Family and Childrens Programs

Halloween Celebration

Event over

A person wearing a Curious George costume stands next to a woman holding a child.

Join us for loads of Halloween fun throughout the Museum! 

More than 30 of the Museum’s popular halls will be open for trick-or-treating, arts and crafts, fun with roaming cartoon characters, and live performances.

Past performers and characters have included Curious George®, Clifford the Big Red Dog®, Miffy, Peter RabbitTM, David Grover and the Big Bear Band, Big Nazo, Louie & Subanda, a magician, stilt walkers, and performers from the Big Apple Circus.

Come in your Halloween costume!


A child wear an Ariel the Mermaid costume, accompanied by two adults dressed as a mermaid and King Neptune.

© AMNH/D. Finnin


Two adults and one child are dressed in costume as characters from "The Incredibles" movie.

© AMNH/D. Finnin


Three teenagers are dressed in costumes as a cat, a goddess and a vampire.

© AMNH/D. Finnin


Made possible with support of The Rudin Foundation, Inc.