Halloween Party Ideas

For your upcoming spooky soirée, we have crowd-pleasing recipes, DIY decorating ideas, and party planning tips to make your event a monster smash hit. We also have Halloween party theme ideas, Halloween door wreaths, hanging Halloween spider decorations, and plenty of Halloween party recipes.

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Plaster Hands
Those wiggling, groping appendages at the end of your arms seem to have a life of their own, and the sight of other people's hands causes you to break out in a sweat. On Halloween, consider taking your fear in hand and making five-fingered candleholders and tabletop decorations. These are made of plaster and get a ghoulish gray cast from a brush with black gouache.
Felt Puppy Ears Headband
Every child can be top dog with these easy-to-make Dalmatian, Doberman pinscher, and basset hound ear headbands.
Chicken Costume
Why did the chicken cross the road? To go trick-or-treating, of course. This funny costume is made from two tickly feather boas, ordinary kitchen gloves, tights, and a pilot's cap that's crowned with a felt comb. Under the plumage, two leotards are stuffed with batting for extra plumpness.
See Martha and Snoop Dressed Up in the Trailer for Their Very Tasty Halloween Special
The baking competition, which premieres on Peacock October 21, will feature Snoop Dogg, Martha, and Tasty food content creator Alvin Zhou all on the judging panel.
How to Host a Murder Mystery Dinner at Home While Maintaining Social Distancing
It's a classic case of "whodunnit" that involves picking a them, assigning roles to everyone in the family, and preparing a decadent spread. And you can do it safely at home right now.
Why Black Cats Have a Hard Time Being Adopted on Halloween
Some animal shelters will actually put a freeze on the adoption of black cats around October 31.

More Halloween Party Ideas

Paper Wigs
Make these paper wigs for a fun and easy way to add to your Halloween costume!
Witch's Broomstick Favors
On Halloween night, give your little trick-or-treaters a proper send-off with broomstick favors filled with candy. They'll cackle with delight.
Hocus Pocus 2 Begins Production as New Plot Details Are Revealed!

Sarah Jessica Parker, Bette Midler and Kathy Najimy have begun filming Hocus Pocus 2.