Looking for a way to get into the October spirit? With the right outdoor Halloween decorations, you’ll be able to make the most of the season!
Many children count down the days until the trick-or-treating season starts. You may have your own childhood memories of anticipation before the big day. But many other people, young and old, look forward to decorating their homes with witchy, spooky, and creepy creations to startle the trick-or-treaters.
Outdoor Halloween decorations are a fun way to spruce up your yard and keep the spirit alive no matter how you hand out candy! Whether you make them or buy them, enjoying the neighborhood is half the fun. Be sure to share your ideas for Halloween 2021 on your favorite family app!
While it's fun to decorate, keep in mind that Halloween can be a challenging time of year for kids who are especially sensitive. If you have kids or close neighbors who fall into this category, you might want to consider going for more of a happy harvest type of yard decor instead of decorating with more scary subjects. Young kids especially may have trouble distinguishing between make-believe and the real thing.
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Whether it’s your costume or the decorations, getting prepped for Halloween night is one of the best parts of the holiday. Share your DIY Halloween yard decorations on FamilyApp with other families!
There are plenty of places you can buy some of the best outdoor Halloween decorations on any block! If you're looking for the perfect front yard décor, head to Home Depot or visit their website. They've got something for everyone-- from the subtle to the scary. Lowe's is also a great home store to get the Gemmy Crashing Witch.
Lowe's is also a great home store to get the Gemmy Crashing Witch. One of our favorite places to shop online for outdoor Halloween yard decorations is Grandin Road. From spooky subtlety to the outright freaky, Grandin Road has everything you could ever want on the "Halloween Haven" section of their website.
Craft Stores like Michaels and Joann's Fabrics can be great places to find inspiration and materials for your outdoor display or fabrics/spiderwebs. Big box stores like Target and Walmart also carry larger-scale decorations like animatronics and inflatable lawn decor. If you have empty space that needs some extra texture, we love this spooky fabric that you can drape or wrap around trees/beams.
A costume may be one of the most important parts of a happy Halloween, but it’s important not to forget the decorations. Whether you head to a local store or make your own from scratch, they really set the tone! Be sure to share pictures of your finished outdoor Halloween decorations and displays with family and friends on FamilyApp! Happy Halloween!