20 Best Halloween Wedding Ideas To Add A Little Spook To Your Big Day

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20 Best Halloween Wedding Ideas To Add A Little Spook To Your Big Day
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A pristine white wedding is great, but quirky brides may crave something a little more off the cuff. A Halloween wedding couldn’t be more perfect with its spooky undertone and palette of inky blacks, rich reds, purples, and orange.

There’s also ample room for scary ghost stories and funky Halloween decor ideas. Whether you’re just toying with Halloween wedding ideas and are in the very beginning stages, or are fully committed, you may just find a little inspiration here.

1. Dia De Los Muertos wedding skeletons

No Halloween wedding cake is complete without an apt topper, and we’re partial to this Dia de los Muertos number.

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2. Orange-y harvest bouquet

Keep your floral arrangements rustic and Halloween-inspired by leaning into oranges, peaches, and taupe. Navy, black, purple, and deep red are other colors to consider.

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3. Voodoo top hat

A voodoo top with bedazzled with skulls will add a little Halloween flair to your guest check-in table.

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4. Moody dried floral arrangement

Another way to play into the Halloween theme is to opt for dried floral arrangements instead of a fresh bouquet. These would look perfect as centerpieces.

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5. Black calla lily & rose boutonnieres

An inky black calla lily or rose boutonniere adds beautiful spook to any groomsmen or bridesmaid outfit.

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6. Coffin wedding ring box

Can you honestly think of a better place to house your wedding rings than inside of a wee coffin?

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7. Wicked Halloween “snow” globes

Another way to jazz up your dinner tables, buffet, or guest check-in is with delightfully kitschy, Halloween-inspired snow globes.

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8. Ouija board heels

All eyes are on the bride throughout the wedding, so consider dressing the Halloween part with a pair of one-of-a-kind ouija board heels.

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9. Skulls galore

Keep it classic with a non-fussy skull or two (or many) strategically placed around the ceremony and reception venues. Don’t forget to include one in the photobooth.

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10. 'Til Death' neon sign

This phrase is synonymous with all weddings, but in the right application it feels extra spooky. Add a little neon to the mix and you’ve got ample photo opps.

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11. Voodoo doll favors

Not sure what to give as Halloween wedding favors? You’ve got so many fun options to choose from, but a voodoo doll is sure to make a splash.

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12. Halloween donuts

You’ve heard of donut walls, but those usually invoke thoughts of rainbow sprinkles and pink frosting. For an All Hallows Even wedding, go full-blown spooky!

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13. Black candelabras

Forget the cheery gold and silver — it’s full-blown black or nothing at all when it comes to your candelabra décor. (Pro-tip: you can spray paint any existing candelabras black.)

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14. Black & white wedding dress

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Forget the white wedding and go for a black and white dress. And if you’re really digging the Halloween vibes, just go for an inky black gown.

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15. Halloween cookies

Halloween cookies make great favors or a great dessert. The sugary “geodes” in these cookies elevate them to wedding status, but you’ve got a ton of options.

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16. Goth champagne glasses

If you’re going to have a toast — and most weddings would be remiss without — make sure it’s a goth-y one with the perfect glasses.

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17. Halloween wedding invitations

Let your guests know what they’re in for by sending out invitations that are Halloween themed. They’ll be dying for the day to come.

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18. Mrs. & Mr. pumpkins

You can carve out your own Mr. & Mrs. Pumpkins for the big day, or opt for an easy decal.

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19. Eerie wedding place cards

Place card holders are one easy way to amp up your All Hallows Eve décor. Skeletons, skeleton keys, bats, and pumpkins all work.

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20. 'Til Death Do Us Part' banner

Another spin on the ‘Til Death Do We Part' promise, but this one just sounds way more fun.

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Wendy Rose Gould is a freelance lifestyle reporter based in Phoenix, Arizona. She contributes to NBC, Refinery29, Brides, Allure, Spotlyte, Total Beauty, Soko Glam, and others.

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