Halloween Bucket List: 100 Ways To Celebrate Halloween

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We’re getting so close to the best holiday of the entire year! I believe you should be able to celebrate Halloween all month year long. I’ve made a list of 100 things you might want to consider adding to your Halloween Bucket List!

100 Ways To Celebrate Halloween

1. Plan out DIY costumes
2. Knit or crochet monster feet to put on the ends of poles, mailbox legs, etc.
3. Cast a spell
4. Host a themed scavenger hunt at work
5. Buy out the dollar store for cheap (awesome) decorations and deck your house, office, car, yard, etc. out
6. Hand out candy to trick-or-treaters (on or before the last day of the month)
7. Go trick-or-treating or go reverse trick-or-treating (knock on people’s doors and give them candy)
8. Cue fog machines to go off whenever you enter the room
9. Put orange food coloring in anything you possibly can
10. Wrap your friends up with toilet paper
11. Take photos of you jumping in the air with a broom between your legs to look like you’re flying
12. Watch Halloween movies like Hocus Pocus, Halloweentown, Beetlejuice, Casper, Nightmare Before Christmas, Ghosbusters (1984 and 2016), Evil Dead, Addams Family, Addams Family Values, Halloween, The Exorcist, A Nightmare On Elm Street, Friday The 13th, Scream, It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Shaun Of The Dead, Tucker And Dale Vs. Evil, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Blair Witch Project, Frankenstein, Edward Scissorhands, Frankenweenie, Teen Witch, The Witches, Little Shop Of Horrors, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Practical Magic, The Monster Squad, Ernest Scared Stupid,
13. Play candy corn cleavage throwing games
14. Throw a pumpkin carving party
15. If you don’t feel like carving pumpkins, paint or decorate them with gems an glitter
16. Knit an orange and black scarf
17. Refer to alcohol as “boo’s”
18. Put potion labels on all your bottles
19. Give yourself a spooky manicure
20. Or get fake nails that are long like a witch’s!

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21. Make a wreath out of ping pong balls and googly eyes
22. Don’t feel constrained to the classic orange and black color scheme – you can rainbow your Halloween
23. Visit a cemetery
24. Cut teeth out of apples and wear them in your mouth
25. Or just wear classic plastic vampire fangs
26. Perfect your Dracula accent
27. When you cough or sneeze, do it into your elbow like a vampire
28. Fill clear plastic gloves with candy and treats
29. Play Glow-In-The-Dark Mini Golf
30. Visit a haunted house
31. Wear plastic spider (or bat) rings
32. Play the Hocus Pocus drinking game
33. Do the Zombie 5K
34. Host a costume contest
35. Award people for best costumes (funniest, scariest, most creative, etc.)
36. Blow up inflatables in your yard
37. Wear a mask under your mask
38. Dress up your pet in a costume, if only for a minute to get an adorable picture
39. Make a list of costumes you could wear with the things you already own (or could easily make with zero dollars)
40. Try some cool face paint that could be your entire costume

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41. Share Halloween puns
42. Bring a broken broom into your office, throw it on the ground and say, “Sorry I’m late for work”
43. Cover your feet in three strips of paint (white, orange, and yellow) and make candy corn prints on paper
44. Dress up as a scarecrow or other prop in your yard and jump out at people as they walk by
45. Send Halloween mail
46. Learn the choreography for “Thriller” (and participate in a flash mob!)
47. Visit a pumpkin patch
48. Turn into a pumpkin at midnight
49. Replace all the food in your (or your friend’s fridge) with fake skulls
50. Play Halloween Bingo

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51. Say yes to all Halloween-themed desserts
52. Make a pumpkin balloon backdrop
53. Make a piñata out of toilet paper to be a mummy
54. Break glow sticks open on some stairs for a creepy look
55. Bob for apples
56. Plant gravestones where you lay to rest negative concepts
57. Put caution tape up everywhere
58. Hang glow in the dark spider webs wherever you can
59. Try using a Ouija Board
60. Host a séance

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61. Wear striped tights and red sparkly shoes and stick your legs out from under a building
62. Go on a scary hayride
63. Dance to the Monster Mash
64. Paint your hands green and put on orange nail polish
65. Cut holes in a pumpkin and put a baby in it
66. Only use orange condoms
67. Turn your house into a haunted house attraction and charge a small admission fee
68. Cover your cutlery (especially knives) in fake blood
69. Hang orange twinkle lights
70. Have a witch hat making contest
71. Play Pin-The-Spider-On-The-Web
72. Roll play as Morticia and Gomez Addams with your significant other
73. Go on a costume bar crawl
74. Explore haunted or abandoned places
75. Or go on a legal tour of a haunted place or a ghost walk
76. See a themed burlesque/sideshow performance
77. Make giant spider webs using hula hoops
78. Make ghosts out of bed sheets, tissue paper, garbage bags, milk cartons, and anything else white you can get your hands on
79. Rake your leaves and put them into bags shaped like pumpkins, bats, and spiders which you can leave on your yard as decoration
80. Bake googly eye cookies

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81. Learn the Time Warp dance from Rocky Horror Picture Show
82. Perform Rocky Horror Picture Show
83. Look into how you can get a $3 Boorito at Chipotle by dressing up in costume
84. Peel grapes, boil spaghetti noodles, and melon chunks put them in separate non-see-through bowls where someone can still stick their hand in to feel; label them “Eyeballs”, “Guts”, and “Brains”
85. Do superstitious stuff on purpose like walk under a ladder or go out of your way to pass a black cat on the street
86. Yell “BINX!” at every black cat you see
87. Bob for orange-glazed donuts
88. Go to a costume dance party
89. See a scary death metal band in concert
90. Learn more about the history of Halloween
91. Have an orange (pumpkin) balloon popping contest
92. Play a “Guess How Many” game with a jar of candy corn
93. Make a Halloween playlist and make your friends mix CDs (or listen to mine!)
94. Make a list of all your fears
95. Draw mummy faces on marshmallows (then turn them into s’mores over a bonfire)
96. Make a delicious, spooky, punny cocktail (bonus points for dry ice that looks like fog)
97. Conduct mad science
98. Walk around stores’ Halloween sections and take in the glory that for some reason fails to be there year-round
99. Go out as early as you can on November 1st to get half of Halloween candy, decorations, and costumes
100. Never believe you’re too old to celebrate Halloween the way you want

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Lots of specific recipes, tutorials, and inspiration for Halloween can be found on my themed Pinterest board! Check it out!

How do you like to celebrate Halloween? Do you have any fun traditions you’d like to share?