2016-11-02 09:00:00 CEST

Spooky stars come out to play for Halloween

Nightmare on Swatch Majors Series street

Swatch Major Series on Twitter

Happy #Halloween! πŸŽƒ Play nicely and don't have nightmares 😱

Behold beach volleyball stars like you’ve never seen them before!

On Monday, ghosts and ghouls came out to play to celebrate Halloween, including some of our favorite players from the beach.

They took to social media to show off their costumes and give us a right fright the other night.

Take scary Casey Patterson and his skeleton family for example. It’s kinda cute until you look at Casey’s harrowing, haunting, staring eyes! Just don’t look into them for too long.

Halloween πŸ‘»πŸ’€2016

See this Instagram photo by @caseypatt * 3,926 likes

Meanwhile, over in Germany, Karla Borger was having fun at a party with some chilling fiends who, let’s face it, could be anybody. Does anybody recognize anyone other than Karla here? Answers on an email please.

300 guests from 18 different nations...and a little rio revival πŸ€— @chrishoermann this was truly stunning!πŸ™ thanks to the whole crew in the back you were #awesome @chinonmaria !! #redbull #halloween #riorevival #bestnight #unbelievable #speechless #castle #nächtedesschreckens

See this Instagram photo by @karlaborger * 66 likes

Enough of the terrifying now and more of the cute.

Here’s three-time Olympic champ and Swatch Major Series hero Kerri Walsh Jennings lining up for a pre-Halloween snap with her family. Sure, Kerri’s carrying an axe but with her little of army of helpers we’re pretty sure they ended the night with more candy than they could ever imagined.

πŸ‘»πŸŽƒπŸ‘»πŸŽƒπŸ‘»πŸŽƒ and to all a spooky night πŸŽƒπŸ‘»πŸŽƒπŸ‘»πŸŽƒπŸ‘»πŸŽƒπŸ‘»

See this Instagram photo by @kerrileewalsh * 11.5k likes

And talking of candy, it seems American legend of the beach, Phil Dalhausser, had the right idea. Dress up your kids in costume and let them do it. Strong and obvious hashtag game here, Phil. But your son’s eyes…what is with the eyes on the Halloween?!

Hope everyone had a fun HalloweenπŸ‘» #ninjaturtles #minnie #lotsofcandy #forme

See this Instagram photo by @phildalhausser

Halloween is a big deal, especially in the United States. There’s just something unnerving about a group of guys and girls dressing up on 31st October – even if their outfits aren’t as sinister as others. Here’s April Ross and her friends…

April Ross on Twitter

Fun night celebrating Halloween with the best of Will Ferrell on Saturday! What are you dressing up as tonight?? β˜ οΈπŸŽƒπŸ‘»πŸ˜ΈπŸ‘ΈπŸΌπŸ¦„

Of course there’s a long list of scary movies to draw inspiration from when piecing together your Halloween costume.

For Lauren Fendrick, 1985 comedy Teen Wolf was used to help scare the wits out of unassuming passers-by - especially when you're standing scarily on the front of a car...

Lauren Fendrick on Twitter

Teen Wolf tks advantage of newfound πŸ’ͺ,becoming the⭐️of the team, but realizes he is being celebrated as a novelty. πŸ˜”

Of course it won’t be long before Halloween is a dim and distant nightmare, consigned to history for another year. These guys and girls will soon be heading back to the sand. Looking into our bubbling cauldron, we can already see them hitting the beach at the Fort Lauderdale Major.

It’s just three months away…now that is a scary thought!

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