Upcoming Events

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Monday, May 16, 2022

$1.50 Oysters + Monday Night HellaFunny Comedy Show (Oakland)
$1.50 Oysters + Monday Night HellaFunny Comedy Show (Oakland)

Spend your Monday nights with hella great $1.50 oyster deals, champagne specials, craft cocktails, an award-winning dinner menu (w/ tons of vegan options) and a special Monday Night HellaFunny comedy show! This show takes place more...

7:30 pmFREE TIX: SF’s Dirty Joke Night at a Legendary Strip Club (North Beach)   FREE*
*Free with code FUNCHEAP (limited tickets)
7:00 pm“Quiz Me Bebe One More Time” Wurst Drag Trivia (The Castro)   FREE
7:00 pm$5 Off Tix: Oakland Secret Comedy Night @ Hidden Speakeasy   $15*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $15 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $20). General Admission tickets $20 adv with code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $25) - limited to 40 tickets due to maintain social-distance. There is a two drink minimum
7:00 pmGreen Apple 9th Ave Book Talk “Country of Origin” (SF)   FREE
7:00 pmBay Area Women’s Theatre Festival Mini-Reading Series (March 7 – May 30)   FREE*
*RSVP Required. Donations encouraged and accepted.
7:30 pmThe Marsh’s Online Storytelling Night (Every Monday)   FREE*
*Everything is FREE. But feel FREE to make a donation through our tip jar to support and sustain The Marsh and MarshStream performers.

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

$6 Tuesdays at the Grand Lake Theater (Oakland)
$6 Tuesdays at the Grand Lake Theater (Oakland)

It’s tough making ends meet these days. So, you’re searching Funcheap… To help, the Grand Lake Theater in Oakland is offering $6 Tuesdays! Admission to see a movie on Tuesdays is just $6. That’s any more...

6:00 pmOMG Tuesday Open Mic w/ 2-for-1 Drinks (SoMa)   FREE*
*2 for 1 wells; Tips for comics please
6:00 pmOMG Tuesday Open Mic   FREE*
*2 for 1 drinks!
6:00 pmOhlone, Orchards, and Office Buildings: a Brief History of Mountain View   FREE*
*Registration Required: https://mountainview.libcal.com/event/9116688
7:00 pmComedy Blast at Neck Of The Woods with Danny Dechi & Friends   FREE*
*Free
7:00 pm“Night of Ideas” 2022 Festival of Arts & Ideas (SF)   FREE*
*RSVP Required to guarantee your spot
7:00 pmComedy in the Cellar   $5*
*Use Code FUNCHEAP for 50% off (Normally $10)
8:00 pmHella Wicked Smart Trivia Tuesdays + $2 Street Tacos (SF)   FREE*
*FREE
8:00 pmBay Area Comedy Competition: A Stand Up Comedy Competition   FREE
8:30 pm$5.75 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose   $5.75*
*$5.75 for adults on Tuesday nights. Kids are $2


Wednesday, May 18, 2022

"Wiener Wednesday" Free Hot Dog Night at Rye (SF)
“Wiener Wednesday” Free Hot Dog Night at Rye (SF)

With a name like “Rye,” this bar is obviously whiskey-centric… but on Wednesday nights the bar leans towards tequila is also awesomely hot dog centric! Come to Rye Bar every Wednesday for more...

8:00 pm“HellaSecret” SF Outdoor Comedy Night & Secret Beer Garden (Marina)   $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $15-20).There is a two drink minimum
8:00 pm$25 Tix: “Encore” SF’s Musical Cabaret Celebrating 40 years (May 13-June 12)   $25*
*Use discount code SFFUNCHEAP at checkout online or via phone for this special offer - 415-861-8972
8:00 amSF’s Walking “Silent Disco” Meditation on Lands End Trail   FREE*
*Still must register for headphones
9:00 amFree Admission Hour “Japanese Tea Garden” at GG Park   FREE*
*Free hour, Wednesday and Friday from 9am to 10am. Otherwise adult SF resident admission is $7. Non-resident adult admission is $11-12
2:00 pmPacifica Coastside Farmers Market   FREE
3:00 pmCastro Farmers’ Market 2022 (Every Wednesday)   FREE
5:00 pmLe Jazz Hot Trio Plays Every Wednesday at Scopo Divino (SF)   FREE
5:30 pm10% Off: “Neverland” Immersive Peter Pan Bar Experience (May 18 – Aug 7)   $45
7:00 pmNerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club (Rickshaw Stop)   $15
8:00 pm“Midweek Metal Wednesdays” Heavy Metal DJ Night at Delirium (SF)   FREE*
*Free all night.
9:30 pm“Karaoke Wednesdays” with KJ Lauren at SF’s Bar Fluxus   FREE

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Win Tix: Take a Swing on SF’s Only Flying Trapeze (90-Minute Class)

Ready to fly? Try something new and enter to win a free 90-minute Flying Trapeze class for you and a friend at San Francisco’s Circus Center. Perfect for beginners, highly-trained instructors will more...

8:00 pmCobb’s Free 2022 Comedy Nights (Secret Guest List)   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Must arrive 30 minutes early for guaranteed entry. All shows are 18 & over with valid photo ID. Like most comedy clubs, there is a two drink minimum.
5:00 pmMuriel Leff “Jazz Mobile” Thursdays in the Park (SF)   FREE
8:00 pmLatin Vibe Thursdays at Bar Fluxus w/ Live Latin Music (Downtown SF)   $15
9:00 pm16th & Mission Open Mic (w/out a mic)   FREE*
*Absolutely free for all!
9:00 pmMojito Thursdays at Westwood (SF)   FREE*
*Free before 10:30 pm

Friday, May 20, 2022

"Pay-What-You-Can" Taco Day at SF's Tato (Every Friday)
“Pay-What-You-Can” Taco Day at SF’s Tato (Every Friday)

While many restaurants are struggling, San Francisco Mexican restaurant TATO wants to give back. They’re bringing back their “Taco Love” special which features a two taco plate with sides, and pay-what-you-can pricing. Pay-What-You-Can more...

5:00 pm$1 Drink Fridays: “Battle of the Decades” DJ Party (North Beach)   FREE*
*Free admission with RSVP on Eventbrite
5:00 pm“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party (2022)   FREE*
*Free to attend, but food/drink for purchase
6:30 pm$5 Fridays with SF’s Circus Center Flyers   $5*
*$5 entry fee gets you the chance to try your hand at juggling, plate spinning, balancing acts, handstands, stretching, and more. For another $5, you can go through our “ground school” training, then take a swing on the flying trapeze
7:30 pmFree Telescope Viewings + Outdoor Star Party at Chabot (Oakland)   FREE*
*Free, weather permitting.
9:00 pmFriday Karaoke with KJ Lee at Bar Fluxus (Downtown SF)   FREE
9:00 pm“And Ya Don’t Stop Fridays” Party Music DJ Night (Delirium)   FREE*
*Free all night.

Saturday, May 21, 2022

$15 Tix: "Oakland Spiders" Pro Ultimate Disc vs. Portland Nitro (Kids Under 12 Free)
$15 Tix: “Oakland Spiders” Pro Ultimate Disc vs. Portland Nitro (Kids Under 12 Free)
Cost: $15*
*Children Under 12 are FREE Admission
| Oakland Technical High School

Make history with the Oakland Spiders Pro Ultimate Disc (frisbee) squad as they take on the Portland Nitro at home for the first time! Food trucks, kid zone, music, games and more...

7:00 pmSF’s Tiki Bar “HellaSecret” Comedy Show (7p + 9p Shows)   $15*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $15 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $20). General Admission tickets $20 adv with code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $25) - There is a two drink minimum
7:00 pm$20 Tix: Fabulous & Forbidden Broadway (San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus)   $20*
*Use discount code: BROADWAY20 (This is only good for the May 21st performance)
10:30 pmSF’s “HellaMotown” Downtown DJ Night (Bar Fluxus)   FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 11pm
10:30 pmNo Scrubs: ’90s Hip Hop and R&B Night (SF)   $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $15-20). Two drink minimum
9:30 amFree de Young Museum Day for Bay Area Residents (Every Saturday)   FREE*
*Free general admission to Bay Area residents. Valid ID or proof of residency required. This offer applies only to the permanent collection galleries. Advanced timed tickets required.
9:30 amFree “Legion of Honor” Museum Day for Bay Area Residents (Every Saturday)   FREE*
*Free general admission to Bay Area residents. Valid ID or proof of residency required. This offer applies only to the permanent collection galleries. Timed advanced tickets required
10:00 amSpring Saturdays at Children’s Creativity Museum (SF)   FREE*
*Outdoor activities in the CCM Courtyard are always free!
11:00 amPokémon GO Community Day in Oakland (Jack London Square)   FREE
11:00 amBayview’s “Sankofa” Outdoor Makers Market (SF)   FREE
3:00 pmBernal Chess Day   FREE*
*Please support the venue by buying something to eat, drink, or take home for later.
7:30 pmThe Comedy Edge: Stand-Up on the Waterfront (Oakland)   $10*
*$10 General Admission and $20 VIP, no drink minimum
8:00 pmNuthouse at the Golden Squirrel: Stand-Up Comedy Cabaret (Oakland)   FREE*
*Sliding scale donation requested during the show
9:00 pm“Weekend Love” Hip Hop/Reggaeton/House/Hyphy DJ Night (Delirium)   FREE
10:00 pmFree RSVP at Love + Propaganda Saturdays (SF)   FREE*
*FREE RSVP before 11pm.

Sunday, May 22, 2022

SF's HellaDesi Comedy Night (Every Sunday)
SF’s HellaDesi Comedy Night (Every Sunday)

It’s San Francisco’s only weekly HellaDesi Comedy Night at a great new comedy club at Neck of the Woods with HellaFunny and Funcheap. See a showcase of some of the Bay Area’s more...

7:00 pm“Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase (SF)   FREE*
*Free tickets, but RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated. $10 adv / $15 door tickets also required
9:00 amOuter Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile   FREE
11:00 amFree Guided Walking Tour of SF’s Mission Dolores Neighborhood   FREE*
*best to sign up at www.sfcityguides.org, though walk ups are welcome
11:00 am“Lindy in the Park” Swing Dance Party (Golden Gate Park)   FREE*
*Weather permitting (rain cancels)
11:00 amHarvey Milk Day 2022 Celebration + Block Party in The Castro (SF)   FREE*
*Castro theater screenings begin at 11am (free, but first come first served), speeches at Jane Warner Plaza starts at Noon. Block Party starts at 1pm
1:00 pmGolden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party (SF)   FREE
3:00 pm“Rollin’ with the Homos” Roller Skating Party & Drag Shows (Oakland)   FREE*
*Free, but $7 donation at Venmo.com/rollinhomos requested
9:00 pmFrench Karaoke Sunday at Bar Fluxus (SF)   FREE

Monday, May 23, 2022

$1.50 Oysters + Monday Night HellaFunny Comedy Show (Oakland)
$1.50 Oysters + Monday Night HellaFunny Comedy Show (Oakland)

Spend your Monday nights with hella great $1.50 oyster deals, champagne specials, craft cocktails, an award-winning dinner menu (w/ tons of vegan options) and a special Monday Night HellaFunny comedy show! This show takes place more...

7:30 pmFREE TIX: SF’s Dirty Joke Night at a Legendary Strip Club (North Beach)   FREE*
*Free with code FUNCHEAP (limited tickets)
4:00 pmSF Arcade Bar “Emporium” Free Game Token Night (Every Monday)   FREE*
*4 free game token if you show your California ID
7:00 pm“Quiz Me Bebe One More Time” Wurst Drag Trivia (The Castro)   FREE
7:00 pm“Motown On Mondays” DJ Night (Madrone Art Bar)   FREE*
*Free before 8pm; $5 after
7:00 pmBay Area Women’s Theatre Festival Mini-Reading Series (March 7 – May 30)   FREE*
*RSVP Required. Donations encouraged and accepted.
7:30 pmThe Marsh’s Online Storytelling Night (Every Monday)   FREE*
*Everything is FREE. But feel FREE to make a donation through our tip jar to support and sustain The Marsh and MarshStream performers.

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

$6 Tuesdays at the Grand Lake Theater (Oakland)
$6 Tuesdays at the Grand Lake Theater (Oakland)

It’s tough making ends meet these days. So, you’re searching Funcheap… To help, the Grand Lake Theater in Oakland is offering $6 Tuesdays! Admission to see a movie on Tuesdays is just $6. That’s any more...

7:00 pmComedy Blast at Neck Of The Woods with Danny Dechi & Friends   FREE*
*Free
7:00 pmComedy in the Cellar   $5*
*Use Code FUNCHEAP for 50% off (Normally $10)
8:00 pmHella Wicked Smart Trivia Tuesdays + $2 Street Tacos (SF)   FREE*
*FREE
8:30 pm$5.75 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose   $5.75*
*$5.75 for adults on Tuesday nights. Kids are $2

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

"Wiener Wednesday" Free Hot Dog Night at Rye (SF)
“Wiener Wednesday” Free Hot Dog Night at Rye (SF)

With a name like “Rye,” this bar is obviously whiskey-centric… but on Wednesday nights the bar leans towards tequila is also awesomely hot dog centric! Come to Rye Bar every Wednesday for more...

8:00 pm“HellaSecret” SF Outdoor Comedy Night & Secret Beer Garden (Marina)   $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $15-20).There is a two drink minimum
9:00 amFree Admission Hour “Japanese Tea Garden” at GG Park   FREE*
*Free hour, Wednesday and Friday from 9am to 10am. Otherwise adult SF resident admission is $7. Non-resident adult admission is $11-12
2:00 pmPacifica Coastside Farmers Market   FREE
3:00 pmCastro Farmers’ Market 2022 (Every Wednesday)   FREE
5:00 pmLe Jazz Hot Trio Plays Every Wednesday at Scopo Divino (SF)   FREE
8:00 pm“Midweek Metal Wednesdays” Heavy Metal DJ Night at Delirium (SF)   FREE*
*Free all night.
9:30 pm“Karaoke Wednesdays” with KJ Lauren at SF’s Bar Fluxus   FREE

Thursday, May 26, 2022

The Recology Artist in Residence and Educational Tour Program (SF)
The Recology Artist in Residence and Educational Tour Program (SF)

Event Information Join us for an overview of the Recology Artist in Residence Program and hear about the residency experience from a former or current artist. About this event During this presentation we will more...

8:00 pm$25 Tix: “Encore” SF’s Musical Cabaret Celebrating 40 years (May 13-June 12)   $25*
*Use discount code SFFUNCHEAP at checkout online or via phone for this special offer - 415-861-8972
5:00 pmMuriel Leff “Jazz Mobile” Thursdays in the Park (SF)   FREE
8:00 pmLatin Vibe Thursdays at Bar Fluxus w/ Live Latin Music (Downtown SF)   $15
9:00 pm16th & Mission Open Mic (w/out a mic)   FREE*
*Absolutely free for all!
9:00 pmMojito Thursdays at Westwood (SF)   FREE*
*Free before 10:30 pm

Friday, May 27, 2022

"Pay-What-You-Can" Taco Day at SF's Tato (Every Friday)
“Pay-What-You-Can” Taco Day at SF’s Tato (Every Friday)

While many restaurants are struggling, San Francisco Mexican restaurant TATO wants to give back. They’re bringing back their “Taco Love” special which features a two taco plate with sides, and pay-what-you-can pricing. Pay-What-You-Can more...

5:00 pm$1 Drink Fridays: “Battle of the Decades” DJ Party (North Beach)   FREE*
*Free admission with RSVP on Eventbrite
5:00 pm“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party (2022)   FREE*
*Free to attend, but food/drink for purchase
7:30 pmFree Telescope Viewings + Outdoor Star Party at Chabot (Oakland)   FREE*
*Free, weather permitting.
9:00 pm“And Ya Don’t Stop Fridays” Party Music DJ Night (Delirium)   FREE*
*Free all night.
9:00 pmFriday Karaoke with KJ Lee at Bar Fluxus (Downtown SF)   FREE

Saturday, May 28, 2022

SF's Tiki Bar "HellaSecret" Comedy Show (7p + 9p Shows)
SF’s Tiki Bar “HellaSecret” Comedy Show (7p + 9p Shows)

Get ready for the original “HellaSecret” comedy show. A series of pop-up live comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an more...

10:30 pmSF’s “HellaMotown” Downtown DJ Night (Bar Fluxus)   FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 11pm