15 Best Halloween Deals at Target You Can't Ignore

Head to Target if you want extra-spooky decorations, sweet treats, and more without paying scary prices.
Updated May 1, 2024
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Body: Target is a great place to pick up all kinds of things as you prepare for Halloween. Perhaps you need decorations and candy for Halloween night, or you are looking for a new costume for a party this season.

Don’t be scared to take advantage of some of these great Halloween deals from Target. Buying these items now can keep your bank account full this October.

Pumpkin carving kits

Courtesy of Target Pumpkin Carving Kit Target

Target has some great deals on pumpkin carving kits that make it easy for you to scoop out pumpkin guts and deftly cut out pumpkin designs.

You can also grab some battery-powered tea lights to drop inside if you prefer a less flammable option to make your pumpkins shine.

Trick-or-treat candy

Courtesy of Target Halloween candy from Target

Target has plenty of bite-sized candy options for trick-or-treaters on Halloween night, or for your favorite trunk-or-treat events.

Pick up bags of specific types of candy bars or grab a variety pack with different options to hand out.

Pro tip: If you’re trying to save money on groceries, consider grabbing some extra candy just for you after Halloween, when Target discounts its seasonal treats.

Baking staples

Courtesy of Target Halloween Cupcake Mix

Target carries special Halloween flavors on all kinds of baking staples, such as Halloween icing for cupcakes or special Halloween sprinkles for cookies.

You also can grab fun cake mixes or even autumn-flavored additions, such as pumpkin spice marshmallows.

Cookie houses

Courtesy of Target Target Haunted House Halloween Candy Kit

Add a bit of sweetness to your spooky decorations with haunted cookie houses.

The kits come with cookies for the walls and roof of your haunted mansion, along with icing for decorating and candy to make your house extra sweet.

Note: this item is only available during the Halloween season.

Teal pumpkins

Courtesy of Target Teal Pumpkin Halloween Decor

In recent years, people have been putting teal pumpkins on their porches to let kids and parents know that they may be giving out fun toys instead of candy that could have allergens like nuts.

Target has you covered with reusable teal pumpkins that you can use year after year, as well as fun options like bubbles and toys for trick-or-treaters instead of candy.

Glow sticks

Courtesy of Target Glow Stick Necklaces

It can be dangerous for kids to wander around the neighborhood in the dark, particularly in black costumes that make the little ones less visible.

Brighten up your kids with some glow sticks and make them more visible to cars and other trick-or-treaters.


Courtesy of Target Halloween themed mugs from Target

It may get cold if you’re sitting outside handing out candy, so make yourself a treat to stay warm.

Target has a wide selection of Halloween-themed mugs that are perfect for tea, coffee, or hot chocolate, so you stay toasty no matter how cold it gets.

Kids’ costumes

Courtesy of Target Girl wearing a unicorn costume from Target for Halloween

No Halloween is complete without the perfect costume for your kids. Find something for even the most demanding child from Target’s wide selection of costumes that is sure to please the pickiest trick-or-treater.

The store also has adaptive costumes for kids with sensory issues or to adapt wheelchairs into cool costumes.


Courtesy of Target Halloween Wreath from Target

Target has plenty of Halloween and fall wreaths that can be used for both indoor and outdoor decorating

The retailer’s selection includes everything from subtle and sophisticated to fun, depending on your decorating needs.

Outdoor lights

Courtesy of Target Indoor Halloween Lights from Target

Are you getting excited about putting up Christmas lights? Don’t wait until December. Instead, grab strings of orange or purple lights to make your house shine on a dark Halloween night.

Halloween lights come in a variety of lengths and colors, and you may even find a few light-up spiders if you want to be extra spooky.

Party supplies

Courtesy of Target Halloween Party Supplies from Target

Pick up the party supplies you need for a spooky spectacular at home or a celebration at school.

Target carries paper plates and cups, tablecloths, napkins, and decorations to make your party extra special for kids and adults.

Candy bowls

Courtesy of Target Pumpkin Bucket for Halloween Candy

Every kid requires a good candy bowl to collect treats on Halloween, and every adult needs one when handing out sweets.

Target has a variety of options for the treaters and the adults to make it easy on Halloween night. You will find traditional both pumpkin buckets and big bags.

Pet costumes

Courtesy of Target Dog and cat dressed up in halloween Target costume

Don’t forget your favorite dogs and cats when you get everyone dressed up for Halloween. The retailer has a variety of pet costumes and hoodies.

Remember to grab some Halloween-themed treats for your favorite furry friends as well.


Courtesy of Target Halloween book for children

Get the kids in the spirit of the season with plenty of Halloween books.

Target has everything from board books for the littlest of kids to story books for older ones who want to hear about Charlie Brown’s Great Pumpkin or Pete the Cat’s Halloween adventures.


Courtesy of Target Halloween pajamas from target

After a long night of trick-or-treating, everyone is going to be tired. So, grab some Halloween-themed pajamas for the whole family.

Target carries pajamas in a wide variety of sizes, so you can have the littlest of kids to the biggest of adults in matching sets for the season.

Bottom line

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Target is a great place for Halloween treats, decorations, and more. Remember to grab one of your best rewards credit cards as you shop for items that will ensure you have a spectacularly spooky time with friends and family.

After the season is over, pay that credit card bill in full so you will eliminate your debts and have a clean slate heading into the holidays.

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