Halloween Car Decorations – Decorate a Car For Halloween

Halloween is the time to really go all out in the way of decorations. And the decorations don’t have to stop with your home. These creative Halloween car decorations will make Halloween a mobile holiday too!

These Halloween car decorations show that you can do more than just decorate your home for Halloween. Don't forget your car! #halloweencar #halloweencardecorating

Scare up some Fright with one of these Unique Halloween Car Decorations

Porches, front entry steps and garden planters are all great ways to decorate out side, and there are tons of DIY craft projects to celebrate Halloween indoors.   And when it comes to cooking for Halloween, we put out all the stops. Why stop there?  Don’t forget your vehicle! Your car is an open book when it comes to car decorating ideas.  

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Decorating cars for Halloween is easier than you might think. There are lots of places to scour for special effects for your project.  My go-to place is the Dollar store and thrift stores, of course, but Party City and Amazon are also wonderful places to buy Halloween props. And with a bit of creativity, you can make your own Halloween car decorations.

When I was out shopping the other day to get supplies for some DIY projects for the website, I got a scare!  As I was leaving Michael’s craft store, I did a double take when I saw what looked like someone’s hand sticking out the back end of a large SUV.  I did a swing around the parking lot to see it again and realized it was someone’s fun idea of a car decoration.

Spooky hand in the back of a car

This close up how realistic it looked and why I did a double take.  It is hard to believe that no one stole the fake hand when it was parked.Spooky Halloween handSeeing the hand made me think about how else you could decorate a car for Halloween.  How about going all out with a Trick or Treat Graveyard in the back of your car? Amazon sells a graveyard kit that would be perfect for the job. What a spooky tail gate Halloween party idea!

trick or treat graveyard in the back of a car from irishamericanmom.comNot many of us have a hearse in our driveways, but if we did, this is the way it could end up after some Halloween car decorating ideas.  I really love the idea of using a spooky vanity license plate. And those tires on the top made into Jack Skellington are a hoot. 

Jack Skellington Halloween car decorations from howdyhonda.com

A vintage car  is simply decorated with a few pumpkins for a rustic country effect. I just love the way the agave is coming out the hood of the car. It looks as though it’s been growing there for years!Vintage auto decorations

How often have you heard the term “don’t text and drive?”  With this fun Halloween car decoration, a plastic skeleton is positioned in the front seat of a car holding a cell phone.  If you decorate your car and position it in the front yard, it will really give trick or treaters a scare! Image shared from Traffic Safety Guy.Skeleton driving and using a cell phone

If you have a rusty old car, this Halloween car decoration would be perfect.  Just drape it with some craft store spider webs for a spooky effect. Every one would wonder what creatures lurk in there!Image shared from Flickr.

spider web on a rusted out car from flickr.com

These Halloween car decorating products from Amazon will help you decorate your car ready for the big day.


This rusty old truck is just perfect for Mr. Jack O Lantern as the driver.  The extra pumpkins make him see right at home!  Idea shared from Car Property.com.

Jack O Lantern Truck from carproperty.com

The trunk of a car of back of an SUV is the perfect spot for a “trunk or treat” set up.  Add your RIP tombstones and some colorful Halloween lanterns and get ready to give the neighborhood kids a really fun treat. Image shared from Flickr.Trunk or treat

I’m not sure how the driver of this car could actually drive with all these decorations.  He seems to like the limelight, for sure!  A huge black spider sits on to of a whole vehicle covered with spider webs, and look at the spooky hands coming from the trunk! Image source:  Pinterest.

spooky Halloween car decorating ideas

This old black car has a skeleton head sitting in some flowers growing around him and the word “spooky” painted on the outside for a Spooktacular Halloween car effect. Halloween car

Take a couple of skull heads and attach them with chains around the carrier on the top of your car and you have Halloween car decorations that are sure to scare any passerby. Skulls on a car for Halloween

I love the way the headlights of this classic car decorated for Halloween seem to be a part of the scary decor.  A large skull and spider webs combine with a huge spider on an old car to make this one the hit of any car show.
Halloween car decorations on a classic car Have you ever decorated your car for Halloween?  Please leave your suggestions in the comment section below.  I’d love to see what creative ideas you have come up with. Halloween car decorating ideas

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