San Francisco is an interesting city regardless of festivities brought on by holidays. Yet, the holidays bring out the most creative, intriguing and exciting activities and parties. Just around the corner is Halloween, and you can bet your witches hat that the people of San Francisco will make it an unforgettable day. Whether you are a party-holic or a parent/friend of a trick-or-treater, San Francisco has many Halloween activities to offer throughout the month of October. Check out these scary events:
True Blood San Francisco 2010
Dress up in the sexiest vampire costume and grab tickets to the first annual True Blood Party in San Francisco. Sure to be one of the hottest events this Halloween, True Blood features music by The Scumfrog, Andy Caldwell and Dave Dresden. The party will be held at the sophisticated Terra Complex, where over $30,000 in theatrical production and decor will turn this into a Vampire Haunted Mansion.
Events held at Terra Complex
Tickets at www.truebloodhalloweensf.com
March of Light
Every San Franciscan must attend the famous March of Light parade at some point in their life. The March of Light parade is held in the Castro district every year and brings an outstanding 300,000 attendees to the streets of the city . The parade is a tool for the creative minds of San Francisco to get together in costume and march through the streets (or just watch along the sidewalks). This year’s March of Light Parade will be held on Oct. 30 around sunset.
Pumpkin Farms in Half Moon Bay
Looking for good ole fashioned family fun? Hop in the car and take a short drive down to Half Moon Bay, where there are over 40 pumpkin farms featuring hay mazes, corn mazes, pie-eating contest, petting zoos and over 500,000 pumpkins to choose from! Plus, they hold an Annual Art and Pumpkin Festival on Oct. 16 and 17.The world-famous Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival is the season’s signature event, drawing tons of visitors to the “World Pumpkin Capital” for an exciting festival on Main Street. .
For more information, check out the website: http://www.miramarevents.com/pumpkinfest/about_show.html.
Halloween International Ball 2010
Leave the kids at home and dance the night away at the Halloween International Ball 2010 held at the HIlton San Francisco in Union Square. The party will be fabulously sophisticated and the costumes will spark an array of emotions. The ball features four separate dance floors with differing themes such as the Latin Room and the House Music Room. Stay all night long and enter in the Sexiest Costume Fashion Show!
Event held at Hilton SF Union Square
Oct. 30,2010, 9 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Tickets at http://www.aykutevents.com/halloween
Halloween is a time when everybody can be somebody else. It is when children knock on strangers doors asking for candy. It seems that the rules of the world are still for an evening. San Francisco sinks into the creepiness, the excitement, and the sweet taste of candy every year for Halloween. Don’t miss out on these amazing events throughout the city.