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Saturday, April 20

Free National Parks Day: Muir Woods + Yosemite for National Park Week 2024
Free National Parks Day: Muir Woods + Yosemite for National Park Week 2024

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 ...

SF’s 2024 Cherry Blossom Festival (April 13-21)
Saturday, April 20 – 11:00 am - Ends at 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
SF's 2024 Cherry Blossom Festival (April 13-21)

Welcome to the Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival, one of California’s most prominent celebrations of Asian traditions and the biggest on the West coast. Since 1968, the Festival serves to cultivate the continued alliance between Japan and the United States using culture as its bridge. ...

Sunday, April 21

SF’s Free “Sundays at the Beach” Tai Chi Day (Great Highway)
Sunday, April 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | The Great Highway
SF's Free "Sundays at the Beach" Tai Chi Day (Great Highway)

Join us for Tai Chi this Sunday! 10am at Judah and Great Highway Park This monthly course is for beginners and experienced students of tai chi alike. Plus, coffee is on us at @javabeachsf after the course. As a reminder, Sundays at the Beach is ...Monthly

SF’s 2024 Cherry Blossom Festival & Parade
Sunday, April 21 – 11:00 am - Ends at 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
SF's 2024 Cherry Blossom Festival & Parade

Welcome to the Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival, one of California’s most prominent celebrations of Asian traditions and the biggest on the West coast. Since 1968, the Festival serves to cultivate the continued alliance between Japan and the United States using culture as its bridge. ...

Saturday, April 27

40th Annual Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival 2024 (April 27-28)
Saturday, April 27 – 10:00 am - Ends at 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Cupertino Memorial Park (Stevens Creek)
40th Annual Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival 2024 (April 27-28)

The 40th Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival is coming to the Cupertino Memorial Park on April 27th and April 28th, 2024. Enjoy free admission and free parking. At the 2024 annual Cherry Blossom Festival, you can check out arts and crafts vendors, Japanese cultural exhibits like ...

“TreasureFest” on Treasure Island 2024 (Apr. 27-28)
Saturday, April 27 – 10:00 am - Ends at 4:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*$10 pre sale, $15 early bird, $20 general
| Treasure Island
"TreasureFest" on Treasure Island 2024 (Apr. 27-28)

TreasureFest is a monthly locally curated festival that features the best of the Bay Area. At TreasureFest you can shop from 300+ vintage & antique curators, crafts & makers, independent designers & artists. Enjoy 35+ top-rated food trucks and eateries, and try a variety of ...

2024 Dutch “King’s Day” Windmill Festival in Golden Gate Park (SF)
Saturday, April 27 – 12:00 pm - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Murphy Windmill
2024 Dutch "King's Day" Windmill Festival in Golden Gate Park (SF)

Normally the Murphy Windmill (the largest in the world when it was built in 1908) sits majestically, but silently watching over the southwest corner of Golden Gate Park which no longer needs it to pump the 40,000 gallons of water a day it used to ...

Sunday, April 28

40th Annual Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival 2024 (April 27-28)
Sunday, April 28 – 10:00 am - Ends at 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Cupertino Memorial Park (Stevens Creek)
40th Annual Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival 2024 (April 27-28)

The 40th Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival is coming to the Cupertino Memorial Park on April 27th and April 28th, 2024. Enjoy free admission and free parking. At the 2024 annual Cherry Blossom Festival, you can check out arts and crafts vendors, Japanese cultural exhibits like ...

“TreasureFest” on Treasure Island 2024 (Apr. 27-28)
Sunday, April 28 – 10:00 am - Ends at 4:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*$10 pre sale, $15 early bird, $20 general
| Treasure Island
"TreasureFest" on Treasure Island 2024 (Apr. 27-28)

TreasureFest is a monthly locally curated festival that features the best of the Bay Area. At TreasureFest you can shop from 300+ vintage & antique curators, crafts & makers, independent designers & artists. Enjoy 35+ top-rated food trucks and eateries, and try a variety of ...

2nd Annual Gilman District Street Fair (Berkeley)
Sunday, April 28 – 11:00 am - Ends at 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Gilman and Fifth Street in Berkeley
2nd Annual Gilman District Street Fair (Berkeley)
Get ready for the 2nd Annual Gilman District Street Fair! With over 100 vendors and activities, the second year of this exciting new street fair will be a celebration of everything that makes our neighborhood and city unique – from our eclectic mix of local businesses ...
SF’s “Sundays at the Beach” Free Yoga Day (Great Highway)
Sunday, April 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Great Highway
SF's "Sundays at the Beach" Free Yoga Day (Great Highway)

Come flow with us every 4th Sundays! After the community yoga class, enjoy a cup of coffee on us at @javabeachsf to warm you up from our San Francisco summer weather. 12pm, Judah and Great Highway Park BYO mat and coffee mug. No registration required, ...Monthly

Wednesday, May 1

Bay Area Discovery Museum: Free Admission Day (Sausalito)
Wednesday, May 1 – 10:00 am - Ends at 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free to Bay Area residents. Must show proof of residency (photo ID or piece of mail) in one of the nine Bay Area counties.
| Bay Area Discovery Museum (Fort Baker)
Bay Area Discovery Museum: Free Admission Day (Sausalito)

The Bay Area Discovery Museum is a one-of-a-kind indoor and outdoor children’s museum at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge. The Museum is the only children’s museum in the U.S. to be located in a national park and is known for its emphasis on creativity through ...

Friday, May 3

SF’s Morning Coffee Cleanup w/ Free Coffee for Volunteers (Inner Richmond)
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

Saturday, May 4

2024 de Young Museum’s “de Youngsters Day Out” Free Festival (SF)
Saturday, May 4 – 10:00 am - Ends at 5:15 pm | Cost: FREE | de Young Museum
2024 de Young Museum's "de Youngsters Day Out" Free Festival (SF)
We invite you, and all Bay Area families, to attend the third annual de Youngsters Day Out on Saturday, May 4, 2024. This event is open to every Bay Area family and free of charge. The in-person, all-day event will include hands-on art-making activities, in-gallery conversations ...
May the 4th Be With You Celebration: Photos w/ Star Wars Characters (San Ramon)
Saturday, May 4 – 12:00 pm - Ends at 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | City Center Bishop Ranch
May the 4th Be With You Celebration: Photos w/ Star Wars Characters (San Ramon)
May the 4th Be With You! Capture a selfie with some of your favorite Star Wars characters in Alexander Square from 12pm-2pm. May the 4th Be With You May 4, 2024 12:00pm–2:00pm

Sunday, May 5

“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

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

Tuesday, May 7

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

Saturday, May 11

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 ...

Sunday, May 12

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

Saturday, May 18

Free “Int’l Museum Day” at Museum of History Benicia
Saturday, May 18 – 10:00 am - Ends at 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*free
| Museum of History Benicia - Arsenal/Downtown
Free "Int'l Museum Day" at Museum of History Benicia
Come out and celebrate Internal Museum Day with MoHB. A day of free family fun at the Museum. The world observes International Museum Day on May 18 each year. Come out to both MoHB locations: 900 East 2nd St. and 2060 Camel Rd in Benicia ...
SF Word Naked Bike Rides 2024 (Bay2Breakers Weekender)
Saturday, May 18 – 11:00 am - Ends at 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*A Big Smile Guarantees Your Freedom to Roll With Us!
| Rincon Park
SF Word Naked Bike Rides 2024 (Bay2Breakers Weekender)
By popular demand, we have added a #Bay2Breakers ( Sun 19 May ) “warm up” #WNBRsf2024 Ride&AfterParty ( Sat 18 May )* to the 2024 Calendar to engage the hundreds of Nudists & Naturists & thousands of other active fun loving folks in town that ...

Saturday, May 25

“TreasureFest” on Treasure Island 2024 (May 25-26)
Saturday, May 25 – 10:00 am - Ends at 4:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*$10 pre sale, $15 early bird, $20 general
| Treasure Island
"TreasureFest" on Treasure Island 2024 (May 25-26)

TreasureFest is a monthly locally curated festival that features the best of the Bay Area. At TreasureFest you can shop from 300+ vintage & antique curators, crafts & makers, independent designers & artists. Enjoy 35+ top-rated food trucks and eateries, and try a variety of ...

Sunday, May 26

“TreasureFest” on Treasure Island 2024 (May 25-26)
Sunday, May 26 – 10:00 am - Ends at 4:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*$10 pre sale, $15 early bird, $20 general
| Treasure Island
"TreasureFest" on Treasure Island 2024 (May 25-26)

TreasureFest is a monthly locally curated festival that features the best of the Bay Area. At TreasureFest you can shop from 300+ vintage & antique curators, crafts & makers, independent designers & artists. Enjoy 35+ top-rated food trucks and eateries, and try a variety of ...

Tuesday, June 4

SF’s Cartoon Art Museum’s “Pay What You Wish” Day (First Tuesdays)
Tuesday, June 4 – 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

Friday, June 7

SF’s Morning Coffee Cleanup w/ Free Coffee for Volunteers (Inner Richmond)
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

Saturday, June 8

SF World Naked Bike Rides 2024 (Summer Int’l Classic)
Saturday, June 8 – 11:00 am - Ends at 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*A Big Smile Guarantees Your Freedom to Roll With Us!
| Rincon Park
SF World Naked Bike Rides 2024 (Summer Int'l Classic)
SUMMER Saturday 8 June International Classic 11 am Gathering & 12pm Noon Start ( Times for All Rides&AfterParties ) Rincon “Cupid’s Arrow” Park, Folsom Street & The Embarcadero Drive, San Francisco UPDATES: Tweets by sfwnbr https://wiki.worldnakedbikeride.org/index.php?title=San_Francisco A Big Smile Guarantees Your Freedom to Roll With Us! Why We Ride Naked or #BareAsYouDare: We ...

Sunday, June 9

SFMOMA’s “Free Family Day” Free Museum Day (SF)
Sunday, June 9 – 10:00 am - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free for up to four adults accompanying each visitor 18 and younger.
| SFMOMA
SFMOMA's "Free Family Day" Free Museum Day (SF)
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) welcomes families and inter-generational audiences to the museum for its Free Family Day on Sunday, June 9, 2024. While the museum is always free for visitors 18 and younger, on Free Family Day, it is also free for up ...

Wednesday, June 19

Free National Parks Day: Muir Woods & Yosemite for Juneteenth 2024
Free National Parks Day: Muir Woods & Yosemite for Juneteenth 2024

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 ...