We selected fun Halloween events in San Francisco to share with our teeny tiny sweet little angels... devils!


Halloween is on Wednesday. So most of animations, parties, events and happenings will take place the week end before. That makes sense!




Scaregrove 2012.

Saturday, Ovtober 27.

3pm - 9pm.

SF Rec and Park turns the Stern Grove into a Halloween place to be, with hay rides, a haunted house, carnival rides, giant inflatables, workshops...


Price: 8$ par personne pour un all-access pass.

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Randall Museum.

Saturday, October 27. 10am – 2pm

Great timing! You can go to both locations!

Not to scary... Quite sugar low... A healthy and yet funny Halloween time. Pumpkin carving, arts and craft workshops, entertainment, tricks... and treats! Perfect with the youngest ones.

More info

Museum website




California Academy of Sciences.

Saturday, October 27.

5pm - 9:30pm.

Supernatural Halloween 2012

Another event on this pretty busy Saturday!

Little monsters will invade the museum for a Trick or Treat tour in the academy, special "haunted tour" at the Planetarium, fanciful face paintings, giant pumpkins carving demonstration, complimentary beverages for kids and their parents...

Penguins already wonder if they still fit in their Batman costume!


30-35$ per kid/ 45-50$ per adult (member - non member)

Proceeds support Academy programs including field trips for 130,000 students annually

More info




Boo @ the Zoo.

Les 27 et 28 octobre.

10am à 4pm.

Even animals will get their special Halloween treats! 

Trick or treat around the zoo, watch some puppet shows, follow the Haunted Nature Trail looking for insects, snakes and owls... and discover the brand new exhibit Masters of the Night: The True Story of Bats in the Pachyderm building. Bats, Halloween time? Perfect match.

All activities are free with paid San Francisco Zoo admission.

More info



Yerba Buena Gardens

Halloween Hoopla

Sunday, October 28. 12pm – 1:30pm.

The Hallowwen Yerba Buena event? Definitely a rendez-vous in SF, now for more than 10 years. The parade welcomes kids and their parents. Live music, Trash mash Up crafts (or how to have an Eco-Halloween making masks and other accessories out of recycled stuff!), Origami...

More info




Halloween is not only for the kids!

At the Golden Gate Park, you might want to go and take a look at....

San Francisco Animal Care and Control 

Pet Pride Day 2012

Sunday, October 28. 11am - 3pm.

Kids, you and your pets will love the pet costumes contest... You should also love the DiscDoGG and their flying dogs grasping frisbees.

Free and for the whole family.

Did we already tell you that we love our GGP!

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In the end...

Spooktacular Halloween Party - Japantown Peace Plaza

Sunday, October 28. 12pm - 4pm.

Trick or treat time with activities, face paintings, workshops... at Japantown Pleace Plaza and Japan Center Malls (Post @ Buchanan).

Free. Come with your best costume attire.




For costumes ideas, take a look at our selection of addresses.


For Trick or treat locations, take a look at our Halloween Tradition article.




Happy Halloween!!