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17 Things For An American Horror Story Freak Show Halloween Party

Turn off the Monster Mash and turn this year's Halloween party into a Freak Show, #AmericanHorrorStory style!

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1. Send guests these “tickets” to the main attraction.

Freak Show, admit one.
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Freak Show, admit one.

2. Require American Horror Story attire.

Characters of past and present welcome. Bonus: Hand out prizes for “Best Sister Jude.”
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Characters of past and present welcome. Bonus: Hand out prizes for “Best Sister Jude.”

3. Use this tutorial to turn into Twisty the Clown...

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...but don't expect to look in the mirror without peeing your pants.

4. Print and hang creepy vintage circus photos.

The scariest Google search you'll ever make.
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The scariest Google search you'll ever make.

5. Display a sign like this, so friends know what they’re in for.

6. Hire a sword swallower to put everyone on edge.

Or a contortionist. Or a fire breather. Or a psychic. GigMasters.com has tons of freakishly good entertainment options.
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Or a contortionist. Or a fire breather. Or a psychic. GigMasters.com has tons of freakishly good entertainment options.

7. Build a vintage ticket booth to set the scene.

Terrifyingly easy DIY tutorial here.
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Terrifyingly easy DIY tutorial here.

8. Upgrade your balloon game.

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This spider balloon DIY will make your skin crawl.

Blood spatters are a nice touch.
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Blood spatters are a nice touch.

9. Create a photo booth with a circus tent backdrop.

Hang striped fabric for an easy photo op.
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Hang striped fabric for an easy photo op.

10. Don't forget the props!

Make your own out of card-stock, or buy them from Etsy.
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Make your own out of card-stock, or buy them from Etsy.

11. Serve up some finger food.

Gross. Recipe here.

12. Throw some surprises in the popcorn.

It's a choc-aroach infestation! Check out the simple recipe.
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It's a choc-aroach infestation! Check out the simple recipe.

13. Quench thirst with a tasty bowl full of “Satan’s Circus.”

Devilishly good. Here's how to whip it up.
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Devilishly good. Here's how to whip it up.

14. No AHS Halloween party is complete without a Jessica Lange pumpkin

Print your stencil here.
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Print your stencil here.

15. Candy apples are cool - blood covered apples are better.

Click here for the tutorial.
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Click here for the tutorial.

16. Make or rent some classic carnival games.

17. Label your poisons with free printables.

Printable labels here.

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