Spooktacular Outdoor Halloween Decorating Ideas

There’s only one time of year when you can truly embrace dusty spider webs, eerie zombies and creepy color palettes. Make the most of this spooky time with Halloween décor that sets a spine-tingling mood.

Celebrate

Even zombies need love. Invite the bride and groom to vow their eternal devotion on your front porch or let them gaze down on the festivities from an upstairs balcony. Their ghostly presence is just who you’ll want on your Halloween party guest list.

Halloween luminaries

Light the Night

Creating a scary ambiance requires mood lighting. Add a few well-placed Halloween luminaries along pathways or at the base of a stairway to guide trick-or-treaters to your door. Use LED candles for worry-free lighting.

Lighted Split Pumpkin with Skulls

Set the Table

Whether it’s a table in your foyer that holds bowls full of treats for your costumed visitors, or a buffet table that’s the focus of your festivities, be sure to add the right touch. Try throwing a spider web table topper over a colorful tablecloth and place a scary pumpkin skulls near the punch bowl.

Spider Lights

Weave a Tangled Web

Nothing gets our skin to crawling faster than a web of spiders. Bring their innate creepiness to any corner of your home with LED spider lights that can show up in the most unexpected places.

Halloween Sign

Greet Trick-or-Treaters

Happy Halloween, Trick or Treat, Boo: Whatever your Halloween sentiments, carve jack-o-lanterns and use Halloween signs to spell it out.

Halloween Tombstones

Take It Outside

Give your front yard a mysterious makeover by adding the requisite skeleton, a bunch of tombstones, and a ghoul or two. Tombstones look ominous spread across lawns. Be sure to add a few shovels of fresh dirt, for effect. Hang ghouls among tree branches and skeletons feel right at home in your landscaping.

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