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Monday, December 31

“Critical Hit” NYE Comedy Special: Free Champagne Toast | Oakland
Monday, December 31 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $10 | It's Your Move Game Store
"Critical Hit" NYE Comedy Special: Free Champagne Toast | Oakland

Critical Hit is ending 2018 with a bang, baybeeeeee! This is their annual New Years Eve Extravaganza and it is going to be lit. It’ll be BYOB; however, tickets also include a Countdown Champagne toast (with valid ID). They have had an incredible year of comedy with ...Every Saturday

Open Bar NYE 2019: Fireworks on the Embarcadero | SF
Monday, December 31 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $94.99 | Sens
Open Bar NYE 2019: Fireworks on the Embarcadero | SF
Get ready for the best New Years party with Premium Open Bar and Front Row View to San Francisco’s Most Spectacular Fireworks Show on Embarcadero, overlooking the Bay Bridge and Ferry Building. Featuring two Different Dance Floors of Music & Entertainment: House, Top-40 & EDM. Private VIP ...

$10 Off: Eye Heart NYE 2019: Miguel, Silent Disco, Open Bar & 2nd Stage | Fort Mason
Monday, December 31 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $10 Off | Fort Mason Center
$10 Off: Eye Heart NYE 2019: Miguel, Silent Disco, Open Bar & 2nd Stage | Fort Mason
The 10th Annual Eye Heart NYE aka “Streets of San Francisco” New Year’s Eve at Fort Mason with sets by Grammy-Winning Artist, Miguel and DJ Sets by Golden State Warriors Official DJ D-Sharp and DJ Dilly with General Admission Dance Floor, VIP Section and Bottle Service ...
NYE 2019 with The Knocks (Live) | Mezzanine
Monday, December 31 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $95 | Mezzanine
NYE 2019 with The Knocks (Live) | Mezzanine
New Years Eve is meant to be classic. That one night of the year when you can keep your shades on in the club while dancing with your ride or die and your best friend before ending up at a house party that goes till ...
$10 Off: “Tomorrow Never Dies” James Bond NYE 2019 Party w/ Open Bar | SF
$10 Off: "Tomorrow Never Dies" James Bond NYE 2019 Party w/ Open Bar | SF
Come celebrate New Year’s Eve at Bond Bar to welcome 2019 in James Bond style. Retrieve the secret document before midnight. Beware of other agents who are after the same documents. Eliminate any enemy threats if necessary. You will be given a dossier at the party. It ...
Simple. Quiet. Meaningful: Midnight Peaceful Chanting New Year’s Eve | SF
Monday, December 31 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Sweets, fruit, flowers and donations welcome.
| Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center
Simple. Quiet. Meaningful: Midnight Peaceful Chanting New Year's Eve | SF
Join the yoga community in chanting a peace mantra as we welcome the new year. Set 2019 off with an auspicious start. Honoring the founder of the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers worldwide, Swami Vishnudevananda, tell stories of his life and perform a beautiful, ancient worship ceremony. ...
$12.50 Tix: ’90s Hip Hop and R&B New Year’s Eve Dance Party | SF
$12.50 Tix: '90s Hip Hop and R&B New Year's Eve Dance Party | SF
Come bring in the New Year with close friends and family on the dancefloor at the Neck of the Woods. You already know we are partying all night. Come listen to some throwback hip hop and r&b jams and have a few cocktails with a ...
NYE Comedy Mega Show at Grand Lake Theater | Oakland
Monday, December 31 – 10:30 pm | Cost: $35*
*10:30 pm Show / 9:45 pm Doors
| Grand Lake Theater
NYE Comedy Mega Show at Grand Lake Theater | Oakland
The return of a special one-night-only evening of comedy at the beautiful and historic Grand Lake Theater. Bring in the new year with laughs, popcorn, and a midnight countdown. This show sold out quickly last year, so get your tickets early Tickets: Adv $35 Comedy Lineup Jonah Ray (MST3K) Frankie Quinones ...
The Rocky Horror Picture & New Year’s Eve Show | SF
Monday, December 31 – 11:00 pm | Cost: $10 | Landmark's Clay Theatre
The Rocky Horror Picture & New Year's Eve Show | SF
Rocky Horror at Landmark’s Clay Theatre in San Francisco for New Year’s Eve. Every Bawdy Caste performance features the full audience participation experience. This may include: singing, dancing, pelvic-thrusting, people yelling at the screen, things being thrown (not at the screen), and a great time for everyone. Buy a #BawdyBag participation ...
Free Hugs at Midnight for New Year’s Eve | Golden Gate Bridge
Monday, December 31 – 11:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Bridge
Free Hugs at Midnight for New Year's Eve | Golden Gate Bridge
Looking for a bit of human contact to start the new year? HugTrain is an annual mission that travels by train throughout the U.S. around the holidays to organize free hug events to raise spirits and awareness for mental health issues. On New Year’s Eve on ...
San Francisco New Year’s Eve Fireworks at Midnight | 2018/2019
Monday, December 31 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | Embarcadero
San Francisco New Year's Eve Fireworks at Midnight | 2018/2019
Say goodbye to 2018 and ring in the 2019 new year with 200,000 fellow bundled-up San Franciscans for an annual tradition as the city once again hosts a free waterfront midnight fireworks show on New Year’s Eve. San Francisco New Year’s Eve Fireworks Saturday, December 31, 2018 ...

Tuesday, January 1

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, January 1 – 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

Founded in 1895 in Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a landmark art museum that showcases the museum’s priceless collections of American art from the 17th through the 20th centuries, and art of the native Americas, Africa, and the Pacific. Free Admission Day: de ...Monthly

Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, January 1 – 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

Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day | GG Park
Tuesday, January 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Conservatory of Flowers
Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day | GG 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 offers an intimate, up-close experience with over 1,700 species of rare, exotic and endangered plants from more than 50 different countries. Opened ...Monthly

First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day | Cartoon Art Museum
Tuesday, January 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Pay What You Wish Day
| Cartoon Art Museum
First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day | Cartoon Art Museum

The Cartoon Art Museum has returned and so has their Pay What You Wish Days. Pay What You Wish Days create affordable experiences for all to ignite imaginations and foster the next generation of visual storytellers by celebrating the history of cartoon art, its role in ...Monthly

Contemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, January 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Contemporary Jewish Museum
Contemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

  The Contemporary Jewish Museum engages audiences of all  backgrounds through dynamic exhibitions and programs that explore contemporary perspectives on Jewish culture, history, art, and ideas. And the architecture of the Museum itself is a work of art. Embracing a range of artistic disciplines and ...Monthly

Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch
Tuesday, January 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Museum of Craft and Design
Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch

  Enjoy free admission to the Museum of Craft and Design on the first Tuesday of every month. After six years in Union Square and two years of pop-ups, the Museum of Craft & Design opened up their permanent location in the historic American Industrial Center in San Francisco’s vibrant Dogpatch neighborhood. ...Monthly

TALL: Tenderloin Art Lending Library | SF
Tuesday, January 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 80 Turk
TALL: Tenderloin Art Lending Library | SF

T.A.L.L. the Tenderloin Art Lending Library loans framed, original artwork, much of it by Tenderloin artists, for free to lower income residents. Take a work home for one month, bring it back and borrow another piece for one month. Just like the public library TALL: ...Monthly

Macy’s Holiday Windows & Adorable Puppies & Kittens: Final Day | Union Square
Tuesday, January 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Macy's (Union Square)
Macy's Holiday Windows & Adorable Puppies & Kittens: Final Day | Union Square
It’s your last chance to see Macy’s decorated Holiday Windows and perhaps start the new year with a new furry friend on January 1, 2019.
Closing Night: 2018 “Illuminate SF” Festival of Light | SF
Tuesday, January 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Closing Night: 2018 "Illuminate SF" Festival of Light | SF

Illuminate SF Festival of Light happens Thanksgiving 2018 through New Year’s Day 2019 and shines a light on San Francisco’s ever-expanding light art scene. Get your glow on during this two-month celebration during the longest nights of the year, featuring free light art tours, nighttime neighborhood walks, ...

Final Day: 12th Annual Holiday Circle of Lights at the Cemetery | Oakland
Tuesday, January 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Cemetery
Final Day: 12th Annual Holiday Circle of Lights at the Cemetery | Oakland

Enjoy a month-long holiday light exhibition featuring scenes from Santa’s workshop and other holiday-inspired themes starting December 1st until New Year’s Day, January 1, 2019. 12th Annual Holiday Circle of Lights December 1, 2018 to January 1, 2019 | 5-9 pm Mountain View Cemetery, 5000 ...

Pier 39’s Final Tree Lighting Show | SF
Tuesday, January 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Pier 39's Final Tree Lighting Show | SF

PIER 39 is spreading holiday cheer on San Francisco’s waterfront. Pier 39 is unwrapping a new, nightly tree lighting show on its 60’ live Christmas tree at the top of each hour from 5 -10 pm, November 21, 2018 through January 1, 2019. Synchronized to ...

Brewcade’s Free Arcade Game Night | Every First Tuesday
Tuesday, January 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free play arcade games with purchase from bar
| Brewcade
Brewcade's Free Arcade Game Night | Every First Tuesday

Paid rent in SF? Hella Broke? Then first Tuesdays are the night for you.  Brewcade hosts “Free Play Tuesday” with all arcade games on free play with purchase from the bar. Come enjoy all the video game glory from today and yesteryear while enjoying delicious ...Monthly

Wednesday, January 2

“Lululemon Flow & Jo”: Free Yoga Class & Coffee in an Art Gallery | SoMa
Wednesday, January 2 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| 111 Minna Gallery
"Lululemon Flow & Jo": Free Yoga Class & Coffee in an Art Gallery | SoMa

Join Lululemon for their monthly complimentary yoga class and coffee at 111 Minna Gallery. Start the day with a gentle vinyasa flow, and leave centered and present. Top it off with a hot cup of joe courtesy of Red Door Coffee. Each month, you also get ...Monthly

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, January 2 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One Café
Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF

Join b.street waffles for their monthly Free Waffle Wednesday at the Capital One 360 Café in the Financial District and enjoy a complimentary waffle from 9-11 am, or while they last. These Belgian-style street waffles come in tasty flavors like TCHO chocolate, maple-bacon, salted caramel and many ...Monthly

Free First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Wednesday, January 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Free First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden

Enjoy free admission to the UC Botanical Garden on the first Wednesday of every month month from 9 am to 5 pm year round. Established in 1890, the Garden, which is open to the public year round, has over 13,000 different kinds of plants from ...Monthly

The Fairmont’s Holiday Display with Giant Chocolate Sculptures | Final Day
Wednesday, January 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Fairmont San Jose
The Fairmont's Holiday Display with Giant Chocolate Sculptures | Final Day

An array of holiday decorations will transform the lobby of The Fairmont in San Jose into a magical winter wonderland with festive holiday decor. The Fairmont’s holiday decorations will be on display from November 28, 2018 – January 2, 2019. Please note this set of holiday ...

Ranch First Wednesday Open Community Day | Napa
Ranch First Wednesday Open Community Day | Napa

Come and walk-in every first Wednesday of every month from 3-5 pm in the spring, summer and fall, and from 2-4 pm in the winter. Ranch First Wednesday Open Community Day Every First Wednesday Connolly Ranch, 3141 Browns Valley Road, Napa FREE (RSVP requested but not required) $5 ...Monthly

Thursday, January 3

Final Day: Holiday Train Display | SF Main Libary
Thursday, January 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Final Day: Holiday Train Display | SF Main Libary

The San Francisco Public Library Main Children’s Center invites you to celebrate the return of a beloved annual tradition, when the holiday model train exhibit comes chugging around the bend on the second floor mezzanine. The exhibit will be here for you to enjoy beginning ...

Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay
Thursday, January 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to galleries. Film programs are excluded
| Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive
Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay

The UC Berkeley Art Museum is the visual arts center of the University of California, Berkeley. Through art and film programs, collections, and research resources, the University aspires to be locally connected and globally relevant, engaging audiences from the campus, community, and beyond. Through art and ...Monthly