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Saturday, September 21

The Exploratorium’s Community International Peace Day | SF
The Exploratorium's Community International Peace Day | SF

The Exploratorium is a twenty-first-century learning laboratory, an eye-opening, always-changing, playful place to explore and tinker featuring hundreds of science, art, and human perception exhibits. While they don’t have monthly community days, they do host several special events throughout the year offering “pay-what-you-can” admission for all. ...

2019 Oakland’s “Eat Real” Street Food Festival | September 21-22
Saturday, September 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but food and drink available for purchase.
| Jack London Square
2019 Oakland's "Eat Real" Street Food Festival | September 21-22

Eat Real combines a state fair, a street-food festival, and a block party to create a celebration of good food. At the Eat Real Festival, participants learn where food comes from, who grows it, and how to make it. Eat Real Festival admission is free; ...

Facebook’s “Bands on the Bayfront” Music Festival | Facebook HQ
Saturday, September 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP is requested.
| Facebook Headquarters
Facebook's "Bands on the Bayfront" Music Festival | Facebook HQ
Facebook hosts “Bands on the Bayfront” featuring an all genre music festival and community stage. 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm: The Killer Queens 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm: Super Diamond Proceeds benefit school music & art programs.
Free Music Concert in the Park: Hip Hop Showcase | Berkeley
Saturday, September 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Grove Park
Free Music Concert in the Park: Hip Hop Showcase | Berkeley
This event is dedicated to the teens and will showcase up and coming artists with a hip hop dance battle, and rap performances by Nef the pharaoh, LOE gino & C5, spoken word by Flax from Youth Speaks, a graffiti art contest, and much more. The Free Music Concert in ...
Free Shakespeare in the Park: “As You Like It” | SF
Saturday, September 21 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
Free Shakespeare in the Park: "As You Like It" | SF

For the 37th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of As You Like It. As You Like It follows its heroine Rosalind as she flees persecution in her uncle’s court, accompanied by her cousin Celia to find safety and, ...

Tiny Garage Concert Night | Emeryville
Saturday, September 21 – 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 ...

Final of 2019: Free A’s Post-Game Fireworks Show | Oakland
Saturday, September 21 – 9:05 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.
| Oakland Coliseum
Final of 2019: Free A's Post-Game Fireworks Show | Oakland

As soon as the A’s game is over, make sure you’re near the Coliseum to enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the stadium following the game outside the ballpark approximately three hours after the game starts, whether the A’s win or lose. Sit in awe on the ...

Sunday, September 22

$1 Book Day: The 2019 Big Book Sale | Final Day
Sunday, September 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*On Sunday, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center
$1 Book Day: The 2019 Big Book Sale | Final Day

Every year Friends fills up the Festival Pavilion Pier at Fort Mason for the Big Book Sale, an iconic San Francisco tradition. The big sale will be open to the public from September 18th, through September 22nd. On the last day, the 22nd, all books ...

“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Western Addition
Sunday, September 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Western Addition
"Sunday Streets" Huge Block Party | Western Addition

Sunday Streets (March – October 2019) is San Francisco’s official block party – a sorta-monthly roving neighborhood celebration and five-hour street party where the streets are closed to vehicles, so pedestrians, roller skaters, bicyclists, and yogis take over the streets for an afternoon. “Sunday Streets 2019” Street ...

Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, September 22 – 11:00 am | | 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

2019 “Eat Real” Street Food Festival: Final Day | Oakland
Sunday, September 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but food and drink available for purchase.
| Jack London Square
2019 "Eat Real" Street Food Festival: Final Day | Oakland

Eat Real combines a state fair, a street-food festival, and a block party to create a celebration of good food. At the Eat Real Festival, participants learn where food comes from, who grows it, and how to make it. Eat Real Festival admission is free; ...

Free Spanish Symphony & Dancing in the Park | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, September 22 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Free Spanish Symphony & Dancing in the Park | 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 ...

Free Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | SF
Sunday, September 22 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
Free Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | SF

For the 37th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of As You Like It. As You Like It follows its heroine Rosalind as she flees persecution in her uncle’s court, accompanied by her cousin Celia to find safety and, ...

Monday, September 23

Live at Lagunitas: Folkin’ Friends | Petaluma
Monday, September 23 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas: Folkin' Friends | 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 ...

Free Queer Bowling Night | Mission Dist.
Free Queer Bowling Night | Mission Dist.

Come to the monthly Free Queer Bowling Night at Mission Bowling Club. In addition to free bowling, you can enjoy $4 cocktails and beers all night courtesy of  Tito’s Vodka and Standard Deviant Brewing. And bowl to the sounds of DJs Siobhan Aluvalot & Marke ...Monthly

Tuesday, September 24

CuriOdyssey Free Community Day | San Mateo
Tuesday, September 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | CuriOdyssey
CuriOdyssey Free Community Day | San Mateo

Explore science and meet native California animals. CuriOdyssey’s free Community Days take place on varying days, both during the week and on the weekend, so that more visitors have the opportunity to experience CuriOdyssey. Vehicle entrance fee for Coyote Point Park is $6 per car. ...

Live at Lagunitas: Paul Cauthen | Petaluma
Tuesday, September 24 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas: Paul Cauthen | 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 ...

North Beach Comedy Thing: Free Pizza, Cheap Beer & Giveaways | SF
Tuesday, September 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free pizza is on a first come, first served basis
| Tope Lounge
North Beach Comedy Thing: Free Pizza, Cheap Beer & Giveaways | SF

So you’re in North Beach, huh? Looking for a good time? Want to party with some beautiful people? Want to feel like a million bucks? You want to devour loads of pizza and champagne? Well, welcome to the North Beach Comedy Thing, a monthly showcase featuring the ...Monthly

Wednesday, September 25

“GOAT$” Extended Comedy from the Greatest of All Time | SF
"GOAT$" Extended Comedy from the Greatest of All Time | SF

GOAT$ is a comedy showcase featuring long sets from some of the greatest of all time. These comics are super humanly funny with credits from Conan, Comedy Central, SF Sketchfest, and Netflix. Your hosts Joseph Nguyen, Feel Woods and Nicole Calasich invite you to laugh yourself ...Monthly

Thursday, September 26

Exploratorium After Dark: Nature’s Cabaret | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Nature's Cabaret | Pier 15
They say all the world’s a stage—and here, you can enter nature’s cabaret and encounter the high drama of nature. From mating dances to glorious bird songs, from horror stories of hunting and the elation of birth to the mysteries of perplexing landscapes, indulge in ...
The Great Cable Car Chase | SF
Thursday, September 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | A Runner's Mind San Francisco
The Great Cable Car Chase | SF

Join us as we find ourselves a cable car to race (and beat) in our favorite monthly San Francisco tradition – The Great Cable Car Chase. We’ll be racing the Powell/Hyde cable car on Hyde Street from Bay to Chestnut in two blocks of uphill ...Monthly

Friday, September 27

“Sundown Cinema” Outdoor Movie Night: Space Jam (1996) | SF
Friday, September 27 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | India Basin Shoreline Park
"Sundown Cinema" Outdoor Movie Night: Space Jam (1996) | SF

Film Night in the Park and Sundown Cinema have combined forces to create a brand new summer outdoor movie series at parks all over SF. Expect food, drinks, music, neighborhood fun, and film selections that both cinephiles and casual moviegoers will love. Sundown Cinema will ...

“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF
Friday, September 27 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF

More than 30 food vendors, with a full bar and bands and DJs? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market. Discover everything from Beijing-style crisp-fried crepes (Jianbing) and Filipino desserts, to handmade pasta, Neapolitan pizza, and Haitian pork griot – along with sheltered ...Every Friday

Oracle Park’s Free Summer Concert: Yacht Rock “Mustache Harbor” | SF
Friday, September 27 – 5:01 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Takes place at Seals Plaza located behind Center Field. No game ticket required.
| Oracle Park (Formerly AT&T Park)
Oracle Park's Free Summer Concert: Yacht Rock "Mustache Harbor" | SF

The Giants are proud to present the first ever Levi’s Concert Series. Enjoy a free pre-game concert before each Friday night home game. The concerts will feature local bands and artists, such as Barry Zito, Tim Flannery and more. Plus there will have Anchor Brewery ...

Final Day: Live On The Square | Jack London Square
Friday, September 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Final Day: Live On The Square | 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 ...

Saturday, September 28

Free National Parks Day: “National Public Lands Day” | 2019
Free National Parks Day: "National Public Lands Day" | 2019

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the 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 admission ...

2019 Northern California Dragon Boat Festival | Lake Merritt
Saturday, September 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Boathouse
2019 Northern California Dragon Boat Festival | Lake Merritt

Cheer on the fleet of colorful 40-foot dragon boats as teams from all over Northern California race to the beat of Chinese drums on Saturday & Sunday, September 28 & 29, 2019. This two-day, admission-free festival brings a weekend of world-class dragon boat racing, spectacular cultural ...

TreasureFest’s Shoptoberfest 2019 | SF
Saturday, September 28 – All Day | Cost: $3*
*$3-$5 early bird online / $7 last minute - includes free parking.
| TreasureFest (Treasure Island)
TreasureFest's Shoptoberfest 2019 | SF

TreasureFest is a modern urban market for 15,000+ each month that houses around 400 curated vendors selling originally-made and designed items, artists, and antique/vintage collectors. Plus there’s typically 35+ food trucks, live local music, workshops, kids games, and bars with seasonal cocktails and local wines and brews. The two-day ...Monthly

Afro-Latin Music w/ La Misa Negra: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Saturday, September 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Afro-Latin Music w/ La Misa Negra: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF

Between May and October in 2019, the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival presents 100 free performances on three outdoor stages in Yerba Buena Gardens. Admission is free and entertainment includes music, theater, dance, cultural events, educational and children’s programs. 2019 Yerba Buena Gardens Festival May 4 – October 27, ...

Oakland’s Brand New Waterfront Festival Under the Bay Bridge | 2019
Saturday, September 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Judge John Sutter Regional Shoreline
Oakland's Brand New Waterfront Festival Under the Bay Bridge | 2019
Oakland’s brand new waterfront will host FAM Fest, Fall Arts and Music Festival at the Judge John Sutter Regional Shoreline on September 28th from 1 pm to 5 pm. Featuring, interactive arts exhibits, local music and performers. There will be food trucks, beer and wine ...