Tuesday, May 7, 2019

North of the Panhandle: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Tuesday, May 7 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| Baker & Fell St.

This central part of the City started out with sand dunes and marsh to become a fashionable neighborhood. The Depression era gave way to a working class area. After the summer more...

4:00 pmUnder the Buck: Retro Game Night & Happy Hour | SF   FREE*
*Free basket of roadhouse onions with mention of Funcheap, one per check.
5:30 pmFree Margaritas “Taco Tuesday” | SF   FREE*
*Free margarita on Tuesdays from 5:30pm to 10pm (One per purchase) - Just buy anything off the menu. And tip like a rockstar.
6:00 pmBrewcade’s Free Arcade Game Night | Every First Tuesday   FREE*
*Free play arcade games with purchase from bar
7:00 pmComedy Blast: Free Stand-up Comedy w/ Danny Dechi & Friends | SF   FREE

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

The Board Match: 2019 Non-Profit & Volunteering Fair | Union Square
Wednesday, May 8 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Hilton San Francisco Union Square

Looking for ways to give your time, talent, and energy in a meaningful way? Join a nonprofit board. The Board Match is a job-fair style event featuring around 175 Bay Area nonprofits whose more...

1:00 pmThe Early Celebrity of Peter Paul Rubens | JCCSF  FREE*
*Register on their website
7:00 pmDraft on Draught: Magic the Gathering Draft Night | SF   FREE*
*RSVP before Tuesday to get pizza
7:00 pmThe Laugh Boat: Local Brews & Free Comedy | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:30 pmShaping SF Lecture: The Women of Los Siete de la Raza | Mission Dist.   FREE


Thursday, May 9, 2019

Asian Art Museum's $10 Thursday Nights | SF

The Asian Art Museum is back on Valentine’s Day February 14 through August 29, 2019. The museum will be open until 9 pm on Thursdays and general admission is just $10. You more...

1:00 pmMovie Matinee: West Side Story | JCCSF  FREE*
*Register on their website
6:00 pmNightLife in Space: Other Earths | California Academy of Sciences   $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members) / 21+
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Designed by Data | Pier 15   $19.95*
*$19.95 Adv/Door -  Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome)
6:00 pmThursday Night Poem Jam | SF Main Library   FREE
6:00 pmFree Veggie Dinner Night | 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 pm“Verdi Wild Things Are” Standup Comedy | SF   $5*
*$5 tickets with code "funcheapers" otherwise it's $10
8:00 pmShame Cave Comedy Show: A Shameful Yet Shameless Night | SF   FREE

Friday, May 10, 2019

"Westward" All-Female Photography Exhibit | Final Day
Friday, May 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Open to the public.
| San Francisco City Hall

The San Francisco Arts Commission Galleries (SFAC Galleries) is excited to present Westward, an exhibition that features Ten female photographers documenting and depicting the West from May 11, 2018 – May 10, more...

3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
5:00 pm“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
6:00 pmCandlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
6:00 pm“Millennials Ruin Everything”: Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio   FREE*
*Free, suggested donation $5
7:00 pm2nd Fridays Clockwork Comedy Show | Milk Bar   FREE
7:00 pmSpontaneous Storytelling: True Stories & Free Drinks for Storytellers | SF   $5*
*$5 with discount code 'FunCheapers'
7:00 pmSF Maritime BeerFest 2019 | Pier 45   $25*
*Use SFFUN for $5 off tickets
7:00 pmFinal Walk-In Movie Night: “Matangi/Maya/M.I.A” | Hayes Valley   FREE
10:00 pmLast Nite: A 2000’s Indie Dance Party | SF   FREE*
*Free, before 10 pm. $10 after.

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Free de Young Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday

Every Saturday, the de Young offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to San Francisco residents. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require more...

9:00 amTrail & Habitat Volunteer Work: Restoring Laguna Honda’s Lost Trails | SF  FREE
All DayFree Legion of Honor Museum Day for SF 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.
10:00 amHeron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park   FREE
All DayMother’s Day Beauty Gala | SF   FREE
10:00 amSF Public Library’s $1 Book & Media Sale | Mission Dist.   FREE*
*Free to look around and you can buy a book or media for only $1.
10:30 amPresidio 3-Mile Guided Free Art Hike | SF   FREE*
*Free but RSVP is required.
11:00 amWin Tix: The SF Hunt: An Exhilarating Citywide Scavenger Hunt | SF   WIN
12:00 pmEco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF   FREE
12:00 pmGarden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF   FREE
12:00 pmCommunity Day at the Park | SF   FREE
1:00 pm“New Growth 2019” Annual Youth Art Exhibition | SF   FREE
2:00 pm“Sketchboard”: Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | SF   $5*
*Donation-based admission: $5-15
8:00 pm“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF   FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $5
8:00 pmCorkscrewed Stand-up Comedy & Wine Night | SF   $10*
*$10 advance / $15 door (2 drink minimum)
8:30 pmSaturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF   FREE
8:30 pmDowntown SF’s Desi Comedy Night | Every Saturday   FREE*
*Free with RSVP for first 100 people. $10 at door without RSVP

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Tenderloin Neighborhood Part II: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Sunday, May 12 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| McAllister & Leavenworth

Explore the Tenderloin’s isolated rural village beginnings and its years as a quiet residential and small business neighborhood. Find out how it morphed into San Francisco’s hotel and silk stocking entertainment more...

6:00 amAfter Dawn: Premiere Sunday Morning Party | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
All DayExploratorium Community Free Day: Mother’s Day 2019 | 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 DayInner Sunset Flea 2019 | Block Party & Street Fair   FREE
10:30 amFree Mimosa “Boozy Brunch” w/ Vegan Options | SF   FREE*
*Get one complimentary drink with your brunch - and don't forget to tip like a rockstar.
All DayMother’s Day Presidio Picnic | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
2:00 pmAnime & Manga Club: An Afternoon Full Of Fun | SF   FREE
3:00 pmA Bedazzling “Drag Rummage” Sale | Beaux   FREE
7:00 pm“Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE*
*RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated.
7:30 pmCity Star Party & Telescope Night | Pier 17   FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
9:00 pm“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room   FREE

Monday, May 13, 2019

6:30 pmCyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.  FREE
8:00 pmSomething Something Shindig: Improv Comedy & Music | SF  FREE
8:30 pmBottomless Standards Comedy Show | SF  FREE*
*21 and over

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Free Admission 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...

10:00 amBungalows of Westwood Park: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
5:30 pmFree Margaritas “Taco Tuesday” | SF   FREE*
*Free margarita on Tuesdays from 5:30pm to 10pm (One per purchase) - Just buy anything off the menu. And tip like a rockstar.
7:00 pmPerfectly Queer: LGBTQ Reading Series | SF   FREE
7:30 pmAysegül Savas Author Talk: Walking on the Ceiling | Green Apple Books   FREE
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Tournament | SF
Wednesday, May 15 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Laughing Monk Brewing

Is your game strong? Then come and prove it. The tournament starts 7 pm. Free to enter. Prizes for 1st and 2nd place. 1v1 3 stock 8 min limit stage battlefield no items Final smash meter off Damage more...

11:00 am“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza  FREE
1:00 pmThe Magic of Mozart: Adventures in Operatic Elegance | JCCSF  FREE*
*Register on their website
7:00 pmNerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop  $8
7:00 pmFree Astronomy Lecture | Presidio  FREE
7:30 pmDavid K. Randall Author Talk: Black Death at the Golden Gate | Green Apple Books   FREE

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Sacred Places: Walking Tour of Churches & Cathedrals | SF
Thursday, May 16 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted. Some tours may be limited in size
| St. Mary's Cathedral

San Francisco’s diversity is reflected in its places of worship. Visit churches, temples, a cathedral, and a synagogue. View the symbols and architecture and hear the history of the city’s religious more...

10:00 amHidden San Francisco Walking Tours | SoMa  FREE
5:00 pmAsian Art Museum’s $10 Thursday Nights | SF   $10*
*General admission tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, students and youths (age 13-17). There is a $10 surcharge for special exhibition tickets. 
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.
6:00 pmNightLife in Space: Cosmos | California Academy of Sciences   $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members) / 21+
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: The MAX Festival | Pier 15   $19.95*
*$19.95 Adv/Door -  Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome)
6:00 pmMake: Monthly Artist Happy Hour & Local Vendors | Dogpatch   $8*
*Free with admission. Admission: Adults $8.00, Students/Senior $6.00.
6:00 pmMAKE: Design15 Launch Party w/ Ceramic & Self Portrait Making | SF   $8*
*Free with admission.

Friday, May 17, 2019

2019 Spring Wine Pour | Pier 39

Head to PIER 39 for nearly four hours of wine tastings, music and fun at the PIER 39 Spring Wine Pour. Attendees will receive wine tastings, discounts at participating businesses, a more...

3:00 pm“Block Fest” Tenderloin Arts Festival & Free Art Making | SF  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
5:00 pm“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
5:30 pmSkywatchers’ “At The Table: Visions” Festival | May 17-19   FREE
6:30 pmEmma Bland Smith Author Talk: To Live on An Island | Green Apple Books   FREE
7:00 pmBrave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE
10:00 pmHellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More) | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 10:30pm; $5 after

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, May 18 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stow Lake

Observe the magnificent Great Blue Herons and their brand new chicks using spotting scopes, as naturalists show you these magnificent birds and explain their behavior over nine Saturdays during the spring nesting season in more...

All DayFree PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio   FREE
10:00 amMission Science Workshop: Free Hands-on Science Saturday | SF   FREE*
*Donations are appreciated.
3:00 pmArt in the Park: Live Music, Arts & Spoken Word | Tenderloin   FREE
4:00 pmSkywatchers’ “At The Table: Visions” Festival | SF   FREE
7:30 pmFuncheap’s Free Pop-Up Comedy Weekend | May 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 $5
8:30 pmDowntown SF’s Desi Comedy Night | Every Saturday   FREE*
*Free with RSVP for first 100 people. $10 at door without 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+
9:00 pmThe Queen is Dead: Morrissey & The Smiths Dance Party | SF   $8*
*$8 with RSVP; $10 at the door
11:59 pmSan Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF   FREE

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Bay to Breakers 2019 | Everything You Need to Know

The third Sunday in May brings us “Bay to Breakers,” the crown jewel of San Francisco events since 1912 with over 30,000+ people racing (and 100,000+ watching) from the Bay to the more...