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Cobb's Free Summer Comedy Shows 2018Cobb’s Free Summer Comedy Shows 2018
By - posted 9/19/2018
Freebies

Funcheap and Stroy Moyd of #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 like SF Sketchfest, NBC, more...

Free Exploratorium SaturdayFree Exploratorium Saturday
By - posted 9/18/2018
Freebies

The Exploratorium is a twenty-first-century learning laboratory, an eye-opening, always-changing, playful place to explore and tinker featuring hundreds of science, art, and human perception exhibits. While they don’t have monthly community days, they do host several special events throughout the year offering “pay-what-you-can” admission for all.

Free National Parks DayFree National Parks Day
By - posted 9/18/2018
Get Out: Events

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the 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 admission aboard all of the historic more...

Oktoberfest by the Bay: $10 TixOktoberfest by the Bay: $10 Tix
By - posted 9/17/2018
Deals

The 19th Annual Oktoberfest by the Bay brings the spirit of Munich, Germany to the city by the bay with tasty German fare, lots of great German beer, Bavarian dancing, and an authentic German “oompah” music from 21-piece Chico Bavarian Band and more. Oktoberfest by the Bay 2018 Friday-Sunday, September 21-23, 2018 Pier 48, across more...

Oakland Cocktail Week: $10 Craft CocktailsOakland Cocktail Week: $10 Craft Cocktails
By - posted 9/16/2018
Eat & Drink

Oakland Cocktail Week, September 15-23, 2018, celebrates Oakland’s unique cocktail heritage and community from its loyal patrons to business owners to bartenders and newcomers alike. Over 50 bars and restaurants in Oakland, Alameda and Emeryville will craft a love letter to Oakland through $10 special cocktails offered through the week like more...

Oakland Releases First Cultural Plan in 30 YearsOakland Releases First Cultural Plan in 30 Years
By - posted 9/16/2018
City Insight

The City of Oakland has just released a new Cultural Plan, its first in thirty years. Titled “Belonging in Oakland: A Cultural Development Plan,” the document provides a roadmap to support and lift up the role of culture in building a just and equitable city – so that every Oaklander in more...

Comedy Day in the ParkComedy Day in the Park
By - posted 9/15/2018
Fairs & Festivals

If you like lounging in the park, laughing your ass off with the distant smell of pot wafting through the air, then the 38th Annual Comedy Day might be the best way for you to spend a Sunday afternoon. The biggest single-day comedy event of the year in San Francisco is more...

"Black Tie Beach Party" at Ocean Beach“Black Tie Beach Party” at Ocean Beach
By - posted 9/15/2018
Get Out: Events

Fight the bitter cold summers of SF by throwing on your classiest outfit and spending a fun afternoon at Ocean Beach. Bust out that fabulous colorful dress, tie, suit, or socks on Sunday, September 16, 2018. This year’s theme is ‘Bring on the Color‘. Bring normal beach items (e.g. towel, blankets, sandcastle building more...

2018 Autumn Moon Festival2018 Autumn Moon Festival
By - posted 9/15/2018
Fairs & Festivals

Celebrated in Asia for more than 1,000 years, the 28th Annual Autumn Moon Festival will be held in Chinatown over two days, filled with arts and crafts booths, cultural exhibits, children’s activities, food and multiple parades along historic Grant Avenue between California Street and Columbus Avenue.  2018 Autumn Moon Festival September 15-16, 2018 | 11 more...

2018 "Eat Real" Festival2018 “Eat Real” Festival
By - posted 9/15/2018
Eat & Drink

Eat Real combines a state fair, a street-food festival, and a block party to create a celebration of good food. At the Eat Real Festival, participants learn where food comes from, who grows it, and how to make it. Eat Real Festival admission is free; plus all street food is affordable* and incorporates more...

North Beach 2018 Italian FestivalNorth Beach 2018 Italian Festival
By - posted 9/14/2018
Fairs & Festivals

Come and enjoy continuous live music, authentic Italian cuisine, wine tasting, the Ricco Italian Dancers directed by Toni Bava, and an expert pizza toss by 12 time World Champion and restaurateur Tony Gemignani of Tony’s Pizza Napoletana of North Beach. Enjoy browsing through the Italianissimi inspired products of the vendors while more...

The San Francisco Fall Cocktail PartyThe San Francisco Fall Cocktail Party
By - posted 9/13/2018
Eat & Drink

You’re invited to San Francisco’s Fall Cocktail Party, a special celebration of seasonal cocktails – with DJs, live art and a dance floor. And it all takes place at Bar Fluxus, SF’s coolest art bar that’s tucked away in a secret alley you’d never find on your own. The San Francisco Fall Cocktail Party – Friday, more...

Meet SF's New 35-Foot Tall Polar BearMeet SF’s New 35-Foot Tall Polar Bear
By - posted 9/13/2018
Artsy Fartsy

“Long View Polar Bear” is a key public art event of the Global Climate Action Summit standing guard in front of SF’s Ferry Building. This sculpture from Burning Man artist Don Kennell reaches 35 feet tall and is made out of car hoods salvaged from junkyards to make the connection between more...

Cal Academy of Sciences' Neighborhood Free DaysCal Academy of Sciences’ Neighborhood Free Days
By - posted 9/11/2018
Freebies

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof of residency, you can save yourself more...

1st Annual Embarcadero Center Wine Walk1st Annual Embarcadero Center Wine Walk
By - posted 9/10/2018
Get Out: Events

Get ready for the first ever Embarcadero Center Wine Walk on Thursday, September 13, 2018. You’ll get three hours of unlimited wine tastings at 20+ shops throughout the Embaracdero Center including Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, First Republic Bank, Fitness SF, Kara’s Cupcakes, L’Occitane and many more. That’s right, this is a unique more...