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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, January 29

SF’s Market Street is Now Car-Free Starting Today | January 29
Wednesday, January 29 – 5:00 am | Cost: FREE
SF's Market Street is Now Car-Free Starting Today | January 29

Get ready for San Francisco’s Better Market Street project, enabling transformational safety and streetscape improvements along 2.2 miles of Market Street, one of the most traveled streets in the world.
On January 29, 2020, Market Street will become car-free east of 10th Street, benefiting the thousands …

Thursday, January 30

Win Tix: SF IndieFest 2020 Film Festival
Thursday, January 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN
SF IndieFest 2020 Film FestivalEnter to Win

The 22nd San Francisco Independent Film Festival (SF IndieFest) takes place January 29 – February 13, 2020 at the Roxie Theater and Victoria Theater showing the freshest, new independent films from around the world many with filmmaker Q&As.

2020 SF Indie Fest Contests
Roxie Theater

Thu. 1/30 at …

Friday, January 31

Last Chance $17.95 Tix: to 2020 SF Chocolate Salon | March 21 Last Chance $17.95 Tix: to 2020 SF Chocolate Salon | March 21

The original and premier artisan chocolate show on the West Coast takes place on March 21, 2020, at the 14th Annual SF International Chocolate Salon in Golden Gate Park.
Tickets are $30 at the door but here is your last chance for early bird $17.95 tickets …

Saturday, February 1

All of SF’s Free Monthly Museum Days | February 2020
Saturday, February 1 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Details vary for each museum and cultural institution
All of SF's Free Monthly Museum Days | February 2020

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 …

SF’s Brand New (Free) Sci-Fi Festival Kicks Off | Feb. 1 – April 30
Saturday, February 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
SF's Brand New (Free) Sci-Fi Festival Kicks Off | Feb. 1 - April 30

SF by the Bay, a celebration of Bay Area science fiction and fantasy, includes over 30 programs, including author talks, live dramas, lectures, panel discussions, a “filk” music concert (songs inspired by sci-fi and fantasy), book displays, a costume contest and diverse film screenings, including …

Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, February 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park
Win Tix: SF’s Independent Film Festival | Feb 1-8 Free Screenings
Saturday, February 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN
SF's Independent Film Festival | Feb 1-8 Free ScreeningsEnter to Win

The 22nd San Francisco Independent Film Festival (SF IndieFest) takes place January 29 – February 13, 2020 at the Roxie Theater and Victoria Theater showing the freshest, new independent films from around the world many with filmmaker Q&As.

2020 SF Indie Fest Contests – Round II
Roxie …

Sunday, February 2

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, February 2 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE
"Return of the Cypher" Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room

Tuesday, February 4

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

Wednesday, February 5

“Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Show at Cobb’s | SF
Wednesday, February 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Two drink minimum.
"Crazy Funny Asians" Comedy Show at Cobb's | SF

Normally every Sunday at Neck of the Woods, Crazy Funny Asians makes its first ever appearance on the big stage at SF’s largest comedy club, Cobb’s.
Inspired by the blockbuster movie, see some of the Bay Area’s top comedians at San Francisco’s Crazy Funny Asians comedy …

Friday, February 7

Saturday, February 8

Win Tix: “Sonic the Hedgehog” Advanced Screening at AMC Kabuki | SF
Saturday, February 8 – 9:20 am | Cost: WIN | San Francisco Centre 9
"Sonic the Hedgehog" Advanced Screening at AMC Kabuki | SFEnter to Win

Join us at a special private sneak preview screening of the brand new film, Sonic the Hedgehog starring Jim Carry a few days before the film opens to the public. Opens February 14, 2020.
We’ll be giving away 50 pair of guaranteed tickets to this exclusive …