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Friday, August 18

“Slurpee” Day: Bring Your Own Cup | 7-Eleven
Friday, August 18 – 11:00 am | Cost: $1.50*
*Bring your own cup
| 7-Eleven (SF)

It’s “Bring Your Own Cup Day” at 7-Eleven from August 18-19 from 11 am to 7 pm. Fill your cup your way for just $1.50. The rules: Cup cannot be larger than 10″ in diameter Cup must be food-safe clean Cup must be watertight One ...

City Skyline Challenge 2017: Rappelling Down SF’s Skyscrapers | Union Square
Friday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch, rappelling requires fundraising.
| Hilton San Francisco Union Square

Outward Bound California’s 2019 City Skyline Challenge features two days of Bay Area civic leaders, local celebrities, entrepreneurs, students, educators, and individuals from all walks of life rappelling Spiderman-style from the Hilton San Francisco Union Squares roof, before cheering onlookers and a vast online audience. ...

“Undiscovered” SF’s Brand New Filipino Night Market: VIP Package | SoMa Inspired by the vibrant night markets of Asia, Undiscovered is a curated collection of emerging artists and merchants that celebrate the Bay Area’s creative spirit and the rich cultural heritage of SF’s New SOMA Pilipinas Cultural District. > RSVP  – Event is free and open to public, ...
“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, August 18 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

San Francisco’s biggest Friday night street food party is back for its 10th season running every week from 5–10 pm. Lounge around communal firepits and discover 30+ mobile food creators, serving everything from Birria tacos and churros to fried chicken, Neapolitan pizza, and wood-fired bone ...Every Friday

The Final “Friday Nights at the de Young” of the Summer | SF

Kick-start your weekend with free general admission, live music, art-making, cocktails, film screenings, panel discussions, lectures and exhibition tours, all in the name of art. Join in this Friday, August 18th, for the final Friday Night of the season, in an ongoing commemoration of our special ...Every Friday

2017 Summer Concert Series Final Show | Foster City
Friday, August 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Leo J. Ryan Park

Join the Foster City community for free summer concerts overlooking the water in Leo Ryan Park from 6-8 pm, every Friday from July to August 2019. Don’t forget to bring your friends, a picnic, and your dancing shoes. 2019 Foster City Summer Concert Schedule July ...

Free Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream Night: Anchor Steam & Beer Float Party | SF
Friday, August 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free and open to the public. Bring cash for beer
| Kilowatt
Anchor Brewing and Humphry Slocombe have a mutual appreciation for one another, being two San Francisco companies working to delight the taste buds with suds and sweets, so they’re joining together to throw a delicious beer float party. Drink Steam with Humphry Slocombe Friday, August 18, 2017 | 6pm Kilowatt, ...
DATE CHANGE ALERT: Free Urban Axe Throwing Weekend (Sept 8-10) | Daly City
Friday, August 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Silver Dragon Kung Fu
Please note that the Bad Axe grand opening which was scheduled for July 7-9, and again on August 18-20 has been postponed yet again to September 8-10. We have no idea if or when this will actually happen, so you might not want to waste ...
Noise Pop’s Hotel Concert Series “The Stone Foxes” | SF
Friday, August 18 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| The Marker
This summer, Harken Wines, Joie de Vivre Hotels & Noise Pop are teaming up for a multi-city music tour unlike any other. Take in intimate performances with complimentary wine tastings at Joie de Vivre’s eclectic boutique hotels in New York City, San Francisco, and New ...
San Jose Bike Party: The Steampunk Ride
Friday, August 18 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location

San Jose Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a good time every third Friday of each month at 8 pm. San Jose is the largest city in Northern California, but they are hidden in the suburban sprawl. It’s time ...Monthly

Reverse Happy Hour | Pier 39
Friday, August 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Head to The Pier for Reverse Happy Hour* at participating businesses from 8 pm-close. Check out the full list of discounts below: Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Restaurant & Market $2.50 Domestic Draft Beer; $3.50 Craft Selections; $2.50 Domestic Bottles; $3.50 Wells; $3.50 Craft & Import Bottles; $3.50 ...
Chillarious: Free Comedy & Wine in a Mattress Shop | Berkeley
Friday, August 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Savvy Rest Natural Bedroom
Be ready for a special chillarious this month. Not only will this be one of the hottest line-ups chillarious has ever had, but it will also be part birthday celebration for your beloved host Mikey. To celebrate, Mikey has put together a line-up of some of his ...

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 ...
CANCELLED: Friday Farmers Market & Bazaar | UN Plaza
Every Friday – All Day | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
CANCELLED: Friday Farmers Market & Bazaar | UN Plaza
UPDATE: Due to Coronavirus concerns, this event has been cancelled temporarily. 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 ...
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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