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Monday, October 31, 2011 - All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Not all, but many of the 300+ events listed here are free

We here at funcheap have put together a big ol’ hairy list of free & cheap Halloween events in the Bay Area for 2011 that we think you’ll love.

But if that’s not enough, we have to recommend the best Halloween events website by far serving the Bay Area – www.hauntedbay.com. This site has over 300 Halloween events listed ranging from parties, haunts, pumpkin patches, festivals and more. Plus they’ve got lots of tips for throwing good halloween parties.

FuncheapSF’s Top Picks for Halloween 2011
Monday, October 31, 2011

Help Scare Kids: Volunteer at a Haunted House | Inner Richmond
Monday, October 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Frankenart Mart

This Halloween, Frankenart Mart, a quirky little art gallery in the Inner Richmond is having a haunted house, and as always, everyone is invited to come and help us scare the crap out of all the toddlers in the neighborhood.

Spooky Annual Halloween Piano Concert | SFSU
Monday, October 31 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco State University, Knuth Hall, Creative Arts Building

Faculty pianists Inara Morgenstern and Victoria Neve perform Halloween-themed music, an annual San Francisco State University tradition for more than 20 years.

Halloween Block Party | NOPA
Monday, October 31 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Grove & Lyon

The North of Panhandle Neighborhood Association celebrates Halloween in their hood with their annual block party (1500 and 1600 block of Grove) with a costume contest in the “Big tent” (intersection at Lyon & Grove) starting at 5:30pm and then followed by trick or treating.

Halloween Cocktail Crawl | SoMa
Monday, October 31 – 5:30 pm | Cost: $5* | Momo’s

Sip on some spooky cocktails at the SOMA Halloween Cocktail Crawl, where each participating venue will serve complimentary BLOOM Gin-inspired drinks for ticket-holders who RSVP in advance.

AAA Tipsy Tow: Free Car Tow Home | Halloween
Monday, October 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE

Had a bit too much to drink celebrating Halloween and now need a safe ride home? AAA’s Tipsy Tow Program offers a free tow for drinking drivers in Northern California – members and non-members alike – from 6pm on Halloween Night 2011 (Monday, October

Halloween Ghost Walk at City Hall | SF
Monday, October 31 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall

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. Who (or what) might be walking alongside us?

Wawona Street Haunt | West Portal

Monday, October 31 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Wawona Haunted House

This is this home yard haunt’s 10th year haunting  Wawona Street just a few blocks from West Portal station in San Francisco. Drop by for some spooky fun. Halloween night only, 6:30p to 9:30p

Hell On Wheels: Halloween Night Haunted House | SF

Monday, October 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $4 | Fear Oaks

Come find out what lunatics have done to the asylum “Hell on Wheels” a small and spooky haunted house with 666 sq ft of terror for adults and older children. Animated and static props and live actors bring our darkest night fears

DIY Halloween Yard Haunt | Oakland
Monday, October 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Haunted Yard

Larry Schmidt puts on a free “Soft Yard Haunt” puppet and marionette show on Halloween Night from 7pm to 9pm in Oakland (Oct 30-31, 2011) called “Driveway Follies.“

Yoshi’s 1st Annual Halloween Party | The Cheeseballs
Monday, October 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5* | Yoshi’s SF

Yoshi’s may be the biggest name in Jazz in the Bay Area – but they’re going glam for Halloween with a special October 31st show with decorations, a costume party & contest, drink specials and hella fun party band The Cheeseballs

Free Halloween Radio Stations | All Spooky Music
Monday, October 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE

SomaFM, Pandora, Slacker, AOL and more… find your favorite spooky soundtrack for halloween night.

Extra Action Marching Band: Halloween Show | Bottom of the Hill
Monday, October 31 – 8:30 pm | Cost: $5* | Bottom of the Hill

One of the funkiest Halloween parties in recent memory, The Extra Action Marching Band brings their huge high energy band to the teeny tiny stage of the Bottom of the Hill to rock out on Halloween night in a fusion  Balkan brass and New Orleans …

Halloween Electro/Dubstep DJ Party | Haight
Monday, October 31 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk

DJ Scott Brio will be spinning house, electro and dubstep on Halloween night as Milk Bar and Battle MGMT presents “Breathe” Come in costume for this special Halloween edition. A great social atmosphere, kick back, have a drink, talk to some friends and get your ghoulish grind on.

Drunken Halloween Costume Contest & Free Candy | Riptide
Monday, October 31 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Riptide

If you’re wearing a costume on Halloween, prepare to drink near the beach. Just head all the way to the end of the line (the L Taraval, that is) to The Riptide in the Outer Sunset for some no-cover-charge fun with prizes for Best costume

Fog & Laser Halloween Spectacular | Make-Out Room
Monday, October 31 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $7 | Make-Out Room

Make-Out Room presents Fog & Laser 3: “Halloween Spectacular” with music, dancing, and more. Visuals by Xavier with host DJs RamblinWorker & EmDee

Monday, October 31 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE

To help keep your drunken ass off the road, Halloween revelers in Alameda, Oakland, Berkeley, and San Francisco can get their cab rides home paid all Halloween night (until 4am)

We thank you for visiting funcheap first and we think we’ve done a nice job on our events list, but now head on over with our blessing to hauntedbay.com get started with your real Halloween search!

Please be aware that web traffic might be heavy at hauntedbay.com on Halloween day and the connection may be verrrrry slow.

Haunted Bay Halloween Events: 300+ Events
>> Here’s just the San Francisco events for Monday, October 31, 2011

NOPNA Block Party San Francisco Balls/Parties
Cat Club Halloween San Francisco Bars/Clubs
Death Guild Halloween at DNA San Francisco Bars/Clubs
El Rio Halloween San Francisco Bars/Clubs
Elbo Room Halloween Spectacular San Francisco Bars/Clubs
Great American Music Hall Halloween Concert San Francisco Bars/Clubs
Halloween M.O.M. San Francisco Bars/Clubs
Hemlock Tavern Halloween San Francisco Bars/Clubs
Hotel Utah Halloween San Francisco Bars/Clubs
Lexington Club Halloween San Francisco Bars/Clubs
Mad Hatter’s Ball San Francisco Bars/Clubs
Make-Out Room Halloween Spectacular San Francisco Bars/Clubs
Manor West Halloween Night San Francisco Bars/Clubs
Milk Bar Dubstep Halloween Party San Francisco Bars/Clubs
Part-Time Punks Halloween Night San Francisco Bars/Clubs
Riptide Halloween San Francisco Bars/Clubs
Ruby Skye Temple of Doom San Francisco Bars/Clubs
Slide Halloween San Francisco Bars/Clubs
Vessel Halloween San Francisco Bars/Clubs
Live 105’s Subsonic Halloween Ball San Francisco Concerts
SFSU Scary Concert San Francisco Concerts
Yoshi’s SF Halloween Party San Francisco Concerts
MCCLA Day of the Dead San Francisco Day of the Dead
Hell On Wheels San Francisco Haunts
Wawona Street Haunt San Francisco Haunts
Park Library Halloween Family Storytime San Francisco Library / Readings
West Portal Library Trick or Treat Books San Francisco Library / Readings
Roxie Theater Halloween Spooktacular San Francisco Movie
Shock It To Me Halloween Spookenanny San Francisco Movie
Clancy’s Pumpkin Patch San Francisco Pumpkin Patch
Great Pumpkin Patch – San Francisco San Francisco Pumpkin Patch
Ingleside Library Trick or Treating San Francisco TOT Events
Fear San Francisco Theater
Shocktoberfest 12: Fear Over Frisco San Francisco Theater
Teatro ZinZombie San Francisco Theater
Alcatraz Night Tour San Francisco Tours
Ghost Walk City Hall San Francisco Tours
San Francisco Ghost Hunt San Francisco Tours

>> Want More? View all 300+ of Hauntedbay.com’s 2011 Halloween Events

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Cost: FREE*
*Not all, but many of the 300+ events listed here are free


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