This Weekend: Halloween International Ball, Bollywood Blast

Looking for something spooky to do this weekend? Why not attend the Halloween International Ball, taking place Saturday, October 25 at 9 p.m. to Sunday, October 26 at 2 a.m. at the W Hotel in San Francisco?

Billed as “Every year, San Francisco’s Absolute Best & Biggest!”, the ball features three separate dance floors with seven world-renowned disc jockeys. This one-of-a-kind special Halloween event is produced by Aykut Events and will offer a magically decorated three separate rooms with unparalled luxury in true high-class Halloween style.

Tickets run from $30 to $70. Performers include Santero, Trevor Simpson, Aykut and Dr. T. But if you’re not into the ball, here’s another event for you …

The Bollywood Blast is a dance event benefiting Trikone, a nonprofit organization serving LGBTQ people of South Asian origin in the San Francisco Bay Area. It takes place at Club OMG! (43 6th Street, San Francisco) on Saturday, October 25 at 9 p.m. This is the Diwali party, so all traditional desi attire is highly encouraged. DJ SSHaaN will be spinning the best in Bollywood as well as classic oldies. General admission after 9 p.m. is $12 at the door, with limited early-bird deeply discounted tickets available online for $5. Limited early bird tickets are available online for $7. Advance tickets are available online for $9. Fifteen percent of the total proceeds from ticket and bar sales will be donated to Trikone.

Whatever you choose to do, please have a happy and safe weekend!

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