Here you'll find spooky projects and activities centered around the Halloween theme and learn how to host a great Halloween party


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Flying on Halloween? You Can Wear a Costume!

When your broomstick just won't do, and you're forced to fly the "friendly skies," at least you can feel safe knowing you can still show up dressed to kill.

5 Halloween Myths That Will Not Die

Checking your kids' candy for poison or sharp objects? Locking up your black cat so it doesn't get snagged by a Satanist? Maybe you can relax after finding out the real stories behind these urban legends.

There Are 5 Types of Haunted House Visitors. Which One Are You?

Haunted houses have an arsenal of scare tactics they deploy depending on who darkens their doors.

9 Halloween Attractions That Went Too Far

Can a Halloween attraction be sued for being too scary? It's already happened. When else did attractions get out of control — at least for some visitors?

Yes, Real Human Corpses Have Been Mistaken for Halloween Decor

Have Halloween decorations gotten so good that when people spot a real dead body, they think it's fake? That's been the case in these ghoulish instances.

Beyond Halloween: 8 Other Holidays Spirits Love

The American Halloween is just one of many celebrations around the globe with roots in ceremonies to honor the dead who've returned to visit their loved-ones. Want to join the Hungry Ghosts Festival or snack on a sugar skull?

Your Ultimate Halloween Party Playlist

What you need for your Halloween party is some spooky music that'll establish the need for a dance floor -- like M.J.'s "Thriller."

10 Fun for Fido Halloween Costumes

Why should humans have all the fun on Halloween? Here are 10 costumes for your dog that are sure to have the hounds howling.

10 Mommy-and-me Halloween Costumes

If anything can bring out the kid in an adult, it's Halloween. For fans of the holiday, the dressing-up experience is made even sweeter (and cuter) once a child enters the picture, thanks to coordinating mommy-and-me costumes.

10 Things Your Kid Should NOT Be for Halloween

In the rush to come up with a creative and inexpensive Halloween costume idea in a hurry, don't make the mistake of confusing unique for tasteless or timely for tacky. It can be hard to draw the line between a costume that's clever and one that's inappropriate.

Why Do We Trick or Treat?

Why do children don ridiculous costumes and bang down doors demanding candy once a year? And what do the ancient Celtic clans of Britain have to do with it?

Why Do People Carve Jack-O'-Lanterns at Halloween?

What do a man named Stingy Jack, the devil and a cross have to do with carving Halloween pumpkins? Everything, it turns out. This long-standing tradition is steeped in folklore and superstition.

5 Halloween Candy Alternatives

Halloween is known for its chocolate and sweets, but you can make it a little more health-conscious by swapping sugar-laden candy treats with our five candy alternatives.

5 Easy Pumpkin Carving Patterns

Whether you're carving, stenciling or painting your pumpkin, we've collected five easy ways to create out-of-this-world pumpkin designs.

10 Cool Ideas for Halloween Parties

Halloween is for tricks and treats... and partying! We have 10 cool party ideas for kids, teens and parents alike.

5 Unforgettable Costume Ideas for Teens

These five ideas offer a sampling of the gore, humor and downright creativity that it takes to make a teen-perfect Halloween costume.

5 Ideas for DIY Theme Halloween Parties

Why wait for party invites from friends and family when, with a little pre-planning, and a small budget, you can throw your own ghoulish shindig?

10 Fun Halloween Facts for Families

To get to the bottom of why black cats got a bad rap and where revelers can catch glimpse of a ghost, treat yourself to these 10 frighteningly fun Halloween facts.

5 Ways to Make Some Halloween Noise

We have five tricks to making Halloween noise that has you covered whether you're a digital music downloader or a do-it-yourselfer.

5 Budget Halloween Party Favor Ideas

Here are a few suggestions for keeping the Halloween party favors economical while keeping your guests happy.

5 Things You Should Know: Halloween Safety Tips for Kids and Parents

Prevent your family from hidden dangers and injuries such as falls and burns with these helpful hints.

5 Cool Ideas for Pumpkin Art

You don't need to be a pumpkin-carving Picasso to think outside the typical jack-o'-lantern box, you just need a little spark to get you going.

Halloween Pictures

Halloween is one of the most popular holidays in the United States. Everyone gets to dress up and be someone else for the night. Explore our spooky Halloween album and discover some of the major elements of this ghostly holiday.

How Haunted Houses Work

Money for admission? Check. Willing companion to hold onto during your visit? Check. Second set of pants in case yours are scared off? Check. You're now ready to enter a haunted house.

Kids Halloween Costumes

No need to spend big when you can make creative kids' Halloween costumes with just a few supplies. Some of these costumes can be made with materials that you may already have in your home. Use our no-sew steps for fun, unique kid costumes.