120 Best Halloween Quotes, Wishes and Messages

120 Best Halloween Quotes, Wishes and Messages

The spookiest time of the year is just around the corner, and we’re sure you’re planning out your costume, treats to buy, and a party to attend with friends and family! Halloween has something for everyone, no matter what age you are, and it’s especially fun when you and your loved ones team up to enjoy a few scares and surprises together. If you’re looking for some ways to get everyone around just as excited as you are about the holiday, some Halloween quotes and wishes will do just the trick (or treat!) We’ve curated some of the best Halloween messages, wishes and quotes to send out, and get everyone in the mood for a frightful and fun holiday!

Amazing Halloween Quotes and Sayings

If you’re looking for funny quotes, short quotes, meaningful and cute quotes or even inspirational Halloween quotes, you’ve come to the right place. Here are some memorable sayings that you can add to messages, say out loud, or even write down and stick around the house to add to party decor!

  1. “It’s as much fun to scare as to be scared.” – Vincent Price

  2. “A mask tells us more than a face.” – Oscar Wilde

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  3. “Darkness falls across the land, The Midnight Hour is close at hand.” – Rodney Lynn Temperton

  4. “A person should always choose a costume which is in direct contrast to her own personality.” – Lucy Van Pelt (It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown)

  5. “When witches go riding, and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers, ‘tis near Halloween.” – Unknown

  6. “Believe nothing you hear, and only one half that you see.” – Edgar Allan Poe

  7. “Anyone could see that the wind was a special wind this night, and the darkness took on a special feel because it was All Hallows’ Eve.” – Ray Bradbury

  8. “Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble.” – William Shakespeare

  9. “The world turned upside down — in a good way — for one black velvet night.” – Karen Fortunati

  10. “Have you come to sing pumpkin carols?” – Linus (It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown)

  11. “There is magic in the night when pumpkins glow by moonlight.” – Unknown

  12. “Magic is really very simple, all you’ve got to do is want something and then let yourself have it.” – Aggie Cromwell (Halloweentown)

  13. “On Halloween, witches come true; wild ghosts escape from dreams. Each monster dances in the park.” – Nick Gordon

  14. “Halloween is an opportunity to be really creative.” – Judy Gold

  15. “The moon has awoken with the sleep of the sun, the light has been broken; the spell has begun.” – Midgard Morningstar

  16. “‘Tis the night—the night of the grave’s delight, and the warlocks are at their play; Ye think that without the wild winds shout, but no, it is they—it is they.” – Cleveland Coxe

  17. “I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” – L.M. Montgomery

  18. “Halloween is not only about putting on a costume, but it’s about finding the imagination and costume within ourselves.” – Elvis Duran

  19. “Halloween wraps fear in innocence, as though it were a slightly sour sweet. Let terror, then, be turned into a treat…” – Nicholas Gordon

  20. “Shadows mutter, mist replies; darkness purrs as midnight sighs.” – Rusty Fischer

  21. “By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes.” – William Shakespeare

  22. “I love Halloween, and I love that feeling: the cold air, the spooky dangers lurking around the corner.” – Evan Peters

  23. “Nothing on Earth so beautiful as the final haul on Halloween night.” – Steve Almond

  24. “Trick or treat, bag of sweets, ghosts are walking down the street.” – Unknown

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  25. “She used to tell me that a full moon was when mysterious things happen and wishes come true.” – Shannon A. Thompson (November Snow)

  26. “Where there is no imagination, there is no horror.” – Arthur Conan Doyle

  27. “On Halloween, you get to become anything that you want to be.” – Ava Dellaira (Love Letters to the Dead)

  28. “Shadows of a thousand years rise again unseen, voices whisper in the trees, ‘Tonight is Halloween!’” – Dexter Kozen

  29. “It’s just a bunch of hocus pocus!” –  Max, Hocus Pocus

  30. “Sticky fingers, tired feet; one last house, trick or treat!” –  Rusty Fischer

  31. “There is a child in every one of us who is still a trick-or-treater looking for a brightly lit front porch.” – Robert Brault

  32. “Clothes make a statement. Costumes tell a story.” –  Mason Cooley

  33. “Werewolves howl. Phantoms prowl. Halloween’s upon us now.” –  Richelle E. Goodrich

  34. “The farther we’ve gotten from the magic and mystery of our past, the more we’ve come to need Halloween.” – Paula Guran

  35. “Just because I cannot see it, doesn’t mean I can’t believe it!” –  Jack Skellington (The Nightmare Before Christmas)

  36. “When black cats prowl and pumpkins gleam, may luck be yours on Halloween.” – Unknown

  37. “Ghosts and goblins come to play on October’s final day!” –  Rusty Fischer

  38. “There is something haunting in the light of the moon.” –  Joseph Conrad

  39. “There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls.” –  George Carlin

  40. “The dead rise again, bats fly, terror strikes and screams echo, for tonight it’s Halloween.” –  Unknown

  41. “Tonight the Great Pumpkin will rise out of the pumpkin patch. He flies through the air and brings toys to all the children of the world.” –  Linus (It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown)

  42. “From ghoulies and ghosties And long-leggedy beasties And things that go bump in the night, Good Lord, deliver us!” –  Old Scottish saying

  43. “I was born on the night of Samhain, when the barrier between the worlds is whisper-thin and when magic, old magic, sings its heady and sweet song to anyone who cares to hear it.” –  Carolyn MacCullough

  44. “The wind outside nested in each tree, prowled the sidewalks in invisible treads like unseen cats.” –  Ray Bradbury

  45. “Halloween shadows played upon the walls of the houses. In the sky the Halloween moon raced in and out of the clouds. The Halloween wind was blowing, not a blasting of wind but a right-sized swelling, falling, and gushing of wind. It was a lovely and exciting night, exactly the kind of night Halloween should be.” –  Eleanor Estes

  46. “Witch and ghost make merry on this last of dear October’s days.” –  Unknown

  47. “This Halloween, let the candy do the scaring.” –  Anthony T. Hincks

  48. “They that are born on Halloween shall see more than other folk.” –  Unknown

  49. “The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for out wits to grow sharper.” –  Eden Phillpots

  50. “Do you believe in destiny? That even the powers of time can be altered for a single purpose?” –  Bram Stoker, “Dracula”

  51. “Every day is Halloween, isn’t it? For some of us.” –  Tim Burton

  52. “Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can’t see where it keeps its brain.” –  J.K. Rowling

  53. “I put a spell on you because you’re mine.” – Jay Hawkins

  54. “The darkest night is often the bridge to the brightest tomorrow.” – Jonathan Lockwood Huie

  55. “Listen to the whispers of the wind this Halloween; they’ll tell you the tales of ghosts long past.” – Ann Davies

  56. “The veil between the living and the dead lifts with the autumn leaves.” – Terri Guillemets

  57. “On All Hallows’ Eve, the spirits roam free, seeking hands to hold and stories to weave.” –  Caroline Tully

  58. “Be frightful in the day and radiant at night, for Halloween’s magic will show its true might.” –  Zoe Calder

  59. “Every creak and every chill isn’t just the house settling. It’s the spirits inside, stirring.” –  C.C. Miller

  60. “Amidst the glowing pumpkins and eerie shadows, the magic of Halloween comes alive.” –  Lara Blackwood

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Halloween Wishes and Messages

Halloween celebrations are full of laughs, fun, and scares. If you’re looking for some scary Halloween wishes, Halloween messages, Halloween greetings, captions or more, this little brew will have you sorted. Pick the one you like the most, and send away!

  1. Happy Halloween! May you receive lots of treats and little tricks tonight!

  2. The dead have risen up from their graves. Watch your steps carefully. Don’t stop and don’t look back. Wishing you a Halloween night full of fright and fear!

  3. Collect your pumpkin and get yourself ready to explore the night! Bring candles when you come out of your house. Because the dead hates the light. Happy Halloween 2023!

  4. As the sky grows dark and the moon glows bright, strange creatures and critters appear in the night, as the goblins growl and the werewolves whine, hope that Halloween sends a chill up your spine!

  5. At this special time of year when jack-o’-lanterns glow, it gives a welcome chance to send a warm “Hello!” Happy Halloween!

  6. Trick or treat? Why not both! Happy Halloween to you!

  7. Wishing you a fun Halloween filled with magical surprises! May you get lots of treats that are good to eat!

  8. Have fun dressing up, eating candy, and getting scared. Wishing you a fun Halloween.

  9. I wish you collect a lot of candies tonight. Dress yourself up with creepy costumes. Have fun with your friends but watch out when you pass by the woods. Because its Halloween tonight!

  10. May your evening be filled with adventures and fights, have a “spook” tacular evening.
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  11. Today’s the day to eat candies and sweets to your heart’s content! Happy Halloween!

  12. Trick or Treat! Give me something good to eat – Give me candy. Give me cake – Give me something sweet to take!

  13. Beware the creatures of the night, at Halloween they growl and bite. Have a good time!

  14. As the dark nights draw near, have a memorable and spooktacular Halloween!

  15. Have a Happy and Fun Halloween – Don’t be afraid of the dark!

  16. Halloween is a lifestyle, not a holiday! Happy Halloweenie!

  17. Wishing you a creep-tacular Halloween night full of ghost hunting and candy eating. Put on your costumes and scare your neighbours! Happy Halloween!

  18. Tonight is your chance to make all your scary dreams come true. Become the monster and scare someone because tonight it’s all fun. Happy Halloween!

  19. The dead are waiting. Prepare your pumpkin mask and dress up like a witch, for tonight we dine in hell! Happy Halloween!

  20. Halloween will soon be here, so try your best to have no fear. Enjoy the night!

  21. Keep the lights on this night, because you never know what may be lurking in the dark. Halloween greetings!

  22. Wishing you a ghoulish Hallowe’en. Hope you get lots of treats tonight!

  23. Don’t get yourself tricked by the devil tonight. Wishing you a Halloween full of witches, goblins, and of course, candies! Make some wonderful Halloween memories!

  24. Eat lots of candies and make sure to scare people off on this night of terror. Have a happy and scary Halloween. Hope you shake, rattle and roll this Halloween.

  25. Halloween! Tonight is all about fun, so let’s light up the pumpkins and put on our scariest costume! Can’t wait to go trick-or-treating!
    kids at a Halloween party
  26. Happy Halloween to you! I challenge you to collect more candies tonight than you did last year! Let’s begin our night haul!

  27. Your favourite holiday is here! Happy Halloween! May you get the sweetest candies and the yummiest treats in your bucket tonight!

  28. Hope you have a great time trick or treating and enjoy all the adventures of the street, stay safe, and do watch out for yourself. Halloween can get really spooky and thrilling!

  29. All the ghosts from your bedtime stories will come to scare you tonight, so let’s fight them off together! Happy Halloween to the bravest kid!

  30. Do not let any spirits or witches, zombies, or monsters kidnap you tonight. Have a spooky and adventurous Halloween, my little devils!

  31. Halloween is here! Eat to your heart’s content, scream in the streets to scare off the kids, and dance till you drop! Happy Halloween!

  32. A day full of fun is about to begin! Happy Halloween to you! Forget all your worries for the day and have a day full of sweet treats!

  33. Dress up, pick your bag and go around the neighbourhood trick or treating. Hope you have a terrific Halloween night. Stay safe and have a magical night of fun!

  34. My friend, Happy Halloween to you! Wish you have a relaxing holiday and an amazing night! Be scary and have fun!

  35. Halloween is the best holiday of the year, so shake off your laziness! Happy Halloween to you! Put on your scariest costume and have a blast!

  36. I hope your night brings you thrills and goes fantastically. Hope you set the night on fire with your costume! Have a safe and great Halloween.

  37. On this auspicious occasion of joy and horror, I wish you have a great day. May on this day your soul and your costume charge up and do their magic. Have a safe Halloween.

  38. Let the power of Halloween take over and do its magic. Hope you have a pleasantly frightful night and succeed in trick or treating. Happy Halloween!

  39. Just find the right kind of ghosts to enjoy the night with. Make the best out of this Halloween holiday! Have fun with your friends and relatives!

  40. Wishing you a Halloween full of adventure, candies, moonlight, terror, and magic. Hope you enjoy the most frightful night of the year.

  41. May all the good spirits take over the bad sprites and make this year wonderful. Sending some ghostly greetings on this Halloween! May the feast begin.

  42. Of all the candies I collect in a Halloween night, my neighbour’s candies are the sweetest. Wishing my wonderful neighbours, a very Happy Halloween!

  43. Before you come to me to collect your candy, just know that I might be a ghost. After all, this is Halloween and you never know what’s coming for you! Stay scared but enjoy still!

  44. Halloween nights always remind me of the days when we were kids. I wish you all a Halloween full of adventures and candies!

  45. Have great fun with your friends tonight. But don’t hang out with people you don’t know. I wish you a safe and enjoyable Halloween night!

  46. Not every dead person rises up to scare you, some rise up to bless you. May this Halloween bring a lot of blessings for each one of you! Happy Halloween!

  47. It’s time to put on the creepy costumes and light up the pumpkins. Don’t be anywhere else other than your house because we are coming for you! Happy Halloween!

  48. Keep calm, trick or treat, and carry on!

  49. Wishing you a night loaded with frights and a bag filled with delights! We wish you a Happy Halloween.

  50. Hope you don’t have any scare in the world on this special day! Happy Halloween!

  51. As the candles flicker and the eerie shadows dance, may luck be yours on this occasion. Enjoy every frightening moment! Happy Halloween 2023.

  52. When witches go riding and ghosts roam free, remember it’s Halloween; and in 2023, may your evening be filled with glee!

  53. Ghosts and goblins, spooks galore, scary witches at your door. As you dive into the evening, may each scare bring its own delight! Happy Halloween 2023.
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  54. From the haunting tunes to the spooky laughs, may your Halloween be a perfect balance of frights and fun this 2023!

  55. Just a quick reminder for Halloween 2023 : Even the darkest night will end, and Halloween will soon be over. But for now, enjoy the creepy laughter, the rattling bones, and the candy!

  56. On this Halloween 2023, may your treats be many, and your tricks be witty and funny!

  57. Shadows of a thousand years rise again unseen in Halloween 2023. But don’t be scared, enjoy the night!

  58. As the twilight dims and the darkness of night grows stronger this Halloween 2023, may your evening be filled with magic and wonder!

  59. May your Halloween 2023 be freaky fun and deathly delightful. Keep the candle burning and the evil away!

  60. Between the autumn leaves, the pumpkin spice, and the beautiful moonlight, may you have an enchanting Halloween 2023 night!

There’s so much more you can say on Halloween, rather than ‘boo!’ Pick from these ‘Happy Halloween’ quotes for kids, and send your loved ones some funny, spooky and cute wishes on this holiday to make their day. Dress up, eat some candy, and attend a fun party! Also, don’t forget to ask the people around, ‘Trick or Treat?’

Also Read:

Amazing Halloween Costume Ideas for Kids
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Gauri Ratnam completed her Masters in English Literature from the University of Pune. She began her journey as a German translator soon after completing her graduation, but later moved on to pursue her passion for writing. Having written for both digital and print media in a varied range of industries, she has the ability to write relatable and well-researched content, benefical for anyone seeking advice or direction.