Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Bay Area Halloween Events 2017


SAN FRANCISCO
Scaregrove
What:  An "out of this world" Halloween event, this year's event will feature a costume contest and parade, haunted houses, hay rides, carnival rides, giant inflatables, food for sale and live entertainment.
When: October 27 from 3-9
Where: Stern Grove (19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard)
Cost: $10 per person; children under 2 years old are free! Tickets are now available at the McLaren Lodge Annex (501 Stanyan Street in Golden Gate Park) Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., until the day of the event.


Presidio
What: Crafts - Día de Los Muertos Masks
When: October 28-29, 11-4
Where: Presidio Officers’ Club, 50 Moraga Avenue, San Francisco

What: Family Halloween at Fort Point. This family-friendly afternoon is scare-free, but full of global Halloween traditions: 19th Century reenactors tell stories; create Day of the Dead sugar skulls; face painting; s’mores; food trucks; and candlelight tours
When: October 30, 1-6 (4:30 kids' costume parade)
Where: Fort Point National Historic Site, San Francisco
Cost: Free

Treasure Island Flea
What: Free pumpkin patch, trick-or-treating (bring a bucket), vintage costume shopping, design your own pumpkin workshop. Each day the first 1,000 people can pick out a pumpkin of their liking. Costume contest for adults, kids, and dogs at 2:00 each day. Design your own custom Halloween jewelry workshop ($8). Dia de Los Muertos design your own sugar skull workshop ($2). Kid Zone hosts vintage hot rod race tracks, giants bubbles, a building block play house, face painting and bungee jumping. Live music.
When: October 28-29, 10-4
Cost: $3 entry; kids free


EAST BAY
Richmond Art Center
What: Skeletonfest - Make art and celebrate family with a special Community Altar building. The planned art-making activities are free, and children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult. The day’s activities include: Little Piñatas, Metal Nichos/Milagros (originated as a popular adaptation of the Roman Catholic retablo tradition of painting patron saints on wood or tin. They can act as shrines, protection, or devotional objects), Paper Flowers, Screen Printing Bags,
When: October 28 - 12:30 to 3:00
Where:
Cost: Free!

Bay Street Boo Bash
What: Pumpkin decorating, face painting, Halloween treats, spooky haunted carriage rides, festive games, a costume parade for kids, mystical magic shows, doggy costume parade, festive photo booth and more.
When: October 29, 11-2.
Where: Bay Street, Emeryville – Center Plaza 5616 Bay Street

Lawrence Hall of Science
What: Halloween-themed activities in the Ingenuity Lab and Animal Discovery Room. Plus, the annual pumpkin catapult show
When: October 28–29, 10:00–5:00 S
Cost: included with admission

PENINSULA
Hiller Aviation Museum - Halloween Hangar Haunt
What: Helicopter pumpkin drop at noon. Specially-decorated museum gallery, search for hidden clues in a quest to a special reward. Take part in Halloween carnival games amid museum aircraft, and visit eerie Invention Lab to mix Spooky Slime and experiment with the amazing Boo Bubbles! Visit with their witch and sign her pumpkin to prepare it for its final flight! Join the witch’s creepy costume review as she takes flight, not on broomstick, but in a helicopter! Then, count down the seconds to the orange gourd’s fateful fall as the witch drops the pumpkin from her airborne perch, dropping it to the tarmac below.
When: October 28, 10-12:00
Cost: Included with admission.

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