Halloween Party Details

Since Halloween fell on a Saturday this year, I felt it was only right to throw a Halloween Party!  The first thing I did was send out an Evite for our immediate family.  I then went to my local Dollar Tree to buy the decorations.  I literally spent less than $20 on plates, napkins, serving patters and bowls, and decor.  I then planned out the menu and activities for the kids listed below.  I had apps out when everyone arrived.  We then went out trick or treating as a group which was super fun. When we got back, the kids did their candy exchange and then we played Halloween Bingo.  I then brought out desserts which gave everyone the sugar rush they needed for the dance off.  We then ended the night with a showing of NIghtmare Before Christmas.  It was amazing to see our daughter have such a great time with her little cousins. Definitely consider throwing your own Halloween Party or even a birthday themed costume party. It’s super easy and eerily fun!  Happy Halloween!

Halloween Menu

  • Witch’s Brew: Guacamole
  • Zombie Brain Dip: Buffalo Chicken Dip
  • Brain Pies: Pierogis
  • Vampire Bread: Pepperoni Bread (recipe coming soon)
  • Baby Mummies: Pigs in a Blanket
  • Gooey Monster Fingers: Mozzarella Sticks
  • Skeleton Bones: Buffalo Wings
  • Cupcakes
  • Rice Krispie Treats
  • Cookies
  • Homemade Chocolates (recipe coming soon)
  • Pumpkin Bread (recipe coming soon)
  • Halloween Oreos

Activities

  • Halloween Bingo: Email me and I can send you the template for free.
  • Halloween Dance Off: I listed the playlist below.
  • Trick or Treating: Can’t think of a better activity to do during Halloween!
  • Halloween Movie: Ended the evening with a showing of Nightmare before Christmas!

Halloween Playlist: I put together a list of Halloween songs for the kids to dance to. It was definitely my favorite part of the night!

  • Ghostbusters Theme Song
  • Time Warp from the Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • Thriller by Michael Jackson
  • The Monster Mash
  • Shake Dem Skeleton Bones
  • Addams Family Theme Song
  • The Witch Doctor
  • This Is Halloween from Nightmare before Christmas

What are your favorite Halloween Party tips and tricks?  Please share!

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