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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Friday, August 14, 2020

San Francisco Oasis Drag Queens Meals on Heels Show

Think dinner during shelter-in-place is a drag? Now it can be! Thanks to ABC7 for letting us know that San Francisco’s Oasis is rocking out in high heels on Friday nights for more...


Saturday, August 15, 2020

SF City Hall Lights Up Saffron, White and Green for National Day of India
Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall

San Francisco’s City Hall and its 220+ state-of-the-art LED lighting fixtures will illuminate in saffron, white and green to celebrate National Day of India. City Hall Lighting Schedule August 15, 2020 – National Day more...


Sunday, August 16, 2020

Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile
Cost: FREE | 37th and Ortega (SF)

Come eat, drink, shop, play, connect and be local at the Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile, a festive open-air, year-round weekly market featuring local farmers, ranchers, food artisans, merchants, makers, more...

All DayStern Grove’s “Best of the Fest” Virtual Concert Series   FREE
6:00 pmGeorge Floyd Ocean Beach Memorial Stroll at Sunset   FREE

Monday, August 17, 2020

SF City Hall Lights Up Red and White for National Day of Indonesia
Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall

San Francisco’s City Hall and its 220+ state-of-the-art LED lighting fixtures will illuminate in red and white to celebrate National Day of Indonesia City Hall Lighting Schedule August 17, 2020 – National Day of more...


Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Free Admission Hour "Japanese Tea Garden" at GG Park

The Japanese Tea Garden in Golden Gate Park officially re-opened its doors to the public Wednesday, July 22 with modifications to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the San Francisco Recreation and more...

11:00 amSuper Duper Gives Back: Free Meals to First Responders   FREE*
*First Responders can show their government-issued identification for a free combo meal.

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Happy 51st  Birthday SF Exploratorium
Cost: FREE | Exploratorium

Happy Birthday to The Exploratorium! The museum of science, technology, and arts in San Francisco was founded by physicist and educator Frank Oppenheimer and opened on August 20, 1969, at the more...


Friday, August 21, 2020

San Francisco's Drag Queen "Meals on Heels" Show

Think dinner during shelter-in-place is a drag? Now it can be! Thanks to ABC7 for letting us know that San Francisco’s Oasis is rocking out in high heels on Friday nights for more...


Sunday, August 23, 2020

Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile
Cost: FREE | 37th and Ortega (SF)

Come eat, drink, shop, play, connect and be local at the Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile, a festive open-air, year-round weekly market featuring local farmers, ranchers, food artisans, merchants, makers, more...

6:00 pmGeorge Floyd Ocean Beach Memorial Stroll at Sunset   FREE

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Free Admission Hour "Japanese Tea Garden" at GG Park

The Japanese Tea Garden in Golden Gate Park officially re-opened its doors to the public Wednesday, July 22 with modifications to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the San Francisco Recreation and more...

8:27 pmSF City Hall Lights Up Purple & Gold for the 100th Anniversary of 19th Amendment   FREE

Friday, August 28, 2020

San Francisco's Drag Queen "Meals on Heels" Show

Think dinner during shelter-in-place is a drag? Now it can be! Thanks to ABC7 for letting us know that San Francisco’s Oasis is rocking out in high heels on Friday nights for more...


Sunday, August 30, 2020

Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile
Cost: FREE | 37th and Ortega (SF)

Come eat, drink, shop, play, connect and be local at the Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile, a festive open-air, year-round weekly market featuring local farmers, ranchers, food artisans, merchants, makers, more...


Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Free Admission Hour "Japanese Tea Garden" at GG Park

The Japanese Tea Garden in Golden Gate Park officially re-opened its doors to the public Wednesday, July 22 with modifications to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the San Francisco Recreation and more...


Saturday, September 5, 2020

2020 Free Fishing Day | SF
Cost: FREE | Pier Seven

Please note that some fishing spots might be closed, CDFW has temporarily closing its high public use areas, including visitor centers and license counters, to help slow the spread of COVID-19 more...


Sunday, September 6, 2020

Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile
Cost: FREE | 37th and Ortega (SF)

Come eat, drink, shop, play, connect and be local at the Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile, a festive open-air, year-round weekly market featuring local farmers, ranchers, food artisans, merchants, makers, more...


Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Free Admission Hour "Japanese Tea Garden" at GG Park

The Japanese Tea Garden in Golden Gate Park officially re-opened its doors to the public Wednesday, July 22 with modifications to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the San Francisco Recreation and more...


Sunday, September 13, 2020

Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile
Cost: FREE | 37th and Ortega (SF)

Come eat, drink, shop, play, connect and be local at the Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile, a festive open-air, year-round weekly market featuring local farmers, ranchers, food artisans, merchants, makers, more...


Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Free Admission Hour "Japanese Tea Garden" at GG Park

The Japanese Tea Garden in Golden Gate Park officially re-opened its doors to the public Wednesday, July 22 with modifications to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the San Francisco Recreation and more...


Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Free Admission Hour "Japanese Tea Garden" at GG Park

The Japanese Tea Garden in Golden Gate Park officially re-opened its doors to the public Wednesday, July 22 with modifications to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the San Francisco Recreation and more...


Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Free Admission Hour "Japanese Tea Garden" at GG Park

The Japanese Tea Garden in Golden Gate Park officially re-opened its doors to the public Wednesday, July 22 with modifications to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the San Francisco Recreation and more...


Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Draconids Meteor Shower | 2020
Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area

October’s Draconid meteor shower – sometimes called the Giacobinids – is expected to peak at nightfall or early evening on October 7, 2020, though under a moon-drenched sky. The radiant point for more...


Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Orionids Meteor Shower | 2020
Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area

On a dark, moonless night, the Orionids exhibit a maximum of about 10 to 20 meteors per hour. More meteors tend to fly after midnight, and the Orionids are typically at more...


Saturday, October 31, 2020

Rare Halloween Blue Moon | 2020
Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area

The next Blue Moon will come on October 31, 2020. It’ll be called a Blue Moon because it’ll be the second of two full moons to occur in a single calendar more...


Wednesday, November 4, 2020

South Taurids Meteor Shower | 2020
Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area

In 2020, the expected peak night of the South Taurid shower happens when a waning gibbous moon lights up the sky almost all night long. Peak viewing is just after midnight, more...


Wednesday, November 11, 2020

North Taurids Meteor Shower | 2020
Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area

In 2020, the slender waning crescent moon – rising in the wee hours before dawn – won’t seriously intrude on the peak night of November 11 (morning of November 12).


Monday, November 16, 2020

Leonids Meteor Shower | 2020
Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area

November’s wonderful Leonid meteor shower happens every year around mid week of November, as the world crosses the orbital path of Comet Tempel-Tuttle. In 2020, the peak of the shower is more...


Sunday, November 29, 2020

Autumn Penumbral Lunar Eclipse | 2020
Cost: FREE | All Over the Bay Area

A penumbral lunar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes through the Earth’s partial shadow, or penumbra. During this type of eclipse the Moon will darken slightly but not completely. The Penumbral Lunar more...


Sunday, December 13, 2020

2020 Geminids Meteor Shower | Bright Fireballs & Dark Sky
Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area

The Geminid meteor shower – always a highlight of the meteor year – will peak from mid-evening December 13 until dawn December 14, with absolutely no moonlight to ruin the show. On more...


Monday, December 21, 2020

Ursids: Winter Solstice Meteor Shower | The Last Shooting Stars of 2020
Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco

The annual Ursid meteor shower always peaks near the time of the December winter solstice. The low-key Ursid meteor shower is active each year around December 17 to 26. It typically peaks more...