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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

Wednesday, February 20

Thursday, February 21

Hard Rock Cafe’s Free Bay Area Music Series | Feb. 21 – Apr. 11
Thursday, February 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No Cover. Food and drink for purchase
| Hard Rock Cafe (39 Pier)
Hard Rock Cafe's Free Bay Area Music Series | Feb. 21 - Apr. 11

Starting 2/21/19 each Thursday from 6-8 PM Hard Rock Cafe will be featuring a local band, craft brewery, & donating part of sales to a local Bay Area music nonprofit. It’s Hard Rock’s Bay Area Music Series.
Free Entry l Reservations for dining are encouraged. Food/Drink …

Friday, February 22

SF’s Brand New Trail in Golden Gate Park | Bay Area Ridge Trail SF's Brand New Trail in Golden Gate Park | Bay Area Ridge Trail

The newest section of the Bay Area Ridge Trail has just been renovated and winds its way through the beautiful ancient Oak Woodlands in the North-East corner of Golden Gate Park.
Join in Friday, February 22, 2019, beginning at 10 am, for an opening celebration and dedication for …

Rare Free Andy Warhol Art Show: Opening Reception | Fort Mason
Friday, February 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Rare Free Andy Warhol Art Show: Opening Reception | Fort Mason

Saturday, February 23

Balboa Pool Reopens: Free Swimming Day | SF
Saturday, February 23 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Balboa Pool Reopens: Free Swimming Day | SF

Join in on Saturday, February 23, 2019 beginning at 12:30 pm as Balboa Pool hosts a reopening celebration for the community at 1878 San Jose Avenue.
The event will feature special performances, a ceremonial first plunge, activities, speakers, aquatic giveaways and free swimming.
Balboa Swimming Pool is one of …

Sunday, February 24

Coin-Op’s “Free Play” Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa
Sunday, February 24 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Coin-Op's "Free Play" Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa
“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, February 24 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE
"Return of the Cypher" Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room

Monday, February 25

Win Tix: Noise Pop 2019 Music Festival Badge | February 25 – March 3
Monday, February 25 – 12:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*General Festival Badge is $189
Noise Pop 2019 Music Festival Badge | February 25 - March 3Contest Ended

One lucky Funcheap winner will get hooked up with an epic Noise Pop 2019 General Festival Badge which gives you access to all general admission (non-seated) concerts, happy hours Noise Pop HQ and other events during the festival which runs February 25-March 3 2019.
> Get a Noise …

Tuesday, February 26

SF History Night: City of Tenderloin | Pacific Heights
Tuesday, February 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10 for non-members; free for SFHA members
SF History Night: City of Tenderloin | Pacific Heights

The Tenderloin Museum celebrates the rich history of one of San Francisco’s most misunderstood neighborhoods. The 31 blocks of the Tenderloin district are the beating heart of the city peopled by immigrants and iconoclasts, artists and activists, sinners and saints. When you visit the Tenderloin Museum today, …

Wednesday, February 27

Thursday, February 28

Friday, March 1

Saturday, March 2

Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, March 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park

Sunday, March 3

Tuesday, March 5

Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch
Tuesday, March 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch

Thursday, March 7

Saturday, March 9

Free Outdoor Roller Skate Groove | SF
Saturday, March 9 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
Free Outdoor Roller Skate Groove | SF

Sunday, March 10

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, March 10 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE
"Return of the Cypher" Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room