90 Fun Halloween Party Ideas

Last Updated: Jun 26, 2017

Dressing up in costumes, decorating the house, figuring out your scary games and eating delicious treats can only mean that everybody’s favorite spooky day is upon us. Halloween is one of those fun holidays enjoyed by children and adults alike. So, when it comes to Halloween party ideas, make sure to choose the right ones.

From spooky spider decorations to unearthly vampire floats, we put together 90 Halloween party ideas that will set you apart from the rest. Choose from the filters below to help find the best party ideas for your Halloween bash. Don’t forget to get your Halloween invitations squared away. Whether you’re after Halloween party food ideas, ghostly drinks or eerie decoration ideas, pick your favorites and make your Halloween party a thrilling success.

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Halloween Party Idea by Delia Creates - Shutterfly.com

Magnetic Spiders

Cover your fridge with crawlers with these magnetized plastic spiders.

Source: Delia Creates

Halloween Party Idea by Hoopla-Palooza - Shutterfly.com

Skeleton Spider Centerpieces

Scary Halloween craft idea for a festive skeletal and arachnid centerpiece.

Source: Hoopla-Palooza

Halloween Party Idea by Love Bakes Good Cakes - Shutterfly.com

Halloween Bundt Cake

Full of scary surprises, this multicolored cake is so tasty it’s spooky.

Source: Love Bakes Good Cakes

Halloween Party Idea by Say It With Cake - Shutterfly.com

Bloody Halloween Cake

Let them scream cake when they slice into this blood-red velvet delight!

Source: Say It With Cake

Halloween Party Idea by The Pinning Mama - Shutterfly.com

Hanging BOO sign

Be the best boo’er on the block with this cute "BOO" door hanger.

Source: The Pinning Mama

Halloween Party Idea by Chocolate Chocolate and More - Shutterfly.com

Candy Corn Cookies

Get your candy corn fix in cookie form and have fun with the kids making this snackable frosted treat.

Source: Chocolate Chocolate and More

Halloween Party Idea by Cincy Shopper - Shutterfly.com

Candy Corn Jello

Layering orange and lemon jello with a little whipped cream creates a creative Halloween food idea for parties.

Source: Cincy Shopper

Halloween Party Idea by Mel’s Kitchen Cafe - Shutterfly.com

Candy Corn Milkshakes

Layered ice cream makes this sweet candy corn treat one that all your little pumpkins will enjoy.

Source: Mel’s Kitchen Cafe

Halloween Party Idea by Hungry Happenings - Shutterfly.com

Cauldron Cookies

Surprise inside! Cook up these cookies filled to the brim with sweet treats.

Source: Hungry Happenings

Halloween Party Idea by Spabettie - Shutterfly.com

Chipotle Coconut Pepper Jacks

Carve a spooky face into these peppers and fill them with deliciousness.

Source: Spabettie

Halloween Party Idea by A Spicy Perspective - Shutterfly.com

Chocolate Peanut Butter Spider Cookies

Some simple steps make your favorite peanut butter cookies into creepy crawlers.

Source: A Spicy Perspective

Halloween Party Idea by Hip Foodie Mom - Shutterfly.com

Mummy Bundt Cake

Call your mummy a culinary genius with these sweet wrapped mini-cakes.

Source: Hip Foodie Mom

Halloween Party Idea by Pizzazzerie - Shutterfly.com

Blood Red Cinnamon Simple Syrup

Simmer red hot cinnamon candy and sugar to concoct a bloody lovely syrup to add to your next beverage.

Source: Pizzazzerie

Halloween Party Idea by Cravings of a Lunatic - Shutterfly.com

Cranberry Sangria

A blood-red drink fit for adult vampires and sangria lovers.

Source: Cravings of a Lunatic

Halloween Party Idea by Spearmint Baby - Shutterfly.com

Candy Corn Wreath

Hot glue and a candy favorite make a festive wreath that friends will envy.

Source: Spearmint Baby

Halloween Party Idea by Tadka Pasta - Shutterfly.com

Devil’s Eggs

Hatch these deviled eggs for your spicy pumpkin patch.

Source: Tadka Pasta

Halloween Party Idea by I Wash You Dry - Shutterfly.com

Halloween Marshmallow Pops

Skewered spooky marshmallow monsters make sweet treats.

Source: I Wash You Dry

Halloween Party Idea by Princess Pinky Girl - Shutterfly.com

Tomato Cage Ghost

An adorable way to celebrate your harvest, turn your tomato cages into spooky ghosts!

Source: Princess Pinky Girl

Halloween Party Idea by Six Sisters’ Stuff - Shutterfly.com

Evergreen Party Punch

Who slimed the punch? This bright green beverage is perfect for your inner mad scientist.

Source: Six Sisters’ Stuff

Halloween Party Idea by Belle of the Kitchen - Shutterfly.com

Fanta Jack O’Lantern

A orange-flavored Halloween drink with a spooky smile. Carved faces and fizzy fun make these drinks a hit!

Source: Belle of the Kitchen

Halloween Party Idea by Modern Parents Messy Kids - Shutterfly.com

Spider Sacks

Use yarn and glue to make spooky spider sacks. This simple craft is fun for kids and will creep out the neighbors.

Source: Modern Parents Messy Kids

Halloween Party Idea by House of Smiths - Shutterfly.com

Fizzy Pumpkin

A sweet sparkly orange sherbet treat all tricked out with fizz.

Source: House of Smiths

Halloween Party Idea by A Girl and a Glue Gun - Shutterfly.com

Peep Straws

Slip a straw through a Halloween-themed Peep for a ridiculously easy and cheap drink accessory.

Source: A Girl and a Glue Gun

Halloween Party Idea by Simply Designing - Shutterfly.com

Hanging Ghosts

Turn styrofoam balls into ghostly neighbors with this simple and cheap Halloween party idea!

Source: Simply Designing

Halloween Party Idea by This Mama Loves - Shutterfly.com

Yarn Ghost Garland

Quick and cute yarn bound ghosts to string up to a garland.

Source: This Mama Loves

Halloween Party Idea by A Pretty Life in the Suburbs - Shutterfly.com

Spooky Eye Wreath

Look no further for a wreath that’s a sight for sore eyes!

Source: A Pretty Life in the Suburbs

Halloween Party Idea by Sugar and Soul - Shutterfly.com

Goosebumps Punch

Freaky fizzy punch idea pairs rainbow sherbet with lemon-lime soda and gummy worms.

Source: Sugar and Soul

Halloween Party Idea by Boulder Locavore - Shutterfly.com

Grave Digger

A whiskey and cider concoction that’ll make your skull stand up straight!

Source: Boulder Locavore

Halloween Party Idea by Mommy Always Finds Out - Shutterfly.com

Gummy Worm Ice Cubes

Freeze some freaky gummy friends for some cheap Halloween party ideas.

Source: Mommy Always Finds Out

Halloween Party Idea by Bitz & Giggles - Shutterfly.com

Gummy Worm Punch

Freeze gummy worms and slip them in lime soda for a squirmy and cheap Halloween party idea.

Source: Bitz & Giggles

Halloween Party Idea by Art and the Kitchen - Shutterfly.com

Halloween Cake Pops

These cunning cake pops make an adorable Halloween food idea for parties.

Source: Art and the Kitchen

Halloween Party Idea by Hoosier Homemade - Shutterfly.com

Spooky Stairs

Feature the face that lives under the stairs with this festive way to spruce up your stairwell.

Source: Hoosier Homemade

Halloween Party Idea by Our Family World - Shutterfly.com

Poison Apple Cider

Stir up trouble with this homemade cider recipe.

Source: Our Family World

Halloween Party Idea by Wenderly - Shutterfly.com

Beaker Cocktails

An experiment gone horribly RIGHT! Serving kids drinks in science beakers makes for spooky fun.

Source: Wenderly

Halloween Party Idea by She Wears Many Hats - Shutterfly.com

Halloween Rice Krispies Treats

Monstrous Rice Krispy treats will be a hit with your little mad scientists.

Source: She Wears Many Hats

Halloween Party Idea by Little Bins for Little Hands - Shutterfly.com

Spooky Hand Soap

Soak in spooky with Halloween hand soap -- you never know what can lurk in there!

Source: Little Bins for Little Hands

Halloween Party Idea by Craft-o-Maniac - Shutterfly.com

Boo Treat Boxes

Don’t miss a trick when toting Halloween treats in these adorable boo boxes.

Source: Craft-o-Maniac

Halloween Party Idea by The TomKat Studio for DIY Network - Shutterfly.com

Ghost Milkshakes

A milkshake that will make you shiver -- add little eyes to turn your ice cream treat into something deadly (and delicious).

Source: The TomKat Studio for DIY Network

Halloween Party Idea by The Hopeless Housewife - Shutterfly.com

Halloweeno Poppers

That’s a wrap on these mummy jalapeno poppers, an adorably twisted Halloween food idea for parties.

Source: The Hopeless Housewife

Halloween Party Idea by Celebration Generation - Shutterfly.com

Zombie Brain

A brain-damaged Halloween-styled cement mixer that won’t make you dead on your feet.

Source: Celebration Generation

Halloween Party Idea by Polkadot Chair - Shutterfly.com

Floating Witch’s Hat

These levitating witch hats make a scary Halloween party idea!

Source: Polkadot Chair

Halloween Party Idea by Noshing with the Nolands - Shutterfly.com

Headless Gingerbread Man

Gingerdead men. An All-Hallows twist on the old favorite.

Source: Noshing with the Nolands

Halloween Party Idea by Mod Podge Rocks - Shutterfly.com

Boo Blocks

A classy-meets-spooky Halloween decoration that is simple and easy to make.

Source: Mod Podge Rocks

Halloween Party Idea by Crazy Little Projects - Shutterfly.com

White Chocolate Covered Ghost Snacks

Say, "Hey, Boo" to these cute little white chocolate covered cake snacks.

Source: Crazy Little Projects

Halloween Party Idea by Wanna Bite - Shutterfly.com

Poison Apples

Be the evil queen of the party with this scary Halloween party idea.

Source: Wanna Bite

Halloween Party Idea by Fun At Home With Kids - Shutterfly.com

Skeletons

A poster board skeleton makes a bone-rattling fun Halloween craft for kids.

Source: Fun At Home With Kids

Halloween Party Idea by This Grandma is Fun - Shutterfly.com

Polyjuice Potion Punch

Dress up a drink in a lime-green costume with this Harry Potter inspired potion.

Source: This Grandma is Fun

Halloween Party Idea by 4 the Love of Food - Shutterfly.com

Upchuckin’ Pumpkin Loaded Pasta Salad

Gross out your tablescape with this pasta salad puking pumpkin!

Source: 4 the Love of Food

Halloween Party Idea by Million Moments - Shutterfly.com

Hawaiian Eyeball Punch

Turn mini-marshmallows into eyeballs for a punch that’s outta sight.

Source: Million Moments

Halloween Party Idea by Take A Bite Out of Boca - Shutterfly.com

Roasted Potato Graveyard

RIP: Rest in Potatoes. Sliced potato headstones make a festive appetizer for Halloween parties.

Source: Take A Bite Out of Boca

Halloween Party Idea by The Cat, You and Us - Shutterfly.com

Winged Pumpkins

A tiny pumpkin can transform into a winged monster with a few simple changes.

Source: The Cat, You and Us

Halloween Party Idea by Simplistically Living - Shutterfly.com

Green Monster Punch

These green, kid-friendly cocktails will have everyone smashing!

Source: Simplistically Living

Halloween Party Idea by Wee Westchester - Shutterfly.com

Spider Balloon

Make a balloon into a creepy crawly with a simple addition of some streamers.

Source: Wee Westchester

Halloween Party Idea by Jolly Mom - Shutterfly.com

Tin Can Luminaries

A unique way to light up the night -- these DIY luminaries are easy to make and look great!

Source: Jolly Mom

Halloween Party Idea by My Sister’s Suitcase - Shutterfly.com

Make A Face Pumpkin Pop Bottles

Give kids a fun way to create a scary-looking soda with just orange soda and a dry erase marker.

Source: My Sister’s Suitcase

Halloween Party Idea by A Designer Life - Shutterfly.com

Mandarin Pumpkin

With a simple black marker, a mandarin orange transforms into a spooky mini jack-o-lantern.

Source: A Designer Life

Halloween Party Idea by My Crafty Spot - Shutterfly.com

Mason Jar Jack-o-lanterns

Cute containers with spooky faces make a cheap Halloween party idea.

Source: My Crafty Spot

Halloween Party Idea by That Skinny Chick Can Bake - Shutterfly.com

Creepy Meringue Bones

Very scary raspberry "blood" and meringue bones will make your skeleton dance.

Source: That Skinny Chick Can Bake

Halloween Party Idea by Crafting a Green World - Shutterfly.com

Mummified Candle Holders

Candle holders wrapped with gauze make a spooky and cheap Halloween party idea.

Source: Crafting a Green World

Halloween Party Idea by Creme de la Crumb - Shutterfly.com

Pumpkin Cheesecake Truffle Mummies

Yummy mummies -- pumpkin cheesecake truffles to come back to life for.

Source: Creme de la Crumb

Halloween Party Idea by Noshing with the Nolands - Shutterfly.com

Embalming Fluid

It’s A-LIME! This Vodka apple-flavored potion will wake the dead!

Source: Noshing with the Nolands

Halloween Party Idea by Lil Luna - Shutterfly.com

Gooey Monster Eye Cookies

Candy eyeballs and green food coloring make a cookie treat that looks great even as it’s looking right back at you.

Source: Lil Luna

Halloween Party Idea by Lia Griffith - Shutterfly.com

Halloween Garland

Get up to bat (and ghost and skeleton) with these fun, super easy and cheap Halloween garlands.

Source: Lia Griffith

Halloween Party Idea by An Affair from the Heart - Shutterfly.com

Pizza Monster Sandwiches

Pimento olives on toothpicks gives life to this delicious chicken sandwich.

Source: An Affair from the Heart

Halloween Party Idea by Butter With A Side of Bread - Shutterfly.com

Pumpkin Pretzels

Give gourds a makeover with these chocolate covered pumpkin pretzels that make an easy Halloween food idea for parties.

Source: Butter With A Side of Bread

Halloween Party Idea by Rachel Cooks - Shutterfly.com

Pumpkin Bar Edible Mummies

Edible eyes make these white frosted pumpkin bars into yummy mummies.

Source: Rachel Cooks

Halloween Party Idea by The Neighbor Food - Shutterfly.com

Graveyard Parfait

With a cookie for a headstone, these pumpkin parfaits are to die for.

Source: The Neighbor Food

Halloween Party Idea by It Happens in a Blink - Shutterfly.com

Chevron Pumpkin

Spooky stencil adds fun to your Halloween decor.

Source: It Happens in a Blink

Halloween Party Idea by Nourished Simply - Shutterfly.com

Halloween Punch

This peach flavored beverage makes a sweet drink with a pumpkin appearance.

Source: Nourished Simply

Halloween Party Idea by Left Brain Craft Brain - Shutterfly.com

Rice Krispy Brains

A treat for your little zombies: red icing and molded Rice Krispy treats make for a scary Halloween party idea.

Source: Left Brain Craft Brain

Halloween Party Idea by Kara’s Party Ideas - Shutterfly.com

Hocus Pocus Fizz

Attack of the FIZZ! This colorful drink mixes sparkling grape juice and food coloring to make something so sweet and delicious it’s scary.

Source: Kara’s Party Ideas

Halloween Party Idea by Rhubarb and Honey - Shutterfly.com

Spooky Spiderweb Mashed Potato Cakes

Monster Mashed potato cakes -- cobwebs were never this delish.

Source: Rhubarb and Honey

Halloween Party Idea by The Sister’s Cafe - Shutterfly.com

Swamp Juice

Get swamped with this green drink featuring gummy fishes, worms, and tapioca "eggs" for a slimy finish.

Source: The Sister’s Cafe

Halloween Party Idea by Simply Delicious Food - Shutterfly.com

Toffee Apples

Try to spook your friends with these scary "poison" candy apples as a food idea for Halloween parties.

Source: Simply Delicious Food

Halloween Party Idea by Our Family World - Shutterfly.com

Orange Scream Cupcakes

Orange Scream Milk transforms regular cupcakes into the perfect Halloween food idea for parties.

Source: Our Family World

Halloween Party Idea by Self Proclaimed Foodie - Shutterfly.com

Vampire Cocktail

Delicious cocktail that will satisfy even the most bloodthirsty vampire!

Source: Self Proclaimed Foodie

Halloween Party Idea by Kid Friendly Things to Do - Shutterfly.com

Vampire Teeth Drink

This scary Halloween party idea adds vampire teeth to give you a drink with real bite.

Source: Kid Friendly Things to Do

Halloween Party Idea by Shaken Together Life - Shutterfly.com

Vampire Floats

Red punch and vanilla ice cream mix to make a drink that will tempt the undead out of their coffins.

Source: Shaken Together Life

Halloween Party Idea by Wheel N Deal Mama - Shutterfly.com

Voodoo Punch

Inject some levity in your Halloween drinks with these syringe-filled, voodoo-cursed concoctions.

Source: Wheel N Deal Mama

Halloween Party Idea by The Spohrs Are Multiplying - Shutterfly.com

Hanging Witch’s Hat

Something wicked this way hangs! Cast a spell to switch a witch’s hat into a festive front door hanger.

Source: The Spohrs Are Multiplying

Halloween Party Idea by Princess Pinky Girl - Shutterfly.com

Witches Hats Cookies

Turn sandwich cookies and a chocolate kiss into witch wear with this great Halloween food idea for parties.

Source: Princess Pinky Girl

Halloween Party Idea by House of Yumm - Shutterfly.com

Witches’ Brew Cupcakes

Add green frosting filled with candy delights to make a cupcake into a boiling cauldron.

Source: House of Yumm

Halloween Party Idea by Lady Behind the Curtain - Shutterfly.com

Butter Cookies

Creepy cookies with Halloween themed colors to confound your guests.

Source: Lady Behind the Curtain

Halloween Party Idea by Self Proclaimed Foodie - Shutterfly.com

Witches’ Brew

Add dry ice to your cauldron to make a sparkling sweet beverage that will quench even the scariest thirst.

Source: Self Proclaimed Foodie

Halloween Party Idea by The Flavor Bender - Shutterfly.com

The Witch’s Heart

You’ll be asking for double double of this bubbling and bewitching vodka based brew!

Source: The Flavor Bender

Halloween Party Idea by Red Ted Art - Shutterfly.com

Halloween Tin Can Bowling

Kids will be bowled over by this Halloween-themed game for your party.

Source: Red Ted Art