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Saturday, August 31

SF’s “Museums for All” Summer of Free Museums | Final Weekend

The city of San Francisco is starting a brand new program to provide free summer admission to 15+  local museums and cultural institutions for all San Francisco residents who receive public benefits. Thanks to the SF Chronicle for the tip-off. Museums with free admission include ...

Free Legion of Honor Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday

, the Legion of Honor offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to Bay Area residents. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require the full admission price. Saturdays feature engaging art experiences for the entire ...Every Saturday

Free de Young Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday

, the de Young offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to Bay Area residents. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require the full admission price. Saturdays feature engaging art experiences for the entire family, ...Every Saturday

49th Annual Millbrae Art & Wine Festival | Aug 31-Sept 1
Saturday, August 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Millbrae

The Bay Area’s biggest Labor Day weekend event, the 49th Annual Millbrae Art & Wine Festival transforms downtown Millbrae into the “Big Easy.” Celebrate the “The Last Blast of Summer” with massive crowds expected for a world-class lineup of music, art, food and mardi gras-style fun. 2019 Millbrae Art & ...

2019 Kings Mountain Art Fair in the Redwoods | Aug. 31-Sept. 2
Saturday, August 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Kings Mountain Fire Station

For more than 50 years, every Labor Day weekend, a magical transformation occurs in the redwood forest just 30 miles south of San Francisco. Artist booths pop up around the Kings Mountain Fire Station and local beer and wine begin to flow. The forest becomes ...

2019 Free Fishing Day | SF
Saturday, August 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier Seven

Have you ever felt the excitement of watching your bobber suddenly jiggle, then dive out of sight? Or feeling the tap-tap-tap of a bass as it tastes the worm on the end of your line? Or having a salmon practically tear the rod out of ...

Applebee’s $1 Mai Tai | Final Day
Saturday, August 31 – All Day | Cost: $1 | Applebee's (Participating Locations)

You put in the time getting everyone else the perfect gift, but you deserve one too. Something low-stress. Something with a delicious blend of tequila, triple sec, pomegranate, and margarita mix. Something like the Merry Dollarita™. Applebee’s $1 Merry Dollarita December 2019 21+ / Dine-in ...

3rd Annual Morgan Hill Blues Festival | South Bay
Saturday, August 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
| Morgan Hill Amphitheater
Grammy nominated and accomplished producer and bassist Tebo will headline this year’s festival bringing his signature blend of funky blues. Frank ‘Tebo” Thibeaux has collaborated with a variety of artists including Herbie Hancock, John Lee Hooker, Kenny Neal and New Edition. The line up will also ...
Crab Cove Fish Festival: Free Fishing Lessons & Fish Bicycle Parade | Alameda
Saturday, August 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Crab Cove Visitor Center
Join for a day of free fish fun with fishing lessons, games, activities, fish prints, crafts, and a Fish-on-a-Bicycle Parade. Crab Cove Fish Festival Saturday, August 31, 2019 | 10 am to 4 pm Crab Cove Visitor Center, 1252 McKay Ave, Alameda FREE Festival Schedule: 10:00 am -noon Fishing Lessons: Space limited ...
118th San Francisco City Open Tennis Tournament | Aug. 31-Sept. 2
Saturday, August 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch
| 19th & Dolores (Dolores Park)

During the renovation of the Golden Gate Park Tennis Complex, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department’s 118th Annual San Francisco City Open and NTRP Championships will be held at the iconic Dolores Park, in the heart of the City. Dolores Park has six courts ...

Icebreaker Vortex Swim Celebration | SF
Saturday, August 31 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Little Marina Green
In partnership with icebreaker, Ben Lecomte, long-distance open-water swimmer, arrives in San Francisco after swimming 300 nautical miles through the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. On August 31, Ben will swim into San Francisco after 79 days at sea exploring the highest concentration of ocean plastic in ...
Free Mimosa “Boozy Brunch” w/ Vegan Options | SF
Saturday, August 31 – 10:30 am | Cost: $12*
*Get one complimentary drink with your brunch - and don't forget to tip like a rockstar. Upgrade to bottomless for $12.
| Francisca's Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar

Francisca’s Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar has a weekly weekend “Boozy Brunch” with one free complimentary mimosa (or “Brunch Punch”) to accompany your brunch on both Saturdays and Sundays. They have a full menu of gourmet-influenced Venezuelan dishes to go along with a twist on your classic ...Every Saturday

2019 Lebanese Festival: Music, Dance & Food | Redwood City
Saturday, August 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Redwood City
Enjoy a full day of Lebanese culture and cuisine in a great atmosphere with music, dance, games, and other entertainment for the whole family. 2019 Lebanese Festival Saturday, August 31, 2019 | 11 am to 10 pm Downtown Redwood City FREE There have some new additions to the festival will ...
2019 Taco Festival: Lucha Libre Wrestling & 20+Taco Trucks | San Jose
Saturday, August 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission. All Ages Event (21+ to purchase alcohol). $7 Parking on Saturdays at the Flea Market
| Garden at the Flea (Inside the San Jose Flea Market)

Celebrate tacos at the San Jose Taco Festival of Innovation – a feast day filled with tastings, art, music, Lucha Libre, and a curated selection of over 20+ food trucks from all over the Bay Area serving their best rendition of a taco all day. 2019 ...

Hiero “Family Day In The Park” Free Festival | Oakland
Saturday, August 31 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | deFremery Park
The Hiero Foundation Presents: Hiero Family Day in the Park, a free community event to be held at Defremery Park. It is open to all ages and will include a range of activities such as the Town Cup Skate Competition, a celebrity 3 on 3 ...
Concord Vibe Beer Release Pop-up Party | East Bay
Saturday, August 31 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Salvio Pacheco Square
Concord VIBE is back with the 3rd Annual Beer Release Pop-Up Party at Salvio Pacheco Square in downtown Concord, August 31st, 12 pm to 2 pm. This year Epidemic Ales, E.J. Phair Brewing Company and Perching Bird Brewing Company will each create a special fruit-based beer. In ...
Free Saturdays at de Young Museum: Tattoo Talk w/ Tex Buss | SF
Saturday, August 31 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | de Young Museum
Join local tattoo artist Tex Buss in the Piazzoni Murals Room for a talk on the history of avian images in tattooing. Tex will highlight how birds have captured a special place in the human imagination. This talk will be followed by a tour of ...
49th Annual Belmont Greek Festival | Aug. 31-Sept. 2

Join  the annual Belmont Greek Festival, in its 49th year in 2019, when the San Francisco Bay Area celebrates a Labor Day Weekend of Greek culture, food, and entertainment. Some 20,000 guests will visit the festival over the three-day weekend to enjoy the wonderful Greek ...

Trader Vic’s 75th “Mai Tai” Day Celebration | Emeryville
Saturday, August 31 – 1:00 pm | Cost: $75*
*Adult: $75 Children Under 12: $30 (Advance Ticket Sales Ended on Eventbrite)
| Trader Vic's (Emeryville)
Join in celebrating the creation of the Mai Tai. Named as the ‘official drink’ of the City of Oakland, the Mai Tai was born here in the Bay Area 75 years ago, and Trader Vic’s is proudly commemorating this classic tiki cocktail on the Real ...
Free Stanford Football Tix: Cardinal Kids Day | 2019
Saturday, August 31 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Up to (4) free youth tickets with the purchase of a paid adult ticket
| Stanford Stadium
Bay Area families are invited to enjoy free youth tickets when Cardinal football hosts Northwestern in its season opener on Saturday, August 31 at 1 pm. Pre-game activities will include including a petting zoo with a mini pony, rock climbing wall, bounce house, and a football ...

Every Saturday

Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley
Every Saturday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley
Grab your yoga mat and come to Sports Basement Berkeley for some relaxing weekend yoga. Community classes take place every Saturday. Free Community Yoga Class Every Saturday | 10 am Sports Basement, 2727 Milvia St, Berkeley, CA FREE Please BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and water bottle. All levels are welcome. Updated 3/13/19 ...
Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF
Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF
Enjoy an hour-long walk on the rise, tragic fall, and modern rebirth of one of San Francisco’s most renowned historic landmarks. Visit a contemporary swirl of shops and learn the history of ferries, freeways, and quakes. Meet at the foot of the stairs at the front ...
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Every Saturday – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Take yourself outside and into the beauty of this city’s heart and soul. Practice yoga under the trees and let the ocean air sooth and invigorate you. This class expertly blends breathing and movement, strength and grace, imagination and form. You will gain a personal understanding ...
Free Distillery Tour & Organic Rum Tasting w/ Your Dog | Pacifica
Every Saturday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Rum tasting if you bring your dog
| Tripp Distillery
Free Distillery Tour & Organic Rum Tasting w/ Your Dog | Pacifica
Oceanfront Distillery where Rum & other Spirits are made right in front of the bar where spirit tastings and cocktails are on hand. If you bring your dog, you get free tasting of their Rums. There may also be food truck onsite on Saturdays of something ...
Free ‘UrbanKick’ Fitness Class on the Rooftop | Salesforce Park
Every Saturday – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free 'UrbanKick' Fitness Class on the Rooftop | Salesforce Park
Beginning July 6, 2019, an energetic, equipment-free class blends sports conditioning and kickboxing, every Saturday from 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm at the Salesforce Park (Main Plaza.) Best of all, there’s no pre-registration or membership required – just show up.
“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show | SF
Every Saturday – 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 ...
“Critical Hit” Comedy Show | Oakland
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $10 | It's Your Move Game Store
"Critical Hit" Comedy Show | Oakland
Critical Hit is hosted by Erik Krasner, Hayden Greif-Neill and Jim McVeigh at It’s Your Move Games & Hobbies in Temescal for over 4 years and still going strong. Every week, some of our favorite comedians are invited to perform. Along with the producers, you can ...
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