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Trick or Lattes Party! A latte bar for parents on Halloween night. I love coffee. There is just nothing better for me. I start my day with a coffee and often enjoy a latte later in the day as well. I am so excited to share my fall inspired latte bar with you today. This concept is simple.

On Halloween (or any day, really), you include a latte bar as a part of your Trick or Treating fun. Kids can Trick or Treat. Parents can Trick or Latte! Offering something special to the parents is fun and helps create community.

Trick or Lattes partyToday I’m sharing how I created this fun and fabulous latte party, latte bar and create-your-own mug station for the parents on Halloween how you can pull this party together too!

Trick or Lattes partyParty Setup Steps

  1. Create a backdrop. I used a white roll of paper and attached two simple and fun posters.  Trick or Treat Here. But First Lattes! I designed the posters and they are available as free printable posters right here. :)
    Trick or Lattes party, Halloween backdrop idea
  2. Plan your decorations. I kept things black, white and yellow. I used yellow to-go cups for the lattes. I placed chalkboard stickers on each one with a pumpkin sticker for fun. The chalkboard stickers were perfect for my guests to write their names and avoid any confusion about who the cup belonged to. I added texture with a black and white plaid throw blanket we own. I love using blankets on my tablescapes.
    Trick or Lattes party, Halloween party idea
  3. Plan your menu. I kept it simple. Lattes are delicious and more than enough for most parents, but I added some pumpkin spice bundt cake and pumpkin shaped chocolates for extra fun.
    Trick or Lattes party, Halloween party menu ideas
  4. Plan an activity or two. I put together a simple create-your-own-mug station using some adorable latte and coffee stamps with a permanent ink pad. I picked up inexpensive white mugs for $1 each which were the perfect option. I’m sharing this DIY project in more detail below. It’s easy and fun!
    Trick or Lattes party, Halloween party mug station
  5. Say “thanks” with party favors. This is definitely unnecessary, but if you’re like me and enjoy giving a little something, why not give your guests a latte?!I filled white bags with Starbucks® Caffé Latte K-Cups® and a chocolate wafer. I wrapped the bag in black and gold baker’s twine with a homemade tag using the fun stamps from the mug station. :) I also had each guest take home a mug.
    Halloween latte party favor

And of course, set up your latte bar. Latte bars are SO fun! I used Starbucks® Caffé Latte K-Cup® pods, salted caramel sauce, whipped cream, sprinkles and chocolate candies for our bar. You can make as detailed or simple as you want and I guarantee that all of your latte loving friends will appreciate it!
Halloween latte barStarbucks® Caffé Latte K-Cup® pods are delicious because they are made from milk with no artificial flavors and they come in three great Starbucks® signature flavors (Caramel, Mocha, and Vanilla) and 2 beloved Starbucks® seasonal flavors (Pumpkin Spice and Peppermint Mocha, available for a limited time).

Halloween latte party favorSo good, you guys!

Halloween latte partyThe party was truly easy, but still special.

Halloween latte barAdding little easy details can make a party more fun.
Halloween latte barTo create these delicious lattes, there is a two-step process. Step 1 is to pour the flavor packet into the mug. Step 2 is to brew the Starbucks® Caffé Blend K-Cup® pod in your Keurig® brewer and stir to enjoy the beverage.

Halloween latte party Yum yum!

Halloween latte barof-37Then simply add toppings!

Halloween latte barDIY Coffee Mug Station

DIY coffee mug stationWhat you need

  • White mugs
  • Permanent markers OR stamps and permanent ink pad (available at most craft stores)
  • Oven

A DIY latte mug station

  1. Freehand draw your design or stamp your design on your mug. If you choose to stamp, be very careful and don’t let the stamp slide.
  2. When your design is complete, bake your mug at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.

It’s that easy!
DIY coffee mug stationMine definitely has “character” as I slipped a bit when I placed one of the stamps, but I think that can be the fun of it, right?

a Halloween latte partyThat’s it friends! I loved putting together this party with fun latte-inspired phrases and lattes being the center of the party. Can’t beat a good latte at home!

The products are available nationally at your local grocery store. Keurig, K-Cup, Keurig Hot, and the K logo are trademarks of Keurig Green Mountain, Inc., used with permission.

What is your favorite latte flavor, friends? Would you enjoy a latte bar as your kids Trick or Treat?!






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