If you want the spookiest yard this Halloween, then you'd better hurry and grab one of the best Halloween lawn decorations while you still can. We've rounded up this year's most eye-catching Halloween lawn ornaments, including a giant skeleton that rivals the viral 12-foot-tall Home Depot skeleton that sells out often. Then there are bone-chilling aliens, ghosts and more in the form of inflatables, projections and the like. But you'd better hurry. People are hitting "add to cart" on these ghoulishly good decorations faster than trick-or-treaters vying for the last candy bar.
Your front yard is the first thingsee, so make their experience a hair-raising one with these must-have Halloween lawn decorations. We've found spooky yard essentials that suit a variety of budgets. While none of these options are as affordable as say, a homemade jack-o-lantern, these lawn decorations certainly look a lot better and will last a lot longer too.
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Find frightfully fun yard decor ideas from Grandin Road, Amazon and more ahead.
Hurry -- it's back in stock: Grandin Road animated yard skeleton (8 feet)
There's no need to wait for the viral Home Depot skeleton to be available for delivery in your area. Check out this eight-foot option from Grandin Road that trick-or-treaters will be able to spot from down the block.
Plus, this skeleton can speak. Take that, Home Depot skeleton! His jaw can move and his eyes light as he offers visitors four friendly sound bites (via motion sensor) including, "Welcome to my home! Watch your step, I wouldn′t want you to break a bone. But if you do, you can borrow one of mine."
You can control this skeleton's volume and turn him on or off. He also comes with four metal, U-shaped stakes to secure him into the ground.
If only the Home Depot skeleton will do, you can check to see if you can snag one via the button below.
Glowing ghost witch hat Halloween decorations
These Halloween decorations consist of four hanging lighted glowing witch hats. At night, they give the illusion of floating in the air, flashing lights to create a mysterious and captivating atmosphere. Choose from three flashing light modes.
These spooky cute ghost decorations will make a frightfully good addition to your yard. Hang them from your terrace, eaves, garden, or even place them on branches in a tree.
Halloween inflatable skeleton dinosaur
You've seen yards with a big skeleton, but what about a yard with a big inflatable skeleton dinosaur? This 7.2-foot Halloween yard decoration is made with high-strength, waterproof polyester to resist rips, tears and water damage. It features LED lights so trick-or-treaters will be able to see your massive T-Rex day and night. The dinosaur comes with a blower for continuous airflow, plus stakes to help secure it to the ground. The blower features a 10-foot power cord.
"It was perfect," an Amazon customer says. "Fully inflated in under two minutes. Bought it last minute for a trunk or treat competition with my family and I won. Comes with rope and stakes which was perfect. Definitely gonna go in the yard for next year's Halloween decor. Don't wait -- just buy it!"
Inflatable UFO yard Halloween decoration (9 feet)
Neighbors will do a double take over this alien abduction happening in your very own front yard. Climb inside this inflatable to be the victim, or put a prop inside it like an inflatable animal.
This nine-foot-tall inflatable UFO lights up when you plug it in. It comes with ground stakes, ropes and built-in sandbags for setup.
"It's HUGE, just like the description says, and you can absolutely fit a 6-foot tall person inside," a reviewer says.
Ghostbusters Classic Ecto-1 inflatable Halloween decoration
Ghostbusters fans need this officially licensed Classic Ecto-1 inflatable Halloween decoration in their front yard. There's no need to call the Ghostbusters when they're already there to save they day!
This inflatable car can light up and has recognizable ghost-catching equipment strapped to the top. It comes with four ground stakes and a tether cord for setup. Just plug this decoration into an outlet to inflate it.
This nostalgic inflatable that's made of a windbreaker fabric is 9 feet long and 4.5 feet wide.
It's on sale now for $250 (regularly $400).
Holographic gray projection material (5.5 by 9 feet)
Fill your windows and doors with spooky fun using these projection screens from Amazon that create a hologram effect. There are five sizes and prints available. Just add a projector (on sale for $54) to light them up. Their material is mesh-like, which allows it to catch the light. They come with 3M adhesive hooks for hanging.
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"It's a nice, sturdy material and worked well with my $100 relatively cheap portable projector," an Amazon reviewer says. "Many people commented on how the images were cool looking and clear."
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