It’s that time of year when the air gets chilly, the leaves get crunchy, and pumpkin everything! Hauntingly fun atmospheres and events are coming into the bay area. ABCey’s weekend lineup will keep you tuned in to all the Halloween weekend festivities for an exciting and spooky weekend.
1. Halloween Extravaganza
Friday, October 30th, 2015 | 5pm to 8pm | Bayview Opera House, SF | FREE
The party starts this Friday with food, fall themed activities, and family fun at the Bayview Opera House. Wear your best costume to win the contest or get ready to carve pumpkins while listening and watching live ‘Thriller’ themed dance performances. There is something for everyone at this event with face-painting and trick or treating for the kids and a beer and wine garden for parents. RSVP here.
2. Mayhem Mansion
Friday & Sat, October 30th – 31st, 2015 | 7pm to 10:30pm | 2007 Franklin Street, SF | $20
Halloween isn’t just for the kids anymore! Get ready to be scared in a uniquely haunted tour through an old 1886 Victorian. A haunted host will guide you through the thrills and chills located at every twist and turn in this beautiful historic home. Adults can prepare to be spooked at the ‘Spookeasy’ bar, enter a raffle, and learn more about the home. Say hi to Casper! Find out more here.
3. Ghost Ship Halloween VIII
Friday & Saturday, October 30st – 31st, 2015 | 9pm to 4am | Pier 70, SF | $50-65
Located in the heart of dog patch, Ghost ship Halloween boasts of cutting edge modern art installations made from all recyclable materials. Along with the overwhelming atmosphere of large scale indulgent creations there will be 70 featured DJ’s to create a Halloween dance party that goes all night long. Find out more here.
4. ScareCo: Haunted Hornet
Friday, & Saturday, October 30th – 31st, 2015 | 7pm to 12am | 707 West Hornet Ave Alameda, CA | $40
We all know houses can be haunted but haunted boats? Try something different this year by venturing on the USS Hornet. Walk through the haunted gallows while experiencing tidings from spooky creatures and mythical beings! Don’t be too surprised if you see the un-dead greeting you with a mischievous smile, there are plenty of those as well. Get tickets here.
Saturday, October 31st, 2015 | 11am – 2pm | 428 11th Street, SF | FREE
Bring all your little werewolves out to the yard this year with this fun and free dog Howl-O-Ween! There will be a pup parade where you can show off your costumed pooch as well as treat themselves to some dog friendly candy by Paw Patch Pastries & Pet Boutique! Oh, and there is human food there too.