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Friday, October 31

Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours, Period Costumes & Stories | Pier 40
Friday, October 31 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Self guided tours are free. Sailing tickets are $43 a head.
| Pier 40
Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours, Period Costumes & Stories | Pier 40

The tall ship Lady Washington is back in the Bay Area offering free walk-on tours while docked in between their cruises. Crews typically are on hand in period costume to answer questions and tell stories. Pirate Ship Tours | Lady Washington October 21st through November 5th, 2014 Pier 40 (Embarcadero and Townsend), SF ...

$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 …

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 …

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 ...

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 …

“Night Of The Fiends” Art Show & Free Cocktails | North Beach
Friday, October 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | I Heart North Beach Gallery

Tony’s Pizza Napoletana presents “Night Of The Fiends” Art Show at the I Heart North Beach Gallery with Jeremy Fish, El Borracho, Andy Sciazko, Scott Renner, Akira Beard and many others.
Come in for a fun Halloween night with free drinks from Sailor Jerry and Peroni and live music …

“Flask Mob” Halloween: Secret Drinking & Photo Walk | SF
Friday, October 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sutro Baths

Flask Mob will be having a Halloween themed rager party at The Sutro Baths from 6-10 pm-ish on October 31, 2014. So make sure y’all costume game is right. Grab a camera and all your friends and join the mob.

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 …

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 ...

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 …

Zombie Crawl & Bar Hop | Embarcadero to Pier 39
Friday, October 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Justin Herman Plaza
Zombie Crawl & Bar Hop | Embarcadero to Pier 39

Zombies will be taking over the Embarcadero to Pier 39 on Halloween and you’re welcome to join the undead droves; they’ll even do your makeup beforehand.
At 6 pm on Halloween night, meet at the Fountain of Embarcadero (next to Justin Herman Plaza) for a dress and …

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

Scary Neighborhood House Haunt | San Jose
Friday, October 31 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but canned food donations for Second Harvest are appreciated
| Spaich House
Scary Neighborhood House Haunt | San Jose

The Spaich House in San Jose hosts a home haunt that offers up scares for the neighborhood. The haunt will be fully opened from 6:30-9 pm on Oct. 30-31, 2014 at 1188 Spaich Dr., San Jose. Admission is free, but please bring canned food to donate ...

Mayhem Mansion: Twisted Tours of 1886 Haas-Lilienthal House | SF
Mayhem Mansion: Twisted Tours of 1886 Haas-Lilienthal House | SF

For only the second time ever, the 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 …

Halloween Black Light Art Show | Alameda
Friday, October 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
| Studio 23
Halloween Black Light Art Show | Alameda

Come for some ultra violent… ultraviolet fun.
Have a spooky, glow-in-the-dark night with a black light art ahow combined with a Halloween party. There will be plenty of fluorescent activities, music, and lots and lots of artists.

Truck or Treat III: Haunted Halloween Outdoor Disco Dance Party | SF
Truck or Treat III: Haunted Halloween Outdoor Disco Dance Party | SF

Get ready for one of SF’s biggest and most fun Halloween dance parties as Funcheap hosts the 3rd Annual “Truck or Treat” costume bash with DJs, trick or treating, Halloween-only food truck specials, and spooky beer & drink specials.
We’ll be turning SoMa StrEat Food Park …

Win Tix: VIP Tix: Funcheap’s Haunted Halloween Disco & All-You-Can-Drink | SoMa
Friday, October 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of VIP passes - 21+ only
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
VIP Tix: Funcheap's Haunted Halloween Disco & All-You-Can-Drink | SoMa

Get ready for one of SF’s biggest and most fun Halloween dance parties at Funcheap’s costume bash with DJs, trick or treating, Halloween-only food truck specials, and spooky beer & drink specials.
This is an epic dance party with three bars, 10+ food trucks, fog machines and …

Zombie Pub Crawl & Thriller Flash Mob | Polk Street
Friday, October 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Polk & Union
Zombie Pub Crawl & Thriller Flash Mob | Polk Street

The Zombie Apocalypse descends upon Polk Street in search of brains and the occasional beverage starting at 7 pm on Halloween, Friday, October 31st, 2014.
Meet at 7 pm at Union St. and Polk St. to begin the crawl. They are starting early, so the undead may break …

Twisted Circus: Two-Headed Duckling & Old-Fashioned Sideshow | Antioch
Friday, October 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations for Autism Speaks are appreciated.
| Coe Family Twisted Circus
Twisted Circus: Two-Headed Duckling & Old-Fashioned Sideshow | Antioch

The Coe Family Twisted Circus is an annual home yard Halloween circus with old school carnival games, cotton candy, and a 15 minute freakshow.
Expect to see a two-headed duckling – the only one in the East Bay – as you attend this world-class vintage circus …

Halloween Outdoor Movie: “Coraline” | Sunset Dist.
Friday, October 31 – 7:15 pm | Cost: FREE | McCoppin Square
Halloween Outdoor Movie:

Coraline is a 2009 American stop-motion dark fantasy film based on Neil Gaiman’s 2002 novel of the same name. An adventurous girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets.
Please note, the movie has been …

Lindy Hop Lessons, Dancing & Halloween Costume Contest | Berkeley
Friday, October 31 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley - Sproul Plaza
Lindy Hop Lessons, Dancing & Halloween Costume Contest | Berkeley

Calling all dancing ghosts, ghouls, spirits, specters, witches, warlocks, and fiendish folks of all sorts – Hallow’s Eve draws near, and so too does this month’s Lindy at Night.
As per usual, free dancing lessons will be from 8-9 pm, followed by social dancing until midnight. …

Funcheap’s Halloween Comedy Night: “Hella Funny” | Cobb’s
Funcheap's Halloween Comedy Night:

Funcheap and Stroy Moyd of  #HellaFunny are taking over Cobb’s Comedy Club for a one-night-only showcase on Halloween, Friday, October 31, 2014 at San Francisco’s biggest comedy club.

We’ve handpicked some of the funniest up-and-coming comedians in SF for a huge costumed comedy bash. Expect a night …

Win Tix: Singin’ & Pingin’: Berlin Style Ping Pong & Karaoke | SF
Friday, October 31 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets.
| Verdi Club
Singin' & Pingin': Berlin Style Ping Pong & Karaoke | SF

The San Francisco sensation returns to the Verdi Club on Halloween night 2014. On the big main stage is DJ Purple’s dance karaoke with you on the mic.
On the dance floor, along with dancing, there’ll be two ping pong tables servicing all your Berlin-style ping pong …

Pamtastic’s Comedy Clubhouse of Horror | SF
Friday, October 31 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mutiny Radio
Pamtastic's Comedy Clubhouse of Horror | SF

Can this Open mic on a Friday get better? On Halloween? Yes. It’s Pamtastic’s Comedy Clubhouse on Mutiny Radio of Horror. With special comedy backing by the always costumed Medicine Bug comedy and music group.
Audience is free (as always), but they encourage costumes.
With the comic …