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Free de Young Museum Day for Bay Area Residents (Every Saturday)

Every Saturday
Saturday, December 3, 2022 - 9:30 am to 5:15 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free general admission to Bay Area residents. Valid ID or proof of residency required. This offer applies only to the permanent collection galleries. Advanced timed tickets required.

de Young Museum | 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, CA

Free / RSVP

Free de Young Museum Day for Bay Area Residents (Every Saturday)

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

Saturdays feature engaging art experiences for the entire family, including art-making, gallery guides, and tours with discussion and sketching in the permanent galleries.

Free Saturdays for Bay Area Residents

de Young Museum
Golden Gate Park \ 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, CA 94118
– Most Saturdays
– Timed ticket reservations typically from 9:30a to 4:30p
Reserve tickets in advance to skip the line – timed tickets required. Limited in person tickets might be available at the membership desk

  • This offer applies only to general admission for the permanent collection galleries.
  • Full-priced admission to special exhibitions still applies.
  • For: Residents of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma Counties with valid photo ID or postmarked envelope bearing home address

Visitors ages 17 and under always receive free admission to the permanent collection galleries.

Please note this free Saturdays offer could be changed or canceled at anytime. Visit deyoung.famsf.org for updates before attending.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.


Cost: FREE*
*Free general admission to Bay Area residents. Valid ID or proof of residency required. This offer applies only to the permanent collection galleries. Advanced timed tickets required.
Categories: *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, Discount Tix / Promo Codes, Free Museum Day, In Person
Address: 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, CA

Saturday, December 3, 2022

   “A Buddhist Perspective on Joy” Public Talk (SF)  $10*
*$10 for Sunday's public talk; See website for day retreat and lunch options
6:30 am   SF Official World Cup Viewing Party: USA vs Netherlands (Underdogs Cantina)  FREE*
*FREE w/ RSVP Get 10% OFF Food & Drinks
9:00 am   North Beach Cleanup (SF)  FREE*
*Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page: https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/403721/
9:00 am   Nob Hill Monthly Street Sweeps (SF)  FREE*
*Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page: https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/403797/
All Day   SF’s First Ever “Free Museum Weekend” (Dec. 3-4)  FREE
9:30 am   Free “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. Timed advanced tickets required
9:30 am   National Psoriasis Foundation Walk (SF)  Donation*
*Raise $50 and get an event t-shirt
9:30 am   Head Brotherhood Mini Park Cleanup + Yoga (SF)  FREE*
*Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page: https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/544165/
9:30 am   Cow Hollow Cleanup (SF)  FREE*
*Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page: https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/434978/
10:00 am   Oakland Vintage Market w/ 40+ Vendors (First Saturdays)  FREE
10:00 am   Leland Avenue Cleanup + Free Coffee (SF)  FREE*
*Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page: https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/540269/
10:00 am   Sonoma Valley’s Annual Winter Art Market (2022)  FREE*
*Free
10:00 am   2022 Baltic Christmas Fair (SF)  FREE*
*Free entry to all
10:00 am   SF’s 2022 Italian Christmas Market “Mercatino di Natale” (Dec. 3-4)  FREE*
*FREE ADMISSION - FAMILY FRIENDLY - PET FRIENDLY
10:00 am   SF’s 4th Annual Oddities & Curiosities Holiday Market at Winchester Mystery House (2022)  $5.00*
*Oddities Market Tickets $5, 5 & Under FREE
10:00 am   Pacifica’s 2022 Holiday Extravaganza (Dec 2-3)  FREE
10:00 am   Muir Beach Holiday Arts Fair 2022 (Dec 3-4)  FREE*
*Admission is free and open to the public.
10:00 am   Alameda’s 51st Annual KPFA Holiday Benefit Craft Fair 2022 (Dec 3-4)  $12*
*Adults: $12, Children 17 & Younger: Free, Seniors & Disability: $10
10:00 am   Western Addition Cleanup (SF)  FREE*
*Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page: https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/465922/
10:00 am   “Dongzhi” Winter Solstice Festival 2022: Free Rice Balls + Fun at Oakland Chinatown (Dec 3-4)  FREE
11:00 am   2022 SF’s Sunset Holiday Mercantile (Dec. 3-4)  FREE
11:00 am   “Holiday Haus” Shop at Faust Haus (Helena)  $40
11:00 am   SF’s Annual Fantastic Fiber Fair (2022)  FREE*
*No RSVP Required
11:00 am   Petaluma’s Merchant Holiday Open House (2022)  FREE
11:00 am   Glow Fest 2022 at The Embarcadero (SF)  $29.95*
*Adult 18-64: USD 39.95, Youth 4-17: USD 29.95, Teacher or Student 18+: USD 29.95, Senior 65+ or Disabled : USD 29.95
11:00 am   The Barlow’s First Annual “Sip, Shop & Stroll” 2022 (Sebastopol)  $10
11:00 am   2022 Winter Open Studios in Sausalito (Dec. 3-4)  FREE*
*Please register
11:00 am   “Noonan Unlocked 2.0” 20+ Creatives in Historic Noonan Building (SF)  FREE
11:00 am   SF Baylug’s 18th Annual Holiday Lego Show (Dec 3-Jan 15)  $4*
*cash only at door
11:00 am   Open Air Artisan Faire + Makers Market (Walnut Creek)  FREE
11:00 am   Gift Making Class: Make Your Own Culinary & Self Care Kits (SF)  FREE
11:00 am   Craft-A-Thon 2022: A 7 Hour Crafting Marathon (Oakland)  $20.00*
*$5 - $20 per workshop - registration required
11:00 am   Oakland’s New “Nature Playspace” for Kids at OMCA  $19*
*Adult admission is $19, but kids 12 and under are free with any paid adult. On every first Sunday of the month, enjoy admission to OMCA with a suggested donation of $5 for general admission. Kids under 12 are always free. Regular adult admission is $19
11:30 am   Traditional & HipHop Nutcracker Ballet Performance (Redwood City)  FREE
12:00 pm   “Art Walk SF” December 2022 Block Party (Bayview)  FREE*
*Free to attend
12:00 pm   Holiday Market 2022 (Castro Valley)  FREE
1:00 pm   Zeitgeist’s Annual “Zeitmarkt” 2022 (SF)  FREE
2:00 pm   SF’s FrameArt Studio Grand Opening + Holiday Market (Dec 3-4)  FREE
2:00 pm   Cartoonist Q&A + Book Signing at The Cartoon Art Museum (SF)  FREE
2:00 pm   “Connecting w/ our Ancestors’ Narratives” Book Talk (Oakland)  FREE*
*free
2:00 pm   Titans of Comedy at Atlas Cafe (SF)  FREE
2:00 pm   Crafty Marketplace Pop-Up 2022 (Sausalito)  FREE
2:00 pm   “Facing Life” Author Talk (SF)  FREE*
*Free
2:00 pm   “Bootstraps: Lyric Legacies” Dance Performances (SF)  FREE*
*RSVP Encouraged but not required
3:00 pm   SF’s 4th Annual Krampus Pageant 2022 (Proceeds benefit LGBTQIA+ Center)  $10.00*
*General Admission: USD 10.00
3:00 pm   20% Off Tix: San Francisco Playhouse’s “As You Like It” (Nov. 17-Jan. 14)  $24*
*Tickets normally start at $30, but you can get 20% off with code FUNCHEAP Not valid for past purchases. Subject to availability.
3:00 pm   16th Annual Gingerbread House Party Kick-off 2022 (Sausalito)  FREE
3:00 pm   “Light Up the Season” in Downtown Hayward (2022)  FREE
3:00 pm   “Sing-Along Messiah” Live Orchestra (SF)  $20.00*
*FREE for students with ID.
3:00 pm   Hayward’s Annual “Light Up The Season” Festivities (2022)  FREE
3:30 pm   SF Gay Men’s Chorus: Holiday Spectacular 2022  $25
4:00 pm   Annual Lower Haight Art Walk 2022 (SF)  FREE
4:00 pm   SF’s Dusted & Blue Pottery Holiday Market (2022)  FREE*
*Just stop on by, no ticket required!
4:00 pm   SF’s “Light Up the Night” Bike Ride 2022 (Golden Gate Park)  FREE
4:00 pm   San Francisco’s Wild “Krampus” Pageant 2022 (El Rio)  $10*
*$10 to $20 donation is recommended at the door (no one turned away for lack of funds). Proceeds benefit True Colors United
5:00 pm   Sunset Mercantile’s 2nd Annual Holiday Lights Stroll (SF)  FREE
5:00 pm   2nd Annual Inner Sunset Holiday Lights Stroll (SF)  FREE
6:00 pm   FREE: Oakland Comedy Saturday Night @ Secret Speakeasy  FREE*
*Limited free tickets with code FUNCHEAP (donations appreciated). Otherwise use code FUNCHEAP5 for $5 off early bird and general admission tickets
6:00 pm   First Saturdays Performance Series: “The Last Supper Party” (SF)  FREE
6:00 pm   “Let Them Eat Fake” Exhibit of Trans & Gender Non-Conforming Artists (SF)  Pay What You Can*
*$10 - $20 sliding scale at the door. No one turned away for lack of funds
7:00 pm   SF’s HellaDesi Comedy Night (Every Saturday)  FREE*
*Free with RSVP for first 100 people. $10 advanced tickets or $15 at door without RSVP
7:00 pm   SF’s Tiki Bar “HellaSecret” Comedy Show (7p + 9p Shows)  $15*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $15 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $20). General Admission tickets $20 adv with code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $25) - There is a two drink minimum
7:00 pm   “Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase (SF)  FREE*
*Free tickets, but RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated. $10 adv / $15 door tickets also required
7:00 pm   “Comedians with Criminal Records” Live in SF (2022)  FREE*
*Free with RSVP (normally $15-20)
7:30 pm   Cantare’s Annual Holiday Concert (Walnut Creek)  $30*
*General Admission: $40 | Seniors: $30 | Students: $10
7:30 pm   Marin Symphony’s Holiday Choral Concerts (San Rafael)  $34*
*General Admission, doors open one hour before
8:00 pm   Nuthouse at the Golden Squirrel: Stand-Up Comedy Cabaret (Oakland)  FREE*
*Sliding scale donation requested during the show
8:00 pm   San Francisco is a Joke: A Stand up Comedy Show (SF)  FREE
8:00 pm   “We Rise” Songs of Overcoming (Lafayette)  $30*
*$15 Student, $30 General until 11/26, $35 after 11/26.
8:00 pm   SF Gay Men’s Chorus: Holiday Spectacular 2022  $25
8:00 pm   The Sun Kings Concert at Empress Theatre (Vallejo)  $20*
*Pick your seat
9:00 pm   SF’s Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party (NoPa)  $10
9:00 pm   “Weekend Love” Hip Hop/Reggaeton/House/Hyphy DJ Night (Delirium)  FREE
10:30 pm   No Scrubs: ’90s Hip Hop and R&B Night (SF)  $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $15-20). Two drink minimum
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