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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, October 23

Free Music Show in SF Chinatown (Every Saturday)
Saturday, October 23 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 2 Waverly Place, San Francisco, CA 94108
Free Music Show in SF Chinatown (Every Saturday)

, we organize a free music show for the public. Located in the heart of Chinatown, Clarion is a performing arts center. Here at Clarion, we believe that arts should be accessible to everyone regardless of race, gender and socioeconomic status. That is why ...Every Saturday

Titans of Comedy at Atlas Cafe
Saturday, October 23 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*2 menu items required + tips for comics
| Atlas Cafe
Titans of Comedy at Atlas Cafe
Reserve your table for 2 or more and enjoy delicious coffee, drinks and lunch on their outdoor parklet; sit down with drinks and laugh the afternoon away at an outdoor comedy show hosted by Mutiny Radio’s Pam Benjamin featuring a hilarious line up of Bay ...

SF’s Mini Renaissance Faire (Little Marina Green)
Saturday, October 23 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Event, Donations Gladly Accepted
| Little Marina Green
SF's Mini Renaissance Faire (Little Marina Green)
A Renaissance Faire will feature our singers performing jovial madrigals & skits to take you back to the Renaissance! Come join in the fun of a Renaissance Faire inspired event held outdoors in the beautiful City of San Francisco. Spend an afternoon hearing great madrigals, engaging ...
Bluesadelix at the Bistro (Hayward)
Saturday, October 23 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Bistro - Hayward
Bluesadelix at the Bistro (Hayward)
Come to the Bistro in Hayward and sample their huge selection of world class and award winning beers, and while you’re at it, sit back outside with your beer and listen as Bluesadelix beguiles you with their brand of psychedelic blues rock, playing original songs ...
Dogpatch Beautification Day Cleanup (SF)
Saturday, October 23 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Sign up at https://forms.gle/TdSM6vANtyB1KwRMA
| 19th St and Minnesota St
Dogpatch Beautification Day Cleanup (SF)
Help us clean up the Dogpatch along Minnesota St and the surrounding neighborhood. Meet at 19th St and Minnesota St (at Esprit Park). All supplies provided. Sign up on this Google Form (https://forms.gle/TdSM6vANtyB1KwRMA) or email info@refuserefusesf.org with event name.
Hayes Valley Outdoor Roller Disco “Groove/Bounce/Skate” at Proxy (SF)
Hayes Valley Outdoor Roller Disco "Groove/Bounce/Skate" at Proxy (SF)
On Saturday, October 23, from 4-7pm at Proxy (432 Octavia at Hayes), Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association in conjunction with Cyclone Enterprises and HVAW presents a Community Event with a Live DJ as a fundraiser for Collective Impact. Groove, bounce, skate to DJ Wonway Posibul (KALW) https://www.instagram.com/wonwayposibul/ Please ...
POSTPONED: “Neon was Never Brighter” Chinatown Outdoor Art, Film & Performance Fest (SF)
Saturday, October 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SF Chinatown @ Grant Ave
POSTPONED: "Neon was Never Brighter" Chinatown Outdoor Art, Film & Performance Fest (SF)
Please note this event has been postponed until 2022. Join Us! Upcoming Arts Event Lights Up San Francisco Chinatown on October 23, 2021, from 7:00PM to 10:00PM. We’re thrilled to announce the upcoming arts event Neon Was Never Brighter: A Glimpse Into the Future presented by Chinatown ...

Sunday, October 24

“Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase (SF)
"Crazy Funny Asians" Comedy Showcase (SF)

Inspired by the blockbuster movie, see some of the Bay Area’s top comedians at San Francisco’s Crazy Funny Asians comedy showcase, presented by Funcheap and HellaFunny. Let’s celebrate the Bay’s Asian-American culture and heritage with laughs. Free tickets for the first 100 people to RSVP “Crazy ...Every Sunday

SF’s HellaDesi Comedy Night (Every Sunday)
SF's HellaDesi Comedy Night (Every Sunday)

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. See a showcase of some of the Bay Area’s top comedians of Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan, Bangladeshi, Afghani, and South Asian descent. Let’s celebrate ...Every Sunday

Free Downtown SF “HellaSecret” Outdoor Comedy Night
Free Downtown SF "HellaSecret" Outdoor Comedy Night

Get ready for downtown San Francisco’s newest outdoor comedy club – part of our new pop-up comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a new venue and you’ll get notified of the secret location. This HellaSecret Comedy Show takes place at a new ...

FREE Tix: Downtown SF’s Brand New Speakeasy Comedy Night
Sunday, October 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free tickets for first 100
| Secret Location (SF)
FREE Tix: Downtown SF's Brand New Speakeasy Comedy Night

Get ready for downtown San Francisco’s newest comedy club – part of our new pop-up comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a new venue and you’ll get notified of the secret location. This HellaSecret Comedy Show takes place at a recently reopened ...

Secret Guest List: Cobb’s Free Sunday Comedy Nights (Oct. 24)
Secret Guest List: Cobb's Free Sunday Comedy Nights (Oct. 24)

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 ...

“Fog City Flea” at The Ferry Building (Every Sunday)
Sunday, October 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Ferry Building
"Fog City Flea" at The Ferry Building (Every Sunday)

Fog City Flea will bring an eclectic lineup of makers and merchants from the Bay Area and beyond offering handcrafted jewelry, apparel, accessories, apothecary, housewares, furnishings, and well-edited vintage on weekends at the Ferry Building. Fog City Flea returns July 11th 2021 This curated market ...Every Sunday

“Lindy in the Park” Swing Dance Party (Golden Gate Park)
Sunday, October 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting (rain cancels)
| JFK Drive Lindy Hop Spot
"Lindy in the Park" Swing Dance Party (Golden Gate Park)

Get ready to swing in Golden Gate Park every sunny Sunday at “Lindy in the Park,” a weekly free event near the de Young Museum, when the streets of Golden Gate Park are closed to traffic and the dancers take over. This in person event resumed ...Every Sunday

Shipyard Open Studios (October 23-24)
Sunday, October 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Hunters Point Naval Shipyard
Shipyard Open Studios (October 23-24)

San Francisco’s historic Hunters Point Naval Shipyard is the unique home of the country’s largest artist community. For more than 30 years, generations of art makers have painted, welded, and worked within the impressive industrial buildings of the old Shipyard, where colossal, decommissioned cranes rise ...

Noe Street Outdoor “Art Mart” in the Castro (Every Sunday)
Sunday, October 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Noe and Market, San Francisco, CA
Noe Street Outdoor "Art Mart" in the Castro (Every Sunday)

from 11 am to 6 pm, and every Sunday, come out to support artists, makers, businesses and community organizations at the Slow Streets Noe Art Mart. This event is free to attend and open to all ages. Noe St. will be closed to ...Every Sunday

Almanac’s “Backyard Hootenanny” w/ Live Music + Beer Specials (Oct. 22-24)
Sunday, October 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend! Food & drink are pay as you go.
| Almanac Beer Co.
Almanac's "Backyard Hootenanny" w/ Live Music + Beer Specials (Oct. 22-24)

Join us for an Almanac Backyard Hootenanny!⁠ ⁠ We’ve got pumpkins and hay bales galore for a picture-perfect photo-op, food specials including kettle corn and pumpkin ice cream, beer specials, cider, and bluegrass bands rocking all 3 days!⁠ ⁠ Music Schedule:⁠ Friday, Oct. 22nd, 6pm-9pm:⁠ ...

Berkeley’s “Grateful Day Fest” Along Telegraph
Sunday, October 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph Avenue between Dwight & Bancroft
Berkeley's "Grateful Day Fest" Along Telegraph
Come groove to tunes along Telegraph Avenue—and be a part of a celebration to fill yourself with gratitude. Always free, this event is for anyone and everyone to enjoy. Check out a scene that is totally and unabashedly Bezerkeley. On Telegraph Avenue from Dwight to Bancroft, from ...
Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party (SF)
Sunday, October 24 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Skatin' Place
Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party (SF)

There is a place in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park that is heaven for Bay Area inline skaters and roller skaters who like to boogie to the funky beat on wheels. The Godfather of Skate brings his mobile DJ unit and plays groovy tunes for ...Every Sunday

SF Civic Symphony’s Free Fall Concert at Herbst Theater The San Francisco Civic Music Association presents our first FREE concert of the 2021-2022 season. The San Francisco Civic Music Association presents SF Civic Symphony’s Fall Concert. PROGRAM Beethoven – “Dankgesang” from Op. 132 String Quartet Mendelssohn – String Symphony No. 8 in D Walker – Lyric for Strings Bartok – Romanian Dances ...