A big thank you to Charlie Vella and family for their fantastic Halloween pumpkin display every year! You help make Glen Park the special place that it is! Watch the YouTube below.
It is OK for cars to remain parked on Chenery during the Halloween street closure. Please disregard the No Stopping/Tow Away signs that went up this weekend. The Glen Park Association is pleased to sponsor this event. We thank Elena Di Muzio for shepherding the event through the city bureaucracy to make the closure possible. […]
With Fogust (almost) in the rearview mirror, the SF Entertainment Commission has approved street closures for two great events, so mark your calendar now! Art Walk SF–Saturday, October 7, 12pm-5pm Local merchants and artists will be partnering in the revitalization of our neighborhood! Glen Park’s many small businesses will have special promotions while showcasing local […]
SFMTA will consider two requested street closures in Glen Park at an August 24 hearing: Both items are on the Interdepartmental Staff Committee on Traffic and Transportation for Temporary Street Closures (ISCOTT) hearing agenda. The hearing will be held online August 24, 9 a.m., and can be attended either through Microsoft Teams or by dialing […]
2022 Vella Family Pumpkins on 354 Sussex St: This year we put out 143 pumpkins. Charlie and Maya Vella and James Richard carved 41 fresh pumpkins for 4 days (only 5 molded out). Charlie drilled 11 new foam pumpkins. The rest were foam pumpkins from recent years. We had at least 800 visitors with their […]
Photos by: Lindsey Scrase, Danh Trang, Charlie Vella, Bonnee Waldstein, Beth Weise
🎃We are looking for volunteers for Glen Park‘s 2nd Annual “Nightmare on Elk St. – CARNEVIL” Sat. 10/29 3-9pm🎃 Please sign up for shifts using this link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0A4AA8AE2DABFA7-glen **Volunteer times can be flexible – we appreciate being able to commit to whole time slot, but please let us know what portion you are able to be make and we […]
Please join us for the third annual St. John School Community Halloween carnival. We will have booths, games, food, and lots of community. BUY TICKETS HERE About this event St. John School Halloween Carnival: 2022 Join us for a family friendly event. Come learn more about our TK-8th grade program from our volunteers and current […]
This year, 100+ pumpkins will be on display outside the Vella family home at 354 Sussex. It’s a family tradition in its 28th year, and the Glen Park community is grateful for this unique event that we look forward to each year! The pumpkins will be on display starting at 5 pm on October 31. […]
Here are the 2021 Vella Family Pumpkins at 354 Sussex on Youtube. Please share and enjoy! https://youtu.be/b4DMxNVuQdA
Photos by Marian Dalere Halloween was almost “normal” on Chenery Street this year. There was no official street closure due to the continuing Covid restrictions, but the Chenery Slow Street between Lippard and Burnside brought out significant crowds. One neighbor enthused, “Half the crowds as normal and waaay better–super fun!”
Nightmare on Elk Street: Haunted house, crafts, music, & face painting!
Get full details and purchase tickets here. All information courtesy of St. John Elementary School.
After more than a decade of increasingly lively Halloweens in Glen Park, COVID-19 shut everything down in 2020. Instead of streets swarming with Ruth Bader Ginsburgs, Jedi knights and the occasional BART car, there was the eerie silence of the pandemic. But—with proper precautions—Halloween is back this year! St. John the Evangelist School at 925 […]
Note: Several readers have asked for a downloadable version of the lovely poster created by GPA webmaster and designer Mary Szczepanik. You can click the link below to get a printable copy. GPA Halloween 2020 PDF Halloween has always been a joyous time in Glen Park. Chenery and many side streets are awash in trick-or-treaters. […]
Halloween is a huge event in the city, perhaps nowhere as huge as in Glen Park. Last year, with the permission of SFPD and support by the Glen Park Association, a section of Chenery Street was closed to vehicular traffic so kids could trick or treat in a safe environment. The event was so […]
On Halloween night, there is the Chenery St. Halloween celebration, but there is also the 25th Vella Family Pumpkins at 354 Sussex at Elk. The Vellas have been carving pumpkins for 25 years and have gotten better at it. We will be putting out 100+ pumpkins on Halloween night. Come and see. Here are last […]
There’s no denying that Halloween is quite the event in Glen Park — from the day-of parades at both Glen Park Montessori and Glen Park Elementary, to the nighttime festivities along and around Chenery street — Glen Park celebrates with enthusiasm and abandon. For the first time, San Francisco’s Ingleside Police station, with the guidance […]