Sunday, January 5, 2020

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, January 5 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian Art, with a collection of over 18,000 artworks spanning 6,000 more...

6:00 amAfter Dawn: Premiere Sunday Morning Party | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
12:30 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
5:00 pmPier 39’s Final Tree Lighting Show | SF   FREE
5:00 pmSF’s Epic “Night Bloom” Light Show | Final Day   FREE*
*Free to watch from outside the building.
7:00 pmClutch The Pearls: Drag Cabaret Night | Make Out Room   $5*
*Sliding scale donation of $5 to $10.

Monday, January 6, 2020

8:00 pmFree Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room  FREE
8:00 pm“Misery Index: Monday Comedy at The Rite Spot” | Mission Dist.  FREE


Tuesday, January 7, 2020

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, January 7 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| de Young Museum

Located in beautiful Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a landmark art museum founded in 1895. Your visit includes a whirlwind trip around the world as the museum’s collections more...

9:30 amLegion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
10:00 amConservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day | GG Park   FREE
11:00 amContemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE
11:00 amFirst Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day | Cartoon Art Museum   FREE*
*Pay What You Wish Day
11:00 amYerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays   FREE
11:00 amFree Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch   FREE
12:00 pmTALL: Tenderloin Art Lending Library | SF   FREE
6:00 pmThe Detour Free Arcade Game Night | Every First Tuesday   FREE*
*Free unlimited play wristband with any purchase from bar

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

2:00 pmState-of-the-Art Green Building Tour | SF Public Utilities Office  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Limited to maximum of 30 guests. Arrive 10 minutes prior to tour start time.
7:00 pmThe Laugh Boat: Local Brews & Free Comedy | SF  FREE
8:00 pmThe Setup’s “A Funny Thing Happened” Storytelling Night | Beer Basement  $5*
*$5 with discount code "funcheap" (First 20 people to RSVP with their emails to info@setupcomedy.com can get in for free.)

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Final Day: Holiday Train Display | SF Main Libary
Thursday, January 9 – 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...

1:00 pm“LINES” Free Ballet Dance Workshop | Grace Cathedral   FREE*
*Free and open to all; registration on arrival.
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.

Friday, January 10, 2020

3:00 pmFree Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa  FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
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 pmFree Comedy Night w/ Danny Dechi & Friends | Outer Richmond  FREE
7:00 pmSpontaneous Storytelling: True Stories & Free Drinks for Storytellers | SF  $5*
*Just tell them at the door you heard about it on SF Funcheap and get in for $5 instead of $10

Saturday, January 11, 2020

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...

9:00 amTrail & Habitat Volunteer Work: Restoring Laguna Honda’s Lost Trails | SF   FREE
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.
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
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 $10
8:30 pmSaturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF   FREE

Sunday, January 12, 2020

6:00 amAfter Dawn: Premiere Sunday Morning Party | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
2:00 pmAnime & Manga Club: An Afternoon Full Of Fun | SF  FREE

Monday, January 13, 2020

6:30 pmCyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.  FREE

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

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

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa

Yerba Buena Third Thursdays is a monthly outing of art, performance, music, and drinks in the Yerba Buena neighborhood in the heart of downtown San Francisco, between 2nd and 5th Street, more...

10:00 amHidden San Francisco Walking Tours | SoMa  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.

Friday, January 17, 2020

3:00 pm“Block Fest” Tenderloin Arts Festival & Free Art Making | SF  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
8:00 pmBrave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | SF  FREE

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Final Weekend of 2020: Free Union Square Ice Skating Lessons | SF

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 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
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+

Sunday, January 19, 2020

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.
7:00 pmLaugh Your Gays Off: Free Comedy in The Castro | SF  FREE*
*$5 suggested donation

Monday, January 20, 2020

8:00 pm“Resistance is Fertile” Free Comedy Night | SF   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, January 21, 2020

5:30 pmThe Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s  FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

"GOAT$" Extended Comedy from the Greatest of All Time | SF

GOAT$ is a comedy showcase featuring long sets from some of the greatest of all time. These comics are super humanly funny with credits from Conan, Comedy Central, SF Sketchfest, and Netflix. Your more...


Thursday, January 23, 2020

6:00 pmFree Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF  FREE
9:00 pmLa Piñata: Free Latin Party & DJ Night | Mission  FREE

Friday, January 24, 2020

7:00 pmFeral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF  $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.

Saturday, January 25, 2020

SFMOMA's Bodies At The Border Symposium | SF
Saturday, January 25 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. First come, first served.
| SFMOMA

As of September 16, 2019, the time for this event is not yet available. Please check the website for updates.

11:30 amSan Francisco Shih Tzu Meetup Group | Alta Plaza Park  FREE

Sunday, January 26, 2020

Coin-Op's "Free Play" Sundays: 50+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa
Sunday, January 26 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Coin-Op Game Room

Coin-Op is an awesome 10,000 square foot space in SoMa that was transformed from a steel foundry into a two-story bar and game room with 50+ pinball and video games, plus more...

1:00 pmAcoustic Music in the Square | Noe Valley  FREE
8:00 pmThe $2 Bill Comedy Show | Milk Bar   $2*
*$2 with RSVP on Eventbrite. Otherwise, $10 at the door.

Monday, January 27, 2020

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 pmMonday Night Comedy w/ Free Cake | Blondies   FREE
8:30 pmBeef Curtains: Game Night & Free Comedy Showcase | Milk Bar   FREE*
*Tips collected towards the end of the show.

Thursday, January 30, 2020

The Great Cable Car Chase | SF
Thursday, January 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | A Runner's Mind San Francisco

Join us as we find ourselves a cable car to race (and beat) in our favorite monthly San Francisco tradition – The Great Cable Car Chase. We’ll be racing the Powell/Hyde more...

6:30 pmFrench Afterworks: French Music & French Drinks | SF  FREE

Friday, January 31, 2020

5:30 pmSan Francisco Critical Mass  FREE
7:00 pmSan Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.  FREE

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, or U. S. Trust cardholders (credit cards and debit cards) get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the more...

1:30 pmFirst Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF   FREE

Sunday, February 2, 2020

12:30 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pmClutch The Pearls: Drag Cabaret Night | Make Out Room  $5*
*Sliding scale donation of $5 to $10.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, February 4 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| Legion of Honor

The Legion of Honor displays a collection of 4,000 years of ancient and European art in an exquisite Beaux-Arts building in an unforgettable setting overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. Normally admission is more...

11:00 amYerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays   FREE
11:00 amFree Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch   FREE
6:00 pmThe Detour Free Arcade Game Night | Every First Tuesday   FREE*
*Free unlimited play wristband with any purchase from bar

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

"South Side Beer Ride" Free Monthly Brewery Shuttle | SF
Wednesday, February 5 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Shuttle is Free.
| Triple Voodoo Brewery

Free hop on/hop off brewery shuttle. Start at any of the eight participating breweries, then hop on any one of three vans running approximately every 30 minutes.  First Wednesdays Free Beer Shuttle Every more...

6:00 pm“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF  FREE*
*Donation-based admission

Thursday, February 6, 2020

6:00 pmCastro Art Walk | First Thursdays  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, February 7, 2020

Workshop First Fridays | SF
Friday, February 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Workshop (SF)

Every first Friday, WorkshopSF hosts an open house, party with DIY, art, fun and community. It’s a chance to preview classes, see the space, and just hang out with neighborhood peeps. more...

7:30 pmSan Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays   FREE
8:00 pmSan Francisco’s Winter Cocktail Party | 2020   FREE*
*Free before 10:30pm, but an RSVP is required.

Saturday, February 8, 2020

Community Day at the Park | SF
Saturday, February 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fillmore Mini Park

Join the monthly community event with resource tables, games, art activities, music, and food. Bring your family and friends for fun day event every second Saturday. Community Day at the Park Every 2nd more...


Monday, February 10, 2020

6:30 pmCyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.  FREE

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

2:00 pmState-of-the-Art Green Building Tour | SF Public Utilities Office  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Limited to maximum of 30 guests. Arrive 10 minutes prior to tour start time.
8:00 pmThe Setup’s “A Funny Thing Happened” Storytelling Night | Beer Basement  $5*
*$5 with discount code "funcheap" (First 20 people to RSVP with their emails to info@setupcomedy.com can get in for free.)

Thursday, February 13, 2020

1:00 pm“LINES” Free Ballet Dance Workshop | Grace Cathedral  FREE*
*Free and open to all; registration on arrival.
7:30 pm“I Wish I Was Happy” Hour Comedy Show | SF  FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.