Upcoming Events

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022

FREE TIX: HellaFunny's Brand New North Beach Comedy Blast (Opening Night)
FREE TIX: HellaFunny’s Brand New North Beach Comedy Blast (Opening Night)

After a two-month remodel, Tope Lounge in North Beach has finally reopened and is kicking off with a brand new HellaFunny comedy night on Tuesdays w/ $2 off all specialty cocktails and wine more...

All Day$6 Tuesdays at the Grand Lake Theater (Oakland)   $6*
*Admission is $6 on Tuesdays for all movies, include any 3D films. excluding special engagements, of course.
5:30 pm“Save The Great Walkway” Slow Ride One Year Anniversary Celebration (SF)   FREE
7:00 pmComedy Blast at Neck Of The Woods with Danny Dechi & Friends   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, August 17, 2022

"Pay What You Can" Wednesday at SF's Museum of Craft and Design
“Pay What You Can” Wednesday at SF’s Museum of Craft and Design

There’s no better time to visit the Museum of Craft and Design than on Pay What You Can Wednesday. MCD’s Pay What You Can Wednesday initiative strives to keep art accessible to more...

6:00 pm“Wiener Wednesday” Free Hot Dog Night at Rye (SF)   FREE*
*Every Wednesday, Free Hot Dogs with every Hornitos Cocktail purchase
7:30 pmOklahoma! Live at the Golden Gate Theatre (Aug. 16 – Sept. 11)   $40*
*Rush Tickets available for $40, limited supply. Advance tickets start at $56
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 pmSecret Guest List: Cobb’s Free Comedy Night (Aug. 17)   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.
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 pm$8 Classic Movie Musical Tuesdays at the Lark Theater (Larkspur)   $8
2:00 pmPacifica Coastside Farmers Market   FREE
3:00 pmCastro Farmers’ Market 2022 (Every Wednesday)   FREE
5:00 pmRooftop Zumba at the Park (Salesforce Park)   FREE*
*Free for all
7:00 pmTrivia Night Every Wednesday at The Napper Tandy (Mission Dist.)   FREE
7:00 pm“Deep Cut Comedy” Live Stand Up at Fish & Farm (SF)   FREE*
*Admission is free but space is limited so please get a ticket on Eventbrite to RSVP so we save you a spot!
7:00 pmWednesday Night Lindy Society w/ Free Dance Lessons (SF)   FREE*
*Free to enter bar, no cost DJ music, social dancing, and drop in lessons. Please buy drinks or food at the bar.
7:00 pmGrown-Up Comedy at Baby Blues BBQ w/ $5 Beer (SF)   FREE*
*Please tip the comedy host
7:00 pmHappy Hour Comedy Wednesdays at SF BuzzWorks   FREE*
*Free
8:00 pmThe Lowdown: A Stand Up Comedy Show   $5*
*Half off tickets with code FUNCHEAP, normally $10
8:00 pm“NutHouse” Stand Up Comedy Show (Rockridge)   FREE*
*Free with the purchase of drink or food.
8:00 pm“Midweek Metal Wednesdays” Heavy Metal DJ Night at Delirium (SF)   FREE*
*Free all night.
8:00 pmNuthouse at The Golden Squirrel: No-Cover Comedy Show (Oakland)   FREE*
*No Cover or minimums / Suggested Donation $10-20 a person
8:30 pm“Mad Jokes at Mad Oak” Free Comedy Show in Oakland   FREE
9:30 pm“Karaoke Wednesdays” with KJ Lauren at SF’s Bar Fluxus   FREE


Thursday, August 18, 2022

Asian Art Museum's $10 Thursday Nights (SF)
Asian Art Museum’s $10 Thursday Nights (SF)

Looking for a great date night on the cheap? The Asian Art Museum is open until 8 pm on Thursdays and general admission is just $10 (that’s half-off) 2022 Update – Special more...

6:00 pmFREE: Oakland Comedy Night at “Golden State Lounge”   FREE*
*Limited free tickets with code FUNCHEAP (donations appreciated). Otherwise use code FUNCHEAP5 for $5 off early bird and general admission tickets
7:00 pmSF’s Secret Speakeasy Comedy & Cocktail Night (2022)   $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets start at $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP. There is a two drink minimum
7:00 pm“Puff Puff Laugh” SF’s Cannabis Lounge Comedy Show   FREE*
*Free with RSVP (21+ with Valid ID) - One item minimum purchase per person required, but pre-rolls start at just $7
8:00 amFree Rooftop Bootcamp at the Park (Salesforce Park)   FREE*
*Free for all
1:00 pmStrikethrough: Typographic Messages of Protest (SF)   FREE*
*Free gallery entry on Thursdays
5:00 pm111 Minna Gallery Solo exhibitions for Alec Huxley and Robert Bowen   FREE
5:30 pm“Summerfest” Live Klezmer Music w/ $6 Beer + $ Sangrias (Oakland)   FREE
5:30 pm“Star Trek Thursdays” Classic ’60s Episodes + Outer Space Cocktails (Oakland)   FREE
5:30 pmFree K-Pop Dance Class at Salesforce Park   FREE
5:30 pmHayward Summer Street Party (2022)   FREE*
*All are welcome bring all your friends and family
6:00 pmRedwood City “Movies on the Square” 2022 (June 9 – Sept. 1)   FREE*
*All Ages!
6:00 pmSan Rafael Thursdays w/ ‘Dining Under the Lights’ and Live Music (Summer 2022)   FREE
7:00 pmSF’s “HellaSecret” Outdoor Comedy Night   $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 pmJust Laugh SF (North Beach)   FREE*
*21&Up Free Admission
7:00 pmFree Presidio Movie Night “Everything Everywhere All at Once” (SF)   FREE*
*Registration recommended to guarantee attendance
8:00 pmLatin Vibe Thursdays at Bar Fluxus w/ Live Latin Music (Downtown SF)   $15
8:00 pmSabor Thursdays at Cigar Bar w/ Free Salsa Dance Class (SF)   FREE*
*Free before 9pm with online registration SaborThursdays.com
9:00 pm16th & Mission Open Mic (w/out a mic)   FREE*
*Absolutely free for all!

Friday, August 19, 2022

SF's "Noodle Night Fight" Food Fest at Off the Grid (Fort Mason)
SF’s “Noodle Night Fight” Food Fest at Off the Grid (Fort Mason)

A dozen food trucks will compete for the title of best noodle dish this side of the border, with night-only specials that include a Sichuan-style spicy noodle, fried chicken noodle cup, more...

6:00 pm“The Cut” SF’s New Outdoor Cinema Friday Movie Night (SoMa)   $21*
*Get 10% off with code THECUTGRANDOPENING through September 4th only. - Tickets normally $22, but you'll get them for $20.57 for opening month
7:00 pmFREE: Oakland’s HellaSecret Comedy & Cocktails (2022)   FREE*
*Limited free tickets with code FUNCHEAP (donations appreciated). Otherwise use code FUNCHEAP5 for $5 off early bird and general admission tickets
7:00 pmSF’s Friday Speakeasy Comedy Night   $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets start at $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP. There is a two drink minimum
11:00 am“Pay-What-You-Can” Taco Day at SF’s Tato (Every Friday)   FREE*
*Every Friday pay anywhere from $0 up to $10. When a customer pays the full price of $10, TATO will give a free meal to someone in need in The City. Please note promotion might end at any time
12:00 pmRooftop “Lunchbox Music at the Park” at Salesforce Park (SF)   FREE*
*Free for all
12:30 pmRooftop Vinyasa Yoga at Salesforce Park (SF)   FREE*
*Fe for all
5:00 pmFree Presidio Outdoor Concert & Beer Tasting “In The Plaza” w/ Madeline Kenney and Shannon Lay (SF)   FREE*
*Registration required
5:00 pmCastro Valley Greek Festival 2022 (Aug. 19-21)   FREE
5:00 pm“Fido Friday” + Yappy Hour at Off the Grid (Fort Mason)   FREE
5:00 pmMadonna Listening Party w/ Door Prizes & Goodies (San Jose)   FREE
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
6:00 pm“Slumber with the Stars” Overnight Camping at Chabot Sapce & Science Center (Oakland)   $100*
*$100, $95 Members ages 4+
6:00 pm“Music on the Square 2022” Free Outdoor Summer Fest (Redwood City)   FREE
6:00 pmSF’s “Sundown Cinema” Free Film Night in the Park “Encanto” (India Basin)   FREE
6:00 pmPiedmont’s Free Movie in the Park “Encanto”   FREE*
*Movie is free for all - food/drink can be purchased from food truck starting at 6pm
6:30 pm“Jazz and Blues by the Bay” Festival (Sausalito)   FREE*
*Lawn seating is free of charge on a first-come, first served basis
7:00 pm“HellaSecret” Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF)   $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
7:30 pmFree Telescope Viewings + Outdoor Star Party at Chabot (Oakland)   FREE*
*Free, weather permitting.
8:00 pmPiedmont’s “Movies in the Park” w/ Encanto (Oakland)   FREE
9:00 pm“And Ya Don’t Stop Fridays” Party Music DJ Night (Delirium)   FREE*
*Free all night.

Saturday, August 20, 2022

FREE: Oakland Comedy Saturday Night @ Secret Speakeasy
FREE: Oakland Comedy Saturday Night @ Secret Speakeasy

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up (and socially distant) live comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a more...

7:00 pmSF’s Secret Speakeasy Comedy Night   $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets start at $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP. There is a two drink minimum
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
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
9:00 amNorth Beach Farmers Market   FREE
9:00 amRice-A-Roni Back Home in SF for a Pop-Up Experience (August 20-21)   FREE
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 am“Metcon at the Park” Total Body Workout at Salesforce Park (SF)   FREE*
*Free for all
10:00 amSF’s 2022 Dahlia Competition in Golden Gate Park (Aug 20-21)   FREE
10:00 am“Unclaimed Baggage” Road Tour Experience (SF)   FREE
10:00 amSF’s “Second Hand Saturday” w/ Sunset Mercantile (Every Third Saturday)   FREE*
*Free Admission
10:00 amOuter Sunset “Second Hand Saturdays” 2022 (May-November)   FREE*
*Free Admission for All
11:00 am40th Annual “Italian Family Festa” in San Jose’s History Park (Aug. 20-21)   FREE
11:00 amCastro Valley Greek Festival 2022 (Aug. 19-21)   FREE
11:00 amSF’s Chinatown Dumpling Festival 2022   $15*
*$15 (plus fees makes it $17.55) for 15 items plus a drink
11:00 am28th Annual Assyrian Food Festival in San Jose (Aug. 20-21)   FREE
11:00 amWestern Addition Jazz & Blues Music Festival + Block Party (SF)   FREE*
*Contest to win Gift Certificates from local retailers and restaurants.
11:30 amSaturday Sounds at the Park (Salesforce Park)   FREE
12:00 pmEast Palo Alto Blues Festival   FREE*
*Free, just show up!
12:00 pmSF’s “Hip Hop for Change” Outdoor Festival at The Presidio   FREE
1:00 pm21st Amendment Brewery “Augustfest 2022” (San Leandro)   FREE*
*FREE - All Ages (21+ for alcohol)
1:00 pmUnion Square’s Free Summer 2022 Dance Music Series (July 16 – Sept. 24)   FREE
2:00 pmAncient Art Council Lecture: Recent Discoveries in Egypt (de Young Museum)   FREE*
*This public program is free and open to the public. A paid ticket for museum admission is not required to attend this event.
3:00 pm“Free to Glee” Marina Crawl (SF)   FREE*
*Free with RSVP on the meetup group
7:00 pm“HellaSecret” Outdoor Comedy Saturday Night (SF)   $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 pmHubba Hubba Revue’s “Wild West Burlesque” (DNA Lounge)   $15*
*Limited number of discount tickets available on ticketing page
7:30 pmThe Comedy Edge: Stand-Up on the Waterfront (Oakland)   $10*
*$10 General Admission and $20 VIP, no drink minimum
8:00 pmBlackbird’s End of Summer Bash w/ Nickelodeon ’90s Drinks & 50% off Food (SF)   FREE
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

Sunday, August 21, 2022

Huge Sunday Craft Market & Festival at Hangar 1’s Alameda Distillery (2022)
Huge Sunday Craft Market & Festival at Hangar 1’s Alameda Distillery (2022)
Cost: FREE | The Hangar 1 Distillery

On the third Sunday of each month from 11a-5p, enjoy browsing through Head West Marketplace’s 50+ local craft and plant merchants at Hangar 1 Vodka’s Alameda distillery, which is a converted more...

1:00 pmSF’s Free Outdoor Game Day “Youth Activity Bingo” (Noe Valley)   FREE