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Halloween in San Francisco

A list of SF’s most interesting & unique Halloween events.
By - posted 10/31/2013 No Comment

We here at Funcheap have put together a big ol’ hairy list of free and cheap Halloween events in the Bay Area for 2013 that we think you’ll love.

In addition to SF’s biggest Outdoor Halloween Dance Party that Funcheap is throwing on Halloween night, There’s lots of free fun spooky events like a “flash mob” dance party, a zombie pub crawl, vampire blood drive, haunted houses, and more, plus with free cab rides home for anyone who’s drunk too much blood.

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Halloween 2013 Top Picks

>> Browse eventsThursday Oct. 31 | All Halloween Events

SF’s Biggest Outdoor Halloween Bash

Funcheap hosts its big annual outdoor dance party with 500+ costumed revelers, DJs, smoke machines, dancing robots,  free beer tastings, awesome drink specials, free glow-in-the-dark fangs and more.  Read More

– Thursday, October 31, 2013 | 5 pm ’til Midnight | SoMa StrEat Food Park, SF |  FREE with RSVP

Annual San Francisco City Hall Ghost Walk

This free spooky guided tour if SF’s City Hall is only offered once a year on Halloween so you can learn about disinterred remains, paranormal activity, assassinations and other little known gory facts.  Read More

– Thursday, October 31, 2013 | 6:30 pm | San Francisco City Hall | FREE but donations accepted


San Francisco Zombie Pub Crawl

Join the undead for a night of beer and brains on Halloween night in the Mission. Best zombie costume will win free shots. Read More

Thursday, October 31, 2013 | 9 pm | Mission District: Meet at Picaro | FREE

Creatures of the Nightlife

California Academy of Sciences hosts a special Halloween edition of “Nightlife” with drag show by Peaches Crhist, DJs and you’ll learn the science behind zombies, warewolves and what brought Frankenstein to life.  Read More

– Thursday, October 31, 2013 | 6pm to 10pm | California Academy of Sciences |  $12


“Thriller” Zombie Flash Mob | SF

This looks like it’s been canceled… Booooo…. A Thriller zombie flash mob will descend upon Washington Square Park and Union Square on Halloween night. Join the undead if you dare. Read More

Thursday, October 31, 2013 | 6:30pm | Meet at Washington Square Park | FREE

Halloween at Coit Tower

A free Halloween happening at Pioneer Park by Coit Tower with dance, poetry, music and live art with live music from Wrapped in Plastic.  Read More

– Thursday, October 31, 2013 | 8 pm | Pioneer Park | FREE


Free Halloween Radio Stations

Find spooky sound efffecs, creepy classics and freaky film scores – the perfect playlist for your Halloween party on Spotify, Pandora, Slacker.fm, SomaFM and more. Read More

Spooky “Tiki” Halloween Party

Spend your Halloween at a spooky tiki-themed Halloween bash on Alameda with live theremin, creepy tunes, a costume contest, and scary movies for Forbidden Island’s annual Hulaween.  Read More

– Thursday, October 31, 2013 | 7pm | Forbidden Island Tiki Lounge, Alameda |  FREE

“Starve a Vampire Day” Halloween Blood Drive

Annual blood drive at Embarcadero Center with costume contest, free food, goodie bags and raffles for free movie tickets and gift cards. Read More

Thursday, October 31, 2013 | 8 am to 4 pm | Financial Dist. | FREE but reservations recommended

Mini Disneyland Haunted House

One of the most fun “haunted” houses each year, The Albertson family gets the neighbors to help turn their house into an epic DIY non-spooky haunt. For 2013, they’ve turned their house into mini Disneyland complete with Jungle Cruise, It’s a Small World and an Enchanted Tiki Room. Read More

Thursday, October 31, 2013 | 6 to 9 pm | San Jose | FREE

Free Cab Rides Home: Halloween Night

To help keep your drunken ass off the road, Berg Injury Lawyers will pay for your cab ride home anytime between 10 pm and 3 am as part of their “Safe and Sober” program.  Read More

Thursday, October 31, 2013 | 10 pm to 3 am | San Francisco | FREE up to $35 cab fare
– Photo Credit: Jeremy Brooks

Halloween “Flashdance” Flash Mob Dance Party

An annual secret flash mob dance party pops up on a random street corner on Halloween night. Wear your costume, follow on twitter and join in the spontaneous fun.  Read More

– Thursday, October 31, 2013 | 8 pm | Secret Location in SF | FREE | Follow on Twitter for updates
– Photo Credit: Volker Neumann

6:66 Sunset-to-Sunrise Halloween Dance Party

“If” you can figure out how to RSVP, you’ll dress up in costume, bring a boombox and party from sunrise to sunset for the 13th annual Brass Tax Halloween outdoor dance party somewhere in the East Bay.  Read More

Sunday, November 3, 2013 | 7am to 7pm | Secret Location in East Bay | FREE with RSVP

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