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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

Sunday, October 21

Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford
Sunday, October 21 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE
Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford
Win Tix: SF’s Art Passport Day 2018 | Hayes Valley
Sunday, October 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Patricia's Green
SF's Art Passport Day 2018 | Hayes ValleyContest Ended

The San Francisco Arts Commission Galleries hosts its signature event, Passport, that puts the art collecting experience in the hands of the general public. By bringing local artists into neighborhood venues, Passport attendees can “create” your own limited-edition artist’s book by collecting original, artist-designed stamps in a …

Win Tix: VIP Package “Terror Vault” 1874 Haunted House | San Francisco Mint VIP Package "Terror Vault" 1874 Haunted House | San Francisco MintContest Ended

Part theatre, part haunted maze, and part escape room, Terror Vault is a brand new fully-immersive Halloween haunted attraction from the insane mind of Peaches Christ.
> Get Tickets – $40 $60 with secret code FUNCHEAP  – See all Funcheap promo code dates.
Filled with top performers and screamers, this epic haunt …

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, October 21 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE
"Return of the Cypher" Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room

Wednesday, October 24

Netflix Film Shoot: “Tales of the City” Is Coming Back to SF | Dolores Park Netflix Film Shoot: "Tales of the City" Is Coming Back to SF | Dolores Park

Tales of the City is beloved by many for its depiction of ’70s San Francisco and a 25 year old Mary Ann Singleton making a new life for herself.
Producers have gathered the original cast, and are planning an all-day film shoot in Dolores Park on …

Saturday, October 27

TreasureFest “Halloween” | SF
Saturday, October 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: $5
TreasureFest "Halloween" | SF

TreasureFest Halloween Market Highlights:

Free mini pumpkins for the first 1000 each day. There will also be a DIY paint your pumpkin station also free.
Costume Contest. At 1 pm each day TreasureFest will host a costume contest near the food trucks. There will be 3 groups: …

No Scrubs: HellaSpooky ’90s Hip Hop and R&B Dance Party | Bar Fluxus
Saturday, October 27 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 11pm. $5 After
No Scrubs: HellaSpooky '90s Hip Hop and R&B Dance Party | Bar Fluxus

It’s Halloween weekend. So put on your best and spookiest costume and come to Bar Fluxus for a night of HellaSpooky dancing to some throwback 90s Hip Hop and RnB Jams all night.

Sunday, October 28

18th Annual “Halloween Hoopla” Festival & Costume Parade | Yerba Buena Gardens
Sunday, October 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
18th Annual “Halloween Hoopla” Festival & Costume Parade | Yerba Buena Gardens

The 18th annual Halloween Hoopla features interactive performances and games for kids under 10 and their adults happening on Sunday, October 28, 2018, and the return of the Yerba Buena Pumpkin Patch display. The program culminates in the eagerly awaited Halloween Costume Parade, where everyone is …

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, October 28 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE
"Return of the Cypher" Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room

Tuesday, October 30

Wednesday, October 31

Help Turn Salesforce Tower into “Eye Of Sauron” on Halloween | SF
Wednesday, October 31 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
Help Turn Salesforce Tower into "Eye Of Sauron" on Halloween | SF

Thanks to the SFGate for tipping us off to this awesome Halloween idea – to turn the 11,000 LED display atop Salesforce Tower into the Eye of Sauron for Halloween – since it sees all over the city.
The chances of this happening are probably zero, …

Thursday, November 1

Free Rooftop Stargazing Party: Telescopes & Astronomy | UC Berkeley
Thursday, November 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Free Rooftop Stargazing Party: Telescopes & Astronomy | UC Berkeley

Friday, November 2

Saturday, November 3

Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, November 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park
Special Bunny Adoption Show | Sunnyvale
Saturday, November 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
Special Bunny Adoption Show | Sunnyvale

Sunday, November 4

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, November 4 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE
"Return of the Cypher" Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room

Tuesday, November 6

Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch
Tuesday, November 6 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch