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21 Creative Ideas for Throwing a Halloween Party

By: Jeanette Benoit, Editor for

If you're preparing for a big Halloween bash this year, be sure to check out these 21 Creative Ideas for Throwing a Halloween Party. Hosting a successful party can be a bit intimidating sometimes, especially when there's a theme. Between deciding how to decorate your home, to what food to serve, there are a lot of decisions to be made. Browse through all of our great homemade Halloween crafts to help ensure your get-together is a fun, festive occasion! If a costume contest is on the agenda, be sure to take a look at the easy homemade Halloween costumes we have that are a cinch to make and look great. From homemade invites to glittery pumpkin centerpieces, there's plenty of great Halloween party ideas to make your celebration a success!

Painted Jar Luminaries Black and White Glitter Pumpkin Centerpiece Chocolate Covered Strawberry Ghosts

21 Creative Ideas for Throwing a Halloween Party


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Whether you're going for scary, spooky, or cute, we've got plenty of ideas for throwing a Halloween party to help make your soiree a success. Guests will hardly recognize your house after you decorate with these amazing homemade Halloween crafts! Creepy Jarred Eyeballs

Black White and Glitter Pumpkin Centerpiece

Cool Spider Web Table Runner

Creepy Jarred Eyeballs (pictured)

Faux Bloody Votives

Vertical Boo Banner

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Sometimes decorating your house with homemade Halloween crafts just isn't enough to complete a party; people also need to eat! If you're wondering what kind of festive food to serve, there are plenty of yummy treats that are easy to make and taste delicious! Spiderweb Cookies

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Ghosts

Carved Scary Apples

Cornflake Pumpkins

Made in the Microwave Mummy Suckers

Spiderweb Cookies (pictured)


Chances are, if you're hosting a Halloween get-together, people are going to be in costume. As the host of the party, there's a lot of pressure for your costume to be stellar! Take a look at some of these easy homemade Halloween costumes to make sure it's not just your house that looks good-- you do too! Costume contests are always one of the most popular ideas for throwing a Halloween party; you'll have a great chance of winning if you wear one of these award winning homemade Halloween costumes

Witch Hat With Dead Roses

Assortment of Animal Ears

Bunch O' Candy Corn Necklace

Witch Hat with Dead Roses (pictured)

Versatile Shirt Skirt for Halloween Costumes

Spider Pocket Apron

Superhero Cape Pattern

Stylish Witch Cape


If there's still something missing in your party planning, we have many more ideas for throwing a Halloween party up our sleeve! Festive invitations will surely get your guests excited for your event months ahead of time and are a great way to give everyone a sneak peak of what to expect at your big event. We also have plenty of Halloween party favor crafts to send your guests home with. Clever party favors are sure to leave party-goers with a great taste in their mouth-- literally! Easy Broom Treat Bag

Pop Up Halloween Invites

Painted Jar Luminaries

Surprise Party Favors

Easy Broom Treat Bag (pictured)

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