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San FranFREEsco has joined up with FunCheap to help hunt down the most interesting free (and cheap) events in the Bay Area.

These events are hand-picked by Becca Bandit of San FranFREEsco, which shares with you all the best FREE or almost free events and happenings in the SF Bay Area including concerts, parties, open bars, free food, free events, art openings, free museum admission, fairs, festivals and more.

Sunday, August 1

Stern Grove Festival w/ Rock Icon “Joan Jett & the Blackhearts”
Sunday, August 1 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated. Tickets required
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove Festival w/ Rock Icon "Joan Jett & the Blackhearts"

Stern Grove Festival announced a packed lineup for their 2021 season highlighted by a July 4th concert with the San Francisco Symphony, Thievery Corporation on July 11, Fitz & The Tantrums on August 15th and the finale “The Big Picnic” with Tower of Power and Too ...

Tuesday, August 3

Stern Grove RSVP Window Opens at 2p: Fitz & The Tantrums (8/15)
Tuesday, August 3 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated. Tickets required
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove RSVP Window Opens at 2p: Fitz & The Tantrums (8/15)

Stern Grove Festival announced a packed lineup for their 2021 season highlighted by a July 4th concert with the San Francisco Symphony, Thievery Corporation on July 11, Fitz & The Tantrums on August 15th and the finale “The Big Picnic” with Tower of Power and Too ...

Wednesday, August 4

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, August 4 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One Café
Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF

Join the monthly Free Waffle Wednesday at the Capital One 360 Café in the Financial District and enjoy a complimentary waffle from 9 am to 11 am, or while they last. These Belgian-style street waffles come in tasty flavors like TCHO chocolate, maple-bacon, salted caramel ...Monthly

Sunday, August 8

Stern Grove Festival w/ “Thundercat”: Free Concert in the Park
Sunday, August 8 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated. Tickets required
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove Festival w/ "Thundercat": Free Concert in the Park

Stern Grove Festival announced a packed lineup for their 2021 season highlighted by a July 4th concert with the San Francisco Symphony, Thievery Corporation on July 11, Fitz & The Tantrums on August 15th and the finale “The Big Picnic” with Tower of Power and Too ...

Sunday, August 15

“Fitz & The Tantrums” Free Concert in the Park (Stern Grove Festival)
Sunday, August 15 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated. Tickets required
| Stern Grove
"Fitz & The Tantrums" Free Concert in the Park (Stern Grove Festival)

Stern Grove Festival announced a packed lineup for their 2021 season highlighted by a July 4th concert with the San Francisco Symphony, Thievery Corporation on July 11, Fitz & The Tantrums on August 15th and the finale “The Big Picnic” with Tower of Power and Too ...

Tuesday, August 17

Stern Grove Finale RSVP Window Opens at 2p: The Big Picnic (8/29)
Tuesday, August 17 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated. Tickets required
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove Finale RSVP Window Opens at 2p: The Big Picnic (8/29)

Stern Grove Festival announced a packed lineup for their 2021 season highlighted by a July 4th concert with the San Francisco Symphony, Thievery Corporation on July 11, Fitz & The Tantrums on August 15th and the finale “The Big Picnic” with Tower of Power and Too ...

Sunday, August 29

Stern Grove Festival 2021 Finale: The Big Picnic w/ Tower of Power + Too $hort
Sunday, August 29 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated. Tickets required
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove Festival 2021 Finale: The Big Picnic w/ Tower of Power + Too $hort

Stern Grove Festival announced a packed lineup for their 2021 season highlighted by a July 4th concert with the San Francisco Symphony, Thievery Corporation on July 11, Fitz & The Tantrums on August 15th and the finale “The Big Picnic” with Tower of Power and Too ...

Wednesday, September 1

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, September 1 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One Café
Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF

Join the monthly Free Waffle Wednesday at the Capital One 360 Café in the Financial District and enjoy a complimentary waffle from 9 am to 11 am, or while they last. These Belgian-style street waffles come in tasty flavors like TCHO chocolate, maple-bacon, salted caramel ...Monthly

Sunday, September 19

40th Anniversary “Comedy Day in the Park” | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, September 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Robin Williams Meadow (Sharon Meadow)
40th Anniversary "Comedy Day in the Park" | Golden Gate Park
San Francisco’s original, longest-running, free, outdoor comedy concert in the world, Comedy Day in the Park is back to celebrate its 40th anniversary. If you like lounging in the park, laughing your ass off, then the 40th Anniversary Comedy Day might be the best way for you to ...

Saturday, October 16

Corgi Con Fall 2021: Massive Dogo Beach Paw-ty (Ocean Beach)
Saturday, October 16 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ocean Beach (Below Cliff House)
Corgi Con Fall 2021: Massive Dogo Beach Paw-ty (Ocean Beach)
The NorCal Corgi Con is a wonderfully bizarre beach day bash for dogs (and their pawrents) that brings together hundreds of enthusiastic Corgis, their owners and wannabes too on Ocean Beach in San FranCorgsco, between Stairwell 2 and 5 near the Cliff House, from 10 am to 2 ...

Thursday, November 11

Free National Parks Day: Veterans Day | 2021
Free National Parks Day: Veterans Day | 2021

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 ...