Halloween Party Ideas

Welcome To Our Halloween Party Ideas page.

Simply click on one of the themes below for all the decorations, costumes, game, and party drinks ideas, as well as printable invitations.

Need a creepier Halloween theme party for adults? Check out our vampire party ideas page.


Decorations & Favors

Welcome your guests with a personalized Halloween party sign

Spider door hangings and ghost wall coverings also make a fun welcome.

Great decorations include skeleton heads and tombstones to create a spooky cemetary effect.

A neat product is a swirled streamer with a Halloween themed item attached, like black cats or jack-o-lanterns.

Hang witches with broomsticks throughout the room, as well as glow-in-the dark skeletons. See the Halloween decorating kit for a complete package of decorating ideas.

Costumes/Dress Attire

Check out these Halloween accessories including hats, masks, and costumes to help you decide your Halloween garb.

Halloween Kids Party Games

Jack-o-lantern or witch pinatas are easy games that get everyone moving.

Pinatas can be filled with candy, in addition to Halloween party stickers, clackers, and other novelty items.

Have a pumpkin painting & carving contest or play "pass the eyeball" in a hot potato style game Play Halloween music, and when the music stops (or a werewolf howls, etc), the person holding the eyeball is out.

You can also hold a karaoke contest to Halloween party music that gets everyone involved.

Food & Drink

Boys love this recipe:

Dish of Dirt (with creepy, crawly, gummy worms)

2 c Milk
1 pk Chocolate Pudding, instant
3 1/2 c Cool Whip
16 oz Oreos
8 Gummy Worms
8 Plastic flowers

Pour milk into medium bowl, add pudding mix. Beat until well blended, 1 -2 minutes. Crush Oreos and set aside. Let stand 5 minutes.

Stir in cool whip and half of cookies. To assemble: place 1 Tb crushed cookies in bottom of 8 oz cup. Fill cups about 3/4 full with pudding mixture.

Top with remaining crumbs. Optional garnish: place flower in middle and put gummy worm halfway out of "dirt".

See our additional "yucky recipes" such as chocolate spiders, cat's eyes, etc.

Sport an inflatable pumpkin bowl on each table.

Invitations/Printables

You can create your own kids Halloween party invitations by drawing Halloween themes such as black cats, jack-o-lanterns, skeletons, spiders, tombstones, witches, etc.

I hope this helps spark some ideas for your upcoming monster mash! Have a Happy Halloween!

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