SuperNatural Halloween is back at the California Academy of Sciences. Kiddos will enjoy a groovy silent disco in Steinhart Aquarium, trick-or-treat stations handing out goodies, mind-boggling magic shows, live animal demonstrations and so much more. Oct. 27, 55 Music Concourse Drive
Immerse yourself in San Francisco’s storied past on this frightening ghost tour. Experienced guides take guests through Union Square and Nob Hill, stopping at some of the city’s most haunted locations. Promising plenty of spooks and a deep dive into the city’s history, this family-friendly event is a Halloween must.
Production company Into The Dark is back with another truly terrifying concept. In this fully immersive experience, guests will participate in a spiritual cult. Too scary? Simply stop by for some Halloween-inspired sips at Fang Bang Bar. 88 Fifth St.
Explore the famous Alcatraz prison with a personally narrated boat tour around the island, guided tours from the dock to the main prison building and a cell house audio tour inside the prison. Night trips come with several special programs that aren’t available during the day.
Halloween’s hottest pub crawl is back for three nights only: Oct. 27, 28 and 31 with over 40 of San Francisco’s best bars (Mayes Oyster House, Nick’s Crispy Tacos, El Lopo and more) offering free entry and beer, cocktail and shot specials to ticket holders. Don’t drink and drive; special party buses offer transportation from bar to bar.
Beloved for many generations, Clancy’s started out selling Christmas trees, adding a pumpkin patch years later in 1979. A family favorite, expect pumpkins and gourds of all shapes and sizes, along with plenty of fall festivities. Oct. 1-31, 2101 Sloat Blvd.