The 18 Best Horror Subscription Boxes of 2020
Whether you’re a year-round Halloween person or ramp up for the holiday alongside the changing of leaves, you’re in the right place. This list of horror subscriptions will fuel your fear with horror collectibles, T-shirts, thriller novels, and so much more. No matter if you’re looking to add a little ‘boo’ to your beauty routine or seeking a serious scare, you’ll find something to shock you in this article.
Updated 9/21/20 to ensure up-to-date pricing info is represented, remove inactive subscriptions, and include additional boxes on the list.
Best Horror Subscription Boxes for Fear and Fun
1. Horror Pack
Cost: $24.99 per month. Save with longer subscriptions. Subscribe here!
COUPON: Use code HORRORPACKMSA to save $3 off your first month!
Why we love it: Horror Pack seeks to fill your movie collection with Blu-Rays of must-see horror movies. Often, they’ll send more recent titles and retro movies, too—some delightfully campy, others all-out terrifying.
Cost: $30 per month. Save with longer subscriptions. Subscribe here!
COUPON: Use code MSA20 to get 20% off your first box!
Why we love it: If true crime horror is more your speed, you’ve got to try Hunt A Killer! This immersive subscription plan puts you on the trail of a serial killer, helping a detective sort through evidence, case files, autopsy results, audio files, and more. Use your own cunning, share the game with friends and family, or join up with the Hunt A Killer community to solve the case.
Check out our Hunt a Killer reviews for more information on subscribing. Ships worldwide (with free shipping to the US).
Cost: $26.99 per month. Subscribe here!
COUPON: Use code THRILL to get your first box for $9.99!
Why we love it: Explore the full spectrum of suspense with this book and movie subscription! My Thrill Club sends subscribers two new hardcover books and an eBook from your chosen genre each month. Choose from crime and mystery, thriller and espionage, horror, or a mix of all. My Thrill Club is a great way for horror lovers to reread classics and discover new authors in the genre. You might just get a surprise in your shipment, too! (Think DVDs and more.)
4. Creepy Crate
Cost: $39.99 every other month + free US shipping. Save with longer subscriptions. Subscribe here!
COUPON: Use code CREEPYMSA to save $5 off your first box!
Why we love it: Creepy Crate is a bi-monthly horror subscription that fills all the dark corners of your home with delightfully dreadful collectibles, clothes, accessories, books, and other items. You may see Michael Myers or Nell Crane pop up on mugs or posters, while other boxes might contain general themes such as witches, curses, and more.
5. Box of Goth
Cost: $29.48 (£23.00) per month + shipping. Subscribe here!
Why we love it: Box of Goth is a subscription service that sends a monthly delivery of goodies that will fill horror fans’ homes with fear-inducing paraphernalia. Think trinkets, candles, stationery, bath and body products, stickers, accessories, and more. This subscription is usually geared toward gothic gals, but occasionally they’ll mix a unisex box in.
Cost: $29.99 per month + $7.99 shipping. Subscribe here!
Why we love it: The BAM! Box Horror edition is a monthly subscription that hooks you up with gear from your favorite horror franchises. The boxes are filled with 5-6 items such as comics, movie props, fan art, enamel pins, and more, and each one comes with something autographed by a celebrity. BAM! Horror Box subscribers also get surprised with occasional autographed Funko Pops!
Cost: $17.95 per month. Save with longer subscriptions. Subscribe here!
COUPON: Use code SPRING25 to save 25% off your subscription!
Why we love it: and the Story Begins sends you two books per month in genres of your choosing, including horror and mystery/thriller. The books from this subscription are new, thoughtfully chosen, and wrapped and shipped in 100% recycled material.
Cost: $30 per month. Save with longer subscriptions. Subscribe here!
COUPON: Use code WELIV to save 5% off your first box.
Why we love it: ZChest is filled with up to 8 zombie-themed items such as toys, collectibles, movies, music, posters, hats, socks, shirts, and more! The quirky and creepy items you get in this subscription are perfect for fans of zombie lore.
Cost: Approx $20.57 (£15.99) + shipping for Bare Bones, approx. $29.58 (£22.99) + shipping for Full Guts. Subscribe here!
Why we love it: As cozy as it is creepy, the Abominable Book Club monthly boxes set you up with all you need to fill your head with spooky stories. Every month’s delivery arrives with a brand new thriller novel, a second surprise book that’s secondhand, a made-in-the-UK snack alongside hot beverages, bookmarks, haunted magazines, and more. If your focus is simply on the weird words, there’s a “Bare Bones” subscription tier that just sends the books!
Ships worldwide at varying costs.
10. All Hallows Club
Cost: Approx. $36.44 per quarter ($49.90 AUD) + shipping. Subscribe here!
Why we love it: Halloween lifers can live out their darkest dreams with the quarterly All Hallows Club subscription! Every box includes candies, crafting goodies, accessories, and household items that are meant to keep the chilling vibes alive. This subscription supports indie Aussie artists and makers, and also includes some in-house items.
COVID-19 Note: “There are currently significant delays due to COVID related flight cancellations. Please keep this in mind when purchasing.”
Ships to the US, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand from Australia.
Cost: Approx. $25.29 ($33.33 CAD) every other month + shipping. Subscribe here!
Why we love it: With the Bats and Bubbles Box, creepy and crawly meets cruelty-free! This bi-monthly self-care subscription sends soaps, scrubs, bath bombs, and other body items that are all handmade, plus the occasional candle, accessory, or other surprise. If you’re seeking an entirely autumnal experience, be sure to go for the Spooky subscription option; if you just want cute color in your life, you may prefer the Whimsical option.
Ships worldwide from Canada.
12. The Horror Box
Cost: $49.95 per quarter. Subscribe here!
Why we love it: If scary stuff is part of your lifestyle, you’ll love building up your high-quality art and collectibles collection with items sent in the quarterly Horror Box. Each delivery includes a copy of Scream Magazine, an autographed item from a legendary horror name, something to wear (like a hat, tee, costume mask, or bandana), Horror Box swag, and more. This box is limited edition and often sells out, so be sure to pre-order for the months ahead!
Ships to the US.
13. Chilling Screams
Cost: Approx. $38.90 (£29.95) per month + shipping. Subscribe here!
Why we love it: Chilling Screams is a monthly horror subscription from the UK that sends a sequential game night experience for individuals or groups age 16+. Each month’s box contains a new chapter of the macabre mystery game, which uses the creepy contents of the box as clues, and also has video and audio components that you can access online from your smartphone, tablet, or computer. This immersive series includes 6 installments before the next story begins. Subscribe month by month or sign up for longer commitments to play a higher volume of grim games!
Ships worldwide for approx. $9.03 (£6.95).
14. Parcel of Terror
Cost: $40 per month. Subscribe here!
Why we love it: The Parcel of Terror sends you a monthly collection of handmade horror items, such as pins, wall plaques, magnets, and more. Parcel of Terror boxes cover a wide range of horror themes, like slasher flicks, Halloween, cryptozoology, and other spooky subjects.
Check out our Parcel of Terror details for more information on subscribing. Ships to the US only, for free.
15. Spooky Box Club
Cost: Approx. $45.78 (£35.50) per month. Subscribe here!
Why we love it: The Spooky Box Club is a UK-based subscription for Gothic gals and other lovers of eerie gear. The creators of this box work with independent makers to create exclusive items that are adorably witchy or weird. Past boxes, as well as individual prints, pouches, patches, pins, and more are available for one-time purchase in the Spooky Box Club‘s online shop, which is also where you’ll go to pre-order or subscribe to upcoming new offerings!
Check out our Spooky Box Club details for more information on subscribing. Ships worldwide from the UK.
Cost: $37.99 + shipping for a one-time purchase, $36.09 per month + shipping when you subscribe. Subscribe here!
Why we love it: The Night Worms monthly book club will fill your mind with eerie ideas by way of thriller and horror novels (a mix of new and re-releases, as well as a mix of hardcover and softcover). Each book comes with an author-signed bookplate and a spread of spooky goodies, such as original artwork, swag from the publishers, and more, to enhance your reading experience. Be sure to pre-order this one, they sell out quickly!
Ships to the US.
17. Horror Krate
Cost: $22.95 + shipping for a one-time purchase. $21.80 per month + shipping for a subscription. Subscribe here!
Why we love it: Horror fanatics looking for freaky paraphernalia will find a home in Horror Krate. This monthly horror subscription sends collectibles from manufacturers like Funko and Good Smile, representing recognizable characters from the largest horror franchises.
Ships to US. Shipping costs calculated at checkout.
Cost: $249.00 + shipping for a one-time purchase of 5 boxes. Subscribe here!
Why we love it: L. Delaney Presents is a haunted mystery experience with interactive components. Inside each box you’ll find five smaller boxes, which can be thought of as chapters, meant to be explored one at a time as you work your way toward solving the spooky puzzle of the month. Curated in New Orleans and delightfully filled with mini ephemera, this exploratory game is not for the faint of heart!
Check out our L. Delaney Presents reviews for more information on these boxes. Ships worldwide.
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