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Halloween in San Francisco: 5 Can’t Miss Events!

October 18, 2017

5 Fantastic Halloween Events in SF

Halloween is around the corner and San Francisco is getting ready for it in all sorts of ways. There are events happening the week prior to Halloween, the weekend of, and of course on the day itself. There’s something for everyone—including families—so if you’re visiting SF around this time, you’ll surely have a memorable time.

Here are several Halloween events happening around SF!

  1. San Francisco Zoo’s Boo at the Zoo
    Saturday October 28 & Sunday October 29
    Check out this family friendly Halloween event! Your kids can dress up and trick or treat at stations around the Zoo, walk through the spooky Haunted Nature Trail (not too spooky!), and go on a creepy, crawly critter adventure. There is also ZOOtoberFest (for all ages) where you can find SF’s largest hay maze, as well as plenty of adorable photo ops with pumpkins, hay, and other fall décor.
  2. Haas-Lilenthal House’s Mayhem Mansion
    Friday October 20 & Saturday October 21, Friday October 27 & Saturday October
    The Haas-Lilenthal House is the only Queen Anne Victorian structure that is open to the public and they’ve made things a bit ghoulish this October by turning it into Mayhem Mansion. Visitors ages 8+ are welcome and they will even offer drinks if you’re 21+. If you decide to enter Mayhem Mansion, get ready for a spooky tour of the place by groovy ghoul!
  3. California Academy of Sciences’ Creatures of the NightLife Event
    Thursday, October 26, 6pm
    This 21+ event takes place at the iconic SF museum located in Golden Gate Park. The museum will be transformed into a spooky tribute to ’80s horror movies and creatures stranger than life. The evening will feature DJs, a drag show, costume contest, arcade, and much more!
  4. Crawloween: San Francisco Halloween Pub Crawl 2017
    Saturday October 28 & Tuesday October 31, 2pm-10pm
    This pub crawl (21+), will be taking place on Polk Street in SF. The Crawl will also have shuttles running, so that you can hit every bar on the crawl with ease. There are 20 bars participating and there will be music, dancing, costume contests, and most importantly—drinks!
  5. Titanic Masquerade Halloween Party Cruise
    Saturday October 28, 7pm-midnight
    Get on board the Fume Blanc Commodore at Pier 40 for a Halloween masquerade party cruise featuring unlimited drinks, dancing, and beautiful views.
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