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42 Halloween Instagram Captions For You & Your Ghouls To Use

It’s the spookiest time of year again, which means you have another opportunity to create some terrifyingly fun memories with your family and friends. There’s no wrong way to celebrate Halloween — from going to parties with your squad to devouring all the candy you possibly can, the possibilities for Halloween activities are endless. There’s only one thing you need to accompany those activities, and that’s Halloween Instagram captions.

Though I enjoy my share of Halloween parties and scary movie marathons, my favorite part about Halloween is having my Instagram feed flooded with my friends’ cool costumes and spooky szn activities. I can’t be the only one who checks my IG every five minutes to see what everyone’s Halloween celebrations consist of. Although I’m a sucker for an eye-catching Instagram post, I especially love a spooky caption. With Halloween only days away, here are some Instagram captions to help you show off your creative side while celebrating All Hallows’ Eve — no matter what mood you’re going for this year!

Just me & my boos!

You and your girls are gorg.

Resting Witch Face.

Perfect for a fire pic of yourself in a spooky costume.

“You know that part in scary movies when somebody does something really stupid and everyone hates them for it? This is it.” – Jeepers Creepers

If you and your besties are the chaotic kind, this one’s perfect. 


Sometimes emojis can speak a thousand words, and curating a combination of emojis is an art form in and of itself.

Cat got your tongue?

Because you’re on top of your game!

Taking this one to the grave 💋

Except it’s no secret that your ‘fit is giving.

“Darling I’m a nightmare dressed like a daydream.” – Taylor Swift, “Blank Space”

You’re slaying so hard, it’s scary!

You’re never too old to play dress up!

It’s the truth.

Pick your poison.

Get it, bestie!

As Jack Skellington once said, “This is Halloween!”

Shoutout to the best Halloween movie that’s ever been made (I said what I said). 

“Tonight, the Great Pumpkin will rise out of the pumpkin patch!” – It’s the great pumpkin, Charlie Brown

Manifesting that he gives you lots of presents!

“Hell is empty and the devils are all here.” – William Shakespeare, The Tempest

Sometimes you gotta go with the classics. 

I put a spell on you, and now you’re mine.

Shoutout to your SO.

“Come play with us… forever and ever… and ever.” – The Shining

Who wouldn’t want to come hang with your squad? 

Let’s go, ghouls!

Admit it, you just read that one in a Shania Twain voice.

Witchful thinking.

When all else fails, just use a pun!

Tonight was fang-tastic!

Get it? Fang? 

Who’s ready for the Christmas season to start tomorrow?

It’s beyond inevitable at this point, for better or worse. 

Alexa, play “Halloween” by Phoebe Bridgers. 

The unofficial anthem of the season. 

Alexa, play “vampire” by Olivia Rodrigo.

The other unofficial anthem of the season.

“It’s a full moon tonight. That’s when all the weirdos are out.” – Hocus Pocus

We haven’t actually had a full moon on Halloween for a few years, but you get the idea. 

Pumpkin spice and everything nice! 

What’s not to love about the season?

I might be a (costume name) tonight, but I’m yours every day.

Tell ‘em, bestie! 

Swish swish, witch!

A Katy Perry classic with a punny twist.


Once again, here’s to you and your besties!

Keep calm and scare on.

I, along with several others on the internet, am keeping this mantra for spooky season.

Who did Dracula take to the school dance? His ghoul friend.

Dad jokes are always a hit.

Do the monster mash with us!

Because you know how to party!

Tricks or it didn’t happen.

See what I did there?

I feel like a haunt mess.

TBH, you’re more *haunt* than *haunt mess,* but do it for the pun.

Creepin’ it real.

A mood all day every day, even if it’s not Halloween.

Ah, Halloween… The only time it’s best to come as you aren’t.

Spilled facts.

Too ghoul for school.

Spooky szn with your friends is superior to doing homework any day.

Love at first bite.

Seeing all the couples costumes is one of my favorite things about Halloween.

Are you afraid of the dark?

Like, are you?

Bite me 💋

And that wouldn’t just be an invitation to vampires.

Keep Calm and carry a wand.

If you’re a fairy, wizard, or some sort of mythological creature, this one’s perfect.

Bad to the bone.

If that sounds like you, Halloween is your time to shine!

I only have pumpkin pies for you.

Cute. And yummy.

I’ve been ready for Halloween since Nov. 1 of last year.

There’s no shame if this time of year is your whole personality. 

Who you gonna 📞? 👻busters!

An oldie but a goodie, revamped with emojis.

“I’m a ghost with the most, babe!” – Beetlejuice

For some of us, Halloween is our time to be the star of the show! 

Karly Ramnani is a junior at the University of Southern California, in Los Angeles, studying music industry, with a strong passion for art and journalism. They discovered this amazing community shortly after starting college, and are super stoked to a national writer for Her Campus this semester. Karly worked with Her Campus in Fall 2022 as well, as the Entertainment & Culture Editorial Intern. Other outlets they've written for include All Country News, The Honey Pop, Medium, Newsbreak, and their own startup music blog Playlists & Polaroids. They currently serve as a campus ambassador for Amazon Prime Student and Tinder. When they're not writing blogposts and music reviews, you can find them composing and performing music, putting their nose in a rom-com book, binge watching "The Summer I Turned Pretty," or crying over Taylor Swift.