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Sunday, May 5

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

FREE: Oakland “HellaSecret” Comedy Show (Sunday)
FREE: Oakland "HellaSecret" Comedy Show (Sunday)

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 ...

“Castro Art Mart” Mini Block Party on Noe St. (Every First Sunday)
Sunday, May 5 – 11:00 am - Ends at 5:00 pm | 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, May 5 – 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: Polish Cultural Day
Sunday, May 5 – 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: Polish Cultural Day

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

SF’s Free “Sundays at the Beach” Chair Yoga Day (Great Highway)
Sunday, May 5 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Great Highway
SF's Free "Sundays at the Beach" Chair Yoga Day (Great Highway)

Welcome to Sundays at the Beach! With help from @avenuegreenlight and our friends across the neighborhood, we’re excited to bring free community events to Great Highway Park every weekend for the next year. 1st Sunday: Chair Yoga, 2pm @ Irving 2nd Sunday: Live Music, 1-3 ...Monthly

Free Reggae in the Park 2024 “Crucial Sundays” (Golden Gate Park)
Sunday, May 5 – 4:30 pm - Ends at 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music (Golden Gate Park Bandshell)
Free Reggae in the Park 2024 "Crucial Sundays" (Golden Gate Park)

Performances in Golden Gate Park Announced for 2024 Season. Season 4 will bring 125+ free live performances at Golden Gate Park Bandshell. After several months of renovations, Illuminate is beginning its robust performance season with 125+ diverse free concerts at historic landmark venue, the Golden ...

Tuesday, May 7

“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, May 7 – 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, May 7 – 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, May 7 – 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

Wednesday, May 8

“Pay What You Can” Wednesday at SF’s Museum of Craft and Design
Wednesday, May 8 – 10:00 am - Ends at 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Pay What You Can. Visitors are welcome to pay what they can every Wednesday
| Museum of Craft and Design
"Pay What You Can" Wednesday at SF's Museum of Craft and Design

There’s no better time to visit the Museum of Craft and Design than on Pay What You Can Wednesday. MCD’s Pay What You Can Wednesday initiative strives to keep art accessible to all by giving visitors the opportunity to experience the latest exhibitions for whatever ...Every Wednesday

Thursday, May 9

“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 ...

FREE TIX: SF’s New Polk Street Comedy Blast (Thursday Night)
Thursday, May 9 – 8:00 pm - Ends at 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with code FUNCHEAP (limited tickets)
| Mayes Oyster House
FREE TIX: SF's New Polk Street Comedy Blast (Thursday Night)

We’re taking over Polk Street’s busiest bar/night club and turning it into a pop-up comedy club on Tuesday and Thursday nights – New for 2024! HellaFunny and Funcheap take over Mayes Oyster House for a electric night of comedy and cocktails – so you’ll be right ...Every Tuesday

Friday, May 10

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 ...

Laugh GPT: SF’s First AI-Powered Stand-up Comedy Show (2024)
Friday, May 10 – 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 Saturday

SF’s “Chinatown Night Market” 2024 (Every Second Friday)
Friday, May 10 – 5:30 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Chinatown (Grant Ave.)
SF's "Chinatown Night Market" 2024 (Every Second Friday)

Chinatown night markets are back! Kicking off March 8, 2024, and continuing the second Friday of the month throughout the rest of the year. Chinatown Night Market 2024 Every Second Friday | 5:30-9p Grant Ave. from Sacramento to Jackson, San Francisco FREE The Civic Joy ...Monthly

Saturday, May 11

FREE: Oakland Comedy Saturday Night @ Secret Speakeasy (7p + 9p Shows)
FREE: Oakland Comedy Saturday Night @ Secret Speakeasy (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 ...

“Comedians with Criminal Records” Live in SF (2024)
Saturday, May 11 – 7:00 pm - Ends at 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Limited free tickets w/ secret code FUNCHEAPGUEST. Otherwise $5 off with secret code FUNCHEAP
| Savoy Tivoli
"Comedians with Criminal Records" Live in SF (2024)

Crime is no laughing matter in San Francisco… unless it’s Comedians with Criminal Records – a unique showcase of professional comics who’ve had troubles with the law in the past. In addition to an hilarious comedy set, you’ll also hear the back-story of the comedian ...

SF’s “Black Laughs Matter” North Beach Comedy Pop-Up (2024)
Saturday, May 11 – 7:00 pm - Ends at 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP (normally $15-25)
| Savoy Tivoli
SF's "Black Laughs Matter" North Beach Comedy Pop-Up (2024)

We’re taking over one of North Beach’s most historic and fun bars, Savoy Tivoli (circa-1907) and turning it into a pop-up comedy club with a special edition of Black Laughs Matter featuring some of the Bay’s top black comics. Black Laughs Matter – Every Other ...

2024 Taiwanese American Cultural Festival (Union Square)
Saturday, May 11 – 10:00 am - Ends at 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square
2024 Taiwanese American Cultural Festival (Union Square)
The West Coast’s largest Taiwanese American celebration is back and in person on Saturday, May 11, 2024, in San Francisco’s Union Square. > 2024 details are not yet available as of 2/16/24. Here’s the details for 2023 for an idea of what to expect: The West Coast’s ...
Hawaiian May Day Festival 2024 (Hayward)
Saturday, May 11 – 11:00 am - Ends at 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Hayward
Hawaiian May Day Festival 2024 (Hayward)
We are back in Hayward for the third year, celebrating Hawaiian May Day 2024! This FREE family-friendly event is hosted by the Kumu Hula Association of Northern California, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, dedicated to perpetuating Native Hawaiian and Polynesian culture through arts, language, music, and dancing. We ...
MoAD: Museum of the African Diaspora Free Museum Day (SF)
Saturday, May 11 – 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

Sunday, May 12

FREE: Oakland “HellaSecret” Comedy Show (Sunday)
FREE: Oakland "HellaSecret" Comedy Show (Sunday)

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 ...

The Exploratorium’s Free Admission Day for Mother’s Day 2024
Sunday, May 12 – 10:00 am - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Pay what you can
| Pier 15
The Exploratorium's Free Admission Day for Mother's Day 2024
The Exploratorium typically only has one “pay what you wish” day a year. The Exploratorium’s “Community Day” tradition will likely return for 2024 in honor of Mother’s Day/Día de las Madres, but as of January 24, 2024, the 2024 event has not yet been announced.  The ...
Free Admission Day at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA)
Sunday, May 12 – 11:00 am - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Free Admission Day at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA)

Opened to the public in 1993, YBCA was founded as the cultural anchor of San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Gardens neighborhood. Our work spans the realms of contemporary art, performance, film, civic engagement, and public life. Centering artists as essential to social and cultural movement, YBCA ...Monthly

SF’s “Sundays at the Beach” Free Concert Day on The Great Highway (Ocean Beach)
Sunday, May 12 – 12:00 pm - Ends at 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Great Highway
SF's "Sundays at the Beach" Free Concert Day on The Great Highway (Ocean Beach)

Welcome to Sundays at the Beach! With help from @avenuegreenlight and our friends across the neighborhood, we’re excited to bring free community events to Great Highway Park every weekend for the next year. 1st Sunday: Chair Yoga, 2pm @ Irving 2nd Sunday: Live Music, 1-3 ...Monthly

Free Mother’s Day Concert: Golden Gate Park Band’s Symphony in the Park
Sunday, May 12 – 1:00 pm - Ends at 2:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
| Spreckels Temple of Music (Golden Gate Park Bandshell)
Free Mother's Day Concert: Golden Gate Park Band's Symphony in the Park

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

Free Reggae in the Park 2024 “Crucial Sundays” (Golden Gate Park)
Sunday, May 12 – 4:30 pm - Ends at 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music (Golden Gate Park Bandshell)
Free Reggae in the Park 2024 "Crucial Sundays" (Golden Gate Park)

Performances in Golden Gate Park Announced for 2024 Season. Season 4 will bring 125+ free live performances at Golden Gate Park Bandshell. After several months of renovations, Illuminate is beginning its robust performance season with 125+ diverse free concerts at historic landmark venue, the Golden ...

Tuesday, May 14

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