Tuesday in San Francisco: Fun Things to Do Each Week in SF

Tuesday in San Francisco is full of surprises. On the first week of the month, you can visit a number of SF's top museums admission free. You can also journey out on a free walking tour to learn more about this city's history.

Other fun things to do include sampling goodies at the Farmer's Market at the Ferry Building and catching a show at one of SF's theaters.

Tuesday nights are also fun in San Francisco. You can head to the theater, see a concert, or laugh all night long at one of our highly-rated comedy clubs. I've also included recommendations for some of my favorite bars and happy hour spots.

The murals on the first floor of Coit Tower.Some of the murals on the first floor of Coit Tower

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Farmer's Market

Every Tuesday, you will find an amazing Farmer's Markets at the Ferry Building along the Embarcadero. It features dozens of local producers offering up their goodies from fresh fruits and veggies to homemade sauces and jams.

If you love to try new foods, then you will definitely want to check this out.

It's from 10 am to 2 pm outside the Ferry Building at the end of Market Street.

Click here to find more fun things to do at the Ferry Building.

Free Walking Tours

If you want to learn more about the history of San Francisco, then check out these free walking tours provided by the public library. Every Tuesday in San Francisco, you can learn more about Golden Gate Park, the Ferry Building, and the Castro.

The detailed ceiling inside City Hall.Part of the detailed ceiling inside City Hall

You can also stroll through the controversial murals at the Rincon Center, check out the gorgeous interior of City Hall and find out more about the Japanese Tea Garden.

Click here for a list of walking tours this Tuesday and every Tuesday in SF.

Film Festivals

SF hosts almost 50 film festivals each year. You will find large festivals such as the International Film Festival in April. You will also find several smaller ones such through out the year.

These festivals run from a few days to up to more than two weeks. They often showcase their films on Tuesday afternoon and evening.

Click here to check out the list of upcoming festivals.

Self-Guided Walking Tours

If you want to get to know the city at your own pace, then check out my self-guided tours. These free trips take you through the best parts of the top districts.

On Tuesday in San Francisco, you will find most attractions open. It is also quieter and calmer, so it is the perfect day to check out these self-guided tours.

You can walk through Fisherman's Wharf, Chinatown, and North Beach. Other tours available include those for Golden Gate Park, the Haight Ashbury District, and Pacific Heights.

Click here to learn more and download one of my self-guided walking tours today!

Free Museum Admission

The first Tuesday of every month is when you can visit several SF museums at no charge! These include the the Conservatory of Flowers, the de Young and the Legion of Honor

Pink Orchids inside SF's Conservatory of FlowersPink Orchids inside SF's Conservatory of Flowers

On the second Tuesday of the month, head over to the Botanical Gardens in Golden Gate Park to stroll around their 55 acres of plants and flowers for free.

Find a schedule of free days for each museum.

Click here for more details on these and other top museums in SF.

Bay Cruises

Even locals love heading out on the bay on one of our popular cruises. You can sit back, relax and enjoy the scenery. You will find a variety of cruise options including a standard bay cruise, the Rocketboat (which twists around at top speed as you rock out to loud music) and the wine tasting cruise.

Each one has a unique offering and all are a lot of fun. They are also perfect for your entire family!

Additional Cruise and Tours You Might Enjoy on Tuesdays

Tuesday Night in San Francisco

You will also find so many fun things to on at night on Tuesday in San Francisco too. Here are just a few of my top picks.

SF Giants Baseball

The San Francisco Giants baseball team plays at home from April to the end of September. You can catch several Tuesday games. Most of these games start at 7:15pm and a few are in the early afternoons. Here are the upcoming games on Tuesday in San Francisco.

Other Sporting Events

In addition to the SF Giants, San Francisco and the Bay Area are home to several professional and college teams. They include the Oakland A's baseball team, the Golden State Warriors, team and the San Jose Sharks.

Find out more about these and other sporting events in SF.

SF Theater Performances

Another popular activity on Tuesday in San Francisco is the theater. Almost every night of the week, you can catch a performance at one of the larger theaters such as the Golden Gate Theater or the Orpheum Theater.

You will also find dozens of smaller shows at theaters in places such as the Cartwright Hotel.

Shows range from large productions such as the Lion King, Mama Mia! and The Book or Mormon to small, lesser known shows written by local, up-and-coming artists.

Click here for the current schedule of theater performances.

Happy Hour Specials

If you enjoy relaxing with a nice glass of wine or craft beer, then check out these happy hour specials. You will find my recommendations throughout the city. Some offer happy hour specials all day, while some are just for an hour or two each night.

Click here for a list of my favorite places to enjoy happy hour.

Check out this list of my favorite bars.

Concerts & Comedy

On Tuesday night in San Francisco, you can also head to a show. You will find several live music performances throughout the city. Some of the most popular include Slim's, the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, and the Fillmore.

We also have some great comedy clubs here. Many of them bring in top name acts all year long and I highly recommend checking them out if you are looking for something fun to do!

Here are some shows for the coming Tuesday.

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