Hocus Pocus Party Ideas

7 Best Hocus Pocus Party Ideas: Bewitching Fun (2024)

One evening, I hosted a Hocus Pocus-themed party, inspired by the playful Sanderson sisters. I decorated my home with cauldron-shaped items and flickering candles, and the atmosphere felt truly magical.

With its enchanting mix of magic and mischief, a Hocus Pocus party theme promises to add excitement and delight to your Halloween celebrations.

We've compiled a comprehensive list of Hocus Pocus party ideas. Let's get the Hocus Pocus party started! 

Top 7 Hocus Pocus Awesome Party Ideas

1. Hocus Pocus-Themed Decorations & Invitations

DIY Cobweb Invitation

A captivating Hocus Pocus-themed party starts with creative invites— go for invitations shaped like witch hats, and for digital invites, go for Sanderson Sisters [1]-themed e-vites. 

Another Hocus Pocus party idea is the party decorations. Consider adding a black flame candle, glowing character pumpkins, a designated "broomstick parking" area, spellbook centerpieces, and a banner for a spellbinding backdrop. 

These simple yet charming ideas will make your party feel natural and captivating, enchanting your Halloween celebration.

You can also check out our favorite Hocus Pocus gifts here

2. Hocus Pocus Movie Screening

Hocus Pocus makes a wonderful Halloween theme, and hosting a movie screening is a fantastic way to add enchantment to your party. 

This Hocus Pocus party idea can make your Halloween party more memorable. Create a cozy viewing spot with comfy seating and dimmed lights and play the movie. 

During the witch hour, serve bewitching snacks like popcorn and "Witch's Brew" (green punch). 

During the movie, engage everyone with a spell and remarkable lines like "I smell children" or "Another glorious morning. Makes me sick!" to recite. 

3. Witch Hat Decorating & Potion-Making Station

Halloween decorating and potion-making station can infuse your Hocus Pocus-themed party with fun and enchantment. 

Guests can unleash their creativity by making witches brooms and life. For life potion-making, offer a table with whimsically labeled ingredients so they can create their "magical" drinks.

Disney Hocus Pocus 7-Ounce Potion Bottle Scented Candle


Delight your inner witch with the scented candle of Sanderson Sisters in a potion bottle. Use the Halloween Hocus Pocus decor to light up the Halloween party on the witching hour. Also, you can have it as a fun and great party favor. 

4. Spellbook Photo Booth

Elevate your party with a captivating Spellbook Photo Booth. It's a simple yet enchanting addition that adds a dash of magic to your gathering.

Set the stage with eerie backdrops featuring mystical witchy settings. Fill a trunk with bewitching costume props like a spell book, witch hats, capes, and broomsticks.

Capture these fun and enchanting moments with a camera or smartphone and share the photos as instant keepsakes or decorations.

5. Hocus Pocus Themed Costume Contest

Another Hocus Pocus party idea is hosting a costume contest. It is a fun and fantastic way to get everyone in the spirit of your magical gathering. 

Here are some costume ideas to make it fun, natural, and enchanting: 

Hocus Pocus Toddler Costume


Encourage your guests to come and dress their kids with a Hocus Pocus toddler costume. Your little witches will look wonderfully witchy in this outfit, perfect for a Halloween party or parade. 

The costume includes a dress, capelette with an attached collar, hat, and belt. It's available in toddler sizes, ensuring a magical fit. 

Hocus Pocus Inspired Silly Salem Sister Witch Adult Costume Wig


Wearing an adult costume wig is your chance to enter the bewitching world of any Sanderson Sister. Let your creativity shine, whether you're mimicking Sarah, Mary, or Winifred Sanderson.

The wig is made from 100% synthetic fiber and can be hand-washed in cold water. Designed as a one-size-fits-most for teens and adults, it's a versatile accessory that's perfect for a Hocus Pocus Halloween party. 

6. Hocus Pocus Games

For a fun Hocus Pocus party idea to try this spooky season, host Hocus Pocus party games. With a magical atmosphere, we've planned an array of Halloween party games inspired by the movie's whimsy. 

Broomstick Races

You can host witch's broomstick races in the backyard, letting everyone embrace their inner witch as they race on toy broomsticks. Kids can race and enjoy a broomstick trick on the dance floor.

Read: Top Disney Halloween Gifts

Sanderson Sisters Trivia Game

For a fun twist, a trivia quiz about the Witch Sisters, Billy Butcherson, and Monster Mash will challenge guests and bring fun to your party. 

For additional ideas, you can do a witch-hat ring toss game to add competitive excitement to your Halloween party. 

Disney Hocus Pocus Yahtzee Dice Game


With a quick 30-minute playtime, the Disney Hocus Pocus dice game is perfect for your upcoming Halloween party. 

Inside, you'll find a custom Hocus Pocus witch cauldron, tailor-made scorepads, and five unique Yahtzee dice featuring bewitching ingredients like Oil of Boil, Dead Man's Toe, Newt Saliva, and Dash of Pox. 

7. Hocus Pocus Snack Board

Hocus Pocus Snack Board

Hocus Pocus party food, snack board, and treats are a fun way to enchant your party spread. Begin with a cauldron-shaped bowl filled with dip, reminiscent of the witches' brew. 

Create mini broomsticks by pairing pretzel sticks with string cheese and chives, offer tons of candy, or bake your favorite brownie recipe. 

Offer witch-themed food like spooky-shaped finger sandwiches, pumpkin slices, or pumpkin-themed snacks. 

Complete the magical experience with colorful "potion" drinks, candy corn, vanilla ice cream, and cookies with chocolate chips.  

Arrange food and treats artfully on a large serving board or platter to delight your guests.


How do you host a Hocus Pocus party?

To host a Hocus Pocus party, plan themed activities like costume contests and Hocus Pocus-inspired games. 

Decorate with witchy elements, offer bewitching treats, and consider a themed photo booth. 

What is the Hocus Pocus game idea?

A Hocus Pocus game idea involves creating fun activities inspired by the movie. 

Kids and adults can enjoy scavenger hunts, broomstick races, Thackery Binx trivia, ring toss, and a potion-making challenge. These games infuse the party with enchantment. 

How do you celebrate Hocus Pocus 2?

Organize a themed viewing party to celebrate Hocus Pocus 2 [2]. For inspiration, decorate with Disney Hocus Pocus motifs, serve bewitching snacks, and guess trivia. 

Final Thoughts

Hocus Pocus party ideas offer a magical way to immerse yourself and your guests in the enchanting world of this beloved film. 

From bewitching decorations and spellbinding games to themed snacks and costumes, there's no shortage of creative ways to enjoy the Halloween party. 

If you're ready to bring some Hocus Pocus magic this Halloween, we invite you to explore our collection of Hocus Pocus items, where you'll find everything you need to make your party truly spellbinding.


  1. https://disney.fandom.com/wiki/Sanderson_Sisters
  2. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11909878/

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