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Thursday, September 23

16th & Mission Open Mic (w/out a mic)
Thursday, September 23 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Absolutely free for all!
| San Francisco
16th & Mission Open Mic (w/out a mic)

For 18 years, this outdoor “open mic-without-a-mic” has welcomed poets, musicians, emcees, comedy, and everything in between. In the best of San Francisco tradition, everyone is welcome, all forms of expression, in any language. On the southwest streetcorner by the BART station, amidst the pigeons, ...Every Thursday

Friday, September 24

SF’s “Free Shakespeare in the Park” 2021 Festival (McLaren Park)
Friday, September 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
SF's "Free Shakespeare in the Park" 2021 Festival (McLaren Park)

The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival is a non-profit organization that began in 1983 with Free Shakespeare in the Park’s debut production of The Tempest in Golden Gate Park. Produced every late summer in San Francisco, Cupertino and other cities, Free Shakespeare in the Park provides ...

Terror Vault 2021 Haunted House: “The Immortal Reckoning” (Sept. 24 – Oct. 31)
Terror Vault 2021 Haunted House: "The Immortal Reckoning" (Sept. 24 - Oct. 31)

Terror Vault at the Old San Francisco Mint is back with a brand new haunted attraction, “The Immortal Reckoning”, a supernatural adventure. And visit our brand pop-up bar “Fang Bang”, a fully immersive 80’s goth Vampire bar. Sept 24 – Oct. 31 FOR FULL SCHEDULE ...

Saturday, September 25

SF’s “Free Shakespeare in the Park” 2021 Festival (McLaren Park)
Saturday, September 25 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
SF's "Free Shakespeare in the Park" 2021 Festival (McLaren Park)

The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival is a non-profit organization that began in 1983 with Free Shakespeare in the Park’s debut production of The Tempest in Golden Gate Park. Produced every late summer in San Francisco, Cupertino and other cities, Free Shakespeare in the Park provides ...

The Real San Francisco Walking Tour (Castro)
Saturday, September 25 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*To attend, you must email clydealwaysthebard@gmail.com to reserve a spot. Tour is free--tips appreciated.
| Church and Market (on the sidewalk in front of Verve Coffee)
The Real San Francisco Walking Tour (Castro)
This ain’t your typical walking tour. This is The Real San Francisco, as presented by Clyde Always, the Bard of Bay City. Hold on to your hats, as Clyde leads you through a maze of colorful settings, each lending itself to be the backdrop of one ...
10% Off East Bay’s “Fear Overload Scream Park” (Sept. 25 – Nov. 6)
10% Off East Bay's "Fear Overload Scream Park" (Sept. 25 - Nov. 6)

Fear Overload Scream Park is the Bay’s SCARIEST and most elaborate haunted house event! This terrifying walk-through has two unique themes, filled with countless scares and trained actors. Get psychologically consumed by our extraordinarily detailed sets designs that leave you wondering how to get out ...

Sunday, September 26

“Lindy in the Park” Swing Dance Party (Golden Gate Park)
Sunday, September 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting (rain cancels)
| JFK Drive Lindy Hop Spot
"Lindy in the Park" Swing Dance Party (Golden Gate Park)

Get ready to swing in Golden Gate Park every sunny Sunday at “Lindy in the Park,” a weekly free event near the de Young Museum, when the streets of Golden Gate Park are closed to traffic and the dancers take over. This in person event resumed ...Every Sunday

SF’s “Free Shakespeare in the Park” 2021 Festival (McLaren Park)
Sunday, September 26 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
SF's "Free Shakespeare in the Park" 2021 Festival (McLaren Park)

The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival is a non-profit organization that began in 1983 with Free Shakespeare in the Park’s debut production of The Tempest in Golden Gate Park. Produced every late summer in San Francisco, Cupertino and other cities, Free Shakespeare in the Park provides ...

Monday, September 27

The Marsh’s Online Storytelling Night (Every Monday)
The Marsh's Online Storytelling Night (Every Monday)

As many of you know, The Marsh has postponed all in-person shows until further notice, but that won’t stop Monday Night Marsh from continuing to bring you the unique stories we all love. Monday Night MarshStream is our new Monday Night Marsh with a few ...Every Monday

Thursday, September 30

16th & Mission Open Mic (w/out a mic)
Thursday, September 30 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Absolutely free for all!
| San Francisco
16th & Mission Open Mic (w/out a mic)

For 18 years, this outdoor “open mic-without-a-mic” has welcomed poets, musicians, emcees, comedy, and everything in between. In the best of San Francisco tradition, everyone is welcome, all forms of expression, in any language. On the southwest streetcorner by the BART station, amidst the pigeons, ...Every Thursday

Saturday, October 2

Cupertino’s “Free Shakespeare in the Park” 2021 Festival (Oct. 2-10)
Saturday, October 2 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cupertino Memorial Park (Stevens Creek)
Cupertino's "Free Shakespeare in the Park" 2021 Festival (Oct. 2-10)

The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival is a non-profit organization that began in 1983 with Free Shakespeare in the Park’s debut production of The Tempest in Golden Gate Park. Produced every late summer in San Francisco, Cupertino and other cities, Free Shakespeare in the Park provides ...

Sunday, October 3

“Lindy in the Park” Swing Dance Party (Golden Gate Park)
Sunday, October 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting (rain cancels)
| JFK Drive Lindy Hop Spot
"Lindy in the Park" Swing Dance Party (Golden Gate Park)

Get ready to swing in Golden Gate Park every sunny Sunday at “Lindy in the Park,” a weekly free event near the de Young Museum, when the streets of Golden Gate Park are closed to traffic and the dancers take over. This in person event resumed ...Every Sunday

SF’s “Castro Street Fair” is Back for 2021
Sunday, October 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Castro & Market
SF's "Castro Street Fair" is Back for 2021
Although the Fair may look a little different this year, pending potential guidance from SFDPH, the Castro Street Fair returns in person on Sunday, October 3, 2021. 2021 Fair details are still forthcoming. The Fair is always the first Sunday in October from 11 am to ...
2021 Free Summer Circus Festival in the Park (SF)
Sunday, October 3 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*All Shows FREE. To support, consider making a suggested donation of $20.
| NOW Hunters Point
2021 Free Summer Circus Festival in the Park (SF)

Circus Bella is excited to announce its triumphant return to the Bay Area Parks from Aug. 26 – Oct. 3, 2021 with its 12th Annual all new, open air, outdoor show: Humorous. A Post-Pandemic Season of Shenanigans! This series of FREE performances, featuring some of the dazzling Circus Talent from the ...

Cupertino’s “Free Shakespeare in the Park” 2021 Festival (Oct. 2-10)
Sunday, October 3 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cupertino Memorial Park (Stevens Creek)
Cupertino's "Free Shakespeare in the Park" 2021 Festival (Oct. 2-10)

The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival is a non-profit organization that began in 1983 with Free Shakespeare in the Park’s debut production of The Tempest in Golden Gate Park. Produced every late summer in San Francisco, Cupertino and other cities, Free Shakespeare in the Park provides ...

Monday, October 4

The Marsh’s Online Storytelling Night (Every Monday)
The Marsh's Online Storytelling Night (Every Monday)

As many of you know, The Marsh has postponed all in-person shows until further notice, but that won’t stop Monday Night Marsh from continuing to bring you the unique stories we all love. Monday Night MarshStream is our new Monday Night Marsh with a few ...Every Monday

Thursday, October 7

Free “Hidden SF” Downtown Walking Tours
Thursday, October 7 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Rain might cancel
| Yerba Buena District
Free "Hidden SF" Downtown Walking Tours

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

16th & Mission Open Mic (w/out a mic)
Thursday, October 7 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Absolutely free for all!
| San Francisco
16th & Mission Open Mic (w/out a mic)

For 18 years, this outdoor “open mic-without-a-mic” has welcomed poets, musicians, emcees, comedy, and everything in between. In the best of San Francisco tradition, everyone is welcome, all forms of expression, in any language. On the southwest streetcorner by the BART station, amidst the pigeons, ...Every Thursday

Friday, October 8

Cupertino’s “Free Shakespeare in the Park” 2021 Festival (Oct. 8-10)
Friday, October 8 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cupertino Memorial Park (Stevens Creek)
Cupertino's "Free Shakespeare in the Park" 2021 Festival (Oct. 8-10)

The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival is a non-profit organization that began in 1983 with Free Shakespeare in the Park’s debut production of The Tempest in Golden Gate Park. Produced every late summer in San Francisco, Cupertino and other cities, Free Shakespeare in the Park provides ...

Saturday, October 9

Cupertino’s “Free Shakespeare in the Park” 2021 Festival (Oct. 8-10)
Saturday, October 9 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cupertino Memorial Park (Stevens Creek)
Cupertino's "Free Shakespeare in the Park" 2021 Festival (Oct. 8-10)

The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival is a non-profit organization that began in 1983 with Free Shakespeare in the Park’s debut production of The Tempest in Golden Gate Park. Produced every late summer in San Francisco, Cupertino and other cities, Free Shakespeare in the Park provides ...

Sunday, October 10

“Lindy in the Park” Swing Dance Party (Golden Gate Park)
Sunday, October 10 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting (rain cancels)
| JFK Drive Lindy Hop Spot
"Lindy in the Park" Swing Dance Party (Golden Gate Park)

Get ready to swing in Golden Gate Park every sunny Sunday at “Lindy in the Park,” a weekly free event near the de Young Museum, when the streets of Golden Gate Park are closed to traffic and the dancers take over. This in person event resumed ...Every Sunday

Cupertino’s “Free Shakespeare in the Park” 2021 Festival (Final Show)
Sunday, October 10 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cupertino Memorial Park (Stevens Creek)
Cupertino's "Free Shakespeare in the Park" 2021 Festival (Final Show)

The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival is a non-profit organization that began in 1983 with Free Shakespeare in the Park’s debut production of The Tempest in Golden Gate Park. Produced every late summer in San Francisco, Cupertino and other cities, Free Shakespeare in the Park provides ...

Monday, October 11

The Marsh’s Online Storytelling Night (Every Monday)
The Marsh's Online Storytelling Night (Every Monday)

As many of you know, The Marsh has postponed all in-person shows until further notice, but that won’t stop Monday Night Marsh from continuing to bring you the unique stories we all love. Monday Night MarshStream is our new Monday Night Marsh with a few ...Every Monday

Thursday, October 14

16th & Mission Open Mic (w/out a mic)
Thursday, October 14 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Absolutely free for all!
| San Francisco
16th & Mission Open Mic (w/out a mic)

For 18 years, this outdoor “open mic-without-a-mic” has welcomed poets, musicians, emcees, comedy, and everything in between. In the best of San Francisco tradition, everyone is welcome, all forms of expression, in any language. On the southwest streetcorner by the BART station, amidst the pigeons, ...Every Thursday

Saturday, October 16

San Francisco Trolley Dances Returns (Oct. 16-17)
Saturday, October 16 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVPs Required Free to watch; if you take Muni, fare is required
| All Over San Francisco
San Francisco Trolley Dances Returns (Oct. 16-17)

Epiphany Dance Theater has announced the program for the 18th annual San Francisco Trolley Dances (SFTD), which will be offered both in-person as well as online over the weekend of October 16 – 17, 2021 This year’s route begins at Rikki Streicher Field in the ...

Sunday, October 17

2021 San Francisco Trolley Dances
Sunday, October 17 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVPs Required Free to watch; if you take Muni, fare is required
| All Over San Francisco
2021 San Francisco Trolley Dances

Epiphany Dance Theater has announced the program for the 18th annual San Francisco Trolley Dances (SFTD), which will be offered both in-person as well as online over the weekend of October 16 – 17, 2021 This year’s route begins at Rikki Streicher Field in the ...

“Lindy in the Park” Swing Dance Party (Golden Gate Park)
Sunday, October 17 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting (rain cancels)
| JFK Drive Lindy Hop Spot
"Lindy in the Park" Swing Dance Party (Golden Gate Park)

Get ready to swing in Golden Gate Park every sunny Sunday at “Lindy in the Park,” a weekly free event near the de Young Museum, when the streets of Golden Gate Park are closed to traffic and the dancers take over. This in person event resumed ...Every Sunday

Monday, October 18

The Marsh’s Online Storytelling Night (Every Monday)
The Marsh's Online Storytelling Night (Every Monday)

As many of you know, The Marsh has postponed all in-person shows until further notice, but that won’t stop Monday Night Marsh from continuing to bring you the unique stories we all love. Monday Night MarshStream is our new Monday Night Marsh with a few ...Every Monday

Thursday, October 21

16th & Mission Open Mic (w/out a mic)
Thursday, October 21 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Absolutely free for all!
| San Francisco
16th & Mission Open Mic (w/out a mic)

For 18 years, this outdoor “open mic-without-a-mic” has welcomed poets, musicians, emcees, comedy, and everything in between. In the best of San Francisco tradition, everyone is welcome, all forms of expression, in any language. On the southwest streetcorner by the BART station, amidst the pigeons, ...Every Thursday

Monday, October 25

The Marsh’s Online Storytelling Night (Every Monday)
The Marsh's Online Storytelling Night (Every Monday)

As many of you know, The Marsh has postponed all in-person shows until further notice, but that won’t stop Monday Night Marsh from continuing to bring you the unique stories we all love. Monday Night MarshStream is our new Monday Night Marsh with a few ...Every Monday