We’ve already told you about cheap Halloween decorations for your house. But what if you’re more of a trunk-or-treat, turn-the-car-into-a-Halloween-ghoul type of person?
Well, we’ve got you covered there too.
Whether it’s fake limbs hanging from your trunk, or a full-on trunk or treat car theme that won’t spook your bank account, we’ve scoured the Internet to find some of the best cheap Halloween car decorations out there.
16 Budget-Friendly Halloween Car Decorations
Get ready to rule the trunk-or-treat. We’ve also got ways to have a decked out car while driving around town.
Halloween Decorations for Moving Cars
Remember, don’t go so nuts with your Halloween decor that you interfere with your ability to drive.
1. Hanging Bloody Arm
Hang this $8 bloody arm from the back of your trunk or a side window to creep out passers-by on the road.
2. Hanging Witch Legs
Same idea but a little less gory. Apparently this $9 witch was chasing after your car, got a little too aggressive with the broom, and flew straight into your trunk!
3. Dollar Tree Window Clings
Maybe you’re not into the gore and you just want some simple Halloween props that show your spirit without grossing out your fellow travelers. Well, these $4 window clings are just what you’re looking for. Add a halloween-themed string lights from your local halloween store and you’re good to go!
4. Backseat Skeleton Passenger Cling
With this frightening passenger hovering above your back window, you’ll look like an Uber driver from the afterlife. Wonder if he tips well?
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5. Jason Voorhees Car Air Freshener
Nothing says “I love the smell of roses and coconut” like a Jason Voorhees-themed air freshener. Though we can’t imagine Jason smelled too fresh in the Friday the 13th movies, this $11 Jason mask will keep your car smelling lovely throughout the Halloween season.
6. Pennywise Cardboard Head
Keep motorists from tailgating you too closely with this $15 Party City special, a cut out cardboard head of Pennywise, the creepy, predatorial clown from Stephen King’s It.
7. Michael Myers Creepy Face
Let’s keep going with the creepy movie characters here. If Jason or Pennywise isn’t your speed, then maybe Michael Myers from the Halloween movies is a little more to your liking?
8. Blood Spattered Steering Wheel Cover
Keep your hands warm and comfortable while celebrating Halloween with blood and gore using this $16.50 steering wheel cover.
Halloween Car Decorations for a Trunk-or-Treat
If you prefer to really go out and decorate your car with a trunk or treat theme, we’ve got some fun ideas for you.
9. Ice Cream Shop
It’s fun and perfect for young kids. Skip the scary and make a trunk display with this playful ice cream shop trunk-or-treat theme. Throw in a few fake (or real!) chocolate chip cookies to really go all in on this theme.
10. Cartoonish Bat
Create a decked out car trunk with these $16 bat eyes, scary teeth, ears and wings. This cartoonish bat theme is just scary enough without making you have bat nightmares for weeks. Throw some spooky lights around the top of your car to finish it off.
11. Sesame Street
Not all Halloween decorations have to be scary. And, let’s be honest, all the cool kids love Sesame Street. Go classic with this $18 Sesame Street trunk-or-treat theme that features Big Bird, Elmo, Bert and Ernie, the Cookie Monster and more!
12. It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
Using some basic household and easy-to-find dollar store items, you can get in on the holiday spirit with this trunk or treat theme using Charlie Brown and his good buddy, Linus.
13. Take Me Out to the Ballgame
It’s the end of October, and that can only mean two things: Halloween and The World Series! Celebrate these two special events with this baseball themed trunk or treat.
14. Andy’s Room
How fun is this one? If you have younger kids, you more than likely have plenty of Toy Story figures and toys around the house. Put them to good use with this trunk-or-treat theme modeled on Andy’s room.
15. Mouthful of Candy
Using some basic items from the Dollar Store, plus all the candy you’re giving away, you can turn your car trunk into one giant mouthful of candy. Hopefully this guy doesn’t have an overbite.
16. Super Mario Brothers
Get a little creative with this DIY trunk or treat theme that includes mystery boxes, piranha plants and some great suggestions for how to dress up as Mario and the Princess.
Robert Bruce is a senior writer for The Penny Hoarder.