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Saturday, October 27

Spooktacular Halloween Carnival: Creepy Crafts & Little Spooks Corner | SF
Saturday, October 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, appropriate for children ages 2.5-10.
| Stonestown YMCA
Spooktacular Halloween Carnival: Creepy Crafts & Little Spooks Corner | SF
Join for a spooky good time at the Halloween Block Party fun on Saturday, October 27th at 1 pm. Enjoy full of family-friendly activities such as creepy crafts, spider crawl, ghost ally booling, little spooks corner, witch’s brew and much more. This event is free and open to the ...
2018 Pumpkin Carving Party, Free Cider & Cookies | SF
Saturday, October 27 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring your own pumpkin.
| Sunnyside Conservatory
2018 Pumpkin Carving Party, Free Cider & Cookies | SF
The Sunnyside Conservatory invites you to their annual Pumpkin Carving Party on Saturday, October 27, 2018, 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm. Carve, chat, and enjoy complimentary hot cider and Halloween cookies. Bring your own pumpkin. Pumpkin carving kits and tools will be provided, including tools for older children. San ...

Night Lantern Ghost Walk & Concert | The Presidio
Saturday, October 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration is required
| Main Post (Presidio)
Night Lantern Ghost Walk & Concert | The Presidio

Mingle by lantern light with legendary spirits as musical storyteller Jill Tracy leads you on a nighttime stroll to some of the most fascinating and (purportedly) haunted spots in the Presidio. Night Lantern Ghost Walk and Concert October 25 – 27, 2018 | 7 pm ...

“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF
Saturday, October 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $5
| Murphy's Pub
“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF

Nightlife on Mars is a weekly comedy show at Murphy’s Pub, produced by local comics Joe Nguyen, Red Scott, and Natasha Muse. The three members of Nightlife on Mars are the triptych that represents the spiritual base of the San Francisco comedy scene. Between them, ...Every Saturday

“Freak Out” Halloween Weekend Party | SoMa
"Freak Out" Halloween Weekend Party | SoMa

It’s that time of year again, ghouls and gals. Halloween is upon us and this year, John Colins is coming at you so freaky-deaky, it’s decapitating. Tickets were $5 in advance last year. We assume it’s the same this year but you may contact John Colins ...

Sunday, October 28

2018 Fiesta On The Hill | Bernal Heights
Sunday, October 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Cortland & Bocana
2018 Fiesta On The Hill | Bernal Heights
Join the 2018 Fiesta on the Hill on Sunday, October 28, 2018 from 10 am to 4 pm on Cortland Avenue. This year we are celebrating BHNC’s 40th birthday with a Costume Parade and Marching Band at noon. 2018 Fiesta on the Hill Sunday, October 28, 2018 ...
TreasureFest “Halloween” | SF
Sunday, October 28 – All Day | Cost: $5 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
TreasureFest “Halloween” | SF
Monthly TreasureFest Halloween Market Highlights: Free mini pumpkins for the first 1000 each day. There will also be a DIY paint your pumpkin station also free. Costume Contest. At 1 pm each day TreasureFest will host a costume contest near the food trucks. There will be 3 groups: ...
SF Open Studios 2018 | Dogpatch, Potrero Hill, Bernal Heights, Outer Mission
Sunday, October 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco
SF Open Studios 2018 | Dogpatch, Potrero Hill, Bernal Heights, Outer Mission

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 ...

“Doctors & Nurses ” Halloween Theme Drawing Workshop & Gathering | Madrone Art Bar
Sunday, October 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Admission is $15. Spectators are Free (Tips are always appreciated)
| Madrone Art Bar
"Doctors & Nurses " Halloween Theme Drawing Workshop & Gathering | Madrone Art Bar
On Halloween 2018, Madrone Art Bar is hosting the “Doctors & Nurses ” Halloween theme drawing workshop and gathering from 1 pm to 4 pm on October 28th. Come join the gallery girls for a special drink & draw drawing event in San Francisco. With models, Jennifer Fabos ...
2018 Halloween Extravaganza: Circus & Haunted House | North Beach
Sunday, October 28 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Joe DiMaggio Playground
2018 Halloween Extravaganza: Circus & Haunted House | North Beach
The Friends of Joe DiMaggio Playground invite you to their 10th annual Halloween Extravaganza on Sunday, October 28, 2018. Every year this free event has grown, and it is now anticipated as “the neighborhood event” of the season – attracting scores of local families, as well as other ...
2018 Family Halloween Folk Concert | The Park Chalet
Sunday, October 28 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Park Chalet
2018 Family Halloween Folk Concert | The Park Chalet
Dress up in costume and enjoy a free family Halloween party,  the JAMband at The Park Chalet in Golden Gate park on Sunday, Octobe 28, 2018. Halloween JAM session, including a Halloween parade and “Share Your Costume” experience where kids can come up to the mic and tell ...
’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.
Sunday, October 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
'90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.

Love The Simpsons? Know The Simpsons like the back of your hand? Then join in ’90s Simpsons Trivia Night at The Knockout in the Mission District from 6-9 pm, every fourth Sunday of the month. Watch some ’90s Simpsons and answer some trivia if you ...Monthly

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, October 28 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boom Boom Room
"Return of the Cypher" Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room

Return of the Cypher (ROTC) is free live Hip-Hop show every Sunday at the Boom Boom Room that features an ever-changing lineup of artists and improvised sessions (know as “cyphers”) where beatboxers, emcees, and musicians collaborate in a spontaneous combustion of soulful skill. Every week, The ...Every Sunday

Monday, October 29

“Motown On Mondays” DJ Night | Madrone Art Bar
Monday, October 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 9pm, $3 after
| Madrone Art Bar
"Motown On Mondays" DJ Night | Madrone Art Bar

at Madrone, dance the night away with hosts DJ Gordo Cabeza and Timoteo Gigante and resident DJs spinning originals, exclusive remixes, and close relatives of your favorite Motown songs during M.O.M. Motown on Mondays. Arrive early for Happy Hour featuring $1 off drafts ...Every Monday

2018 Halloween Ghost Walk at City Hall | SF
Monday, October 29 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted.
| San Francisco City Hall
2018 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 ...
Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF
Monday, October 29 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Brewcade
Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF

One part nerd, one part slurred, Super Trashed Bros brings together comedy, video games and alcohol every first Monday at Brewcade. Audience participation is essential as a live crowd and online viewers—from the streaming platform Twitch—suggest new rules and new gags. Power-up, throw down and push ...Every Monday

Tuesday, October 30

Poetry Tuesdays at the Library | North Beach
Tuesday, October 30 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach Public Library
Poetry Tuesdays at the Library | North Beach

Join in every Tuesday evening in the historic literary epicenter of San Francisco to hear poets from near and far read their work. Tuesdays at North Beach is a highly-respected weekly poetry series celebrating internationally acclaimed poets and showcasing local talent. Past guests have included ...Every Tuesday

Wednesday, October 31

2018 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Opening Day
Wednesday, October 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. On Sunday the 4th, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center
2018 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Opening Day

At the end of October, Friends will fill up the Festival Pavilion Pier at Fort Mason for the 54th Big Book Sale, an iconic San Francisco tradition. The big sale will be open to the public from the 31st, Halloween, through November 4th. On the ...

2018 Scary Halloween Piano Concert | SF
Wednesday, October 31 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Knuth Hall (SFSU)
2018 Scary Halloween Piano Concert | SF
Faculty pianists Inara Morgenstern and Victoria Neve perform Halloween-themed music, an annual San Francisco State tradition for more than 25 years. Works by Gounod, Dukas, Crumb, Cowell, Reinecke, Toby Twining and more. Special guest appearance by Ariela Morgenstern, mezzo soprano. Victoria Neve Neve teaches piano and ...
$4 Chipotle “Boorito” Day | Halloween 2018
Wednesday, October 31 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $4*
*$4 burrito when you show up in costume with a funny addition that doesn't normally go with the costume.
| Chipotle Mexican Grill (Metreon)
$4 Chipotle "Boorito" Day | Halloween 2018
Come get ghoulish. Just rock your Halloween costume to Chipotle from 3 pm to close on October 31st to get a $4 burrito, bowl, salad, or order of tacos, or use code BOORITO in our app or online to get yours. Let’s boo this thing. $4 ...
2018 Halloween ComicFest: Free Comics for Trick-or-Treaters | The Mission
Wednesday, October 31 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission: Comics & Art
2018 Halloween ComicFest: Free Comics for Trick-or-Treaters | The Mission
Mission: Comics & Art is participating in “ComicFest” on Halloween night (Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018 from 4:30 pm to 8 pm) with free comics to trick or treaters.
Free Uber/Lyft/Cab Rides on Halloween Night | 2018
Free Uber/Lyft/Cab Rides on Halloween Night | 2018
To help keep your drunken ass off the road, Halloween revelers in San Francisco, East Bay, North Bay, South Bay, Tri-Valley and Sacramento can get their cab rides home paid for all Halloween night (until 10 am). Law firm GJEL Accident Attorneys are sponsoring their free “Drink ...
Halloween Block Party: Costume Contest & Trick-or-Treating | NoPa
Wednesday, October 31 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | NoPa
Halloween Block Party: Costume Contest & Trick-or-Treating | NoPa
In collaboration with the 1500 and 1600 blocks of Grove as well as many other willing households nearby, and with the generous support of the neighbors on Grove Street, NOPNA (North of Panhandle Neighborhood Association) helps to host one of the most fabulous Halloween events around, ...
2018 Ghoul’s Night Out & Live DJ | Make-Out Room
Wednesday, October 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Make-Out Room
2018 Ghoul's Night Out & Live DJ | Make-Out Room
Have a Ghoul’s Night Out and kick start your Halloween night early at the Make-Out Room. DJ Tonearm will be playing an auditory spookfest of bone-chilling monster sounds and hair-raising Halloween hits.
“Freak Out” Halloween Weekend Party | SoMa
"Freak Out" Halloween Weekend Party | SoMa

It’s that time of year again, ghouls and gals. Halloween is upon us and this year, John Colins is coming at you so freaky-deaky, it’s decapitating. Tickets were $5 in advance last year. We assume it’s the same this year but you may contact John Colins ...

Free Rooftop Haloween Silent Disco Dance Party | Salesforce Park
Wednesday, October 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Rooftop Haloween Silent Disco Dance Party | Salesforce Park

You’re invited to free silent dance parties on the rooftop of Salesforce Park powered by HUSHconcerts. No pre registration or ticket required. Salesforce Park Free Silent Disco Thursday at 7 pm | Aug. 16, 2018 Wednesday at 7 pm | Oct. 31, 2018 Salesforce Park (Main ...

Blarney Stone Halloween Special & Stand Up Comedy Night | SF
Wednesday, October 31 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Blarney Stone
Blarney Stone Halloween Special & Stand Up Comedy Night | SF
Killer comics descend from out of the mist Halloween night in the heart of the Richmond District. Blarney Stone Halloween Special & Stand Up Comedy Night Wednesday, October 31, 2018 | 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm The Blarney Stone Bar, 5625 Geary Boulevard. San Francisco FREE (Sales Ended) Join for ...
Free Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, October 31 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there is a suggested donation of $5-15
| St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church
Free Improv Class & BYOB Wednesday | SF

Come have fun and exercise your imagination and creativity at a monthly improv class hosted by cast members of Secret Improv Society happening on the last Wednesday of the month. Free, but an RSVP is required. There is a suggested donation of $5-15 Whether you are a veteran or a ...Monthly

Thursday, November 1

2018 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Thursday
Thursday, November 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. On Sunday the 4th, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center
2018 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Thursday

At the end of October, Friends will fill up the Festival Pavilion Pier at Fort Mason for the 54th Big Book Sale, an iconic San Francisco tradition. The big sale will be open to the public from the 31st, Halloween, through November 4th. On the ...

2018 Día de los Muertos: Live Music, Face Painting & Flower Picking | SF
Thursday, November 1 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Community Market
2018 Día de los Muertos: Live Music, Face Painting & Flower Picking | SF
Get in the spirit for Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with food, music, and family activities at Mission Community Market on Thursday, November 1. Enjoy live music with La Gente (4-6pm) and Pitch, Please (6-8pm) Bring the kids for face painting (5:30-7:00) and a Dia de los Muertos ...