Saturday, October 19, 2019

SF Open Studios 2019 | Richmond, Sunset, Cole Valley, West Portal, Excelsior & Balboa Park
Saturday, October 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco

SF Open Studios is the oldest and largest open studios program in the country, featuring an annual, month-long, city-wide art event that showcases over 800 emerging and established San Francisco artists in their more...

All Day2019 Potrero Hill Festival & Street Fair: 100+ Vendors & Live Music | SF   FREE
All Day2019 Wharf Fest | Fisherman’s Wharf   FREE*
*Free festival, but tickets required for annual chowder tasting.
11:00 am2019 San Francisco Trolley Dances | Oct. 19-20   FREE*
*Free to watch; if you take Muni, fare is required. RSVP Required
All Day“Svenatra in the Park” Masterful Majestic Orchestra | SF   FREE
12:00 pm“Outpost” San Francisco City Market 2019 | The Midway   FREE*
*RSVP Required
All Day“OurTownSF” LGBTQ Non Profit Expo & Festival 2019 | Castro   FREE
1:00 pm3rd Annual San Francisco Archives Crawl | SFSU   FREE
2:00 pm8th Ohlone Annual Big Time Gathering “8 Generations” | The Presidio   FREE
2:00 pm2019 Litcrawl Book Fair | The Chapel   FREE
2:00 pmHowl-O-Ween: Halloween Paw-ty for the Pups | Mission Bay   FREE
3:00 pmArt in the Park: Live Music, Arts & Spoken Word | Tenderloin   FREE
4:00 pmSF’s Filipino Night Market “Undiscovered” | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP requested to get a free pin. Donations are appreciated.
4:00 pmWin Tix: $50 Gift Card for “Undiscovered” SF’s Filipino Night Market | SoMa   WIN
5:00 pmLit Crawl 2019: Epic 4-Hour Roaming Literature Festival | Mission District   FREE*
*Free and open to the public, though some venues may be 21+. Please consider donating (yes, even $1 helps)
6:00 pmBalboa Park Movie Night: “BeetleJuice” | SF   FREE*
*Donations accepted to continue to make these events possible.
6:30 pm“Terror Vault” SF’s Epic Halloween Haunt Returns | Oct. 10 – Nov. 10   $10 off*
*Normally $62, get exclusive $52 tix with secret code FUNCHEAP on select dates. Limited to 50 per date.
7:00 pmDowntown SF’s Desi Comedy Night | Every Saturday   FREE*
*Free with RSVP for first 100 people. $10 at door without RSVP
8:00 pmWin Tix: Acoustic Folk-pop: Chris Pureka & Laura Gibson | Cafe Du Nord   WIN
8:00 pm“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF   FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $10
8:30 pmDowntown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP and code HELLAFUNNY. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door. Free for first 50 to RSVP
9:00 pmPush The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, it's $6.
9:00 pm“Fringe” Indie Music Video Party | Madrone Art Bar   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm with RSVP on Facebook; otherwise, it's $5. 21+
11:59 pmSan Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF   FREE

Sunday, October 20, 2019

SF's Modern Witch "Magical Marketplace"| Golden Gate Park
Sunday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | SF County Fair Building

Located in the main gallery of the San Francisco County Fair Building, the Magical Marketplace will feature more than 50 vendors selling their unique wares. The Marketplace is free and open more...

6:00 amAfter Dawn: Premiere Sunday Morning Party | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
All DayCal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Ingleside & Mission   FREE*
*Free for SF residents with proof of neighborhood residency
All DayExploratorium Free Day: 50th Anniversary “Founder’s Day” | SF   FREE*
*Pay what you can - you may choose to enter for free or can choose to pay any amount should you have the means or desire to do so.
All DayThe Final Presidio Picnic of 2019 | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
All DaySF Open Studios 2019 | Outer Mission, Glen Park, Visitacion Valley, Portola, Bayview & Islais Creek   FREE
All DayThe Final “Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party of 2019 | Excelsior   FREE
11:00 am2019 San Francisco Trolley Dances | SF   FREE*
*Free to watch; if you take Muni, fare is required
11:00 amFree Outdoor Family Fun: Rotating Shows & Exciting Stories | Salesforce Park   FREE
All DayAnchor Public Taps 2nd Anniversary Party | SF   FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
12:30 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
3:00 pmSF’s “Antique Vibrator Museum” Free Guided Tour Day | Good Vibrations   FREE*
*Free, but you must RSVP at least 72 hours in advance by calling the Polk St. store location at (415) 345-0400.
6:30 pm“Terror Vault” SF’s Epic Halloween Haunt Returns | Oct. 10 – Nov. 10   $10 off*
*Normally $62, get exclusive $52 tix with secret code FUNCHEAP on select dates. Limited to 50 per date.
7:00 pmLaugh Your Gays Off: Free Comedy in The Castro | SF   FREE*
*$5 suggested donation
7:00 pm“Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE*
*RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated.
8:00 pmWin Tix: SF Sunday Showcase | The Punch Line   WIN
8:30 pmFree HellaFunny Sundays Stand-Up Comedy | Neck of the Woods   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE


Monday, October 21, 2019

See Grace Cathedral's Brand New "Grace Light" 100-foot Tall Light Art | SF
Monday, October 21 – 5:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Grace Cathedral

San Francisco-based nonprofit Illuminate and Grace Cathedral present Grace Light, a site-specific, large-scale immersive light installation created by George Zisiadis, with an original score composed by Gabriel Gold. Free but RSVP Required As more...

3:00 pmTour of Diego Rivera’s 1st US Mural | Union Square  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Please note, the tour is limited to 25 people.
8:00 pm“Resistance is Fertile” Free Comedy Night | SF   FREE
8:00 pmNorth Beach Comedy Night | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP $10 at the door otherwise
8:30 pmHaight Street Trivia, Board Games & Karaoke Night | Milk Bar   FREE
8:30 pm“Classical Revolution” Chamber Music Jam | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Free, but a $5-20 donation is welcome to support the musicians.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Learn to Play Chess Like a Boss: Tips & Tactics | SF
Tuesday, October 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mechanics' Institute

The path to a perfect checkmate is possible with the advice and techniques of a Grand Master player in this informative and accessible chess book. You already know just how enjoyable–and challenging–the more...

5:30 pm“Writing with Strangers” at Salesforce Park | Final Night of 2019   FREE*
*https://salesforcetransitcenter.com/events/
6:30 pm“Terror Vault” SF’s Epic Halloween Haunt Returns | Oct. 10 – Nov. 10   $10 off*
*Normally $62, get exclusive $52 tix with secret code FUNCHEAP on select dates. Limited to 50 per date.
7:00 pmNorth Beach Comedy Thing: Free Pizza, Cheap Beer & Giveaways | SF   FREE*
*Free pizza is on a first come, first served basis
8:00 pmWin Tix: Dinosaurs of Comedy: Larry “Bubbles” Brown & More | Punch Line   WIN
11:59 pmOrionids Meteor Shower 2019 | Halley’s Comet’s Debris   FREE

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Free Rooftop Puerto Rico Concert at Salesforce Park | SF
Wednesday, October 23 – 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...

6:30 pm“Terror Vault” SF’s Epic Halloween Haunt Returns | Oct. 10 – Nov. 10   $10 off*
*Normally $62, get exclusive $52 tix with secret code FUNCHEAP on select dates. Limited to 50 per date.
7:00 pmFree Sneak Preview Movie: “Countdown” | Century San Francisco Centre 9 (SF)   FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
7:30 pmShaping SF Lecture: Shellmounds, Indigenous Culture & Ecology | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pm“GOAT$” 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 pmWin Tix: A Gorey Halloween: The Edwardian Ball 20th Anniversary | The Chapel   WIN
8:00 pm“Game of Thrones” Trivia at Emporium | SF   FREE*
*Free, no RSVP required
8:00 pmFree Comedy Night at SF’s Presidential-Themed Bar | Every Wednesday   FREE*
*Free with RSVP
9:00 pmWin Tix: Hard Rock Blues: The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band | Bottom of the Hill   WIN

Thursday, October 24, 2019

SF Hispanic Heritage Festival: Free Mask Making w/ The Mexican Museum | SF
Thursday, October 24 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Bay Branch Library

On October 24, 2019 at 3:30 pm, learn about the significance and social purpose of masks from different regions of Mexico and construct your own 2D/3D masks with The Mexican Museum. more...

12:30 pmFree 30-Minute Core & Stretch Express | Salesforce Park  FREE
1:00 pm“LINES” Free Ballet Dance Workshop | Grace Cathedral  FREE*
*Free and open to all; registration on arrival.
2:30 pmRooftop DJ Classes in Salesforce Park | SF  FREE
5:00 pmCreative Flow: Accessible Art Making Experience | Salesforce Park   FREE
5:30 pmDJ Party in the Park “Thursdays on Vinyl” | Salesforce Park   FREE
6:00 pmCyberspace NightLife at Cal Academy of Sciences | SF   $14.25*
*Tickets subject to dynamic pricing and may change daily. Nightlife tickets typically range from $12 to $25. Day-of tickets will often be the highest. 21+
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: It’s Alive | 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
6:30 pm“Terror Vault” SF’s Epic Halloween Haunt Returns | Oct. 10 – Nov. 10   $10 off*
*Normally $62, get exclusive $52 tix with secret code FUNCHEAP on select dates. Limited to 50 per date.
7:00 pmSFMOMA”s “Soft Power” Artists Discussion | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. No museum admission required. Tickets to the Artists’ Discussion will be available as of September 19.
7:30 pm“I Wish I Was Happy” Hour Comedy Show | SF   FREE*
*Free admission but bring money for food and drinks.
7:30 pmWin Tix: “Reimagine” Opening Night: Art, Music & Conversation | SF   WIN
8:00 pmHaight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise, it's $15.
9:00 pmLa Piñata: Free Latin Party & DJ Night | Mission   FREE

Friday, October 25, 2019

Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Castro & Forest Hill
Friday, October 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for SF residents with proof of neighborhood residency
| California Academy of Sciences

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So more...

All DayOpening Day: Bay Area Science Festival | 2019   FREE*
*Some events may require an RSVP or have other restrictions.
3:00 pmScaregrove 2019: Halloween Festival in the Park | SF   $10*
*Admission is $10 per person; children under 2 years old are free
3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
5:00 pmThe Final “Off the Grid” Friday Night Market of 2019 | Fort Mason   FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
5:00 pmFree Swing Dance Class on SF’s Rooftop Park | SF   FREE
5:30 pmSan Francisco Critical Mass   FREE
6:00 pmFriday Movie in the Park: “The Incredibles 2” | McCoppin Sq.   FREE
6:00 pm2019 “Crawloween” Halloween Pub Crawl | SF   $12*
*Early Bird Ticket (Sold out)Tier Pub Crawl ticket ranges from $12 to $25.
6:00 pmHayes Valley’s Free Outdoor Movie Night: “Woman at War” | SF   FREE
6:00 pm2019 Spooky Halloween Carnival: Costume Parade & Contest | Japantown   $7*
*$7 per person
6:30 pm“Terror Vault” SF’s Epic Halloween Haunt Returns | Oct. 10 – Nov. 10   $10 off*
*Normally $62, get exclusive $52 tix with secret code FUNCHEAP on select dates. Limited to 50 per date.
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.
7:00 pmWin Tix: “Mayhem Mansion” Haunted Tours of 1886 Victorian | SF   WIN*
*Regular price: $23 adv for adults - Use code FUNCHEAP for $2 off tickets
7:30 pm“The Most Famous Symphony Ever Written” Free Main Stage Concert | SF   FREE*
*Free, but seating is first come, first served
7:30 pm“HellaFunny Fridays” San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SoMa   FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $10 at the Door
8:00 pm“Subversion” A Progressive Works Comedy Night | SF   FREE
9:30 pm“HellaSingle” Comedy Show & Singles Mixer | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $15 at the Door

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Glen Park & Noe Valley
Saturday, October 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for SF residents with proof of neighborhood residency
| California Academy of Sciences

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So more...

All DayFree 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.
All DayFree Legion of Honor Museum Day for Bay Area 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.