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This Pizzeria Is Handing Out Free Pizza to Anyone Dressed as Princess Leia

This Pizzeria Is Handing Out Free Pizza to Anyone Dressed as Princess Leia

A New York City pizzeria is handing out free slices to anyone who comes in dressed as the late Carrie Fisher’s iconic character

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Honor your favorite princess and get a slice that’s out of this galaxy.

Since the announcement of Carrie Fisher’s death — best known for her role as the strong and daring Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy — tributes to the late actress have been popping up all over. At Champion Pizza in New York City, you’ll get a free slice of pizza if you come in dressed up as the famous Alderaan princess.

The owner of the pizzeria, Hakki Akdeniz, is a lifelong Star Wars superfan. He told Pix11 that Fisher actually stopped by for pizza one time and left a $100 tip. “She was such a sweetheart,” he said.

If you’re thinking of taking advantage of the free deal in memory of Fisher, we suggest you dress in her all-white costume from A New Hope, rather than the famous bikini from The Empire Strikes Back. It’s almost January, and it’s a bit nippy out.

The promotion will run through Friday night at 17 Cleveland Place in SoHo.


40 Fun Halloween Party Themes for the Best Gathering Ever

Every awesome fall bash starts with a great theme and Halloween is no exception! To help you plan a legendary Halloween party for adults or kids, we've rounded up 40 fun&mdashand sometimes scary&mdashideas that are sure to please even the most finicky member of your "quaranteam," virtually or otherwise. You can choose to embrace the sweet (candy making, we're looking at you!), sticky (pumpkin carving contest, anyone?) or spooky (two words: ghost stories) sides of Halloween. Or, you can plan a low-key night centered on festive Halloween games. Either way, we've got you covered with everything you'll need&mdashgood Halloween party names (hello, Nightmare On Your Street!), super easy fall desserts, creative DIY decorations (do not miss the paint splattered pumpkins), tasty autumnal cocktails (think: vampire shooters), a killer playlist, and even the best movies to stream&mdashfor a fun party, whether you're hosting a classy black-and-white bash, a work-friendly dinner gathering, an adults-only costume contest, a murder mystery over Zoom, or something in between. Happy haunting!

Who doesn't love a good whodunnit story? For a memorable party theme, serve up a little mystery along with dinner. It's a great way to keep guests engaged and entertained.

See more of this party at Giggles Galore.

Keep your little monsters entertained this Halloween by throwing a skeleton scavenger hunt party. Hide faux bones around your yard or house and send the kids out to find them all.

Invite friends over for a backyard horror movie night this Halloween! (You could also screen It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown for a more kid friendly event.) All you need to create your own outdoor theater experience is a blank wall or sheet and a portable projector (you'll hook it up to your laptop or another device). Set up comfy seating and DIY a creepy concession stand.

See more of this party at Catch My Party.

Love baking cookies at Christmas? There's no reason you can't host a spooky treat-making party for Halloween! Make your goodies do double-duty by packaging them up and handing them out to trick-or-treaters.

You don't have to wait until December to break out the gingerbread houses! Give the Christmas favorite the haunted treatment and invite friends over for a decorating party.

Are Octobers pretty mild in your neck of the woods? Host a "Franks and Steins" party and squeeze in one more cookout before the weather turns too cold. Go all out with the Halloween decorations or keep things minimal&mdasheither way you can't go wrong.

Want to see your little one's face light up in more ways than one? Host a glow party this Halloween! Just add glow-in-the-dark details anywhere you can (cups, pumpkins, straws) then turn off the lights and await the smiles.

Break out the spooky decorations and music and recruit some friends to help you with the scaring.

When's the last time you went to a dance party? Host a monster mash of your own this Halloween&mdashit's a theme that works for both kids and adults. (Just make sure the music is good!)

Whether you hire a local fortune-teller or play the role yourself, this party theme is sure to be a hit! We can see it now.

Combine a block party, bar crawl, and halloween festivities, and you get Nightmare On Your Street. Assign a different Halloween activity or game to each house on your block&mdashincluding making caramel apples and spooky cocktails, sharing ghost stories stories, decorating pumpkins, and, of course, a costume contest&mdashthen have a ghoulishly good time going house-to-house on All Hallows' Eve. Yes, this idea takes a bit more effort and organizing, but it will also be five, six, or seven times more fun.

If you're into a less spooky Halloween vibe, why not host a floral arranging party? For the best deal, visit your local flower market if you have one (Trader Joe's or Whole Foods usually have good blooms, too!) grab some easy snacks, and you're pretty much good to go.

Want to liven up a regular old Halloween cocktail party? Stir up some friendly competition by having party goers come prepared to whip up a fall cocktail on the spot. You provide the basics&mdashbooze, glassware, garnishes&mdashand ask each guest to bring one special ingredient of choice. Get to sippin'!

Get in the spirit&mdashliterally!&mdashwith a Halloween party theme inspired by one of the most tried-and-true costumes: a ghost! To create the slightly frightening feel, apply the all-white theme to decorations (think painted pumpkins, spooky eyeball wreaths, and ghost garlands), treats (such as mummy pops, s'mores dip, white chocolate covered apples), and costumes (Princess Leia, ballerinas, and, yes, Casper).

If you wait all year for the return of pumpkin spice everything, then a pumpkin spice party is the one for you. (It's basically just a regular party but everything served is&mdashyou guessed it!&mdash pumpkin flavored.) The theme works whether you're throwing a kid friendly daytime event or an evening cocktail party.

See more of this party at Savvy Sassy Moms.

Invite your bravest friends for a frightening, adults-only dinner party. For the most spooktacular setting, decorate your dining room table with black linens, dishes, utensils, serving pieces, and candleholders, as well as few creepy curiosities, like your child's stuffed animals and passed-down antique tchotchkes. Then to make things even eerier, serve and eat your scary dinner&mdashvampire cocktails, mummy baked brie, eyeball pasta, bloody cheesecake&mdashentirely by candlelight.

Don't feel like making dessert? Cheryl's Cookies makes delightful Halloween-themed rice crispy pops that you can order ahead and serve.

Ever wanted to redo your prom? Well now's the time. sorta. This Halloween, host a dance of your own and encourage everyone to come dressed in their zombie-fied best&mdashit'll be a night to dismember!

When it comes to Halloween party decorating, a black-and-white palette will never steer you wrong. (Sometimes it's just best to stick with the classics.)

See more of this party at Sugar and Charm.

Caramel apples are no doubt one of the most delicious parts of fall, so why not plan a whole Halloween party around making them? Plus, it's a great excuse to go apple picking. Keep it simple or go all out with the toppings.

Throw a summer camp-themed bash in honor of horror flick Friday The 13th. Decor-wise, think vintage lanterns, pennants and plaid blankets. Fill a small wooden boat with ice to house beverages and serve up classic campfire fare, like s'mores and hot dogs. If you really want to go all out, hand out Camp Crystal Lake t-shirts so everyone matches and set up activities, like an archery competition or lawn bowling.

You don't have to wait until the sun goes down to get the (Halloween) party started. Host a daytime brunch party (pumpkin pie mimosas, anyone?) and invite everyone to come in costume.

Why should kids get to have all the trick-or-treat fun? Host an adults only candy-themed party this Halloween. (Guests can fill up their own treat bags and take them home as a party favor.)

The holiday is traditionally all about honoring loved ones who have passed. Select party décor that commemorates the dead, like traditional sugar skulls, bright floral displays, and candlelit lighting.

Forgo a night on the town in favor of a ghouls' night in Halloween party. Play a boardgame or whip out the old Ouija board and serve up some mummy pizza. You can't go wrong when you're in good company.

Why battle the crowds this Oktoberfest when you can simply host the party yourself? Double up on the October fun by asking guests to come dressed in their Halloween costumes.

Both kids and adults alike will enjoy a craft-making party. You pick the project and provide the supplies and guests can bring a snack for everyone to enjoy.

Celebrate Halloween with a pumpkin pie bake off. To keep things easy, have everyone bring over their dessert fresh out of the oven, then have a panel of unbiased judges (maybe the kiddos?) rate them on taste and presentation.

#Blessed to have a mild fall? Head outside for an outdoor feast this Halloween! Serve up comforting fare, like mini shepherd's pies and hot cider.

Get into the Halloween spirit by hosting a pumpkin-carving party competition. Winner takes home a freshly baked pie! Check out our clever pumpkin carving ideas here.

For a fang-tastic Halloween, invite your pals over for a "vampires only" dinner party. Slay the menu by sticking to dishes that primarily utilize red foods: tomatoes, cranberries, beets, etc. Check out Love at First Bite: The Complete Vampire Lover's Cookbook for more inspiration.


40 Fun Halloween Party Themes for the Best Gathering Ever

Every awesome fall bash starts with a great theme and Halloween is no exception! To help you plan a legendary Halloween party for adults or kids, we've rounded up 40 fun&mdashand sometimes scary&mdashideas that are sure to please even the most finicky member of your "quaranteam," virtually or otherwise. You can choose to embrace the sweet (candy making, we're looking at you!), sticky (pumpkin carving contest, anyone?) or spooky (two words: ghost stories) sides of Halloween. Or, you can plan a low-key night centered on festive Halloween games. Either way, we've got you covered with everything you'll need&mdashgood Halloween party names (hello, Nightmare On Your Street!), super easy fall desserts, creative DIY decorations (do not miss the paint splattered pumpkins), tasty autumnal cocktails (think: vampire shooters), a killer playlist, and even the best movies to stream&mdashfor a fun party, whether you're hosting a classy black-and-white bash, a work-friendly dinner gathering, an adults-only costume contest, a murder mystery over Zoom, or something in between. Happy haunting!

Who doesn't love a good whodunnit story? For a memorable party theme, serve up a little mystery along with dinner. It's a great way to keep guests engaged and entertained.

See more of this party at Giggles Galore.

Keep your little monsters entertained this Halloween by throwing a skeleton scavenger hunt party. Hide faux bones around your yard or house and send the kids out to find them all.

Invite friends over for a backyard horror movie night this Halloween! (You could also screen It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown for a more kid friendly event.) All you need to create your own outdoor theater experience is a blank wall or sheet and a portable projector (you'll hook it up to your laptop or another device). Set up comfy seating and DIY a creepy concession stand.

See more of this party at Catch My Party.

Love baking cookies at Christmas? There's no reason you can't host a spooky treat-making party for Halloween! Make your goodies do double-duty by packaging them up and handing them out to trick-or-treaters.

You don't have to wait until December to break out the gingerbread houses! Give the Christmas favorite the haunted treatment and invite friends over for a decorating party.

Are Octobers pretty mild in your neck of the woods? Host a "Franks and Steins" party and squeeze in one more cookout before the weather turns too cold. Go all out with the Halloween decorations or keep things minimal&mdasheither way you can't go wrong.

Want to see your little one's face light up in more ways than one? Host a glow party this Halloween! Just add glow-in-the-dark details anywhere you can (cups, pumpkins, straws) then turn off the lights and await the smiles.

Break out the spooky decorations and music and recruit some friends to help you with the scaring.

When's the last time you went to a dance party? Host a monster mash of your own this Halloween&mdashit's a theme that works for both kids and adults. (Just make sure the music is good!)

Whether you hire a local fortune-teller or play the role yourself, this party theme is sure to be a hit! We can see it now.

Combine a block party, bar crawl, and halloween festivities, and you get Nightmare On Your Street. Assign a different Halloween activity or game to each house on your block&mdashincluding making caramel apples and spooky cocktails, sharing ghost stories stories, decorating pumpkins, and, of course, a costume contest&mdashthen have a ghoulishly good time going house-to-house on All Hallows' Eve. Yes, this idea takes a bit more effort and organizing, but it will also be five, six, or seven times more fun.

If you're into a less spooky Halloween vibe, why not host a floral arranging party? For the best deal, visit your local flower market if you have one (Trader Joe's or Whole Foods usually have good blooms, too!) grab some easy snacks, and you're pretty much good to go.

Want to liven up a regular old Halloween cocktail party? Stir up some friendly competition by having party goers come prepared to whip up a fall cocktail on the spot. You provide the basics&mdashbooze, glassware, garnishes&mdashand ask each guest to bring one special ingredient of choice. Get to sippin'!

Get in the spirit&mdashliterally!&mdashwith a Halloween party theme inspired by one of the most tried-and-true costumes: a ghost! To create the slightly frightening feel, apply the all-white theme to decorations (think painted pumpkins, spooky eyeball wreaths, and ghost garlands), treats (such as mummy pops, s'mores dip, white chocolate covered apples), and costumes (Princess Leia, ballerinas, and, yes, Casper).

If you wait all year for the return of pumpkin spice everything, then a pumpkin spice party is the one for you. (It's basically just a regular party but everything served is&mdashyou guessed it!&mdash pumpkin flavored.) The theme works whether you're throwing a kid friendly daytime event or an evening cocktail party.

See more of this party at Savvy Sassy Moms.

Invite your bravest friends for a frightening, adults-only dinner party. For the most spooktacular setting, decorate your dining room table with black linens, dishes, utensils, serving pieces, and candleholders, as well as few creepy curiosities, like your child's stuffed animals and passed-down antique tchotchkes. Then to make things even eerier, serve and eat your scary dinner&mdashvampire cocktails, mummy baked brie, eyeball pasta, bloody cheesecake&mdashentirely by candlelight.

Don't feel like making dessert? Cheryl's Cookies makes delightful Halloween-themed rice crispy pops that you can order ahead and serve.

Ever wanted to redo your prom? Well now's the time. sorta. This Halloween, host a dance of your own and encourage everyone to come dressed in their zombie-fied best&mdashit'll be a night to dismember!

When it comes to Halloween party decorating, a black-and-white palette will never steer you wrong. (Sometimes it's just best to stick with the classics.)

See more of this party at Sugar and Charm.

Caramel apples are no doubt one of the most delicious parts of fall, so why not plan a whole Halloween party around making them? Plus, it's a great excuse to go apple picking. Keep it simple or go all out with the toppings.

Throw a summer camp-themed bash in honor of horror flick Friday The 13th. Decor-wise, think vintage lanterns, pennants and plaid blankets. Fill a small wooden boat with ice to house beverages and serve up classic campfire fare, like s'mores and hot dogs. If you really want to go all out, hand out Camp Crystal Lake t-shirts so everyone matches and set up activities, like an archery competition or lawn bowling.

You don't have to wait until the sun goes down to get the (Halloween) party started. Host a daytime brunch party (pumpkin pie mimosas, anyone?) and invite everyone to come in costume.

Why should kids get to have all the trick-or-treat fun? Host an adults only candy-themed party this Halloween. (Guests can fill up their own treat bags and take them home as a party favor.)

The holiday is traditionally all about honoring loved ones who have passed. Select party décor that commemorates the dead, like traditional sugar skulls, bright floral displays, and candlelit lighting.

Forgo a night on the town in favor of a ghouls' night in Halloween party. Play a boardgame or whip out the old Ouija board and serve up some mummy pizza. You can't go wrong when you're in good company.

Why battle the crowds this Oktoberfest when you can simply host the party yourself? Double up on the October fun by asking guests to come dressed in their Halloween costumes.

Both kids and adults alike will enjoy a craft-making party. You pick the project and provide the supplies and guests can bring a snack for everyone to enjoy.

Celebrate Halloween with a pumpkin pie bake off. To keep things easy, have everyone bring over their dessert fresh out of the oven, then have a panel of unbiased judges (maybe the kiddos?) rate them on taste and presentation.

#Blessed to have a mild fall? Head outside for an outdoor feast this Halloween! Serve up comforting fare, like mini shepherd's pies and hot cider.

Get into the Halloween spirit by hosting a pumpkin-carving party competition. Winner takes home a freshly baked pie! Check out our clever pumpkin carving ideas here.

For a fang-tastic Halloween, invite your pals over for a "vampires only" dinner party. Slay the menu by sticking to dishes that primarily utilize red foods: tomatoes, cranberries, beets, etc. Check out Love at First Bite: The Complete Vampire Lover's Cookbook for more inspiration.


40 Fun Halloween Party Themes for the Best Gathering Ever

Every awesome fall bash starts with a great theme and Halloween is no exception! To help you plan a legendary Halloween party for adults or kids, we've rounded up 40 fun&mdashand sometimes scary&mdashideas that are sure to please even the most finicky member of your "quaranteam," virtually or otherwise. You can choose to embrace the sweet (candy making, we're looking at you!), sticky (pumpkin carving contest, anyone?) or spooky (two words: ghost stories) sides of Halloween. Or, you can plan a low-key night centered on festive Halloween games. Either way, we've got you covered with everything you'll need&mdashgood Halloween party names (hello, Nightmare On Your Street!), super easy fall desserts, creative DIY decorations (do not miss the paint splattered pumpkins), tasty autumnal cocktails (think: vampire shooters), a killer playlist, and even the best movies to stream&mdashfor a fun party, whether you're hosting a classy black-and-white bash, a work-friendly dinner gathering, an adults-only costume contest, a murder mystery over Zoom, or something in between. Happy haunting!

Who doesn't love a good whodunnit story? For a memorable party theme, serve up a little mystery along with dinner. It's a great way to keep guests engaged and entertained.

See more of this party at Giggles Galore.

Keep your little monsters entertained this Halloween by throwing a skeleton scavenger hunt party. Hide faux bones around your yard or house and send the kids out to find them all.

Invite friends over for a backyard horror movie night this Halloween! (You could also screen It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown for a more kid friendly event.) All you need to create your own outdoor theater experience is a blank wall or sheet and a portable projector (you'll hook it up to your laptop or another device). Set up comfy seating and DIY a creepy concession stand.

See more of this party at Catch My Party.

Love baking cookies at Christmas? There's no reason you can't host a spooky treat-making party for Halloween! Make your goodies do double-duty by packaging them up and handing them out to trick-or-treaters.

You don't have to wait until December to break out the gingerbread houses! Give the Christmas favorite the haunted treatment and invite friends over for a decorating party.

Are Octobers pretty mild in your neck of the woods? Host a "Franks and Steins" party and squeeze in one more cookout before the weather turns too cold. Go all out with the Halloween decorations or keep things minimal&mdasheither way you can't go wrong.

Want to see your little one's face light up in more ways than one? Host a glow party this Halloween! Just add glow-in-the-dark details anywhere you can (cups, pumpkins, straws) then turn off the lights and await the smiles.

Break out the spooky decorations and music and recruit some friends to help you with the scaring.

When's the last time you went to a dance party? Host a monster mash of your own this Halloween&mdashit's a theme that works for both kids and adults. (Just make sure the music is good!)

Whether you hire a local fortune-teller or play the role yourself, this party theme is sure to be a hit! We can see it now.

Combine a block party, bar crawl, and halloween festivities, and you get Nightmare On Your Street. Assign a different Halloween activity or game to each house on your block&mdashincluding making caramel apples and spooky cocktails, sharing ghost stories stories, decorating pumpkins, and, of course, a costume contest&mdashthen have a ghoulishly good time going house-to-house on All Hallows' Eve. Yes, this idea takes a bit more effort and organizing, but it will also be five, six, or seven times more fun.

If you're into a less spooky Halloween vibe, why not host a floral arranging party? For the best deal, visit your local flower market if you have one (Trader Joe's or Whole Foods usually have good blooms, too!) grab some easy snacks, and you're pretty much good to go.

Want to liven up a regular old Halloween cocktail party? Stir up some friendly competition by having party goers come prepared to whip up a fall cocktail on the spot. You provide the basics&mdashbooze, glassware, garnishes&mdashand ask each guest to bring one special ingredient of choice. Get to sippin'!

Get in the spirit&mdashliterally!&mdashwith a Halloween party theme inspired by one of the most tried-and-true costumes: a ghost! To create the slightly frightening feel, apply the all-white theme to decorations (think painted pumpkins, spooky eyeball wreaths, and ghost garlands), treats (such as mummy pops, s'mores dip, white chocolate covered apples), and costumes (Princess Leia, ballerinas, and, yes, Casper).

If you wait all year for the return of pumpkin spice everything, then a pumpkin spice party is the one for you. (It's basically just a regular party but everything served is&mdashyou guessed it!&mdash pumpkin flavored.) The theme works whether you're throwing a kid friendly daytime event or an evening cocktail party.

See more of this party at Savvy Sassy Moms.

Invite your bravest friends for a frightening, adults-only dinner party. For the most spooktacular setting, decorate your dining room table with black linens, dishes, utensils, serving pieces, and candleholders, as well as few creepy curiosities, like your child's stuffed animals and passed-down antique tchotchkes. Then to make things even eerier, serve and eat your scary dinner&mdashvampire cocktails, mummy baked brie, eyeball pasta, bloody cheesecake&mdashentirely by candlelight.

Don't feel like making dessert? Cheryl's Cookies makes delightful Halloween-themed rice crispy pops that you can order ahead and serve.

Ever wanted to redo your prom? Well now's the time. sorta. This Halloween, host a dance of your own and encourage everyone to come dressed in their zombie-fied best&mdashit'll be a night to dismember!

When it comes to Halloween party decorating, a black-and-white palette will never steer you wrong. (Sometimes it's just best to stick with the classics.)

See more of this party at Sugar and Charm.

Caramel apples are no doubt one of the most delicious parts of fall, so why not plan a whole Halloween party around making them? Plus, it's a great excuse to go apple picking. Keep it simple or go all out with the toppings.

Throw a summer camp-themed bash in honor of horror flick Friday The 13th. Decor-wise, think vintage lanterns, pennants and plaid blankets. Fill a small wooden boat with ice to house beverages and serve up classic campfire fare, like s'mores and hot dogs. If you really want to go all out, hand out Camp Crystal Lake t-shirts so everyone matches and set up activities, like an archery competition or lawn bowling.

You don't have to wait until the sun goes down to get the (Halloween) party started. Host a daytime brunch party (pumpkin pie mimosas, anyone?) and invite everyone to come in costume.

Why should kids get to have all the trick-or-treat fun? Host an adults only candy-themed party this Halloween. (Guests can fill up their own treat bags and take them home as a party favor.)

The holiday is traditionally all about honoring loved ones who have passed. Select party décor that commemorates the dead, like traditional sugar skulls, bright floral displays, and candlelit lighting.

Forgo a night on the town in favor of a ghouls' night in Halloween party. Play a boardgame or whip out the old Ouija board and serve up some mummy pizza. You can't go wrong when you're in good company.

Why battle the crowds this Oktoberfest when you can simply host the party yourself? Double up on the October fun by asking guests to come dressed in their Halloween costumes.

Both kids and adults alike will enjoy a craft-making party. You pick the project and provide the supplies and guests can bring a snack for everyone to enjoy.

Celebrate Halloween with a pumpkin pie bake off. To keep things easy, have everyone bring over their dessert fresh out of the oven, then have a panel of unbiased judges (maybe the kiddos?) rate them on taste and presentation.

#Blessed to have a mild fall? Head outside for an outdoor feast this Halloween! Serve up comforting fare, like mini shepherd's pies and hot cider.

Get into the Halloween spirit by hosting a pumpkin-carving party competition. Winner takes home a freshly baked pie! Check out our clever pumpkin carving ideas here.

For a fang-tastic Halloween, invite your pals over for a "vampires only" dinner party. Slay the menu by sticking to dishes that primarily utilize red foods: tomatoes, cranberries, beets, etc. Check out Love at First Bite: The Complete Vampire Lover's Cookbook for more inspiration.


40 Fun Halloween Party Themes for the Best Gathering Ever

Every awesome fall bash starts with a great theme and Halloween is no exception! To help you plan a legendary Halloween party for adults or kids, we've rounded up 40 fun&mdashand sometimes scary&mdashideas that are sure to please even the most finicky member of your "quaranteam," virtually or otherwise. You can choose to embrace the sweet (candy making, we're looking at you!), sticky (pumpkin carving contest, anyone?) or spooky (two words: ghost stories) sides of Halloween. Or, you can plan a low-key night centered on festive Halloween games. Either way, we've got you covered with everything you'll need&mdashgood Halloween party names (hello, Nightmare On Your Street!), super easy fall desserts, creative DIY decorations (do not miss the paint splattered pumpkins), tasty autumnal cocktails (think: vampire shooters), a killer playlist, and even the best movies to stream&mdashfor a fun party, whether you're hosting a classy black-and-white bash, a work-friendly dinner gathering, an adults-only costume contest, a murder mystery over Zoom, or something in between. Happy haunting!

Who doesn't love a good whodunnit story? For a memorable party theme, serve up a little mystery along with dinner. It's a great way to keep guests engaged and entertained.

See more of this party at Giggles Galore.

Keep your little monsters entertained this Halloween by throwing a skeleton scavenger hunt party. Hide faux bones around your yard or house and send the kids out to find them all.

Invite friends over for a backyard horror movie night this Halloween! (You could also screen It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown for a more kid friendly event.) All you need to create your own outdoor theater experience is a blank wall or sheet and a portable projector (you'll hook it up to your laptop or another device). Set up comfy seating and DIY a creepy concession stand.

See more of this party at Catch My Party.

Love baking cookies at Christmas? There's no reason you can't host a spooky treat-making party for Halloween! Make your goodies do double-duty by packaging them up and handing them out to trick-or-treaters.

You don't have to wait until December to break out the gingerbread houses! Give the Christmas favorite the haunted treatment and invite friends over for a decorating party.

Are Octobers pretty mild in your neck of the woods? Host a "Franks and Steins" party and squeeze in one more cookout before the weather turns too cold. Go all out with the Halloween decorations or keep things minimal&mdasheither way you can't go wrong.

Want to see your little one's face light up in more ways than one? Host a glow party this Halloween! Just add glow-in-the-dark details anywhere you can (cups, pumpkins, straws) then turn off the lights and await the smiles.

Break out the spooky decorations and music and recruit some friends to help you with the scaring.

When's the last time you went to a dance party? Host a monster mash of your own this Halloween&mdashit's a theme that works for both kids and adults. (Just make sure the music is good!)

Whether you hire a local fortune-teller or play the role yourself, this party theme is sure to be a hit! We can see it now.

Combine a block party, bar crawl, and halloween festivities, and you get Nightmare On Your Street. Assign a different Halloween activity or game to each house on your block&mdashincluding making caramel apples and spooky cocktails, sharing ghost stories stories, decorating pumpkins, and, of course, a costume contest&mdashthen have a ghoulishly good time going house-to-house on All Hallows' Eve. Yes, this idea takes a bit more effort and organizing, but it will also be five, six, or seven times more fun.

If you're into a less spooky Halloween vibe, why not host a floral arranging party? For the best deal, visit your local flower market if you have one (Trader Joe's or Whole Foods usually have good blooms, too!) grab some easy snacks, and you're pretty much good to go.

Want to liven up a regular old Halloween cocktail party? Stir up some friendly competition by having party goers come prepared to whip up a fall cocktail on the spot. You provide the basics&mdashbooze, glassware, garnishes&mdashand ask each guest to bring one special ingredient of choice. Get to sippin'!

Get in the spirit&mdashliterally!&mdashwith a Halloween party theme inspired by one of the most tried-and-true costumes: a ghost! To create the slightly frightening feel, apply the all-white theme to decorations (think painted pumpkins, spooky eyeball wreaths, and ghost garlands), treats (such as mummy pops, s'mores dip, white chocolate covered apples), and costumes (Princess Leia, ballerinas, and, yes, Casper).

If you wait all year for the return of pumpkin spice everything, then a pumpkin spice party is the one for you. (It's basically just a regular party but everything served is&mdashyou guessed it!&mdash pumpkin flavored.) The theme works whether you're throwing a kid friendly daytime event or an evening cocktail party.

See more of this party at Savvy Sassy Moms.

Invite your bravest friends for a frightening, adults-only dinner party. For the most spooktacular setting, decorate your dining room table with black linens, dishes, utensils, serving pieces, and candleholders, as well as few creepy curiosities, like your child's stuffed animals and passed-down antique tchotchkes. Then to make things even eerier, serve and eat your scary dinner&mdashvampire cocktails, mummy baked brie, eyeball pasta, bloody cheesecake&mdashentirely by candlelight.

Don't feel like making dessert? Cheryl's Cookies makes delightful Halloween-themed rice crispy pops that you can order ahead and serve.

Ever wanted to redo your prom? Well now's the time. sorta. This Halloween, host a dance of your own and encourage everyone to come dressed in their zombie-fied best&mdashit'll be a night to dismember!

When it comes to Halloween party decorating, a black-and-white palette will never steer you wrong. (Sometimes it's just best to stick with the classics.)

See more of this party at Sugar and Charm.

Caramel apples are no doubt one of the most delicious parts of fall, so why not plan a whole Halloween party around making them? Plus, it's a great excuse to go apple picking. Keep it simple or go all out with the toppings.

Throw a summer camp-themed bash in honor of horror flick Friday The 13th. Decor-wise, think vintage lanterns, pennants and plaid blankets. Fill a small wooden boat with ice to house beverages and serve up classic campfire fare, like s'mores and hot dogs. If you really want to go all out, hand out Camp Crystal Lake t-shirts so everyone matches and set up activities, like an archery competition or lawn bowling.

You don't have to wait until the sun goes down to get the (Halloween) party started. Host a daytime brunch party (pumpkin pie mimosas, anyone?) and invite everyone to come in costume.

Why should kids get to have all the trick-or-treat fun? Host an adults only candy-themed party this Halloween. (Guests can fill up their own treat bags and take them home as a party favor.)

The holiday is traditionally all about honoring loved ones who have passed. Select party décor that commemorates the dead, like traditional sugar skulls, bright floral displays, and candlelit lighting.

Forgo a night on the town in favor of a ghouls' night in Halloween party. Play a boardgame or whip out the old Ouija board and serve up some mummy pizza. You can't go wrong when you're in good company.

Why battle the crowds this Oktoberfest when you can simply host the party yourself? Double up on the October fun by asking guests to come dressed in their Halloween costumes.

Both kids and adults alike will enjoy a craft-making party. You pick the project and provide the supplies and guests can bring a snack for everyone to enjoy.

Celebrate Halloween with a pumpkin pie bake off. To keep things easy, have everyone bring over their dessert fresh out of the oven, then have a panel of unbiased judges (maybe the kiddos?) rate them on taste and presentation.

#Blessed to have a mild fall? Head outside for an outdoor feast this Halloween! Serve up comforting fare, like mini shepherd's pies and hot cider.

Get into the Halloween spirit by hosting a pumpkin-carving party competition. Winner takes home a freshly baked pie! Check out our clever pumpkin carving ideas here.

For a fang-tastic Halloween, invite your pals over for a "vampires only" dinner party. Slay the menu by sticking to dishes that primarily utilize red foods: tomatoes, cranberries, beets, etc. Check out Love at First Bite: The Complete Vampire Lover's Cookbook for more inspiration.


40 Fun Halloween Party Themes for the Best Gathering Ever

Every awesome fall bash starts with a great theme and Halloween is no exception! To help you plan a legendary Halloween party for adults or kids, we've rounded up 40 fun&mdashand sometimes scary&mdashideas that are sure to please even the most finicky member of your "quaranteam," virtually or otherwise. You can choose to embrace the sweet (candy making, we're looking at you!), sticky (pumpkin carving contest, anyone?) or spooky (two words: ghost stories) sides of Halloween. Or, you can plan a low-key night centered on festive Halloween games. Either way, we've got you covered with everything you'll need&mdashgood Halloween party names (hello, Nightmare On Your Street!), super easy fall desserts, creative DIY decorations (do not miss the paint splattered pumpkins), tasty autumnal cocktails (think: vampire shooters), a killer playlist, and even the best movies to stream&mdashfor a fun party, whether you're hosting a classy black-and-white bash, a work-friendly dinner gathering, an adults-only costume contest, a murder mystery over Zoom, or something in between. Happy haunting!

Who doesn't love a good whodunnit story? For a memorable party theme, serve up a little mystery along with dinner. It's a great way to keep guests engaged and entertained.

See more of this party at Giggles Galore.

Keep your little monsters entertained this Halloween by throwing a skeleton scavenger hunt party. Hide faux bones around your yard or house and send the kids out to find them all.

Invite friends over for a backyard horror movie night this Halloween! (You could also screen It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown for a more kid friendly event.) All you need to create your own outdoor theater experience is a blank wall or sheet and a portable projector (you'll hook it up to your laptop or another device). Set up comfy seating and DIY a creepy concession stand.

See more of this party at Catch My Party.

Love baking cookies at Christmas? There's no reason you can't host a spooky treat-making party for Halloween! Make your goodies do double-duty by packaging them up and handing them out to trick-or-treaters.

You don't have to wait until December to break out the gingerbread houses! Give the Christmas favorite the haunted treatment and invite friends over for a decorating party.

Are Octobers pretty mild in your neck of the woods? Host a "Franks and Steins" party and squeeze in one more cookout before the weather turns too cold. Go all out with the Halloween decorations or keep things minimal&mdasheither way you can't go wrong.

Want to see your little one's face light up in more ways than one? Host a glow party this Halloween! Just add glow-in-the-dark details anywhere you can (cups, pumpkins, straws) then turn off the lights and await the smiles.

Break out the spooky decorations and music and recruit some friends to help you with the scaring.

When's the last time you went to a dance party? Host a monster mash of your own this Halloween&mdashit's a theme that works for both kids and adults. (Just make sure the music is good!)

Whether you hire a local fortune-teller or play the role yourself, this party theme is sure to be a hit! We can see it now.

Combine a block party, bar crawl, and halloween festivities, and you get Nightmare On Your Street. Assign a different Halloween activity or game to each house on your block&mdashincluding making caramel apples and spooky cocktails, sharing ghost stories stories, decorating pumpkins, and, of course, a costume contest&mdashthen have a ghoulishly good time going house-to-house on All Hallows' Eve. Yes, this idea takes a bit more effort and organizing, but it will also be five, six, or seven times more fun.

If you're into a less spooky Halloween vibe, why not host a floral arranging party? For the best deal, visit your local flower market if you have one (Trader Joe's or Whole Foods usually have good blooms, too!) grab some easy snacks, and you're pretty much good to go.

Want to liven up a regular old Halloween cocktail party? Stir up some friendly competition by having party goers come prepared to whip up a fall cocktail on the spot. You provide the basics&mdashbooze, glassware, garnishes&mdashand ask each guest to bring one special ingredient of choice. Get to sippin'!

Get in the spirit&mdashliterally!&mdashwith a Halloween party theme inspired by one of the most tried-and-true costumes: a ghost! To create the slightly frightening feel, apply the all-white theme to decorations (think painted pumpkins, spooky eyeball wreaths, and ghost garlands), treats (such as mummy pops, s'mores dip, white chocolate covered apples), and costumes (Princess Leia, ballerinas, and, yes, Casper).

If you wait all year for the return of pumpkin spice everything, then a pumpkin spice party is the one for you. (It's basically just a regular party but everything served is&mdashyou guessed it!&mdash pumpkin flavored.) The theme works whether you're throwing a kid friendly daytime event or an evening cocktail party.

See more of this party at Savvy Sassy Moms.

Invite your bravest friends for a frightening, adults-only dinner party. For the most spooktacular setting, decorate your dining room table with black linens, dishes, utensils, serving pieces, and candleholders, as well as few creepy curiosities, like your child's stuffed animals and passed-down antique tchotchkes. Then to make things even eerier, serve and eat your scary dinner&mdashvampire cocktails, mummy baked brie, eyeball pasta, bloody cheesecake&mdashentirely by candlelight.

Don't feel like making dessert? Cheryl's Cookies makes delightful Halloween-themed rice crispy pops that you can order ahead and serve.

Ever wanted to redo your prom? Well now's the time. sorta. This Halloween, host a dance of your own and encourage everyone to come dressed in their zombie-fied best&mdashit'll be a night to dismember!

When it comes to Halloween party decorating, a black-and-white palette will never steer you wrong. (Sometimes it's just best to stick with the classics.)

See more of this party at Sugar and Charm.

Caramel apples are no doubt one of the most delicious parts of fall, so why not plan a whole Halloween party around making them? Plus, it's a great excuse to go apple picking. Keep it simple or go all out with the toppings.

Throw a summer camp-themed bash in honor of horror flick Friday The 13th. Decor-wise, think vintage lanterns, pennants and plaid blankets. Fill a small wooden boat with ice to house beverages and serve up classic campfire fare, like s'mores and hot dogs. If you really want to go all out, hand out Camp Crystal Lake t-shirts so everyone matches and set up activities, like an archery competition or lawn bowling.

You don't have to wait until the sun goes down to get the (Halloween) party started. Host a daytime brunch party (pumpkin pie mimosas, anyone?) and invite everyone to come in costume.

Why should kids get to have all the trick-or-treat fun? Host an adults only candy-themed party this Halloween. (Guests can fill up their own treat bags and take them home as a party favor.)

The holiday is traditionally all about honoring loved ones who have passed. Select party décor that commemorates the dead, like traditional sugar skulls, bright floral displays, and candlelit lighting.

Forgo a night on the town in favor of a ghouls' night in Halloween party. Play a boardgame or whip out the old Ouija board and serve up some mummy pizza. You can't go wrong when you're in good company.

Why battle the crowds this Oktoberfest when you can simply host the party yourself? Double up on the October fun by asking guests to come dressed in their Halloween costumes.

Both kids and adults alike will enjoy a craft-making party. You pick the project and provide the supplies and guests can bring a snack for everyone to enjoy.

Celebrate Halloween with a pumpkin pie bake off. To keep things easy, have everyone bring over their dessert fresh out of the oven, then have a panel of unbiased judges (maybe the kiddos?) rate them on taste and presentation.

#Blessed to have a mild fall? Head outside for an outdoor feast this Halloween! Serve up comforting fare, like mini shepherd's pies and hot cider.

Get into the Halloween spirit by hosting a pumpkin-carving party competition. Winner takes home a freshly baked pie! Check out our clever pumpkin carving ideas here.

For a fang-tastic Halloween, invite your pals over for a "vampires only" dinner party. Slay the menu by sticking to dishes that primarily utilize red foods: tomatoes, cranberries, beets, etc. Check out Love at First Bite: The Complete Vampire Lover's Cookbook for more inspiration.


40 Fun Halloween Party Themes for the Best Gathering Ever

Every awesome fall bash starts with a great theme and Halloween is no exception! To help you plan a legendary Halloween party for adults or kids, we've rounded up 40 fun&mdashand sometimes scary&mdashideas that are sure to please even the most finicky member of your "quaranteam," virtually or otherwise. You can choose to embrace the sweet (candy making, we're looking at you!), sticky (pumpkin carving contest, anyone?) or spooky (two words: ghost stories) sides of Halloween. Or, you can plan a low-key night centered on festive Halloween games. Either way, we've got you covered with everything you'll need&mdashgood Halloween party names (hello, Nightmare On Your Street!), super easy fall desserts, creative DIY decorations (do not miss the paint splattered pumpkins), tasty autumnal cocktails (think: vampire shooters), a killer playlist, and even the best movies to stream&mdashfor a fun party, whether you're hosting a classy black-and-white bash, a work-friendly dinner gathering, an adults-only costume contest, a murder mystery over Zoom, or something in between. Happy haunting!

Who doesn't love a good whodunnit story? For a memorable party theme, serve up a little mystery along with dinner. It's a great way to keep guests engaged and entertained.

See more of this party at Giggles Galore.

Keep your little monsters entertained this Halloween by throwing a skeleton scavenger hunt party. Hide faux bones around your yard or house and send the kids out to find them all.

Invite friends over for a backyard horror movie night this Halloween! (You could also screen It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown for a more kid friendly event.) All you need to create your own outdoor theater experience is a blank wall or sheet and a portable projector (you'll hook it up to your laptop or another device). Set up comfy seating and DIY a creepy concession stand.

See more of this party at Catch My Party.

Love baking cookies at Christmas? There's no reason you can't host a spooky treat-making party for Halloween! Make your goodies do double-duty by packaging them up and handing them out to trick-or-treaters.

You don't have to wait until December to break out the gingerbread houses! Give the Christmas favorite the haunted treatment and invite friends over for a decorating party.

Are Octobers pretty mild in your neck of the woods? Host a "Franks and Steins" party and squeeze in one more cookout before the weather turns too cold. Go all out with the Halloween decorations or keep things minimal&mdasheither way you can't go wrong.

Want to see your little one's face light up in more ways than one? Host a glow party this Halloween! Just add glow-in-the-dark details anywhere you can (cups, pumpkins, straws) then turn off the lights and await the smiles.

Break out the spooky decorations and music and recruit some friends to help you with the scaring.

When's the last time you went to a dance party? Host a monster mash of your own this Halloween&mdashit's a theme that works for both kids and adults. (Just make sure the music is good!)

Whether you hire a local fortune-teller or play the role yourself, this party theme is sure to be a hit! We can see it now.

Combine a block party, bar crawl, and halloween festivities, and you get Nightmare On Your Street. Assign a different Halloween activity or game to each house on your block&mdashincluding making caramel apples and spooky cocktails, sharing ghost stories stories, decorating pumpkins, and, of course, a costume contest&mdashthen have a ghoulishly good time going house-to-house on All Hallows' Eve. Yes, this idea takes a bit more effort and organizing, but it will also be five, six, or seven times more fun.

If you're into a less spooky Halloween vibe, why not host a floral arranging party? For the best deal, visit your local flower market if you have one (Trader Joe's or Whole Foods usually have good blooms, too!) grab some easy snacks, and you're pretty much good to go.

Want to liven up a regular old Halloween cocktail party? Stir up some friendly competition by having party goers come prepared to whip up a fall cocktail on the spot. You provide the basics&mdashbooze, glassware, garnishes&mdashand ask each guest to bring one special ingredient of choice. Get to sippin'!

Get in the spirit&mdashliterally!&mdashwith a Halloween party theme inspired by one of the most tried-and-true costumes: a ghost! To create the slightly frightening feel, apply the all-white theme to decorations (think painted pumpkins, spooky eyeball wreaths, and ghost garlands), treats (such as mummy pops, s'mores dip, white chocolate covered apples), and costumes (Princess Leia, ballerinas, and, yes, Casper).

If you wait all year for the return of pumpkin spice everything, then a pumpkin spice party is the one for you. (It's basically just a regular party but everything served is&mdashyou guessed it!&mdash pumpkin flavored.) The theme works whether you're throwing a kid friendly daytime event or an evening cocktail party.

See more of this party at Savvy Sassy Moms.

Invite your bravest friends for a frightening, adults-only dinner party. For the most spooktacular setting, decorate your dining room table with black linens, dishes, utensils, serving pieces, and candleholders, as well as few creepy curiosities, like your child's stuffed animals and passed-down antique tchotchkes. Then to make things even eerier, serve and eat your scary dinner&mdashvampire cocktails, mummy baked brie, eyeball pasta, bloody cheesecake&mdashentirely by candlelight.

Don't feel like making dessert? Cheryl's Cookies makes delightful Halloween-themed rice crispy pops that you can order ahead and serve.

Ever wanted to redo your prom? Well now's the time. sorta. This Halloween, host a dance of your own and encourage everyone to come dressed in their zombie-fied best&mdashit'll be a night to dismember!

When it comes to Halloween party decorating, a black-and-white palette will never steer you wrong. (Sometimes it's just best to stick with the classics.)

See more of this party at Sugar and Charm.

Caramel apples are no doubt one of the most delicious parts of fall, so why not plan a whole Halloween party around making them? Plus, it's a great excuse to go apple picking. Keep it simple or go all out with the toppings.

Throw a summer camp-themed bash in honor of horror flick Friday The 13th. Decor-wise, think vintage lanterns, pennants and plaid blankets. Fill a small wooden boat with ice to house beverages and serve up classic campfire fare, like s'mores and hot dogs. If you really want to go all out, hand out Camp Crystal Lake t-shirts so everyone matches and set up activities, like an archery competition or lawn bowling.

You don't have to wait until the sun goes down to get the (Halloween) party started. Host a daytime brunch party (pumpkin pie mimosas, anyone?) and invite everyone to come in costume.

Why should kids get to have all the trick-or-treat fun? Host an adults only candy-themed party this Halloween. (Guests can fill up their own treat bags and take them home as a party favor.)

The holiday is traditionally all about honoring loved ones who have passed. Select party décor that commemorates the dead, like traditional sugar skulls, bright floral displays, and candlelit lighting.

Forgo a night on the town in favor of a ghouls' night in Halloween party. Play a boardgame or whip out the old Ouija board and serve up some mummy pizza. You can't go wrong when you're in good company.

Why battle the crowds this Oktoberfest when you can simply host the party yourself? Double up on the October fun by asking guests to come dressed in their Halloween costumes.

Both kids and adults alike will enjoy a craft-making party. You pick the project and provide the supplies and guests can bring a snack for everyone to enjoy.

Celebrate Halloween with a pumpkin pie bake off. To keep things easy, have everyone bring over their dessert fresh out of the oven, then have a panel of unbiased judges (maybe the kiddos?) rate them on taste and presentation.

#Blessed to have a mild fall? Head outside for an outdoor feast this Halloween! Serve up comforting fare, like mini shepherd's pies and hot cider.

Get into the Halloween spirit by hosting a pumpkin-carving party competition. Winner takes home a freshly baked pie! Check out our clever pumpkin carving ideas here.

For a fang-tastic Halloween, invite your pals over for a "vampires only" dinner party. Slay the menu by sticking to dishes that primarily utilize red foods: tomatoes, cranberries, beets, etc. Check out Love at First Bite: The Complete Vampire Lover's Cookbook for more inspiration.


40 Fun Halloween Party Themes for the Best Gathering Ever

Every awesome fall bash starts with a great theme and Halloween is no exception! To help you plan a legendary Halloween party for adults or kids, we've rounded up 40 fun&mdashand sometimes scary&mdashideas that are sure to please even the most finicky member of your "quaranteam," virtually or otherwise. You can choose to embrace the sweet (candy making, we're looking at you!), sticky (pumpkin carving contest, anyone?) or spooky (two words: ghost stories) sides of Halloween. Or, you can plan a low-key night centered on festive Halloween games. Either way, we've got you covered with everything you'll need&mdashgood Halloween party names (hello, Nightmare On Your Street!), super easy fall desserts, creative DIY decorations (do not miss the paint splattered pumpkins), tasty autumnal cocktails (think: vampire shooters), a killer playlist, and even the best movies to stream&mdashfor a fun party, whether you're hosting a classy black-and-white bash, a work-friendly dinner gathering, an adults-only costume contest, a murder mystery over Zoom, or something in between. Happy haunting!

Who doesn't love a good whodunnit story? For a memorable party theme, serve up a little mystery along with dinner. It's a great way to keep guests engaged and entertained.

See more of this party at Giggles Galore.

Keep your little monsters entertained this Halloween by throwing a skeleton scavenger hunt party. Hide faux bones around your yard or house and send the kids out to find them all.

Invite friends over for a backyard horror movie night this Halloween! (You could also screen It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown for a more kid friendly event.) All you need to create your own outdoor theater experience is a blank wall or sheet and a portable projector (you'll hook it up to your laptop or another device). Set up comfy seating and DIY a creepy concession stand.

See more of this party at Catch My Party.

Love baking cookies at Christmas? There's no reason you can't host a spooky treat-making party for Halloween! Make your goodies do double-duty by packaging them up and handing them out to trick-or-treaters.

You don't have to wait until December to break out the gingerbread houses! Give the Christmas favorite the haunted treatment and invite friends over for a decorating party.

Are Octobers pretty mild in your neck of the woods? Host a "Franks and Steins" party and squeeze in one more cookout before the weather turns too cold. Go all out with the Halloween decorations or keep things minimal&mdasheither way you can't go wrong.

Want to see your little one's face light up in more ways than one? Host a glow party this Halloween! Just add glow-in-the-dark details anywhere you can (cups, pumpkins, straws) then turn off the lights and await the smiles.

Break out the spooky decorations and music and recruit some friends to help you with the scaring.

When's the last time you went to a dance party? Host a monster mash of your own this Halloween&mdashit's a theme that works for both kids and adults. (Just make sure the music is good!)

Whether you hire a local fortune-teller or play the role yourself, this party theme is sure to be a hit! We can see it now.

Combine a block party, bar crawl, and halloween festivities, and you get Nightmare On Your Street. Assign a different Halloween activity or game to each house on your block&mdashincluding making caramel apples and spooky cocktails, sharing ghost stories stories, decorating pumpkins, and, of course, a costume contest&mdashthen have a ghoulishly good time going house-to-house on All Hallows' Eve. Yes, this idea takes a bit more effort and organizing, but it will also be five, six, or seven times more fun.

If you're into a less spooky Halloween vibe, why not host a floral arranging party? For the best deal, visit your local flower market if you have one (Trader Joe's or Whole Foods usually have good blooms, too!) grab some easy snacks, and you're pretty much good to go.

Want to liven up a regular old Halloween cocktail party? Stir up some friendly competition by having party goers come prepared to whip up a fall cocktail on the spot. You provide the basics&mdashbooze, glassware, garnishes&mdashand ask each guest to bring one special ingredient of choice. Get to sippin'!

Get in the spirit&mdashliterally!&mdashwith a Halloween party theme inspired by one of the most tried-and-true costumes: a ghost! To create the slightly frightening feel, apply the all-white theme to decorations (think painted pumpkins, spooky eyeball wreaths, and ghost garlands), treats (such as mummy pops, s'mores dip, white chocolate covered apples), and costumes (Princess Leia, ballerinas, and, yes, Casper).

If you wait all year for the return of pumpkin spice everything, then a pumpkin spice party is the one for you. (It's basically just a regular party but everything served is&mdashyou guessed it!&mdash pumpkin flavored.) The theme works whether you're throwing a kid friendly daytime event or an evening cocktail party.

See more of this party at Savvy Sassy Moms.

Invite your bravest friends for a frightening, adults-only dinner party. For the most spooktacular setting, decorate your dining room table with black linens, dishes, utensils, serving pieces, and candleholders, as well as few creepy curiosities, like your child's stuffed animals and passed-down antique tchotchkes. Then to make things even eerier, serve and eat your scary dinner&mdashvampire cocktails, mummy baked brie, eyeball pasta, bloody cheesecake&mdashentirely by candlelight.

Don't feel like making dessert? Cheryl's Cookies makes delightful Halloween-themed rice crispy pops that you can order ahead and serve.

Ever wanted to redo your prom? Well now's the time. sorta. This Halloween, host a dance of your own and encourage everyone to come dressed in their zombie-fied best&mdashit'll be a night to dismember!

When it comes to Halloween party decorating, a black-and-white palette will never steer you wrong. (Sometimes it's just best to stick with the classics.)

See more of this party at Sugar and Charm.

Caramel apples are no doubt one of the most delicious parts of fall, so why not plan a whole Halloween party around making them? Plus, it's a great excuse to go apple picking. Keep it simple or go all out with the toppings.

Throw a summer camp-themed bash in honor of horror flick Friday The 13th. Decor-wise, think vintage lanterns, pennants and plaid blankets. Fill a small wooden boat with ice to house beverages and serve up classic campfire fare, like s'mores and hot dogs. If you really want to go all out, hand out Camp Crystal Lake t-shirts so everyone matches and set up activities, like an archery competition or lawn bowling.

You don't have to wait until the sun goes down to get the (Halloween) party started. Host a daytime brunch party (pumpkin pie mimosas, anyone?) and invite everyone to come in costume.

Why should kids get to have all the trick-or-treat fun? Host an adults only candy-themed party this Halloween. (Guests can fill up their own treat bags and take them home as a party favor.)

The holiday is traditionally all about honoring loved ones who have passed. Select party décor that commemorates the dead, like traditional sugar skulls, bright floral displays, and candlelit lighting.

Forgo a night on the town in favor of a ghouls' night in Halloween party. Play a boardgame or whip out the old Ouija board and serve up some mummy pizza. You can't go wrong when you're in good company.

Why battle the crowds this Oktoberfest when you can simply host the party yourself? Double up on the October fun by asking guests to come dressed in their Halloween costumes.

Both kids and adults alike will enjoy a craft-making party. You pick the project and provide the supplies and guests can bring a snack for everyone to enjoy.

Celebrate Halloween with a pumpkin pie bake off. To keep things easy, have everyone bring over their dessert fresh out of the oven, then have a panel of unbiased judges (maybe the kiddos?) rate them on taste and presentation.

#Blessed to have a mild fall? Head outside for an outdoor feast this Halloween! Serve up comforting fare, like mini shepherd's pies and hot cider.

Get into the Halloween spirit by hosting a pumpkin-carving party competition. Winner takes home a freshly baked pie! Check out our clever pumpkin carving ideas here.

For a fang-tastic Halloween, invite your pals over for a "vampires only" dinner party. Slay the menu by sticking to dishes that primarily utilize red foods: tomatoes, cranberries, beets, etc. Check out Love at First Bite: The Complete Vampire Lover's Cookbook for more inspiration.


40 Fun Halloween Party Themes for the Best Gathering Ever

Every awesome fall bash starts with a great theme and Halloween is no exception! To help you plan a legendary Halloween party for adults or kids, we've rounded up 40 fun&mdashand sometimes scary&mdashideas that are sure to please even the most finicky member of your "quaranteam," virtually or otherwise. You can choose to embrace the sweet (candy making, we're looking at you!), sticky (pumpkin carving contest, anyone?) or spooky (two words: ghost stories) sides of Halloween. Or, you can plan a low-key night centered on festive Halloween games. Either way, we've got you covered with everything you'll need&mdashgood Halloween party names (hello, Nightmare On Your Street!), super easy fall desserts, creative DIY decorations (do not miss the paint splattered pumpkins), tasty autumnal cocktails (think: vampire shooters), a killer playlist, and even the best movies to stream&mdashfor a fun party, whether you're hosting a classy black-and-white bash, a work-friendly dinner gathering, an adults-only costume contest, a murder mystery over Zoom, or something in between. Happy haunting!

Who doesn't love a good whodunnit story? For a memorable party theme, serve up a little mystery along with dinner. It's a great way to keep guests engaged and entertained.

See more of this party at Giggles Galore.

Keep your little monsters entertained this Halloween by throwing a skeleton scavenger hunt party. Hide faux bones around your yard or house and send the kids out to find them all.

Invite friends over for a backyard horror movie night this Halloween! (You could also screen It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown for a more kid friendly event.) All you need to create your own outdoor theater experience is a blank wall or sheet and a portable projector (you'll hook it up to your laptop or another device). Set up comfy seating and DIY a creepy concession stand.

See more of this party at Catch My Party.

Love baking cookies at Christmas? There's no reason you can't host a spooky treat-making party for Halloween! Make your goodies do double-duty by packaging them up and handing them out to trick-or-treaters.

You don't have to wait until December to break out the gingerbread houses! Give the Christmas favorite the haunted treatment and invite friends over for a decorating party.

Are Octobers pretty mild in your neck of the woods? Host a "Franks and Steins" party and squeeze in one more cookout before the weather turns too cold. Go all out with the Halloween decorations or keep things minimal&mdasheither way you can't go wrong.

Want to see your little one's face light up in more ways than one? Host a glow party this Halloween! Just add glow-in-the-dark details anywhere you can (cups, pumpkins, straws) then turn off the lights and await the smiles.

Break out the spooky decorations and music and recruit some friends to help you with the scaring.

When's the last time you went to a dance party? Host a monster mash of your own this Halloween&mdashit's a theme that works for both kids and adults. (Just make sure the music is good!)

Whether you hire a local fortune-teller or play the role yourself, this party theme is sure to be a hit! We can see it now.

Combine a block party, bar crawl, and halloween festivities, and you get Nightmare On Your Street. Assign a different Halloween activity or game to each house on your block&mdashincluding making caramel apples and spooky cocktails, sharing ghost stories stories, decorating pumpkins, and, of course, a costume contest&mdashthen have a ghoulishly good time going house-to-house on All Hallows' Eve. Yes, this idea takes a bit more effort and organizing, but it will also be five, six, or seven times more fun.

If you're into a less spooky Halloween vibe, why not host a floral arranging party? For the best deal, visit your local flower market if you have one (Trader Joe's or Whole Foods usually have good blooms, too!) grab some easy snacks, and you're pretty much good to go.

Want to liven up a regular old Halloween cocktail party? Stir up some friendly competition by having party goers come prepared to whip up a fall cocktail on the spot. You provide the basics&mdashbooze, glassware, garnishes&mdashand ask each guest to bring one special ingredient of choice. Get to sippin'!

Get in the spirit&mdashliterally!&mdashwith a Halloween party theme inspired by one of the most tried-and-true costumes: a ghost! To create the slightly frightening feel, apply the all-white theme to decorations (think painted pumpkins, spooky eyeball wreaths, and ghost garlands), treats (such as mummy pops, s'mores dip, white chocolate covered apples), and costumes (Princess Leia, ballerinas, and, yes, Casper).

If you wait all year for the return of pumpkin spice everything, then a pumpkin spice party is the one for you. (It's basically just a regular party but everything served is&mdashyou guessed it!&mdash pumpkin flavored.) The theme works whether you're throwing a kid friendly daytime event or an evening cocktail party.

See more of this party at Savvy Sassy Moms.

Invite your bravest friends for a frightening, adults-only dinner party. For the most spooktacular setting, decorate your dining room table with black linens, dishes, utensils, serving pieces, and candleholders, as well as few creepy curiosities, like your child's stuffed animals and passed-down antique tchotchkes. Then to make things even eerier, serve and eat your scary dinner&mdashvampire cocktails, mummy baked brie, eyeball pasta, bloody cheesecake&mdashentirely by candlelight.

Don't feel like making dessert? Cheryl's Cookies makes delightful Halloween-themed rice crispy pops that you can order ahead and serve.

Ever wanted to redo your prom? Well now's the time. sorta. This Halloween, host a dance of your own and encourage everyone to come dressed in their zombie-fied best&mdashit'll be a night to dismember!

When it comes to Halloween party decorating, a black-and-white palette will never steer you wrong. (Sometimes it's just best to stick with the classics.)

See more of this party at Sugar and Charm.

Caramel apples are no doubt one of the most delicious parts of fall, so why not plan a whole Halloween party around making them? Plus, it's a great excuse to go apple picking. Keep it simple or go all out with the toppings.

Throw a summer camp-themed bash in honor of horror flick Friday The 13th. Decor-wise, think vintage lanterns, pennants and plaid blankets. Fill a small wooden boat with ice to house beverages and serve up classic campfire fare, like s'mores and hot dogs. If you really want to go all out, hand out Camp Crystal Lake t-shirts so everyone matches and set up activities, like an archery competition or lawn bowling.

You don't have to wait until the sun goes down to get the (Halloween) party started. Host a daytime brunch party (pumpkin pie mimosas, anyone?) and invite everyone to come in costume.

Why should kids get to have all the trick-or-treat fun? Host an adults only candy-themed party this Halloween. (Guests can fill up their own treat bags and take them home as a party favor.)

The holiday is traditionally all about honoring loved ones who have passed. Select party décor that commemorates the dead, like traditional sugar skulls, bright floral displays, and candlelit lighting.

Forgo a night on the town in favor of a ghouls' night in Halloween party. Play a boardgame or whip out the old Ouija board and serve up some mummy pizza. You can't go wrong when you're in good company.

Why battle the crowds this Oktoberfest when you can simply host the party yourself? Double up on the October fun by asking guests to come dressed in their Halloween costumes.

Both kids and adults alike will enjoy a craft-making party. You pick the project and provide the supplies and guests can bring a snack for everyone to enjoy.

Celebrate Halloween with a pumpkin pie bake off. To keep things easy, have everyone bring over their dessert fresh out of the oven, then have a panel of unbiased judges (maybe the kiddos?) rate them on taste and presentation.

#Blessed to have a mild fall? Head outside for an outdoor feast this Halloween! Serve up comforting fare, like mini shepherd's pies and hot cider.

Get into the Halloween spirit by hosting a pumpkin-carving party competition. Winner takes home a freshly baked pie! Check out our clever pumpkin carving ideas here.

For a fang-tastic Halloween, invite your pals over for a "vampires only" dinner party. Slay the menu by sticking to dishes that primarily utilize red foods: tomatoes, cranberries, beets, etc. Check out Love at First Bite: The Complete Vampire Lover's Cookbook for more inspiration.


40 Fun Halloween Party Themes for the Best Gathering Ever

Every awesome fall bash starts with a great theme and Halloween is no exception! To help you plan a legendary Halloween party for adults or kids, we've rounded up 40 fun&mdashand sometimes scary&mdashideas that are sure to please even the most finicky member of your "quaranteam," virtually or otherwise. You can choose to embrace the sweet (candy making, we're looking at you!), sticky (pumpkin carving contest, anyone?) or spooky (two words: ghost stories) sides of Halloween. Or, you can plan a low-key night centered on festive Halloween games. Either way, we've got you covered with everything you'll need&mdashgood Halloween party names (hello, Nightmare On Your Street!), super easy fall desserts, creative DIY decorations (do not miss the paint splattered pumpkins), tasty autumnal cocktails (think: vampire shooters), a killer playlist, and even the best movies to stream&mdashfor a fun party, whether you're hosting a classy black-and-white bash, a work-friendly dinner gathering, an adults-only costume contest, a murder mystery over Zoom, or something in between. Happy haunting!

Who doesn't love a good whodunnit story? For a memorable party theme, serve up a little mystery along with dinner. It's a great way to keep guests engaged and entertained.

See more of this party at Giggles Galore.

Keep your little monsters entertained this Halloween by throwing a skeleton scavenger hunt party. Hide faux bones around your yard or house and send the kids out to find them all.

Invite friends over for a backyard horror movie night this Halloween! (You could also screen It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown for a more kid friendly event.) All you need to create your own outdoor theater experience is a blank wall or sheet and a portable projector (you'll hook it up to your laptop or another device). Set up comfy seating and DIY a creepy concession stand.

See more of this party at Catch My Party.

Love baking cookies at Christmas? There's no reason you can't host a spooky treat-making party for Halloween! Make your goodies do double-duty by packaging them up and handing them out to trick-or-treaters.

You don't have to wait until December to break out the gingerbread houses! Give the Christmas favorite the haunted treatment and invite friends over for a decorating party.

Are Octobers pretty mild in your neck of the woods? Host a "Franks and Steins" party and squeeze in one more cookout before the weather turns too cold. Go all out with the Halloween decorations or keep things minimal&mdasheither way you can't go wrong.

Want to see your little one's face light up in more ways than one? Host a glow party this Halloween! Just add glow-in-the-dark details anywhere you can (cups, pumpkins, straws) then turn off the lights and await the smiles.

Break out the spooky decorations and music and recruit some friends to help you with the scaring.

When's the last time you went to a dance party? Host a monster mash of your own this Halloween&mdashit's a theme that works for both kids and adults. (Just make sure the music is good!)

Whether you hire a local fortune-teller or play the role yourself, this party theme is sure to be a hit! We can see it now.

Combine a block party, bar crawl, and halloween festivities, and you get Nightmare On Your Street. Assign a different Halloween activity or game to each house on your block&mdashincluding making caramel apples and spooky cocktails, sharing ghost stories stories, decorating pumpkins, and, of course, a costume contest&mdashthen have a ghoulishly good time going house-to-house on All Hallows' Eve. Yes, this idea takes a bit more effort and organizing, but it will also be five, six, or seven times more fun.

If you're into a less spooky Halloween vibe, why not host a floral arranging party? For the best deal, visit your local flower market if you have one (Trader Joe's or Whole Foods usually have good blooms, too!) grab some easy snacks, and you're pretty much good to go.

Want to liven up a regular old Halloween cocktail party? Stir up some friendly competition by having party goers come prepared to whip up a fall cocktail on the spot. You provide the basics&mdashbooze, glassware, garnishes&mdashand ask each guest to bring one special ingredient of choice. Get to sippin'!

Get in the spirit&mdashliterally!&mdashwith a Halloween party theme inspired by one of the most tried-and-true costumes: a ghost! To create the slightly frightening feel, apply the all-white theme to decorations (think painted pumpkins, spooky eyeball wreaths, and ghost garlands), treats (such as mummy pops, s'mores dip, white chocolate covered apples), and costumes (Princess Leia, ballerinas, and, yes, Casper).

If you wait all year for the return of pumpkin spice everything, then a pumpkin spice party is the one for you. (It's basically just a regular party but everything served is&mdashyou guessed it!&mdash pumpkin flavored.) The theme works whether you're throwing a kid friendly daytime event or an evening cocktail party.

See more of this party at Savvy Sassy Moms.

Invite your bravest friends for a frightening, adults-only dinner party. For the most spooktacular setting, decorate your dining room table with black linens, dishes, utensils, serving pieces, and candleholders, as well as few creepy curiosities, like your child's stuffed animals and passed-down antique tchotchkes. Then to make things even eerier, serve and eat your scary dinner&mdashvampire cocktails, mummy baked brie, eyeball pasta, bloody cheesecake&mdashentirely by candlelight.

Don't feel like making dessert? Cheryl's Cookies makes delightful Halloween-themed rice crispy pops that you can order ahead and serve.

Ever wanted to redo your prom? Well now's the time. sorta. This Halloween, host a dance of your own and encourage everyone to come dressed in their zombie-fied best&mdashit'll be a night to dismember!

When it comes to Halloween party decorating, a black-and-white palette will never steer you wrong. (Sometimes it's just best to stick with the classics.)

See more of this party at Sugar and Charm.

Caramel apples are no doubt one of the most delicious parts of fall, so why not plan a whole Halloween party around making them? Plus, it's a great excuse to go apple picking. Keep it simple or go all out with the toppings.

Throw a summer camp-themed bash in honor of horror flick Friday The 13th. Decor-wise, think vintage lanterns, pennants and plaid blankets. Fill a small wooden boat with ice to house beverages and serve up classic campfire fare, like s'mores and hot dogs. If you really want to go all out, hand out Camp Crystal Lake t-shirts so everyone matches and set up activities, like an archery competition or lawn bowling.

You don't have to wait until the sun goes down to get the (Halloween) party started. Host a daytime brunch party (pumpkin pie mimosas, anyone?) and invite everyone to come in costume.

Why should kids get to have all the trick-or-treat fun? Host an adults only candy-themed party this Halloween. (Guests can fill up their own treat bags and take them home as a party favor.)

The holiday is traditionally all about honoring loved ones who have passed. Select party décor that commemorates the dead, like traditional sugar skulls, bright floral displays, and candlelit lighting.

Forgo a night on the town in favor of a ghouls' night in Halloween party. Play a boardgame or whip out the old Ouija board and serve up some mummy pizza. You can't go wrong when you're in good company.

Why battle the crowds this Oktoberfest when you can simply host the party yourself? Double up on the October fun by asking guests to come dressed in their Halloween costumes.

Both kids and adults alike will enjoy a craft-making party. You pick the project and provide the supplies and guests can bring a snack for everyone to enjoy.

Celebrate Halloween with a pumpkin pie bake off. To keep things easy, have everyone bring over their dessert fresh out of the oven, then have a panel of unbiased judges (maybe the kiddos?) rate them on taste and presentation.

#Blessed to have a mild fall? Head outside for an outdoor feast this Halloween! Serve up comforting fare, like mini shepherd's pies and hot cider.

Get into the Halloween spirit by hosting a pumpkin-carving party competition. Winner takes home a freshly baked pie! Check out our clever pumpkin carving ideas here.

For a fang-tastic Halloween, invite your pals over for a "vampires only" dinner party. Slay the menu by sticking to dishes that primarily utilize red foods: tomatoes, cranberries, beets, etc. Check out Love at First Bite: The Complete Vampire Lover's Cookbook for more inspiration.


40 Fun Halloween Party Themes for the Best Gathering Ever

Every awesome fall bash starts with a great theme and Halloween is no exception! To help you plan a legendary Halloween party for adults or kids, we've rounded up 40 fun&mdashand sometimes scary&mdashideas that are sure to please even the most finicky member of your "quaranteam," virtually or otherwise. You can choose to embrace the sweet (candy making, we're looking at you!), sticky (pumpkin carving contest, anyone?) or spooky (two words: ghost stories) sides of Halloween. Or, you can plan a low-key night centered on festive Halloween games. Either way, we've got you covered with everything you'll need&mdashgood Halloween party names (hello, Nightmare On Your Street!), super easy fall desserts, creative DIY decorations (do not miss the paint splattered pumpkins), tasty autumnal cocktails (think: vampire shooters), a killer playlist, and even the best movies to stream&mdashfor a fun party, whether you're hosting a classy black-and-white bash, a work-friendly dinner gathering, an adults-only costume contest, a murder mystery over Zoom, or something in between. Happy haunting!

Who doesn't love a good whodunnit story? For a memorable party theme, serve up a little mystery along with dinner. It's a great way to keep guests engaged and entertained.

See more of this party at Giggles Galore.

Keep your little monsters entertained this Halloween by throwing a skeleton scavenger hunt party. Hide faux bones around your yard or house and send the kids out to find them all.

Invite friends over for a backyard horror movie night this Halloween! (You could also screen It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown for a more kid friendly event.) All you need to create your own outdoor theater experience is a blank wall or sheet and a portable projector (you'll hook it up to your laptop or another device). Set up comfy seating and DIY a creepy concession stand.

See more of this party at Catch My Party.

Love baking cookies at Christmas? There's no reason you can't host a spooky treat-making party for Halloween! Make your goodies do double-duty by packaging them up and handing them out to trick-or-treaters.

You don't have to wait until December to break out the gingerbread houses! Give the Christmas favorite the haunted treatment and invite friends over for a decorating party.

Are Octobers pretty mild in your neck of the woods? Host a "Franks and Steins" party and squeeze in one more cookout before the weather turns too cold. Go all out with the Halloween decorations or keep things minimal&mdasheither way you can't go wrong.

Want to see your little one's face light up in more ways than one? Host a glow party this Halloween! Just add glow-in-the-dark details anywhere you can (cups, pumpkins, straws) then turn off the lights and await the smiles.

Break out the spooky decorations and music and recruit some friends to help you with the scaring.

When's the last time you went to a dance party? Host a monster mash of your own this Halloween&mdashit's a theme that works for both kids and adults. (Just make sure the music is good!)

Whether you hire a local fortune-teller or play the role yourself, this party theme is sure to be a hit! We can see it now.

Combine a block party, bar crawl, and halloween festivities, and you get Nightmare On Your Street. Assign a different Halloween activity or game to each house on your block&mdashincluding making caramel apples and spooky cocktails, sharing ghost stories stories, decorating pumpkins, and, of course, a costume contest&mdashthen have a ghoulishly good time going house-to-house on All Hallows' Eve. Yes, this idea takes a bit more effort and organizing, but it will also be five, six, or seven times more fun.

If you're into a less spooky Halloween vibe, why not host a floral arranging party? For the best deal, visit your local flower market if you have one (Trader Joe's or Whole Foods usually have good blooms, too!) grab some easy snacks, and you're pretty much good to go.

Want to liven up a regular old Halloween cocktail party? Stir up some friendly competition by having party goers come prepared to whip up a fall cocktail on the spot. You provide the basics&mdashbooze, glassware, garnishes&mdashand ask each guest to bring one special ingredient of choice. Get to sippin'!

Get in the spirit&mdashliterally!&mdashwith a Halloween party theme inspired by one of the most tried-and-true costumes: a ghost! To create the slightly frightening feel, apply the all-white theme to decorations (think painted pumpkins, spooky eyeball wreaths, and ghost garlands), treats (such as mummy pops, s'mores dip, white chocolate covered apples), and costumes (Princess Leia, ballerinas, and, yes, Casper).

If you wait all year for the return of pumpkin spice everything, then a pumpkin spice party is the one for you. (It's basically just a regular party but everything served is&mdashyou guessed it!&mdash pumpkin flavored.) The theme works whether you're throwing a kid friendly daytime event or an evening cocktail party.

See more of this party at Savvy Sassy Moms.

Invite your bravest friends for a frightening, adults-only dinner party. For the most spooktacular setting, decorate your dining room table with black linens, dishes, utensils, serving pieces, and candleholders, as well as few creepy curiosities, like your child's stuffed animals and passed-down antique tchotchkes. Then to make things even eerier, serve and eat your scary dinner&mdashvampire cocktails, mummy baked brie, eyeball pasta, bloody cheesecake&mdashentirely by candlelight.

Don't feel like making dessert? Cheryl's Cookies makes delightful Halloween-themed rice crispy pops that you can order ahead and serve.

Ever wanted to redo your prom? Well now's the time. sorta. This Halloween, host a dance of your own and encourage everyone to come dressed in their zombie-fied best&mdashit'll be a night to dismember!

When it comes to Halloween party decorating, a black-and-white palette will never steer you wrong. (Sometimes it's just best to stick with the classics.)

See more of this party at Sugar and Charm.

Caramel apples are no doubt one of the most delicious parts of fall, so why not plan a whole Halloween party around making them? Plus, it's a great excuse to go apple picking. Keep it simple or go all out with the toppings.

Throw a summer camp-themed bash in honor of horror flick Friday The 13th. Decor-wise, think vintage lanterns, pennants and plaid blankets. Fill a small wooden boat with ice to house beverages and serve up classic campfire fare, like s'mores and hot dogs. If you really want to go all out, hand out Camp Crystal Lake t-shirts so everyone matches and set up activities, like an archery competition or lawn bowling.

You don't have to wait until the sun goes down to get the (Halloween) party started. Host a daytime brunch party (pumpkin pie mimosas, anyone?) and invite everyone to come in costume.

Why should kids get to have all the trick-or-treat fun? Host an adults only candy-themed party this Halloween. (Guests can fill up their own treat bags and take them home as a party favor.)

The holiday is traditionally all about honoring loved ones who have passed. Select party décor that commemorates the dead, like traditional sugar skulls, bright floral displays, and candlelit lighting.

Forgo a night on the town in favor of a ghouls' night in Halloween party. Play a boardgame or whip out the old Ouija board and serve up some mummy pizza. You can't go wrong when you're in good company.

Why battle the crowds this Oktoberfest when you can simply host the party yourself? Double up on the October fun by asking guests to come dressed in their Halloween costumes.

Both kids and adults alike will enjoy a craft-making party. You pick the project and provide the supplies and guests can bring a snack for everyone to enjoy.

Celebrate Halloween with a pumpkin pie bake off. To keep things easy, have everyone bring over their dessert fresh out of the oven, then have a panel of unbiased judges (maybe the kiddos?) rate them on taste and presentation.

#Blessed to have a mild fall? Head outside for an outdoor feast this Halloween! Serve up comforting fare, like mini shepherd's pies and hot cider.

Get into the Halloween spirit by hosting a pumpkin-carving party competition. Winner takes home a freshly baked pie! Check out our clever pumpkin carving ideas here.

For a fang-tastic Halloween, invite your pals over for a "vampires only" dinner party. Slay the menu by sticking to dishes that primarily utilize red foods: tomatoes, cranberries, beets, etc. Check out Love at First Bite: The Complete Vampire Lover's Cookbook for more inspiration.


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