Ideas for a Halloween Party: A Scavenger Hunt!

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Halloween Scavenger Hunt

Perfect ideas for a Halloween Party? I'll set the stage...

It is Halloween night...You are going from house to house, trick or treating...

In my neighborhood, sometimes there is a distance between houses that are participating in giving out candy. There is no shortage or kids trick or treating though!

Last Halloween, while our family was out trick or treating, we often came across a group of teenagers. They were going around the neighborhood and  instead of going trick or treating, they were on a Halloween scavenger hunt.

Instead of looking for items, like in a regular scavenger hunt, these hunters were looking for specific costumes on trick or treaters who were roaming the neighborhood. (Here are ideas if you are looking for a more traditional Halloween themed scavenger hunt) What a great idea for teens or as an addition to Halloween night activities!

Three Halloween Scavenger Hunt Ideas

Here are some ideas that were on their list, as well as a few of my own:

Scavenger Hunt for Specific Costumed Characters:


  • Luke Skywalker
  • Darth Vadar
  • Pokemon
  • Vampire
  • Dorothy from Wizard of Oz
  • Red Riding Hood
  • Hannah Montana
  • Cheerleader Look for specific costume items:
  • Witch's hat
  • Light Saber
  • Microphone
  • Cheerleader pompoms

  • Scavenger Hunt for Halloween Decorations:

  • Spiderweb
  • Jack-o-lantern
  • Ghost
  • Scarecrow
  • Black Cat
  • Bat
  • Pumpkin
  • Hay Bale
  • Spooky Music
  • Strobe Light
  • Witch
  • Graveyard

  • Scavenger Hunt for CANDY!

    Keep trick or treating until you gather each of these kinds of candy in this Hunt for Halloween Candy:

  • Gum
  • Kit Kat Bar
  • M&M's More fun Halloween stuff to look for:
  • Eerie Spooky Music
  • Dog in a Halloween Costume
  • Black Cat

  • Do you have any ideas to add to the list? We'd love to hear about your ideas for a Halloween scavenger hunt.

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