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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!

Sunday, May 22

FREE: “Golden State Lounge” Oakland Comedy Show (Sunday)
FREE: "Golden State Lounge" Oakland Comedy Show (Sunday)

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up (and socially distant) live comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. This HellaSecret comedy show ...

FREE Tix: Sunday Downtown SF Speakeasy Comedy Night
Sunday, May 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free tickets for first 100
| Secret Location (SF)
FREE Tix: Sunday Downtown SF Speakeasy Comedy Night

Get ready for downtown San Francisco’s newest comedy club – part of our new pop-up comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a new venue and you’ll get notified of the secret location. This HellaSecret Comedy Show takes place at a recently reopened ...

SF’s HellaDesi Comedy Night (Every Sunday)
SF's HellaDesi Comedy Night (Every Sunday)

It’s San Francisco’s only weekly HellaDesi Comedy Night at a great new comedy club at Neck of the Woods with HellaFunny and Funcheap. See a showcase of some of the Bay Area’s top comedians of Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan, Bangladeshi, Afghani, and South Asian descent. Let’s celebrate ...Every Sunday

“Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase (SF)
"Crazy Funny Asians" Comedy Showcase (SF)

Inspired by the blockbuster movie, see some of the Bay Area’s top comedians at San Francisco’s Crazy Funny Asians comedy showcase, presented by Funcheap and HellaFunny. Let’s celebrate the Bay’s Asian-American culture and heritage with laughs. Free tickets for the first 100 people to RSVP “Crazy ...Every Sunday

Vis Valley Community Pop-Up (Bayshore Drive)
Sunday, May 22 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to Attend
| 6 Leland Ave SF CA 94134
Vis Valley Community Pop-Up (Bayshore Drive)
Come shop in the vis valley community. Contact event host for vendor details..As spaces are available. There will be jewelry..Electronics…Gifts…Household goods etc. Come dine with frisco family deli
SF’s Dragon Boat Regatta on Lake Merced
Sunday, May 22 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch
| Lake Merced
SF's Dragon Boat Regatta on Lake Merced
Welcome to the Annual California Dragon Boat Association Regional Regatta! It has been close to three years since we last hosted our Regatta and we are excited to create a great experience for our paddlers. Please note: No parking in the park. Please plan to carpool ...
Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile
Sunday, May 22 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | 37th and Ortega (SF)
Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile

The Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile is a weekly market featuring farmers, ranchers, food artisans, live music, children’s activities, vendors, makers, merchants, artists, and local organizations. on a closed-to-traffic 37th Avenue between Ortega and Quintara. Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile at ...Every Sunday

Official Launch of the SF’s Sunset Chinese Cultural District
Sunday, May 22 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | 37th and Ortega (SF)
Official Launch of the SF's Sunset Chinese Cultural District
Celebrate the Official Launch of the Sunset Chinese Cultural District on May 22 In April 2022, legacy business Wah Mei School was announced as the new stewards of the Sunset Chinese Cultural District, originally created in 2021 as San Francisco’s ninth cultural district. SF Heritage has been proud to serve ...
2022 “Himalayan Fair” at Berkeley’s Live Oak Park (May 21-22)
Sunday, May 22 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Live Oak Park
2022 "Himalayan Fair" at Berkeley's Live Oak Park (May 21-22)

Founded in 1983, the Himalayan Fair is an annual celebration of the arts and culture of the Himalayan region and its people. The Fair offers a rare occasion to experience a Himalayan festival without leaving the Bay Area. Once again FREE CHAI offered by the ...

The Sausalito Art Festival “Art for Ukraine” (May 21-22)
Sunday, May 22 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to Attend, Please RSVP
| Sausalito Center For The Arts
The Sausalito Art Festival "Art for Ukraine" (May 21-22)

While nothing can erase the death, suffering and destruction caused by the war in Ukraine, we feel compelled to help in the way we know best, through the beauty of art. On Saturday May 21 and Sunday 22, the Sausalito Art Festival Foundation is holding ...

“Animals on Broadway” Festival & Pet Walk (Walnut Creek)
Sunday, May 22 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Broadway Plaza
"Animals on Broadway" Festival & Pet Walk (Walnut Creek)
Put your paws to the pavement for Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation’s Animals on Broadway. Team up with friends and family online at arflife.org to raise critical funds to save dogs and cats in need. Then join animal lovers at Walnut Creek’s Broadway Plaza ...
Locally Grown “Meet The Farmer” Cannabis Doobie Nights (Santa Rosa)
Sunday, May 22 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Doobie Nights
Locally Grown "Meet The Farmer" Cannabis Doobie Nights (Santa Rosa)
Come to Doobie Nights on the 22nd to meet the people behind the brands you have come to know and love. Locally Grown will highlights brands grown or created right here in Santa Rosa as well as the neighboring counties where some of the best ...
Oakland’s Montclair Village 45th Summer Art Walk (May 21-22)
Sunday, May 22 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Montclair Village
Oakland's Montclair Village 45th Summer Art Walk (May 21-22)

Montclair Village Summer Art Walk is in its 45th year and celebrates art in the outdoors when more than 65 artists from the Bay Area and beyond will be displaying their wares along the sidewalks and against the scenic backdrop of Montclair Village and the ...

Alameda’s “Island City Waterways” Roving Waterfront Art Event (May 21-22)
Sunday, May 22 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*FREE FOR ALL AGES | RSVP Required
| Alameda Point’s West Mall Square
Alameda's "Island City Waterways" Roving Waterfront Art Event (May 21-22)

Island City Waterways: Uprooted is the 3rd in a series of site-specific performances of dance, theater and music, that celebrate the history of Alameda’s unique waterfront. Uprooted will tell the story of Alameda Point, from the rise of civilian flight, to a Naval Air Station ...

“Lindy in the Park” Swing Dance Party (Golden Gate Park)
Sunday, May 22 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting (rain cancels)
| JFK Drive Lindy Hop Spot
"Lindy in the Park" Swing Dance Party (Golden Gate Park)

Get ready to swing in Golden Gate Park every sunny Sunday at “Lindy in the Park,” a weekly free event near the de Young Museum, when the streets of Golden Gate Park are closed to traffic and the dancers take over. This in person event resumed ...Every Sunday

“The New Wheel” Electric Bikes Grand Opening (Oakland)
Sunday, May 22 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | The New Wheel
"The New Wheel" Electric Bikes Grand Opening (Oakland)
We are The New Wheel, an electric bike shop opening our third location in the Oakmore neighborhood! Join us for our Grand Opening Celebration on May 22, 2022! The day will be full of delicious food, live music, and ebike test rides. Come chat with some ...
SF’s “Sunday Streets” Street Festival & Block Party (Bayview)
Sunday, May 22 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | 3rd Street (Bayview)
SF's "Sunday Streets" Street Festival & Block Party (Bayview)

Sunday Streets SF will be returning in 2022 with the program’s big, beautiful mile plus long routes running from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm in six historic neighborhoods between April and September. And the second annual “Phoenix Day” will be celebrated citywide on October 16th, ...

Castro Theatre’s Free Movie Day w/ Live Organist
Sunday, May 22 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Castro Theatre
Castro Theatre's Free Movie Day w/ Live Organist
In celebration of Harvey Milk Day on May 22, 2022, the Castro Theatre is hosting a free movie day. It’s been nearly 44 years since Harvey Milk left us too soon. On what would have been his 92nd birthday, San Francisco celebrates the life and legacy ...
Mental Health Matters Walk 2022 (San Mateo)
Sunday, May 22 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ryder Park
Mental Health Matters Walk 2022 (San Mateo)
Join us as we take steps to strengthen the mental health and well-being of San Mateo County! StarVista’s Mental Health Matters Walk is a strong catalyst for change in our community. Your participation and advocacy will help us reach more people than ever before and offer ...
Los Altos Hills Cornhole Tournament
Sunday, May 22 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Purissima Park
Los Altos Hills Cornhole Tournament
Join the first cornhole tournament at Purissima Park. The event is free and open to all ages, abilities, and works well for singles, couples, whole families, and friends. First time players or world place competitors, we are ready for you. During the lunch noon time social, ...