Adult Halloween Party Games
It’s not just kids who get to have fun on Halloween. Adults can have fun too! Want to take your Halloween party up a notch? Check out these adult Halloween games that are for 18 years old and over!Party & Drinking Games 👇
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- 🎃 1. Halloween Would You Rather
- 🦇 2. Halloween Trivia
- 🍸 3. Trick-Or-Treat Shots
- 👻 4. Halloween Charades
- 💀 5. Halloween Truth or Drink
- 🧟 6. Thriller Flip Cup
1. Halloween Would You Rather
If you’re looking for adult Halloween games to play, you can’t go wrong with Halloween Would You Rather. All you have to do is to add some scary, dark, or even sexy elements to your Would You Rather questions to turn your game into an adults-only Halloween version!
How to Play Would You Rather
Learning how to play Halloween Would You Rather is the same as learning to play the regular Would You Rather version. This game is all about choosing between two difficult situations. Since you’re playing a Halloween-themed Would You Rather, expect the choices to be between a scary choice and a much scarier choice!
Would you rather become a vampire who drinks human blood or a werewolf who eats humans?
Things just got a lot darker! Wouldn’t drinking blood be the less gross choice?
👉 Learn more about how to play Would You Rather.
Play Would You Rather Online
Want to play Would You Rather right now? Take a look at hundreds of questions that you can use when you play our online version of Would You Rather! Feel free to add your own Halloween twist to questions to make them scarier!
Play “Would You Rather” online
You can also download our Would You Rather app to your Apple or Android phone!
Best Halloween Would You Rather Questions
Expect a game of Halloween Would You Rather to be a lot scarier and darker. Get ready for Halloween Would You Rather questions that talk about the supernatural, horror movies, and all sorts of spooky stuff!
1. Would you rather get a surprise visit from Frankenstein’s monster or a surprise visit from The Headless Horseman?
The Headless Horseman won’t be able to see me, right?
2. Would you rather visit a haunted house or a haunted graveyard?
Don’t you think it’s easier to run away in a haunted graveyard?
3. Would you rather date a scary clown or a sexy vampire?
Sexy doesn’t sound so bad.
4. Would you rather have Annabelle or Chucky as a toy?
I won’t be able to sleep with either one!
5. Would you rather go to a Halloween Party or stay at home and watch horror movies with your friends?
Halloween comes only once a year! Need I say more?
6. Would you rather die from a shark attack or die from a zombie attack?
Both sound like they’re painful ways to die!
7. Would you rather live in Salem, Massachusetts, or Roswell, New Mexico?
Living in Roswell and getting a chance to see aliens sounds more fun than getting accused of being a witch.
8. Would you rather deal with a haunting or a home invasion?
A haunting. Evil human beings can be much scarier.
9. Would you rather be a ghost or a zombie?
Ghosts can haunt people!
10. Would you rather live as a ghost on earth after you die or just stay dead?
I think it’s better to move on and not linger because of unfinished business.
👉 Check out more Halloween Would You Rather questions!
2. Halloween Trivia
Halloween games are not just for kids. Halloween Trivia is a game that adults can play too to have some fun with friends during Halloween! Test your knowledge about t scary movies, superstitions, and other Halloween activities and traditions with a game of Halloween Trivia!
How to play Halloween Trivia Game
To play a Halloween Trivia Game, you first need to prepare your questions just like you would in an ordinary Trivia Game. Naturally, these questions should be related to Halloween.
You also need to assign one of the players to act as a game master who will read the questions and moderate during the game. Before you start, depending on how many players there are, decide if you will all play as individuals or if the players will be split into groups.
Once the players have been decided, the game master will start reading the questions which can be read from printed question cards or a ready list of questions on a mobile phone or tablet.
Players can either write their answers on pieces of paper, or they can have a buzz-in system on who gets to answer first. The team/player with the most number of points by the end of the game wins!
Want to spice things up? Make the losing players drink a Halloween-inspired cocktail!
Play Trivia Online
Don’t have time to put together your trivia questions list? Get hundreds of questions from our online trivia platform!
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You can also download our party trivia app if you want to play while you’re on the go.
Best Halloween Trivia Questions
Bring fun and excitement to your Halloween party with a Halloween Trivia Game. Answering all sorts of scary trivia questions is a great way to bring out people’s competitive sides and have an awesome time during Halloween!
Here are some Halloween trivia questions to get you started!
1. Which horror movie was shot entirely on a video camera like a documentary?
- Paranormal Activity
- The Blair Witch Project
The Blair Witch Project
The Blair Witch Project’s erratic storytelling progression and the unexplained ending makes it feel like it really was found footage.
2. What was the first horror movie to be nominated for an Academy Award?
- The Conjuring
- The Shining
- The Exorcist
- Interview with a Vampire
The Exorcist earned 10 Oscar nominations in 1974.
3. What were the first Jack-o-Lanterns made of?
The first Jack-o-Lanterns were made in Ireland out of hollowed-out turnips. A piece of coal was inserted into the hollow to turn it into a “lantern” which was meant to guide the way of poor old Jack who wasn’t welcome in heaven but was also barred from entering hell for tricking the devil.
4. Halloween is generally considered to have evolved from what ancient festival?
- Obon Festival
- Dia de Los Muertos
It is generally accepted that Halloween dates back to an ancient Celtic festival known as Samhain, or the Celtic New Year.
5. Which Tim Burton movie features The Headless Horseman?
- Alice in Wonderland
- Edward Scissorhands
- Sleepy Hollow
- Nightmare Before Christmas
The Sleepy Hollow
Tim Burton’s Sleepy Hollow was released in 1999.
6. The movie The Silence of the Lambs introduced this iconic character who would go on to feature in countless TV shows and movies. Who is the character?
- Ted Bundy
- Hannibal Lecter
- Will Graham
- Clarice Starling
Hannibal Lecter is a serial killer who eats his victims.
7. Which famous magician actually died on Halloween?
- Harry Houdini
- Earnest Hemingway
- Babe Ruth
- Al Capone
Master escape artist Harry Houdini died on Halloween of 1926 from a ruptured appendix.
8. Which candy was handed out to soldiers during the Korean War?
- Tootsie Rolls
Tootsie Rolls were accidentally air-dropped to American troops in battle during the Korean War.
9. What do you sprinkle on your doorstep if you want to keep evil spirits out of your house on Halloween night?
According to tradition, sprinkling salt in a room or around an area can ward off evil spirits that may try to harm you. There is also a Buddhist tradition where people throw salt over their shoulders to ward off evil spirits.
10. What was Anne Rice’s debut novel?
- The Vampire Lestat
- Blackwood Farm
- The Shining
- Interview with the Vampire
Interview with the Vampire
Anne Rice’s first debut novel was Interview with the Vampire which was published in 1976. The novel centers on vampire Louis de Pointe du Lac, who tells the story of his life to a reporter.
👉 Take a look at more Halloween Trivia questions!
3. Trick-Or-Treat Shots
There are many ways of adding a drinking element to a game of Trick or Treat for adults. For this Trick-Or-Treat Shots game, you will have to add a bit of trickery to your drinks menu.
To play Trick-Or-Treat Shots, create a round of identical-looking shots and line them up. One can have alcohol while the other short is non-alcoholic. For example, your drinks could be an alcoholic and a virgin Bloody Martini. You can also try apple juice vs white wine.
What’s important is that they look similar enough to trick your guests! This is a fun and easy way to get your guests in a Halloween party mood! Then grab a dice and start playing!
How to Play Trick-Or-Treat Shots
As soon as you lined all the shots up in a row, you assign a number to each shot. If you’re playing with one dice, you need six shots. But if you have two dice, you could also prepare twelve shots at once. However, you want!
Then it’s time to roll the dice: All players roll the dice and drink the shot with the assigned number. If the glass is already empty, they roll again!
👉 If you like this game, check out Vodka Roulette!
4. Halloween Charades
There’s a reason why Charades is popular with people of all ages. You can easily customize a game of Charades to suit a theme such as Halloween!
It’s also a fun way to bring out your friends’ competitive natures as everyone shows off their acting skills and Halloween knowledge! You can have a lot of categories for Halloween such as horror movies, Halloween activities, scary TV shows, and other spooky stuff!
👉 Check out more Halloween Charades ideas!
How to Play Charades
The first thing you should know about playing Charades is that it’s all about players guessing a word or phrase that is being acted out by a player from another team. Keep in mind also that the actor is not allowed to talk while they’re acting out the word or phrase which makes it more challenging! During the game, players take turns being the actor and the guesser.
If the one who’s guessing gets the answer right, their team gets points. If they make a wrong guess, the other teams will have the chance to guess the answer and get the points instead.
Players can also decide on how they will give their answers. They can either write their answers on a piece of paper, or they can compete on who raises their hand or presses the buzzer first to get a chance to answer.
The team with the most points at the end of the game wins! Here’s a tip: Before you start playing, make sure to agree on the categories in scope so that you still have an idea on what’s going on!
👉 Learn more about Charades!
Play Charades Online
Play our online version of Charades, and get instant access to words from all sorts of categories!
Play Charades online
You can also download our Charades app to your mobile phone or tablet.
Best Halloween Charades Ideas
Since Halloween is a holiday that’s loved by both kids and adults, there are so many ideas or topics that you can use for Halloween Charades. Some can be about scary stuff while others can be anything that’s related to Halloween festivities that may not be scary at all!
Check out some Charades ideas that will be perfect for your next Halloween party!
These are activities that may happen during Halloween. Some may sound reasonable while for others, you might need to have a bit of imagination! Have you ever thought of what a witch going to a club would look like?
- Riding a broomstick
- Watching scary movies
- A mummy enjoying on the beach
- A vampire eating spaghetti
- Werewolf howling at the moon
- Frankenstein using an ATM
- Trick or Treating
- Werewolf cleaning the house
- Carving a pumpkin
- Stuck in a spider web
Scary TV Shows/Movies
Of course, scary TV shows and movies are a must for Charades! These movies and TV shows are perfect for a Halloween movie night too!
- Nightmare on Elm Street
- Night of the Living Dead
- The Blair Witch Project
- Texas Chainsaw Massacre
- Nightmare Before Christmas
- The Exorcist
- The Grudge
- The Shining
- The Haunting of Hill House
5. Halloween Truth or Drink
Truth or Drink is a mature twist on the classic party game, Truth or Dare which is always a crowd favorite at any party. As its name implies, players have the choice of giving a truth about themselves or taking a drink instead of doing a dare.
Just like Charades, you can level up your Truth or Drink game by focusing on a specific theme. Why not take your Halloween party games to the next level with Halloween Truth or Drink? The more you and your friends drink, the more everyone will be sharing their deepest fears which is perfect for Halloween!
How to Play Truth or Drink
If you’re familiar with Truth or Dare, Truth or Drink will be a breeze for you. The only thing that’s different is that players need to drink instead of doing dares!
When playing Truth or Drink, players take turns asking and answering questions. If you’re playing this for a Halloween party, players can give Halloween-inspired questions. If a player doesn’t want to answer a question, he or she will have to take a drink.
Make sure to prepare your drinks before you start playing. Decide if you’ll be doing shots or sips of beer! which in this case can be Halloween-inspired questions.
Play Truth or Drink Online
Ready to try playing Halloween Truth or Drink but don’t have time to put together a question list? Don’t worry! We have hundreds of Truth or Drink questions that you can tweak to become more Halloween-themed!
Take a look at our online version of Truth or Drink and play at once!
Play “Truth or Drink” online
Halloween Truth or Drink Questions
What makes Halloween Truth or Drink different from a regular Truth or Drink game is that you get to add spookier elements that will make your game more exciting and chaotic! Want to get ideas on what would make good Halloween Truth or Drink questions? Get inspiration from any of these questions!
1. In a zombie apocalypse, what would be your weapon of choice?
Is it ok to say a gun that doesn’t run out of bullets?
2. What is the scariest Halloween costume you have ever seen?
Heidi Klum’s cadaver costume.
3. Are there any horror movies you refuse to watch because they scare you too much?
The original Japanese version of The Grudge still gives me the creeps.
4. What is the worst nightmare you’ve ever had?
Thankfully, I don’t remember.
5. What is the spookiest ghost story you’ve ever heard?
The eye on the doorknob!
6. Have you ever walked through a graveyard late at night?
No, thank you!
7. Are you afraid of clowns?
Yes! They’re more likely to terrify than make me laugh.
8. Would you rather get bit by a vampire or zombie and why?
A vampire is so much sexier than a zombie.
9. Do you believe in any mythical monsters like shadow people?
Even if you don’t believe in them, they still sound scary.
10. Would you rather turn into a bat to fly or fly on a broom?
I prefer to still be a human!
6. Thriller Flip Cup
The Flip Cup Drinking Game is another popular drinking game that will be a great addition to any party. Want to give a regular game of Flip Cup a Halloween twist? Try playing Thriller Flip Cup which basically means playing Michael Jackson’s Thriller in the background while playing Flip Cup!
How to Play Thriller Flip Cup
In Thriller Flip Cup, players must dance to Thriller or any Halloween party dance song while going around a table with cups half-filled with beer. You can even use orange and black cups to stay in line with the Halloween theme.
Once the music stops, everyone grabs the cup in front of them, drinks, and flips it. Whoever flips the cup last is out of the game! Continue the game until there’s only one person left standing!
👉 Learn more about how to play Flip Cup!
✍️ March 9, 2021