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Friday, December 2

2022 “IlluminOdyssey” Dazzling Winter Lights (Nov. 4-Jan. 16)
Friday, December 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: $25.95*
*Child - $21.95, Adult - $25.95. Admission includes IlluminOdyssey
| CuriOdyssey
2022 "IlluminOdyssey" Dazzling Winter Lights (Nov. 4-Jan. 16)

Electrify your child’s imagination at CuriOdyssey’s spectacular light exhibition. All facets of this family-friendly exhibition focus on the beauty and characteristics of light. CuriOdyssey’s approach to education awakens kids’ curiosity, builds critical thinking skills and inspires an interest in science and the natural world. The ...

“Lounge Ligands” UCSF’s New BioTech Art Show w/ Free Gin & Tonics (SF)
Friday, December 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Please RSVP on Eventbrite
| UCSF Mission Bay, Genentech Hall Atrium
"Lounge Ligands" UCSF's New BioTech Art Show w/ Free Gin & Tonics (SF)
Lounge Ligands is a new art installation by QBI (Quanitative Biosciences Institute) artist-in-residence John Walter, hosted by Professor Brian Shoichet. Located in Mission Bay, San Francisco, Lounge Ligands is comprised of a bespoke bar, hosted by the artist, serving free gin and tonics, and decorated with a ...

SF Gay Men’s Chorus: Holiday Spectacular 2022
Friday, December 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $25 | Sydney Goldstein Theater
SF Gay Men’s Chorus: Holiday Spectacular 2022

San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus rings in the holiday season with its much-anticipated annual tradition, Holiday Spectacular. The music will be joyous, the costumes will be fabulous, and the dancing will be thrilling. Audiences can expect the entertaining flair, fun, and heart that the Chorus ...

Balboa St Cleanup + Free Coffee for Volunteers (SF)
Balboa St Cleanup + Free Coffee for Volunteers (SF)
Help us clean up along Balboa St in the Inner Richmond. Meet at Tastebuds (600 5th Ave). All supplies provided. Stay afterwards for Free Coffee and to meet fellow volunteers. Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page or email info@refuserefusesf.org with event name.
Le Marché Pop Up: Holiday Warehouse Sale (Berkeley)
Friday, December 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*No RSVP Necessary
| Kiss That Frog Warehouse
Le Marché Pop Up: Holiday Warehouse Sale (Berkeley)
[Flash Sale] Le Marché Holiday Bazaar is back! Come shop our bi-annual warehouse sale, featuring home decor from around the world—Up to 75% off retail! Twice a year we gather together online and in-person to share our bounty of home decor treasures from Morocco to France, all ...
SF’s Gardeneur Pop-Up Shop (Dec 2-18)
Friday, December 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*No tickets required to shop at the Ferry Building
| San Francisco Ferry Building
SF's Gardeneur Pop-Up Shop (Dec 2-18)
Need holiday gift ideas or more plant decor for your home and office? PLANTS always make a great gift for anyone on your list this holiday season! Gardeneur Holiday Pop-Up Store is Now OPEN at the SF Ferry Building, across Mariposa Baking Co. The pop ...
Winter Festival Marketplace: Holiday Gifts + Vintage Treasures (Palo Alto)
Friday, December 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: $5*
*$5 per person, free for children ages 12 and under
| Gamble Garden
Winter Festival Marketplace: Holiday Gifts + Vintage Treasures (Palo Alto)
Ring in the holidays at the Gamble Garden Winter Festival! Enjoy one-stop shopping for holiday gifts, greenery, and décor in the festive Gamble Garden atmosphere. Dates Friday, December 2, 10:00am – 4:00pm Saturday, December 3, 11:00am – 4:00pm Tickets $5 per person, purchase online or at the gate. Kids 12 ...
Oakland’s Gifty 2022: Annual Craft Show & Open House (Dec 2-4)
Friday, December 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | The Crucible
Oakland's Gifty 2022: Annual Craft Show & Open House (Dec 2-4)
GIFTY, The Crucible’s annual Craft Show & Open House returns this December 2-4. Join us for three days of the best shopping in the Bay Area. Find holiday gifts made by local artists, craftspeople, and Crucible faculty. From one-a-kind sculpture to functional pottery to locally ...
San Jose’s “Banksyland” Art Exhibition (Dec 2-4)
Friday, December 2 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $29*
*$22 - Students, $29 - $59
| The Gathering
San Jose's "Banksyland" Art Exhibition (Dec 2-4)
An immersive touring exhibition called BANKSYLAND, is coming to San Jose! For 3 DAYS ONLY – Friday, December 2 – December 4! BANKSYLAND will immerse audiences in the works of infamous artist BANKSY.  This multimedia art experience will contain multiple authenticated works and replica installations examining ...
Moody Goose Vintage First Anniversary Party (SF)
Friday, December 2 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required for Dec 2 Party only
| Moody Goose Vintage
Moody Goose Vintage First Anniversary Party (SF)
We can’t believe our SF vintage collective turned one!!?!?! Our shop in Russian Hill began as a one month pop-up featuring 20 vintage dealers, but here we are 12 months later. And we can’t wait for the rest to come. Come celebrate with us all weekend Fri-Sun ...
Santa Clara’s “Winter Nights” Holiday Festivities (Dec 3-4)
Friday, December 2 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Westfield Valley Fair
Santa Clara's "Winter Nights" Holiday Festivities (Dec 3-4)
Step into a winter wonderland! This year, we’re spreading the holiday cheer with Snowfall, Music, and whimsical Holiday Performances Friday, December 2 1pm-7pm: Ornament Engraving! Spend $300 at any retailer and stop by the booth set up in Center Court to get a custom engraved ornament *while ...
Hidden SF Walking Tour (SoMa)
Friday, December 2 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but can be canceled due to rain
| Yerba Buena District
Hidden SF Walking Tour (SoMa)

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

Clement Street Happy Hour Cleanup w/ Free Round on the House (SF)
Clement Street Happy Hour Cleanup w/ Free Round on the House (SF)
Help us clean up trash along Clement Street in the Outer Richmond. Meet in front of The Plough and Stars (116 Clement St). All supplies provided. Stay afterwards for a free round on the house and to meet fellow volunteers. Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page or email info@refuserefusesf.org with ...
McCoppin Square 2022 Tree Lighting + Free Hot Cocoa (SF)
Friday, December 2 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE | McCoppin Square
McCoppin Square 2022 Tree Lighting + Free Hot Cocoa (SF)
Join @pops_sf for its McCoppin Square tree lighting on Friday, December 2 from 3:30 to 6 p.m. There will be caroling, holiday music, hot cocoa and kids activities. Be sure to bring an ornament to help decorate the community tree as well. See you at ...
Hayes Valley’s 32nd Holiday Stroll 2022 (SF)
Friday, December 2 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hayes Valley
Hayes Valley's 32nd Holiday Stroll 2022 (SF)
The 32nd annual Hayes Valley Holiday Stroll is just around the corner! Join us for an evening of spectacular Holiday Merriment! December 2nd, 2022 | 4-9pm There’s no better way to kick off the holidays, than with a festive street party featuring live music, drag queen ambassadors ...
32nd Annual “Hayes Valley Holiday Stroll” (SF)
Friday, December 2 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hayes Valley
32nd Annual "Hayes Valley Holiday Stroll" (SF)
The 32nd Annual Hayes Valley Holiday Stroll Join us for an evening of Holiday Merriment – Friday, December 2, from 4 to 9 PM Kick off the holidays with a festive street party in Hayes Valley. Stroll around the neighborhood surrounded by carolers, holiday lights and decorated windows. ...
“Patina Modern” Author Talk + Book Release (SF)
Friday, December 2 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 1 Hotel San Francisco
"Patina Modern" Author Talk + Book Release (SF)
An upcoming event happening at 1 Hotel San Francisco in celebration of Pilar Guzman and Chris Mitchell’s newly released, design-driven book, Patina Modern. 1 Hotel San Francisco presents a panel discussion with leaders (Angela Tafoya, Ann Backen, etc., moderated by Rebecca Misner) in interior design on how to create timeless, ...
Concord’s Holiday “Sip N’ Stroll” (2022)
Friday, December 2 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $20*
*Purchase your tickets for $20 for treats and drinks! FREE Brenden Theater ticket with purchase while supplies last.
| Check in at the E.J. Phair Patio, Downtown Concord Businesses
Concord's Holiday "Sip N' Stroll" (2022)
Sip N’ Stroll through 11 Downtown Concord restaurants and establishments with treats and drinks! Enjoy singing Santa and his reindeer, horse & carriage rides, and other fun festivities. Participating Businesses Include: Visit Concord Hop Grenade Teaspoon Sidegate Brewery Luna Ristorante Falafel Flame Himalayan Cuisine Cinnaholic Vinnie’s Lettuce Inn Canasta Kitchen More Restaurants Listed Soon! OFFERINGS – While Supplies ...
Bacardí “Rum Room” San Francisco w/ Free Cocktails & Tastings (2022)
Friday, December 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Must be 21+ and attend with valid photo ID.
| Barbarossa Lounge
Bacardí "Rum Room" San Francisco w/ Free Cocktails & Tastings (2022)
BACARDI is bringing its popular Rum Room series back to your favorite bars across the country alongside local musical talent in San Francisco at Barbarossa Lounge on Friday, December 2nd from 6-9pm. Featuring premium BACARDÍ Reserva Ocho cocktails, Rum Room serves up an opportunity to discover ...
SF’s “Cathenge” Space Cat Shrine Ribbon Cutting (Hayes Valley)
Friday, December 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Patricia's Green
SF's "Cathenge" Space Cat Shrine Ribbon Cutting (Hayes Valley)
Art reception and “ribbon cutting ceremony” for “Cathenge” interactive public art installation. a 3D printed interactive “Space Cat Shrine” newly installed at Patricia’s Green in Hayes Valley. This is an evening to celebrate the completion of the immersive “Cathenge” project by David Normal. Come and experience ...
Happy Hour Open Mic at Mutiny Radio (SF)
Friday, December 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mutiny Radio
Happy Hour Open Mic at Mutiny Radio (SF)
Every Friday at 6pm, comics work out new material live at 2781 21st st in the Mutiny Radio studios, but also live streaming www.mutinyradio.fm
Benicia’s Holiday Open House & Tree Lighting (2022)
Friday, December 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | First Street (Benicia)
Benicia's Holiday Open House & Tree Lighting (2022)
Get into the holiday spirit with Benicia’s Annual Holiday Open House & Tree Lighting! One of the most popular events of the year, the celebration features family fun all along First Street, including live music & entertainment, costumed carolers to interact with the kids, and wine ...
SF’s Civic Center Holiday Concerts 2022 (Dec 2-23)
Friday, December 2 – 6:15 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center (Henry Moore Sculpture)
SF's Civic Center Holiday Concerts 2022 (Dec 2-23)
Our festive Fanfare Concert series featuring @sfconservmusic brass trios & quintets on #sfciviccenter sidewalks during the holiday season returns December 2-23! Catch these pop up performances on Van Ness at Grove scroll to see the concert flyer featuring concert times; also find info on our ...
Live At Fame
Friday, December 2 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 9 PM
| Fame Venue
Live At Fame

Friday Live at FAME is bringing you DJ’s and entertainment. It will be a place to party and dance the night away. Celebrate your birthday, anniversary, bachelor/bachelorette party with usEvery Friday

Christmas Decorating at Chinatown’s Oldest Bar (SF)
Friday, December 2 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Red's Place
Christmas Decorating at Chinatown's Oldest Bar (SF)
Chinatown Fridays: Christmas Decorating at Red’s Place Come kick off the holiYAY season with us by decorating our favorite neighborhood dive bar @redsplacesf in Chinatown, San Francisco together. Help us hang lights, set up the Christmas tree, and more! When: Friday 12/2/2022 7-9PM Red’s Place | 675 Jackson St. We will provide the ...
Y2K Themed Dance Class Party (SF)
Y2K Themed Dance Class Party (SF)
Let’s bring it back to the early 2000s with a fun Y2K themed dance class party! Get warmed up to your favorite hip-hop and r&b throwbacks, learn choreography to remix of “Work It” by Missy Elliot and “Goodies” by Ciara, and end the night with some ...
Free Telescope Viewings + Outdoor Star Party at Chabot (Oakland)
Friday, December 2 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, weather permitting.
| Chabot Space & Science Center
Free Telescope Viewings + Outdoor Star Party at Chabot (Oakland)

Join Chabot astronomers on the Observatory Deck for a free telescope viewing! Weather permitting, this is a chance to explore stars, planets and more through Chabot’s historic telescopes. Chabot’s three large historic telescopes offer a unique way to experience the awe and wonder of the ...Every Friday

“Laughs On Ashby” Monthly Comedy Showcase (Berkeley)
"Laughs On Ashby" Monthly Comedy Showcase (Berkeley)
We have pushed back by one week our normal last Friday of the month timing of this event in observance of America’s least favorite Friday of the year. Since we know that our community will likely be unable to get off the couch due to ...
“The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly” Concert Ensemble (Moraga) The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly Dec. 2 at 7:30 pm LeFevre Theatre Feauturing music by Ennio Marricone’s The Good the Bad and the Ugly, Astor Piazzola’s Oblivion, and original compositions and arrangements by Saint Mary’s Music Faculty member Sam Reider RUN TIME: about 1 hour MASKS are required. Please bring your own. LIMITED ...
Comedy Oakland Live (The Washington Inn)
Friday, December 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: 22.85 - 54.67*
*General Admission: USD 22.85, Private Table for 2: USD 54.67
| The Washington Inn
Comedy Oakland Live (The Washington Inn)
Winner of 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 “Best Place for Comedy” – East Bay Express Reader’s Poll, Comedy Oakland is back live again!