45 Free Halloween Party Games for Adults

A List of Halloween Games for Adults That Won't Cost a Dime

This list of Halloween party games for adults will make sure that your guests are talking about your Halloween party for years.

These Halloween party games all use items that you already have laying around your house so you don't have to spend any money on these Halloween games.

Tip: Free Halloween invitations, downloadable Halloween music and sound effects and other Halloween party freebies will help you throw a spooktacular Halloween party for less. And there are plenty of other Halloween freebies where those came from!

These Halloween party games are just for adults and not recommended for the kiddos. If you are looking for some Halloween party games for the younger crowd? These Halloween games for kids may be just what you're looking for.

Murder Mystery Game

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A murder mystery game is perfect for this time of year. Your guests will become characters in a story and it's up to them to find out which character is the murderer.

These murder mystery games are all free and include everything you need to throw a chilling party. More

Halloween Feel Box

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Gross out all your guests in this touch and squeal Halloween party game for adults.

Fill boxes full of items like spaghetti noodles, peeled grapes and little smokies and see if your guests can use their hands to guess what the items are. More

Halloween Jinx

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Your guests are going to love this Halloween party game for adults that requires some memory on their part — which might not be so easy as the night wears on.

As guests arrive let them know that there are certain words that they can't say. If they do say them, you can set up some type of fun or embarrassing penalty. More

Halloween Movie Trivia

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Horror movie trivia is the focus of this Halloween party game for adults.

Print out these free Halloween movie trivia sheets and give it to each guest to see just how much they know about scary movies. More

Halloween Battle of the Balloons

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In this hilarious Halloween party game for adults, your guests will race to pop the balloons tied to the ankles of the other guests.

You'll get a lot of laughs from this Halloween game that truly helps adults act like kids for a night. More

Halloween Guess Who Game

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This Halloween party game for adults is a great ice breaker game for your next Halloween party.

When your guests arrive tape a piece of paper to their back with a Halloween character written on it. Can they guess who's name is on their back by asking the other guests for clues? More

Pass It on Ghost Story

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A simple Halloween party game for adults that doesn't require any special props.

Guests gather around in a circle and take turns weaving a spooky Halloween tale in this sometimes funny and sometimes scary Halloween game. More

Candy Corn Relay Race

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Party guests can get in touch with their inner child for this Halloween party game for adults.

No hands are allowed in this hilarious game where guests race to move candy from one bowl to another using only a spoon in their mouth. More

Halloween Story Game

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This Halloween party game for adults starts when you send out your Halloween party invitations.

Start a Halloween story on the invitation and asks guests to come with their conclusion to the story. Who will have the scariest or the funniest stories?

How Many Halloween Candies Guessing Game

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This is a simple Halloween party game for adults that requires some brain power.

Set out a jar of Halloween candy and let the guests take their best guess at how many pieces are in the jar. More

Halloween Film Festival Game

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This fun Halloween party game for adults will ask your guests to bring out their inner actor.

Put your guests into groups and have them act out mini movies based on your favorite Halloween movies.

Halloween Camera Scavenger Hunt

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The guests at your Halloween party are going to love this fast-paced Halloween party game for adults.

Split your guests into groups and have them race around the town trying to get all the pictures they need to win the Halloween scavenger hunt.

Halloween Video Scavenger Hunt

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This Halloween party game for adults is a scavenger hunt with a bit of a twist.

Instead of using cameras, your guests get to use video cameras to capture some hilarious Halloween antics on tape. More

Halloween Movie Master Game

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In this Halloween party game for adults, you'll have to put a bit of work into setting up mini scenes from your favorite Halloween movies.

When guests arrive they can take a look at your work and try to guess the movie you're trying to depict.

Killer Instinct

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This is a twist on the classic game of hide-and-seek but made super scary because this is a Halloween party game for adults.

Start out with the standard hide and seek but instead find your guests in your scary costume. How loud can you make them scream? More

Have You Learned Anything From Horror Movies?

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This is a very fun Halloween game for adults that will really show you how creative your friends are.

Print out these common scenarios from horror movies and see if your guests have what it takes to the make the right decisions so they don't meet a fatal end. More

The Devil Is in the Details

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This Halloween game for adults forces your guests to appreciate the decorating job you did for your Halloween party.

Ask questions relating to your decorations and have your guests race around the house trying to answer them the quickest. More

Famous Halloween Movie Quotes

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How well do your guests know their Halloween movies?

This Halloween party game for adults asks your guests to identify what movie these famous spooky quotes come from. More

Movie Picture Clues

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In this Halloween party game for adults, you'll need to set out a few items that can be tied together and associated with a Halloween movie.

Which one of your guests can get the most right? More

Chalk Outlines

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This Halloween party game for adults will put a feeling of dread in your guests.

Make chalk outlines of several guests and then have your other guests guess which chalk outline belongs to who. More

Head Waiter

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This Halloween party game for adults is really just a relay race but it's made even more interesting because you're using balloons to symbolize heads.

The team who wins is the waiter who can carry and serve their heads the quickest. More

Petrified Pyramid

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Another Halloween party game for adults from Ghoul Friday.

This game is much like the game Pyramid but has a spooky Halloween theme. More

Monster Match-Up

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This adult Halloween game sounds like a fun icebreaker for the start of your Halloween party.

A great way to get people talking, your guests will need to find the match to their chosen theme. More

Halloween Charades

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This Halloween game for adults takes the basic game of charades and puts it in a spooky setting using Halloween phrases and movie titles.

There's also a lot of ideas here for more twists and word lists. More

Pumpkin Consequences

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Consequences is a popular party game but here there's a Halloween twist that makes it fit for the evening.

This adult Halloween game can be played in groups of any size and are sure to have hilarious results. More

Halloween Fortunes

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There's actually almost ten separate Halloween party games for adults here but they all include fortune telling.

With all of these different fortune-telling game ideas, you can really go as simple or as elaborate as you want. More

The Grave Keeper

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If you have some zombie fans at your Halloween party then they are going to love this Halloween game, The Grave Keeper.

One person is the grave keeper and is responsible for making sure the zombies stay how they should be — dead. More

The Ghost Game

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The Ghost Game is truly a spooky Halloween game for adults that will keep everyone on their toes and stand the hair on the back of their necks' straight up.

Find out which guest will be the best at using their sixth sense to be able to tell if the ghost is behind them. More

Pumpkin Bocce

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If your group of friends loves bocce then they are going to flip over this game of Pumpkin Bocce.

It's a simple but fun Halloween party game that uses pumpkins to play. More

Pumpkin Races

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Set up some ramps with whatever you have around the house and you're ready to have some pumpkin races.

Roll too soft and you'll lose but roll too hard and you might get messy. More

Murder in the Dark

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Murder in the Dark is one of my favorite Halloween party games for adults and all you need to play is a deck of cards.

It's a murder mystery game with no set up involved and since it's played in the dark, you have a spooky atmosphere from the get go. More

The Corny Game

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The Corny Game requires guests to kneel on a chair and try to drop a piece of Halloween candy into a glass.

This game can be a real challenge, especially at the end of the night. More

Deadly Wink

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Deadly Wink is a spine-tingling Halloween game that is most fun when it's played just by the adults.

This game really is great for groups of any size and your guests won't want to stop playing it. More

Halloween Murder

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One of your guests is a secret murderer and it's up to everyone to figure out who it is.

Can the secret murderer be stopped before everyone is killed? More

Guess the Pumpkin's Weight

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Another simple Halloween party game for adults that asks your party guests to make guesses on how much a pumpkin weighs.

Up the ante by providing a fun prize to the guest who gets the closest. More

Halloween Questions

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This Halloween party game is a structured version of Truth or Dare where guests get to answer questions about their past Halloweens.

This game works best in smaller groups so if you have a large party, you'll need to break everyone into teams.

Mind Reader Game

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In this Halloween game, a test subject is chosen to complete a series of phrases. After they've answered, then all the others guests have their chance to see who can "read the mind" of the test subject the best.

This Halloween game includes a free printable. More

Tarot Card Readings

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Print this free set of Tarot cards and then use this interpretive guide to provide a spooky reading to your guests.

Don't forget to turn down the lights and light some candles to set a spooky mood. More

Next Halloween I Think I Will Be...

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This Halloween party game starts off simple but quickly gets more tricky as guests repeat the phrase "Next Halloween I Think I Will Be..." memorizing what each person before them has said.

To make the game a little more challenging, you can take a person out of the game when they don't know the answer. More

Everything Halloween A-Z

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This Halloween party game includes a free printable that you can hand out to each guest as they arrive or set at the table so they can play at their leisure.

The guests have 8 minutes to fill in as many Halloween related words as possible that start with each letter of the alphabet. More

"Howl"-o-"Scream" Contest

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Why not have a screaming or howling contest at your Halloween party? It certainly will loosen up those guests and give them permission to get loud.

Think about giving awards out to the loudest scream, best scream, scariest scream, most realistic howl, and silliest scream. More

Spooky Halloween Boggle

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A spooky boggle board has already been set up so your guests can find some spooky and scary words related to Halloween.

There's a free printable that goes along with this Halloween game so it's going to be a snap to include in your party. More

ESP Test

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Use these free, printable ESP cards to give your guests an ESP test. This can be a fun way to see if your party guests "connect" with each other.

This is a great low-key Halloween party game for the adults that can be set up in the corner so guests can play when they want. More

Blair Witch Short Films

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Ask each guest to take their phone and film a very short confession or anxiety. Show them all together near the end of the party.

Do you remember on Blair Witch when the girl got really close to the video camera and was super scared about her missing friend? That's what you're going for here. More

Halloween Ice Breaker

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This Halloween game is the perfect ice breaker and a great way to form teams for other games you want to play during the party.

Each guest will draw a slip of paper and try to find someone else in the room who's paper goes together to form a phrase.