Frightfully Fun Halloween Party Ideas for Adults
28th September 2015
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Looking for something to do with your mates this Halloween but have outgrown trickle treating? Why not go and see a spooky film or have a Halloween house party? In this blog, we have put together a list of 10 spine-tingling films and a few spooktastic Halloween party games!

Halloween Films - Classics & 21st Century Movies

1) House of 1000 Corpses

A shocking gorefest set on Halloween! Possibly stomach-turning, but definitely fit for mature audiences looking for a thrill to match the occasion.

2) Sleepy Hollow

There's hardly a better fit for a creepy night in than director Tim Burton, and his take on the Washington Irving short story is ghoulish, intriguing fun.

3) The Changeling

With a vengeful ghost, a haunted house, and the approval of Martin Scorsese, what more could you want?

4) The Descent

A caving expedition goes horribly wrong, as the explorers become trapped and ultimately pursued by a strange breed of predators.

5) Let the Right One In

Oskar, an overlooked and bullied boy, finds love and revenge through Eli, a beautiful but peculiar girl.

6) The Mist

A freak storm unleashes a species of blood-thirsty creatures on a small town, where a small band of citizens hole up in a supermarket and fight for their lives.

7) Wolf Creek

Stranded backpackers in remote Australia fall prey to a murderous bushman who offers to fix their car, then takes them captive.

8) Shaun of the Dead

A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living.

9) The Orphanage

A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage for handicapped children. Before long, her son starts to communicate with an invisible new friend.

10) Shutter

A young photographer and his girlfriend discover mysterious shadows in their photographs after a tragic accident. They soon learn that you can not escape your past.

Halloween Party Games

Not someone for a scary movie? Not to worry, take a look at our spooktastic Halloween games below!

1) Murder Mystery Game

A murder mystery game is perfect for this time of year. Your guests will become characters in a story and it's up to them to find out which character is the murderer. You can read the rules of the game here:

2) Halloween Feel Box

Gross out all your guests in this touch and squeal Halloween party game for adults! Fill boxes full of items like spaghetti noodles, peeled grapes and little smokies and see if your guests can use their hands to guess what the items are.

3) Halloween Jinx

Your guests are going to love this Halloween party game for adults that requires some memory on their part - which might not be so easy as the night wears on! As guests arrive let them know that there are certain words that they can't say. If they do say them, you can set up some type of fun or embarrassing penalty.

4) Halloween Battle of The Balloons

In this hilarious Halloween party game for adults, your guests will race to pop the balloons tied to the ankles of the other guests. You’ll get a lot of laughs from this Halloween game that truly helps adults act like kids for a night!

5) Halloween Guess Who Game

This Halloween party game for adults is a great ice breaker game for your next Halloween party. When your guests arrive tape a piece of paper to their back with a Halloween character written on it. Can they guess who's name is on their back by asking the other guests for clues.

6) Pass it on Ghost Story

A simple Halloween party game for adults that doesn't require any special props. Guests gather around in a circle and take turns weaving a spooky Halloween tale in this sometimes funny and sometimes scary Halloween game!

7) Candy Relay Race

Party guests can get in touch with their inner child for this Halloween party game for adults. No hands are allowed in this hilarious game where guests race to move candy from one bowl to another using only a spoon in their mouth.

8) How Many Halloween Candies Guessing Game

This is a simple Halloween party game for adults that require some brain power. Set out a jar of Halloween candy and let the guests take their best guess at how many pieces are in the jar!

9) Halloween Camera Scavenger Hunt

The guests at your Halloween party are going to love this fast-paced Halloween party game for adults! Split your guests into groups and have them race around the house/neighbourhood trying to get all the pictures they need to win the Halloween scavenger hunt.

10) Famous Halloween Movie Quotes

How well do your guests know their Halloween movies? This Halloween party game for adults asks your guests to identify what movie these famous spooky quotes come from!

11) Murder In The Dark

Murder in the Dark is one of my favourite Halloween party games for adults and all you need to play is a deck of cards. It's a murder mystery game with no set up involved and since it's played in the dark, you have a spooky atmosphere from the get go. Read more about the game here:

12) Everything Halloween A-Z

This Halloween party game includes a free printable that you can hand out to each guest as they arrive or set at table so they can play at their leisure. The guests have 8 minutes to fill in as many Halloween related words as possible that start with each letter in the alphabet!

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