• SuperNatural 2014

Thank you for your interest in SuperNatural Halloween. Tickets to this event are currently sold out. For more information, or if you have questions, please call (415) 379-5411.

Grab your costume and have yourself a ghoulishly great time trick-or-treating your way through the Academy at night—among spooky skulls and spine-tingling specimens!

Party Information

Friday, October 24
Benefactor Party: 5 – 6:30 pm
General Admission: 6:30 – 9 pm

Come enjoy!

  • Trick-or-treating
  • Dancing
  • Face painting
  • Magic shows
  • Scientists and specimens
  • Live animal shows
  • Giant pumpkin carving
  • Crafts
  • Photo booths
  • Food and drink

Event Co-Chairs: Katherine Harbin Clammer and Summer Tompkins Walker

Benefactor and Patron Levels—5 pm Entry

$1,000 Grand Benefactor Family Package includes:
-Access to exclusive Grand Benefactor Lounge
-Early admission at 5 pm for four adults and four children
-Gourmet dinner stations catered by McCalls (available all evening) and open bars
-A suite of extra activities and festive performances
-Recognition on invitation (if purchased by 9/2)

$500 Benefactor Family Package includes:
-Early admission at 5 pm for two adults and four children
-Gourmet dinner stations catered by McCalls until 6:30 pm, and open bars
-Recognition on invitation (if purchased by 9/2)

$350 Patron Family Package includes:
-Early admission at 5 pm for two adults and two children
-Gourmet dinner stations catered by McCalls until 6:30 pm, and open bars
-Recognition on invitation (if purchased by 9/2)

Individual Benefactor Tickets
Includes early admission at 5 pm and gourmet dinner stations catered by McCalls until 6:30 pm, and open bars
-$100 Adult Benefactor Ticket
-$85 Child Benefactor Ticket

General Admission Tickets—6:30 pm Entry

$50 for adults ($45 for Academy adult member)
$35 for children ($30 for Academy child member)

Host Committee

Wendy Anderson and Jim Milligan
The Bailey and The Melvin Families
Lily and Thomas Beischer
Meg and Craige Bertero
Gay-Lynn and Robert Blanding
Stephen Brady
Victoire Reynal Brown and
Owsley Brown
Linda and Marc Carrasco
The Castelein Family
Donovan K. Ching
Betsy and Peter Chung
Kate Harbin Clammer and
Adam Clammer
Katie and Reed Colley
Carolyn Colpitts
Caroline H. Damsky
Nicole Dawes
Juliet de Baubigny
Katherine Dowling and Marc Axelbaum
Jessica and Michael Eisler
Randi and Bob Fisher
Kelly and Heather Hahn Fowler
Kathryn and Bill Freeman
Dr. Bella Shen Garrett

Vanessa and Bill Getty
Nora L. Gibson and
William L. Hudson
Shulamit Glaubach, MD
Kirsten and Michael Green
Elizabeth and Brian Grossman
Jane and Jonathan Wyatt Gruber
Holly Hagens and Todd Sisitsky
Ruth and Benjamin Hammett
Elizabeth and Jonathan Hamren
Renie Hippler and Dominic Bordachar
Heather and Sanjay Jain
Beth and Oliver Jenkyn
Philip Keil and The Crowder Family
The Kramlich Family
The Lamond Family
Ranee Lan
Alissa Lee
Kim and Ping Li
Kristin and David MacKnight
Stephanie Marver
Marissa Mayer and Zachary Bogue
Betsy and Ed McDermott
Amy and Drew McKnight
The Moment Family
Anna and Mason Morfit
​Mike Oliva and Michael Booth

Libby and Damien Ornani
Katie Schwab Paige and
Matthew Paige
Monica and David Pauli
Gina and Dave Pell
Stasia and Derek Reisfield
Laureen and Robert Schiller
Catarina and Andy Schwab
Dana and Alex Slusky
Amanda and Bart Stephens
W. Bradford Stephens
Livia and Biz Stone
Letitia Todd and Michael Kim
Jeana Toney and Boris Putanec
Virginia and Gregory Tusher
Mary and Jerome Vascellaro
Adriana and Aaron Vermut
Emily and Greg Waldorf
Summer Tompkins Walker and Brooks Walker, III
Sara and Evan Williams
Amelia Wolff
Julia Wong and Roger Kuo
Annie Robinson Woods and Montgomery Woods
Mary and Harold Zlot

​​As of September 10, 2014

Benefactors and Patrons

Mrs. Brent M. Abel
Joy and Jonathan Alferness
Leith and Stewart Barry
Mr. and Mrs. Richard J. Bertero
Lindsay Bolton
Carol and Shelby Bonnie
Jennifer Fetner-Booth and
Adrian Booth
Carrie and Michael Bostock
Sherri and Brian Bunger
Paola and Charles Casey
Julie Chaiken
Jennifer Swelt Chrisman
Christine and Scott Connors
Patricia Costello and Darryl Ott
Susanna and Gregory Daniels
Courtney and Owen DeHoff
David, Natasha, Stell & Hannah Dolby
Sandra and Conrad Donner
Meredith and Kempton Dunn
Katelyn and Brendan Dyson
Lisa Edwards and Chuck Hornbrook
Jennifer, Karain, Luca, Thea, and
Tessa Fonstad​
Kevin Franklin

The Freckmann Family
​Elizabeth Pang Fullerton and
Richard Fullerton
The Goldin Family
Louise Gregory
Gillian and John Growdon
Jenna and Bryan Hunt
Nora and Bruce James
Jenny Chu and Arash Jamshidi
Lucille Jewett
Tonia and Adam Karr
David M. Kennedy
Lauren and Andrew Kowal
Raymonde and Doug Kramlich
Steve E. Krognes
Kathryn and Bo Lasater
Lynnette Lewis
Erin and John Lowenberg, Jr.
Linda and Kevin Lynch
David Lyon
Shelley Marks and Erik Gaensler
Camille and Brad Marks
Jenny Marlin
Ken McNeely and Inder Dhillon
Bob Messerschmidt

Nancy Mui
​Kristin Nelson and Judy Agarawl
Elizabeth R. Patterson
Deirdre and Matt Pharr
Stephanie and Jon Plexico
Leslie Podell and Veronica Johnson
Gail and Brandon Reimer
Larissa Roesch and Jason Crethar
Camille Samuels
Ash and Shashin Shah
Camelia and Gregory Skikos
Melissa Smith and Jeffrey Van Harte
Maja Smith
Jeffrey Spaulding
David Strong
Adrianna and Bobby Sullivan
Pearl Tang Tanaka and Kevin Tanaka
Arthur Trueger
Margaret and David Wadhwani
Maitland, Lisa and Michael Wais
James Whitlock
Jennifer and Eric Wildenradt
Diane Wilsey
Vonceil and Scott Yara
Andrea and Mark Zola

​​​As of September 10, 2014

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Event and Costume Policy

All adult ticket purchasers must be accompanied by a child. Children age 1 and younger are free. Child ticket for ages 17 and under.

Event attendees are encouraged to dress in Halloween costumes. For the safety and enjoyment of all 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.