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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, December 16

SF’s Filipino Night Market Holiday Pop-Up | December 2017 SF's Filipino Night Market Holiday Pop-Up | December 2017

Inspired by the vibrant night markets of Asia, Undiscovered SF is a free monthly Music+Art+Food Festival and curated collection of emerging artists and merchants that celebrate the rich cultural heritage of the SOMA Pilipinas district, located in the heart of San Francisco’s innovative South Of …

Win Tix: VIP Pass to SF’s Filipino Holiday Pop-Up Market | SoMa
Saturday, December 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: WIN
VIP Pass to SF's Filipino Holiday Pop-Up Market | SoMaContest Ended

Get a rare All-Access Pass to “Undiscovered” which includes $40 in credits for food and retail vendors.

SF Etsy’s Winter Pop Up Shop | 2017
Saturday, December 16 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE
SF Etsy's Winter Pop Up Shop | 2017
$5 Tix: A “Cathedral Christmas” Choir Concert | Grace Cathedral

Please note that $5 Tickets are not valid for this date.

2017 “Krampus Krawl”: Scary Xmas Pub Crawl | SF 2017 “Krampus Krawl”: Scary Xmas Pub Crawl | SF

It’s time once again to bring the Xmas weird back to Union Square with the fourth annual Krampusnacht celebration.
Join in to channel your own personal versions of the traditional Christmas demon Krampus, a pal of St. Nick and scourge of naughty children everywhere.
This is more wandering guerilla …

Sunday, December 17

Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford
Sunday, December 17 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE
Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford
SF Etsy’s Winter Pop Up Shop: Final Day | 2017
Sunday, December 17 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE
SF Etsy's Winter Pop Up Shop: Final Day | 2017
$5 Tix: A “Cathedral Christmas” Choir Concert | Grace Cathedral

Please note that $5 Tickets are not valid for this date.

Mayor Ed Lee Memorial Celebration | SF City Hall
Sunday, December 17 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Mayor Ed Lee Memorial Celebration | SF City Hall

Tuesday, December 19

$5 “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” Ticket Day | Oakland
Tuesday, December 19 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $5
$5

In a time long long ago, movie tickets cost less than the crazy amounts they do today.
For the latest blockbuster-to-be, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, we’ve checked out the prices for several Bay Area movie theaters and have found tickets as low as $5 (Oakland) …

Pop Up Bay Area: Chris Robinson (ex Black Crowes) Intimate Show | SF
Tuesday, December 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
Pop Up Bay Area: Chris Robinson (ex Black Crowes) Intimate Show | SF

Renee & Irish Greg‘s next show/podcast will star Chris Robinson (Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Black Crowes) in song and conversation on Tuesday, December 19th from 6-8:30pm at the Haight Street Art Center.
Free but RSVP Required
Guests will enjoy a complimentary happy-hour from 6-7pm in the gallery courtesy …

Friday, December 22

Final Night: “Doughbies Holiday Pop Up” Free Cookies & Coffee | SF
Friday, December 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Final Night:
$5 Tix: Final Night “Cathedral Christmas” Choir Concert | Grace Cathedral

Please note that $5 Tickets are not valid for this date.

Saturday, December 23

Tuesday, December 26

Hilton Union Square: 2-Night Winter Staycation Hotel Giveaway | SF
Tuesday, December 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: WIN
Hilton Union Square: 2-Night Winter Staycation Hotel Giveaway | SFEnter to Win

It’s time for a staycation! One lucky Funcheap winner will win a two-night weekend stay at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square on the weekend of your choice through March 31, 2018 (subject to availability and certain blackout dates).
This 46-floor hotel is a block away from just …

Friday, December 29

Saturday, December 30

Sunday, December 31

Coin Op’s “Free Play” Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa
Sunday, December 31 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Coin Op's

Tuesday, January 2

Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch
Tuesday, January 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch

Saturday, January 13

Tuesday, January 30