Halloween at home… doesn’t have the usual ring to it, does it? Halloween is always an event— whether you’re an adolescent trick-or-treating, or in your college years out to costume parties. Life is always adjusting, & this season we’re all figuring out how to celebrate the festivities from the safety of our abode. We came up with 10 ways to make Halloween at home just as memorable as any other year:
.01 – Halloween Themed Wine Night
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Gather your roommates, head to your local Trader Joe’s, & make a festive charcuterie board! Turn on a classic Halloween movie, & enjoy a relaxing night at home.
.02 – Pumpkin Carving
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Carving a pumpkin can take all night, why not make a competition out of it? Maybe do a theme night too– like carve your favorite movie character!
.03 – Taste Test Halloween Candy
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Since trick-or-treating is on halt this year, pick up a bag of fun-size candy & taste test them all for yourself!
.04 – Have a Throwback Movie Marathon
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Halloweentown 1, 2, 3, Twitches, & Hocus Pocus ring a bell? Make it a marathon & stream all your old favorite Halloween throwbacks.
.05 – Living Room Dance Party
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Curate your very own Halloween-themed playlist, or follow this one on Spotify & dance your heart out. With songs like Thriller & Ghostbusters, you can get everyone at home on their feet!
.06 – Make Halloween Chex Mix
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With the controversial candy corn & other Halloween candies you can easily make a chex mix treat to enjoy well past October 31. Get the recipe here!
.07 – Dress Up!
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Who says costumes are just for parties? Look the part & you’ll feel the soul of Halloween come to life as you take pictures & make memories– covid-19 style.
.08 – Make a Halloween Cocktail
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Try The Witch’s Heart cocktail & enjoy a night in with your roommates! It’s all about getting creative this year, & this way your drinks can feel on theme, too!
.09 – At-Home Pumpkin Spice Lattes
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Get festive & creative in the kitchen! Instead of spending $6 on a PSL, make it at home with this well-rated at home pumpkin spice latte recipe!
.10 – Virtual Zoom Party
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Dress up, get your closest friends into a zoom room, & do a costume contest! It can feel so isolating to spend yet another holiday alone, but this could be a fun way to socialize safely.