Everything You Need For The Ultimate Halloween Party

Food, sweets, drinks, decor—it's time to Monster Mash!

Halloween Party
Emily Suvanvej

Throwing a Halloween party but don't know where to start? This is your one-stop shop for all the food, drinks, and decor you need to make sure your party is one everyone will be talking about until next Halloween. And if you need some more inspiration, we've got plenty more Halloween cocktail recipes and DIY decor ideas where these came from.

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1 Dress Up Your Bar Cart
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Courtesy of Sugar & Cloth

You can't have a party without alcohol, but rather than serve it from your standard bar cart (...or kitchen cabinet), turn your home bar into a wicked awesome Halloween display.

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2 Serve Big-Batch Drinks
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Ethan Calabrese

Don't let your cup dry up on Halloween. Cream soda, vodka, and pumpkin ice cream beats actual pumpkin pie any day.

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3 Have A Halloween Movie Night
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Courtesy of Sugar and Charm

Hocus Pocus, Halloweentown, and The Nightmare Before Christmas better be on your lineup.

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4 Make Themed Apps
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Ethan Calabrese

Thanks to puff pastry, your basic baked brie becomes a totally spooky Halloween appetizer.

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5 Create A Candy Cart
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Courtesy of Sugar and Charm

Candy is the point of Halloween, right? Here's how you make trick or treating feel a little more adult.

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6 Make Your Cocktails Glow
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Ethan Calabrese

Even though this drink looks coral in the daylight, it'll glow white when placed under a black light.

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7 Set A Spooky Table
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Use these mini ghost balloons as place settings for a spooktacular Halloween dinner.


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8 Serve Festive Shots
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Naomi Robinson

These are the only way to pre-game on October 31st.

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9 Serve Candy in Lanterns
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Courtesy of Sugar and Charm

This one is so easy, you don't even have to do any crafting. Turn any of your existing lanterns into Halloween decor by filling them up with candy!

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10 Bake Spooky Sweets
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Naomi Robinson

Whatever you feel about candy corn—these cupcakes will change it.

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11 Break Out The Paint Brush
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Studio DIY

Cheesy puns aren't just for Valentine's Day cards. These cheeky messages will win over even the grimmest trick-or-treater.

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12 Serve In A Skillet
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Ethan Calabrese

This graveyard chicken enchilada dip is way easier than making individual appetizers for all your party guests.

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13 Get Creative With Servingware
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Alexa Payesko

Skip the basic bowls and serve dessert in a chocolate jack o' lantern instead.

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14 Add Some Sparkle To Your Pumpkins
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Courtesy of Sugar & Cloth

These pumpkins are all the glam, none of the gross scooping out the insides.

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