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Of all the areas of your home to go all out with seasonal decor, the front porch has to be top of the list.
Embracing Halloween porch decor will make your home feel more fun and festive for spooky season. To help you plan the perfect design for your outdoor Halloween decor, we've rounded up a collection of the best front porch Halloween decorations that you can buy.
Whether you want to embrace more relaxed, cozy Halloween decor ideas with pretty pastel pumpkins and wreaths, or are looking to create a scary scene, our top buys have got you covered.
These are the best front porch Halloween decorations we've found this year
Whether you want to refresh your existing Halloween decor with some fun new designs, or are looking for some stylish seasonal inspiration for your front porch ideas, just like the best outdoor Halloween decorations, these best buys are guaranteed to create a stand-out display.
The best pumpkin decorations
The most popular Halloween decoration of them all, pumpkins can be an easy way to bring a sense of seasonal cheer to your front porch.
Whether you style your space with real pumpkins and gourds after a fun day out pumpkin picking, or opt for faux designs that you can use again and again each year, decorating with pumpkins can effortlessly elevate your front porch for spooky season – and they can be left out for your Thanksgiving decor ideas, too.
If you don't fancy getting creative with real pumpkin carving ideas or pumpkin painting ideas this year, then our selection of the best faux pumpkin decorations below will still add a touch of classic, cozy character to your front porch.
Showcase autumn’s bounty with these hand-painted pumpkins and gourds, available in a variety of organic shapes and seasonal colors.
This stylish Halloween pumpkin has been crafted using rattan to give it texture and warmth. A lovely, rustic no-clean-up alternative to traditional candlelit jack-o’-lanterns.
Light up the autumn evenings with this versatile Pumpkin Luminary; a more contemporary, creative take on the classic fall gourd.
For a more spooky front porch pumpkin decoration, this 8ft pumpkin stack will be sure to make a scary statement.
Two of these colorful pumpkin stacks will look wonderful either side of a front door. Crafted from resin, the design stands a little over 10” high.
This bright pumpkin stack is ideal for placing by a front door or on front porch steps, perfect for fall, Halloween and Thanksgiving decor.
The best wreaths and garlands
Whether you want to adorn your front porch with fall flowers and foliage and embrace more natural fall wreath ideas, or are looking for something more fun and spooky, our collection of wreaths can be suited to Halloween schemes of all styles.
Celebrate the changing leaves and autumn's bounty with this festive pumpkin wreath; a charming addition to a front door.
Glittering under dozens of energy-efficient bulbs, the branches of this handcrafted wreath are crafted from made from black vine – and haunted by a floating spirit.
This wreath with cat, bat and tree silhouettes can be a fun decoration for your front door; a wonderful way to welcome trick-or-treaters.
Bring the splendor of the season into your home with warm earth tones and natural accents. Faux fall leaves, pumpkins, sprigs of berries, and pinecones provide effortless autumnal beauty on this autumnal wreath.
Perfect for decorating a front door or wrapping around porch railings, this beautiful autumnal garland from Balsam Hill perfectly captures the colors of fall.
Modern and high-contrast, this pinpoint-illuminated garland pairs delicate bare branches with white maple leaves and miniature pumpkins, ideal for a more minimalist fall look.
The best lights and lanterns
Illuminate your front porch with cozy character and eye-catching decoration with the best lights and lanterns. From classic lanterns and garlands that can be used all year round, to more seasonal, playful designs, by incorporating plenty of front porch lighting ideas at Halloween, you will only make your home look more warm and inviting throughout the season. These lighting ideas will also be sure to help your home stand out from the crowd for the trick-or-treaters on Halloween night. too.
This bundle of sparkling light strands casts a gorgeous, striking glow, perfect for illuminating other Halloween decor, or for a more simple, stripped back seasonal design.
This bejeweled spiderweb can bring both light and decoration to a front porch. The web makes for a wondrous and whimsical decorative moment rather than a skin-crawling thrill.
These colorful, purple and orange string lights are perfect for wrapping around a front porch or front door.
These handcrafted metal lanterns can be used all year round, but are perfect for adding an extra glow and warm welcome to your home at Halloween.
For this lantern you can choose between bats, fall leaves, pumpkins, stars and more for your chosen impression.
This metal jack-o’-lantern can take flameless candles or string lights to bring a little hocus-pocus to your outdoor Halloween decor.
The best door mats
One of the easiest ways you can dress you front porch for Halloween is by purchasing a fun new doormat. There are so many unique designs to shop, we've included a few of our favorites below.
A simple new doormat is also a great seasonal decoration to embrace if you're looking for more subtle Halloween decorating ideas.
Welcome trick-or-treaters with this fun and tasteful multi-colored pumpkin doormat.
This spooky doormat not only features a fun ghost design, but it can light up too, perfect for greeting guests with this spirited surprise.
The Halloween Jack O Lanterns Coir Doormat by Place & Time will lend a festive vibe to your front porch or entryway, crafted from coir and shaped like three jack-o’-lanterns.
The best fun decorations
And finally, Halloween decor is all about embracing your fun, creative side and inner-child, and is a chance to really go all out with unique decorations that will spark joy and humor. From skeleton scenes and giant spiders to some rather cute ghost lights, explore our favorite family-fun picks below.
No haunted house is complete without a Skeleton in the closet. This life-size pose-n-stay skeleton features realistic molded bones, with a full rib cage, spine, arms, legs, and skull with a movable jaw.
This ghostly lawn stake set is both scary and sweet simultaneously, perfect for placing near a front path or by a porch.
This set of 3 different sized spider decorations can create a perfect spooky atmosphere for outdoor Halloween decor.
How to decorate my front porch for Halloween?
When decorating your front porch for Halloween, decide on your theme first. From simple and minimalist and cute and cozy, to scary and spooky, sticking to a theme will make it much easier when choosing the right decorations for your porch.
As we have explored in this piece, there are so many decorations and styling ideas to try. Whether you just decorate your front door with wreaths and garlands, or add ornaments, pumpkins and lanterns beside your front door or on your porch steps, embracing Halloween front porch decor is all about making your home appear more fun, inviting and unique during the season.
If your front porch has railings, then for a quick and easy decor idea, why not purchase a unique Halloween flag, like this design from Amazon, or attach some colorful Halloween bunting that's suitable for outdoors, like this black and orange set from Etsy.
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Zara joined Homes & Gardens in February 2022 as a Content Editor. After studying English Literature at University, she worked as an Ecommerce Website Editor, Content Writer and Buying Intern at multiple independent businesses within the luxury retail and lifestyle sectors. Her role at Homes & Gardens unites her love, experience and passion for the world of design and desire to create inspiring written content. She enjoys nothing more than discovering new trends, brands and products, whether that be in fashion, interior design or lifestyle.
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