What is spooky season without fully getting into all the vibes? I’ve taken it into my own hands to compile for you the best ways to get into the Halloween spirit through any and all facets. If you’re struggling with festive ideas this October—whether you are spending it on your own or with your squad—I suggest you keep on reading for inspo! Here’s my own take on all the necessities for this October. MUSIC Listening to music is something you can bet your caramelized apple is in my daily routine. These tunes from my October playlist will get you into the spirit in no time: Autumn Leaves by Ed Sheeran Halloween by Phoebe Bridgers Gods & Monsters by Lana Del Ray Sour Candy by Lady Gaga Mask Off by Future (*CLEAN*) Costume Party by Lauren Duski Nightmare by Halsey (*CLEAN*) She Wolf by Shakira Thriller by Michael Jackson Bad Blood by Taylor Swift Candy by Machine Gun Kelly (*CLEAN*) Ghost by Halsey Boo’d Up by Ella Mai Goosebumps by Travis Scott (*CLEAN*) Creep by Radiohead Disturbia by Rihanna Monster by Lady Gaga (*CLEAN*) Death by Trippie Redd Somebody’s Watching Me by Rockwell Cold by Post Malone (*CLEAN*) October by Alessia Cara Scared of the Dark by Lil Wayne & Ty Dolla $ign
MOVIES Nothing beats a night in with movies more than the ones full of scares and nightmares. Whether you’re into scary movies or not, here are some seasonal suggestions to get you feeling festive: Hocus Pocus Halloweentown Twitches Monster House Fun Size Addam’s Family Corpse Bride The Little Vampire Hotel Transylvania Coco It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown Frankenweenie Matilda The Haunted Mansion Casper Halloween Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Carrie It Comes at Night Sleepy Hollow Insidious Paranormal Activity Scream The Purge SHOWS Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Sabrina the Teenage Witch Evil The Haunting of Hill House The Haunting of Bly Manor Castle Rock Unsolved Mysteries You Penny Dreadful American Horror Story
FOOD Ways to satisfy your sweet tooth with tasty treats and sweets other than Halloween candy: Pumpkin bread Carmel apple Pumpkin seeds Sweet potatoes Apple fritters Maple pecan buns Pumpkin spice english muffin Nutella-stuffed french toast Hot coco Apples and ice cream Pumpkin spice-anything Sweet potato apple soup Chocolate peanut butter poptarts Pumpkin bar Carmel apple soft pretzels Pumpkin chocolate chip cookies Baked apple crisp Pull-apart cinnamon roll bread Apple strudel PLACES This time of the year is beautiful with vibrant colors and a crisp wind. Get outside with these fun Fall activities: Corn maze Pumpkin patch Bike trails Haunted graveyard State park Fall picnic Sunflower field Backyard bonfire Hayride Camping trip Farmer’s market Apple orchard In my personal opinion, this is the best time of the year. With hot chocolate, sweet treats and the additional bonus of being whoever you want to be, who wouldn’t get excited? Of course, everyone has their own way of celebrating the Fall season whether that includes Halloween or not, but either way I hope that these suggestions inspire others to make the most out of this spooky time.