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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

Thursday, February 23

Adidas Giant Warehouse Sale: Winter 2017 | Cow Palace
Thursday, February 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free entry. But bring money for purchases, of course.
| Cow Palace
Adidas Giant Warehouse Sale: Winter 2017 | Cow Palace

Adidas is taking over part of the Cow Palace, February 23-26, 2017, for a “Giant Warehouse Clearance Event” and sale.
Every clearance event is different, but you should expect up to 75% savings on over 20,000 square feet of footwear, apparel and accessories. 
What Can I Find at …

Saturday, February 25

“Treasure Island Flea” Mardi Gras Celebration
Saturday, February 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: $3

Join in for a special Mardi Gras themed Treasure Island Flea. First 500 each day get free mardi gras beads. Happy hour specials: 2-for-1 craft hurricane cocktails. 30+ Food Trucks and tents serving New Orleans inspired foods like West Coast Gumbo and California Beignets. Live Jazz …

Final Day: Art Show Tribute to the Films of Hayao Miyazaki | SF
Saturday, February 25 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Final Day: Art Show Tribute to the Films of Hayao Miyazaki | SF
Noise Pop Free Happy Hour Concert: The Royal Panics | Bender’s
Saturday, February 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Noise Pop Free Happy Hour Concert: The Royal Panics | Bender's

Sunday, February 26

Funcheap’s 2017 Oscars Party: Oscar Bingo, Betting Pool & Free Popcorn | SPARK Social
Sunday, February 26 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with Facebook RSVP. Bring cash for food & drinks
| Spark Social SF
Funcheap's 2017 Oscars Party: Oscar Bingo, Betting Pool & Free Popcorn | SPARK Social

Join us at Spark Social SF for Funcheap’s 2017 Oscars Party. Enjoy free popcorn & roast marshmallows over a fire pit, Oscars betting pool, champagne and beer specials, and several of SF’s tastiest food trucks.
We’ll have the TVs tuned to the pre-show red carpet walk, …

Tuesday, February 28

Carnaval San Francisco 2017 Season Kick-Off: Fat Tuesday | The Mission
Tuesday, February 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Carnaval San Francisco 2017 Season Kick-Off: Fat Tuesday | The Mission

Come meet your neighbors and make new friends at the Annual Carnaval San Francisco Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Celebration at four venues in the Mission District.
There will be live samba drummers and dancers winding their way through the party, salsa, soca, cumbia, rumba so don’t …

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

Tuesday, March 7

Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch
Tuesday, March 7 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch
Free Guided Tours of 9th Circuit Court of Appeals | SF
Tuesday, March 7 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Free Guided Tours of 9th Circuit Court of Appeals | SF

Friday, March 10

Saturday, March 11

$43 Tix: San Francisco Vintners Market Spring 2017 | Fort Mason $43 Tix: San Francisco Vintners Market Spring 2017 | Fort Mason

San Francisco Vintners Market is back at Fort Mason again with a Spring 2017 wine showcase of up to 200 top notch wineries, so you can sample the wines on display and buy them on the spot.
The event features three hours of tastings from a …

Monday, March 13

9th Circuit Court of Appeals: Watch Historic Oral Arguments | SoMa
Monday, March 13 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE
9th Circuit Court of Appeals: Watch Historic Oral Arguments | SoMa
“GrooveWell” Super Funky Mondaze Dance Party | Milk Bar
Monday, March 13 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE

Wednesday, March 15

Thursday, March 16

Saturday, March 18

Art in the Park: Live Music, Arts & Spoken Word | Tenderloin
Saturday, March 18 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Art in the Park: Live Music, Arts & Spoken Word | Tenderloin

Sunday, March 19

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

Sunday, March 26

Free Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley
Sunday, March 26 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Free Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley

Tuesday, March 28

Free Guided Tours of 9th Circuit Court of Appeals | SF
Tuesday, March 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Free Guided Tours of 9th Circuit Court of Appeals | SF