Halloween is a holiday that appeals to people of all ages. The youngest celebrants enjoy choosing a new costume and showing it off to their friends and family during parades, parties and Trick-or-Treating. Those who are young at heart still appreciate having the opportunity to pretend to be someone else for the day, and to have a great night out with their friends.
In Nashville, here are some of the best Halloween events for locals and visitors of all ages:
Halloween at the Mansion
Come to Two Rivers Mansion this year on October 26 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. to participate in the Halloween tradition in luxury! Featuring pumpkin painting, hay rides, a costume contest, and more, Halloween at the Mansion is sure to be a great event for all ages. Visitors can also explore the Haunted Basement and Candy Trail, jam out to music or get their scare on listening at the scary story telling area. Halloween at the Mansion in Nashville is sure to be a night worth remembering for visitors of all ages!
The event costs $10 per car and only accepts cash, so make sure you have some on hand!
Halloween Movie Night: Metropolis
The Halloween Movie Night: Metropolis event perfectly combines every element of this holiday to create a frightfully fun evening out on the town. Presented by the Nashville Symphony Orchestra, this event will include a screening of the 1927 silent movie Metropolis combined with the sounds of the Schermerhorn's Martin Foundation Concert Organ. This event features 25 minutes of newly discovered footage for the film, which viewers will be able to see live for the first time. The event takes place on at 7:00 p.m. on October 30 at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Attendees are encouraged to bring toys to donate to toys for tots to contribute to providing fun for disadvantaged kids in Nashville.
Trick or Treat on the Square
Sometimes it can be difficult for those youngest trick-or-treaters to stay up or head out for candy after dark. With this in mind, the Trick or Treat on the Square provides preschool-aged children with an alternative trick-or-treating event. This event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on October 31 at Gallatin's Historic Downtown Square. It is a free event, and children are encouraged to wear their Halloween costume so that they can trick-or-treat to collect candy from the downtown storefronts and merchants.
Halloween Ball at Marathon Music Works
The Chrome Bar & House of Lux are hosting a Halloween Ball at Marathon Music Works this year in Nashville that's sure to set the ambiance for a thrilling fright night celebration. Taking place on October 26 at 9 p.m., this show will host live music, aerial performances, and dance by live performers so visitors can dance the night away in style. Dress in your best halloween costumes, because this gala features a spooky photo booth, costume contests, and more.
Doors open at 8 p.m., and this event is restricted to ages 21 and up. Be sure to get your tickets now so you can have a grandiose thrill this Halloween.
Boo at the Zoo at the Nashville Zoo
Dress up in your favorite costumes and get ready for a spooky treat at the Nashville Zoo as they roll out their annual Boo at the Zoo Halloween tradition. For ten days this October from the 11th to the 21st, Nashville residents of all ages can come to the Nashville Zoo from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. to enjoy the thrill of animal science, magic shows, and more. Kids can grab photos with their favorite princesses, superheroes, or villains, and visitors have the chance to visit the Frightful Farm to explore a Dying Traditions home tour or explore the spooky Haunted barn. Tickets are on sale now, so be sure to pick them up before they sell out.
Whether parents are taking their kids out for a night of free candy or adults are gathering to celebrate Halloween in style, there's an event for everyone in the next month. Get out there and unleash your spooky side with the best Halloween events in Nashville today!
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