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Wednesday, October 31

Free Krispy Kreme Day on Halloween | 2018
Free Krispy Kreme Day on Halloween | 2018
To complete the season of fun, Krispy Kreme is hosting the ultimate costume party. Wear your costume on October 31, 2018 to get a free doughnut of choice at participating U.S. Krispy Kreme shops. And if your timing is right, you can try this on a brand new ...
Starve A Vampire Day: 2018 Halloween Blood Drives | SF
Wednesday, October 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Please RSVP - Sign up ahead of time on-line for each donation event individually
| Irwin Donor Center
Starve A Vampire Day: 2018 Halloween Blood Drives | SF
8 billion mosquitos can’t be wrong, so it’s time to start starving some vampires.  On Halloween, October 31, the Blood Centers of the Pacific are hosting a few Halloween Blood Drives in the San Francisco area. It takes only about 45 minutes to donate – including paperwork and a few tests (BP, ...

Free Scary Face Kids’ Pancake | IHOP
Wednesday, October 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for kids 12 and under
| IHOP (Participating Locations)
Free Scary Face Kids' Pancake | IHOP
Trick or treat… IHOP gives kids something free to eat this Halloween. All kids 12 and under will receive a free Scary Face Pancake from 7 am to 10 pm on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at participating locations. Offer is valid for one per child; dine in only. Bay ...
2018 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Opening Day
Wednesday, October 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. On Sunday the 4th, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center
2018 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Opening Day

Every year Friends fills up the Festival Pavilion Pier at Fort Mason for the Big Book Sale, an iconic San Francisco tradition. The big sale will be open to the public from September 18th, through September 22nd. On the last day, the 22nd, all books ...

2018 Moscone Halloween Parade & Trick-or-Treating | Marina
Wednesday, October 31 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Moscone Rec Center
2018 Moscone Halloween Parade & Trick-or-Treating | Marina
Join San Francisco Recreation and Park Department for Annual Moscone Halloween Parade on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 10 am. Meet at Moscone Recreation Center; the Parade goes down Chestnut Street. Stick around for trick or treating.
Applebee’s $1 Zombie Cocktail Month | Final Day
Wednesday, October 31 – All Day | Cost: $1 | Applebee's (Participating Locations)
Applebee's $1 Zombie Cocktail Month | Final Day
Perhaps start your Halloween pre-party at Applebee’s for $1 Zombie cocktails. This is the final day of the month long promotion.
Help Turn Salesforce Tower into “Eye Of Sauron” on Halloween | SF
Wednesday, October 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Tower
Help Turn Salesforce Tower into "Eye Of Sauron" on Halloween | SF
Thanks to the SFGate for tipping us off to this awesome Halloween idea – to turn the 11,000 LED display atop Salesforce Tower into the Eye of Sauron for Halloween – since it sees all over the city. The chances of this happening are probably zero, ...
Final Day: Rock & Roll’s Original Cover Art Exhibition | SF
Wednesday, October 31 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Art Exchange (SFAE)
Final Day: Rock & Roll’s Original Cover Art Exhibition | SF

From September 15 to October 31, the San Francisco Art Exchange gallery launches a new exhibition: Art of the Album Cover. The most valuable cover art exhibition in history. An exhibition that represents $25 Million with the covers of The Dark Side of the Moon, ...

2018 Scary Halloween Piano Concert | SF
Wednesday, October 31 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Knuth Hall (SFSU)
2018 Scary Halloween Piano Concert | SF
Faculty pianists Inara Morgenstern and Victoria Neve perform Halloween-themed music, an annual San Francisco State tradition for more than 25 years. Works by Gounod, Dukas, Crumb, Cowell, Reinecke, Toby Twining and more. Special guest appearance by Ariela Morgenstern, mezzo soprano. Victoria Neve Neve teaches piano and ...
Halloween Haunted House & Trick-or-Treat Trail | Bayview
Wednesday, October 31 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bayview Opera House
Halloween Haunted House & Trick-or-Treat Trail | Bayview
As part of the annual Trick-or-Treat Trail along 3rd Street, Bayview Opera House will be featuring a haunted house as one of the trick or treating stops. Stop by the Haunted House (created by BMAGIC and other youth partners) to grab a map of all of ...
$4 Chipotle “Boorito” Day | Halloween 2018
Wednesday, October 31 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $4*
*$4 burrito when you show up in costume
| Chipotle Mexican Grill (Metreon)
$4 Chipotle "Boorito" Day | Halloween 2018
Come get ghoulish. Just rock your Halloween costume to Chipotle from 3 pm to close on October 31st to get a $4 burrito, bowl, salad, or order of tacos, or use code BOORITO in their app or online to get yours. Let’s boo this thing. $4 ...
6th Annual Sweet Halloween Trick-or-Treat Party & Carriage Rides | Dublin
Wednesday, October 31 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hacienda Crossings Shopping Center
6th Annual Sweet Halloween Trick-or-Treat Party & Carriage Rides | Dublin
Hacienda Crossings is excited to celebrate Halloween with the community in their 6th annual Sweet Halloween Trick-or-Treat Party. Come and enjoy free trick-or-treating, music, street entertainment, horse-drawn carriage rides and more at the shopping center. Children and families of the community are invited to enjoy a ...
2018 Halloween Spooktacular: Petting Zoo, Magic Show & Trick-or-Treating | Palo Alto
Wednesday, October 31 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stanford Shopping Center
2018 Halloween Spooktacular: Petting Zoo, Magic Show & Trick-or-Treating | Palo Alto
Join the 2018 Halloween Spooktacular on Wednesday, October 31 from 4 – 7 pm in American Girl Court to celebrate Halloween. Conjure up some fun with a petting zoo, live magician and musical entertainment. Dress up in your best costume and enjoy the festivities with pumpkin decorating, ...
Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: Final Day in the Bay | Antioch
Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: Final Day in the Bay | Antioch

The Tall Ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain, official ambassadors of Washington State, will visit Redwood City and offer exciting Adventure Sails, Battle Sails and Vessel Tours from the dock. Vessel Tours open the ships to the public for a suggested donation of $5 per ...

Turing Colloquium Lecture: The Land Sharks Are on the Squawk Box | UC Berkeley
Wednesday, October 31 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall (UC Berkeley)
Turing Colloquium Lecture: The Land Sharks Are on the Squawk Box | UC Berkeley
Join for a special series of lectures by winners of the ACM A.M. Turing Award, considered the field’s equivalent of a Nobel Prize. The Turing laureates all have ties to UC Berkeley either as current or past faculty members or as alumni. This Turing Award talk ...
Free Halloween Trick or Treat Trail, Goodies & Raffle | Hayes Valley
Wednesday, October 31 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to all.
| Hayes Valley Art Works
Free Halloween Trick or Treat Trail, Goodies & Raffle | Hayes Valley
Join the Halloween for some fun filled trick or treating in Hayes Valley. Pick up a map at Hayes Valley Art Works (Oak & Octavia) and follow the trail through the neighborhood to local merchants and residents. Goodies and raffle for grown ups too. Free Halloween Trick ...
2018 Halloween ComicFest: Free Comics for Trick-or-Treaters | The Mission
Wednesday, October 31 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission: Comics & Art
2018 Halloween ComicFest: Free Comics for Trick-or-Treaters | The Mission
Mission: Comics & Art is participating in ComicFest on Halloween night (Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018 from 4:30 pm to 8 pm) with free comics to trick or treaters.
Free Uber/Lyft/Cab Rides on Halloween Night | 2018
Free Uber/Lyft/Cab Rides on Halloween Night | 2018
Please note that the maximum reimbursement value is $20  and not $25 as previously listed. To help keep your drunken ass off the road, Halloween revelers in San Francisco, East Bay, North Bay, South Bay, Tri-Valley and Sacramento can get their cab rides home paid for all ...

Every Wednesday

Free Bad-Ass Morning Outdoor Workout: Alta Vista Park | SF
Every Wednesday – 6:30 am | Cost: FREE | Alta Plaza Park
Free Bad-Ass Morning Outdoor Workout: Alta Vista Park | SF
Every Wednesday morning at 6:30 am, gather at Alta Plaza Park for a free badass workout and a chance to meet fellow fitness enthusiasts in your city. The half hour workouts are different each week, but consist of boot camp style workouts like running hills, core work, ...
“Heart of the City” Wednesday Farmers Market | UN Plaza
Every Wednesday – All Day | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
"Heart of the City" Wednesday Farmers Market | UN Plaza
Heart of the City Farmers Market is a uniquely independent, farmer-operated, nonprofit farmers market located year round on Sundays and Wednesdays in San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza, rain or shine. Nearly 30 local farmers and artisan food vendors provide a wide selection of fresh local produce, ...
Free Rooftop Cardio Dance Class in the Park | Salesforce Park
Every Wednesday – 7:30 am | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Rooftop Cardio Dance Class in the Park | Salesforce Park
This free lively series rotates between Zumba®, hip-hop, salsa and more are all in the cardio dance rotation every Wednesday, July 3 to October 30, 2019 from 7:30 am to 8:30 am. No pre-registration or membership required – just show up.  
Autodesk Design Gallery & Free Guided Tour | Embarcadero
Every Wednesday – All Day | Cost: FREE | Autodesk Gallery
Autodesk Design Gallery & Free Guided Tour | Embarcadero
The Autodesk Gallery at One Market in San Francisco celebrates the design process that takes a great idea and turns it into a reality. With more than 20 different exhibits regularly on display that showcase the innovative work of Autodesk customers, the gallery illustrates the role ...
SF Public Library’s $1 Book Sale | Civic Center
Every Wednesday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
SF Public Library's $1 Book Sale | Civic Center
Starting in April, the San Francisco Public Library hosts weekly Wednesday Steps Sales, located at the Larkin Street entrance to the Main Library. All books and media are just $1 or less each and all proceeds from Steps Sales benefit the San Francisco Public Library. SF Public ...
Stitch In: Come By, Meet People & Stitch | SF
Every Wednesday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| San Francisco School of Needlework & Design
Stitch In: Come By, Meet People & Stitch | SF
These free events give you the opportunity to stitch in an inspiring environment with fellow enthusiasts. Bring along your projects, embroidery, knitting or even darning, and enjoy the company of others and their vast needlework library at your leisure. Free Stitch Ins meet every Wednesday from ...
Free Beginner Knitting in the Rooftop Park | SF
Every Wednesday – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Beginner Knitting in the Rooftop Park | SF
Need a new hobby? Learn the basics of knitting for free, courtesy of SF knitting supply outpost ImagiKnit, at Salesforce Park, SF’s 5.4 acre rooftop park. Free Beginner Knitting in the Rooftop Park | SF Every Wednesday at 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm | July 3 to October 30, ...
Free Rooftop Tai Chi in the Park | Salesforce Park
Every Wednesday – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Rooftop Tai Chi in the Park | Salesforce Park
Improve balance, concentration and self-awareness through Tai Chi, every Wednesday, July 3 – Oct. 30, 2019 from 3 pm to 4 pm at Salesforce Park (Central Lawn.) All ages and levels welcome.  
Castro Farmers’ Market | SF
Every Wednesday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Castro Farmers' Market
Castro Farmers' Market | SF
Every Wednesday night throughout the season, starting March 13, 2019, Noe Street is abloom with fresh fruits and vegetables as the Castro Farmers’ Market brings California’s best to the neighborhood. The farmers’ market is open 4-8 pm, rain or shine, but it doesn’t hurt to be prepared. The market will ...
Lowrider Wednesdays: Lowrider Music & Drink Specials | Oakland
Every Wednesday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Amplifier
Lowrider Wednesdays: Lowrider Music & Drink Specials | Oakland
Join us at The Amplifier every Wednesday from 4-8 pm for Lowrider Wednesdays. Enjoy Happy Hour prices, Lowrider oldies music, and beer & shot bucket combos that come with a free bandana to help keep you in the Lowrider spirit.
Wellness Wednesdays Free Community Yoga | Westfield Centre
Every Wednesday – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Westfield San Francisco Centre
Wellness Wednesdays Free Community Yoga | Westfield Centre
With the goal of making yoga accessible to the community, this weekly free class focuses on continuous flow, attention to alignment, and mindful thinking. This class brings a sense of fun and creativity while incorporating a few nuggets of yogic wisdom along the way. Make sure ...
5-Course Tasting Menu w/ Vegan Option, 2-for-1 Cocktails | SF
5-Course Tasting Menu w/ Vegan Option, 2-for-1 Cocktails | SF
Francisca’s Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar is a unique farm-to-table Italian-Venezuelan restaurant in the Mission that has a special 5-Course Tasting Menu with 2-for-1 fresh-fruit tropical drinks on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Read the awesome review of this $39 tasting menu in the Chronicle. Francesca’s has tons ...
“Karma Cinema”: Pay-What-You-Wish Movie Night | The New Parkway
"Karma Cinema": Pay-What-You-Wish Movie Night | The New Parkway
Time to get generous; The New Parkway Theater is letting you pay-what-you-wish for a movie ticket every Wednesday night. Theater doors open at 6 pm every Wednesday and every movie (albeit a few exceptions like private events) will be offered on a sliding scale of a penny (if ...
Dandelion Chocolate: Factory Tour & Guided Tasting | SF
Every Wednesday – 6:10 pm | Cost: $15*
*$15 and reservations are required
| Dandelion Chocolate
Dandelion Chocolate: Factory Tour & Guided Tasting | SF
Mmmm… chocolate! Four days a week, Dandelion Chocolates offer $15 factory tours (with tastings.) These tours can book up months in advance (especially for the Saturday tours), so we recommend trying to book as early as possible and aim for a Wednesday or Thursday. On the tour, ...
Free Malthouse Tour: 22 Admrial Malt-Brewed Beers | Alameda
Every Wednesday – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Admiral Maltings
Free Malthouse Tour: 22 Admrial Malt-Brewed Beers | Alameda
Come on Wednesdays (and now, Saturdays and Sundays) for free tours of the malthouse. Learn the story of malt and its foundational role in beer. Discover the connection between farmer, maltster and brewer (or distiller) and find out what makes Admiral’s California-grown, floor-malted barley so ...
“Musical Wednesdays” Sing-Along At The Edge | Castro
Every Wednesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Edge
"Musical Wednesdays" Sing-Along At The Edge | Castro
Start your week singing with Musical Mondays or get over the hump with Musical Wednesdays at The Edge in the Castro, where they play all of your favorite musicals to sing and drink along with a different theme each week from 7 pm to 2 am every ...
Liquid Wednesdays Latin Jam Nights | Peninsula
Every Wednesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks purchase.
Liquid Wednesdays Latin Jam Nights | Peninsula
The Historic 7 Mile House will be hosts a weekly Wednesday Latin night and will feature the Bay Area’s best Latin bands on a rotating schedule. Liquid Wednesdays Latin Jam Nights Every Wednesday at 7 pm 7 Mile Sports Bar & Grill, 2800 Bayshore Blvd, Brisbane, CA FREE (No Cover. Reservations ...
Subhumans: Comedy & Music for Bad People | Berkeley
Every Wednesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$10 suggested donation
| La Val's Subterranean
Subhumans: Comedy & Music for Bad People | Berkeley
Everyone’s a bad person, and anyone who says they aren’t is a big, stinkin’ liar. We’ve all done evil, for many different reasons. Maybe you double-dipped a chip at a party or cheated on your partner. Whatever you did, you’re guilty. The good news is, the ...
Called Into Question Weekly Trivia at Ale Industries | Oakland
Every Wednesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ale Industries
Called Into Question Weekly Trivia at Ale Industries | Oakland
Test your knowledge, drink beer, make friends, and win prizes. Join us at Ale Industries for weekly Wednesday trivia.
Free Live Jazz & Latin Jazz Nights | Cigar Bar
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cigar Bar & Grill
Free Live Jazz & Latin Jazz Nights |  Cigar Bar
Join the Cigar Bar & Grill every Wednesday & Thursday evening for a free Jazz show (both traditional jazz and latin jazz) by local Bay Area musicians. Shows start at 8pm. Enjoy great food, drinks & Jazz. For complete line-up and more information please visit their website. Live ...
The Premise: Intimate Stand Up Comedy | SF
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Laundry
The Premise: Intimate Stand Up Comedy | SF
Every joke starts with a premise and every Wednesday Comedians Jeff Dean, James Mwaura and Andrew Orolfo bring together the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians to turn these premises into hilarious bits. Join them in The Laundry’s hidden and intimate comedy basement. Surprise drop ...
Free Game Night Wednesdays at The Amplifier | Oakland
Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Amplifier
Free Game Night Wednesdays at The Amplifier | Oakland
Wanna play a game? How about have a drink? How about both? Join us every Wednesday night at The Amplifier from 8 pm-close for game night. We have tons of new and favorite board games for you to play, and we might even be persuaded ...
Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl | SF
Every Wednesday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Northstar Cafe
Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl | SF
Try your hand (literally) at the Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Pub Crawl starting in North Beach. Get lubricated on $3 – $3.50 drink specials, and compete in Rock Paper Scissors tournament qualifying rounds while moving from bar to bar. The tournament champ wins a bar tab. Meet new people while earning points to ...
F Bomb’s “Laugh w/ Dignity” Free Comedy Show | SF
Every Wednesday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | La Rocca's Corner
F Bomb's "Laugh w/ Dignity" Free Comedy Show | SF
Come see real, live, up close, and uncaged comedians in an intimate environment at one of North Beach’s favorite watering holes, La Rocca’s corner. 21+ only. The show is free, the drinks are cheap with Happy Hour pricing all night, and the laughs are plenty. Hang with ...
“Housepitality” DJ Party & Free Champagne | SoMa
"Housepitality" DJ Party & Free Champagne | SoMa
Housepitality SF gives you a reason to come out dancing every Wednesday night with world-class artists and free champagne. Enjoy free champagne from 9-10 pm and $5 Jameson (with mention of Housepitality discount). The RSVP list closes at 6 pm on the day of the show. Housepitality DJ Night Every Wednesday ...
Craiglist Missed Connections: Improv & Original Jokes | PianoFight
Every Wednesday – 9:00 pm | Cost: $10 | PianoFight
Craiglist Missed Connections: Improv & Original Jokes | PianoFight
PianoFight’s house team, Original Jokes takes the stage to improvise based off a Craigslist missed connection that is picked by the audience. Combine that with a PianoFight selected improv team opening the show for double the hilarity and you have one hilarious show. Craiglist Missed Connections: ...
The Real Honeys of SF: Reality TV Inspired Improv Show | SF
Every Wednesday – 10:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Stagewerx Theatre
The Real Honeys of SF: Reality TV Inspired Improv Show | SF
The Real Honeys of SF is the show that doesn’t save any drama for your mama. Local Honey will create a brand new reality show from scratch, right in front of your eyes and inspired by you. Audience suggestions are used complete with wacky characters, ...
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