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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

Tuesday, June 25

Alaska Airlines $39 “Flash” Sale | SFO & San Jose Alaska Airlines $39 "Flash" Sale | SFO & San Jose

Alaska Airlines has put together a solid Flash Sale from SFO and San Jose for as little as $39 each way. Remember that some of these fares are “saver” fares, which mean that you might not be able to reserve your seat in advance.
Sorry, Oakland! You …

Wednesday, June 26

Thursday, June 27

$5 Off: The Setup: Live Comedy Album Recording “Pier 69” | SF
Thursday, June 27 – 7:45 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 with code PIER69 (Otherwise $10) - One item minimum
| The Setup
$5 Off: The Setup: Live Comedy Album Recording "Pier 69" | SF

Joey Avery, Andrew Orolfo, Mark Smalls and Dauood Mohammad Naimyar are four of the Bay Area’s best comedians coming together for one album recording before they move to LA to become stars and forget about their friendships.
“Pier 69” Live Comedy Album Recording
Thursday, June 27, 2019 …

Friday, June 28

Win Tix: VIP Tasting Ticket at “Off the Grid” Block Party | Fort Mason VIP Tasting Ticket at "Off the Grid" Block Party | Fort MasonEnter to Win

Off the Grid hosts their first ever community block party and Pride celebration at Fort Mason Center on June 28, 2019 with communal firepits, 30+ mobile food creators, DJ Kurse, potluck-inspired mobile food offerings, line dancing lessons, face painting, giant jenga, a full bar and …

Saturday, June 29

San Francisco’s 243rd Birthday | June 29
Saturday, June 29 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE
San Francisco's 243rd Birthday | June 29

Celebrate our amazing city’s birthday on June 29th! Every year there is a birthday celebration in The Presidio where it all began.
San Francisco was founded on June 29, 1776, when colonists from Spain established Presidio of San Francisco at the Golden Gate and Mission San …

Sunday, June 30

Monday, July 1

SF’s Rooftop Park Re-Opening Day | Salesforce Park
Monday, July 1 – 6:00 am | Cost: FREE
SF's Rooftop Park Re-Opening Day | Salesforce Park

After being closed for a little more than 9 months, the Salesforce Transit Center and rooftop park are finally scheduled to reopen on July 1, 2019.
Following eight years of construction, SF’s new $2.2 billion Transit Center was shut down after having only been open for …

All of SF’s Free Monthly Museum Days | July 2019 All of SF's Free Monthly Museum Days | July 2019

Whether the economy is strong or sour, most of the museums in San Francisco and the Bay Area throw their doors open once a month to allow free admission to all comers.
Generally on the first Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday of each month, these free days …

Tuesday, July 2

Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch
Tuesday, July 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch
Win Tix: The 2019 “San Francisco Coffee Passport” is Here
Tuesday, July 2 – 11:59 am | Cost: WIN
The 2019 "San Francisco Coffee Passport" is HereEnter to Win

Like a secret insiders’ club for coffee lovers, get 31 coffees at 31 excellent cafes all over SF for just $35 – good thru June 1, 2020 at coffee outposts like Four Barrel, Dynamo, The Mill and tons more. That’s around $1 per coffee.  See the …