300+ Bay Area Halloween Events: Haunts, Parties, Festivals & more…
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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?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 9:30pMonday, 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 & EmDeeMonday, 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
Links: Event detailsCost: FREE*
*Not all, but many of the 300+ events listed here are freeHalloween
Categories: *Top Pick*, East Bay, Fairs & Festivals, North Bay, Peninsula, Recurring – Annual - October, San Francisco, South Bay Submitted by Johnny Funcheap