Sunday, June 16, 2019

Free Cooking Demo: Summer Recipes with Chef Tamearra Dyson | Macy’s
Sunday, June 16 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Macy's (Union Square)

Spend a delicious afternoon with Chef Tamearra Dyson of Souley Vegan. She will demonstrate how to create one of her favorite summer recipes, Spinach Tofu Pie. Chef Tamearra Dyson is the executive chef more...

1:00 pmFree Music & Dance of Scotland | Golden Gate Park  FREE
1:00 pmClint Baker’s Golden Gate Swing | Live! in the Castro  FREE
2:00 pmStern Grove Festival 2019 Kick-Off Concert | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
2:00 pmCumbia Concert: Combo Tezeta | Union Square Live   FREE
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.
3:00 pm2019 World Music Day: Block Party & 50+ Concerts | Palo Alto   FREE
3:30 pmFree Summer Circus Day w/ Circus Bella: Opening Weekend | SF   FREE
3:30 pmRumba Party: Afro-Cuban Drums, Dances & Songs | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
5:00 pm2019 Queer Women of Color Film Festival: Closing Night | SF   FREE
7:00 pm“Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE*
*RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated.
7:00 pmLaugh Your Gays Off: Free Comedy in The Castro | SF   FREE*
*$5 suggested donation
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE

Monday, June 17, 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.
8:00 pmFree Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.
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.
8:30 pmHaight Street Trivia, Comedy, Gaming & Free Pizza Night | Milk Bar  FREE

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

2 for 1 Margaritas “Taco Tuesday” | SF
Tuesday, June 18 – 5:30 pm | Cost: 2-for-1*
*Get 2 for 1 Margaritas on Tuesdays from 5:30pm to 10pm. And tip like a rockstar.
| Francisca's Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar

Francisca’s Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar is a unique farm-to-table Italian-Venezuelan restaurant in the Mission that has a special “Taco Tuesday” promotion with 2-for-1 fresh-fruit margaritas and discounted taco platters ($4 more...

5:30 pmThe Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s  FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
7:00 pmDetention All-Stars Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE*
*Mention Funcheap at the door for free swag
8:00 pm“Town Business” Oakland Comedy Night | Every Tuesday   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $10 at door.
8:00 pmVinyl Room Standup Comedy Show | Burlingame   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
8:00 pm“Udder Hilarity” Free Comedy Show | Hollow Cow   FREE*
*RSVP to guarantee a seat

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Oakland A's $1 Game vs. Baltimore Orioles | 2019
Wednesday, June 19 – 12:37 pm | Cost: $1*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
| Oakland Coliseum

Make an impact in the community during every Wednesday A’s home game with Community Impact Wednesdays in section 322. Pick your price and all tickets proceeds benefit the Oakland A’s charitable arm, more...

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
11:00 am“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza  FREE
5:30 pm5-Course Tasting Menu w/ Vegan Option, 2-for-1 Cocktails | SF   $39*
*$39 for a 5-Course Tasting Menu (reg. $69), 2 for 1 Tropical Drinks. Please enter FC5-COURSE in your open table reservation or mention Funcheap to your host.
5:30 pmEast Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
5:30 pmFood First Meeting: A World Where People Have Access to Food | Berkeley   FREE
6:00 pmSwing/Boogie Concert: Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums | Union Square Live   FREE
7:00 pmFree Astronomy Lecture | Presidio   FREE
7:00 pmSuper Smash Bros Ultimate Tournament | SF   FREE
7:00 pmNerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop   $10
8:00 pmJokelandish: Stand-up Comedy Showcase | Oakland   $1*
*$1 with code "funcheapbaby" on Eventbrite; otherwise, it's $5.
9:00 pmFree Movies on the Beach: 2019 Kick Off “The Lost Boys” | Santa Cruz   FREE*
*Seating is first-come, first-served.

Thursday, June 20, 2019

2019 San Francisco Design Week: Opening Night | SF
Thursday, June 20 | Cost: FREE | Pier 27

Designers of all disciplines are united by the drive to solve problems, advance aesthetics, and re-think the future. The increasing global collaboration among visual designers, industrial designers, strategists, writers, photographers, videographers, illustrators, more...

10:00 amHidden San Francisco Walking Tours | SoMa   FREE
12:30 pmMarcus Shelby Quartet: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF   FREE
5:00 pm“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF   FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks.
5:00 pmAsian Art Museum’s $10 Thursday Nights | SF   $10*
*General admission tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, students and youths (age 13-17). There is a $10 surcharge for special exhibition tickets. 
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 pmTequila 3rd Thursdays & Grilled Street Tacos | Walnut Creek   FREE*
*RSVP requested only to help insure they don’t run out of tequila and guacamole
5:30 pm5-Course Tasting Menu w/ Vegan Option, 2-for-1 Cocktails | SF   $39*
*$39 for a 5-Course Tasting Menu (reg. $69), 2 for 1 Tropical Drinks. Please enter FC5-COURSE in your open table reservation or mention Funcheap to your host.
6:00 pmLet’s Go Salsa: Free Open Air Salsa Dance Party w/ Jesús Díaz | SF   FREE
6:00 pmMake: Monthly Artist Happy Hour & Local Vendors | Dogpatch   $8*
*Free with admission. Admission: Adults $8.00, Students/Senior $6.00.
6:00 pmFree Concert at the Central Park Opening Series | San Mateo   FREE
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Self-Styled | Pier 15   $19.95*
*$19.95 Adv/Door -  Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome)
6:00 pmSkin NightLife | California Academy of Sciences   $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members) / 21+
6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concert: Feel-good Reggae | Concord   FREE
6:30 pmMoraga Summer Concert: Classic Rock | East Bay   FREE
7:00 pmSummer Concert at Mission Bowling Club | SF   FREE
7:00 pmFree Monthly Outdoor Movie Night | Oakland   FREE*
*FREE with RSVP or $6 at the door
8:30 pm2019 Summer Movie in the Park Kickoff: “Mary Poppins Returns” | Orinda   FREE
8:45 pmMovies on the Square: “Avengers: Infinity War” | Redwood City   FREE

Friday, June 21, 2019

First Day of Summer: Free Swimming Day | East Bay Regional Parks

It’s finally summer, so why not go for a swim, especially since it’s free today — and every Friday throughout the rest of the year.

9:30 amLongest Day of the Year: 9 Free Guided Walking Tours | Summer Solstice   FREE
12:00 pmFree Summer Circus Day with Circus Bella | SF   FREE
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.
5:30 pmMusic in the Park 2019 Kickoff “The Delfonics” Love songs & Oldies | San Jose   $10
6:00 pm3rd Friday: Free Outdoor Movie & Free Popcorn “Wonder” | Millbrae   FREE*
*Free Popcorn
6:00 pmMusic on the Square: “Santana Tribute” | Redwood City   FREE
6:30 pmStarlight Movie Night Season Opener: “Trolls” | Alameda   FREE
6:30 pm2019 Concert Kick Off: Beatles Tribute in the Park | Alamo   FREE
6:45 pmFree Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland   FREE*
*RSVP Required
7:00 pm2019 Summer Concert in the Park: Evan Thomas Blues Revue | Pleasanton   FREE
7:00 pmBicycle Art Salon | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required by contacting the organizers via email to or phone at 510-230-8270.
7:00 pmTiny Garage Concert Night | Emeryville   FREE*
*$5 Suggested Donation
7:00 pmBrave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE
7:30 pmYou Betta Work Comedy Fiesta Show | San Mateo   FREE*
*Free with $5 Suggested Donation
8:00 pmMovie Night 2019 Kick Off & Free Popcorn “Mary Poppins Returns” | Benicia   FREE
8:00 pmSan Jose Bike Party   FREE
8:00 pmFandango Jarocho: Son Jarocho Jam Session | Berkeley   FREE*
*Donations welcome
8:30 pmMovies Under the Stars Kick Off “Bumblebee” | Walnut Creek   FREE*
*Admission is free.

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Lake Chabot Free Concerts in the Park | East Bay
Saturday, June 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lake Chabot (Castro Valley)

Celebrate the East Bay Regional Park District’s 85th Anniversary. There are 73 regional parks planning special events and programs, including Free Park Fridays, Free Concerts In The Parks, and a Free more...

All DayFree de Young Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday   FREE*
*Free general admission to San Francisco residents. Valid ID or proof of residency required. This offer applies only to the permanent collection galleries.
10:00 am“Java & Jazz”: Coffee, Pastries & Jazz | Concord   $5*
*$5 per session; $12 for all 3 sessions. Attendees will receive a free logo coffee tumbler with each ticket. Proceeds benefit the Concord Historical Society.
10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Old Oakland   FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to
10:30 am$12 Bottomless Mimosa “Boozy Brunch” w/ Vegan Options | SF   $12*
*Get one complimentary drink with your brunch - and don't forget to tip like a rockstar. Upgrade to bottomless for $12.
All DayEast Bay Open Studios 2019 | June 22   FREE
11:30 amSan Francisco Shih Tzu Meetup Group | Alta Plaza Park   FREE
12:00 pmFree Summer Circus Day with Circus Bella | SF   FREE
1:00 pmFacebook’s “Red, White & Brew” Fest: Honky Tonk & Bull Riding | Facebook HQ   FREE*
*RSVP is requested.
7:00 pmFree “Redwood Symphony” Concert in the Park 2019 Kick Off | Redwood City   FREE

Sunday, June 23, 2019

$12 Bottomless Mimosa "Boozy Brunch" w/ Vegan Options | SF

Francisca’s Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar has a weekly weekend “Boozy Brunch” with live music & DJs plus complimentary mimosas (or “Brunch Punch”) to accompany your brunch on both Saturdays and more...

All DayEast Bay Open Studios 2019 | Final Day   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.
1:00 pmThe Muddy Roses | Live! in the Castro   FREE
2:00 pmBlues/Rock Concert: The Nitecaps Blues Band | Union Square Live   FREE
6:00 pm’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.   FREE
6:00 pm“Sunset by the Lake” Blues & Jazz Summer Concert | Pleasant Hill   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.
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE

Monday, June 24, 2019

"Popping the ​Science ​Bubble": Conversations w/ Cal Scientists | Berkeley
Monday, June 24 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Public Library (Central Branch)

Join in for a conversation with scientists from Cal. Ever wonder what the scientists at Cal are up to? Now is your chance to find out during a thrilling series of more...

6:00 pmSilent Book Club: Book Lovers’ Monthly Reading | San Jose   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
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)