Peaches Christ hosts a Halloween screening of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" in a concert and movie event at Davies Symphony Hall.

2015 Halloween Events

Haven’t made Halloween plans yet? Here are a few suggestions:

THURSDAY, OCT. 29

Scare on the Square: Holiday activities include a costume parade, cash-prize carved pumpkin contest (bring your own pumpkin already cut), the Magic Lantern 3D light show created by Bart Kresa, and trick-or-treating. 5 to 8 p.m., free. Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City, www.visitrwc.org/event/scare-on-the-square/

Andrew Bayer and Jason Ross: The electronic artists appear in “Scream Punk.” 9 p.m., $15-$30. Ruby Skye, 420 Mason St., S.F., www.rubyskye.com

LIVE 105’s Scream Scene 2015: Night One features AWOLNATION, Meg Myers, Irontom and DJ Dallas; Night two features Passion Pit, RAC, Coleman Hell and Aaron Axelsen. 6 p.m. Thursday-Friday, $27-50-$49.50. Masonic, 1111 California St., S.F., www.livenation.com

FRIDAY, OCT. 30

Daybreaker Halloween Cruise: Beats from Dusty Rhino DJs provide accompaniment for the early morning dance party and excursion. 6:30 a.m. (sunrise yoga); 7:15 a.m. departure, $40-$45. San Francisco Bellem, Pier 3, The Embarcadero, S.F., http://sf.daybreaker.com/ideate

Arcane: Company C Contemporary Ballet premieres its one-act contemporary dance that celebrates the spirit and spirits of Halloween. 8 p.m. Friday, 1 and 7 p.m. Saturday, $25-$55. Cowell Theater, Fort Mason, Marina Boulevard and Buchanan Street, S.F., www.cityboxoffice.com

BOO!: DJ acts Flosstradamus and Nicky Romero headline the two-day music and costume bash, also featuring Oliver Heldens, Snails, Ghastly, Kennedy Jones, Shaun Frank, Dallask, Dr. Fresch, The Magician, Seven Lions and Will Sparks. 5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, $70-$135. Bill Graham Civic, 99 Grove St., S.F., www.ticketmaster.com

Halloween Extravaganza: The “3rd on Third” free Bayview bash includes live music, a haunted house, pumpkin carving, costume contests, mask making and prizes. 5 to 8 p.m., free, Mendell Plaza, Third Street and Oaklale Avenue, S.F., www.3rdonthird.com

Mayhem Mansion: San Francisco Heritage’s Halloween-themed fundraiser includes a tour through a haunted house, and refreshments in the “spookeasy.” 7 to 10 p.m., Friday-Saturday, $15. Haas-Lilienthal House, 2007 Franklin St., S.F., www.eventbrite.com

Halloween Horror Musical: BATS improv players make up a frightfully fun musical on the spot. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, $20. Bayfront Theater, Building B, Fort Mason, Marina Boulevard and Buchanan Street, S.F., (415) 474-6776, www.improv.org

Peña Pachamama’s Halloween Party: The 17th annual bash includes a concert with Eddy Navia and special guest artists and dancers along with prizes for best costumes. 8 p.m., $20-$45. 1630 Powell St., S.F., (415) 646-0018, www.eventbrite.com

#HellaFunny Halloween Comedy Festival: Participating comics will do their act in costume at the show, presented by FuncheapSF & Stroy Moyd. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, $16.50. Cobb’s Comedy Club, 915 Columbus Ave., S.F. www.cobbscomedy.com

SATURDAY, OCT. 31

Halloween with the S.F. Symphony
: Sean O’Loughlin conducts the orchestra in a concert of spooky music featuring Dorit Chrysler on theremin and vocalist Shawna Ferris; the event also includes a participatory 40th anniversary screening of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” hosted by Peaches Christ and Latrice Royale. 7:30 p.m., $15-$65. Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., S.F., www.sfsymphony.org

Thriller Flash Mob
: Dance zombies (those who know the “Thriller” moves are invited to participate) will take over the street; a cash prize for best costume is offered. 8 p.m., free. McTeague’s Saloon, 1237 Polk St., S.F., https://www.facebook.com/McTeagues

A Nightmare on Van Ness: The seventh annual Halloween extravaganza includes three levels of entertainment and appearances by Jump Smokers, John Beaver, Rock It Scientists, Chris Close and DJ Twin Spin. 9 p.m., $50. Regency Ballroom, 1300 Van Ness Ave., S.F., www.eventbrite.com

Boograss-Hillbilly Halloween: The costume party and acoustic concert features Front Country, One Grass Two Grass and Rusty Stringfield. 9 p.m., $15. Slim’s, 333 11th St., S.F., www.slimspresents.com

Shack-shakin’ Country Blues Halloween Dance Party: Tri Tip Trio (zydeco) and Howell Devine (blues) play at the costume and dance bash. 9 p.m., $15. Ashkenaz, 1317 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley, www.ashkenaz.com

Temple of Doom
: Dutch-Turkish star producer Ummet Ozcan headlines the Halloween show. 10 p.m., $20-$50. Temple, 540 Howard St., S.F., www.templesf.com

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