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Friday, September 20

Free Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | SF
Friday, September 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)

For the 37th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of “As You Like It.” Having produced “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” to wide acclaim in 2018, this summer the company turns to a musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic comedy “As ...

PARK(ing) Day 2019
Friday, September 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Started in 2005 by the San Francisco art and design studio Rebar, PARK(ing) Day has evolved into a global movement for revisioning urban public space. The AIASF Mentorship Committee supports the project’s mission to reclaim a small portion of the city for the public realm ...

2019 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Friday
Friday, September 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. On Sunday , Sept. 22nd, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center

Every year Friends of the San Francisco Public Library fills up the Festival Pavilion Pier at Fort Mason for the Big Book Sale, an iconic San Francisco tradition. This family-friendly event features over 500,000 books, CDs, DVDs and vinyl. Children’s books, board books, music books, ...

2019 Friends of the San Mateo Public Library Fall Book Sale | Sept. 20-22
Friday, September 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Mateo Public Library

The friends of the San Mateo Public Library is hosting their annual Fall Book Sale. Pick from a great selection of books at bargain prices. Shop all three days, new books everyday. 2019 Fall Book Sale September 20-21, 2019 | 10 am-4:30 pm September 22, ...

SAJJ Mediterranean’s 10th Store Grand Opening | San Jose SAJJ Mediterranean, the popular Mediterranean fast casual eatery, is celebrating the Grand Opening of its tenth store in San Jose! The first 50 people in line at 11:00 a.m. will receive a FREE entree of their choice, and all day long, all guests can enjoy 50% ...
2019 San Francisco Greek Festival Kick Off | Sept. 20-22
Friday, September 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Annunciation Cathedral

Whether you dream of visiting the Acropolis in Athens, or swimming off the shores of sunny Mykonos, you can get a taste of Greece at Annunciation Cathedral’s own A Taste of Greece, the only Greek festival in San Francisco. Souvlaki, Gyros, Moussaka, Spanokopita – all of your ...

Schroeder’s 126th Oktoberfest Block Party | SF
Friday, September 20 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but food and drinks are for purchase.
| Schroeder's Restaurant
Schroeder’s is kicking off Oktoberfest in true Bavarian Style with their annual block party. It’ll be a lively bash with Live Music by San Francisco favorites Pop Rocks, Lots of Beer, Jager Shots, Sausages, Pretzels, Prizes, Beer Games. There will also be a costume contest; Dirndls and ...
2019 San Jose Tet & Moon Festival | Sept. 20-22
Friday, September 20 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Eastridge Mall

Celebrate this year’s Mid-Autumn Moon Festival 2019 at Eastridge Mall. The Moon Garden will a highlight at the festival for families & offer their your children with many crafts & activities. 2019 San Jose Tet & Moon Festival – Sept. 20, 2019 | 3 pm-11 pm ...

SF Hispanic Heritage Festival: Free Zapotec Rugs Craft Making | Lake Merced
Friday, September 20 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Merced Branch Library
Zapotec rug making is a tradition as long as antiquity in Oaxaca State, Mexico, and as current as today. Make your own Zapotec rug painting using traditional patterns, designs from nature, or whatever you can imagine.
“Free Play” Weekend: 50+ Arcade Games & Pinball | Coin-Op
Friday, September 20 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Coin-Op Game Room

Join us for Free Play September. Thats right, for the entire month of September we are showing our appreciation to everyone who loves to play arcade games by letting you play all of our games for free, all you have to do is walk in the ...

$15 Friday Tickets: Oktoberfest by the Bay 2019 | SF
Friday, September 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*$15 Tickets (save $10) with promo code FUNCHEAP
| Pier 35

The 20th Annual Oktoberfest by the Bay brings the spirit of Munich, Germany to the city by the bay with tasty German fare, lots of great German beer, Bavarian dancing, and an authentic German “oompah” music from 21-piece Chico Bavarian Band and more. Oktoberfest by the ...

Oakland Museum of California: Hella Big 50th Birthday Party | Free Night
Friday, September 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland Museum of California

Cheers to 50 years. On this day 50 years ago, the Oakland Museum of California was established as the “Museum of the People.” We’ve been learning, reflecting, creating, dancing, and bringing people together ever since. Enjoy free admission until 10 pm. Explore the Museum’s 110,000 ...Every Friday

17th Annual Magical Glass Pumpkin Patch Reception | Los Gatos

Come experience the amazement of over 3,500 glass pumpkins exhibited and for sale at Los Gatos High School. The Magical Glass Pumpkin Patch brings together Bay Area glass artists who feature their 3500+ glass pumpkins, all handmade for show and sale on the expansive front lawn ...

Oakland Cocktail Week 2019: Craft Cocktails at 50+ Venues | Sept. 20-29
Friday, September 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*FREE entry; $7 cocktails; Must be 21+
| All Over Oakland

Oakland Cocktail Week, September 20-29, 2019, celebrates Oakland’s unique cocktail heritage and community from its loyal patrons to business owners to bartenders and newcomers alike. Over 50 bars and restaurants in Oakland, Alameda and Emeryville will craft a love letter to Oakland through special craft ...

“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF
Friday, September 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

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 mobile food creators, serving everything from Birria tacos and churros to fried chicken, Neapolitan pizza, and wood-fired bone marrow. Off the ...Every Friday

Free Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland
Friday, September 20 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Jack London Square

Take a free 90-minute narrated harbor tour (May to October). Visitors will learn about the Port, its operations and economic impact on the region. Harbor tours provide a unique vantage point because marine terminals are closed to the public. The excursions are a great way to ...

$15 Theater Tix: Floor Seats, Ice Cream + Free Drink for A.C.T.’s “Top Girls” | SF New for the 2019–20 season, A.C.T. is opening its doors at each theater for Drinks & Drama Friday to the performance taking place the first Friday preview performance of every production during the season.  These exclusive $15 advanced tickets include one drink voucher and an orchestra seat ...
3rd Friday: Free Outdoor Movie & Free Popcorn “Incredibles 2” | Millbrae
Friday, September 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Popcorn
| Millbrae Central Park

Join every 3rd Friday of the month from April to October for games, food trucks,  and a free moving screening. There will have FREE warm and buttery popcorn for all attendees. Bring a chair or blanket to sit in. Free Movie Lineup: 4/19- Christopher Robin ...Monthly

2019 Art Explosion Fall Open Studios: Opening Gala | Mission Dist.
Friday, September 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Art Explosion Studios

Art Explosion Studios, the Mission’s largest Artist’s collective is holding its 2019 Annual Fall Open Studios on Sept 20-22, 2019. Come see over 100 artists as they open their studios to exhibit their work. Painters, sculptures, photographers, fashion designers and jewelers will be showing so ...

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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