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Johnny is a self-described cheap-aholic who hunts down the free-er side of San Francisco. He loves street fairs, free concerts in the park, and anywhere that offers free food. Johnny has been featured on KQED's Forum, CBS's Eye on the Bay and is a contributor to the San Francisco Bay Guardian, KFOG and KGO 810 AM. Johnny is the founder of FunCheapSF.com

Saturday, January 21

Lunar New Year Lion Dancing: Mini Traveling Festival | SF
Saturday, January 21 – 10:15 am | Cost: FREE
Lunar New Year Lion Dancing: Mini Traveling Festival | SF
Win Tix: “Non Stop Bhangra” 2017 Kick Off Indian Dance Party | Public Works
Saturday, January 21 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Public Works
Contest Ended

Non Stop Bhangra dance floor returns on January 21st, celebrating 5 years at Public Works and kicking off their 13th year of productions in SF. Voted as one of the best dance parties in SF, it’s a treat for the eyes and ears.
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Tuesday, January 24

Wednesday, January 25

Harvey Milk Plaza Redesign Meeting | Castro
Wednesday, January 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Harvey Milk Plaza Redesign Meeting | Castro

Saturday, January 28

All Out 2017: REI’s Day of 30+ Free Awesome Outdoor Classes | Bay Area
Saturday, January 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
All Out 2017: REI's Day of 30+ Free Awesome Outdoor Classes | Bay Area

To kick off a year dedicated to getting outside every day, beginning on Saturday, January 28, 2017 REI is offering hundreds of free outdoor events and REI Outdoor School classes.
With more than 30 events in the Bay Area (and 350+ total events planned across …

Monday, January 30

20-Foot Tall Bamboo Lanterns Light Up SF | Civic Center Plaza
Monday, January 30 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE
20-Foot Tall Bamboo Lanterns Light Up SF | Civic Center Plaza
20-Foot Tall Bamboo Lanterns Light Up SF | Civic Center Plaza
Monday, January 30 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE
20-Foot Tall Bamboo Lanterns Light Up SF | Civic Center Plaza

First it was massive glow-in-the-dark bunnies… now it’s giant LED bamboo lanterns.
From January to March six large-scale illuminated sculptures by Hong Kong artist Freeman Lau will be on display as a temporary art installation in San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza.
The 20-foot tall series of sculptures by Hong Kong artist …

Tuesday, January 31

Saturday, February 4

Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, February 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park
Mission Art & Performance Crawl | Mission Dist.
Saturday, February 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Mission Art & Performance Crawl | Mission Dist.

Sunday, February 5

Tuesday, February 7

Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch
Tuesday, February 7 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch

Thursday, February 9

Ghirardelli Square Summer Beer Garden & Free Snacks | SF
Thursday, February 9 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE

Please note that this event is not taking place

Friday, February 10

Saturday, February 11

KNBR Giants FanFest 2017 | AT&T Park
Saturday, February 11 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but parking might be an additional charge
| AT&T Park
KNBR Giants FanFest 2017 | AT&T Park

KNBR’s 24th Giants FanFest takes place at AT&T Park, Saturday, February 11, 2017. The day typically includes live KNBR broadcasts on the field, player Q&As, free player autographs, places to take photos, a kids zone and more.
Expect a chance to roam the field and meet players like Madison Bumgarner, …

“Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square
Saturday, February 11 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE

Monday, February 13

“GrooveWell” Super Funky Mondaze Dance Party | Milk Bar
Monday, February 13 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE

Tuesday, February 14

Sunday, February 19

Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford
Sunday, February 19 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE
Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford

Monday, February 20

Tuesday, February 28

Saturday, March 4

Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, March 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park

Sunday, March 5