Where to Celebrate Halloween 2019 in San Francisco
Get the scoop on fun Halloween events in San Francisco, including costume parties, pub crawls and spooky ice cream flavors.
Halloween Parties in San Francisco / Bay Area
1. Corpse Train Halloween Party at Whitechapel – October 26, 9:30 p.m.
Whitechapel, San Francisco’s atmospheric gin bar with Victorian steampunk appeal, presents its annual Halloween party. Admission is free. There will be a costume contest, plus a DJ. Patrons can enjoy ghoulish delights like syringe shots and IV blood bags in the spirit of the hospital theme.
2. Adult Trick ‘R Treating Pub Crawl – October 25, 26 & 31
Don your costume and join in the annual Adult Trick ‘R Treating Pub Crawl, presented by CrawlSF from 6 p.m.-11 p.m. Ticketholders will enjoy drinks specials at participating bars, starting with the check-in point at Mayes Oyster House.
3. Dia De Los Muertos Party at Half Moon Bay Brewing Company – November 1, 7 p.m.
Half Moon Bay Brewing Company hosts a Dia De Los Muertos Party. There will be live music from Key Lime Pie, and anyone who comes dressed in the spirit of Day of the Dead will get a goodie bag. Sip a special Day of the Dead drink featuring blackberry mezcal, garnished with marigold flowers.
Halloween Dishes & Drinks at San Francisco Restaurants
1. Spooktacular Ice Cream at Salt & Straw – October 1-31
Salt & Straw ice cream shops are serving up a special “Spooktacular Series” of flavors for the month of October. Dracula’s Blood Pudding is not for the squeamish! It’s made with real blood pudding. Sugar fiends will go gaga over the The Great Candycopia, composed of salted butterscotch ice cream loaded with homemade versions of Snickers and peanut butter cups. Creepy Crawly Critters incorporates real dark chocolate covered crickets and coconut toffee-brittle mealworms.
2. Day of the Dead Truffles at Recchiuti Confections
Recchiuti Confections, which has shops at the San Francisco Ferry Building and theLab in Dogpatch, is getting festive this spooky season with Calavera Truffles. Celebrating Día de Muertos (The Day of the Dead), these truffles are decorated with a colorful skull and are made with a blend of burnt caramel and 70% dark chocolate ganache.