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Ocean Beach Bonfires Return for 2019Ocean Beach Bonfires Return for 2019
By - posted 2/27/2019
City Insight

For the first time in four months, it’s finally legal again to have a bonfire at Ocean Beach. During the “No Burn” Season (which runs from November 1 to the end of February), bonfires are not allowed, but starting March 1, 2019 bonfires are back through the end of October more...

Free Oakland Comedy ShowcaseFree Oakland Comedy Showcase
By - posted 2/26/2019
Get Out: Events

SF may get most of the press, but Oakland has its own rich comedy scene, so “Town Business” is your weekly Tuesday showcase of some of the town’s best comics from around the Bay in a cool “Golden State Lounge” with comfy couches and a brick fireplace. Many comedians performing on Town Business Comedy Night have credits more...

SF City Hall's Free Lunar Year CelebrationSF City Hall’s Free Lunar Year Celebration
By - posted 2/24/2019
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Mayor London N. Breed invites you to this year’s Lunar New Year Celebration at San Francisco City Hall. Please join us on Monday, February 25th, 2019, to celebrate the year of the boar with community and City leaders. Mayor London N. Breed Lunar New Year 2019 Mon, February 25, 2019 | 5:30 more...

Alaska Airlines $49 Flight SaleAlaska Airlines $49 Flight Sale
By - posted 2/24/2019
Deals

Alaska Airlines is offering some really good one-way fares from SFO (starting at $49) to cities like Las Vegas, LAX and San Diego. This is a three-day sale, so you must purchase by 11:59pm on February 28, 2019. Availability right now looks pretty good for LAX with Tue/Wed/Sat starting at $49 more...

SF's Chinese New Year ParadeSF’s Chinese New Year Parade
By - posted 2/23/2019
Celebrations

Named one of the world’s top ten parades, the Chinese New Year Parade in San Francisco is the largest celebration of its kind outside of Asia. It was started in the 1860s and takes place the weekend of the Chinese New Year Community Street Fair (Feb 23-24, 2019) Typically, over 100 more...

Cal Academy of Sciences' Neighborhood Free DaysCal Academy of Sciences’ Neighborhood Free Days
By - posted 2/22/2019
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...

SF's Biggest Free Oscars Viewing PartySF’s Biggest Free Oscars Viewing Party
By - posted 2/22/2019
Fairs & Festivals

Join us at SoMa StrEat Food Park for Funcheap’s 2019 Oscars Party. Enjoy a free viewing of the Awards show, bottomless mimosas & bottomless champagne, and several of SF’s tastiest food trucks. We’ll have the TVs tuned to the pre-show red carpet walk, so you can make catty comments at all the fashion disasters. Funcheap more...

Noise Pop 2019: Every Free EventNoise Pop 2019: Every Free Event
By - posted 2/22/2019
Fairs & Festivals

The Noise Pop Festival is San Francisco’s (and Funcheap’s) favorite indie music and art festival. Now in its 27th year, Noise Pop has brought early exposure to many emerging artists in the Bay Area and beyond, many of whom have gone on to widespread acclaim like the White Stripes, Modest Mouse, The more...

TreasureFest is Back for 2019TreasureFest is Back for 2019
By - posted 2/21/2019
Fairs & Festivals

TreasureFest is a modern urban market for 15,000+ each month that houses around 400 curated vendors selling originally-made and designed items, artists, and antique/vintage collectors.

Obama in Oakland!Obama in Oakland!
By - posted 2/19/2019
Have Your Voice Heard

Former President Barack Obama is in Oakland with buddies Steph Curry and John Legend for the first national convention & town hall for “My Brother’s Keeper Alliance” to help improve the lives of boys and young men of color on February 18-20, 2019 at the Scottish Rite Center in Oakland. > Submit more...

The Biggest Supermoon of 2019The Biggest Supermoon of 2019
By - posted 2/18/2019
Geeks

Thanks to an optical illusion in the sky, the moon will appear bigger and brighter than normal in the San Francisco Bay Area in the night, during what astronomers call a “supermoon.” Because the sun is about 50,000 miles closer to the earth than at its furthest point – and it’s more...

Check Out SF's Brand New Trail in Golden Gate ParkCheck Out SF’s Brand New Trail in Golden Gate Park
By - posted 2/18/2019
City Insight

The newest section of the Bay Area Ridge Trail has just been renovated and winds its way through the beautiful ancient Oak Woodlands in the North-East corner of Golden Gate Park. Join in Friday, February 22, 2019 beginning at 10 a.m. for opening celebration and dedication for the Phil Arnold Trail (formerly the more...

SF's Best Oscars PartiesSF’s Best Oscars Parties
By - posted 2/18/2019
Get Out: Events

And the winner is…. YOU!! SF has a bunch of fun Oscar parties for you to enjoy. But we’re biased – our favorite is Funcheap’s 2019 Oscars Party – it’s SF’s biggest free Oscars party with a red carpet, selfie station, tons of TVs, Oscars Bingo, Oscar Ballots, free movie swag, free more...

Tulipmania: 39,000 Flowers in SFTulipmania: 39,000 Flowers in SF
By - posted 2/16/2019
City Insight

Experience botanical bliss as Pier 39 comes alive with the vibrant colors of more than 39,000 blooming tulips and seasonal garden favorites during the annual Tulipmania flower festival. Tulipmania 2019 February 9-18, 2019 – Daily guided tours at 10 am Pier 39, San Francisco FREE Enjoy the flowers’ beauty and learn helpful gardening tips by taking free more...

SF's Gorgeous Annual Magnolia BloomSF’s Gorgeous Annual Magnolia Bloom
By - posted 2/16/2019
City Insight

One of San Francisco’s most breathtaking natural marvels, the annual bloom of nearly 100 rare and historic magnolias with trees reaching 80 feet, is typically at its peak from mid-January through March at the SF Botanical Garden. 2019 Update: First Blooms are Here! Peak in Early Feb – As of February 7, more and more more...