31 Fun and Frugal Halloween Activities

You may remember that we celebrate Halloween around here in recognition of the triumph over darkness. That being said, though, no matter what holiday we celebrate, we try to keep it frugal or at the very least budget-friendly. A recent study showed that the average American spent roughly $78 on Halloween festivities…I don’t know about you, but to me that seems a bit steep. So, how can you have fun, celebrate the holiday, and still stay on budget? Check out these 31 Halloween activities that will cost you next to nothing.The average person spends nearly $100 on Halloween. Save your budget and enjoy these fun and frugal Halloween activities that cost next to nothing!

 

 

Fun Ideas to Celebrate Halloween

  1. Have a no spend Halloween costume contest and challenge your friends to come up with the most creative costume without spending any money.
  2. Host a Halloween movie night at your house and ask friends to contribute their favorite ghoulish snack.
  3. Carve a pumpkin.
  4. Use the pumpkin innards from your jack-o-lantern to make a tasty Halloween dish.
  5. Host a costume swap and trade costumes with a friend.
  6. Sit around a camp fire and tell scary stories with friends.
  7. Make your own Halloween decorations.
  8. Make a trip to a pumpkin patch.
  9. Participate in your town’s free Halloween festivities.
  10. Create a haunted house with or for your friends.
  11. Go trick-or-treating.
  12. Watch a documentary on Halloween or ghost stories.

The average person spends nearly $100 on Halloween. Save your budget and enjoy these fun and frugal Halloween activities that cost next to nothing!

 

  1. Visit a corn maze.
  2. Pull a “scary” prank on a friend.
  3. Enjoy some hot cider.
  4. Walk around and check out your neighbors’ Halloween decorations.
  5. Take a night hike.
  6. Create a sampling of various pumpkin-flavored snacks for you and your friends.
  7. Have a costume contest amongst your friends.
  8. Host a Halloween game night. Check out these fun, free games for all ages.
  9. Make your own candy.
  10. Keep Halloween décor simple and reuse what you can for the rest of the harvest season.
  11. Check out scary stories online.
  12. Wear a costume to work if it is permitted.
  13. Have a pumpkin carving contest with friends.
  14. Visit a harvest festival.
  15. Visit a haunted site closest to you.
  16. Plan a haunted walk through your city.
  17. Read a horror story.
  18. Decorate pumpkins without carving.
  19. Catch up on Halloween trivia.

You see. You don’t really need to spend nearly $100 to have a frightfully good time on Halloween. Try one of these fun and frugal Halloween activities, and you’ll have a spooktacular holiday without frightening your wallet.

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