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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, June 29

Win Tix: Drag Superstar “Shea Couleé” Live at Palace of Fine Arts (SF)
Saturday, June 29 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*WIN
| Palace of Fine Arts
See drag superstar Shea Couleé  live for SF Pride Weekend with Reparations on Saturday, June 29! Shea Couleé, the vibrant and unstoppable force of drag brilliance, captivates stages worldwide with her electrifying performances. Crowned the winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Season 5 and a ...
No Scrubs: ’90s Hip Hop and R&B Night (SF)
No Scrubs: '90s Hip Hop and R&B Night (SF)

From TLC, to the Fresh Prince, to Kid ‘N Play to Usher We’re taking over San Francisco’s Neck of the Woods, an awesome nightclub on Clement Street that was recently completely remodeled in 2021 with a killer new sound system, new lighting and new dance ...Every Saturday

2024 Bay Area “Get Free” Hip Hop Dance Festival (June 29 – July 6)
Saturday, June 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Dance Mission Theater
2024 Bay Area "Get Free" Hip Hop Dance Festival (June 29 - July 6)
This year Embodiment Project celebrates our 5th Get Free Festival  in partnership with Dance Mission Theater, Destiny Arts Center, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and Yerba Buena Gardens Festival in the SF Bay Area. Join us for a FREE weeklong street dance festival offering ...
SF’s “The Park Market” Free 2024 Summer Waterfront Festival (Dogpatch)
Saturday, June 29 – 11:00 am - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Crane Cove Park (Dogpatch)
SF's "The Park Market" Free 2024 Summer Waterfront Festival (Dogpatch)

The Park Market is returning to Dogpatch’s Crane Cove Park this summer with a market every last Saturday of the month from May through October! The Park Market is San Francisco’s new recurring market that will feature local makers, food and drinks, activities, and live music, all ...Monthly

2024 San Francisco Pride Festival (June 29-30)
Saturday, June 29 – 12:00 pm - Ends at 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are requested
| Civic Center Plaza
2024 San Francisco Pride Festival (June 29-30)

The San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration and Parade is one of the largest LGBT gatherings in the nation. The two-day celebration is free and open to all. The Parade takes place on the last Sunday of June annually. The 2024 theme is Beacon of Love. ...

‘Kindred’ Artist Talk (SF)
Saturday, June 29 – 3:00 pm - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 2358MRKT
'Kindred' Artist Talk (SF)
‘Kindred’ Expresses the lovely friendship, respect, and supportiveness artists Joseph Abbati, Don Hershman, and Yunus Chkirate have for each other and their community. This exhibition encapsulates three mid-career queer artists as they express their unique artistic vision of who they are, their experiences, and the connections ...
SF’s HellaDesi Comedy Night (Every Saturday)
Saturday, June 29 – 7:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP for first 100 people. $10 advanced tickets or $15 at door without RSVP
| Neck of The Woods
SF's HellaDesi Comedy Night (Every Saturday)

It’s San Francisco’s only weekly HellaDesi Comedy Night at a great new comedy club at Neck of the Woods with HellaFunny and Funcheap. *Special Sept. 30, 2023 Special Location SAVOY TIVOLI in North Beach! Come hang at North Beach staple, Savoy Tivoli – a 117-year-old ...Every Saturday

Sunday, June 30

FREE: Oakland “HellaSecret” Comedy Show (Sunday)
FREE: Oakland "HellaSecret" Comedy Show (Sunday)

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up 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 takes place in a ...

“Laughter Hours” SF’s New Late Night Stand-Up Comedy Show (Sunday Nights)
"Laughter Hours" SF's New Late Night Stand-Up Comedy Show (Sunday Nights)

“Laughter Hours” is San Francisco’s ultimate destination for late-night hilarity, combining the city’s vibrant comedy scene with a dash of after-dark madness. night at 10 PM, join us for an uproarious late night, raw comedy experience that’s sure to chase away those end-of-weekend blues. Hosted in ...Every Sunday

2024 San Francisco Pride Parade
Sunday, June 30 – 10:30 am - Ends at 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Market Street
2024 San Francisco Pride Parade

The San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration and Parade is one of the largest LGBT gatherings in the nation. The two-day celebration is free and open to all. The Parade takes place on the last Sunday of June annually. The 2024 theme is Beacon of Love. ...

2024 San Francisco Pride Festival (Civic Center)
Sunday, June 30 – 12:00 pm - Ends at 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a donations appreciated
| Civic Center Plaza
2024 San Francisco Pride Festival (Civic Center)

The San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration and Parade is one of the largest LGBT gatherings in the nation. The two-day celebration is free and open to all. The Parade takes place on the last Sunday of June annually. The 2024 theme is Beacon of Love. ...

Golden Gate Park Band’s Free Symphony in the Park (2024)
Sunday, June 30 – 1:00 pm - Ends at 2:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
| Spreckels Temple of Music (Golden Gate Park Bandshell)
Golden Gate Park Band's Free Symphony in the Park (2024)

The Golden Gate Park Band presents its 142nd 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. For 2024, 25 free weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm. Concerts are approximately ...Every Sunday

Chicano Batman’s Free Concert at Stern Grove Festival (SF)
Sunday, June 30 – 2:00 pm - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated. Advanced Tickets required
| Stern Grove
Chicano Batman's Free Concert at Stern Grove Festival (SF)

The Stern Grove Festival returns for its 87th season having presented free concerts in the park every summer since 1938. 2024 Stern Grove Festival June 23 – August 25, 2024 | 2-5 pm Stern Grove, 19th Avenue and Sloat Blvd., SF FREE Stern Grove Festival’s 87th season of admission-free concerts ...

Monday, July 1

SF Arcade Bar “Emporium” 8 Free Game Tokens for “Industry Night” (Every Monday)
Monday, July 1 – 6:00 pm - Ends at 2:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*8 free game tokens if you are part of the "industry"
| Emporium SF
SF Arcade Bar "Emporium" 8 Free Game Tokens for "Industry 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 8 free game tokens for anyone in “the industry” – so we’re assuming barstaff, restaurant staff, nightlife staff. Monday Nights are for ...Every Monday

“Motown On Mondays” DJ Night (Madrone Art Bar)
Monday, July 1 – 7:00 pm - Ends at 2:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 8pm; $5 after
| Madrone Art Bar
"Motown On Mondays" DJ Night (Madrone Art Bar)

at Madrone, dance the night away with hosts DJ Gordo Cabeza and guest DJS spinning originals, exclusive remixes, and close relatives of your favorite Motown songs during M.O.M. Motown on Mondays. Motown on Mondays Every Monday | 7 pm to 2 am Madrone ...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

Mirthquake: Monday Live Comedy in the Richmond w/ $5 Drinks (SF)
Monday, July 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*free tickets, RSVP to ensure a spot, 21+
| Abbey Tavern
Mirthquake: Monday Live Comedy in the Richmond w/ $5 Drinks (SF)

Looking for a great way to kick off your week? Look no further than Mirthquake: Monday Live Comedy in the Richmond! This live stand-up comedy show, held every Monday at the Abbey Tavern, is the perfect way to start your week off with a bang. Featuring a ...Every Monday

Tuesday, July 2

“Legion of Honor” Museum Free Day (First Tuesdays)
"Legion of Honor" Museum Free Day (First Tuesdays)

The Legion of Honor displays a collection of 4,000 years of ancient and European art in an exquisite Beaux-Arts building in an unforgettable setting overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. Normally general admission is $20 for adults, but on the first Tuesday of each month admission ...Monthly

de Young Museum Free Day (First Tuesdays)
Tuesday, July 2 – 9:30 am - Ends at 5:15 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply. Timed tickets required
| de Young Museum
de Young Museum Free Day (First Tuesdays)

Located in beautiful Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a landmark art museum founded in 1895. Your visit includes a whirlwind trip around the world as the museum’s collections feature priceless treasures and works of arts from the 17th through the 20th centuries ...Monthly

SF’s “Conservatory of Flowers” Free First Tuesdays (Golden Gate Park)
Tuesday, July 2 – 10:00 am - Ends at 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Conservatory of Flowers
SF's "Conservatory of Flowers" Free First Tuesdays (Golden Gate Park)

Whether you’re a native San Franciscan, a visitor from the other side of the world, or a budding botanist, the Conservatory of Flowers, located in Golden Gate Park, offers an intimate, up-close experience with nearly 2,000 species of rare, exotic, and endangered plants from more ...Monthly