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Friday, July 4

2014 World Cup Game Watch: Quarterfinals Friday | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Friday, July 4 – 8:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP on Facebook
| SoMa StrEat Food Park

Watch the 2014 World Cup with a festive soccer-loving crowd at Soma StrEat Food Park with Funcheap. There’s an outdoor beer garden, lots of big screen HDTVs, beer specials, and food from around the globe. 2014 World Cup Game Final Sunday, July 13, 2014 | Doors at ...

World Cup 2014 Quarterfinals Outdoor Viewing Party | San Jose
Friday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | St. James Park (San Jose)

San Jose Earthquakes and San Jose Downtown Association invite you to come out for 10 outdoor viewing events with live coverage of 20 of soccer’s most prestigious matches from Brazil, rotating on a huge screen in two of downtown’s central parks ­– Plaza de Cesar Chavez ...

Hollister | Epic 4th of July Motorcycle and Music Street Festival | 2014
Friday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hollister

Hollister (about 15 miles south of Gilroy) is not only one of the best California Motorcycle Rallies, but also one of the most important rallies since it’s the birthplace of the “American Biker.” The Hollister “incident” in 1947 inspired Marlon Brando’s The Wild One which ...

2-for-1 Jamba Juice Weekend | July 2-6
Friday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: 2-for-1*
*Buy one, get one free with coupon on juices and smoothies
| Jamba Juice - San Francisco Centre

Jamba Juice wants to help cool you down this 4th of July weekend with a buy one, get one free offer on all their juices and smoothies. Bring a friend along and your coupon to snag 2 drinks for the price of one, anytime from ...

Retro Picnic & Live Music Under the Dome: Friday | Westfield SF
Friday, July 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Westfield San Francisco Centre

Westfield San Francisco Centre kicks off Fourth of July weekend with live performances and a Picnic Under the Dome from noon to 5 pm, Friday, July 4 and Saturday, July 5, 2014. Guests attending the retro-themed picnic will enjoy music and special Fourth of July treats including lemonade, cotton candy ...Every Thursday

Free Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Day from @hiddencash & Free Magic Show | Haight
Friday, July 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Arrive early as supplies may be limited
| Ben & Jerry's (Haight St.)
Thanks to Broke Ass Stuart for tipping us off to some yummy free 4th of July ice cream today at Ben & Jerry’s. Normally @hiddencash leaves free money around the city, but today it’s free calories. Get to Ben & Jerry’s on Haight Street by 1 ...
All-American Boy Band Flash Mob | Jack London Sq.
Friday, July 4 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Nothing says Red, White, and Blue quite so well as a good ‘ol American boy band medley flash mob. Come on down to Jack London Square  on July 4th around 1:30-3 pm to catch Bay Area Flashmob perform all your favorite dances from N’Sync, Backstreet Boys… maybe even ...
Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk
Friday, July 4 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Broadway/Telegraph

Please Note: Due to the Fourth of July falling on First Friday in 2014, some galleries will be closing earlier at 8 pm, though others may be on their regular schedule. We suggest getting your night started early if you want to make sure to ...Monthly

Pride and Prejudice: Free Outdoor Play | Berkeley
Friday, July 4 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | John Hinkel Park

The Actors Ensemble presents free performances of “The Marriage of Figaro”, the revolutionary comedy play (not the opera) at the beautiful John Hinkel Park Amphitheatre in Berkeley. The Marriage of Figaro is the 18th century comedy by Beaumarchais which foreshadowed the French Revolution. This classic of the theatre tells a ...

“Enough is Enough” Anti-Harassment Protest | Oakland
Friday, July 4 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Rock Paper Scissors Collective
Freedom fighters everywhere are invited to declare your independence from harassment and other unacceptable forms of violence at Enough Is Enough, a protest against street harassment happening in Oakland on July 4, 2014. Meet in front of Rock Paper Scissors (23rd and Telegraph) and then they’ll ...
4th of July “Off the Grid” Food Trucks & Fireworks | Fort Mason
Friday, July 4 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food from food trucks.
| Fort Mason Center

Off the Grid is open on July 4, 2014 and it’s a fantastic place to pre-party and watch TWO fireworks shows from. Not only is this the state’s largest weekly evening Street Food market, but Fort Mason is super close to the fireworks show in ...Every Friday

Oakland | 4th of July Free BBQ, Summer Jams & Art Show | 2014
Friday, July 4 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Loakal Art Gallery & Boutique
In 2014, Independence Day falls on First Friday, so get your fix of patriotism and local art all in one place at Loakal Boutique’s 4th of July BBQ in downtown Oakland. They’ll be grilling hot dogs and burgers (veggie options too), sipping on summery refreshments and pumping ...
“Corazón Under the Dome” 3D Light Show Kick-Off | Westfield Centre
Friday, July 4 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Westfield San Francisco Centre
July 4th Beer Olympics: Free BBQ, $2 Beers & Fireworks Viewing | SF
Friday, July 4 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free entry before 6 pm with a drink purchase and an RSVP.
| Horizon

Celebrate the 4th of July at the SF Beer Olympics which features a free BBQ plate of all-American grub to the first 100 or so people to get there before 6 pm. There’s free entry before 6 pm with a drink purchase and an RSVP. Play Independence Day themed drinking ...Every Friday

Free Root Beer Floats & July 4th Concert | Walnut Creek’s 100th Birthday
Friday, July 4 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Walnut Creek Civic Park
Walnut Creek celebrates 100 years with a free 4th of July Concert and Ice Cream Social in Civic Park on Friday, July 4, 2014. Walnut Creek’s former mayors will serve free root beer floats before the concert (5-6 pm) and after the concert (7-7:30 pm). Bring a ...
First Friday Follies: Burlesque & Creepy Puppet Show | Oakland
Friday, July 4 – 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

Mini-Flashmob & Epic Film Night w/ Live Symphony Soundtrack | The New Parkway
Friday, July 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The New Parkway
Ever wanted to watch your favorite movies with a live symphony orchestra playing the soundtrack? Come hear Awesöme Orchestra. the Bay Area’s premiere adventure-seeking orchestra, play excerpts from four epic film scores by John Williams, Alan Silvestri, and Joe Hisaishi at The New Parkway on ...
4th of July San Francisco Bike Party: Patriotic Ride to the Fireworks | SF
Friday, July 4 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)

Since our next bike party is on the 4th of July, we’re going patriotic. Deck out yourselves and your bikes in your American best – whether you cover yourself with flags, bunting or hot dogs. Join us for an Americana themed event, and we’ll lead ...Monthly

Embarcadero | 4th of July Roller Disco Party & Fireworks Viewing | 2014
Friday, July 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Every Friday night, skaters meet D. Miles Jr., the “GodFather of Skate,” at Ferry Plaza for the wildest ride in San Francisco, and in 2014, July 4th just happens to be on Friday and the skaters will be there just in time to view the fireworks on July 4, ...
Hoodslam: Crazy July 4th Lucha Libre Wrestling Night | Oakland
Friday, July 4 – 8:30 pm | Cost: $10 | The Oakland Metro Opera House
The wrestlers of Hoodslam are back with their over-the-top fights, crazy, costumed characters and convoluted story-lines, live music and burlesque. This event is full of booze and it’s 420-friendly, so heed the organizers’ advice and “dont bring your f’n kids.“ The Fourth of July edition is called “#AMERICA – Cuz not every ...
Dream Pop Goth Prog Concert: Golden Drugs | Oakland
Friday, July 4 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub
Band Lineup | July 4, 2014 Golden Drugs is f*cked Oakland dream pop goth prog featuring members of Twin Steps, Creepers and more. Modern Man is sound of light, fleeting darkness, wave of enlightenment. Droning echoes, whirling, driving, pushing, pulling, morphing the atmosphere. Reverberation, saturation, intoxication. Noise ...

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 ...
Big Mood Comedy: Free Stand-Up Comedy Show | Oakland
Every Friday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Legionnaire Saloon
Big Mood Comedy: Free Stand-Up Comedy Show | Oakland
Big Mood Comedy is an intimate standup comedy show featuring the best local and touring comics every Friday upstairs at Oakland’s very own Legionnaire Saloon. Hosted by Hayley Beacon, Jordan Thewlis, and Jeff Dean. Free cookies. Please note that from February 7th, the shows happens every Friday ...
“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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