Last Updated on September 10, 2021
It’s that time of the year again, when witches and goblins rule the night.
For those who love spooky stories and ghost hunting, Halloween is the one day when you get to enjoy these activities guilt-free. But aside from caramel apples and creepy tales, Halloween just won’t be complete without the right decor.
Don’t limit yourself to the traditional orange and black combo. Explore other alternatives, such as celestial elements or minimalist concepts.
Spooky Halloween Fonts
To cap off the perfect design, discover new ideas in this collection of Halloween fonts that are sure to add a sinister flair to your works. If you’re in need of beautiful Halloween Flyers/Invitations check out this article from Hipinvites: 33 Creative Halloween Invitations for a Spooktacular Feast!
1. Fright Night
If you’re looking for a typeface that will grab the readers attention and build suspense, this font is for you. Fright Night is an emotional serif typeface with horror vibes. The font is clean, sharp, and unique. Fright Night is suitable for posters, movie titles, billboards, branding, business card, and much more.
Hallowen is a retro, vintage Halloween font, great for children’s stories and dark but kid-friendly movies.
Herald is a geometrically designed serif Halloween font with a bouncy baseline. Comes with multiple fonts and themes, and features a ton of vectors to complete any typography art project.
This sharp serif by D&K_project works well with timeless projects and basically anything that needs some uniquely captivating. Available in 4 styles, it’s great for headlines or even body copy.
6. Instant Sinner
Add tremors to your Halloween invites, posters, cards, and more with this hand-drawn horror typeface by remedy667. With plenty of discretionary ligatures at your disposal, it’s guaranteed to be an instant hit with viewers.
Keep it fun yet creepy in this typeface by kecikstudio. Influenced by mangled tree roots, it’s the ideal blend of spooky yet playful thanks to its cartoonish vibe.
8. Matthew Rough
9. FEAR Font
Now they see it, now they don’t. Disappear into the unknown in this font with a meticulous freehand design carefully handcrafted by ANCR_design.
10. TOMO Zomba PRO
Remember the old posters of classic horror movies? Now you can achieve the same effect thanks to TOMO Fonts and this retro-horror gem.
Based on Italian movie posters by the prolific movie poster artist Symeoni, PintassilgoPrints brings to you this all-caps masterpiece with free graphic elements that goes well with the typeface. It’s a definite must-have in every designer’s toolkit.
Aiyari presents this classic horror font that comes in 6 deadly styles plus an array of lethal extras. Use at your own risk.
13. Sinister Black
Big, bold, and mysterious, this horror brush font by Skyhaven Fonts will look frighteningly good on posters, cards, logos, headlines, and labels.
Looking for something truly horrifying? Look no further than this distressed evil font by Sam Parrett. Use on posters, comic books, t-shirt prints, or on anything that requires screaming for attention.
15. Gory Madness
Inspired by vintage movie posters from the 70s, by Mirco Zett brings gore and horror to your designs in this display typeface. It’s the perfect typography to complete those posters, apparel prints, and branding projects that need just a touch of blood.
16. Hellwolf Typeface
Welcome the night in this offering from wubstudio. A font family featuring two styles – Regular and Hollow – plus several extras, it helps you create the best Halloween or horror-inspired cards, posters, headlines, and ads in minutes.
17. Carpathia Typeface
Von Type Co wants to indoctrinate you into the realm of witchcraft and sorcery through this spooky handmade font that comes in two unique styles. And with 50+ vector occult symbols, you’ll be making lots of Halloween-themed projects for hours.
18. Insane Fear Font
Gleb Guralnyk proudly presents this decorative font available in 5 styles. Use each on their own, or layer them to add an extra level of creepiness to your works. Included is a bonus grim reaper illustration.
19. Isaiah 53
Derived from original ink sketches, Ramey Type Foundry offers this ink splatter typeface that will look cool on apocalypse themed works, as well as horror concepts.
20. THE SONNYFIVE Typeface
Create killer content in minutes with a little help from this brush font from thesonnyfive. Specifically made for horror movie posters, it can also be used for logos, headlines, or branding projects.
21. Moonhells Typeface
Weave a night of magic with this decorative font from wubstudio. Perfect for making flyers, posters, and cards, the set includes icon and flyer packs that go great with the typography.
22. Halloween Rock
Konstantine Studio brings to you this cute horror font that works just as well with other themes. With Multi-language support and web fonts, its playful curves and cut-out edges are more friendly than frightening.
23. Another Danger Font
Available in two styles – Regular and Slanted – this brush typeface from The Branded Quotes is both edgy and horrifying. Use with caution on grunge posters or punk prints; or use liberally during Halloween.
24. Vorhell Horror Font
Heybrinc Studio presents this distressed typeface that comes in two styles – Rough and Italic. With an extra Halloween graphics pack, you can easily create cartoonish artworks or timeless retro posters easily.
This layered typeface by Aiyari comes in 4 unique styles – Regular, Rust, Shadow, and Rot – you can mix and match to get your desired creepy results. Plus with graphics and flyer packs, you can create tons of vintage movie posters, invitations, cards, and more!
26. Fright Night
This vintage horror font by Great Scott boasts of bold geometric shapes that make them versatile enough to be used outside of scary or horror themes. Available in 12 styles, you can use each on their own, or layer on top of one another for a completely distinct result!
27. Upjohn Halloween Brush Horror Font
Say hello to your new favorite brush font from Konstantine Studio. It also comes with bonus packs that include 8 vintage textures, as well as watercolour alphabets made with detailed strokes to bring out your creepy creative side.
Express yourself through this decorative hand-drawn typeface from La Boite Graphique. Featuring horror ornaments to help you complete your desired outcome, you can also use this font for rock, zombie, festival, or gothic themes.
29. Vertigo Death
30. GateKeeper AOE
The pointy lettering style of this typeface from Astigmatic will keep you on edge. Influenced by old horror movies and heavy metal bands, it also works great for tattoos, graffiti, or any concept that needs a dark, edgy vibe.
31. Hillingdon Font
Brewing potions? Then Darumo Shop has got the perfect typeface to make sure you don’t mess up those elixirs. It also comes in 2 styles – Regular and Distressed – with bonus greeting card templates as well as foil textures.
32. Wild Zova Family
This hand-drawn brush font family from FeyType isn’t just for dark themes or spooky concepts. With 4 styles and extra swashes, it’s also ideal for retro, alternative, or avant-garde looks.
33. Lord Zero
Slash your way through the competition in this handmade gothic typeface from Sam Parrett. While it’s in all-caps, there are a few alternate capitals in lower case form to give variety to your projects.
This brush font from Mehmet Reha Tugcu is perfect for re-creating gloomy, ominous, and super spooky scenes. Try and see for yourself.
35. Silent Scream
Andreas Leonidou brings you this handwritten sans that comes in 2 styles (Regular and Italic) and supports Latin and Greek characters.
36. Croak Typeface
Give your logos, movie titles, and Halloween banners an authentic worn look using this rough serif display font family. Available in 2 styles (Withered and Extra Withered) with multi-language support.
37. The Crow
Unleash your inner Edgar Allan Poe or Edward Gorey. Get that coveted vintage vibe with an eerie twist using these custom serifs by Cruzine that comes in 4 unforgettable styles.
38. Butter Haunted
Working on a thriller short film? Want to make a kid’s Halloween shirt? Then welcome your next favorite horror font by Shirongampus.
39. Jack Reacher Typeface
40. Mukadua Font Duo
Who says typefaces can’t be happy and scary at the same time? This pack by Letterhend contains both serif and script to help you create fun but spine-tingling projects in a pinch!
41. Gallow Tree
Inspired by classic horror posters like Creature From The Black Lagoon and House Of Dracula, this creepy font by Simonok has around 370 glyphs and multi-language support to help you bring nightmares to life.