For horror fans, the days of dread can extend well beyond Halloween. We know that true "horror movie" people live off the thrill and adrenaline of jump scares, plot twists, and psychological mind games.
Fright fanatics can get in a macabre mood every month of the year with monthly horror subscriptions. Whether you're looking for a mildly spooky box club or an out-and-out parcel of terror, the Cratejoy Marketplace is here to deliver. From reading thrilling books and unboxing mysteries to creating a secret society or studying the occult, we've rounded up some of our best horror subscription boxes for you to peruse.
Read on, if you dare…
Top Subscription Boxes for Horror Fans
Price: Starts at $24.57/month
What You’ll Get: What's spookier than adding some real skulls to your home decor? Skulls Unlimited's BoneBox is one of the most unique subscription boxes out there, delivering new osteological specimens every month! This creepy crate brings real, professionally cleaned bones, from skulls, teeth, and claws to baculum and other intriguing finds.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. during the 1st full week of each month
Price: Starts at $21.67/month
What You’ll Get: Have you ever screamed at the TV because you see the heroine being followed by the monster? Or because you've solved the mystery before the detective? Putting a cultural spin on the hunt a killer clubs, The Deadbolt Mystery Society features thrilling settings, scenarios, characters and evidence for you to solve a different case every month.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. in the 1st week of the following month
Price: Starts at $36.67/month
What You’ll Get: CosyKiller is a mystery subscription box centered around a storyline that unfolds over the course of a year. Perfect for true crime addicts, each month's box includes puzzles and ciphers that help solve the case, plus vintage keepsakes and memorabilia to add a hands-on element. Solve the mystery on your own, with a group, or seek help from their private Facebook group.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.K. on the 1st and 14th of every month
Price: Starts at $29.95/month
What You’ll Get: While Sleuth Kings isn't exactly a box of dread, from the first box onward, you'll get the chance to tap into your inner detective and put your mental muscles to good use. Working alongside the lead detective, you'll pore over a monthly case file and work diligently to solve puzzles, riddles, and ciphers to crack the case.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. by the 4th of each month
Price: Starts at $27.50/month
What You’ll Get: Enter a world of days gone by and let the story unfold in front of you as you work your way through the historical mystery you’ll find in Madmen & Heroes' subscription box. Each month brings a new game rooted in history, with plenty of truths to uncover and challenges to work out. If you’re seeking a solution, then a solution you shall find.
Shipping: Ships to the U.S. and Canada during the 2nd and last week of each month
Price: Starts at $18.00/month
What You’ll Get: Be prepared to get in on an action-filled horror pack with DVD Locker. Each month brings 2 DVDs or 2 Blu-Rays for your viewing (and collecting) pleasure. Build out your horror movie collection one month at a time with everything from box office hits to underrated cult classics. And with their "switch and swap" policy, you know that your satisfaction is guaranteed!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.K. on the 10th of every month
Price: Starts at $32.50/month
What You’ll Get: Just like watching your favorite true crime shows, This Whodunit is KILLER is a monthly murder mystery and investigation game that starts you off at the beginning and takes you all the way through to the end. Horror fans who want in on the action of hunting and convicting the killer can work hard to narrow the suspects down and nail the guilty party.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 24 hours of ordering, then on the 11th of future months
Price: Starts at $16.66/month
What You’ll Get: Mystery and suspense are at the heart of all things horrific, so get in the spooky spirit with a T-shirt subscription service that brings a paranormal twist. To start sleuthing, unbox a soft, limited-edition, and intricately designed tee that contains a secret puzzle. Then, find an info card tucked inside, offering clues to uncover a hidden password. Solve it correctly and get a chance to score extra swag!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. in the 1st week of every month