A home featuring outdoor Halloween decorations is impossible to resist.
It is such a fun event to celebrate and brings to mind spooky images of zombies lurking in the night, Frankenstein, vampires, floating ghosts, a cemetery with an old creepy mausoleum, witches flying on broomsticks, werewolves, mummies, gargoyles, bats, large rats, skeletons, reapers, tombstones, and creaking haunted houses.
There is an abundance of fabulous exterior Halloween decor to choose from.
I will explore some ideas to help you get started on this ghoulish voyage in making the exterior of your home look quite spooktacular this Halloween.
Some Ideas for Exterior Halloween Decor
You can add a sense of eeriness to the exterior of your home by incorporating cobwebs, giant spiders, tombstones, a couple of skeletons, and a bloody dummy hanging from a tree (if you happen to have a tree in front of your home). Also, staked yard ghosts give the front lawn a sense that the home is haunted while blending in with the tombstones.
Some hay stacks and pumpkins help complete the look for the autumn/Halloween spirit. You can even put a Halloween doormat that creaks or makes scary noises to welcome people through your front door.
Lastly, including spooky sounds of howling wind, creepy voices, creaking, and the sound of chains will add eeriness to your exterior Halloween decor.
Giant Bat: You can hang a giant bat on a tree to give your home exterior an even creepier look. It has sharp looking fangs, beady little eyes, and pointed ears that will send anyone that sees it running for cover.
Bat and Spider Lights: A fabulous way to add glow to your outdoor Halloween decorations is to incorporate a bat and spider light set around the top of your front door or you can intertwine it on the railing or fence.
The light set has orange, purple, and green spiders that emit a luminous glow with two internal lights. An eerie shimmer is cast by the black wire bats, along with one orange light.
Staked Yard Bats
As the wind blows, these bats engage in a spirited dance that is mesmerizing to watch.
The staked Halloween bats feature fuzzy heads and red jeweled eyes.
Their draping black fabric wings give it a life-like appearance.
Black Cat: A fabulous decorative item for your front lawn is an inflatable black cat. It features internal light sources that give it fearsome glowing eyes. Also, it is constructed of durable nylon that can withstand the elements.
Halloween Cemetery Archway Gate: An inflatable Halloween cemetery archway gate is the perfect way to add creepiness near the entrance of your home with outdoor Halloween decorations.
A reaper adorns the archway awaiting its victims.
It self inflates in seconds to 9 feet tall.
What a unique Halloween spectacle this will make for your front lawn.
Coffin: A fabulous way to thrill trick-or-treaters is by placing this frightening coffin on your porch or lawn and sprinkling it with a few cobwebs and a couple of spiders.
This realistic looking wood coffin features two skeletal hands with forearms and is constructed of high density foam.
It has a weathered look with Spanish moss for a dramatic effect.
The casket lid makes spooky sounds.
Cemetery Lawn Signs
Lawn Signs: The perfect entrance to a haunted cemetery features skull accents on a sign that reads, “Eerie Acres Cemetery” while the other says, “Haunted Valley Cemetery.”
Other signs read as follows:
- Haunted Estates
- Haunted Funeral Home
- Haunted Valley Cemetery
- Rotten Realty
These outdoor Halloween decorations are made of molded plastic and metal.
Tombstones/Gravestones: Displaying creepy outdoor tombstones/gravestones will transform your lawn into a spooky cemetery. The tombstones/gravestones feature words, such as, “RIP” and “BEWARE,” while the others are accented with skulls and crows.
When your front lawn is filled with gravestones, it resembles a cemetery. The tombstones are cast from polyresin and stone powder for a natural carved stone appearance. It has a hand rubbed bronze finish which creates an aged look. The beauty about this decorative item is that it is lightweight.
Crosses: Crosses look spooky when mixed in with gravestones. These crosses are unique because they have an ancient look and have graceful details, with a hand-rubbed patina. It is made from polyresin and stone powder.
Halloween Crows: These crows are crafted with real feathers and appear very life-like.
Display them among other Halloween decor for that extra spooky feeling.
Gargoyle Urn: Add spookiness to your outdoor Halloween decorations by dressing your porch up with a ghastly Gargoyle urn that consists of richly detailed gargoyles. It is made from all weather resin mixed with stone powder and has a hand-rubbed finish.
Frankenstein: This 5 foot tall animated Frankenstein monster figure moves its arms, twists its hips, and plays music from the integral speaker in its base when activated by motion.
The monster is intricately detailed with neck bolts, sutured scars, a flat-topped head, a prominent brow, hobnail boots, and an oversized jacket.
Frankenstein: A classic horror Frankenstein monster prop that is so realistic you may actually believe it is alive. It stands at a monstrous 6 feet 11 inches and makes an excellent exterior Halloween decor item.
Ghost with Flashing Eyes: This hanging ghost is certain to scare up a good time with its ominous stare.
It features flashing eyes and its 8 foot figure is intimidating.
It features a latex/foam head, latex/foam hands, and posable arms, along with a tattered robe.
It will make an impressive outdoor Halloween decoration and can be hung on a tree branch.
Hanging Ghost: A great way to adorn your tree is by hanging a spooky ghost that almost appears to float.
It comes with a rope and the ghost is lightweight.
Standing Ghost: An incredibly life-like ghost with flashing eyes is sure to send chills up your spine. It features a detailed skull, skeleton hands, and a nylon cloak.
You will become mesmerized watching the flashing eyes alternate colors from red to blue to green.
Staked Yard Ghosts
Yard Ghosts: A great way to greet your guests is by displaying staked yard ghosts on your front lawn. The ghosts are draped in white fabric and are made from all-weather plastic and fabrics.
Grim Reaper and Pumpkin Carriage: This detailed inflatable outdoor Halloween decoration is sure to frighten everyone in your neighborhood. The grim reaper sits in a scary looking pumpkin carriage amidst a scary steed. Functioning carriage lights and spooky sound effects are quite frightful. This item is made from durable all-weather polyester.
Reaper Haunted House: A spooky skeleton reaper, ghost, and haunted tree all stand guard at the entrance of this haunted house. It features draping black curtains for trick-or-treaters to pass through.
A gloomy glow is cast on the outside by the carriage lights while creepy noises fill the inside.
Headless Horseman and Horse: A terrifying headless horseman rides his horse ready to do gruesome battle while holding a sword in one hand. The headless horseman is attired in riding gear, with the horse looking bloodied and gaunt.
Mummy Hands: A spooky outdoor Halloween decoration to grab the attention of trick-or-treaters is by displaying mummy hands.
Each arm is realistic looking because of the long nails, bony fingers, and tattered gauze. It is made from all weather polyresin and stone powder construction.
Mummy: A thrilling sensation will be felt upon seeing this freakish flashing eye mummy. Watch this mummy come to life as you bear witness to its flashing eyes and audible sound effects that are motion activated. When activated, the mummy says 6 scary phrases while his eyes flash red. The mummy’s face is constructed of hard plastic and the hanging wrap is polyester. The mummy holds a banner that reads, “Beware!! Enter at your own risk!!”
Wrapped Mummy Statue: A tingle up your back will occur once you see this realistic looking life-sized mummy. It is made from sturdy foam, metal, and wood materials, and tightly wrapped from head to toe in real fabric. You can display it alone or make it the perfect complement to a coffin for that extra haunting effect.
Staked Mummy: A staked mummy is perfect for the front lawn since it can be moved and positioned to your liking. It comes with a sturdy ground stake for easy placement.
Watchful Owl: You can expect everyone to do a double take this Halloween when you display this watchful owl on the exterior of your home.
It is crafted with real feathers and stand at 11 inches.
This owl also features piercing and realistic eyes that have authentic details.
It makes a great outdoor Halloween decoration perched atop a ledge or faux tree.
Hooks/Balls/Chains: A great way to accessorize your Halloween home exterior is by draping a rusty hook, balls, and chains over a decorative display. They are light in weight due to being molded from sturdy Styrofoam. The rust-toned silvery finish gives it a tarnished look.
Hanging Dead Pirate: Great outdoor Halloween decorations for the tree include a hanging dead pirate that is 5 feet tall and features faux chain shackles and tattered clothing.
It will make for a spooky display.
Hanging Pirate: This hanging pirate features a realistic looking rotted latex skull face that is adorned with an eye patch.
Its hands are also made of latex and its clothed upper body hangs from a rope noose. A frightful sight indeed!
Hanging Pirate Skeleton: You can hang a pirate skeleton that features a red gauze wrap, along with spider webs on its torso.
Its attached faux handcuffs and red pirate bandana are the perfect finishing touches. It measures roughly: 37” high x 15” wide x 6 ½” deep and is constructed of high density foam.
Black Cat inside a Pumpkin with LED Lights: This pumpkin will add a lovely touch wherever you display it. It is battery operated and features a black cat, spider web, and bat inside the pumpkin, along with the word, “Halloween”.
It makes a wonderful outdoor Halloween decoration on the porch area and is crafted of resin. The flashing LED lights give it a spooky feel.
Stacked Stone Pumpkins: These pumpkins make a great Halloween decorative accent. They are substantial, sculptural, and fun looking Halloween decorations.
The pumpkins are cast from polyresin and stone powder for a natural, carved stone look. Also, it is designed to withstand the elements.
Rat Litter: This creepy rat litter is frighteningly realistic. The latex prop features the mother rat with 8 freshly birthed babies nestled on a bed of straw.
It measures approximately 14” in diameter.
It will scare your socks off and makes a great accent for the outdoors.
Scarecrow: A scarecrow is reminiscent of autumn and makes a fabulous addition to your Halloween decor. It is generously stuffed with straw and appropriately attired with ragged black pants, a gray shirt, and a hat. You can position it in your desired pose since it has bendable limbs. It also comes with a metal stand for easy placement.
Cowboy Skeleton with Red Flashing Eyes: An oversized cowboy skeleton that features flashing red eyes and a ragged cloak makes this prop quite scary. The cowboy is dressed in a long brown duster with a matching wide-brim hat.
It comes with a ring in the back for easy hanging.
Animated Skeleton and Tombstone: This polyresin tombstone and skeleton features 70 pre-attached multi-color mini-lights that will definitely light up your Halloween exterior.
The two arms move back and forth, which makes for a spooky display.
Hanging Skeleton Priest: A hanging skeleton priest provides the perfect scare. It measures 63” and features eyes that light up.
Bag of Bones: This bag of bones is a collection of accurate, life-sized replicas of bones that are crafted in Styrofoam. Try scattering them on your lawn among tombstones for that macabre touch.
The bones are finished with a bone-like patina, and the bag of bones includes a skull, humerus, hand, hip bone, clavicle, and more.
The ground breaker skeleton is made from hard plastic with realistic coloring and includes 7 body parts that consist of: 1 light-up head/skull, 2 arms, and 4 leg parts that combine to make the 2 legs.
The skull measures approximately 7 inches tall while the arms measure approximately 19 inches long, and the legs measure approximately 26 inches long.
Airblown Pipe Organ with Skeleton: What a treat for everyone. Delight the senses with this impressive skeleton sitting at a lovely pipe organ that performs an attention-grabbing light show, synchronized with music.
This outdoor Halloween decoration inflates within minutes and the powerful, all-weather fan allows the organ and skeleton to remain firmly inflated. You can turn the sound off while the light show continues.
Skull Spider Web Doormat: Adorn your front door with a spooky doormat that features a skull head in the middle along with spider webs on either side of the skull.
It is made of hard foam and measures approximately 18” x 30”.
It’s a fabulous way to greet guests as they enter.
Spider Web and Two Spiders: Add a splash of spookiness to your decor with this 10-foot spider web and spiders. The spider web and spiders appear frighteningly real and one will have a difficult time distinguishing it from the real thing. The giant 10-foot spider web is made from durable sisal.
Spider: A giant inflatable black widow spider is ready to attack its prey as it sits confidently on your lawn. It features an hourglass mark, jaunty stripe legs, and its eerie glowing eyes will put you in a trance.
Pre-Lit Spider Web: A fabulous haunting fixture is this spine-chilling 36 inch diameter tangled web that has bright shining mini-lights.
It is sure to trap any creatures that are lurking nearby.
3-D Pre-Lit Spider: This pre-lit spider will make you run for the hills. It features fuzzy looking legs and the spider appears ready to crawl.
Haunted Tree Stump Candy Stand: Don’t let trick-or-treaters leave without a good scare.
This menacing looking hand sculpted candy stand is cast in a durable blend of polyresin and stone powder.
Light up his face by placing a LED tea candle inside for that extra special effect.
Peeping Tree Hugger: Put a finishing touch on your tree by adding a ghoulish peeping tree hugger. Constructed of vinyl and polyester, this creepy looking prop is attired in black and features adjustable arms with hands that hook in the back.
Hollow Tree and Grass with Lights: This will transform your front lawn into a spooky wooded forest. Each gnarled tree is adorned with extra bright, orange, 3,000-hour lights. The posable limbs allow you to create the position you want.
Spooky Pathway Trees with Mini-lights: These spooky pathway trees consist of bright, orange mini-lights that are strung over every square inch. Its bulbs burn for 3,000 hours and will make a frightful fixture for many seasons to come.
Gothic Vampire: This vampire prop stands approximately 8 feet tall and features a head and hands that are constructed from hard plastic, with eyes that light up.
Everyone will be spooked by this vampire.
Vampire’s Bride Head: All will be stunned with one look at this Vampire’s bride head that features shimmery, white and gold lace fabric, a bloody severed neck, a gory looking mouth, eyeless sockets, and red hair.
The head is made of latex and has foam on the inside. This outdoor Halloween decoration measures approximately 5.5” wide x 9” high.
Vultures: These authentic looking vultures are crafted using real feathers and appear ready to swoop down and devour carrion. You can blend these decorative vultures among crows to help create a spookier atmosphere.
Werewolf: The legend of the werewolf lives on through this animated werewolf. It is life-sized and can move its arms back and forth.
This werewolf is realistic looking with its menacing facial expression, furry head, long claws, furry feet, large teeth, and attired in a white shirt and grey pants.
Relive the experience of how the full moon transforms a human into a werewolf through the use of this prop. It will spook anyone that crosses its path.
Werewolf: A scary surprise awaits trick-or-treaters upon seeing this large 9 foot tall hanging werewolf. It appears to be floating and has large paws, claws, and dressed in gray and black plaid garb.
Werewolf Window Poster: A window poster is an inexpensive way to transform the exterior of your home into a haunted house for Halloween. This window poster features a werewolf with intense eyes and exposed teeth dripping with saliva.
The poster is easy to apply and all that is required is to trim to size (if necessary). To give it an eerie feel, place a lamp near the window.
Flying Witch: This 6 foot flying witch appears to glide in the air on her broomstick. Her flashing red LED eyes, green skin, silver hair, and wart on the nose further add to her scary appearance.
White Witch Ghost Prop: This white witch ghost prop features unearthly white skin and stark white hair. She is attired in a sheer white gown and black cape, which make for a scary sight as it flutters in the wind. By adding a black light, the breeze will give the appearance that this witch is floating. The full length of this prop with gown measures nearly 32”.
Witch Arms and Witch Legs: You can position these witch limbs next to a plant on the porch or next to stacked hay to add some spook to your Halloween exterior decor.
Staked Yard Witches
Staked Yard Witches: What a haunting way to dress up your front lawn. These staked yard witches come in a set of three and feature red hair while riding a broom. The witches are attired in black capes and hats, with posable arms and legs.
Zombie: An intimidating prop to display is a hanging zombie that is dressed in a black robe.
It includes a rope for easy installation, measures approximately 7 feet high, and is made of latex, polyester, and foam.
Cauldron Fogger: This is frighteningly real black cauldron fogger that will spook you to the core. It features distorted looking skulls around the bottom of the cauldron. It doesn’t require chemicals for operation. Simply add water.
Not suitable for children under 3 years old due to small parts and poses a choking hazard.
Large Copper Cauldron and Mini-Fogger: A great way to bring spook into your Halloween exterior is by displaying a large copper cauldron and mini-fogger. The cauldron is crafted of copper and made to look like an antique reproduction.
Multi-Color Fogger: This multi-color fogger makes a fabulous addition inside the cauldron. It features 9 multi-color LED lights and the fog has a magical mystical appearance.
Jumbo Monster: Make a monstrous Halloween statement with this 10 foot monster that is dressed in black trousers with a matching belt, satin purple shirt, and a black cape. It is crafted of all-weather latex for outdoor use.
Halloween Lawn Silhouettes: A great way to add drama to your outdoor Halloween decorations is by displaying these lawn silhouettes that feature a witch holding a broom, a scared cat, and a tree. They are painted in a rich black color, with a water-resistant finish.
It measures 32” and comes with a metal chain for ease of hanging. All those that stop by for a trick or treat are sure to be spooked.
Pre-Lit Boo Sign: What a fun outdoor fixture this will make for Halloween. The word, “Boo” is wrapped in all-weather black twigs and glows even in the most terrible weather.
Pre-Lit Beware Sign: The word, “Beware” appears in blood red letters. The bright, long-lasting mini-lights are pre-strung over each letter and the glittering metallic finish further enhances what this sign is trying to relay – that you have been the warned.
Outdoor Holiday Decoration Light Display Projector: The perfect Halloween treat is a holiday decoration light display projector.
Say goodbye to spending hours on a ladder attaching decorative lights to your home.
This lighted projector will rotate images of a haunted house, bats, witches, ghosts, and more.
It is a unique way to transform your home’s facade. The projector sits on your lawn and casts the image of your choice across a 60 foot wide expanse by directing a bright white beam onto a rotating mirror ball. By turning the mirror ball housing, you can adjust the direction of the images and the rate at which they move.
The projector measures 20” W x 22” H x 8” D; 50.8 cm W x 55.9 cm W x 20.8 cm D.
Beware Yard Sign: This rusty, crooked finial post warns trick-or-treaters to think twice about being within the vicinity. It is made from iron and resin.
It fades into the different colors of the rainbow, with the color changing and flashing being non-stop.
This sign is a fabulous way to spook anyone in the area.
Halloween Sign Post: This sign shows the way to three Halloween haunts, which are the graveyard, haunted house, and vampire castle. You can reposition these signs according to the destination of your choice.
The sign posts are made of natural wood over metal and it stakes in the ground or stands on a flat surface for stability.
Haunted House and Trick or Treat Garden Stakes: What an adorable way to welcome trick-or-treaters. These make the perfect accent for your lawn. The signs feature bold black and orange colors.
One sign consists of a haunted house design, along with a full moon and flying bats while the other sign features a jack-o-lantern and stars. Each stake measures 5 1/8” x ½” x 14” high and have pointed ends that easily insert into the lawn. It comes in a set of 2.