Halloween is just a few days away. The weather is nice—why not spend it by the pool? We’ve compiled some of the top ideas to make your pool as spooky as possible and help you host the best party on the block.
The first thing everyone thinks of when it comes to Halloween is pumpkins. And did you know they float? This is a quick and easy way to make your pool a party centerpiece. Carve a few pumpkins, light them up, and set them on their way. If you’d like an easy alternative, buy a few colors of the pumpkin trick-or-treat buckets and use those instead!
Skeletons are a go-to Halloween decoration. This makes them easy to come by, but the tradition has gotten a little tired. Put your own twist on it by dressing them up to lay by the pool or letting them float on a raft. It’s a great way to get the feel you’re looking for while standing out at the same time.
A Blood Red Pool
If you still want to take things up a notch, dye your pool red with a pool-safe color additive. You can even use some of those classic fake body parts to really make it over the top. Then set some candles around the edge, and you’re all set. Just make sure you follow the instructions carefully to avoid any staining or other issues.
While other pool effects exist, most of them are not recommended. A popular idea is to add dry ice to your pool. However, while the result looks nice, it is harmful to the touch and can significantly change the pH of your pool. Normally, it’s better to be safe than sorry. Have a happy Halloween, everyone!