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Funcheap contests & freebies for Halloween Weekend 2010
By - posted 10/25/2010

For Halloween weekend, FuncheapSF has dug up a ton of tickets to give away to our readers.

You don’t have to answer any stupid trivia questions. – all you need to do is sign up for our free weekly email list and then let us know which contests you want to win and voila! That’s it!

We’ll pick the winners randomly this Thursday.

This Week’s Ticket Contests:

  • Lucha VaVoom – Mexican Wrestling + saucy striptease at The Fillmore (2 pair)
  • Thriller 3D Halloween Party at Madrone Lounge (4 pair)
  • Shocktoberfest – 1920s French-style horror theater (1 pair)
  • Film Screening of Dracula (1931) (2 pair)
  • Star Wars Cantina Costume Party in the Mission (5 pair)
  • and many more!

How to Enter to Win!

1) Sign up for our free Funcheap email list

2) Send an email to contest_entry@funcheap.com with event name and date of the event you want to win in the subject line, and your full name and and contact phone number in the body of the email.

Deadline to Enter: Noon, Thursday October 28th. We’ll notify winners by 3pm.


This Week’s Contests
(October 28 – 31, 2010)

Sexo Y Violencia

To Win free tickets
send an email with subject line “Lucha VaVoom – Sun 10/31”
(Two winners win a pair)

Lucha VaVoom

Mexican Masked Wrestling + Burlesque + Comedy

Sunday, October 31 – 8pm ($44.70)

Lucha VaVoom presents “MASKerade”– a giant Halloween blowout & Cramps tribute. Lucha Libre, saucy striptease, comedy AND costume contest, so come down in your best disguise!. And don’t miss the All Mini Monster Match with The Green Fuzz mini and the Flying li’l Chicken Ghost – this is seriously disturbing Halloween fun.

The Fillmore – Geary and Fillmore – San Francisco – Fillmore District
(Muni: 2, 3, 22, 38)

Dance Club

To Win free tickets
send an email with subject line “Thriller 3D – Sat 10/30”
(Four winners win a pair)

Thriller 3D Halloween Party

Did you know they remade Thriller in 3D? Here’s your chance to see it!

Saturday, October 30 – 10pm ($5)

What better way to kick off the official start to Halloween with a midnight showing of Michael Jackson’s (oc)cult classic video “Thriller” on two big screens. Round the night out with DJs and rock mashups until 2am

Madrone Art Bar – 500 Divisadero (@Fell St.)- NoPa

Theater : Spooky

To Win free tickets
send an email with subject line “Shocktoberfest – Sat 10/30”
(One winner wins a pair)

Shocktoberfest 2010

A Grand Guignol spook show and French-style horror theater

Saturday Night, October 30 – Midnight ($25-$35)

Come see three one-act plays including the title piece “Kiss of Blood” which caused a sensation when it debuted in Paris in 1929. Lips of the Damned is set in a French museum of torture devices. At intermission, Thrillpeddlers invite audience members to partake in a macabre demonstration of their full-size replica of an 18th century Guillotine. Gruesome and devilish fun

The Hypnodrome – 575 10th St. San Francisco, CA 94103
Muni: Bryant St & 11th St (0.1 mi) 27, 47

Movie / Film

To Win free tickets
send an email with subject line “Dracula – Fri 10/29”
(Two winners win a pair)

Paramount Movie Classics: “Dracula”

Classic films, newsreels, cartoons & live organ music in an historic art deco movie palace.

Friday, October 29 – Doors 7pm, Show 8pm ($5)

Experience the great films of Hollywood’s Golden Era in one of America’s finest Art Deco movie palaces, Oakland’s Paramount Theater. Doors open 60 minutes before the show – giving you ample time to purchase a cocktail or movie snack, admire the art deco decor and enjoy the live music from the Mighty Wurlitzer organ. When the curtain rises at 8pm you’ll be treated to a newsreel, cartoon, previews and a fun give-away game “Dec-o-win.”

October 29th Screening: “Dracula” (1931) – Bela Lugosi stars in this early film version of the classic story by Bram Stoker.

Paramount Theater – 2025 Broadway (btwn 20th and 21st) – Oakland
(BART: 19th St. Oakland)

Geeky Fun

To Win free tickets
send an email with subject line “Star Wars Party – Thu 10/28”
(Five winners win a pair)

Star Wars Cantina Costume Party

Spend a night partying with wretched hive of scum and villainy

Thursday, October 28 – 8pm ($5)

Want to party with Hammerhead? Do a shot with Greedo?

The fun folks at SF Indie are putting on a Star Wars Themed Costume Party set, no less, in the Mos Eisly Cantina from Episode IV: A New Hope! This is an all-night thing, going until 2am with many SW-themed activities. Light saber fights, hug a wookie, Star Wars parodies and the live cantina band to add that authentic far far away touch.

$5 admission, or come in Star Wars costume for free entry!

Cell Space – 2050 Bryant Street (btwn 18th St. & 19th St.) – Mission District / Potrero Hill
(Muni: 12, 27, 33, 53)

Live Music / DJ

To Win free tickets
send an email with subject line “Hottub – Thu 10/29”
(Two winners win a pair)

Halloween Dance Party with Hottub

Dirty bump and grinders Hottub headline this saucy dance party

Friday, October 29 – 9pm ($10-$15)

Halloween Dance Party w/ HOTTUB. Planet Booty, Party Effects, W/ DJ Richie Panic (Blow Up). The Bay Area’s premier party starters, this trio of spandex-clad ladies bump and grind over hip-hop beats while spewing zany, racy rhymes like ‘When I was sixteen/Lost my cherry to a boy named Barry/Shot me with his gun like Dirty Harry.”

Rickshaw Stop – 155 Fell (just west of Van Ness) – Civic Center
(Bart: Civic Center) (Metro: Van Ness) (Muni: F, 6, 9, 21, 47, 49, 66, 71)

Live Theater : Musical

To Win free tickets
send an email with subject line “Pearls Over Shanghai – Sat 10/30”
(One winner wins a pair)

Pearls Over Shanghai

A perfectly over-the-top revival of the original ’70s musical by The Cockettes

Saturday, October 30 – 8pm – $30 adv / door – 18+

Thrillpeddlers presents Pearls Over Shanghai, an original musical by Link Martin and Richard Scrumbly Koldewyn. This show is the centerpiece of our second annual Theatre of the Ridiculous Revival, and will mark the 40th anniversary of the formation of The Cockettes, a gender-bending theatrical troupe who not only originated this show, but also exerted a profound influence on the culture of our times, from the phenomenon of midnight movies to glitter rock stars and their outrageous fashions.

“Best Underground Theater of 2010” – 7×7 Magazine

The Hypnodrome – 575 10th St. San Francisco, CA 94103
Muni: Bryant St & 11th St (0.1 mi) 27, 47

Museum / Storytelling

To Win free tickets
send an email with subject line “Asian Art Museum – Thu 10/28”
(Two winners win a pair)

Japanese Ghost Stories & Golden Clouds

Special discounted evening admission to the Asian Art Museum

Thursday, October 28th 5p to 9p $10

“Matcha” is a monthly event during which the Asian Art Museum stays open late with a discounted admission price and puts on a whole host of special activities and docent tours.

Master storyteller Brenda Wong Aoki, Emmy Award-winning contemporary jazz composer Mark Izu, and an ensemble of percussionists and Japanese instrumentalists will perform absorbing rich and haunting tales of Japanese ghosts..

Asian Art Museum – 200 Larkin St. (btwn Fulton & McAllister) – Civic Center
(BART & Metro: Civic Center) (Muni: 5, 6, 7, 19, 21, 47, 49)

Storytelling

To Win free tickets
send an email with subject line “Snap Judgment – Fri 10/29
(Two winners win a pair)

NPR’s Snap Judgment

Story telling with a beat, live on stage

Friday, October 29 – 7:30pm ($18)

Snap Judgment, an Oakland based radio show on NPR that features “Story-telling with a beat” tears up the stage for a one night only storytelling extravaganza! The world’s best storytellers join host Glynn Washington to rock the mike like it’s never been rocked. Musical stylings of Alex Mandel and the Snap Judgment playas drop you into the heart of the what’s happening.

>> 2 for 1 tickets here

Brava Theater – 2781 24th Street – Mission Dist.

Film / Theater

To Win free tickets
send an email with subject line “Rocky Horror” and either “Albany Fri 10/29” or “San Jose Sat 10/30”
(Two winners win a pair)

Rocky Horror Picture Show with Live Cast

Camp midnight classic comes to Albany and San Jose

Friday & Saturday nights, October 29th & 30th – Midnight $10

What better way to spend your Halloween weekend than with spending midnight with a loving couple, a few lost monsters and a sweet transvestite. Watch a midnight screening of the film along with the Barely Legal cast of performers leading you through all the songs. Bring some toast! – Costume contests, fun prizes and deviant donuts

Funcheapers! – Choose your show – either Albany on Friday or San Jose on Saturday!

Fri 10/29 – Albany Twin Theater – 1115 Solano Ave., Albany ($10)
Sat 10/30 – Camera Cinemas – 288 2nd Street, San Jose ($10)

Theater

To Win free tickets
send an email with subject line “Reluctant – Sat 10/30”
(Two winners win a pair)

Reluctant: A Live Halloween Radio Play

A dark and disturbing look at ordinary people on the edge of sanity

Saturday, October 30 – 10pm ($17/$20)

Part radio play, part blues show, part confessional – a tale like no other. Set in a radio booth, Joel Israel takes you on a journey sure to make your Halloween cravings be satisfied. In near darkness the audience is drawn into the imaginative realm, blending stories of ordinary people at the edge of sanity.

Brava Theater – 2781 24th Street – Mission Dist

How to Enter to Win!

1) Sign up for our free Funcheap email list

2) Send an email to contest_entry@funcheap.com with event name and date of the event you want to win in the subject line, and your full name and and contact phone number in the body of the email.

Deadline to Enter: Noon, Thursday October 28th. We’ll notify winners by 3pm.



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