Halloween is coming and the neighborhoods throughout New York City are getting all decked out for the holiday.
My son want to be Darth Vader again this year, and lucky for us his costume still fits! lilStrange is going to be Cinderella and she asks to wear it everyday, she stands in front of the mirror admiring its sparkles and how it lights up. This year, It will be so much fun for both kids, and I can’t wait to experience it with them.
If you are in Manhattan and still looking for some fun unique things to experience around Halloween this year, check out these great local events.
LC Kids Halloween party for the whole family at Lincoln Center: Costumed kids will fill Lincoln Center’s plazas, parks, and halls at this festive Halloween celebration featuring trick-or-treating, a parade to live music, and activities. Plus a special storytime at the Atrium with R.L. Stine and Marc Brown, reading their new book “The Little Shop of Monsters” (kids.lincolncenter.org).
American Museum of Natural History’s 20th Annual Halloween Celebration: Visitors can see more than 30 museum halls and enjoy trick-or-treating, live musical performances, arts and crafts activities, magic shows, circus acts, and more (amnh.org/Halloween).
Haunted Manhattan Tours: For those wanting to discover the underworld of ghosts and ghouls this Halloween, Haunted Manhattan offers spooky tours through Greenwich Village, West Village and East Village. Each tour features 13 haunted stops, including the White Horse Tavern and the ghost train of the Astor Place subway stop (hauntedmanhattan.com).
The Children’s Museum of Manhattan: Visitors can celebrate the week leading up to Halloween with events like Rock’n Halloween and Pumpkin Patch, as well as arts and crafts, treat bags, interactive musical performances highlighting ghostly songs and a costume parade (cmom.org).
Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure at The Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre: Throughout the month of October, children can experience marionette Hansel and Gretel as they encounter mermaids, monsters, pirates and vampires (cityparksfoundation.org).
Players Theater presents Sleepy Hollow the Musical: Ages 10 and older are invited to view this frightening musical based on Washington Irving’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” from September 27–November 7 (hollowthemusical.com).
The Cathedral of St. John the Divine’s Crypt Crawl: Those seeking a spooky experience can bring a flashlight and hear stories of the entombed, learn the origins of Halloween and creep into the cathedral’s crypt as you shake your spirits loose on October 30.
For more information on Halloween activities taking place throughout New York City, including a full list of dates and times, visit nycgo.com.
Thank you NYC & Company for this great Halloween in NYC list