Monday, September 23, 2019

8:30 pmBeef Curtains: Game Night & Free Comedy Showcase | Milk Bar  FREE*
*Tips collected towards the end of the show.
8:30 pmLaughgasm: Monday Comedy at the Rite Spot | SF  FREE

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

CuriOdyssey Free Community Day | San Mateo
Tuesday, September 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | CuriOdyssey

Explore science and meet native California animals. CuriOdyssey’s free Community Days take place on varying days, both during the week and on the weekend, so that more visitors have the opportunity more...

All Day$2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | Diablo Valley Bowl   $2*
*$2 Per Game, $2 Soda and $2 Beer for members / $4 per game for non-members
4:20 pmLive at Lagunitas: Paul Cauthen | Petaluma   FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
5:30 pm2 for 1 Margaritas “Taco Tuesday” | SF   2-for-1*
*Get 2 for 1 Margaritas on Tuesdays from 5:30pm to 10pm. And tip like a rockstar.
7:00 pmNorth Beach Comedy Thing: Free Pizza, Cheap Beer & Giveaways | SF   FREE*
*Free pizza is on a first come, first served basis
7:00 pmSF History Night | Pacific Heights   $10*
*$10 for non-members; free for SFHA members
7:00 pmNerd Nite Silicon Valley | San Jose   FREE*
*Admission is donation-based.
7:30 pmCinema Under The Stars “Roll Bounce” | Napa   FREE*
*No outside food or beverage
8:00 pmLast Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
8:00 pm“Udder Hilarity” Free Comedy Show | Hollow Cow   FREE*
*RSVP to guarantee a seat


Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Free Rooftop World Music Concert at Salesforce Park | SF
Wednesday, September 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park

Salesforce Park, SF’s newly-reopened 5.4 acre park on top of the Transit Center hosts a ton of free events every week highlighted by free weekly after-work outdoor rooftop concerts curated by more...

10:00 amFree Oakland Walking Tours | Oakland’s Churches & Temples  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
5:00 pm2019 Downtown Redwood City Oktoberfest | Happy Hour Seating   $15*
*$15 Adv/$17 Door for Adults & $10 Adv/$12 Door for Kids
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.
6:30 pm2019 Albany Music in the Park: “La Misa Negra” | Final Day   FREE
7:00 pmDraft on Draught: Magic the Gathering Draft Night | SF   FREE*
*RSVP before Tuesday to get pizza
8:00 pmFree Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF   FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-15
8:00 pm“GOAT$” Extended Comedy from the Greatest of All Time | SF   $10*
*A free promotion for the months of July and August and a $5 offer with a code thereafter (meaning Presales $10/ Presales with Funcheap code $5 requires RSVP/ Door $15)
8:00 pmFree Comedy Night at SF’s Presidential-Themed Bar | Every Wednesday   FREE*
*Free with RSVP

Thursday, September 26, 2019

SF Zoo Free Day: North Bay Residents | Marin, Napa, Solano & Sonoma Counties
Thursday, September 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Visitors must bring a valid I.D.; each adult must provide proof of residency.
| San Francisco Zoo

In celebration of its 90th anniversary this year, San Francisco Zoo & Gardens is opening its doors Thursdays in September to Bay Area communities with extended hours, special activities and free more...

12:00 pmSteel Drum Outdoor Concert: 2019 Market Street Music Festival | SF   FREE
1:00 pm“LINES” Free Ballet Dance Workshop | Grace Cathedral   FREE*
*Free and open to all; registration on arrival.
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 pmExploratorium After Dark: Nature’s Cabaret | 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
6:00 pmCityDance 2019: Free Live Music, Disco Dance & Beer Garden | San Jose   FREE
6:30 pmFrench Afterworks: French Music & French Drinks | SF   FREE
6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concert: Concord’s Queen of Blues | Concord   FREE
7:00 pmThe Great Cable Car Chase | SF   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 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.
9:00 pmLa Piñata: Free Latin Party & DJ Night | Mission   FREE

Friday, September 27, 2019

"Sundown Cinema" Outdoor Movie Night: Space Jam (1996) | SF
Friday, September 27 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | India Basin Shoreline 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...

All DayBeer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos  FREE
3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa  FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
5:00 pmFree Swing Dance Class on SF’s Rooftop Park | SF   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.
5:01 pmOracle Park’s Free Summer Concert: Yacht Rock “Mustache Harbor” | SF   FREE*
*Takes place at Seals Plaza located behind Center Field. No game ticket required.
5:30 pmSan Francisco Critical Mass   FREE
6:00 pmFree Summer Concert: Cool Pop for Real People | San Bruno   FREE*
*Bring the whole family and do not forget to bring your chairs & blankets.
6:00 pmFinal Day: Live On The Square | Jack London Square   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
7:00 pmFeral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF   $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
7:15 pmFree Movie In the Park: Captain Marvel | San Mateo   FREE
7:30 pmLaughs on Tap Free Comedy Night | Ocean View Brew Works   FREE*
*Free but bring cash for food & drinks

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Free de Young Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday

Every Saturday, the de Young offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to San Francisco residents. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require more...

All DayFree Legion of Honor 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.
All DayFree National Parks Day: “National Public Lands Day” | 2019   FREE*
*The entrance fee waiver for fee-free days does not cover amenity or user fees for activities such as camping, boat launches, transportation, or special tours. Although the entrance fee is waved, paid parking/shuttle reservations required for Muir Woods even on free days.
All Day2019 Northern California Dragon Boat Festival | Lake Merritt   FREE
All DayTreasureFest’s Shoptoberfest 2019 | SF   $3*
*$3-$5 early bird online / $7 last minute - includes free parking.
10:00 amOakland Free Guided Walking Tours | Chinatown   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
All Day1st Annual Jibaro de Hawaii Festival | Union City   FREE*
*Registration via Eventbrite
11:30 amSan Francisco Shih Tzu Meetup Group | Alta Plaza Park   FREE
1:00 pmAfro-Latin Music w/ La Misa Negra: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF   FREE
1:00 pmRBHworks Brewery Takeover Tour: Good Beer & Free Art Show | Bay Area   FREE
1:00 pmOakland’s Brand New Waterfront Festival Under the Bay Bridge | 2019   FREE
5:00 pm2019 Sumo Champions Meet & Greet | Japantown   FREE
7:00 pmMovies in Creek Park: Jurassic Park | San Anselmo   FREE
7:00 pm100 Thousand Poets For Change Poetry Readings | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
8:00 pm“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF   FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $10
8:30 pmDowntown SF’s Desi Comedy Night | Every Saturday   FREE*
*Free with RSVP for first 100 people. $10 at door without RSVP

Sunday, September 29, 2019

2019 Oakland Dragon Boat Festival | Lake Merritt
Sunday, September 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Boathouse

Cheer on the fleet of colorful 40-foot dragon boats as teams from all over Northern California race to the beat of Chinese drums on Saturday & Sunday, September 28 & 29, 2019. This more...

6:00 amAfter Dawn: Premiere Sunday Morning Party | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
All DayTreasureFest’s Shoptoberfest 2019 | SF   $3*
*$3-$5 early bird online / $7 last minute - includes free parking.
All Day2019 Folsom Street Fair | SoMa   FREE*
*The event is free, but Donate $10 or more at the gates and get a sticker that entitles you to $2 off each drink you buy ALL DAY LONG.
All Day2019 Downtown Redwood City Oktoberfest | Final Day   $19*
*$19 Adv/$21 Door for Adults & $102Adv/$14 Door for Kids
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.
All Day2019 Sumo Champions Exhibition | Japantown   FREE
1:00 pmAcoustic Music in the Square | Noe Valley   FREE
1:00 pmFree Symphony Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park   FREE
2:00 pmCoin-Op’s “Free Play” Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa   FREE
7:00 pm“Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE*
*RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated.

Monday, September 30, 2019

7:00 pmNerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland  $8*
*$8 in advance; $10 at the door. Doors at 7 pm; Show at 8 pm
8:00 pmFree Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, October 1 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| Legion of Honor

The Legion of Honor displays a collection of 4,000 years of ancient and European art in an exquisite Beaux-Arts building in an unforgettable setting overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. Normally admission is more...

9:30 amde Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
10:00 amConservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day | GG Park   FREE
10:00 amFree Oakland Walking Tours | Oakland’s Churches & Temples   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
11:00 amSF City Guides: Rare Walking Tours Month | October 2019   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
11:00 amContemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE
11:00 amFirst Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day | Cartoon Art Museum   FREE*
*Pay What You Wish Day
11:00 amFree Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch   FREE
11:00 amYerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays   FREE
12:00 pmTALL: Tenderloin Art Lending Library | SF   FREE
12:00 pmFree Admission Day at the Bedford Gallery | East Bay   FREE
4:20 pmLive at Lagunitas: Strfkr | Petaluma   FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
5:30 pm2 for 1 Margaritas “Taco Tuesday” | SF   2-for-1*
*Get 2 for 1 Margaritas on Tuesdays from 5:30pm to 10pm. And tip like a rockstar.
6:00 pmThe Detour Free Arcade Game Night | Every First Tuesday   FREE*
*Free play arcade games with purchase from bar
7:30 pmCinema Under The Stars “The Muppet Movie” | Napa   
8:00 pmFirst Tuesdays Free Comedy Showcase & Happy Hour | The Layover   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Free First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Wednesday, October 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden

Enjoy free admission to the UC Botanical Garden on the first Wednesday of every month month from 9 am to 5 pm year round. Established in 1890, the Garden, which is open more...

All DayBay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day  FREE
10:00 amJack London Square Waterfront | Free Oakland Guided Walking Tours   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
10:00 amOakland Free Guided Walking Tours | Chinatown   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
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.
5:00 pmFree Rooftop Bluegrass Concert at Salesforce Park | SF   FREE