Top Parades and Festivals – Going to a real pumpkin patch and selecting the perfect pumpkin create wonderful family memories and marks the beginning of the Fall festivities

San Francisco

SuperNatural– California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park

Their popular SuperNatural Halloween event is back for an in-the-flesh event!

Join other werewolf, vampire, and mummy fans and explore the Academy at night! Start planning your costumes for an evening of phantasmagoric, family-friendly fun with science, specimens, and of course, trick-or-treating. Enjoy even more activities in our outdoor spaces in the gardens and Living Roof.

Date: Friday, October 22, 2021 starts at 5 pm
General Admission: 6:30-9 pm
Phone: (415) 379-5411
Cost: General admission starts at $60, VIP packages start $3,000

Halloween Hoopla – Yerba Buena Gardens

For kids under 10 and their parents. It is their 21st annual Halloween Hoopla featuring fun performances and activities! The Hoopla grand finale is the annual Halloween Costume Parade – all kids are welcome to join in their best Halloween looks.

Date: Oct 30, 2021 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Venue: Children’s Garden, Yerba Buena Gardens, 799 Howard St., San Francisco, CA
Phone: (415) 543-1718
Cost: Free

Immortal Reckoning’ Halloween Haunt 2021

Must be 21 years of age and vaccinated! This is a fully theatrical, immersive haunted show. It has a complete storyline combining elements of theater, 4D effects, and haunted mazes. You will be placed in the action as a participant in this twisted tale of horror. Expect the unexpected!

Address: The San Francisco Mint, 88 5th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Dates: September 24th thru October 31st
Cost: $50–$70

San Francisco Ghost Hunt Walking Tour

Four time “Best in the Bay” winner! Walk into San Francisco’s strange past and see its most notorious haunted places. Hear thrilling stories based on documented research.

Address: Starts at  Healing Arts Center, 1801 Bush Street, SF, Ca. 94109
Dates: Friday, Oct. 1 – Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021 – 7 p.m.
Cost: Check website. If still available, use promo code for $5 discount.

Scaregrove at Stern Grove

Repairs are underway due to flooding. We’re not sure if they Stern Grove will host the popular event in 2021.

This annual Halloween event has many fun activities for children, such as: costume parade, carnival rides, a haunted house, games, live entertainment and food for sale

Stern Grove Festival
Address: 19th Ave & Sloat Blvd., San Francisco, CA
Phone: (415) 252.6252

Ocean Avenue Halloween Block Party

Plenty of family-friendly fun and games at their first annual Ocean Avenue Halloween Fair. There will be games and prizes, a DJ spinning wicked tunes, a costume contest, and a photo booth to snap a wicked selfie of your ghoulish grimace.

Address: Faxon Avenue, between Ocean Avenue & DeMontfort Avenue
Date: Saturday, October 23rd, 2021 from Noon-3PM
Phone or Text: (415) 729-3658

Half Moon Bay

 Lemos Farm – Pumpkins, Hayrides, Petting Zoo & Haunted House 2021

All rides and attractions will be in operation for the pumpkin patch including:​ Pony Rides (70 lb limit), Train Rides, Haunted House, Barn Slide, Fun Zone, Pumpkin Picking and much more! Tickets available on their website.

Address: Lemos Farm, Half Moon Bay, 12320 San Mateo Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA
Phone: (650) 726-2342

Scotts Valley Haunted House — October 22-23 and 28-30, 2021

It’s scary so no kids under 10 years old!!!

Scotts Valley High School
Address: 555 Glenwood Drive, Scotts Valley, CA
Phone: (831) 439-9555

Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival – October 18-19, 2008 Half Moon Bay, California

Half Moon Bay heralds in All Hallows Eve with rustic pumpkin patches, harvest-inspired arts and crafts, entertainment, contests, food, wine and beer, and activities. It all creates a wonderful atmosphere of fun, fun and more fun.  Admission is free.  More >>

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