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Halloween Parties in SF: Top 21+ Celebrations in 2022

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by Jill Loeffler  •

Updated: August 3, 2022

Get ready for this year's Halloween Parties in SF! Since this fun holiday falls on a Monday this year, you can expect several fun events the weekend before.

Many of these annual 21+ parties include several rooms of dance music, costume contests, and drinks all night long. Buy your tickets early as many of them sell out!

Make sure to check all the details as some require costumes to enter. 

Fun party cocktails for Halloween

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Friday, October 28

Mega International Ball Volume 1/ W Hotel San Francisco

9 pm to 2 am at the W Hotel San Francisco

San Francisco's # 1 Halloween Party!! FOUR Separate Rooms, Ten DJs, Dancers, Drummers and MUCH more! Absolutely an amazing line up!! A mega, must attend Halloween event in San Francisco!

>> Visit their site for ticketing information

Titanic Masquerade Halloween Party Cruise

10 pm to 1:00 am on the SF Bay with Check in Starting at 8:45 pm @ Pier 3

Cruise around the SF Bay this Halloween on the Titanic Masquerade Halloween Party Cruise. This 3-hour cruise includes 2 party and dance areas, music by 2 local DJs.

This party is aboard the lovely San Francisco Spirit with gorgeous views all around the SF Bay. 

Semi-formal with masquerade masks required. 

Saturday, October 29

Halloween International Ball Volume 2 at the W Hotel

9 pm to 2 am at the W Hotel San Francisco

Head over to the W Hotel for this year's Halloween International Ball. Starting at 9 pm, enjoy three rooms of world renowned DJs and performers including DJ Aykut, DJ Dr. T, DJ Kevin Armstrong, and more. They will perform alongside drummers and a violinist.

Costumes are required.

>> Visit their site for ticketing information

Crawloween: Halloween Pub Crawl

2 pm to 10 pm on Polk Street

Starts at Mayes Oyster House (1233 Polk Street), Del Mar (2125 Lombard Street), or Nick's Crispy Tacos (Broadway at Polk Street)

Join more than 7,000 other partiers for this year's ultimate Halloween Pub Crawl. 

You will wind your way through several local bars including places such as the Lush Lounge, Rouge, McTeauges, Zeki's, R Bar, and more. All offer drink specials to spice up your evening.

The Black Pearl Halloween Yacht Party on the San Francisco Spirit

9 pm to 1 am starting at Pier 3

Head out on the waters on the SF Bay to celebrate Halloween in 2022.

This Black Pearl Halloween Party offers 3 decks of fun with three DJs and a three-hour open bar.

See views of the bay during your cruise. Costumes are required.

>> Find tickets to this year's event

Speakeasy Halloween Cruise on the SF Belle

9 pm to 12 am, leaves from Pier 3 near Oracle Park

Head out on the SF Bay one of of the best Halloween parties in SF. With three decks, you and your friends will have plenty of room to dance and enjoy the night. The party includes 2 DJs, 3 levels of music, and a Roaring 20s theme. Flapper attire is strongly encouraged. 

The Halloween Pub Crawl Experience

4 pm to 11 pm at the Comet Club SF at 3111 Fillmore Street 

Spend your evening enjoying drink specials at pubs around Fillmore Street. You'll check in at the Comet Club between 4 pm and 8 pm where you'll receive a maps of all participating bars. The specials continue until 11 pm and the party continues to 2 am! 

Sunday, October 30

TBD for 2022

TBD for 2022

Halloween Cruise Party at Sea

Boarding starts at Pier 3 at 8 pm, departs at 9:30 pm and returns at 1 am

3-hours of fun with 4 floors of music. Biggest boat on the SF Bay with 7 fully stocks bars and food stations. 

Must be 21 and over, must show full vaccination or negative test. Masks are required. 


Special Halloween Affair

ORIGIN at 1538 Fillmore Street at 10 pm

Party at one of the trendiest spots in San Francisco. It will include Halloween decor, spooky productions and creatures that turn it into a ghost campground. It's an upscale event like no other.

>> Visit Eventbrite for ticketing information


Haunted House - Halloween Day Party

Bergerac at 316 11th Street

Party from  2 pm to 8 pm on Sunday, October 31. House music by Nile, KBLO, Brian Aqua and others. 21 and over event. 

>> Reserve your tickets in advance


Halloween Pub Crawl

Bar None in the Marina

Enjoy several drinks at several locations on this Halloween Pub Crawl. It begins at the Bar None in the Marina. At this location, you will learn all about the local bars offering drink specials for those on the crawl.

You will also get the chance to meet other crawlers and enjoy drinks with people from all over the world. This event is on Saturday from 3 pm to 10 pm. 


Rock the Yacht: Halloween Yacht Party Aboard the Empress Yacht

8:30pm to Midnight, leaves from Pier 40 near Oracle Park

Step aboard the Empress Yacht, a 90-foot luxury lot, for one of the best Halloween parties in SF.

Enjoy the three-hour premium bar as you dance the night away to Top 40, Dance, Hip Hop, and more. Boards at 8:30pm and leaves at 9pm. 21+ cruise.


Nightmare on Van Ness San Francisco Halloween Party 

9pm at the Regency Ballroom

Join hundreds of locals at one of the best parties of the year! In its 12th year, the Nightmare on Van Ness Halloween Party offers two levels of non-stop dance music, a costume contest with several cash prizes, and other unannounced shockers throughout the night. Costumes are required.


Heroes vs Villians at the W

Starts at 9pm and must arrive by 10:30pm at the W in SoMa

Which one will you be this Halloween--a superhero or a villian? This party at the W in SoMa will be filled with both (all costumes are welcome). It features four areas of music including Top 40, reggaeton, moombahton, and hip-hop and more. The W is in the SoMa District at 181 3rd Street.


Drop Dead Sexy Halloween

9pm to 1:30am at the Hotel Kabuki 

Dance all night long in the newly remodeled Hotel Kabuki in San Francisco's Japantown. There will be several DJ spinning Top 40, club hits, '80s, house, open format, and throwbacks. Step into the photo booth for a fun souvenier from the night and party all night long with their LED sticks.


Cirque Du Freak -- Halloween Circus for Adults

Starts at 9pm

Party the night away at this HUGE Halloween bash at the Rocca Event Center. You will be Under the Big Top all night long with a 20-foot LED light wall and music by a variety of DJs. With more than 20,000 square feet of dance space on two levels, there will be plenty of people to meet and spaces to dance around. Cocktail or costume attire required. The events runs for 6 hours until 3am.

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