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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!

Saturday, July 20

Free See’s Candies Lollypop Day | 2019
Saturday, July 20 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | See's Candies (Market St.)
Free See's Candies Lollypop Day | 2019
Celebrate National Lollypop Day with See’s Candies by stopping by any See’s Candies shop on July 20, 2019 for a free lollypop with no purchase necessary. Plus for 2019, they are telling us that they will have Root Beer Lollypops back, just in time for National ...
Mid-Summer Warehouse Sale Extravaganza at Books Inc. HQ | SF
Saturday, July 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Books Inc. HQ
Mid-Summer Warehouse Sale Extravaganza at Books Inc. HQ | SF
Books Inc. Mid-Summer Warehouse Sale Extravaganza are bigger and better than before. Featuring 25-90% off of 1000’s of books. Greeting Cards 4 for $1. Toys and gift item s marked down to extreme discounts. Opens on July 20 from 9 am to 4 pm, one day ...

2019 City Wide Yard Sale & BBQ In The Park | Brisbane
Saturday, July 20 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Brisbane Community Park
2019 City Wide Yard Sale & BBQ In The Park | Brisbane
The City Wide Yard Sale is free to everyone to come by and shop flea market style at Brisbane Community Park or to check out the garage/yard sales throughout the City of Brisbane. A map of all the garage/yard sales locations will be distributed. Hosted by ...
Revolution 2019: Ultimate Frisbee Tournament | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, July 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch. Registration ranges from $35 to $39.
| Polo Field, Golden Gate Park
Revolution 2019: Ultimate Frisbee Tournament | Golden Gate Park

Revolution 2019 returns to San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park Polo Fields on July 20 and 21, 2019. Revelation 2019: Ultimate Frisbee Tournament July 20-21, 2019 | 9 am to 5 pm Stadium Polo Field-Golden Gate Park, San Francisco Free to watch Revolution features a prominent ...

Contra Costa County Library’s Annual Book Giveaway | Final Day
Saturday, July 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pleasant Hill Public Library
Contra Costa County Library’s Annual Book Giveaway | Final Day

Come to Contra Costa County’s Annual Book Giveaway from Tuesday, July 16 – Saturday, July 20, 9 am – 4:30 pm while supplies last. Tens of thousands of paperback and hardcover fiction, non-fiction and children’s books from the 26 Contra Costa County community libraries are ...

Free Legion of Honor Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday
Free Legion of Honor Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday

, the Legion of Honor offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to San Francisco 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, ...Every Saturday

Free de Young Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday
Free de Young Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday

, the de Young offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to San Francisco 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 ...Every Saturday

2019 Fair Trade Bazaar at the de Young | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, July 20 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | de Young Museum
2019 Fair Trade Bazaar at the de Young | Golden Gate Park

A world of art awaits you at the 9th Annual Fair Trade Bazaar, showcasing artisans from around the world. Shop a unique selection of items with modern flair including jewelry, textiles, and native handcrafts reflecting cultures represented in the museum’s collections. 2019 Fair Trade Bazaar ...

Mission Science Workshop: Free Hands-on Science Saturday | SF
Saturday, July 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are appreciated.
| Mission Science Workshop (Excelsior)
Mission Science Workshop: Free Hands-on Science Saturday | SF

Mission Science Workshop is a non-profit community science center that provides hands-on science activities for SF youth and families. Visit their monthly free Saturday open house program, where you can build toys and projects, hold snakes and lizards, and explore the collections of bones, fossils, ...Monthly

2019 Debardchery: Archery, Bardic Poetry & Silly Games | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, July 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Bring a dish to share.
| Golden Gate Park, Archery Field
2019 Debardchery: Archery, Bardic Poetry & Silly Games | Golden Gate Park
The Shire of Cloondara (the San Francisco branch of the Society for Creative Anachronisms, who re-create the customs, combat, and courtesies of the Middle Ages) throws “DeBARDchery,” their annual archery and bardic tournament. Watch people dressed in middle ages garb match their mirth, merriment, and archery skills (including using ...
Menlo Park Summerfest 2019 | July 20-21
Saturday, July 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but some activities may have a fee.
| Downtown Menlo Park
Menlo Park Summerfest 2019 | July 20-21

The long, laid-back, lovely days of summer are here and the Bay Area’s popular outdoor festival season is in full swing. For a sun-splashed weekend featuring two days of stellar live music, world-class art by 200 of America’s top artists, fabulous food and drink, artisan specialty ...

2019 Niles Dog Show: Family Dogs & Family Fun | East Bay
Saturday, July 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*There is a charge for registering dogs in competition. See website.
| Niles Community Park
2019 Niles Dog Show: Family Dogs & Family Fun | East Bay
Enjoy a day packed with fun and excitement for dogs and people at the show’s 21st anniversary celebration. The focus is family fun and family pets with registered dogs competing for Best Costume, Most Interesting Mix, Best Dog/Person Look-Alike and other fun titles. Foods trucks and booths ...
39th Annual Native American Festival | Point Reyes
Saturday, July 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bear Valley Visitor Center
39th Annual Native American Festival | Point Reyes
Point Reyes National Seashore invites you to the 39th Annual Big Time Festival, a traditional Native American trade festival at Kule Loklo, a Coast Miwok Cultural Exhibit. Walk through Kule Loklo with an appetite for listening, talking, learning, and storytelling with demonstrators, allies, park staff, volunteers, and ...
2019 Family Theatre Festival: Magic & Live Theater | East Bay
Saturday, July 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free activities and performances outside; performances inside are $5 each.
| Lesher Center for the Arts
2019 Family Theatre Festival: Magic & Live Theater | East Bay
Enjoy a day of fun family entertainment during the annual Family Theatre Festival at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek. There are free events outside including live performances, face painting, craft making and more. Ticketed performances inside the Lesher Center are $5 each. 2019 Family Theatre Festival Saturday, ...
LaborFest 2019: WPA Berkeley Walk | East Bay
Saturday, July 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | The Main Berkeley Post Office
LaborFest 2019: WPA Berkeley Walk | East Bay
This walk will explore the “New Deal nexus” in Berkeley that includes Berkeley High School, the Community Theater, Civic Center Park, Post Office art, the old UC Press Building (now being repurposed as the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive), and the old Farm ...
LaborFest 2019: SF Waterfront Labor History Walk | SF
Saturday, July 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | 75 Folsom St.
LaborFest 2019: SF Waterfront Labor History Walk | SF
There are many stories about labor struggles in San Francisco. The walk will focus on the maritime industry from 1835 until the burning of the blue book in 1934. Also, labor historian Larry Shoup will discuss the history of the 1901 transportation workers strike led ...
LaborFest 2019: San Bruno Mountain Wilderness Walk | Brisbane
Saturday, July 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Bruno Mountain Watch
LaborFest 2019: San Bruno Mountain Wilderness Walk | Brisbane
In 1968, David Schooley chained himself to a bulldozer at the foot of the San Bruno Mountain. The activism of David and many other community members was crucial in protecting much of the mountain, allowing for the creation of a public park where working people ...
Moon Landing 50th Anniversary at Chabot Space Center | Oakland
Saturday, July 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with Admission
| Chabot Space & Science Center
Moon Landing 50th Anniversary at Chabot Space Center | Oakland
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 with hands-on moon demos, a new planetarium show, Lunaverse and more, on July 20th at 10 am. Schedule Lineup: 10 am-5 pm: Hands-On Moon Activities Learn all about the moon through hands-on activities and demos with out Galaxy Explorers! 10 am-5 pm: ...
Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Old Oakland
Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Old Oakland

Old Oakland Tour: Walk through what was once the western terminus of the Transcontinental Railroad. Formerly Oakland’s bustling downtown district in the days of railroads and streetcars, this area’s grand, brick, commercial Victorian buildings, now restored, continue to thrive as offices, galleries and eateries. Visit ...

Free PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio
Saturday, July 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Free PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio

The free PresidiGo Shuttle system welcomes park visitors, residents, and employees with fully accessible shuttles and bike racks. There are two PresidiGo Shuttle services, each with different policies and guidelines – Around the Park and Downtown. Downtown (Free on Weekends) The Downtown express route make stops ...Monthly