3 Must-Do Halloween Ideas for Music-Loving Families in Manhattan

Bust out your dance moves with the kids at these Halloween activities in Manhattan that bring music entertainment alive.

Get into the Halloween spirit as you sing and dance to spookymusic performed by popular kids' artists and bands at these not-to-be-missed frightfully fun shows in Manhattan.

Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Symphoy Space, Upper West Side
1. Just Kidding Series: PhilharmonSTER!
Tphilharmonsterhe young goblins and ghouls of the InterSchool Orchestras of New York's Carnegie Hill Orchestra and ISO Symphony dress up in costume and perform spooktacular orchestral classics with the guidance of a special Ghost Conductor at PhilharmonSTER, a part of the family-friendly Just Kidding Series at Symphony Space. When: Oct. 28

City Tree House, Chelsea
2. Not-So-Spooky Halloween with Erin Lee and the Up Past Bedtime Band
erin lee city tree houseWant to know about the "Things that Go Bump in the Night"? Sing along with Erin Lee, an award-winning songwriter, and the Up Past Bedtime Band who want to help celebrate Halloween with this not-so-spooky family concert. When: Oct. 28

Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises, New York Harbor
3. Halloween Party Cruise
astrograssDress up and head to this Halloween Party Cruise featuring a live performance by Astrograss, a kid-friendly band taht gets kids and parents dancing and singing together using a blend of bluegrass, old time, and folk music. Also on-board will be crafts hosted by The Scholastic Store, a face-painter, juggler, and balloon artist. When: Oct. 27.