Thursday, December 19, 2019

8:00 pmHaight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar  FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise, it's $15.

Friday, December 20, 2019

"Last Day of Fall" Free Walking Tours | SF
Friday, December 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Japanese Tea Garden may require an additional charge.
| All Over San Francisco

Last day of Fall Walking Tour Schedule: 9:30 am – Japanese Tea Garden 10:00 am – City Scapes And Public Places 10:00 am – South of Market Architecture Stroll 11:00 am – Fisherman’s Wharf: A Hidden History 1:00 pm – Japanese more...

All DayFairy Winterland: Crafts, Stories & Lights Parade | Children’s Fairyland   $12*
*$12 general admission. Fairyland members: You're invited to play at Fairy Winterland for free on Friday, December 13. Come back another day for just $6.
2:00 pmSF Etsy’s Winter Pop Up Shop | 2019   FREE
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.
7:00 pmTiny Garage Concert Night | Emeryville   FREE*
*$5 Suggested Donation
7:00 pmSantaCon 2019: Festive Santa Pub Crawl | Sonoma   FREE*
*21+
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 pmSan Jose Bike Party   FREE
8:00 pmFandango Jarocho: Son Jarocho Jam Session | Berkeley   FREE*
*Donations welcome
8:00 pmBrave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE
8:00 pmSan Francisco Winter Comedy Festival | Dec. 20-21   FREE*
*RSVP Required, otherwise $10 at the door
9:00 pmXmas HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More) | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 10:30pm; $5 after
9:30 pm“HellaSingle” Comedy Show & Singles Mixer | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $15 at the Door
9:45 pm“Tindervention” Free Comedy Night at Cobbs | Dec. 20-21   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. $17 without RSVP. Two Drink Minimum


Saturday, December 21, 2019

Free Union Square Ice Skating Lessons: Every Weekend | 2019-2020

Don’t know how to skate? Kaiser Permanente is inviting beginner skaters to the Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines to come learn from professional skate instructors more...

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 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.
10:00 amMission Science Workshop: Free Hands-on Science Saturday | SF   FREE*
*Donations are appreciated.
All DayFree PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio   FREE
All Day2019 KPFA Holiday Crafts Fair | Craneway Pavilion   $12*
*Admission is $12 ages 18-64, $10 Seniors & Disabled, Youth Free.
All DayTelegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair: 200+ Artists & Festive Lights | Berkeley   FREE
11:00 am“Science@Cal”: Renowned Scientist Lecture | UC Berkeley   FREE
11:00 amDrop-In Bike Workshop & Advice | Mountain View   FREE
All Day2019 Artisans Holiday Open Studios: 100+ Artists & Craftspeople | Berkeley   FREE
All Day2019 Pottery Holiday Show & Open Studios | Berkeley   FREE
All DayFairy Winterland: Crafts, Stories & Lights Parade | Children’s Fairyland   $12*
*$12 general admission. Fairyland members: You're invited to play at Fairy Winterland for free on Friday, December 13. Come back another day for just $6.
All DayChildren Craft Workshop & Free Photos with Santa Claus | Japantown   FREE
12:45 pm2019 “Holiday Fanfare”: Free Outdoor Final Concert | Civic Center   FREE
2:00 pm3rd Saturday Guided Gallery District Tour | Oakland   FREE
3:00 pmArt in the Park: Live Music, Arts & Spoken Word | Tenderloin   FREE
4:00 pm2019 Christmas Carol Music Festival | SF   FREE*
*Free Admission. Donations Requested. Limited seating. Register online.
4:54 pm14 Hours of The Bay Lights | The Longest Night of the Year 2019   FREE
7:00 pm“Cat People” Comedy Show & Free Pizza | Oakland   $10
7:30 pmSan Francisco Winter Comedy Festival | December 2019   FREE*
*RSVP Required, otherwise $10 at the door
8:00 pm“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF   FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $10
8:00 pmCraft Comedy Night: “Best of the East Bay” | Oakland   FREE*
*Tickets are general admission. Seating is limited. Arrive early.
9:00 pm“Fringe” Indie Music Video Party | Madrone Art Bar   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm with RSVP on Facebook; otherwise, it's $5. 21+
9:00 pmPush The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, it's $6.
9:45 pm“Tindervention” Stand Up Comedy & Tinder Horror Stories | Cobbs   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. $17 without RSVP. Two Drink Minimum
11:59 pmSan Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF   FREE

Sunday, December 22, 2019

2019 KPFA Holiday Crafts Fair | Craneway Pavilion
Sunday, December 22 – All Day | Cost: $12*
*Admission is $12 ages 18-64, $10 Seniors & Disabled, Youth Free.
| Craneway Pavilion

The 2019 Craneway Craft Fair will take place December 21 & 22, 10 am – 5 pm both days. The Fair takes place in the gorgeous Craneway Pavilion in Richmond, CA more...

6:00 amAfter Dawn: Premiere Sunday Morning Party | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
All DayTelegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair: 200+ Artists & Festive Lights | Berkeley   FREE
All Day2019 Artisans Holiday Open Studios: 100+ Artists & Craftspeople | Berkeley   FREE
All DayFairy Winterland: Crafts, Stories & Lights Parade | Children’s Fairyland   $12*
*$12 general admission. Fairyland members: You're invited to play at Fairy Winterland for free on Friday, December 13. Come back another day for just $6.
12:00 pmChildren Craft Workshop & Free Photos with Santa Claus | Japantown   FREE
12:00 pmSF Etsy’s Winter Pop Up Shop: Final Day | 2019   FREE
12:30 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
1:00 pmBayview Hunters Point’s Christmas Tree Giveaway | SF   FREE*
*Registration Required. Free Christmas Trees for anyone in the Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood.
3:00 pm2019 “Light of Menorah” Pop-Up Glowing Hanukkah Party | Ghirardelli Square   FREE*
*Advance reservation requested.
4:00 pm7th Grand Chanukah Lighting: Donuts & Latkes | Fremont   FREE
All DayIlluminate 2019: SF’s Festival of Light | 40+ Light Sculptures   FREE
4:30 pm2019 Chanukah Festival & 25-Foot-Tall Menorah: 1st Night | Dec. 22-29   FREE*
*2 pm Kids Activities, plus musical performance.
6:00 pm’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:00 pm“Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE*
*RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated.
8:00 pmThe $2 Bill Comedy Show | Milk Bar   $2*
*$2 with RSVP on Eventbrite. Otherwise, $10 at the door.
8:30 pmFree HellaFunny Sundays Stand-Up Comedy | Neck of the Woods   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE
11:59 pmUrsids: Winter Solstice Meteor Shower | The Last Shooting Stars of 2019   FREE

Monday, December 23, 2019

Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair: 200+ Artists & Festive Lights | Berkeley
Monday, December 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Telegraph Avenue (Berkeley)

Join this December to celebrate the 36th Annual Telegraph Holiday Street Fair. Holiday shoppers will be treated to an abundance of good cheer, great music, fine food, with unique and unusual handcrafts more...

All Day2019 Pottery Holiday Show & Open Studios | Berkeley  FREE
All DayHumphry Slocombe’s 11th Birthday: Free Ice Cream All Day | SF   FREE*
*Registration Required / Donations to Project Open Hand are greatly appreciated. While supplies last. One scoop per person
4:30 pm2019 Chanukah & 25-Foot-Tall Menorah: 2nd Night | Union Square   FREE
6:00 pmFree Queer Bowling Night | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*RSVP for a chance to win 1 hour of bowling & shoe rental for you + 5 friends (compliments of Mission Bowling Club)
6:00 pmSilent Book Club: Book Lovers’ Monthly Reading | San Jose   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
8:00 pmFree Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.
8:00 pmNorth Beach Comedy Night | SF   FREE
8:00 pmMonday Night Comedy w/ Free Cake | Blondies   FREE
8:30 pmLaughgasm: Monday Comedy at the Rite Spot | SF   FREE

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Christmas Eve: Holiday Train Display | SF Main Libary
Tuesday, December 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library

The San Francisco Public Library Main Children’s Center invites you to celebrate the return of a beloved annual tradition, when the holiday model train exhibit comes chugging around the bend on more...

All DayChristmas Eve at Christmas in the Park | San Jose   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
All DayFinal Day: 2019 Pottery Holiday Show & Open Studios | Berkeley   FREE
All DayChristmas Eve Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair | Berkeley   FREE
All DayChristmas Eve “Emperor Norton’s Holiday Market” | Final Night   FREE*
*No Cover, but bring money for buying yummy stuff.
All Day24 Holidays on 24th Street: Final Day | Noe Valley   FREE
4:30 pm2019 Chanukah & 25-Foot-Tall Menorah: 3rd Night | Union Square   FREE
5:00 pmFinal Day: 4 Hours of Free Holiday Parking | Embarcadero Center   FREE*
*Valid dates: November 22 - December 24, 2019. Valid Times: Monday through Friday from 5-9 pm; Saturday and Sunday - Any four hours
All DaySF City Hall Lights Up for Christmas Eve   FREE
5:00 pmPier 39’s Christmas Eve Nightly Tree Lighting Show | SF   FREE
5:30 pm“Popping the ​Science ​Bubble”: Conversations w/ Cal Scientists | Berkeley   FREE
6:00 pmAAA Tipsy Tow: Free Car Tow Home | Christmas Eve 2019   FREE*
*If you need a safe ride home, call (855) 2-TOW-2-GO. Typically they will provide a tow for up to 10 miles within the Bay Area. Please note availability is subject to change without notice.
6:00 pmFinal Day: Water Sleigh Rides & Caroling on Lake Merritt | Oakland   $8*
*$8/person for the 6 pm tour
8:00 pm“Town Business” Oakland Comedy Night | Every Tuesday   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $10 at door.

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Free Admission on Christmas 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...

All DayChristmas at “Christmas in the Park” | San Jose   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
All DayOakland’s Free Parking Days for the Holidays | 2019   FREE*
*Free parking at off-street garages and lots but stated time limits will still be enforced. Please note that street meters are still enforced.
11:00 amA Very Zeitgeist Christmas | Mission Dist.   FREE
All DayIlluminate 2019: SF’s Festival of Light on Christmas Day | 40+ Light Sculptures   FREE
4:30 pm2019 Chanukah & 25-Foot-Tall Menorah: 4th Night | Union Square   FREE
All DaySF City Hall Lights Up for Christmas Night   FREE
5:00 pmPier 39’s Christmas Nightly Tree Lighting Show | SF   FREE
8:00 pmFree Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF   FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-15

Thursday, December 26, 2019

2019 Chanukah & 25-Foot-Tall Menorah: 5th Night | Union Square
Thursday, December 26 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park

Celebrate Chanukah 2019 with the 45th annual lighting of the 25-foot tall mahogany Bill Graham Menorah in Union Square. This San Francisco tradition, the brainchild of rock and roll concert promoter Bill more...

All DayFirst Day of Kwanzaa 2019: City Hall Ceremony & Evening Celebration | SF  FREE
12:30 pmFree 30-Minute Core & Stretch Express | Salesforce Park  FREE
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Full-Spectrum | Pier 15   $19.95*
*$19.95 Adv/Door -  Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome)
6:00 pmFree Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF   FREE