75 Best Halloween Greetings - Happy Halloween Wishes for a Card

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'Tis the season to eat, drink and be scary!

If your heart skips a beat at the thought of carving pumpkins and watching scary horror movies, then don’t be afraid to express your love for all things haunted by sending Halloween wishes to loved ones.

Friends and family are sure to appreciate receiving, ahem, a spirited text or bewitching greeting card from you to help them celebrate the most spooktacular holiday of the year.

It doesn’t need to be complicated, either. A simple Halloween quote will get the job done, but we're partial to these frightfully fun Halloween greetings.

Since you have plenty to do in the days leading up to October 31, we've come up with a list of scary-good messages for you. That way, you won't be tied down trying to think of something clever to write.

Choose between cute sayings like “A-haunting we will go” or “Pumpkins a ‘blazing, hope your Halloween is amazing!" Or, if you’re looking for something sweet yet spooky to send to your vampire-obsessed sweetheart, “You’re just my blood type” or “You drive me batty” both fit the bill nicely.

Whatever you’re looking for, these funny, scary or cute Halloween greetings will have your loved ones howling at the moon in delight.

Cute Halloween greetings for all ages

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  • Have a boo-tiful Halloween!

  • You drive me batty (in a good way).

  • Pumpkins are carved, ghosts are seen, the hour is here, happy Halloween!

  • Hope your Halloween is a total scream.

  • Witches cackle, ghosts boo, happy Halloween to you!

  • Witching you were here for Halloween.

  • Hoping this Halloween brew brings good luck to you.

  • A-haunting we will go!

  • Merry Halloween!

  • May all your pumpkins be glowing.

  • Don’t forget to treat yourself this Halloween.

  • A jolly Halloween to you and yours!

  • Wishing you a Halloween filled with tricks and treats.

  • Beware of the werecat.

  • A little pumpkin told me it’s your first Halloween. Boo!

  • Pumpkins a ‘blazing, hope your Halloween is amazing.

  • A pumpkin a day means Halloween is on its way.

  • I’m here for the witching hour!

  • No tricks, only treats for you this Halloween.

  • Orange, black and green, there’s mischief brewing this Halloween.

  • Happy hauntings!

  • Hope your Halloween is just purr-fect!

  • Have a wicked good Halloween.

  • Merrily, merrily, merrily, life is but Halloween.

  • Will you be my ghoul friend?

  • What up, witch?

  • Happy Halloween from the cutest pumpkin in the patch.

  • Welcome to the Boo Crew!

  • You’re sweeter than candy corn.

  • Have a spooktacular Halloween.

  • Hope your Halloween is a howling good time.

Funny Halloween greetings to make them laugh

Halloween witch and devil laughing in back of car (Betsie Van Der Meer / Getty Images stock)
Halloween witch and devil laughing in back of car (Betsie Van Der Meer / Getty Images stock)
  • Back from the dead and better than ever!

  • Creepin’ it real, y’all.

  • Trick or treat, I got your costume beat.

  • I like my coffee with scream and sugar.

  • My favorite movie is “Field of Screams.”

  • Livin’ the boo life!

  • I’m officially ghosting you.

  • You’re just my blood type.

  • I’ve got a bad case of the boo’s.

  • Halloween greetings from a family that’s a little batty.

  • Warning: This cup contains boo’s.

  • But first, let me check my horror-scope.

  • I’ve got a ghost problem — everyone sees right through me.

  • I’m just a ghoul, standing in front of a boo, asking him to love her.

  • These tricks aren’t for kids.

  • Trick or treat, smell my feet, give me something sweet to eat.

  • Mischief is my middle name.

Scary-good Halloween greetings

Child's hands sticking out from behind Halloween cardboard box mummy (Elva Etienne / Getty Images stock)
Child's hands sticking out from behind Halloween cardboard box mummy (Elva Etienne / Getty Images stock)
  • Silent night, unholy fright.

  • Spooky sights are near when Halloween time is here.

  • Prepare for a fright this Halloween night.

  • By the glow of the moon, ghosts will float soon.

  • Take heed, tis the season for scary indeed.

  • I’m bad to the bone.

  • When the sun goes down zombies come ‘round.

  • It’s time to hide when the witches ride.

  • May chills run down your spine this Halloween.

  • Here’s hoping all your Halloween fears come true.

  • Beware and take care on Halloween night.

  • Halloween is just a scream away.

  • You forgot to look under the bed.

  • Skulls and mice and everything nice.

Halloween greetings from songs

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  • “Just like a ghost, you’ve been a-hauntin’ my dreams.” — The Classics IV, “Spooky”

  • “There ain’t no second chance against the thing with forty eyes.” — Michael Jackson, “Thriller”

  • “Whatever happened to my ‘Transylvania Twist?’” — Bobby Pickett, “Monster Mash”

  • “I am the one hiding under your stairs, fingers like snakes and spiders in my hair.” —  Citizens of Halloween Town, “This Is Halloween” from “The Nightmare Before Christmas”

  • “Spooky, scary skeletons send shivers down your spine.” — Andrew Gold, “Spooky, Scary Skeletons”

  • “I put a spell on you and now you’re mine.” — Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, “I Put a Spell on You”

  • “‘Cause it’s witchcraft, wicked witchcraft.” — Frank Sinatra, “Witchcraft”

  • “It’s a dead man’s party, who could ask for more?” — Oingo Boingo, “Dead Man’s Party”

  • “I ain’t ‘fraid of no ghost.” — Ray Parker Jr., “Ghostbusters”

  • “Must be the season of the witch.” — Donovan, “Season of the Witch”

  • “Let’s do the Time Warp again!” — Nell Campbell, Patricia Quinn and Richard O’Brien, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”

  • “This town is coming like a ghost town.” — The Specials, “Ghost Town”

  • “This is Halloween, everyone scream!” — The Citizens of Halloween Town, "This Is Halloween" from "The Nightmare Before Christmas"

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