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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 ...

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 ...

Wednesday, October 25

Final $1 Book Sale of the Season | SF Main Library
Wednesday, October 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
| San Francisco Main Public Library
Final $1 Book Sale of the Season | SF Main Library

Starting this April, the San Francisco Public Library host weekly Wednesday Steps Sales, located at the Larkin Street entrance to the Main Library. All books and media are just $1 or less each and all proceeds from Steps Sales benefit the San Francisco Public Library. ...

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 ...

Thursday, October 26

Aero Design Challenge | Bay Area Science Fest 2017
Thursday, October 26 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Hiller Aviation Museum
Aero Design Challenge | Bay Area Science Fest 2017
Each student in the Aero Design Challenge participates in a series of discovery experiences in the Hiller Aviation Museum’s main gallery, including: Wind tunnel experiments Examination of full-scale aircraft Flight simulation Glider flight trials Following the exploration period, students join a small team to construct, test, improve and present a glider able ...
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 ...
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 ...

Friday, October 27

Scaregrove 2017: Halloween Festival in the Park | SF
Friday, October 27 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $10 | Stern Grove
Scaregrove 2017: Halloween Festival in the Park | SF
Scaregrove returns to Stern Grove, on Friday, October 27, 2017 from 3 to 9 pm. An “out of this world” Halloween event, this year’s event will feature a costume contest and parade, haunted houses, hay rides, carnival rides, giant inflatables, food for sale and live ...
Critical Mass 2017 Halloween Bike Ride | SF
Friday, October 27 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Justin Herman Plaza
Critical Mass 2017 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 it typically falls right around Halloween, riders dress up and ride through the city as a costumed parade. There’s ...
2017 Dia de Los Muertos: Face Painting & Hand Carving Demonstration| Mexican Museum
Friday, October 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Mexican Museum
2017 Dia de Los Muertos: Face Painting & Hand Carving Demonstration| Mexican Museum
The Mexican Museum as it celebrates Dia de los Muertos. Show your best Day of the Dead attire for this FREE kid-friendly holiday event. Enjoy free drinks and light appetizers while enjoying all the art and culture The Mexican Museum has to offer, including the new ...
Friday Movie in the Park: “Star Wars: Rogue One” | McCoppin Sq.
Friday, October 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | McCoppin Square
Friday Movie in the Park:

Enjoy free movies at McCoppin Square in the Sunset District happening on the first four Fridays in October 2017. Movies begin at sunset, approximately 7:15 pm, but come early as the fun starts at 6 pm. Grab your family and friends, and don’t forget to bring some popcorn and ...

2017 Spooky Halloween Carnival: Costume Parade & Contest | Japantown
Friday, October 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $7*
*$7 per person
| Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California
2017 Spooky Halloween Carnival: Costume Parade & Contest | Japantown
Join us for a fun night of Halloween fun featuring fun games and crafts activities, a bounce house, haunted hallway, and costume contest and parade with prizes for: scariest, cutest, most original, best overall and most spirited group/family costumes. Bring out the kids for a fun ...
23rd Annual Dia de Los Muertos Procession & Blessing of the Altar | Albany
Friday, October 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Gathering Tribes
23rd Annual Dia de Los Muertos Procession & Blessing of the Altar | Albany
The Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos, is an Indigenous tradition and ceremony that is hundreds, perhaps thousands of years old. In some traditions, the Days of the Dead lasted for several weeks or months. The spirits are attracted to marigold flowers, which ...
2017 Halloween Beer Crawl & Costume Party | Mission Dist.
Friday, October 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission District
2017 Halloween Beer Crawl & Costume Party | Mission Dist.
Dress up and join Bay Area Beer Socials for their 7th annual Halloween Beer Crawl. Like last year, they’re focusing on beer venues around 16th St. BART. Free, but an RSVP is requested Be sure to dress up; this is a costume-required event. Here’s the tentative route: Standard Deviant Flying Pig Dalva Gestalt Haus The Sycamore
Annual Halloween Carnival: Games & Cookie Decorating | Albany
Friday, October 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Albany Community Center
Annual Halloween Carnival: Games & Cookie Decorating | Albany
They are terrified to present the annual Halloween Carnival. Bring the whole family down to the Albany Community Center for games, activities, cookie decorating, and prizes galore. It’s sure to be a scary good time for all. Activities Include: Spooky Arts & Crafts Creepy Cookie Decoration Ghoulish Games Paranormal Photo ...
ActionSpot 1st Annual Halloween Bash | San Jose
Friday, October 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is encouraged.
| ActionSpot
ActionSpot 1st Annual Halloween Bash | San Jose
On October 27th, come and join them at ActionSpot to help them celebrate their first full year in business. There will be free food, drinks and beats. Stay tuned for more info. Free but an RSVP is encouraged.
Haunted Walk-through Maze of Terror | Peninsula
Friday, October 27 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated to benefit Unicef
| Haunted House of Moss Beach
Haunted Walk-through Maze of Terror | Peninsula

Haunting your souls for nearly two decades, the Haunted House of Moss Beach is a spooky, walk-through maze of terror. Please note, arrive early to avoid long lines. Only two people are allowed per a tour. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. This ...

“Freak Out” Halloween Weekend Party | SoMa
It’s that time of year again, ghouls and gals… Halloween is upon us and this year, John Colins is coming at you so freaky-deaky, it’s decapitating. Tickets were $5 in advance last year. We assume it’s the same this year but you may contact John Colins to ...

Saturday, October 28

San Francisco’s Annual Financial Planning Days | Main Library
Saturday, October 28 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| San Francisco Main Public Library
San Francisco's Annual Financial Planning Days | Main Library
The City and County of San Francisco and the Financial Planning Association of San Francisco invite you to attend San Francisco Financial Planning Day where you’ll be able to meet one-on-one with dozens of highly qualified Certified Financial Planner™ professionals to discuss your personal finance ...
Oink-A-Ween: Barn Trick-or-Treat & Animal Feeding | Grass Valley
Saturday, October 28 – 10:30 am | Cost: $5*
*An RSVP is required.
| Animal Place
Oink-A-Ween: Barn Trick-or-Treat & Animal Feeding | Grass Valley
Join the Animal Place in Grass Valley, CA for trick-or-treating in their barns and be sure to bring a pumpkin to feed to the pigs (for yours and the pigs’ safety, staff will feed the pigs directly). The barns will be open and you’ll get vegan goodies ...
2017 Halloween Parade & Trick or Treat | Menlo Park
Saturday, October 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Fremont Park (Menlo Park)
2017 Halloween Parade & Trick or Treat | Menlo Park
The annual Menlo Park Halloween Hoopla Parade & Trick or Treat is held the Saturday before Halloween from 11:00 am to 2 pm on Saturday, October 28, 2017. Come in costume and participate in the annual parade to Fremont Park. Participants will receive a trick or treat bag. ...
2017 Fall Harvest Artisan Food Festival | Nob Hill
Saturday, October 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Cheese Plus
2017 Fall Harvest Artisan Food Festival | Nob Hill
Enjoy food samples and meet the Bay Area’s top food artisans at Cheese Plus’ 13th Annual Fall Harvest Artisan Food Festival. 2017 Fall Harvest Artisan Food Festival Saturday, October 28, 2017 | 11 am to 3 pm Cheese Plus, 2001 Polk St, San Francisco FREE Drop by and taste the ...
2017 Día de Los Muertos Celebration & Free Admission Day | San Jose Museum of Art
Saturday, October 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but reservations are recommended.
| San Jose Museum of Art
2017 Día de Los Muertos Celebration & Free Admission Day | San Jose Museum of Art
Celebrate El Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with live performances, cultural demonstrations, and artmaking experiences for the whole family. 2017 Día de Los Muertos Celebration at San Jose Museum of Art Saturday, October 28, 2017 | 11 am to 5 pm San Jose Museum of Art, 110 ...
2017 Día de Los Muertos at the Cemetary: Altars, Live Performances & Crafts | San José
Saturday, October 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Calvary Catholic Cemetery
2017 Día de Los Muertos at the Cemetary: Altars, Live Performances & Crafts | San José
The 8th Annual Día de Los Muertos celebration at Calvary Catholic Cemetery will take place from 11 am to 4 pm on Saturday, October 28, 2017. This year’s event will include: Ritual, Music, and Dance Face Painting and Children’s Crafts Food, art, books, and t-shirts will be available for ...
2017 “Boo, Bark, Brews & Bites”: Pet Pampering & Canine Walk | Jack London Sq.
Saturday, October 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but the DogFest Walk n' Roll requires registration.
| Jack London Square
2017
Pets and their humans are invited to enjoy a Halloween celebration on the Oakland waterfront with tricks, treats, frights and delights as the Boo! Bark, Brews + Bites festivities fill Jack London Square. Boo, Bark, Brews & Bites Saturday, October 28, 2017 | 11 am to 4 pm Jack ...
Howl-O-Ween: Pooch Parade, Costume Contest & Treats | Vacaville
Saturday, October 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free, however joining the costume contest and parade costs $5.
| Andrews Park
Howl-O-Ween: Pooch Parade, Costume Contest & Treats | Vacaville
Your pooch will have a tail-wagging good time at their 3rd annual Howl-O-Ween Pooch Parade and Costume Contest. Event admission is free. Pooch Parade and costume contest registration fee is $5 per dog. This event is full of doggies and their owners walking around in costume and ...