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Monday, December 16

Final Show for 2019: Free Nerd Nite Party, Trivia, Prizes & Fun | Oakland
Monday, December 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required. The event is for 21+
| Club 21
Final Show for 2019: Free Nerd Nite Party, Trivia, Prizes & Fun | Oakland

Nerd Nite had a good 2019, with great crowds and excellent speakers. They are taking December off from their regular show format but they will be back with regular events in Jan 2020. But first, they want to celebrate 2019. On Monday, Dec 16th, Nerd Nite ...Monthly

Tuesday, December 17

2nd Tenderloin Neighborhood Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony | SF
Tuesday, December 17 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boeddeker Park
2nd Tenderloin Neighborhood Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony | SF
On Tuesday, December 17th, join the Tenderloin neighborhood in the lighting of the second-ever holiday tree. Live performances and special guests D6 Supervisor Matt Haney and Santa.

Jericho: Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game | SF
Tuesday, December 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required via Meetup.com
| Union Square
Jericho: Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game | SF

Jericho is an urban spy game with Nerf guns played sneaky in public settings all over SF like malls and parks, where everyone assumes the role of a spy like a giant secret game of Capture the Flag. Each team of “agents” will carry out ...

Santichrist: Theatrical Burlesque Experience & Christmas Party | SF
Tuesday, December 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5-$10 Suggested Donation (NOTAFLOF)
| SF Eagle
Santichrist: Theatrical Burlesque Experience & Christmas Party | SF
He sees you when you’re sleeping, he knows when you’re awake. He’s made a list, he’s checked it twice, he’s ready for the ultimate battle of naughty vs nice. This XXXMas Eve, winter is cumming. The Boys of Bearlesque invite you to: “Santichrist,” a theatrical burlesque ...

Wednesday, December 18

2019 Etsy’s Maverick Holiday Market | SF
Wednesday, December 18 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Crocker Galleria
2019 Etsy's Maverick Holiday Market  | SF
LIVE outside the box and come celebrate all things awesome with local artists, designers and crafts at the bottom floor of the Crocker Galleria on Wednesday December 18th 10 am-4 pm. Shop handmade and quality goods and discover indie brands from SF Etsy: San Francisco Bay ...
Menorah Lighting Celebration & Hanukkah Party | Castro
Wednesday, December 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Menorah Lighting Celebration & Hanukkah Party | Castro
On Wednesday, December 18 starting at 6 pm in Jane Warner Plaza, Castro Merchants will hold a Menorah Lighting, with Hanukkah holiday music, dancing, intentions, and special Hanukkah treats. Everyone’s invited to bring their own Mehorah from home, to light with us.
On a Lark Comedy Show: Fundraiser for Mission High School | SF
Wednesday, December 18 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE with code FUNCHEAP. Otherwise it's $10 in advance, $15 at the door.
| Skylark Bar
On a Lark Comedy Show: Fundraiser for Mission High School | SF
On a Lark is San Francisco’s Goofiest Comedy Show! We’re located in the heart of the Mission at Skylark, right next to the 16th St. BART. The show features some of the Bay Area’s top comedians, who have made appearances at Cobb’s, PunchLine, SketchFest, and more! ...
The Marsh Holiday Party: Entertainment & Free Desserts | Berkeley
Wednesday, December 18 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*The event is free but we will gladly accept your end of year donations.
| The Marsh (Berkeley)
The Marsh Holiday Party: Entertainment & Free Desserts | Berkeley
Glowing holidays. Tinsel. Lights. Candles. Zawadi. It’s a wonderful time of the year. Join the Annual Holiday Party at The Marsh Berkeley Cabaret on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 7 pm. There will be music by Craig and McGregor and Friends, the Cal Jazz Choir. Performances by ...
$5 Tix: SF’s “Queerdos” LGBTQ+ Comedy Show | The Setup
$5 Tix: SF's "Queerdos" LGBTQ+ Comedy Show | The Setup
Queerdos is San Francisco’s preeminent LGBTQ+ stand-up comedy show in a basement. The show brings the funniest queer comics from the Bay Area and beyond to The Setup, an intimate comedy club at the historic 222 Hyde, a legendary jazz venue (where Miles Davis used ...

Thursday, December 19

Brand New Rooftop Winterfest at Salesforce Park | Dec. 19-21
Thursday, December 19 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Brand New Rooftop Winterfest at Salesforce Park | Dec. 19-21
As part of Salesforce Park’s special winter programming, Winterfest features activities for the whole family. Today, enjoy music from the Alpha Rhythm Kings.
2019 Winter Wonderland: $1 Ice Skating, Santa’s Workshop & Holiday Market | SF
Thursday, December 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| Bayview Opera House
2019 Winter Wonderland: $1 Ice Skating, Santa's Workshop & Holiday Market | SF
The historic Bayview Opera House invites you to the 8th Annual Winter Wonderland, a community celebration featuring kids’ ice skating for $1, a food and craft market, Snow Land & Santa’s Workshop. 2019 Winter Wonderland Thursday, December 19, 2019 | 5 to 9 pm Bayview Opera House, 4705 3rd ...
Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa
Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa

Yerba Buena Third Thursdays is a monthly outing of art, performance, music, and drinks in the Yerba Buena neighborhood in the heart of downtown San Francisco, between 2nd and 5th Street, and Market and Harrison Street. Free, but an RSVP is recommended to save time ...Monthly

“Make” Summer Parklet Art Party | SF
Thursday, December 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*This summer parklet party is free for all ages. Paid admission required to visit the museum.
| Museum of Craft and Design
"Make" Summer Parklet Art Party | SF

On the third Thursday of each month stay out late with the Museum of Craft and Design and collaborate with artists and makers, explore unique themes and rethink materials through creative design projects. Enjoy hands on takeaways that preview the upcoming shows, including Macon Reed ...Monthly

Exploratorium After Dark: All Is Bright | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: All Is Bright | Pier 15
Discover a once-missing element at Everything Matters: Technetium; excite your atoms at Glow, our annual festival of ebullient lights; experience a landscape of astonishing visual effects at Kaleidoscope; and bring flying, sailing, and cycling automata to life at Curious Contraptions.
The Vigil: Annual Homeless Persons Memorial | UN Plaza
Thursday, December 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | United Nations Plaza
The Vigil: Annual Homeless Persons Memorial | UN Plaza
Join people of all faiths, or no faith, to remember those who have died this year while living on San Francisco streets. In silence, in prayer, in song we’ll remember them, honor them, mourn our loss, reach out to each other for comfort and hope, ...
Free Monthly Outdoor Movie Night | Oakland
Thursday, December 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE with RSVP or $6 at the door
| Forage Kitchen
Free Monthly Outdoor Movie Night | Oakland

Hang out under the stars, watch a movie, have a drink, and eat some snacks. You can’t ask for much more on a weeknight. Third Thursdays Outdoor Movie Nights Every 3rd Thursday | 7 to 10:30 pm Forage Kitchen, 478 25th St., Oakland FREE with ...Monthly

Win Tix: Comedy All Stars Alumni: Kira Soltanovich & More | The Punch Line
Thursday, December 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Punch Line
Comedy Allstars features an array of our favorite professional local comedians, some of whom have appeared on Comedy Central and late-night talk shows such as Conan and The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. > Get Tickets – $20 Adv / $23 Day of Show (18+) Thursday and Friday night ...

Friday, December 20

“Last Day of Fall” Free Walking Tours | SF
Friday, December 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Japanese Tea Garden may require an additional charge.
| All Over San Francisco
"Last Day of Fall" Free Walking Tours | SF
Last day of Fall Walking Tour Schedule: 9:30 am – Japanese Tea Garden 10:00 am – City Scapes And Public Places 10:00 am – South of Market Architecture Stroll 11:00 am – Fisherman’s Wharf: A Hidden History 1:00 pm – Japanese Tea Garden 1:00 pm – City Hall and the Civic Center 1:00 pm – Presidio: From Military Post ...
SF Etsy’s Winter Pop Up Shop | 2019
Friday, December 20 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Makers WorkSpace
SF Etsy's Winter Pop Up Shop | 2019

Join for three Weekends of Handmade Holiday Shopping beginning December 6, 2019. Come get all your holiday shopping done at this amazing pop-up shop featuring goods from the SF Etsy Team and tenants of Makers Workspace. SHOP products from 50+ local artists including jewelry, home ...

Winter Solstice Eve 2019: Beach Celebration & Plunge | Ocean Beach
Friday, December 20 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Ocean Beach (Quintara)
Winter Solstice Eve 2019: Beach Celebration & Plunge | Ocean Beach
Join in for a solstice celebration at sunset on the eve of the year’s longest night, to renew the commitments to one another and to the Earth. Winter Solstice Eve 2019: Beach Celebration & Plunge Friday, December 20, 2019 | 3:30 pm (Ritual 4 pm) Ocean Beach, Great ...
Silent Disco at Rooftop Winterfest | Salesforce Park
Friday, December 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Silent Disco at Rooftop Winterfest | Salesforce Park
As part of Salesforce Park’s special winter programming, Winterfest features activities for the whole family. Bring your dancing shoes for a night of holiday fun atop Salesforce Transit Center in the Main Plaza.
Tiny Garage Concert Night | Emeryville
Friday, December 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$5 Suggested Donation
| Boonation Custom Cycles
Tiny Garage Concert Night | Emeryville

Boonation Custom Cycles hosts a monthly Tiny Garage Concert Series. This is a community event, catered towards lovers of neighborhood fun. Tiny Garage Concerts Every 3rd Friday | 7 pm to 10 pm Boonation Custom Cycles, 5656 Genoa St, Emeryville FREE with a $5 suggested ...Monthly

SantaCon 2019: Festive Santa Pub Crawl | Sonoma
Friday, December 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*21+
| Hopmonk Tavern (Sonoma)
SantaCon 2019: Festive Santa Pub Crawl | Sonoma
Every year has grown and can’t wait for the biggest year yet, so start forming your teams and get ready to spread Christmas cheer. The official 4th Annual SantaCon Sonoma is back and sure to be the biggest SantaCon event Sonoma has ever seen. Two ways to ...
Win Tix: Comedy Night: Sasheer Zamata (Saturday Night Live) | Cobb’s
Friday, December 20 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Cobb's Comedy Club
Sasheer Zamata is a comedian, actress, and writer. She was a cast member on Saturday Night Live and has appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and This American Life. She hosts a live variety show called Sasheer Zamata Party Time, and you can ...
San Jose Bike Party
Friday, December 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party

San Jose Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a good time every third Friday of each month at 8 pm. San Jose is the largest city in Northern California, but they are hidden in the suburban sprawl. It’s time ...Monthly

San Francisco Winter Comedy Festival | Dec. 20-21
Friday, December 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required, otherwise $10 at the door
| Neck of The Woods
San Francisco Winter Comedy Festival | Dec. 20-21

HellaFunny and Funcheap are taking over the Neck of the Woods and turning it into a secret pop-up comedy club for one weekend. Come enjoy some big laughs with some of SF’s best comedians. Comedians from this show have been seen on NBC, ABC, Viceland, ...

Xmas HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More) | SF
Friday, December 20 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 10:30pm; $5 after
| Bar Fluxus
Xmas HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More) | SF
You’re invited to a special Christmas week edition of HellaRnB starting at 9pm on Friday. Hear some classic throwbacks from Ginuwine, TLC, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Prince, Usher, Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys, Frank Ocean, Brandy, Missy and Aaliyah and more.
“Tindervention” Free Comedy Night at Cobbs | Dec. 20-21
Friday, December 20 – 9:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP. $17 without RSVP. Two Drink Minimum
| Cobb's Comedy Club
"Tindervention" Free Comedy Night at Cobbs | Dec. 20-21

Everyone has been on a Tinder or Bumble Date and by the end of the date thought “I Should’ve Swiped Left!” Come to Tindervention to hear some of the funniest Tinder Horror Stories and some Bumble Crumble tales from SF’s Top Comedians. Not to mention ...

Saturday, December 21

2019 Winter Solstice Ceremony | San Francisco Zen Center
Saturday, December 21 – 7:10 am | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is typically by donation, but consider becoming a member.
| San Francisco Zen Center
2019 Winter Solstice Ceremony | San Francisco Zen Center
Words of the season are offered in the equinox and solstice ceremonies, usually outdoors in the courtyard. Ceremony follows evening zazen. 
2019 Solstice Sun Hike | Tilden Nature Area
Saturday, December 21 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Tilden Nature Area
2019 Solstice Sun Hike | Tilden Nature Area
Rise with the sun, on this early morning hike. Meet at the Nature Center (600 Canon Dr, Berkeley, CA 94708) and hike to the peak in hopes of greeting the solstice sun. BYOC: Bring your own coffee and a flashlight. No registration is needed; this is a ...