Saturday, October 5, 2019

First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF
Saturday, October 5 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park

Attention friends of Caturday, your favorite day of the month is back. First Caturday is a day to reclaim the glory of the outdoors for your feline friends. It is a day for more...

6:00 pmMAPP: Art & Performance Crawl | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pmSea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF   FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
9:00 pmPrince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa   $5

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, October 6 – 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...

All Day2019 Castro Street Fair | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
All DayHardly Strictly Bluegrass 2019: Sunday | Golden Gate Park   FREE
11:00 am2019 Civic Center Commons Block Party | SF   FREE
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.
12:00 pm“Skate on Art”: SF’s Epic Pop-Up Roller Rink + Art Party | Final Day   FREE*
*FREE but timed RSVP is required. $5 skate rentals available or bring your own skates
1:00 pmThe Final “Golden Gate Park Band” Free Concert of 2019 | SF   FREE
7:00 pmClutch The Pearls: Drag Cabaret Night | Make Out Room   $5*
*Sliding scale donation of $5 to $10.
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.


Monday, October 7, 2019

8:00 pm“Misery Index: Monday Comedy at The Rite Spot” | Mission Dist.  FREE
8:00 pmFree Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room  FREE
8:00 pm“Where’s The Local Talent?” Comedy Night | SF  FREE

Tuesday, October 8, 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...

7:00 pmDraconids Meteor Shower | 2019   FREE

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Free Navy Ship Tours Wednesday | Fleet Week 2019
Wednesday, October 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 30-32

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 and festival. 39th more...

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.
5:00 pmFree Rooftop Brazilian Concert at Salesforce Park | SF   FREE
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.
7:00 pmThe Laugh Boat: Local Brews & Free Comedy | SF   FREE
8:00 pmFree Comedy Night at SF’s Presidential-Themed Bar | Every Wednesday   FREE*
*Free with RSVP

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Free Navy Ship Tours Thursday | Fleet Week 2019
Thursday, October 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 30-32

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 and festival. 39th 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.
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, October 11, 2019

Parade of Ships Under Golden Gate Bridge | Fleet Week 2019
Friday, October 11 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Crissy Field

The annual San Francisco Fleet Week Parade of Ships will take place on Friday, October 11, 2019 with the SFFD Fireboat “St. Francis” being the first ship under the Golden Gate more...

12:00 pmFleet Week 2019 & Blue Angels Air Show | SF   FREE
12:00 pmRotunda Dance Series: Awakko Ren | SF City Hall   FREE
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 pm“Millennials Ruin Everything”: Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio   FREE*
*Free, suggested donation $5
6:00 pmSalesforce Park’s Final Rooftop Salsa Dance Party of 2019 | SF   FREE
6:00 pmCandlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
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, October 12, 2019

Free Navy Ship Tours for Fleet Week | Saturday
Saturday, October 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 30-32

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 and festival. 39th more...

9:00 amTrail & Habitat Volunteer Work: Restoring Laguna Honda’s Lost Trails | SF  FREE
11:00 am“Bark at the Park: K9 Heroes” Military, Police & Fire Dog Demos | Fleet Week 2019   FREE
All DaySan Francisco Open Studios 2019 Kick Off | Oct. 12 – Nov. 3   FREE
12:00 pmFleet Week 2019 & Blue Angels Air Show | SF   FREE
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
6:00 pm2019 “Yerba Buena Night” Outdoor Arts Festival | SoMa   FREE
8:00 pmCorkscrewed Stand-up Comedy & Wine Night | SF   $10*
*$10 advance / $20 door (2 drink minimum)
8:30 pmSaturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF   FREE

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Free Navy Ship Tours for Fleet Week | Sunday
Sunday, October 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 30-32

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 and festival. 39th more...

All DayInner Sunset Flea 2019 | Block Party & Street Fair   FREE
All DaySan Francisco Open Studios 2019 | Hunters Point Shipyard   FREE
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.
12:00 pmFleet Week 2019: Blue Angels Airshow | Sunday   FREE
12:30 pm2019 Italian Heritage Parade | North Beach   FREE
2:00 pmAnime & Manga Club: An Afternoon Full Of Fun | SF   FREE

Monday, October 14, 2019

Final Day of Free Navy Ship Tours | Fleet Week 2019
Monday, October 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 30-32

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 and festival. 39th more...

10:00 amFleet Week High School Band Challenge | Golden Gate Park   FREE
11:00 amRooftop Gardening for a Sustainable SF | Salesforce Park   FREE
12:00 pmRooftop Drum Circle in Salesforce Park | SF   FREE
6:30 pmCyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:30 pmBottomless Standards Comedy Show | SF   FREE*
*21 and over

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Poetic Tuesdays: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Tuesday, October 15 – 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 16, 2019

Free Rooftop Zydeco Concert at Salesforce Park | SF
Wednesday, October 16 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park

Salesforce Park, SF’s newly-reopened 5.4 acre park on top of the Transit Center hosts a ton of free events every week highlighted by free weekly after-work outdoor rooftop concerts curated by more...

11:00 am“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza  FREE
7:00 pmSuper Smash Bros Ultimate Tournament | SF   FREE

Thursday, October 17, 2019

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
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.

Friday, October 18, 2019

"Sundown Cinema" Halloween Outdoor Movie Night | Dolores Park
Friday, October 18 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park

Film Night in the Park and Sundown Cinema have combined forces to create a brand new summer outdoor movie series at parks all over SF. Expect food, drinks, music, neighborhood fun, and 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.
7:00 pmBrave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | SF   FREE

Saturday, October 19, 2019

2019 San Francisco Trolley Dances | SF
Saturday, October 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch; if you take Muni, fare is required
| SF Muni F Line

Each year, Epiphany Productions transforms the city’s streets into stages through San Francisco Trolley Dances, a series of free contemporary dance performances along a Muni line. San Francisco Trolley Dances, now in more...

10:00 amMission Science Workshop: Free Hands-on Science Saturday | SF  FREE*
*Donations are appreciated.
All DayFree PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio  FREE
All DaySF Open Studios 2019 | Richmond, Sunset, Cole Valley, West Portal, Excelsior & Balboa Park   FREE
3:00 pmArt in the Park: Live Music, Arts & Spoken Word | Tenderloin   FREE
5:00 pmLit Crawl 2019: Epic 4-Hour Roaming Literature Festival | Mission District   FREE*
*Free and open to the public, though some venues may be 21+. Please consider donating (yes, even $1 helps)
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, October 20, 2019

Exploratorium Community 50th Anniversary Founder's Day | SF

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...

All Day2019 San Francisco Trolley Dances | SF   FREE*
*Free to watch; if you take Muni, fare is required
All DayThe Final “Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party of 2019 | Excelsior   FREE
All DayThe Final Presidio Picnic of 2019 | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
All DaySF Open Studios 2019 | Outer Mission, Glen Park, Visitacion Valley, Portola, Bayview & Islais Creek   FREE
12:30 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:00 pmLaugh Your Gays Off: Free Comedy in The Castro | SF   FREE*
*$5 suggested donation

Monday, October 21, 2019

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.
8:00 pm“Resistance is Fertile” Free Comedy Night | SF  FREE
8:30 pmHaight Street Trivia, Comedy, Gaming & Free Pizza Night | Milk Bar  FREE

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Orionids Meteor Shower 2019 | Halley's Comet's Debris
Tuesday, October 22 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area

On a dark, moonless night, the Orionids exhibit about 10 to 20 meteors per hour. These fast-moving meteors occasionally leave persistent trains and they sometimes produce bright fireballs. Orionid meteors fly each year more...