Decorating With Solar Halloween Lights

Solar Halloween lights are very easy to set up and use. There’s no flipping switches or plugging in cords, and they light up automatically every night. The best solar Halloween lights have good technology, and the designs are so fun that you’ll love to decorate with them.

Halloween lights will only be up for a few weeks, so why hassle with extension cords, timers, or manually flipping lights off and on when you can do it the easy way, with solar? Just set it and forget it!

Solar Halloween lights shaped like jack-o-lanterns in a row

The styles of LED lights, like spooky skeletons, ghost string lights, and eerie jack-o-lanterns will give you lots of decorating ideas for outdoor ambient light.

Solar Jack-O-Lantern Halloween Lights on the steps of a home at dusk on Halloween

Halloween Color Schemes

Halloween colors are traditionally orange and black, but that’s not the only combination of colored lights that create an eerie glow. When it comes to mood lighting for trick or treaters, purple LED string lights combined with green and orange lights add beauty to patios. Red and black wire flame lights create a spooky tree wrapped around branches.

Solar Halloween lights in purple and green
Green & Purple Halloween String Lights
Solar Halloween colored lights in purple and orange
Orange & Purple Halloween String Lights

Set The Mood For Your Halloween Guests

Your choice of colors will set the mood as scary or fun based on your decorating ideas for the special event. Warm white LED skull lights with strings of red or black lights are a great option for a haunted feel, while bright orange and green pathway lights will welcome trick-or-treaters to your door.

Solar LED string light ghosts in warm white make cute Halloween decorations

If you read our post on Solar Christmas lights, you know that the shapes and colors of string lights combine to create a powerful holiday effect. The same applies to solar Halloween LED lights. Whether you choose pumpkins, ghosts, or skeletons, you can set the perfect mood for your guests and trick-or-treaters.

Our Top Picks For Solar Halloween Lights:

Spooky Skulls Solar Torch Lights

Light up your Halloween with these Spooky Skull Solar Tiki Torch Lights! These cool lights look like flickering flames inside a spooky skull. They’re solar-powered, so they charge up in the daytime and light up automatically when it gets dark.

These tiki torch lights are super easy to set up. Just stick them in the ground, and you’re good to go. And the best part? They use sunlight to work their magic!

Laughing Pumpkin Lights

These 50 happy pumpkins are the cutest solar string lights for Halloween.

The 33ft string is perfect for highlighting shrubs and other areas at kids’ eye level.

Senmao Home Decor Halloween Solar Lights with Pumpkin Lights,Halloween String Lights 33ft 50LEDs,Orange Halloween Lights Outdoor for Patio, Garden,Parties (IP65,8 Light Modes Warm White) …

Creepy Spider String Lights

These 40 skeleton hand solar lights are perfect for creating an outdoor display with graveyard ambiance.

Add skull lights and props to complete the outdoor decor. Use red lights to make a Haunted House theme.

oopswow YOUNGAR Halloween Decor Spider String Lights, Solar String Light,2PACK 20ft 30 LED Outdoor Decorative Lights for Patio, Garden, Gate, Yard, Halloween Christmas Decoration (2Pack,Spider)

Colorful Halloween Lights

These awesome lights have pumpkins, bats, ghosts, and spiders! Plus, they turn on by themselves when it gets dark and recharge in the daylight.

The lights have a big solar panel, and stay lit for 8-10 hours straight! And with 8 different lighting modes, you can switch up the vibes of your Halloween setup however you like.

A trick or treater dressed as a ghost in a glowing white sheet

More Top Picks: Solar Halloween Decorations

Prop these spooktacular decorations around your patio, use them as door decorations and path lights, or hang them from tree branches. There are so many options for your outdoor decor!

Halloween Pumpkin Stake Lights

LIGHTSHINE 3PCS Jack-O-Lantern Solar Halloween Decorations, Solar Landscape Pathway Lights,Halloween Pumpkin Stakes Lights, Outdoor Halloween Lights Decor for Yard, Patio, Porch

These stake lights are adorable!

 Scary Eyeball Solar Stake Lights

Outdoor Halloween Decorations, 2-Pack Solar Swaying Garden Lights, Scary Eyeball Solar Landscape Pathway Stake Fairy Lights, 16 LED Waterproof Outdoor Lights for Halloween Party Decor Yard Patio

My kids love these!

Screaming Halloween Ghosts

GOOTHY C7 Outdoor Halloween Ghosts Pathway Marker Lights, 4 White Ghost Lights with 4 Stakes, 7Ft Extendable Pathway String Lights Waterproof for Halloween Lawn Walkway Driveway Markers Lighting

These cuties are little-kid friendly

Black Cat & Witches Hat

Alladinbox Halloween Metal Stakes Yard Decoration, Solar Multi-Color Lighted Shining Black Cat & Witch Hat, Outdoor Garden Lawn Yard Porch Pathway Ornaments, Set of 2

Perfect for us cat lovers!

Wave Effect Night Lights Projector

Outdoor Waterproof Water Wave Effect Night Lights Projector, 15 Colors Show Ocean Ripple Projection with Remote for Christmas Halloween Thanksgiving Indoor Wedding Party Holiday Disco Girls Astronomy

This projector is not solar-powered but have low-power consumption, LOVE!

Pumpkin Stake Lights

PASUTO 7Ft Halloween Walkway Lights Pumpkin Stake Lights with 4 Wizard Hat Pumpkin Lantern Lights and 4 Stakes for Halloween Outdoor Decor - Halloween Pathway Sidewalk Garden Yard Lights

I love the wizard hats on these happy, vibrant pumpkins!

Do-It-Yourself Spooky Halloween Light

I love this idea from Christmas Lights Etc but I tweaked it with a solar starburst light. Get a 2-pack of these copper wire firework lights and grab some inexpensive Halloween decorations from the dollar store and some invisible hanging wire.

DIY solar Halloween light chandelier using firework lights and Halloween decorations like dangling spiders and creepy eyeballs
DIY Solar Halloween Chandelier

Bend the copper wires of the firework lights up, then hang spiders and ghosts from the invisible hanging wire.

Add curled ribbons, small Halloween decorations like spiders or ghosts, and silk flowers for color.

Put a witch’s hat at the top of the light and voila, you have a fun DIY Halloween craft your kids will love.

Do It Yourself Solar Halloween Light Chandelier

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Solar Christmas lights sparkle and shine behind a mom and her little girl

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