The San Francisco Halloween Pub Crawl 2023

Get ready for the best Halloween ever!

Halloween is just around the corner, and if you’re looking for the best party in the city, look no further than the annual Halloween Pub Crawl in San Francisco, brought to you by CrawlSF. This massive event spans three nights of frightful fun on Friday, October 27th, Saturday, October 28th, and the grand finale on Tuesday, October 31st. With over 19,000 attendees in 2022, it’s not only the biggest Halloween event in San Francisco but also one of the most unforgettable.

The San Francisco Halloween Pub Crawl is a uniquely San Francisco adventure that takes you through some of the city’s best neighborhoods, including North Beach, The Marina, Polk Gulch, Russian Hill, and more. The event includes a lineup of over 40 participating bars, each offering unique drink specials, Djs, Halloween Decorations and more.

Halloween Bar Crawl Details:

Dates & Times:

3 Days of Halloween Fun

Friday, October 27 (6PM-11PM)
Saturday, October 28 (2PM-10PM)
Tuesday, October 31 (6PM-11PM)

Tickets include drink specials, free party bus shuttles, Djs, free entry to all bars, costume contests, a find the gnome contest, party favors and more.

Participating Bars:

Jaxson, McTeagues, Comet Club, Mayes, Silver Cloud, The Blue Light, The Brixton, Sacred Taco, The Buccaneer, Rockwell, Trade Routes, Wreck Room, Bamboo Hut, Sampler’s House, The Royale, Westwood, Del Mar, Taco Rouge, Shanghai Kelly’s, R Bar, Hemlock, Trinity, The Dorian, Palm House, Campus, Gino & Carlo, Union Street Ale House, Piroo, Kung Fu Action Theater, El Lopo, Decodance, Lush Lounge, Route 101, Amsterdam Cafe, Hanaro, Savoy Tivoli, The Showdown, Northstar Cafe, Chief Sullivans, Tupelo, and more!


Event Details:

Crawloween Website:

Halloween Pub Crawl at Night
Halloween Pub Crawl at Night

Check-in Locations

Mayes Oyster House
1233 Polk Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

Friday (10/27): Check in from 6PM and 9PM
Saturday (10/28): Check in from 12PM and 8PM
Tuesday (10/31): Check in from 6PM and 9PM

Del Mar (Saturday Only)
2125 Lombard Street
San Francisco, CA 94123

Saturday (10/28): Check in from 2PM and 8PM

Tupelo (Saturday Only)
1337 Grant Street
San Francisco, CA 94133

Saturday (10/28): Check in from 2PM and 8PM

Taco Rouge (Saturday Only)
1500 Broadway (at Polk Street)
San Francisco, CA 94109

Saturday (10/28): Check in from 2PM and 8PM

Halloween Pub Crawl Participants
Halloween Bar Crawl

The Perks of Your Ticket

Your ticket to the pub crawl is your golden key to an array of devilishly delightful perks. For starters, you’ll gain access to awesome drink specials, ensuring that your Halloween spirits remain high all night long.

But that’s not all! This annual Halloween event offers free party bus rides to shuttle you between the participating bars. No need to worry about getting from one neighborhood to the next; just hop on the party bus and enjoy the ride.

A Costume Contest to Die For

The San Francisco Halloween Pub Crawl isn’t just about the drinks; it’s also a chance to showcase your creativity. Come dressed in your most horrifying, hilarious, or head-turning costumes and participate in the costume contest. Prizes await the best dressed individuals and groups, so be sure to put your heart and soul into your Halloween ensemble. Check out the Halloween Costume Guide for some great ideas.

Find the Gnome Contest

Looking for a bit of a treasure hunt? Test your detective skills with the “Find the Gnome” contest. Keep your eyes peeled throughout the crawl for hidden gnomes, and you might just unearth a special treat.

Dance the Night Away

What’s a Halloween party without some bumpin’ tunes? The San Francisco Halloween Pub Crawl has you covered with talented DJs spinning Pop, Hip Hop, EDM and more to keep you dancing all night.

Party Favors and Free Entry

As if the thrills and chills weren’t enough, you’ll also receive party favors to help you get into the Halloween spirit. Plus, with your ticket, you’ll enjoy free entry to all the participating bars, ensuring you can explore all of the participating bars without breaking the bank.

Whether you’re a local or just visiting, the San Francisco Halloween Pub Crawl is the place to be this Halloween season. So, put on your most creative Halloween costume, gather your friends, and join the festivities for a Halloween you won’t soon forget. Mark your calendars and get ready to crawl, creep, and dance through the streets of San Francisco!

Halloween in San Francisco
Halloween in San Francisco


What is the Biggest Halloween Event in San Francisco?

Crawloween, The San Francisco Halloween Pub Crawl is the largest organized Halloween event in San Francisco and one of the biggest Halloween events in the Nation. Over 19,000 people attended the massive event in 2022.

What are the best bars for Halloween in San Francisco?

There are a lot of great bars to go to for Halloween in San Francisco. Some of the best options for a fun experience are Mayes Oyster House, Del Mar, Jaxson, Westwood, Tupelo, Wreck Room, Zombie Village, Smuggler’s Cove, The Burton Bar, Knockout, Cat Club and El Rio

What are the best neighborhoods in San Francisco for Halloween?

If you are looking for big crowds and fun parties, then you will want to head to The Marina, Russian Hill, Polk Gulch or North Beach. These are the neighborhoods where the Halloween Bar Crawl will take place. Other great neighborhoods include The Mission and Hayes Valley.

When does the San Francisco Halloween Pub Crawl places?

Crawloween, the San Francisco Halloween Pub Crawl takes place over 3 days in 2023: Friday, October 27, Saturday, October 28 and Tuesday, October 31.

Is there food at the Halloween Pub Crawl?

Yes. Several places like Samplers House and El Lopo will have food specials.

Is Crawloween worth the price?

Absolutely. The Crawloween Bar Crawl offers drinks specials, party buses, no covers at participating bars and more for one low price.

What is the best Halloween Pub Crawl in San Francisco?

CrawlSF’s Halloween Pub Crawl (Crawloween) is by far the best pub crawl in the city. There are some other pub crawl options, but Crawloween has the most bars, best drink specials and the most attendees.

Are there free shuttle buses on Halloween?

Yes. On Saturday, October 28, the Crawloween Pub Crawl ticket includes free shuttle buses to take you to different locations throughout the crawl.

Is there a Halloween Costume Contest in San Francisco?

Yes. Participants in Crawloween are all eligible to enter the Halloween Costume Contest to win prizes for the best group and best individual costumes.

Do you need to be 21 and over to attend the Pub Crawl?

Yes. Since the San Francisco Halloween Pub Crawl takes place at bars in the city, you will need to be over 21 to participate.

Aerial View of Halloween Pub Crawl at Mayes
Mayes Oyster House

The Bars:

Mayes: A lively bar in the heart of San Francisco known for its great drinks, DJs, and a party atmosphere.

McTeague’s: A classic neighborhood pub offering a cozy ambiance, friendly staff, and a selection of beers and cocktails.

Comet Club: A dive bar with a retro vibe, known for its laid-back atmosphere.

Rockwell: A stylish cocktail bar with a modern twist, offering craft cocktails and a chic setting.

Jaxson: A popular country-themed bar where you can catch a game, do some country line dancing, and unwind with friends in the outdoor patio.

Westwood: A neighborhood watering hole with a casual vibe, featuring a variety of drinks and food, a mechanical bull and a welcoming atmosphere.

Del Mar: A beach-themed bar and restaurant offering tropical cocktails and ocean-inspired decor.

Silver Cloud: A classic dive bar known for its cheap drinks, Karaoke, and a no-frills atmosphere.

The Blue Light: A popular spot for local sports fans with a selection of beers, TVs, and a friendly crowd.

The Brixton: A trendy bar with a modern design, serving craft cocktails & great food.

Sacred Taco: A Mexican restaurant and bar offering a menu of tacos, margaritas, and a lively ambiance.

Trinity: A stylish lounge known for its craft cocktails, live music, and a sophisticated atmosphere.

The Dorian: A swanky bar and restaurant featuring classic cocktails, upscale dining, and Victorian-era decor.

Palm House: A tropical-themed bar serving Caribbean-inspired cocktails and dishes in a fun setting.

The Buccaneer: A pirate-themed bar with a unique decor, offering themed drinks and a fun atmosphere.

Taco Rouge: A newly-renovated staple on Polk Street with a large bar and dance floor.

Shanghai Kelly’s: An historic pub in Russian Hill, offering a wide selection of beers and spirits.

Wreck Room: A dive bar with pool tables, arcade games, and a relaxed atmosphere for socializing.

R Bar: A classic locals bar known for its eclectic decor, friendly bartenders, and a fun crowd.

El Lopo: A Spanish-inspired wine and tapas bar with a cozy ambiance and a selection of Spanish wines.

Decodance: A dance club with a retro vibe, featuring unique cocktails and a friendly vibe.

Lush Lounge: A trendy lounge with craft cocktails, live music, and a stylish interior.

Route 101: A laid-back bar with a relaxed atmosphere, offering a selection of drinks and pool tables.

Amsterdam Cafe: A European-style cafe and bar with a variety of beers, wines, and a cozy atmosphere.

Hanaro: A Korean bar and restaurant serving drinks in a modern setting.

Kung Fu Action Theater: A quirky bar with martial arts movie decor, offering themed cocktails and a unique atmosphere.

The Royale: A neighborhood bar with a welcoming vibe, known for its friendly staff and classic drinks.

Bamboo Hut: A tiki bar with a tropical atmosphere, featuring exotic cocktails and Polynesian-inspired decor.

The Showdown: A dive bar with a rock ‘n’ roll vibe, offering cheap drinks and a gritty, fun ambiance.

Northstar Cafe: A laid-back neighborhood bar with a loyal following, serving beers and cocktails.

Chief Sullivan’s: An Irish pub with a cozy ambiance, offering traditional Irish dishes and a selection of beers and cocktails.

Gino & Carlo: A classic Italian-American bar with a retro feel, known for its cocktails and old-school charm.

Tupelo: A Southern-inspired bar and restaurant serving comfort food, craft cocktails, and live music.

Kiss Costumes at Halloween Pub Crawl
Kiss Costumes at Halloween Pub Crawl