Celebrating Halloween as an Adult

Who says adults can’t enjoy the Halloween season too? There’s no rule that says they can’t. The type of people who do believe that, have lost touch with their inner child. I am a big advocate for letting your inner child express themself as often as you can. Otherwise, you’ll become a stressed, angry, bitter old person. So go on and live your life. Have fun! Here’s how you can make the most of your Halloween as an adult.

Share some laughs and make some great memories with your friends by having a slumber party. Watch scary movies. Don’t forget the snacks! Tell ghost stories with the lights turned off…except for the flashlight of course.

person wearing a ghost costume with a lantern
Photo by Monstera on Pexels.com

Throw a dinner party with a spooky theme. Invite your friends and have them dress up in costume. This also means that you should go to as many costume parties as you can. It’s fun to dress up and be something you’re not for the night. Plus, you get to see everyone else’s creative costume ideas.

Going haunted housing is an absolute must. It’s a great way to get spooked while knowing that you’re safe. You’ll leave laughing at how easily you were scared.

A lot of places are now doing trick-or-treating for adults. That’s when you trick-or-treat, but typically get little bottles of alcohol instead of candy. Some of the minor perks of being an adult.

clusters of pumpkin scattered in the field
Photo by Kelsie Cabeceiras on Pexels.com

Partake in a murder mystery dinner. A murder mystery is when everyone at the event is given a role to play and then everyone uses their detective skills to identify the murderer. It’s very entertaining and a great way to spend an evening.

As kids, we’d get our faces painted to become special characters like a tiger. It’s just as fun to do it as an adult. If you don’t want to get your face painted, try doing something different with your makeup. It could give you the same affect.

orange pumpkin beside black witch costume and a broom
Photo by Monstera on Pexels.com

Enjoy all of the seasonal events like the pumpkin patch, parades, craft fairs, and so on. They never get old and are some of the reasons why we enjoy the season so much.

When it is all said and done, it’s just as important that you have fun, create memories, and listen to that inner child. You’ll make the most of your life if you learn to live as freely as you can and go with the flow.

Leave a Reply