How to host a classy AF Halloween party for grown-ups

How to host a classy Halloween party for adults
Halloween Apothecary Jar Labels from Important Paper

I'm a big fan of Halloween parties for kids (candy! apples! games!), but if you're planning a more sophisticated Halloween party for grown-ups, you'll want to up your game. Here are a few of my favorite chic Halloween decor ideas, shmancy Halloween cocktails, and killer ways to keep things spooky at your adult Halloween shindig.

Set the mood with chic spooky decor

Set the mood with some glam gold, chill LED lights, and vintage-chic pumpkins…

How to host a classy AF Halloween party for grown-ups
Purple Bat Silhouette from Target
How to host a classy Halloween party for grown-ups
Areaware Pillar Candle
How to host a classy AF Halloween party for grown-ups
Black And Gold Skeleton Plates from World Market
How to host a classy Halloween party for adults
DIY Dry Brushed Chalk Painted Pumpkins from
Anderson & Grant
How to host a classy AF Halloween party for grown-ups
Burlap Halloween Banners from World Market
How to host a classy Halloween party for adults
Ceramic pumpkins from LollyBirds
How to host a classy Halloween party for adults
Ombre Spiderweb Pumpkins via Plaid Online

Create a sophisticated food spread

You can peel some grapes or cook cold spaghetti (did any of y'all do that in your misspent youth?!), but these recipes will keep things more fancy-pants in a good way…

How to host a classy AF Halloween party for grown-ups
Fall cheese board how-to
How to host a classy Halloween party for adults
Poison Apples DIY from Wanna Bite
How to host a classy Halloween party for adults
Pumpkin Dinner Rolls from Easy As Apple Pie
How to host a classy AF Halloween party for grown-ups
Spiced butternut squash hummus

Serve it on cool themed servingware

There's SO much out there in this realm. I own those Bride of Frankenstein plates myself…

How to host a classy Halloween party for adults
Bride Of Frankenstein Plates from World Market
How to host a classy AF Halloween party for grown-ups
Matte White Ceramic Pumpkin Casserole Baker from World Market
How to host a classy AF Halloween party for grown-ups
Black And Gold Halloween Drink Trays from World Market

Serve up fancy Halloween cocktails & mocktails

Halloween cocktails OR Halloween mocktails are the go-to for super fun and fancy dranks…

How to host a classy Halloween party for grown-ups
Vampire’s Kiss Cocktail from Wander Spice
How to host a classy Halloween party for grown-ups
Bloody Vampire from Simply {Darr}ling

Up your invitation game

Start of the party right by setting the mood early with vintage or classy Halloween party invites…

How to host a classy Halloween party for adults
Raven Egg Halloween Invitations from Little Elephant Crafts
How to host a classy Halloween party for adults
Vintage Circus Ticket invitations from Little Mountain Top

Offer up slick costume awards

How to host a classy Halloween party for adults
DIY Halloween Costume Contest Awards + Free Printables from Hostess with the Mostess

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