October 10, 2011

Vintage Retro Halloween Party


Vintage Beistle Bat Decoration, on eBay

THEME:

Invite five or six friends over for an old fashioned style Halloween party. Decorate with vintage style, serve retro foods, and dance to retro Halloween tunes.

ACTIVITY:

You'll bob for apples, nibble on appetizers, dance to old time Halloween traditional favorites, open Halloween crackers, and play some old fashioned party games.


Meri Meri Halloween Crackers, on Amazon

PARTY INSPIRATION:


Vintage Gothic Halloween Party, at Hostess With the Mostess


Haunt the House for an Old-Fashioned Halloween Party, by Better Homes & Gardens


Vintage Halloween Decor, at Country Living Magazine


Vintage Style Haunted Halloween Party, at The Hostess Blog

DECORATIONS:


Pumpkin Halloween Garland, on Amazon


Scaredy Cat Halloween Napkins, on Amazon

MUSIC:


Halloween-A-Gogo CD, on Amazon


Monster Bop CD, on Amazon

APPETIZERS:


Deviled Eggs with Spiders, from The Thrifty Gourmet Cooks


Bite Sized Boo Bugs, at Taste and Tell


Halloween Popcorn Ball, at A Heart Full of Love

Halloween Finger Foods (Divine Dinner Party)

BEVERAGES:


Bloody Bug Halloween Punch, from Halloween Punch Recipes


Witch's Brew, at EveryJoe

ENTREES:


Meaty Eyeballs and Breadstick Bones, from Mel's Kitchen Cafe

DESSERTS:


Halloween Apple Pie, from Polwig


Candy Corn Parfait, at Food Network


Silhouette Cookies, from The Decorated Cookie Blog


Spiderweb Cupcakes, from Kitchen Daily


Candy Corn Fudge, at Taste and Tell


Candied Apples Recipe, at MyRecipes

BOOKS FOR PARTY PLANNING:


Halloween: Romantic Art and Customs of Yesteryear Postcard Book, on eBay


Halloween Merrymaking: An Illustrated Celebration of Fun, Food, and Frolics from Halloweens Past, on Amazon

RELATED LINKS:

Halloween Games from the Roaring 20s (Collectibles/About.com)

A Nostalgic Halloween

An Old Fashioned Halloween (Old Fashioned Living)

Retro Candy (Country Living)

A Serving of Witch's Stew Game, from American Folklore

Vintage Halloween Photos and Graphics (Drunken Severed Head)

Vintage, Current and Classic Halloween Commercials

Vintage Halloween Party

Vintage Halloween.com


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