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Friday, August 2

Workshop First Fridays | SF
Friday, August 2 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Workshop (SF)
Workshop First Fridays | SF

Every first Friday, WorkshopSF hosts an open house, party with DIY, art, fun and community. It’s a chance to preview classes, see the space, and just hang out with neighborhood peeps. All are welcome. Workshop First Fridays Every 1st Friday | 7 pm Workshop, 1798 ...Monthly

San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, August 2 – 7:30 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

Live On The Square: Salsa | Jack London Square
Friday, August 2 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Live On The Square: Salsa | Jack London Square

Jack London Square announced that after a successful 10 years, its popular Dancing Under the Stars summer dance series will expand to Live on the Square, a free festival featuring offering additional entertainment, food, and fun in addition to the weekly dance lessons. Live on the Square will ...

“HellaSingle” Comedy Show & Singles Mixer | SF
Friday, August 2 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $15 at the Door
| Trademark and Copyright
"HellaSingle" Comedy Show & Singles Mixer | SF

Tired of swiping right? Bumble making you humble? On an unsuccessful Hinge binge? Or tired of your dating life not Happn’n? Come to HellaSingle… SF’s only comedy show and dating mixer for singles ready to mingle. Laugh at world-class comedians and maybe meet the love of ...Every Friday

The San Francisco Summer Cocktail Party 2019
Friday, August 2 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Bar Fluxus
The San Francisco Summer Cocktail Party 2019

You’re invited to San Francisco’s Summer Cocktail Party, a special celebration of seasonal cocktails with a DJ after party. And it all takes place at Bar Fluxus, SF’s newest art bar that’s tucked away in a secret alley you’d never find on your own. The ...

Saturday, August 3

SF’s “Museums for All” Summer of Free Museums | Final Month
SF's "Museums for All" Summer of Free Museums | Final Month

The city of San Francisco is starting a brand new program to provide free summer admission to 15+  local museums and cultural institutions for all San Francisco residents who receive public benefits. Thanks to the SF Chronicle for the tip-off. Museums with free admission include ...

2019 World Dog Surfing Championships | Pacifica
Saturday, August 3 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch. Entering your dog for $10
| Linda Mar State Beach
2019 World Dog Surfing Championships | Pacifica
The Dog Surfing World Championships takes place on the NorCal coast — where the concept for the sport originated with big thanks to the book that started it all – The Dog’s Guide to Surfing – bringing together dog surfing talent for charity. Dog surfers are invited ...
Free Parks Admission Day: Every 1st Saturday | Marin County
Saturday, August 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over Marin County
Free Parks Admission Day: Every 1st Saturday | Marin County

Come to the “Measure A Days” which offers free access to all parks on the first Saturday of the month. The name is because of the loss in fee revenues will be offset by the Measure A funds approved by voters in 2012. Measure A ...Monthly

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, or U. S. Trust cardholders (credit cards and debit cards) get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor and Oakland ...Monthly

NorCal Summer Cosplay Gathering 2019 | San Mateo
Saturday, August 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: $8*
*$8 in advance, $10 on site. Parking is $6.
| Coyote Point Recreation Area
NorCal Summer Cosplay Gathering 2019 | San Mateo
The NorCal Cosplay Gathering returns this August. Join us at Coyote Point Park for another day of cosplay, photos, food, and friends. NorCal Cosplay Gatherings are dedicated to providing a fun day of hanging out, getting some great cosplay shoots, and having fun with friends and ...
AfroSolo in the Gardens: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Saturday, August 3 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
AfroSolo in the Gardens: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
For a quarter century the AfroSolo Arts Festival has played an essential role in nurturing, promoting and presenting art and culture from the African Diaspora through presenting solo performances, the visual and literary arts and community engagement. A production of the AfroSolo Theatre Company, the 25th AfroSolo ...
First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF
Saturday, August 3 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF

Attention friends of Caturday, your favorite day of the month is back. First Caturday is a day to reclaim the glory of the outdoors for your feline friends. It is a day for charming and delightful outdoor cat-napping and socializing. It is where you can freely exchange information, ...Monthly

FoodieLand Summer Night Market | Berkeley
Saturday, August 3 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 1-Day admission + Coupon Book or $10 3 Day admission + Coupon Book
| Golden Gate Fields
FoodieLand Summer Night Market | Berkeley

Immerse yourself in San Francisco Bay Area’s finest FoodieLand Night Market to eat, drink, shop and play. Featuring over 150 vendors, you’ll experience a variety of amazing foods and drinks, arts, crafts, games, and entertainment in one great location. FoodieLand Night Market is undoubtedly the ...

MAPP: Art & Performance Crawl | Mission Dist.
Saturday, August 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Mission District
MAPP: Art & Performance Crawl | Mission Dist.

The Mission Arts Performance Project (MAPP) sprawls across more than a dozen venues as well as public spaces, street corners, BART stations, cafes, bars, taquerias, and homes all over La Mission from around 6 pm until late. The event features taking common spaces, and for one ...

2019 Free Movies in the Park: Wreck It Ralph 2 | Newark
Saturday, August 3 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Silliman Activity Center
2019 Free Movies in the Park: Wreck It Ralph 2 | Newark

Come out to the park with your chairs and blankets and join for a fun family film. The movie will start at sunset but show up early for pre-movie activities. Join before each movie at 6:30 pm for jumo houses, games and community fair. Movie dates ...

Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Saturday, August 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
| SF Maritime National Historical Park
Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF

Sailors and scallywags alike gather around for an evening of traditional sea songs and chanteys for the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park’s monthly chantey on the first Saturday night of each month at 8 pm. Park rangers will lead the public in traditional sea-faring tunes ...Monthly

Sunday, August 4

$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California
Sunday, August 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: $5*
* Suggested donation of $5 for GA/ additional $5 fee for access to special exhibitions
| Oakland Museum of California
$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California

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. As the only museum to focus entirely on the art and history of California, the diverse collections ...Monthly

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, August 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian Art, with a collection of over 18,000 artworks spanning 6,000 years of history. Target Free Sundays Typically the first Sunday of the month Asian ...Monthly

Jerry Day 2019: Jerry Garcia Tribute Music Fest | McLaren Park
Sunday, August 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
Jerry Day 2019: Jerry Garcia Tribute Music Fest | McLaren Park
The 17th Annual Jerry Day is an annual civic and cultural event that celebrates one of the greatest rock guitarists of all time and San Francisco native son, Jerry Garcia and his Excelsior roots. The all day concert and festival takes place at the appropriately named “Jerry Garcia ...
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid's Sunday Food Truck Party | SF

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2019. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...Every Sunday

SoOakland DayFest 2019 | East Bay
Sunday, August 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $10 | SoOakland
SoOakland DayFest 2019 | East Bay
SoOakland brings you the 3rd annual #SoOaklandDayFest: A Celebration of Culture. Join us for a community fun filled day that will include live music, DJs, variety of flavorful food vendors, a vendor market of over 65 vendors, a kid zone and more. Oh and for the ...
Free Symphony Tribute Concert to SF’s Firefighters | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Free Symphony Tribute Concert to SF's Firefighters | Golden Gate Park

The Golden Gate Park Band, presents its 137th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park for more than 100 years. The weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm, run about 90 ...

Concord Jazz Festival: Dave Brubeck Tribute Concert | 2019
Sunday, August 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Concord Jazz Festival: Dave Brubeck Tribute Concert | 2019

Visit Concord is proud to announce an amazing lineup of events in honor of 50 years of Jazz in Concord. In honor of Concord’s long-term connection with jazz, fans can immerse themselves in 10 days of unprecedented events that will enlighten, engage and entertain. A monthly Java ...

Tango in the Square | Union Square Live
Sunday, August 4 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Tango in the Square | Union Square Live

The 2019 Union Square Live festival presents dozens of free events like live music, swing and tango dance lessons, film nights, circus arts, and more in Union Square Park from May through September. Union Square Live | 2019 May to September Union Square Park, SF ...

The Psychedelic Furs: Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival
Sunday, August 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
| Stern Grove
The Psychedelic Furs: Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival
Post-punk icons The Psychedelic Furs and folk-rock group James take the stage in a Brit-rock double-bill.
FoodieLand Summer Night Market | Berkeley
Sunday, August 4 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 1-Day admission + Coupon Book or $10 3 Day admission + Coupon Book
| Golden Gate Fields
FoodieLand Summer Night Market | Berkeley

Immerse yourself in San Francisco Bay Area’s finest FoodieLand Night Market to eat, drink, shop and play. Featuring over 150 vendors, you’ll experience a variety of amazing foods and drinks, arts, crafts, games, and entertainment in one great location. FoodieLand Night Market is undoubtedly the ...

Monday, August 5

Live at Lagunitas: James McMurtry | Petaluma
Monday, August 5 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas: James McMurtry | Petaluma

Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma presents a free live summer concert series featuring some amazing bands in their LaguMiniAmphitheaterette that would normally play big venues in San Francisco. Show are free, but tickets are required for each show. You’ll want to grab them quick as these shows will definitely ...

Concord Jazz Festival: Jazz Cocktail Mixologist Competition | 2019
Monday, August 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Veranda
Concord Jazz Festival: Jazz Cocktail Mixologist Competition | 2019

Visit Concord is proud to announce an amazing lineup of events in honor of 50 years of Jazz in Concord. In honor of Concord’s long-term connection with jazz, fans can immerse themselves in 10 days of unprecedented events that will enlighten, engage and entertain. A monthly Java ...

Tuesday, August 6

Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, August 6 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| Legion of Honor
Legion of Honor Free Admission 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 admission is $15 for adults, but on the first Tuesday of each month admission is free (special ...Monthly

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, August 6 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| de Young Museum
de Young Museum Free Admission 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