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  1. We are Moving!

    General Halloween
    Dear Halloweenforum Community Members, Over the past year, there have been updates to your community environment that have introduced challenges in usability and performance. We sincerely apologize if you have been negatively impacted. Efforts to improve the technology, user interface, and site...
  2. Hi from a longtime lurker

    Member Introduction
    Hi, everybody :) Longtime lurker of this site, but my husband and I are trying to really grow our yard display, and I decided to finally get more active in this community that has really inspired me the past few years. We've been starting to do more homemade props recently, and I've learned a...
  3. Mechanical: Looking for a thread for life size music box dancer.

    Halloween Props
    I saw where someone made a life size skeleton couple that danced as if they were on a music box. This was either last year or the year before and for the life of me I cant find the thread anywhere. Any help would be appreciated. The wife has wanted me to make one for the past ten years. We...
  4. A long time .....

    General Halloween
    Wow ... It's been a very long time since I have been on here. Hopefully everything is still up and running smoothly. Checked my status as to when the last time I was on here and it said 2012!!! Hmmmmmm ... been very busy within the working class I guess. Anywho, hope all you haunters are doing...
  5. Looking for Barnyard Butcher from Spirit.

    Wanted to Buy
    The sound on mine has died. I have not had past success putting in new speakers in props (not very good with electronics). Thx, Mike
  6. Basement FX Ogre Silicone Mask

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Bought this mask last year, paid extra to have more blood added to the mask. Used it a few times at our haunted house this past year. $400 shipped. Any questions please let me know, thanks!
  7. Static: Lighted tombstones

    Halloween Props
    In the past the front row of my graveyard was a series of dollar store coolers turned upside down. For some I put the lid on the bottom for a bit more decoration. They hid the lights that illuminated the rows behind them. The trouble with these came at night because they were essentially dead...
  8. 288 Nights `Til Halloween!

    Member Introduction
    Hello! Longtime lurker, first-time poster, here. With time winding down before Halloween (cough), I thought I'd finally go ahead and become a member. I've only been yard decorating for about four years and have really enjoyed decorating over the past two Halloweens now that I own my own home...
  9. The Evolution Of A Home Haunt

    General Halloween
    Can't remember who it was that posted a while back about just starting out and wanting to go big, but being on a budget. I had replied that a small budget just means add a little each year, make as much as you can from whatever you can get cheap or free, hit the clearance sales, and grow it...
  10. Free At Last!

    General Halloween
    Free at last, free at last, thank *dietyofyourchoice* all mighty, we are free at last! No more holidays breathing down my neck for at least 8 more months! Is anyone relieved that Hallowthankmas has passed? I swear, I need an additional month between Halloween and Christmas. There is just not...
  11. Electronic/Software: Budget Motion detector with timer? Audio?

    Halloween Props
    Don't want to buy an expensive control box. I have bought a few outdoor motion lights before and wired them to plug in the wall, using the light sockets to plug props. But is there another way, just as cheap, to have a motion detection device and an accurate timer? The motion light I made...
  12. Static: Pirate ship and all things Pirates

    Halloween Props
    Setting up a pirate themed room next year in our towns big haunted house. Need ideas on a realistic pirate ship, about 8-10 feet long max. Also any decorating ideas all being pirate related. Already have a hammock and jail planned. Interested in seeing photos of all your past pirate haunts...
  13. Egyptian 2018 home haunt

    General Halloween
    Here is the link to my album----> https://photos.app.goo.gl/JUnBwCGV57qMycib8 I was out of work due to surgery so I had alot of time to work on my costume šŸ˜…. Once I was feeling a bit more mobile ( and the weather let up a little - was like 94 degrees here-) I was able to complete the...
  14. I need advice for Crowd Control issues at my haunt

    General Halloween
    I need some advice how to handle the situation with I have a large number of people that want to go through my tiny one-car garage haunt. I had about 200 visitors and maybe half of them wanted to walk through... When the groups were small, I asked them to walk through slowly and enjoy. It's...
  15. Mechanical: Is it another stolen prop?

    Halloween Props
    I know we have posted about this in the past. Was doing my Day after shopping and came across this: Yes it is a crouching swaying Ghoul like other have built on here for the past two years and hallowen express now has it. Well i still plan on building my own that will last for years and...
  16. Hello new from Portland Oregon!

    Member Introduction
    Hey! I'm a total halloween freak since day one! Some of my fondest memories have taken place on Halloween. I just love the essence and all the lil creatures that come with it, I always joke with my friends/coworkers that Halloween is when I'm in season! I love Halloween music and have a lil...
  17. Help please - ideas for extra display

    General Halloween
    Hey everyone, So I may have bitten off more than I can chew, but hey, that appears to be how I do things! We have a big set up this year with a massive yard haunt with a( blood fountain, spider zone, graveyard, tunnel made from 'skin', and various spots for scaring throughout,), a witches...
  18. Haunted Farm/Corn Field Evil Scarecrow Theme

    Halloween Music
    Hi Gang! I know Dark Lord has helped me immensely in the past, but I'm looking for ideas or actual music for a haunted/abandoned farmyard/cornfield theme for my yard haunt.... Thanks in advance!!
  19. G'Day from Australia

    Member Introduction
    Hi All, My wife and I are doing our bit to support Halloween in Australia, we've only been doing it the last couple of years and decorated for the first time 2 years ago, looking at going bigger and better this year. In the past it's been predominantly spiders and webbing to the point...
  20. Spooky synthwave playlist for Halloween

    Halloween Music
    Hey guys, I put together a playlist on Spotify a few weeks ago with over 9 hours of hand-picked spooky darksynth music. If you're into synthwave, check it out and let me know what you think! I've had it on heavy rotation just about every day for the past couple of weeks. It'd work really well as...
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