Halloween decorating has reached new heights in recent years, literally, if the continued craze for giant front yard skeletons is any indication!
As interest in over-the-top Halloween decor grows, supplies are dwindling, so if you’re planning to step up your seasonal outdoor decor this year, now is the time to act. We’ve searched high and low to help you find the spookiest, spookiest, creepiest Halloween decorations to make your home the talk of the neighborhood.
$299 at Home Depot
The OG Skelly is back at Home Depot this year – orders are limited to one per customer to make sure there’s enough of our big friend to go, but you’d better act fast before it sells out!
$59.99 $44.99 a Amazon
If you can’t get your hands on a giant skeleton, can we interest you in a 12-foot talking reaper?
$349.99 a best buy
This 8-foot skeleton is a bit smaller than its 12-foot counterpart, but it has some interesting features of its own. The oversized skeleton figure features articulated arms and a moving jaw, and will make spooky noises to up the flow factor.
$79.99 a Eastern trade
Giant backyard skeletons aren’t limited to the human form! There are tons of fun skeletons to choose from, including this unicorn skeleton, which we love for its surprising and whimsical twist on the trend.
$399 a Home Depot
Dragons are sure to be a huge trend this Halloween, thanks to HBO’s smash hit “House of the Dragon,” and what better way to let your fan flag fly high than with a giant animatronic lawn dragon?!
$97.99 a Eastern trade
Witches, but make them friends. These bright green-faced women aren’t so much to scare kids as to run away, but they’ll weave a spooky spell over your garden.
$69.99 $49.99 a Amazon
But maybe you want a scary witch! No problem, we have terrifying giant witches for you! This lovely lady is 12 feet tall, making her a perfect match for Skelly in case you wanted her to have a companion.
$28.99 $25.99 a Amazon
Oh? A 4 foot hairy spider you say?? WITH RED EYES??? [faints]
$59.99 a Amazon
Inflatables are another way to add height to your outdoor Halloween decorations, and they’re usually not that scary for little kids (and big kids, let’s be honest here!). This 12-foot stacked pumpkin inflatable is as cozy as it gets, making it a great choice for a friendlier outdoor Halloween look.
$19.98 a Amazon
If you’re going to do a super scary outdoor installation, you’re going to want people to know what to expect, and what better way to communicate that than through these spooky yard signs that let people know what’s up is ahead?
$26.99 a Amazon
A hanging Grim Reaper is creepy enough on its own, but this Grim Reaper is 59 inches tall! It also has a set of glowing eyes and includes sound effects and a shake function, all of which can be controlled by voice for spookiness on the go.
$23.99 for 3 yrs Amazon
Some ghosts are cute, and then there are these ghosts. These ghosts are not friendly at all! They’re terrifying, so if you’re looking to scare the neighborhood kids, these are the ghosts you want.
$29.95 $19.99 a Amazon
Turn your front yard into a graveyard with these incredibly creepy skeleton garden stakes.
$26.99 a Amazon
If creepy skeleton garden stakes aren’t creepy enough, how about adding some realistic furry spiders to the mix? These three hairy spiders measure 5 feet, 2 inches each and are equipped with red eyes to make them even more terrifying.
$10 a Goal
Do you feel like a witch? Each of these decorative stakes features a black high-heeled witch’s foot attached to an orange and black printed leg, and they’re sure to delight trick-or-treaters.
$45.99 $18.99 a Amazon
The orange and purple LED lights that illuminate this set of four garden stakes help remove the specter of the skeleton motif, making the skelly trend more kid-friendly.
$19.99 a Amazon
These glow-in-the-dark flamingo skeletons will add a touch of whimsy to your Halloween decor and are another great way to incorporate the skeleton trend without going full horror.
$26.77 a Home Depot
If you like the idea of flamingos for Halloween, and really, who wouldn’t? – but you’re looking for something even more kid-friendly than the skeleton shape, these orange and black plastic flamingos are a fun twist on those traditional lawn ornaments.
$18.99 $16.99 a Amazon
These smiling pumpkins are sure to put a smile on the faces of little trick-or-treaters, making them a perfect choice for a family-friendly outdoor Halloween look.
$16.99 $11.89 a Customization shopping center
Welcome to trick-or-treating with this cute sign that you can personalize with two lines of text that are magnetized to a stake for your yard. You can also change the signs for other parties!
$22.99 a Eastern trade
These little ghosts can be stuck on your garden floor, in your garden or even on a large potted plant for maximum Halloween thrills.
$41.99 a Amazon
Bring Rockwell’s classic ’80s song “Somebody’s Watching Me” to life with this giant set of light-up demon eyes! The 4.2-foot inflatable is weatherproof and equipped with bright LED lights to help attendees find their way to the candy bowl.
$65.99 a Amazon
Keep it sweet, not scary, with this highly rated and cheerful 6-foot-tall scarecrow and pumpkins that light up and turn your yard or porch into a seasonal spectacle.
$12.99 $11.04 a Amazon
Up the wow factor with a scary spider balloon arch that’s highly rated and perfect for a Halloween party or just to add a touch of entry to your entryway.
$49.99 a Amazon
Filled with bright red LED lights, this inflatable ghoulie will keep all the kids running for candy on Halloween night. Built for outdoor use, this decor includes a fixed sandbag, ties and stakes to secure to the ground.
$109.99 $95.99 a Amazon
If you want to really go above and beyond, this 9-foot-tall flame-breathing dragon will light up your yard whether you’re in the city or the desert. The whole blog will talk!
Halloween decorations for front and garage doors
$29.98 a Home Depot
Projectors are a fun and easy way to turn a garage door or side of your house into a spooky Halloween scene with minimal setup required. This projector has a range of up to 15 feet and includes stakes to secure it to your lawn or landscape.
$19.99 a Amazon
Maybe you like the idea of a giant skeleton, but you’re not so keen on the idea of assembling, disassembling, and storing a 12-foot pile of bones. We’ve got what you need: a 57-inch magnetic skeleton that can be attached to a garage door.
$20.99 a Amazon
We’re bats, and you can be too with this set of 20 magnetic garage door bats! There are six styles of bats, including hanging bats and flying bats.
$10.99 a Amazon
A great way to deter trick-or-treaters and keep all the candy for yourself is to put up this incredibly scary door cover. Something to keep in mind!
$18.99 a Amazon
This Halloween eyes and fangs bow can be used over a front door or placed on the side of a house or garage door to give a spooky welcome to all who dare to enter.
$29.99 $19.99 a Customization shopping center
Get the whole family spooked with this custom doormat that you personalize with your family name and each family member’s name on top of their creepy skeleton version.