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SF Open Studios 2018 | Dogpatch, Potrero Hill, Bernal Heights, Outer Mission

Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 11:00 am to 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
San Francisco | San Francisco, CA

San Francisco Open Studios 2018

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 venture out on self-guided tours to see as many SF Open Studios artists and their artworks as possible, in the hopes of finding their next true art love.

2018 San Francisco Open Studios
October 13 to November 11, 2018 | 11 am to 6 pm
All Over San Francisco – view the map

2018 marks the 43rd Anniversary of SF Open Studios.

2018 SF Open Studios Schedule

Weekend 1: October 13 & 14 2018 11 am-6 pm
Marina, Russian Hill, North Beach, Pacific Heights, Western Addition, Downtown, Tenderloin, MIDMA, SOMA, Hayes Valley, NOPA, Upper & Lower Haight, Buena Vista, Cole Valley

Weekend 2: October 20 & 21 2018 11 am-6 pm 
Hunters Point Shipyard

Weekend 3: October 27 & 28 2018 11 am-6 pm
Dogpatch, Potrero Hill, Bayview, Bernal Heights, Portola, Excelsior, Balboa Park, Visitacion Valley, Outer Mission, Diamond Heights, Glen Park, Islais Creek

Weekend 4: November 3 & 4 2018 11 am-6 pm 
Fort Mason, Presidio, Richmond, Sunset, West Portal, Ocean View

Weekend 5: November 10 & 11 2018 11 am-6 pm
Mission, Castro, Noe Valle

SF Open Studios 2018 Map


Event Details

Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, San Francisco, Shopping & Fashion, Walks & Tours
Address: San Francisco, CA

Saturday, October 27, 2018

8:00 am   RSVPs Open for November: Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays  FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
9:00 am   San Francisco’s Annual Financial Planning Days | Main Library  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
9:00 am   Win Tix: Sports Basement: Halloween 5K Race | Presidio  WIN
9:00 am   Pacific Pinball Museum’s Surplus Pinball Game Sale | Alameda  FREE
All Day   2018 World Veg Festival | Golden Gate Park  $10*
*$10 regular admission, $5 students and seniors.
10:00 am   Last of 2018: Free Oakland Summer Walking Tour | Old Oakland  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandnet.com
10:00 am   Free Guided Hike of San Bruno Mountain | Brisbane  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. Donations encouraged but not required
10:00 am   2018 East Bay Science Discovery Day | Concord  FREE
All Day   2018 North Bay Science Discovery Day | Santa Rosa  FREE
All Day   TreasureFest “Halloween” | SF  $5
10:00 am   Halloween Movie Marathon | South SF  FREE
10:00 am   2018 Rethink Recycling Day | San Carlos  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
10:00 am   Trick-Or-Treat: Crafty Halloween Costume Contest & Free Professional Photos | SF  FREE
All Day   St. Anne of the Sunset Parish Festival: Chinese Dance, Bingo & Movie Night | SF  FREE
10:30 am   Oink-A-Ween: Barn Trick-or-Treat & Animal Feeding | Grass Valley  $10*
*An RSVP is required.
11:00 am   24th Annual Yerba Buena Native Plant Sale | SF  FREE*
*Free admission, plants available for purchase
11:00 am   2018 Halloween Parade & Trick or Treat | Menlo Park  FREE
11:00 am   Visitacion Valley Part II: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides  FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
11:00 am   2018 Halloween Fest: Kids’ Costume Contest & Trick-or-Treating | Marin  FREE
11:00 am   2018 Día de Los Muertos at the Cemetery | San José  FREE
All Day   2018 Halloween ComicFest | Free Comic Book Day  FREE
11:00 am   Bay Street Halloween Boo Bash: Dog Costume Parade, Haunted Carriages & Magic Shows | Emeryville  FREE
11:00 am   DogFest Walk ‘n Roll: Costume Contest & Games | Oakland  FREE
11:00 am   Howl-O-Ween: Pooch Parade, Costume Contest & Treats | Vacaville  FREE*
*Admission is free, however joining the costume contest and parade costs $5.
11:00 am   Bon Air Center Halloween Trick-or-Treat & Pet Parade | Greenbrae  FREE
11:00 am   4th Annual Chinatown Halloween Neighborhood Festival | SF  $2*
*$2 Family Fun Pack for 25 pre-sale tickets; $5 for 25 tickets on the day of event.
11:00 am   “Lumpia Palooza” Food Festival | Soma StrEat Food Park  $5*
*$5 admission fee, food and drink available for purchase.
11:00 am   Balbooa Fright Fest 2018: Halloween Block Party | SF  FREE
11:00 am   SF Open Studios 2018 | Dogpatch, Potrero Hill, Bernal Heights, Outer Mission  FREE
11:00 am   Win Tix: Lumpia Palooza | SoMa StrEat Food Park  WIN*
*$5 GA; optional $32 bottomless San Miguel + Sangria ticket (includes GA); Free for kids 10 & under (when accompanied by a ticketed adult)
11:30 am   San Francisco Shih Tzu Meetup Group | Alta Plaza Park  FREE
12:00 pm   2018 Pumpkin Jubilee Festival: Carving Demo, Carriage Rides & Live Music | Danville  FREE
12:00 pm   13th Annual Pumpkin Festival | Mountain View  FREE
1:00 pm   Farley’s 29th Annual Pet Parade | Potrero Hill  FREE
1:00 pm   2018 Special Halloween & Day of the Dead Art Making | Richmond  FREE
1:00 pm   Spooktacular Halloween Carnival: Creepy Crafts & Little Spooks Corner | SF  FREE*
*Free, appropriate for children ages 2.5-10.
1:00 pm   2018 Downtown Halloween Hay Day | Livermore  FREE*
*Free admission. To participate in downtown trick-or-treat and trunk-or-treat children will need to purchase a downtown Halloween treat bag for $5.
1:00 pm   Sketchcrawl at the Park w/ Guest Sketcher Liz Steel | San Jose  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
1:00 pm   Monster Bash: Crafty Haunted Houses + Giant Pumpkin Seed Hunt | Mountain View  FREE
1:30 pm   2018 Pumpkin Carving Party, Free Cider & Cookies | SF  FREE*
*Bring your own pumpkin.
3:00 pm   Thrill The World 2018: World Record Thriller Dance-Off | San Jose  FREE
3:00 pm   Free Halloween Family Carnival | Union City  FREE
3:00 pm   Ocean Avenue 2nd Annual Halloween Fair | SF  FREE*
*Free. Donations are accepted.
3:00 pm   Alameda South Shore Center Halloween Festival | 2018  FREE
3:00 pm   Samin Nosrat: Best-selling Author Encore Talk | Omnivore Books  FREE
3:00 pm   Samin Nosrat: Best-selling Author Encore Talk | Omnivore Books  FREE
4:00 pm   Castro Halloween Block Party 2018: “Glow in the Streets” | SF  $10*
*Technically free, but $10 donations requested
5:30 pm   2018 “Diwali” Festival of Lights Celebration | SF  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
6:00 pm   Glow-In-The-Dark Black Light Art Show & Night Market | Alameda  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested. Donations are appreciated.
7:00 pm   Halloween at the Brewery: Live Music & Costume Contest | Half Moon Bay  FREE*
*Bring money for food and drinks.
7:00 pm   Halloween Monster Party & Costume Contest | Downtown Campbell  FREE
7:00 pm   Oakland Halloween Bar Crawl: Drink Deals, Games, & Costume Contest | Beer Revolution  FREE*
*Free until Oct 25. RSVP Required on Eventbrite. Exclusive for FunCheap Readers: Get two discount drink tickets and a free costume photo from the photographer.
7:00 pm   Night Lantern Ghost Walk & Concert | The Presidio  FREE*
*Registration is required
7:00 pm   SF’s Halloween Weekend Comedy Fest w/ Free Candy | Downtown SF  FREE*
*Free with RSVP / Free with Costume / $10 otherwise
7:30 pm   Drunkathalon: Free Comedy, Heckling & Cosplay | PianoFight  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
7:30 pm   Justine Bateman’s “Fame: The Hijacking of Reality” Book Discussion | Green Apple Books  FREE
8:00 pm   “Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF  FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $5
8:00 pm   Stranger Things Halloween Bash: “The Upside Down” | SF  $5
8:00 pm   Sensory Tricks & Science Treats: Philosophy of Mind & Illusion-Themed Halloween Party | SF  $5
9:00 pm   2018 Freaky Halloween ’80s Party: Costume Contest, Horror Flicks & Live DJ | East Bay  FREE
9:00 pm   “On Stranger Tides” Halloween Party + $500 Costume Contest | Novela  $5*
*$5 online otherwise it's $10 admission at the door
9:00 pm   2018 Slasher Summer Camp Halloween Party | Oakland  FREE
9:00 pm   Win Tix: 80’s Alternative Rock & New Wave Icons : The Alarm | Slim’s  WIN
9:30 pm   “Smithfits” Halloween Dance Party & Costume Contest | The Knockout  $5
10:00 pm   “Freak Out” Halloween Weekend Party | SoMa  $5*
*Tickets were $5 in advance last year. We assume it's the same this year but you may contact John Colins to confirm before heading out.
10:00 pm   No Scrubs: HellaSpooky ’90s Hip Hop and R&B Dance Party | Bar Fluxus  FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 11pm. $5 After
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