Hudson Valley Weddings – 8 Must-Haves for a Halloween Wedding

Hudson Valley Weddings – 8 Must-Haves for a Halloween Wedding

When it comes to fun & creative wedding themes, there is nothing better than a Halloween theme. If you are getting married near this spooky holiday, there are plenty of ways to include this theme for your big day in a classy way. Check out these 8 must-have ideas for a Halloween themed Hudson Valley wedding.

1. Spooky Invitations

You can add a bit of Halloween to your invitation by making them a little bit scary. You can design a short story where you let your guests know about the date, or just use a skeleton couple in the front of the invitation.


2. Orange Flowers

Orange is naturally the color of Halloween and you can highlight this color in your décor in many ways. One of the easiest is to opt for orange flowers. For instance, get orange roses and spray a little bit of black glitter on top of them.

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3. Spider Web Table Numbers

You could also make your table numbers Halloween inspired by going with a spider web theme. You can either crochet a spider web and then glue it on top of a placard or you could just draw spider webs to a vintage plate, for example. 

4. Red Signature Drink

Hudson Valley wedding experts all agree that signature drinks are the biggest hit of any wedding season. If you want to add some Halloween flavored signature drinks to your reception, you could go with a red signature drink.  


5. Black Lace

Naturally, the other core theme color for a Halloween themed wedding is black. If you want to make your wedding dress a little bit more Halloween-ish, you could include some black lace. You could go with little black lace gloves or use a black lace hat to finish off your bridal look.


6. Halloween Themed Music

There are also plenty of Halloween songs that can add the right flavor to your dance floor. A good Hudson Valley DJ can guarantee your wedding is full of fun music.


7. Spooky Photo Booth

You should also include a spooky photo booth to your Halloween themed wedding as well. This is easy to do by painting a large frame in black and orange and then including funny props for the guests to use. For example, you can cut little mustaches, spider webs or even Dracula ropes for the guests to use. 


8. Fun Wedding Favors

Finally, you can give your guests a Halloween themed wedding favors. You can fill a little spider web bag with candy and a short horror storybook. You could even bottle up your signature drink to a spooky bottle and hand it out.


The above ideas are perfect for a Halloween wedding. If you liked the above ideas, sign up on our website and you’ll receive your free e-book full of more amazing Hudson Valley wedding ideas. 

What must-have ideas do you have for YOUR Halloween-themed wedding? Let me know – I’d love to hear from you!

Happy Planning!

Laurie Kuerlemann
MC/Host/Wedding Entertainment Director
Platinum Party Events Entertainment