37 Awesome Halloween Decorations

The allure of Halloween indeed lies in its extravagance, including elaborate decorations, costume parties, and plenty of candy.  Here we have 37 incredible Halloween decorations in the gallery below, as a glance at the recent holiday. 

There is more to this holiday than meets the eye. Halloween is famous for various reasons, but its origins come from the celebration of the Christian feast of All Hallows’ Day, or the Feast of All Saints. It was observed in honor of all the saints of the church.

The tradition of dressing in costume and decorating goes back to the Celtic festival called Samhain, which was celebrated at the end of the harvest. During this time, the Celts believed that the spirits of those who had recently passed could return to haunt the living.

Those celebrating the festival would light bonfires and dress in terrifying costumes to confuse the spirits and ward them off. When Christianity was introduced, Samhain traditions were incorporated into the Catholic holiday of All Hallows’ Day and All Hallows’ Eve, modern-day Halloween.

Whether you celebrate Halloween to heed caution from roaming spirits or just for the fun of dressing up, there’s nothing like setting up a fantastic set of decorations for a holiday. For most people, this is the time of year to get creative. It has led to quite a several impressive displays that will shock and amaze trick-or-treaters and passersby alike.

37 of the most awesome Halloween decorations on the internet that may freak you out!

1. Who knew how terrifying a swarm of skeletons would be?

Awesome Halloween Decorations

Source: Pinterest

2. There’s nothing like a zombie classic for Halloween.

Awesome Halloween Decorations

Source: The Coolist

3. This is probably the spookiest house on the block.

Awesome Halloween Decorations

Source: Residence Style

4. This house certainly has some bite!

Source: Awesome Inventions

5. Ah yes, the classic Stranger Things reference.

Source: Reddit

6. You don’t often see decorations go that far, so this is a pleasant albeit inconvenient surprise for drivers!

Awesome Halloween Decorations

Source: Awesome Inventions

7. Nothing to see here, just a vulture hiding some skeletons.

Source: Pinterest

8. If anybody saw this creature running towards them, then they’d probably never Trick or Treating again.

Awesome Halloween Decorations

Source: CBS News

9. Eyeball sanitizer, anybody?

Source: Oprah Daily

10. It doesn’t look like Grandma needs that much help walking after all!

Source: Pinterest

11. Cute and creative decorations are still very much on-trend, as proven by this kitten-pumpkin combination.

Source: HGTV

12. Honestly, who wouldn’t freak out at these translucent figures?

Source: Decoratorist

13. You left your uh… finger on the doorbell.

Awesome Halloween Decorations

Source: Architecture Art Designs

14. This is why people never want to live next to a lake!

Awesome Halloween Decorations

Source: Architecture Art Designs

15. Welcome to Joe’s Saloon, can our skeleton horse help you?

Source: Blogspot

16. Who ya gonna call for this awesome Ghostbusters-inspired building decoration?

Awesome Halloween Decorations

Source: Awesome Inventions

17. The Mother of Dragons seems to have landed on this house for Halloween!

Awesome Halloween Decorations

Source: Bored Panda

18. Hang up a wreath but make it Halloween style!

Source: Good Housekeeping

19. Don’t be afraid to show your pumpkins this Halloween season!

Source: Demilked

20. It’s here…

Source: Demilked

21. This medieval-themed house even has its dragon!

Awesome Halloween Decorations

Source: Awesome Inventions

22. These bats coming out of a fireplace are sure to freak some people out!

Source: Ebaumsworld

23. Unsuspecting guests might jump in horror upon seeing this on the way to your house.

Source: Ebaumsworld

24. What’s Halloween without a bit of seance?

Source: Shelterness

25. Nothing to see here, just a bunch of childrens’ dolls carrying a dead body out to avoid suspicion…

Awesome Halloween Decorations

Source: Demilked

26. “Ding Dong the witch is dead! Which old witch? The Wicked Witch!”

Awesome Halloween Decorations

Source: BHG

27. Happy Minecraft Halloween!

Source: Reddit

28. Another dead witch, but this time she fell victim to her own poisoned apples!

Awesome Halloween Decorations

Source: Womansday

29. Giant skeleton-hybrid creatures will make any Trick or Treaters shudder!

Source: Courier Post Online

30. These floating hooded figures give me the heebie-jeebies.

Source: Digs Digs

31. I’m watching you…

Source: RD

32. Help! Giant tentacles are coming out of the ground!

Source: Remodelaholic

33. Mummy’s here.

Source: Remodelaholic

34. Look out for your residents witch this Halloween holiday season.

Source: Digs Digs

35. Skeleton just goin’ for a ride.

Awesome Halloween Decorations

Source: KSat

36. The (dead) Beatles!

Source: Bored Panda

37. Who said plants couldn’t be creepy?

Awesome Halloween Decorations

Source: Awesome Inventions

If you enjoyed our Halloween feature, then keep a lookout for our other articles during the holidays!

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