Best Halloween Games For Parties (Halloween Party Ideas and Games)

Need Halloween games for parties? Whether you need games for Halloween slumber party, Halloween games for kids / Halloween party ideas games tweens and teens, or adult Halloween parties games, you’ll find spooky holiday fun here!

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ULTIMATE LIST OF HALLOWEEN GAMES FOR PARTIES

So, you’re planning a Halloween party and looking for some great games to keep your guests entertained? Look no further! We’ve put together a list of the best Halloween games night ideas to keep everyone happy.

So, how do I have fun at a Halloween party?

 
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What games we can play on Halloween?

Good Halloween Games For A Party:

  • Mummy Wrap Game (Toilet Paper Mummy Halloween Game)
  • Donut on a String Game (Donut Eating Race)
  • Roll a Scary Sundae Game
  • Halloween Bingo
  • Murder Mystery Party Game
  • Halloween Saran Wrap Ball Game
  • Wink Murder
  • Halloween Trivia Team Game
  • What’s In The Halloween Bag Guessing Game
  • Black Light Halloween Candy Game
  • Monster Freeze Dance
  • Unwrap the Candy Bar (Halloween Version)
  • Dress-up costume Twister

See the full Halloween games for Halloween parties list below. KEEP SCROLLING! Something for everyone in these fun Halloween games for all ages!

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Let’s get to our DIY Halloween party games for kids and adults, fun Halloween board games, and even some that are fun for college Halloween party games!

HALLOWEEN PARTY GAME IDEAS

Ultimate List of Halloween Games Night Ideas

Whether you’re looking for Halloween party games at home or Halloween games for office party, we have fun ideas for Halloween Games for Toddlers to Teens and Adults games for Halloween!

Ideas For Halloween Games

Wrap A Mummy Halloween Game

Race to see who can wrap their mummy the fastest!

Not just for kids! It’s also a great team building Halloween game or office Halloween party game.

You can also make it a bit more challenging and have a mummy race after!

This will become one of your favorite family Halloween games!

Get full directions for the Halloween Wrap a Mummy game

Halloween Scavenger Hunt

This is a great game for both kids and adults!

Make a list of Halloween-themed items that players must find, such as a black cat, a spider web, etc.

The player who finds the most items on the list wins.

This is a great idea for outdoor Halloween games or indoor Halloween games.

Halloween Trivia

Test your guests’ knowledge of all things Halloween with a trivia game!

You can find trivia questions online or make up your own.

The team who gets the most questions correct wins. Give out small Halloween themed prizes.

Halloween Bean Bag Toss

A bean bag toss is fun for all ages, especially when you’re competing as a team or giving away Halloween carnival type prizes. (Nothing big, something like these.)

GET HALLOWEEN TOSS GAMES HERE

Halloween Charades

Halloween charades is another fun Halloween game that can be played with a guest list of a variety of ages.

Act out traditional Halloween activities, food, Halloween movies, and more.

GET HALLOWEEN CHARADES HERE

Halloween Saran Wrap Ball Game

This is a fall take on the winter plastic wrap ball game where party goers complete to unwrap a plastic wrapped ball fast enough to claim fun prizes.

Great for halloween party games for tweens and teens, too! Just adjust the plastic wrap ball prizes to the age level / interests of your guests.

LEARN HOW TO MAKE A HALLOWEEN PUMPKIN PLASTIC WRAP BALL

What’s In The Halloween Bag Guessing Game

What’s In The Bag (also called Halloween Feel Box ) is a traditional party game that can easily be adapted to a Halloween theme party.

To play, simply fill a bag with Halloween-themed items (think: mini pumpkins, spider rings, plush ghost, etc.). Then have each player take a turn reaching into the bag and feeling the items inside. They can’t look (you can even make this a Halloween blindfold game), but they can touch and feel!

After each player has had a turn, have them guess what they think is in the bag. The player with the most correct guesses wins a prize!

Halloween Party Games With Food

Halloween Party Games With Food

Halloween games using candy or food:

Scary Sundae Game

Roll a Sundae game using gross Halloween foods and Halloween candy (think: gummy boogers, sour gummy body parts,

GET SUNDAE GAME DIRECTIONS HERE

Hanging Doughnut On A String Game

This is a fun alternative to the old-school Bobbing for Apples game.

Donuts are hung on a string from a tree and Halloween guests try to eat their donut first — without using their hands or the donut falling off the string!

Learn how to play the Halloween Party Games Donut String

Unwrap The Candy Bar Game (Halloween Style!)

The candy bar unwrap game is usually one of those Christmas games you see each year going around online (along with the Christmas Saran Wrap Ball game).

However, you can easily adapt it to Halloween by using Halloween wrapping paper and fun Halloween oven mitts like these.

LEARN HOW TO PLAY THE HALLOWEEN CANDY BAR GAME

Witch’s Cauldron Toss

This is another Halloween fu game that can be played with any age group.

All you need is a large cauldron (or a black garbage bag will suffice) and some small wrapped candies.

The object of the game is to toss the candy into the cauldron. (Set a timer for 30 seconds to make it more challenging.)

Get the most candy in to win.

This is a fun cauldron for Halloween games (or even Halloween decorations!).

Halloween Dice Game

This is a great game for any age group or a mixed age group.

You will need one dice and small wrapped candies and candy bars. The object of the game is to roll the dice and collect the corresponding number of candies.

The person with the most candies at the end, wins!

Halloween Piñata

Don’t forget about a pinata for Halloween!

This is a great game for larger groups. You will need a piñata in the shape of a pumpkin or other Halloween themed one.

The object of the game is to hit the piñata and release the candy inside.

SEE HALLOWEEN THEMED PINATAS

Scary Games For Parties

Halloween Games Ideas That Are Scary:

Cemetery Walk

Do a supervised cemetery walk or join a ghost walk tour for Halloween.

Bonus points if you find locations that are supposed to be frighteningly haunted!

Horror Trivia

If your party group loves horror movies or gory trivia, have a horror trivia party competition with this game.

Use these fangs with dripping blood to take it to another level.

Scary Storytelling

Get everyone in on the fun by sharing scary stories around the campfire… or even just in your living room with some flashlights!

Give out prizes for categories like most gory Halloween story, scariest, funniest story, etc.

HALLOWEEN GAMES FOR YOUNG KIDS

Halloween Party Games For Little Ones

If you’re looking for Halloween games for preschool party (Halloween party games for under 5s) or Halloween party games for 5 year olds and a little older, these are great game night additions.

Halloween Ideas for Games for Young Kids:

Pin the Nose on the Jack-O-Lantern

When looking for games for younger kids, you can’t go wrong with Halloween party games pin the tail type games!

And, this is a Halloween twist on the classic game of Pin the Tail on the Donkey.

Draw a pumpkin face (minus the nose) on a large pumpkin. Cut out triangles for the noses and place tape on them.

Blindfold players one by one and see who can come closest to pinning the nose on the jack-o-lantern in the correct spot.

(If you’re looking for toddler Halloween games, you don’t need to blindfold them. Just let them put the nose where it goes!)

Carry The Eye Ball Relay Race Game

This game is a take on the carry on egg on a spoon game, except you’re not trying to balance an egg this time. Instead, you have Halloween eyeballs and you’re trying to get them across the room (or yard) without dropping them.

Great addition to Halloween party games school festival, too.

Good Halloween outside game or inside game!

GET EYE BALL RELAY RACE GAME HERE

Spider Ring Toss

Inflatable ring toss games are another great option for little kids Halloween game ideas that can be played in the house or outside in the yard or park.

Kids try to toss the rings onto spider legs or a witch’s hat to win a prize.

GET SPIDER RING TOSS HERE

Ghost Hunt

Goin’ on a ghost hunt is a great game for young kids!

Hide small ghosts (or even Velcro stickers like these) around the house or yard and have players search for them.

The player who finds the most ghosts wins!

Pumpkin Painting

This is another great Halloween activity for little kids! (It’s not really a game, but young kids love this!)

Provide each child with a small pumpkin and let them get creative with paint, markers, or other craft supplies.

You can even give away prizes for categories like funniest, most colorful, etc.

Halloween Party Games Outdoors

What halloween games to play outside if you’re having an outdoor Halloween party or want some fun activities after trick or treating?

Ghosts In The Graveyard Game

This game, sometimes called outdoor zombie flashlight tag, is played by choosing one person to be the ghost. The ghost hides while everyone else counts to 100.

Once everyone has finished counting, they go and find the ghost.

The first person to find the ghost is the winner!

Pumpkin Toss Corn Hole

Have a corn hole game?

Turn it into Halloween corn hole by tossing mini pumpkins instead of bean bags!

GET A LIGHT UP CORN HOLE GAME HERE (perfect for glow in dark Halloween games!)

Halloween Sack Races

How about a good ole sack race relay … Halloween game style?

(You can also make it a mummy sack race!)

Perfect addition to your Halloween games ideas for party outdoors!

GRAB HALLOWEEN SACKS HERE

Zombie Apocalypse

This game is perfect for Halloween party guests who want to experience a little taste of the undead apocalypse.

Gather up some friends, arm yourselves with Nerf guns, and get ready to blast some zombies!

Use these zombie targets like this for your Halloween games night!

Pumpkin Chuckin’

If you have a little room in a backyard or park area, play Punkin Chunkin’!

Using mini pumpkins and huge sling shot like this, you try to see who can get their pumpkin to go the farthest.

What are some fun activities to do on Halloween?

Halloween is a great time to get together with friends and family and have some spooky fun.

What are traditional Halloween activities?

Have fun with these Halloween games for parties!

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Friends have called Jackie the "Midwestern Martha" [Stewart] because of her 20 years of over-the-top theme parties, super fun sleepover tips, and fun theme recipes.

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