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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!

Wednesday, August 10

Pacifica Coastside Farmers Market
Wednesday, August 10 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Old County Rd Pacifica, CA 94044
Pacifica Coastside Farmers Market

(April 6 – December 21) from 2-6pm come down to Rockaway Beach in Pacifica for the Coastside Farmers Market! The event features local farmers and merchants offering a variety of items including: produce, flowers, baked goods, artisanal cheese and more! After you work ...Every Wednesday

“Midweek Metal Wednesdays” Heavy Metal DJ Night at Delirium (SF)
Wednesday, August 10 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free all night.
| Delirium
"Midweek Metal Wednesdays" Heavy Metal DJ Night at Delirium (SF)

Rock out with us for Heavy Metal every Wednesday night! Sometimes all vinyl sets even! Drink specials, lots of beer… & Jel-O shots! 8pm-Closing / Free Event 21+ Resident: DJ Goatfish Host & bartender SheauxiaoEvery Wednesday

Thursday, August 11

Redwood City “Movies on the Square” 2022 (June 9 – Sept. 1)
Thursday, August 11 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*All Ages!
| Courthouse Square
Redwood City "Movies on the Square" 2022 (June 9 - Sept. 1)

Welcome to Movies on the Square 2022! Redwood City’s summer movie experience brings you FREE movies on Thursday evenings starting on June 9 through September 1. Enjoy Downtown Redwood City on Courthouse Square by bringing the family out to a FREE movie! Your summer movie ...Every Thursday

BoozeLand Comedy Clubhouse
Thursday, August 11 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*purchase 2 drinks
| Emperor Norton's Boozeland
BoozeLand Comedy Clubhouse

Join Mutiny Radio Presents Comedy at Emperor Norton’s BoozeLand upstairs Clubhouse. 2nd and 4th Thursdays, see the Bay’s Favorite comics in the savory Tenderloin for laughs and drinks! T The tix are free, but there is a 2 drink minimum, and please bring tips for ...Monthly

Friday, August 12

$1 Drink Fridays: “Battle of the Decades” DJ Party (North Beach)
Friday, August 12 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission with RSVP on Eventbrite
| Monroe
$1 Drink Fridays: "Battle of the Decades" DJ Party (North Beach)

Fridays are now a little bit more awesome. Did someone say $1 drinks? Monroe in North Beach hosts “Battle of the Decades” DJ party and happy hour every Friday with a DJ spinning progressive tunes. Every hour is a different decade – with drink prices ...Every Friday

“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party (2022)
Friday, August 12 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but food/drink for purchase
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party (2022)

California’s largest recurring street food festival is back for its 12th season. , 25+ food trucks will roll into Fort Mason’s parking lot and surround live bands, a full bar and a brand new wine garden. (Sadly, the communal fire pits are not returning ...Every Friday

“Music on the Square 2022” Free Outdoor Summer Fest (Redwood City)
Friday, August 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
"Music on the Square 2022" Free Outdoor Summer Fest (Redwood City)

Welcome to Music on the Square 2022… featuring an exceptional summer of free outdoor concerts lined up from June 3 through September 2. We’re celebrating our 16th year by bringing you FREE music for fourteen weeks throughout the summer on Friday evenings from 6 to ...Every Friday

“Jazz and Blues by the Bay” Festival (Sausalito)
Friday, August 12 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Lawn seating is free of charge on a first-come, first served basis
| Gabrielson Park
"Jazz and Blues by the Bay" Festival (Sausalito)

The City of Sausalito Park and Recreation Department is proud to present Jazz and Blues by the Bay once more in Gabrielson Park. The entire lawn will be available for lawn seating so bring a (low) chair, some friends and come enjoy the music!! Food ...Every Friday

“And Ya Don’t Stop Fridays” Party Music DJ Night (Delirium)
Friday, August 12 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free all night.
| Delirium
"And Ya Don't Stop Fridays" Party Music DJ Night (Delirium)

AYDS – And Ya Don’t Stop Night 9pm-2am / 21+ / Free Party music from old to new. You may sing along to Madonna, N Sync, Britney Spears, Ariana Grande then Thizz face to Bay Area hyphy music then get your hips shaking ...Every Friday

Saturday, August 13

San Francisco Zen Center Meditation Session w/ Asian Art Museum
Saturday, August 13 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Sliding Scale
| Asian Art Museum
San Francisco Zen Center Meditation Session w/ Asian Art Museum

Learn how to meditate with a teacher from the San Francisco Zen Center. This virtual session for beginners will introduce you to the benefits of meditation, which can help settle the body and mind amid the swirl of daily life. Sitting in a balanced posture ...Monthly

SF’s “HellaMotown” Downtown DJ Night (Bar Fluxus)
Saturday, August 13 – 10:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 11pm
| Bar Fluxus
SF's "HellaMotown" Downtown DJ Night (Bar Fluxus)

Party down on Saturday night at one of SF’s coolest art bars with tons of awesome original throwback Motown jams from the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s all night with a little mix of Motown-inspired tunes as well. If you love Stevie Wonder, the Supremes, Jackson ...Every Saturday

2022 Chocolate & Chalk Art Festival (Berkeley)
Saturday, August 13 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | North Shattuck Ave., 1601 Shattuck Ave. @ Cedar St.,
2022 Chocolate & Chalk Art Festival (Berkeley)
The sidewalks along Shattuck and Cedar streets in North Berkeley are the target of artists young and old, professional and greenhorn during the CHOCOLATE & CHALK ART FESTIVAL. See https://www.anotherbullwinkelshow.com/chocolate-chalk-art/ for updated details for 2022
“Rockridge Rock-N-Stroll” Festival on Second Saturdays (2022)
Saturday, August 13 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free
| 5655 College Avenue, Oakland, CA 94618
"Rockridge Rock-N-Stroll" Festival on Second Saturdays (2022)

Sat, May 14, 11am-6pm; Second Saturdays ongoing May 14, June 11, July 9, August 13, September 10, October 8, November 12, December 10 Rockridge Rock-N-Stroll brings outdoor live music dotted along College Avenue, big sales from merchants, give-a-ways, tastings with special menus, popup vendors, kids’ ...Monthly

Outdoor “Mini Mart” at SF’s Mission Bowling Club (Summer 2022)
Saturday, August 13 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Bowling Club
Outdoor "Mini Mart" at SF's Mission Bowling Club (Summer 2022)

Mission Bowling Club is bringing back Mini Mart! Our quarterly shopping event is focused on locally made jewelry, home goods, apparel, art, and more. Each Mini Mart will be held outside on our covered front patio! We will be having 4 marts for 2022 on ...

“Weekend Love” Hip Hop/Reggaeton/House/Hyphy DJ Night (Delirium)
Saturday, August 13 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Delirium
"Weekend Love" Hip Hop/Reggaeton/House/Hyphy DJ Night (Delirium)

Join us for party classics with one of San Francisco’s legendary and pioneering Hip Hop DJs! We go from Hip Hop to Reggae-Dancehall, Reggaeton to 80s Pop, House to Hyphy every Friday & Saturday night! Party for FREE while watching the music videos ...Every Saturday

Sunday, August 14

“Golden Gate Park Band” Free Symphony in the Park (2022)
Sunday, August 14 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
| Spreckels Temple of Music (Golden Gate Park Bandshell)
"Golden Gate Park Band" Free Symphony in the Park (2022)

The Golden Gate Park Band, presents its 140th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this 30-piece symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park since 1882. The weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm, usually end between 2:30 and ...Every Sunday

Inner Sunset Sunday’s Flea Market (SF)
Sunday, August 14 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission: All Welcome
| Inner Sunset
Inner Sunset Sunday's Flea Market (SF)

Join us for open-air treasure hunting at the Inner Sunset Sunday’s Flea Market Season Opener on Sunday, April 10th, and every second Sunday through November, from 10 am-4 pm on a closed-to-traffic Irving Street between 9th-10th Avenues. The flea market features fascinating vintage and handcrafted ...Monthly

“A Family Affair” A Free Queer 90’s-00’s Throwback Party (SF)
Sunday, August 14 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 2351 Mission St.
"A Family Affair" A Free Queer 90's-00's Throwback Party (SF)

This month we’ve got DJ Campbell, DJ Nico, and Amaris on the decks pumpin up the ’90s-’00s jams! Drag performances from Persia, Miss J and Mizz Love’O. Join us on the 2nd Sunday of every month as we take over the back patio at Casements ...Monthly

2022 Stern Grove Festival Finale w/ “Phil Lesh + Friends Free Concert in the Park
Sunday, August 14 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated. Advanced Tickets required
| Stern Grove
2022 Stern Grove Festival Finale w/ "Phil Lesh + Friends Free Concert in the Park

Stern Grove Festival is returning in 2022 to celebrate its 85th season of hosting free concerts in the park. The festival kicks off June 12, with concerts every Sunday through August 14. RSVPs for 2022 open up 12 days prior to every show – always ...

Monday, August 15

$1.50 Oysters + Monday Night HellaFunny Comedy Show (Oakland)
$1.50 Oysters + Monday Night HellaFunny Comedy Show (Oakland)

Spend your Monday nights with hella great $1.50 oyster deals, champagne specials, craft cocktails, an award-winning dinner menu (w/ tons of vegan options) and a special Monday Night HellaFunny comedy show! This show takes place in a hidden speakeasy bar in the back of Copper Spoon in Oakland turned ...Every Monday