Join us for a spectacular celebration of the “SuperNatural” during the 19th annual family costume party presented by the Academy Guild and the Host Committee. You are cordially invited by this year’s co-chairs, Nora Gibson and Deirdre Pharr.
Friday, October 22, 2010
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Benefactor Pre-Party
Join us for an exclusive pre-party with unique VIP experiences. Benefactor ticketholders enjoy a suite of extra "green Halloween" activities and performances. including a Big Cat show featuring exotic felines, live music by the Crunchy Frog Band, live animal encounters with Tree Frog Treks, face painting, photo booths, food and beverages, and more. Benefactor families enjoy trick-or-treating and all programs through 9 pm as well.
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm SuperNatural Masquerade Party
Trick-or-treat your way through the Academy at night, among “spook-tacular” animals, creepy crawly specimens, and more. Party-goers will delight in a fun-filled evening of magic shows, hands-on activities, a giant pumpkin carving demonstration, self-guided scavenger hunt, and other family-friendly entertainment. Drinks and light snack included.
102.1 KDFC presents a spine-tingling program of classical music guaranteed to raise the little hairs on the back of your neck.
Please bring an extra Halloween costume to donate to a local charity helping others in the Bay Area community celebrate Halloween.
Proceeds from this event support the Academy’s education and research programs.
Get your tickets now for our amazing SuperNatural Masquerade Party on 10/22.
To purchase tickets by phone, please call (415) 379-5411, or e-mail .
Other Halloween Events
See a full list of Halloween events at the Academy here.
A SuperNatural NightLife
A Halloween party for ages 21+. Learn more
Halloween-themed festivities on October 30-31. Learn more
Costume and Mask Policy
Event attendees are encouraged to dress in Halloween costumes. For the safety and enjoyment of our guests, please keep these guidelines in mind: Costumes should be child-friendly and may not be obstructive, offensive or violent in nature. For the safety of all visitors, we ask that guests refrain from wearing masks or other items which obscure the face. Costumes should not contain sharp or pointed objects, or materials that may accidentally strike guests or exhibits. Costumes should not contain any elements which resemble or could easily be mistaken for an actual weapon. The California Academy of Sciences reserves the right to turn away any guest with a costume that we deem offensive or unsafe.