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International Women's DayInternational Women’s Day
By - posted 3/8/2019
Have Your Voice Heard

Off the Grid Fort Mason is Back for 2019Off the Grid Fort Mason is Back for 2019
By - posted 3/7/2019
Eat & Drink

More than 30 food vendors, with a full bar and bands and DJs? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market. Discover everything from Beijing-style crisp-fried crepes (Jianbing) and Filipino desserts, to handmade pasta, Neapolitan pizza, and Haitian pork griot – along with sheltered lounge spaces and communal firepits. Off the more...

SFMOMA's Free Family Museum DaySFMOMA’s Free Family Museum Day
By - posted 3/7/2019
Artsy Fartsy

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) welcomes families and inter-generational audiences to the museum for its Free Family Day on Sunday, March 10, 2019. While the museum is always free for visitors 18 and younger, on Free Family Day, it is also free for up to two adults accompanying each more...

18 Things to Do with Extra Sun: Free Walking Tours18 Things to Do with Extra Sun: Free Walking Tours
By - posted 3/6/2019
Get Out: Events

Take a free guided walk around San Francisco and learn something new about the city you love. Although we lose an hour today, everything stays light an hour later so it’s the perfect day to get outside and explore with San Francisco City Guides. 2019 “Spring Forward” Walking Tours Sunday, March 10, more...

22 Free Mardi Gras Parties in One Night22 Free Mardi Gras Parties in One Night
By - posted 3/5/2019
Fairs & Festivals

Come meet your neighbors and make new friends at our 2019 Carnaval San Francisco Mardi Gras Fat Tuesday Party in several venues in the Mission District. There will be live samba drummers and dancers winding their way through the party, and lively salsa, soca, cumbia, and rumba, so don’t miss out more...

Mardi Gras & Fat Tuesday in SFMardi Gras & Fat Tuesday in SF
By - posted 3/4/2019
Celebrations

We can’t do anything normal here in the Bay Area. And it’s the same thing with Mardi Gras and Fat Tuesday.  Check out the City’s most interesting and unique Mardi Gras celebrations including a block party in The Fillmore, a full-on second line procession in The Mission with Jazz Mafia and a more...

San Francisco Zoo Free DaySan Francisco Zoo Free Day
By - posted 3/4/2019
Freebies

The San Francisco Zoo, Northern California’s largest zoological park and conservation center, periodically offers free admission for San Francisco residents. This urban oasis, nestled against the Pacific Ocean, provides a comfortable climate all year round.  You’ll enjoy seeing the 250 different animal species in naturalistic surroundings, along with their many zoo activities more...

IHOP's Free Pancake DayIHOP’s Free Pancake Day
By - posted 3/3/2019
Freebies

IHOP will serve millions of free short stack of the Original Buttermilk Pancakes during its National Pancake Day Celebration on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. More than 1,500 IHOP restaurants across the country will invite guests to enjoy a complimentary stack of IHOP’s signature delicious buttermilk pancakes from 7 am to 7 pm. IHOP National more...

60th Annual White Elephant Sale60th Annual White Elephant Sale
By - posted 3/2/2019
Deals

The White Elephant Sale has been taking one person’s trash and recycling it into someone else’s treasure for more than 50 years. 60th Annual White Elephant Sale Sat-Sun, March 2-3, 2019 | 10 am to 4 pm White Elephant Sale Warehouse, 33 Lancaster St., Oakland FREE The White Elephant Sale is Northern California’s biggest and more...

Exploratorium Free Day: 32nd Annual π DayExploratorium Free Day: 32nd Annual π Day
By - posted 3/2/2019
Get Out: Events

To honor Pi Day, Exploratorium opens its door to offer free admission to all. Welcome to the 32nd annual Pi Day, the mathematical holiday founded at the Exploratorium and celebrated by number lovers around the world. To honor the never-ending number 3.14159… (and Einstein’s birthday), participate in π-related activities, and enjoy more...

The San Francisco Mardi Gras Cocktail PartyThe San Francisco Mardi Gras Cocktail Party
By - posted 2/28/2019
Get Out: Events

You’re invited to San Francisco’s Mardi Gras Cocktail Party … a special celebration of New Orleans-inspired cocktails – plus the first 100 people get free Mardi Gras beads. And it all takes place at Bar Fluxus, SF’s newest art bar that’s tucked away in a secret alley you’d never find on your more...

100,000 Free Tulips Are Coming to Union Square100,000 Free Tulips Are Coming to Union Square
By - posted 2/28/2019
Freebies

Pick your own tulips on American Tulip Day in San Francisco. On March 2, 2019, a colorful display of more than 100,000 tulips will cover Union Square in San Francisco. Best of all, you’re invited to visit and to pick your own bunch of tulips. American Tulip Day Saturday, March 2, 2019 more...

San Francisco History DaysSan Francisco History Days
By - posted 2/28/2019
Fairs & Festivals

Explore San Francisco’s amazing history at the annual San Francisco History Expo as the Old Mint becomes a series of pop-up museums of San Francisco history with more than 120 exhibitors. 2019 San Francisco History Days – Saturday, March 2 | 11 am to 5 pm – Sunday, March 3 | 11 am to more...

Free Monthly Museum DaysFree Monthly Museum Days
By - posted 2/28/2019
Get Out: Events

Whether the economy is strong or sour, most of the museums in San Francisco and the Bay Area throw their doors open once a month to allow free admission to all comers. Generally on the first Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday of each month, these free days are often crowded, but if more...

SF's HERstory Festival: 100+ EventsSF’s HERstory Festival: 100+ Events
By - posted 2/27/2019
Fairs & Festivals

In March 2019, the San Francisco Public Library presents HERstory, a month-long celebration of Women’s History Month, honoring and acknowledging the contributions of women and the unique experience of being female today with a diverse array of lectures, films, performances and programs for all ages at every library location. HERstory 2019 / Women’s more...