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100+ Spooky, Kooky, and Catchy Halloween Phrases

When October comes around, signs of Halloween are everywhere. And we mean that literally – people love decorating their homes with Halloween signs of all sorts. These signs are typically emblazoned with a few well-chosen words that conjure up everyone’s favorite spooky holiday.

There’s certainly no shortage of Halloween-themed words and phrases to work with. Like other major holidays, Halloween has a rich history and its own unique lexicon. It also picks up new associations as the years go by, drawing from sources like horror movies and the Harry Potter universe.

Here’s a list of fun Halloween phrases – some well-known and some novel. Use them for your own signs, slogans, crafts, or even to carve into the side of a jack-o-lantern. Because when October 31 draws near, you never know where you might encounter the spirit of Halloween.

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Note: If you’re looking for some clever wording to put on a tombstone prop, there’s a whole article dedicated to that.

  • Believe in the Magic of Halloween
  • Werewolves Are Fur Real
  • Broom Parking. Violators Will Be Toad.
  • Trick or Treat, Smell My Feet,
    Give Me Something Good to Eat!
  • Black Cat Crossing
  • It’s Time to Hide When Witches Ride
  • We’ll Have a Spooky Good Time
  • Eat, Drink & Be Scary
  • This is Halloween
  • Vampires Drive Me Batty
  • Don’t Make Me Flip My Witch Switch
  • Zombies Love a Girl With Brains
  • If You’ve Got It, Haunt It
  • Witch Way to the Candy?
  • Don’t Worry… We Don’t Bite (Much)
  • Ghouls Just Want to Have Fun
  • Abandon All Hope, Ye Who Enter Here
  • Join Our Coven
  • It’s All About the Candy
  • Beware the Witching Hour
  • Watch For Undead
  • Hocus Pocus
  • Hello Halloween
  • Sit For a Spell and Enjoy a Brew
  • I Put a Spell on You
  • Enter if You Dare, Foolish Mortals
  • It’s a Boo-tiful Night For a Haunting
  • Witches and Mummies and Ghosts, Oh My!
  • Ghastly Greetings
  • Witches Welcome
  • Do You Believe in Ghosts?
  • Beware of Cute Little Monsters
  • Let the Ghoul Times Roll
  • Have a Spooky Good Halloween
  • BYOB (Bring Your Own Broomstick)
  • Have a Hairy Scary Howl-oween
  • I’m Just Here For the Boo’s
  • Watch Out For Little Pumpkins
  • Not Every Witch Lives in Salem
  • Teamwork Makes the Scream Work
  • I Want My Mummy
  • FALL in Love With Halloween
  • The Orange and Black is Back
  • Happy Howl-adays From the Wolfman
  • Pick Your Poison
  • Welcome to Your Nightmare
  • Is It October 31 Yet?
  • We’d Love to Have You For Dinner
  • Give Me All Your Candy
  • If You’ve Never Carved a Pumpkin, You Don’t Know Jack
  • See What’s Up Our Sleeve
    This All Hallows’ Eve
  • Beware of Hell Hound
  • Jack-o-Lanterns Light Up My Life
  • Witch, Please
  • Witches Know How to Drive a Stick
  • A Haunting We Will Go
  • Halloween Central
  • Witches Are Brew-tiful
  • Vampires Party All Night
  • Home to One Cute Son of a Witch
  • Avoid the Walking Dead. Take the Bus.
  • I’m in an October Frame of Mind
  • Halloween Lovers Only
  • The Banshee Screams on All Hallows’ Eve
  • Free Broom Rides
  • Good Witch or Bad Witch? You Decide.
  • Ghosts Don’t Give a Sheet
  • I Love Halloween So Much, It’s Scary
  • The Queen Witch Lives Here
  • Vampires Know How to Have a Bloody Good Time
  • Let’s Have a Skele-ton of Fun!
  • Potions For Sale
  • It’s the Most Frightful Time of the Year
  • House of the Living Dead
  • Creepin’ It Real This Halloween
  • Come Hang With Our Batty Family
  • October 31 is a Real Scream
  • Monsters Welcome, Humans Tolerated
  • Exorcist Wanted
  • Zombies Dead Ahead
Zombie Sign Idea For Halloween
  • Creepy-Crawly, Ooey-Gooey & Icky-Sticky
  • Eerie Encounters Ahead
  • Oh My Gourd, It’s Pumpkin Season
  • Live, Laugh, Levitate
  • Welcome, Boys and Ghouls
  • Demon Summoning Zone
  • Michael Myers Sends His Regards
  • Strange Doings Happen Here
  • Last Flight to Salem
  • Best Witches For a Spellbinding Halloween
  • Welcome to Spooky Season
  • We’re Dead Serious About Halloween
  • Watch Out For Skeletons in the Closet
Watch Out For Skeletons in the Closet
  • Wanna See Something REALLY Scary?
  • Watch For Low Flying Witches
  • Have a Frightfully Fun Halloween
  • Ghosts and Goblins At Play
  • Witches Are Wicked Cool
  • Turn Back While You Can
  • Velcome, Creatures of the Night
  • Witches and Warlocks Enter Here
  • Do That Voodoo
  • Bless This Haunted House

Looking for a magical message to send to your fellow Halloween fiends? Check out our bewitching brew of Halloween wishes.

Mat Jobe