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  1. Haunt Banners

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Note: This is a repost of an old tutorial whose links to pictures were broken with the software update at HF. The Halloween night haunt of Castle of Terra is hidden from the street because it's in a side garage. Vinyl banners are a great way to advertise it to the community leading up to...
  2. Thinking about using my outdoor pool to dissolve bodies this year.

    General Halloween
    Ok, so I just moved to Florida and am fortunate enough to have an in-ground pool at my rental property. Because I didn’t do anything last year in Montana I am really considering doing a walkthrough on Halloween and using my in-ground pool as a vat of acid and dissolve a half dozen bodies...
  3. Escape the Black Widow - SUGGESTIONS PLEASE!

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    Two years ago I did an Escape Room in my basement. It was a hit, but I didn't get to enjoy the party because I kept having to go reset the room. Soooo, last year I did a variation. Each guest who wanted to participate was the victim for a designated amount of time. During this time the other...
  4. Jack the Ripper theme

    General Halloween
    Hey everyone, we're in the planning stages of our haunt this year. We're thinking about doing a Jack the Ripper theme. There isn't a whole lot out there that I can find of other haunts doing this theme. I have spoken to a few folks though, and if anyone HAS done a Jack the Ripper theme, I'd love...
  5. Clown Entrance way

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    I built this Clown Entrance for a Halloween party last year. It turned out fantastic. The eyes rotate, using cheap motors I picked up from Princess Auto. I projected the image and air brushed onto plywood. I didn't build it to be self standing (but you could)....for our purpose it was...
  6. Candy factory theme help

    General Halloween
    I’m thinking of doing a twisted candy factory haunt. Does anyone have ideas for the different rooms? I don’t want it to be a Wonka factory though.
  7. Other: Electrified Fence for dino theme

    Halloween Props
    Determined to pull off the dino theme this year and working on an idea for an electric fence to cordon off areas where I will be using AtmosFear's Dino Experience projections for "live" dinosaurs. I'm trying to keep the cost down, easy construction (limited tools), materials need to fit in my...
  8. Roanoke meets jeepers creepers.. advice needed!

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    Hi all Ok, time has come to start planning this year... I was thinking about having a kind of hillbilly roanoke cannibal colony meets jeepers creepers with a little dash of wrong turn about it. Scarecrow for the front garden, skelly in a rocking chair, bone wind chimes, pig mask skellies in...
  9. Static: 2019 "The Mine" props

    Halloween Props
    2019's theme is going to be my take on the Lost Dutchmans Mine in Arizona. So far I've got the mine cart done and and an Infinity mirror. The infintinty mirror was done according to the one Eerie Acres did on his youtube channel and turned out awesome. I'll post more as I build through out the...
  10. Other: Castle Drawbridge Entrance Facade

    Halloween Props
    This year's theme is Medieval/Castle/vikings. I am thinking a turret castle with a drawbridge for my entrance. I have a big old barn where I hold my party and build the appropriate theme entrance where guest walk in. Does anyone have pictures of things they have done for inspiration? My height...
  11. Retro-a-go-go Mummy GID mask

    Halloween Props
    A little while back I clicked on a thread someone had posted looking for a large (like 3-5 foot) skull mask. While doing a search to help out (think someone else posted about Retro-a-Go-Go in the thread) I ended up at Retro-a-Go-Go's website. Had been on it sometime back for a tiki retro item I...
  12. Our 2018 yard haunt "Pestilence"

    General Halloween
    Some pics of our yard haunt from 2018. Had a lot of fun with this theme. I didn't have the chance to display the Wasp props I got from Nevermore Productions, but those will be setup this year. Also the last 3 pics was taken a week before we setup the awesome sewer facade from Nevermore Productions.
  13. Resident Evil Theme Hallway Display

    General Halloween
    Has anyone out there ever came up with a Resident evil theme display if yes what kind of decorations and props and music sounds you use in this theme display I wanted to make mine very cool I never done a theme on a horror game before but I think this will be very challenging but I will see...
  14. Static: Large iceberg/glacier props for Frankenstein in the Arctic theme

    Halloween Props
    Hello all! Anyone else pining for the season? This year's haunt theme is the last voyage of Frankenstein's ship. We plan on converting the front porch into a ship and turning the front yard into an arctic sea. Wondering if anyone has thoughts on creating icebergs, lit from within. My initial...
  15. Hello from the DMV!

    Member Introduction
    Hello! My neighbor and I have hosted a haunt going on 9 years now. This year's theme will be the final arctic voyage of Frankenstein's ship. Just returned from Pensacola where the Mardi Gras parade was chock full of ideas for large-scale ship props! Halloween already on the brain...
  16. Vintage Halloween Party

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    I'm sure a number of people have tried this theme. Any pictures and ideas to show?
  17. Hearse rental?

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    Just starting to plan our Vampire Funeral theme this year, and I'm wondering... Is it possible to rent a hearse for an evening? I'd love to have this in the driveway when guests arrive, in front of my garage-door-turned-wall-crypt. Have any of you done this? Where do you rent from...a...
  18. 2019 Gothic mad hatter tea party

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    This year i will be doing a Gothic Mad Hatter tea party I will be posting up my creations and my finds on this thread excited for this theme. :) lots to come
  19. A Midnight Dreary : 2019 Gothic Lit / Funeral Home Party Theme Progress

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    I decided to post a thread of my progress pictures this year! I had so much fun last year with my 2018 "Voodoo Island Hulaween" theme, but I did not post pictures as I went along here on HF. I did post some pictures and lots of video on Facebook and here is the link to that public album...
  20. We love Halloween so much that we had a surprise wedding at our party last year!

    Member Introduction
    Hey all. New member here and can't wait for our next Halloween party this year. We had a creepy circus theme last year where we surprised our guests by getting married. It was amazing. This year's theme will be Aliens so I've been scouring the internet for ideas on making some DIY alien...
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