5 Virtual & In-Office Halloween Party Ideas to Lift Your Spirits!

Who says that Halloween is just for kids! Every year many workplaces celebrate this holiday by throwing a fun and spooky Halloween party. As Halloween gets closer, you’ll want to make sure that your to-do list is brimming with fun ideas for an office Halloween party to remember.

While there are many ideas that you can incorporate into your office-appropriate celebration, only the best Halloween party ideas will get noticed by all co-workers. Here is what to you can do to make your virtual and in-office Halloween party ‘unforgettable’.

Best 5 virtual Halloween Party Ideas

Many people are still working remotely this year and they are not able to be around to be a part of your office Halloween celebration. For those workers, it is best to make some small but effective changes that will spice up the atmosphere a little bit.

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Let’s have a gourd time this year.

1. Virtual Halloween party decorations

If you see your colleagues only via chats and cameras, you can play with some interesting decoration ideas. Fill in the space behind you with some words or hanging letters. The words like “welcome” or “Happy Halloween” will do the trick.

Also, you can place some pumpkins behind your camera to feel the spirit of the Halloween party. Your co-workers will appreciate your effort to make the atmosphere more pleasant.

2. Virtual Halloween bingo

You cannot get wrong with the virtual Halloween games, like bingo. It is easy to share a template and play bingo with your teammates. You can simply send a card to each worker and randomize the squares. There are many templates online and you can choose your favorites.

3. Virtual Trick or Treat

There are many ways to play Trick or Treat online with our colleagues. One of the best ways is to share some treats with your squad. These treats could be gift cards, credits for app downloads, or virtual wallpapers. When someone answers the question correctly, you can send them a treat. Simple as that.

4. Virtual Halloween costume ideas

There is nothing better than a good costume on a Halloween night. Be creative and get a costume that will amaze the rest of your co-workers.

5. Halloween Zoom backgrounds

If you want to be noticed at a Halloween party, you can play with different Zoom backgrounds, like the Haunted house, Pumpkin patch, or Zombie wasteland. Try out these backgrounds and your colleagues can do the same to get the spirit of scary backgrounds.

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Eat, drink, and be scary. Happy Halloween!

Best 5 in-office Halloween party ideas

A well-executed Halloween celebration is a great way to promote collaboration in the workplace. This season, we’ve got some fun office Halloween party ideas to make sure that October 31 isn’t a total nightmare for you. With the below-listed collection of fun ideas for Halloween, your party will get everyone’s hearts racing with excitement (and fear)! 

1. Halloween office costume

Similar to the virtual Halloween costume ideas, you can dress up to look like a zombie or a witch. Movie monsters, Disney characters, or guests from the future will also be noticed.

2. Halloween luncheon pumpkin carving contests

This kind of contest will show off the abilities of your co-workers to create some interesting shapes. The pumpkin carving contest is fun and it brings out the skills to make something useful with a pumpkin.

3. Halloween food ideas for the party

It is best to use some foods that are easy to handle, like snacks or finger foods. Get some Halloween cheese board or Halloween-themed snacks, like Orange Deviled Eggs or Spider Cupcakes.

4. Halloween decoration

Make sure that all of the office corners are filled with candles and pumpkins. Don’t forget to include wallpapers and curtains as part of the office Halloween decoration.

5. Halloween games

One of the most interesting Halloween games is pumpkin golf. You can get a large pumpkin and cut the bottom of it to make a hole. You can use some mini golf clubs and golf balls to hit the ball into the pumpkin’s mouth and win the points for your team.

Enjoy all of the games and decorations and celebrate Halloween with your co-workers in the most spooktacular manner! Just because Halloween falls on the busiest time of the year doesn’t mean you should skip the festivities.

What are your plans for Halloween this year? Whether you’re having a virtual Halloween party or a low-key in-office Halloween celebration, we would like to hear all about your plans! Let us know in the comments below.

Anna Verasai
Anna Versai is a Team Writer at The HR Digest; she covers topics related to Recruitment, Workplace Culture, Interview Tips, Employee Benefits, HR News and HR Leadership. She also writes for Technowize, providing her views on the Upcoming Technology, Product Reviews, and the latest apps and softwares.

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