17 Halloween Party Games Even Adults Will Love
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17 Halloween Party Games Even Adults Will Love

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Game nights are the best nights, especially when they’re Halloween-themed. If you’re getting ready to throw a properly spooky party, make sure you’ve got activities to keep both the kiddos and grown ups entertained. Seriously, what’s more fun than sipping a blood-drenched cocktail while bowling down foam zombie heads and nomming on monster sushi? Click through for 17 fun and unique games that will make your Halloween party the most entertaining frightfest of the season.

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DIY Foam Head Bowling: Pick up a pile of foam heads at your favorite craft store and get to work painting them. Green is a bright color that’s pretty spooky, but feel free to get as creative as you want with those faces. Zombies dripping in blood? Vampires covered in glitter? Let your imagination go wild. (via Happy Hour Projects)

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DIY Costume Award Trophies: Make sure you reward everyone’s efforts with a proper award ceremony at the end of night. These shiny gold award trophies will make your Halloween parties that much more fun. (via Make It & Love It)

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DIY Tabletop Halloween Cornhole: It might be too cold to play outside, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to retire the cornhole boards just yet. Get everyone involved playing a mini tabletop version, complete with pipe cleaner spiders and spooky webbing. (via Crafts Unleashed)

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Halloween Bingo: Don’t be fooled — this game isn’t just for the kiddos… especially if you choose to use cheeky shots instead of candy to play the game. (via My Sister’s Suitcase)

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DIY Halloween Feel Boxes: Transform old tissue boxes into these scary feel boxes. You can get as creepy as you want with the insides, although even the most mature adults will get a startle when they put their hands into a box of monster eyeballs… er, peeled grapes. (via Basic Grey)

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DIY Pin the Spider on the Web: This is a great game for the little ones, but it’s also a hit with the adults — especially if they’ve had a monster cocktail or three. (via Ella Claire)

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DIY Halloween Bingo Printables: This printable is an easy way to prep for your party in a hurry. Make sure you have plenty of candy corn to go around, because you and your friends will want to play many, many rounds. (via Crazy Little Projects)

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DIY Pop Goes the Pumpkin Game: Doesn’t matter if you’re entertaining four-year-olds or forty-something-year-olds, everyone will get a kick out of this pumpkin balloon game. First, use it as a rad photo backdrop. Then keep the camera rolling while guests take turns bursting the confetti- and candy-filled balloons. (via Martha Stewart)

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DIY Candy Corn Jello Shots: Because the most important part of any party is the drinks, obviously. (via A Beautiful Mess)

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Murder Mystery Dinner Party: This one might take a little bit of planning, but it’s so worth it. Once you’ve picked out your theme and decorated accordingly, it’s time to make the hints and clues and get ready for a night full of laughs and epic photo opps. (via The Jungalow)

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DIY Pumpkin Golf: If the weather looks like it’s going to cooperate with your party, turn your yard into a miniature golf course with these pumpkins. Having the party at night? Deck out each pumpkin with colorful LED string lights and paint the golf balls with glow-in-the-dark paint. (via Eighteen 25)

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Maple Puffed Rice Snack: …AKA maggot balls! This totally gross but completely edible dessert is a simple mix of rice cereal, but you can DIY a whole variety of icky-inspired “treats” like drinkable blood, jello worms, or meringue bones. (via Create With Mom)

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DIY Pumpkin Win It in a Minute Games: Give the classic minute-to-win-it game a festive makeover with pumpkin-themed challenges. This tutorial has eight fast-paced games that range from the candy corn stick-up to pumpkin seed pickup. Get your timers ready — the competition is about to get fierce. (via The Dating Divas)

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DIY Skeleton Scavenger Hunt: Make this a timed challenge to get the adults really motivated. Hide dollar-store bones around the house and yard and see who can put theirs together the fastest. (via Happy Go Lucky)

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DIY Printable Spooky Treat Bags: It’s not a party until the treat bags come out. This bag is the easiest thing to make: Just print out the template onto vellum or colored paper and pack them full of fun candy. (via Oh Happy Day)

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DIY Mad Scientist Game: In this game, you try to guess the contents of several spooky specimen jars. This “lab” is easy to put together using the free printables. Add inexpensive test tubes full of mysterious green jello shots to bring the lab to life and then start brainstorming all the icky bits you can put in the specimen jars. (via Honest to Nod)

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DIY Printable Spooky Candy Poppers: Kick off the party with a bang by DIYing these adorable candy poppers that double as the coolest party decor ever.(via Oh Happy Day)



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Additional reporting by Ariel Garnea