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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, April 4

POSTPONED: Golden Gate Park’s 150th Anniversary Celebration + Free Ferris Wheel Rides | SF
Saturday, April 4 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE
POSTPONED: Golden Gate Park's 150th Anniversary Celebration + Free Ferris Wheel Rides | SF

Due to coronavirus concerns, this event has been postponed from 4/4 to a later date TBD – Read more.
San Francisco celebrates the 150th anniversary of Golden Gate Park with a park-wide Community Day with special activities, entertainment, food offerings, and much more.
An illuminated 150-foot observation …

“Virtual Golden Gate Park” Launch Party & 150th Birthday Bash
Saturday, April 4 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE
"Virtual Golden Gate Park" Launch Party & 150th Birthday Bash

Happy Birthday, Golden Gate Park!
The city of San Francisco has been planning a huge 150th birthday bash for Golden Gate Park on April 4 to celebrate the occasion. Unfortunately, the big birthday bash in the park has been postponed (it’ll be rescheduled for a date …

Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park
CANCELED: Downtown SF’s HellaDesi Comedy Night | Every Saturday CANCELED: Downtown SF's HellaDesi Comedy Night | Every Saturday

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled.

Sunday, April 5

Monday, April 6

“Finding Hope During Crisis” Live Stream w/ Presidential Candidate Marianne Williamson
Monday, April 6 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE
"Finding Hope During Crisis" Live Stream w/ Presidential Candidate Marianne Williamson

Join us for a conversation with Marianne Williamson on what it was like to run for president and finding hope during crisis.
Watch Live on Zoom
Marianne Williamson is a bestselling author, non-profit and political activist, and spiritual thought leader.
For over three decades Marianne has been a …

Tuesday, April 7

CANCELED: Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch
Tuesday, April 7 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
CANCELED: Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled.

What the Lack of Travel to SF is Doing to the Economy: Live Stream
Tuesday, April 7 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE
What the Lack of Travel to SF is Doing to the Economy: Live Stream

Join us for Manny’s Super Civic Cyber Conversations with President and CEO of SF Travel Joe D’Alessandro.
Watch Live on Zoom
San Francisco is THAT city. It is known for its culture, history, and people. But during times like this, how do we preserve the spirit of …

CANCELED: The Detour Free Arcade Game Night | Every First Tuesday CANCELED: The Detour Free Arcade Game Night | Every First Tuesday

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled.

Wednesday, April 8

Friday, April 10

Saturday, April 11

Sunday, April 12

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, April 12 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE
"Return of the Cypher" Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room

Wednesday, April 15

Friday, April 17

Saturday, April 18