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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, November 18

Castro Farmers’ Market | Final Day
Wednesday, November 18 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Castro Farmers' Market
Castro Farmers' Market | Final Day

Join the Castro Farmers’ Market new season. There will be giveaways, kids’ activities, musical entertainment, and all your favorite purveyors of fine products returning for the season. Castro Farmers’ Market Every Wed., Mar. 11-Nov. 18, 2020| 4 – 8 pm Castro Farmer’s Market, Noe St., ...Every Wednesday

Friday, November 27

Ghirardelli Square 56th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony | 2020
Friday, November 27 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ghirardelli Square
Ghirardelli Square 56th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony | 2020
San Francisco’s Ghirardelli Square lights up for the holidays. Ghirardelli Square’s 56th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place on Friday, November 27th, from 4 pm-9 pm. 56th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony Friday, November 27, 2020 | 4 pm–9 pm Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco FREE

Sunday, November 29

Autumn Penumbral Lunar Eclipse | 2020
Sunday, November 29 – 11:30 pm | Cost: FREE | All Over the Bay Area
Autumn Penumbral Lunar Eclipse | 2020
A penumbral lunar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes through the Earth’s partial shadow, or penumbra. During this type of eclipse the Moon will darken slightly but not completely. The Penumbral Lunar Eclipse will occur in the Bay Area on November 29th. Source: Time and Date The ...

Tuesday, December 1

Community Free Days at Seymour Marine Discovery Center | Santa Cruz
Tuesday, December 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Seymour Marine Discovery Center
Community Free Days at Seymour Marine Discovery Center | Santa Cruz

Seymour Marine Discovery Center is an interactive marine science museum and aquarium with hands-on exhibits and a touch pool, located on the UC Santa Cruz campus. They open their doors to for several Community Free Days several times a year. Powered by the Long Marine ...

Saturday, December 12

SantaCon 2020: City-Wide Santa Pub Crawl | SF
Saturday, December 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
SantaCon 2020: City-Wide Santa Pub Crawl | SF
“SantaCon” is San Francisco’s annual city-wide Santas-only pub crawl happening on Saturday, December 12, 2020. This flash mob-type event brings together hundreds of slightly sober people dressed in Santa costumes parading around the city, visiting landmarks drinking at bars, and causing general mayhem. And just so you know, ...

Sunday, December 13

2020 Geminids Meteor Shower | Bright Fireballs & Dark Sky
Sunday, December 13 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
2020 Geminids Meteor Shower | Bright Fireballs & Dark Sky

The Geminid meteor shower – always a highlight of the meteor year – will peak from mid-evening December 13 until dawn December 14, with absolutely no moonlight to ruin the show. On a dark night, you can often catch 50 or more meteors per hour. ...

Monday, December 21

Ursids: Winter Solstice Meteor Shower | The Last Shooting Stars of 2020
Monday, December 21 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Ursids: Winter Solstice Meteor Shower | The Last Shooting Stars of 2020
The annual Ursid meteor shower always peaks near the time of the December winter solstice. The low-key Ursid meteor shower is active each year around December 17 to 26. It typically peaks around the December solstice, which, in 2020, comes on December 22, before dawn, depending ...

Saturday, December 13

15th Annual Holiday Hootenanny Bash: Live Music, Open Jam & Food Trucks | San Carlos
Saturday, December 13 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Devil's Canyon Brewery
15th Annual Holiday Hootenanny Bash: Live Music, Open Jam & Food Trucks | San Carlos
You are invited to Devil’s Canyon’s 15th Annual Holiday Hootenanny, a family friendly extravaganza featuring live bands, food trucks and no cover charge on Friday, December 13, 2019. Hootenanny was an old country word for “party.” Now, most commonly, it refers to a folk-music party and this ...

Friday, July 3

2018 SFUSD Students Exhibit Gallery Arts Festival: Final Day | SF
Thursday, January 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Asian Art Museum
2018 SFUSD Students Exhibit Gallery Arts Festival: Final Day | SF

Come see student-created visual, literary, media, and performing arts at the Asian Art Museum from March 14-21, 2018 in the Annual San Francisco Unified School District Arts Festival. For the past 32 years this unique San Francisco event has been a point of destination for ...

Historic Ferry Building NYE Tour | SF
Historic Ferry Building NYE Tour | SF

Enjoy an hour-long walk on the rise, tragic fall, and modern rebirth of one of San Francisco’s most renowned historic landmarks. Visit a contemporary swirl of shops and learn the history of ferries, freeways, and quakes. Meet at the foot of the stairs at the ...Every Tuesday

Downtown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF
Downtown Comedy Night at SF's Newest Art Bar | SF

Like to laugh? Like art? Like cocktails? Come to Downtown Comedy Night to see a mix of some of San Francisco’s best comedians in a cool art bar that’s as colorful as a box of crayons. Comedians on this showcase have been seen on Comedy ...

Downtown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF
Downtown Comedy Night at SF's Newest Art Bar | SF

Like to laugh? Like art? Like cocktails? Come to Downtown Comedy Night to see a mix of some of San Francisco’s best comedians in a cool art bar that’s as colorful as a box of crayons. Comedians on this showcase have been seen on Comedy ...

Downtown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF
Downtown Comedy Night at SF's Newest Art Bar | SF

Like to laugh? Like art? Like cocktails? Come to Downtown Comedy Night to see a mix of some of San Francisco’s best comedians in a cool art bar that’s as colorful as a box of crayons. Comedians on this showcase have been seen on Comedy ...

Downtown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF
Downtown Comedy Night at SF's Newest Art Bar | SF

Like to laugh? Like art? Like cocktails? Come to Downtown Comedy Night to see a mix of some of San Francisco’s best comedians in a cool art bar that’s as colorful as a box of crayons. Comedians on this showcase have been seen on Comedy ...

Downtown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF
Downtown Comedy Night at SF's Newest Art Bar | SF

Like to laugh? Like art? Like cocktails? Come to Downtown Comedy Night to see a mix of some of San Francisco’s best comedians in a cool art bar that’s as colorful as a box of crayons. Comedians on this showcase have been seen on Comedy ...

Downtown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF
Downtown Comedy Night at SF's Newest Art Bar | SF

Like to laugh? Like art? Like cocktails? Come to Downtown Comedy Night to see a mix of some of San Francisco’s best comedians in a cool art bar that’s as colorful as a box of crayons. Comedians on this showcase have been seen on Comedy ...

Downtown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF
Downtown Comedy Night at SF's Newest Art Bar | SF

Like to laugh? Like art? Like cocktails? Come to Downtown Comedy Night to see a mix of some of San Francisco’s best comedians in a cool art bar that’s as colorful as a box of crayons. Comedians on this showcase have been seen on Comedy ...

Downtown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF
Downtown Comedy Night at SF's Newest Art Bar | SF

Like to laugh? Like art? Like cocktails? Come to Downtown Comedy Night to see a mix of some of San Francisco’s best comedians in a cool art bar that’s as colorful as a box of crayons. Comedians on this showcase have been seen on Comedy ...