Have some old-fashioned fun! Read about Halloween history, including the Halloween myths and Halloween games played in the Victorian era. What is Halloween? Of course we cannot all be startlingly clever, but Halloween, which comes on October 31st, offers a splendid opportunity for originality and great fun.
Try the unusual this year and have an old-fashioned Halloween! Have your own 1920s Halloween Party with inspiration from Boardwalk Empire, Downton Abbey, or the Great Gatsby with these suggestions! Suggestions for an ambitious hostess with the absolute guarantee that no matter what other reactions her guests may have, they will certainly not be bored!
Ideas for Halloween
Halloween decorations, Halloween party ideas, fun games, eeire table decorations and more! Filled with old-fashioned Halloween fun. Carved pumpkins, lit with small candles, hide in every nook and corner. Even the vases filled with flowers are made of carved out pumpkins. Wood is crackling and blazing in the large fireplace, as if anxious to do its part to make everyone happy.
Have a Victorian style Halloween luncheon. Set a round table without a tablecloth and have all the decorations in brown, or in yellow and brown. Next prepare the menu to have a Victorian Halloween luncheon.
Colorful kids costumes to make from a vintage 1920s booklet will entertain children of all ages. The paper costumes can be created with a wide variety of colorful crepe paper - perfect for school plays, or playing make-believe on a rainy afternoon.
Children trick-or-treating around the Center Village will be greeted by ghosts, goblins, witches, and wizards and spooky decorations and special effects.
Halloween Happenings in Cape May
Have a Victorian style Halloween ... Spooky characters take over Cape May’s original haunted house, the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate.
Elaborate fancy dress or masquerade parties were popular for children and adults during the reign of Queen Victoria. Featured are an assortment of extravagant childrens costumes for fancy dress in the 1890s.