25 Tips and Inspiration for Your Halloween Candy Table

Now that you’ve got costumes picked and the house is decorated, it’s time to start thinking about the candy table of delectable sweets. Even if you’re not throwing a Halloween party you can create a spooktacular display for trick-or-treaters to pick from. Some people have chosen to do an elaborate and actually quite gorgeous display, while others stick to ghouls, goblins, eyeballs and skulls to frighten their guests. Which style candy table would you like to do? Keep reading to see these 25 Tips and Inspiration for Your Halloween Candy Table…

  • Boo-tacular Party 1 of 25
    Get the ghoulish details for making this spooktacular set up.
    Find out more at Bird's Party.
  • Black and White 2 of 25
    Go for a full blank and white candy theme with hints of orange if desired.
    Find out more at Webspintress.
  • Simple and Sweet 3 of 25
    This is a small candy display that still draws guests in with the creative signs and bursts of color.
    Spotted at The House of Smiths.
  • Polka-Dot Halloween 4 of 25
    See more of this stunning dessert table and to get some sweet inspiration.
    Check it out at Hostess with the Mostess.
  • Glow-in-the-Dark 5 of 25
    Use glow-in-the-dark cups and candlesticks as a fun way to display the tasty treats.
    Find out more at Martha Stewart.
  • Candy Galore 6 of 25
    This table is so fun and inviting with all the colors incorporated into it.
    Check it out at Hostess with the Mostess.
  • Creepy Crawly Spiders 7 of 25
    Make sure the spiders don't look too real or your guests may be a little spooked to try and grab anything.
    Spotted at Martha Stewart.
  • Cute and Charming 8 of 25
    I think it's the banner above, polka-dots and pretty cake plate that give this table such charm.
    Find out more at Glorious Treats.
  • Double, Double, Toil and Trouble 9 of 25
    Present your candy treats in a bubbling cauldron.
    Spotted at Martha Stewart.
  • Pick Your Poison 10 of 25
    Incorporate unique Halloween decor to the table, like a book of potions.
    Find out more at Love from the Oven.
  • It’s All in the Jars 11 of 25
    You can have a very simple candy table with cute labels on the jars.
    Find out more at Martha Stewart.
  • Incorporating Pink 12 of 25
    There's always a way, even on Halloween.
    Spotted at 365 Days of Halloween.
  • Spiderweb Fun 13 of 25
    Use a spiderweb tablecloth as your backdrop for the candy display.
    Spotted at HGTV.
  • Adding Details 14 of 25
    Instead of just having pumpkins sitting on the table, write words on them like they've done here.
    Find out more at BSpoke.
  • Boo-tiful 15 of 25
    This table perfectly combines a spooky Halloween factor, while style looking gorgeous.
    Find out more at Celebrations at Home.
  • Grab a Bag Display 16 of 25
    Each guest is encouraged to take a bag and fill it with all the sweets they please. Such a cute way to organize the candy rush.
    Find out more at Oh Nuts.
  • Halloween Collectibles 17 of 25
    Decorate your table with vintage Halloween collectibles.
    Spotted at Country Living.
  • Getting Creative with Pumpkins 18 of 25
    Top the candy jars with funny face pumpkins.
    Check it out at Halloween Devilish Delights.
  • Pumpkin Balloons 19 of 25
    Surround the table with decorations like funny face pumpkin balloons.
    Find out more at Martha Stewart.
  • Splash of Silver 20 of 25
    This hint of silver on the table is a great touch.
    Find out more at Julia's Room for Dessert.
  • Changing the Colors 21 of 25
    Try a new color scheme like green and red instead of orange and black.
    Find out more at Tomkat Studios.
  • Bats and Cheesecloth 22 of 25
    There's no way you can go wrong with those two elements.
    Spotted at Hostess with the Mostess.
  • Last-Minute Touches 23 of 25
    Spray paint fake flowers black for a last-minute touch.
    Spotted at Good Housekeeping.
  • With Candy Printables 24 of 25
    This Harry Potter/Halloween party will catch your eye and now you can set it up yourself with the printables.
    Find out more at Over the Big Moon.
  • Are You Afraid of the Dark? 25 of 25
    Illuminate the table with candles and scary shadow puppet faces along the wall.
    Find out more at Martha Stewart.

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