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Everything You Need Have the Best Halloween Costume Party 2014

Updated on October 30, 2014

Throwing a Halloween costume party is a fun activity during the Halloween season. Halloween is a time when everyone gets a chance to dress up in a costume and have a good time. Planning a Halloween costume party is fun and kids will love to help. There are all kinds of spooky looking Halloween things you can do to make your party special whether the party is for kids or adults. At Halloween both kids and adults like to join in the haunted fun!

Make your Halloween costume party one to remember with creative decorations, ghoulish music and movies, and Halloween treat and food ideas. Get into the spirit of the party by inviting guests with unique invitations for your Halloween costume party.

Decorating For Halloween Costume Party

A Halloween costume party is all about the theme. Halloween decorations are a necessity because it sets a great atmosphere. There are motion activated Halloween decorations such as cackling witches or coffins that open and close that you can use.

You can place white spider webbing in strategic places around the party room to give a ghostly appearance. Strings of Halloween lights such as pumpkins or ghosts make the room party perfect for a Halloween costume party. You can decorate as much as you want. Halloween time is about spooky decorations. You can really get creative with trying to make the room look haunted. Candles and candlebras do wonders for effect.

Some unique Halloween decor offered on Amazon is on the right column. If you see something that would look cool at your Halloween Party you can click on the item for more details. Amazon makes it easy to shop for all your Halloween needs.

Halloween Costume Party Food

Fun food for a Halloween costume party can include all kinds of tasty delectables. You can go with a snack only party menu which includes little appetizers and munchy food. Traditional food snacks would be donuts, apple cider and caramel apples but there are so many fun Halloween party foods that you can make including:

  • Chocolate Spider Web Cake
  • Boo Bites
  • Graveyard Pudding
  • Candy Corn Rice Krispies
  • Eyeball Spaghetti
  • Floating Hand Punch
  • Spooky Eyeball Tacos
  • Sparkling Witches Brew

You can get the fun Halloween recipes here at: Halloween Party Food Recipes.

Halloween Costume Party Games

There are all kinds of games you can have for a Halloween party. Here are Halloween party games for kids of all ages:

  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Bobbing For Apples
  • Create A haunted Halloween story where everyone participates.
  • Best Costume contest
  • Print a Halloween Word Scramble

Halloween Games For Kids:

Pin the broom on the witch or pin the nose on the pumpkin.

  • Halloween musical chairs
  • Halloween candy hunt.
  • Ring toss using a witch's hat
  • Halloween Bingo

Halloween Games For Adults:

  • Halloween Movie Charades
  • Halloween Movie Riddles Guessing Game

Halloween Costume Party Music and Movies

Halloween has become a pretty widely celebrated Holiday and there is a lot of Halloween music you can play to set the atmosphere. You can play specific songs or there are collections of spookly Halloween sounds. Dancing to Halloween party music will ensure your guests a great time.Some of the top Halloween songs are:

  • Monster Mash
  • Thriller
  • Theme From the movie Halloween.

If you are hosting a Halloween costume party, it is an excellent idea to have a classic scary thriller movie running on the DVD player. There are many classic Halloween movies available to play during your costume party. Here are some of the top Halloween scary movies.

  • Halloween
  • Friday the 13th Movies
  • Nightmare on Elm Streets Movies
  • Scary Movie (for the comedy)

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More Halloween Sites

Check out Halloween Props and Costumes for more ideas on Halloween costumes and decorations.


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    • Wendy Krick profile image

      Wendy Krick 7 years ago from Maryland

      We used to have Halloween parties every year. My son's birthday is Oct. 27 so it would be a birtday/halloween party. But now he says he is too old. I don't think you are ever to old for a fun party. Great hub.

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      pakpub 7 years ago from Ohio

      @humagaia, we have had some good ones. Thanks for the comment.

      @Pamela99, kids always like to come to the parties at my house. Thanks for the comment.

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      Pamela Oglesby 7 years ago from United States

      My Kids would have loved to come to your house. You have a lot of good party ideas.

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      Charles Fox 7 years ago from United Kingdom

      You must have great Hallowe'en parties at your place.