Halloween Party Ideas and Costume Ideas

Get your friends and family together for a tricky treat of a party! Check out our Halloween party ideas below for dozens of ideas and photos to make your Halloween party a spooky-good time! From Halloween treats and cocktails to Halloween decorating ideas, Halloween costume ideas and more, your scary-awesome Halloween starts here!

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Enchanting Ideas for Kid-Friendly Halloween Decorating Enchanting Ideas for Kid-Friendly Halloween Decorating

Spread cheer this Halloween with ideas for a playful pumpkin patch in your front yard and a kid-friendly, no-scare mantel inside. We've got everything you need for a happy haunting!

Day of the Dead Decorating Ideas Spirited Day of the Dead Decorating Ideas

Set up a Day of the Dead mantel scene the living and dead will adore! Bone-ita skeletons, a candy buffet, marigold flowers and shot glasses will attract the spirits with a sweet tooth!

Spine-Tingling Haunted House Entrance Ideas Spine-Tingling Haunted House Entrance Ideas

Set the scene for scary-good fun. Your vignettes of an eerie bicyclist, ghouls barbecuing heads and skeletons playing poker will inspire shrieks from passers-by!

De-fright-ful Cemetery Decorating Ideas De-fright-ful Cemetery Decorating Ideas

They'll look twice at these wicked-cool ways to put a little (after) life into your front yard with faux tombstones, creatures and skeletons! OooOOOoooh!

Terror-ific Haunted House Decorating Ideas Terror-ific Haunted House Decorating Ideas

Enter a mansion of dreadful decorating ideas... from marvelously macabre skeletons at a gothic dinner party to a dark and spooky attic full of creepy critters!

Creepy Carnival Party Ideas Creepy Carn-EVIL Decorating Ideas

Make it a night of terror under the Big Top with these scary circus Halloween decorating ideas. Get inspiration for a freak-show mantel with a DIY marquee, a scary entrance and of course — clowns!

Asylum Party Ideas to Drive Them Mad! Asylum Party Ideas to Drive Them Mad!

Go crazy with demented decorating ideas for a haunted asylum theme Halloween party. Bloody body parts, unhinged inmates and twisted chains create a house of horror… and no one escapes.

Killer Zombie Apocalypse Party Ideas Killer Zombie Apocalypse Party Ideas

Munch on Halloween party drink and decoration ideas, from a radioactive bar to survivor-approved decorations for your porch and mantel. The undead have woken and they want to party!

Scary Pumpkin Halloween Decorating Ideas Scary Pumpkin Halloween Decorating Ideas

Conjure up a mua-ha-ha mantel and front porch with simply smashing Halloween decorating ideas using scary pumpkins. With their sly and spooky smiles, these playful pumpkins are a scream!

Spooky Spider Decorating Ideas…EEEK! Spooky Spider Decorating Ideas…EEEK!

Spin a magnificent web of freaky-deaky spider decorations to get their skin tingling. From wicked webs to matching tableware, click for decorating ideas that'll give them the heebie-jeebies!

Spooky-Cute Trick or Treating Ideas Spooky-Cute Trick or Treating Ideas

Been to a "trunk-or-treat" yet? Parents decorate parked cars for a kid-friendly,
trick-or-treatin' good time! Fly over to tips for trunk or treats, candy-free handouts and more!

6 Terrifying Bloody Treats How-To's! 6 Terrifying Bloody Treats How-To's!

Throw a haunted mansion bash complete with chilling goodies. From bloody cleaver cupcakes to eyeball pops, there'll be something unsettling for everyone!

Oh-So-Clever Witch's Crew Treats Ideas Oh-So-Clever Witch's Crew Treats Ideas

With crunchy witch hats and bouncing spider cupcakes, these treats are spooky and cute! There's even a jack-o'-lantern cake how-to if you like to carve confections as much as pumpkins!

Spirited Day of the Dead Treats Ideas Spirited Day of the Dead Treats Ideas

For a sweet Dia de los Muertos spread, pair iconic sugar skulls with cookies, cupcakes and candy covered popcorn. Spirits both young and old will love to munch on these — or just look at them!

Scary Halloween Sweets and Treats Ideas Scary Halloween Sweets and Treats Ideas

Set a scream-worthy table with scary treats like witch finger pretzels, eyeball doughnut pops and candy-covered strawberry ghosts. Munch on our how-to's for a R.I.P.-roaring good time.

Friendly Halloween Sweets and Treats Ideas Friendly Halloween Sweets and Treats Ideas

They'll go batty for these too-cute treats inspired by owls, mummies, pumpkins and witches. Click for a cauldron of how-to's from the decorating experts at Wilton!

Modern Halloween Sweets and Treats Ideas Modern Halloween Sweets and Treats Ideas

Nibble on chic and eek! ideas for a modern-look Halloween treats table. The decorating pros at Wilton share their fave ideas for dipped candy melt treats, a boo-cute cake and more!

Top 10 Girls' Costume Ideas with Mix-and-Match Accessories Top 10 Girls' Costume Ideas with Mix-and-Match Accessories

Get inspired by these head-to-toe looks for kids using mix-and-match accessories. Frozen, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Batgirl, '80s pop star, black and bone and SpongeBob — the gang's all here!

Top 10 Halloween Costume Trends Top 10 Halloween Costume Trends

Wouldn't be caught dead in anything but the hottest costume? Get ideas from our costume trends gallery, from drop dead gorgeous Day of the Dead mix-and-match costume ideas to Wonderland Alice, Circus and more.

Bone-ita Day of the Dead Makeup How-To Bone-ita Day of the Dead Makeup How-To

Be inspired by Mexican sugar skulls for Dia de los Muertos events or a cool Halloween look! Click for the marvelous makeup how-to!

Spellbinding Witch Makeup How-To Spellbinding Witch Makeup How-To

Cast a spell with this wicked-cool makeup how-to! Check out our step by step tutorial and become a glamorously green enchantress!

Gory-Good Zombie Makeup How-To Gory-Good Zombie Makeup How-To

Hungry for brains? Get the secret to creating disgusting "dead skin", blood-dried scars and a dirty zombie appearance that looks like you just crawled out of a grave!

Vampire Vixen Makeup How-To Vampire Vixen Makeup How-To

Disguise yourself as a bloodthirsty babe! Follow our fearsome vampire makeup how-to for a scary and sultry transformation from head to toe!

Creepy Clown Makeup How-To Creepy Clown Makeup How-To

Be carn-EVIL as a freak- deaky clown ! Step right up to our terrifyingly easy step-by-step tutorial and become the star of the (freak)show!

Zombie Makeup Video Zombie Makeup Video

Don't just dress up as a zombie — transform into the walking dead! Follow our how-to for a zombie makeup tutorial that will make you stand out from the living.

Vampire Makeup Video Vampire Makeup Video

Vamp it up! See the step-by-step tutorial on how to create a dramatic vampiress look with ghoulish makeup and fangs.