Have a pumpkin carving night
with your friends or family. This is great for a kids party, give prizes out to the most
creative! Ask your Halloween party guests
to bring a carved pumpkin to the party. Set up a special table to display them all on.
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Halloween punch and
the punch bowl its served in can be as much a decoration as it is a
treat for your guests. Here's an idea to add a very spooky effect to
the way your Halloween punch is displayed. It does require that you
have a clear punch bowl so that the light will shine up through the
but it looks great.
If you are having a party for
the kids, make sure to have lots of entertaining games ready to go. The classic "Hal
O. Ween and his Squishy Body" is a great one, you'll find the instructions to it and
Have a film classic themed
Halloween party! Costumes can include Dracula, the Wolfman, the Mummy, Frankenstein and his bride,
Freddy Kruger, Michael Myers, Jason, to name just a few.
Have a Halloween film festival
every weekend in October. Watch a scary film, an old classic or a newer horror movie. Make some popcorn,
invite friends over! For film suggestion -
Make your Halloween party a
theme party. Every one must dress as the theme, such as vampires, zombies, witches, etc.
Have a Halloween costume contest at your party! Give prizes out for the best imagination
used, the silliest and the least Halloweenie costumes!
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Get together with your neighbors
and have an old fashioned neighborhood Halloween block party! Or get everyone on your
street to decorate for Halloween and let the local news station and paper know about it!
Promote Halloween! To find out more info on starting this tradition,
If you are holding your party in
your house, make sure that you move any breakable pieces of furniture or knick-knacks to
another room where they can't get broken. A forgotten heirloom vase that hits the floor
could ruin the night for you!
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If you are using a lot of
Jack-O-Lanterns for your party or haunt, you might want to try a battery powered light
source or light sticks to light them instead of candles. This cuts down on the fire
hazards, such as catching costumes or props on fire.
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