Sunday, December 15, 2019

Sunday, December 15 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Bottom of the Hill

After eleven years and five albums of pure, glitter soaked disco-metal, NYC’s Tragedy: All Metal Tribute To The Bee Gees & Beyond has turned their attention to the silver screen. > Get more...

9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE

Monday, December 16, 2019

Monday, December 16 – All Day | Cost: WIN | Union Square Park

A San Francisco holiday tradition, The Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines, presents magical outdoor ice skating through January 20, 2020. You’ll win a pair of 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.
6:20 pmWin Tix: “1917” Sneak Preview Private Film Screening | AMC Metreon   WIN
8:00 pmNorth Beach Comedy Night | SF   FREE
8:00 pm“Resistance is Fertile” Free Comedy Night | SF   FREE


Tuesday, December 17, 2019

2nd Tenderloin Neighborhood Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony | SF
Tuesday, December 17 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boeddeker Park

On Tuesday, December 17th, join the Tenderloin neighborhood in the lighting of the second-ever holiday tree. Live performances and special guests D6 Supervisor Matt Haney and Santa.

5:30 pmThe Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s   FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
6:20 pmWin Tix: CATS Sneak Preview Movie Night at AMC Kabuki | SF   WIN
7:00 pmJericho: Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required via Meetup.com

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

$5 Tix: SF's "Queerdos" LGBTQ+ Comedy Show | The Setup

Queerdos is San Francisco’s preeminent LGBTQ+ stand-up comedy show in a basement. The show brings the funniest queer comics from the Bay Area and beyond to The Setup, an intimate comedy more...

11:00 am“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza  FREE
7:00 pmFree Astronomy Lecture | Castro  FREE

Thursday, December 19, 2019

2019 Winter Wonderland: $1 Ice Skating, Santa's Workshop & Holiday Market | SF
Thursday, December 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| Bayview Opera House

The historic Bayview Opera House invites you to the 8th Annual Winter Wonderland, a community celebration featuring kids’ ice skating for $1, a food and craft market, Snow Land & Santa’s more...

10:00 amHidden San Francisco Walking Tours | SoMa  FREE
12:30 pmFree 30-Minute Core & Stretch Express | Salesforce Park  FREE
5:00 pmFree Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa   FREE*
*All gallery and museum entries will be free except for the Contemporary Jewish Museum which will be offering a special entry price of $5.
5:00 pmFree Third Thursdays at California Historical Society | SF   FREE
6:00 pm“Make” Summer Parklet Art Party | SF   FREE*
*This summer parklet party is free for all ages. Paid admission required to visit the museum.
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: All Is Bright | Pier 15   $19.95*
*$19.95 Adv/Door -  Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome)
8:00 pmHaight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise, it's $15.

Friday, December 20, 2019

"Last Day of Fall" Free Walking Tours | SF
Friday, December 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Japanese Tea Garden may require an additional charge.
| All Over San Francisco

Last day of Fall Walking Tour Schedule: 9:30 am – Japanese Tea Garden 10:00 am – City Scapes And Public Places 10:00 am – South of Market Architecture Stroll 11:00 am – Fisherman’s Wharf: A Hidden History 1:00 pm – Japanese more...

3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
3:00 pm“Block Fest” Tenderloin Arts Festival & Free Art Making | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
7:30 pm“HellaFunny Fridays” Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SoMa   FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $10 at the Door
8:00 pmBrave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE
8:00 pmSan Francisco Winter Comedy Festival | Dec. 20-21   FREE*
*RSVP Required, otherwise $10 at the door
9:00 pmXmas HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More) | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 10:30pm; $5 after
9:30 pm“HellaSingle” Comedy Show & Singles Mixer | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $15 at the Door
9:45 pm“Tindervention” Free Comedy Night at Cobbs | Dec. 20-21   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. $17 without RSVP. Two Drink Minimum

Saturday, December 21, 2019

Free Union Square Ice Skating Lessons: Every Weekend | 2019-2020

Don’t know how to skate? Kaiser Permanente is inviting beginner skaters to the Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines to come learn from professional skate instructors 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 Bay Area residents. Valid ID or proof of residency required. This offer applies only to the permanent collection galleries.
10:00 amMission Science Workshop: Free Hands-on Science Saturday | SF   FREE*
*Donations are appreciated.
All DayFree PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio   FREE
All DayChildren Craft Workshop & Free Photos with Santa Claus | Japantown   FREE
12:45 pm2019 “Holiday Fanfare”: Free Outdoor Final Concert | Civic Center   FREE
3:00 pmArt in the Park: Live Music, Arts & Spoken Word | Tenderloin   FREE
4:00 pm2019 Christmas Carol Music Festival | SF   FREE*
*Free Admission. Donations Requested. Limited seating. Register online.
4:54 pm14 Hours of The Bay Lights | The Longest Night of the Year 2019   FREE
7:30 pmSan Francisco Winter Comedy Festival | December 2019   FREE*
*RSVP Required, otherwise $10 at the door
8:00 pm“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF   FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $10
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+
9:00 pmPush The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight   FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, it's $6.
9:45 pm“Tindervention” Stand Up Comedy & Tinder Horror Stories | Cobbs   FREE*
*Free with RSVP. $17 without RSVP. Two Drink Minimum
11:59 pmSan Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF   FREE

Sunday, December 22, 2019

Bayview Hunters Point's Christmas Tree Giveaway | SF

Free Christmas Trees for anyone in the Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood. This is a special project of SF Guardsmen, The Mayor’s Office, and the SF Housing Authority that aims to bring more...

6:00 amAfter Dawn: Premiere Sunday Morning Party | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
12:00 pmChildren Craft Workshop & Free Photos with Santa Claus | Japantown  FREE
12:30 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
3:00 pm2019 “Light of Menorah” Pop-Up Glowing Hanukkah Party | Ghirardelli Square   FREE*
*Advance reservation requested.
All DayIlluminate 2019: SF’s Festival of Light | 40+ Light Sculptures   FREE
4:30 pm2019 Chanukah Festival & 25-Foot-Tall Menorah: 1st Night | Dec. 22-29   FREE*
*2 pm Kids Activities, plus musical performance.
6:00 pm’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:00 pm“Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE*
*RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated.
8:00 pmThe $2 Bill Comedy Show | Milk Bar   $2*
*$2 with RSVP on Eventbrite. Otherwise, $10 at the door.
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
11:59 pmUrsids: Winter Solstice Meteor Shower | The Last Shooting Stars of 2019   FREE

Monday, December 23, 2019

Humphry Slocombe's 11th Birthday: Free Ice Cream All Day | SF

It’s Humphry Slocombe’s anniversary on Monday, December 23, 2019, and they’re celebrating the occasion by dishing out free scoops of their beloved ice cream as a thank you for 11 awesome years. Get more...

4:30 pm2019 Chanukah & 25-Foot-Tall Menorah: 2nd Night | Union Square   FREE
6:00 pmFree Queer Bowling Night | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*RSVP for a chance to win 1 hour of bowling & shoe rental for you + 5 friends (compliments of Mission Bowling Club)
8:00 pmMonday Night Comedy w/ Free Cake | Blondies   FREE
8:00 pmNorth Beach Comedy Night | SF   FREE
8:30 pmLaughgasm: Monday Comedy at the Rite Spot | SF   FREE

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Christmas Eve: Holiday Train Display | SF Main Libary
Tuesday, December 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library

The San Francisco Public Library Main Children’s Center invites you to celebrate the return of a beloved annual tradition, when the holiday model train exhibit comes chugging around the bend on more...

All DayChristmas Eve “Emperor Norton’s Holiday Market” | Final Night   FREE*
*No Cover, but bring money for buying yummy stuff.
All Day24 Holidays on 24th Street: Final Day | Noe Valley   FREE
4:30 pm2019 Chanukah & 25-Foot-Tall Menorah: 3rd Night | Union Square   FREE
5:00 pmFinal Day: 4 Hours of Free Holiday Parking | Embarcadero Center   FREE*
*Valid dates: November 22 - December 24, 2019. Valid Times: Monday through Friday from 5-9 pm; Saturday and Sunday - Any four hours
All DaySF City Hall Lights Up for Christmas Eve   FREE
5:00 pmPier 39’s Christmas Eve Nightly Tree Lighting Show | SF   FREE
6:00 pmAAA Tipsy Tow: Free Car Tow Home | Christmas Eve 2019   FREE*
*If you need a safe ride home, call (855) 2-TOW-2-GO. Typically they will provide a tow for up to 10 miles within the Bay Area. Please note availability is subject to change without notice.

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Free Admission on Christmas Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden

The San Francisco Botanical Garden is one of the most diverse gardens in the world. A unique urban oasis, the garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 more...

11:00 amA Very Zeitgeist Christmas | Mission Dist.   FREE
All DayIlluminate 2019: SF’s Festival of Light on Christmas Day | 40+ Light Sculptures   FREE
4:30 pm2019 Chanukah & 25-Foot-Tall Menorah: 4th Night | Union Square   FREE
All DaySF City Hall Lights Up for Christmas Night   FREE
5:00 pmPier 39’s Christmas Nightly Tree Lighting Show | SF   FREE
8:00 pmFree Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF   FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-15

Thursday, December 26, 2019

2019 Chanukah & 25-Foot-Tall Menorah: 5th Night | Union Square
Thursday, December 26 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park

Celebrate Chanukah 2019 with the 45th annual lighting of the 25-foot tall mahogany Bill Graham Menorah in Union Square. This San Francisco tradition, the brainchild of rock and roll concert promoter Bill more...

All DayFirst Day of Kwanzaa 2019: City Hall Ceremony & Evening Celebration | SF  FREE
12:30 pmFree 30-Minute Core & Stretch Express | Salesforce Park  FREE
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Full-Spectrum | 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 pmFrench Afterworks: French Music & French Drinks | SF   FREE
7:00 pmThe Great Cable Car Chase | SF   FREE
7:30 pm“I Wish I Was Happy” Hour Comedy Show | SF   FREE*
*Free admission but bring money for food and drinks.
8:00 pmHaight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise, it's $15.
8:00 pmWin Tix: Really Funny Comedians (Who Happen to Be Women) | Cobb’s   WIN
9:00 pmLa Piñata: Free Latin Party & DJ Night | Mission   FREE

Friday, December 27, 2019

2019 Christmas Bird Walk | SF
Friday, December 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco

Help start off Christmas Bird Count Day with a pair of binoculars or some sharp eyes for the Annual Christmas Bird Walk. Every December, hundreds of Bay Area birders take part in Golden Gate more...

3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
4:30 pm2019 Chanukah & 25-Foot-Tall Menorah: 6th Night | Union Squareuare   FREE
5:30 pmSan Francisco Critical Mass   FREE
7:00 pmFeral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF   $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
7:00 pmSan Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.   FREE
7:30 pm“HellaFunny Fridays” Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SoMa   FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $10 at the Door
9:00 pmFinal HellaRnB Night of 2019 (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More) | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 10:30pm; $5 after