Party at the Crypt! Throwing the Spookiest Halloween Party
Nights are getting longer and the scent of pumpkin spice fills the air. This means that spooky season is here. If you’re the one hosting a Halloween party this year, you have the opportunity to create a fun, scary environment for your guests to sink their teeth in. It doesn’t matter if you’re celebrating with some select guests at your haunted house or hosting a huge event for close friends and family, these are a few ideas for your Halloween party to help you get off to a ghoulish start.
Did you know that the tradition of celebrating Halloween has been going on for thousands of years?! While the Halloween celebration has changed throughout the years, people have always been intrigued by the scary things that go bump in the night. It doesn’t matter whether you are a fan of costumes, candy, or horror, nearly everyone agrees that October is among one of the most fun months of the year.
If you’re looking to celebrate Halloween by throwing an adult Halloween celebration here are 15 tricks and treats that you must beware of.
1. Create spooky invitations
Invitations are much more crucial than you believe. They establish the tone for the celebration way before the party even gets underway. The kind of invitation you pick will let guests know whether the party is lighthearted or scary.
Make sure you inform all guests of specific information that will aid them in preparing for your party in the invitation. One of the main worries people have about attending Halloween parties is whether other guests will wear costume.
2. Take a Bite out of these food ideas
Halloween is the only holiday of the year that you can turn delicious food and make it look unappetizing. The possibilities of creating bizarre sweets are infinite! You can make ghostly cookies, pigs wrapped in blankets disguised as severed fingers as well as meatballs and spaghetti brains, and many more.
The best part is you are able to prepare food to suit any type of meal. Appetizers, main courses, and desserts can transform into a fun surprise. If you’re looking for a striking centerpiece, you can decorate a cake with strawberry preserves to ensure it “bleeds” after cutting into it.
3. Take a sip from the bubbling cauldron
Every Halloween celebration needs a punch bowl. Take your drinks to a new level and serve them up in a cauldron. If you want to have your cauldron steam, add food-grade dry ice to the punch bowl. Since the dry ice is cold this will also help keep the punch bowl chilled
4. Do the monster mash
A Halloween celebration is not complete without music that sets the mood. Classic songs like “Thriller” by Michael Jackson are catchy enough to rouse the dead, to the Monster Mash, which was a huge graveyard smash. This is simple when you are using streaming devices such as YouTube, Spotify, or Pandora to play your music. They have specially created playlists for Halloween all you need to do is hook up your smartphone to a speaker and let the music play.
5. We haunt you to join us
Halloween comes with a variety of themes. Are you planning your Halloween celebration to be a fun costume contest or a scary adventure? The theme you choose will determine the way you decorate the space. Friendly ghosts and Jack-o-lanterns are fun. Halloween characters like witches, zombies, and vampires are a lot more sinister. If you’re looking to enjoy the many fun aspects of Halloween, it’s acceptable to combine the cute and the scary. If your friends are easily scared, you can consider decorating two rooms in a variety of themes to make sure everyone is having fun.
6. Do Not Enter
Decorate the entryway of your home or if you are renting a space out ensure the entrance is decorated. The event could be held inside, but if you would like to take it all out, you should consider spending the time to decorate the exterior of your house. As guests arrive, they won’t have to question if they’ve got the correct address. The most common decorations are cobwebs, jack-lanterns, scarecrows, or even fog machines. If you find decorations for walkways that include motion sensors, guests may be welcomed with a creepy cackle or boo.
8. Fill a Cauldron Up
Everyone is excited about gifts. It’s good to know that you don’t need to pay a fortune to purchase fun party supplies. Silly string, masquerade masks faux blood, vampire teeth, and even candy are some of the creative ideas to make goodie bags. The best part about using an item like a mask is that a participant who doesn’t wear costumes can be a part of the party by wearing their own.
9. Lights Out!
When people think of Halloween, they think of everything that is dark as terrifying, mysterious, and frightening. The atmosphere at your party ought to be as exciting.
Strobe lights, candles, and colored lights could provide sufficient light to make the event interesting. Keep in mind the areas with drinks and food need to be brighter so the guests are able to know what they’re drinking and eating.
If you plan to participate in specific activities, such as carving pumpkins or a costume party ensure that you have access to lighting to allow everyone to enjoy themselves and remain secure.
Fog machines can be a great party gadget to make your space more scary, but it’s easy to get carried away. If someone has asthma or allergies they could be afflicted by this mood, so it is important to use fog machines with care.
Candy is a staple for kids and that’s why having a variety of snacks for guests is an absolute must. There are several interesting ways you can include candy in your adult-themed party. One option is to place the candy in one of your cupcakes or another type of food. The person who discovers the candy can be awarded a prize or gain access to the other activities.
You can also utilize carved pumpkins for bowls to sprinkle around the rooms to display your sweets. Your guests will be delighted by the sugar, especially if they feel tired at night.
If you have friends who are creative, you can host an event to decorate cookies using small candies to decorate. This is not only an enjoyable opportunity to bond, but everyone will love eating their creations after they’re completed.
11. More Tricks than Treats
If you’d like your event to be on the dark side, here are a few strategies you can use to keep your guests entertained.
To scare or disgust your pals, make them sit in a circle their eyes shut and their hands open. When they aren’t able to see, their minds start going wild. Offer them various objects that are icy, slimy, and squishy. If you’re really interested in the subject, you can create a terrifying tale about a cannibal or murderer as these items are circulated. Spaghetti that has been cooked and refrigerated may be the brain of a person, eggs that have been hardboiled or meatballs could be eyeballs. steaks could be tongues and much more. Don’t be surprised if guests are screaming whenever they’re presented with unfamiliar food!
A different and hilarious technique is to buy an actual-sized silhouette sticker and put the sticker in the bathroom’s windows or mirrors. There for sure will be a few shrieks from anyone who steps into the bathroom.
Now for the fun part, having all your ghouls, goblins, zombies and vampires celebrate the monster mash of the season. A&B Party Rentals has what you need for a spooktacular event.