Bay Area’s Best Halloween Balls

October 22, 2010 9:57 AM

Gouls, gobblins, genies and geishas, it’s time to come out and party your wigs off! The Bay Area loves to celebrate Halloween with sexy, scary bashes. Here’s our list of the Bay Area’s Best Halloween Balls:

Halloween International Ball

Sat., Oct. 30 @ 9 p.m. until 2 a.m.

Hilton Hotel at Union Square in San Francisco

This annual party offers four separate ballroom dance floors featuring music delivered up by world renowned DJs and a 10-piece live salsa band. Cash prizes given for best costumes.

SF Thriller Halloween Ball

Sat., Oct. 30 @ 9p.m. until 2 a.m.

Westin St. Francis Hotel In San Francisco

Actors Joe Manganiello and Ryan Kwanten from the HBO television series True Blood host this year’s annual bash, billed as the largest adult Halloween gathering in San Francisco, on the 32nd floor of the St. Francis Hotel.

San Fran Psycho Halloween Asylum Ball

Sat., Oct. 30 @ 9 p.m. until 3 a.m.

Lot 46 Nightclub on Geary St. in San Francisco

A multi-level party in downtown San Francisco decked out with extravagant Halloween decorations, lighting and a best costume contest.

Brazilian Halloween Ball

Sat., Oct. 30 @ 9 p.m. until 2 a.m.

Sens Restaurant at Embarcadero Center in San Francisco

A Pirates of the Carribean-theme party at this intimate venue featuring breathtaking views of San Francisco Bay and the Bay Bridge.

SF Halloween Ball

Sat., Oct. 30 @ 9 p.m. until 2 a.m.

San Francisco City Hall

A variety of electronic music artists and DJ’s provide the entertainment at this event held at City Hall.

Black Fantasy Masquerade Ball

Sun., Oct. 31 @ 6:30 p.m. until 1 a.m.

Ghirardelli Square in San Francisco

This party based on gothic folklore features performances by the U2 Band and encourages masquerade costumes.

Freakers Ball 2010

Fri., Oct. 29 @ 9 p.m. until 6 a.m.

& Sat., Oct. 30 @ 8 p.m. until 6 a.m.

Public Works in San Francisco’s Mission District

First-time event for the Bay Area features three rooms of musical entertainment along with art gallery displays and street performers. Costumes mandatory.

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