Enjoy, unique, minute to win it and classic Halloween Party Games for Kids. Nineteen popular and fun Halloween games for your next gathering. Download and print your Halloween games directions, supply list, and Halloween Charades cards.
Halloween Party Games
Halloween is one of the best holidays to bring excitement and fun. It can go many different directions and is a season that adults and kids alike love. There are many ways to make Halloween more fun. Focus on creative Halloween food crafts, create DIY Halloween costumes, and host a Halloween party.
What are some fun things to do at a Halloween party?
There are many Halloween activities you can do at a holiday party. It’s important to have things that keep your guests engaged and for teens or younger children, out of trouble. Enjoy classical Halloween games like Bobbing for Apples and Halloween Charades or try unique Halloween activities like Pass the Bone or Pumpkin Halloween Bowling.
These 19 Halloween Party Games include games instructions and a supply list. Many of the supplies you will already have on hand like apples, pumpkins, buckets, paper, pencil, string, etc.
Games to Play at a Halloween Party
Take a look at these party games ideas for kids, teens and adults. All ages will enjoy these fun things to do at a Halloween party. Our kids Halloween party ideas will make your event memorable and create a great start to a new the fall season.
Capture the Pumpkins
Every heard of capture the flag game? This game can be played for hours and is even more fun with a “pumpkin patch.” To play Capture the Pumpkin, split into two teams. Add a color to each team to easily identify players. Assign a zone where each teams’ pumpkins will be placed. Pumpkins marked with teams colors. Designate a jail area for each team. Each team can create a strategy for defending their pumpkins, freeing jailed teammates, and capturing the other teams pumpkin. If during the game, a player is tagged by the other team, they go to jail. Their teammate can tag them to get out. The game ends when all the pumpkins on one team are captured or at a certain time.
Ghosts Balloon Game
Who is the best at keeping all the balloon in the air? The goal of this game is to just keep it up! Successfully keep three balloons (decorated like ghosts) in the air for one minute. Players can only use one of their hands to do it! If a balloon falls, that team looses the round. Point awarded for how does it longest or without dropping a balloon. | Soiree Event Design
Donuts on a String
Doughnuts on a string is becoming a classic party game for kids, it’s even great for kids birthday games. Tie the string on the donuts (one for each guest) and hang them from a clothesline, curtain rod or anything that is available. Each player stands beneath a single donut. On the mark of ‘go’ the players begin to eat their donuts using only their mouth. The first player to finish their donut, wins… but really everyone wins with this sweet treat in their mouth.
Bobbing for Apples
Who doesn’t love a classic Halloween game? I bet you played Apple bobbing game at a Fall Festival party growing up. Fill a large bucket with water. Add apples in the water, which will float to the top. Each player has a set amount of time to grab as many apples as they can out of the water only use their mouth, hands behind their back. The player that gets the most in the time period, wins.
Witch Hat Ring Toss
In this Halloween ring toss game, have a triangle of pumpkins or witch hats. Assign each a different point value. Using pool rings, glow in the dark necklaces or ropes glued in a circle, players get a number of ring throws to rank up the highest number of points. You can add two liter bottles below the witch hats to keep them standing. With Christmas right around the corner, transfer this holiday party game into something festive with Santa Hats. | Museum of Visual Materials
There are two ways to do roll-on, buddy game. In this game challenge, each player must roll an apple, pumpkin, or orange across the floor from a starting line to a finish line only their nose. First one across the finish line, wins. This can be a team relay too and can also be played with your hands for larger squash or pumpkins. | Source
Mummy Relay Race
In the wrap the mummy game, split in teams of two. Use an entire roll of toilet paper and wrap your teammate up as a mummy, arms out. The mummy has to cross the finish line, keep their wrappings on and not tear them through to win! Fastest mummy wins in this mummy Halloween relay race. | Delia Creates
It’s not Halloween without a witch cauldron. Using candy corn or mini marshmallows, toss as many as you can into miniature plastic cauldrons in one minute. Player with the most wins. You can turn this into a Halloween Minute to Win it Game too, giving each player 60 seconds to get the most tosses in the bucket. | Playground Park Bench
Who doesn’t love Charades and acting out? Use these Halloween charades words. Split teams in two. One person acts out what’s on the card. Each team guesses what the player on their is acting out. Team that guesses the most correctly, wins.
Eyeball Relay Race
This Halloween game race is just like an egg and spoon race. Divide teams into two for this relay. The first person in line has a spoon and plastic eyeball. Every other player has a spoon. Each person with a spoon and eyeball must carry the eye on the spoon to a designated spot and back. As soon as the player returns to the line, he or she passes the eye to next person in line. Continue until everyone gets a turn. If the eye drops, return to your line and start over. | ABCDee Learning
For this fun Halloween game, think along the lines of an Easter egg hunt and have players collect as many plastic eye balls hidden around the backyard as they can. Turn it into a timed game and see who can snatch the most for even more fun. | Joy in the Works
Pumpkin Patch Stomp
Bring the pumpkin patch to your home with Halloween game for kids. Tie a balloon to each players ankle with a piece of string. In the balloon is a prize (candy, sticker, etc.) Once everyone has one then start playing some music. While the music plays, people walk around. When the music stops, the aim is to burst each other’s balloon & protect your own. If you burst another, you get the prize inside. The winner is the last person left with a balloon. | Delia Creates
In this creepy Halloween game and activity, get read to make your own DIY magic potion recipe. Put a glass cup on a baking sheet. Fill the jar halfway with vinegar, then add a few drops of food coloring and glitter. Squeeze in liquid dish soap and stir. Add a teaspoon of baking soda, stir again, and watch the foaming begin! | Messy Little Monster
Whipped Cream Gummy Worm Pie
Get messy with a pie eating contest Halloween style. Each player is given a pie tin filled with whipped cream and six candy corn hidden inside. Using only their mouths, players have one minute to retrieve as many candy corns as they can. When retrieved , they grab the candy corn and place it on plate beside them. The player with the most candy corn retrieved and placed on the plate, wins. | Frugal Ginger
Pass the Pumpkin
Like the well-known pass the orange game. Split teams in two. Get an orange that has a jack-o-lantern faced colored on. Stand players in a line. The game is simple: you need to put the orange under the chin of the first person, who must then pass it to the next person and place it under their chin, without using hands. Alternatively, play with a mini pumpkin but cut off the stem first. First team to finish, wins. | Get Set Party
What are your favorite Kids Party Games? Please leave a comment below or on Pinterest to let us know. Get all of these games in a friendly Halloween Games Printable PDF!
You can also had some 60 second challenges in your next party with these Minute to Win it Halloween Games too. It’s time to put the play in your party plan. Download and print 16 Minute to Win it party games that are Halloween Themed!
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