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Halloween Backdrop Ideas for Virtual Halloween Parties


Forget the crazy year it’s been and gather friends and family for a virtual Halloween party. Choose your preferred video conference platform, set the scene and have some ghoulish fun! There are endless possibilities, tips and tricks to make this year’s Halloween party just as good, if not better than the rest. We have put together a list of ideas to make your virtual Halloween party a success! So send out your frightening invitations, make sure your laptop is charged and let’s get spooky!

Set Up Your Spooky Halloween Backdrop
Getting your Halloween backdrop set up for your virtual Halloween party is super simple thanks to Shindigz. Choose a spooky setting like a haunted house or a graveyard to create your own horror film. Personalize one of many designs including a Boo & Bling spider web or a gigantic pumpkin! Shindigz also offers themes like a haunted hotel or skeleton pirate background. If you want something simple so that you can add some pizazz with decorations, check out our backdrop frames and decorate them with fabric.

Add Some Scary Props and Decorations
Embellish your set up with plenty of decorations and props. Animated Halloween decorations give a realistic feel to your set up and will keep guests on their toes. Shindigz has all the basic Halloween characters like pumpkins, witches, skeletons and ghosts. Each of these categories have a wide variety of hanging decorations, props and signs to complete your Halloween backdrop. Halloween photo props are also a fun way to express yourself to fellow Halloween party guests.

Make It a Costume Party
What would Halloween be without dressing up?! Choose from a variety of adult and kids costumes at Shindigz. Transform into your favorite Disney character or superhero. Otherwise, Shindigz offers plenty of Halloween costume accessories to accompany your backdrop theme. Create a spooky make-up look and become a zombie in the graveyard or become the villain in your own haunted house with Halloween costume props. Make it into a costume contest and have guests vote for their favorite creation.

Have Some Hair Raising Fun!
Now that the stage is set, everything is decorated and you are dressed in your Halloween best, it’s time to have some fun! Here are some chilling virtual Halloween party activity ideas.

  • Have a pumpkin carving contest with your guests. Visit while carving and then turn out the lights and spin your pumpkins around. Have everyone vote for the best design.
  • Put on a show and tell your favorite ghost story to guests. Props are always encouraged and participation from the crowd will ensure that they are drawn into the spooky story.
  • Choose your favorite thriller or horror movie and watch it together. Grab some spooky snacks and drinks and try not to jump!
  • Halloween crafts are always a hit. Decide on a craft ahead of time and make sure everyone gathers the needed supplies. Have someone give directions and have guests follow along.