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Friday, August 17

Free Swing Dance Class on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park | SF
Friday, August 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Swing Dance Class on SF's Newest Rooftop Park | SF

Salesforce Park, SF’s brand new 5.4 acre park on top of the new Transit Center, opens on August 11, 2018 with a grand opening block party. Free Swing Dance Class on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park Friday, Aug. 17 & Sept. 21 | 7 pm to ...

2018 Movie Under the Stars: The Lego Ninjago Movie | Menlo Park
Friday, August 17 – 8:15 pm | Cost: FREE | Burgess Park
2018 Movie Under the Stars: The Lego Ninjago Movie | Menlo Park

The 2018 Menlo Movie Series will feature free movies. Be sure to bring a chair, blanket, and some snacks to enjoy, but most of all, don’t forget to bring the family. Enjoy a night of watching the stars, under the stars. All movies are subject to ...

Saturday, August 18

Free UrbanPlay® Family Fitness on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park | SF
Saturday, August 18 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free UrbanPlay® Family Fitness  on SF's Newest Rooftop Park | SF

Salesforce Park, SF’s brand new 5.4 acre park on top of the new Transit Center, opens on August 11, 2018 with a grand opening block party. Free UrbanPlay® Family Fitness on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park Every Saturday at 9:30 am | August 18 – October 27, ...

Free UrbanPlay® Family Fitness on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park | SF
Saturday, August 18 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free UrbanPlay® Family Fitness  on SF's Newest Rooftop Park | SF

Salesforce Park, SF’s brand new 5.4 acre park on top of the new Transit Center, opens on August 11, 2018 with a grand opening block party. Free UrbanPlay® Family Fitness on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park Every Saturday at 9:30 am | August 18 – October ...

2018 Civil War Living History Day | SF
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Point
2018 Civil War Living History Day | SF
Experience first-hand the momentous era of the American Civil War from live re-enactors through infantry and artillery demonstrations, medicine in the 1800s, music, Victorian dance and exhibits displaying the lives of men, women, and children of days past. Civil War Living History Day Saturday, August 18, 2018 ...
2018 Festival of the Sea: Music Fest & Maritime Activities | SF
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free; bring cash for purchases.
| Hyde Street Pier
2018 Festival of the Sea: Music Fest & Maritime Activities | SF
Experience San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park’s free Festival of the Sea. Enjoying live, traditional music; exploring boats large and small; watching historic riggers splice and worm; and making fun, maritime crafts with your younger crew members – might be the perfect park prescription for ...
BCBG Warehouse Sale Extravaganza | SF
BCBG Warehouse Sale Extravaganza | SF
Join the BCBG Warehouse Sale Extravaganza with over 2,000 dresses, tops, denim, leather jackets and more or find the perfect cocktail dress – with sizes 0-12, all up to 70% off (additional 10% if you pay cash).  BCBG Warehouse Sale Extravaganza Saturday, August 18, 2018 | 10 am to 4 pm Fort Mason Center, Building C, 2nd Floor, Room ...
Free PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Free PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio

The free PresidiGo Shuttle system welcomes park visitors, residents, and employees with fully accessible shuttles and bike racks. There are two PresidiGo Shuttle services, each with different policies and guidelines – Around the Park and Downtown. Downtown (Free on Weekends) The Downtown express route make stops ...

Free S.T.E.A.M. Saturdays on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park | SF
Saturday, August 18 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free S.T.E.A.M. Saturdays on SF's Newest Rooftop Park | SF

Salesforce Park, SF’s brand new 5.4 acre park on top of the new Transit Center, opens on August 11, 2018 with a grand opening block party. Free S.T.E.A.M. Saturdays on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park Every Saturday at 10:30 am | August 18 – October 27, 2018 ...

2018 Back-to-School Backpack Giveaway | Bayview
Saturday, August 18 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Limited to kids and teenagers
| NOW Hunters Point Site
2018 Back-to-School Backpack Giveaway | Bayview
Since 2004, BMAGIC has given away brand new free backpacks filled with essential school supplies to celebrate the beginning of the new school year. Children entering kindergarten to 12th grade are welcome. The event also serves as a community building activity where children, youth and families come together ...
2018 Aloha Poly Fest: Polynesian Music, Dance & Food | SF
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Marina Green West
2018 Aloha Poly Fest: Polynesian Music, Dance & Food | SF

Are you ready for a Celebration in the City…Island-Style? Come join  for a great entertainment and fun activities for the entire family at the 6th Annual summertime event on August 18, 2018, in San Francisco, California. Everyone is welcome to celebrate and learn about Polynesian ...

Pre-Playa Loft Super Sale: 25+ Designers & Deals | SF
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Harrington Galleries
Pre-Playa Loft Super Sale: 25+ Designers & Deals | SF

The most favorite, biggest, bestest event of the year is here. Featuring 25+ independent designers from the Bay Area and other artists traveling from Nevada City, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Santa Cruz and New York City. 5 & Diamond Pre-Playa Loft Super Sale August 18 to ...

“Brazil in the Gardens”: Pragandaia w/ Marcos Costa | Yerba Buena Gardens
Saturday, August 18 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
"Brazil in the Gardens": Pragandaia w/ Marcos Costa | Yerba Buena Gardens
No city in the Americas boasts a richer and deeper African cultural presence than Salvador da Bahia in northeastern Brazil. And vocalist Dandara Odara’s ensemble Pragandaia serves as a conduit for sounds from this world-shaking musical hotbed. Born and raised in Salvador, she gained early recognition in the ...
The Sundance Saloon Cowboy Dance Party | Live! In The Castro
Saturday, August 18 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
The Sundance Saloon Cowboy Dance Party | Live! In The Castro
Sundance Saloon livens up the Castro with two-stepping and line dancing at Jane Warner Plaza from 1 pm to 3 pm. Come and watch, or participate yourself with quick easy novice lessons at 1:30 pm, 2 pm, and 2:30 pm. Sundance Saloon is San Francisco’s world-famous ...
“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF
Saturday, August 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $5
| Murphy's Pub
“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF
8/18 Lineup: Eddie Della Siepe (JFL Comedy Festival, Barely Friending) Anica Cihla (Portlandia, All Jane Comedy Festival) Justin Lockwood (Comedy Rocks at Rock Wall Winery) Leslie Small (Purple Onion)
“Fringe” Indie Music Video Party | Madrone Art Bar
Saturday, August 18 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 10 pm with RSVP on Facebook; otherwise, it's $5. 21+
| Madrone Art Bar
"Fringe" Indie Music Video Party | Madrone Art Bar

Fringe, the indie music video dance party, happens every third Saturday at Madrone Art Bar. Free before 10 pm with an RSVP; otherwise, it’s $5. DJs Blondie K and subOctave will spin your favorite indie music videos plus the latest remixes to create a buzz on the dance floor. “In ...

The Queen is Dead: Morrissey & The Smiths Dance Party | SF
The Queen is Dead: Morrissey & The Smiths Dance Party | SF

It’s the death of a disco dancer with DNA Lounge’s “The Queen is Dead” dance party featuring the music of The Smiths, Morrissey, and other brit pop, new wave, and post punk heavy-hitters. UPDATE – On Hiatus until June 2018 – Please note – you should always check ...

Push The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight
Saturday, August 18 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, it's $6.
| Underground SF
Push The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight

Push The Feeling is monthly dance party happening every third Saturday at Underground SF (424 Haight St.) in the Lower Haight. Resident DJs YR Skull and epicsauce invite local and out-of-town guest DJs to their decks every month. The party is typically free before 10 pm with an RSVP, and ...

San Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF
Saturday, August 18 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
San Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF

Every third Saturday, you are invited to bicycle with the San Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride as they set out to a new mystery location in SF. Where to meet? They’ll post ride start locations on their website and Facebook page, the day of the ride only; there’s ...

Sunday, August 19

52nd Annual Festival of the Chariots | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Robin Williams Meadow (Sharon Meadow)
52nd Annual Festival of the Chariots | Golden Gate Park
You are invited with family and friends to participate in this 52nd “Ratha Yatra” in San Francisco. The “Festival of the Chariots,” known throughout India as the “Ratha Yatra” festival, has been performed for thousands of years in Puri, India, and today it is celebrated in ...
“Summer of Love” Naked Parade | SF
Sunday, August 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
"Summer of Love" Naked Parade | SF
All body freedom lovers are invited to the Nude Summer of Love Parade from the Castro to the Haight. This event will be filmed by the Dutch Public Broadcast Television for their documentary about the Summer of Love. The documentary will air in Holland this summer. Body freedom ...
Off the Grid’s “Presidio Picnic” Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid's "Presidio Picnic" Sunday Food Truck Party | SF

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2018. 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 ...

Pre-Playa Loft Super Sale: 25+ Designers & Deals | SF
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Harrington Galleries
Pre-Playa Loft Super Sale: 25+ Designers & Deals | SF

The most favorite, biggest, bestest event of the year is here. Featuring 25+ independent designers from the Bay Area and other artists traveling from Nevada City, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Santa Cruz and New York City. 5 & Diamond Pre-Playa Loft Super Sale August 18 to ...

Summer Outdoor Music Series: Pop, Folk & Alternative | Corte Madera
Sunday, August 19 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Town Center Corte Madera
Summer Outdoor Music Series: Pop, Folk & Alternative | Corte Madera

Town Center Corte Madera celebrates summer with the Annual Summer Music Series, set to take place every Sunday June 3rd through August 26th from Noon-2 pm with a great lineup of music that will appeal to all ages. Summer Outdoor Music Series All Sundays from June ...

Pianos in the Plaza ft. Ramona Sidney Baker | Live in the Castro
Sunday, August 19 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Pianos in the Plaza ft. Ramona Sidney Baker | Live in the Castro
Join us every Sunday in August for Pianos in the Plaza. You’re not going to want to miss this one. Ramona Sidney Baker has been playing ragtime for four years under Virginia Tichenor, but she has been interested in ragtime for many more years than that. ...
Improv/Jazz/Chamber Music Concert: Manring, Kassin, Burr | Union Square Live
Sunday, August 19 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Improv/Jazz/Chamber Music Concert: Manring, Kassin, Burr | Union Square Live
Sun Aug 19: 2-4pm — Manring, Kassin, Burr (Improv/Jazz/Chamber Music) With amazing chops, quiet soul, diverse compositions, and a somewhat twisted sense of humor, this trio, hailed as “the world’s most sophisticated jam-band,” features three top virtuosos on their respective instruments. As individual players, Michael Manring, Larry ...
SF’s “Antique Vibrator Museum” Free Guided Tour Day | Good Vibrations
SF's "Antique Vibrator Museum" Free Guided Tour Day | Good Vibrations

Did you know SF has an Antique Vibrator Museum? Take a free tour of this unique space every 3rd Sunday of the month with Antique Vibrator Museum curator Dr. Carol Queen.  Free, but you must RSVP at least 72 hours in advance by calling the Polk St. store ...

Monday, August 20

Free Yoga Class on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park | SF
Monday, August 20 – 7:30 am | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Yoga Class on SF's Newest Rooftop Park | SF

Get fit for free Al Fresco with classes provided by FITNESS SF. No pre-registration or membership required – just show up. Free Yoga Class on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park Mon & Thu, Aug. 13 – Oct. 25, 2018 | 7:30 am to 8:30 am Salesforce ...

Free Guided Meditation on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park | SF
Monday, August 20 – 8:30 am | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Guided Meditation on SF's Newest Rooftop Park | SF

Get fit for free Al Fresco with classes provided by FITNESS SF. No pre-registration or membership required – just show up. Free Guided Meditation on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park Every Monday, Aug. 13 – Oct. 22, 2018 | 8:30 am to 9 am Salesforce Park ...

Free Litquake Lunchbreak on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park | SF
Monday, August 20 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Litquake Lunchbreak on SF's Newest Rooftop Park | SF

Salesforce Park, SF’s brand new 5.4 acre park on top of the new Transit Center, opens on August 11, 2018 with a grand opening block party. Free Litquake Lunchbreak on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park Every 3rd Monday at noon | August 20 to October 15, ...