Halloween is around the corner again, and I am excited! I always love to decorate, but this year I’ve decided to set aside the more kiddie, kitschy Halloween decorations in favor of a vibe that is a bit more grown up and sophisticated, but still cute and fun. Check out these 17 ideas for how to thrown a tasteful but still fun Halloween party for adults.
Set the table for fun with this Spooky Halloween Dinner tablescape from Pizzazzerie. Plastic skulls, wicked place settings, and an abundance of spiderwebs make this the perfect setting for Halloween fun.
These Spiderweb Brownies from Our Life Tastes Good look gooey and delicious, but so simple to make! Adorn them with plastic spiders to up the spook factor.
Find a few empty glass bottles (anyone want to help me finish this wine?) and grab some sticker paper for these Printable Halloween Bottle Labels from How to Nest For Less.
It doesn’t get much more simple and cute than these colorful Halloween Marshmallow Pops from My Baking Addiction. Twig shaped pop sticks make this treat look super Halloween-ey, and they’re re-useable!
Find the perfect fall flavors with these Caramel Apple Slices from Domestically Blissful. Top them however you want, just make sure they’re gooey and delicious!
I love this classy Black and Gold Halloween Party tablescape from Michelle’s Party Plan-it. It’s so sophisticated and grown up, but still embraces all the fun of the season.
It doesn’t get much cuter than this Witches Den Table Party from Catch My Party. Classic Halloween themes like cauldrons, skeletons, and black candlesticks are a perfect way to lay out your party buffet table.
Another great way to embrace all the flavors of the fall season, this Caramel Apple Nacho Bar from My Name is Snickerdoodle is just the funnest! Lay out an abundance of toppings and let your guests get their chef on!
Party photo booths are such a fun addition to any gathering, and this Halloween Party Photo Backdrop from The Celebration Shoppe is so cute and easy to accomplish. Make sure you have plenty of props to make your photo booth memorable.
Chocolate covered pretzels are one of my all time favorite treats, so I stand fully in favor of these Halloween Chocolate Covered Pretzel Bites from Kid Friendly Things to Do. Change up the colors to match your perfect Halloween party decor.
I think I love everything about these Witches Ball Halloween Cauldron Cupcakes from Kara’s Party Ideas. The spiderweb cupcake stand is fantastic, but filling it with cauldrons and topping those with witches stockings is a stroke of Halloween genius!
Take a break from the sweets with these Bat and Ghost Halloween Crackers from Fox and Briar. A great way to lay out your cheese and nuts, and I love the way they’ve been paired with seasonal fruits as well.
I simply love the black, orange, and copper color scheme on this Halloween Bar Cart from Canadian Fashionista. Even the drinks labels are coordinated, for a super grown up but fun vibe.
No Halloween party is complete without candy…even a party for grown ups! These Printable Halloween Candy Wrappers from Over the Big Moon are a perfect way to make a fun sized candy look sophisticated for your adult Halloween party.
Get some simple and chic wall decorations that you can leave up all season, not just for your party, with this Halloween Plate Wall. Visit Tater Tots and Jello for the printables!
For a perfect dessert that looks decadent yet spooky, try this Chocolate Spider Trifle from Lil’ Luna. Check out the recipe to see just how perfect this sounds (spoiler alert: there are Oreos!)
Embrace the power of dry ice with these Mini Fog Pumpkins from Say Yes. Simple and clean, there’s nothing kitschy or over the top about this grown up Halloween Party Idea