Thursday, July 12, 2018

Free Movie Night | Orinda Theatre
Thursday, July 12 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Theatre

The Orinda Theatre hosts a free movie night at 6:30 pm on every second Thursday of the month. Every month showcases a new interesting classic title and sometimes you can catch special guest appearances by more...

6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concerts: Chance McKinney | Concord  FREE
7:30 pmComedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula   FREE
7:30 pm“I Wish I Was Happy” Hour Comedy Show | SF   FREE*
*Free admission but bring money for food and drinks.
8:00 pmHaight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise, it's $15.
8:00 pmFree Drinks & Standup Comedy in a Barber Shop | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
8:30 pmSummer Movie in the Park: “Mary Poppins” | Orinda   FREE
8:45 pmMovies on the Square: “Beauty and the Beast” *Sing Along* | Redwood City   FREE

Friday, July 13, 2018

Chelle! & Friends (Kids’ Show): Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Friday, July 13 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)

This children’s program repeats at 12:15–12:45pm. Led by New Orleans-native Michelle Jacques, a soul-steeped vocalist with a big, bold voice, Chelle! & Friends bring to the Gardens a family-friendly taste of the Crescent City, the more...

12:00 pmRooftop Garden Concert: Folk Rock | Oakland   FREE
5:00 pmJewelry on the Square | Redwood City   FREE
5:00 pmExploratorium Community Free Night | SF   FREE*
*Pay what you can - you may choose to enter for free or can choose to pay any amount should you have the means or desire to do so.
5:00 pmSecond Fridays Art Walk | San Rafael   FREE
5:00 pmFriday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland   $7.50*
*Half-price gallery admission for adults; ages 18 and under are free. Admission for members is always free.
5:00 pmVallejo Art Walk | Second Fridays   FREE
5:00 pm“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party & Beer Garden | Fort Mason   FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
5:30 pmPoint Richmond Concert Night: Gospel | East Bay   FREE
5:30 pmConcerts at the Cove: Wall of Blues | Alameda   FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food and drinks.
6:00 pmMusic on the Square: Reggae | Redwood City   FREE
6:00 pmFree Summer Circus Day with Circus Bella | Oakland   FREE
6:00 pm2nd Friday Art Walk: “Estuary Art Attack” | Oakland & Alameda   FREE
6:00 pmCandlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
6:00 pm“Millennials Ruin Everything”: Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio   FREE*
*Free, suggested donation $5
6:30 pmFree Moonlight Movies: Coco | Danville   FREE
6:30 pmFree Beach Boardwalk Concert: Smash Mouth | Santa Cruz   FREE
6:30 pmRock & Pop Concert in the Park: Fog City Swampers | Alamo   FREE
6:30 pmSan José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2018   FREE
6:45 pmPoint Richmond Concert Night: Retro Bollywood & American Blues | East Bay   FREE
6:45 pmFree Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required
7:00 pmMovies Under the Stars Kick Off: “Coco” | Walnut Creek   FREE*
*Admission is free, but you can help support the program with a $2 donation per person.
7:00 pm2018 Summer Concert in the Park: Michelle Lambert | Pleasanton   FREE
7:30 pm“Dancing Under the Stars” Bachata, Salsa & Merengue | Jack London Square   FREE
7:30 pmEast Bay Bike Party   FREE
9:00 pmThe San Francisco Summer Cocktail Party 2018   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
10:00 pmLast Nite: A 2000’s Indie Dance Party | SF   FREE*
*Free, before 10 pm. $10 after.

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Free Summer Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays
Saturday, July 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at
| California Redwood State Parks

California State Parks To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more more...

9:00 amTrail & Habitat Volunteer Work: Restoring Laguna Honda’s Lost Trails | SF   FREE
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
10:00 amSF Public Library’s $1 Book & Media Sale | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Free to look around and you can buy a book or media for only $1.
11:00 am“Summer Saturdays on Waverly” Street Festival: Chinatown on Wheels | Chinatown   $3*
*$3 for one race, $5 for two races
11:00 amSecond Saturday: Family Festive Gathering | Jack London Square   FREE
12:00 pmGarden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF   FREE
12:00 pmEco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF   FREE
12:00 pmFree Beginner Parkour “Urban Ninja” Class   FREE
12:00 pmFree Conservatory Curiosities Spice Ace: “Spices” | Conservatory of Flowers   FREE*
*These are free events on the Conservatory's Palm Terrace. Tickets to the Conservatory are not required. If you'd like to visit inside the conservatory tickets are $8 for adults or $6 for adults with San Francisco ID
1:00 pmSF Uke Jam Summer Uke-Splosion: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF   FREE
1:00 pmCrosby Morgan: Soulful Acoustic Style | Live! in the Castro   FREE
7:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night’s Dream | Pleasanton   FREE
8:00 pmDowntown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP and code HELLAFUNNY. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door. Free for first 50 to RSVP
9:00 pmIndian Flash Mob Street Parade “Non Stop Bhangra” | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Free to watch and participate in the flash mob. Tickets required for indoors event at Public Works
9:00 pmWin Tix: Non Stop Bhangra: Crash An Indian Wedding | Public Works   WIN
9:30 pmSadderday: An Emo/Pop-Punk/Screamo Dance Party | SF   FREE
10:00 pmNo Scrubs: ’90s Hip Hop and R&B Dance Party | Bar Fluxus   FREE*
*Free with RSVP and code FUNCHEAP; otherwise it's $10

Sunday, July 15, 2018

"Sunday Streets" Huge Block Party | Mission
Sunday, July 15 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mission District

Sunday Streets Sunday Streets (March – October 2018) is San Francisco’s official block party – a sorta-monthly roving neighborhood celebration and five hour street party where the streets are closed to vehicles, so pedestrians, more...

11:00 amSunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley   FREE
11:30 amFree Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square   FREE
12:30 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
1:00 pmFree Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley   FREE
2:00 pmBluegrass Concert: High Water Line | Union Square Live   FREE
2:00 pmStern Grove Festival: Indian Grammy-Winner “Anoushka Shankar” | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
2:30 pmWin Tix: Straus Farms Tours with Cows & Cheese | Marin   WIN
3:00 pmSF’s “Antique Vibrator Museum” Free Guided Tour Day | Good Vibrations   FREE*
*Free, but you must RSVP at least 72 hours in advance by calling the Polk St. store location at (415) 345-0400.
3:30 pmRumba Party: Afro-Cuban Drums, Dances & Songs | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
7:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night’s Dream | Pleasanton   FREE
7:00 pmFree HellaFunny Sundays Stand-Up Comedy | Neck of the Woods   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door

Monday, July 16, 2018

Final Day: 2018 "Flower Piano" | Golden Gate Park
Monday, July 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for San Francisco Residents with proof of ID. $8 for regular entry.
| San Francisco Botanical Garden

San Francisco Botanical Garden‎ Sunset Piano, in partnership with San Francisco Botanical Garden, will once again bring over a dozen grand pianos to the spectacular 55 acre Botanical Garden in Golden Gate more...

12:00 pm“Lagunitas Live”: RSVPs Open for Free Tune – Yards Concert | Petaluma   FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
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.
8:00 pm“Resistance is Fertile” Free Comedy Night | SF   FREE
8:30 pm“Classical Revolution” Chamber Music Jam | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Free, but a $5-20 donation is welcome to support the musicians.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Live at Lagunitas: M. Ward | Petaluma
Tuesday, July 17 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery

Laguintas 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...

5:30 pmThe Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s   FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concerts: Tommy Castro & the Painkillers | Concord   FREE
6:30 pmSummer Outdoor Lamorinda Idol | Orinda   FREE
7:00 pmUnder the Stars Movie Night At A Winery: “Rocky” | St. Francis Winery   FREE
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
8:00 pmTokens: Stand-Up Comedy for Everyone | Oakland   FREE*
*$5 suggested donation, not required

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Blues/Rock Concert: Crosscut | Union Square Live
Wednesday, July 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park

Wed July 18: 6-8pm — Crosscut (Blues/Rock) Crosscut, based in the San Francisco Bay Area of California, plays a unique mix of blues, rock, and original music to create a sound that more...

10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown, Lake Merritt & 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
11:00 am“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza  FREE
12:00 pmFree Lunchtime Concert: Latin Pop Revue | Oakland  FREE
4:00 pmFloat Night: Community Pool Party & BBQ | Los Gatos  FREE*
*Free and open to the public
4:00 pmFloat Night: Community Pool Party & BBQ | Los Gatos  FREE*
*Free and open to the public
5:30 pmFood First Meeting: A World Where People Have Access to Food | Berkeley  FREE
5:30 pmEast Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
6:00 pmFree Latin Concert in the Park | Redwood City   FREE
6:00 pmSF’s Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | SF Brewers Guild   FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
6:00 pmWin Tix: Thirty Seconds to Mars | Shoreline Amphitheatre   WIN
6:30 pmSummer Dance Party Concert | Menlo Park   FREE
7:00 pmFree Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Outer Richmond   FREE
7:00 pmFree Astronomy Lecture | Presidio   FREE
7:00 pmNerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop   $8
8:00 pm“The End” Insane Tarantino-Style Improv | SF   $5*
8:00 pmJokelandish: Stand-up Comedy Showcase | Oakland   $1*
*$1 with code "funcheapbaby" on Eventbrite; otherwise, it's $5.
8:00 pmFree “World Class Comedy” Wednesdays | Marina   FREE*
*Use promo code FUNCHEAP for free tickets. Otherwise $15. Two Drink Minimum.
9:00 pmFree Movies on the Beach: “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” | Santa Cruz   FREE

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Solate: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Thursday, July 19 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

The Bay Area has a way of transforming familiar elements into strikingly original new sounds, and the quartet Solate embodies the best of this alchemical reaction. Built upon the graceful guitar work of more...

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.
5:00 pmGame Night Happy Hour, Trivia & Relay Races | SF   FREE*
*No cost to get in the door or play games. Food and Drinks will need to be purchased.
5:30 pmSummer Street Party: Live Music, 100+ Hot Rods & Family Fun | Downtown Hayward   FREE