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Tuesday, August 9

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

Wednesday, August 10

“Midweek Metal Wednesdays” Heavy Metal DJ Night at Delirium (SF)
Wednesday, August 10 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free all night.
| Delirium
"Midweek Metal Wednesdays" Heavy Metal DJ Night at Delirium (SF)

Rock out with us for Heavy Metal every Wednesday night! Sometimes all vinyl sets even! Drink specials, lots of beer… & Jel-O shots! 8pm-Closing / Free Event 21+ Resident: DJ Goatfish Host & bartender SheauxiaoEvery Wednesday

Thursday, August 11

BoozeLand Comedy Clubhouse
Thursday, August 11 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*purchase 2 drinks
| Emperor Norton's Boozeland
BoozeLand Comedy Clubhouse

Join Mutiny Radio Presents Comedy at Emperor Norton’s BoozeLand upstairs Clubhouse. 2nd and 4th Thursdays, see the Bay’s Favorite comics in the savory Tenderloin for laughs and drinks! T The tix are free, but there is a 2 drink minimum, and please bring tips for ...Monthly

Friday, August 12

$1 Drink Fridays: “Battle of the Decades” DJ Party (North Beach)
Friday, August 12 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission with RSVP on Eventbrite
| Monroe
$1 Drink Fridays: "Battle of the Decades" DJ Party (North Beach)

Fridays are now a little bit more awesome. Did someone say $1 drinks? Monroe in North Beach hosts “Battle of the Decades” DJ party and happy hour every Friday with a DJ spinning progressive tunes. Every hour is a different decade – with drink prices ...Every Friday

“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party (2022)
Friday, August 12 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but food/drink for purchase
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party (2022)

California’s largest recurring street food festival is back for its 12th season. , 25+ food trucks will roll into Fort Mason’s parking lot and surround live bands, a full bar and a brand new wine garden. (Sadly, the communal fire pits are not returning ...Every Friday

“And Ya Don’t Stop Fridays” Party Music DJ Night (Delirium)
Friday, August 12 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free all night.
| Delirium
"And Ya Don't Stop Fridays" Party Music DJ Night (Delirium)

AYDS – And Ya Don’t Stop Night 9pm-2am / 21+ / Free Party music from old to new. You may sing along to Madonna, N Sync, Britney Spears, Ariana Grande then Thizz face to Bay Area hyphy music then get your hips shaking ...Every Friday

Saturday, August 13

San Francisco Zen Center Meditation Session w/ Asian Art Museum
Saturday, August 13 – 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

SF’s “HellaMotown” Downtown DJ Night (Bar Fluxus)
Saturday, August 13 – 10:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 11pm
| Bar Fluxus
SF's "HellaMotown" Downtown DJ Night (Bar Fluxus)

Party down on Saturday night at one of SF’s coolest art bars with tons of awesome original throwback Motown jams from the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s all night with a little mix of Motown-inspired tunes as well. If you love Stevie Wonder, the Supremes, Jackson ...Every Saturday

Outdoor “Mini Mart” at SF’s Mission Bowling Club (Summer 2022)
Saturday, August 13 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Bowling Club
Outdoor "Mini Mart" at SF's Mission Bowling Club (Summer 2022)

Mission Bowling Club is bringing back Mini Mart! Our quarterly shopping event is focused on locally made jewelry, home goods, apparel, art, and more. Each Mini Mart will be held outside on our covered front patio! We will be having 4 marts for 2022 on ...

“Weekend Love” Hip Hop/Reggaeton/House/Hyphy DJ Night (Delirium)
Saturday, August 13 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Delirium
"Weekend Love" Hip Hop/Reggaeton/House/Hyphy DJ Night (Delirium)

Join us for party classics with one of San Francisco’s legendary and pioneering Hip Hop DJs! We go from Hip Hop to Reggae-Dancehall, Reggaeton to 80s Pop, House to Hyphy every Friday & Saturday night! Party for FREE while watching the music videos ...Every Saturday

Sunday, August 14

“Golden Gate Park Band” Free Symphony in the Park (2022)
Sunday, August 14 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
| Spreckels Temple of Music (Golden Gate Park Bandshell)
"Golden Gate Park Band" Free Symphony in the Park (2022)

The Golden Gate Park Band, presents its 140th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this 30-piece symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park since 1882. The weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm, usually end between 2:30 and ...Every Sunday

Inner Sunset Sunday’s Flea Market (SF)
Sunday, August 14 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission: All Welcome
| Inner Sunset
Inner Sunset Sunday's Flea Market (SF)

Join us for open-air treasure hunting at the Inner Sunset Sunday’s Flea Market Season Opener on Sunday, April 10th, and every second Sunday through November, from 10 am-4 pm on a closed-to-traffic Irving Street between 9th-10th Avenues. The flea market features fascinating vintage and handcrafted ...Monthly

2022 Stern Grove Festival Finale w/ “Phil Lesh + Friends Free Concert in the Park
Sunday, August 14 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated. Advanced Tickets required
| Stern Grove
2022 Stern Grove Festival Finale w/ "Phil Lesh + Friends Free Concert in the Park

Stern Grove Festival is returning in 2022 to celebrate its 85th season of hosting free concerts in the park. The festival kicks off June 12, with concerts every Sunday through August 14. RSVPs for 2022 open up 12 days prior to every show – always ...

Monday, August 15

“Motown On Mondays” DJ Night (Madrone Art Bar)
Monday, August 15 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 8pm; $5 after
| Madrone Art Bar
"Motown On Mondays" DJ Night (Madrone Art Bar)

at Madrone, dance the night away with hosts DJ Gordo Cabeza and guest DJS spinning originals, exclusive remixes, and close relatives of your favorite Motown songs during M.O.M. Motown on Mondays. Motown on Mondays Every Monday | 7 pm to 2 am Madrone ...Every Monday

Wednesday, August 17

Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club (Rickshaw Stop)
Wednesday, August 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $15 | Rickshaw Stop
Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club (Rickshaw Stop)

What happens when geeks take over a rock club for an evening of drinking and presentations? Find out at Nerd Nite, a monthly lecture-in-a-bar series. They get smart and interesting people, give them lots of free drinks, and put them on stage in front of a couple ...Monthly

Friday, August 19

“Fido Friday” + Yappy Hour at Off the Grid (Fort Mason)
Friday, August 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center
"Fido Friday" + Yappy Hour at Off the Grid (Fort Mason)

Fun for the whole furry family every 3rd Friday at Off the Grid Fort Mason Center. Special treatment (and treats!) for dogs and dog owners, including: -10% off drinks at the bar and wine garden during Yappy Hour from 5-7 -Pet swag & dog treats ...Monthly

“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party (2022)
Friday, August 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but food/drink for purchase
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party (2022)

California’s largest recurring street food festival is back for its 12th season. , 25+ food trucks will roll into Fort Mason’s parking lot and surround live bands, a full bar and a brand new wine garden. (Sadly, the communal fire pits are not returning ...Every Friday

SF’s “Sundown Cinema” Free Film Night in the Park “Encanto” (India Basin)
Friday, August 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | India Basin Shoreline Park
SF's "Sundown Cinema" Free Film Night in the Park "Encanto" (India Basin)

Sundown Cinema returns for 2022 just in time for another summer in San Francisco. This free outdoor movie series, the only one of its kind in the Bay Area, will feature eight films in eight parks across San Francisco, beginning with Sister Act II at ...

Saturday, August 20

SF’s “HellaMotown” Downtown DJ Night (Bar Fluxus)
Saturday, August 20 – 10:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 11pm
| Bar Fluxus
SF's "HellaMotown" Downtown DJ Night (Bar Fluxus)

Party down on Saturday night at one of SF’s coolest art bars with tons of awesome original throwback Motown jams from the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s all night with a little mix of Motown-inspired tunes as well. If you love Stevie Wonder, the Supremes, Jackson ...Every Saturday

Sunday, August 21

Alemany Farm Native Plant Volunteer Day (SF)
Sunday, August 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration required. Space is limited.
| Alemany Farm
Alemany Farm Native Plant Volunteer Day (SF)

We are excited to welcoming volunteers back to the farm. Everyone, young or old, experienced or still learning, is welcome to join our California Native Plant workdays held currently on the first Monday and third Sunday of each month from 1:00 to 4:30 pm. Registration ...Monthly

“Golden Gate Park Band” Free Hungarian Concert in the Park (2022)
Sunday, August 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
| Spreckels Temple of Music (Golden Gate Park Bandshell)
"Golden Gate Park Band" Free Hungarian Concert in the Park (2022)

The Golden Gate Park Band, presents its 140th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this 30-piece symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park since 1882. The weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm, usually end between 2:30 and ...Every Sunday

“Freak Flag Music” Vinyl Dance Party at Delirium (3rd Sundays)
Sunday, August 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Delirium
"Freak Flag Music" Vinyl Dance Party at Delirium (3rd Sundays)

3rd Sundays is a dance party hosted by Freak Flag Radio. Our Sunday theme continues with fun, dance music revolving around choice vinyl record selections! Eclectic music lovers, this is for you! 8pm-2am | free 21+ | security enforced Resident Vinyl DJs: – Walkin’ Love ...Monthly

Saturday, August 27

MoAD: Museum of the African Diaspora Free Museum Day (SF)
Saturday, August 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Museum of the African Diaspora
MoAD: Museum of the African Diaspora Free Museum Day (SF)

The last Saturday of each month is now free at the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) in San Francisco thanks to Kaiser Permanente. The new THRIVE @MoAD community day offers free admission 11am-6pm. Visitors can see MoAD’s newest exhibitions including David Huffman: Terra Incognita, ...Monthly

Sunday, August 28

Ukranian Cultural Celebration w/ “Golden Gate Park Band” in the Park (2022)
Sunday, August 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
| Spreckels Temple of Music (Golden Gate Park Bandshell)
Ukranian Cultural Celebration w/ "Golden Gate Park Band" in the Park (2022)

The Golden Gate Park Band, presents its 140th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this 30-piece symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park since 1882. The weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm, usually end between 2:30 and ...Every Sunday

“Head West Marketplace” w/ 75+ Vendors in Hayes Valley (SF)
Sunday, August 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Patricia's Green
"Head West Marketplace" w/ 75+ Vendors in Hayes Valley (SF)

HEAD WEST is a Local, Outdoor Marketplace of Makers, Merchants, Crafters, Designers + Artists in partnership with the Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association & Explore Hayes Valley. 4x Seasonally, Sundays 2022 Dates – Apr 24 – Jun 26 – Aug 28 – Oct 23 ➞ 11am-5pm ...