Goblin Jamboree - Bay Area Discovery Museum

Goblin Jamboree

This Weekend:
Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21, 2018

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Welcome to the Wicked, Wild West! Book a ticket on a haunted train and join us for family fun at the Bay Area Discovery Museum’s Goblin Jamboree. This year, our annual two-day Halloween festival was inspired by the Wild West ghost towns where cowboys once swapped spooky stories around a campfire. Join us for creative programs and activities that will engage and excite the 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.

Member Admission*: $14.95 | General Admission: $17.95
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*Family Access Members enjoy Goblin Jamboree for free. No purchase necessary.

Please note: There is no Member Hour on Saturday, October 20. Entry into Goblin Jamboree begins at 10 a.m. both Saturday and Sunday.

Goblin Jamboree Sponsor Breakfast – SOLD OUT!
Purchase entry for a family of four or a VIP table for eight, and you’ll enjoy early entry to the event, face painting, a VIP pony ride line, and more!
All Sponsor Breakfast seatings are sold out. Email events@badm.org or call or 415-339-3958 to be added to the waitlist. Thank you!

Join us this weekend for festive programs and activities!

Goblin Jamboree Activities and Programs


  • Pony Rides
  • Train Rides
  • Farm Animal Meet-and-Greets
  • Hay Maze
  • Face Painting
  • Spinning Pumpkin Ride
  • Trick-or-Treat Doors
  • Music Performances


  • Slime Banquet (all ages)
  • Ghost Town (all ages)
  • Pumpkin Operations (all ages)
  • Inventor’s Workshop (5+)
  • Toy Tinkering (3+)
  • Music Performances by JimBo Trout, Asheba, and Juice and Jelly.

Sponsor Breakfast – Sold Out!

Why be among the first to enjoy Goblin Jamboree?

When you attend Sponsor Breakfast, you enjoy VIP perks like:

  • 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

Sponsor Breakfast packages start at $225 for a family of four. Table Sponsorship is available for $1,000 and includes a reserved table for 10.

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

All breakfast seatings are sold out. Email events@badm.org or call or 415-339-3958 to be added to the waitlist. Thank you!

Thank you to our Co-Chairs and Sponsor Breakfast Host Committee

Kelly Dwinells
A.K. L’Heureux
Bethany Patten
Lacey Traeger

Host Committee:

The Barret Family
The Bou-Saba Family
The Brock Buonviri Family
The Dillard Family
The Dwinells Family
The Euretig Family
The Formosa Family
The Georgeson Family
The Gurbuzer Family
The Hale Family
The Hyde Schrumpf Family
The Kellogg Family
The Kocher Family
The Krach Family
The L’Heureux Family
The Marckmann Family
The McCarthy Family
The McKinnon Family
The Mohan Family
The Patten Neal Family
The Sargent Family
The Stafford Family
The Templeton Freundlich Family
The Traeger Family
The Whiting Family
The Wilson Family

Goblin Jamboree is generously supported by
Platinum Sponsor


Gold Sponsor


Silver Sponsor