Classic Halloween Party Themes That'll Never Go Out of Style
Nothing gets a party going like a well-planned theme, and you can’t go wrong with these classic Halloween party themes.
Zombies, skeletons, vampires – oh my! Looking for a Halloween party theme that will outshine the rest? Sometimes it’s best to stick with the classics – those tried and true Halloween party themes that have kicked-off the spooky celebrations with pizzazz for years. Just because they’ve been done before, doesn’t mean you can’t put your own spin on a timeless Halloween party theme. Take a creepy crawly theme even further than spiderweb decorations by making chocolate spider desserts with pretzel legs – sweet and spooky. But, every now and then, an unexpected Halloween party theme can stir up some fun, like a Day of the Dead-themed celebration or an Alice in Wonderland Halloween party theme. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite Halloween party theme ideas that are sure to kill it, no matter how you plan your spook-tacular celebration.
Creepy Crawly Halloween Party
Let's hope your guests are scared of spiders! From spiderweb decorations to creepy crawly-themed food, there are lots of spooky tricks to be played with this classic Halloween party theme.
Alice in Wonderland
If whimsical fun is your Halloween style, look no further than an Alice in Wonderland Halloween party theme. This theme will allow you to play with more than just orange and black this holiday. Recreate the iconic tea party for your celebration, fully stocked with Halloween cupcakes and colors, galore.
Gasp-Worthy Ghost Theme
Of course you can't go wrong with a few white sheets hanging from the ceiling for a proven way to create a spooky ghost theme. But, why not take it to the next level by playing an eerie ghost soundtrack at your front door, sharing scary ghost stories, and serving some delicious chocolate ghost cakes.
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Day of the Dead
Bring the fright of voodoo magic into your Halloween soiree by celebrating the Day of the Dead. Bright colors, skeletons (especially sugar skulls), and skull-like face paintings bring this carnival-esque Halloween party theme to life. Want more inspiration? See how Day of the Dead is celebrated in New Orleans.
These days, all you have to do is turn on the TV to find inspiration for a zombie apocalypse Halloween party. Grab the ketchup, rip up some old clothes, stick out your arms, and put some Walking Dead on the TV, and you're ready to go.
Bewitch with a Witch Party Theme
Don't let these sweet cauldron treats fool you – there are lots of creepy ways to bewitch your guests with a witch-worthy Halloween theme. Grab some spare brooms, fill your home with greens and blacks, and place a real cauldrom over a fire in your backyard.
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Vampires and Bats
Nothings says "classic Halloween" like vampire fangs and spooky bats. Pop in your plastic vampire teeth, pour some red punch into a few goblets, and create some crafty bats to hang from the ceiling, and you're sure to have a vampire Halloween party guests will enjoy.