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Thursday, November 4

Free “Hidden SF” Downtown Walking Tours
Thursday, November 4 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Rain might cancel
| Yerba Buena District
Free "Hidden SF" Downtown Walking Tours

Hidden stories, surprises, and live performances abound in a free 90-minute walking tour in downtown San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Neighborhood. Local history, activism, music, and pirating are brought to life as actors portray the larger-than-life historical figures that gave this city its quirky and unique ...Monthly

SFMOMA Free First Thursday Nights (Bay Area Residents)
SFMOMA Free First Thursday Nights (Bay Area Residents)

SFMOMA has announced another batch of dates or free access to the museum for Bay Area locals for upcoming Thursday evenings in 2021. First Thursdays at SFMOMA: Free Admission for Bay Area Residents All residents of the nine Bay Area counties are invited to spend ...Monthly

Friday, November 5

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl (SF)
Friday, November 5 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach
North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl (SF)

On the first Friday of every month, over a dozen North Beach galleries, museums, bars, and restaurants stay open late for a self-guided First Fridays Art Crawl with special events to showcase the ever-growing collections of art and entertainment that diversify North Beach. First Fridays Art Crawl ...Monthly

South First Fridays Art Walk (San Jose)
Friday, November 5 – 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

Saturday, November 6

No Scrubs: ’90s Hip Hop and R&B Night (SF)
No Scrubs: '90s Hip Hop and R&B Night (SF)

After 16 months we are back! From TLC, to the Fresh Prince, to Kid ‘N Play to Usher We’re taking over San Francisco’s Neck of the Woods, which is reopening for the first time since early 2020 and has just been extensively renovated with a ...Every Saturday

First “Caturday” Party in San Francisco (Dolores Park)
Saturday, November 6 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
First "Caturday" Party in San Francisco (Dolores Park)

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

Sunday, November 7

Asian Art Museum: Free Admission Day (Every First Sunday)
Sunday, November 7 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum: Free Admission Day (Every First Sunday)

Through the power of art, the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco brings the diverse cultures of Asia to life. Located in the heart of San Francisco, the museum is home to one of the world’s finest collections of Asian art, boasting more than 18,000 ...Monthly

Tuesday, November 9

San Francisco Botanical Garden’s Free Day (2nd Tuesdays)
San Francisco Botanical Garden's Free Day (2nd Tuesdays)

Yes! As of 4/13/21 the San Francisco Botanical Garden is still open during COVID-19. Check Facebook for the latest updates. While we recommend advance ticket reservations to reduce wait times, monitor crowd size, and ensure enough space for social distancing, the Garden remains free to ...Monthly

Wednesday, November 10

Secret Guest List: Cobb’s Free Winter Comedy Nights (Nov. 10)
Secret Guest List: Cobb's Free Winter Comedy Nights (Nov. 10)

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. Every month we handpick some of SF’s top local comedians to showcase for you – often with credits ...

Thursday, November 11

Free National Parks Day: Veterans Day | 2021
Free National Parks Day: Veterans Day | 2021

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 ...

Veteran’s Day Ceremony w/ Music & Military Exercises (San Rafael)
Thursday, November 11 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | Marin Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium
Veteran's Day Ceremony w/ Music & Military Exercises (San Rafael)
Honor those who have served our country. Marin’s Veterans’ Day program will begin in the Marin Veterans’ Memorial Auditorium with music, military exercises and a brief address. It will continue in front of the World War I, World War II and Korean, Vietnam and Merchant ...

Saturday, November 13

San Francisco Zen Center Meditation Session w/ Asian Art Museum
Saturday, November 13 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Sliding Scale
| Asian Art Museum
San Francisco Zen Center Meditation Session w/ Asian Art Museum

Learn how to meditate with a teacher from the San Francisco Zen Center. This virtual session for beginners will introduce you to the benefits of meditation, which can help settle the body and mind amid the swirl of daily life. Sitting in a balanced posture ...Monthly

SOMA “Second Saturdays” Kinky Crafts + Folsom Street Queer Art Fair (SF)
Saturday, November 13 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations requested
| San Francisco, CA
SOMA "Second Saturdays" Kinky Crafts + Folsom Street Queer Art Fair (SF)

We’re taking it to the streets again! The LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District, Folsom Street, and SOMA West CBD are partnering to bring you the third SOMA Second Saturdays!, a Vendor, Art, and Artisan Fair. SOMA Second Saturdays 12th Street between Eagle Plaza and Folsom ...Monthly

Sunday, November 14

Outdoor Antique French-Style Street Market (San Rafael)
Sunday, November 14 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission and Parking
| Marin Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium
Outdoor Antique French-Style Street Market (San Rafael)

A French Style Street Market…leisurely stroll through Marin’s Outdoor Antique Market now in its eleventh season. This popular antique market brings together shoppers, treasure hunters, collectors, decorators, and dozens of quality vendors with booths filled to the brim with great bargains and unique collectibles. Whether ...Monthly

Thursday, November 18

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 ...

Thursday, December 2

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 ...

Free “Hidden SF” Downtown Walking Tours
Thursday, December 2 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Rain might cancel
| Yerba Buena District
Free "Hidden SF" Downtown Walking Tours

Hidden stories, surprises, and live performances abound in a free 90-minute walking tour in downtown San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Neighborhood. Local history, activism, music, and pirating are brought to life as actors portray the larger-than-life historical figures that gave this city its quirky and unique ...Monthly

SFMOMA Free First Thursday Nights (Bay Area Residents)
SFMOMA Free First Thursday Nights (Bay Area Residents)

SFMOMA has announced another batch of dates or free access to the museum for Bay Area locals for upcoming Thursday evenings in 2021. First Thursdays at SFMOMA: Free Admission for Bay Area Residents All residents of the nine Bay Area counties are invited to spend ...Monthly

Friday, December 3

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl (SF)
Friday, December 3 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach
North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl (SF)

On the first Friday of every month, over a dozen North Beach galleries, museums, bars, and restaurants stay open late for a self-guided First Fridays Art Crawl with special events to showcase the ever-growing collections of art and entertainment that diversify North Beach. First Fridays Art Crawl ...Monthly

Saturday, December 4

First “Caturday” Party in San Francisco (Dolores Park)
Saturday, December 4 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
First "Caturday" Party in San Francisco (Dolores Park)

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

Tuesday, December 7

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

SF’s Free Arcade Game Night at The Detour (First Tuesdays)
Tuesday, December 7 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free unlimited play wristband with any purchase from bar
| The Detour SF
SF's Free Arcade Game Night at The Detour (First Tuesdays)

Paid rent in SF? Hella Broke? Then first Tuesdays are the night for you.  The Detour 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 ...Monthly

Sunday, December 12

Outdoor Antique French-Style Street Market (San Rafael)
Sunday, December 12 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission and Parking
| Marin Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium
Outdoor Antique French-Style Street Market (San Rafael)

A French Style Street Market…leisurely stroll through Marin’s Outdoor Antique Market now in its eleventh season. This popular antique market brings together shoppers, treasure hunters, collectors, decorators, and dozens of quality vendors with booths filled to the brim with great bargains and unique collectibles. Whether ...Monthly

Thursday, December 16

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 ...

Tuesday, April 19

“black midi” U.K. Rock Band (The UC Theater)
Tuesday, April 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $26 | The UC Theatre
"black midi" U.K. Rock Band (The UC Theater)
black midi, Britain’s most exciting and challenging young rock band, will be performing at The UC Theatre on April 19, 2022! This tour follows the upcoming release of the second studio album, Cavalcade. The meaning of the word cavalcade is a procession of people, such as ...

Saturday, June 18

The 66th Annual North Beach Festival (June 18-19, 2022)
Saturday, June 18 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Columbus & Grant (Columbus Avenue and Grant Avenue, San Francisco)
The 66th Annual North Beach Festival (June 18-19, 2022)

UPDATE – Out of an abundance of caution, we are sad to announce that the 2021 North Beach Festival (originally scheduled for Sept. 18-19) has been canceled.  The festival will resume June 18-19, 2022 Now in its 66th year, The North Beach Festival is considered ...

Sunday, June 19

SF’s 2022 North Beach Festival (June 18-19)
Sunday, June 19 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Columbus & Grant (Columbus Avenue and Grant Avenue, San Francisco)
SF's 2022 North Beach Festival (June 18-19)

UPDATE – Out of an abundance of caution, we are sad to announce that the 2021 North Beach Festival (originally scheduled for Sept. 18-19) has been canceled.  The festival will resume June 18-19, 2022 Now in its 66th year, The North Beach Festival is considered ...