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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Saturday, May 8, 2021

Sat 9p Show: "HellaSecret" Speakeasy Comedy & Cocktail Night (SF)

Discover SF’s new secret speakeasy comedy night! Now that indoor performances are finally allowed again, we are setting us small socially-distant “speakeasy” style comedy shows. Seating is limited to 50% capacity and more...

All DayMother’s Day at the Ferry Building (May 8-9)   FREE*
*Free entry, no free activities, everything for purchase

Sunday, May 9, 2021

Filipino Mother's Day Celebration (SOMA Garden Oasis)

Bring mom out for a day filled with flower crown classes, yoga, hot hula, Filipino arts & crafts, and delicious Filipino food classics. Filled with swaying bamboo, trees, living walls, and plants more...

9:00 am“Thrive City” Farmers’ Market (Chase Center)   FREE
All DaySF Bay Area Mom’s “Mother’s Day Self-Guided Tour”   FREE*
*Tour will be FREE on Mother's Day, May 9. Otherwise it's $10
9:00 amOuter Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile   FREE
10:00 amFree Mother’s Day “Skystar” Ferris Wheel Tix for Moms (May 9)   FREE*
*Redeem complimentary offer for Mom onsite. Everyone else pays full price
11:00 amSF Chinatown “Walkway Weekends” Every Sunday   FREE
5:00 pm“Classical Revolution” Sidewalk Sunday Concerts at Atlas Cafe   $5*
*$5-20 suggested, reservations available


Monday, May 10, 2021

Ingleside Waste Audit (Part 2)

Help us count, map, and cleanup litter found along Ocean Avenue in Ingleside. All supplies provided. Meet at Java On Ocean (1700 Ocean Ave), first 5 to show receive a FREE more...


Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Free Admission Day at San Francisco Botanical Garden

Yes! As of 4/13/21 the San Francisco Botanical Garden is still open during COVID-19. Check Facebook for the latest updates. While we recommend advance ticket reservations to reduce wait times, monitor crowd more...

6:30 pmCMC Sessions: Gypsy Jazz Legacy Past and Present   FREE*
*RSVP to receive the link to join

Wednesday, May 12, 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...

2:30 pmCastro Farmers’ Market (Every Wednesday)   FREE
7:30 pm“Dinner and a Show” at Asiento   FREE*
*purchase 2 menu items required

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Thu 7p Show - "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...

8:45 pmThu 8:45p Show – “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
3:00 pm“Mission Community Market” Night Farmers Market (SF)   FREE
6:00 pm“NightLife” at California Academy of Sciences Returns May 13   $13*
*Tickets subject to dynamic pricing and may change daily. Nightlife tickets typically range from $13 to $25. Day-of tickets will often be the highest. 21+

Friday, May 14, 2021

Fri 7p Show - "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 pmFri 7p Show: “HellaSecret” Speakeasy Comedy & Cocktail Night (SF)   $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets start at $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP. There is a two drink minimum
8:45 pmFri 8:45p Show – “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
9:00 pmFri 9p Show: “HellaSecret” Speakeasy Comedy & Cocktail Night (SF)   $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets start at $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP. There is a two drink minimum
6:00 pm“City Shorts Film Festival” w/ CCSF Cinema Dept & Roxie Cinema   FREE*
*$20 suggested for this fundraiser NOTA
All DayFree “Tokyo Drift” Movie Friday at AMC & Regal   FREE*
*Free, but advanced tickets required

Saturday, May 15, 2021

5p Show - "HellaSecret" Comedy Show & Tiki Bar Night (San Francisco)

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

7:00 pmSat 7p Show – “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 pm7p Show – “HellaSecret” Comedy Show & Tiki Bar Night (San Francisco)   $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 pmSat 7p Show: “HellaSecret” Speakeasy Comedy & Cocktail Night (SF)   $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets start at $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP. There is a two drink minimum
8:45 pmSat 8:45p Show – “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
8:45 pm8:45p Show – “HellaSecret” Comedy Show & Tiki Bar 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
9:00 pmSat 9p Show: “HellaSecret” Speakeasy Comedy & Cocktail Night (SF)   $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets start at $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP. There is a two drink minimum
9:00 amGuardsmen “Cars and Coffee” w/ Lamborghini & Bentley of San Francisco   $10
11:00 amSF Chinatown “Walkway Weekends” Saturdays & Sundays (Thru June 2021)   FREE
2:00 pm“Titans of Comedy” at Atlas Cafe   FREE*
*purchase 2 menu items required

Sunday, May 16, 2021

"Thrive City" Farmers' Market (Chase Center)
Cost: FREE | Chase Center

The Warriors and Kaiser Permanente are hosting weekly Thrive City Farmers Market every Sunday from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Thrive City plaza, the community gathering space surrounding Chase Center, will provide more...

9:00 amOuter Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile   FREE
11:00 amSF Chinatown “Walkway Weekends” Every Sunday   FREE
12:00 pm“Fillmore Marketplace” Small Black-Owned Businesses (1st & 3rd Sundays)   FREE
5:00 pm“Classical Revolution” Sidewalk Sunday Concerts at Atlas Cafe   $5*
*$5-20 suggested, reservations available

Wednesday, May 19, 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...

10:00 am“Free Yoga & Vaccine Slots” at SF’s Secret Garden Oasis   FREE
2:30 pmCastro Farmers’ Market (Every Wednesday)   FREE
5:30 pmVirtual “Garden Feast” for San Francisco Botanical Garden   $1*
*Donations of any amount appreciated
7:30 pm“Dinner and a Show” at Asiento   FREE*
*purchase 2 menu items required

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Thu 7p Show - "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...

8:45 pmThu 8:45p Show – “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
3:00 pm“Mission Community Market” Night Farmers Market (SF)   FREE

Friday, May 21, 2021

Fri 7p Show - "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 pmFri 7p Show: “HellaSecret” Speakeasy Comedy & Cocktail Night (SF)   $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets start at $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP. There is a two drink minimum
8:45 pmFri 8:45p Show – “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
9:00 pmFri 9p Show: “HellaSecret” Speakeasy Comedy & Cocktail Night (SF)   $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets start at $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP. There is a two drink minimum
All DaySF’s Historic Roxie Theater Reopens   $15
All DayFree “Fast & Furious” Movie Fridays at AMC & Regal (April 30 – June 18)   FREE*
*Free, but advanced tickets required

Saturday, May 22, 2021

$5 Tix: "San Francisco Music Hall of Fame" Grand Opening (May 8-22)
Cost: $5*
*$5 ticket for the first two weeks. $12 after
| San Francisco Music Hall of Fame Gallery

Welcome to the San Francisco Music Hall of Fame Gallery, the world’s largest gallery dedicated to San Francisco and Bay Area musicians. How did West Coast Hip-Hop, Thrash Metal, and the Psychedelic more...

5:00 pm5p Show – “HellaSecret” Comedy Show & Tiki Bar Night (San Francisco)   $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 pmSat 7p Show – “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 pm7p Show – “HellaSecret” Comedy Show & Tiki Bar Night (San Francisco)   $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 pmSat 7p Show: “HellaSecret” Speakeasy Comedy & Cocktail Night (SF)   $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets start at $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP. There is a two drink minimum
8:45 pmSat 8:45p Show – “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
8:45 pm8:45p Show – “HellaSecret” Comedy Show & Tiki Bar 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
9:00 pmSat 9p Show: “HellaSecret” Speakeasy Comedy & Cocktail Night (SF)   $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets start at $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP. There is a two drink minimum
10:00 amSFMOMA Free Museum Day (May 2021)   FREE*
*Timed tickets required. Tickets available 2-3 weeks in advance. Advanced tickets recommended. Sold out online? A limited number of additional tickets are available onsite daily. 
10:00 amSFMOMA Free Family Day   FREE*
*Please note that for "family days" coming with a child is required. If you arrive unaccompanied by someone 18 and younger, you’ll need to purchase tickets."Timed tickets required. Tickets available 2-3 weeks in advance. Advanced tickets recommended. Sold out online? A limited number of additional tickets are available onsite daily. 
11:00 amSF Chinatown “Walkway Weekends” Saturdays & Sundays (Thru June 2021)   FREE
2:00 pm“Titans of Comedy” at Atlas Cafe   FREE*
*purchase 2 menu items required

Sunday, May 23, 2021

"Thrive City" Farmers' Market (Chase Center)
Cost: FREE | Chase Center

The Warriors and Kaiser Permanente are hosting weekly Thrive City Farmers Market every Sunday from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Thrive City plaza, the community gathering space surrounding Chase Center, will provide more...

11:00 amSF Chinatown “Walkway Weekends” Every Sunday   FREE
5:00 pm“Classical Revolution” Sidewalk Sunday Concerts at Atlas Cafe   $5*
*$5-20 suggested, reservations available

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Free Outdoor Piano Concert Hall at Palace of Fine Arts

Bringing COVID-free, outdoor, live piano performances to the San Francisco Bay Area. In an unprecedented effort to bring live performances safely back to the public during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Rotunda at more...

6:30 pmCMC Sessions: Genre-Crossing from Classical to Blues to Rock   FREE*
*RSVP to receive the link to join

Wednesday, May 26, 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...

2:30 pmCastro Farmers’ Market (Every Wednesday)   FREE
7:30 pm“Dinner and a Show” at Asiento   FREE*
*purchase 2 menu items required

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Thu 7p Show - "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...

8:45 pmThu 8:45p Show – “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
6:00 pm“NightLife” at California Academy of Sciences is Back   $13*
*Tickets subject to dynamic pricing and may change daily. Nightlife tickets typically range from $13 to $25. Day-of tickets will often be the highest. 21+

Friday, May 28, 2021

Fri 7p Show - "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 pmFri 7p Show: “HellaSecret” Speakeasy Comedy & Cocktail Night (SF)   $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets start at $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP. There is a two drink minimum
8:45 pmFri 8:45p Show – “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
9:00 pmFri 9p Show: “HellaSecret” Speakeasy Comedy & Cocktail Night (SF)   $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets start at $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP. There is a two drink minimum
All DayFree “Fast & Furious” Movie Fridays at AMC & Regal (April 30 – June 18)   FREE*
*Free, but advanced tickets required

Saturday, May 29, 2021

5p Show - "HellaSecret" Comedy Show & Tiki Bar Night (San Francisco)

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

7:00 pmSat 7p Show – “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 pm7p Show – “HellaSecret” Comedy Show & Tiki Bar Night (San Francisco)   $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 pmSat 7p Show: “HellaSecret” Speakeasy Comedy & Cocktail Night (SF)   $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets start at $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP. There is a two drink minimum
8:45 pmSat 8:45p Show – “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
8:45 pm8:45p Show – “HellaSecret” Comedy Show & Tiki Bar 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
9:00 pmSat 9p Show: “HellaSecret” Speakeasy Comedy & Cocktail Night (SF)   $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets start at $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP. There is a two drink minimum
2:00 pm“Titans of Comedy” at Atlas Cafe   FREE*
*purchase 2 menu items required
2:00 pmSF’s “Fore the Ladies” Intro to Golf Clinic (TPC Harding Park)   $45*
*Includes instruction, tee gifts, prizes and 2 drinks. Registration required.

Sunday, May 30, 2021

7:00 pmMemorial Day Weekend – Sun 7p Show: “HellaSecret” Speakeasy Comedy & Cocktail Night (SF)   $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets start at $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP. There is a two drink minimum
8:45 pmMemorial Day Weekend – 8:45p – “HellaSecret” Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (San Francisco)   $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
9:00 pmMemorial Day Weekend – Sun 9p Show: “HellaSecret” Speakeasy Comedy & Cocktail Night (SF)   $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets start at $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP. There is a two drink minimum
9:00 am“Thrive City” Farmers’ Market (Chase Center)   FREE
11:00 amSF Chinatown “Walkway Weekends” Every Sunday   FREE
5:00 pm“Classical Revolution” Sidewalk Sunday Concerts at Atlas Cafe   $5*
*$5-20 suggested, reservations available

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

SF's "Conservatory of Flowers" Free First Tuesdays (Golden Gate Park)

Whether you’re a native San Franciscan, a visitor from the other side of the world, or a budding botanist, the Conservatory of Flowers located in Golden Gate Park, offers an intimate, more...

8:30 pmSF’s “Pink Triangle” Lights Up All of June   FREE