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Friday, September 20

“Block Fest” Tenderloin Arts Festival & Free Art Making | SF
Friday, September 20 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| CounterPULSE
"Block Fest" Tenderloin Arts Festival & Free Art Making | SF

Every first and third Friday of the month, locally sourced Artist Activators offer up free art making. Block Fest animates and celebrates the unit block of Turk Street with free arts activities, cultural offerings, community information, and discussion for the local residents, workers, and visitors. From ...Monthly

Schroeder’s 126th Oktoberfest Block Party | SF
Friday, September 20 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but food and drinks are for purchase.
| Schroeder's Restaurant
Schroeder's 126th Oktoberfest Block Party | SF
Schroeder’s is kicking off Oktoberfest in true Bavarian Style with their annual block party. It’ll be a lively bash with Live Music by San Francisco favorites Pop Rocks, Lots of Beer, Jager Shots, Sausages, Pretzels, Prizes, Beer Games. There will also be a costume contest; Dirndls and ...

Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa
Friday, September 20 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
| Sightglass Coffee
Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa

, join Sightglass Coffee at their 7th Street training lab for good conversation, tasty coffees, and warm fuzzy feelings. Sightglass Coffee Cupping Every Friday | 3 pm Sightglass Coffee, 270 7th Street, SF FREE, but an RSVP is required Cupping is a powerful tool for evaluating coffees ...Every Friday

SF Hispanic Heritage Festival: Free Zapotec Rugs Craft Making | Lake Merced
Friday, September 20 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Merced Branch Library
SF Hispanic Heritage Festival: Free Zapotec Rugs Craft Making | Lake Merced
Zapotec rug making is a tradition as long as antiquity in Oaxaca State, Mexico, and as current as today. Make your own Zapotec rug painting using traditional patterns, designs from nature, or whatever you can imagine.
“Free Play” Weekend: 50+ Arcade Games & Pinball | Coin-Op
Friday, September 20 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Coin-Op Game Room
"Free Play" Weekend: 50+ Arcade Games & Pinball | Coin-Op

Join us for Free Play September! Thats right, for the entire month of September we are showing our appreciation to everyone who loves to play arcade games by letting you play all of our games for free, all you have to do is walk in ...

$15 Friday Tickets: Oktoberfest by the Bay 2019 | SF
Friday, September 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*$15 Tickets (save $10) with promo code FUNCHEAP
| Pier 35
$15 Friday Tickets: Oktoberfest by the Bay 2019 | SF

The 20th Annual Oktoberfest by the Bay brings the spirit of Munich, Germany to the city by the bay with tasty German fare, lots of great German beer, Bavarian dancing, and an authentic German “oompah” music from 21-piece Chico Bavarian Band and more. Oktoberfest by the ...

“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF
Friday, September 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF

More than 30 food vendors, with a full bar and bands and DJs? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market. Discover everything from Beijing-style crispy-fried crepes (Jianbing) and Filipino desserts, to handmade pasta, Neapolitan pizza, and Haitian pork griot – along with ...Every Friday

Win Tix: A.C.T.’s Drinks & Drama Fridays “Top Girls” | SF
Friday, September 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Geary Theater (ACT)
A.C.T. will offer numerous InterACT events for each mainstage production during the 2019–20 season that give patrons opportunities to get closer to the action while having an entire night out at the theater. New for the 2019–20 season, A.C.T. is opening its doors at each ...
SF Hispanic Heritage Festival: “Off the Wall” Gallery Talk & Discussion | Mission Dist.
Friday, September 20 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
SF Hispanic Heritage Festival: "Off the Wall" Gallery Talk & Discussion | Mission Dist.
On September 20, 2019 at 6:30 pm, join the Off the Wall- Gallery Talk. There will have a panel discussion with graphic and poster artists. Moderator- Jesus Barraza Artists – Juan Fuentes, Calixto Robles, Ali Blum, Alyssa Aviles Historian – Lincoln Cushing will talk about Bay Area Chicano/Latino ...
Brave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | SF
Friday, September 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Barebottle Brewing Company
Brave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | SF

Brave New Jokes is a premier comedy showcase hosted by Michael Alvarenga (SJ Improv), Vincent Chuang (SF Punch Line), and Brooke Heinichen (SF Sketchfest) at Barebottle Brewing Company. Every third Friday of the month, they feature a diverse range of comedians from Bay Area headliners to ...Monthly

2019 Art Explosion Fall Open Studios: Opening Gala | Mission Dist.
Friday, September 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Art Explosion Studios
2019 Art Explosion Fall Open Studios: Opening Gala | Mission Dist.

Art Explosion Studios, the Mission’s largest Artist’s collective is holding its 2019 Annual Fall Open Studios on Sept 20-22, 2019. Come see over 100 artists as they open their studios to exhibit their work. Painters, sculptures, photographers, fashion designers and jewelers will be showing so ...

“HellaFunny Fridays” San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SoMa
Friday, September 20 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $10 at the Door
| Trademark and Copyright
"HellaFunny Fridays" San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SoMa

San Francisco has one of the best underground comedy scenes in America. Come check out some of the Bay’s best rising comics at HellaFunny’s weekly stand-up comedy show “HellaFunny Fridays.” HellaFunny Fridays at 9:30pm Trademark and Copyright, 1123 Folsom Stree (and 7th St.), ...Every Friday

Free Summer Pop-Up Comedy Weekend | Sept. 20-21
Friday, September 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required, otherwise $10 at the door
| Neck of The Woods
Free Summer Pop-Up Comedy Weekend | Sept. 20-21

HellaFunny and Funcheap are taking over the Neck of the Woods and turning it into a secret pop-up comedy club for one weekend. Come enjoy some big laughs with some of SF’s best comedians. Comedians from this show have been seen on NBC, ABC, Viceland, ...

“HellaSingle” Comedy Show & Singles Mixer | SF
Friday, September 20 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $15 at the Door
| Trademark and Copyright
"HellaSingle" Comedy Show & Singles Mixer | SF

Tired of swiping right? Bumble making you humble? On an unsuccessful Hinge binge? Or tired of your dating life not Happn’n? Come to HellaSingle… SF’s only comedy show and dating mixer for singles ready to mingle. Laugh at world-class comedians and maybe meet the love of ...

HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More) | SF
Friday, September 20 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 10:30pm; $5 after
| Bar Fluxus
HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More) | SF

Come to an amazing downtown art bar, Bar Fluxus to enjoy some classic RnB tunes with DJ BeatsMe. Hear some classic throwbacks from Ginuwine, TLC, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Prince, Usher, Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys, Frank Ocean, Brandy, Missy and Aaliyah and more. HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, ...

Saturday, September 21

2019 California Coastal Cleanup Day | How to Sign Up
Saturday, September 21 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
2019 California Coastal Cleanup Day | How to Sign Up
Help keep San Francisco’s stretch of the coastline clean at the 2019 California Coastal Cleanup Day on the third Saturday of September. 2019 California Coastal Cleanup Day Saturday, September 21, 2019 | 9 am to noon All Over California FREE Cleanup and restoration activities will be happening in San Francisco, ...
Battle for the Bay Volunteer Challenge: San Francisco vs. Oakland
Saturday, September 21 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Battle for the Bay Volunteer Challenge: San Francisco vs. Oakland
San Francisco Mayor London Breed and Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf are leading volunteers from their two cities to face off in a cleaning and greening competition on Saturday, September 21, 2019 as part of the annual California Coastal Cleanup Day. The challenge is on to protect our ...
Free de Young Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday
Free de Young Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday

, the de Young offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to San Francisco residents. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require the full admission price. Saturdays feature engaging art experiences for the entire family, including ...Every Saturday

Free Legion of Honor Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday
Free Legion of Honor Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday

, the Legion of Honor offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to San Francisco residents. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require the full admission price. Saturdays feature engaging art experiences for the entire family, ...Every Saturday

Smithsonian’s 15th Annual Free Museum Day | 2019
Saturday, September 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you must signup and download your free ticket
| San Francisco Bay Area
Smithsonian's 15th Annual Free Museum Day | 2019

Museum Day brings together museums, zoos & cultural centers from all 50 states to offer free admission to all Museum Day ticket holders for the 15th Annual Free Museum Day. Museum Day represents a national commitment to access, equality and inclusion. 2019 Smithsonian Magazine Museum ...

Free PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio
Saturday, September 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Free PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio

The free PresidiGo Shuttle system welcomes park visitors, residents, and employees with fully accessible shuttles and bike racks. There are two PresidiGo Shuttle services, each with different policies and guidelines – Around the Park and Downtown. Downtown (Free on Weekends) The Downtown express route make stops ...Monthly

2019 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Saturday
Saturday, September 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. On Sunday , Sept. 22nd, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center
2019 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Saturday

Every year Friends of the San Francisco Public Library fills up the Festival Pavilion Pier at Fort Mason for the Big Book Sale, an iconic San Francisco tradition. This family-friendly event features over 500,000 books and media of all kinds. Children’s books, board books, music ...

Mission Science Workshop: Free Hands-on Science Saturday | SF
Saturday, September 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are appreciated.
| Mission Science Workshop (Excelsior)
Mission Science Workshop: Free Hands-on Science Saturday | SF

Mission Science Workshop is a non-profit community science center that provides hands-on science activities for SF youth and families. Visit their monthly free Saturday open house program, where you can build toys and projects, hold snakes and lizards, and explore the collections of bones, fossils, ...Monthly

2019 “Pier to Pier” History Walk & Festival | SF
Saturday, September 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Registration Required
| The Maritime Museum
2019 "Pier to Pier" History Walk & Festival | SF
The San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park is hosting its 6th Annual “Pier to Pier” Walk & Festival. The aim of this event is to promote outdoor exercise for adults 50+ and adults with disabilities, but everyone is welcome to this family event. Bring a friend, family ...
Transportation/Transformations Community Day | SF
Saturday, September 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Pay what you wish on Community Days.
| Exploratorium
Transportation/Transformations Community Day | SF
You’re invited to walk, bike, or take public transit to Pier 15 on September 21! This festive Community Day wraps up Transportation/Transformations, a week exploring the future of sustainable transportation. On Saturday, September 21, pay what you wish, get a peek at new transportation technology, experience more than ...