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Staying Safe for Halloween

What can you do to make this Halloween just as special and scary as other years!

Safe and entertaining ways to make this year’s Halloween special.

Go ghosting

Create a treat bag of goodies for a friend, family member or neighbor and leave it on their doorstep with a note inside to pass it on. Generating a chain for them to do it someone else. It’s a festive way to spread some socially distanced holiday cheer.

Plan Halloween Games

This year, you have all day to celebrate Halloween which means you might want to plan some structured activities. Plan games with your family and friends to keep everyone up!  

Halloween Party Games for Celebrating at Home

Fun Halloween Party Games for Adults That Put Trick-Or-Treating to Shame

Put on a Halloween playlist

No matter how small your Halloween party is, it won’t be complete without some festive tunes. Blast your favorites and have a dance party, no matter if it’s in your living room!

Spooky Halloween Songs You Need at Your Costume Party.


Nothing will get you more in the Halloween spirit than decorating your home in all things black, orange, and yellow. Throw in a couple of decorative pumpkins and you’re all set. Halloween is going to be perfectly festive, even if it’s a little bit different this year than most years.

DIY Halloween Decorations

Halloween decorating

Host a virtual party

At this point in quarantine, we’re all pros at hosting virtual get-togethers. Pour a drink, put on a costume, and invite all your friends to a Halloween FaceTime or Zoom party.

Virtual Halloween Games to Play During Your Zoom Happy Hour

Mix a spooky cocktail

Halloween calls for a boozy drink for all those 21 and older. No Halloween is complete without a custom witch’s brew cocktail or mocktail. Get creative and make drinks for family and friends that they will love. 

Creative Halloween Drinks and Cocktails to Get the Party Started

Carve pumpkins.

It’s a classic Halloween activity for a reason. Grab pumpkins for the whole family and friends. Make memories with the ones you love and create the scariest, funniest, and creative pumpkins!

Easy Pumpkin Carving Ideas

Go on a family bike ride or walk

Spend Halloween morning outdoors biking, strolling or simply walking your pet through a park or nearby neighborhoods. Take some time to enjoy the outdoors and view the prettiest fall leaves and decorated houses. It’s a great way to get some exercise and enjoy the late fall weather. 

Make a fall craft

Use your Halloween for Thanksgiving. See great ways for you to create and make fall craft that will make your home look cozy and in season.  

35 Halloween Craft Ideas 

 Celebrate Halloween with Your Pet

Whether your pet is a quiet cuddle bug or an outgoing party hound, there are a number of great ways to celebrate Halloween with your furry friend by your side. See safe ways to spend Halloween and the days leading up to it with your cat or dog.

A Holiday Guide for Pet Parents

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