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Host the Perfect Halloween Party

The real heart and soul of a good Halloween party is, of course, the Halloween costumes. Hold a costume contest and give prizes for the Most Creative, Scariest, and Best Couple costumes. Have your guests parade their costumes around the party and cast their votes for the winners!

Another classic and simple autumn party game for kids is bobbing for apples. Set the water bucket down and let the laughs begin. Also, make the kids work for their candy by hanging a homemade Halloween piñata, or gather the crowd for these other festive games.



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