Kids Halloween Events – SF 2015

 October 3, 2015
Posted by jenn

Join in the fun with these great local activities for the whole family.

5th Annual Spooktacular Halloween Party

  • Sunday, October 25 from 1pm to 5pm
  • Free event for kids of all ages at the Japantown Peace Plaza
  • Mall wide trick-or-treating, games, decorations, arts, and crafts
  • Other activities include a bouncy house, face painting, and removable tattoos
  • Children in costume can trick-or-treat at both the East and West Malls and will receive candy and other special surprises

California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park

  • SuperNatural Halloween Event
  • 6:30pm to 9pm on Friday, October 23
  • Activities include trick-or-treating, dancing, face painting, magic shows, live animal shows, pumpkins carving, crafts and food/beverages
  • The museum does close early this day, at 3pm, in order to prepare for the event
  • Tickets are $50 for adults and $35 for children, click here to buy them online today

JamBand Family Festival

  • A rock concert series from both kids and grown-ups
  • Halloween celebration is on Sunday, October 25 from 3pm to 5pm
  • All events are at the Park Chalet across from Ocean Beach
  • Enjoy a magical mix of music, dance, and fun

Halloween Hoopla at the Yerba Buena Gardens

  • October 31, 2015 from 12:00pm to 1:30pm
  • Free event
  • Music, crafts, and a costume parade
  • Children’s Garden in the Yerba Buena Gardens at 221 Fourth Street in San Francisco

Saturday Cinema: Halloween

  • Saturday, October 31 at 1, 2, & 3
  • Admission included with Exploratorium Ticket
  • Appropriate for all ages
  • Works include poetry, surrealism, and unique, handcrafted films

Clancy’s Pumpkin Patch

  • Open from October 1 to October 31 from 9am to 9pm every day
  • Find a variety of pumpkins including some not often found in other pumpkin patches
  • Crawl through the hay maze or take a hay ride through San Francisco
  • Visit their Website to Learn More

Halloween Carnival in Japantown

  • Sunday, October 25 from 1pm – 5pm
  • Games, prizes, tricks, and treats
  • Free
  • Japanese Peace Plaza between the East and West Malls

Halloween Hootenanny

  • 10th Annual Event in the Haight Ashbury District
  • Fun and safe place for kids to celebrate Halloween
  • This year’s theme is “Cops & Robbers”
  • Saturday, October 24 from 11am to 4pm
  • On Stanyan Street and Waller Street near Kezar Pavilion
  • Games, costume content, jumpy house and more

Boo at the Zoo

  • Saturday, October 24 and Sunday, October 25 from 11am to 3pm
  • Head out to the San Francisco Zoo in your favorite costume
  • Trick or treat stations, a Hay Maze and the popular Pumpkin Chomp N’ Stomp – where the animals get to have some fun too!
  • Creepy crawly adventure in the insect area
  • Pictures with Casper the friendly ghost
  • Kids in costume get a $1 off admission
  • Learn more about everything there is to see and do at the SF Zoo

Chinatown Halloween Neighborhood Festival

  • Saturday, October 31, 2015 from 12 Noon to 5:00 pm
  • Three locations: Waverly Place (between Sacramento and Clay Streets), Willie Woo Woo Wong Playground & Clubhouse (Sacramento Street and Waverly Place), Chinatown YMCA (Sacramento Street between Grant Avenue and Stockton Street)
  • Pre-sale Family Fun Packs are $2 for 25 tickets good for all activities (on sale from October 1-28)
  • Fun packs on day of event will be $5
  • Fun Packs can be purchased at the Chinatown YMCA, Willie Woo Woo Wong Playground Clubhouse, and Community Youth Center of San Francisco (1038 Post Street)
  • Event includes fun-filled activities for families, kids, teens and adults, carnival style games, face painting, arts and crafts, costume contest (for adults, youth, babies and pets), haunted house, trick or treating, jumpy houses, entertainment, and more!