Halloween

 

 

From cauldrons and candies to costumes and more, The Party Shop has it all for Halloween. We’ve got costumes ranging from sweet and silly to sexy and spooky — plus all the accessories to go with them. Come in and find great fun, games and gift bags for girlie princesses and goofy ghouls, cute critters and crazy characters. Whether you’re going for general Halloween fun or planning a theme party — we have the decorations and details to create a creepy castle, ghoulish graveyard or any theme you can think of to make this fright night one to remember.

Why Not Try:

  • Entice your guests with creepy cocktails. Click on the Tips section for recipe details.
  • Dance parties are fun at any age. Plan your Halloween bash in honor of the classic song, Monster Mash. This song is perfect for dance contests, musical chairs or a game of hot pumpkin (same as hot potato but with a seasonal twist) will bring out the kid in all your guests.
  • One of the perks of celebrating this time of year is all the yummy food! There are an abundance of tasty treats that are simple and inexpensive to make. Pair your finished dish with Halloween tabletop items for a spooky spectacular your guests are sure to remember. Click on the Tips section for recipe details.

Don’t Forget:

Start with unique personalized invitations including all the characters that involved your theme.

Theme Cocktail Recipes:

Black Cat:
1 oz. Vodka
1 oz. Cherry Brandy
Cranberry Juice
Cola
Highball glass with ice

Devil’s Punch:
2 oz. Tequila
1 oz. Orange Liqueur
1 oz. Limoncello
1 oz. Sour Mix
Dash of orange juice

Dracula’s Kiss:
1 oz. Black Cherry Vodka
1/2 oz. Grenadine
Cola
Maraschino cherries for garnish
Highball glass with ice

Ghostbusters:
1 oz. Peach Schnapps
1 oz. Melon Liqueur
3-5 drops of Irish Cream Liqueur
Cocktail shaker with ice
Martini glass

Theme Food Recipes:

Festive Pumpkin Dip with Edible Bread Bowl (serves 24):

You Will Need:
12 oz. cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup cooked or canned pumpkin
2 tablespoons taco seasoning mix
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1/3 cup chopped dried beef
1/3 cup chopped green pepper
1/3 cup chopped sweet red pepper
1 can (2-1/4 oz.) sliced ripe olives, drained
1 round loaf (1 lb.) Italian or pumpernickel bread
Fresh vegetables, crackers or corn chips

What to Do:
1. In a mixing bowl, stir cream cheese, pumpkin, taco seasoning and garlic powder until smooth. Stir in beef, peppers and olives. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
2. Just before serving, cut top off bread; scoop out bread from inside, leaving a 1/2-inch shell (save the bread from inside to make croutons or bread crumbs or save for another use). Fill shell with cream cheese mixture. Serve with vegetables, crackers or corn chips.

Black Cat Cookies (serves 12):

You Will Need:
1 cup butter (no substitutes), softened
2 cups sugar
2 eggs
3 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup baking cocoa
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
24 wooden craft or Popsicle sticks
48 candy corn candies
24 red-hot candies

What To Do:
1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Stir in eggs and vanilla. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Roll dough into 1 1/2-inch balls. Place 3 inches apart on lightly greased baking sheets.
2. Insert a wooden stick into each cookie. Flatten with a glass dipped in sugar. Pinch top of cookie to form ears. For whiskers, press a fork twice into each cookie. Bake at 350°F for 10-12 minutes or until cookies are set. Remove from the oven; immediately press on candy corn for eyes and red-hots for noses. Remove to wire racks to cool.

Harvest Punch:

You Will Need:
1 cup orange juice
2 cups cranberry juice
2 cups apple juice
2 cups lemon-lime flavored soda
Frozen cranberries
Small marshmallows
Red food coloring

What To Do:
1.Combine ingredients in a pitcher and chill
2.Place a drop of red food coloring on small marshmallows and drop them into the punch for a floating eyeball effect
3.Garnish with cranberries if desired

What To Buy:

You always need the basics for a party — cups, napkins, plates, table covers, utensils, streamers. But, unlike other stores, The Party Shop has more than just the basics; it is a true specialty store. The following is a list of the products we suggest on our tips and idea tab; they are just some of the thousands of unique items in our store that will set your event apart from the rest.

To create shopping list, specify quantities for each of the items below. You can then print the list or email it to a friend.

  • Halloween glow 9oz paper cup
  • Halloween glow pastic table cover
  • Halloween party bottle labels
  • Halloween shaped dishes
  • plastic martini glass 20 count box
  • pumpkin table decorating kit