SAN FRANCISCO — Halloween fun will come alive in Japantown with the annual Halloween Carnival on Friday, Oct. 28, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California (JCCCNC), 1840 Sutter St., San Francisco.
The family-friendly event offers a haunted hallway, castle jumper, costume parade/ contest, assorted games with prizes, arts and crafts, and trick-or-treating. The first 400 children to enter the carnival will receive Halloween goody bags.
Children ages 12 and under are invited to dress in their favorite costumes for prizes in the scariest, cutest, funniest and most creative categories. There will also be a decorated area to provide the ideal backdrop for Halloween photos.
For the convenience of families, an “Early Bat” dinner will be served at 5 p.m. It will include spaghetti and meatballs, garlic bread and salad. Cost is $5 for adults, $3 for kids. Food and refreshments will also be sold after 6 p.m. in the gym. RSVP is required for the dinner.
The Halloween Carnival is presented by the JCCCNC and Japanese Community Youth Council (JCYC). Admission is $5 per child, free to children under 2 and seniors over 65. For more information and to RSVP for the dinner, call Ryan Kimura at (415) 567-5505 or email email@example.com.