Halloween isn’t canceled. But if you’re not comfortable heading out and trick-or-treating in your neighborhood this year, we’ve got you covered with our Halloween guide.
Here, we offer tips to throwing a monster Halloween celebration from the comfort of your own home (or not, if you’re feelin’ the traditional Halloween vibes this year) — with everything from décor to events and more.
We’ve even thrown in some upcoming Halloween events to really round out your spooky season activities. So, take a look and get to planning your ghoulish gathering, today.
From spooky skeletons to creepy cobwebs and, of course, the putrid pumpkins, Halloween is all about going big with the festive décor. First, nab yourself the perfect pumpkin at our local patches and then try some of the decorating ideas in these roundups…
- Cool Pumpkin Carving Ideas and Décor Tricks for Families
- No-Carve Pumpkin Ideas for Kids
- Black and White Halloween Crafts to Try
- DIY Creepy Halloween Decorations
Not feeling these designs? Check out the latest Halloween trends for even more inspiration.
No doubt that food is a huge piece of spooky season — we don’t go around begging for candy for nothing — and it’s the perfect time to let your freaky recipes fly. Try some of these options from the MP archives.
Whether you’re looking at a quiet night at home or wanting to hit the streets, there are plenty of options for your family to have fun during the Halloween season. Here are some of our favorite activity ideas.
- 10 Alternative Trick-or-Treating Ideas
- Halloween Scavenger Hunt — Free Printable
- Must-See Halloween Displays to See this October
- Haunted Houses and Hayrides Sure to Scare
- Corn Mazes to Get Lost in this Fall
- Detroit Urban Legends to Spook Your Teens
More Halloween info
Above all, Halloween should be both a fun and a safe experience for all kids. Here are some more things to read through and keep in mind while celebrating this year and beyond.
- What’s the Meaning Behind Those Teal Pumpkins?
- How to Make a Teal Pumpkin at Home
- Tips to Make Halloween More Autism Friendly
- Top Halloween Safety Tips for Families
- How to Check if Your Child’s Halloween Candy is Safe
- Halloween Etiquette You Should Know About