You’re bored in San Francisco … 25 links to cool, cheap and random stuff going on in San Fran

I always have a tough time finding stuff to do in San Francisco … NOT! Here is a love list completely copied from the San Francisco CS group. I always get asked for lists of things to do in all the cities I’ve visited … so this is a start to those lists. Who said that you can’t find anything to do on a Monday night … well it’s tough if you live in a crappy city … true story!

  1. People In Plazas – free musical concerts in San Francisco public spaces.
  2. The List – great list of concerts, gigs, shows in the area.
  3. – one of my favourites! Cool stuff on a budget.
  4. San Francisco City Guides – Free walking tours of San Francisco.
  5. Seward Street Slides – A hidden urban playground in the Castro.
  6. SF Bay Guardian – a cool and useful local newspaper.
  7. Free Museum Days – a list of free entry days in the Bay Area .
  8. Audium – Sound sculptures are performed in darkness in this theatre.
  9. 7×7 – an “insider’s” guide to some of the best of SF.
  10. Laughing Squid – art, culture and technology from San Francisco and beyond.
  11. Bay Area On The Cheap – free and affordable things to do in the San Francisco Bay Area.
  12. – a comprehensive guide to SF arts.
  13. First Thursday Art – on this day every month many galleries in SF hold a casual open house.
  14. SF Station – San Francisco’s City Guide.
  15. Upcoming – a list of local events.
  16. Broke-Ass Stuart’s Goddamn Website – oddball gems and cheap stuff.
  17. Plant Trees SF Listings – yes, another listing of local events.
  18. Lilycat’s listings – even yet still more events!
  19. Going SF – for people who love to go out to clubs and events.
  20. The Cheap Bastards Guide to San Francisco – pretty self-explanatory!
  21. Indybay – news and happenings in SF and the Bay Area.
  22. Really Really Free Market – it’s a market and it’s FREE!
  23. SF Critical Mass – go for a ride with hundreds of people through SF. Last Friday of the month.
  24. The Bike Hut – bike rentals, repairs and sales near the ballpark.
  25. San Francisco Stairways – some of the best stairs in SF.
  26. Free Entrance Days in the National Parks – if you want to explore parks in California or other states.

About Rishiray

Rishi Sankar is a Cloud HRMS Project Manager/ Solution Architect. Over the past 15+ years, he has managed to combine his overwhelming wanderlust with a desire to stay employed, resulting in continuing stints with 3 major consulting firms (IBM, Deloitte, Accenture). He documents his adventures around the world on "Ah Trini Travelogue" with pictures and stories from the road/tuk-tuk/camel/rickshaw. You can follow him on Twitter at @rishiray and on Facebook at "Ah Trini Travelogue . He doesn't like Chicken Curry but loves Curry Chicken and is always trying to find the perfect Trinidadian roti on the road. He also doesn't like cheese and kittens ... and definitely not together. E-mail from his blog is appreciated like a 35 yr old Balvenie at

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