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Awesome Halloween party themes for kids and for adults. Find fun and spooky ideas for food, decorations and entire party set ups.
With themes ranging from a Halloween craft party, to a zombie or witches party, there are Halloween party themes that all families can enjoy.
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Are you ready to throw an epic Halloween party this year that all your guests are going to be raving about?
It is easy to create a “scary and spooky” party that is also fun and appropriate for kids and adults.
Halloween is typically a time to dress up. If you would like to try your hand at creating a costume yourself, there are plenty of easy kids Halloween costumes that they will love. These will be perfect for either a Halloween party or for trick or treating.
Alternatively you might prefer some Halloween costumes that are already made for you. They are not quite as friendly on the budget as a homemade costumes, but it does save a lot of time and effort.
Fun Halloween Party Theme Ideas
Further on in this post you will find 5 awesome Halloween party themes that you can see in action.
However to get the inspirational ideas flowing, here are some fantastic party themes that you might like to consider.
- Haunted House: Decorate your house with various Halloween decorations. Try to make it as dark and dingy as possible. You might like to try some UV lighting and have a smoke machine set up for effect.
- Zombie Apocalypse: This one would be a favorite for all the Walking Dead fans. Guests could either dress up as zombies or zombie hunters. For decorations, think body parts and lots of fake blood!
- Halloween Craft Party: The kids would be thrilled at the prospect of having a Halloween craft party. It would keep them entertained, plus it is an easy party to create.
- Murder Mystery: A Halloween party doesn’t have to necessarily be of the spooky kind. A murder mystery party would be a great way to have a creative party. A murder mystery party does need some planning, where you will need to send out invites in advance with character details, and everyone will need to be willing to dress up and take part in working out the clues.
- Graveyard Party: Decorate your house or yard with hay bails, large branches, tomb stones, cobwebs etc. Ensure you have some low lighting to create an eerie effect.
- Witches Party: This is a fun party idea and easy to recreate. Have lots of potion bottles scattered around, get that smoke machine ready again and have everyone dress up as witches. Some simple decorations of broom sticks and black cats would help to set the scene.
- Freak Show: Have a circus party with a difference. Ask guests to dress in super strange costumes. Think bearded lady, sword eaters etc. Decorate with a quirky circus vibe.
- Have a Scary Movie Night: A Halloween party could be as simple as relaxing and watching some movies. Decorate according to the movie you have chosen and ask guests to dress up as the movie characters.
- Jack O’Lantern: The kids would love a party that is centered around Jack O’Lantern. With the adults helping the kids could carve some pumpkins and display their creation as the party decoration. Create themed food such as these delicious candy Jack O’Lanterns.
5 Halloween Party Set Up’s
1. Candy Corn Halloween Party
Source: And Everything Sweet
Everything about this Halloween party is amazing. The brightly colored decoration, the amazing candy corn sweet treats, the crafting activities for the kids and my all time favorite scavenger hunt.
This is one of those Halloween party themes that yells fun, fun, fun!
2. Zombie Halloween Party
Source: Running With Three Boys
A zombie party has to be a popular choice for a Halloween party, and this zombie party will give you a heap of ideas.
If the hand coming of this cake isn’t enough to make you go “Eeek”, then I’m not sure what is!
3. Halloween Party On A Budget
Source: Hoosier Homemade
For those of you looking for the Halloween party on a budget, this party will give you a lot of great ideas.
The decorations have all been found in bargain basement, but they work so well together. A favorite of mine is the witches shoe party favors.
4. Sophisticated Halloween Party
Source: Modishly Delish
If you are looking for some sophisticated Halloween party themes then this is the party for you. The color scheme is divine and coordinated beautifully.
Check out the sweet treats on the table, they look delicious, and those ghost milk bottles are just adorable.
5. Halloween Party Dinner
Source: Mom Endeavors
Like to have some friends over for a Halloween dinner? This party will show you exactly how to provide the spooktacular affair.
It seriously looks like you have walked into a witches dinner party. The selection of finger food is just creepy and the big cauldron with punch and dry ice is the perfect centerpiece on the table.
Don’t forget that when you have your Halloween party theme organised you will need to think about your food. Whether you are looking for some shocking zombie food ideas or just general Halloween food ideas, you want to ensure that you have something that matches your theme and gets your guests excited.With the varied range of Halloween party themes that are available there is going to be something to suit everyone no matter what their age. A Halloween party doesn’t have to be super scary to be fun. However incorporating some themed decorations and fun food helps to create an atmosphere that the whole family can be excited with.
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Thanks so much for including my Halloween Party! We just love Halloween.
Catherine Holt says
It is easy to see your love of Halloween in your party Liz 🙂 Doing it on a budget is even better….love it!!!
Sara @ Mom Endeavors says
What great Halloween parties! I love the diversity you found! Thanks so much for featuring our Witch’s Potion Dinner party! 🙂
Catherine Holt says
Thanks Sara….your potion dinner party was awesome. It is so different, I love how you put it together. Thanks for popping over 🙂