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Sunday, January 19

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, January 19 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boom Boom Room
"Return of the Cypher" Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room

Return of the Cypher (ROTC) is free live Hip-Hop show every Sunday at the Boom Boom Room that features an ever-changing lineup of artists and improvised sessions (know as “cyphers”) where beatboxers, emcees, and musicians collaborate in a spontaneous combustion of soulful skill. Every week, The ...Every Sunday

Monday, January 20

MLK Jr. Celebrations & Free Museum Days
Monday, January 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
MLK Jr. Celebrations & Free Museum Days
Every year, the Bay Area celebrates the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a series of festivals, marches and celebrations highlighted by a march and festival near the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Most of the events are organized by the NorCalMLK ...

MLK Day 2020 Parking Rules in SF | How Not to Get a Ticket
MLK Day 2020 Parking Rules in SF | How Not to Get a Ticket
If you’ve got a car in San Francisco, in addition to crazy high gas prices, you also have to worry about the insanely complex, nearly impossible to decipher conflicting parking signs and rules. Thankfully on MLK Day, the city of San Francisco is going to reward ...
MLK Volunteer Day of Service in the Presidio | SF
Monday, January 20 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Fort Scott
MLK Volunteer Day of Service in the Presidio | SF
Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day by taking care of the Presidio. This event features ecological restoration and landscape stewardship projects in and around the Presidio’s Fort Scott District. All ages are welcome. Space is limited. Registration is required.
MLK Volunteer Day: Help & Restore Golden Gate National Parks | SF
Monday, January 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
MLK Volunteer Day: Help & Restore Golden Gate National Parks | SF
Volunteer in the Golden Gate National Parks at your doorstep and help grow and restore these spectacular parklands. It’s fun, it’s healthy, and it makes a difference—the perfect way to pitch in on a momentous day, launching a new year in our national parks. Bring ...
MLK Day San Francisco History Walks | 11 Free Tours
MLK Day San Francisco History Walks | 11 Free Tours

San Francisco City Guides offer free guided walking tours of many different neighborhoods in the city and will be offering a full slate of free tours on MLK weekend Saturday through Monday. Tour starting times range from 9:30 am to 2 pm and there are ...

MLK Celebration at de Young Museum | SF
MLK Celebration at de Young Museum | SF
NORCALMLK and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco present a day celebrating the contributions and stories from the African American community with programming in connection with Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday and the special exhibition Revelations: Art from the African American South. Enjoy free ...
Free Entrance Days in the National Parks | MLK Jr. Day 2020
Free Entrance Days in the National Parks | MLK Jr. Day 2020

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the 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 admission ...

Sea Lions’ 30th Anniversary: Guided Tours | Pier 39
Monday, January 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Sea Lions' 30th Anniversary: Guided Tours | Pier 39

Join PIER 39 to celebrate these playful mammals with a painted sea lion statue exhibition, Sea Lion Discovery Walks, special discounts and more from January 17-20. 30th Sea Lions’ Arrival Anniversary January 17-20, 2020 | 10 am to 9 pm Pier 39, San Francisco FREE ...

Free Day & MLK Jr. Celebration | Museum of the African Diaspora
Monday, January 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Museum of the African Diaspora
Free Day & MLK Jr. Celebration | Museum of the African Diaspora
MoAD will celebrate the national observance of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday as a Day of Service, providing free admission to the museum and programs throughout the day. Museum of the African Diaspora Free Day & MLK Jr. Celebration Monday, January 20, 2020 | 11 am ...
2020 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. March/Parade | SF
Monday, January 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Participants in groups of ten or more (10+) are encouraged to register.
| San Francisco Caltrain Station
2020 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. March/Parade | SF
Update: Please be advised that the march starts 11:00 am and not 9:30 am as previously listed. Join thousands in honoring the Selma, Alabama, to Montgomery, Alabama marches at the MLK2020 commemorative march/parade from San Francisco’s Caltrain Station to Yerba Buena Gardens. 2020 Dr. Martin Luther King ...
2020 MLK Jr. Celebration: Film & Music Festival | Yerba Buena Gardens
Monday, January 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
2020 MLK Jr. Celebration: Film & Music Festival | Yerba Buena Gardens
Every year on the third Monday in January, over 15,000 attendees come to San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and Gardens to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy. Join the annual MLK Jr. March at Caltrain, or head straight over to Yerba Buena ...
MLK Day 2020: Free Museum Day | SF
Monday, January 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
MLK Day 2020: Free Museum Day | SF
During the 2020 MLK celebration events, area museums will once again offer free admission and special programs for all ages in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 2020 Free MLK Museum Celebrations Monday, Jan. 20, 2020 – Museum of the African Diaspora, 685 Mission Street Monday, Jan. ...
2020 Black & Brown Comix Arts Festival: MLK Monday | SF
Monday, January 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | City View at Metreon
2020 Black & Brown Comix Arts Festival: MLK Monday | SF

The Black & Brown Comix Arts Festival (BCAF) is a free, three-day festival that celebrates the creativity of people of color in the comic arts and popular visual culture and is dedicated to the notion that all audiences deserve to be subject in the culture ...

Free Muni on MLK Day 2020 | SF
Free Muni on MLK Day 2020 | SF
Take Muni to the MLK2020 celebration events in San Francisco on January 20 and honor the life and legacy of Dr. King through exciting activities for all. These free commemorative passes are a program of the Northern California Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Foundation, in partnership with San Francisco Municipal Transportation ...
Final Day: Free Boozy Hot Chocolate for Ice Skaters | SF
Final Day: Free Boozy Hot Chocolate for Ice Skaters | SF

After you’ve laced up your skates and enjoyed winter fun at the Union Square Ice Rink, glide over to Tratto Restaurant & Bar (located in The Marker), for the best kind of après-skate treat: free boozy hot chocolate. Free Boozy Hot Chocolate Everyday through January ...

Tour of Diego Rivera’s 1st US Mural | Union Square
Monday, January 20 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Please note, the tour is limited to 25 people.
| Secret Location (SF)
Tour of Diego Rivera's 1st US Mural | Union Square

The mural “Allegory of California” graces the stairwell of the City Club (formerly the Pacific Stock Exchange Club). Normally closed the public, this is an opportunity to see the first mural painted in the US by the great Mexican artist Diego Rivera. Free, but an ...Monthly

Krispy Kreme’s “Free Mini Doughnut Days” | Every Monday
Monday, January 20 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free every Monday in January 2020 from 4 pm to 7 pm.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Krispy Kreme's "Free Mini Doughnut Days" | Every Monday

Did you know a small cheat is proven to help keep your New Year’s resolutions on track? Krispy Kreme’s New Minis are the tastiest solution for your resolution. Four of your favorites doughnut flavors are now available in mini form – The Original Glazed ®, ...Every Monday

Live Piano Night w/ Susanne Mentzer | SF
Monday, January 20 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Live Piano Night w/ Susanne Mentzer | SF
Come and listen to Susanne Mentzer play live on Monday, January 20, 2020. Steven Bailey, piano PROGRAM Robert Schumann Frauenliebe und Leben, Op. 42 Carlisle Floyd text by Emily Dickinson Citizen of Paradise
North Beach Comedy Night | SF
Monday, January 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Tope Lounge
North Beach Comedy Night | SF

Come out to North Beach for a great night of cocktails and laughter. , The HellaFunny Comedy Collective will hand-select six of San Francisco’s Best Comedians to rock the mic. Free with RSVP – Otherwise $10 at the Door Comedians performing at this show ...Every Monday

“Resistance is Fertile” Free Comedy Night | SF
Monday, January 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot
"Resistance is Fertile" Free Comedy Night | SF

A show of queens, queers, and 1 token peen. Nicole Calasich, Shelbi Evans, and Brooke Heinichen bring you Resistance is Fertile featuring a majority female lineup of the Bay Area’s rising stars in comedy to discuss the joys of being a woman in a batshit ...Monthly

The Good, The Bad & The Funny Comedy Showcase | Blondie’s
Monday, January 20 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Blondie's Bar & No Grill
The Good, The Bad & The Funny Comedy Showcase | Blondie's
Mondays can be a drag. The 1st and 3rd Monday catch a free stand-up comedy show. The Good, The Bad, and The Funny Comedy Show at Blondie’s Bar is a bi-monthly comedy showcase featuring Bay Area comedians that have performed at Cobb’s Comedy Club, The ...

Tuesday, January 21

The Stinky Cheese Club | Bender’s
Tuesday, January 21 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring in a good cheese to share and get a free drink.
| Bender's Bar & Grill
The Stinky Cheese Club | Bender's

Mmm… tasty, smelly, stinky cheese. Bender’s hosts their monthly meeting of The Stinky Cheese Club. Bring in some cheese, crackers, fruit, veggies, etc…  (make it something impressive, not just the cheapest thing you got at Safeway) and get a free ice cold can of PBR ...Monthly

Gibby Haynes “Me & Mr. Cigar” Author Reading | City Lights Books
Tuesday, January 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | City Lights Books
Gibby Haynes "Me & Mr. Cigar" Author Reading | City Lights Books
From the wild and wonderful mind of Gibby Haynes—world famous Butthole Surfers front man/lyricist and self-proclaimed eternal Texan adolescent—comes the surreal tale of seventeen-year-old Oscar Lester and his trusted dog, Mr. Cigar. Oscar and his dog have made a pretty good life for themselves, despite the ...
Win Tix: Patrick Watson US Tour with Brad Barr | August Hall
Tuesday, January 21 – 8:30 pm | Cost: WIN | August Hall
A singer/songwriter, film composer, and pianist based in Montreal, Canada, Patrick Watson makes explorative chamber pop with his band often blending spare indie pop, synthesizer experiments, cinematic orchestral song, and a melancholy tone. The group’s second album, 2006’s Close to Paradise, won the Polaris Prize. After ...