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Sunday, March 6

“Lindy in the Park” Swing Dance Party (Golden Gate Park)
Sunday, March 6 – 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

Monday, March 7

SF Arcade Bar “Emporium” Free Game Token Night (Every Monday)
Monday, March 7 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*4 free game token if you show your California ID
| Emporium SF
SF Arcade Bar "Emporium" Free Game Token Night (Every Monday)

Emporium Arcade Bar San Francisco, the dynamic venue known for its classic arcade games, colorful, fun-loving atmosphere, and renowned drink menu, now offers four free game tokens for residents with a valid California I.D. during locals’ night every Monday. Emporium Arcade Bar offers guests a ...Every Monday

Tuesday, March 8

San Francisco Botanical Garden’s Free Day (2nd Tuesdays)
San Francisco Botanical Garden's Free Day (2nd Tuesdays)

The San Francisco Botanical Garden is one of the most diverse gardens in the world. A unique urban oasis, the garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 acres of both landscaped gardens and open spaces, and showcasing over 9,000 different kinds ...Monthly

Comedy Blast at Neck Of The Woods with Danny Dechi & Friends
Tuesday, March 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free
| Neck of The Woods
Comedy Blast at Neck Of The Woods with Danny Dechi & Friends

Hosted by Danny Dechi – Comedian and world’s only pencil musician. , 7PM to 9PM Free Admission! Karaoke after the comedy Neck Of The Woods 406 Clement Street (cross 5th Avenue), San Francisco Thanks, Danny DechiEvery Tuesday

Boardgame Night at the SF’s Historic 1925 Great Star Theater
Tuesday, March 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Great Star Theater
Boardgame Night at the SF's Historic 1925 Great Star Theater

Join us for boardgames at the Great Star Theater in SF Chinatown! at 7pm. We’ve got a wide variety of games from intense strategy games to casual party games, and everything in between. We are happy to teach you something new, or you ...Every Tuesday

Wednesday, March 9

Free Admission Hour “Japanese Tea Garden” at GG Park
Free Admission Hour "Japanese Tea Garden" at GG Park

Still Open / SHELTER IN PLACE UPDATE: 12/7/20 –  Outdoor gardens are specifically allowed and exempt from closures in the Shelter-in-Place order from December 6 to January 4. “Outdoor botanical gardens and historic sites may remain open” – We confirmed with the SF’s parks department ...Every Wednesday

Saturday, March 12

San Francisco Zen Center Meditation Session w/ Asian Art Museum
Saturday, March 12 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Sliding Scale
| Asian Art Museum
San Francisco Zen Center Meditation Session w/ Asian Art Museum

Learn how to meditate with a teacher from the San Francisco Zen Center. This virtual session for beginners will introduce you to the benefits of meditation, which can help settle the body and mind amid the swirl of daily life. Sitting in a balanced posture ...Monthly

Sunday, March 13

Rooftop Drum Circle at Salesforce Park (SF)
Sunday, March 13 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Rooftop Drum Circle at Salesforce Park (SF)

Join the circle and make your own rhythm in this hands-on group drumming session led by DRUMMM Rhythmic Events. This program is free and open to the public. Jan 30 + Feb 13 + Mar 13 + Apr 24 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Everyone’s ...

Monday, March 14

SF Arcade Bar “Emporium” Free Game Token Night (Every Monday)
Monday, March 14 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*4 free game token if you show your California ID
| Emporium SF
SF Arcade Bar "Emporium" Free Game Token Night (Every Monday)

Emporium Arcade Bar San Francisco, the dynamic venue known for its classic arcade games, colorful, fun-loving atmosphere, and renowned drink menu, now offers four free game tokens for residents with a valid California I.D. during locals’ night every Monday. Emporium Arcade Bar offers guests a ...Every Monday

Tuesday, March 15

San Francisco Comedy Night in The Mission (Public Works)
San Francisco Comedy Night in The Mission (Public Works)

HellaSecret is taking over The Mission for the first time! Welcome to our brand new comedy show in the main room of Public Works with a secret lineup of SF’s top comics which typically has credits like Cobbs, Punchline, SF Sketchfest, Comedy Central Clusterfest, Outside Lands and more. SF’s “HellaSecret” Mission ...

Comedy Blast at Neck Of The Woods with Danny Dechi & Friends
Tuesday, March 15 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free
| Neck of The Woods
Comedy Blast at Neck Of The Woods with Danny Dechi & Friends

Hosted by Danny Dechi – Comedian and world’s only pencil musician. , 7PM to 9PM Free Admission! Karaoke after the comedy Neck Of The Woods 406 Clement Street (cross 5th Avenue), San Francisco Thanks, Danny DechiEvery Tuesday

Boardgame Night at the SF’s Historic 1925 Great Star Theater
Tuesday, March 15 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Great Star Theater
Boardgame Night at the SF's Historic 1925 Great Star Theater

Join us for boardgames at the Great Star Theater in SF Chinatown! at 7pm. We’ve got a wide variety of games from intense strategy games to casual party games, and everything in between. We are happy to teach you something new, or you ...Every Tuesday

Wednesday, March 23

Salesforce Park Rooftop Garden Tours
Wednesday, March 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free and open to the public
| Salesforce Park
Salesforce Park Rooftop Garden Tours

San Francisco Botanical Garden offers urban gardening tips to improve the environment, using the park as its classroom. This program is free and open to the public. Fourth Wednesdays at 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Jan 26 + Feb 23 + Mar 23 + Apr ...Monthly

Thursday, March 24

Coit Comedy: Stand-up Comedy in Basement Bar at Columbus Cafe (North Beach)
Thursday, March 24 – 7:45 pm | Cost: $7.50*
*$7.50 *Normally $15, 50% off with promo code “FUNCHEAP"
| Columbus Cafe
Coit Comedy: Stand-up Comedy in Basement Bar at Columbus Cafe (North Beach)

Coit Comedy is a live stand-up comedy show every second-to-last Thursday of the month in the secret basement bar of historic Columbus Cafe in North Beach. Featuring the best comics in the bay and beyond including comedians from Cobbs, SF Punch Line, Vice Land, Comedy ...

Friday, April 1

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl (SF)
Friday, April 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach
North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl (SF)

On the first Friday of every month, over a dozen North Beach galleries, museums, bars, and restaurants stay open late for a self-guided First Fridays Art Crawl with special events to showcase the ever-growing collections of art and entertainment that diversify North Beach. First Fridays Art Crawl ...Monthly

Tuesday, April 5

SF’s “Conservatory of Flowers” Free First Tuesdays (Golden Gate Park)
SF's "Conservatory of Flowers" Free First Tuesdays (Golden Gate Park)

Whether you’re a native San Franciscan, a visitor from the other side of the world, or a budding botanist, the Conservatory of Flowers located in Golden Gate Park, offers an intimate, up-close experience with nearly 2,000 species of rare, exotic and endangered plants from more ...Monthly

SF’s Free Arcade Game Night at The Detour (First Tuesdays)
Tuesday, April 5 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free unlimited play wristband with any purchase from bar
| The Detour SF
SF's Free Arcade Game Night at The Detour (First Tuesdays)

Paid rent in SF? Hella Broke? Then first Tuesdays are the night for you.  The Detour hosts “Free Play Tuesday” with all arcade games on free play with purchase from the bar. Come enjoy all the video game glory from today and yesteryear while enjoying ...Monthly

Wednesday, April 6

SF’s Free Rooftop Birding Walks (Salesforce Park)
Wednesday, April 6 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free and open to the public
| Salesforce Park
SF's Free Rooftop Birding Walks (Salesforce Park)

Birders of all levels are welcome to join this educational walk series led by Golden Gate Audubon Society volunteers. This program is free and open to the public. First Wednesdays at 8 a.m. – 9 a.m. Jan 5 + Feb 2 + Mar 2 + ...Monthly

Friday, April 15

Final Day of SF’s 6-Month Pop-Up “The Museum at The Cliff”
Friday, April 15 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | The Cliff House
Final Day of SF’s 6-Month Pop-Up “The Museum at The Cliff”

It’s officially open! After the Cliff House shut down in 2020, Come visit a brand new 6-month pop-up museum The Museum at The Cliff to learn about the Cliff House, Sutro Baths, and the surrounding area 1090 Point Lobos Ave in the former Cliff House Gift ...

Saturday, April 16

Free National Parks Day for “National Park Week” Kickoff | 2022
Free National Parks Day for "National Park Week" Kickoff | 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 ...

Thursday, April 21

Coit Comedy: Stand-up Comedy in Basement Bar at Columbus Cafe (North Beach)
Thursday, April 21 – 7:45 pm | Cost: $7.50*
*$7.50 *Normally $15, 50% off with promo code “FUNCHEAP"
| Columbus Cafe
Coit Comedy: Stand-up Comedy in Basement Bar at Columbus Cafe (North Beach)

Coit Comedy is a live stand-up comedy show every second-to-last Thursday of the month in the secret basement bar of historic Columbus Cafe in North Beach. Featuring the best comics in the bay and beyond including comedians from Cobbs, SF Punch Line, Vice Land, Comedy ...

Sunday, April 24

Rooftop Drum Circle at Salesforce Park (SF)
Sunday, April 24 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Rooftop Drum Circle at Salesforce Park (SF)

Join the circle and make your own rhythm in this hands-on group drumming session led by DRUMMM Rhythmic Events. This program is free and open to the public. Jan 30 + Feb 13 + Mar 13 + Apr 24 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Everyone’s ...

Thursday, August 4

Free National Parks Day: Anniv. of Great American Outdoors Act
Free National Parks Day: Anniv. of Great American Outdoors Act

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 ...

Saturday, September 24

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 ...

Friday, November 11

Free National Parks Day: Veterans Day | 2022
Free National Parks Day: Veterans 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 ...