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Friday, April 3

“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale
Friday, April 3 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale
"Wrapped in Plastic" Jazz Quartet | The Royale

Wrapped in Plastic provides fresh sounds of old and new jazz to the Bay Area. In addition to an ever-expanding repertoire of jazz originals, the group reinterprets old favorites and lesser-known gems in new and modern ways – passing from Miles Davis to the music ...Monthly

Saturday, April 4

POSTPONED: 5 New Baby Bison Arrive at Golden Gate Park | SF
Saturday, April 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bison Paddock (Golden Gate Park)
POSTPONED: 5 New Baby Bison Arrive at Golden Gate Park | SF
Due to coronavirus concerns, this event has been postponed from 4/4 to a later date TBD – Read more. Golden Gate Park welcomes 5 new bison to the Bison Paddock. They are doubling the size of the herd with five yearlings, just in time for SF Rec ...

CANCELED: Smithsonian’s 16th Annual Free Museum Day | 2020
Saturday, April 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you must signup and download your free ticket
| San Francisco Bay Area
CANCELED: Smithsonian's 16th Annual Free Museum Day | 2020
Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day 2020 will not take place on April 4. As a public health precaution, the Smithsonian is postponing or canceling all public events, programming and gatherings through May 3. We appreciate your understanding.
CANCELED: Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
CANCELED: Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. Monthly

CANCELED: Renegade Spring Indie Craft Fair Market: 250+ Makers, DJs & Bay Views | Fort Mason
Saturday, April 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason (Festival Pavilion)
CANCELED: Renegade Spring Indie Craft Fair Market: 250+ Makers, DJs & Bay Views | Fort Mason
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled.
CANCELED: 2020 Art Explosion: Spring Open Studios | SF
Saturday, April 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Art Explosion Studios
CANCELED: 2020 Art Explosion: Spring Open Studios | SF
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled.
CANCELED: MAPP: Art & Performance Crawl | Mission Dist.
Saturday, April 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Mission District
CANCELED: MAPP: Art & Performance Crawl | Mission Dist.
UPDATE: Due to coronavirus concerns, this event has been cancelled. MAPP is a familia, a community and a series of arts, music and activist events that has been taking place in the Mission for over 16 years. MAPP is always the first Saturday of the month ...
CANCELED: Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Saturday, April 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
| SF Maritime National Historical Park
CANCELED: Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. Monthly

CANCELED: “Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF
Saturday, April 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $10
| Murphy's Pub
CANCELED: “Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF

UPDATE: Due to Coronavirus concerns, this event has been cancelled. Every Saturday

Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa
Saturday, April 4 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Madrone Art Bar
Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa

Pay tribute to both the King of Pop and the Purple One every first Saturday of the month at the Madrone Art Bar’s “The Prince and Michael Experience,” which celebrates their work with a healthy dose of competition as fans go head-to-head on the dance ...Monthly

Sunday, April 5

CANCELED: Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, April 5 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum
CANCELED: Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. Monthly

CANCELED: Renegade Spring Indie Craft Fair Market: 250+ Makers, DJs & Bay Views | Fort Mason
Sunday, April 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason (Festival Pavilion)
CANCELED: Renegade Spring Indie Craft Fair Market: 250+ Makers, DJs & Bay Views | Fort Mason
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled.
CANCELED: 2020 Art Explosion: Spring Open Studios | SF
Sunday, April 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Art Explosion Studios
CANCELED: 2020 Art Explosion: Spring Open Studios | SF
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled.
CANCELED: 2020 Macy’s Flower Show: Final Day | Union Square
Sunday, April 5 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Macy's (Union Square)
CANCELED: 2020 Macy's Flower Show: Final Day | Union Square
UPDATE: Although there are no updates on the Macy’s website, we can’t see any way that this is event is continuing. Please check the website for event updates or contact the promoter directly.
CANCELED: City Star Party & Telescope Night | Presidio
Sunday, April 5 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
| Presidio Parade Grounds
CANCELED: City Star Party & Telescope Night | Presidio
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled.
“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, April 5 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boom Boom Room
"Return of the Cypher" Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room

Return of the Cypher (ROTC) is free live Hip-Hop show every Sunday at the Boom Boom Room that features an ever-changing lineup of artists and improvised sessions (know as “cyphers”) where beatboxers, emcees, and musicians collaborate in a spontaneous combustion of soulful skill. Every week, The ...Every Sunday

Monday, April 6

Jazz Search West 2020: Semi-Finals | Berkeley
Monday, April 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $20 | Plymouth Jazz & Justice Church
Jazz Search West 2020: Semi-Finals | Berkeley

Jazz Search West 2020, the Bay Area’s Jazz talent search for adults and teens 15 and up, will offer five competitions, a Semi-Final and Grand Finale at Jazz venues in San Francisco and Oakland during February, March and April. Come experience Jazz Search West 2020. ...

Free Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room
Monday, April 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Make-Out Room
Free Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room

Every first Monday of the month, The Make-Out Room presents a free concert with several local bands showing off the cutting edge of jazz and improvised music. Expect progressive sounds with a mix of anything from jazz, folk, rock to electronic music. – Updated 8/19/18 – ...Monthly

“Misery Index: Monday Comedy at The Rite Spot” | Mission Dist.
Monday, April 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot
"Misery Index: Monday Comedy at The Rite Spot" | Mission Dist.

“Misery Index” is a free, monthly show that brings together some of the most pessimistic, neurotic and dysfunctional individuals on the face of the planet: stand-up comedians. Take the edge off with cheap drinks and free laughs as these choleric comics direct their disdain towards ...Monthly

Tuesday, April 7

CANCELED: de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, April 7 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| de Young Museum
CANCELED: de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. Monthly

CANCELED: Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, April 7 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| Legion of Honor
CANCELED: Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. Monthly

CANCELED: Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day | GG Park
Tuesday, April 7 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Conservatory of Flowers
CANCELED: Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day | GG Park

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. Monthly

CANCELED: First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day | Cartoon Art Museum
Tuesday, April 7 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Pay What You Wish Day
| Cartoon Art Museum
CANCELED: First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day | Cartoon Art Museum

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. Monthly

CANCELED: Contemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, April 7 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Contemporary Jewish Museum
CANCELED: Contemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. Monthly

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays
Tuesday, April 7 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) is one of the Bay Area’s premier venues for adventurous art. A multidisciplinary art center, the YBCA features exhibitions, performance, film/video, and community engagement programs, along with rotating art exhibits with a focus on contemporary and emerging art ...Monthly

CANCELED: Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch
Tuesday, April 7 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Museum of Craft and Design
CANCELED: Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. Monthly

Thursday, April 9

CANCELED: Exploratorium After Dark: Green Spaces | Pier 15
CANCELED: Exploratorium After Dark: Green Spaces | Pier 15
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. This spring, get out and get green—celebrate the 150th anniversary of Golden Gate Park and the 50th Earth Day. Come learn more about the history of parks and modern green-space efforts, and honor the amazing place we ...

Friday, April 10

Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa
Friday, April 10 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
| Sightglass Coffee
Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa

, join Sightglass Coffee at their 7th Street training lab for good conversation, tasty coffees, and warm fuzzy feelings. Sightglass Coffee Cupping Every Friday | 3 pm Sightglass Coffee, 270 7th Street, SF FREE, but an RSVP is required Cupping is a powerful tool for evaluating coffees ...Every Friday

CANCELED: Taco Takeover at “Off the Grid” Fort Mason’s Night Market | SF
Friday, April 10 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center
CANCELED: Taco Takeover at "Off the Grid" Fort Mason's Night Market | SF

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. Every Friday

“Millennials Ruin Everything”: Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio
Friday, April 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, suggested donation $5
| El Rio
"Millennials Ruin Everything": Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio

Millennials Ruin Everything is a monthly comedy showcase every 2nd Friday from 6-8 pm in the back room at El Rio. Each month, co-hosts Irene Tu and Dominique Gelin explore a new theme with guest comedians about why millennials suck/rock. Part comedy showcase, part interviews, ...Monthly