How to Throw a Wickedly Fun Halloween Birthday Party

You'll have a bewitching time with these tips and tricks.

halloween birthday party

Turning a year older might be slightly scary, but you can still plan a frighteningly fun Halloween birthday party. These genius ideas for creepy cocktails, fantastic food, and DIY decor will ensure a spooktacular birthday bash.

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halloween birthday party broom
Witch's Broom Chandelier

If you're sitting down to a delicious dinner, you need some chic but spooky decor. To make this clever chandelier, start with a . Grab a few and fill them with and . Attach the jars to the broom with , and finish with a .

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halloween birthday party costume
The Sorry Girls
Dress to Impress

Get in the spirit of the holiday and make the birthday bash a costume party. To celebrate the special day, you'll need an unforgettable costume—like this DIY Cruella de Vil getup.

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Halloween Party Invitation

Send a paper invitation to your guest list so everyone knows your celebration will be a hauntingly good time. Don't forget to tie the theme of your event into the cards! 

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halloween birthday party wreath
The 36th Avenue
Halloween Wreath

A Halloween wreath is a festive way to let visitors know they've arrived at the right house.

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halloween birthday party cocktail
Sassy Halloween Witch's Brew

Toast to another year in style with this bewitching cocktail.

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Skull Candle

Line the dining table with these glitzy skulls that strike just the right balance of spooky and stylish.

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halloween birthday party cake
The Cake Blog
Halloween Birthday Party Cake

It's not a birthday without cake! Whip up this spiderweb treat that's actually formed from a giant marshmallow.

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halloween birthday party cupcakes
Halloween Birthday Party Cupcakes

Depending on the size of your party, cupcakes might be a better dessert solution. These creepy concoctions are made with an edible cotton candy web.

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Halloween Birthday Party Balloons

Of course your birthday party needs balloons! This black tulle alternative adds an eerie feeling to your decor.

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halloween birthday party mantle
Clean Living Clean Eating
Halloween Mantel Decor

These free printouts make it easy to mimic this polished black-and-gold look for your own mantel. (It also serves as an easy spot for guests to leave their gifts.)

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halloween birthday party sangria
The Seasoned Mom
Hallowine Sangria

Punches and sangrias are perfect for parties because you can make the recipe in big batches.

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Spooky Chandelier

This chandelier is stylish enough to be left up all year long, but it's especially festive for a Halloween party.

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halloween birthday party skull
Honestly Yum
DIY Skull Centerpiece

Fill a skull with silk flowers, real flowers, or even Halloween candy for an easy centerpiece.

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halloween birthday party food
Uplifting Mayhem
Sausage Meatball Mummies

Let guests know ahead of time whether you're planning on having a sit-down dinner. If you're not, be sure to serve a tasty finger food like these wrapped meatball mummies.

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halloween birthday party table
Camille Styles
Halloween Birthday Party Tablescape

If you do decide to serve dinner, decorate the table with rustic silverware and lots of black so you remain on-theme without going overboard on the orange.

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halloween birthday party jello shots
A Beautiful Mess
Spooky Eyeball Jello Shots

Have you been eyeing something that will make your party stand out from the rest? Try a few servings of these sweet shots!

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halloween birthday party favors
Clean and Scentsible
Halloween Birthday Party Treat Bags

Keep kids entertained by handing out these DIY treat bags. If your shindig is adults only, guests will love they can bring home a favor to their little ones.

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