Category: Halloween

Home Depot Teasing a 12 Foot Pumpkin Monster For Halloween 2021

After the success of the 12 foot tall skeleton last year, Home Depot is going to well one more time. Except this time it appears they are going to re-skin the insanely popular prop and make him into a large pumpkin creature. I have to hand it to Home Depot. He definitely looks…

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New Book Southern Ghost Stories: Murfreesboro, Spirits of Stones River Digs Into The Haunted History Of The Only City To Host Three Civil War Battles

As the only city to host three battle during the Civil War, Murfreesboro, Tennessee is one of the most haunted places in the country. From two raids on the town by controversial Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest to the Battle of Stones River, which by all accounts was the bloodiest of the war,…

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Introducing Southern Ghost Stories: Haunted Hotels

Who doesn’t love a good ghost story? And what’s better than staying at a haunted hotel while you are on vacation? Southern Ghost Stories: Haunted Hotels takes you to nine of the most haunted hotels in the southeast. From the Seelbach Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky to the Magnolia Mansion in New Orleans, Louisiana…

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New For 2019: Jack Straw From Spirit Halloween

Who doesn’t like a creepy scarecrow animatronic? Well, Spirit Halloween heard you this year and has a brand new one for you. Introducing Jack Straw! Check out the video below to see him for yourself. 5.8 Ft Jack Straw Animatronic – Decoration… Farmer Jack hated when people would step foot onto his property…

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Should Halloween Be Moved To Last Saturday Of October?

Recently a movement to move Halloween to the last Saturday of October has been picking up steam online. The online petition has over 78,000 signatures and suddenly a lot of people want to see Halloween moved to the last weekend in October because they believe it is safer. The Halloween & Costume Association,…

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Spirit Halloween Announces The Pumpkin Patch Prowler Will Return For Halloween 2019

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It’s that time of year when Spirit Halloween begins to roll out their selection of props for Halloween 2019. Typically they show which props that are returning from last year in the early summer and slowly begin to release the new ones afterwards. This year…

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20% Off Spirit Halloween Coupon Code For August 2018

If you are like me you have already bought a Halloween prop or two in the past few weeks since Spirit Halloween has officially introduced their 2018 lineup. With props like Double Trouble, Winter Dragon, Hugz the Clown and Michael Myers it’s hard to not get excited for Halloween 2018. AnimatronicHalloween.com has partnered…

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Follow Animatronic Halloween on Twitter

We’ve finally gotten with the times and joined Twitter. We were going to take an ad out in the Yellow Pages this October (just kidding) but decided to join Twitter instead. Please follow us to get the latest news on Halloween props, masks, etc… Lots of things are coming down the pipe for…

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Introducing the Savannah Ghost Map

Anyone who has been to Savannah, Georgia knows how much fun ghost tours can be. Savannah has been called the most haunted city in America and is rich with history from the American Revolution and the Civil War. On just about every street you can find a building with a story or a…

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Introducing The Little Trick Or Treater From Dusk Productions

I come across a lot of cool creepy props in the spring when all of the Halloween conventions are going on around the country. However, sometimes things slip through the cracks or get lost in the shuffle. This weekend I came across something from Dusk Productions that blew me away, but it’s from…

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New For 2018: Animated Creepy Girl From Gemmy

It’s barely April and we are starting to see things trickle out for Halloween 2018. That’s a good thing. Gemmy has started to reveal their new items for 2018 and their latest item is the animated Creepy Girl. The Creepy Girl stands at 5 feet tall when she is activated and fully erect….

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Hybrid Mask From Immortal Masks Future is “Bright”

Despite poor reviews Bright was one of the biggest movies Netflix has ever produced. From Orcs to Everywhere you looked last December you saw a commercial or trailer featuring Will Smith and Joel Edgerton. Edgerton played an Orc police officer, Nick Jakoby who was the first ever Orc police officer in Los Angeles….

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Lowes Halloween Merchandise now 50% off until Nov. 1

We knew it was coming and today was finally the day. Last week Lowes reduced their Halloween items 25% to entice customers to purchase the seasonal items to make room for Christmas stuff in the back room. Today they took it to the next level by reducing their remaining Halloween inventory to half…

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How to Make a Zombie Pit for Halloween

Last year one of my neighbor’s made a zombie pit out of a pallet and some concrete blocks. Ever since my wife saw it she has wanted me to make one so this year I got the supplies and put it together in my front yard. You will need the following: 12 concrete…

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Make Your Own Pennywise Santa Claus Christmas Decorations

Everybody loves Christmas. But some of us have a hard time letting go of Halloween. We’ve waited all year for scary movies and monsters and it’s hard to give it up to spread Christmas cheer? What if we told you it was still possible to celebrate Christmas and have some Halloween at the…

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2017 Lowe’s Exclusive: Black Widow

Halloween has finally come to Lowes for 2017. We started to see a few props trickle out last week but this week the animated props hit the salesfloor. The one I’ve had my eye on is the Black Widow/Black Countess that is made by Gemmy for Lowes “Haunted Living” collection. The Black Widow…

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Gertie the Cauldron Witch is New for Halloween 2017 at Home Depot

Home Depot is slowly starting to catch up to Spirit Halloween this year with a new reall cool animatronic witch on HomeDepot.com. Gertie the Cauldron Witch is new for 2017 and looks much better than the witches Home Depot put out last year. Check out the video to see her for yourself. Gertie…

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When Will Stores Start To Put Out 2017 Halloween Items?

Halloween can’t get here fast enough and if you are like me you have been looking at stores in your area to see if anyone has jumped the gun and started to put out Halloween items. I’ve started seeing some Halloween candy in some stores but with back to school still going strong…

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Morris Costumes Officially Unveils 2017 Animated Witch Props

We’ve seen rumblings online that we would be getting some new witches this year from Morris Costumes and now they have finally lifted the curtain and showed us what is available for Halloween 2017. Morris Costumes introduced two new witches on their Youtube page, an animated Stew Brewing Witch and the Cauldron Cat-tastrophe…

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Top Ten Halloween Clown Animatronics

10. 7′ Evil Clown This guy could be ranked higher but he’s a new prop and I haven’t actually seen him in person. If he is as cool as the videos and pictures I’ve seen this 7′ Evil Clown will be featured prominently at my Halloween parties for years to come. 9. Gemmy…

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