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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Wednesday, April 21, 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...

All DaySan Francisco’s “H Mart” + Food Hall Grand Opening (April 21)   FREE
2:30 pmCastro Farmers’ Market (Every Wednesday)   FREE
5:00 pmClassical Revolution at Vesuvio Cafe SF   $5*
*$5-20 suggested donation
5:30 pm“We Ride” Wednesdays: Scenic SF Bike Ride from Dolores Park   FREE*
*Meet up @ 5:30PM Ride out 6:00PM **ALL RIDERS WELCOME**

Thursday, April 22, 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...

3:00 pm“Mission Community Market” Night Farmers Market (SF)   FREE
4:00 pmLaunch Event for American Geography in Honor of Barry Lopez   FREE
7:30 pmRoot Division Virtual “Spring Gala” Sip & Sense   FREE*
*Donations accepted


Friday, April 23, 2021

Fri 7p Show: "HellaSecret" Speakeasy Comedy & Cocktail Night (SF)

Discover SF’s brand 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 more...

7:00 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
7:00 pmFri 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
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
1:00 pmMuseum of Craft and Design Virtual Curator Walk-Through: “Design by Time”   $10*
*Free for MCD Members, $10 General Admission, $8 Students/Seniors
6:00 pmCollector Soirée: w/ Music & Live Painting   $10*
*$10-$15 suggested donation for performing artists
7:00 pmLights N’ Punchlines: Live Outdoor Comedy   $25*
*Each $25 ticket INCLUDES two drinks
7:00 pmLights N’ Punchlines: Live Outdoor Comedy Starring Kabir Singh   $25*
*Each $25 ticket INCLUDES two drinks

Saturday, April 24, 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” 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
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” 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 (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
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
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 am“West Coast Craft Market” w/ 60+ Bay Area Vendors (Fort Mason)   FREE
10:00 am“Bayside Saturdays” Waterfront Block Party (Final Day)   FREE
11:00 am10th Annual Earth Day “World Naked Bike Ride” (San Francisco)   FREE
11:00 amSF Chinatown “Walkway Weekends” Saturdays & Sundays (Thru June 2021)   FREE
12:00 pmSpring “Mini Mart” at Mission Bowling Club   FREE
5:00 pmPoolside Comedy at Chambers eat + drink   $20*
*use code funcheap for 50% all tables - $20 for table of 2 - table minimums still required

Sunday, April 25, 2021

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...

11:00 amSF Chinatown “Walkway Weekends” Every Sunday   FREE
1:00 pmSF Mural Unveiling & Earth Day Celebration In Clarion Alley   FREE
4:00 pmComics Journaling: Cartooning My World (Online)   $20*
*CAM Members recieve 15% off
5:00 pm“Classical Revolution” Sidewalk Sunday Concerts at Atlas Cafe   $5*
*$5-20 suggested, reservations available

Monday, April 26, 2021

SFMOMA Free Day

SFMOMA has announced free access to the museum for four days in 2021. Join them at an upcoming Free Day for our entire community or spread the love of art with more...


Tuesday, April 27, 2021

CMC Session: Banjo History and Styles
Cost: FREE*
*RSVP to receive the link to join
| Community Music Center

Join Erik Pearson for a lecture-demonstration on the history of the banjo— from its African and Caribbean roots to the present. Erik Pearson will talk about the history of the banjo more...


Wednesday, April 28, 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

Thursday, April 29, 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...

3:00 pm“Mission Community Market” Night Farmers Market (SF)   FREE
4:00 pmAdolph Sutro’s Urban Forests: Influences and Lasting Benefits   FREE*
*RSVP to receive Zoom info

Friday, April 30, 2021

Fri 7p Show: "HellaSecret" Speakeasy Comedy & Cocktail Night (SF)

Discover SF’s brand 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 more...

7:00 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
7:00 pmFri 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
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
7:00 pmLights N’ Punchlines: Live Outdoor Comedy   $25*
*Each $25 ticket INCLUDES two drinks

Saturday, May 1, 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 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
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
8:45 pm8:45p 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
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
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
11:00 amSF Chinatown “Walkway Weekends” Saturdays & Sundays (Thru June 2021)   FREE
2:00 pm“Sittings” David Ireland House Art Exhibit (May 1 – July 31)   FREE

Sunday, May 2, 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 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

Tuesday, May 4, 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...


Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Piero Spadaro Art Exhibit "Crystalline" (May 5 - June 10)
Cost: FREE | Andrea Schwartz Gallery

Andrea Schwartz Gallery is pleased to announce the third solo exhibition with Piero Spadaro. “Like a horizon, crystalline is measured by relativity and contrast. An origin story of sorts; where one comes more...

9:00 amFree Admission Hour “Japanese Tea Garden” at GG Park   FREE*
*Free hour, Wednesday and Friday from 9am to 10am. Otherwise adult SF resident admission is $7. Non-resident adult admission is $11-12
2:30 pmCastro Farmers’ Market (Every Wednesday)   FREE

Thursday, May 6, 2021

"Mission Community Market" Night Farmers Market (SF)
Cost: FREE | Mission Community Market

2021 updates Now in its 11th year, the popular neighborhood market will be reopening with a lineup of 20+ small local farms and food businesses, offering a diversity of fresh fruits and more...

7:00 pmGood Times: Live Outdoor Comedy   $10*
*Two drink minimum

Friday, May 7, 2021

Legion of Honor Reopening
Cost: $15 | Legion of Honor

Legion of Honor Reopens with Exhibition on Pompeii and New Sculptures in Court of Honor The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco announce the reopening of the Legion of Honor. The museum more...


Saturday, May 8, 2021

San Francisco Zen Center Meditation Session w/ Asian Art Museum
Cost: FREE*
*Sliding Scale
| Asian Art Museum

Learn how to meditate with a teacher from the San Francisco Zen Center. This virtual session for beginners will introduce you to the benefits of meditation, which can help settle the more...

11:00 amSF Chinatown “Walkway Weekends” Saturdays & Sundays (Thru June 2021)   FREE

Sunday, May 9, 2021

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...

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 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...


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

Thursday, May 13, 2021

"Mission Community Market" Night Farmers Market (SF)
Cost: FREE | Mission Community Market

2021 updates Now in its 11th year, the popular neighborhood market will be reopening with a lineup of 20+ small local farms and food businesses, offering a diversity of fresh fruits and more...


Friday, May 14, 2021

"City Shorts Film Festival" w/ CCSF Cinema Dept & Roxie Cinema

The students, faculty and staff of the Cinema Department at City College of San Francisco and the Roxie Theater, proudly announce the 20th Annual City Shorts Student Film Festival, happening virtually more...


Saturday, May 15, 2021

Guardsmen "Cars and Coffee" w/ Lamborghini & Bentley of San Francisco
Cost: $10 | Fort Mason (Festival Pavilion)

The Guardsmen is thrilled to announce our first ever Cars & Coffee sponsored by our friends Lamborghini & Bentley of San Francisco to be held at Fort Mason on May 15th, more...

11:00 amSF Chinatown “Walkway Weekends” Saturdays & Sundays (Thru June 2021)   FREE

Sunday, May 16, 2021

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...

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...

2:30 pmCastro Farmers’ Market (Every Wednesday)   FREE
5:30 pmVirtual “Garden Feast” for San Francisco Botanical Garden   $1*
*Donations of any amount appreciated

Thursday, May 20, 2021

"Mission Community Market" Night Farmers Market (SF)
Cost: FREE | Mission Community Market

2021 updates Now in its 11th year, the popular neighborhood market will be reopening with a lineup of 20+ small local farms and food businesses, offering a diversity of fresh fruits and more...


Saturday, May 22, 2021

SFMOMA Free Museum Day (May 2021)

SFMOMA has announced free access to the museum for four days in 2021. Join them at an upcoming Free Day for our entire community or spread the love of art with more...

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

Sunday, May 23, 2021

SF Chinatown "Walkway Weekends" Every Sunday
Cost: FREE | Chinatown (Grant & California)

San Francisco Chinatown’s iconic Grant Avenue will be closed off to traffic and cars for a pleasant open walkway under vibrant red lanterns every weekend — now through June 2021. Enjoy a more...

5:00 pm“Classical Revolution” Sidewalk Sunday Concerts at Atlas Cafe   $5*
*$5-20 suggested, reservations available

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

Sunday, May 30, 2021

SF Chinatown "Walkway Weekends" Every Sunday
Cost: FREE | Chinatown (Grant & California)

San Francisco Chinatown’s iconic Grant Avenue will be closed off to traffic and cars for a pleasant open walkway under vibrant red lanterns every weekend — now through June 2021. Enjoy a more...

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...


Wednesday, June 2, 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...

All DayFree “SkyStar” Ferris Wheel Rides for SF’s Graduating Seniors | June 2-Sept. 6   FREE*
*Free for graduating seniors with SFUSD identification