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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, August 18

Lake Merritt’s US Rowing National Championships | Oakland
Saturday, August 18 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE
Lake Merritt's US Rowing National Championships | Oakland
BCBG Warehouse Sale Extravaganza | SF BCBG Warehouse Sale Extravaganza | SF

Join the BCBG Warehouse Sale Extravaganza with over 2,000 dresses, tops, denim, leather jackets and more or find the perfect cocktail dress – with sizes 0-12, all up to 70% off (additional 10% if you pay cash). 
BCBG Warehouse Sale Extravaganza
Saturday, August 18, 2018 | 10 am to 4 pm
Fort Mason Center, Building C, 2nd Floor, Room …

Oakland Yard Artisan Market | 420 Flea
Saturday, August 18 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
Oakland Yard Artisan Market | 420 Flea

Come out to Oakland Yard for the 420 FLEA / Artisan Market, an energetic, radiant and joyful collection of amazing local designers, builders, makers, artists and other curators. This event will feature Mindseye Vintage, Gold and Rust Finds, Nokni, Mercy Village and much more.
There will …

SF’s Filipino Night Market “Undiscovered” | August 2018 SF's Filipino Night Market "Undiscovered" | August 2018

Inspired by the vibrant night markets of Asia, Undiscovered is a free monthly music and food festival and curated collection of emerging artists and merchants that celebrate the rich cultural heritage of SF’s new SOMA Pilipinas Cultural District.
August 2018 highlights: Miles Medina & Mark Redito, plus RSVP for …

Sunday, August 19

Japanese Tea Garden Summer Festival & Ninja Races | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 19 – 10:30 am | Cost: $6*
*Adult: $6.00 (SF Residents), $9.00 (Non-Residents)
Japanese Tea Garden Summer Festival & Ninja Races | Golden Gate Park

Swing by the Japanese Tea Garden this Sunday, August 19 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for their Summer Festival. The event will feature a tea ceremony, kimono fashion show, ninja race game and more.
Golden Gate Park’s Japanese Tea Garden is the oldest public …

“Sunday Streets” Block Party: First New Route in 5 Years | SoMa
Sunday, August 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
"Sunday Streets" Block Party: First New Route in 5 Years | SoMa

Sunday Streets is excited to announce the first new route in five years, spanning Folsom Street from Essex to 10th Street. Map
Home to the Leather & LGBTQ and SOMA Pilipinas Cultural Districts, as well as the East Cut, SoMa West (coming soon) and Yerba Buena …

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

Monday, August 20

Every Free Rooftop Event at Salesforce Park This Fall
Monday, August 20 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE
Every Free Rooftop Event at Salesforce Park This Fall

Wednesday, August 22

Thursday, August 23

Saturday, August 25

TreasureFest: Dog Days of Summer | SF
Saturday, August 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: $5
TreasureFest: Dog Days of Summer | SF

TreasureFest is a unique monthly themed festival that showcases the best of the Bay area. August is their ‘Dog Days of Summer‘ event and many of their bars will have a specialty drink cocktails and of course there will be a doggy safe and approved …

Sunday, August 26

SF’s Huge Summer “Dog Days” Festival | TreasureFest
Sunday, August 26 – 10:00 am | Cost: $5
SF's Huge Summer "Dog Days" Festival  | TreasureFest

TreasureFest is a unique monthly themed festival that showcases the best of the Bay area. August is their ‘Dog Days of Summer‘ event and many of their bars will have a specialty drink cocktails and of course there will be a doggy safe and approved …

Tuesday, August 28

Saturday, September 1

Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, September 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park

Sunday, September 2

Tuesday, September 4

Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch
Tuesday, September 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch

Friday, September 7

Saturday, September 8

Sunday, September 16

Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford
Sunday, September 16 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE
Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford

Wednesday, September 19