It’s almost Halloween! And my lovelies, it’s time to get your party on with these inspired Halloween theme party ideas.
From ghosts and ghouls, to spells and specters, to murder and mayhem; there are tricks, treats and scares in abundance.
Are you brave enough to host your spooky gathering on this most bewitching of nights?
Whether you’re wanting a traditional and old-fashioned affair, or chic and modern, you’ll find something here to get you into the party spirit.
Spooktacular Halloween Theme Party Ideas
Add ravens, a gnarled tree and maybe even some blood red candles for a party befitting of the gothic horror of Edgar Allen Poe. Visit Smarty Had a Party for more on how to craft these bootiful place settings.
Go all Bram Stoker with this vampire dinner party theme idea from Pizzazzerie. Your cloaked and fanged visitors will love the blood stained candles and the spooky menu options such as ‘steak through the heart.’ Don’t forget to offer your thirsty guests a bloody Mary or two.
Thinking of throwing a masquerade ball this Halloween? Take your inspiration from this party theme by Paper and Cake. Purple satin runners, black feathers and sparkly silver branches are just a few of the special touches that’ll make your tablescape glam. Classy and oh so easy to DIY.
Ask your guests to check their broomsticks, bats and toads at the door. ’Tis now the time for black magic, sorcery and pointy hats at a wicked witches tea party that’s certain to impress. Loralee Lewis adds a few creepy clocks and a sinister looking black owl to give extra pep to this Halloween party theme.
You’ll be the ghostess with the mostess when you throw this spooky and sweet Halloween dessert party. Paiges of Style has some great ideas for spooktacular treats that range from pumpkin cake pops to candied blood droplets. Add your own creepy desserts (like these ones here) and your ghoulish guests will be clamoring for more.
Eat, drink and be scary at a Halloween chalkboard party that will bring new meaning to the words “trick or treat.” You don’t even need to go to the trouble of creating the decor yourself. Simply download the printable set from Sweet Scarlet Designs and you’re pretty much good to go.
Lolly Jane adds eerie silhouettes, apothecary jars filled with oddities and a creepy skull to spook up a vintage Halloween mantelpiece. Would these props make the perfect addition to your vintage themed Halloween party? We sure think so.
You can have a lot of fun with this Halloween blood bar idea from Paging Supermom. Allow your guests to pick their poison with gruesome cocktails, ghastly green spirits and a bewitching brew. Try your hand at creating your own bloody stabbery daiquiri for extra scare.
A black and white bash has all of the elegance and sophistication of a chic, modern Halloween party. In addition to the stylish Birds Party decor, you can ask your guests to come in creative costumes; from a dead bride to Beetlejuice himself.
This no tricks, just treats party theme by Party Pinching is all festive fun with ghost-topped cupcakes and edible black cat cookies, skeletons and spiders. Try adding your own tasty treats or ‘borrow’ a few ideas, like those cute little pumpkin candy buckets.
So, there you have it.
All that is creepy and chilling, fun and festive, sinister and macabre. These Halloween theme party ideas should delight and excite your guests till the wee hours of the morn’. Happy Haunting!
Vanessa E. Harris
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