Best Halloween Parties in San Francisco

With Halloween just a few weeks away, it’s time to start assembling your Lady Gaga meat dress costumes, and most importantly, planning where you will spend your night dancing and drinking to the tune of “Monster Mash”.  San Francisco has a slew of fun Halloween parties to choose from.  Here are a few of the great parties you should check out this year.

Exotic Erotic Ball – Friday, October 22, 2010

This Halloween marks the 31st year of the world famous Perry Mann’s Exotic Erotic Ball.  It hosts a variety of entertainment from the weird and the wild to the sexy and exotic. This is definitely a party where inhibitions are left at the door. General admission tickets are priced at $69 and VIP tickets are offered for $150, which allows you access to the VIP lounge aboard a yacht and backstage access.

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The Haunted Ball – Saturday, October 30, 2010

“Bringing the spook back to Halloween” is the main motto of this event. Organizers spend over $60,000 on decorations and props to ensure this is one of the best Halloween parties in town. This is the 9th year of The Haunted Ball, and is once again being hosted at Ana Mandara in Ghiradelli Square. Ticket prices increase as the event approaches and this party always sells out quickly, so purchase them now.

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A Nightmare on Van Ness Saturday, October 30, 2010

This Regency Ballroom party hosts up to 3,000 guests in this three story establishment. The event will host over 30 bars and live entertainment by Far East Movement and Cali Swag District as well as a ton of deejays, including my favorite duo, Designer Deejays. Tickets start at $40 for general admission and $75 for VIP, which includes premium open bar, VIP entrance, and access to a VIP only Sutter Room.

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SF Halloween Ball Saturday, October 30, 2010

This mega event held at San Francisco City Hall hosts multiple bars, dance floors, and a variety of live entertainment. This year, they have performances by Mark Farina, Miguel Migs, DJ Spider. Tickets progressively increase as it approaches Halloween, so try to purchase them as soon as possible.

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True Halloween  Saturday, October 30, 2010

Their event website is enough to give you nightmares, so this Halloween party will definitely be a chilling affair. Plus, who doesn’t love a good vampire themed soiree? Tickets cost $55 and include entrance to the party at Yoshi’s San Francisco and access to the open premium bar. Tunes will be spun by DJ Vin Sol and of course, don’t forget to wear your ultra chic costume.

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