Let’s be honest, we’ve all been to one too many Halloween parties that were thrown together at list minute, we’re talking card board cut outs, plastic cups and some cheesy pumpkin decorations taped to the wall.
Well, in order to ensure your Halloween party isn’t a total snooze fest, we’ve compiled some fun tips and tricks that will guarantee that your function is the most talked about shindig all season. So ditch the plastic cups, stock up on the fake bags of blood and get ready to throw the most epic party of all time (okay, okay or maybe just of the weekend).
1. Choose a Theme
First things first. In order to make your party stand out, you’re going to need a theme.
You could go with the obvious crowd pleasers: a simple black and orange or haunted house theme are always easy and creative options. Or you could up the ante and choose something a little more festive. Go for a pop culture inspired halloween party. Try out an American Horror Story, freakshow theme or a seriously creepy Freddy Kreuger inspired party!
Not into spooky stuff? Why not try out a Harry Potter theme or a fun Witches Lair idea?
Really there’re endless possibilities when it comes to picking a theme, as long as you find one frightastic idea you like, you’re already half way to throwing an epic Halloween party!
Having festive decorations is key to throwing a good party. We’ve compiled five easy decorating ideas that will give your get together that extra spook factor,
Glow in the dark stairs
Cobwebs on cobwebs on cobwebs (and then more cobwebs).
Bloody Hand Prints.
Ghosts and Goblins and Ghouls- oh my!
If you want to throw a really epic party, you’re going to have to get creative and serve more than just beer and pizza. Luckily, there’s endless fun and festive recipes to choose from. Here are five of our favorite spooky ideas:
Whole Wheat Witch Fingers
What’s a good halloween party without a good cocktail? Serve some seriously chilling drinks at your shindig to keep the party going all night long.
Vampire Kiss Martini
It may be last, but it still definitely important, having good music is key to ensure your guests are entertained into the wee hours of the morning, and sure we love Monster Mash, as much as the next guy but make sure to mix in some up-beat dance tunes to ensure your guests don’t get sick of hearing “ Thriller” 300 times.
Here our ten of our top Halloween themed songs:
Time Warp – The Rocky Horror Show
This is Halloween – Marilyn Manson
Crazy Train – Ozzy Osbourne
Monster Mash – Bobby “Boris” Pickett
Halloween – John Carpenter
Scary Monster And Nice Sprites – Skrillex
Vampire – John & Jen
Bad Things- Jace Everett
The Twilight Zone- The Ventures
I Put a Spell On You – Screamin Jay Hawkins
And there you go. Five fail-proof ways to ensure your party is beyond epic! Just make sure to send us an invite when your done planning!