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6 Ways To Make Money During Halloween

Updated: May 15, 2021

Halloween is one of the most fun and enjoyable time of the year, but Halloween is not just about trick-or-treating, watching scary movies, and dressing up. For the people who are entrepreneurial or interested in making money with a side hustle, Halloween is probably one of the best holiday profit opportunities.

There are various excellent opportunities that can generate good amounts of money for you during Halloween times. So if you don't have any plan for Halloween and are really interested in making some extra money instead of just sitting in your home, here are 6 interesting ways to make money in the Halloween week.

Make Money During Halloween
Make Money During Halloween

1# Sell Old Costumes Online

Do you have old costumes which are still in good condition but you or your relatives no longer want to wear?. If yes then you might be able to make some extra cash by selling them online.

We all usually have old costumes that we wore once or twice per year and then never want to wear again, instead we buy brand new costumes for the following year. So why keeps those unwanted costumes when it can make some extra money for you instead.

You sell those costumes on eBay, Poshmark, Amazon, OfferUp, or Facebook Marketplace. But in order to ship effectively, make sure you list the items in advance so that you have enough time to ship them.

2# Become A Halloween Makeup Artist

Many enthusiastic Halloween freaks love taking their costumes to the next level with cool makeup art and creative face paint.

So if you are someone who likes art and has the ability to do a good job in this job, you can make some extra cash doing makeup for Halloween parties and events. You can advertise your services as a freelance or apply for temporary jobs with Halloween related event facilities or stores.

3# Work As A Haunted House Operator Or Spook

Haunted Houses, cornfield mazes, and hayrides are quite an important part of the Halloween tradition and usually get busier and busier as Halloween approaches. So if you don't mind dressing up and scaring people, this can be an effective way to make some extra cash. You can make up to $25/hr depending on the tasks you will be doing.

If you are not interested in dressing up and scaring people, then you can also create a haunted house experience of your own. It will take some time and money to create an effective experience, but you might be able to generate more profit for yourself.

4# Sell Halloween Treats & Crafts

Homemade goodies and treats usually sell very well during Halloween time as people prefer them more than just bags of chocolate. People are usually ok with paying a pretty penny for fresh cakes, cookies, and other treats that are delicious, natural, and homemade.

You can also experiment with Halloween themed t-shirts, photo booth props, backdrops, etc and advertise your creation using Instagram or Facebook pages.

5# DJ At A Halloween Party

If you enjoy spinning records and have your own DJ equipment, you might be able to score gigs at local Halloween parties. Of course, you need to be good at it and have a decent playlist of tracks to keep the crowd engaged.

Depending on your skillset, experience & equipment, you might be able to make a couple hundred to thousand bucks in a few nights.

6# Offer Babysitting Service

During Halloween time it usually gets difficult for parents to cover all their bases on the Halloween night whether it's about arranging dinners, attending a party, or taking the kids out for trick-or-treating. You might be able to make some extra money by offering your babysitting services.

Adults like to indulge in the fun as much as kids do. There might be parents who are planning on attending a Halloween party or going out without kids on Halloween weekend, you can offer to babysit for them and make some extra money.

Halloween is almost here and as we said it's a good time to make some extra money. There are a lot of ways to not only enjoys the spirit of this fun holiday but also make some extra money while doing so. So are you ready to have fun and make that extra money?.

We hope that this post has provided you with some interesting and useful information. Thank you so much for reading this post, please feel free to leave your feedback.

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