Wednesday, September 4, 2019

First Wednesdays Free Beer Shuttle | SF
Wednesday, September 4 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Shuttle is Free.
| Triple Voodoo Brewery

Free hop on/hop off brewery shuttle. Start at any of the eight participating breweries, then hop on any one of three vans running approximately every 30 minutes.  First Wednesdays Free Beer Shuttle Every more...

5:30 pmFirst Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Walnut Creek  FREE
6:00 pm“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF  FREE*
*Donation-based admission
6:30 pmIntro to Personal Safety & Self-Defense Class | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
6:30 pmDrink & Draw Art Event & Raffle | The Knockout  FREE
7:07 pmOakland A’s $1 Game vs. Los Angeles Angels | 2019   $1*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
7:30 pmHometown Free Comedy Night & Happy Hour | Emeryville   FREE*
*Free with an RSVP
8:00 pmBowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay   FREE
8:00 pm“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night | SF   FREE
8:00 pmThe Setup’s “A Funny Thing Happened” Storytelling Night | Beer Basement   $5*
*$5 with discount code "funcheap" (First 20 people to RSVP with their emails to can get in for free.)
8:00 pmFree Comedy Night at SF’s Presidential-Themed Bar | Every Wednesday   FREE*
*Free with RSVP

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay
Thursday, September 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to galleries. Film programs are excluded
| Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive

The UC Berkeley Art Museum is the visual arts center of the University of California, Berkeley. Through art and film programs, collections, and research resources, the University aspires to be locally connected more...

5:00 pm“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF   FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks.
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Remix | Pier 15   $19.95*
*$19.95 Adv/Door -  Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome)
6:00 pmCastro Art Walk | First Thursdays   FREE
6:00 pmFermented NightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $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+
6:00 pmOakland’s Free Outdoor Movie Night: “Mary Poppins Returns” | Jack London Square   FREE
6:00 pmLower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin   FREE
6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concert: 7-band Tribute to Steve Sage | Concord   FREE
7:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | Mill Valley   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
7:00 pmClose-Up Comedy: Great Comics & Free Beer Giveaways | SF   $10*
*Beer, wine, and fancy pastries for sale
7:30 pmFree Rooftop Stargazing Party “Astro Night” | UC Berkeley   FREE
7:30 pmCity Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio   FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
8:00 pmThrowback Thursdays at Virgil’s: Late 90’s to Early 2000’s Pop | SF   FREE
8:00 pmNew Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.   FREE
9:00 pmBay Party Vibes on the D-block | SF   FREE
9:30 pmSadderday: An Emo/Pop-Punk/Screamo Dance Party | SF   FREE

Friday, September 6, 2019

Rotunda Dance Series: Cuicacalli Dance Company | SF City Hall
Friday, September 6 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall

CUICACALLI “House of Culture” is a year-round youth training program, in association with DANCING EARTH, the nation’s foremost Indigenous contemporary dance ensemble. Founded in 2008 by renowned international performer Jesus “Jacoh” Cortes, more...

All DayHistory Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City  FREE
All DayFree Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History  FREE
All DayFirst Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but there is a $5 suggested donation for the optional potluck lunch.
11:00 amTimbuk2 First Fridays Free Factory Tour | San Francisco  FREE*
*Free tours take place on the First Friday of the month, and tickets are required. Tours are limited to 20 people.
12:00 pmRooftop Garden Concert: Funk/New Orleans Blues | Oakland  FREE
3:00 pm“Block Fest” Tenderloin Arts Festival & Free Art Making | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
5:00 pm“Oakland First Fridays” Street Festival   FREE
5:00 pmFilm Night in the Park “Bohemian Rhapsody” Sing-Along | McLaren Park   FREE
5:00 pmFacebook First Fridays | San Jose Museum of Art   FREE*
*Free after 5 pm.
5:00 pm“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
5:30 pmFree Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland   FREE*
*RSVP Required
6:00 pmOakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk   FREE
6:00 pmFree Summer Concert: 60s-80s Classic Rock Revue | San Bruno   FREE*
*Bring the whole family and do not forget to bring your chairs & blankets.
6:00 pm“Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF   FREE
6:00 pm$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills   $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
6:00 pmFree Outdoor Movie Night: Wreck It Ralph 2 | Hayward   FREE*
*Event begins at 6 pm. Movie begins after dark between 8-8:15 pm.
6:00 pmFirst Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
6:30 pmStarlight Movie Night: “Ralph Breaks the Intenet” | Alameda   FREE
7:00 pmSouth First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose   FREE
7:00 pmWorkshop First Fridays | SF   FREE
7:15 pmSan Mateo’s Movies in the Park Kick Off: Wreck It Ralph 2 | 2019   FREE
7:30 pmMoonlight Comedy: Free First Friday Comedy Showcase | Oakland   FREE
7:30 pmSan Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays   FREE
8:00 pm2019 Movie Under the Stars: Jumanji (2017) | Menlo Park   FREE
8:00 pmThe San Francisco Summer Cocktail Party 2019   FREE*
*Free before 10:30pm, but an RSVP is required.
8:00 pmOakland Critical Mass | First Friday   FREE
8:00 pmSouth First Fridays Art Walk & Special Performances | San Jose   FREE
8:00 pmFree First Fridays Live Music Showcase | The Uptown   FREE
9:00 pm“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale   FREE
9:30 pm“HellaSingle” Comedy Show & Singles Mixer | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $15 at the Door
10:00 pmLast Nite: A 2000’s Indie Dance Party | SF   FREE*
*Free before 6 pm. $5 in advance otherwise, $10 at the door.

Saturday, September 7, 2019

21st Annual Duboce Park Tag Sale | SF
Saturday, September 7 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring cash for bargains
| Duboce Park

Treasure hunters will try to walk away with bargains in their arms and smiles on their faces after shopping at the 21st annual Friends of Duboce Park Tag Sale on Saturday, September 7, 2019. Join more...

9:00 amSick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden  FREE*
*Garden admission is free only if you're attending the Sick Plant Clinic.
9:00 amFirst Saturdays Free Outdoor Boot Camp | Oakland   FREE
10:00 am“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area   FREE
10:00 amFree Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park   FREE
All DayFree Parks Admission Day: Every 1st Saturday | Marin County   FREE
10:00 amJack London Square Waterfront | Free Oakland Guided Walking Tours   FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to
All DayBank of America Free Museum Weekend   FREE*
*Free for Bank of America or Merrill Lynch Card Holders. Some venues may be closed on certain days; please confirm directly with participating museums.
All DayPub In the Park: Live Music, Local Brews & Lawn Games | Redwood City   FREE
All Day2019 Muni Heritage Days: Rare Historic Bus Ride Weekend | SF   FREE*
*Although not confirmed yet for 2019, typically there are free rides from museum at 77 Steuart Street on certain vehicles will be operating from 1 PM to 5 PM between the museum and Pier 39. Regular fare applies to all other Muni, Streetcar and Cable Car rides.
12:30 pmNike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands   FREE
1:30 pmFirst Caturday at Lake Merritt: Outdoor Cat-napping & Socializing | Oakland   FREE
1:30 pmFirst Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF   FREE
2:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | The Presidio   FREE
3:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | Santa Cruz   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
6:30 pmSpontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland   FREE*
*There is a one-drink minimum (doesn't have to be an alcoholic drink, but bring ID, 21+ only.)
7:00 pmMovies in Creek Park: Star Trek 2 | San Anselmo   FREE
8:00 pmSea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF   FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or, Bring a mug for cider
9:00 pmPrince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa   $5
9:07 pmFree A’s Post-Game Star Wars™ Themed Fireworks Show | Oakland   FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Inner Sunset Flea 2019 | Block Party & Street Fair
Sunday, September 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 9th and Irving

Join the Inner Sunset Flea on the second Sunday of the month from April to November 2019. Come hunt for a bargain, sit down for some food, let the children play, more...

All DayMarine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito  FREE
10:30 am“Sunday Assembly” Silicon Valley Community Gathering | Mountain View   FREE
All DayOakland Pride Parade & Festival | 2019   FREE*
*Parade is free to watch. General admission to the festival is $10; children under 12 are $5
11:00 am“Kidchella 2019” Kids Music Festival: Andy Z & the Andyland Band | Final Day   FREE
All Day“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Tenderloin   FREE
All Day2019 San Jose Mini Maker Faire   $12*
*Tickets are $12 in advance for adults and $8 for children. Kids under 3 are free.
11:00 amPresidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
All Day2019 Muni Heritage Days: Rare Historic Bus Rides | SF   FREE*
*Although not confirmed yet for 2019, typically there are free rides from museum at 77 Steuart Street on certain vehicles will be operating from 1 PM to 5 PM between the museum and Pier 39. Regular fare applies to all other Muni, Streetcar and Cable Car rides.
1:00 pm8th Annual San Francisco “Indian Summer Guac Off” | 2019   FREE*
*Free if you bring a guac to compete with. Donations required if you're just tasting.
1:30 pm2019 Opera in the Park | Golden Gate Park   FREE
2:00 pmAnime & Manga Club: An Afternoon Full Of Fun | SF   FREE
2:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | The Presidio   FREE
3:00 pmFinal Day: SF Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | Santa Cruz   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
5:00 pmFree Bay Shore Lyric Opera Concert in the Park | Redwood City   FREE
8:00 pmShapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland   FREE

Monday, September 9, 2019

6:30 pmCyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.  FREE
7:00 pmIntro to Personal Safety & Self-Defense Class | Berkeley  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
8:30 pmBottomless Standards Comedy Show | SF  FREE*
*21 and over

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Free Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden

The San Francisco Botanical Garden is one of the most diverse gardens in the world. A unique urban oasis, the garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 more...

12:00 pmRSVPs Open Today for “Live at Lagunitas” Free Strfkr Concert | Petaluma   FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.