15 Not-So-Haunted Homes That Took Their Halloween Décor Very Seriously

inside hallway and outside house decorated for Halloween

During the Halloween season, you just never know what kind of scary sight you might behold in your neighborhood.


Some people go all out when decorating for Halloween, creating displays so scary that strangers have been known to call the police because they think the decorations are real. Even if our idea of decorating is putting a pumpkin next to the mum on our front stoop, we’ve got to admire the creativity and talent behind these “extra” decorations!

1. The Kraken House in New Orleans, Louisiana has been drawing spectators with these massive tentacles for a few years. They also play spooky music and sound effects in the days leading up to Halloween.

2. The spider theme transformed these ordinary decorations into a toxic web of terror… and we kind of love it!

3. Well, there’s your problem! Your mechanic is dead.

4. A few paper bats transformed this chandelier into something from Dracula’s castle.

5. Welcome to our nightmares!

6. How can we get an invitation to this dinner party? It looks awesome!

7. An entire block on New York City’s Upper West Side joined in to make their brownstones extra scary this year.

8. How cute is this dark, Halloween-themed DIY wreath?

9. Quoth the raven, “Maybe later.”

10. Live in an apartment? No problem! Just decorate the balcony.

11. This is the scariest entry way we’ve ever seen, and we love it.

12. “My grandma sent me a picture of her Halloween decorations this year.”

13. You don’t see many alien abduction decorations, so this one is especially funny.

14. This could be the most intricate and artistic Halloween decoration we’ve ever seen.

15. Night of the not-so-living dead, anyone?

We just love the lengths these people went to in order to entertain people in their community. Halloween always gives us a great excuse to let our inner children run wild!

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