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SF Weekday Guide 10/5/15-10/9/15
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SF Weekday Guide 10/5/15-10/9/15

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Updated: 10 November 2016
This week, San Francisco has some exciting free events to offer. Start the week off with free museum admissions and end the week surrounded by food trucks. Don’t worry, that mid-week hump also has a surprise in store. Did someone say, ‘Fleet Week?’

Monday, 10/5

First Day to RSVP: Free Harbor Tours: USS Potomac & Giant Cranes

Have you ever wanted to get personally acquainted with the Bay Area? Sure, you know the surrounding bridges, oceans, mountains, but how well do you know the thing at which the entire area is named after, the Bay? This Monday, RSVP for one of the two-time slots available for a free tour of the surrounding Oakland harbor aboard the historic USS Potomac. Get up close and personal with some of the world’s largest cranes aboard a 90-minute educational tour. These opportunities don’t happen often, so take full advantage.

When: Monday, October 5, 2015 at 10 am.

Where: 540 Water Street (at Clay Street) in Jack London Square

Ticketing: RSVP here

Tuesday, 10/6

Free First Tuesday’s at De Young Museum & Legion of Honor

San Francisco loves the first Tuesday of the month. Get free admission into two of the most renowned and beloved landmarks of San Francisco this Tuesday, The De Young Museum, a fine arts museum, and the Legion of Honor, also a fine arts museum famous for the building in which it’s housed.

When: Tuesday, 10/6

Where: De Young Museum & Legion of Honor

Ticketing: Admission is free, special exhibition fees still apply

Thursday, 10/8

Fleet Week 2015 | Blue Angels Arrival & Practice

The best time of the year is back, Fleet Week. Before the main debut, enjoy a preview from the Blue Angels this Thursday. This event takes place over three consecutive days, attracting over a million people every year. Watch as the United States Navy Blue Angels put on a breathtaking display, while on the ground visitors enjoy a family friendly festival featuring the Fleet Week Humanitarian Village. Enjoy ship tours before the show from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

When: Practice from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Marina Green

Ticketing: Free admission, buy tickets for premium box seating

Friday, 10/9

‘Off the Grid’ Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason

Every Friday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. San Francisco is home to the largest evening street food market with over 30 food, drink, and merchant vendors. Start your weekend off by grubbing and enjoying the free live music from 8 p.m. – 10 p.m. Eat, drink, and be merry, all ages are welcome.

When: 5 p.m.-10 p.m.

Where: Fort Mason Center

Ticketing: Free, pay vendors