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Halloween Solar Outdoor Décor for your home

Updated on August 30, 2017

Decorate your home for Halloween with solar powered outdoor decorations

This lens will focus on home outdoor decorations that are solar powered. So, not only can you decorate all you want, it won't run up your electric bill! Solar decorations receive their power from the sun, during the day, to light your home during the night.

As I take my nightly walks around our housing complex, I notice more and more people employing solar powered devices in their yards and among their flower gardens. Are you using any yet? They seem to work very well and are generally quite inexpensive, if you are careful in your purchasing, as with all other purchases.

I took the moon photo to get us in the mood for upcoming Halloween activities.

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SET OF 3 SOLAR PUMPKINS
SET OF 3 SOLAR PUMPKINS

These are very typical of the kinds of solar powered outdoor Halloween decorations I am calling for in this lens. Affordable, decorative, awesome - and save you money on your electric bill! ;-)

 

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Do you use Solar Outdoor Decorations?

There are more and more products available as each year goes by. These were very new when I first created this lens, but I see more and more products in the stores, and more of them in the yards and gardens around town as I am out walking. They are really becoming quite popular. Do you use them? That is the intent of this poll, to see if you do or not.

Do you use Solar Outdoor Decorations?

They could use some solar powered outdoor decorations here...

They could use some solar powered outdoor decorations here... I was concerned when I first saw this image that the lighting was poor.
They could use some solar powered outdoor decorations here... I was concerned when I first saw this image that the lighting was poor.
Jack-O-Lantern
Jack-O-Lantern

A traditional Jack-o'-Lantern to intoduce Halloween

Not all your decorations need to be solar powered - some may be traditional and even crafty. Enjoy them all. ;-)

The photo is a more traditional Jack-o'-Lantern made for the Honywell Manor celebrations in 2003: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halloween

I sill, personally, prefer the traditional Jack-o'-Lantern. It is what I recommend.

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      Giovanna Sanguinetti 4 years ago from Perth UK

      I love them - they brighten up October.

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      TanoCalvenoa 4 years ago

      I like the outdoor LED light stakes, which would facilitate trick-or-treaters on their path from the sidewalk about 40 feet to my front door.

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      William Leverne Smith 4 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @darkflowers: Thank you! ;-)

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      Anja Toetenel 4 years ago from The Hague, the Netherlands

      Great idea to use Solar Power for Halloween, I highly recommend this! It saves you money and it's good for the environment too. Thanks for a lovely Lens, wishing you a happy Halloween!

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @SusanRDavis: Great! Progress! ;-)

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @WBJanitorial LM: Thank You! Best wishes! ;-)

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @mrducksmrnot: For sure! Thanks! ;-)

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      Susan R. Davis 5 years ago from Vancouver

      I never thought about saving money this way. We use small solar charged lights for our walkway - just added them this year - but now we can do even more with solar power.

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      WBJanitorial LM 5 years ago

      You're an inspiration Dr. Bill!! Halloween is my favourite time of year. It also brings lots of parties and work for me. lol Works out great. I didn't realise there were so many different solar powered decorations. Affordable too....Thanks.

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      mrducksmrnot 5 years ago

      Wonderful lens and right in time for the season. Solar energy is great for all seasons.

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      Pinkmaddy LM 5 years ago

      I love these ideas!

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      Pinkmaddy LM 5 years ago

      I love these ideas!

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @onyesvic: Thanks! ;-)

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      onyesvic 5 years ago

      Great stuff.

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @Ahdilarum: For sure! ;-)

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      Ahdilarum 5 years ago

      outdoor decorations are excellent, make a try

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @Babbages: It is good to learn something new each day, here at Squidoo! ;-)

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      Babbages 5 years ago

      Cool, never even knew such a thing existed!

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @gatornic15: Thanks! Hope it works for you! ;-)

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      gatornic15 5 years ago

      I have everyday solar decorations. I may have to look into the solar Halloween decorations. Blessed

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @jdwheeler: Give it a try! ;-)

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      jdwheeler 5 years ago

      Very interesting. Great concept!

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      Essentially Ind 5 years ago

      Wow so funny idea. Liked it............:)

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @Expat Mamasita: Good idea! ;-)

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      Expat Mamasita 5 years ago from Slovakia

      I have ordinary solar garden lights and should definitely look into halloween ones :-)

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @Gayle Dowell: Always good when we learn new things... ;-)

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      Gayle Dowell 5 years ago from Kansas

      We use solar garden lights. Didn't know they made decorations as well!

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @SelenaFox: Hope they work for you! ;-)

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @SolarEclipseWatcher: Thanks! ;-)

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      SelenaFox 5 years ago

      good idea

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      SolarEclipseWatcher 5 years ago

      This is a fabulous idea! Thanks for sharing.

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @anismanto: Interesting response! Thanks! ;-)

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @treehousebrando1: Thanks! ;-)

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      anismanto 5 years ago

      It's going to be chilly in autumn. Time to go to the tropic.

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @anonymous: ;-)

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      treehousebrando1 5 years ago

      Interesting way to liven up the home during the fall!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      thanks for sharing

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @Scarlet Spider: So True! ;-)

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @VspaBotanicals: Thank you! ;-)

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      Scarlet Spider 5 years ago

      This is really interesting stuff, solar power can really be used in the most fascinating ways!

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      VspaBotanicals 5 years ago

      Very nice idea!

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @SimonJay: Glad you liked it! ;-)

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      SimonJay 5 years ago

      I like the black cat outdoor light décor the eyes look scary during the day at night it looks great when its dark

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @Kumar P S: I appreciate that! ;-)

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      Kumar P S 5 years ago

      Very interesting lens ! Thanks.

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @bossypants: Glad you like them! ;-)

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      bossypants 5 years ago

      I hadn't seen some of these before. Very good ideas for Halloween decorations!

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @sweetstickyrainbo: Thanks! ;-)

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @antiquestore: Thank you. That is very nice to hear! ;-)

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      sweetstickyrainbo 5 years ago

      cool use for solar energy

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      antiquestore 5 years ago

      I really like this Halloween Solar Outdoor Décor

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @JoshK47: Blessing appreciated! ;-)

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      JoshK47 5 years ago

      Fascinating stuff, indeed! Thanks so much for sharing - blessed by a SquidAngel!

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @Srena44: Thank you... I appreciate the visit and the comment... and the Like, of course! ;-)

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      Srena44 5 years ago

      great lens

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @anonymous: Totally agree! ;-)

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @cricketlady: I thought they were neat, as well! ;-)

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Let's go green for Halloween with the gift of light from the sun, cool! Thanks for getting us in the mood with a little moonlight...cute!

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      cricketlady 5 years ago

      I love Solar lights and what a great idea for Halloween!

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @hntrssthmpsn: Thanks! ;-)

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      hntrssthmpsn 5 years ago

      I like solar lights, and I like Halloween... how could I not adore Halloween solar lights?! Awesome collection!

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @thememorybooksh1: Thanks for stopping by... ;-)

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      thememorybooksh1 5 years ago

      Very useful tips on decoration.. Thanks for the tips.

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @jm090770: Neat! ;-)

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @TaraWojt: That is what Squidoo is all about! Right?! ;-)

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      Tara Wojtaszek 5 years ago

      I haven't heard of solar powered Halloween decorations before but it's a great idea.

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @LisaDH: Thank you. Seemed like a neat idea, at the time! ;-)

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      LisaDH 5 years ago

      What a great idea to use solar power for Halloween decorations. It saves money and energy.

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @MintySea: Good for you! Do it! ;-)

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      MintySea 5 years ago

      I bought one Christmas solar decoration but I think mine was already broken, but it was cheap. Next year want to buy quality solar decorations. I don't want to waste electricity.

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @tonybonura: I appreciate that. Thanks! ;-)

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      Tony Bonura 5 years ago from Tickfaw, Louisiana

      Nice lens, I liked it a lot.

      TonyB

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @WindyWintersHubs: Thank you for your comment! ;-)

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      WindyWintersHubs 5 years ago from Vancouver Island, BC

      Solar lighting is becoming quite popular. I only see one review here and it would be nice to have more choices.

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @dream1983: Thank you! ;-)

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      dream1983 5 years ago

      I enjoy reading your lens, great job!

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @pawpaw911: I appreciate that! ;-)

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      pawpaw911 5 years ago

      Very nice items. And environmentally friendly too.

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @Willim: Thank you! ;-)

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      Willim 5 years ago

      i love this pumpkin. it was unique...

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      Willim 5 years ago

      i love this pumpkin. it was unique...

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      getmoreinfo 5 years ago

      Such a great idea especially for saving on the electricity bill during halloween.

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      shahedashaikh 5 years ago

      What a wonderful Halloween lens,and with great savings too.Thanks for visiting my lens cooking technology microwave ovens and posting a comment.

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @Scarlettohairy: Thanks for your comments! ;-)

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      Peggy Hazelwood 5 years ago from Desert Southwest, U.S.A.

      I love those pumpkins! So cute.

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @ItayaLightbourne: Thank you! ;-)

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      Itaya Lightbourne 5 years ago from Topeka, KS

      What a great idea! :)

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @Brandi Bush: I was happy to see them, myself! ;-)

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @Tamara14: Thank you, so much! ;-)

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @Tamara14: Thank you, so much! ;-)

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      Brandi 5 years ago from Maryland

      I didn't even know they made solar Halloween outdoor decorations...these are great! :)

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      Tamara14 5 years ago

      I've learned a new kind of Halloween décor in this lens and I really like it. So, here's some angel dust :)

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @halloweenprops: Thank you. Appreciate the visit and comment! ;-)

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      halloweenprops 5 years ago

      Great focus on solar power!

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @iamraincrystal: Totally agree. Thanks! ;-)

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @Ardyn25: They are being uses A LOT around our neighborhoos! ;-)

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      Rosyel Sawali 5 years ago from Manila Philippines

      Cool idea to have solar outdoor decorations.. and should not only be for Halloween! ^_^

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      Ardyn25 5 years ago

      I really like the idea of solar lights they cast just enough glow, not to little and not to much.

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