Sunday, October 6, 2019

City Star Party & Telescope Night | Pier 17

The San Francisco Amateur Astronomers invite you to their next City Star Party, where you can take a gander at our universe through telescopes, socialize with more experienced amateur astronomers, and get some tips about the more...


Monday, October 7, 2019

Live at Lagunitas: Caroline Rose | Petaluma
Monday, October 7 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery

Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma presents a free live summer concert series featuring some amazing bands in their LaguMiniAmphitheaterette that would normally play big venues in San Francisco. Show are free, but tickets are more...


Tuesday, October 8, 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 pmOakland’s Free “AMP” Street Music Festival | Final Month   FREE
6:00 pmMonthly Game Night at the Library | Napa   FREE
7:00 pmDraconids Meteor Shower | 2019   FREE

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Free Navy Ship Tours Wednesday | Fleet Week 2019
Wednesday, October 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 30-32

Look up in the sky when you hear the roaring of jet engines and head down to SF’s northern waterfront and Dogpatch for San Francisco’s annual Fleet Week airshow and festival. 39th more...

10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | City Center   FREE*
*Reservations are recommended but not required. To make a reservation for Tour 2, please call (510) 238-3234 or e-mailaallen@oaklandca.gov.
2:00 pmState-of-the-Art Green Building Tour | SF Public Utilities Office   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Limited to maximum of 30 guests. Arrive 10 minutes prior to tour start time.

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Free Navy Ship Tours Thursday | Fleet Week 2019
Thursday, October 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 30-32

Look up in the sky when you hear the roaring of jet engines and head down to SF’s northern waterfront and Dogpatch for San Francisco’s annual Fleet Week airshow and festival. 39th more...

1:00 pm“LINES” Free Ballet Dance Workshop | Grace Cathedral   FREE*
*Free and open to all; registration on arrival.
7:30 pmComedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula   FREE
8:00 pm“Verdi Wild Things Are” Standup Comedy | SF   $5*
*$5 tickets with code "funcheapers" otherwise it's $10
8:00 pmShame Cave Comedy Show: A Shameful Yet Shameless Night | SF   FREE

Friday, October 11, 2019

Parade of Ships Under Golden Gate Bridge | Fleet Week 2019
Friday, October 11 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Crissy Field

The annual San Francisco Fleet Week Parade of Ships will take place on Friday, October 11, 2019 with the SFFD Fireboat “St. Francis” being the first ship under the Golden Gate more...

12:00 pmFleet Week 2019 & Blue Angels Air Show | SF   FREE
12:00 pmRotunda Dance Series: Awakko Ren | SF City Hall   FREE
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.
6:00 pm2nd Friday Art Walk | Oakland & Alameda   FREE
6:00 pmSalesforce Park’s Final Rooftop Salsa Dance Party of 2019 | SF   FREE
6:00 pmCandlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
6:30 pmSan José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2019   FREE
7:00 pm2nd Fridays Clockwork Comedy Show | Milk Bar   FREE
7:00 pmSpontaneous Storytelling: True Stories & Free Drinks for Storytellers | SF   $5*
*Just tell them at the door you heard about it on SF Funcheap and get in for $5 instead of $10
7:30 pmEast Bay Bike Party   FREE
9:00 pmFree Movies in the Park: Coraline | Mill Valley   FREE*
*Please bring your blankets, low beach chairs, flashlights and picnics.

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Free Navy Ship Tours for Fleet Week | Saturday
Saturday, October 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 30-32

Look up in the sky when you hear the roaring of jet engines and head down to SF’s northern waterfront and Dogpatch for San Francisco’s annual Fleet Week airshow and festival. 39th more...

10:00 amFree Summer Walking Tours | Victorian-Era Oakland   FREE*
*Tours are offered Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. Reservations are recommended but not required.
11:00 am“Bark at the Park: K9 Heroes” Military, Police & Fire Dog Demos | Fleet Week 2019   FREE
All Day2019 Bay Area Diwali Festival: Indian Food, Bollywood Dance & Music | Cupertino   FREE*
*Admission and parking are free.
All DaySan Francisco Open Studios 2019 Kick Off | Oct. 12 – Nov. 3   FREE
12:00 pmFleet Week 2019 & Blue Angels Air Show | SF   FREE
12:00 pmFree Beginner Parkour “Urban Ninja” Class   FREE
2:00 pmArt Walk 2019: 11 Amazing Galleries & Live Music | Benicia   FREE
7:00 pmMovies in Creek Park | San Anselmo   FREE
8:00 pmCorkscrewed Stand-up Comedy & Wine Night | SF   $10*
*$10 advance / $20 door (2 drink minimum)

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Free Navy Ship Tours for Fleet Week | Sunday
Sunday, October 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 30-32

Look up in the sky when you hear the roaring of jet engines and head down to SF’s northern waterfront and Dogpatch for San Francisco’s annual Fleet Week airshow and festival. 39th more...

All DayInner Sunset Flea 2019 | Block Party & Street Fair   FREE
All DaySan Francisco Open Studios 2019 | Hunters Point Shipyard   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.
12:00 pmFleet Week 2019: Blue Angels Airshow | Sunday   FREE
12:30 pm2019 Italian Heritage Parade | North Beach   FREE
5:00 pmFull Moon Tibetan Chanting Ceremony | Berkeley   FREE

Monday, October 14, 2019

Final Day of Free Navy Ship Tours | Fleet Week 2019
Monday, October 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 30-32

Look up in the sky when you hear the roaring of jet engines and head down to SF’s northern waterfront and Dogpatch for San Francisco’s annual Fleet Week airshow and festival. 39th more...

10:00 amFleet Week High School Band Challenge | Golden Gate Park   FREE
6:30 pmCyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.   FREE

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Poetic Tuesdays: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Tuesday, October 15 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

Lines and lyrics from Litquake Nation! Enjoy line breaks during your lunch break, as some of the Bay Area’s best poets and musicians share their work in the great outdoors.


Wednesday, October 16, 2019

10:00 amFree Oakland Guided Walking Tours | African-American History  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandca.gov
5:30 pmEast Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

The Underground: Stand-Up Comedy at Oakstop | Oakland
Thursday, October 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Free Pizza & Beer provided, Admission free to Oakstop members.
| Oakstop

From the Basement of Oakstop, in the heart of downtown, comes The Underground every 3rd Thursday from June to August. See some of the best comics from the Bay Area and more...


Friday, October 18, 2019

"Sundown Cinema" Halloween Outdoor Movie Night | Dolores Park
Friday, October 18 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park

Film Night in the Park and Sundown Cinema have combined forces to create a brand new summer outdoor movie series at parks all over SF. Expect food, drinks, music, neighborhood fun, and more...

3:00 pm“Block Fest” Tenderloin Arts Festival & Free Art Making | SF  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
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.
6:00 pm3rd Friday: Free Outdoor Movie & Free Popcorn | Final Day   FREE*
*Free Popcorn

Saturday, October 19, 2019

2019 San Francisco Trolley Dances | SF
Saturday, October 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch; if you take Muni, fare is required
| SF Muni F Line

Each year, Epiphany Productions transforms the city’s streets into stages through San Francisco Trolley Dances, a series of free contemporary dance performances along a Muni line. San Francisco Trolley Dances, now in more...

All DaySF Open Studios 2019 | Richmond, Sunset, Cole Valley, West Portal, Excelsior & Balboa Park   FREE
1:00 pmFacebook’s Fall Fest: Latin Celebration & Halloween Bash | Facebook HQ   FREE*
*RSVP is requested.
7:00 pmMovies in Creek Park: Captain Marvel | San Anselmo   FREE

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Exploratorium Community 50th Anniversary Founder's Day | SF

The Exploratorium is a twenty-first-century learning laboratory, an eye-opening, always-changing, playful place to explore and tinker featuring hundreds of science, art, and human perception exhibits. While they don’t have monthly community days, they more...

All DayConcord Antique & Collectibles Faire | East Bay  FREE
All Day2019 San Francisco Trolley Dances | SF   FREE*
*Free to watch; if you take Muni, fare is required
All DayThe Final “Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party of 2019 | Excelsior   FREE
All DayThe Final Presidio Picnic of 2019 | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
11:00 amThe Village Artisan Market | Napa   FREE
All DaySF Open Studios 2019 | Outer Mission, Glen Park, Visitacion Valley, Portola, Bayview & Islais Creek   FREE
1:00 pmCal Sailing Club Open House & Free Sailboat Rides | Berkeley   FREE

Monday, October 21, 2019

3:00 pmTour of Diego Rivera’s 1st US Mural | Union Square  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Please note, the tour is limited to 25 people.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Orionids Meteor Shower 2019 | Halley's Comet's Debris
Tuesday, October 22 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area

On a dark, moonless night, the Orionids exhibit about 10 to 20 meteors per hour. These fast-moving meteors occasionally leave persistent trains and they sometimes produce bright fireballs. Orionid meteors fly each year more...


Friday, October 25, 2019

The Final "Off the Grid" Friday Night Market of 2019 | Fort Mason
Friday, October 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

More than 30 food vendors, with a full bar and bands and DJs? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market. Discover everything from Beijing-style crisp-fried crepes (Jianbing) and Filipino desserts, more...

5:30 pmFree Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland   FREE*
*RSVP Required
8:00 pm“Subversion” A Progressive Works Comedy Night | SF   FREE

Saturday, October 26, 2019

TreasureFest: Halloween Market: 1,000 Free Pumpkins & Trick-or-Treating | SF
Saturday, October 26 – All Day | Cost: $3*
*$3-$5 early bird online / $7 last minute - includes free parking.
| TreasureFest (Treasure Island)

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. Plus there’s typically 35+ food trucks, live local music, more...

10:00 amLast of 2019: Free Oakland Summer Walking Tour | Old Oakland  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandnet.com
All Day2019 Leap Sandcastle Classic: NorCal’s Biggest Sandcastle Comp. | Ocean Beach   FREE
All DaySF Open Studios 2019 | Dogpatch, Potrero Hill, Mission & Castro   FREE
7:00 pmMovies in Creek Park: Beetlejuice | San Anselmo   FREE

Sunday, October 27, 2019

"Halloween Hoopla" Yerba Buena Gardens Festival 2019 | Final Day
Sunday, October 27 | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

Between May and October in 2019, the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival presents 100 free performances on three outdoor stages in Yerba Buena Gardens. Admission is free and entertainment includes music, theater, dance, cultural events, educational more...

All DayTreasureFest: Halloween Market: 1,000 Free Pumpkins & Trick-or-Treating | SF   $3*
*$3-$5 early bird online / $7 last minute - includes free parking.
All DaySF Open Studios 2019 | Noe Valley, Diamond Heights & Bernal Heights   FREE
3:00 pmRockridge Ice Cream & Gelato Tour | Final Day   $20*
*$15 for children 12 and younger, $20 for adults

Monday, October 28, 2019

Final Week of Ocean Beach Bonfires for 2019 | Ends Oct. 31
Monday, October 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Rings are first come first served
| Ocean Beach Fire Pits

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 more...


Wednesday, October 30, 2019

"People in Plazas" Free Summer Music Festival Final Day | SF
Wednesday, October 30 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park

This free annual outdoor music festival puts on over 130 free lunchtime concerts featuring an array of different styles from July to October in over 15 different public plazas near Market Street. “People in more...

10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown & Secret Rooftop Gardens  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandca.gov
8:00 pmWin Tix: British Indie Pop Band: Kero Kero Bonito | The Regency Ballroom   WIN

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Final Ocean Beach Bonfire Night of 2019 | Until March 1st
Thursday, October 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Rings are first come first served
| Ocean Beach Fire Pits

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 more...


Friday, November 1, 2019

10:00 pmLast Nite: A 2000’s Indie Dance Party | SF  $5*
*$5 in advance. $10 at the door.

Saturday, November 2, 2019

San Francisco Open Studios 2019 | Final Weekend
Saturday, November 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco

SF Open Studios is the oldest and largest open studios program in the country, featuring an annual, month-long, city-wide art event that showcases over 800 emerging and established San Francisco artists in their more...

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.)

Sunday, November 3, 2019

San Francisco Open Studios 2019 | Final Day
Sunday, November 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco

SF Open Studios is the oldest and largest open studios program in the country, featuring an annual, month-long, city-wide art event that showcases over 800 emerging and established San Francisco artists in their more...


Thursday, November 7, 2019

City Star Party & Telescope Night | Lands End
Thursday, November 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
| Point Lobos

The San Francisco Amateur Astronomers invite you to their next City Star Party, where you can take a gander at our universe through telescopes, socialize with more experienced amateur astronomers, and get some tips about the more...

7:00 pmFree Rooftop Stargazing Party “Astro Night” | UC Berkeley   FREE

Friday, November 8, 2019

Rotunda Dance Series: Nava Dance Theatre | SF City Hall
Friday, November 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall

The “Rotunda Dance Series” is a set of free monthly dance performances in San Francisco City Hall’s extraordinary rotunda, Dancers’ Group and World Arts West have once again partnered to bring audiences more...

6:00 pmCandlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Pinterest & SFMade "38Makers" Holiday Gift Fair | SF

38Makers kicks off its sixth year with a holiday fair specially curated by Pinterest for shoppers looking for artisan, locally-made gifts in a unique and festive setting. Imagine you discover a Pinterest more...


Sunday, November 10, 2019

KUSF's Rock 'n' Swap Record Fair | USF

KUSF’s Rock-n-Swap is a Giant Music Lover’s Fair where about dealers and vendors come from all over to sell music related items in various formats and genres along with hard-to-find rarities including more...

All Day2019 Veterans Day Parade | SF   FREE

Monday, November 11, 2019

Free National Parks Day: Veterans Day | 2019

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entry more...


Tuesday, November 12, 2019

6:15 pmFull Moon Tibetan Chanting Ceremony | Berkeley  FREE

Saturday, November 16, 2019

2019 Renegade Winter Craft Fair Market: 280+ Makers | Fort Mason
Saturday, November 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason (Festival Pavilion)

Renegade Craft Fair returns to San Francisco for a festive weekend featuring the country’s 280+ foremost Makers and Designers. 2019 Renegade Craft San Francisco Saturday & Sunday | 11 am – April 13-14, 2019 – more...


Sunday, November 17, 2019

2019 Renegade Winter Craft Fair Market | Fort Mason
Sunday, November 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center

Renegade Craft Fair returns to San Francisco for a festive weekend featuring the country’s 280+ foremost Makers and Designers. 2019 Renegade Craft San Francisco Saturday & Sunday | 11 am – April 13-14, 2019 – more...