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The Free Book Store
By - posted 1/1/2013
City Discoveries

Looking for a new book to curl up with this weekend? How about 100 new books? Visit the Bay Area Free Book Exchange in El Cerrito (open every Saturday and Sunday 9am to 6pm) and take home up to 100 books for free.  Think of it like a library, except you never more...

New Year’s Day Events
By - posted 1/1/2013
Get Out: Events

We hope you’re rested and recovered and ready to start out 2013 active! There’s a whole slate of fun things to do on New Year’s Day, January 1, 2013 to help get the new year off to a great start. Whether it’s continuing your dancing and drinking, taking a serene moment to more...

New Year’s Day Parking: How Not to Get a Ticket
By - posted 1/1/2013
Cheap Tips

Celebrate 2013 with a day of free parking throughout the city of San Francisco. Although parking hazardously is always ticketable and towable – as is parking in a red or blue zone – much of the rest of the city is yours for the parking. Here’s the Basics: New Year’s Day: Tuesday, January more...

Jet Blue $49 Fare Sale
By - posted 1/1/2013
Deals

To help you travel in January and February, Jet Blue is on sale for two days only with $49 fares from SFO and Oakland to Long Beach. The fine print says the $49 fares are only good Tuesdays and Wednesdays, but we found many  Mondays through Thursdays, and even some Fridays more...

Free Cab Rides
By - posted 12/30/2012
New Year's Eve

Revelers in San Francisco will be offered a potentially life saving treat this New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2012 – a free cab ride home. Safe and Sober Free Cab Ride Home Program | New Year’s Eve Berg Injury Lawyers will be offering free cab rides home in San Francisco from 10pm more...

New Year’s Eve Party Guide
By - posted 12/27/2012
New Year's Eve

Got plans for New Year’s Eve yet? There are many events and venues around the Bay area offering free or inexpensive New Year’s Eve events in the San Francisco Bay Area on December 31, 2012 and we’ve done our best to uncover and highlight the best ones for you. We here at more...

New Year’s Eve Fireworks
By - posted 12/27/2012
New Year's Eve

Ring in 2013 with 200,000 fellow bundled-up San Franciscans for a waterfront fireworks tradition as the city is once again hosting a free waterfront midnight fireworks show on New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2012. Arrive by 11:30pm and head south of the Ferry Building along the Embarcadero for the best view. Fireworks more...

RSVP for Free NYE Open Bar
By - posted 12/27/2012
New Year's Eve

The Endup is throwing an epic 1950’s sci-fi themed free New Year’s Eve Bash with complimentary Stoli cocktails, appetizers, a champagne toast, and DJs all night starting at 8 pm on December 31, 2012. To get in for free, you must RSVP and arrive early for a free Stoli cocktails and free hor d’oeuvres from 8-11 pm. At midnight, enjoy more...

Brazilian White Party
By - posted 12/26/2012
Get Out: Events

Dress in white and get ready to shake it down on the dance floor to the beats of Brazil native DJ Rubens Kroy for a Brazilian White Party on Saturday, December 29, 2012. There will be $5 drink specials on caipirinhas, Brazil’s national cocktail. Brazilian White Party Saturday, December 29, 2012 (10p to late) Bacchus Kirk, more...

Free Muni Day
By - posted 12/26/2012
Freebies

Come on and take a free ride. SFMTA will provide complimentary transit service for all passengers on all San Francisco Municipal Railway vehicles, even cable cars, in celebration of Muni’s 100th Anniversary on Friday, December 28, 2012. Muni service will be free to all passengers from 5 a.m. December 28, 2012 through 5 more...

$1 Beer Night
By - posted 12/25/2012
Get Out: Events

Want to hear the soundtrack of your life while downing cocktails & beers staring at just $1? Of course you do, so join Battle of the Decades every Wednesday at Monroe. There is a live DJ, two rooms and an outdoor patio and tiered pricing synced with music of its decade. Battle Of The Decades Every Wednesday, more...

Christmas Parking: How Not to Get a Ticket
By - posted 12/24/2012
Cheap Tips

If you’ve got better things to do than be with your family on Christmas Day 2012 and need a car to run those errands you’ll pretty much have free reign while parking anywhere in the city. Although parking hazardously is always ticketable and towable – as is parking in a red or blue more...

It’s a Jewish Christmas
By - posted 12/24/2012
Holidays

You don’t have to be Jewish to come share a night of movies, drinks, and free Chinese food with people who would be bored stiff otherwise on Christmas. Watch as competitors play for prizes in a game of strip dreidel, shake your tuchuses to DJ Matt Haze, and catch Woody Allen more...

Merry Cheapmas!
By - posted 12/24/2012
Celebrations

Wishing everyone a very Merry Cheapmas from Johnny and the Funcheap crew! If you’re in town for Christmas Day 2012, there’s lots of stuff to do. How about a free guided tour of the gorgeous Palace hotel? Free admission to the Contemporary Jewish Museum, a black sheep xmas potluck party , drink tequila and more...

Free Peet’s Coffee Day
By - posted 12/23/2012
Freebies

To encourage people to make charitable donations on Christmas Eve 2012, participating Peets Coffee’s will make up to $1,000 of customer contributions to a local non-profit organization. But more importantly, Peet’s will be serving complimentary brewed coffee and tea all day as a way to thank you for supporting our communities and to try more...