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Spookiest Halloween Decorations at The Home Depot

Get a first look at the creepiest Halloween decorations from The Home Depot to scare your neighbors this year.

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The Spookiest Halloween Decorations Are At The Home Depot, via

Shop The Home Depot for Halloween Decorations

The Home Depot is a favorite stop for home improvement necessities, but everyone knows the real fun happens in the holiday section.

Fall has officially begun when The Home Depot rolls out their spooky Halloween decorations, including oversized inflatables, the creepiest animatronics, colorful string lights and glowing pumpkins. Move over, Santa — Halloween is the best time of year to decorate. When The Home Depot soft-launched Halloween decorations this year, they sold out almost instantly!

Don’t be scared — most items are back in stock. We gathered our favorites to help transform your home into a terrifying haunted mansion that’s sure to give trick-or-treaters a fright. If scary clowns and zombies aren’t your thing, we included some cute pumpkins and ghosts, too.

Our Favorite Home Depot Halloween Decoration Picks

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Animated Inferno Reapervia

Animated Inferno Reaper

Last year saw a nationwide obsession with The Home Depot’s 12-foot skeleton, sparking a viral hash tag, Facebook groups and celebrity posts. Unfortunately, that skeleton is already sold out! But you can grab this animated Inferno Reaper to help fill your giant skeleton void.

At seven feet tall, he might not be as big. But he’ll impress your guests with integrated LEDs in the chest and eye cavities, motion activated speaking phrases and lifelike head tilts and turns.

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National Tree Company Halloween Yard Decor Mz17 6614a C3 1000via

Pre-Lit Jack-O-Lantern Trio

Create a welcoming pumpkin patch in your yard or entryway with this set of three jack-o-lanterns, lit with 50 LED bulbs. Each piece is constructed of a sturdy wire frame wrapped in soft fabric for a cute and fuzzy look. You can display them indoors and out, but the manufacturer recommends keeping them under a roof or overhang.

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Jittery Jessica Creepy Reveal Dollvia

Jittery Jessica Creepy Reveal Doll

Ready to really freak out your guests? Don’t let the small size of this creepy reveal doll (new this year!) fool you. She looks pretty scary as it is, but when motion-activated, her quickly-revealed white cracked face and glowing red eyes give visitors a shock. The doll features an easy setup and requires three AA batteries.

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Inflatable Photorealistic Skeleton with a Tombstonevia

Inflatable Photorealistic Skeleton with a Tombstone

This inflatable skeleton with a tombstone puts a new spin on Halloween inflatables thanks to its photorealistic design. Your yard will look especially sinister with this 10-foot inflatable looming over passersby. It includes an easy self-inflating setup, stakes to keep it firmly in place and energy-efficient LEDs for an eerie glow at night.

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Happy White Ghost on a Springvia

Happy White Ghost on a Spring

If your Halloween style leans more cute than creepy, you’ll love this happy white ghost yard decoration lit up with 40 LED lights. Set on a spring, the ghost sways and moves giving it a real ghost-like floating effect. The weather-resistant construction means this ghost can keep vigil rain or shine. Boo!

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Animated Creepy Jack in the Boxvia

Animated Creepy Jack in the Box

Prey on your friends’ and neighbors’ clown phobias with this creepy jack in the box Halloween prop. His LED eyes glow with an evil stare, and the motion activated design includes a moving mouth with spooky phrases and a left-to-right tilt motion. Expected assembly time is 30 minutes (not as simple as some other designs) and you’ll need a plug for power.

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Posable Furry Spidervia

Posable Furry Spider

For budget-friendly scary Halloween decor, check out this three-foot furry spider with red eyes. The legs can be bent and posed to best fit the location: crawling up the wall of the living room, or creeping around the corner into the entryway. Kids and adults will be delightfully terrified by this furry friend.

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Inflatable Black Treevia

Inflatable Black Tree

This inflatable black tree with a light-up green face turns your yard into a forbidden forest. Its intimidating 12-foot height, flashing miniature LED lights and glowing green hands make it a fun and frightful decoration. Plug it in for easy self-inflation and keep it in place with the included stakes and tethers.

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Erica Young
Erica Young is a freelance writer and content creator, specializing in home and lifestyle pieces. She loves writing about home decor, organization, relationships, and pop culture. She holds a bachelor's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication.

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