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Everyone has their own style when it comes to Halloween decorations. For some, it’s classic, with pumpkins and other autumnal accents being added to tabletops, mantelpieces and other spots around the house. For others, the holiday offers up a chance to finally unleash their spooky sides and embrace the macabre and deck their pads out with everything from terror-inducing animatronics to fake cobwebs and so much more.
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Whether you’re all about the gory this time of year or you just want some cute signs to hang on your walls, these deals on the best Halloween decorations can help you save money and get everything your costume-loving, candy-eating heart desires. We’ve rounded up some of the top-rated skulls, bats and other ghoulishly good décor items you can get on sale before October arrives.
1. 22% off: These stretchy cobwebs
Give your pad the haunted house treatment with this 12-pack of stretchable spider webs, which you can get from Oriental Trading Company for $12.98—a 22% price drop from their usual $16.59 retail value. With a 4.5-star rating on the site, this webbing can easily be spread over mirrors, chandeliers and more to create a truly eerie effect that’ll make your family cringe—in a good way. “These stretched really well and were easy to use! We just used transparent tape to stick them to the walls,” wrote one reviewer.
2. Save 10%: This spellbinding sign
Pass along a little Halloween magic to your neighbors à la this Hocus Pocus sign from Etsy. Originally priced at just under $26, it’s currently priced from $23.35, so you’ll be saving a little more than $2. This hand-crafted, 5-star rated sign could look perfect over your mantel or altar. One shopper raved: “Made very well with great detail.”
3. Down $10: These batty wall decals
Going a bit batty these days? This 28-piece set of stickable bats is just what you need to transform your otherwise ordinary walls, doors and windows into the kind of setting that Dracula would feel right at home in. Nearly 1,500 reviewers on Amazon love these cheap-but-effective decals, with one describing them as “awesome” and another writing: “Omg! LOVE THESE BATS!!! … I just want to cover everything in bats now!!! With the Halloween season upon us, I just might!” You can get this set for $11.99 instead of $21.99, so you’ll be saving $10 in the process.
4. B2G1: These ghostly tombstones
Want to give your backyard a supernatural makeover this Halloween but don’t want to spend tons of money to do it? Thanks to this deal, your checking account won’t be headed for the proverbial graveyard anytime soon if you indulge. For a limited time, when you buy two select tombstones at Party City, you’ll get one free. These lawn decorations are made purely out of foam and come with stakes, which will help keep them firmly in place during chilly autumn days and nights. All of them are priced at $6.99, so you’ll be getting $21 worth of decorations for just $13.98. You can choose from all kinds of designs: the 4.3-star rated Clawing Hands tombstone ($6.99); the 4.6-star rated Gargoyle Let Me Out tombstone ($6.99); the Eternal Slumber tombstone ($6.99); and more.
5. Save $50: This wise-cracking animatronic butler
If you’re planning a Halloween party for your family or just those in your household, the Headless Help animatronic from Spirit Halloween is sure to be a hit. This almost 5-star rated creature moves and tells jokes with a built-in microphone, so you can speak directly through it and the mouth will move as you do. On sale for about $50 off, this hair-raising creation, which usually goes for well over $200, can be yours for $179.98. One thing shoppers especially love? It’s 5.4-feet tall—so basically human-sized—and holds a tray, which you can use to put drinks, treats or even a candy dish if you like, making it a dreadfully good addition to any entryway.
6. 50% off: Select Yankee Candle Halloween items
Yankee Candle is one of the best places to shop for candles, and when it comes to seasonal scents, the brand doesn’t disappoint. While the store hasn’t totally rolled out this year’s Halloween goodies, you can get last year’s stuff for a major discount right now. These 4.3-star rated Trick or Treat tea candles, for instance, are going for just $5, which is half-off the usual $10 price tag. If you’re on the hunt for a cute tray to catch all that wax as the wick burns down, consider this 4-star rated Halloween Friends Collection Frankie Stein tray, also discounted by 50% from $12 to $6. Love Yankee Candle’s long-running Boney Bunch collection? This 4.5-star rated Boney Bunch Multi Strongman makes a great addition to the knickknacks you already have, or even a sweet gift for the horror lover in your life. Originally priced at $30, it drops to $15, so you’re saving half with this bric-a-brac, which can fit tea light candles, as well.
7. Less than $10: This silly skeleton candy bowl
You’ll get them right in their funny bone with this Gemmy animated candy bowl with laughing skeleton, which you can snag for half off at Bed Bath & Beyond, where it drops from $19.99 to $9.99. (If you sign up for BEYOND+, you can get it for $7.99 for an additional $2 in savings, plus, you’ll get free standard shipping.) This motion-activated skeleton has a 5-star rating and the bowl is large enough to fit most fun-size candy treats. Even if you don’t get any trick-or-treaters this year for Halloween, you’ll have a hoot with this silly dish.
8. Save $7: This terrifying zombie doorstop
What’s under that door? It could be this Zombie Hands doorstop, which is on sale for $12.97 from $19.99 at Oriental Trading Company. Zombies want brains and you want the scariest Halloween stuff you can find, and together, this deal a match made in spooky-house paradise. This unnerving decoration will make your family feel like the undead are stalking the halls of your home or yard. As one shopper even points out, you can just as easily put this 4.3-star rated doorstop under a hedge and let someone’s fevered imagination do the rest. Even better, because these hands are made of a durable plastic, you can resurrect this piece of décor for many Halloweens to come.
9. Less than $50: An understated-but-eerie Halloween tree
You don’t have to be a fan of The Nightmare Before Christmas to think that trees and Halloween still kind of go together. If you love the idea of blending your two favorite holidays together in a way that doesn’t completely hearken back to Tim Burton’s classic film, you’re probably gonna love the RJ Legend 9-Inch Halloween Decorations Ceramic Tree, which is $6 off on Amazon right now. Boasting a 4.7-star rating, this hand-painted decor item is a subtle yet delightful way to celebrate the season, especially now that it’s $43.99 instead of $49.99. Made with more than 35 purple and orange plastic beads, this tree runs on AA batteries and can add a bewitching glow to any space.
10. 20% off: A Frankenstein-inspired switch plate
It’s alive! … Or maybe your light’s just been flipped on courtesy the Frankenstein Light Switch Cover, which you can pick up on Etsy for almost $3 off right now. Instead of paying $14.38, this novelty switch plate only costs $11.50, which is the kind of deal we love to see around the holiday season. This 3D-printed creation is designed to fit most outlets and can easily replace your current wall cover. Much like the big guy himself, this plate consists of a few pieces, including a lever you can pull up or down, simulating that iconic moment that got the iconic monster up and moving once more.
11. Save $5: This creepy skeleton glassware
Make no bones about it—this skeleton-themed glassware from Pottery Barn will be a hit come Halloween. Ideal for cocktails, the Skeleton Hand Double Old Fashioned Glassis on sale for $19.50 from $24.50, so you can save $5. If you prefer stemless, this wine glass treads the line between creepy and cool. Ordinarily priced at $19.50, it drops to $24.50 in price for a savings of $5.00. You can kick back, relax and sip a little red wine from these stunners as you watch horror movies and never feel a bit out of step with the season.
12. Less than $15: These too-cute solar lights that are shaped just like pumpkins
You don’t have to go to a pumpkin patch to enjoy the sight of a few big orange boys this season. The Eurus Home Halloween String Lights are a frightfully fun addition to any interior or exterior of your home, especially if you’re all about that Jack-O-Lantern life. On sale for $13.59 from $16.99, these 4.2-star rated solar lights are about $3 off thanks to an on-page coupon, and this is the first time we’ve seen them on sale. Unlike real pumpkins, these lights will never rot—sad but true—so you can even keep them up after Halloween is over, if that’s your preference. “I love these lights,” raved one shopper. “They are super cute and tough! I hung them on my porch and I just love how they look and the solar panel is perfect.”
13. Bundle deal alert: These ghoulish hanging props are a total scream
Looking for a boo-tiful decoration—or three—to make your backyard seem more ominous this October? Right now at Party City, you can buy three select props for $12, saving $3 in the process. Considering each of these ghastly specters retails for $4.99, you’re getting quite a bargain here. There are plenty to choose from here, like the 5-star rated White Reaper or the 5-star rated Evil Clown Decoration, and more. Each decor item is 4-feet long, made from plastic and polyester, and shoppers say they’re easy to hang, too.
14. 49% off: This clever coffin-shaped cooler
Vampires aren’t the only creatures of the night who dig on coffins. With the Forum Novelties Inflatable 52-Inch Coffin, you can party like it’s 1897 and have a fang-tastic time in the process. Originally $20, this big black cooler drops to $10.18, so you’re saving about $10 and getting it for its lowest price online. It has a 4.4-star rating on sites like Amazon and shoppers say that it’s great for short-term use. If you’re planning a socially distant party or a small family get-together and worried about where to find a cooler, consider the lid closed on that, thanks to this cheeky selection.
Get the Forum Novelties Inflatable 52-Inch Coffin from Party Bell for $10.18 (Save $9.82)
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15. Less than $10: These rustic-looking pumpkin accents
Adorable string lights are one way to add a little pumpkin patch energy to your decor—another is to grab one of 4.4-star rated Tree Bark-Look Pumpkins from Lakeside Collection. You can buy either a set of two or one large one for $8.99 on sale, which is 10% off the usual price of $9.99. If you grab two, you’re getting them for $4.49 a piece. “We have a birch tree theme in our house and these are the perfect addition for fall! I’m in love with them,” wrote one reviewer. Multiple other shoppers agree that these rustic-inspired pumpkins capture the feel of autumn and look particularly fetching on a dining table or similar surface.
16. Up to 12% off: These skull ice cube maker with almost 1,000 rave reviews
With close to 1,000 reviews on Amazon, this two-pack of Stritra 3D Skull Ice Molds makes ice cubes in the shape of skulls and is extremely popular with Halloween lovers. Priced from $7.99, this silicone mold maker has a 4.4-star rating and is on sale for up to $1.50 off, so you can save almost 12%. These cubes make for a startling surprise, especially if you pop them into someone else’s drink unexpectedly, but shoppers say you can use this to make chocolate treats, jello and even soap. One wrote: “I bought these mold to make white chocolate skulls for my Halloween cake. They are awesome!”
17. Save $4: These icky eyeballs that’ll folks will never unsee
Beware the evil eye—all nine of them! This nine-pack of fake eyeballs is an absolutely wicked addition to any shelf or countertop where you’ve set up Halloween decorations, or if you really want to freak out your family, consider putting them in a bowl. You’ll cackle with glee everytime they squeal over the sight of these styrofoam-core balls, which are made with high-gloss plastic for a resilient finish. You can save about $4 on this 4.7-star rated set, so instead of paying $27.09, this will only set you back $22.88. “Talk about eye-catching,” wrote one reviewer. “These little and big orbs make the holiday. They are light enough for the perfect fillers. They overflowed my caldrons. People laughed and had to touch them.”
18. 18% off: These sticky decals that’ll make your skin crawl
You know what your Halloween probably needs more of? Blood. I’m talking lots and lots of blood. Not the real kind, of course—instead, the kind of oozing mess that comes in the form of window clings, so you can paint your walls and doors red without actually having to stress about cleaning up later. You can snag a 104-piece set of stomach-turning decals for under $10 on Amazon right now. Instead of paying $10.98, this will only cost $8.99, so you’re saving $1.99. One reviewer of these 4.4-star rated clings wrote: “I decorated my sons bathroom for Halloween with these. They are heavy-duty and so far they are lasting despite all the moisture they have been exposed to.”
19. Save $50: This clown bot that’ll haunt your nightmares
As if we needed another reason to be scared of clowns, right? This menacing animatronic from Spirit Halloween is the stuff of nightmares, but if you’re looking for decor that’ll really send ripples of terror throughout your neighborhood, this 6-foot tall clown is it. You can get this five-star rated item on sale for $179.98, which is about $50 off from its standard price of $229.99. With its flashing red LED lights for eyes and vacant stare, this clown carries an aura of malevolence that reviewers say is absolutely spine-tingling, but it’s also part of what makes this animatronic one of their favorite annual decorations.
20. $10 off: This fogger for late-night scares
Add some gothic flair to your home via this MOSFiATA fog machine with controllable lights. Although this smoke maker is ordinarily priced at $45.99, you can save $10 when you check the coupon box under the price to get it for $35.99, which is surreal. This 500-watt multifunctional device is fully adjustable and features three built-in lights, which can help cast a mysterious glow through the mist. In addition, this machine comes with a remote, which you can use to control it from up to 50 feet away. With a 4.3-star rating on Amazon, shoppers say it’s easy to use and lots of fun. “I was able to control the density of the fog,” wrote on buyer. “The remote control was nice because I can mount the machine out of the way and still activate the fog from a distance.”
Prices were accurate at the time this article was published but may change over time.
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