Monsters Ball

The Ultimate Halloween Party
in the East Bay onboard the
Haunted USS Hornet Museum!

USS Hornet Museum & ScareCo Productions

PRESENT

MONSTERS BASH
Saturday, October 31, 2015
7:30pm – 1:00am

Live Music by
The Cocktail Monkeys
(70’s, 80’s, 90’s Dance Music)

Costume Contest
$500 cash prize to the winner!

Children’s Zone with Magician and Children’s Costume Contest!

New Feature!

HAUNTED HORNET

ScareCo Inc’s professional ghoulish attractions
about the historic aircraft carrier

Special Tickets Required *

Full Cash Bar and Food Concessions available
(PLEASE NOTE: the USS Hornet Museum does NOT have an ATM machine)

ADVANCE TICKETS
VIP HALLOWEEN ADMISSION:
Includes Monster Bash Dance Party admission and Haunted Hornet attractions

Adults $60, Members $55
Children $40 (over age 10 recommended for the Haunted Hornet attractions)

GENERAL ADMISSION:
(Does not include admission to Haunted Hornet,
but tickets to attraction may be available for purchase at the door)

Adults $30, Members $25
Children $10

DOOR SALES
VIP HALLOWEEN ADMISSION:
Includes Monster Bash Dance Party admission and Haunted Hornet attractions

Adults $70, Members $65
Children $45 (over age 10 recommended for the Haunted Hornet attractions)

GENERAL ADMISSION:
(Does not include admission to Haunted Hornet,
but tickets to attraction may be available for purchase at the door)

Adults $35, Members $30
Children $
15

* HAUNTED HORNET
ADMISSION FOR MONSTER BASH DANCE PARTY TICKET HOLDERS
($35 if available)

Tickets Available at Eventbrite.com

Eventbrite - USS Hornet Museum Monster Bash- The Ultimate Halloween Party

Children are welcome with adult accompaniment—
but please keep in mind that this is an adult themed party

Advance ticket sales end at Noon on Friday, October 30th.
Tickets will be available at the door.

Tickets are non-refundable; this is a fundraiser for the Museum

See our Frequently Asked Questions
for answers to most questions

For More Information and to Purchase Tickets:

Call 510-521-8448 x224

 

SPONSORS

 

Proceeds benefit the USS Hornet Museum Education Department.
The USS Hornet Museum is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization
and a registered State and National Historic Landmark.

USS Hornet Museum
707 W Hornet Ave, Pier 3
Alameda, CA 94501

(located at the corner of W Hornet Ave and Ferry Point Way)

Museum open daily 10:00am–5:00pm • Free Parking

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

1) Who will be playing at this year’s Monsters Ball?
The Cocktail Monkeys will be returning for a repeat performance, playing popular hits from the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s to music of today.

2) What is the Haunted Hornet and is it included with the Monster Bash ticket?
The Haunted Hornet is Scareco Inc’s professional ghoulish attractions aboard the ship throughout the month of October. We are selling VIP tickets for both the Monster Bash and Haunted Hornet on Halloween night (at a special rate). If you do not purchase the VIP package and limited tickets are still available, you will have the opportunity to purchase Haunted Hornet tickets at the Monster Bash. Tickets on other nights are available at www.scarecopro.com

3) What activities are planned for the evening?
While The Cocktail Monkeys will rock the house with music, this year will feature special costume contests with a $500 cash prize for the best outstanding costume. Runner-up prizes will also be given (not cash). We will host a magic show in the kid-zone and don’t miss a chance to ride the flight simulator through a Virtual Time Warp ($6/ride per person). If you dare, take a tour of the Haunted Hornet, tickets are $35.00 if still available the night of the event.

4) How much do VIP and General Admission tickets cost?
ADVANCE SALES

VIP Halloween Admission:
Includes Monster Bash Dance Party admission and Haunted Hornet attractions

Adults $60, Members $55
Children $40 (over age 10 recommended for the Haunted Hornet attractions)

General Admission:
(Does not include admission to Haunted Hornet, but tickets to attraction may be available for purchase at the door)

Adults $30, Members $25
Children $10

DOOR SALES

VIP Halloween Admission:
Includes Monster Bash Dance Party admission and Haunted Hornet attractions

Adults $70, Members $65
Children $45 (over age 10 recommended for the Haunted Hornet attractions)

General Admission:
(Does not include admission to Haunted Hornet,
but tickets to attraction may be available for purchase at the door)

Adults $35, Members $30
Children $15

5) Are there any discounts on ticket purchases?
Museum members receive a $5 discount on each adult Monster Bash ticket.

6) Are tickets tax-deductible?
The dances are a major fundraiser for the Museum and approximately 20% of the ticket price is tax-deductible.

7) How can I order tickets?
You may reserve your tickets immediately. All reservations may be made via Eventbrite or by calling 510-521-8448 x 224. Please be aware that due to cost-saving issues, no tickets will be mailed out. Guests who purchased via our website will be directed to our Will Call desk. Other guests without a reservation will pay $35 at the admissions desk.

8) Will tickets be available at the door?
If the event is not sold out, the cost at the door will be $35 for Adults and $70 for VIP ticket. To receive member discount, please purchase tickets in advance.

9) Are tickets refundable?
This is a fundraiser for the USS Hornet Museum; refunds cannot be honored.

10) How is the seating arranged? Is there any Reserved seating?
All seats are General Admission — seating is available on a first-come basis on the night of the event.

11) Is a meal included in the price of the ticket?
Food and drink are not included in the ticket price, but a great selection of food can be purchased at a food concession at very reasonable prices. The menu choices include hotdogs, sandwiches, burritos, and nachos. The food concession will be available 7:30pm–11:00pm and the bar will be open until 12:00am.

12) Is there a bar? How much do drinks cost?
There will be several cash bars on the main deck selling both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Beverage prices range from $2.00 for sodas to $5.00 or more for alcoholic drinks.

13) How should I dress?
We encourage Halloween costumes, but they are not required. There will be a $500 cash prize awarded to the winner; runner up prizes will also be given (not cash).

14) Does the ship go anywhere?
No, the ship does not move. The engines do not function and the ship remains permanently tied to the pier.

15) What time should I be there?
The gates open at 7:30pm. The Haunted Hornet begins at 7:30pm and the “Fright Simulator” will be available between 7:30pm and 11:00pm. Live music begins at 8:00pm. The doors will remain open for arrivals until 11:30pm.

16) How late does the evening go?
The entertainment will end at 1:00am.

17) Is there plenty of parking? How much does it cost?
There is plenty of FREE parking across the street from the pier.

18) Is there an ATM machine onboard?
No. You'll need to bring cash for the concessions.

19) How many people attend Monsters Bash?
We have more room for dancing than anywhere in the Bay Area, and this event usually attracts about 999 + guests.

20) Are children allowed?
Children are welcome accompanied by a paying adult—but please keep in mind that this is an adult themed party.

21) Is this a safe and secure event?
Yes. We have plenty of security personnel to provide a comfortable, reassuring and safe evening for everyone aboard.

22) Will the ship be heated?
Yes, there will be heating aboard ship if the weather requires it. Please keep in mind that this is a large ship and can be drafty. We recommend that you bring a wrap or light sweater.

23) How do I get to the ship?
Directions will be mailed with the tickets. Directions can also be accessed on our website at:
http://www.uss-hornet.org/visit/car/. For online map systems, our zip code is 94501 and we are at the corner of W. Hornet Ave and Ferry Point Way.

24) Are there hotels in the area that you can recommend?

Alameda Hotels
Coral reef Inn & Suites, 400 Park St (510-521-2330
Hawthorn Suites, 1628 Webster St (510) 522-1000
Marina Village Inn, 1151 Pacific Marina (510) 523-9450

Oakland Hotels
Executive Inn and Suites, 1755 Embarcadero 510-536-6633. When making reservations, please mention the promotional code “Hornet” for special discounts.

25) Are there restaurants in the area that you can recommend?

West Alameda Restaurants
1400 Bar & Grill (American Comfort Food) 1400 Webster Street (510) 263-9651
Pasta Pelican (Italian) 2455 Mariner Square Dr (510) 864-7427
Pier 29 Waterfront Restaurant (Seafood) 1148 Ballena Blvd (510) 865-5088

Park Street Restaurants
Speisekammer (German) 2424 Lincoln Ave (510) 522-1300
Gold Coast Grill (Mediterranean) 1901 Park Street (510) 522-5388

For other choices, view the Restaurant Listings on www.alamedamagazine.com or www.dineview.com

25) When is the next dance scheduled? Who will be playing?
Our next dance will be our annual New Year’s Eve Gala. Back by popular demand will be the big band sounds performed by 3 O’Clock Jump. Call (510) 521-8448 x 307 for more information.


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