Sure, SoBeWFF is expensive -- if you can even scrounge tickets for the mostly sold-out festival. But there are ways to have some SoBeFun without the SoBEWFF sticker shock.
Each year there are events and freebies all around the festival -- some "official" and some not.
Frankly, it doesn't matter to us whether that free sandwich or cocktail has the SoBeWFF logo attached to it. When the wallet and the stomach are both empty, we'll turn to these fun and free events: