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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.

Monday, January 21

Likely Cancelled: Free National Parks Day | MLK Jr. Day 2019
Likely Cancelled: Free National Parks Day | MLK Jr. Day 2019
Please note, this is likely cancelled due to the government shutdown. Some national parks may remain accessible to visitors; however, access may change without notice. Some parks are closed completely. Some visitor services may be available when provided by concessioners or other entities. For most parks, there ...

Wednesday, February 6

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, February 6 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One Café
Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF

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

Saturday, February 23

2019 Chinese New Year Parade | SF
Saturday, February 23 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Chinatown
2019 Chinese New Year Parade | SF
Named one of the world’s top ten parades, the Chinese New Year Parade in San Francisco is the largest celebration of its kind outside of Asia. It was started in the 1860s and takes place the weekend of the Chinese New Year Community Street Fair ...

Wednesday, March 6

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, March 6 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One Café
Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF

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

Sunday, March 17

“Brides of March” 2019 Wedding Dress Pub Crawl | SF
Sunday, March 17 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Bar Fluxus
"Brides of March" 2019 Wedding Dress Pub Crawl | SF
Grab a wedding dress and join the Brides and parade through the heart of San Francisco, strolling through Union Square, shopping at fancy stores and drinking in local bars. All you need for this event is a white wedding dress, the more elaborate, the better. Check ...

Sunday, October 6

2019 Castro Street Fair | SF
Sunday, October 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| Castro & Market
2019 Castro Street Fair | SF
A huge daytime costume party, the Castro Street Fair is once again filling the streets of the Castro with several stages of entertainment, unique costumes, art, and food. Bring a little of your inner freak to the festivities and experience a full day of live music, ...

Monday, November 11

Free National Parks Day: Veterans Day | 2019
Free National Parks Day: Veterans Day | 2019

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 ...

Thursday, December 5

Walt Disney Museum’s Annual Free Day | 2019
Walt Disney Museum's Annual Free Day | 2019
Celebrate Walt Disney’s birthday and get free admission to The Walt Disney Family Museum in the Presidio for their only free day of the year. In celebration of Walt Disney’s Birthday, they typically offer free admission to our main galleries and special exhibitions 2019 Walt Disney Family Museum Free Day Thursday, December 5, ...