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

Every Saturday
Saturday, August 28, 2021 - 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 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
  • Free Saturdays will not take place on Saturday, June 12, 2021 and will resume on Saturday, June 19, 2021

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.

Essential and Frontline Workers Discount

We are pleased to offer free general admission for essential workers — including emergency services, health care, grocery stores, city operations and maintenance, social services, public transit, and delivery services — to receive a $15 discount on tickets to special exhibitions, through December 2021. This discount can be redeemed on-site with your work badge. Please see the full list of Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers.

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.


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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, August 28, 2021

9:30 am   Free de Young 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. Advanced timed tickets required.
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
11:00 am   Maker’s Row “Artists & Fleas” Market (Berkeley)  FREE
11:00 am   SF Chinatown “Walkway Weekends” Saturdays & Sundays (Thru December 2021)  FREE
12:00 pm   SFMOMA’s Free “Mini Mural Festival” w/ Live Painting (Aug. 28-29)  FREE*
*Event takes place in the Howard Street Entrance outdoor corridor (between Howard and Natoma Streets). Museum admission is not required to view this event.
5:00 pm   SF’s Tiki Bar “HellaSecret” Comedy Show (5p , 7p + 8:45p 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
5:30 pm   “Thrive City” Free Saturday Outdoor Cinema Nights (Harry Potter)  FREE*
*Free. Chase cardholders who attend Cinema Nights will receive a variety of perks including: Early entry beginning at 5pm VIP seating area Complimentary beverage voucher
7:00 pm   “HellaSecret” Speakeasy Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF) 7p + 9p Shows  $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets start at $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP. There is a two drink minimum
7:00 pm   Saturday “HellaSecret” Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF)  $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) - limited to 40 tickets due to maintain social-distance. There is a two drink minimum
8:00 pm   “Coyote Point” 2021 Outdoor Movie Nights (San Mateo)  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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