Thursday, January 30, 2020

Retro Game Nite: Card Games & Classic Video Games | SF
Thursday, January 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Holy Mountain

Come for a Retro Game Nite every last week of the month at Holy Mountain. Enjoy Adult Fun with Throwback (21+ Event) Classic Wii Games Board Games Card Games Guest may bring their own console. A more...

6:00 pmHow-To 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+
6:30 pmFrench Afterworks: French Music & French Drinks | SF   FREE
7:00 pmButterfly Effect: Free Climate Crisis Circle & Symposium | SF   FREE*
*The event is free, but reservations are encouraged.
7:00 pmThe Great Cable Car Chase | SF   FREE
8:00 pmWin Tix: More Guns: A Musical Comedy about the NRA | SF   WIN
8:00 pmHaight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise, it's $15.
8:00 pmCoit Comedy: Stand Up Comedy & Free Golden Boy Pizza | SF   $5*
*Use "Funcheap" to get a 50% discount ticket with 1 drink minimum requirement. Otherwise it's $10.

Friday, January 31, 2020

Final Day: Dunkin’s Free Oatmilk Latte | Bay Area
Friday, January 31 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Dunkin Donuts (Bay Area)

Calling all oatmilk lovers: Dunkin’ is bringing a whole new way to add a little creamy to your day. This spring Dunkin’s new Oatmilk Latte is comin’ in hot (or iced!) to restaurants more...

All DayApplebee’s $1 Vodka Rum Frostbite | Final Day   $1
All Day2020 San Francisco Restaurant Week | Final Day   $15*
*In 2020, SF Restaurant Week will feature two-course lunch ($15 and $25) and three or more course dinner ($40 and $65) menus.
All DayBeer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos   FREE
All DayBerkeley Restaurant Week 2020 | Final Day   $25*
*Special-value prix fixe menus for $25, $30 or $40 per person for dinner (tax and gratuity are generally not included).
3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
3:00 pm2020 Lunar New Year-Tet Festival | San Jose   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.
5:30 pmSan Francisco Critical Mass   FREE
6:00 pmCandle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
7:00 pmSan Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:30 pmDowntown Oakland Comedy Night | Every Friday   FREE*
*Free with RSVP (otherwise it's $10 at door) - Donations greatly appreciated.
7:30 pm“HellaFunny Fridays” Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SoMa   FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $10 at the Door
9:00 pmHellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More) | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 10:30pm; $5 after


Saturday, February 1, 2020

All of SF's Free Monthly Museum Days | February 2020
Saturday, February 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Details vary for each museum and cultural institution
| All Over the Bay Area

Whether the economy is strong or sour, most of the museums in San Francisco and the Bay Area throw their doors open once a month to allow free admission to all 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
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.
All DayTax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | SF   FREE
All DayFree Admission for “Rats”: Chinese New Year Celebration & Lion Dancing | SF Zoo   FREE*
*Free if you were born in the Year of the Rat (1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020). Valid photo ID required.
All DayFree Parks Admission Day: Every 1st Saturday | Marin County   FREE
All DaySF’s Brand New (Free) Sci-Fi Festival Kicks Off | Feb. 1 – April 30   FREE
10:00 amFree Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park   FREE
10:00 am“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area   FREE
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 Day2020 Lunar New Year Fest: Lion Dancers & Free Museum Day | Redwood City   FREE*
*The event is free and open to the public.
All DayFree Lunar New Year Celebration | San Mateo County History Museum   FREE
All DayNapa Valley Restaurant Week | Final Day   $20*
*Multi-course prix-fixe menus for lunch ($20 or $30) and dinner ($38 or $48)
All Day2020 Lunar New Year-Tet Festival | San Jose   FREE
12:00 pm2020 Lunar New Year Celebration: Martial Arts & Lion Dance Show | Berkeley   FREE
12:30 pmNike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands   FREE
1:00 pm“Beats By The Slice”: Epic Daytime Dance Party & Free Pizza | SF   FREE*
*Free before 2 pm with RSVP; Pre-Sale $10 - Piping Hot Pizza (Early Bird)
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 pmImmersive Audiovisual Presentation on Popular Music Genres | Alameda   FREE
3:00 pmFree Author Talk: Repertoire Cookbook | Omnivore Books   FREE
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 pmDowntown SF’s HellaDesi Comedy Night | Every Saturday   FREE*
*Free with RSVP for first 100 people. $10 at door without RSVP
7:00 pm“Night of Ideas”: SF’s 7-Hour Marathon Festival of Arts & Ideas | 2020   FREE*
*RSVP Required on Eventbrite to guarantee your spot
8:00 pm“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF   FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $10
8:00 pmSea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF   FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
8:00 pmCraft Comedy Night: “Best of the East Bay” | Oakland   FREE*
*Tickets are general admission. Seating is limited. Arrive early.
8:00 pmSF’s “Bad Art Gallery”: Hilarious Dumpster Art | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:30 pm“Downtown Comedy Night” Comedy Show | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP and code HELLAFUNNY. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door. Free for first 50 to RSVP
9:00 pmPrince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa   $5

Sunday, February 2, 2020

Bank of America's "Free Museum Day" | SF & Bay Area

Holders of Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, or U. S. Trust cardholders (credit cards and debit cards) get free admission to seven Bay Area museums, two Sacramento museums and to more more...

6:00 amAfter Dawn: Premiere Sunday Morning Party | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
All DaySan Francisco Walking Tour Day: 18 Free History Walks | Super Bowl Sunday   FREE*
*Free tours but donations appreciated. Tours of the Japanese Tea Garden may require additional admission fee.
10:00 am$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California   $5*
* Suggested donation of $5 for GA/ additional $5 fee for access to special exhibitions
All Day2020 Lunar New Year Festival | Oakland   FREE
11:00 amAwesöme Orchestra: Groundhog Day | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required; donations are welcome.
11:00 am2020 Lunar New Year-Tet Festival | San Jose   FREE
12:30 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
12:30 pm6th SF Urban Film Festival: “The Angry Man” Screening & Panel | Feb. 2 – 9   $15*
*Some events are free, but an RSVP is required for each.
2:30 pmSuper Bowl LIV Watch Party | The Chapel   FREE
3:00 pmFree Author Talk on Geek Cocktails, Brews & Spirit | Omnivore Books   FREE
3:00 pmCuban Rumba Jam: Play, Sing, Dance & Enjoy | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
3:30 pmSuper Bowl LIV on the Big Screen | Mill Valley   FREE
5:00 pmFinal Day: LumiNight Lantern Festival | Pleasanton   $18*
*Early bird tickets is $18 from 10/17 until 11/10. Afterwards, tickets go back to regular admission at $26.
7:00 pmClutch The Pearls: Drag Cabaret Night | Make Out Room   $5*
*Sliding scale donation of $5 to $10.
7:00 pm“Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE*
*RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated.
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

Monday, February 3, 2020

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 pmFree Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room  FREE
8:00 pm“Misery Index: Monday Comedy at The Rite Spot” | Mission Dist.  FREE

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, February 4 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| de Young Museum

Located in beautiful Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a landmark art museum founded in 1895. Your visit includes a whirlwind trip around the world as the museum’s collections more...

9:30 amLegion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
All Day$2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | Diablo Valley Bowl   $2
10:00 amConservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day | GG Park   FREE
11:00 amFree Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch   FREE
11:00 amFirst Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day | Cartoon Art Museum   FREE*
*Pay What You Wish Day
11:00 amContemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE
11:00 amYerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays   FREE
12:00 pmFree Admission Day at the Bedford Gallery | East Bay   FREE
12:00 pmTALL: Tenderloin Art Lending Library | SF   FREE
6:00 pmN.A.S.A. Free In-store DJ Set | Amoeba SF   FREE
6:00 pmThe Detour Free Arcade Game Night | Every First Tuesday   FREE*
*Free unlimited play wristband with any purchase from bar
8:00 pmFirst Tuesdays Free Comedy Showcase & Happy Hour | The Layover   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
8:00 pm“Town Business” Oakland Comedy Night | Every Tuesday   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $10 at door.

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

2-for-1 Tix: Alcatraz Boat Cruise | SF

Take advantage of this limited buy one get one free offer. During select Tuesdays and Wednesdays, Alcatraz Cruises is offering a buy one get one free Day Tour to Alcatraz Island. Alcatraz more...

9:00 amFree Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF   FREE
All DayFree First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden   FREE
11:00 amGLBT History Museum: Free First Wednesdays | Castro   FREE
3:00 pmRanch First Wednesday Open Community Day | Napa   FREE*
*$5 donation suggested per person, but no one is turned away for lack of funds. RSVP requested but not required.
5:30 pmGodard’s “Alphaville” Free Film Screening | SF Main Library   FREE
5:30 pm“Rainbow Family Night”: LGBTQ Parents Support Group | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. There is also a suggested donation of $10 per adult however no one is turned away for lack of funds.
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