The 8 Best Outdoor Halloween Decorations to Buy in 2018

Spruce up your lawn with the hottest new trends

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While you might already have a garage full of Halloween decorations — each year there seems to be more stuff that you just need to buy. Whether it is the latest outdoor inflatable, a trend forward lawn decoration or just a new set of lights, adding a little to what you’ve got each year will help your lawn stand out in the neighborhood.

This year there is no exception to spooky and scary outdoor decorations to get your house decked out for the big day. Here, are our favorite festive picks to help...MORE get the party started. 

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    Garden flags are a small, simple way to add some Halloween to your outdoor décor. Measuring 12.5” x 18” this sugar skull rendition makes an impact with a small footprint. If you’re tired of the pumpkin theme, Day of the Dead is a great option to try for some spooky charm. Buy a few to line the pathway to your front door or just stick them buy shrubs in your front lawn for effect. 

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    If you’re looking for a new lawn inflatable or want to start on the trend, this cute little ghost with a witch hat is great pick. Coming in at about 3.5’ blowup isn’t so big it will take up your whole lawn but still lifelike enough to be eye level with kids. Gemmy the ghost runs on an AC adapter and has four stakes to keep her safe and sound if a gust of wind strikes. What we love best is she isn’t too scary, it's a great option for families with young kids. 

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    To get the best effect for your lawn, lighting is a must. This LED sting light is 33’ long and comes with a remote control so you can turn on and off from the warmth of your own home and customize the output with 10 different brightness levels. Best of all they are waterproof, so they can withstand humid, rainy and snowy conditions. Use them to light up a haunted lawn scene or just drape them on a tree outside and leave up through the new year. 

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    Looking for the unexpected? This Lazy Bones Reaper Hammock will shock all with it’s subtle spook factor. Measuring 60” in length in a 96” hammock this is no small lawn decoration. Hang this on your front lawn to greet coming guests, or perhaps on your back deck with a spotlight to give friends and family a startle. 

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    Welcome guests, family and trick and treaters with an adorable coconut coir fiber welcome mat that’ll not only look pretty it will also helps wipe off the mud on shoes. Measuring 18” x 30” this rug will work with most standard size doors and will be a favorite for years to come. To top off the look, just add a wreath to your door and you are ready for the season. 

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    Scare the costumes right off of your neighbors with a witch that is sound and touch operated. The eyes light up when you approach and she cackles off sayings of “Beware…..Ah Haa Aaa”, “Boo” and “You’re not scared, are you?”. Measuring 6’ in height this creepy witch will tower over the lot of them, while running on two simple “AA” batteries — so no need to plug in. 

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    Project a Halloween scene onto your house with this handy slide show light that will shine a spooky bat and ghost scene in black and white or a pumpkin, bat and ghost in white and orange on your home. When it’s not October, this set also has six Christmas slides, and four other holiday celebrations including Easter, Valentine’s and more. A great option for streets that mean business when it comes to holiday decorating. 

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    While carving out a pumpkin is one of the joys of the season, they can rot fast. This cat pumpkin holder is a great option to use for pumpkins leading up to the big day. The large one has a 15" width and the small a 5" width so it will accommodate pumpkins smaller than the width. Once the pumpkins are placed, flip the switch and the cat eyes will light up, giving your porch a haunting glow. 

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