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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, September 17

Union Square’s Free Summer 2022 Dance Music Series (July 16 – Sept. 24)
Saturday, September 17 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Union Square's Free Summer 2022 Dance Music Series (July 16 - Sept. 24)

The Union Square Dance Music Series at Union Square Park is here! – Summer Edition , live dance music performances will be held at Union Square Park. Bring your friends, family, and neighbors, grab some lunch in The Square and enjoy live local acts ...Every Saturday

SF’s “Saturday Night Skate” Free Pop-up Roller Disco at Ferry Building
SF's "Saturday Night Skate" Free Pop-up Roller Disco at Ferry Building

“Saturday Night Skate” Pop-up Roller Rink The team behind San Francisco’s “Church of 8 Wheels” have a habit of putting roller rinks in unusual places. First they took over Sixth Ave. in Golden Gate Park, turning a 30-day trial into almost 40 years. Then in ...

“Weekend Love” Hip Hop/Reggaeton/House/Hyphy DJ Night (Delirium)
Saturday, September 17 – 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, September 18

Huge Sunday Craft Market & Festival at Hangar 1’s Alameda Distillery (2022)
Sunday, September 18 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | The Hangar 1 Distillery
Huge Sunday Craft Market & Festival at Hangar 1’s Alameda Distillery (2022)

On the third Sunday of each month from 11a-5p, enjoy browsing through Head West Marketplace’s 100+ local craft and plant merchants at Hangar 1 Vodka’s Alameda distillery, which is a converted WWII-era airplane hangar. Food trucks will be provided by Eat Real, and Hangar 1 will have mini ...Monthly

“Sunday Streets 2022” Street Festival & Block Party (Western Addition)
Sunday, September 18 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
"Sunday Streets 2022" Street Festival & Block Party (Western Addition)

Sunday Streets SF will be returning in 2022 with the program’s big, beautiful mile plus long routes running from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm in six historic neighborhoods between April and September. And the second annual “Phoenix Day” will be celebrated citywide on October 16th, ...

Fiesta de Independencia 2022 (Santa Rosa)
Sunday, September 18 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Luther Burbank Center for the Arts
Fiesta de Independencia 2022 (Santa Rosa)
Redwood Credit Union presents LBC’s 13th Annual Fiesta de Independencia Save the Date Sunday, September 18, 2022, at 1:00 pm Free admission! Celebrate Latino Heritage Month with a taste of Latin America in Sonoma County! Enjoy authentic food, music, games, and activities for the entire family.   ¡Celebren el mes de ...
Alemany Farm Native Plant Volunteer Day (SF)
Sunday, September 18 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration required. Space is limited.
| Alemany Farm
Alemany Farm Native Plant Volunteer Day (SF)

We are excited to welcoming volunteers back to the farm. Everyone, young or old, experienced or still learning, is welcome to join our California Native Plant workdays held currently on the first Monday and third Sunday of each month from 1:00 to 4:30 pm. Registration ...Monthly

“Freak Flag Music” Vinyl Dance Party at Delirium (3rd Sundays)
Sunday, September 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Delirium
"Freak Flag Music" Vinyl Dance Party at Delirium (3rd Sundays)

3rd Sundays is a dance party hosted by Freak Flag Radio. Our Sunday theme continues with fun, dance music revolving around choice vinyl record selections! Eclectic music lovers, this is for you! 8pm-2am | free 21+ | security enforced Resident Vinyl DJs: – Walkin’ Love ...Monthly

Monday, September 19

$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

FREE TIX: SF’s Dirty Joke Night at a Legendary Strip Club (North Beach)
Monday, September 19 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with code FUNCHEAP (limited tickets)
| Condor Club
FREE TIX: SF's Dirty Joke Night at a Legendary Strip Club (North Beach)

The legendary Condor in North Beach turns into a pop-up comedy club on Monday nights. Instead of topless dancers, you’ll hear real dirty jokes by real dirty comedians and some of SF’s top local comics every weekend with credits like Cobbs, Punchline, SF Sketchfest, Comedy Central Clusterfest, Outside ...Every Monday

“Motown On Mondays” DJ Night (Madrone Art Bar)
Monday, September 19 – 7:00 pm | 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

Wednesday, September 21

Pacifica Coastside Farmers Market
Wednesday, September 21 – 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

Thursday, September 22

San Rafael Thursdays w/ ‘Dining Under the Lights’ and Live Music (Summer 2022)
Thursday, September 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fourth Street from Lincoln to the West End Village, and on B Streets in Downtown San Rafael, CA
San Rafael Thursdays w/ ‘Dining Under the Lights’ and Live Music (Summer 2022)

Taking place on Fourth Street in downtown San Rafael from Lincoln to the West End Village (G Street), and on B Street. The sidewalks and streets will be bustling as visitors enjoy warm summer Thursday evenings while dining, shopping, listening to local music, and having ...Every Thursday

Sabor Thursdays at Cigar Bar w/ Free Salsa Dance Class (SF)
Sabor Thursdays at Cigar Bar w/ Free Salsa Dance Class (SF)

THURSDAY SALSA PARTY SF! @bayareasalsa presents Sabor Thursdays at @cigarbar_sf 850 Montgomery St , SF Salsa Dance Class with @rasavitalia starts at 8pm – FREE with Dance Class Registration. Free Class/Entry before 9pm with Eventbrite. Sign up here: http://www.saborthursdays.com/ Rotating weekly dj’s, Kitchen is open ...Every Thursday

Friday, September 23

“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

“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party (2022)
Friday, September 23 – 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

Saturday, September 24

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 National Parks Day: “National Public Lands Day” | 2022
Free National Parks Day: "National Public Lands Day" | 2022

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from it all and clear your head with the peace and serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entry to all national parks and monuments including Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park and free ...

Union Square’s Free Summer 2022 Dance Music Series (July 16 – Sept. 24)
Saturday, September 24 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Union Square's Free Summer 2022 Dance Music Series (July 16 - Sept. 24)

The Union Square Dance Music Series at Union Square Park is here! – Summer Edition , live dance music performances will be held at Union Square Park. Bring your friends, family, and neighbors, grab some lunch in The Square and enjoy live local acts ...Every Saturday

Sunday, September 25

“Rollin’ with the Homos” Roller Skating Party & Drag Shows (Oakland)
Sunday, September 25 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but $7 donation at Venmo.com/rollinhomos requested
| Township Commons Park
"Rollin' with the Homos" Roller Skating Party & Drag Shows (Oakland)

Drag performers on roller skates! Because what could go wrong?! 4th Sundays at Oakland Township Commons 3 – 6 PM • Drag shows on the hour at Oakland Township Commons Hosted by Nicki Jizz & Mama Celeste Performances by Polly Amber Ross Ali Scat Disco ...Monthly