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Wednesday, October 18

Free Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose
Wednesday, October 18 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Adira Dance & Costume
Free Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose

In preparation for their attempt to set the Guinness World Record with their version of Thrill the World, Adira Dance & Costume will be offering free Thriller dance classes at their dance studio in San Jose’s Willow Glen neighborhood from 7-8 pm every Wednesday from September 6 to ...

Thursday, October 19

The World’s First Virtual Reality Horror Opera | SF
Thursday, October 19 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Moscone Center West
The World's First Virtual Reality Horror Opera | SF
Samsung VR is bringing together leaders in 360 content and VR filmmaking for an evening of immersive film, entertainment, and networking. They are especially excited to shine a spotlight on the visionary artists and companies pioneering this new content medium. Explore the mysteries of The Parksville ...

Gay Vampire Sex Pubquiz | SF
Thursday, October 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Pubquiz is free to play. The STUD bar serves cocktails and mocktails
| The Stud Bar
Gay Vampire Sex Pubquiz | SF
They’ll be celebrating Halloween Month with a very special gay vampire sex pubquiz. Win free drinks from The STUD and epic sex toys from Good Vibrations Polk St. Store for showing off your queer vampire sex knowledge. They’ll be quizzing you on all the queer vampire babe icons who shaped your high ...

Friday, October 20

Zumba in the Park: Halloween Fitness Dance Party | SF
Friday, October 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | County Fair Building
Zumba in the Park: Halloween Fitness Dance Party | SF
Come party yourself into shape with free Zumba® classes, Halloween Edition. Zumba® is a latin-inspired, easy-to-follow calorie-burning dance-fitness party on Friday, October 20, 2017. You will get a great workout while enjoying San Francisco’s wonderful weather, Parks, and Recreation Centers. Proudly brought to you by the ...
Haunted Walk-through Maze of Terror | Peninsula
Friday, October 20 – 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 ...

Win Tix: “Mayhem Mansion” Haunted Tours of 1886 Victorian | SF
Friday, October 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Regular price: $20 adv for adults - Use code FUNCHEAP for $2 off tickets
| Haas-Lilienthal House
San Francisco’s historic 1886 Haas-Lilienthal House will be transformed into Mayhem Mansion, a haunted house style attraction. Set in a Victorian-era house museum, ghoulish guides walk you through dimly lit parlors and passages on a “twisted tour of terror” replete with frightful encounters in unexpected places. 2017 is ...
Tricks & Treats: Halloween Glow Party | SF
Friday, October 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 9 PM. $5 cover afterward
| Lone Star Saloon
Tricks & Treats: Halloween Glow Party | SF
Join hostess Saul Sugarman and his merry band of misfits for an early Halloween black light and glow paint party. Expect all of their typical fun treats at the Lone Star Saloon: dancers, lasers, black light, glow paint and the deadly punch. Want to know what ...
The Upside Down: Stranger Things Party | SF
Friday, October 20 – 9:30 pm | Cost: $20*
*At the door
| Rickshaw Stop
The Upside Down: Stranger Things Party | SF
The Upside Down San Francisco’s own homage to Stranger Things is here. Join them at the Rickshaw Stop and get down to the best new wave, synth wave, 80’s pop, and punk this side of Hawkins, Indiana. This is Halloween after all, so don your favorite ...

Saturday, October 21

12th Annual Children’s Halloween Hootenanny: “Nightmares & Fears” | Haight
Saturday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Kezar Stadium
12th Annual Children's Halloween Hootenanny:
Come out and celebrate the Haight-Ashbury Street Fair’s 12th year of providing a fun, free and safe place for the children and families to come out for Halloween fun in the Haight from 11 am to 4 pm on Saturday, October 21, 2017. The 2017 theme ...
2017 San Francisco Pumpkin Carving Fest | The Presidio
Saturday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Main Parade Ground
2017 San Francisco Pumpkin Carving Fest | The Presidio

Come one come all to the Presidio’s Main Parade Ground and create your very own Pumpkin Masterpiece. San Francisco Pumpkin Carving Festival Saturday, October 21, 2017 | 12 pm to 5 pm Main Parade Ground, Montgomery St, SF Free, but an RSVP is required. Free ...

Presidio Pumpkin Carving Workshop | The Presidio
Saturday, October 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is encouraged.
| Main Parade Ground
Presidio Pumpkin Carving Workshop | The Presidio
Create your own Halloween Jack O’ Lantern in this favorite annual event. Tools and pumpkins are provided while supplies last. Free but an RSVP is encouraged.
“Turfin’ vs The World” Halloween Dance Festival | Jack London Square
Saturday, October 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Turfinc at Jack London Square presents Turfin’ vs The World Part 3: Dance Battle Festival Halloween special edition. They’re bringing something very unique and new to their platform. They will have a tournament of 16 pre-selected top street dancers battling to be crowned King or Queen ...
Halloween Craft Table | SF
Saturday, October 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Artist and Craftsman Supply (SF)
Halloween Craft Table | SF
Need to work on your Halloween Costume? they’ll have a table set up with basic craft materials – glue, glitter, the good stuff. Bring any costume pieces you’re working on – their creative staff is here to help.
Monster Mash Halloween Bash for LGBTQ Families | SF
Saturday, October 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Come early for class registrations
| YMCA Embarcadero
Monster Mash Halloween Bash for LGBTQ Families | SF
It’s almost Halloween, wondering what treats are in store at the Monster Mash Halloween Bash? Come hungry for a pizza party lunch (with vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options available) and a chance to win some amazing prizes. Show off your costume in the photo booth, ...
Spooky Balloon Making | South SF
Saturday, October 21 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE | South San Francisco Main Library
Spooky Balloon Making | South SF
Twist and tie your Halloween balloon figures. Learn the art of balloon modeling.  The Grinning Ghost, Black Cat, Squishy Pumpkin, Scary Bat, and other simple shapes will be demonstrated.
2017 Annual Alameda Zombie Bar Crawl | Alameda
Saturday, October 21 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | 1400 Bar and Grill
2017 Annual Alameda Zombie Bar Crawl | Alameda
The annual Alameda Zombie Bar Crawl is back with a whopping 8 participating bars, restaurants and breweries and a few other venues featuring drink specials for zombies. 2017 Alameda Zombie Bar Crawl Saturday, October 21, 2017 | 6:30 pm to 2 am All Over Alameda 2017 Lists of all the participating bars, ...
Haunted Walk-through Maze of Terror | Peninsula
Saturday, October 21 – 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 ...

Sunday, October 22

Going On a Dance: Roving Party Halloween Edition | SF
Going On a Dance: Roving Party Halloween Edition | SF
Want to feel more confident in your dance moves? Need to release stress after a long day of work? Tired of the same old workouts inside a crowded gym? Then this is the event for you. “Going On a Dance” is a high energy, fun, positive, and inclusive ...

Monday, October 23

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 ...
2017 Barbie Mutilation Night | SF
Tuesday, October 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: *
*sliding scale donation gets you a fresh Barbie victim and benefits charity.
| Doc's Clock
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 New ...

Wednesday, October 25

Free Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose
Wednesday, October 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Adira Dance & Costume
Free Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose

In preparation for their attempt to set the Guinness World Record with their version of Thrill the World, Adira Dance & Costume will be offering free Thriller dance classes at their dance studio in San Jose’s Willow Glen neighborhood from 7-8 pm every Wednesday from September 6 to ...

Thursday, October 26

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
Kids of all ages are 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. Show us your best ideas in the costume parade and contest, and ...

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 p.m. 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 ...
Spooky Fun Tour of Historic Cemetery & Horror Movie Screening | Dublin
Friday, October 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: $7*
*Purchase your tickets now as event is likely to sell out.
| Dublin Heritage Park and Museum
Spooky Fun Tour of Historic Cemetery & Horror Movie Screening | Dublin
Brace yourself for an evening of spooky fun. Take a flashlight tour through the Dublin Historic Cemetery, where Dublin’s buried past comes alive. Hear haunting stories of ghosts thought to be lurking in Dublin, including news of recent sightings. Watch an old, black-and-white horror movie projected ...
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 ...

Horror Movie Trivia & Comedy Night | Haight Street
Friday, October 27 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$5 dollar suggested donation
| Milk Bar
Horror Movie Trivia & Comedy Night | Haight Street
Celebrate October with the spookiest trivia and comedy night in SF. For one night only, compete with other teams to prove who is the master of horror in 4 rounds of fright-filled trivia. Plus, SF’s best comedians entertain between each round. Prizes to be rewarded for best costume. ...
Thriller Flash Mob & Michael Jackson Live Tribute Night | Albany
Friday, October 27 – 8:30 pm | Cost: $10 | Ivy Room
Thriller Flash Mob & Michael Jackson Live Tribute Night | Albany
Dress up in your favorite Michael Jackson ensemble or spooky inspired costume for a “Thriller” themed night. Watch three bands each play one of MJ’s hit tunes from the Thriller album with a grand finale of all 3 bands playing Thriller while you join in the Thriller flash ...