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Thursday, October 30

2014 Bay Area Science Festival | Thursday, Oct. 30
Thursday, October 30 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Some events may require an RSVP or have other restrictions.
| San Francisco Bay Area
2014 Bay Area Science Festival | Thursday, Oct. 30

Free events on Thursday, October 30, 2014

3 pm: Southeast Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour - San Francisco
6:30 pm: GMOs in Sustainable Food - Berkeley
7 pm: Faster, Higher, and Stronger: Sports Science and Super-Athletes – Oakland
7 pm: Stem Cell Awareness Day: Research and Applications – San Jose

Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours, Period Costumes & Stories | Pier 40
Thursday, October 30 – 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 ...

Wizard of Oz Halloween Puppy Party: Free Drinks & Dog Celebrity, Tuna | SF SPCA
Thursday, October 30 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| San Francisco SPCA (Mission)
Wizard of Oz Halloween Puppy Party: Free Drinks & Dog Celebrity, Tuna | SF SPCA

Bring Toto and your ruby slippers as the San Francisco SPCA and 7×7 throw a fun Wizard of Oz-themed Halloween party at the new Mission Campus adoption center with free drinks and adoptions because everyone can agree, “There’s no place like home.”
Free, but an RSVP …

Halloween-Spooktacular Quick Draw SF: Live Art Party | SoMa
Thursday, October 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP on Facebook is appreciated.
| F8
Halloween-Spooktacular Quick Draw SF: Live Art Party | SoMa

The monthly Quick Draw SF, hosted by Paint Pens Collective and Never Ending Radical Dude, is usually every third Thursday of the month, but for this month is will be Thursday, October 30, 2014.
They are gonna Halloween the heck out of it. Dress up – they …

Win Tix: Late Night at the San Francisco Dungeon | Embarcadero
Thursday, October 30 – 8:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $40.
| The San Francisco Dungeon
Late Night at the San Francisco Dungeon | Embarcadero

The Home of Halloween, The San Francisco Dungeon, dares you to visit during our 21+ adult only Lates on October 30, 2014.
Join the Trickster as you experience 200 years of history through nine live actor shows and a thrilling after party at The Gold Dust Lounge. Tickets …

Win Tix: Robert Ellis: Hypnotic Voice & Masterful Guitar | The Chapel
Thursday, October 30 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $15
| The Chapel
Robert Ellis: Hypnotic Voice & Masterful Guitar | The Chapel

Robert Ellis is the kind of songwriter who only comes along once in a great while. The music, like the artist, refuses to accept the confines of a box, and burns white-hot from the inside out.  Alive with memories and innovation, you become absorbed in …

Win Tix: La Femme: French Surf-Pop | Slim’s
Thursday, October 30 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Regular cost, $15
| Slim's
La Femme: French Surf-Pop | Slim's

Despite their geographically challenged location, here is a collective of French surf-pop connoisseurs.

Mad Monster Halloween Dance Party | Milk Bar
Thursday, October 30 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with costume, $5 without
| Milk Bar
Mad Monster Halloween Dance Party | Milk Bar

Put on your Halloween costume and dancing shoes and spend your night grooving to DJ Madison at the Milk Bar in the Haight from 10 pm on October 30, 2014.
DJing around the Bay Area since 1996, DJ Madison plays all music that has soul and is currently …

Win: VIP Tix “Houghton Hall”: Downton Abbey Art & Treasures | Legion of Honor
VIP Tix

Step into the history and grandeur of Houghton Hall, the English country house reminiscent of Highclere Castle seen on the popular PBS drama, Downton Abbey.
With stunning displays of its spectacular interiors, rarely exhibited treasures, and exquisite furniture that have survived through the centuries, Houghton Hall: …

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, …

Giants World Series Parade 2014 | Route, Date, Time
Friday, October 31 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center (SF)
Giants World Series Parade 2014 | Route, Date, Time

Get down to Market Street on Halloween for the city’s parade and celebration for the 2014 World Champion Giants!
The victory parade will take place Friday, October 31, 2014 starting at Noon. And beware, there’s a chance of rain which may affect the start time.
The parade …

Hallo-chiweenie Yappy Hour w/ Internet Dog Sensation Tuna | SF
Friday, October 31 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| W San Francsico
Hallo-chiweenie Yappy Hour w/ Internet Dog Sensation Tuna | SF

Bring your hound to the W San Francisco on Hallo-chiweenie for a meet-and-bark event with the internet’s most beloved dog, Tuna of #tunameltsmyheart. 
Free, but an RSVP is required.
Fans and four-legged friends are encouraged to dress spooky – winning costumes will have the opportunity to score …

Free Classical Chamber Music by the Bay | SF
Friday, October 31 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Aquatic Park
Free Classical Chamber Music by the Bay | SF

Dolci by the Bay are free weekly concerts of chamber music at 1 pm on Fridays from September 12 through November 21, 2014. Viva Knight and Ted Rust regard Dolci, their piano-oboe duo, as their after-careers dessert course (dolci) of their lives. All concerts take place in the ...

2014 “Ghost Ship Halloween” Art Sneak Peak & Halloween 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 …

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, ...

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, …

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 ...

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 …

$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 …

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 …

Parol-Marking Workshop: Beautiful Filipino Lanterns | SoMa
Friday, October 31 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*One free parol per person. Additional parol materials are $6-8 each.
| Bayanihan Community Center
Parol-Marking Workshop: Beautiful Filipino Lanterns | SoMa

Get ready for the annual San Francisco Parol Lantern Festival and Parade by making beautiful Filipino lanterns with The Bayanihan Community Center (BCC) every Friday, October 24-December 5, 2014 (excluding Friday, November 28). The Parol Lantern Festival & Parade takes place on Saturday, December 13, 2014 and is a memorable evening ...

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 …

“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.

“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 …

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 ...