With floating jack-o-lanterns, haunting folklore, ghoulish makeup, candy apple recipes, and so much more, billions of people across the world turn to #TikTokHalloween to share and connect over the spookiest season of the year. This October, we're ringing in the wicked fun with a calendar of tricks and treats designed to entertain and appeal to all of the diverse communities that call TikTok home.

Tricks 👻

Over at Effect House, these creators are working hard to help serve your followers fun, tricky effects:

  • Aram, @aramkk5 - Aram is known for sharing his process behind incredible effects, like his new skull effect, perfect for virtually haunting your followers.
  • Paige Piskin, @paigepiskin - As a skilled effects creator, Paige has made it possible to zombify your look at the tap of a button this Halloween.

Keep an eye out for new chilling effects, each sure to get you in the spirit for screams:

  • Evil Twin - Boo! Someone's watching you. The Evil Twin effect simulates the experience of having an "Evil Twin" looking over your shoulder.
  • Autumn Glow - This perfectly hazy hue of orange transforms your TikToks into a cozy fall film.
  • Phantom Horseman - Inspired by a character that dates back to the 1820s, this take on the Headless Horseman is sure to frighten.
  • Howling Beast - Awoo! Who doesn't love a werewolf? This effect will transform you into your very own howling hound.

Treats 🎃

From terrifying animation to sleepwalking tales, TikTok creators are bringing us plenty of treats this season. Over at @myhealthydish, you can catch My Nguyen's 21 Days of Pumpkin series, where she's testing out recipes perfect for Halloween and beyond. For treat-worthy costume inspiration, Angelica Torres @candylover89official is serving all the looks, from the always-classic Mask look to a creepy spider.

Finally, take your haunting far and wide by using these hashtags on TikTok:

  • #TikTokHalloween: The spookiest time of the year is officially here, so show us how you're celebrating Halloween on TikTok.
  • #HalloweenLooks: From cozy fall fits to creative costumes, show us those #HalloweenLooks!
  • #HalloweenDecor: Whether you're constructing a life-size skeleton or lighting up a jack-o-lantern, we want to see your #HalloweenDecor.

Not sure where to start? Our #SpookySzn playlist was made to inspire the soundtrack to your month. We can't wait to see how you celebrate. Happy haunting!