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Friday, September 1

Free Clam Chowder Day | Pier 39
Friday, September 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Free Clam Chowder Day | Pier 39
The first 39 people to present the special coupon at Chowders on Level 1 will receive one (1) free cup of clam chowder in a sourdough bread bowl.* > Download coupon *Offer only valid for the first 39 people who present the coupon at Chowders, on a ...
Rotunda Dance Series: Scott Wells & Dancers | SF City Hall
Friday, September 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
Rotunda Dance Series: Scott Wells & Dancers | SF City Hall
n 1981 Scott discovered the pleasure of contact improvisation shortly after becoming obsessed with the struggles of modern dance. He stuck with both and currently directs a company in San Francisco and tours annually to Europe. Wells has created works for skateboarders, boxers and recently ...

San Francisco Comic Con 2017 | Moscone Center
Friday, September 1 – All Day | Cost: $30*
*Friday ($30), Saturday ($50), Sunday ($40) - Kids 12 and under free
| Moscone Center West
San Francisco Comic Con 2017 | Moscone Center
It ain’t cheap, but it’s pretty fun…. The San Francisco Comic Con will be September 1-3, 2017. Meet your favorite comic creators and celebrity guests. Comic books, toys, cosplay and more. To make this “Funcheap,” the cheapest day to attend is Friday ($30) and kids 12 ...
“Block Fest” Tenderloin Arts Festival Kickoff | SF
Friday, September 1 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| CounterPULSE
"Block Fest" Tenderloin Arts Festival Kickoff | SF

CounterPulse’s Block Fest animates the neighborhood with free arts activities for the local residents, workers, and visitors. Kicking off the Block Fest season with Hannah Boles in collaboration with Sylvester Guard for a magical coloring activity. Come collaborate and celebrate the magical spirit, diversity, and community ...Monthly

2017 Begonia Festival: Dance Performance | Capitola
Friday, September 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Esplanade Park

See some brilliant blooms while boating, baiting and frolicking on the beach over Labor Day weekend at the 65th annual Capitola Begonia Festival. With over 43 acres and 3 million blooms come late summer, the Begonia Festival is a spectacular sight and a fun, family-oriented ...

“Oakland First Fridays” Block Party
Friday, September 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th
"Oakland First Fridays" Block Party

Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month from 5-9p. for five huge blocks on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Oakland’s KONO district (Koreatown/Northgate) springs to life with for this event, with galleries, ...Monthly

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, September 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason

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

Kiosk Fest 2017 Kick-Off Party | SF
Friday, September 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Market St (Embarcadero to 5th St)
Kiosk Fest 2017 Kick-Off Party | SF

The Grand Newsstand, San Francisco’s zine stand, is hosting an open-air festival to celebrate zines, art, and printed media. Kiosk Fest takes place around Market Street in San Francisco between 5th Street and the Embarcadero. Kiosk Fest 2017 September 1-2, 2017 | 10 am to ...

Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk
Friday, September 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Broadway/Telegraph
Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk

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

$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center: Bubble-ology | Oakland Hills
Friday, September 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
| Chabot Space & Science Center
$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center: Bubble-ology | Oakland Hills

Learn all about the science behind bubbles. See how a scientist uses the properties of bubbles to create breakthrough technologies. See how bubbles can change form as professional bubble artists Tom Noddy and Sterling Johnson expose the wonders of these remarkable spheres. Get hands on ...Monthly

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl: Flower Child Closing Reception | SF
Friday, September 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach

In conjunction with North Beach First Fridays, Modern Eden will host a closing reception for “Flower Child”. Featuring 85 works inspired by San Francisco’s Summer of Love. Monthly

Extended Play: Vinyl Classics as Works of Art | SF
Friday, September 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Churchkey
Extended Play: Vinyl Classics as Works of Art | SF
101 music in North Beach donated 100 vinyl records for them to have some fun with, and they figured why not turn these old classics into works of art? And that is where Extended Play: A New Spin on Vinyl Classics was born. Join Art Attack ...
Grammy Award-Winning Fantastic Negrito’s Mini Concert | Amoeba SF
Friday, September 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Grammy Award-Winning Fantastic Negrito's Mini Concert | Amoeba SF
Grammy Award-winning artist Fantastic Negrito performs an exclusive, intimate performance followed by a Q&A at Amoeba SF on Friday, September 1st at 6pm to celebrate the re-release of his critically-applauded debut album, The Last Days of Oakland. Hailed as “among the rawest pieces of music—sonically and ...
“Batch Made Market” Food Festival | SF
Friday, September 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| Forage Kitchen
"Batch Made Market" Food Festival | SF

The Open Kitchen Market, this month on First Friday, will feature goodies like: Organic, local flower crowns, botanical jewelry, mixed bouquets, and succulent arrangements from Beauxtanicals. Honey glazed fried chicken, artisan mac n cheese, down home chili with jalapeno cornbread, fried chicken biscuit sliders, mixed salad ...Monthly

2017 Architecture and the City Opening Night Party | SF
Friday, September 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15 | Swissnex
2017 Architecture and the City Opening Night Party | SF
Join AIASF and the Center for Architecture + Design in celebration of the opening of their 14th Annual Architecture and the City Festival and the community of individuals and organizations that make the month of learning and exploration possible. Drink, nibble, and network for an inspiring ...
Awesöme Orchestra Collective: Cop Funk with Heat Vision & Jack | Oakland
Friday, September 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required; donations are welcome.
| Drake’s Dealership
Awesöme Orchestra Collective: Cop Funk with Heat Vision & Jack | Oakland
They’re excited to be back at Drake’s Dealership for another First Friday extravaganza. For Open Session 53 they’ll be collaborating with the local funk duo Heat Vision & Jack, with Geneva Harrison on drums and Josh Pollock on vocals and guitar. With a few super funky ...
First Fridays Roller Boogie Dance Block Party | Oakland
Friday, September 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 23rd & Telegraph
First Fridays Roller Boogie Dance Block Party | Oakland
Bring your roller skates and come boogie with them at First Fridays. It’s a fun free event for all with bumping dance music from two very loud Bumpboxx’s. Aside from the free dance class happening between 7PM – 7:15PM, they also have a group of roller ...
“Rick and Morty” Trivia Night | SF
Friday, September 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free. $5 Suggested donation
| Milk Bar
"Rick and Morty" Trivia Night | SF
Rick and Morty fans, unite. Prove your fandom with 4 rounds of Rick and Morty trivia, along with free prizes, and comedians to entertain in between each round. Live music and DJ after the show.
Free Circus Class Night: Learn Juggling & Tightwire Walking | SF
Friday, September 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Circus Center
Free Circus Class Night: Learn Juggling & Tightwire Walking | SF

This event is canceled as of May 2018. Come and play with all the fun circus toys that fit under the Circus Center‘s roof every Friday. Circus Skills Jam Class Most Fridays | 7-9 pm Circus Center, 755 Frederick St., SF FREE; RSVP Required. Please make sure ...

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 ...
85th East Bay Regional Parks Anniversary: Free Parks & Concerts | 2019
Every Friday – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over East Bay
85th East Bay Regional Parks Anniversary: Free Parks & Concerts | 2019
Celebrate the East Bay Regional Park District’s 85th Anniversary. There are 73 regional parks planning special events and programs, including Free Park Fridays, Free Concerts In The Parks, and a Free Multicultural Festival. 85th East Bay Regional Parks Anniversary Every Friday from April – December | All ...
Free Swimming Fridays | East Bay Regional Parks
Free Swimming Fridays | East Bay Regional Parks
Celebrate the East Bay Regional Park District’s 85th Anniversary. The Park District has planned a number of special events and programs including free swimming at all of their regional parks. Park entry and other fees will be waived every Friday in 2019 from April to December to celebrate the Park ...
Acoustic Lunchtime Concert in the Rooftop Park | Salesforce Park
Every Friday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Acoustic Lunchtime Concert in the Rooftop Park | Salesforce Park
Enjoy mellow, acoustic music with your brown bag lunch. Curated by Trixie Rasputin Presents. Free Lunchbox Music in the Rooftop Park Every Friday at noon to 1 pm | July 5-October 25, 2019 Salesforce Park (Main Plaza), 425 Mission St., San Francisco FREE
$1 Drink Fridays: “Battle of the Decades” DJ Party | North Beach
$1 Drink Fridays: "Battle of the Decades" DJ Party | North Beach
  Fridays are now a little bit more awesome. Did someone say $1 drinks? Monroe in North Beach hosts “Battle of the Decades” DJ party and happy hour every Friday with a DJ spinning progressive tunes. Every hour is a different decade – with drink prices to ...
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | Oakland
Get your Oakland groove on at Friday Nights @ OMCA – a weekly free outdoor experience with food trucks and music. This is a great community gathering that is most vibrant during March-November when the garden and terraces are open as well as during certain weeks ...
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” San Francisco 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" San Francisco 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 9:30pm Trademark and Copyright, 1123 Folsom Stree (and 7th St.), SF FREE with RSVP ...
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. Jazz at The Atlas Cafe (This is a typical lineup and is subject to change – hey, it’s jazz baby) 1st Friday – Eli Maliwan Jazz Party ...
“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. The show is free with RSVP, there is a suggested donation of $10 per person. Feel free ...
“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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