Halloween Party Ideas: Cocktails and a Murder Mystery

Invite friends for a couple of drinks and an interesting activity


You outgrew trick-or-treating years ago, and the usual costume party has gotten a little old. So bring the fun—and chills—back into Halloween by throwing a murder-mystery-themed party. It’s one part costume party, one part brainteaser, one part great food, and a whole night of guaranteed fun!

Styling by Issa Villar. Recipes by Mel Jimenez. Photographed by Ocs Alvarez.

Read the original article ("The Butler Didn't Do It!”) in the October 2007 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App ( now! Log on to for more details.  

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