Top 20 Halloween Yard Decoration Ideas for Your Home

Halloween is one of the most fun holidays of the year.  I mean, what’s not to love about epic pet getups, adorable kid costumes, dressing up, putting really cool makeup on, and going to scary themed house parties? Let’s not forget all of the awesome Halloween yard decoration ideas on display.

If you’re anything like me, you’ve already been checking out all of your neighbors’ Halloween decorations.

Heck, you may even be looking to steal a couple of Halloween yard decorating ideas for your own house, or at least get some inspiration. After all, you don’t want your home to be the only one not getting in on the fun.

Top 20 Halloween Yard Decoration Ideas

Do you have a hard time choosing Halloween yard decorations for your yard? With so many choices nowadays, we get it.

If you’re looking for some inspiration, check out the list of our top Halloween yard ideas below.

1. Cacoon corpse

If you’re looking to make trick or treaters jump out of their skin, this cacoon corpse will do the trick! That’s because this 6-foot mesh wrapped corpse does more than just hang around. As soon as noise is detected, it lets out a terrible cry, and its eyes begin to glow! It will catch everyone off guard.

Your little candy consumers will wish they had asked for a treat only!

2. Trick or treat banner

Not all Halloween yard decoration ideas are scary. In fact, we picked this trick or treat banner because it’s so full of friendly Halloween spunk. It’s a great addition to any porch or doorway if you want a less scary experience for the kiddos.

3. Hanging talking witch

Halloween is the perfect night for witches to cast their spells. So, what better way to add fright to this festive night than to have a witch hanging around?

Not just any witch, though.

This 6-foot hanging witch is full of animated fright. Plus, it’s lightweight and easy to store until next year. If you’d like to add this to your spooky Halloween yard decoration ideas, you can purchase one here.

4. Giant spider and web

Tiny, harmless spiders are enough to make almost anyone run in the opposite direction. Just imagine the reactions you’ll get with this eight-legged furry creature hanging around.

I think it’s safe to assume that greeting trick or treaters with this giant spider and web is sure to gain some serious Halloween points.

5. Nightcrawler

If you want to have one of the scariest houses on the block, then this item is a must-have! This animated nightcrawler is sure to scare any passerby with its glowing red eyes and terrifying growl. You can get this super scary animated nightcrawler here.

6. Hanging skeleton ghost 

Not all cool Halloween yard decoration ideas need to be over the top. This Halloween hanging skeleton ghost is a perfect example! Not only does it light up and make creepy screams when it senses noise, but it’s also lightweight and easy to hang.

If you’re looking for a scary Halloween decoration without all the fuss, this is an excellent addition to your Halloween yard decoration ideas.

7. Inflatable ghost with a pumpkin

Halloween yard decoration ideas don’t have to be frightening to get your neighbors’ attention. This light-up inflatable ghost and pumpkin duo is sure to be a hit with the neighborhood kids. Plus, its friendly wave and warm smiles are perfect for greeting the trick or treaters.

If you love this Halloween inflatable as much as I do, you can grab one here.

8. Creepy animated  clown

Do you want to turn your yard into a totally terrifying experience? Then check out this creepy animated clown. Not only does this scary clown talk, but it also has a rotating head, moving arms, and sinister red eyes that flash.

9. Tombstones

With these tombstones in your yard, visitors will be shaking in their boots. After all, Halloween is the perfect night for ghosts and goblins to come out and play. Why would they go anywhere other than your decked out cemetery?

Purchase a set of six foam tombstones here.

10. 3D Nun door sticker

Imagine walking up to a door in the middle of the night with a giant zombie nun staring at you! That’s precisely why this 3D nun door sticker made our list. It’s absolutely terrifying.

Between the piercing eyes, sharp teeth, and the ready to take a bite out of your soul look, I’d say this is a must-have for a frightful welcome.

11. Fun yard set

Decorating for any holiday can be time-consuming. Luckily, you can place these colorful signs in your yard in just a matter of seconds. Plus, the pumpkins and ghosts are so cute, it’ll put a smile on any kid’s face. Did I mention they are perfect to use in family photos?

If you want to greet your little guests with these not so spooky signs, grab a set here.

12. Skeletons

Are you going for a scary themed yard this year Halloween? Then this skull and skeleton arm yard decor would be a perfect fit, especially if it’s paired with some tombstones. Unlike some other skeleton sets, this skull has a moveable mandible, allowing it to be propped open or shut.

Make no bones about it-this a perfect addition to any scary themed yard. Grab your it here.

13. Halloween icicle lights

Icicle lights aren’t just for Christmas anymore! These bright orange lights are perfect for drawing visitors to your home on Halloween. In fact, trick or treaters will probably flock to your place. So, make sure you stock up on candy.

14. Inflatable Witch’s Leg Cooler

Trick or treaters will get a kick out of this totally witchin’ inflatable cooler. Between the witch’s legs standing upright and the appearance of slime running off the rim, it just screams Halloween. So whether you plan on serving up juice boxes to the kiddos, or fermented beverages to the adults, this is a great way to keep your brew cool.

15. Monster garage

If you’re looking for ways to utilize your entire home for Halloween, this Monster garage decor may be what you need. The big scary eyes and sharp teeth will give your garage a terrifying makeover. This Halloween yard decor idea is sure to get your house noticed.

16. Grim Reaper

This 8 foot Grim Reaper inflatable is hard to miss, even on the darkest of nights, thanks to its glowing body and red eyes. If you’re going for a scary theme, then this item would fit right into your plans.  After all, having a collector of souls on display will bring an element of terror to any Halloween yard display.

17. Skeletons and coffin cooler

Want to throw an epic Halloween shindig? Well, that’s going to require cold beverages, and what better way to display them then in this awesome cooler. Plus, it’s perfect for indoor and outdoor use. Once your guests get a load of this thing, they’ll be dying to know where you got it.

18. Spooky light show

Going for a creepy Halloween display? Well, this ghost light show will do the trick. The moving ghosts add an extra special effect that will have your home standing out from the rest.

If you’re looking to light up your house with the help of several floating banshees, you can grab your strobe light here.

19. Exorcist doorway drape

This Exorcist door drape is perfect for creating a frightening experience for Halloween visitors. Not only can you use this as a creepy doorway drape inside your home, but you can also use it for your front door. The lifelike illustration of Raegan will have your trick or treaters shivering with fear.

20. Lighted inflatable gutter witch

While witches can be scary, this fun gutter hanging decor is far from frightening. Its colors shine bright while lit up in the evening, drawing lots of attention to your home on Halloween. If you don’t mind this guest just hanging around, grab one here.

There’s More Than Halloween Yard Decoration Ideas

Yards aren’t the only places you can dress up on Halloween. Whether you’re throwing a party or just love adding holiday touches around the home, adding spooky elements can be loads of fun. As a bonus, we’ve added five Halloween decoration ideas to help inspire your indoor decor.

1. Halloween Pillows

These super cute D-Fantix Halloween pillow covers are a perfect addition to any spooky home. If you’re looking to add some subtle decor in your home, this is a great idea. Simply place over your existing couch pillows or stuff with fluff before putting on your couch, chair, or even bed for a touch of Halloween.

2. Halloween Shower Curtain

If you love all things horror, then this shower curtain is right up your ally. Plus, who would expect a bathroom to be decked out for Halloween? It’s perfect if you plan to scare the daylights out of your unexpecting guests.

If you’re interested in this blood-curdling shower curtain, grab it here.

3. 3D Scary Picture Frames

Are you throwing a Halloween party? Adding these scary changing face portraits to your decor is a great way to turn your home into a haunted house. Sure, they look like ordinary portraits, but just a subtle change in your position and the angle reveals a terrifying dark side hidden in their innocent faces.

4. Balloon Arch Garland

Balloon garlands are a fun way to way to decorate any event, especially Halloween parties. What makes this balloon arch stand out to is it’s really cool Halloween twist. Creepy spiders, floating eyeballs, and spider webs-it’s enough to make your skin crawl.

Do you love this balloon garland arch? Get yours here.

5. Jack-o-lanterns

Jack-o-lanterns are a Halloween staple, but leaving their candle burning for too long inside of your home is dangerous.  Luckily, these adorable light-up foam pumpkin jack-o-lanterns are safer and just as festive. There’s no need to worry about leaving these battery-operated jack-o-lanterns glowing all night.

Our Top Halloween Yard Decoration Ideas

Compiling this list of top Halloween yard decoration ideas wasn’t the easiest of tasks, but it sure was fun. There are just so many Halloween items out there, from cute and colorful to absolutely terrifying. Hopefully, our list of top Halloween yard decoration ideas will help with your decision.

Also, don’t forget, you can always find cool DIY Halloween yard decorations if that’s more up your alley.

Is Halloween one of your favorite holidays to celebrate? Share your favorite Halloween yard decoration ideas with us in the comment section below!