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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!

Friday, February 7

Downtown Oakland Comedy Night | Every Friday
Friday, February 7 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP (otherwise it's $10 at door) - Donations greatly appreciated.
| Era Art Bar & Lounge
Downtown Oakland Comedy Night | Every Friday

HellaFunny Presents the newest comedy showcase in the entire Bay Area with “Downtown Oakland Comedy Night” Located in the Heart of Downtown Oakland, DTO Comedy Night will showcase the most hilarious and dopest established talent that the city of Oakland has to offer. ...Every Friday

Moonlight Comedy: No Cover Comedy & Dance Party | The Uptown
Friday, February 7 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donation of $10-20 per audience member is recommended and appreciated
| The Uptown Nightclub
Moonlight Comedy: No Cover Comedy & Dance Party | The Uptown

Moonlight Comedy is a live stand up comedy showcase featuring the best local and traveling comedians from around the country Moonlight Comedy: No Cover Comedy & Dance Party Every First Friday | 7:30 pm to 9 pm (Dance Party at 9 pm) The Uptown, 1928 ...Monthly

San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, February 7 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays

San Francisco Bike Party  (not to be confused with Critical Mass) is a monthly celebration of biking for riders of different ages, types, and skill levels to enjoy. Every month is a different theme and you’re encouraged to dress up. San Francisco Bike Party is held on ...Monthly

“HellaFunny Fridays” Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SoMa
Friday, February 7 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $10 at the Door
| Trademark and Copyright
"HellaFunny Fridays" Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SoMa

San Francisco has one of the best underground comedy scenes in America. Come check out some of the Bay’s best rising comics at HellaFunny’s weekly stand-up comedy show “HellaFunny Fridays.” HellaFunny Fridays at 7:30pm & 9:30pm Trademark and Copyright, 1123 Folsom Stree (and ...Every Friday

South First Fridays Art Walk & Special Performances | San Jose
Friday, February 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | MACLA/Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana
South First Fridays Art Walk & Special Performances | San Jose

The South First Fridays art walk in downtown San Jose is a self-guided evening tour through galleries, museums, and independent creative businesses featuring eclectic art exhibitions and special performances. All art venues are free & open to the public. This event occurs every first Friday of ...Monthly

San Francisco’s Winter Cocktail Party | 2020
Friday, February 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 10:30pm, but an RSVP is required.
| Bar Fluxus
San Francisco's Winter Cocktail Party | 2020

You’re invited to San Francisco’s Winter Cocktail Party, a special celebration of seasonal cocktails with a DJ after party. And it all takes place at Bar Fluxus, SF’s newest art bar that’s tucked away in a secret alley you’d never find on your own. The ...

Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday
Friday, February 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday

Oakland Critical Mass is a monthly group bike ride that takes place every first Friday of the month, which starts at 8 pm at the BikeLink bike lockers at 14th and Broadway, and ends at 23rd and Telegraph where Oakland Art Murmur is underway. Critical Mass is argued ...Monthly

HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More) | SF
Friday, February 7 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 10:30pm; $5 after
| Bar Fluxus
HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More) | SF

Come to an amazing downtown art bar, Bar Fluxus to enjoy some classic RnB tunes with DJ BeatsMe. Hear some classic throwbacks from Ginuwine, TLC, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Prince, Usher, Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys, Frank Ocean, Brandy, Missy and Aaliyah and more. HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, ...Every Friday

“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale
Friday, February 7 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale
"Wrapped in Plastic" Jazz Quartet | The Royale

Wrapped in Plastic provides fresh sounds of old and new jazz to the Bay Area. In addition to an ever-expanding repertoire of jazz originals, the group reinterprets old favorites and lesser-known gems in new and modern ways – passing from Miles Davis to the music ...Monthly

Dilla Day 2020 Hip Hop Celebration | Great Northern
Friday, February 7 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 11 pm, but an RSVP is required. 21+
| The Great Northern
Dilla Day 2020 Hip Hop Celebration | Great Northern
Join in the new decade to celebrate all things Jay Dee featuring special guest J Rocc of the Beat Junkies, who happens to be the most qualified individual (other than Mr. Yancey himself) to rock a Dilla set. Performers: J ROCC DJ Shortkut J Dilla Dilla Annual Residents: SHORTKUT Mr. E in ...
Last Nite: A 2000’s Indie Dance Party | SF
Friday, February 7 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free from 6 pm to 10 pm. $5 in advance, $10 at the door.
| The Knockout
Last Nite: A 2000's Indie Dance Party | SF

Well, folks, the snake has officially reached its tail. The crew behind the ’90s-themed Debaser party has gotten together to create “Last Nite,” a brand new event that, much like its parent, is dedicated to reviving a specific moment in time. In this case, it’s ...Monthly

Saturday, February 8

2020 KZSU Stanford “Day of Noise” | 24 Hour Concert
Saturday, February 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Listen online for 24 hours straight
| Everywhere
2020 KZSU Stanford "Day of Noise" | 24 Hour Concert
Listen on the radio at 90.1 FM, online at https://kzsu.stanford.edu or watch the video livestream at http://tinyurl.com/Noise2020. On Saturday, February 8, 2020, KZSU Stanford 90.1FM will be broadcasting its 15th annual Day Of Noise featuring 24 full hours of live experimental noise music performed by 40+ local ...
Trail & Habitat Volunteer Work: Restoring Laguna Honda’s Lost Trails | SF
Saturday, February 8 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Laguna Honda Hospital
Trail & Habitat Volunteer Work: Restoring Laguna Honda's Lost Trails | SF

Did you know that there’s another trail system in San Francisco? The trails have been off the radar for some time. SF Urban Riders is proud to announce that they’re working with the Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center in improving the historic multi­ use ...Monthly

Free de Young Museum Day for Bay Area Residents | Every Saturday
Free de Young Museum Day for Bay Area Residents | 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, ...Every Saturday

Free Legion of Honor Museum Day for Bay Area Residents | Every Saturday
Free Legion of Honor Museum Day for Bay Area Residents | Every Saturday

, the Legion of Honor 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 ...Every Saturday

KNBR Giants FanFest 2020 | Oracle Park
Saturday, February 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but there may be a parking charge. First 10,000 to RSVP get a free "Giants Mystery Item"
| Oracle Park (Formerly AT&T Park)
KNBR Giants FanFest 2020 | Oracle Park
KNBR’s 27th Giants FanFest takes place at Oracle Park, Saturday, February 8, 2020. The day typically includes live KNBR broadcasts on the field, player Q&As, free player autographs, places to take photos, walk or play catch on the field (weather permitting), self-guided tours, a kids zone and ...
2020 “Corazon del Barrio” Party: Free Dance & Art Celebration | Mission Dist.
Saturday, February 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
2020 "Corazon del Barrio" Party: Free Dance & Art Celebration | Mission Dist.
On February 8th, at the MCCLA join for the Annual Open House, located in the heart of the mission. Come to enjoy free live-performance, experience an art exhibit, and join in on one of the many art and dance classes, for free. Learn from the incredible ...
2020 Chinese New Year Street Fair | SF
Saturday, February 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Portsmouth Square
2020 Chinese New Year Street Fair | SF

Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Chinatown. The Chinatown Community Street Fair takes place the weekend of the Chinese New Year Parade. At the fair, experience Chinese cultural arts such as Chinese folk dancing, opera, drumming and much more at the entertainment stage on Washington ...

Annual “Give Kids a Smile” Day: Free Dental Check-Up & Screening | SF
Saturday, February 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*No appointment needed, drop by anytime between 10 am-3 pm on Saturday.
| UCSF Dental Center
Annual "Give Kids a Smile" Day: Free Dental Check-Up & Screening | SF
The California Public Health Association-North chapter (CPHA-N) at UCSF is excited to o-FISH-ially announce Give Kids A Smile Day will be taking place on Saturday. Annual “Give Kids a Smile” Day Saturday, February, 8, 2020 | 10 am to 3 pm UCSF Dental Center, 707 Parnassus Avenue, San ...
Tulipmania 2020 at Pier 39 | February 8-17
Saturday, February 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Tulipmania 2020 at Pier 39 | February 8-17

Experience botanical bliss as Pier 39 comes alive with the vibrant colors of more than 39,000 blooming tulips and seasonal garden favorites during the annual Tulipmania flower festival. Tulipmania 2020 February 8-17, 2020 – Daily guided tours at 10 am Pier 39, San Francisco FREE ...