August 28, 2023
Halloween isn’t just for candy anymore…
it’s for team building!
Give your team something to do! It’s always considerate to give people enough time to plan for a party! So start planning early and figure out what type of activity your team can focus on. It can be a game, a competition, or something humorous!
Whether it is a virtual haunted house, carving pumpkins, or pumpkin racing, you want maximum team involvement that will BOO-st their Halloween Spirit! Once you’ve decided on the details, send out a text or email invitation to get a headcount. Here are 7 Halloween team building ideas and activities your team will love:
1. Virtual Pumpkin Carving
Carve out some time with your team with virtual pumpkin carving, an alternative for an in person pumpkin carving Halloween team building activity, your team can now receive their own carving kit delivered to their door. Get ready for laughs with your host, a Master Pumpkin Sculptor, and an eventful Halloween office gathering online carving pumpkins.
Make your own pumpkin racer and feel the thrill for what promises to be the most fun and unusual Halloween team building idea your team has ever experienced! Let your imagination run wild with design and decoration. Who will be the Grand Champion?
Did you say pumpkin cookies? It’s a thing.
This Halloween team building idea is as simple as providing plenty of creepy treats, spooky cocktails, or candy platters. You have all the themed recipes you could ever need on Pinterest. You can even make it a Halloween food contest!
Check out more clever ideas here.
4. Halloween Decor
Nothing says Halloween like some festive decor.
Don’t forget to decorate your office with pumpkins galore!
Top decor you can’t forget:
• Spider webs
Pro tip: The more glow, the better!
(Possibilities are endless with flameless candles!)
5. Haunted Houses
Is your team brave enough to try a virtual Haunted House Escape Room? This Halloween team building activity is one of our favorites. Compete against each other while solving cryptic clues and completing hilarious photo challenges to be the first to escape the virtual haunted house.
6. Smash Pumpkins
Okay, we know this isn’t a normal Halloween team building idea, but who doesn’t like to blow off some steam? Workdays can be draining, so what better way to let loose than catapulting pumpkins and watching them explode. Our Halloween version of Catapult to Success will be sure to give your team a day they will remember.
7. Solve A Crime
There is nothing spookier than putting your team’s detective skills to the test. Solve a murder mystery to find out if your team has what it takes to find a killer. In our Virtual Murder Mystery Dinner, In the Company of Killers, there is a murder in your company and only your team can solve it. Or, try Virtual Crime Scene Investigation where your team is an elite CSI unit tasked with sorting through the evidence to figure out who committed the crime, how they did it, and why. Interrogate suspects, compare fingerprints, read through forensic reports, and enter our state-of-the-art virtual crime scene to look for clues. Spooky right? Check out our other Halloween themed team building activities and murder mysteries here.
8. Halloween Scavenger Hunt
Scavenger hunts are a popular choice when it comes to celebrating Halloween at the office. The thrill not only fosters team spirit but also encourages collaboration and problem-solving among colleagues. Participants can immerse themselves in the adventure, enhancing the festive atmosphere and creating lasting memories. Whether it’s preventing a zombie apocalypse in Zombie Rising or chasing down monsters in the Monster Mash Dash, a Halloween scavenger hunt adds a touch of mystery and excitement to the workplace, making it a memorable and enjoyable occasion for all involved.
9. Quickfire Halloween
Collaborate, communicate, and conquer with Quickfire Halloween! Quickfire Halloween is more than just an app-based game – it’s an experience that’ll ignite your Halloween spirit and creativity. Your team will conquer a variety of thrilling Halloween challenges from pumpkin activities to spooky makeup, trivia to dance-offs, there’s a challenge for every Halloween enthusiast.
No matter what you end up planning, these Halloween team building ideas will be sure to get your team in the spirit! So turn on the tunes, add some PUNCH to your punch, and get the party started! For more Halloween team building activities click here!