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Saturday, January 28

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

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 Saturday

Sunday, January 29

Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile
Sunday, January 29 – 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

Tuesday, January 31

Closing Night: 2022 “Illuminate SF” Light Art Festival
Tuesday, January 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Closing Night: 2022 "Illuminate SF" Light Art Festival

Illuminate SF: Festival of Light is making The City a little brighter, November 9 – January 31, 2023 and shines a light on San Francisco’s ever-expanding light art scene. San Francisco’s neighborhoods will transform into a luminous gallery of art at night during the holiday ...

Wednesday, February 1

“HellaSecret” SF Outdoor Comedy Night & Secret Beer Garden (Marina)
Wednesday, February 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $15-20).There is a two drink minimum
| Secret Beer Garden in The Marina/Cow Hollow
"HellaSecret" SF Outdoor Comedy Night & Secret Beer Garden (Marina)

We’ve got a new covered secret beer garden to introduce you to for HellaSecret – a new series of pop-up live outdoor 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 ...Every Wednesday

SF’s GLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesday
SF's GLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesday

Located in SF’s Castro District, the GLBT Historical Society Museum is the first full-scale, stand-alone museum of its kind in the United States. The museum celebrates 100 years of the city’s vast queer past through dynamic exhibitions and programming. Normally admission is $10, but on ...Monthly

Thursday, February 2

Asian Art Museum’s $10 Thursday Nights (SF)
Asian Art Museum's $10 Thursday Nights (SF)

Looking for a great date night on the cheap? The Asian Art Museum is open until 8 pm on Thursdays and general admission is just $10 (that’s half-off). Plus Special exhibitions are now included with general admission tickets! You can spend an evening in their ...Every Thursday

Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum
Thursday, February 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to galleries. Film programs are excluded. No advanced tickets required, but subject to capacity limits
| Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive
Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum

The UC Berkeley Art Museum is the visual arts center of the University of California, Berkeley. Through art and film programs, collections, and research resources, the University aspires to be locally connected and globally relevant, engaging audiences from the campus, community, and beyond. Through art and ...Monthly

Friday, February 3

History Museum: Free First Fridays (Redwood City)
Friday, February 3 – 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, February 3 – 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

South First Fridays Art Walk (San Jose)
Friday, February 3 – 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

“Oakland First Fridays” Street Festival
Friday, February 3 – 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

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl (SF)
Friday, February 3 – 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

San Francisco Bike Party (First Fridays)
Friday, February 3 – 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

Saturday, February 4

Oakland Vintage Market w/ 40+ Vendors (First Saturdays)
Saturday, February 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | 222 Jefferson Street, Oakland, CA 94607

Oakland Vintage Market is hosted the first Saturday of every month. Our market features 40+ Vintage Vendors who bring a curated selection of vintage furniture, art, clothing & jewelry, vinyl and all sorts of home decor.   Free admission. Ample street parking. Kid and pet friendly. ...Monthly

Bank of America’s “Museums On Us” Free Museum Weekend (February 2023)
Bank of America's "Museums On Us" Free Museum Weekend (February 2023)

Holders of Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, or U. S. Trust cardholders (credit cards and debit cards) get free admission to eight Bay Area museums, two Sacramento museums and to more than 225 cultural institutions nationwide, for the first full weekend each month including the de ...Monthly

Embarcadero Walking Tour (SF)
Saturday, February 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required
| Pier 7
Embarcadero Walking Tour (SF)
The Port of San Francisco is hosting a Walking Tour along the Embarcadero and would like to invite you to come and explore the Northern Waterfront. Due to forecasted rain, this event has been cancelled on its December 4, 2022 date and will be postponed until ...
SF’s Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party (NoPa)
Saturday, February 4 – 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, February 5

Asian Art Museum: Free Admission Day (Every First Sunday)
Sunday, February 5 – 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

$5 Day: Oakland’s New “Nature Playspace” for Kids at OMCA
$5 Day: Oakland’s New “Nature Playspace” for Kids at OMCA

Calling all kiddos and future scientists! The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) invites you to experience its new interactive OMCA Kids: Nature Playspace for kids ages 2 to 5, their families, and caregivers. Explore the natural world from a kids’ eye view and learn about ...

Bank of America’s “Museums On Us” Free Museum Weekend (February 2023)
Bank of America's "Museums On Us" Free Museum Weekend (February 2023)

Holders of Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, or U. S. Trust cardholders (credit cards and debit cards) get free admission to eight Bay Area museums, two Sacramento museums and to more than 225 cultural institutions nationwide, for the first full weekend each month including the de ...Monthly

“Castro Art Mart” Mini Block Party on Noe St. (Every First Sunday)
Sunday, February 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Market & Noe
"Castro Art Mart" Mini Block Party on Noe St. (Every First Sunday)

The Castro Art Mart Features LGBTQ Artists, Live Music, and Drag Performances every 1st Sunday of the month on Noe St and Market St (Next to the Lookout Bar), 11-5pm. Come enjoy this Free, Family & Friendly event hosted by Castro Merchants, while supporting local artists, ...Monthly

Oakland Museum of California’s Free First Sundays (OMCA)
Sunday, February 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Suggested donation of $5 for GA/ additional $6 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

Tuesday, February 7

de Young Museum Free Day (First Tuesdays)
de Young Museum Free Day (First Tuesdays)

Located in beautiful Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a landmark art museum founded in 1895. Your visit includes a whirlwind trip around the world as the museum’s collections feature priceless treasures and works of arts from the 17th through the 20th centuries ...Monthly

“Legion of Honor” Museum Free Day (First Tuesdays)
"Legion of Honor" Museum Free Day (First Tuesdays)

The Legion of Honor displays a collection of 4,000 years of ancient and European art in an exquisite Beaux-Arts building in an unforgettable setting overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. Normally general admission is $15 for adults, but on the first Tuesday of each month admission ...Monthly

SF’s “Conservatory of Flowers” Free First Tuesdays (Golden Gate Park)
SF's "Conservatory of Flowers" Free First Tuesdays (Golden Gate Park)

Whether you’re a native San Franciscan, a visitor from the other side of the world, or a budding botanist, the Conservatory of Flowers located in Golden Gate Park, offers an intimate, up-close experience with nearly 2,000 species of rare, exotic and endangered plants from more ...Monthly

SF’s Free Arcade Game Night at The Detour (First Tuesdays)
Tuesday, February 7 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free unlimited play wristband with any purchase from bar
| The Detour SF
SF's Free Arcade Game Night at The Detour (First Tuesdays)

Paid rent in SF? Hella Broke? Then first Tuesdays are the night for you.  The Detour hosts “Free Play Tuesday” with all arcade games on free play with purchase from the bar. Come enjoy all the video game glory from today and yesteryear while enjoying ...Monthly

Thursday, February 9

Asian Art Museum’s $10 Thursday Nights (SF)
Asian Art Museum's $10 Thursday Nights (SF)

Looking for a great date night on the cheap? The Asian Art Museum is open until 8 pm on Thursdays and general admission is just $10 (that’s half-off). Plus Special exhibitions are now included with general admission tickets! You can spend an evening in their ...Every Thursday

Friday, February 10

East Bay Bike Party (Every Second Friday)
Friday, February 10 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (East Bay)
East Bay Bike Party (Every Second Friday)

The East Bay Bike Party is a monthly mobile party for riders of all ages, experience levels, and bike types, to meet, ride, and play together in the streets on the second Friday of the month with upwards of 400 riders usually meeting near an East ...Monthly

Saturday, February 11

MoAD: Museum of the African Diaspora Free Museum Day (SF)
Saturday, February 11 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Museum of the African Diaspora
MoAD: Museum of the African Diaspora Free Museum Day (SF)

Join us every Second Saturday for Thrive @ MoAD Community Day with free admission to all our exhibitions. Across the globe, museums are increasingly being recognized as having an important role to play in promoting personal and social well-being in partnership with the healthcare industry. ...Monthly

The Fillmore’s “Second Line Saturdays” Brass Band Street Procession (SF)
Saturday, February 11 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fillmore District
The Fillmore's "Second Line Saturdays" Brass Band Street Procession (SF)

Second Saturday is coming up – Fillmore Street is your destination for some stellar jazz music! Every month is different, but here’s an example of what you might find. Follow our roving #jazzband as they stroll up and down Fillmore (between Bush and Sacramento) from ...Monthly