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Friday, August 5

History Museum: Free First Fridays (Redwood City)
Friday, August 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Mateo County History Museum
History Museum: Free First Fridays (Redwood City)

Enjoy free admission from 10 am to 4 pm, every first Friday of the month, at the San Mateo History Museum. Explore the museum housed in the 1910 County Courthouse; listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it features a stained glass dome and mosaic tile floor. The History Museum is ...Monthly

Contemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day (First Fridays)
Friday, August 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Contemporary Jewish Museum
Contemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day (First Fridays)

The Contemporary Jewish Museum engages audiences of all  backgrounds through dynamic exhibitions and programs that explore contemporary perspectives on Jewish culture, history, art, and ideas. And the architecture of the Museum itself is a work of art. Embracing a range of artistic disciplines and media, ...Monthly

Hidden SF Walking Tour (SoMa)
Friday, August 5 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but can be canceled due to rain
| Yerba Buena District
Hidden SF Walking Tour (SoMa)

Hidden stories, surprises, and live performances abound in a FREE 90-minute walking tour in downtown San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Neighborhood. Local history, activism, music, and pirating are brought to life as actors portray the larger-than-life historical figures that gave this city its quirky and unique ...Monthly

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl (SF)
Friday, August 5 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach
North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl (SF)

On the first Friday of every month, over a dozen North Beach galleries, museums, bars, and restaurants stay open late for a self-guided First Fridays Art Crawl with special events to showcase the ever-growing collections of art and entertainment that diversify North Beach. First Fridays Art Crawl ...Monthly

“Oakland First Fridays” Street Festival
Friday, August 5 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th
"Oakland First Fridays" Street Festival

Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month from 5-9 pm for five huge blocks on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Photography from @skyhighoakland via Oakland First Fridays Oakland’s KONO district (Koreatown/Northgate) springs ...Monthly

$1 Drink Fridays: “Battle of the Decades” DJ Party (North Beach)
Friday, August 5 – 5:00 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

South First Fridays Art Walk (San Jose)
Friday, August 5 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)
South First Fridays Art Walk (San Jose)

Join an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district (and beyond) every first Friday of the month. South First Fridays resumes June 4, 2021 – please note the hours depend on the gallery. Facebook seems to have the most updated ...Monthly

Drake’s First Friday (San Leandro)
Friday, August 5 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 1933 Davis St #177, San Leandro, CA 94577
Drake's First Friday (San Leandro)

Bring your friends and family to Drake’s Brewing every First Friday of the month to celebrate and support local schools and charities in our community. It’s our 14th year of fundraising and we’re keeping with tradition, while mixing up the format. No need to bring ...Monthly

“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party (2022)
Friday, August 5 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but food/drink for purchase
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party (2022)

California’s largest recurring street food festival is back for its 12th season. , 25+ food trucks will roll into Fort Mason’s parking lot and surround live bands, a full bar and a brand new wine garden. (Sadly, the communal fire pits are not returning ...Every Friday

“Music on the Square 2022” Free Outdoor Summer Fest (Redwood City)
Friday, August 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
"Music on the Square 2022" Free Outdoor Summer Fest (Redwood City)

Welcome to Music on the Square 2022… featuring an exceptional summer of free outdoor concerts lined up from June 3 through September 2. We’re celebrating our 16th year by bringing you FREE music for fourteen weeks throughout the summer on Friday evenings from 6 to ...Every Friday

“Jazz and Blues by the Bay” Festival (Sausalito)
Friday, August 5 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Lawn seating is free of charge on a first-come, first served basis
| Gabrielson Park
"Jazz and Blues by the Bay" Festival (Sausalito)

The City of Sausalito Park and Recreation Department is proud to present Jazz and Blues by the Bay once more in Gabrielson Park. The entire lawn will be available for lawn seating so bring a (low) chair, some friends and come enjoy the music!! Food ...Every Friday

San Francisco Bike Party (First Fridays)
Friday, August 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
San Francisco Bike Party (First Fridays)

San Francisco Bike Party  (not to be confused with Critical Mass) is a monthly celebration of biking for riders of different ages, types, and skill levels to enjoy. Every month is a different theme and you’re encouraged to dress up. San Francisco Bike Party is held on ...Monthly

“And Ya Don’t Stop Fridays” Party Music DJ Night (Delirium)
Friday, August 5 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free all night.
| Delirium
"And Ya Don't Stop Fridays" Party Music DJ Night (Delirium)

AYDS – And Ya Don’t Stop Night 9pm-2am / 21+ / Free Party music from old to new. You may sing along to Madonna, N Sync, Britney Spears, Ariana Grande then Thizz face to Bay Area hyphy music then get your hips shaking ...Every Friday

Saturday, August 6

SF’s “HellaMotown” Downtown DJ Night (Bar Fluxus)
Saturday, August 6 – 10:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 11pm
| Bar Fluxus
SF's "HellaMotown" Downtown DJ Night (Bar Fluxus)

Party down on Saturday night at one of SF’s coolest art bars with tons of awesome original throwback Motown jams from the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s all night with a little mix of Motown-inspired tunes as well. If you love Stevie Wonder, the Supremes, Jackson ...Every Saturday

“Pub in the Park 2022” Inflatable English-Style Pub Day (Redwood City)
Saturday, August 6 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Red Morton Park
"Pub in the Park 2022" Inflatable English-Style Pub Day (Redwood City)

Imagine a leisurely summer afternoon, lounging in a park, while listening to bluegrass music, sipping delicious local brews and enjoying lawn games. During four Saturdays from June to September, we stock our British-style inflatable pub with quality beers and ciders on tap from local breweries. ...

First “Caturday” Party in San Francisco (Dolores Park)
Saturday, August 6 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
First "Caturday" Party in San Francisco (Dolores Park)

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 ...Monthly

“Weekend Love” Hip Hop/Reggaeton/House/Hyphy DJ Night (Delirium)
Saturday, August 6 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Delirium
"Weekend Love" Hip Hop/Reggaeton/House/Hyphy DJ Night (Delirium)

Join us for party classics with one of San Francisco’s legendary and pioneering Hip Hop DJs! We go from Hip Hop to Reggae-Dancehall, Reggaeton to 80s Pop, House to Hyphy every Friday & Saturday night! Party for FREE while watching the music videos ...Every Saturday

SF’s Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party (NoPa)
Saturday, August 6 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $10 | Madrone Art Bar
SF's Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party (NoPa)

Pay tribute to both the King of Pop and the Purple One every first Saturday of the month at the Madrone Art Bar’s “The Prince and Michael Experience,” which celebrates their work with a healthy dose of competition as fans go head-to-head on the dance ...Monthly

Sunday, August 7

Asian Art Museum: Free Admission Day (Every First Sunday)
Sunday, August 7 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum: Free Admission Day (Every First Sunday)

Through the power of art, the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco brings the diverse cultures of Asia to life. Located in the heart of San Francisco, the museum is home to one of the world’s finest collections of Asian art, boasting more than 18,000 ...Monthly

“Golden Gate Park Band” Free Symphony in the Park (2022)
Sunday, August 7 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
| Spreckels Temple of Music (Golden Gate Park Bandshell)
"Golden Gate Park Band" Free Symphony in the Park (2022)

The Golden Gate Park Band, presents its 140th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this 30-piece symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park since 1882. The weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm, usually end between 2:30 and ...Every Sunday

SF’s HellaDesi Comedy Night (Every Sunday)
SF's HellaDesi Comedy Night (Every Sunday)

It’s San Francisco’s only weekly HellaDesi Comedy Night at a great new comedy club at Neck of the Woods with HellaFunny and Funcheap. See a showcase of some of the Bay Area’s top comedians of Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan, Bangladeshi, Afghani, and South Asian descent. Let’s celebrate ...Every Sunday

Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile
Sunday, August 7 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | 37th and Ortega (SF)
Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile

The Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile is a weekly market featuring farmers, ranchers, food artisans, live music, children’s activities, vendors, makers, merchants, artists, and local organizations. on a closed-to-traffic 37th Avenue between Ortega and Quintara. Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile at ...Every Sunday

Oakland Museum of California’s Free First Sundays (OMCA)
Sunday, August 7 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Suggested donation of $5 for GA/ additional $5 fee for access to special exhibitions
| OMCA (Oakland Museum of California)
Oakland Museum of California's Free First Sundays (OMCA)

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) brings together collections of art, history and natural science under one roof to tell the extraordinary stories of California and its people. Sunday Hours – 11am to 5pm – Please check website as hours may change seasonally Suggested donation ...Monthly

“Castro Art Mart” Mini Block Party on Noe St. (Every First Sunday)
Sunday, August 7 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Market & Noe
"Castro Art Mart" Mini Block Party on Noe St. (Every First Sunday)

Castro Art Mart on is coming full of amazing Local Artists and Live Music! From 11-5pm on Noe Street between Market and Beaver St! Castro Art Mart! Don’t miss it! Every 1st Sunday of the month! Please check @castro.artmart for updates as this event might ...Monthly

2022 Stern Grove Festival “Taj Majal” Free Concert in the Park
Sunday, August 7 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated. Advanced Tickets required
| Stern Grove
2022 Stern Grove Festival "Taj Majal" Free Concert in the Park

Stern Grove Festival is returning in 2022 to celebrate its 85th season of hosting free concerts in the park. The festival kicks off June 12, with concerts every Sunday through August 14. RSVPs for 2022 open up 12 days prior to every show – always ...

Monday, August 8

$1.50 Oysters + Monday Night HellaFunny Comedy Show (Oakland)
$1.50 Oysters + Monday Night HellaFunny Comedy Show (Oakland)

Spend your Monday nights with hella great $1.50 oyster deals, champagne specials, craft cocktails, an award-winning dinner menu (w/ tons of vegan options) and a special Monday Night HellaFunny comedy show! This show takes place in a hidden speakeasy bar in the back of Copper Spoon in Oakland turned ...Every Monday

FREE TIX: SF’s Dirty Joke Night at a Legendary Strip Club (North Beach)
Monday, August 8 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with code FUNCHEAP (limited tickets)
| Condor Club
FREE TIX: SF's Dirty Joke Night at a Legendary Strip Club (North Beach)

The legendary Condor in North Beach turns into a pop-up comedy club on Monday nights. Instead of topless dancers, you’ll hear real dirty jokes by real dirty comedians and some of SF’s top local comics every weekend with credits like Cobbs, Punchline, SF Sketchfest, Comedy Central Clusterfest, Outside ...Every Monday

“Motown On Mondays” DJ Night (Madrone Art Bar)
Monday, August 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 8pm; $5 after
| Madrone Art Bar
"Motown On Mondays" DJ Night (Madrone Art Bar)

at Madrone, dance the night away with hosts DJ Gordo Cabeza and guest DJS spinning originals, exclusive remixes, and close relatives of your favorite Motown songs during M.O.M. Motown on Mondays. Motown on Mondays Every Monday | 7 pm to 2 am Madrone ...Every Monday

Tuesday, August 9

San Francisco Botanical Garden’s Free Day (2nd Tuesdays)
San Francisco Botanical Garden's Free Day (2nd Tuesdays)

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 9,000 different kinds ...Monthly

Wednesday, August 10

Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile 2022 (June 8 – Aug 10)
Wednesday, August 10 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission
| 1994 37th Avenue, San Francisco
Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile 2022 (June 8 - Aug 10)

Our Wednesday Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile is Back! Come celebrate the summer season and join us for farm-fresh produce, unique artisan foods, scrumptious pop-up eateries, locally made crafts, pop-up 80’s themed roller rink with rentals, live music, 5pm story-telling, 6pm yoga under the ...Every Wednesday