Saturday, September 22, 2018

The Exploratorium's Community Free Saturday | Pier 15

The Exploratorium is a twenty-first-century learning laboratory, an eye-opening, always-changing, playful place to explore and tinker featuring hundreds of science, art, and human perception exhibits. While they don’t have monthly community days, they more...

11:30 amSan Francisco Shih Tzu Meetup Group | Alta Plaza Park   FREE
7:15 pmFilm Night in the Park 2018 Finale: “Black Panther” | Dolores Park   FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.

Sunday, September 23, 2018

"Sunday Streets" Huge Block Party | Tenderloin
Sunday, September 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Tenderloin

Sunday Streets Sunday Streets (March – October 2018) is San Francisco’s official block party – a sorta-monthly roving neighborhood celebration and five hour street party where the streets are closed to vehicles, so pedestrians, more...


Monday, September 24, 2018

8:00 pmMonday Night Comedy with Free Cake | Blondies  FREE

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

North Beach Comedy Thing: Free Capos Pizza, Cheap Beer & Swag Giveaways | SF
Tuesday, September 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free pizza is on a first come, first served basis
| Tope Lounge

So you’re in North Beach, huh? Looking for a good time? Want to party with some beautiful people? Want to feel like a million bucks? You want to devour loads of pizza more...


Thursday, September 27, 2018

The Final $10 Thursday Night of 2018 | Asian Art Museum

Asian Art Museum From February 8 through September 27, 2018, the Asian Art Museum will be open until 9pm on Thursdays and general admission is just $10. You can spend an evening in more...

5:00 pmSpeak Cheesy: Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF   FREE
6:00 pmFree Vegetarian 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, September 28, 2018

2018 Friday Nights at the de Young Kick Off | Golden Gate Park

Courtesy of Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco In the past, Friday Nights at the de Young has been a free after-hours art “happening” in the museum’s public spaces. New for 2018, San Francisco’s more...

6:00 pmSundown Cinema Outdoor Movie Night: “Grease ” | SF   FREE
7:00 pmSan Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.   FREE

Saturday, September 29, 2018

11:00 amArtSpan Open Studios | Live! in the Castro  FREE

Sunday, September 30, 2018

2018 Folsom Street Fair | SoMa

Blue The 35th Annual Folsom Street Fair, a true only in San Francisco original, covers over 13 city blocks filled with 250,000 people in their most outrageous leather, rubber, and fetish attire more...

1:00 pmRob Reich: Accordionist, Pianist & Composer | Live! in the Castro   FREE

Monday, October 1, 2018

Free Navy Ship Tours Monday | Fleet Week 2018
Monday, October 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Pier 30-32

FSX Blue Angels Look up in the sky when you hear the roaring of jet engines and head down to SF’s northern waterfront and Dogpatch for San Francisco’s annual Fleet Week airshow more...


Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Free Navy Ship Tours Tuesday | Fleet Week 2018
Tuesday, October 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Pier 30-32

FSX Blue Angels Look up in the sky when you hear the roaring of jet engines and head down to SF’s northern waterfront and Dogpatch for San Francisco’s annual Fleet Week airshow more...


Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Free Navy Ship Tours Wednesday | Fleet Week 2018
Wednesday, October 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 30-32

FSX Blue Angels Look up in the sky when you hear the roaring of jet engines and head down to SF’s northern waterfront and Dogpatch for San Francisco’s annual Fleet Week airshow more...

6:00 pm“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF   FREE*
*Donation-based admission
8:00 pm“The End” Insane Tarantino-Style Improv | SF   $5

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Daniel Riera - Future Flutist with Electric Ensemble: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Thursday, October 4 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

As the sonic architect of the Mission District’s prodigious, politically-charged Latin music collective Soltron, Daniel Riera often plays amidst a surging tide of percussion and brass. But for this concert the San Francisco more...

6:00 pmCastro Art Walk | First Thursdays   FREE
6:00 pmFree Organic Veggie Community Dinner | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested. Donations are welcome.

Friday, October 5, 2018

Free Navy Ship Tours Friday | Fleet Week 2018
Friday, October 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 80

FSX Blue Angels Look up in the sky when you hear the roaring of jet engines and head down to SF’s northern waterfront and Dogpatch for San Francisco’s annual Fleet Week airshow more...

All DayHardly Strictly Bluegrass 2018: Friday | Golden Gate Park   FREE
11:00 amParade of Ships Under Golden Gate Bridge | Fleet Week 2018   FREE
12:00 pmFleet Week 2018 | Fleet Air Show   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

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each more...

All DayHardly Strictly Bluegrass 2018: Saturday | Golden Gate Park   FREE
12:00 pmFleet Week 2018 | Fleet Air Show   FREE
1:00 pmParlor Tricks: Roots Rock & Industrial Ragtime | Live in the Castro   FREE
1:30 pmFirst Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF   FREE

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each more...

All DayHardly Strictly Bluegrass 2018: Sunday | Golden Gate Park   FREE
11:00 am“Bark at the Park: K9 Heroes” Military, Police & Fire Dog Demos | Fleet Week 2018   FREE
11:00 am2018 Civic Center Commons 1st Sundays Block Party | SF   FREE
All DayFleet Week 2018 | Fleet Air Show   FREE

Monday, October 8, 2018

Fleet Week High School Band Challenge | Golden Gate Park
Monday, October 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music

The United States Marine Corps Band kicks off this event with a stirring performance of patriotic songs and a musical celebration. The thrill of the music continues as select Bay Area more...

7:00 pmDraconids Meteor Shower | 2018   FREE

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Rice Kings: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Thursday, October 11 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

A multifarious duo created by two of the Bay Area’s most creative young jazz musicians, Rice Kingschannel original electronic jazz directly from the future. Keyboardist and self-described nerd Erika Oba, a Berkeley more...

5:00 pmLitquake 2018: San Francisco’s Literary Festival | Oct. 11-20   FREE

Friday, October 12, 2018

Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral
Friday, October 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
| Grace Cathedral

One evening a month (usually the second Friday, but not always), Grace Cathedral invites you to walk the labyrinth by candlelight and music and pray for peace in our hearts and peace in more...


Saturday, October 13, 2018

Volunteer at SF Botanical Garden: Guided Info Walking Tour | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, October 13 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| San Francisco County Fair Building

Volunteers contribute more than 40,000 hours of service to the Garden each year, supporting horticulture, leading children’s walks and public tours, propagating plants, and so much more. If you’re interested in getting more...

All DaySF Open Studios 2018 | Five Weekends of Art (Oct. 13 – Nov. 11)   FREE
1:00 pmJason Brock featuring Dee Spencer | Live in the Castro   FREE
5:00 pm2018 “Yerba Buena Night” Outdoor Arts Festival | SoMa   FREE

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Inner Sunset Flea 2018 | Block Party & Street Fair
Sunday, October 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 9th and Irving

Join the Inner Sunset Flea on the second Sunday of the month from May to November 2018. Come hunt for a bargain, sit down for some food, let the children play, and more...

11:00 am“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Excelsior   FREE
11:00 amSF Open Studios 2018 | Marina, Pacific Heights, Tenderloin, Russian Hill   FREE
1:00 pmMan Dance Company: LGBTQ Premier Ballet Group | Live in the Castro   FREE

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Poetic Tuesdays: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Tuesday, October 16 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

Lines and lyrics from Litquake Nation! Enjoy line breaks during your lunch break, as some of the Bay Area’s best poets and musicians share their work in the great outdoors.


Wednesday, October 17, 2018

SF's Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | SF Brewers Guild
Wednesday, October 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
| Sunset Reservoir

The San Francisco Brewers Guild has created the city’s first free, hop-on-hop-off “Drink SF Beer Shuttle,” showcasing neighborhood breweries as a permanent companion to its monthly Meet the Brewers nights. The fun kicks more...


Saturday, October 20, 2018

SF Open Studios 2018 | Hunters Point Shipyard
Saturday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco

ArtSpan 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 Day2018 San Francisco Trolley Dances | SF   FREE*
*Free to watch; if you take Muni, fare is required

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Orionids Meteor Shower 2018 | Halley's Comet's Debris
Sunday, October 21 – 2:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area

On a dark, moonless night, the Orionids exhibit as many as 25 meteors per hour. These fast-moving meteors occasionally leave persistent trains. They sometimes produce bright fireballs, so watch for them to more...

All DayExploratorium Community Free 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 Day2018 San Francisco Trolley Dances | SF   FREE*
*Free to watch; if you take Muni, fare is required
11:00 amSF Open Studios 2018 | Hunters Point Shipyard   FREE

Saturday, October 27, 2018

SF Open Studios 2018 | Dogpatch, Potrero Hill, Bernal Heights, Outer Mission
Saturday, October 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco

ArtSpan 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...


Sunday, October 28, 2018

SF Open Studios 2018 | Dogpatch, Potrero Hill, Bernal Heights, Outer Mission
Sunday, October 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco

ArtSpan 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...

12:00 pm18th Annual “Halloween Hoopla” Festival & Costume Parade | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

8:00 pmMilkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight  FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

2018 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Opening Day
Wednesday, October 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. On Sunday the 4th, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center

Kevin Y. via Yelp At the end of October, Friends will fill up the Festival Pavilion Pier at Fort Mason for the 54th Big Book Sale, an iconic San Francisco tradition. The big more...


Thursday, November 1, 2018

2018 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Thursday
Thursday, November 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. On Sunday the 4th, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center

Kevin Y. via Yelp At the end of October, Friends will fill up the Festival Pavilion Pier at Fort Mason for the 54th Big Book Sale, an iconic San Francisco tradition. The big more...

6:00 pmFree Organic Veggie Community Dinner | SF   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested. Donations are welcome.

Friday, November 2, 2018

2018 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Friday
Friday, November 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. On Sunday the 4th, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center

Kevin Y. via Yelp At the end of October, Friends will fill up the Festival Pavilion Pier at Fort Mason for the 54th Big Book Sale, an iconic San Francisco tradition. The big more...


Saturday, November 3, 2018

2018 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Saturday
Saturday, November 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. On Sunday the 4th, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center

Kevin Y. via Yelp At the end of October, Friends will fill up the Festival Pavilion Pier at Fort Mason for the 54th Big Book Sale, an iconic San Francisco tradition. The big more...

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.
All Day2018 Leap Sandcastle Classic | Ocean Beach   FREE
11:00 amSF Open Studios 2018 | Fort Mason, Presidio, Richmond, Sunset, West Portal, Ocean View   FREE

Sunday, November 4, 2018

$1 Book Day: The 2018 Big Book Sale | Fort Mason
Sunday, November 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*On Sunday, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center

Kevin Y. via Yelp At the end of October, Friends will fill up the Festival Pavilion Pier at Fort Mason for the 54th Big Book Sale, an iconic San Francisco tradition. The big more...

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.
11:00 amSF Open Studios 2018 | Fort Mason, Presidio, Richmond, Sunset, West Portal, Ocean View   FREE
11:00 am2018 Civic Center Commons 1st Sundays Block Party | SF   FREE

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

7:15 pmAnnual “Diwali” Festival of Lights | SF  FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.

Friday, November 9, 2018

Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral
Friday, November 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
| Grace Cathedral

One evening a month (usually the second Friday, but not always), Grace Cathedral invites you to walk the labyrinth by candlelight and music and pray for peace in our hearts and peace in more...


Saturday, November 10, 2018

San Francisco Open Studios 2018 | Mission, Noe Valley, Castro
Saturday, November 10 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco

ArtSpan 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...


Sunday, November 11, 2018

Final "Inner Sunset Flea" of 2018 | Block Party & Street Fair
Sunday, November 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 9th and Irving

Join the Inner Sunset Flea on the second Sunday of the month from May to November 2018. Come hunt for a bargain, sit down for some food, let the children play, and more...

11:00 amSan Francisco Open Studios 2018 | Mission, Noe Valley, Castro   FREE
11:59 pm2018 Taurids Meteor Shower | Super Bright Fireballs   FREE

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

SF's Beer Bus: "Special 2-Route Night" Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | SF Brewers Guild
Wednesday, November 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
| All Over San Francisco

The San Francisco Brewers Guild has created the city’s first free, hop-on-hop-off “Drink SF Beer Shuttle,” showcasing neighborhood breweries as a permanent companion to its monthly Meet the Brewers nights. The fun kicks more...


Friday, November 16, 2018

2018 Winter Fireworks & Free "Disney on Ice" Show | SF
Friday, November 16 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Justin Herman Plaza

Photo | Embarcadero Center via Facebook Kickstart the holiday season with awesome winter fireworks and enjoy a special free Disney on Ice performance on the outdoor ice rink in Justin Herman Plaza. After the performance, more...


Saturday, November 17, 2018

Leonids Meteor Shower | 2018
Saturday, November 17 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area

November’s wonderful Leonid meteor shower happens every year around November 17 or 18, as the world crosses the orbital path of Comet Tempel-Tuttle. In 2018, the peak night of the shower is more...


Sunday, November 18, 2018

KUSF's Rock 'n' Swap Record Fair | USF

Credit | KUSFKUSF’s Rock-n-Swap is a Giant Music Lover’s Fair where about dealers and vendors come from all over to sell music related items in various formats and genres along with hard-to-find more...


Saturday, December 1, 2018

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each more...


Sunday, December 2, 2018

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each more...


Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Walt Disney Museum's Annual Free Day | 2018

Ric Miller via The Walt Disney Family MuseumCelebrate Walt Disney’s birthday and get free admission to The Walt Disney Family Museum in the Presidio for their only free day of the year. Typically the more...


Thursday, December 6, 2018

Free Organic Veggie Community Dinner | SF
Thursday, December 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested. Donations are welcome.
| St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church

USF Community Garden Do you love fresh, organic, homemade food? Please come out and celebrate with other veggie lovers and enjoy some great food with amazing company. All are welcome to a free more...


Wednesday, December 19, 2018

SF's Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | SF Brewers Guild
Wednesday, December 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
| Bartlett Hall

The San Francisco Brewers Guild has created the city’s first free, hop-on-hop-off “Drink SF Beer Shuttle,” showcasing neighborhood breweries as a permanent companion to its monthly Meet the Brewers nights. The fun kicks more...


Monday, December 31, 2018

San Francisco New Year's Eve Fireworks at Midnight | 2018/2019
Monday, December 31 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | Embarcadero

David Yu via Flickr Say goodbye to 2018 and ring in the 2019 new year with 200,000 fellow bundled-up San Franciscans for an annual tradition as the city once again hosts a more...


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...


Wednesday, December 31, 1969

2018 SFUSD Students Exhibit Gallery Arts Festival: Final Day | SF
Wednesday, December 31 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Asian Art Museum

Come see student-created visual, literary, media, and performing arts at the Asian Art Museum from March 14-21, 2018 in the Annual San Francisco Unified School District Arts Festival. For the past 32 more...

8:00 pmDowntown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP and code HELLAFUNNY. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door
8:00 pmDowntown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP and code HELLAFUNNY. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door
8:00 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