Goblin Jamboree - Bay Area Discovery Museum

Goblin Jamboree

When: Saturday, October 21, and Sunday, October 22, 2017

Members $14.95; General Admission $17.95

Don your best costumes and celebrate Halloween at the Bay Area Discovery Museum’s Goblin Jamboree. This year’s theme is Witches and Wizards and we’ve pulled together a cauldron of spooky themed programs and activities to entertain your entire family.

Proceeds from Goblin Jamboree support the Bay Area Discovery Museum’s mission to transform research into early learning experiences that inspire creative problem solving.

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Goblin Jamboree Activities and Programs

Activities and programs are best for children ages 6 months to 10 years.


  • Pony rides
  • Petting zoos
  • Bounce houses
  • Hay mazes
  • Train rides
  • Face painting
  • Glow-in-the-dark trains
  • Music performances by JimBo Trout, Juice and Jelly, and Beau Mathews


  • Wand Design
  • Spooky Sticker Room
  • Broom Obstacle Course
  • Enchanted Transportation
  • Slime Room
  • Haunted Architecture
  • Potion Laboratory

Sponsor Breakfast: Get Early Access!

Saturday, October 21, 8 or 9 a.m.
Sunday, October 22, 8 or 9 a.m.  Sponsor Breakfast at 9 a.m. Sunday is Sold Out

Enjoy VIP perks by attending Sponsor Breakfast at Goblin Jamboree. Sponsor Breakfast packages start at $200 for a family of four. Table Sponsorship is available for $1,000 and includes a reserved table for 8.

Sponsor Breakfast includes:

  • Catered breakfast
  • Live entertainment
  • Face painting
  • Goodie bags for each child
  • Early access into the event at 8:30 a.m.
  • Access to a faster VIP pony ride line

If you would like to make your Table Sponsor gift through a Donor Advise Fund please contact Senior Manager of Events Elizabeth Friedrich at efriedrich@badm.org or (415) 339-3958.


Music Performance Schedule

October 21
11 – 11:45 a.m.: A bluegrass music performance by JimBo Trout
2 – 2:45 p.m.: An electronic music performance by Beau Matthews

October 22
12:15 – 1:30 p.m. & 2 – 2:45 p.m.: A folk rock music performance by Juice and Jelly

Host Committee Spooky Sponsors


The Ahlsten Family

The Alegre Family

The Barret Family

The Bou-Saba Family

The Doner Family

The Gurbuzer Family

The Krach Family

The Linker Halim Family

The McCarthy Family

The McDermott Family

The Mohan Family

The Phanachet Evans Family

The Pressick Sowul Family

The Rothschild Family

The Vadakan Cox Family

Goblin Jamboree is Generously Supported by