We may not be able to go trick or treating, or throw big parties for Halloween 2020 but there are still plenty of fun ways to mark the spooky occasion. Check out our Halloween celebration ideas to help you enjoy this Halloween in a very 2020 style!
1. Spooky Virtual Party
Thanks to technology we can still throw a Halloween party as long as it is a virtual one. Gather your friends and family on video chat for a spooky celebration that could see your enjoying everything from parading your Halloween costume to dancing the night away. This means your can still use those Halloween theme party ideas that you have been thinking about since last Halloween.
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2. Witchcraft Spa Night
Looking for Halloween party ideas for adults? While it is fun to have a big Halloween celebration, this year is a great opportunity to try something new and start a new Halloween tradition. Why not start your own Halloween-themed beauty salon and try out cool SFX makeup on other members of your household? Or take some time for yourself and enjoy a soak in the tub with a Gothic Hex Bomb, sure to make you feel like a Hallow-queen!
3. Tarot Reading
Always fancied yourself as a witch in the making? This year put those occult skills into practice with a spooky seance or tarot card reading. Nemesis Now have all the props you will need to convince your guests that there are ghosts among us. Scary Halloween party ideas don't come much more frightening than this. Dim the lights and host a creepy evening with members of your household or see if the ghost community has got to grips with technology and head onto video chat for a card reading with your friends.
4. Gothic Care Package
Can't throw a Halloween party with the people you usually love to see for the spooky season? If you are in need of some Halloween celebration ideas that will work for 2020 then why not try a Gothic care package? With trick or treating off the cards, there are other ways to share treats with your family and friends. Why not set-up a postal chain between friends in a Secret Sandy Claws style? Share cute Gothic trinkets, Halloween candy, and letters for a fun alternative Halloween celebration.
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5. Halloween Quiz
Looking for an easy Halloween party idea to bring your friends and family together? Why not host a Halloween-themed quiz with bonus points for best costume, of course! A Halloween quiz is easy to do with the help of video chat to bring everyone together for a Halloween celebration.
6. Horror Movie Night
The best Halloween party ideas are the ones spent with people we love so cosy up with your household for a nail-biting horror movie marathon. Costumes, optional; blankets to hide behind, necessary! Create yourself a protective blanket-fort or simply snuggle up on the sofa and enjoy your favorite scary films.
7. Tell Ghost Stories
Give a modern twist to a Halloween classic. Dim the lights, put up your spooky decorations, and put on your costume to prepare for telling ghost stories. Sometimes the simplest Halloween party ideas are the best and using the bonus of modern technology you can create a totally terrifying atmosphere on your video chat with the help of a few lighting and sound effects. This fun campfire classic is perfect for celebrating Halloween so why not enjoy scaring yourself silly with a suspense-building ghost story. You could even use some props to help bring your story to life. Check out our Gothic gifts range for a host of occult ornaments.
As you can see, with a little bit of creativity, there are still plenty of fun ways to celebrate Halloween 2020 so start planning your alternative party. Be sure to tag us in your Halloween social posts - we would love to see how you have styled items from our Halloween collections!