How to Save on Halloween Costumes, Candy and Decor This Year

Halloween is around the corner and the frenzy is about to start. But it is when the festivities have passed that we realize how much we have spent! We have brought you the tips that can help you to save a huge amount of money if you follow them properly whether it is for decorations, party items, costumes, candies or more.

1. Buy Halloween Candy from a Warehouse Club

By purchasing candies for Halloween in bulk from a warehouse club can be helpful in saving a considerable amount of money as they have discounts available and prices are less. Also, you can prevent the trouble of going to the grocery store a number of times by buying it all at once.  It is advisable that instead of buying just one type of candy, you can purchase it in varieties in order to provide the trick-or-treat lovers a number of choices to select from.

2. Shop at Online Party Stores for Halloween Decorations

It is always advisable to go through the inventory of party stores present online for Halloween decorations. Whether it is a Halloween party you are planning or the basic Halloween decorations for the house, online party stores have excellent deals to choose from. Something that might not be available at the local store. You can avail various discount offers on bulk purchases, avail the coupon codes and make the most out of offers that are available only online to save your money.

3. Buy Arts and Craft Supplies at the Dollar Store

If you have decided to use your arstistic and crafty skills, then visit the dollar store or other discount stores to purchase the necessary components needed for decorations. You can make a number of things with these supplies for Halloween decorations such as wreaths, centerpieces, lanterns and various other decor items.

4. Search for Free Activities in the Community

In case you are not having enough budget in order to have a Halloween party for the kids or you are thinking to save money, then you can take your friends and family out to places that provide free Halloween activities. You can check out your local community center, school, museums or other local places for events and activities during Halloween. It is advisable to go through the local newspaper, the community calendar at civic centers and even the Facebook pages of companies to know about the free events taking place.

5. Hold off on the Pumpkin Roundup

If you buy the pumpkins a few days before Halloween then you can save a bit of your money.  Also, carve the pumpkins on the day of Halloween to keep them as fresh as possible. There are local stores that sell pumpkins at large discounts at the day of Halloween in order to clear out some of the inventory.

6. Make your own Halloween costumes

If you decide to be resourceful, you can easily find hundreds of tutorials and tips that are present online that will help you to make your own Halloween costumes. Made up of inexpensive items, stuff that can be reused and old clothes, you can make the best costume for yourself this Halloween without spending a fortune. Internet plays an important role in this as you can go to YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram, Facebook and various blogs to get different ideas about costumes.

7. Make Your Own Decorations

One of the ingenious ways to save money is to make the decoration for Halloween on your own! Look through the attic and cupboards to find all the materials that can be put together to make Halloween decorations. You can search the internet for the best ideas and tutorials.