A digital Halloween party invitation displayed on a tablet

Calling all goblins, ghouls, and creatures of the night! If you’re anything like us, you can’t wait for the spookiest season of the year to roll around. Halloween is a time to conjure up fun¬†with friends and family, and what better way to make it happen than with a ghoulishly fun Halloween party?

Whether you’re going all-out with a haunted house, hosting a dinner party, getting folks together for pumpkin carving, or planning a kid-friendly celebration, you need a Halloween party invite¬†that will scare up plenty of excitement. To that end, we’ve come up with this handy list of 13 Halloween party invitations¬†that will suit (and inspire) your party theme¬†no matter how chilling (or chill) you want it to be.

7 Scary Good Halloween Party Invitations Grown-Ups Will Love

Adults dressed up as vampires, witches, and devils for a halloween party

From spooky¬†yet sophisticated to downright macabre, there are plenty of Halloween invites¬†that set the tone for your adult-oriented bash. Sending digital invitations¬†is the easiest way to go ‚ÄĒ with no need to worry about postage and an endless array of options. Customize any of these digital Halloween invitation templates¬†in a matter of minutes and watch the replies roll in. Bonus: Online party invites automatically track RSVPs!

1. Boos and Brews Invitation

Halloween party invitations that read "Boos & Brews"

Design: Elizabeth Silver

Framed by spider webs¬†and bats, this fun Boos and Brews Halloween party invite¬†is a study in perfectly contrasting patterns from the black damask-printed background to the bright orange polka-dot envelope liner. Use it for your Halloween cocktail party¬†where you’ll raise plenty of spirits!

2. Flickering Flame Invitation

Halloween party invitations with illustrated flickering candles

Design: Signature Greenvelope

Who says spooky¬†can’t be chic? With delicately illustrated wax candles, metallic pinstripe framing, and a glittery gold envelope liner, this Flickering Flame invitation¬†sets an elegant tone for your Halloween soir√©e¬†… or seance. Select from a classic black or chocolate brown background.

3. Costumes & Cosmos Card

Halloween party invitations that read "Costumes & Cosmos" with masquerade icons

Design: Robinson Creative House

Perfect for a grown-up Halloween costume party, this Costumes & Cosmos invitation¬†pops with festive symbols, including martini glasses, a top hat, a masquerade mask, and other costume accessories. Choose from three colors ‚ÄĒ lime green, violet, and rusty orange ‚ÄĒ that are more cheery than creepy.

4. Spooky Mansion Invitation

Halloween party invitations with a haunted mansion illustration

Design: Becky Nimoy Stationery

Let your guests know that something’s brewing with this haunted house¬†invitation. The silhouette of a lone home is surrounded by leafless trees, bats, and jack-o-lanterns¬†on the lawn. Update the title and message, and pick from a purple, orange, green, or gray backdrop.

5. Sleepy Hollow Invitation

Halloween party invitations with a blood splatter

Design: Signature Greenvelope

Summon your guests with this eye-catching Sleepy Hollow invitation that ignites the imagination. It would work just as well for a fancy dinner party as it would for a murder mystery Halloween party theme (notice the droplets of blood on the invite?). However you modify it, this invite foreshadows a bloody good time.

6. Sketched Skull Invitation

Dia de los Muertos invitations with a rose gold sugar skull

Design: Signature Greenvelope

Although it’s a different holiday than Halloween, Dia de Los Muertos is celebrated at the same time of year to remember those who have passed. This hand-drawn¬†sugar skull¬†invitation¬†offers a stylish design that pays homage to the holiday with elaborate rose gold details. Personalize the message and encourage guests to bring something for the ofrenda.

7.Scared to Death Invitation

Halloween party invitations in the shape of a morgue toe tag with bloody fingerprints

Design: Signature Greenvelope

Yikes! It doesn’t get much ghastlier than this Scared to Death invitation¬†in the shape of a morgue toe tag. Bloody fingerprints and splatter punctuate the various fields where you can fill in all the morbid details. This spine-tingling design is a no-brainer for a zombie¬†theme party or any other scary soir√©e.

6 Family-Friendly Halloween Party Invitations That Won’t Spook the Little Ones

Kids play outside in their Halloween costumes

When you have little ones, it’s crucial to have a Halloween party that’s more fun than fright ‚Ā†‚ÄĒ and these Halloween party invitations strike the perfect chord for age-appropriate amusement. Whether you head out trick-or-treating, or are having some alternative Halloween fun, get ready for some truly happy haunting!

1. Cute Monster Party Invitation

Halloween party invitations with cute monster illustrations

Design: Mint Parcel

Hey, guys and ghouls! With its adorably motley crew of monsters, ghosts, and pumpkins, this cute monster-themed invitation¬†comes with an equally adorable envelope liner. Change the colors and update the text whether you’re hosting a kid’s Halloween costume party, October birthday party, or trunk-or-treat get-together.

2. Trick or Treat? Invitation

Halloween party invitations with "Trick or Treat" typography

Design: Lori Danelle

Encourage those on your guest list to leave the tricks at home and bring their favorite treat with this delightfully festive Halloween party invitation. Bright hues and fun illustrations of stars, bats, skulls, and a jack-o-lantern set a friendly mood. Perfect for a potluck, cookie exchange, or pre- or post-trick-or-treating bash, this buoyant card will get the entire family ready for fun.

3. Pumpkin Patch Invitation

Halloween party invitations laser cut in the shape of a pumpkin

Design: Robinson Creative House

For a pumpkin patch shindig replete with hayrides and apple cider, you can’t go wrong with this die-cut pumpkin invitation¬†featuring bold colors, festive pumpkins, and lively lettering. You could also tweak the text to use this invite for a fall harvest social, pumpkin carving session, or any number of family-friendly Halloween party ideas.

4. Friendly Ghost Invitation

Halloween party invitations with a friendly ghost illustration

Design: Lori Danelle

Boo who? No need to cry or be afraid of ghosts with this super-cute Friendly Ghost invitation that stands out with vibrant marquee lettering. The charming ghost illustration jumps off the card while bats, clouds, and a crescent moon provide the backdrop. Add your party details so guests know what to expect from the festivities.

5. Pumpkin Stack Invitation

Halloween party invitations with a stack of illustrated pumpkins

Design: Pink House Press

A stack of pretty pastel pumpkins sets the scene for this pumpkin carving invitation¬†that you can customize for any Halloween or fall event. For a decidedly grown-up twist on your family-friendly celebration, update the invite and make it a “Pumpkin Carving and Cocktails” party!

6. Spooktacular Bat Invitation

Halloween party photo invitations with an illustrated bat along the top border

Design: Raven Erebus (Photo courtesy of Julia Kinnunen Photography)

How cute is this?! Impress your guests with this Spooktacular Bat photo invitation that puts your favorite little goblin center stage. (You could also add a fun family photo with everyone dressed in costume.) Whether you choose a black, white, or purple frame, the fun polka dot envelope liner is the perfect complement. This design is also ideal for a birthday party or pet costume contest.

Have a Frightfully Fun Celebration

When the season of black cats, candy corn, and pumpkins arrives, you know it’s time to start planning your Halloween party. Getting your invitation just right is essential for setting the mood and exciting your guests. Fortunately, we know a few things about how to get it done.

The 13¬†Halloween invitations¬†featured in this guide are sure to bring you good luck when putting together your celebration ‚ÄĒ be it a spooky¬†soir√©e¬†for adults or a not-so-spooky¬†celebration for the whole family.

Whatever you decide, don’t forget that online invitations¬†are your best option when it comes to party planning. They save you precious time and money by letting you manage your guest list, track RSVPs, and send updates all from one spot. Plus, you can choose from dozens of fully customizable designs that have the look and feel of real paper without the added cost or waste.

Ultimately, you’ll be able to spend more time scaring up fun ways to entertain your guests, and less time freaked out about everything else. Happy Halloween!