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Friday, October 31

Starve A Vampire Day: 2014 Halloween Blood Drive | SF
Starve A Vampire Day: 2014 Halloween Blood Drive | SF

8 billion mosquito’s can’t be wrong, so it’s time to start starving some vampires. 
The Blood Centers of the Pacific are hosting their annual Halloween Blood Drive in their donor coach parked at Two Embarcadero Center on Front Street from 8 am to 4 pm on October 31, …

2014 Jelly Belly Halloween Haunted House Tour | Fairfield
Friday, October 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jelly Belly Candy Company
2014 Jelly Belly Halloween Haunted House Tour | Fairfield

The Jelly Belly Factory in Fairfield sets up its annual Haunted House, a fun and kid-friendly seasonal addition to their free daily tours from 9 am to 4 pm, Thursday, October 20 through Friday, October 31, 2014. Tours detour through a decorated haven of Halloween delights. Learn ...

8th Annual Scraper Bike Day Halloween Night Ride | Oakland
Friday, October 31 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Arroyo Viejo Recreation Center
8th Annual Scraper Bike Day Halloween Night Ride | Oakland

It’s Halloween Time–which means Scraper Bike Day. On October 31, 2014, meet at 3:30 pm at Arroyo Viejo Rec Center in Oakland to some food, prizes for the best bikes, and of course – the ride.
Food will be served at 5 pm. Ride out at 6-6:30 …

2014 “Ghost Ship Halloween” Art Sneak Peak & Carnival | SF
Friday, October 31 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 70
2014

Ghost Ship Halloween will once again host a free preview party for an afternoon of all-ages Halloween games, rides, treats or tricks.
San Francisco friends and neighbors are welcome to explore the haunted asylum, test out the dance floors and looky loo at the art cars that …

Sneak Peek: 2014 San Francisco Ski & Snowboard Festival | Fort Mason
Sneak Peek: 2014 San Francisco Ski & Snowboard Festival | Fort Mason

The San Francisco Ski & Snowboard Festival is one of the biggest of its kind on the West Coast with over $1 million dollars in gear from top brands such as Burton, K2, Atomic, Rossignol and many, many more – all discounted up to 70% off. On Saturday and Sunday, ...

Monster Mash Dance Party at Pyramid Brewery | Walnut Creek
Friday, October 31 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food & drinks.
| Pyramid Alehouse (Walnut Creek)
Monster Mash Dance Party at Pyramid Brewery | Walnut Creek

Pyramid Alehouse hosts a free Monster Mash Dance Party at their Walnut Creek location featuring a DJ, dancing and a costume contest.
Pyramid’s Halloween Monster Mash Dance Party 
October 31, 2014 | 3:30 pm to 11 pm
Pyramid Alehouse, 1410 Locust St., Walnut Creek
FREE

Happy Hour Drink prices from 3:30 pm  to …

Spooktacular Halloween Carnival: Spiderweb Maze & Bone Hunt | SF
Friday, October 31 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stonestown YMCA
Spooktacular Halloween Carnival: Spiderweb Maze & Bone Hunt | SF

Dress up in your costume and explore a super spooky haunted forest, right in the middle of the Stonestown YMCA, for a Halloween carnival that’s fun for the whole family on Saturday, October 26, 2013.
Free, but a ticket is required.
The fun will include:

Gholish games
Spiderweb Maze
Ghost Alley …

Halloween Michael Jackson Extravaganza & Festival | Bayview
Friday, October 31 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bayview Opera House
Halloween Michael Jackson Extravaganza & Festival | Bayview

Bayview Town Center are honoring Michael Jackson 5 years after his death by playing, dancing, and getting scared to his music.
Mendell Plaza will host the annual Halloween celebration featuring a petting zoo, a haunted house, a costume contest, arts activities for kids, pumpkin carving and more. And, …

Halloween at the Brewery: Costume Contest, Live Music & Food Trucks | San Carlos
Friday, October 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Devil's Canyon Brewing Company
Halloween at the Brewery: Costume Contest, Live Music & Food Trucks | San Carlos

Enjoy October Boo Friday from 4-11 pm on Halloween with a family friendly, admission-free evening of live music, rotating food trucks provided by Off The Grid, and an award winning selection of sustainably handcrafted beer and root beer.
Dress up in costume and bring the little ones for the Children’s …

Doggie Halloween Parade on Bay Street | Emeryville
Friday, October 31 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bay Street Emeryville
Doggie Halloween Parade on Bay Street | Emeryville

Bay Street Emeryville will host a Doggie Halloween Parade on the Plaza from 4-5 pm on Friday, October 31, 2014.
Best pet costume wins $50 certificate. Also, doggies that have photo taken will be entered into the social media challenge.

Historic Garden Halloween Gathering: Snacks, Tea & Scavenger Hunt | Oakland
Friday, October 31 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Peralta Hacienda Historical Park
Historic Garden Halloween Gathering: Snacks, Tea & Scavenger Hunt | Oakland

Is the Peralta Hacienda haunted? Learn the history of the Birthplace of Oakland and march across their stage in your costumes – singles, families and pets are welcome and there will be candy for everyone on Friday, October 31, 2014.
If you do not celebrate Halloween …

$3 Chipotle Burrito Day | Halloween 2014
Friday, October 31 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $3*
*$3 burrito, burrito bowl, salad or an order of tacos if in costume
| Chipotle Mexican Grill (Metreon)
$3 Chipotle Burrito Day | Halloween 2014

On Halloween 2014, come dressed up in costume (yes, wearing a costume is required) from 5 pm to close and you’ll score a full size boorito, burrito bowl, salad or an order of tacos for just $3 at any Chipotle location.
Find a Chitople location near you here.
All proceeds up …

The Goonies-themed Haunted Victorian Mansion | Oakland
Friday, October 31 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*Entry donations will be taken at the front door.
| The Haunted Mansion
The Goonies-themed Haunted Victorian Mansion | Oakland

Take a peek inside a historic Victorian transformed into a Haunted Mansion with elaborate set design, including a huge two-story pirate ship, a working waterfall, a cave, and replicas of props and set pieces from the movie The Goonies.
The Haunted Mansion is an art house …

Final 2014 “Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party & Costume Contest | Fort Mason
Friday, October 31 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food from food trucks.
| Fort Mason Center
Final 2014

Off the Grid will be partying on Halloween for the last night of the 2014 season at the Fort Mason Center – California’s largest weekly evening Street Food market.
Come dressed up for the Costume Contest:

Four Categories: Best food costume, Best SF costume, Scariest costume, Best …

Critical Mass 2014 Halloween Bike Ride | SF
Friday, October 31 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Justin Herman Plaza
Critical Mass 2014 Halloween Bike Ride | SF

Critical Mass is a mass bicycle ride that takes place on the last Friday of each month in cities around the world and since in October 2014, it falls right on Halloween, riders dress up and ride through the city as a costumed parade.
Get your costume …

“The Haunting of 66th Street”: Haunted Garden | Berkeley
Friday, October 31 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Haunting of 66th Street

Get yourself to Berkeley on Halloween night to explore The Haunting of 66th Street, a one-night only haunted garden, from 5:30 – 9 pm on October 31, 2014.
Haunted Bay says it’s a “fun (but can be scary) home garden haunt. The haunters adjust to your …

Halloween Melt-Your-Face-Off Piano Happy Hour | Madrone Art Bar
Friday, October 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Madrone Art Bar
Halloween Melt-Your-Face-Off Piano Happy Hour | Madrone Art Bar

On Halloween 2014, Madrone Art Bar is hosting a Melt Your Face Off Happy Hour with D.J. Lebowitz live on the piano – that’s right, he’s not a DJ, he’s just “The world’s rockinest piano player.”
Prepare to have your face melt off from 6-9 …

Lord of the Rings-themed Halloween House | San Jose
Friday, October 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Albertson Halloween House
Lord of the Rings-themed Halloween House | San Jose

On Halloween night 2014, stop by the Alberston Halloween House from 6-9 pm to explore the enormous and elaborate Lord of the Rings- themed house. Open for one night only, the house features themed treats, an immersive front yard scene, costume characters and more.
Every year the …

AAA Tipsy Tow: Free Car Tow Home | Halloween 2014
Friday, October 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
AAA Tipsy Tow: Free Car Tow Home | Halloween 2014

AAA’s Tipsy Tow Program offers a free tow for drinking drivers in Northern California from 6 pm on most major holidays (read: popular times to get wasted) until 6 am the next morning, in Northern California, Nevada and Utah. And you don’t even have to be ...

Demon Rock-Off: Guitar Contest w/ The Devil | San Jose
Friday, October 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | RockBar Theater
Demon Rock-Off: Guitar Contest w/ The Devil | San Jose

Watch as some of the best shredders in the Bay gamble with the Devil for Rock ‘n Roll Glory as RockBar brings to you the “Crossroads” story live on stage.
Each performer involved will have a chance to showcase their talents, but also promote their current projects …

Econo Jam Records Halloween Show: Guided By Voices Tribute | Oakland
Friday, October 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Econo Jam Records
Econo Jam Records Halloween Show: Guided By Voices Tribute | Oakland

Econo Jam Records is celebrating their one year anniversary on Halloween, October 31, 2014.
There will be some prizes (random grab bag) and costume discounts; wear a costume and save 15%.
2014 Anniversary Halloween Show:

Janitor X - Guided By Voices cover band with members of Ruby Pins & Spaceburn
The …

“Under the Sea Macabre” Haunted House | Mission Dist.
Friday, October 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Adobe Books

Adobe Books is getting into the Halloween spirit with a spooky night of “Under the Sea Macabre” on October 31, 2014.
Tourists are disappearing from Fisherman’s Wharf. And no, they’re not in North Beach. As more and more tourists vanish from the fog-soaked piers, the seals …

Ghoul’s Night Out: Live Theremin & Free Pizza | Make-Out Room
Friday, October 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Make-Out Room
Ghoul's Night Out: Live Theremin & Free Pizza | Make-Out Room

Have a Ghoul’s Night Out and kick start your Halloween night early at the Make-Out Room.
From 6-10 pm, DJ Tonearm will be playing spooky sounds and monster tunes; plus, there will be live theremin weirdness and best of all, free pizza from Escape from New York …

Wes Anderson Films Art Show Tribute & Costume Party | SF
Wes Anderson Films Art Show Tribute & Costume Party | SF

Spoke Art presents Bad Dads V, a group art show tribute to the films of Wes Anderson. Over 80 artists were invited to contribute an original work of art, spanning from paintings to sculptures to limited edition screen prints, all in tribute to one the world’s ...

Realm of Darkness Haunted House | Palo Alto
Friday, October 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Realm of Darkness
Realm of Darkness Haunted House | Palo Alto

Realm of Darkness is a nearly 800-foot home haunted house with 22 pneumatic figures. It is a walk-through haunt where you are actually inside, not just walking past the props. Expect claustrophobic darkness, corpses, and more.
Free admission, but donations are appreciated.
Source: Haunted Bay