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Saturday, May 2

Free de Young Museum Day for Bay Area Residents | Every Saturday
Free de Young Museum Day for Bay Area 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

CANCELED: 2020 San Francisco Cinco de Mayo Festival | Mission Dist.
Saturday, May 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Valencia St. (21st to 24th)
CANCELED: 2020 San Francisco Cinco de Mayo Festival | Mission Dist.
UPDATE: Due to Coronavirus concerns, this event has been cancelled for 2020. Enjoy Cinco de Mayo in the Mission with an amazing all day outdoor festival. Family friendly, fun for all ages celebration of Mexican and Latino culture. A full day of music, vendor booths, kids’ ...

CANCELED: Mountain View’s 2020 “A La Carte & Art Festival” | May 2-3
Saturday, May 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Castro Street (Mountain View)
CANCELED: Mountain View's 2020 "A La Carte & Art Festival" | May 2-3

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled for 2020. Spring into festival season and honor Cinco de Mayo in style at A La Carte & Art, May 2-3 in downtown Mountain View. The Bay Area’s popular outdoor festival season officially kicks-off at ...

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, or U. S. Trust cardholders (credit cards and debit cards) get free admission to seven Bay Area museums, two Sacramento museums and to more than 220 cultural institutions nationwide, for the first full weekend each month including the de ...Monthly

Free Parks Admission Day: Every 1st Saturday | Marin County
Saturday, May 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over Marin County
Free Parks Admission Day: Every 1st Saturday | Marin County

Come to the “Measure A Days” which offers free access to all parks on the first Saturday of the month. The name is because of the loss in fee revenues will be offset by the Measure A funds approved by voters in 2012. Measure A ...Monthly

Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, May 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Stow Lake
Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park

Observe the Magnificent Great Blue Herons and Their Chicks at Stow Lake Nine Saturdays During the Spring Nesting Season in April, May and June. 2020 Season – 10 am to 1 pm: April 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and June 6, ...Every Saturday

2020 Children’s Day Festival | Japantown
Saturday, May 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
2020 Children's Day Festival | Japantown
Come out and enjoy a day in San Francisco’s historic Japantown and celebrate the Japanese national holiday Children’s Day (Kodomo no Hi). 2020 Children’s Day Festival | Japantown Saturday, May 2, 2020 | 11 am to 4 pm Japantown Peace Plaza FREE This year marks the 28th annual Children’s Day ...
CANCELED: 2020 Spring Open Studios: 100+ Artists | Mission District
Saturday, May 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP not required.
| Mission District
CANCELED: 2020 Spring Open Studios: 100+ Artists | Mission District

UPDATE: Due to Corona Virus concerns, this event has been canceled at this time. A possible new date will be announced so please check their website for updates. Mission Artists is entering their second decade of connecting and showcasing artists in the Mission. Come out ...

2020 Bikes to Books: Literary Adventure Bike Tour | SoMa to North Beach
Saturday, May 2 – 12:45 pm | Cost: FREE | South Park
2020 Bikes to Books: Literary Adventure Bike Tour | SoMa to North Beach
Combining San Francisco history, art, literature, cycling, and urban exploration, Bikes to Books began as an homage to the 1988 street-naming project spearheaded by City Lights founder and former San Francisco Poet Laureate, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, in which 12 San Francisco streets were renamed for famous ...
4th Annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Cantina Pub Crawl | SF
Saturday, May 2 – 1:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Use Promo Code "METRO" at checkout for up to 15% Off Tickets.
| Comet Club
4th Annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Cantina Pub Crawl | SF
You know what they say, April showers brings May flowers, and those beautiful flowers lead us right into the Official San Francisco Cinco de Mayo Pub Crawl. There is no better place in California to roam the festive-filled streets on a day like Cinco De ...
Yerba Buena Gardens Festival Kick-Off | 2020
Saturday, May 2 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Yerba Buena Gardens Festival Kick-Off | 2020

The 2020 season celebrates the Yerba Buena 20th Anniversary. Exciting performances are planned for the months May–October. May 2, 2020 will be the kick-off event. Stay tuned for the announcement in March. Admission is free and entertainment includes music, theater, dance, cultural events, educational and children’s ...

First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF
Saturday, May 2 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF

Attention friends of Caturday, your favorite day of the month is back. First Caturday is a day to reclaim the glory of the outdoors for your feline friends. It is a day for charming and delightful outdoor cat-napping and socializing. It is where you can freely exchange information, ...Monthly

2020 Love Your Park: Family Fun Day | Oakland
Saturday, May 2 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Redwood Heights Recreation Center
2020 Love Your Park: Family Fun Day | Oakland
Love Your Park is a not-to-miss, Big Deal community social event. It’s the second annual family fun day at Redwood Heights Park. Come on out and join us. It’s an amazing opportunity for community members to gather and play in a local Oakland park. There will ...
Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Saturday, May 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
| SF Maritime National Historical Park
Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF

Sailors and scallywags alike gather around for an evening of traditional sea songs and chanteys for the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park’s monthly chantey on the first Saturday night of each month at 8 pm. Park rangers will lead the public in traditional sea-faring tunes ...Monthly

Craft Comedy Night: “Best of the East Bay” | Oakland
Saturday, May 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Tickets are general admission. Seating is limited. Arrive early.
| Federation Brewing
Craft Comedy Night: "Best of the East Bay" | Oakland

Check out one of Oakland’s hottest free standup shows. Craft Comedy features some of the best comedians in The Bay as well as touring guests from Comedy Central, Vice, Sketchfest, Conan, Netflix and more. All in a cool and intimate space. It’s always an exciting ...Monthly

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 1/28/2020 ...
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 ...
“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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