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Sunday, August 1

Mission Cleanup Party at Garfield Square w/ Refreshments (SF)
Sunday, August 1 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Sign up at https://forms.gle/fAT8qUr3XZZeA8sU7
| Garfield Square
Mission Cleanup Party at Garfield Square w/ Refreshments (SF)
Volunteer to help Mission Verde cleanup the streets they’ve planted trees on. Meet at Garfield Square (25th St at Harrison St), stay afterwards for refreshments and to meet fellow volunteers. All supplies provided. Sign up on this Google Form (https://forms.gle/fAT8qUr3XZZeA8sU7) or email info@refuserefusesf.org with event ...
Free Shakespeare in the Park “The Tempest” (Oakland)
Sunday, August 1 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Peralta Hacienda Historical Park
Free Shakespeare in the Park "The Tempest" (Oakland)
Vallejo Shakespeare in the Park, in partnership with the Greater Vallejo Recreation District, presents The Tempest, by William Shakespeare, directed by Cathryn Muzaffar. Performances will be held at 4 PM at the Hanns Park Amphitheater in Vallejo on July 24 and 25, Susana Street Park ...

Tuesday, August 3

de Young Museum Free Day (First Tuesdays)
de Young Museum Free 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

“Legion of Honor” Museum Free Day (First Tuesdays)
"Legion of Honor" Museum Free 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 general admission is $15 for adults, but on the first Tuesday of each month admission ...Monthly

SF’s “Conservatory of Flowers” Free First Tuesdays (Golden Gate Park)
SF's "Conservatory of Flowers" Free First Tuesdays (Golden Gate Park)

Whether you’re a native San Franciscan, a visitor from the other side of the world, or a budding botanist, the Conservatory of Flowers located in Golden Gate Park, offers an intimate, up-close experience with nearly 2,000 species of rare, exotic and endangered plants from more ...Monthly

Stern Grove RSVP Window Opens at 2p: Fitz & The Tantrums (8/15)
Tuesday, August 3 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated. Tickets required
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove RSVP Window Opens at 2p: Fitz & The Tantrums (8/15)

Stern Grove Festival announced a packed lineup for their 2021 season highlighted by a July 4th concert with the San Francisco Symphony, Thievery Corporation on July 11, Fitz & The Tantrums on August 15th and the finale “The Big Picnic” with Tower of Power and Too ...

Win Tix: “The Suicide Squad” Sneak Preview Movie Night (Regal Stonestown Galleria)
Tuesday, August 3 – 6:20 pm | Cost: WIN | Regal Stonestown Galleria
Get an exclusive spot at this special private sneak preview screening of the new film “The Suicide Squad“ – on the big screen a few days before the film opens to the public. Opens August 6, 2021. We’ll be giving away 15 pair of guaranteed tickets ...
$5.75 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose
Tuesday, August 3 – 8:30 pm | Cost: $5.75*
*$5.75 for adults on Tuesday nights. Kids are $2
| Solano 2 Drive In
$5.75 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose

One of the most socially-distant ways to have fun, The West Wind Drive-In theaters in both San Jose and Concord are open for good old fashioned drive-in move fun. West Wind Drive In Locations Solano Drive-In – 1611 Solano Way, Concord Capitol Drive-In – 3630 ...Every Tuesday

Wednesday, August 4

“HellaSecret” SF Outdoor Comedy Night & Secret Beer Garden (Marina)
"HellaSecret" SF Outdoor Comedy Night & Secret Beer Garden (Marina)

We’ve got a new covered secret beer garden to introduce you to for HellaSecret – a new series of pop-up live outdoor comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. This ...Every Wednesday

Secret Guest List: Cobb’s Free Summer Comedy Nights (Aug 4-5)
Secret Guest List: Cobb's Free Summer Comedy Nights (Aug 4-5)

Funcheap and HellaFunny take over Cobb’s Comedy Club for an awesome night of comedy at SF’s biggest comedy club. And you can get on our secret guest list. Tindervention: Tinder Horror Stories and Stand-Up Comedy Tinder, Bumble, Hinge … oh my! Cobb’s Comedy Club brings together ...

Free Admission Hour “Japanese Tea Garden” at GG Park
Free Admission Hour "Japanese Tea Garden" at GG Park

Still Open / SHELTER IN PLACE UPDATE: 12/7/20 –  Outdoor gardens are specifically allowed and exempt from closures in the Shelter-in-Place order from December 6 to January 4. “Outdoor botanical gardens and historic sites may remain open” – We confirmed with the SF’s parks department ...Every Wednesday

Free National Parks Day: 1st Anniv. of Great American Outdoors Act
Free National Parks Day: 1st Anniv. of Great American Outdoors Act

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 ...

Castro Farmers’ Market (Every Wednesday)
Wednesday, August 4 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Castro Farmers' Market
Castro Farmers' Market (Every Wednesday)

Welcome back your favorite farmers to the corner of Market and Noe Streets as they offer their amazing citrus, tasty root vegetables, honey, flowers, baked goods, and beautiful leafy greens.  Castro Farmers’ Market Every Wed., Mar. 17-Nov. 17, 2021 | 2:30p-7p Castro Farmer’s Market, Noe ...Every Wednesday

“SF Wednesdays” Free Outdoor Summer Concerts in Downtown
Wednesday, August 4 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
"SF Wednesdays" Free Outdoor Summer Concerts in Downtown

With SFWednesdays, San Francisco is taking it to the streets with 30 performances, free and open-to-the-public, spread across 10 Wednesdays this summer in some of the City’s most iconic outdoor public spaces. The series kicks off  Wednesday, July 14 (12pm – 2pm) — in three simultaneous offerings ...Every Wednesday

Virtual Talk “Healing Personal and Collective Grief”
Wednesday, August 4 – 5:30 pm | Cost: $10*
*Suggested Donation $10
| Online
Virtual Talk "Healing Personal and Collective Grief"
In unsettling and uncertain times, the individual and collective heartbreak that lives in both our bodies and our communities can feel insurmountable. Many of us have been conditioned by the dominant culture to not name, focus on, or wade through the difficulties in our lives. ...

Thursday, August 5

$15 Tix: SF’s New Immersive Art Show “teamLab Continuity” (Asian Art Museum)
$15 Tix: SF's New Immersive Art Show "teamLab Continuity" (Asian Art Museum)

Step into an experience like no other: at teamLab: Continuity, you become part of an interactive landscape of blooming flowers, darting fish, and soaring crows. At teamLab: Continuity, you will find yourself immersed in a wondrous ecosystem of lush imagery drawn from nature and East ...

Thursday “HellaSecret” Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF)
Thursday "HellaSecret" Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF)

Get ready for SF’s very first fully-dedicated outdoor comedy club – part of our new pop-up (and socially-distant) comedy shows at unique outdoor spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a new venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. Get $5 ...

Craft Comedy Outdoors: “Best of the East Bay” (Oakland)
Craft Comedy Outdoors: "Best of the East Bay" (Oakland)

Don’t miss the show the East Bay Express called “The best comedy show in the East Bay.” See comics from Conan, Late Night, Sketchfest, Punchline and Comedy Central. Award winning beer from Federation Brewing and food from local vendors. Tickets and tables are limited. Craft ...

Secret Guest List: Cobb’s Free Comedy Night “Tindervention” + Hilarious Dating Horror Stories
Secret Guest List: Cobb's Free Comedy Night "Tindervention" + Hilarious Dating Horror Stories

Funcheap and HellaFunny take over Cobb’s Comedy Club for an awesome night of comedy at SF’s biggest comedy club. And you can get on our secret guest list. Tindervention: Tinder Horror Stories and Stand-Up Comedy Tinder, Bumble, Hinge … oh my! Cobb’s Comedy Club brings together ...

“Mission Community Market” Night Farmers Market (SF)
Thursday, August 5 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Community Market
"Mission Community Market" Night Farmers Market (SF)

2021 updates Now in its 11th year, the popular neighborhood market will be reopening with a lineup of 20+ small local farms and food businesses, offering a diversity of fresh fruits and vegetables, food crafts, and hot prepared foods for Mission residents. More vendors will ...Every Thursday

SFMOMA Free First Thursday Nights for Bay Area Residents
SFMOMA Free First Thursday Nights for Bay Area Residents

SFMOMA has announced free access to the museum for Bay Area locals for three upcoming Thursday evenings in 2021. SFMOMA Announces First Thursdays: Free Admission For Bay Area Residents From 4–8 P.M. On July 1, August 5 And September 2, 2021  First Thursdays at SFMOMA: Free ...Monthly

Friday, August 6

“HellaSecret” Speakeasy Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF) 7p + 9p Shows
"HellaSecret" Speakeasy Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF) 7p + 9p Shows

Discover SF’s secret speakeasy comedy night! Now that indoor performances are finally allowed again, we are setting up “speakeasy” style comedy shows.  This is part of Funcheap’s pop-up comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a new venue and you’ll ...

Friday “HellaSecret” Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF)
Friday "HellaSecret" Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF)

Get ready for SF’s very first fully-dedicated outdoor comedy club – part of our new pop-up (and socially-distant) comedy shows at unique outdoor spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a new venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. Get $5 ...

“Pay-What-You-Can” Taco Day at SF’s Tato (Every Friday)
"Pay-What-You-Can" Taco Day at SF's Tato (Every Friday)

While many restaurants are struggling, San Francisco Mexican restaurant TATO wants to give back. They’re bringing back their “Taco Love” special which features a two taco plate with sides, and pay-what-you-can pricing. Pay-What-You-Can Taco Day Tato 4608 3rd St. (@ McKinnon) San Francisco (Bayview) Every ...Every Friday

“Ferry Fridays” Music on the Plaza at SF’s Ferry Building
Friday, August 6 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
"Ferry Fridays" Music on the Plaza at SF's Ferry Building

Join us for weekly live music from 3:00 – 6:00 PM on the Ferry Building’s Back Plaza featuring Bay Area bands and DJs all summer long. Grab your favorite Ferry Building refreshments and enjoy our outdoor dining area with picture perfect bay views. Ferry Fridays ...Every Friday

South First Fridays Art Walk (San Jose)
Friday, August 6 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)
South First Fridays Art Walk (San Jose)

Join an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district (and beyond) every first Friday of the month. South First Fridays resumes June 4, 2021 – please note the hours depend on the gallery. Facebook seems to have the most updated ...Monthly

Berkeley’s Summer Outdoor Movie Night
Friday, August 6 – 8:15 pm | Cost: FREE | James Kenney Park
Berkeley's Summer Outdoor Movie Night

Free movies in Berkeley parks return this summer. Berkeley’s Friday night outdoor movie series kicks off July 9, with Trolls at Codornices Park. The series continues through September 24 with 6 evenings of beloved family films, new and old, in parks across Berkeley. Free Movies in ...

Saturday, August 7

SF’s Tiki Bar “HellaSecret” Comedy Show (5p , 7p + 8:45p Shows)
SF's Tiki Bar "HellaSecret" Comedy Show (5p , 7p + 8:45p Shows)

Get ready for the original “HellaSecret” comedy show. A series of pop-up live outdoor comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. Tiki Bar Outdoor Summer Comedy Shows Get $5 ...

“HellaSecret” Speakeasy Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF) 7p + 9p Shows
"HellaSecret" Speakeasy Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF) 7p + 9p Shows

Discover SF’s secret speakeasy comedy night! Now that indoor performances are finally allowed again, we are setting up “speakeasy” style comedy shows.  This is part of Funcheap’s pop-up comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a new venue and you’ll ...

Saturday “HellaSecret” Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF)
Saturday "HellaSecret" Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF)

Get ready for SF’s very first fully-dedicated outdoor comedy club – part of our new pop-up (and socially-distant) comedy shows at unique outdoor spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a new venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. Get $5 ...