SF's Weirdest Escape Room, Ever
Fun & Games
SF's Weirdest Escape Room, Ever
A high-tech toilet from Japan helps you escape from the bathroom.... Seriously.
Journey to the End of the Night
Halloween
Journey to the End of the Night
SF's massive annual Halloween chase game. Saturday, October 28th - and it's free!
San Francisco Open Studios 2017
Artsy Fartsy
San Francisco Open Studios 2017
Explore the studios of 800+ of SF's most innovative artists. Five weekends thru Nov. 12th

Monday, October 23

Free Mini Escape Room: “Escape from the Mysterious Bathroom” | SoMa
Monday, October 23 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | TOTO Concept 190
Free Mini Escape Room:

You wake up in a mysterious bathroom, and you have 15 minutes to escape. Can you find the key before time is up? Play this free mini-game and interact with the Washlet, the high tech toilet from Japan. Game makers SCRAP have designed a new ...

“Flush” A Toilet Video Art Installation | SF
Monday, October 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | TOTO Concept 190

“Flush!” is a site-specific video installation by Abraham Chan, Shaghayegh Cyrous, Kathryn Ian, and Ying Zou – explore four private bathrooms (with a futuristic Japanese-styel toilet), each with their own video and sound pieces. While toilets mainly function as sanitation fixtures used for the most ...

“Maverick & Me” Book Reading & Puppies | SF
Monday, October 23 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is encouraged.
| SF SPCA Adoption Center (Mission)

Come to the SF SPCA Mission Adoption Center on Monday, October 23 to hear from “Maverick and Me” author Katherine Schwarzenegger.
Katherine will be reading and signing her new children’s book ‘Maverick and Me,’ a heartwarming tale that raises awareness for animal adoption and encourages young …

Spooky Skeleton Trivia Night | SF
Monday, October 23 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Shotwell's Bar
Spooky Skeleton Trivia Night | SF

They’re doing five spooky pub quiz themes for every Monday in October. And for this coming Monday, October 23, 2017, the theme is Skeleton Trivia.
They’ll ask you hella questions about bones, skulls, medical oddities, skull cathedrals, dancing skeletons, and so much more.
You have to be …

Tuesday, October 24

2017 Halloween Spooktakular Family Fun Fest | Santana Row
Tuesday, October 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Santana Row
2017 Halloween Spooktakular Family Fun Fest | Santana Row

No tricks just treats.
Join the special Halloween Family Fun free event featuring free entertainment, interactive games, hands-on activities and educational activities designed for parents and their pre-school aged children.
Wear your costume and trick or treat “The Row”. Also enjoy arts and crafts, face painting, pumpkin …

American History in Golden Gate Park | October 2017 Walking Tour Month
Tuesday, October 24 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| Conservatory of Flowers
American History in Golden Gate Park | October 2017 Walking Tour Month

Here are statues, plaques, monuments and trees in Golden Gate Park that commemorate events in American history. This two hour walk takes you to sites familiar and unfamiliar to most visitors. Come for a nice walk in the Park as we review American history.
Meet in …

Escape Room Launch Party “The Search for Professor Z” | SF
Escape Room Launch Party

Come to the Launch Party of The Search for Professor Z, a new escape room/scavenger hunt adventure. The Launch Party is free and will have puzzles, clues, codes, games, prizes, and snacks.
The launch party looks like it’s just a fun little party with snacks and …

16mm Movie Night: Vintage Monster & Horror Movies | Nob Hill
Tuesday, October 24 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Gallery Cafe
16mm Movie Night: Vintage Monster & Horror Movies | Nob Hill

Every fourth Tuesday come to the Gallery Cafe to watch classic scary films on a vintage old-timey 16mm projector. The cafe serves beer, wine, coffee and food. The movie is free. Prepare to be scared.

2017 Barbie Mutilation Night | SF
2017 Barbie Mutilation Night | SF

Play out your demented fantasies in the name of charity. Barbara Millicent Roberts, aka Barbie, is looking for a new look this Halloween, so let your inner ‘plastic’ surgeon shine. Doc’s Clock presents Barbie Mutilation Night 2017.
2017 Barbie Mutilation Night
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 | 7 pm-10 pm
Doc’s …

North Beach Comedy Thing: Free Capos Pizza, Cheap Beer & Swag Giveaways | SF
Tuesday, October 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free pizza is on a first come, first served basis
| Tope Lounge
North Beach Comedy Thing: Free Capos Pizza, Cheap Beer & Swag Giveaways | SF

So you’re in North Beach, huh? Looking for a good time? Want to party with some beautiful people? Want to feel like a million bucks? You want to devour loads of pizza and champagne? Well, welcome to the North Beach Comedy Thing, a monthly showcase, featuring ...

Jericho On the Road Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game | North Beach
Tuesday, October 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required via Meetup.com
| Secret Location (SF)
Jericho On the Road Urban Nerf Gun Spy Game | North Beach

Time to get your Italian-mafia-sicario groove on as they take Jericho to “little Italy”.
They’ll spend the first 10-15 mins going over rules & dividing up teams. After that, they’ll hit the pasta infused atmosphere of North Beach for a standard 3 mission game.
Afterwards, they’ll hit …

Win Tix: The Wrecks: High Voltage Indie Rock | Bottom of the Hill
Tuesday, October 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Bottom of the Hill

A Los Angeles-based indie rock band The Wrecks root from Thousand Oaks, CA. The group consists of Nick Anderson (vocals/guitar), Nick Schmidt (lead guitar), Westen Weiss (guitar), Aaron Kelley (bass), and Billy Nally (drums).
> Get Tickets – $13 Adv / $15 Door
Heavily influenced by groups …

Pops 80th Anniversary Party | SF
Tuesday, October 24 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pop's Bar
Pops 80th Anniversary Party | SF

Turning 80 has never felt so good. Join them as they celebrate Pops Bar legacy in San Francisco from 1937-2017.

BBQ with Grill Master Harold from 5-8pm
Patron Tequilla Drink Specials all night long
Raffle & Donations for the Napa Valley Community Disaster Relief Fund

Performers:

6-6:30pm: Matty Holt from …

Wednesday, October 25

Free de Young Museum Day: See Brand New “Teotihuacan” Exhibit | SF
Wednesday, October 25 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | de Young Museum
Free de Young Museum Day: See Brand New

Each Wednesday during the month of October 2017, admission to the brand new exhibit, ‘Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire” is free at the de Young. Free Wednesdays at the de Young Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire Wednesdays in October 2017 | ...

Halloween Costume Swap | Hayward
Wednesday, October 25 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*1st hour free with costume; 2nd hour free with or without costume.
| Hayward Public Library (Main Library)
Halloween Costume Swap | Hayward

Do you have a lot of Halloween costumes lying around the house because you don’t want to reuse them? Don’t fret, Hayward Public Library has a solution.
Bring your clean, gently-used costumes and accessories for children age 5-16 to their annual Halloween Costume Swap at 4:30 …

“CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap” Diversity Film Series Free Screening | Piedmont
Wednesday, October 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Ellen Driscoll Playhouse

CODE uncovers the history that led to today’s male-dominated tech world and highlights the efforts of women computer coders to open this field to girls and young people of color, focusing on expanding STEAM education for all.

Shaping SF Lecture: 100th Anniversary of the 1917 Russian Revolution | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, October 25 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
Shaping SF Lecture: 100th Anniversary of the 1917 Russian Revolution | Mission Dist.

Few events in the past century equal the importance of the Russian Revolution. And yet people only know it through the fog of propaganda and fear, and the actual events of 1917 are long forgotten in the mists of time.
Find out what actually happened in …

Thursday, October 26

2017 Día de los Muertos Exhibit: 25+ Altars & 50+ Artists | SOMArts
Thursday, October 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | SOMArts Cultural Center
2017 Día de los Muertos Exhibit: 25+ Altars & 50+ Artists | SOMArts

Now in its 18th year, the annual Day of the Dead exhibition at SOMArts Cultural Center, October 6–November 9, 2017, merges traditional Mexican altars with contemporary art installations to present a visually stimulating array of perspectives remembering, honoring, and celebrating the dead. Inspired by cherished ...

2017 LGBTQ Career Fair: Diverse Networking & LinkedIn Profile Makeovers | SF
Thursday, October 26 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| LinkedIn HQ
2017 LGBTQ Career Fair: Diverse Networking & LinkedIn Profile Makeovers | SF

Prepare yourself to participate in the nation’s largest LGBTQ Career Fair at the SF LGBT Center where they’ll showcase leading Bay Area employers dedicated to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The event will also provide LGBTQ and allied job seekers the opportunity to network and …

Haunted TechShop: Waterjet Pumpkin Carving & Rock Candy Making | SF
Thursday, October 26 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | TechShop
Haunted TechShop: Waterjet Pumpkin Carving & Rock Candy Making | SF

Everyone is invited to trick or treat with TechShop SF on Thursday, October 26, 2017.
Enjoy hands on activities like rock candy making, paper masks, and much more. See the waterjet pumpkin carving contest and be sure to dress up for the costume parade and contest, and you could …

Punk Rock Mini Concert: “The Used” | Amoeba Berkeley
Thursday, October 26 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend if you purchase their album in-store
| Amoeba Music (Berkeley)
Punk Rock Mini Concert:

The Used celebrate the release of their new album, The Canyon (Hopeless Records) with a live stripped-down performance and signing at Amoeba Berkeley.
The Used return with The Canyon, their seventh and most ambitious album to date. Lead by MJ inspired single “Over and Over Again”.

Speak Cheesy: Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF
Thursday, October 26 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alite Outpost
Speak Cheesy: Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF

Join them this evening for their monthly social gathering and grilled cheese happy hour. Have a cold drink and a grilled cheese on them, and gear up on any last minute outdoor equipment before the weekend.

SF Ballet: “Unbound Out of Bounds” Free Outdoor Fitness Class & Party | Proxy
SF Ballet:

Join SF Ballet for Unbound Out of Bounds, a series of events which take SF Ballet outside the Opera House and into the city. The series will kick-off on Thursday, October 26 with a free outdoor fitness class co-hosted by PROXY, and created and taught …

Creatures of the NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, October 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $20 | California Academy of Sciences
Creatures of the NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

The creatures come out at NightLife as the Academy partners with Bay Area Science Festival and Peaches Christ Productions to transform the museum into a spine-tingling, supernatural tribute to ’80s horror movies.

Sunset Cinema: “Girls Trip” Outdoor Movie Night | Emeryville
Thursday, October 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Greenway 31
Sunset Cinema:

Come and enjoy Sunset Cinema at Greenway 31, starting on Thursday, August 31 until October 26. Come early to enjoy a pre-movie happy hour with Novel Brewing plus the Bay Area Roller Derby team will be providing skate up beer service starting at 6 pm. Movies begin ...

Post Punk Disturbia Mini Concert: “Everyone Is Dirty” | Amoeba SF
Thursday, October 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Post Punk Disturbia Mini Concert:

Everyone Is Dirty celebrate the release of their new LP, My Neon’s Dead, with a live set and signing at Amoeba San Francisco Thursday, October 26 at 6pm.
Everyone is Dirty began shocking audiences with the raw power of their music in 2013. Formed in Oakland, …

Exploratorium After Dark: Science Fiction Turned Fact | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Science Fiction Turned Fact | Pier 15

Ever wondered where your flying car or rocket belt is? Join the Exploratorium at Full-Spectrum Science with Ron Hipschman: Science Fiction Turned Fact.

Quick Draw SF: The Halloween Edition | F8
Thursday, October 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | F8
Quick Draw SF: The Halloween Edition | F8

It’s Halloween season and they’re ready to get into the spirit with their occult and paranormal themed Halloween Quick Draw SF. They have a stellar group of artists delivering thrills, chills, and (drunken) spillz.
Come in costume (or pretty much anything Halloween-related) and score a free …

2017 Halloween Ghost Walk at City Hall | SF
Thursday, October 26 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted.
| San Francisco City Hall
2017 Halloween Ghost Walk at City Hall | SF

Disinterred remains, assassinations and other ghostly lore form the focus of this tour, plus little-known facts such as the cemetery that once covered Civic Center.
Instead of history and architecture, hear snippets from interviews with building employees that detail chilling paranormal activity. You will be amazed–and …

Día de los Muertos Sugar Skull Workshop | Mountain View
Día de los Muertos Sugar Skull Workshop | Mountain View

Decorate your own sugar skull for Dia de los Muertos. You will take home your own personalized calavera (skull) to honor your loved ones for Day of the Dead. Blank sugar skulls and colorful decorations will be provided.
Please bring a shoebox or similar container to …