Lalo Alcaraz 2014 Cartoon Calendar Giveaway!

Lalo Alcaraz 2014 Cartoon Calendar Giveaway!

December 4, 2013 |  by  |  Giveaway  |  2 Comments

Go into the New Year with our annual giveaway of a signed copy of Lalo Alcaraz’s cartoon calendar! Lalo is the Los Angeles artist behind the first nationally syndicated, politically-themed Latino daily comic strip, “La Cucaracha,” the satirical website Pocho.com and host of the KPFK radio show, Pocho Hour of Power.”  And this year, he’s got a new gig as a writer on Seth McFarland’s animated comedy show,  “Bordertown” !

Lalo Alcaraz

Lalo’s 2014 cartoon calendar  features 12 frameable glossy prints of his popular editorial cartoons and La Cucaracha Sunday comics. Each month also features important and made up holidays and historical facts.

Enter to win one for yourself or a friend. The calendars make a unique holiday gift for Mexmas so consider buying one or more copies! The cost is only $20 for a signed calendar — a frugal deal for great art by a local artist — and the prices are discounted when you buy more than one. Click here to purchase!

How do you enter for a chance to win a free Lalo Alcaraz 2014 Cartoon Calendar? Just answer this question: Who is your favorite La Cucaracha character?

Where do you answer? You will earn an entry for each of these:
1. Follow @FreeFunLA then tweet “I want to win the Lalo Alcaraz 2014 Cartoon Calendar from @FreeFunLA” followed by the name  of your fave La Cucaracha character. You must follow @FreeFunLA to win.
2. Post the answer here on our blog comments.
3. Post an answer on our Facebook fan page. Be sure to “Like” Free Fun Los Angeles for a chance to win!
4.Post an answer on our Google+ page. Be sure to add Free Fun Los Angeles to your circles.

Contest ends at Noon PT Monday Dec. 16.

Winner chosen from all the entries using random.org.

Winner: Email us asap so Lalo can autograph and add anything else you’d like to say on the calendar. We’ll need your address so Lalo can mail it to you!

*Disclosure: No compensation was received in exchange for this post or for the giveaway prize.

Free Things to Do for Shark Week Plus a $100 Cold Stone Ice Cream Giveaway!

Free Things to Do for Shark Week Plus a $100 Cold Stone Ice Cream Giveaway!

August 4, 2013 |  by  |  Giveaway  |  10 Comments

Discovery Channel’s Shark Week  has sailed onto TV screens and we’re going along for the ride with free sharky things to do and a $100 Cold Stone gift card giveaway! Details at the end of this post.

The weeklong fest dedicated to one of the world’s most misunderstood marine animals, is the  longest-running programming event in history. Shark Week  returns this year with   ………….

Helpful Honda Brings Free Ice Cream to Los Angeles Area

Helpful Honda Brings Free Ice Cream to Los Angeles Area

You don’t have to scream for free ice cream in Southern California the next two weekends — August 3 – 4 and August 10 – 11 – - just follow Helpful Honda on Twitter and Facebook! And check out our post for an additional giveaway.

In their continuing mission to help SoCal residents — this time with some free fun — SoCal Honda Dealers are rolling out a blue ice cream truck filled with classic street ice cream treats. Find out which communities the truck will be in by ………….

Celebrate the Ocean at Santa Monica Pier Aquarium Aug 3-4 & Enter Our Giveaway!

Celebrate the Ocean at Santa Monica Pier Aquarium Aug 3-4 & Enter Our Giveaway!

Surf over to the Heal the Bay Santa Monica Pier Aquarium to celebrate the ocean weekend August 3 -4 with extra free fun for kids. Plus we’ve got a special aquarium goodie bag with 2 free tickets for adults to giveaway!

Located at beach level, just below the historic pier carousel, the aquarium is a great way to learn about marine life in the Santa Monica Bay. Admission is free for kids ages 12 and under and a minimum $3 admimission price for ages 12+ ($5 donation suggested). But we’re sweetening that deal with… ………….

Free See's Lollypop on National Lollypop Day July 20 Plus Enter Our Giveaway for a Box!

Free See’s Lollypop on National Lollypop Day July 20 Plus Enter Our Giveaway for a Box!

Stop at a local See’s Candy shop on July 20 — National Lollypop Day — and get a FREE See’s lollypop! If you haven’t tried one of these chunky goodies, please note they’re not ordinary lollypops. These are long-lasting hard lollypops similar to taffy on a stick, made in butterscotch, vanilla, chocolate and caffe latte flavors.

My favorite flavor of See’s lollypops is butterscotch, although caffe latte is a close second. What’s your favorite flavor? Tell us and you could win a large box of these scrumptious suckers, courtesy of See’s! How do you enter?

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Free Flicks at Downtown Film Festival L.A. & Ticket Giveaway

Free Flicks at Downtown Film Festival L.A. & Ticket Giveaway

Downtown Film Festival L.A. begins tomorrow, July 10 – July 18 and we’ve got the skinny on FREE flicks plus ticket giveaways to two films!

More than 100 independent features, documentaries and shorts will be shown at various locales, including the Downtown Independent, the AT&T Center Theater and the Grammy Museum Clive Davis Theater. Many have ticket prices ranging from $11 up to $20 for the opener, the U.S. premiere of Ron Chapman’s “Who the *** is Arthur Fogel?,” a documentary biopic about the creative force behind the worldwide concert tours of Madonna, U2 and Lady Gaga.

But free fun lovers, fear not! There are several films that require a simple RSVP and no money down. How do you find them?  ………….

Win Tix for Dick & Jayne at the Hollywood Fringe Fest June 19!

Win Tix for Dick & Jayne at the Hollywood Fringe Fest June 19!

See a fun show at the Hollywood Fringe Festival for FREE Wednesday June 19 if you win theatre tickets to see Dick & Jayne Get a Life!

How else does a comedian rediscover his funny before he gets banished from the comedy club? By getting a girlfriend. Except this one is already pregnant by a no-good asshole. You’ll find the silver lining in Peppur Chambers’ one-hour play that she describes as “two weirdos find solace with and in one another in this quirky, sorta romantic sorta comedy.”

The production on Wednesday, June 19, is part of the Hollywood Fringe Festival. Showtime is 6pm at The Lounge Theatre, 6201 Santa Monica Boulevard. If you win the two tix (retail avlaue $16) they’ll be at Will Call under your name. How do you win?
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Free Car Wash for SoCal Hondas on Father's Day Weekend June 15 to 16!

Free Car Wash for SoCal Hondas on Father’s Day Weekend June 15 to 16!

June 13, 2013 |  by  |  Giveaway  |  No Comments

SoCal Honda Dealers are rolling out the free fun again — this time free car washes for Honda drivers on Father’s Day weekend, Saturday, June 15 to Sunday, June 16.

The helpful guys in their iconic blue Honda polos are taking over seven different car washes all over Southern California  and treating Honda drivers to a free car wash. The event starts at 10am at each of the select car washes;  the first 60 Hondas will get a standard wash and vacuum — for free!

While we can’t tell you exactly which car washes the Helpful Honda event will be at, we can tell you what cities the car washes are in:
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L.A. Theatre Ticket Giveaway for

L.A. Theatre Ticket Giveaway for “The Build Up” on Sunday June 9

We have a special free thing to do in L.A. for theatre fans — we’re giving away tickets to a unique, audience involved play for Sunday, June 9, that’s staged at a secret location! Three Peas Productions presents “The Build Up,” a play about a girl, a guy and a live band and the audience follows the action from room to room. Where these rooms are, I don’t even know, because the play’s private location is a secret until you take a free shuttle to get there!

Not only will you get two free tix to the play (value $50), but there is a reception before the play where free wine and beer is served! How’s that for an inexpensive mystery date?!
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SoCal Honda Dealers Pumping Free Gas on Memorial Day May 27!

SoCal Honda Dealers Pumping Free Gas on Memorial Day May 27!

Got a Honda? You might be in for FREE gas on Memorial Day May 27! Plus giveaways!

Honda guy gives free gasAs gas prices continue to rise, SoCal Honda Dealers want to reward Honda drivers in Southern California on Memorial Day by giving them free tanks of gas. The helpful Honda crews in their iconic blue polos will be out at gas stations all over SoCal giving away free tanks of gas, pumping the gas, and washing windows — just one more way SoCal Honda is being helpful.

To help celebrate Honda’s free gas event Free Fun Los Angeles and Free Fun Guides are giving away some fun stuff, courtesy of SoCal Honda Dealers.
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