16 Jack o Lantern Faces and Designs for the Spookiest Pumpkin

Carving jack-o-lanterns is a quintessential part of Halloween and fall tradition. Whether you go the spooky route with ghosts and monsters or the cute route with a goofy smile, the Halloween pumpkin is a central part of Halloween decor. Using stencils to carve is ideal if you're looking for inspiration or simply struggle executing your ideas when it comes to carving your pumpkin face. Here are 13 Jack-o-lantern faces for this Halloween!

1. Derpy Wide Smile

This funny face brings silliness to your orange pumpkin, with its wide smile and strange facial expression. This one will bring Halloween cheer and set your pumpkin apart from the rest.

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2. Scary Skull

Nothing says "Happy Halloween!" like a scary pumpkin. This skull face brings a creepy edge to your pumpkin decorations, perfect for those aiming to have the scariest yard on the block.

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3. Frankenstein Pumpkin Stencil

Make your Halloween jack o lantern creepy with this scary face. Frankenstein is a classic choice for a carved pumpkin.

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4. Cute Face

This template shows a classic face with triangle eyes and nose, looking mischievously to the side.

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5. Pumpkinception

This pumpkin design is of another pumpkin, making your jack o lantern pumpkin as meta as it gets.

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6. Keep Calm And Carve On

Bring the chill vibes to your Halloween party with this printable template. If you're getting into the carving spirit but don't feel like making a Halloween pumpkin face, this is all you need.

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7. Zombie Pumpkin Stencil

This pumpkin carving stencil is for zombie-lovers. With a hand reaching out the ground, this scary jack-o-lantern face is creepy enough to scare all the neighborhood kids.

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8. Friendly Ghost

This cute Halloween stencil is a great pumpkin carving idea for beginners, as easy and adorable as can be.

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9. "Happy Halloween"

Sometimes we don't feel like making a jack-o-lantern face, but we still want a pumpkin to be part of the fall decor. This "Happy Halloween" pumpkin is classic and to-the-point.

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10. Evil Face

This creepy face has little fangs and evil eyes, making trick-or-treating a scary experience for all.

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11. Witch Hat

Witches are a classic choice when it comes to Halloween, and this DIY Halloween witch hat pumpkin is all we need.

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12. Pirate Skull

Anyone else love Pirates of the Caribbean? This pumpkin carving template has the swords, eye patch and all to be the perfect creepy pirate.

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13. Cat

The black cat is another classic Halloween symbol, and it goes along with the witch hat pumpkin perfectly. This jack-o-lantern pattern is great for cat-lovers

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14. Superman

This Superman pumpkin is a fun Halloween choice for any super-hero fans.

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15. Scary Face

This scary jack-o-lantern face has angry eyes and a giant, evil grin for a spooky Halloween decoration.

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16. Goofy Face

This goofy pumpkin face has big eyes and a big, goofy grin to match. Perfect for a silly jack-o-lantern!

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