Upcoming Events

Here’s a calendar listing of all of our upcoming fun & cheap events for the entire Bay Area including San Francisco, East Bay, Peninsula, South Bay and North Bay.

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Monday, February 17, 2020

President's Day 2020 Parking Rules in SF | How Not to Get a Ticket
Monday, February 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco

If you’ve got a car in San Francisco, in addition to crazy high gas prices, you also have to worry about the insanely complex, nearly impossible to decipher conflicting parking signs more...

All DaySF City Hall Lights Up Red, White & Blue for President’s Day | SF   FREE
6:00 pmBlack Solidarity Week: Opening Ritual and Processional | Oakland   FREE*
*Registration Required
8:00 pmCANCELED: “Resistance is Fertile” Free Comedy Night | SF   FREE
8:00 pmNorth Beach Comedy Night | SF   FREE

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

"The Silk Road" Asian Art Museum Lecture | SF
Tuesday, February 18 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library

History’s greats such as Alexander the Great, Marco Polo, Zhang Qian, and Genghis Khan, all left their traces on the greatest roads humankind has ever known. Come discover the complexity of the more...

All Day$2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | Diablo Valley Bowl  $2
1:00 pm“Paul Robeson & Black History Month” Poetry, Songs & Discussions | SF   FREE
4:00 pm“Ozobots” Free Robot Workshop | South SF   FREE*
5:30 pmThe Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s   FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
5:30 pm“Popping the ​Science ​Bubble”: Conversations w/ Cal Scientists | Berkeley   FREE
6:00 pmFree Forum on Wearable Fashion Technology | SF   FREE*
*Registration Required
6:00 pmForum on Bay Area Climate Action: 2020 and Beyond | SF   FREE*
*Registration Required
6:00 pmFree Community Dinner | SF   FREE*
*Donations accepted
7:00 pm“What’s Your Pronoun?” Book Discussion w/ Dennis Baron | City Lights Books   FREE
7:00 pmPanel Discussion & Live Music: African-American Political Leaders | SF   FREE*
*Registration Required
7:00 pmChorus Matchmaking App: Bay Area Launch Party w/ Live DJ & Food Vendors | SF   FREE*
*Registration Required
7:00 pmComedy Oscar: Free Stand-Up Comedy & Popcorn | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmPizzaHacker Free Comedy Night | SF   FREE*
*Free and an RSVP entitles you to a discount on pizza
8:00 pm“Town Business” Oakland Comedy Night | Every Tuesday   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $10 at door.
8:00 pmTokens: Stand-Up Comedy for Everyone | Oakland   FREE*
*$5 suggested donation, not required
8:00 pmVinyl Room Standup Comedy Show | Burlingame   FREE
8:00 pmFree VR Night: Pistol Whip | Emporium SF   FREE*
*Registration Required

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

"The Game Changers" Documentary Film Screening | SF Main Library
Wednesday, February 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Koret Auditorium

James Wilks, elite Special Forces trainer and winner of The Ultimate Fighter, travels the world on a quest for the truth about meat, protein, and strength. Showcasing elite athletes, special ops soldiers, more...

11:00 am“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza  FREE
5:00 pmSF by the Bay: Black Speculative Fiction | SF   FREE
5:00 pmSF’s Epic “Western Wednesdays” & Free Bull Rides | Westwood   FREE*
*No cover. Free bull rides if you follow Westwood on Instagram
5:30 pmEast Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
6:00 pmFree Tarot Circle Discussion | SF   FREE*
*$5 suggested donation
7:00 pm20% Off: “Disney on Ice” in San Jose Opening Night | SAP Center   20% Off*
*Save 20% on upgraded tickets with promo code MOFUN on certain dates and performances
7:00 pmDr. Sketchy’s SF Body Piercing & Bloodletting Performance | DNA Lounge   $12*
*Doors 6:30 pm. 18+ $12 in advance, $17 at door.
7:00 pm“Four Calling Birds” Book Reading | Castro   FREE
7:00 pm“The Good Place” Trivia Night | Emporium Oakland   FREE*
*Signups at 7 pm. Games at 8 pm. 21+
7:00 pmAll Out Comedy Class: Try Improv For Free | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pmFree Astronomy Lecture | Castro   FREE
7:00 pmDisney on Ice “Mickey’s Search Party” at SAP Center | San Jose   $15
7:30 pmAcoustic Live Band Karaoke at the Lost Church | SF   $10*
*$10 in Advance, $15 at the door
7:30 pm“Moonlight Comedy: No Cover Comedy & Karaoke Night | Oakland   FREE*
*Donation of $10-20 per audience member is recommended and appreciated.
8:00 pmThe Premise: Intimate Stand Up Comedy | SF   FREE

Thursday, February 20, 2020

The internationally acclaimed exhibition Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power 1963–1983 travels to San Francisco, celebrating works by Black artists created during two pivotal decades in more...

All Day68th Annual Pacific Orchid Exposition Opening Day | SF  $12*
*$12 for Single Day Admission.
10:00 amHidden San Francisco Walking Tours | SoMa   FREE
10:00 amA Super Rare “Free Museum Day” at SFMOMA | February 20th   FREE*
*Free but RSVP Required
All DaySF’s “Culture for Community” Festival | Yerba Buena District   FREE*
*Free admission to participating Yerba Buena district arts and culture institutions
All DayCulture for Community: Black History at California Historical Society | SF   FREE
12:30 pmFree 30-Minute Core & Stretch Express | Salesforce Park   FREE
5:00 pmAsian Art Museum’s $10 Thursday Nights | SF   $10*
*General admission tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, students and youths (age 13-17). There is a $10 surcharge for special exhibition tickets.
5:00 pmSF’s Live Country Music Thursdays | Westwood   FREE
5:00 pmFree Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa   FREE*
*All gallery and museum entries will be free except for the Contemporary Jewish Museum which will be offering a special entry price of $5.
5:30 pmPlanned Parenthood’s Sex Trivia Night | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations for Planned Parenthood are requested
6:00 pmNight at the Jewseum: Culture for Community | SoMa   FREE*
*Free as a part of Culture for Community
6:00 pm“MAKE” 3rd Thursdays After-Hours Event | SF   FREE*
*Free for MCD Members. Activities are free with paid admission.
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: It’s Elemental! | Pier 15   $19.95*
*$19.95 Adv/Door -  Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome)
6:00 pmWin Tix: Late Night at No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man | Oakland   WIN*
*$21 GA, does not include access to other galleries and areas of the OMCA Campus
6:00 pmThird Thursdays at the Ferry Building | SF   FREE*
*Third Thursdays are free and open to the public; food and beverage will be available for purchase.
6:00 pmNoise Pop NightLife at Cal Academy of Sciences | SF   $13.50*
*Tickets subject to dynamic pricing and may change daily. Nightlife tickets typically range from $12 to $25. Day-of tickets will often be the highest. 21+
7:00 pmOakland Art Library Open House | East Bay   FREE*
*Free, with an RSVP
8:00 pmHaight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise, it's $15.
8:00 pmNob Hill Free Comedy Night | SF   FREE*
*Free admission. Bring cash for drink purchase.
8:00 pmWin Tix: Psych Rock & Jazz Fusion: Loco Tranquilo | Rickshaw Stop   WIN

Friday, February 21, 2020

Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Chinatown & Financial District
Friday, February 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for SF residents with proof of neighborhood residency
| California Academy of Sciences

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 more...

All DayTax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | SF Bay Area   FREE*
*Last check in noon
All Day2020 Sonoma County Restaurant Week | Opening Day   $10*
*In 2020, Sonoma County Restaurant Week will feature two-course lunch ($10 and $15) and three or more course dinner ($9, $29 and $39) menus.
3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
3:00 pm“Block Fest” Tenderloin Arts Festival & Free Art Making | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
5:00 pm2020 Russian Festival | Feb. 21 – 23   $12*
*Adults: $12; Seniors (62+)/Students (25 & under)/Military: $8; Children 12 and under: Free
5:00 pmFriday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | Oakland   FREE*
*Most outdoor activities and entertainment is free and open to the public from 5-9pm. Ages 18 and under are free. Admission for members is always free.
6:00 pmFree Art Show & Exhibit: Disney, Harry Potter, Marvel, Anime & Star Wars | SF   FREE*
*Registration Required
7:00 pmTiny Garage Concert Night | Emeryville   FREE*
*$5 Suggested Donation
7:00 pmThe W Hotel’s Free Soul Concert w/ COBI | SF   FREE*
*Free Admission: RSVP for Access
7:30 pmFree San Francisco Chamber Orchestra Concerts | SF   FREE*
*Free, but seating is first come, first served
7:30 pm“HellaFunny Fridays” Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SoMa   FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $10 at the Door
7:30 pmYou Betta Work Comedy Fiesta Show | San Mateo   FREE*
*Free with $5 Suggested Donation
8:00 pmFandango Jarocho: Son Jarocho Jam Session | Berkeley   FREE*
*Donations welcome
8:00 pmSan Jose Bike Party: Where’s Waldo Ride?   FREE
8:00 pmBrave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE
9:00 pmHellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More) | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 10:30pm; $5 after

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Competitive Rowing: Season's Opening Regatta | Lake Merced
Saturday, February 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch. Months of practice to compete.
| Lake Merced Boathouse

Come watch competitive rowers duke it out on Lake Merced in this season’s third regatta on February 22, 2020. You can see the action all weekend from the Lake Merced Boathouse, which more...

All DayTax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | SF   FREE
All DayFree 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.
All Day$10 Day: de Young Museum’s “Soul of a Nation” Special Exhibit | SF   $10*
*Discount is redeemable on-site only.
All DayCal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Hayes Valley & Mission Bay   FREE*
*Free for SF residents with proof of neighborhood residency
All DayFree 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.
All DayTax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | San Mateo   FREE
All DayTax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | Sunnyvale   FREE
All DayTax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | Tenderloin   FREE*
*Last check in 2 pm.
All Day39th Annual Clam Chowder Cook-Off: Amateur Teams | Santa Cruz Boardwalk   FREE*
*Free admission; $10 Tasting Kits.
10:00 amBayview Hill Guided Nature Hike: Native Plants, Birds & Gorgeous Views | SF   FREE
All DayFree Museum Day: Lunar New Year Bash | San Jose Museum of Art   FREE*
*Free, but reservations are highly recommended.
All Day2020 Russian Festival: Saturday | Pacific Heights   $12*
*Adults: $12; Seniors (62+)/Students (25 & under)/Military: $8; Children 12 and under: Free
11:00 amLaurel’s Lunar New Year Celebration: Lion Dance & Free BBQ | Oakland   FREE
All DayWin Tix: The 34th San Francisco Tribal & Textile Art Show | Fort Mason   WIN
11:00 amRun & Picnic for Hong Kong | Oakland   FREE
11:30 amSan Francisco Shih Tzu Meetup Group | Alta Plaza Park   FREE
1:00 pmRBHworks Brewery Takeover Tour: Good Beer & Free Art Show | Bay Area   FREE
1:00 pmPicnic, Artwork & Outreach for Hong Kong | Oakland   FREE
All Day2020 Mardi Gras Second Line March | North Beach   $12
2:00 pmMacy’s Black History Month Celebration with 49er Jerry Rice | SF   FREE*
*Registration Required
2:00 pmBernie Sanders Art Show & Phonebank | Oakland   FREE
4:30 pmMardi Gras Carnival: Brass, Beads & Beignets | Redwood City   FREE