7 Halloween Party Ideas for Kids

Finding a Halloween party idea that truly stands out can be a challenge during this saturated spooky season. You may feel like pulling out every trick or treat in the book. But with a little creativity, you can throw an unforgettable Halloween party for your kids and their friends that’ll leave them feeling spooktacular!

Here are seven ideas to get you started:

1. Spooky Scavenger Hunt

A scavenger hunt is always a hit with kids, and adding a Halloween twist makes it even more exciting! Create a list of clues that lead to hidden treasures like candy or small toys. You can also incorporate decorations and props to add to the atmosphere.

2. Zombie Prom

For older kids, get the party startled with a zombie-themed prom for the perfect Halloween party idea. Have the guests dress up in their best undead attire and dance to some spooky tunes. You can also have fun activities like a “best dressed” contest and a zombie makeup station.

3. Ghostly Games

There are endless Halloween-themed games that you can incorporate into your party. Some classic options include bobbing for apples, pinning the stem on the pumpkin, and mummy wrapping races. You can also come up with your own unique games to fit the theme of your party.

4. Bowl the Night Away

For a fang-tastic night, rent out a bowling alley! Many bowling alleys offer special holiday-themed events and packages for kids. You can also have them dress up in their costumes for added fun. Places like Stars and Strikes also have menu options and fun augmented-reality bowling lanes!

5. Horror Movie Sleepover

A movie night with classic horror films is sure to be a hit with your teenagers. You can set up a scary movie marathon or choose one or two films to watch with the group. Provide some themed snacks and drinks for an extra ghostly touch and get cozy with a comfy setup.

6. Haunted House Adventure

This is the spookiest of our Halloween party ideas—transform your home or backyard into a haunted house! You can incorporate different rooms with different themes and have actors dressed up in scary costumes to add to the experience. Or, if you prefer this experience without the DIY element, take the kids out to a real haunted house attraction!

7. Pumpkin Painting Party

Instead of carving pumpkins, opt for a pumpkin painting party! This is a great option for younger children who may not be able to handle carving tools. Set up a variety of paints, glitter, and other decorations for the kids to get creative with their pumpkins. You can even turn it into a friendly competition with prizes for the best-decorated pumpkin.

These are just some ideas that you can use to create an exciting Halloween party for your kids. Remember to incorporate fun activities, tasty treats, and spooky decorations to make it an unforgettable experience for everyone.

Find the Right Mix of Everything With Stars and Strikes

If you’re looking for a one-stop venue for all your Halloween party ideas, head to Stars and Strikes! With bowling, laser tag, arcade games, and delicious food options, it’s the perfect destination for a fun-filled Halloween celebration. Plus, you get a personal event planner to run your event smoothly.

Create an unforgettable experience and schedule your party today!