• SuperNatural is the Academy's annual Halloween party fundraiser
  • Halloween party guests decorate mini pumpkins
  • A costumed Halloween party crew is all smiles at the Academy
  • Carving a giant pumpkin at Academy Halloween party
  • A family dressed up as firefighters pose with a pumpkin at Academy Halloween party

This event has passed, but will reanimate in 2019.  

Saturday, October 27, 2018
Werewolf, Vampire, and Mummy Party: 5 – 6:30 pm
General Admission: 6:30 – 9 pm

Grab your favorite costume and have yourself a ghoulishly good time as you trick-or-treat your way through the Academy at night among eerie animals and spine-tingling specimens!

Come enjoy:

  • Silent Disco in the Steinhart Aquarium
  • Trick-or-treating
  • Dancing
  • Facepainting
  • Magic shows
  • Scientists and specimens
  • Live animal shows
  • Giant pumpkin carving
  • Crafts
  • Photo booths
  • Food and drink
  • New: Teen Lounge - No Adults Allowed! Teens gain exclusive access to karaoke, arcade games, snacks, and more!

Event Co-Chairs: Josie Freckmann, Alex Marchetti, Jessica Moment, Alison Pincus, and Summer Tompkins Walker

Werewolf, Vampire, and Mummy Packages (5 pm entry)

Please note: Tickets for Werewolf, Vampire, and Mummy Packages are no longer available online or by phone, but may be purchased onsite at the Academy ticket window.  


General Admission Tickets (6:30 pm entry)

Adult: $55/$50 members
Child (17 & under): $40/$35 members


Fine Print and FAQ

Tax Info

Your payment for SuperNatural 2018 tickets is a tax-deductible contribution, except for $45 of each Werewolf/Vampire/Mummy ticket and $30 of each General Admission ticket utilized.

Note on Donor Advised Fund Gifts: Federal law prohibits charitable distributions from donor advised funds whenever a benefit is obtained by the recommending donor. Please contact your Donor Advised Fund or private foundation for additional information.

Age and Costume Policy

ALL adult ticket purchasers must be accompanied by a child.
Children's tickets must be purchased for guests ages 17 and under.
Children age 1 and under are free.

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.

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