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Friday, December 20

“Tindervention” Free Comedy Night at Cobbs | Dec. 20-21
Friday, December 20 – 9:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP. $17 without RSVP. Two Drink Minimum
| Cobb's Comedy Club
"Tindervention" Free Comedy Night at Cobbs | Dec. 20-21

Everyone has been on a Tinder or Bumble Date and by the end of the date thought “I Should’ve Swiped Left!” Come to Tindervention to hear some of the funniest Tinder Horror Stories and some Bumble Crumble tales from SF’s Top Comedians. Not to mention ...

Saturday, December 21

Free Union Square Ice Skating Lessons: Every Weekend | 2019-2020
Free Union Square Ice Skating Lessons: Every Weekend | 2019-2020

Don’t know how to skate? Kaiser Permanente is inviting beginner skaters to the Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines to come learn from professional skate instructors every weekend. Lessons are free (including skate rental) to those who sign up in ...Every Saturday

Free de Young Museum Day for Bay Area Residents | Every Saturday
Free de Young Museum Day for Bay Area Residents | Every Saturday

, the de Young offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to Bay Area 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

Free Legion of Honor Museum Day for Bay Area Residents | Every Saturday
Free Legion of Honor Museum Day for Bay Area Residents | Every Saturday

, the Legion of Honor offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to Bay Area 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 ...Every Saturday

Mission Science Workshop: Free Hands-on Science Saturday | SF
Saturday, December 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

Free PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio
Saturday, December 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

Children Craft Workshop & Free Photos with Santa Claus | Japantown
Saturday, December 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | East Japan Center Mall
Children Craft Workshop & Free Photos with Santa Claus | Japantown

Santa Claus has arrived at the Japan Center Malls. Visit Japan Center Malls for a perfect place to pose for photos with Santa and share your holiday wish list with him. Also, at the Little Hands Craft Shop, kids can make crafts to give away ...

2019 “Holiday Fanfare”: Free Outdoor Final Concert | Civic Center
Saturday, December 21 – 12:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Van Ness & Grove
2019 "Holiday Fanfare": Free Outdoor Final Concert | Civic Center
On its final day Saturday, December 21 there will be 2 Schedules: 12:45 pm to 1:45 pm and 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm.
Art in the Park: Live Music, Arts & Spoken Word | Tenderloin
Saturday, December 21 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boeddeker Park
Art in the Park: Live Music, Arts & Spoken Word | Tenderloin

An urban oasis in the Tenderloin, Boeddeker Park hosts “Art in the Park” every third Saturday for an afternoon of free live music, visual art and spoken word from 3pm to 5pm with free refreshments. Art in the Park Every Third Saturday | 3pm Boeddeker Park, 240 Eddy St. ...Monthly

14 Hours of The Bay Lights | The Longest Night of the Year 2019
Saturday, December 21 – 4:54 pm | Cost: FREE | Embarcadero
14 Hours of The Bay Lights | The Longest Night of the Year 2019
Many people view the winter solstice grimly as the shortest day of the year, but The Bay Lights, the world’s largest LED light sculpture, offers us a brighter outlook. We can now relish winter solstice as the longest night of the year because The Bay Lights will ...
Downtown SF’s Desi Comedy Night | Every Saturday
Saturday, December 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP for first 100 people. $10 at door without RSVP
| Bar Fluxus
Downtown SF's Desi Comedy Night | Every Saturday

It’s San Francisco’s brand new (and only) weekly Desi Comedy Night at a cool downtown SF art bar with HellaFunny and Funcheap. See a showcase of some of the Bay Area’s top comedians of Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan, Bangladeshi, Afghani, and South Asian descent. Let’s celebrate the ...Every Saturday

San Francisco Winter Comedy Festival | December 2019
Saturday, December 21 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required, otherwise $10 at the door
| Neck of The Woods
San Francisco Winter Comedy Festival | December 2019

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, ...

“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF
Saturday, December 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $10
| Murphy's Pub
“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF

Nightlife on Mars is a weekly comedy show at Murphy’s Pub, produced by local comics Joe Nguyen, Red Scott, and Natasha Muse. The three members of Nightlife on Mars are the triptych that represents the spiritual base of the San Francisco comedy scene. Between them, ...Every Saturday

“Downtown Comedy Night” Comedy Show | SF
"Downtown Comedy Night" Comedy Show | SF

Every Saturday night downtown comes alive with a fresh new comedy set hosted by Feel Woods (SF Sketchfest) and the HellaFunny crew. Comedians on this showcase have been seen at the SF Sketchfest, Punchline, Cobbs, Viceland, NBC, ABC and many many more. Bar Fluxus, run ...

“Fringe” Indie Music Video Party | Madrone Art Bar
Saturday, December 21 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 10 pm with RSVP on Facebook; otherwise, it's $5. 21+
| Madrone Art Bar

Fringe, the indie music video dance party, happens every third Saturday at Madrone Art Bar. Free before 10 pm with an RSVP; otherwise, it’s $5. DJs Blondie K and subOctave will spin your favorite indie music videos plus the latest remixes to create a buzz on the dance floor. “In ...Monthly

Push The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight
Saturday, December 21 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, it's $6.
| Underground SF
Push The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight

Push The Feeling is monthly dance party happening every third Saturday at Underground SF (424 Haight St.) in the Lower Haight. Resident DJs YR Skull and epicsauce invite local and out-of-town guest DJs to their decks every month. The party is typically free before 10 pm with an RSVP, and ...Monthly

“Tindervention” Stand Up Comedy & Tinder Horror Stories | Cobbs
Saturday, December 21 – 9:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP. $17 without RSVP. Two Drink Minimum
| Cobb's Comedy Club
"Tindervention" Stand Up Comedy & Tinder Horror Stories | Cobbs

Everyone has been on a Tinder or Bumble Date and by the end of the date thought “I Should’ve Swiped Left!” Come to Tindervention to hear some of the funniest Tinder Horror Stories and some Bumble Crumble tales from SF’s Top Comedians. Not to mention ...

San Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF
Saturday, December 21 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)

Every third Saturday, you are invited to bicycle with the San Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride as they set out to a new mystery location in SF. Where to meet? They’ll post ride start locations on their website and Facebook page, the day of the ride only; there’s ...Monthly

Sunday, December 22

After Dawn: Premiere Sunday Morning Party | SF
Sunday, December 22 – 6:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Monroe
After Dawn: Premiere Sunday Morning Party | SF

morning late-night partygoers and early risers migrate to Monroe for the best house music SF has to offer: 2 Bars, Spacious plush booth seating, Outdoor patio, and refreshing cocktails. Take part in a local nightlife experience with the sounds and vibes of Afterdawn. After ...Every Sunday

Children Craft Workshop & Free Photos with Santa Claus | Japantown
Sunday, December 22 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | East Japan Center Mall
Children Craft Workshop & Free Photos with Santa Claus | Japantown

Santa Claus has arrived at the Japan Center Malls. Visit Japan Center Malls for a perfect place to pose for photos with Santa and share your holiday wish list with him. Also, at the Little Hands Craft Shop, kids can make crafts to give away ...

Free Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF
Sunday, December 22 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Yoga Garden SF
Free Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF

Please note, this month the Free Yoga Class for Beginners | SF is happening on December 22 and not on December 15 as was previously listed. Monthly

Bayview Hunters Point’s Christmas Tree Giveaway | SF
Bayview Hunters Point's Christmas Tree Giveaway | SF
Free Christmas Trees for anyone in the Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood. This is a special project of SF Guardsmen, The Mayor’s Office, and the SF Housing Authority that aims to bring the holiday spirit to NOW Hunters Point. Don’t miss the 2019 Annual Christmas Tree ...
2019 “Light of Menorah” Pop-Up Glowing Hanukkah Party | Ghirardelli Square
Sunday, December 22 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Advance reservation requested.
| Ghirardelli Square
2019 "Light of Menorah" Pop-Up Glowing Hanukkah Party | Ghirardelli Square
Celebrate the first night of Hanukkah by dressing up in your favorite light-up, glittery and glowing clothes. Over eight days, the candlelight glows more and more each night. Come together on the first night to make that light even brighter and head into the darkest ...
Illuminate 2019: SF’s Festival of Light | 40+ Light Sculptures
Sunday, December 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Illuminate 2019: SF's Festival of Light | 40+ Light Sculptures

Illuminate SF Festival of Light happens Thanksgiving 2019 through New Year’s Day 2020 and shines a light on San Francisco’s ever-expanding light art scene. Get your glow on during this two-month celebration during the longest nights of the year. In past years, the city has hosted ...

2019 Chanukah Festival & 25-Foot-Tall Menorah: 1st Night | Dec. 22-29
Sunday, December 22 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*2 pm Kids Activities, plus musical performance.
| Union Square Park
2019 Chanukah Festival & 25-Foot-Tall Menorah: 1st Night | Dec. 22-29

Celebrate Chanukah 2019 with the 45th annual lighting of the 25-foot tall mahogany Bill Graham Menorah in Union Square. This San Francisco tradition, the brainchild of rock and roll concert promoter Bill Graham, begun in 1975. Lighting ceremonies take place from December 22nd-29th, at approximately 4:30 ...