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You don't have to look far to see that San Francisco is crazy about Halloween. People are already cruising the usual nighttime spots with extra Halloween flare, and with the holiday less than a week away, there are plenty of parties to get started early. Kick it off with the Indulgence Halloween Pre-Party before heading to Public Works to indulge in local hip-hop with most of the Hieroglyphics Crew. Skrillex and Deadmau5, two of the hottest DJs on the planet right now, are both in SF for sold out shows, but tickets are still available for up-and-comer SBTRKT. Let your inner freak run wild at the Freakers Ball (R.I.P. Exotic Erotic Ball) or keep it kid-friendly at 11th Annual Halloween Hoopla. Ghost Ship IV: The Afterlife brings the party back to Treasure Island and Bollyween celebrates the holiday with a Bhangra twist. See a full list of events with our Halloween Guide.

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Tuesday, October 25, 2011
at New People Cinema (7pm)

Behind the Story, a new collaborative series by the San Francisco Film Society and the Center for Investigative Reporting, will give audiences an insider's look at the backstory of some of the major reports undertaken by CIR...
at Kanbar Hall (7pm)

Bill Bryson makes everything compelling. His bestselling books include A Walk in the Woods, Notes from a Small Island, In a Sunburned Country, Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words, and A Short History of Nearly Everything. In his latest, At Home...
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
at Infusion Lounge (9pm)

It's going to be another packed night at SF's favorite mid-week event Indulgence at a NEW location and the #1 club in SF Infusion Lounge...
at The Fillmore (9pm)

Yngwie J. Malmsteen arrived on the scene in 1983 when he emigrated to America from his native Sweden. Malmsteen created a style - an ear-searing blend of metal bombast and classical beauty that is one of the most immediately recognizable of ALL guitarists...
Halloween Deal
Thursday, October 27, 2011
at Asian Art Museum (5pm - 9pm)

Experience mesmerizing performances, create your own art, embark on gallery tours, see the latest special exhibition, sit in on a talk, mingle with friends over cocktails, enjoy what the DJ is spinning, and much, much more.
at SFMOMA (6pm - 10pm)

Magnuson is a performance artist, musician, and actress who defined 1980s downtown New York, marked college radio with her band Bongwater, and has graced everything from TV to Hollywood blockbuster thrillers. In her new tribute cabaret, she nods to Bowie...
at The Independent (9pm)

The sons of a noted Belgian radio DJ, the pair formed a rock band named Soulwax, who released several acclaimed records and toured extensively. At this time the brothers were also concurrently DJing under the names...
at Public Works (9pm)

Hailing from Oakland, California, Del and his crew, the Hieroglyphics came out as a markedly non-gansta response to a burgeoning West Coast scene. After being put on at the tender age of 17 by his cousin Ice Cube, Del released two records on Elektra...
at 1015 (10pm)

Kicking the Halloween weekend off in top notch music style, SBTRKT returns to SF with an all new Live show! Design is at the heart of this project: first the instruments, then the songs and finally the masks...
Friday, October 28, 2011
at Rickshaw Stop (9pm)

Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs swings between overt musicality and scarily on-point dance floor intuition, ripping up gigs around the globe with his live show of bizarre instruments, glitter cannons and of course...dancing dinosaurs.
at Public Works (9pm)

We invite you for two amazing nights of Freaky Fun, featuring our annual costume contest with prizes!
at El Rio (10pm)

Get your Halloween Weekend started off right with some classic Horror punk. Astozombies has formed to bring the people of Sf a stellar rendition of of the most Halloweenish Misfits material from the 1977-1984 era. This is a one-time performance not to be missed. Skeletal Costumes encouraged...
at AT&T Park (8pm)

TOTEM traces the fascinating journey of the human species from its original amphibian state to its ultimate desire to fly. The characters evolve on a stage evoking a giant turtle, the symbol of origin for many ancient civilizations...
at The Fillmore (9pm)

Bergen, Norway-based indie-pop duo Kings of Convenience teamed singer/guitarist Erik Glambek Be and guitarist Erlend ye. After first earning notice thanks to a series of acclaimed European festival appearances...
Saturday, October 29, 2011
at Civic Center Plaza (noon - 4pm)

25 of the biggest up and coming names in snowboarding will compete in a 2 hour free-for-all for a share in $10K in cash!
at Roe - Boutique Lounge & Nightclub (10pm - 2am)

One of the city's most prolific promoters teams up with some of the city's hottest DJ talent at SF's Premiere boutique nightclub to bring you the sexiest freakiest Halloween bash ever with over 3 Levels of Music , don't miss this epic spookfest!
at Elbo Room (10pm - 2am)

Non Stop Bhangra Presents Another session of "Family Vibes"-- an event aimed at growing a community of artists from all genres coming together for an exciting night of mashed up sounds to create some of the most positive and forward pushing vibes!
at Mighty (9pm)

Going on 9 years in a row (with good reason), the Opel Halloween Costume 'Supa-Bash': Night of the Living Bass, has everything you're looking for in a quality Halloween party...
at Bentley Reserve (10pm)

The coven of witches at Spiderball have been busy brewing up plans for the spookiest and best Spiderball Halloween yet. A ghoulish midnight ritual will usher in this Halloween's All Star DJ lineup, that promises to pump out trunk-rattling bass deep into the night...
at Treasure Island (9pm)

The Bay Area's most eagerly anticipated Halloween celebration is back for its fourth year and better than ever. Featuring an enormous space packed with multiple sound areas, more than 30 of the Bay Area's finest Djs and performers, performance artists, mindboggling art cars...
at Justin Herman Plaza (7pm)

The third Halloween edition of Journey to the End of the Night returns to the haunted cityscape of San Francisco this year to launch the 2011 Come Out and Play Festival. Last year, 1,300 participants helped take over city streets in the name of...
Sunday, October 30, 2011
at Circus Center (11am - 6pm)

Circus Center will present Carn-EVIL, a spooktacular Halloween-themed day at the circus for the whole family. Kids of all ages will squeal with delight and just enough fright: haunted funhouse tours with tricks and treats; Halloween carnival games; flying trapeze, tightrope and juggling lessons...
at Yerba Buena Children's Garden (noon - 1:30pm)

Featuring interactive performances and games for kids. The Unique Derique hosts, The Venezuelan Music Project plays live music, eco-friendly Trash Mash-Up crafts, and Preston folds origami. Just before the Hoopla ends, children under ten and their adults are invited to parade in their Halloween finery!
at Ferryboat at Pier 3 (5pm)

Get your friends and costumes together and join us for the ridiculousness and hilarity you have come to know from this night on the bay...
at supperclub (5am)

Join the vampires, ghouls and goblins and hide from the sun inside Supperclub's unique environment of bars, beds with no windows! We are cooking up breakfast for everyone with flair...
at Monroe (6am)

A labor of love to give back to the city and the people who understand how important dance music is in our lives! Support the DJs as we are not here to make a profit but to continue to provide you an experience unlike any other!
Halloween Deal
Halloween - Monday, October 31, 2011
at The Regency Ballroom (5:45pm)

Featuring 2Many DJs, Fake Blood, Bag Raiders, Classixx, Tenderlions, and Aaron Axelsen...
at Vessel (9pm)

A musical ambassador since he was in short trousers, a professional DJ since his early teens, a veteran of acid house and a champion of techno, Carl Cox emits a love of his work that is dangerously infectious. Check him when he's behind the turntables and you can't mistake his ecstatic visage...
at 1015 (10pm - 4am)

The most anticipated Halloween event of the season featuring Marty Party, Lowriderz and more!
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