Get Ready for Fun: Your Ultimate Bay Area Weekend Guide - December 30 & 31, 2023

December 27, 2023

Get Ready for Fun: Your Ultimate Bay Area Weekend Guide - December 30 & 31, 2023

Most Popular Upcoming Events

  1. San Francisco New Year’s Eve Fireworks at Midnight (2023/2024)

  2. Thrive City “Winter Wonderland” Free Ice Skating & DJ Skate Party (Dec. 9-26)

  3. $6 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose

  4. “Enchant” 2023: World’s Largest Christmas Light Maze in San Jose (Final Night)

  5. SF’s 2023 Kwanzaa Celebration (Day 1): Free R&B Concert w/ Headliner Vivian Green

  6. New Year’s Eve at San Jose’s 2023 “Christmas in the Park”

  7. Free Admission Hour “Japanese Tea Garden” at Golden Gate Park (SF)

  8. Holidays at Filoli Gardens 2023 (New Year’s Eve)

  9. “Disco Taco Tuesday” w/ $1 Margaritas at Underdogs (SoMa)

  10. CANCELED: Historic SF Bank Transforms Into Roller Disco for 1 Night Only

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  3. 2023 Tree Lightings & Holiday Lights (San Francisco + Bay Area)

  4. Historic Downtown SF Bank Tranforms Into Roller Disco for 1 Night Only (Dec. 29)

  5. Free Monthly Museum Days

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  7. San Francisco December Festivals & Street Fairs

  8. The Best of Winter in the Bay Area 2023/2024: What to Do and See

  9. 2023 Holiday Festivities (San Francisco + Bay Area)

  10. World’s Largest Holiday Light Maze & Village Coming to San Jose

SAN FRANCISCO

Saturday, December 30, 2023
7:00 pm Laugh GPT: SF’s First AI-Powered Stand-up Comedy Show (2023)   FREE*
7:00 pm “Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase (SF)   FREE*
8:00 pm Win Tix: “LCD Soundsystem” Epic SF New Year’s Eve Shows at Bill Graham Civic (Dec. 30-31)   FREE*
10:30 pm No Scrubs: ’90s Hip Hop and R&B Night (SF)   FREE*
9:30 am Free de Young Museum Day for Bay Area Residents (Every Saturday)   FREE*
9:30 am Free “Legion of Honor” Museum Day for Bay Area Residents (Every Saturday)   FREE*
4:00 pm SF’s “Clean up The City” West SoMa Cleanup (w/ Free Drink for Volunteers)   FREE
6:30 pm Live Band Karaoke at The San Francisco Mime Troupe HQ in the Mission   $5*
7:00 pm SF’s HellaDesi Comedy Night (Every Saturday)   FREE*

 

Sunday, December 31, 2023
2:00 pm SF’s 2023-2024 Kwanzaa Celebration (Day 6) w/ Free NYE Blues Concert at 111 Minna   FREE
7:00 pm “New Beers Eve” 2023/24 San Francisco Comedy Spectacular (Speakeasy Brewery)   $15*
7:00 pm NYE 2023/24 “Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Show + After Party (SF)   $15*
7:00 pm HellaNaughty NYE 2023-24: Dirty Joke Comedy Night at SF’s Most Famous Strip Club   $15*
7:00 pm F*ck 2023: SF’s New Year’s Eve Comedy Bash (SF)   $15*
8:30 pm “Laugh GPT” SF’s AI-Powered Comedy Show + After Party (New Year’s Eve 2023-24)   $15*
9:00 pm Win Tix: “LCD Soundsystem” Epic SF New Year’s Eve Shows at Bill Graham Civic (Dec. 30-31)   FREE*
10:00 am 38th Annual Japanese New Year Bell-Ringing Ceremony (Asian Art Museum)   $20*
10:00 am “Manny’s Neighborhood Trash Cleanup” w/ $1 Beer & Free Yoga Classes, Free Fries (SF)   FREE*
10:00 am SF’s Holiday Ice Skating Session at Union Square (New Year’s Eve)   $20*
11:00 am “Lindy in the Park” Swing Dance Party (Golden Gate Park)   FREE*
12:00 pm 2023 Macy’s Holiday Windows & Adorable Puppies & Kittens: Final Day | Union Square   FREE
1:00 pm Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party (SF)   FREE
5:30 pm SF City Hall Lights Up for New Year’s Eve (2023)   FREE
6:00 pm Golden Gate Park’s “Entwined” LED Forest Lights up on New Year’s Eve (2023)   FREE
9:00 pm “Heroes + Villains” New Year’s Eve Party w/ DJ SpydaT.E.K. (Emporium)   $10*
11:59 pm San Francisco New Year’s Eve Fireworks at Midnight (2023/2024)   FREE

 

EAST BAY

Fun events don't have to be limited to San Francisco. Here are some cost-effective ways to have fun in Oakland, Berkeley, and the neighboring regions of Alameda and Contra Costa counties.

Saturday, December 30, 2023
7:00 pm FREE: Oakland Comedy Saturday Night @ Secret Speakeasy (7p + 9p Shows) $0 – $20
8:00 pm Win Tix: “The String Cheese Incident” New Year’s Run 2023 at Oakland’s Fox Theater (Dec. 29-31) FREE*

 

Sunday, December 31, 2023
7:00 pm Oakland’s “F*ck 2023” New Year’s Eve Comedy Bash (2023-24)   $15*
7:00 pm Oakland’s Wild “Laughs & Slams” Wrestling & Comedy Warehouse Party (NYE 2023/24)   $15*
8:00 pm Win Tix: “The String Cheese Incident” New Year’s Run 2023 at Oakland’s Fox Theater (Dec. 29-31)   FREE*
8:30 pm NYE Oakland Warehouse Party & Comedy Show: Stroy Moyd & Friends (2023/24)   $15*
10:00 pm HellaSecret Hip Hop/Afrobeat Oakland NYE Party (2023-24) w/ Free Midnight Toast   $15*
5:00 pm NYE “Glowfari” Lights Festival 2023 at Oakland Zoo   $26*
7:30 pm SF Chamber Orchestra Free New Year’s Eve Concert (Berkeley)   FREE*

 

North Bay

Exciting Weekend Activities in Marin, Napa, Solano, and Sonoma You Shouldn't Miss. 

Saturday, December 30, 2023
8:00 pm AZ/DZ: CELEBRATES AC/DC $18
8:00 pm Blvkout, Yunger, Ezera, Coma Phase $10
8:30 pm Plovver - Inside $12 - $15
9:30 am Free de Young Museum Day for Bay Area Residents (Every Saturday) FREE
12:00 pm San Francisco SPCA + Macy's Present: The 37th Annual Holiday Adoption Windows FREE
10:00 am Civic Joy Fund : Clean up the city FREE 
9:45 pm  Brad Williams $35.25 - $50.25
8:00 pm Fishbone $36 - $41

 

Sunday, December 31, 2023
9:00 pm CON BRIO, MARSHALL HOUSE PROJECT, (NEW YEARS EVE EVENT) $40.00
7:00 pm New year's Eve with Anuhea $55 - $105
9:00 pm New year's Eve Comedy $40 - $56

 

SOUTH BAY

Explore the weekend's exciting events in San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Santa Cruz.

Saturday, December 30, 2023
7:00 pm Shen Yun FREE
9:30 am Free “Legion of Honor” Museum Day for Bay Area Residents (Every Saturday)   FREE*
10:00 am Civic Joy Fund : Clean up the city FREE 

 

Sunday, December 31, 2023
2:00 pm NEW YEAR'S EVE: Celebratory Bubbles, not eye troubles FREE
3:00 pm Shap Events Presents: New Year's Eve Day Party  FREE BEFORE 5PM

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