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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, September 28

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

Please note that as of April 2022, admission the Japanese Tea Garden now is free for San Francisco residents with valid ID. Free hours for everyone (even non-residents) are 9-10am every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The Japanese Tea Garden provides visitors from around the world ...Every Wednesday

Masonic Avenue Cleanup
Masonic Avenue Cleanup
Help us clean up Masonic Ave from Geary to Euclid. Meet on the sidewalk in front of Trader Joe’s (3 Masonic Ave). All supplies provided. Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page (https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/481533/) or email info@refuserefusesf.org with event name.

Pacifica Coastside Farmers Market
Wednesday, September 28 – 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

Castro Farmers’ Market 2022 (Every Wednesday)
Wednesday, September 28 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Castro Farmers' Market
Castro Farmers' Market 2022 (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., April 6 – November 16, 2022 | 3p-7p Castro Farmer’s ...Every Wednesday

San Jose’s Free Summer Concert Nights at County Fairgrounds (July 13 – Sept. 28)
Wednesday, September 28 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Clara County Fairgrounds
San Jose's Free Summer Concert Nights at County Fairgrounds (July 13 - Sept. 28)

The Wednesday Night Music Series is back at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds! Beginning July 13 and running through September 28, come out to the Fairgrounds to listen, sing, dance and enjoy all the wonderful live music. Admission is always free, doors open at 4:30 ...Every Wednesday

Rooftop Zumba at the Park (Salesforce Park)
Wednesday, September 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free for all
| Salesforce Park
Rooftop Zumba at the Park (Salesforce Park)

High energy, flawlessly taught, easily learned, wildly addictive ZUMBA® has taken the world by storm. FITNESS SF brings you top-notch ZUMBA® instructors in the SF Bay Area! This program is free and open to the public.Every Wednesday

“Swipe Right Night” w/ 2-for-1 Drinks for Dates at Trade Routes (SF)
Wednesday, September 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring a date, buy your drink and we'll buy them a drink!
| 1750 Polk St., San Francisco, CA 94109
"Swipe Right Night" w/ 2-for-1 Drinks for Dates at Trade Routes (SF)

Our friends and neighbors have called us a great first date spot, so we decided to lean into that to help make L-O-V-E happen at Trade Routes. Introducing, Swipe Right Nights at Trade Routes. , bring a date, buy a drink and we’ll buy ...Every Wednesday

Trivia Night at Ounces Outdoors
Wednesday, September 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 5800 Northgate Dr. San Rafael Ca
Trivia Night at Ounces Outdoors

Join us every Wednesday from 6-7:30pm at Ounces Outdoors for 4 rounds of trivia and prizes for the top scoring teams. Past themes included: Ted Lasso, Ladies of the 80’s, LGBTQ Icons, Outside Lands, Famous Couples, and many others! *Follow us on Instagram (@gingerberry_trivia) to ...Every Wednesday

Wednesday Night Lindy Society w/ Free Dance Lessons (SF)
Wednesday, September 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to enter bar, no cost DJ music, social dancing, and drop in lessons. Please buy drinks or food at the bar.
| 1160 Polk st San Francisco CA 94109
Wednesday Night Lindy Society w/ Free Dance Lessons (SF)

Come join us for a night of swing dancing at the fabulous Decodance bar! We offer a free drop-in lesson from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. with social dancing from 8:00 till 10:30 p.m. Drinks and food are available for purchase at the bar.Every Wednesday

Happy Hour Comedy Wednesdays at SF BuzzWorks
Wednesday, September 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free
| 365 11th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Happy Hour Comedy Wednesdays at SF BuzzWorks

Stand-up Comedy every Wednesday at SF BuzzWorks! Featuring comedians from the SF Bay Area, National, and sometimes International. – 7PM Free Admission! Draft Beers – $3 Shot Special of the night – $3 Tater Tots from SF famous Butter Bar – half priceEvery Wednesday

Trivia Night at The Napper Tandy (SF)
Wednesday, September 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Napper Tandy
Trivia Night at The Napper Tandy (SF)

Join us for Trivia Night at The Napper Tandy’s! It’s FREE! at 7pm!Every Wednesday

“Midweek Metal Wednesdays” Heavy Metal DJ Night at Delirium (SF)
Wednesday, September 28 – 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

Nuthouse at The Golden Squirrel: No-Cover Comedy Show (Oakland)
Wednesday, September 28 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No Cover or minimums / Suggested Donation $10-20 a person
| The Golden Squirrel
Nuthouse at The Golden Squirrel: No-Cover Comedy Show (Oakland)

Every Saturday at 8:30 and Wednesday at 8:00, be entertained by some of the best local and touring comedians at Rockridge’s favorite gastropub, The Golden Squirrel. Past comics have been featured on Netflix, Comedy Central, HBO, Amazon Prime, Conan, James Corden, and more. The show ...Every Wednesday

“Mad Jokes at Mad Oak” Free Comedy Show in Oakland
Wednesday, September 28 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | 135 12th St, Oakland, CA 94607
"Mad Jokes at Mad Oak" Free Comedy Show in Oakland

F Bomb Comedy is bringing the best comics from the Bay and beyond to the beautifully intimate patio at Mad Oak! Come laugh your troubles away with comics that have appeared on Netflix, HBO, and Comedy Central while enjoying amazing food and drink. Hump day ...Every Wednesday

“Karaoke Wednesdays” with KJ Lauren at SF’s Bar Fluxus
Wednesday, September 28 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Bar Fluxus
"Karaoke Wednesdays" with KJ Lauren at SF's Bar Fluxus

One of Bar Fluxus’s most beloved events! Cultivating new friendships through a welcoming community of diverse performers and spectators.  Every Wednesday

Thursday, September 29

FREE: Oakland Comedy Night at “Golden State Lounge”
FREE: Oakland Comedy Night at "Golden State Lounge"

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 ...

“Puff Puff Laugh” SF’s Cannabis Lounge Comedy Show
Thursday, September 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP (21+ with Valid ID) - One item minimum purchase per person required, but pre-rolls start at just $7
| 952 Mission St. (btwn 5th and 6th), San Francisco, CA
"Puff Puff Laugh" SF's Cannabis Lounge Comedy Show

Barbary Coast upholds a tradition of “higher” quality in San Francisco. For the first time ever, HellaFunny is taking over SF’s premier cannabis lounge, Barbary Coast, for a night of “Puff Puff Laugh.” That’s right… it’s the only comedy show in San Francisco where you can (legally in California) ...Every Thursday

Secret Guest List: Cobb’s Free Comedy Night (Sep. 29)
Secret Guest List: Cobb's Free Comedy Night (Sep. 29)

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 ...

HellaFunny’s New Comedy Night (Free Show) in SF
Thursday, September 29 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free show
| Outre (Marina)
HellaFunny's New Comedy Night (Free Show) in SF
Who doesn’t like bomb food and hilarious comedians? We’re talking about comedians who’ve been featured on Comedy Central, Netflix, HBO, and more! Beginning Thursday September 29th Stroy Moyd and the #HellaFunny Comedy Collective will be taking over Outre AKA SF’s Newest Bar & Restaurant in the ...
Free Rooftop Bootcamp at the Park (Salesforce Park)
Thursday, September 29 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free for all
| Salesforce Park
Free Rooftop Bootcamp at the Park (Salesforce Park)

A relentless, time-efficient, action-packed workout that will bring heart-thumping drills & total body challenges. Provided by FITNESS SF. This program is free and open to the public.Every Thursday