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Thursday, November 28

Alcatraz’s Thanksgiving Sunrise Ceremony | 2019
Thursday, November 28 – 4:15 am | Cost: $14*
*Event is free, but boat tickets are $14 for adults. Free for children under 5.
| Alcatraz Island

The International Indian Treaty Council presents the Annual Indigenous Peoples’ Sunrise Gathering commemorating 527 years of Indigenous resistance, honoring ancestors and future generations. Honoring the cultural resiliency of Indigenous Peoples in California and around the world, this year celebrates the 50th anniversary of the occupation of ...

Thanksgiving Day Parking Rules in SF | How Not to Get a Ticket Even parking tickets get a day off now and then. If you’ve got better things to do than be with your family on Thanksgiving Day and need a car to run those errands, you’ll pretty much have free reign while parking anywhere in the city. Although parking hazardously ...

2019 Turkey Thanksgiving Day Workout | Dolores Park
Thursday, November 28 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
Come One, Come All. Everyone is invited to join the Turkey Day Workout on Nov. 28, 2019 at 7 am. This is a free 90 minute outdoor workout in Dolores Park. Bring your four legged friends. Meet at 20th Street & Church Street, 20th St & ...
Free Admission on Thanksgiving Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden

The San Francisco Botanical Garden is one of the most diverse gardens in the world. A unique urban oasis, the garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 acres of both landscaped gardens and open spaces, and showcasing over 8,500 different kinds ...Monthly

Thanksgiving Weekend Guided Walking Tours | Nov. 28-Dec.1

Relatives in town? Show off the beautiful city by taking them on one of San Francisco City Guides free guided walking tours of San Francisco’s greatest neighborhoods. There is a full slate of free tours on Thanksgiving weekend, Thursday through Sunday. Tour starting times range from ...

“Gobble Gobble Give” Feed The Homeless Thanksgiving 2019 | SF On Thanksgiving morning, volunteers will come together to gather dry goods, box warm food, and walk the streets of their community to hand out care packages to homeless individuals and families. Gobble Gobble Give San Francisco Feed The Homeless on Thanksgiving Thursday, November 28, 2019 | 10-11:30 am – ...
Bridgewatch Thanksgiving Day 2019 | Golden Gate Bridge
Thursday, November 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Bridge
The Bridgewatch Angels will dedicate Thanksgiving Day, November 28, 2019, to saving lives on the Golden Gate Bridge. We are seeking compassionate volunteers to greet everyone with smiles while bringing hope to those feeling depressed and suicidal. Our primary focus will be to engage individuals ...
15th Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Day Service | Presidio
Thursday, November 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Presidio Chapel
Please join us at the historic Presidio Chapel for San Francisco’s only Interfaith Thanksgiving Day Service.
Oakland’s Free Parking Days for the Holidays | 2019

Leave your quarters at home (but bring your watch) and go shopping in Oakland during the holiday season, from New Year’s Day to Christmas Day. The city of Oakland will offer free off-street parking at city-owned garages and lots to encourage holiday shoppers to check out local merchants. ...

2019 Vegan “No Thanksgiving” Protest | SF
Thursday, November 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but please bring along a vegan dish to share for the potluck.
| Delores and 16th Street
While people across the United States celebrate a holiday filled with both historical and continuing violence, Direct Action Everywhere will be hosting a NoThanksgiving event for those who are seeking an alternative. 2019 Vegan “No Thanksgiving” Protest Thursday, November 28, 2019 | 6 pm to 9 pm 26 ...
Free Thanksgiving Dinner | East Bay
Thursday, November 28 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | First Lutheran Church (Concord)
The First Lutheran Church in Concord hosts a free Thanksgiving dinner from 11:30 am to 2 pm on Thursday, November 28, 2019. Come join for a home-style meal served with love. All are welcome.
Free Uber/Lyft/Cab Rides on Thanksgiving | 2019
Thursday, November 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Registration Required. Get your ride home reimbursed up to $20. Limited to 500 rides.
| All Over San Francisco

Law firm GJEL Accident Attorneys  “Drink and Alive Free Cab Program” is reimbursing up to 500 cab/ uber/ lyft rides for Thanksgiving to help keep the roads safe. All you have to do is make the right choice to take a cab ride, Uber, or Lyft home ...

17th Annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner & Celebration | Oakland
Thursday, November 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Two Star Market
Oakland’s Dimond District is home to Two Star Market which will host its 17th Annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner & Celebration from 1-4 pm on Thursday, November 28, 2019.
Tenderloin Tessie’s Free Thanksgiving Dinner | SF
Thursday, November 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | First Unitarian Universalist Church and Center
Tenderloin Tessie Holiday Dinners will be serving free Thanksgiving Dinner this Thursday, November 28th from 1-4 pm. It’s a warm friendly environment, a free meal, live entertainment, a gift bag, and clothing. Just show up to The First Unitarian Church on 1187 Franklin St. at ...
Thanksgiving Day Free Vegetarian Dinner & Classical Indian Concert | East Bay Enjoy International Vegetarian dinner and a thanksgiving concert at the Badarikashrama ashram starting at 3 pm in San Leandro on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28, 2019. This year hear a stupendous concert by the famous Carnatic (South Indian) Violinist Anuradha Sridhar with many other instruments, percussion, and ...
Thanksgiving Dinner & Holy Eucharist at Grace Cathedral | SF Join the festive and delicious Thanksgiving dinner at Grace Cathedral. Break bread with friends and make new ones as congregants, staff and neighbors of our cathedral community celebrate together. Socialize, attend Holy Eucharist and feast on heart-warming delights. Social hour begins at 3 p.m., followed by ...
Thanksgiving Lights: SF City Hall in Autumnal Colors
Thursday, November 28 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall

San Francisco City Hall lights up in a harvest colors in celebration of Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 28, 2019. Please note that occasionally the lighting may change because of a special event being held at City Hall.

2019 “Illuminate SF” Festival of Light | Nov. 28 to Jan. 1
Thursday, November 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco

Illuminate SF Festival of Light happens Thanksgiving 2019 through New Year’s Day 2020 and shines a light on San Francisco’s ever-expanding light art scene. Get your glow on during this two-month celebration during the longest nights of the year. In past years, the city has hosted ...

2019 Turkey-Topia Thanksgiving Night: Bingo & Karaoke | The Knockout
Thursday, November 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No cover 21+
| The Knockout
Hit up the Knockout for their Annual Turkey-Topia: A Thanksgiving Night Bingo Party for some dysfunctional family fun. Bingotopia Thanksgiving Night Thursday, November 28, 2019 | 7 pm to 9 pm The Knockout, 3223 Mission, SF FREE
SF Eagle’s Big Gay Family Free Thanksgiving Feast | SoMa
Thursday, November 28 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No Cover, Donations Accepted . 21+
| SF Eagle
Are you ready to get stuffed? The SF Eagle invites you to the home for a delicious after dinner party featuring a buffet of bodies on Thursday, November 28, 2019 at 8 pm. Join the Thanksgiving Night for: Tater THOTs A Thanksgiving Variety Show & Party featuring burlesque, ...
“A Very Muppets Thanksgiving” Puppet Drag Show | Castro
Thursday, November 28 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $5 | The Edge
After you’ve stuffed yourselves silly, head down to The Edge in the Castro for the annual Monster Show tradition of A Very Muppets & Puppets Thanksgiving Show. This is an irreverent and completely unofficial drag show tribute to the muppets and everything puppets.  The Monster Show: Muppets & ...
Thanksgiving DJ Night: Funk Soul, Hip-hop & Cumbia | Make-Out Room
Thursday, November 28 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Make-Out Room
Thanksgiving night gets a glam makeover with featured DJs as they spin by Chulita Vinyl Club, Funk, Soul, Hip-hop, Cumbia, Freestyle y Otras – all happening at 9:30 pm on Thursday, November 28, 2019.

Every Thursday

“Mission Community Market” Night Farmers Market | SF
Every Thursday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Community Market
"Mission Community Market" Night Farmers Market | SF
Update as of 3/17/20 – Please note the 2020 Market is currently scheduled to open on 3/26 but there likely won’t be any entertainment or activities. Farmers Markets are allowed to stay open during the “shelter in place” order Mission Community Market returns for the 2020 ...
Asian Art Museum’s $10 Thursday Nights | SF
Asian Art Museum's $10 Thursday Nights | SF
The Asian Art Museum is back for 2020 beginning January 23rd through September 24th. The museum will be open until 9 pm on Thursdays and general admission is just $10. You can spend an evening in their beautiful building enjoying the galleries, fun talks, lively gatherings ...
The Underground: Stand-Up Comedy at Oakstop | Oakland
The Underground: Stand-Up Comedy at Oakstop | Oakland
From the Basement of Oakstop, in the heart of downtown, comes The Underground every Thursday from October. See some of the best comics from the Bay Area and beyond in an intimate setting. Show is From 7:30 till 9, with doors opening at 7. Tickets will ...
Trivia Thursday: Pub Quiz in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway
Trivia Thursday: Pub Quiz in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway
Thursday Night at The New Parkway is Trivia Night.   This is a chance for you and your friends to compete and win prizes (like free beer and movie passes) if you can answer questions correctly about a range of topics that often include movie history, famous ...
’90s DJ Thursday: Party Like It’s 1999 | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Raven Bar
'90s DJ Thursday: Party Like It's 1999 | SF
Every Thursday night, Raven Bar & Lounge is partying like it’s 1999 with DJ Mark Andrus bringing you back in time, but not too far back. ’90s DJ Thursday: Party Like It’s 1999 Every Thursday at 9 pm Raven Bar & Lounge, 1151 Folsom St., SF FREE Updated 1/20/2020 – ...
Free Live Salsa & Jazz Music From Local Artists | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cigar Bar & Grill
Free Live Salsa & Jazz Music From Local Artists | SF
Join them every Wednesday & Thursday evening for a free Salsa and Jazz show by local Bay Area musicians. Shows start at 8 pm. Enjoy great food, drinks & live music night. For complete line-up and more information please visit their Facebook page. Free Live Salsa & Jazz ...
Haight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar
Haight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar
Come out to Haight Ashbury Comedy Night every Thursday at Milk Bar located in the heart of the Upper Haight to see some of SF’s best comedians. The lineup changes every week, but expect to see comics that have performed at Cobbs, SF Sketchfest, the Punchline ...
“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Normally $15 use code FUNCHEAP for $5 tickets. 21+
| Ales Unlimited: Beer 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 ...
Nob Hill Free Comedy Night | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Bring cash for drink purchase.
| Hops & Barrel
Nob Hill Free Comedy Night | SF
Nob Hill Comedy Night brings you the top local and touring comedians every Thursday at 8 pm in Nob Hill’s newest beer & wine bar, Hops & Barrel. Comedians you’ve seen at Nob Hill Comedy Night have been featured on HBO, Netflix, Conan, The Late Late ...
“Class of ’84” Dance Party & Cheap Drinks | SoMa
Every Thursday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Cover may change for special events.
| The Cat Club
"Class of '84" Dance Party & Cheap Drinks | SoMa
Every Thursday from 9 pm to 3 am at the Cat Club, it’s the best of the ’80s in two rooms with the coolest music and the best crowd in town. DJs Damon and Mr Washington spin ’80s pop, rock, and one hit wonders in the ...
SF’s Epic Karaoke Dance Party w/ Sax, Lasers + Fog | The Mission
Every Thursday – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Slate Bar
SF's Epic Karaoke Dance Party w/ Sax, Lasers + Fog | The Mission
Most students drop out of Stanford to create tech companies but DJ Purple dropped out to pursue music en route to becoming San Francisco’s DJ of the year in 2011 and one of America’s greatest karaoke KJ’s (Karaoke DJ). Get ready for an upbeat night (no ...
$1 Well Shots on Thursday Nights | SF
Every Thursday – 10:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*$1 Per Well Shot, but no cover charge.
| Would You Believe Cocktails
$1 Well Shots on Thursday Nights | SF
Would you Believe Bar is bringing back $1 Well Shots and College Night Specials on Thursdays from 10 pm to Midnight for a limited time only. Thursdays $1 Shots Every Thursday | 10 pm to Midnight Would You Believe Bar, 652 Geary Blvd., SF $1- Must be 21 and over Must 21 and ...
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