Funcheap, and its founder Johnny Funcheap, is a recognized expert on affordable things to do and living on a budget within the San Francisco Bay Area.
Funcheap reaches 500,000+ in the Bay Area every month and has been featured on KQED, ABC7, Wirecutter, Lonely Planet, The Bold Italic, San Francisco Magazine, 7×7, CBS, SF Gate, SFist, Frommer’s, KGO, The Examiner and SF Weekly.
Funcheap is free for both people trying to find things to do and for promoters trying to spread the word about their events.
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“Best Local Website” in “Best of the Bay” Reader’s Poll
– San Francisco Bay Guardian
“Best Website” in “Best of San Francisco”
“Best Events Website” in SF Weekly Web Awards
– SF Weekly
Founder Johnny Funcheap was one of San Francisco’s “Hot 20 Under 40,” an annual celebration of the city’s 20 most up-and-coming movers and shakers under 40 years old
– 7×7 Magazine
Guide Book Features
“A great guide to free and dirt-cheap events in the Bay Area, the site is updated often and you can find something to do on any given day of the week, without spending a dime.”
– Frommer’s San Francisco: Free and Dirt Cheap
” …check out Funcheap for a calendar of random, offbeat, and often free one-offs.”
– Fodor’s San Francisco
“A great way to learn about dope things to do in the City that are fun and cheap… I can’t think of a single good reason for you not to sign up for the mailing list.”
– Broke-Ass Stuart’s Guide to Living Cheaply in San Francisco
“An indispensable resource for any tightwad“
– The Cheap Bastard’s Guide to San Francisco
“SF. Fun. Cheap. Need we say more?
– Not For Tourists Guide to San Francisco
Also featured in Lonely Planet: San Francisco and Eyewitness Travel: Top 10 San Francisco.
“if you’re not already a member… join!”
“El cheapo detective… knows that “cheap” isn’t a four-letter word”
– The Bold Italic
“During a recession, the price of a movie ticket or dinner out can seem daunting. Fortunately, Northern California has no shortage of free or cheap events and activities — if you know where to look”
– KQED Forum
“Keeps me on top of the best free and cheap shindigs the city has to offer.”
“If you are looking to celebrate but [are] low on funds, you need to check out a great online resource, Free, which offers loads of terrific suggestions.”
– San Francisco Examiner
“One of the most comprehensive places online to find cheap and free things to do in the Bay Area”
– CBS 5 – KPIX “Eye on Blogs”
“For your freeloader friends looking to be even cheaper while visiting”
– NBC Bay Area
“Poor is the new rich! Cool and affordable things to do in the San Francisco Bay Area”