Looking for Halloween date ideas? You’ve come to the right place! Read on for the top Halloween dates for every type of couple.
Whether you’re looking for a fun and flirty Halloween date or a spooky and suspenseful one, we’ve got you covered.
We’ve compiled over 35 awesome Halloween dates that are perfect for teens, adults, and everyone in-between.
35. Halloween Bonfire
A Halloween bonfire is the perfect way to enjoy each other’s company while also enjoying the stunning fall scenery, cuddled up next to your loved one while watching the flames dance. If you want to add some romance to this date, pack a picnic dinner and enjoy it by the fire. Don’t forget to bring some blankets to keep you warm!
You can host a Halloween bonfire right in your backyard or find a local park that is hosting one. This is also one of our favorite Halloween date ideas for groups or double date ideas!
34. Pumpkin Carving
Get into the Halloween spirit by carving pumpkins together! This is a fun activity that you can do at home and it’s also a great way to show off your creative side.
You can either carve traditional jack-o-lanterns or get really creative with your designs. If you want to make things more challenging, try carving each other’s faces into the pumpkins! If you’re looking for a low-key Halloween date then this is perfect for you.
33. Halloween Movie Marathon
Nothing says “I love you” like spending quality time together curled up on the couch watching your partner’s favorite scary movie. If you want to make this date even better, prepare some fun snacks and drinks ahead of time so that you can relax and enjoy the marathon.
Some of our favorite Halloween movies include: Hocus Pocus, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Beetlejuice, The Addams Family, Edward Scissorhands, and of course, It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown.
32. Take A Cemetary Tour
This is a great date idea for couples who are interested in history or the paranormal. There are plenty of cemeteries located all around the country that offer tours.
During the tour, you’ll learn about the history of the cemetery and some of the famous people who are buried there. You might even see a ghost or two!
31. Halloween Hayride
A Halloween hayride is a perfect way to get into the spirit of the season! This date is great for couples or groups of friends. Make sure to dress up in your best costumes and get ready to have a spook-tacular time!
Plenty of local farms will host Halloween hayrides, so do a little research to find one near you. If you really want to impress your date, see if you can find a horse-drawn carriage ride instead!
30. Halloween Dance Party
Get your groove on with a Halloween dance party! This is a great group date idea or double date, and it’s sure to be a lot of fun.
You can either go out to a club or bar that is hosting a Halloween party or stay in and have your own private dance party at home. If you choose to stay in, make sure to crank up the music and get your costumes ready!
Some of our favorite Halloween songs include: “ Thriller” by Michael Jackson, “Monster Mash” by Bobby “Boris” Pickett, “This is Halloween” by The Citizens of Halloween, and “Somebody’s Watching Me” by Rockwell.
29. Halloween Corn Maze
Get lost in love this Halloween by exploring a corn maze with your partner! This date is perfect for couples who enjoy spending time outdoors. Be sure to bring a map (just in case) and some snacks to keep your energy up.
You can hit up a daytime corn maze or opt for a nighttime maze, some of which have “spooky” or scary options. This can be as intense or as easygoing as you’d like!
28. Halloween Costume Shopping
What’s a better way to get into the Halloween spirit than by going costume shopping together? This is a great date for couples who enjoy being creative and spending time together. You can even make a game out of it and see who can come up with the best costume idea!
Click here to check out our favorite Halloween couples’ costumes of the year.
27. Halloween Scavenger Hunt
A Halloween scavenger hunt is a fun and festive way to spend time together while also getting into the holiday spirit. You can either do this as a couple or turn it into a group date.
To make things more interesting, you can give each team a list of Halloween-themed items that they need to find, such as a black cat, a spiderweb, or a pumpkin. The first team to find all of the items on the list wins!
You can also make this into a photo scavenger hunt by taking photos of each item instead of collecting them. This is one of the best Halloween dates if you want to do the scavenger hunt in an outdoor setting like a park or forest during nicer weather.
26. Halloween Baking Date
One of our favorite things about Halloween is all of the delicious treats that come with it! If you and your partner love to bake, then this is one of the best stay-at-home Halloween dates for you.
You can either make traditional Halloween treats like candy corn or pumpkin pie, or get creative with your own unique recipes. Just make sure to have fun and enjoy each other’s company while you bake up a storm!
25. Go On A Halloween Pub Crawl
This is one of the best Halloween date ideas for couples who enjoy going out for drinks. A pub crawl is a fun way to explore different bars in your area.
To make things more festive, you can dress up in your Halloween costumes and give yourself a creative name for the night. For example, you could be “Dracula” and “The Bride of Frankenstein!”
We personally love going on Halloween pub crawls, but we’re also huge beer fans and Oktoberfest is huge around here. Look into your area and see what’s popular!
24. Halloween Party
What’s a better way to celebrate Halloween than by throwing your own party? This is one of the most fun Halloween date ideas for couples who want to invite their friends over and have a spooktacular time.
To make things more fun, you can set up some Halloween games like bobbing for apples or a costume contest. You can also decorate your house or apartment to really get into the Halloween spirit!
23. Visit A Haunted House
If you’re looking for a truly spooky Halloween date idea, then look no further than a haunted house! This is the perfect activity for couples who enjoy a good scare. Just make sure to hold onto each other tightly – you never know what might be lurking around the corner!
There are plenty of haunted houses located all around the country, so do some research to find one near you. Or, if you’re feeling brave, you can even visit a real life haunted house! This is definitely one of the most classic Halloween dates for a reason.
22. Have A Weekend Away At A Spooky Cottage
This is the perfect Halloween date idea for couples who want to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Spend a weekend away at a spooky cottage in the woods and enjoy each other’s company in front of a cozy fire.
Make sure to bring some board games or cards to keep you entertained, and don’t forget to pack your Halloween costumes! You never know when you might need them…
21. Visit A Pumpkin Patch
Pumpkin patches are a popular destination during the fall, so why not make it into one of your Halloween dates? This is a great activity for couples who enjoy being outdoors. Plus, it’s not only Halloweeny but is classically fall.
At the pumpkin patch, you can pick out the perfect pumpkin to take home with you. Some pumpkin patches also have hayrides, corn mazes, and other fun activities. So, if you’re looking for a fun-filled day, this is the perfect date idea!
Related: 52+ Fall Activities For Couples & Fun Fall Date Ideas
20. Visit Local Haunted Spots
This is a great date idea for couples who are interested in the paranormal. There are plenty of haunted spots located all around the country.
Do some research to find a few local haunts near you. Then, take a drive and explore them! Just be sure to keep an open mind – you never know what you might see…
19. Host A Halloween Murder Mystery Night
Nothing gets couples talking, laughing, and flirting more than a good old-fashioned murder mystery. If you and your boo are looking for a fun and unique way to celebrate Halloween this year, then hosting your own murder mystery night might be just what you need!
To get started, simply choose a theme – like “Who killed the werewolf?” – then write up a list of characters and clues. You can even invite some of your other couples friends to join in on the fun!
Once you’ve got everything planned out, set the scene by decorating your house with spooky props and serving up some seasonal snacks. Then let the games begin!
18. Find A Local Halloween Parade
If you and your boo are the type of couple that loves getting out and about in your community, then a local Halloween parade is the perfect date for you!
Check your city’s website or local news outlets to see when and where the parade will be. Then, dress up in your best Halloween costumes (of course!) and enjoy the festive fun together. Don’t forget to grab some candy while you’re there!
17. Halloween Bowling Event
Whether you’re a seasoned bowler or just starting out, this is a great way to spend some quality time together while also getting into the Halloween spirit! Many bowling alleys host special Halloween events with spooky décor and fun prizes. Be sure to dress up in your best Halloween costumes for added excitement.
16. Have A Halloween Trivia Night At Home
Get together with some other couples or friends and host a Halloween trivia night! You can make it as simple or complex as you’d like. Prep some Halloween-themed snacks and drinks and let the fun begin. For added competitiveness, offer up a prize for the winning team!
This is also a great date just with the two of you. Find a pre-made Halloween trivia game so that neither of you can see the answers and find out who knows more about the spooky season!
15. Halloween Game Night At Home
Get together your favorite board games and have a fun-filled night in! Make some Halloween treats to get you in the spirit. This is a great way to bond with your partner and also show off your competitive side.
14. Watch Halloween-Themed Music Videos
Get into the Halloween mood by watching some spooky music videos together! You can either turn on MTV or search YouTube for some scary classics. This is a great way to get you both laughing and dancing around the living room.
Many different artists make Halloween -themed music videos, so you’re sure to find something that you both enjoy. Who knows, maybe you’ll find a new favorite band!
13. Hand Out Candy
This is a great way to get involved in your community and also have some quality time together. Dress up in your Halloween best and hand out candy to all the Trick-or-Treaters. This is a great way to get to know your neighborhood and meet some new people.
You can also use this as an opportunity to show off your creative side by coming up with unique and clever costumes. Or if you’d prefer to have a low-key night in, then stay in your comfy clothes and enjoy seeing the costumes the kids are wearing.
12. Find Halloween Events At Your Local Winery
Many wineries and breweries host Halloween -themed events throughout the month of October. This is a great way to sample some new wines or beers while also getting into the Halloween spirit. Be sure to check out your local options and see what sounds like the most fun.
11. Plan Out Matching Halloween Costumes
This is a great way to get involved in the Halloween spirit and also show off your creative side. Spend some time planning out the perfect matching costumes. You can either go as a classic duo like Bonnie and Clyde or come up with something completely unique.
Once you have your costumes planned out, be sure to take some pictures so you can remember the night for years to come.
If you’re looking for the top couples’ Halloween costumes of the year, check out this post!
10. Watch All The Harry Potter Movies
If you’re a fan of the Harry Potter series, then this is the perfect date for you! Make some popcorn and snuggle up on the couch as you watch all 8 movies back-to-back. You can even dress up in your favorite Harry Potter-themed costumes.
This is a great way to bond over your shared love of the series and also get into the Halloween spirit. Be sure to have some snacks and drinks on hand to keep you fueled throughout the day.
9. Make Homemade Halloween Candy
If you’re looking for a unique and fun date idea, then try making your own Halloween candy! This is a great way to show off your creative side and also enjoy some delicious treats.
There are plenty of easy recipes online that you can follow. Or if you’re feeling ambitious, you can try coming up with your own creation. Either way, this is sure to be a fun-filled activity that you both enjoy.
8. Go Apple Picking
This is a great fall activity that you can do together. Head to your local apple orchard and spend the day picking apples. You can then use them to make some delicious Halloween treats like caramel apples or apple cider.
This is a great way to get outside and enjoy the beautiful fall weather. It’s also a great excuse to buy some cute fall clothes like sweaters and boots.
7. Head To A Decorated Restaurant Or Cafe
Looking for lowkey Halloween dates? Many restaurants and cafes go all out for Halloween. This is a great way to get into the Halloween spirit without having to do any work yourself.
Do a quick search online or ask around to see if there are any decorated eateries in your area. Then head out for a fun and festive meal together.
6. Visit A Local Psychic
If you’re looking for truly unique Halloween date ideas, then try visiting a local psychic. This can be a fun and interesting way to learn more about each other.
You may even find out some things that you never knew about yourself. Just be sure to keep an open mind and don’t take anything too seriously.
We used to live in Salem MA and had tons of fun going on Halloween dates to psychics, but you can usually find a good psychic in just about any area.
5. Go On A Ghost Tour Of Your City
This is a great way to learn about the history of your city while also getting into the Halloween spirit. Many cities offer ghost tours that you can take together.
Do some research to see if there are any tours in your area. Then get ready for a spooky and fun-filled night out.
4. Visit A Torture Museum
If you’re looking for a truly unique and macabre date idea, then try visiting a torture museum. This is a great way to learn about some of the dark history of Halloween while also getting a scare.
Do some research to see if there are any torture museums in your area. Then head out for a truly terrifying experience.
3. Go To The Annual Zombie Walk In Your City
Many cities host an annual zombie walk around Halloween time. This is a great way to get dressed up and have some fun.
Do some research to see if there are any zombie walks happening in your area. Then put on your best costume and join in on the fun.
2. Find A Pumpkin Festival
If you’re looking for a fun and festive way to spend the day, then try finding a pumpkin festival. Many cities host these types of events around Halloween time and these events are the perfect Halloween dates!
They’re usually filled with all sorts of fun activities like pumpkin carving, hayrides, and more. This is a great way to get into the Halloween spirit while also spending some quality time together.
1. Go Camping In A Spooky Area
This is a great way to get into the Halloween spirit while also spending some time outdoors. Head to a local forest or park that’s known for being spooky.
Then set up camp and spend the night telling scary stories around the campfire. This is one of our favorite overnight Halloween date ideas that is sure to be a fun and memorable experience you’ll both enjoy.
What are your favorite Halloween date ideas? Let us know in the comments below!