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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, November 14

“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

Secret Guest List: Cobb’s Free Sunday Comedy Nights (Nov. 14)
Secret Guest List: Cobb's Free Sunday Comedy Nights (Nov. 14)

Funcheap and HellaFunny take over Cobb’s Comedy Club for an awesome night of comedy at SF’s biggest comedy club. And you can get on our secret guest list. Every month we handpick some of SF’s top local comedians to showcase for you – often with credits ...

Outdoor Antique French-Style Street Market (San Rafael)
Sunday, November 14 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission and Parking
| Marin Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium
Outdoor Antique French-Style Street Market (San Rafael)

A French Style Street Market…leisurely stroll through Marin’s Outdoor Antique Market now in its eleventh season. This popular antique market brings together shoppers, treasure hunters, collectors, decorators, and dozens of quality vendors with booths filled to the brim with great bargains and unique collectibles. Whether ...Monthly

“Fog City Flea” at The Ferry Building (Every Sunday)
Sunday, November 14 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Ferry Building
"Fog City Flea" at The Ferry Building (Every Sunday)

Fog City Flea will bring an eclectic lineup of makers and merchants from the Bay Area and beyond offering handcrafted jewelry, apparel, accessories, apothecary, housewares, furnishings, and well-edited vintage on weekends at the Ferry Building. Fog City Flea returns July 11th 2021 This curated market ...Every Sunday

“Lindy in the Park” Swing Dance Party (Golden Gate Park)
Sunday, November 14 – 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

Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party (SF)
Sunday, November 14 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Skatin' Place
Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party (SF)

There is a place in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park that is heaven for Bay Area inline skaters and roller skaters who like to boogie to the funky beat on wheels. The Godfather of Skate brings his mobile DJ unit and plays groovy tunes for ...Every Sunday

Monday, November 15

SF Arcade Bar “Emporium” Free Game Token Night (Every Monday)
Monday, November 15 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*4 free game token if you show your California ID
| Emporium SF
SF Arcade Bar "Emporium" Free Game Token Night (Every Monday)

Emporium Arcade Bar San Francisco, the dynamic venue known for its classic arcade games, colorful, fun-loving atmosphere, and renowned drink menu, now offers four free game tokens for residents with a valid California I.D. during locals’ night every Monday. Emporium Arcade Bar offers guests a ...Every Monday

The Marsh’s Online Storytelling Night (Every Monday)
The Marsh's Online Storytelling Night (Every Monday)

As many of you know, The Marsh has postponed all in-person shows until further notice, but that won’t stop Monday Night Marsh from continuing to bring you the unique stories we all love. Monday Night MarshStream is our new Monday Night Marsh with a few ...Every Monday

“The Monday Night Band” Live at Tupelo (North Beach)
Monday, November 15 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Tupelo
"The Monday Night Band" Live at Tupelo (North Beach)

The Monday Night Band is a San Francisco based funk, r&b, soul, and Top 40’s band.  Over the years we’ve had the pleasure of supporting the Bay Area’s best vocalists and instrumentalists, all the while creating and enjoying musical and personal chemistry amongst house band ...Every Monday

Tuesday, November 16

“Taco Tuesday” $1 Tacos, 2-for-1 Drinks + Drag Show (Oakland)
Tuesday, November 16 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No Cover or Ticket Cost for Taco Tuesday
"Taco Tuesday" $1 Tacos, 2-for-1 Drinks + Drag Show (Oakland)

Join us every Tuesday for Taco Tuesday. 2 for 1 Drinks 4 pm – 7 pm $1 Tacos from 6 pm – 11 pm. Drag Shows starting at 8 pm Bring your friends and family.Every Tuesday

Hella Wicked Smart Trivia (SF)
Tuesday, November 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Southside Spirit House
Hella Wicked Smart Trivia (SF)

Hella Wicked Smart Trivia every Tuesday night. 8pm-10pm Name that face, Name that tune and general trivia knowledge. Teams encouraged. Prizes! Tables available on a 1st come, 1st serve basis. Great fun!Every Tuesday

Wednesday, November 17

Free Admission Hour “Japanese Tea Garden” at GG Park
Free Admission Hour "Japanese Tea Garden" at GG Park

Still Open / SHELTER IN PLACE UPDATE: 12/7/20 –  Outdoor gardens are specifically allowed and exempt from closures in the Shelter-in-Place order from December 6 to January 4. “Outdoor botanical gardens and historic sites may remain open” – We confirmed with the SF’s parks department ...Every Wednesday

Castro Farmers’ Market (Every Wednesday)
Wednesday, November 17 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Castro Farmers' Market
Castro Farmers' Market (Every Wednesday)

Welcome back your favorite farmers to the corner of Market and Noe Streets as they offer their amazing citrus, tasty root vegetables, honey, flowers, baked goods, and beautiful leafy greens.  Castro Farmers’ Market Every Wed., Mar. 17-Nov. 17, 2021 | 2:30p-7p Castro Farmer’s Market, Noe ...Every Wednesday

Wednesday Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile (SF)
Wednesday, November 17 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission
| 37th Avenue at Ortega, San Francisco, CA
Wednesday Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile (SF)

Sunset Mercantile, local producers of community based pop-up marketplaces, announced the relaunch of the Wednesday afternoon Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile 4pm-7:30pm on 37th Avenue between Ortega and Pacheco featuring farm fresh produce, unique artisan foods, delicious pop-up eateries, talented makers, local merchants, live ...Every Wednesday

Brewery Trivia Night (Vallejo)
Wednesday, November 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Enjoy Trivia and have a beer!
| 701 Escobar St, STE C, Martinez CA
Brewery Trivia Night (Vallejo)

Enjoy trivia night, have a beer, and win prizes!Every Wednesday

Rooftop Outdoor Movie Night (Oakland)
Wednesday, November 17 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| 669 40th St., Oakland, CA
Rooftop Outdoor Movie Night (Oakland)

Each Wednesday at 6:30 will be Movie Night on the Rooftop Deck at Skylab Oakland. Proof of vaccination required. A wide selection of movies will be shown. There are 3 heaters, but you will still want to be sure to bring a jacket. Skylab Oakland ...Every Wednesday

Thursday, November 18

SF’s “Skybridge on Stevenson” Outdoor Music & Dance Fest (Sept. 16 – Nov 18)
Thursday, November 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 510 Stevenson St, San Francisco, CA 94103
SF's "Skybridge on Stevenson" Outdoor Music & Dance Fest (Sept. 16 - Nov 18)

Skybridge on Stevenson is back with another 10 weeks of live music, dance performances, special guest DJs, dance competition, food and drinks, and more. An outdoor dance and music festival for all ages. Food and drinks by neighborhood restaurants: Montesacro & Grilled Cheese Guy Beer ...Every Thursday

16th & Mission Open Mic (w/out a mic)
Thursday, November 18 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Absolutely free for all!
| San Francisco
16th & Mission Open Mic (w/out a mic)

For 18 years, this outdoor “open mic-without-a-mic” has welcomed poets, musicians, emcees, comedy, and everything in between. In the best of San Francisco tradition, everyone is welcome, all forms of expression, in any language. On the southwest streetcorner by the BART station, amidst the pigeons, ...Every Thursday

Friday, November 19

Secret Guest List: Cobb’s Free Friday Comedy Nights (Nov. 19)
Secret Guest List: Cobb's Free Friday Comedy Nights (Nov. 19)

Funcheap and HellaFunny take over Cobb’s Comedy Club for an awesome night of comedy at SF’s biggest comedy club. And you can get on our secret guest list. Every month we handpick some of SF’s top local comedians to showcase for you – often with credits ...

“Pay-What-You-Can” Taco Day at SF’s Tato (Every Friday)
"Pay-What-You-Can" Taco Day at SF's Tato (Every Friday)

While many restaurants are struggling, San Francisco Mexican restaurant TATO wants to give back. They’re bringing back their “Taco Love” special which features a two taco plate with sides, and pay-what-you-can pricing. Pay-What-You-Can Taco Day Tato 4608 3rd St. (@ McKinnon) San Francisco (Bayview) Every ...Every Friday