San Francisco… land of the free. Here’s just the free stuff in SF and the Bay Area. Keep your wallet in your pocket and enjoy!
Monday, December 17
Illuminate SF Festival of Light happens Thanksgiving 2018 through New Year’s Day 2019 and shines a light on San Francisco’s ever-expanding light art scene. Get your glow on during this two-month celebration during the longest nights of the year, featuring free light art tours, nighttime neighborhood walks, ...
The mural “Allegory of California” graces the stairwell of the City Club (formerly the Pacific Stock Exchange Club). Normally closed the public, this is an opportunity to see the first mural painted in the US by the great Mexican artist Diego Rivera. Free, but an ...Monthly
One part nerd, one part slurred, Super Trashed Bros brings together comedy, video games and alcohol every first Monday at Brewcade. Audience participation is essential as a live crowd and online viewers—from the streaming platform Twitch—suggest new rules and new gags. Power-up, throw down and push ...Every Monday
Come in for a night of fun with free pizza, trivia, board games, video games, and stand up comedy in the historic Haight Ashbury. Starting at 7 pm, enjoy free pizza from Escape From New York and play video games spanning from Xbox 360, PS3, ...Monthly
12/17 Lineup: Headliner: Geneva Rust-Orta (Edinburgh Fringe Festival) Emily Catalano (Outside Lands) Loren Kraut (SF Sketchfest) Chree Powell (Santa Cruz Comedy Festival) Liz Stone (Tourettes Without Regrets) Token Dude Mark Smalls (SF Punch Line) Hosted by Brooke Heinichen Monthly
12/17 Line up: Nato Green (Sorry to Bother You) Frankie Marcos (San Jose Improv) Alexandria Love (Tourettes Without Regrets) Clark Franzman (Laughing Skull) Every Monday
12/17 Lineup: “Beethoven Birthday Bash” Featuring performances by: Lip Service Brass Trio Nigel Armstrong James Jaffe Christina Simpson Adam Scow Britton Day Monthly
Tuesday, December 18
Now that the clocks have fallen back, it’s going to get darker waaaay earlier. With help from our generous sponsor, Bay Area Bicycle Law, they’re excited to announce the return of the annual bike light distribution program: Light up the Night. With help from volunteers, ...
Mmm… tasty, smelly, stinky cheese. Bender’s hosts their monthly meeting of The Stinky Cheese Club. Bring in some cheese, crackers, fruit, veggies, etc… (make it something impressive, not just the cheapest thing you got at Safeway) and get a free ice cold can of PBR ...Monthly
Come check out The Layover’s comedy showcase- Tokens. Every 3rd Tuesday of the month with your host Dominique Gelin. It’s a free show and they promise you’ll love it. Get there at 7:30 so you don’t have to fight anyone for a seat. Tokens: Stand-Up ...Monthly
12/8 Lineup: Mean Dave Florentina Tanase Eric Somers Sam Weber Hosted by: Dave Zugnoni Monthly
Every second, third, and fourth Tuesday night of the month, the Milk Bar hosts Milkin’ It, a free night of comedy featuring local and national comics hosted by comedian Andrew Holmgren. There’s never a cover nor any drink minimums. Doors open at 7:30 pm with comedy starting at 8 ...Monthly
12/18 Line up: Liz Stone – Rooster T Feathers Drew Harmon – SF Sketchfest Lili Michelle – SiriusXM Every Tuesday
Wednesday, December 19
With the help of hundreds of volunteers San Francisco Kroc Center is transformed into a toy store. New toys are gathered during the season via giving tree program and toy barrels. These toys are displayed for pre-registered families to choose gifts for their children to enjoy ...
Wondering how to prepare the beautiful produce that our local farmers are growing and selling at the Farmers Market? Come check out a live demonstration of how to sauté a featured vegetable at the Heart of the City Farmers Market with Biblio Bistro, the Library’s mobile ...Monthly