Celebrate Halloween 2012 In San Francisco With A Trick Or Treat Upon Check-In At Hilton San Francisco Financial District

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October 25, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO - Calling all superheroes, vampires and princesses! Trick or treat for ghostly goods upon check-in at Hilton San Francisco Financial District October 27-31, 2012. Hotel guests may choose from a variety of treats such as Hilton HHonors points, food and beverage discounts, complimentary movie and candy. Guests arriving in costume may win a free hotel stay for one night on our 13th floor...if they can find it. If one should win, Hilton San Francisco Financial District will gladly honor the prize on a floor that actually exists.

Activities for the Adventurous
On Saturday, October 27, San Francisco has no shortage of events for the 21 and over set. Nightmare on Van Ness at the Regency Center, is featuring the Bay Area's own Too Short. EyeHeartSF presents a bigger and better second annual Halloween party, stationed at Longshorman's Hall, where guests will experience body shaking beats and amazing visuals. Guests can celebrate combat-style aboard the Battleship Halloween luxury yacht cruise.

The city also offers a variety of family-friendly eerie attractions. The nearby Yerba Buena Gardens Festival presents its twelfth annual Halloween Hoopla on Sunday, October 28 from 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. There will be live music, interactive performances, and a Halloween costume parade for children under ten. Nocturnal souls will convene on the San Francisco Zoo's Spooktacular Twilight Tour on Saturday, October 27. Guests will enjoy an evening safari, spooky animals, and pumpkin carvings. The California Academy of Sciences is celebrating the spirits at their SuperNatural Festival on Saturday, October 27. The Academy encourages guests to face their fears and join them for a giant pumpkin carving demonstration, encounters with creep-crawly critters, and a haunted tour of the night sky in the Planetarium.

Bigger kids, along with their folks, are welcome to take one step closer to the city's spirits on the San Francisco Chinatown Ghost Hunt Tour, located right outside the front door of Hilton San Francisco Financial District on Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27. Venture through dark passageways by lamplight where souls are rumored to appear just after twilight. For more chills and thrills, check out the San Francisco Ghost Hunt on Halloween. Something unexplainable is guaranteed on almost every tour.

Haunted History
The historic landmark site of Hilton San Francisco Financial District is located along The Barbary Coast - San Francisco's original shoreline. A rough neighborhood known for its corruption and crime, a vigilante committee formed in 1851 and held "necktie" (hanging) parties across the street in Portsmouth Plaza to discourage criminal behavior. The neighborhood is far removed from its sorted past today, but one may see a haunted figure with a noose around his neck crossing the bridge that connects Portsmouth Plaza to Hilton San Francisco Financial District.

In 1900, the Hall of Justice was originally built at 750 Kearny Street. Along with courtrooms and police headquarters, the Hall of Justice also housed the San Francisco County morgue, rumored to be located in the basement. Today, people often hear singing and see visions of a lady dressed in black Victorian attire on the lowest level of the basement garage. Don't be alarmed if a black cat crosses one's path - it is only the spirit of Clarence, the former house cat who will undoubtedly bring good luck!

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About Hilton San Francisco Financial District
Hilton San Francisco Financial District is ideally located at the crossroads of the Financial District, North Beach and Chinatown. This diverse area is just steps away from the city's most popular attractions, fine international cuisine and premium shopping. Soaring 27 stories over the 'City by the Bay', this landmark hotel offers stunning panoramic views, and the perfect setting for business or leisure travel. For reservations, call +1 800 424 8292 or visit www.sanfranciscofinancialdistrict.hilton.com.

Contact

Wendy Norwood
Hilton San Francisco Financial District
+1 415 765 7833
wendy.norwood@hilton.com

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