Fear Overload Scream Park 2018 | 10% Off Tickets
Deals
Fear Overload Scream Park 2018 | 10% Off Tickets
Two haunted attractions, named "Best in the West" by Forbes. Exclusive 10% off tickets
Bark the Vote
Fairs & Festivals
Bark the Vote
Dog-themed voter rally in Alamo Square with "Dog for President" contest
11 Best Corn Mazes in the Bay Area
Halloween
11 Best Corn Mazes in the Bay Area
The craziest corn mazes in the North Bay, Peninsula, East Bay, SF, South Bay and beyond.

Saturday, October 20

30th Annual San Francisco “Old Car Picnic” | Golden Gate Park
30th Annual San Francisco "Old Car Picnic" | Golden Gate Park

Celebrate 30 years of the San Francisco Old Car Picnic (formerly Jimmy’s Old Car Picnic) showing off cars from 1993 or older at Hellman Hollow (Speedway Meadow) in Golden Gate Park.
2018 San Francisco Old Car Picnic
Saturday, October 20, 2018 | 7 am to 4 pm
Hellman Hollow (formerly Speedway Meadow), 50 Overlook Dr, GG Park, …

Souvenir Coffee’s 1st Birthday: Free Coffee & Face Painting | Berkeley
Saturday, October 20 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Souvenir Cafe Claremont
Souvenir Coffee's 1st Birthday: Free Coffee & Face Painting | Berkeley

Souvenir Coffee is celebrating their one year anniversary.
Let’s get together for free batch coffee and face painting to go along with stories and memories.
Espresso drinks will also be 20% off all morning and they will serve crepes for brunch.

Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Dogpatch + Excelsior
Saturday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for SF residents with proof of neighborhood residency
| California Academy of Sciences
Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Dogpatch + Excelsior

For the weekend of October 19-21 residents of Bayview-Hunters Point, Bernal Heights, Dogpatch, Excelsior, Ingleside, Mission, Outer Mission, Portola, Potrero Hill, Visitacion Valley get free admission to the California Academy of Sciences thanks to the “Neighborhood Free Days” promotion.
Zip Codes: 94107, 94110, 94112, 94124, 94134

2018 Oktoberfest: Stein-holding Contest, Costumes, & Bavarian Food | Campbell
Saturday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free for all ages. Food, beer, and wine prices vary.
| Historic Downtown Campbell
2018 Oktoberfest: Stein-holding Contest, Costumes, & Bavarian Food | Campbell

Join the two-day Bavarian-themed of the 24th Annual Oktoberfest, with events showcasing authentic, mouthwatering German foods including Bratwurst and other sausages, sauerkraut, pretzels and German potato salad, a variety of beers and ales, over 100 fine artisans from all over the country and an impressive ...

2018 Wildlife Festival: Birdfeeder Building & Live Animal Demos | Cupertino
Saturday, October 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Blackberry Farm
2018 Wildlife Festival: Birdfeeder Building & Live Animal Demos | Cupertino

Santa Clara Audubon and over 25 environmental organizations are celebrating nature and wildlife at the 2018 Wildlife Education Day Festival happening at Blackberry Farm in Cupertino from 10 am to 3 pm on Saturday, October 20, 2018.
Over a dozen nature-oriented organizations will provide live animals …

13th Annual Dancing Feathers Youth Powwow, Arts & Crafts | Mission Dist.
Saturday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Thomas Edison Charter Academy
13th Annual Dancing Feathers Youth Powwow, Arts & Crafts | Mission Dist.

The Friendship House presents the 13th Annual Dancing Feathers Youth Powwow featuring American Indian arts and crafts booths, powwow dancers, drum groups, information booths about American Indian organizations, and food and refreshments for sale.
2018 Dancing Feathers Youth Powwow
Saturday, October 20, 2018 | 10 am to 6 …

International Archaeology Day at the Presidio | SF
Saturday, October 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| Archaeology Field Station ( Presidio Officers)
International Archaeology Day at the Presidio | SF

Bring your family to the Presidio of San Francisco to learn about the layered history of this special place. There will be guided tours of El Presidio archaeology site and the Presidio Archaeology Lab at 11 am and 1 pm.
Activities include: exploring the Presidio Officers’ Club, …

“Bark the Vote” Dog-Themed Voter Rally in Alamo Square | SF
Saturday, October 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Alamo Square Park
"Bark the Vote" Dog-Themed Voter Rally in Alamo Square | SF

Bring your dog and join the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence for a free, fun, dog-themed rally to get out the vote for the November 6 elections.
Speakers, a dog for president and a dog costume contest, voter registrations, dogs available for adoption, and more.
Bark the Vote
Saturday, …

3rd Annual Marin Music Festival | San Rafael
Saturday, October 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Marin Rod and Gun Club
3rd Annual Marin Music Festival | San Rafael

Steven Restivo Event Service is proud to announce the 3rd Annual Marin Music Festival. Known for its musical revolution in the 1960’s and 1970’s, Marin County provides a gorgeous natural backdrop for this free day of local music showcasing Marin’s musical flair.
This free event will …

2018 Potrero Hill Festival & Street Fair: 100+ Vendors & Live Music | SF
Saturday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Potrero Hill Neighborhood House
2018 Potrero Hill Festival & Street Fair: 100+ Vendors & Live Music | SF

Potrero Hill, iconic neighborhood extraordinaire, is hosting the 28th annual festival – an exciting street fair on 20th Street. They’ll have music, food, crafts, rides and activities for young and old alike.
2018 Potrero Hill Festival
Saturday, October 20, 2018 | 11 am to 4 pm
20th Street …

SF Open Studios 2018 | Hunters Point Shipyard
Saturday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco
SF Open Studios 2018 | Hunters Point Shipyard

SF Open Studios is the oldest and largest open studios program in the country, featuring an annual, month-long, city-wide art event that showcases over 800 emerging and established San Francisco artists in their studios over four weekends in October and November. Each weekend, art patrons, admirers, and collectors ...

2018 San Francisco Trolley Dances | SF
Saturday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch; if you take Muni, fare is required
| CIIS - California Institute of Integral Studies
2018 San Francisco Trolley Dances | SF

Each year, Epiphany Productions transforms the city’s streets into stages through San Francisco Trolley Dances, a series of free contemporary dance performances along a Muni line. San Francisco Trolley Dances, now in its 15th anniversary season, is a two-day, free (with Muni fare) public performance curated ...

13th Annual Children’s Halloween Hootenanny | Haight
Saturday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Kezar Stadium
13th Annual Children's Halloween Hootenanny | Haight

Come out and celebrate the Haight-Ashbury Street Fair’s 13th 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 20, 2018.
There will be …

2018 Día de los Muertos Festival: Lowrider Altars, Mariachi & Lucha Libre | San José
Saturday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: $5*
*$5 General Admission; children 12 and under are free
| Plaza de Cesar Chavez
2018 Día de los Muertos Festival: Lowrider Altars, Mariachi & Lucha Libre | San José

Come enjoy the 9th Annual Dia de los Muertos Festival filled with live music, food, local artists, lowrider altars, over 100 vendors, and even Lucha Libre wrestling.
Día San José is steeped in tradition, culture and featuring an amazing display of San José’s long history with its Mexican past, and has grown …

2018 Wharf Fest | Fisherman’s Wharf
Saturday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free festival, but tickets required for annual chowder tasting.
| Fisherman's Wharf
2018 Wharf Fest | Fisherman’s Wharf

Wharf Fest returns to San Francisco’s iconic waterfront neighborhood. For the sixth year in a row, Fisherman’s Wharf invites Bay Area locals to come enjoy the neighborhood after the crowds of visitors have subsided but before the fabulous fall weather fades away. 2018 Wharf Fest ...

2018 Cowboy Hootenanny Folk Festival | East Bay
Saturday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but parking is $5 (cash only)
| Sunol-Ohlone Regional Wilderness
2018 Cowboy Hootenanny Folk Festival | East Bay

Come celebrate the cowboy and ranching heritage to some good old-fashioned foot stompin’, hand clappin’ blue grass music in the grassy meadow at the Sunol-Ohlone Regional Wilderness.
2018 Cowboy Hootenanny Folk Festival
Saturday, October 20, 2018 | 11 am to 4 pm
Sunol-Ohlone Regional Wilderness, 1895 Geary Rd, Sunol, CA
FREE, but …

Alemany Farm 14th Annual Harvest Festival | SF
Saturday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Alemany Farm
Alemany Farm 14th Annual Harvest Festival | SF

This community gathering has become a favorite fall tradition to enjoy the warm October sun before heading into the shorter, cooler winter days.
All are welcome. Bring a friend, make new friends, catch up with old friends, and have some fun at the farm on Saturday, …

2018 SF Open Studios Weekend | Saturday
Saturday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hunters Point Shipyard Artists
2018 SF Open Studios Weekend | Saturday

San Francisco comes alive with art this October and November as ArtSpan presents the 43rd Anniversary of SF Open Studios – the oldest and largest event of its kind in the country, that showcases over 800 emerging and established San Francisco artists in their studios. ...

“Crissy Field Day” Festival 2018 | SF
Saturday, October 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Crissy Field
"Crissy Field Day" Festival 2018 | SF

Join for a free celebration with music, fun and your ideas for Crissy Field’s future at East Beach. Plus take home a free thank you gift.
Crissy Field Day
Saturday, October 20, 2018 | 11 am to 2 pm
Crissy Field, 1199 E Beach, San Francisco
FREE with RSVP
Family-friendly Activities:

Dive …

Berkeley BART Plaza Opening Celebration & Family Day
Saturday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Berkeley BART
Berkeley BART Plaza Opening Celebration & Family Day

The new BART Plaza will be having its grand opening celebration at 4 pm on Thursday, October 18. Kick off the weekend with a celebration and ongoing programming in at the new plaza. Mayor Jesse Arreguín will lead the ribbon cutting on opening day, followed ...

Fisherman’s Wharf 2018 Clam Chowder Contest & Taste Off | SF
Saturday, October 20 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $20*
*$20 for the first 300 tickets. Otherwise, it'll be $25 online and $30 at the door.
| Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf 2018 Clam Chowder Contest & Taste Off | SF

Wharf Fest returns to San Francisco’s iconic waterfront neighborhood. For the sixth year in a row, Fisherman’s Wharf invites Bay Area locals to come enjoy the neighborhood after the crowds of visitors have subsided but before the fabulous fall weather fades away. 2018 Wharf Fest ...

2018 BayviewLIVE Festival: Urban Music, Arts & Culture | SF
Saturday, October 20 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Imprint City
2018 BayviewLIVE Festival: Urban Music, Arts & Culture | SF

On Saturday, October 20th from noon to 7 pm, Imprint.City invites you to join the only festival in San Francisco solely dedicated to urban arts and culture for the 2018 BayviewLIVE Festival.
The Bayview, a historically African American neighborhood in San Francisco, is set to become …

7th Ohlone Annual Big Time Gathering “7 Generations” | The Presidio
Saturday, October 20 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Rob Hill Campground
7th Ohlone Annual Big Time Gathering “7 Generations" | The Presidio

The Costanoan Rumsen Carmel Tribe will host the 7th Annual Big Time Gathering in the Presidio of San Francisco at Rob Hill Camp ground. This year’s theme is “7 Generations.” 7th Ohlone Annual Big Time Gathering Friday October 19, 2018 | 2 pm-5 pm Saturday, October ...

2018 Aki Matsuri Fall Festival: Japanese Drumming, Origami & Dance | Japantown
Saturday, October 20 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Japan Center
2018 Aki Matsuri Fall Festival: Japanese Drumming, Origami & Dance | Japantown

Come celebrate Aki Matsuri, fall festival marking the 50th Anniversary of Japan Center. Featuring top Japanese cultural groups of San Francisco and greater Bay Area in Japanese drumming, dance, martial arts, and more.
2018 Aki Matsuri Fall Festival
Saturday, October 20, 2018 | Noon to 4:30 pm
Japan …

“OurTownSF” LGBTQ Non Profit Expo & Festival 2018 | Castro
Saturday, October 20 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eureka Valley Recreation Center
"OurTownSF" LGBTQ Non Profit Expo & Festival 2018 | Castro

On Saturday, October 20, 2018, OurTownSF along with the Eureka Valley Recreation Center and TurnOut will host over 100 arts, community, fundraiser, health, legal, political, recovery, service, & spiritual groups serving our community for the 3rd Annual OurTownSF Non-profit Expo.
OurTownSF Non-profit Expo 2018
Saturday, October 20, 2018 |  12:30 …

2018 Litcrawl Book Fair | The Chapel
Saturday, October 20 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Chapel
2018 Litcrawl Book Fair | The Chapel

San Francisco’s legendary annual Litquake festival features hundreds of authors, poets and journalists in a myriad of separate events throughout the Bay Area. It’s all meant to foster interest in literature for people of all ages, perpetuate a sense of literary community, and provide a vibrant forum for Bay Area ...

“Christmas in October” Live Music & Conversation | Pacifica
Saturday, October 20 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Longboard Margarita Bar
"Christmas in October" Live Music & Conversation | Pacifica

Radio legends Renee Richardson and Irish Greg McQuaid join the team at Soundwaves TV for their Christmas special. That’s right, it’s Christmas in October at Longboard Margarita Bar in Pacifica.
Christmas in October
Saturday, October 20, 2018 | 1 pm to 3 pm
Longboard Margarita Bar, 180 Eureka Square, …

San Francisco’s 3rd Annual Body Painting Day & Nude March | SF
San Francisco's 3rd Annual Body Painting Day & Nude March | SF

On Saturday, October 20th, a group of talented artists will paint nude models at The Potrero Power Station, followed by a nude march. The 3rd annual Body Painting Day is taking place at Decompression.
This year, model fees have been reduced and artist fees have been …

15th Annual Howl-o-ween Pet Parade & Costume Contest | Oakland
Saturday, October 20 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Paws & Claws
15th Annual Howl-o-ween Pet Parade & Costume Contest | Oakland

The Best “Howl-o-ween” Pet Parade & Costume Contest in the Bay Area. Pets, kids & adults are encourage to come in costumes for this fundraiser benefit. Lots of great prizes for the Best Human & Pet Costumes. This annual celebration includes some of the best …

Jason Achilles Rock Concert | Amoeba SF
Saturday, October 20 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Jason Achilles Rock Concert | Amoeba SF

Amoeba SF is proud to welcome Jason Achilles to the stage with a special matinee performance and signing of his new DISCØ EP on Saturday, October 20th at 2pm.