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Talk Like a Pirate DayTalk Like a Pirate Day
By - posted 9/17/2011
Celebrations

Scallywags and sailors alike unite every year on September 19 to don their seafaring finest and to lend their conversation some swagger in honor of International “Talk Like a Pirate Day.” This year the holiday falls on a Monday, which gives cubicle corsairs the chance to start off the workweek right more...

Win Tix: Oakland A's MVP Prize PackWin Tix: Oakland A’s MVP Prize Pack
By - posted 9/16/2011
Win Stuff

For September, Funcheap is helping  BART pick the final A’s Fan of the Game for 2011. The only way to enter is right here on FuncheapSF.com! One winner will receive: Two MVP tickets on Wednesday, September 21 at 7:05pm (Oakland vs. Texas) A $50 BART ticket Early field access to batting practice A ride around the more...

What's Out There Weekend 2011What’s Out There Weekend 2011
By - posted 9/14/2011
City Discoveries

Whether you’re a award-winning scholar or just a first-year architecture student, spend your weekend with the Cultural Landscape Foundation’s “What’s Out There Weekend” series, which features two full days of free expert guided tours highlighting the some of the city’s most mesmerizing modern landscapes on Saturday, September 17 and Sunday, more...

Dragon Boat Festival '11Dragon Boat Festival ’11
By - posted 9/14/2011
Get Out: Events

Head to Treasure Island for a free weekend of world-class dragon boat racing, spectacular cultural performances, and fun-filled activities for the whole family at the largest competitive dragon boat festival in the United States. The festival features upwards of 110 dragon boat teams and 3,500 dragon boat paddlers racing 500 and more...

Berkeley Old Time Music ConventionBerkeley Old Time Music Convention
By - posted 9/13/2011
Get Out: Events

A five-day music festival featuring performances by local and national acts, the 2011 Berkeley Old Time Music Convention consists of everything from an open cabaret to an illustrious stringband contest in venues throughout Berkeley. So check out their schedule and come to watch jam sessions and square dances, or just to learn a more...

PARK(ing) Day 2011PARK(ing) Day 2011
By - posted 9/13/2011
Get Out: Events

An annual, worldwide event that inspires city dwellers everywhere to transform metered parking spots into temporary parks for the public good, Rebar’s PARK(ing) Day is coming back to the city for 2011 on Friday, September 16. These city-wide mini-parks can be used as performance spaces, reading lounges or just resting places by passerbys, more...

Wednesdays: 10 Fun Things to Do in SFWednesdays: 10 Fun Things to Do in SF
By - posted 9/12/2011
Get Out: Events

Whether you want to go to get drinks or play life-sized board games on a Wednesday night, Funcheap will help you find something to liven up your mundane midweek nights. Funcheap’s Guide to Wednesdays Ten+  free and cheap things to do each Wednesday in San Francisco. Got a great tip for something fun and more...

Gap's $1.69 Taco TruckGap’s $1.69 Taco Truck
By - posted 9/11/2011
Eat & Drink

Chorizo, ceviche and California-style are just a few of the ways you can order your taco from the Pico de Gap food truck, which is rolling around San Francisco to offer both deals on denim and delicious tacos to hungry diners. Trying to help promote their new 1969 Fall Denim Collection, more...

Free Sneak Preview: DriveFree Sneak Preview: Drive
By - posted 9/11/2011
Free Movie Screenings

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview screening the brand new Ryan Gosling thriller Drive a few days before the film opens. The screening takes place at 7:30pm on Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at a movie theater in San Francisco with easy access to BART FuncheapSF has an exclusive code for free more...

Free Night of Theater 2011Free Night of Theater 2011
By - posted 9/10/2011
Freebies

If you think seeing live theater in San Francisco is too expensive (and it sure can be) then the annual “Free Night of Theater 2011” festival just might be the answer to your theatrical prayers. Every year, Free Night of Theater gives away thousands of free theater tickets in the month of October more...

99¢ Giants Tickets99¢ Giants Tickets
By - posted 9/10/2011
Cheap Tips

What’s the cheapest you ever thought you’d pay for Giants tickets? How about 99¢? For tonight’s Giants/Padres game at 7:15pm at AT&T Park, there’s lots of super-discounted tickets on StubHub – as little as $0.01- and there’s about 10 pair for less than $1. Why are the tickets so cheap? It’s not more...

Paul Frank's Paul Frank’s “Academy of Awesome”
By - posted 9/10/2011
Get Out: Events

Get schooled at the two-day Paul Frank’s Academy of Awesome Tour, which makes a stop at the 16th Annual Ghirardelli Square Chocolate Festival for a full weekend of family-friendly activities and more. >> Saturday & Sunday, September 10 & 11, 2011 – Noon to 5pm | FREE Join Julius and friends at the more...

The Weekend in Cheap | Sept. 9-11The Weekend in Cheap | Sept. 9-11
By - posted 9/7/2011
Get Out: Events

This weekend in San Francisco features festivals celebrating car-free streets and chocolate, along with a fall fashion event, free beer dance party and a 9/11 symphony remembrance performance. Here’s our picks for our favorite five things to do this weekend – September 9-11, 2011. Friday, September 9 Scoutmob DJ Party & Free Beer more...

Fashion's Night Out 2011Fashion’s Night Out 2011
By - posted 9/7/2011
Get Out: Events

As if you needed an excuse to shop, Fashion’s Night Out is an annual event taking place on September 8, 2011 that makes shoppers descend on San Francisco like locusts looking for great deals and fun shopping parties. FuncheapSF’s Top Fashion’s Night Out Events for 2011 Macy’s – DJs, Food, Wine, Mocktails and more...

SF's Peer-to-Peer Parking ExperimentSF’s Peer-to-Peer Parking Experiment
By - posted 9/5/2011
City Insight

What if you needed to park in downtown SF and you had really cool friends with an apartment who let you park in their space as long as you were out by an agreed time? Sounds great, right? But what do you do if you don’t know anyone who lives in more...