12 Free Halloween Fonts for Spooky Designs

With Halloween fast approaching, it’s time to perfect the spookiness of your Halloween themed designs. Since Halloween is about trick-or-treat, we decided to treat you all with some awesome Halloween freebies. And to start with, we have brought for you a handpicked selection of free Halloween fonts in this post.

All these fonts are allowed for commercial use and you can use them for free in your work. This font collection includes fonts inspired by pumpkins, scythe, spiders and ghouls and will give you excellent options to choose from for your website, app, game as well as for designing Halloween posters and flyers. Read on to get a preview of these fonts as well as their download links.

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1. Halloween Spider

Halloween Spider by Claude combines bold uppercase characters with spiders and cobwebs and is perfect for use in app and game titles. The font can be downloaded for free in .ttf format.


2. Valium

Designed by Divide by Zero, Valium has mixed upper and lower case characters and is a sort of twisted, evil-looking typeface. You can download this thin display font for free in .ttf format and use in your commercial work.


3. Spiderfingers

Designed by Sinister Fonts, Spiderfingers is an eerie looking hand lettered typeface. This spidery Halloween font can be downloaded in .ttf format and is free to use in your projects.


4. Jack O

Inspired by Halloween Jack O lanterns, Jack O is a fontbat created by Claude and is available for free download as .ttf file.


5. October Crow

October Crow by Sinister Fonts is a free creepy, hand lettered font inspired by The Crow on Devil’s Night 2010. The font is intended for specialty and graphic uses and can be downloaded as .ttf file.


6. Tango Macabre

Tango Macabre by Manfred Klein is an awesome skeletal font perfect to up the horror quotient of your design. The font is available in .ttf format for free download.


7. Plasma Drip

Plasma Drip is a dripping horror font designed by Brian Kent. This display font is available in two styles – filled and outline and can be downloaded in .ttf format.


8. JLR Li’l Reaper

JLR Li’l Reaper is a spooky fontbat created by GorillaBlu. You can download it in .ttf format and use in your projects.


9. Headhunter

Headhunter is an all caps scary looking Halloween font by David Rakowski. It is available for download in .ttf format.


10. Bouh Bouh

Bouh Bouh, another Halloween themed font by Claude, is a ghoulish font perfect to add fun to your Halloween themed apps, games and posters. The font can be downloaded in .ttf format.

11. Blackwood Castle

From typographer Dieter Steffmann, Blackwood Castle is a blackletter font with rough edges that give it a spooky feel. It is a family of fonts in two styles – Regular and Shadow. Available for free download in TTF format.

blackwood castle free font

12. Hallowed Grounds

Hallowed Grounds by Jason Ferry is a serif font featuring upright characters with Art Deco era inspiration. This free Halloween font is perfect for using in posters, cards and e-mail newsletters.

hallowed grounds free font

How did you find this collection of Halloween fonts? Are they scary enough? Let us know in the comments below. You can also check out these horror fonts that we had written about earlier.

Do also check our selection of Halloween themed freebies, including Halloween backgrounds, Halloween icons and much more. So keep coming back to ensure that you do not miss out these awesome free resources. Until next time, Boo!

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