Every Night Market in San Francisco Bay Area in 2024
Bay Area Favorites, Eat & Drink, Fairs & Festivals
Every Night Market in San Francisco Bay Area in 2024
Take a stroll through these bustling open-air markets in SF's Chinatown, Downtown SF, Sunset District & more
Presidio Tunnel Tops Getting New Food Hall in 2025
Brand New, Eat & Drink, San Francisco
Presidio Tunnel Tops Getting New Food Hall in 2025
The Mess Hall will feature an all-day cafe, bar, food hall and retail market with stunning views
Huge Free EDM Rave Coming to SF This Sunday (July 21)
Fun & Games, Get Out: Events, San Francisco
Huge Free EDM Rave Coming to SF This Sunday (July 21)
Dirtybird hosts free all-ages daytime DJ party in Embarcadero Plaza from 2-6 pm
World's 1st Hydrogen-Powered Ferry Begins Service July 19 in SF
Brand New, Green, Only in San Francisco, Transportation
World's 1st Hydrogen-Powered Ferry Begins Service July 19 in SF
The new ferry offers free transportation between Pier 41 and the SF Ferry Terminal
New Free Oakland-Alameda Water Taxi Service Launches July 17
Brand New, East Bay, Freebies, Transportation
New Free Oakland-Alameda Water Taxi Service Launches July 17
The pontoon will shuttle passengers on 10 minute rides between Alameda and Oakland’s Jack London Square 37 times per day

Thursday, July 18

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival 2024 Free Concert in the Park (Batey Tambó)
Thursday, July 18 – 12:30 pm - Ends at 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens
Yerba Buena Gardens Festival 2024 Free Concert in the Park (Batey Tambó)
Oakland percussionist Denise Solís founded one of the first ever all-female ensembles devoted to the Afro-Indigenous Puerto Rican tradition of bomba, Las Bomberas de la Bahia, and she’s been drumming down barriers for women in the art form ever since. Working with Julia Caridad Cepeda ...
Yerba Buena Gardens Festival: “Batey Tambó”
Thursday, July 18 – 12:30 pm - Ends at 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens
Yerba Buena Gardens Festival: "Batey Tambó"
Oakland percussionist Denise Solís founded one of the first ever all-female ensembles devoted to the Afro-Indigenous Puerto Rican tradition of bomba, Las Bomberas de la Bahia, and she’s been drumming down barriers for women in the art form ever since. Working with Julia Caridad Cepeda ...
“HellaSecret” Free Thursday Night Comedy Show @ Secret Bar (Oakland)
"HellaSecret" Free Thursday Night Comedy Show @ Secret Bar (Oakland)

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up live comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. This HellaSecret comedy show takes place in a ...

“Black Laughs Matter” Comedy: Live at SF’s Only Black-Owned Comedy Club (7p + 8:45p)
Thursday, July 18 – 7:00 pm - Ends at 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| The Function
"Black Laughs Matter" Comedy: Live at SF's Only Black-Owned Comedy Club (7p + 8:45p)

Prepare for a comedic powerhouse like no other with ‘Black LAUGHS Matter,’ a riotous showcase featuring some of the sharpest minds and quickest comedy wits in the game – all under one roof. Join us for a night of uproarious laughter and unapologetic humor as these talented black comedians take ...Every Thursday

Classical Mystery Tour: “A Symphonic Tribute to the Beatles” at Davies Symphony Hall (SF)
Thursday, July 18 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $29*
*Adult single ticket starts at $29
| Davies Symphony Hall
Classical Mystery Tour: "A Symphonic Tribute to the Beatles" at Davies Symphony Hall (SF)
Sixty years ago, the British Invasion took off, propelled by four lads and a legion of screaming admirers. Now, relive the magic with an evening of The Beatles’ greatest hits, transcribed note-for-note and performed as originally recorded, with four musicians who look and sound just ...
“Climate Warriors (2017)” Free Film Screening at SF Public Library
Thursday, July 18 – 12:00 pm - Ends at 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Latino/Hispanic Meeting Room, San Francisco Public Library
"Climate Warriors (2017)" Free Film Screening at SF Public Library
Climate Warriors presents people who show resistance against the devastating effects of climate change. They show that we need a fast transition in order to save the environment and keep human rights in balance in favor of peace.  NR, 86 mins., 2017. Closed captions (CC) in English.   Everybody’s ...
Stern Grove RSVPs Opens at 2pm: Lucinda Williams (8/18)
Thursday, July 18 – 2:00 pm - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated. Advanced Tickets required
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove RSVPs Opens at 2pm: Lucinda Williams (8/18)

The Stern Grove Festival returns for its 87th season having presented free concerts in the park every summer since 1938. 2024 Stern Grove Festival June 23 – August 25, 2024 | 2-5 pm Stern Grove, 19th Avenue and Sloat Blvd., SF FREE Stern Grove Festival’s 87th season of admission-free concerts ...

“CityDance San Jose” Bollywood Night at the Museum (San Jose)
Thursday, July 18 – 6:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Jose Museum of Art
"CityDance San Jose" Bollywood Night at the Museum (San Jose)
CityDance San José is an evening of socializing, music, and open-air dancing at the Circle of Palms and the San José Museum of Art. With live bands and a professional dance instructor, you can tune your skills, learn something new, or just show off! The event and ...
Redwood City’s Outdoor Film Night “Movies on the Square” 2024 (June 6 – Aug 29)
Thursday, July 18 – 6:00 pm - Ends at 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free! All Ages!
| Courthouse Square
Redwood City's Outdoor Film Night "Movies on the Square" 2024 (June 6 - Aug 29)

Gather your friends and family, grab a blanket or a lawn chair, and head on over to Redwood City’s free outdoor movie series… with double features! There’s nothing quite like watching great movies under the stars, surrounded by the company of others. From June 6 ...Every Thursday

Star Trek Trivia at Berryland Beer Garden (Oakland)
Thursday, July 18 – 8:00 pm - Ends at 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Berryland
Star Trek Trivia at Berryland Beer Garden (Oakland)

Star Trek Pub Trivia with Alli & Andrei Note: No need to sign up or purchase tickets here! Just show up! Every third Thursday of each month! Join us for a night of Star Trek knowledge and fun at Beeryland (aka Telegraph Beer Garden)! Get ...Monthly

Friday, July 19

“Unique Derique” Free Kids’ Show in the Park (2024 Yerba Buena Gardens Festival)
Friday, July 19 – 11:00 am - Ends at 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)
"Unique Derique" Free Kids' Show in the Park (2024 Yerba Buena Gardens Festival)
A beloved Bay Area institution, the Unique Derique is a prince among clowns, an internationally esteemed performer who has honed a singular blend of physical comedy and hambone body percussion. Derique (aka Lance McGee) started clowning in Berkeley at 15 with Circus A La Mode and later ...
“Rush Hour Comedy Night” w/ SFs Best Black & Asian Comedians (The Function)
Friday, July 19 – 7:00 pm - Ends at 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| The Function
"Rush Hour Comedy Night" w/ SFs Best Black & Asian Comedians (The Function)

Welcome to ‘Rush Hour Comedy Night’ where laughter knows no bounds and cultural collisions are the name of the game. Join our dynamic duo of black and Asian comedians as they embark on a whirlwind adventure through the streets of humor, weaving together their diverse backgrounds and ...Every Friday

“Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase (SF)
"Crazy Funny Asians" Comedy Showcase (SF)

Inspired by the blockbuster movie, see some of the Bay Area’s top comedians at San Francisco’s Crazy Funny Asians comedy showcase, presented by Funcheap and HellaFunny. Let’s celebrate the Bay’s Asian-American culture and heritage with laughs at SF’s brand new comedy club on Market St – ...Every Saturday

Laugh GPT: SF’s First AI-Powered Stand-up Comedy Show (2024)
Friday, July 19 – 7:00 pm - Ends at 10:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Use secret code HUMAN for comp tickets, otherwise, $10 off with secret code FUNCHEAP
| Mayes Oyster House
Laugh GPT: SF's First AI-Powered Stand-up Comedy Show (2024)

The robot revolution is upon us, and they’ve infiltrated the world of comedy! Join us for “Laugh GPT,” the AI-powered comedy show that might just be humanity’s last stand-up hurrah. Laugh GPT was recently featured in the Washington Post! As artificial intelligence advances, who knows how ...Every Friday

FREE: Oakland’s HellaSecret Comedy & Cocktail Night 2024 (7p + 9p Shows)
FREE: Oakland's HellaSecret Comedy & Cocktail Night 2024 (7p + 9p Shows)

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up live comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. This HellaSecret comedy show takes place in a ...

Free Tix: Internet Archive’s Noir Classic 1950 “D.O.A.” Movie Night (SF)
Free Tix: Internet Archive’s Noir Classic 1950 “D.O.A.” Movie Night (SF)
For our fourth monthly public domain night, Internet Archive will be hosting a screening of “D.O.A.” (1950), starring Edmond O’Brien and Pamela Britton this Friday night. Join us for this iconic noir film! Public Domain Movie Night D.O.A. (1950) Friday, July 19, 2024 | 7:30p doors Internet Archive, 300 Funston ...
“The Movie Music of John Williams” w/ the SF Symphony at Davies Symphony Hall (SF)
Friday, July 19 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $29*
*Adult single ticket starts at $29
| Davies Symphony Hall
"The Movie Music of John Williams" w/ the SF Symphony at Davies Symphony Hall (SF)
From Star Wars to Jurassic Park and Indiana Jones, some of the most epic film scores of all time have been written by John Williams, widely regarded as the greatest film composer in history. Relive the magic of blockbuster classics when the San Francisco Symphony fills the hall with the music ...
“The Stoner Comedy Jam” Friday Nights (SF)
Friday, July 19 – 8:00 pm - Ends at 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP (21+ with Valid ID) - One item minimum purchase per person required
| Moe Greens
"The Stoner Comedy Jam" Friday Nights (SF)

You know what makes stand-up comedy funnier? Smoking while watching it live! Come to San Francisco’s premiere cannabis club Moe Greens every Friday night for a night of laughter and, well, getting stoned. HellaFunny is taking over the cannabis lounge at Moe Greens for the ...Every Friday

Japanese Tea Garden’s Free Admission Hour (Golden Gate Park)
Japanese Tea Garden's Free Admission Hour (Golden Gate Park)

The Japanese Tea Garden provides visitors from around the world with an opportunity to experience the natural beauty, tranquility, and harmony of a Japanese-style garden in the heart of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. Originally created as a “Japanese Village” exhibit for the 1894 California ...Every Friday

World’s 1st Hydrogen-Powered Ferry Starts in SF (Pier 41 to Ferry Building)
Friday, July 19 – 9:15 am - Ends at 3:15 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 41
World's 1st Hydrogen-Powered Ferry Starts in SF (Pier 41 to Ferry Building)
San Francisco Bay Ferry is now home to MV Sea Change, the world’s first commercial passenger ferry powered 100% by zero-emission hydrogen fuel cells. The vessel will begin service to the public on July 19, offering free transportation 3 days a week between Pier 41 ...
“City Kids” Creator Con 2024: Jones St. Block Party (SF)
Friday, July 19 – 10:30 am - Ends at 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Jones St Block
"City Kids" Creator Con 2024: Jones St. Block Party (SF)
Don’t miss CREATOR CON, where all things art, music, fashion, and culture collide! We take over the entire block to play games, have fun, enjoy snacks, see a LIVE show, and more! You can win prizes from SUPREME, The SF Giants, Golden State Warriors, fun toys, ...
“Pay-What-You-Can” Taco Day at SF’s Tato (Every Friday)
"Pay-What-You-Can" Taco Day at SF's Tato (Every Friday)

While many restaurants are struggling, San Francisco Mexican restaurant TATO wants to give back. They’re bringing back their “Taco Love” special which features a two taco plate with sides, and pay-what-you-can pricing. Pay-What-You-Can Taco Day Tato 4608 3rd St. (@ McKinnon) San Francisco (Bayview) Every ...Every Friday

“Aloha Friday” at Alameda Point Night Market (2024)
Friday, July 19 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Malaya Botanicals
"Aloha Friday" at Alameda Point Night Market (2024)
Aloha Friday at the Alameda Point Night Market! Save the date! July 19th is the perfect evening to gather your Ohana for a night filled with fun, ono food, groovy music, and so much more. Let’s bring the island spirit to our special ALOHA FRIDAY edition ...
“Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid” Block Party + DJs (Oakland)
Friday, July 19 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Most outdoor activities and entertainment is free and open to the public from 5-9pm. Regular Museum applies to enter the galleries
| OMCA (Oakland Museum of California)
"Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid" Block Party + DJs (Oakland)

Reconnect with family, friends, and community during Friday Nights at OMCA. These free events provide a gathering place each week, including live music, hands-on activities, Off the Grid (OTG) food trucks, and late-night access to our galleries and special exhibitions with a Museum ticket. Limited ...Every Friday

Friday Nights at OMCA with The Souls of Mischief (Oakland)
Friday, July 19 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free
| Oakland Museum of California
Friday Nights at OMCA with The Souls of Mischief (Oakland)
Celebrating 30 years since their debut album, The Souls of Mischief return to their hometown Oakland and take the Garden stage at Friday Nights at OMCA. After more than 150 shows worldwide, Souls of Mischief will perform a mix of tracks from their classic album, ...
$1 Drink Fridays: “Battle of the Decades” DJ Party (North Beach)
Friday, July 19 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 11:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission with RSVP on Eventbrite
| Monroe
$1 Drink Fridays: "Battle of the Decades" DJ Party (North Beach)

Fridays are now a little bit more awesome. Did someone say $1 drinks? Monroe in North Beach hosts “Battle of the Decades” DJ party and happy hour every Friday with a DJ spinning progressive tunes. Every hour is a different decade – with drink prices ...Every Friday

Redwood City’s Free “Music on the Square” 2024 (May 31 – Aug. 30)
Friday, July 19 – 6:00 pm - Ends at 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free! All Ages!
| Courthouse Square
Redwood City's Free "Music on the Square" 2024 (May 31 - Aug. 30)

Get ready to kick off your shoes, and dance like nobody’s watching, because Redwood City’s Courthouse Square is about to become the ultimate destination for Friday fun! From May 31 to August 30, prepare to get immersed in the rhythm of the town, a perfect ...Every Friday

Saturday, July 20

“She Bends: Neon as Soulcraft” Opening Weekend at Museum of Craft and Design (SF)
Saturday, July 20 – 10:00 am - Ends at 5:00 am | Cost: $8*
*Normally $10, save $2 off tickets with code FUNCHEAP. Pre-registration required.
| Museum of Craft and Design
"She Bends: Neon as Soulcraft" Opening Weekend at Museum of Craft and Design (SF)
Museum of Craft and Design presents an exhibition curated by Kelsey Issel and Meryl Pataky of She Bends, opening summer of 2024. She Bends: Neon as Soulcraft is an inquiry into the significance of manual trade skills and their impact on our connection to the material ...
SF’s “Secondhand Saturday” 2024 w/ Sunset Mercantile (Every Third Saturday)
Saturday, July 20 – 10:00 am - Ends at 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission
| Sunset Community Mercantile
SF's "Secondhand Saturday" 2024 w/ Sunset Mercantile (Every Third Saturday)

Come search for vintage treasures every third Saturday, April through November, 10am to 4pm, at Second Hand Saturday, an open-air vintage market located in the Outer Sunset at 37th Ave between Ortega and Pacheco. Browse over 50 vintage goods and clothing vendors, artists and makers ...Monthly

“RADwood NorCal” Auto Show for the Raddest Cars of the ’80s + ’90s (SF)
"RADwood NorCal" Auto Show for the Raddest Cars of the ’80s + ’90s (SF)
Get Rad! RADwood is the premier lifestyle event celebrating automotive culture of the ’80s and ’90s. The car show that blends period correct attire with killer music of the most radical era. RADwood NorCal returns to the Pier for 2024! And this year, we’re bringing SHADE ...