Saturday, July 20, 2019

Bay Area Poetry Marathon | SF
Saturday, July 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| Alley Cat Books

At the Bay Area Poetry Marathon, poets from across the U.S. and the Bay Area celebrate innovative poetry in a series of readings throughout the summer. Join at the first BAPM event more...

2:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | McLaren Park  FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
3:00 pmArt in the Park: Live Music, Arts & Spoken Word | Tenderloin  FREE
8:00 pm“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF   FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $10
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 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.
11:59 pmSan Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF   FREE

Sunday, July 21, 2019

2019 LGBTQ Art & Pride Photo Anniversary Exhibit: Final Day | SF
Sunday, July 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Harvey Milk Photography Center

In honoring the Stonewall riots 50 years ago, Harvey Milk Photo Center proudly present you the Stonewall 50 Years Anniversary Art Exhibit. This exhibit is intended for local artists to showcase their more...

6:00 amAfter Dawn: Premiere Sunday Morning Party | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
11:00 amPresidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
12:30 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
1:00 pmThe Klipptones: Jazz, Swing & Blues Dance Party | Live in the Castro   FREE
All DayToots & the Maytals: Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
2:00 pmVintage Blues Concert: HowellDevine | Union Square Live   FREE
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.
7:00 pm“Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE*
*RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated.
7:00 pmLaugh Your Gays Off: Free Comedy in The Castro | SF   FREE*
*$5 suggested donation


Monday, July 22, 2019

Free Queer Bowling Night | Mission Dist.

Come to the monthly Free Queer Bowling Night at Mission Bowling Club. In addition to free bowling, you can enjoy $4 cocktails and beers all night courtesy of  Tito’s Vodka and more...

8:00 pm“Pint Sized Plays” SF’s Beer Theater Festival | PianoFight   FREE*
*Free but donations suggested
8:00 pmMonday Night Comedy w/ Free Cake | Blondies   FREE
8:30 pmLaughgasm: Monday Comedy at the Rite Spot | SF   FREE
8:30 pmBeef Curtains: Game Night & Free Comedy Showcase | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Tips collected towards the end of the show.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

2 for 1 Margaritas "Taco Tuesday" | SF
Tuesday, July 23 – 5:30 pm | Cost: 2-for-1*
*Get 2 for 1 Margaritas on Tuesdays from 5:30pm to 10pm. And tip like a rockstar.
| Francisca's Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar

Francisca’s Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar is a unique farm-to-table Italian-Venezuelan restaurant in the Mission that has a special “Taco Tuesday” promotion with 2-for-1 fresh-fruit margaritas and discounted taco platters ($4 more...

7:00 pmNorth Beach Comedy Thing: Free Pizza, Cheap Beer & Giveaways | SF   FREE*
*Free pizza is on a first come, first served basis
7:30 pmWine & Movie Night: “Casablanca” | Top of the Mark   FREE*
*Free admission, but you should buy at least one time, or make sure to donate to their charity.
8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
8:00 pm“Udder Hilarity” Free Comedy Show | Hollow Cow   FREE*
*RSVP to guarantee a seat

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

5-Course Tasting Menu w/ Vegan Option, 2-for-1 Cocktails | SF

Francisca’s Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar is a unique farm-to-table Italian-Venezuelan restaurant in the Mission that has a special 5-Course Tasting Menu with 2-for-1 fresh-fruit tropical drinks on Wednesdays and Thursdays. more...

6:00 pmLatin/Cuban Concert: The Fito Reinoso Cuban Quartet | Union Square Live   FREE
7:00 pmDraft on Draught: Magic the Gathering Draft Night | SF   FREE*
*RSVP before Tuesday to get pizza
7:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | Troupe Studio Space   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. There is a $20 suggested donation.
8:00 pm“GOAT$” 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)

Thursday, July 25, 2019

World Jazz Combo: Murasaki Ensemble | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Thursday, July 25 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

You can call the Murasaki Ensemble a world jazz combo, but that doesn’t capture the singularly inventive nature of this all-star quartet. Centering on the sinuous melodies of the Japanese koto more...

1:00 pm“LINES” Free Ballet Dance Workshop | Grace Cathedral   FREE*
*Free and open to all; registration on arrival.
5:00 pm“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF   FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks.
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. 
5:30 pm5-Course Tasting Menu w/ Vegan Option, 2-for-1 Cocktails | SF   $39*
*$39 for a 5-Course Tasting Menu (reg. $69), 2 for 1 Tropical Drinks. Please enter FC5-COURSE in your open table reservation or mention Funcheap to your host.
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Out of This World | Pier 15   $19.95*
*$19.95 Adv/Door -  Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome)
6:00 pmBigPicture NightLife | California Academy of Sciences   *
*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 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
7:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | Troupe Studio Space   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. There is a $20 suggested donation.
9:00 pmLa Piñata: Free Latin Party & DJ Night | Mission   FREE

Friday, July 26, 2019

"Off the Grid" Fort Mason: Fog Appreciation Night | SF
Friday, July 26 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

More than 30 food vendors, with a full bar and bands and DJs? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market. Discover everything from Beijing-style crisp-fried crepes (Jianbing) and Filipino desserts, more...

5:30 pmSan Francisco Critical Mass   FREE
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.
8:00 pm“Subversion” A Progressive Works Comedy Night | SF   FREE

Saturday, July 27, 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...

10:00 amHealth & Arts at the Park | SF   FREE
All DayTreasureFest: “Hawaii In July” | Treasure Island   $4*
*$4 online / $7 at the gate - includes free parking
11:30 amSan Francisco Shih Tzu Meetup Group | Alta Plaza Park   FREE
1:00 pmSF Uke Jam Summer Uke-Splosion: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF   FREE
1:00 pmFree Summer Circus Day with Circus Bella | SF   FREE
1:00 pmMan Dance Company: LGBTQ Premier Ballet Group | Live in the Castro   FREE
2:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | Balboa Park   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted

Sunday, July 28, 2019

TreasureFest: "Hawaii In July" | Treasure Island
Sunday, July 28 – All Day | Cost: $4*
*$4 online / $7 at the gate - includes free parking
| TreasureFest (Treasure Island)

TreasureFest is a modern urban market for 15,000+ each month that houses around 400 curated vendors selling originally-made and designed items, artists, and antique/vintage collectors. Plus there’s typically 35+ food trucks, live local music, workshops, more...

All Day2019 “Up Your Alley Fair” & Fetish Street Festival | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but a donations are requested.
11:00 amPresidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
1:00 pmAcoustic Music in the Square | Noe Valley   FREE
1:00 pmThe Silver Bell Jazz Band | Live in the Castro   FREE
1:00 pm“The Magic of Disney & Pixar” Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park   FREE
All DaySan Francisco Ballet: Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
2:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
2:00 pmFree Summer Circus Day with Circus Bella | SF   FREE
2:00 pmCoin-Op’s “Free Play” Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa   FREE
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.
11:59 pmDelta Aquariids Meteor Shower | 2019   FREE

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Wine & Movie Night: "Caine Mutiny" | Top of the Mark

Summer Movie Nights return to Top of the Mark at the InterContinental Mark Hopkins for 2019 every Tuesday starting June 4 through August 20 as the sun set at their 19th-floor lounge. In commemoration of the 80th Anniversary, more...

7:00 pmSF History Night | Pacific Heights  $10*
*$10 for non-members; free for SFHA members
8:00 pm“Udder Hilarity” Free Comedy Show | Hollow Cow   FREE*
*RSVP to guarantee a seat

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

5-Course Tasting Menu w/ Vegan Option, 2-for-1 Cocktails | SF

Francisca’s Venezuelan Food and Punch Bar is a unique farm-to-table Italian-Venezuelan restaurant in the Mission that has a special 5-Course Tasting Menu with 2-for-1 fresh-fruit tropical drinks on Wednesdays and Thursdays. more...

6:00 pmSwing/Big Band Concert: Fil Lorenz Little Big Band | Union Square Live   FREE
8:00 pmFree Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF   FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-15

Thursday, August 1, 2019

"Presidio Twilight" Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, August 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks.
| Main Post Lawn

Presidio Twilight is back for its sixth season, and it’s better than ever. This year, San Francisco’s largest campfire features a delicious selection of international cuisine from a stellar lineup of more...

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. 
6:00 pmCastro Art Walk | First Thursdays   FREE
6:00 pmExploratorium After Dark: Beer | Pier 15   $19.95*
*$19.95 Adv/Door -  Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome)
7:00 pmClose-Up Comedy: Great Comics & Free Beer Giveaways | SF   $5*
*Beer, wine, and fancy pastries for sale
8:00 pmNew Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pmThrowback Thursdays at Virgil’s: Late 90’s to Early 2000’s Pop | SF   FREE
9:00 pmBay Party Vibes on the D-block | SF   FREE

Friday, August 2, 2019

"Off the Grid" Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF
Friday, August 2 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

More than 30 food vendors, with a full bar and bands and DJs? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market. Discover everything from Beijing-style crisp-fried crepes (Jianbing) and Filipino desserts, more...

11:00 amTimbuk2 First Fridays Free Factory Tour | San Francisco  FREE*
*Free tours take place on the First Friday of the month, and tickets are required. Tours are limited to 20 people.
3:00 pm“Block Fest” Tenderloin Arts Festival & Free Art Making | SF  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pmNorth Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF   FREE
7:00 pmWorkshop First Fridays | SF   FREE
7:00 pmBayview First Fridays: Entertainment, Karaoke & Food Truck | Seven Stills   FREE*
*Free, but bring cash for food and drinks
7:30 pmSan Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays   FREE
9:00 pm“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale   FREE
10:00 pmThe San Francisco Summer Cocktail Party 2019   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.

Saturday, August 3, 2019

SF's "Museums for All" Summer of Free Museums | Final Month

The city of San Francisco is starting a brand new program to provide free summer admission to 15+  local museums and cultural institutions for all San Francisco residents who receive public more...

10:00 am“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area   FREE
All DayBank of America Free Museum Weekend   FREE*
*Free for Bank of America or Merrill Lynch Card Holders. Some venues may be closed on certain days; please confirm directly with participating museums.
10:00 amFree Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park   FREE
1:00 pmAfroSolo in the Gardens: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF   FREE