While you’re likely immersed in the center of summertime fun, Halloween is only a few months away. If anything is true about the holidays, a little planning can go a long way, and save you plenty of stress in the future. That said, the thought of unloading boxes of tangled lights, fake spider webs, and decorative skulls can be daunting, and may even push you to put off decorating until October 31st rolls around. Aside from the elaborate, stress-inducing decor, an easy way to get festive in style is with the perfect Halloween candle.
Whether you’re conducting a seance or simply setting the mood, these are the 30 best Halloween candles to make your party shine.
This realistic pumpkin candle is perfect for an elegantly subdued Halloween setup, and will blend in seamlessly with your existing home decor.
The geometric low poly style decoration of this silver skull candle is a shimmery and striking centerpiece for an elegant Halloween celebration.
This ghost candle lends an earthy touch with the piece of twine and cute mummy wrap.
This simple candle comes in three festive scents: candy corn, caramel candies, and jack-o-lantern, emitting different smells as it burns.
As this eerie coffin candle melts, a metal skeleton emerges, making for a great conversation piece that guests will definitely love.
Available in five decadent fragrances, this ouija-board candle will connect you with the spirits of Halloween, and your decor with a newfound centerpiece.
This hand painted checkerboard candle is an understated solution to chic Halloween decor, and can be easily paired with other festive accents.
With this L'Objet black spider candle, Halloween can be a luxurious affair, and your festive decor will blend seamlessly into your home.
If you're hoping to skip out on the the orange-and-black decor, stick to a more neutral scheme with these earth-toned geometric skull candles.
Notes of sugar, butter, fresh pumpkin, and bakery spices will fill your home with a cozy Halloween aroma, the perfect mood-setter for a festive party.
These dark and spooky candles feature a shimmery body and an LED faux flame, giving off a refined-yet-playful feel.
The earthy nag champa blend and eerie dark purple wax will summon the party spirits at your Halloween fête this year.
The bright orange jar and decadent blend of Mexican pumpkin, ginger, and allspice creates a festive ambience that's perfect for the holiday season.
Spooky eyes and a coffee scent—with notes of vetiver and frankincense—make for a cute and quirky twist on the traditional Halloween candle.
These vibrant battery-operated skull candles bring the perfect pop of color to a fun Halloween table setting.
A minimalist black Witch hat candle makes for the perfect understated accent piece.
For those who want to go gory this holiday, this blood-dripping hand candle becomes creepier the more it's used. As it burns, the fake blood oozes out.
These adorable ghost votive candles are perfect for scattering around your home, or completing a Halloween display table. They are available in seven different scents, so you can be sure to find your perfect pick.
This bright orange candle is ideal for achieving a more subdued Halloween look. Featuring a festively fragrant blend of wild pumpkin, masala chai, cardamom, ginger, and cinnamon, this candle will fill your home with our favorite fall aromas.
These adorable Frankenstein head candles are a uniquely spooky way to enliven your Halloween decor. Whether they're perched atop your window sill, a part of your holiday centerpiece, or dispersed throughout your home, the vanilla-scented candles are a great spooky touch.
Although this candle is pumpkin pie-scented, it still requires no flame. It is battered-powered and complete with a timer, so you can keep your home glowing without wasting the battery.
This understated Halloween candle has the aroma of sweet cream pumpkin, along with nuances of nutmeg, cinnamon, clove, and ginger; rounded out with buttery vanilla notes.
This candle is cute, but wait until it melts. Boo!
This cute, classic cake candle is perfect for decorating in a lantern, wood tray, desk, or end table.
These spooky long black candles provide a vintage vibe, complete with dark holders and built-in timers.
Deck your home out without sacrificing style with these floral-inspired Halloween candles.
These vibrantly colored skull candles are a fun and welcoming decor piece for your holiday celebration.
Bring the macabre allure of a human skeleton into your home with this eerie beeswax candle set.
These candles (in the middle) are an ode to the Day of the Dead, with vibrant colors that bring warmth into the home. The candles are plastic and the holders are ceramic, making them authentic without the mess.
These little pumpkin candles are equal parts cute and simple. Throw them in a lantern, line your deck, or place them in a mason jar. They're a perfect and easy Halloween accent.