San Francisco Calendar

San Francisco is super spendy to live in, but there’s always a ton of fun, free & cheap things to do… if you know where to look. Here’s our calendar of upcoming fun, yet affordable, events.

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Thursday, September 23, 2021

Thursday "HellaSecret" Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF)

Get ready for SF’s very first fully-dedicated outdoor comedy club – part of our new pop-up (and socially-distant) comedy shows at unique outdoor spots all across the bay. We’ll take over more...

7:00 pmSan Francisco Secret Speakeasy Comedy Night (7p + 8:45p Shows)   $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets start at $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP. There is a two drink minimum
6:00 pmSF’s Outdoor Movie Night: “The Princess Diaries” | North Beach   FREE
6:00 pmRobotic Dog Art Show “Thinking Machines” (SF)   FREE*
*RSVP Required
6:00 pmAfter Dark: Sea Otters   $19.95*
*After Dark Age 18+ 6:00pm: USD 19.95
6:30 pm“Vent!” An Interactive Comedy Show for Malcontents (SF)   $10*
*Use code "funcheap10" at checkout for $10 off ticket price (50% off). This code is exclusive to Funcheap.
7:00 pm“Deep House Yoga” Alchemy at The Midway (SF)   $35
8:00 pmDistrict Six Comedy Night (Food Trucks + Comedy)   $7.50*
*50% off with Promo Code "FUNCHEAP" (normally $15)

Friday, September 24, 2021

Friday "HellaSecret" Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF)

Get ready for SF’s very first fully-dedicated outdoor comedy club – part of our new pop-up (and socially-distant) comedy shows at unique outdoor spots all across the bay. We’ll take over more...

7:00 pmSF’s Friday Secret Speakeasy Comedy Night (7p + 8:45p Shows)   $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets start at $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP. There is a two drink minimum
10:30 pmHellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More)   $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $15-20). Two drink minimum
2:00 pmSF’s “Free Shakespeare in the Park” 2021 Festival (McLaren Park)   FREE
3:00 pm“Ferry Fridays” Music on the Plaza at SF’s Ferry Building (Final Weekend of 2021)   FREE
6:00 pmTerror Vault 2021 Haunted House: “The Immortal Reckoning” (Sept. 24 – Oct. 31)   $40*
*$40 for opening weekend, using discount code DEBUT for $10 off any ticket type (Normally $50)
9:00 pmLucky Shoe Karaoke w/ Brian Bartman (Bernal Heights)   FREE


Saturday, September 25, 2021

SF's Tiki Bar "HellaSecret" Comedy Show (5p , 7p + 9p Shows)

Get ready for the original “HellaSecret” comedy show. A series of pop-up live outdoor comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get more...

7:00 pmSaturday “HellaSecret” Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF)   $15*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $15 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $20). General Admission tickets $20 adv with code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $25) - limited to 40 tickets due to maintain social-distance. There is a two drink minimum
7:00 pmSan Francisco Secret Speakeasy Comedy Night (7p + 8:45p Shows)   $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets start at $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP. There is a two drink minimum
7:00 pmDowntown SF’s New Speakeasy Comedy Night (Sept. 25-26)   FREE*
*Free tickets for first 100 on opening weekend
10:30 pmNo Scrubs: ’90s Hip Hop and R&B Night (SF)   $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $15-20). Two drink minimum
9:00 amBeach Cleanup at Baker Beach (SF)   FREE*
*Sign up at https://forms.gle/TdSM6vANtyB1KwRMA
9:30 amFree 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. Advanced timed tickets required.
9:30 amFree “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. Timed advanced tickets required
10:00 amHayes Valley Community Cleanup (SF)   FREE*
*Sign up at https://forms.gle/bKckBazypqfzBox6A
All DayFree National Parks Day: “National Public Lands Day” | 2021   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.
11:00 amSF Chinatown “Walkway Weekends” Saturdays & Sundays (Thru December 2021)   FREE
1:00 pmSan Franpsycho’s Art Show, DJs, Drinks + New Shop Party (SF)   FREE
2:00 pmSF’s “Free Shakespeare in the Park” 2021 Festival (McLaren Park)   FREE
2:30 pm“Animal Liberation March” San Francisco (Dolores Park)   FREE

Sunday, September 26, 2021

SF's HellaDesi Comedy Night (Every Sunday)

It’s San Francisco’s only weekly HellaDesi Comedy Night at a great new comedy club at Neck of the Woods with HellaFunny and Funcheap. See a showcase of some of the Bay Area’s more...

7:00 pmDowntown SF’s New Speakeasy Comedy Night (Sept. 25-26)   FREE*
*Free tickets for first 100 on opening weekend
7:00 pm“Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase (SF)   FREE*
*Free tickets, but RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated. $10 adv / $15 door tickets also required
9:00 am“Thrive City” Farmers’ Market (Chase Center)   FREE
10:00 am“Fog City Flea” at The Ferry Building (Every Sunday)   FREE
11:00 am“Lindy in the Park” Swing Dance Party (Golden Gate Park)   FREE*
*Weather permitting (rain cancels)
1:00 pmGolden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party (SF)   FREE
1:00 pmGolden Gate Park Band” Free Symphony in the Park: Jazz   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
2:00 pmSF’s “Free Shakespeare in the Park” 2021 Festival (McLaren Park)   FREE

Monday, September 27, 2021

SF Arcade Bar "Emporium" Free Game Token Night (Every Monday)

Emporium Arcade Bar San Francisco, the dynamic venue known for its classic arcade games, colorful, fun-loving atmosphere, and renowned drink menu, now offers four free game tokens for residents with a more...

12:00 pm30-Minute Lunchtime Meditation in the Mission (SF)  $3*
*General Admission. Pay at the door
7:00 pm“Motown On Mondays” DJ Night (Madrone Art Bar)   FREE*
*Free before 8pm; $5 after
9:00 pm“The Monday Night Band” Live at Tupelo (North Beach)   FREE

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Cost: WIN | AMC Metreon 16

Join us at a special advance private sneak preview screening of New Line Cinema’s “The Many Saints of Newark” – the much-anticipated feature film prequel to the groundbreaking, award-winning HBO drama more...

7:00 pm“Comedy Blast” at Neck Of The Woods w/ Danny Dechi   FREE

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Free Admission Hour "Japanese Tea Garden" at GG Park

Still Open / SHELTER IN PLACE UPDATE: 12/7/20 –  Outdoor gardens are specifically allowed and exempt from closures in the Shelter-in-Place order from December 6 to January 4. “Outdoor botanical gardens and more...

12:00 pm“SF Wednesdays” Free Outdoor Summer Concerts (Union Square + Embarcadero + SoMa)   FREE
2:30 pmCastro Farmers’ Market (Every Wednesday)   FREE
8:00 pmStagewerx Comedy (Every Wednesday)   $7.50*
*50% off tickets with code FUNCHEAP (Normally $15)

Thursday, September 30, 2021

SF's "HellaSecret" Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (Sept. 30-Oct 2)

Get ready for SF’s very first fully-dedicated outdoor comedy club – part of our new pop-up (and socially-distant) comedy shows at unique outdoor spots all across the bay. We’ll take over more...

7:00 pmSan Francisco Secret Speakeasy Comedy Night (7p + 8:45p Shows)   $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets start at $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP. There is a two drink minimum
11:00 amFree Outdoor Bollywood Fitness Class at Civic Center Plaza (SF)   FREE
3:00 pm“Mission Community Market” Night Farmers Market (SF)   FREE
8:00 pmDistrict Six Comedy Night (Food Trucks + Comedy)   $7.50*
*50% off with Promo Code "FUNCHEAP" (normally $15)

Friday, October 1, 2021

Friday "HellaSecret" Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF)

Get ready for SF’s very first fully-dedicated outdoor comedy club – part of our new pop-up (and socially-distant) comedy shows at unique outdoor spots all across the bay. We’ll take over more...

7:00 pmSF’s Friday Secret Speakeasy Comedy Night (7p + 8:45p Shows)   $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets start at $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP. There is a two drink minimum
10:30 pmHellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More)   $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $15-20). Two drink minimum
6:00 pmNorth Beach First Fridays Art Crawl (SF)   FREE

Saturday, October 2, 2021

SF's Tiki Bar "HellaSecret" Comedy Show (5p , 7p + 9p Shows)

Get ready for the original “HellaSecret” comedy show. A series of pop-up live outdoor comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get more...

7:00 pmSaturday “HellaSecret” Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF)   $15*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $15 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $20). General Admission tickets $20 adv with code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $25) - limited to 40 tickets due to maintain social-distance. There is a two drink minimum
7:00 pmSan Francisco Secret Speakeasy Comedy Night (7p + 8:45p Shows)   $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets start at $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP. There is a two drink minimum
10:30 pmNo Scrubs: ’90s Hip Hop and R&B Night (SF)   $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $15-20). Two drink minimum
All DaySF’s Late Night Muni Subway Service Returns   $2.50
9:30 amFree 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. Advanced timed tickets required.
9:30 amFree “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. Timed advanced tickets required
All DayEvery 2021 Bay Area Women’s March for Reproductive Rights   FREE
11:00 am26th Annual Sunset Community Festival (SF)   FREE
11:00 amSF Chinatown “Walkway Weekends” Saturdays & Sundays (Thru December 2021)   FREE
1:30 pmFirst “Caturday” Party in San Francisco (Dolores Park)   FREE
9:00 pmPrince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa   $10

Sunday, October 3, 2021

Asian Art Museum: Free Admission Day (Every First Sunday)

Through the power of art, the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco brings the diverse cultures of Asia to life. Located in the heart of San Francisco, the museum is home to more...

7:00 pmSF’s HellaDesi Comedy Night (Every Sunday)   FREE*
*Free with RSVP for first 100 people. $10 advanced tickets or $15 at door without RSVP
7:00 pm“Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase (SF)   FREE*
*Free tickets, but RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated. $10 adv / $15 door tickets also required
10:00 am“Fog City Flea” at The Ferry Building (Every Sunday)   FREE
11:00 am“Lindy in the Park” Swing Dance Party (Golden Gate Park)   FREE*
*Weather permitting (rain cancels)
11:00 amSF’s “Castro Street Fair” is Back for 2021   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
12:00 pm2021 Free Summer Circus Festival in the Park (SF)   FREE*
*All Shows FREE. To support, consider making a suggested donation of $20.
1:00 pmGolden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party (SF)   FREE
1:00 pm“Golden Gate Park Band” Free Symphony in the Park 2021 Finale   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.

Monday, October 4, 2021

SF Arcade Bar "Emporium" Free Game Token Night (Every Monday)

Emporium Arcade Bar San Francisco, the dynamic venue known for its classic arcade games, colorful, fun-loving atmosphere, and renowned drink menu, now offers four free game tokens for residents with a more...

12:00 pm30-Minute Lunchtime Meditation in the Mission (SF)  $3*
*General Admission. Pay at the door
7:00 pm“Motown On Mondays” DJ Night (Madrone Art Bar)   FREE*
*Free before 8pm; $5 after
9:00 pm“The Monday Night Band” Live at Tupelo (North Beach)   FREE

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

San Francisco Comedy Night in The Mission (Public Works)

HellaSecret is taking over The Mission for the first time! Welcome to our brand new comedy show in the main room of Public Works with a secret lineup of SF’s top comics which typically has credits more...

9:30 amde Young Museum Free Day (First Tuesdays)   FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply. Timed tickets required
9:30 am“Legion of Honor” Museum Free Day (First Tuesdays)   FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply. Advanced timed tickets required.
10:00 amSF’s “Conservatory of Flowers” Free First Tuesdays (Golden Gate Park)   FREE*
*Tickets are not able to be reserved in advance. The Conservatory of Flowers says you should "just show up."
4:00 pmSF’s Free Arcade Game Night at The Detour (First Tuesdays)   FREE*
*Free unlimited play wristband with any purchase from bar
7:00 pm“Comedy Blast” at Neck Of The Woods w/ Danny Dechi   FREE

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Free Admission Hour "Japanese Tea Garden" at GG Park

Still Open / SHELTER IN PLACE UPDATE: 12/7/20 –  Outdoor gardens are specifically allowed and exempt from closures in the Shelter-in-Place order from December 6 to January 4. “Outdoor botanical gardens and more...

12:00 pm“SF Wednesdays” Free Outdoor Summer Concerts (Union Square, Downtown + Embarcadero)   FREE
2:30 pmCastro Farmers’ Market (Every Wednesday)   FREE

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Cost: $15 | The Shelton Theater

Enter to win a pair of VIP Front Row Tickets to the first ever SF edition of Dead Rabbits Valhalla – enter to win by October 7th at 5pm At its first more...

7:00 pmSF’s “HellaSecret” Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (Oct. 7-9)   $15*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $15 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $20). General Admission tickets $20 adv with code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $25) - limited to 40 tickets due to maintain social-distance. There is a two drink minimum
7:00 pmSan Francisco Secret Speakeasy Comedy Night (7p + 8:45p Shows)   $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets start at $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP. There is a two drink minimum
11:00 amFree Outdoor Bollywood Fitness Class at Civic Center Plaza (SF)   FREE
2:00 pmFree “Hidden SF” Downtown Walking Tours   FREE*
*Rain might cancel
3:00 pm“Mission Community Market” Night Farmers Market (SF)   FREE
4:00 pmSFMOMA Free First Thursday Nights for Bay Area Residents (Oct – Dec. 2021)   FREE*
*Tickets are limited to residents of qualifying counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano and Sonoma.  Tickets are free and reserving online is highly encouraged. Tickets go online two weeks in advance. Limit two adult tickets per reservation. Children 18 and younger always get into SFMOMA free.
6:00 pmGolden Gate Park Outdoor Movie Night: “A League of Their Own”   FREE

Friday, October 8, 2021

Friday "HellaSecret" Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF)

Get ready for SF’s very first fully-dedicated outdoor comedy club – part of our new pop-up (and socially-distant) comedy shows at unique outdoor spots all across the bay. We’ll take over more...