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Go Green With Halloween Solar Lights and Decorations

Updated on October 15, 2013

Halloween Solar Powered Lights - Earth-friendly and easy to use!

Outdoor solar lights for Halloween are convenient, easy to use and earth-friendly.

Light up your home and garden without being concerned about extension cords, over-crowded outlets or remote power-sources. You no longer need to worry about tripping over extension cords or keeping lights and decorations close to a power outlet. Now you can decorate in even the most remote locations. Solar lights use photovoltaic cells to charge the batteries that power the LED lights after the sun goes down. The lights include a sensor that automatically turns the lights on after dark.

The only important thing to remember is that the photovoltaic cell must be placed in the sunlight for at least 6 hours each day to charge the batteries to power the light. Some lights have a separate solar panel that may be placed in the sun a few feet from the lights and with others the panel and light are combined.

For the lights that have the solar panel and light combined, you can place the light in the sun during the day to absorb the sunlight and move them to another area after the batteries have recharged. Solar lighting is often not as bright as traditional lights which creates the perfect spooky atmosphere for Halloween. On this page I have included some of my favorite Halloween solar lights.

(Photo: Solar Jack O'Lantern)

Solar Halloween Pumpkin Light - Welcome Your Halloween Trick-or-Treaters

I like to welcome guests and trick-or-treaters with this three-tiered solar-powered pumpkin. They resemble Japanese paper lanterns and look great hanging in an entry, under a porch or from a tree.

Solar Tiered Pumpkin Lantern
Solar Tiered Pumpkin Lantern

The sun charges the battery during daytime, which powers the lights in the lantern after dark.


More Sun Powered Jack O'Lanterns - Halloween Pumpkin Lights

Solar pumpkin lights come in a variety of sizes and styles

More Solar Powered Pumpkin and Jack O Lantern Decorations - Find Halloween Bargains on eBay

Find great deals on solar powered pumpkin and Jack O'lantern lights and decorations on eBay.

Create a Creepy Cemetery with Solar Lighted Decorations - Tombstones, Hands and Skulls and Rocks that Light Up!

I like using these tombstones, skulls and skeletons to make a haunted cemetery in my front yard. The solar powered lights give it just the right creepy touch and it is especially helpful to have decorations that do not need extension cords.

Forum Novelties Solar Light-Up Tombstone Decoration
Forum Novelties Solar Light-Up Tombstone Decoration

This RIP tombstone includes a skeleton peeking over the top. Measures 20 x 18 x 6 inches

Solar Skull Light Halloween Prop Decoration
Solar Skull Light Halloween Prop Decoration

This skull with glowing eyeballs provides just the right ghoulish touch.

Forum Novelties Solar Light-Up Giant Ghoul Hands
Forum Novelties Solar Light-Up Giant Ghoul Hands

These creepy 16" x 16" x 5" hands can be set up to appear to come out of the grave.


Gravestones and Ghouls - Find bargains on ebay

More great solar decorations to create a haunted graveyard on eBay.

Ghost Solar Path Lights - Solar Powered Ghostly Lights

These solar powered ghost lights can be used to line a walkway or path at night or placed randomly around a graveyard display.

More Fun and Spooky Ghostly Solar Lights - More Halloween Ghosts on eBay

Choose from several sizes and types of solar powered ghost lights.

More Halloween Solar Lights - Find Bargains on eBay

Solar lights come in a wide variety of styles and themes for Halloween. Often I find some unique ones on eBay at bargain prices.

Solar Tiki Torches - Scary Tropical Faces

Normally everyone associates Tiki lights with summer outdoor lighting, but these aren't your normal tiki torches. These faces look pretty creepy with wild eyes and broad grins that light up at dusk.

Set of 2 Friki Tiki Solar Powered Accent Lights With Poles Painted Designed Face
Set of 2 Friki Tiki Solar Powered Accent Lights With Poles Painted Designed Face

These scary Tikis have flickering lights and inlcude a pole for mounting in the ground as a path light or can also be hung from a tree or set on a fence post or table..


Solar Powered Gargoyle Light

Creepy glowing eyes!

This creepy looking gargoyle faux stone statue has eyes that glow with an eerie light! Great for Halloween or a gothic look garden year round. On/off switch in base; solar panels on sides of base. Made from Polyresin. One rechargeable AA battery included. 6 1/.2 inches wide x 10 inches tall

Solar Gargoyle Statue from Newegg

Glass Solar String Lights - Beautiful hand crafted glass globes

Although not specifically sold as Halloween decorations, these string lights with hand crafted glass globes made a beautiful seasonal display and can be used during the rest of the year, too.

Crystal Balls to Illuminate - Great with a Halloween Witch or Wizard theme!

I like using these clear glass globes to accent a witch or wizard theme. These solar string lights look like crystal balls. They cast a little brighter light that still works well with a Halloween theme.

Solar Owl Lights - Light up the Night with an Owl!

This owl can be added to a haunted cemetery or if you are looking for decorations that are less frightening, but still have a Halloween theme, this solar owl light is a real HOOT!

It is a great addition to your Halloween lighting and can be used year round. During the day they enhance any setting and by night, the solar-powered glow adds the perfect ambiance. They can help light walkways and other outdoor features.

More Halloween Solar String Lights - Pumpkins, Skulls and Orange String Lights

I use these solar string lights around my porch and entry. I wrap the orange lights around the railing and like to hang the pumpkins and skulls from the eaves.

Have you tried using solar powered Halloween Lights?

The demand for new energy sources has increased the number of solar lighting options. There are now unique styles and designs of solar lights available for many different lighting situations.

Do You Have Any Solar Powered Halloween Lights?

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      6 years ago

      Great lights for Halloween. Would love all my decorations to be solar

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      6 years ago

      Love the idea of solar Halloween lights

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      Faye Rutledge 

      6 years ago from Concord VA

      I think solar lights is a great idea for Halloween. Thanks for your visit to my Halloween lens. :)

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      7 years ago

      nice lens, solar lights are great.

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      7 years ago

      Fun gathering of green Halloween solar lights, Vicki.

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      7 years ago

      I shared a Solar Stirling Plants Review lens where is reduce energy bill by 50%.

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      7 years ago

      Solar lights are certainly the way to go for outside holiday and fun lighting, all those cords are now a thing of the past and using a renewable resource is the best idea ever, the sun does rise every morning!

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      7 years ago

      Nicely done lens & great resource. ***Angel blessed*** :)

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      7 years ago

      Great lens! Love the idea of being eco-friendly for Halloween. Squid Angel blessed! :0

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      Cheryl Paton 

      7 years ago from West Virginia

      I love the idea of solar powered Halloween lights, and that there are so many choices!

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      7 years ago

      This is a great idea, anything green does it for me.

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      7 years ago

      I have never seen so many fun solar lights, it's a wonderful way to save energy, great lens :)

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      7 years ago

      I love this :O)

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      7 years ago

      I love this lens!

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      Renaissance Woman 

      7 years ago from Colorado

      I'm all for solar. My Christmas lights are all solar and I love them. Thanks for encouraging others to go green this Halloween. Appreciated!

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      N Beaulieu 

      7 years ago

      Halloween solar lights was honestly something I never even considered. I'm always looking for great "going green" tips and you provided me with one. Thanks for the lense!

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      7 years ago from USA

      Thanks for a great Halloween light showcase!

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      7 years ago

      I love the idea of the solar themed lights!

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      7 years ago

      Fantastic ideas! Love it!

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      7 years ago

      This is a terrific selection of solar powered lights. It's safer to use these and eco-friendly. Thanks!

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      7 years ago

      This is a great way of preserving our natural resources and becoming environmental friendly.

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      7 years ago

      I'm not really green but these lights are so cool that I may just have to go solar this year!

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      Treasures By Brenda 

      7 years ago from Canada

      What a fun and save Halloween choice.

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      7 years ago

      Solar gargoyle! Energy saving ghoul decor. How great is that!

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      7 years ago

      These are all so fun! I wish it was Halloween already! And some of the lights you featured could probably even be used year round, as garden decor. (Well, not the gargoyle one maybe...) Thanks for the great lens!

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      8 years ago from Vancouver Island, BC

      Boo! Hope you had an awesome Halloween! (^^..^^)

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 

      8 years ago from United States

      These are fabulous! I love this idea!

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      Magicality LM 

      8 years ago

      They are nice looking, but I don't buy any halloween decorations, so none here ...

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      8 years ago

      Awesome lens! I love solar lights!

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      8 years ago

      Wow what a great assortment of solar decorations. Fabulous green lens.

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      8 years ago

      Great idea - I never thought of this!

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      8 years ago from Iowa

      Some of these are really cool. WHat a great idea.

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      8 years ago

      We have several solar lights, but now I want some of these for Halloween! Thanks for letting me know about them.

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      8 years ago

      What they don't come up with! LOL A great idea really!

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      Sherry Venegas 

      8 years ago from La Verne, CA

      Hurray, solar lights for decorating. Perfect for this holiday. I hope this lens does well.

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      8 years ago

      Those would be great to light up a pathway so the little trick or treaters don't take any spills! Fun lens!

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      8 years ago from United States

      These will look way better than paper bag lanterns this year!

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      8 years ago

      Wow! You have such great picks! I should get a gargoyle for my porch. Might keep that creepy raven away...

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      Tom Fattes 

      8 years ago from Naperville, IL

      Love the halloween solar lights. Great lens!

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      8 years ago

      Love it! I'm happy to see solar lights are becoming more popular.d

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      8 years ago

      Love using solar-powered lights of all kinds. This is a great collection. My yard will be a trophy yard this Halloween!

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      Kimberly Napper 

      8 years ago from U.S.

      Me either - yet. :) Featured this on my eco-friendly costume lens.

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      8 years ago

      Congratulations! You've been SquidBoo Blasted. Happy Halloween!

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      Robin S 

      8 years ago from USA

      I don't have any YET! :)


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