Five “Spooktacular” Gift Ideas for Halloween

Halloween provides a great opportunity to have a fun get-together with friends or family; unlike other holidays, Halloween has no serious connotations. Instead, it’s a holiday centered around fun, fantasy, and the inversion of the usual social order. All of this makes Halloween an excellent occasion to throw a party! Whether you’re throwing a get-together in your home, saying “thank you” to a friend for hosting you, or even just preparing a special treat for loved ones, here are five great, spooky gift ideas for Halloween:

Edible Gifts for Halloween

Everybody loves food! You can give treats a Halloween makeover with a few well-chosen decorations. Ice spiderweb designs onto cupcakes, or frost cookies like miniature tombstones. You can even put together little gift baskets of candy, cookies, candied apples, or other treats.

Halloween Pretzel Packs Trick or Treat Pretzel Treats 70 Count Tub

Halloween Hand Decorated Gourmet Lollipops / Suckers Candy Treats (set of 24)

Gag Gifts Make Great Halloween Gifts

For Halloween gifts, it’s totally acceptable to give a “trick” in your treat! Gross-out novelties like rubber fingers or eyeballs can be a fun addition to a gift. If you have a friend with a particular collection or hobby, indulge in a macabre version.

Glow in the Dark Halloween EYE Ball Bouncy Balls 32 Mm Size Eyeballs

Severed Fingers (5 count)

Novelty Toys as Gifts for Halloween

Halloween is a great time to pick up inexpensive small toys like monster-themed candy dispensers, plush toys, or rubber figurines. You can put together a fun and affordable gift bag by combining small toys, erasers, or festive sticky-notes. These bags make great party favors or employee-appreciation bags, and can also be handed out to trick-or-treaters.


5.25″ Black Rubber Halloween Decoration Hanging Bat

Costume Gift Ideas for Halloween

If you know someone who loves to get dressed up for the occasion, you can help by supplying a few essential pieces of his costume: vampire fangs, werewolf gloves, rock star wig, or cat ears and tail. If you don’t know what they plan to be for Halloween, you can give a general make-up kit; these can be picked up for a low price and are sure to be appreciated.

Spider Web Necklace and Earrings Costume Accessory

Special FX Custom Fit Vampire Fangs

Fall-Themed Flower Arrangement Gifts

Looking for something a bit more grown-up and sophisticated? Try purchasing or putting together an autumn arrangement using yellow and gold foliage, pumpkins, tiny crab apples, or seasonal flowers. If you want an easy, elegant party favor, try decorating tiny Jack Be Little pumpkins like miniature jack-o-lanterns.

Jack-o-latern Tree Halloween Flowers – Carnations Poms Willow

Bewitching Beauty Halloween Mini Rose

Whether offering your gifts as tokens of appreciation, favors to guests, or just for a fun treat, Halloween offers a great opportunity to share with those you love. You can take advantage of this fun, laid-back holiday with creative homemade gifts or affordable store-bought ones: What matters is that you take the time to show your loved ones you care.

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