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July 21, 2024

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Halloween Movie Night at the Schermerhorn

A unique night of Halloween thrills and chills for ages 10 & older.

Add a unique experience to your family’s Halloween fun this week by making your way downtown for Halloween Movie Night at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center.

The classic 1925 silent film The Phantom of the Opera starring Lon Chaney will be shown on the giant screen over the stage. Organist Peter Krasinski accompanies the movie with the seat-shaking sound of the concert organ.

Best suited to families with kids ages 10 and older, the film screening starts at 7:30 p.m. Pre-show activities include a Nashville Symphony photo booth, costume contests, prizes and ticket giveaways.


There will be prizes for Funniest Costume, Best Couples/Group Costume and Best Overall.

Here are the details to know if you plan to participate in the Halloween costume contest:

β€’ Participants must present their concert ticket to register.

β€’ Registration begins at 6 p.m. in the East Lobby. Participants must register by 7:15 p.m. to be eligible.

β€’ Real weapons prohibited.

β€’ Costumes must be family friend. Determination of family-friendly costuming is at the sole discretion of Nashville Symphony management.

β€’ Anyone wearing costumes that don’t follow these guidelines will be disqualified.

β€’ All participants may be photographed and their images used in future advertising. Look for pictures on Nashville Symphony social media pages.

β€’ Have fun participating on social media. Use hashtag #NSOHalloween on Twitter and Instagram. Tag @NashvilleSymph on Twitter and @NashvilleSymphony on Instagram.


Tickets for Halloween Movie Night are $18 – $31. The Schermerhorn is located at 1 Symphony Place, Nashville. Call 615-687-6400 or visit
The Schermerhorn Symphony Center is a drop-off site this year for the Marine Toys for Tots initiative. You can bring a new, unwrapped toy to drop off. The toy bins will be on site through Dec. 16.

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