Welcome to October; this month is full of excitement as we dive into the spooky season! IMVU is the place to be for all your frightful needs – filled with thrilling challenges and epic contests where you can showcase your spookiest costumes! Join the ghostly parties and experience a nightmare (or a fantastical dream) like no other. Get ready to be scared and amazed this month!
We’ve also got something spooktacular brewing for our VIPs! Ensure you’re a part of it by becoming a VIP member before 10/10. You’ll be in for a treat with an exclusive VIP costume bundle by Yannomi, which will arrive on 10/14, along with the thrilling Nightmare on IMVU Street exclusive VIP Room on 10/13.
Elevate your status and wardrobe even more when you become a Diamond VIP before 10/10. By doing so, you’ll gain access to a dazzling costume bundle artfully designed by NekoHime on 10/12!
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Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice: October 1-8
Get ready to spice up your life because pumpkin spice and everything nice season is finally here! We’ve got some epic activities lined up for you this week, including mind-blowing photo challenges, a thrilling streak of fun, and an ultimate guide to IMVU’s best costumes this year.
This Sunday is the day we’ve all been waiting for – International Coffee Day! Join us for our Coffee Day Photo Challenge. All you have to do is take a snapshot of yourself and your favorite coffee mug or drink and share it with us using the hashtag #VU_CoffeeDay.
Plus, log in on your mobile device, and we’ll drop a special caffeinated bonus in your account just for joining the fun.
We’re keeping it spooky, and starting today, check out our official Halloween Costume Guide and new Creator Showcase!
- Official Halloween Costume Guide: Looking for your perfect costume? Our VU Influencers have you covered with everything from spooky to fun costumes.
- October Creator Showcase: Swing by our Shop and check out our new featured Creators. Special shout out to Aki, Anastasianrose, Aon, BaiLian, Ludin, and RozePetals for their custom designs ready to inspire your style this month.
Plus, get into the Halloween spirit with our 13 Days of Halloween Streak. Log in on your mobile device, head to the “Get Rewards” section, and select “Streaks” to track your progress. Keep up your streak for 13 consecutive days, and you’ll unlock a spooky bonus that will send shivers down your spine!
And before you end the day, strike a pose in today’s photo challenge – Oktoberfest edition! We’re celebrating the last of Oktoberfest with some lederhosen and brats. Remember to keep this one GA; swap out your brews for some delicious root beer, and get ready to celebrate in style! Tag us using #VU_Oktoberfest for a chance to get featured on Discover.
“On October 3rd, he asked me what day it was.” It’s Mean Girls Day, and we’re serving up a fresh photo challenge so hot it’s Regina George approved. Show off your best-inspired Mean Girls outfit and celebrate the iconic movie in style. Share your snaps with us using #VU_MeanGirlsDay for a chance to be featured.
Plus, it’s National Boyfriends Day, and we can’t wait to see you and your adorable boo! Celebrate your baefriend when you flaunt them to the world. Tag us using #VU_BoyfriendsDay and show us how much you adore your BF.
Discover Theme of the Day: What’s your favorite part of pumpkin szn? Show off your favorite fall activity and tag #VU_Pumpkin for a chance to be featured!
Discover Theme of the Day: Orange You Glad It’s October?! Get into the spirit of the season and rock an orange hue this month! Our Creator and VU Influencer, Izabela has your seasonal outfits covered in her new Orange Shopping Guide. Shop Izabela’s favorites, tag #VU_Orange, and get Halloween-ready!
It’s finally here! The first Friday of the month, and you know what that means – it’s time for our Weekend Outfit Challenge with a pumpkin twist. Can you guess what creative look we have in store? The theme will be announced at 9 AM PT on Discover, so make sure you’re following IMVUSocial to stay in the loop.
For a bonus photo challenge, join us for World Smile Day. Grab your bestie and share your smiles with the hashtag #VU_SmileDay. One smile at a time, let’s make the world a brighter place!
Discover Theme of the Day: Oh my gourd, we’re October obsessed! Be the cutest pumpkin in the patch and shop our favorite pumpkin-themed items. Let us know which one is your fav! Snap a pic with your item and tag #VU_PumpkinPicks
Discover Theme of the Day: Have no fear, pumpkin carving is here! Get festive with your friends and craft some spooky decor. Tag us in your photos using #VU_PumpkinCarving so we can feature you participating in our favorite Halloween tradition.
Boo’d Up for Spooky Szn: October 9-15
It’s time to get BOO’D UP! Show off your creativity with your boo or your squad all week long for a chance to snag mega prizes. Don’t forget to check Discover for new daily themes launching and a new VU Influencer casting call opens! All the details are below.
Starting October 9, we’re hosting our Boo’d Up Costume Contest. This is your chance to highlight your boyfriend/girlfriend, your bestie, or your whole squad! Show off your best costumes and strike a pose with your friends for a hauntingly good time! Enter our costume contest using #VU_Boo through October 12 for a chance to be featured on Discover and a chance to snag 10,000 Credits!
Discover Theme of the Day: Double up for this eerie challenge! We wanna see a terrifying twinning moment for #VU_SpookyTwins. Grab your partner, share your photos, and scare us for a chance to be featured on Discover!
Are you ready for your chance to shine this winter? Our VU Influencer casting call is opening today, and we’re searching for the next IMVU face! The casting call is only open for 7 days, so get ready to apply or spread the word to your besties before it’s too late! This is your opportunity to showcase your talent and become the next big thing on IMVU.
How to Apply:
- Submit your application
- Follow all instructions
- Complete all fields in the application form
Check out our Official VU Influencer blog for even more details.
Discover Theme of the Day: Ghosts or skeletons? Either one will send shivers down your spine! Take your pick and tag #VU_GhostsvsSkeletons in your drop-dead gorgeous snapshots, and join us on Discover!
Happy Friday the 13th! In honor of this classically spooky day, we’ve got an electrifying Weekend Outfit Challenge in store for you. Follow IMVUSocial and check Discover for the theme drop at 9 AM PT! Let’s make this weekend a spooky one!
Join new VU Influencer, theyloveBryson, for their Costume Party starting at 12 PM PST. #VUParty_Costume
Discover Theme of the Day: October is sure to be frightening! We want to see all you scream queens give us your best fear face for #VU_ScreamQueen. The most frightened faces will be featured on Discover!
Get in the spooky spirit and join new VU Influencer OliveTheory, for a Spooky Maze Party starting at 11 AM PT. #VUParty_SpookyMaze
Discover Theme of the Day: Would you rather attend a creepy corn maze or an eerie haunted house? Let us know in our new Discover poll! 🌽 or 🏠️? Check IMVUSocial’s feed and leave us a comment!
Costume Extravaganza: October 16-22
It’s time to let your Halloween party ghoul run wild and show off your most amazing costumes! Get ready for a week-long celebration featuring a unique theme each day so you can showcase your creativity. We also have some incredible Discover themes lined up, as well as an epic Weekend Outfit Challenge that will have you howling.
Get pumped for a week-long Costume Extravaganza happening from October 16-22! Each day has a unique costume theme, giving you 7 chances to show off your incredible costumes. Our IMVU Daily Quest Costume promises an adventure that you won’t want to miss. Share your awesome costumes with us using each day’s hashtag for a chance to be featured! It’s time to shine, and everyone who participates will receive a reward.
Plus, if you complete and claim your reward for all 7 daily Quests, you’ll receive a limited edition NFT!
Not sure how to participate?
- Login into IMVU on your browser, mobile, or desktop device
- Head over to your Homepage
- Tap or click ‘Get Rewards’
- Tap or click ‘Quests’
- Select IMVU Daily Quest
- Select any task to start your Quest
- Complete the Quest and claim your reward
Each daily Quest will start at Noon PT:
- October 16: Witches Coven #IMVUDaily_Witches
- October 17: Out of this World #IMVUDaily_Aliens
- October 18: Fire & Ice #IMVUDaily_Fire or #IMVUDaily_Ice
- October 19: Skeleton Graveyard #IMVUDaily_Graveyard
- October 20: Dollhouse #IMVUDaily_Dollhouse
- October 21: Fairytale #IMVUDaily_Fairytale
- October 22: Wild West #IMVUDaily_WildWest
Our beloved Pet Besties Collection is making a return, this time with a spooky twist! Mark your calendars for 10/19 when we unveil three Halloween edition Black Cats available for adoption in IMVU Official’s catalog: the Black Cat, the Bat Cat, and the Witch Cat, crafted by MiakasCreations. Don’t miss out on the chance to add this exclusive Halloween-themed pet to your collection! Tag us with #VU_PetBesties or #VU_BlackCatDay for your chance to be featured on Discover.
Need another reason to celebrate? Join Togram for a Cabaret party starting at 1 PM PT. Use #VUParty_Cabaret for a chance to be featured on Discover.
Get ready for an exciting Weekend Outfit Challenge that will take place under the full moon! This challenge will leave you howling for more. Keep your eyes peeled for the spooky theme to be revealed at 9 AM PT on Discover!
IMVU’s Spooktacular Halloween Celebration: October 23-31
We’re finishing this spine-chilling month with a phenomenal dance challenge that’ll give you the perfect opportunity to show off your monster dance moves. You can even invite your besties to join in on the fun!
Plus, we have more fun Discover-themed days and an exciting photo challenge in store for you before the grand finale on Halloween.
Discover Theme of the Day: Look sweeter than candy this October with our Trick or Treat faves! Shop our list of favorite Trick or Treat accessories and strut down IMVU street in style. Pose with one of our favorite Halloween items and tag #VU_TrickorTreat for a chance to be featured!
When it comes to celebrations, we like to do it BIG, and we’re celebrating with a Halloween dance-off, powered by RevU! Grab a creative costume and your Halloween squad, and do the Spooky Shuffle! Check your inbox for the Spooky Shuffle dance that has been gifted to you, record a quick video of you and your friends dancing on the nodes, and post to Instagram Reels or TikTok with your favorite audio and #IMVUDanceOff for a chance to be featured. We’ll feature some favorite videos on Instagram throughout the week, and our official winners will receive a grand prize reward of 20k Credits which will be revealed on Halloween day!
Special bonus: Starting today, you can grab 3x Credits from RevU offers! Earn extra through October 30.
Discover Theme of the Day: Mask up! You’re invited to a spooky masquerade ball. Dress in your finest orange and black formal attire paired with a creative mask and tag #VU_Masquerade for a chance to be featured.
Plus join Davon for his Thiz iz Hallowz party starting at 10 AM PT. #VUParty_Hallowz
Discover Theme of the Day: What’s your all-time favorite scary movie? Let us know in our Discover poll! Check back to the comments to see a list of Halloween flicks to get you in the spooky season mood.
Get ready for an epic weekend finale! If black is your favorite color, this Weekend Outfit Challenge, powered by RevU, is right up your alley. You simply cannot miss out on the fun, so make sure to keep your notifications on for the big reveal at 9 AM PT on Discover. Follow IMVUSocial for more details! Thanks to our partner RevU for bringing the heat and triple credits this final spooky weekend!
Plus, get ready to have a hauntingly good time with our incredible VU Influencers. They’ve curated an amazing lineup of Fright Walk parties just for you, so dust off those costumes and get ready to do the monster mash this spooky season. Trust us, these influencers know how to throw a spooktacular event that you won’t want to miss!
Your Fright Walk Line-Up is coming soon! Stay tuned.
- October 27: Orange Party hosted by Izabela at 10 am PT, #VUParty_Orange
- October 27: Skelly Bob Rock hosted by MikeyMoon at 12 pm PT, #VUParty_SkellyBob
- October 27: Monster Mash hosted by RozePetals and oLouo at 5 pm PT, #VUParty_MonsterMash
- October 28: Halloween Pajama Party hosted by theyloveBryson at 1 PM PT, #VUParty_Pajama
- October 29: 1920’s Goth Party hosted by OliveTheory and GoddessOfDestruction at 11 am PT, #VUParty_FrightNight
- October 29: Party in the Graveyard hosted by BellaQuinn21 at 6 pm PT, #VUParty_Graveyard
- October 30: Pumpkin Party hosted by Togram at 1 PM PT, #VUParty_Pumpkin
And as a special treat for those who celebrate Day of the Dead, join Lakx on November 1 at 4 pm PT for a Dia de los Muertos party! #VUParty_Muertos
Discover Theme of the Day: Calling all ghouls! We’re heading into the Hallo-weekend and want to see your most creative costume yet! Tag #VU_CostumeParty in your photos when you share to feed to be (tricked or) treated with a feature on Discover.
Get your squad and show off your epic Halloween costumes! We’re challenging you to join our #VU_SquadShot Photo Challenge and snap a killer pic of your large group of friends. Don’t miss out on the fun – make this Halloween unforgettable! Use the hashtag and post to your feed for a chance to be featured on Discover.
Halloween is FINALLY HERE! We’re thrilled to celebrate the spookiest day of the year, and what better way to do it than attending IMVU’s Official Halloween Bash hosted by VU Influencer ioveMarie? Join her party starting at 10 am PT and bash with friends and influencers all day long.
Trick-or-treat all day long with friends:
- Treat: Sign in on mobile for a spooky Halloween streak bonus
- Treat: Send a fun gift to a friend
- Trick: Jumpscare a friend and share a pic