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Sunday, July 28

Franc Moody’s Free Outdoor Concert at Stern Grove (SF)
Sunday, July 28 – 2:00 pm - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated. Advanced Tickets required
| Stern Grove
Franc Moody's Free Outdoor Concert at Stern Grove (SF)

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 ...

2024 Summer Fun-Day Event w/ Flame Monroe (San Mateo)
Sunday, July 28 – 3:00 pm - Ends at 6:00 pm | Cost: $40*
*tickets on Eventbrite
| MACK FAMILY WAY PRODUCTION Fundraiser for Elbow Room
2024 Summer Fun-Day Event w/ Flame Monroe (San Mateo)
To raise funds for ELBOW ROOM, Flame will perform at our 2024 Summer Fun-Day event in San Mateo, California! Elbow Room’s mission is to focus on reducing and eliminating PREDATORY student loan debt for those with careers in PUBLIC SERVICE including  education and nonprofit professionals. Elbow ...

Monday, July 29

Delta Aquariids Meteor Shower 2024
Monday, July 29 – 10:00 pm - Ends at 5:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Delta Aquariids Meteor Shower 2024
The Delta Aquariid meteor shower will be active from July 12 to August 23, 2024, producing its peak rate of meteors around July 30. However, this meteor shower is unique; from late July through early August, you may see meteors. If you are unable to view ...

Thursday, August 1

Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum
Thursday, August 1 – 11:00 am - Ends at 7:00 pm | 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. Normally $14, the ...Monthly

SFMOMA’s “Free First Thursdays” Free Museum Day for Locals (2024)
SFMOMA's "Free First Thursdays" Free Museum Day for Locals (2024)

All residents of the nine Bay Area counties are invited to spend a day at the museum on us! From noon–8 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month, Bay Area residents can enjoy SFMOMA’s galleries filled with lively and inspiring art and related events ...Monthly

Friday, August 2

SF’s Morning Coffee Cleanup w/ Free Coffee for Volunteers (Inner Richmond)
Friday, August 2 – 8:00 am - Ends at 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page: https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/513212/
| Tastebuds
SF's Morning Coffee Cleanup w/ Free Coffee for Volunteers (Inner Richmond)

Meet at Tastebuds (600 5th Ave) to grab our supplies, then cleaning will occur from 8 am to 9 am around the neighborhood. Stay afterwards for a free coffee and to meet fellow volunteers. Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page or email info@refuserefusesf.org with event name. Start ...Monthly

History Museum: Free First Fridays (Redwood City)
Friday, August 2 – 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 2 – 11:00 am - Ends at 5:00 pm | 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

“Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid” Block Party + DJs (Oakland)
Friday, August 2 – 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

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl (SF)
Friday, August 2 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 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 2 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 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

SF’s Free Outdoor Movie Night: “Barbie” (Ferry Bldg)
Friday, August 2 – 6:00 pm - Ends at 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
SF's Free Outdoor Movie Night: "Barbie" (Ferry Bldg)

Sundown Cinema returns for 2024 just in time for another summer in San Francisco. This free outdoor movie series, the only one of its kind in the Bay Area, will feature seven films in seven parks across San Francisco, beginning on Friday, May 17, at ...

Saturday, August 3

Bank of America’s “Museums On Us” Free Museum Weekend (2024)
Bank of America's "Museums On Us" Free Museum Weekend (2024)

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

2024 Italian Family Festa San Jose (Aug. 3-4)
Saturday, August 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is FREE. Free and paid parking options
| History Park San Jose in Kelley Park
2024 Italian Family Festa San Jose (Aug. 3-4)
Mark your calendars! The Italian American Heritage Foundation is excited to announce the dates of the 2024 Italian Family Festa San Jose! When: Saturday August 3rd 11am – 7pm Sunday August 4th 11am – 5pm Where: History Park, San Jose 1650 Senter Rd. San Jose CA Admission: FREE This year, we celebrate the 42nd ...
“MAPP” SF’s Free Art, Poetry & Concert Crawl in The Mission
Saturday, August 3 – 6:00 pm - Ends at 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | The Mission District
"MAPP" SF's Free Art, Poetry & Concert Crawl in The Mission

The Mission Arts Performance Project (MAPP) sprawls across more than a dozen venues as well as public spaces, secret gardens, street corners, BART stations, cafes, bars, taquerias, and homes all over La Mission typically starting in the afternoon and going until late. The event features ...

Sunday, August 4

Asian Art Museum: Free Admission Day (Every First Sunday)
Sunday, August 4 – 10:00 am - Ends at 5:00 pm | 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

“Sunday Streets” SF’s Free Street Festival & Block Party (Bayview)
Sunday, August 4 – 12:00 am - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bayview
“Sunday Streets” SF's Free Street Festival & Block Party (Bayview)

Get ready to hit the streets:  Sunday Streets is back for a new season. Celebrate 16 years of Sunday Streets SF transforming San Francisco streets into car-free community spaces for all to enjoy at events across the City in 2024. The Sunday Streets SF family ...

Free National Parks Day 2024: Muir Woods, Yosemite, Death Valley & More
Free National Parks Day 2024: Muir Woods, Yosemite, Death Valley & More

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from it all and clear your head with the peace and serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entry to all national parks and monuments including Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park, and free ...

Oakland Museum of California’s Free First Sundays (OMCA)
Sunday, August 4 – 11:00 am - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*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 Free – ...Monthly

Golden Gate Park Band’s Free Symphony in the Park (2024)
Sunday, August 4 – 1:00 pm - Ends at 2:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
| Spreckels Temple of Music (Golden Gate Park Bandshell)
Golden Gate Park Band's Free Symphony in the Park (2024)

The Golden Gate Park Band presents its 142nd 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. For 2024, 25 free weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm. Concerts are approximately ...Every Sunday

Alex G’s Free Outdoor Concert at Stern Grove (SF)
Sunday, August 4 – 2:00 pm - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated. Advanced Tickets required
| Stern Grove
Alex G's Free Outdoor Concert at Stern Grove (SF)

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 ...

Tuesday, August 6

“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 $20 for adults, but on the first Tuesday of each month admission ...Monthly

de Young Museum Free Day (First Tuesdays)
Tuesday, August 6 – 9:30 am - Ends at 5:15 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply. Timed tickets required
| de Young Museum
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

SF’s “Conservatory of Flowers” Free First Tuesdays (Golden Gate Park)
Tuesday, August 6 – 10:00 am - Ends at 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Conservatory of Flowers
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 Cartoon Art Museum’s “Pay What You Wish” Day (First Tuesdays)
Tuesday, August 6 – 11:00 am - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Pay What You Wish Day
| Cartoon Art Museum
SF's Cartoon Art Museum's "Pay What You Wish" Day (First Tuesdays)

Founded in 1984, the Cartoon Art Museum has something for everyone—from comic strips, comic books and anime to political cartoons, graphic novels and underground comix. People of all ages can view original cartoon art at exhibitions and screenings, produce their own comics and animation at ...Monthly

SF’s Free Arcade Game Night at The Detour (First Tuesdays)
Tuesday, August 6 – 4:00 pm - Ends at 11:59 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

Wednesday, August 7

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

Friday, August 9

“Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid” Block Party + DJs (Oakland)
Friday, August 9 – 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

East Bay Bike Party (Every Second Friday)
Friday, August 9 – 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, August 10

MoAD: Museum of the African Diaspora Free Museum Day (SF)
Saturday, August 10 – 11:00 am - Ends at 6:00 pm | 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