Home » City Guide » Halloween

Halloween Party Guide 2017

Get prepped for Halloween with creepy art shows, cemetery bike tours, pumpkin parties and haunted houses.
By - posted 10/10/2017
Serious Cycling Club

The ghouls, goblins, zombies (and slutty Donald Trumps?) rise on Halloween weekend all over the Bay, and we’ve picked out our very favorite events of 2017.

Make your plans early and start coordinating your costumes to make this a Halloween to remember. Can 2017 get any freakier? We’ll find out…

Pumpkin Parties


Blacklight Art Show

Creepy Art & Culture


DIY Haunted Houses

Haunted Walk-through Maze of Terror – Fridays, Saturdays and Halloween Night – Moss Beach
“Ghostbusters” Immersive Halloween House – Tue. 10/31 – San Jose
Oakland’s Epic Halloween Yard Haunt & DIY Puppet Show – October 30-31 – Oakland


Bikes & Frights

Cemetery Bike Tour: Presidio Graveyard & Movie Night – Sun. 10/29 – SF
Critical Mass 2017 Halloween Bike Ride – Fri. 10/27 – SF
Friday the 13th East Bay Bike Party – Fri. 10/13 – Ashby BART


Halloween Dance-Offs

“Turfin’ vs The World” Halloween Dance Festival – Sat. 10/21 – Jack London Square
Thrill The World 2017: World Record Thriller Dance-Off -Sat. 10/28 – San Jose


Spooky Fun & Games

RazerStore Halloween Bash: Horror Video Games, Haunted House VR – Sun. 10/29 – SF
Playcrafting Trick Or Treat: Halloween Game Expo – Mon. 10/30 – Google Launchpad, SF
Journey to The End Of The Night – Sat. 10/28 – SF


Starve A Vampire

2017 Halloween Blood Drive – Tue. 10/31 – SF



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 Pub Quiz | SF
Thursday, October 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Stud Bar
Gay Vampire Sex Pub Quiz | SF

Queer Sex Trivia will be celebrating Halloween with a very special Gay Vampire Sex pub quiz. 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 …

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 …

Halloween Black Light & Glow Paint Party | SF
Friday, October 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 9 pm; $5 cover afterward
| Lone Star Saloon
Halloween Black Light & Glow Paint 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 …

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

2017 Danville Fall Crafts Festival: Saturday | East Bay
Saturday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Danville
2017 Danville Fall Crafts Festival: Saturday | East Bay

Celebrate the Danville FallFest 2017, formerly known as the Danville Fall Crafts Festival, on tree-lined Hartz Avenue in downtown Danville from 10 am to 5 pm on October 21-22, 2017. 2017 Danville FallFest October 21-22, 2017 | 10 am to 5 pm Historic Downtown Danville FREE ...

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

2017 Danville Fall Crafts Festival: Sunday | East Bay
Sunday, October 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Danville
2017 Danville Fall Crafts Festival: Sunday | East Bay

Celebrate the Danville FallFest 2017, formerly known as the Danville Fall Crafts Festival, on tree-lined Hartz Avenue in downtown Danville from 10 am to 5 pm on October 21-22, 2017. 2017 Danville FallFest October 21-22, 2017 | 10 am to 5 pm Historic Downtown Danville FREE ...

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
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

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

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 …

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 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 …

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 …

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

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 …

Saturday, October 28

Totally Weird “Area 51 & UFO Themed” Haunted Garage | SF
Saturday, October 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission and there's also a free gift if you mention FUNCHEAP
| Area 51 Halloween Haunted House Alien UFO Themed
Totally Weird

Come and explore a free, completely DIY UFO themed & Area 51 haunted house that’s run by a guy who says he’s “former CIA, FSB and ALF spy to protect humans and animals, prevent World War III and New World Order that follows: Save Mother Earth ...

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 …

Halloween Festival & Costume Contest at Glen Park | SF
Saturday, October 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is encouraged. Please RSVP so they know how much food to prepare.
| Glen Park School
Halloween Festival & Costume Contest at Glen Park | SF

Celebrate Halloween at Glen Park Elementary School on Saturday, October 28 from 11 am – 1 pm with the Shared Schoolyard Project.
This exciting Halloween Festival will include free lunch for the whole neighborhood, a wide variety of Halloween games and activities for all ages, and a costume …

Balbooa Fright Fest 2017: Halloween Block Party | SF
Saturday, October 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Balboa Village Merchants Association
Balbooa Fright Fest 2017: Halloween Block Party | SF

Join neighbors and local merchants as they trick or treat down Balboa Street between 33rd and 39th Avenue. Collect stamps on your scavenger hunt ticket at participating businesses (to be announced on this page.)
All are welcome to the St Thomas The Apostle Elementary School yard …

3rd Annual Chinatown Halloween Neighborhood Festival | SF
3rd Annual Chinatown Halloween Neighborhood Festival | SF

Join us for another spooktacular event at the CYC 3rd Annual Chinatown Halloween Neighborhood Festival on Saturday, October 28. Waverly Place will be filled with carnival games and arts and crafts (face-painting, tattooing, trick or treat bag decorating, cartoon drawing, etc.) The event’s Community Partner, …

Dia de los Muertos & Halloween Party | Menlo Park
Saturday, October 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Facebook Headquarters
Dia de los Muertos & Halloween Party | Menlo Park

Celebrate Halloween, Dia de los Muertos and the Harvest Season.
This is sure to be fun for the whole family. Bring the kids in costume for the parade, trick-or-treating, and free pumpkin (1 per children – while supplies last). Shop for fall produce, decor & crafts.
What to …

Halloween at Poco Dolce: Crawly Gummy Worms & Free Chocolate Samples | SF
Saturday, October 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*While supplies last. Come in costume
| Poco Dolce Chocolates
Halloween at Poco Dolce: Crawly Gummy Worms & Free Chocolate Samples | SF

Celebrate Halloween with Poco Dolce and hand dip creepy-crawly gummy worms at their Dogpatch HQ.

They will be sampling chocolate all day, listening to spooky tunes, and giving away free individual tiles to those who come in costume.

2017 Skeletonfest: Special Art Making | East Bay
Saturday, October 28 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Richmond Art Center
2017 Skeletonfest: Special Art Making | East Bay

Families, grab your costumes and join the Richmond Art Center for Halloween and Day of the Dead art festivities on Saturday, October 28, 2017.
Featuring special artmaking throughout our courtyard and studios.
All ages are welcome. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Thrill The World 2017: World Record Thriller Dance-Off | San Jose
Saturday, October 28 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Adira Dance & Costume
Thrill The World 2017: World Record Thriller Dance-Off | San Jose

Adira Dance & Costume in San Jose’s Willow Glen neighborhood will once again attempt to set the Guinness World Record with their version of Thrill the World at 3 pm sharp on October 28, 2017.
Thrill The World is an annual worldwide simultaneous dance of Michael Jackson’s …

Ocean Avenue First Annual Halloween Fair | SF
Saturday, October 28 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ocean & Faxon Avenues
Ocean Avenue First Annual Halloween Fair | SF

Come and join them for an afternoon of family-friendly fun and games at the first annual Ocean Avenue Halloween Fair. There will be games and prizes, raffles, a costume contest, and a photo booth to snap a wicked selfie with a ghoulish grimace.

Professional Soccer: SF Deltas Final Game | Kezar Stadium
Professional Soccer: SF Deltas Final Game | Kezar Stadium

This is their final game of the regular season, so they are going to do something different.
They are going to implement a General Admission Seating format allowing fans to sit wherever they want except for 3 sections of reserved seating (the reserved sections will be …

“Maven’s Monster Mash” Free Halloween Silent Disco & Costume Contest | SF

Maven car sharing has partnered with Campsyte to bring you their first annual Halloween Silent Disco & Costume Party. Choose between 3 channels of your favorite SF DJ’s, all battling for your attention. This is the ideal spot for a girls night out, birthday party or with a …

2017 “Journey to The End Of The Night” | SF
Saturday, October 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but advanced registration is required.
| Japantown Peace Plaza
2017

For one night, drop your relations, your work, your leisure, and all your usual motives for movement and action, and let yourself be drawn by the chase.
Journey to the End of the Night is a street game that turns you into you a runner, making …

“Spookshow, Baby” Art Show, Contortion Act & Costume Contest | SF
Saturday, October 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Art Attack SF

Art Attack SF invites you to their Halloween party alongside the closing reception of “Spookshow, Baby!,” an artist spotlight of new paintings and sculptures by Shane Izykowski on October 28th from 6-9 pm.
In addition to a costume contest with prizes (judged by Shane and the …

Halloween Glow-In-The-Dark Black Light Art Show | Alameda
Saturday, October 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested. Donations are appreciated.
| Studio 23
Halloween Glow-In-The-Dark Black Light Art Show | Alameda

The Blacklight Art Show is an experience best suited to the time of year when the veils grow thin between worlds, other dimensions seep thru in deceptively cheery colors to blind you beyond science. Studio 23 is transformed from a mild-mannered mecca of artistry into ...

The Halloween Show: Stand-up Comedy Showcase & Happy Hour | SF
Saturday, October 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
The Halloween Show: Stand-up Comedy Showcase & Happy Hour | SF

The best and brightest stand-up comics in San Francisco assemble for a Halloween Special at the historic Milk Bar in San Francisco. Feel free to dress up and laugh your costumes off at this Spook-tacular blow-out.
Drinks, friends, laughs. What could be better? Featuring:

Mike Evans
Ian Levy
Matthew …

Vegan Halloween Party & Costume Contest | Berkeley
Saturday, October 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Animal Rights Center
Vegan Halloween Party & Costume Contest | Berkeley

Bring your best costume to their Halloween Haunted House. They will be having a costume contest. Delicious vegan desserts and drinks will be provided.
Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) is a grassroots network of animal rights activists. Through open rescue, demonstration, and disruption, we are creating a …

Haunted Walk-through Maze of Terror | Peninsula
Saturday, October 28 – 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 ...

Electroswing & Halloween Old School Classics: DJ Skyler Villain | The Chapel
Saturday, October 28 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Chapel
Electroswing & Halloween Old School Classics: DJ Skyler Villain  | The Chapel

DJ Skyler Villain of the DJ duo Vaude Villainz will be joining the crew to spin spooky electroswing and old school Halloween classics.
Skyler Villain is 1/2 part of the production duo The Vaude Villiainz well known for pioneering the electro swing and future jazz movement, …

’80s Halloween Dance Party, Horror Flicks & Costume Bash | Alameda
Saturday, October 28 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Forbidden Island Tiki Lounge
'80s Halloween Dance Party, Horror Flicks & Costume Bash | Alameda

Dress up in your best ’80s gear and enjoy Forbidden Island’s annual ’80s Halloween Party with dance tunes and freaky ‘80s horror films starting at 9 pm on Friday, October 28, 2017.
Get ready to be rocked, shocked, gored and floored. It’s another Freaky Halloween ’80s Party at …

Tiki God of Halloween 2017 | SF
Saturday, October 28 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| The Holy Cow
Tiki God of Halloween 2017 | SF

Join us at The Holy Cow Nightclub on Saturday, October 28th as the ancient Tiki God of Halloween relinquishes his terrifying curse for one night to claim his throne. Halloween costumes are required to attend this anticipated event.
The crew from Holy Cow prepared:

$15,000 In Halloween …

Halloween Quiet Clubbing | North Beach
Halloween Quiet Clubbing | North Beach

They’re holding it down with an early Halloween party on the 28th at the Score Bar and Grill in North Beach.
They’re going to be dancing the night away all night, with 3 live DJ’s spinning their best Halloween tunes, directly through your headphones, allowing you the …

Sunday, October 29

Cemetery Bike Tour: Presidio Graveyard & Movie Night | SF
Sunday, October 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*We think it's free, but bring a few bucks just a case
| Buena Vista Park
Cemetery Bike Tour: Presidio Graveyard & Movie Night | SF

‘Tis the season…for getting spooky and visiting cemeteries by bike. Part 2 of this three-part series is a mixed-terrain ramble through the Presidio to check out San Francisco’s only remaining cemeteries, followed by a special movie screening.
Route: To be discussed

Details: 15-20 miles + 1,000-1,500 feet …

Halloween Bash: Horror Video Games, Haunted House Virtual Reality & Cosplay Contest | SF
Sunday, October 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Razer Store San Francisco
Halloween Bash: Horror Video Games, Haunted House Virtual Reality & Cosplay Contest | SF

RazerStore SF will be hosting an all-day Halloween party featuring:

Trick or Treating (All Day) – Costumed persons of all ages who come into their store are welcome to a handful of assorted candies
“Five Nights at Freddy’s” Horror Video Game Contest (Noon – 4:30 pm) – Who can survive …

Bay Street Boo Bash: Costume Parade & Free Pumpkin Patch | Emeryville
Sunday, October 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Bay Street Emeryville
Bay Street Boo Bash: Costume Parade & Free Pumpkin Patch | Emeryville

Celebrate Halloween at the Bay Street Boo Bash with free festivities for the whole family, even the four-legged friends.
From parents to children, everyone will enjoy a day of spooktacular fun including pumpkin decorating, face painting, Halloween treats, spooky haunted carriage rides, festive games, a costume …

17th Annual “Halloween Hoopla” Festival & Costume Parade | Yerba Buena Gardens
Sunday, October 29 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)
17th Annual “Halloween Hoopla” Festival & Costume Parade | Yerba Buena Gardens

The 17th annual Halloween Hoopla features interactive performances and games for kids under 10 and their adults happening on Sunday, October 29, 2017.
Led by the ever-popular Unique Derique, the program features:

live music from Chelle & Friends
roaming shenanigans from the Pi Clowns
mysterious palm reader Madam Z
eco-conscious craft …

10th Annual Halloween Pub Crawl | Burlingame
Sunday, October 29 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Barrelhouse
10th Annual Halloween Pub Crawl | Burlingame

Join them for their 10th Annual Halloween Costume Pub Crawl in DT Burlingame. Grab a group of friends and get as creative, spooky, sexy or funny as you want. Costume contest at each location for most creative, sexiest, funniest, best couple, best celebrity, best gorup, …

Monday, October 30

Playcrafting Trick Or Treat: Halloween Game Expo | SF
Monday, October 30 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Use the code FUNCHEAP and enjoy free tickets
| The Google Launchpad
Playcrafting Trick Or Treat: Halloween Game Expo | SF

Video games are taking over The Google Launchpad in SF for an all-out Halloween Expo celebrating local developers. Join in for an evening of games, pizza, treats, and prizes.
Costumes are encouraged. Families are welcome – bring your kids to trick-or-treat for candy from booth to …

Driveway Follies: Oakland’s Epic Halloween DIY Puppet Show | East Bay
Monday, October 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Haunted Yard
Driveway Follies: Oakland's Epic Halloween DIY Puppet Show | East Bay

Driveway Follies is a professionally-staged Halloween marionette show performed each year by Larry Schmidt in an Oakland driveway and is accompanied by an outstanding scary yard haunt. The locally recognized shows are enjoyed by over 1,000 Halloween revelers annually. The show includes dozens of elaborate and ...

Dog Costume Contest & Halloween Pub Quiz | SF
Dog Costume Contest & Halloween Pub Quiz | SF

No Sports Trivia loves Halloween and will be celebrating with five Spooky AF pub quiz themes, every Monday in October. It all leads up to the crown jewel of the No Sports Trivia Empire: The Dog Halloween Costume Contest & Pub Quiz.
Last year, they had fifteen …

Tuesday, October 31

Starve A Vampire Day: 2017 Halloween Blood Drives | SF
Tuesday, October 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Please RSVP - Sign up ahead of time on-line for each donation event individually
| Irwin Donor Center
Starve A Vampire Day: 2017 Halloween Blood Drives | SF

8 billion mosquitos can’t be wrong, so it’s time to start starving some vampires. 
On Halloween, October 31, the Blood Centers of the Pacific are hosting a few Halloween Blood Drives in the San Francisco area. It takes only about 45 minutes to donate – including paperwork and a few tests (BP, …

2017 Moscone Halloween Parade | Marina
Tuesday, October 31 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Moscone Rec Center
2017 Moscone Halloween Parade | Marina

Join San Francisco Recreation and Park Department for Annual Moscone Halloween Parade on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 10 am. Meet at Moscone Recreation Center and lead the parade down Chestnut Street to visit local merchants for trick or treating.
Please note, this event was submitted to …

Free Halloween Makeover | South SF
Tuesday, October 31 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | South San Francisco Main Library
Free Halloween Makeover | South SF

Don’t have a costume for the biggest night of the season? Stop by at the library to get a last minute Halloween makeover at the library.  They’ll have cape and mask making, face painting, makeups, expertise, and limited supply to prepare you for trick or treat.

Oakland’s Epic Halloween Yard Haunt & DIY Puppet Show | East Bay
Tuesday, October 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Haunted Yard
Oakland's Epic Halloween Yard Haunt & DIY Puppet Show | East Bay

Driveway Follies is a professionally-staged Halloween marionette show performed each year by Larry Schmidt in an Oakland driveway and is accompanied by an outstanding scary yard haunt. The locally recognized shows are enjoyed by over 1,000 Halloween revelers annually. The show includes dozens of elaborate and ...

“Ghostbusters” Immersive Halloween House | San Jose
Tuesday, October 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Albertson Halloween House

On Halloween night 2017, stop by the Alberston Halloween House from 6-9 pm to explore the enormous and elaborate Ghostbusters-themed house.
Open for one night only, the house features themed treats, an immersive front yard scene, costumed characters and more.
Albertson Halloween House 2017
October 31, 2017 | …

Haunted Walk-through Maze of Terror | Peninsula
Tuesday, October 31 – 7:00 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 ...

Halloween in the Castro | 2017
Tuesday, October 31 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Castro & Market
Halloween in the Castro | 2017

The huge 250,000 person Castro Halloween block parties in San Francisco are a thing of the past – so don’t head to the Castro expecting a massive street party. The streets will not be blocked and traffic flows normally.
But the Castro on Halloween is actually …

Electrofunk Halloween Sounds: DJ El Kool Kyle | The Chapel
Tuesday, October 31 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Chapel
Electrofunk Halloween Sounds: DJ El Kool Kyle | The Chapel

DJ El Kool Kyle blending scary Halloween sounds with electro-funk, the 80s and 90s dance classics and Latin flair. DJ El Kool AKA Ghoul Kyle has been DJing in the Bay for 20 years. He has been seen filling the air with sounds around San …

Win Tix: “Boograss” Hillbilly Halloween Party | Slim’s
Tuesday, October 31 – 8:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Slim's

The monsters of Bay Area Bluegrass will be throwing the Hillbilly party to end them all. This Halloween, don’t bother with loud clubs or mosh pits. Enjoy the rollicking sounds of The Good Bad as they blast All Hallow’s Eve with the best knee-slapping Americana …

2017 Hulaween: Creepy Tiki Halloween Party | Alameda
Tuesday, October 31 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Forbidden Island Tiki Lounge
2017 Hulaween: Creepy Tiki Halloween Party | Alameda

Come in costume and spend your Halloween at a spooky tiki-themed Halloween bash with live theremin, creepy tunes, a costume contest, and scary movies for Forbidden Island’s annual Hulaween at 9 pm on October 31, 2017 in Alameda.
Featuring live “spooky music” on the theremin by Robert Silverman …

Halloween Celebration: Tasty Cocktails & Midnight Confetti | SF
Tuesday, October 31 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission before 11 pm with an RSVP
| The Holy Cow
Halloween Celebration: Tasty Cocktails & Midnight Confetti | SF

Join Holy Cow on Halloween night for an incredible live Halloween celebration. Get all the mileage you can on your Halloween costume this year.
The crew from Holy Cow prepared:

$15,000 in Halloween decor and props
A heap of Instagram worthy photo ops
Midnight confetti and nightclub production
Candy & …

Sunday, November 5

2017 “Dog Day Afternoon”: 20 Vendors, Pet Party & Costume Contest | SoMa
Sunday, November 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Brannan & Delancey
2017

Pawtrero’s 11th annual “Dog Day Afternoon” is a big pet block party with live music, a pet costume contest, and lots of free goodies.
2017 Pawtero Dog Day Afternoon
Sunday, November 5, 2017 | 11 am to 3 pm
Brannan Street between Delancey and the Embarcadero, San Francisco
FREE
In 2017, …

SHARE THIS POST

Categories: Uncategorized
Submitted by

Facebook comments:

Leave a comment!

You must be logged in to post a comment.