As the party host, there’s a lot of pressure on you to make sure that your guests have a good time. Keeping them entertained and turning up the energy level throughout the event may sound scary and stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. Halloween party games are a great way to do just that!
We’ve got extensive ideas for all kinds of adult Halloween party games that’ll ensure your fright fest is as fun as can be.
Prepping for Adult Halloween Party Games
The best way to ensure smooth-sailing at your spooky soiree is by planning the party games that will be played ahead of time. You can pick the games, prep any equipment needed, and print out the rules of play well before the big bash is set to begin.
These essential tips and tricks will help you be well-prepared for the frighteningly good fun:
- If you’ve decided to play games during your Halloween Party, how many games would you like to play?
- Which Halloween games do you want to play? Do any stand out?
- Are you handing out prizes? If so, you may need some good game prize ideas. Make sure to buy and wrap the game prizes. Alternatively, you could hand out miniature awards or trophies!
- Take some fun pictures of everyone playing your Halloween party games. If you are too busy during the festivities, then designate someone else to take some photos! You’ll be happy with the magical memories 🙂
- Arrange to have Ghouls or Ghosts (helpers) if you are hosting a large crowd for your Halloween Bash.
- Do any of your game choices require music? You will need to choose the tunes. Make sure you have some sort of sound system or speaker set up.
- If any of your Halloween games require electronic devices, make sure they are all charged up and ready to go!
- Print & Prepare any paper print out type games well in advance of the party.
- Print out rules for each game so you have them handy on Halloween party day!
- If you are giving out prizes, trophies or awards, plan to set up & decorate a Halloween game prize table.
- Icebreaker games are always a great way to kick start a party where guests may not know each other well.
- Too many games can be overkill, most adults are happy with one or two.
- Don’t be shy to ask for help! Have some family members or friends pitch in with snapping pics, reading the game rules or being judges.
Adult Halloween Party Games – Ice Breaker Style
When gathering a group of grown-ups together for a ghoulishly good time, it helps to get them feeling comfortable right away. Ice breaker games are designed to do just that.
Here are a few ideas for fun ice-breakers to ensure that your guests aren’t scared off by strangers at the spooky celebration:
Scavenger Hunt Style Adult Halloween Party Games
Challenge your guests to a scarily fun scavenger hunt to see who can find the most terrifying treasures around the haunted house. Engaging games will keep their attention and add to the excitement of an already amazing event.
These scavenger hunts Halloween party games are an interactive way to get everyone involved in solving macabre mysteries:
Free Printable Adult Halloween Party Games
Paper printables make it easy to include simple Halloween party games at your ghoulish get-together.
Choose a few of these free printable ideas to give guests something cool to do in between other activities:
- Halloween Crossword Puzzle
- Halloween Bingo
- Witchy Word Search
Fun Adult Halloween Party Games That Can be Played Indoors
Hosting a haunted affair that’s inside only? These gruesome games are ideal for indoor Halloween events:
Drinks Anyone? Adult Halloween Party Games for a Tipsy Good Time
A party with adult beverages is ideal for some friendly, fun competition. These drinking games won’t scare your guests away:
Active & Outdoor Adult Halloween Party Games
Whether it’s during the light of day or the dark of night, these outdoor games are guaranteed to enhance your spooktacular celebration:
Halloween Party Activities for Adults
Games are a great way to get everyone laughing and having fun, but they aren’t the only entertainment to consider for your eerie event. An easy way to host the best haunted bash of the season is by including a few additional activities for your guests to enjoy.
Here are a few dreadfully delightful ideas to consider:
- Hire a D.J.
- Rent a Karaoke Machine
- Casino Style Game Tables
- Set Up a Photo Booth
- Hire Musicians
- Palm Reader or Fortune Teller
Prizes for Adult Halloween Party Games
While adult Halloween party games are fang-tastically fun on their own, adding prizes into the mix makes it even more enjoyable. Simple, affordable rewards provide an extra incentive to players to want to win big at the bone-chilling bash!
Our extensive lists of ideas make it easy to choose the perfect prizes for your spooky celebration.
Trinket & Memento Prize Ideas
From knick-knacks to little décor items that commemorate your event, there are many basic mementos that make for great game awards.
Here are some creepily cool trinkets to hand out to the wicked winners:
- Keychain or Lanyard
- Votive Candle Holder
- Small Potted Plants
- Fridge Magnet
- Change Purse
- Money Clip
Devilishly Delicious Treats as Halloween Game Prizes
There’s no better time to satisfy a craving for something sweet than Halloween!
Let the game winners sink their fangs into any of these yummy treats:
- Chocolate Bar or Box of Chocolates
- Cake Pops
- Homemade Cookies
Practical Prizes for Party Games
Even the most sinister and strange party-goers can appreciate a useful item.
These practical prizes are a great way to reward your game-winning party guests:
- Luxury Hand Soap
- Gourmet Coffee Beans
- Holiday Coffee Mug
- Plastic Tumbler with Lid & Straw
- Travel Mug
- Picture Frame
- Cozy Socks
- Magnetic Note Pad for Fridge
Halloween Party Game Prizes for Rest & Relaxation
Haunting a house is no easy task, so give your guests a little something to help them unwind.
Any of these rest & relaxation rewards will help them recover from the fun after the frightful festivities:
- Scented Candles
- Bath Salts
- Massage Creme
- Herbal Teas
- Essential Oil
Bewitching Beauty Product Prizes
Looking good isn’t always easy for a ghouls! Give the winners something to smile about with any of these bewitching beauty prizes:
- Mirrored Compact
- Bath Bomb
- Bubble Bath
- Face Mask
- Body Lotion
- Lip Balm or Lip Gloss
- Nail Polish
- Mini Manicure Kit
Gift Cards for Game Prizes
Gift cards make for a dreadfully delightful game prize. They have universal appeal, so every winner will be pleased to come away with a card from any of these retailers:
- Local Gas Station or Grocery Store
- Local Restaurant
Sound the Party Horns!With so many Halloween party game ideas for adults to choose from, narrowing down your list may be the scariest part of planning! By including games at your get together, you’ll practically guarantee that your guests have a great time. To make it even more spooktacular, have some simple and spooky prizes to please the winners.
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