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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 4

CANCELED: Rock ‘n Roll Half-Marathon Running Expo & Clinics | SF
Saturday, April 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Cow Palace
CANCELED: Rock 'n Roll Half-Marathon Running Expo & Clinics | SF
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled.
CANCELED: Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
CANCELED: Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. Monthly

2020 Ching Ming Festival: Chinese Day of Ancestor Worship | Oakland
Saturday, April 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Cemetery
2020 Ching Ming Festival: Chinese Day of Ancestor Worship | Oakland
Ancestor worship is a Chinese tradition that goes back thousands of years. “Ching Ming” or “Remembrance of Ancestors Day” is therefore a key holiday in the Chinese calendar. On this weekend, you may view hundreds of families visiting the cemetery to sweep/clean their ancestors’ graves and ...
“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area
Saturday, April 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
"Healthy Parks Healthy People": Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area

Enjoy a free, monthly outdoor walk on the first Saturday of every month as part of the “Healthy Parks, Healthy People” program. First Saturday Programs are introductory walking/physical activity programs that occur on the first Saturday of each month throughout the Bay Area. Please note that ...Monthly

CANCELED: Free Parks Admission Day: Every 1st Saturday | Marin County
Saturday, April 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over Marin County
CANCELED: Free Parks Admission Day: Every 1st Saturday | Marin County

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. Monthly

Free Tax Assistance | Oakland Libraries
Saturday, April 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Oakland Public Library (Main Branch)
Free Tax Assistance | Oakland Libraries

The Oakland Public Library and the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) are partnering to offer free tax assistance to residents at select libraries during the 2020 tax season. Trained volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns between Feb 5, ...

CANCELED: Contra Costa Spring Home & Landscape Show | Concord
Saturday, April 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free tickets via Eventbrite
| Concord Pavilion
CANCELED: Contra Costa Spring Home & Landscape Show | Concord
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled.
Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stow Lake
Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park

Explore SF’s natural areas with a free guided nature walk while socializing with new friends, feeling fit, and finding new inspiration in our city’s native plants and wildlife. All walks start at 10:00am are Free, and require no pre-registration. Free Saturday Nature Walks | Schedule Golden ...Monthly

POSTPONED: San Francisco’s Walk Against Rape | Mission Dist.
Saturday, April 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Women’s Building
POSTPONED: San Francisco's Walk Against Rape | Mission Dist.
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been postponed. Join on Saturday, April 4th for San Francisco’s 15th Annual Walk Against Rape. The Walk Against Rape is a 2.2 mile march through the Mission District of San Francisco. We march to Raise Awareness about sexual violence; ...
CANCELED: Free Mobile Rec at Golden Gate Park’s 150th Birthday | SF
Saturday, April 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Kezar Triangle (Golden Gate Park)
CANCELED: Free Mobile Rec at Golden Gate Park's 150th Birthday | SF
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. Mobile Rec features free non-traditional recreation activities including our mobile rock-climbing wall, skateboarding/BMX on Fresh Park equipment (ramps, rails, and manual pads), disc golf, and sea kayaking. Equipment for these activities is transported to recreation centers, parks, ...
POSTPONED: SF’s Biggest AIDS Memorial Quilt Display Ever | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | National AIDS Memorial Grove
POSTPONED: SF's Biggest AIDS Memorial Quilt Display Ever | Golden Gate Park
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been postponed.
CANCELED: Renegade Spring Indie Craft Fair Market: 250+ Makers, DJs & Bay Views | Fort Mason
Saturday, April 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason (Festival Pavilion)
CANCELED: Renegade Spring Indie Craft Fair Market: 250+ Makers, DJs & Bay Views | Fort Mason
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled.
CANCELED: 2020 Art Explosion: Spring Open Studios | SF
Saturday, April 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Art Explosion Studios
CANCELED: 2020 Art Explosion: Spring Open Studios | SF
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled.
Treasure Hunt For Golden Eggs & $25 Gift Prize Card | Alamo
Saturday, April 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alamo Plaza Shopping Center
Treasure Hunt For Golden Eggs & $25 Gift Prize Card | Alamo
You’re invited to Meet the Easter Bunny at Alamo Plaza Shopping Center on Saturday, April 4, 2020 from Noon to 2 pm. Enjoy Fun For The Whole Family Including: Free Bunny Ears for children 12 and under while supplies last Scavenger Hunt at participating merchants Face Painting for children ...
Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands
Saturday, April 4 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Nike Missile Site
Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands

Get an upclose look at a restored Cold War anti-aircraft missile site and hear intriguing stories from Nike veterans, park rangers, and volunteers from 12:30-3:30 pm, every first Saturday of the month. This valuable historical resource is the only restored Nike missile site in the entire country. It’s a ...Monthly

2020 Irish-American Crossroads Festival | Final Day
Saturday, April 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | United Irish Cultural Center
2020 Irish-American Crossroads Festival | Final Day
Join the 10th annual beloved event honoring the life histories of participants in The Irish Oral History Archive of the San Francisco Bay Area, a project of Crossroads Irish-American Festival. Bring the whole family.
First Caturday at Lake Merritt: Outdoor Cat-napping & Socializing | Oakland
Saturday, April 4 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Lakeside Park
First Caturday at Lake Merritt: Outdoor Cat-napping & Socializing | Oakland

First Caturday is a day to reclaim the glory of the outdoors for our feline friends. It is a day for delightful outdoor cat-napping and socializing.  It is where you can freely exchange information, friendship, and joy to help make our cats happy and healthy. ...Monthly

CANCELED: First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF
Saturday, April 4 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
CANCELED: First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. Monthly

POSTPONED: Free Author Talk: Drinking French | Omnivore Books
Saturday, April 4 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
POSTPONED: Free Author Talk: Drinking French | Omnivore Books
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been postponed. Bestselling cookbook author, memoirist, and popular blogger David Lebovitz delves into the drinking culture of France in Drinking French. Featuring 160 recipes for everything from coffee, hot chocolate, and tea to Kir and regional apéritifs, classic and ...
CANCELED: MAPP: Art & Performance Crawl | Mission Dist.
Saturday, April 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Mission District
CANCELED: MAPP: Art & Performance Crawl | Mission Dist.
UPDATE: Due to coronavirus concerns, this event has been cancelled. MAPP is a familia, a community and a series of arts, music and activist events that has been taking place in the Mission for over 16 years. MAPP is always the first Saturday of the month ...