ...
“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy, Free Wine & Popcorn | Oakland
"Comedy Soup": Music, Comedy, Free Wine & Popcorn | Oakland
Comedy Soup is Oakland’s very own little Stand-Up house show that features top local and touring comics, complimentary Wine and popcorn and musical guests from a variety of styles. Past guests have appeared on Comedy Central, Netflix, Viceland, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Conan, Colbert & Corden. In November ...
“The Function” SF’s Newest Hip-Hop Dance Party | Milk Bar
Every Friday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 11pm
| Milk Bar
"The Function" SF's Newest Hip-Hop Dance Party | Milk Bar
Come party at Milk Bar located in the heart of the Haight for a early 2000s hip-hop and R&B club bangers. DJ Beats Me plays everything from Missy Elliot, Aaliyah, Lil Jon, Mac Dre, Black Eyed Peas, Outkast, Notorious B.I.G., Rihanna, SOB X RBE, Usher, Robin ...
F!#&ing Free Fridays: Improv Comedy | SF
Every Friday – 10:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP via Eventbrite
| Stagewerx Theatre
F!#&ing Free Fridays: Improv Comedy | SF
EndGames Improv is bringing something new to the genre, what could turn out to be a very hot affair (in that release of tension, funny kind of way) with “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship.” “YFUR” is an entirely improvised comedy show inspired by stories of your own ...
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