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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, April 20

Cardinalpalooza 2024: Stanford Athletics’ Free Spring Sports Festival
Saturday, April 20 – 11:00 am - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Most events free, but some require tickets
| Stanford University-Palo Alto
Cardinalpalooza 2024: Stanford Athletics' Free Spring Sports Festival
Cardinalpalooza is back! Stanford Athletics’ annual spring sports festival returns on Saturday, April 20, with a full day of action on and off the field! Football, beach volleyball, baseball, and softball are all in action, complimented by an interactive fan zone, food trucks, giveaways, games ...
“Cary Lane” Haight St. Sample Sale: 40-80% Off (April 20-21)
Saturday, April 20 – 11:00 am - Ends at 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cary Lane Haight St
"Cary Lane" Haight St. Sample Sale: 40-80% Off (April 20-21)

Cary Lane Sample Sale This weekend 4/20-4/21 on Haight St✨ Tons of pieces will be out Saturday morning, doors open at 11:00am. We’ll have styles for men and women with a size range from XS-XXL🤍 ALL UP TO 80% OFF! Jams from DJs @agropol_ & @riickyryan and drinks from @drinkghia will ...

SF’s 2024 Cherry Blossom Festival (April 13-21)
Saturday, April 20 – 11:00 am - Ends at 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
SF's 2024 Cherry Blossom Festival (April 13-21)

Welcome to the Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival, one of California’s most prominent celebrations of Asian traditions and the biggest on the West coast. Since 1968, the Festival serves to cultivate the continued alliance between Japan and the United States using culture as its bridge. ...

Makers Market in the Yard (Mill Valley)
Saturday, April 20 – 11:00 am - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mill Valley Lumber Yard
Makers Market in the Yard (Mill Valley)
Spring has arrived and Makers Market is BACK in the Yard!  Listen to live music, shop local makers and grab a drink or bite to eat at one of the amazing restaurants at the Yard!  >> WHEN? Saturday, April 20th, 2024 – from 11 am to 5 pm!  >> ...
Earth Day in the Vineyard (Windsor)
Saturday, April 20 – 11:00 am - Ends at 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required
| La Crema Estate at Saralee's Vineyard
Earth Day in the Vineyard (Windsor)
Get your hands (lightly) dirty: Experience the biodiversity of the soil, vines, and flowers that come from our regenerative farming techniques through sight, scent, and touch. * Meet our charming flock of chickens and sheep that maintain our vineyards naturally. * Ask the experts! Get insider knowledge from ...
420 at 7 Stars
Saturday, April 20 – 12:00 pm - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 7 Stars Holistic Healing Center
420 at 7 Stars
Farmers on-site, artist pop-ups, free food, and more. Drop in and join the celebration! Join the party! Swing by for a good time with local artist and farmers pop ups from noon to 5pm. Enjoy free food, live music, the 7 Stars prize wheel, and some ...
Kapwa Gardens “Baked” 420 Filipino Festival (2024)
Saturday, April 20 – 12:00 pm - Ends at 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Most events are free
| Kapwa Gardens (SOMA Pilipinas)
Kapwa Gardens "Baked" 420 Filipino Festival (2024)
Baked: Vibes x Vitality Saturday, April 20th, 2024 | 12pm – 6pm Kapwa Gardens in SOMA Pilipinas 967 Mission St., San Francisco, CA 94103 ABOUT THE EVENT Get Lit! Step into the ultimate 420 vibe as we blend the raw essence of cannabis culture with the rich flavors of Filipino ...
2024 “Oakland Creative Expo” Block Party (Old Oakland)
Saturday, April 20 – 12:00 pm - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free for All!
| 461 9th St, Oakland, CA 94607
2024 "Oakland Creative Expo" Block Party (Old Oakland)
A co-production with partners: Civic Design Studio, E14 Gallery, Old Oakland Merchants, and Oakland Unified School District’s Fashion, Arts Media & Entertainment Pathways, City of Oakland Cultural Funding Program, the exposition will showcase Oakland’s creative industry through its schools and youth: visual art, design, architecture, ...
4/20 Baked Festival at Kapwa Gardens (SF)
4/20 Baked Festival at Kapwa Gardens (SF)
CANNABIS | WELLNESS | FILIPINO TREATS *RSVP to this FREE EVENT | Some activities require ticket  Tickets to attend Baked is FREE for the general public however we are accepting sliding scale donations. Your donations will help us continue to host our future events and keep our ...
Southeast Asian New Year Celebration (Oakland)
Saturday, April 20 – 12:00 pm - Ends at 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland Asian Cultural Center
Southeast Asian New Year Celebration (Oakland)
Join us on Saturday, April 20, 2024, 12 PM – 3 PM, for an afternoon of performances, workshops, and vendors as we celebrate the Iu Mien and Cambodian New Year.  
Presidio Chapel Concert Series “The New Choir”
Saturday, April 20 – 12:00 pm - Ends at 1:15 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP by email to presidiointerfaith@gmail.com
| Presidio Chapel
Presidio Chapel Concert Series "The New Choir"
Presidio Chapel Saturday Concerts In-Person and Live-Streamed ~ The New Choir ~ Repertoire featuring music of Orlando Gibbons, Tomas Luis de Victoria, Arvo Pärt, Paul Shin, Josef Rheinberger and others Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 12:00 pm (PDT) Presidio Chapel 130 Fisher Loop, San Francisco, CA 94129 Free admission ~ Metered parking ~ ...
3rd Saturday Poetry in Chinatown (SF)
Saturday, April 20 – 1:00 pm - Ends at 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Clarion Performing Arts Center
3rd Saturday Poetry in Chinatown (SF)
Open mic before and after the featured poets. Sign up at 1 pm.   Dee Allen. African-Italian performance poet based in Oakland, California. Active on creative writing & Spoken Word since the early 1990s. Author of 8 books–Boneyard, Unwritten Law, Stormwater, Skeletal Black [ all from POOR Press ...
Pueblote: Public Land in People’s Hands with PODER (SF Main Library)
Saturday, April 20 – 1:00 pm - Ends at 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free
| San Francisco Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Meeting Rooms A and B
Pueblote: Public Land in People's Hands with PODER (SF Main Library)
Through their Urban Campesinx* program at the Excelsior District Hummingbird Farm, PODER (People Organizing to Demand Environmental and Economic Rights) organizes with immigrant and working-class communities of color to create community-led and environmentally just solutions for community needs. In this family-friendly program, Professor of Sustainability and ...
BART’s Legacy Car Retirement Ceremony & Farewell Ride (Oakland)
Saturday, April 20 – 1:00 pm - Ends at 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free ceremony, but standard BART fare applies for the legacy train ride
| MacArthur BART
BART's Legacy Car Retirement Ceremony & Farewell Ride (Oakland)
BART invites the public to join us to mark and celebrate the end of an era: the last run of BART’s legacy trains composed of rail cars that have been serving the Bay Area for more than half a century. We’re calling the event “Riding ...
SF’s “Blessing of the Lowriders” 2024 (24th & Mission)
Saturday, April 20 – 1:00 pm - Ends at 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 24th Street BART
SF's "Blessing of the Lowriders" 2024 (24th & Mission)
LA BENDICION Blessing of the Cars 2024 (Yes, it is the same day as the Selena Cruise) #sanfranciscolowridercouncil #sflcevents2024 #lowrider #lowriders #lowridinginsanfrancisco #sfbayarea #bayarea #bayarealowriders #selenacruisesf2024 #cincodemayocruisesf2024 #carnavalsf #pendletonsandbabydolls2024 #kingofthestreets2024 #festivaldelasamericas2024 #coldfrisconights2024   Saturday, April 20, 2024 from 1pm to 4pm at 24th & Mission BART Plaza with Xiuhcoatl Danza Azteca
Seed Library Launch Party w/ Jennifer Jewell (Mill Valley)
Saturday, April 20 – 3:00 pm - Ends at 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mill Valley Public Library
Seed Library Launch Party w/ Jennifer Jewell (Mill Valley)
Celebrate the re-launch of the Mill Valley Library’s Seed Library with this special event featuring a conversation with Jennifer Jewell, host of the gardening podcast Cultivating Place and author of the new book What We Sow: On the Personal, Ecological, and Cultural Significance of Seeds. Learn about cultivating seeds and ...
SF’s “Selena Tribute” Lowrider Cruise of The Mission (2024)
Saturday, April 20 – 4:00 pm - Ends at 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission and 24th Street
SF's "Selena Tribute" Lowrider Cruise of The Mission (2024)
“Anything for Selena” SELENA Tribute Cruise 2024. Same day as La Bendicion, starting immediately after. The cruise starts at 4pm. On Mission St. between Cesar Chavez & 24th. You already know! Please remember this is a family event. No burnouts! Please respect the local businesses and community.
“Ordinary. Extraordinary.” Artist Talk at The Compound Gallery (Emeryville)
Saturday, April 20 – 4:00 pm - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Compound Gallery
"Ordinary. Extraordinary." Artist Talk at The Compound Gallery (Emeryville)
Please join The Compound Gallery April 20 at 4 p.m. for a pre-dinner drink and some lively conversation with Natalie Friedman, the artist behind the beautifully kaleidoscopic paintings in: “ordinary. extraordinary.” The gallery will offer refreshments, and a chance to hear Natalie talk about inspirations, themes ...
Afrolistic Film Screening & Sound Bath (SF)
Saturday, April 20 – 4:00 pm - Ends at 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Clarion Performing Arts Center
Afrolistic Film Screening & Sound Bath (SF)
Afrolistic: Black Healing from Zimbabwe to the Bay is a 22 minute documentary exploring Zimbabwean traditional dance, healing, and spirituality through the lens of a Black American and traditional healer. Afrolistic Sound Meditation is a fusion of western and eastern sound healing practices. Afrolistic: Black Healing ...
Gardening Workshop: Growing Cannabis in the Garden w/ Free Seeds (Albany)
Saturday, April 20 – 4:00 pm - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Join us in a beautiful garden for a fab workshop about growing cannabis in your backyard
| Flowerland
Gardening Workshop: Growing Cannabis in the Garden w/ Free Seeds (Albany)
Did you know folks all over California and across the U.S. are already growing Cannabis at home? Whether you call it hemp or marijuana, enjoy THC and/or CBD, it is easy to grow in your backyard. Join experts Emily Gogol and Penny Barthel to learn ...