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

Every Saturday
Saturday, October 30, 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.


Free / RSVP


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, October 30, 2021

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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*
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11:00 am   SF Chinatown “Walkway Weekends” Saturdays & Sundays (Thru December 2021)  FREE
11:00 am   Berkeley’s Free Halloween Roller Skate BOOgie + Costume Contest (Grove Park)  FREE*
*Free Family Fun
12:00 pm   “Halloween Hoopla” Kids Festival in the Park + Costume Parade (SF)  FREE
12:00 pm   OMCA’s New Free Outdoor Lunch Performance Series  FREE
2:00 pm   Free Music Show in SF Chinatown (Every Saturday)  FREE
2:00 pm   $5 Off: SF’s Epic 7,000+ Halloween Pub Crawl is Back (Crawloween 2021)  $14*
*Use code FUNCHEAP for $5 off. Early bird tickets normally $19 without promo code ($14 with promo code) - prices rise as we get closer to the event. Includes entry to the event, Free Cover at all bars and drink specials
3:00 pm   “Fright Fest” Zeitgeist’s Free 6-Hour Outdoor Halloween Music Festival (SF)  FREE
3:00 pm   “Last Saturday Live” Live Outdoor Music in the Outer Sunset (SF)  FREE*
*Donations are suggested for the bands.
4:00 pm   “Last Saturday Live” Monthly Outdoor Mini Music Fest (SF)  FREE*
*Free Entrance
4:00 pm   Classical Revolution Saturdays at Liberties Bar (SF)  $5*
*$5-20 suggested
4:00 pm   Castro Halloween Block Party 2021: “Glow in the Streets” (SF)  FREE*
*Technically free, but $10+ donations are requested
5:00 pm   SF’s Tiki Bar “HellaSecret” Comedy Show (5p , 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   Oakland Comedy Saturday Night @ Secret Speakeasy (7p + 9p)  $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
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
7:00 pm   Coyote Point Outdoor Halloween Movie Night “Cruella” (San Mateo)  FREE
7:00 pm   San Francisco Secret Speakeasy Comedy Night (7p + 8:45p 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   Halloween “HellaSecret” Saturday Night Comedy Shows (Oct. 30)  $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Super Early Bird tickets $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP. Prices go up as we get closer to the event. There is a two drink minimum
7:00 pm   SF’s Downtown Secret Alley Outdoor Comedy Night (Oct. 30-31)  $10*
*Use promo code FUNCHEAP for limited $10 tickets (normally $15.
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*Free tickets for first 100
8:15 pm   SF’s Floating Outdoor Movie Night & Twilight Cruise of The Bay  $50*
*includes 2-hour twilight cruise with free popcorn and hot drinks
10:30 pm   Halloween “No Scrubs” ’90s Hip Hop and R&B Party (SF)  FREE*
*Free before 11pm with RSVP
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*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $15-20). Two drink minimum
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