Halloween is your chance to dress up as your favorite character, enjoy plenty of spooky surprises and uncover some twisted thrills around every corner. Whether you’re taking the kids to Trick or Treat, with emphasis on the sweet treats, or heading out to a party just for the grown-ups, you’ll love the ideas that we’ve come up with to make your Halloween just a little bit more spooktacular.
Your Favorite Smurf
Do you love the Smurfs? Get ready for some smurfing good fun, whether you’re dressed as Papa Smurf, Smurfette, Farmer Smurf, Jokey Smurf or just a general Smurfy good costume. There are plenty of ways to DIY your costume or you can pick up a costume from an online retailer. If you’re going for a group costume theme, be sure to have someone dress up as Gargamel!
Funny Couples Costume: Everyone’s Nightmare
If you’re really looking to scare people, consider this hilarious costume that is truly everyone’s nightmare. Imagine, low battery on your phone and a weak WiFi signal! This costume is all at once clever, creative, fun and a little bit terrifying.
Dressing up as the title character from the horror novel and book, It, is sure to terrify and horrify everyone you encounter. Combine your costume with the clown makeup and balloons characteristic of Pennywise, and you’ve got winner. You may not be popular with the neighborhood kids, though.
No matter what your plans are for this Halloween, whether you’re dressing up or keeping it lowkey, you’ll love adding these skeleton hand hair clips to your outfit. They clip in easily and offer you a bit of extra fun everywhere you go.
A Deadpan Little Ghost
Do you love the Spirited Away movie? Dress up as No Face Man this Halloween and show off just how much you love this incredibly touching movie. It’s a great idea for kids and adults of all ages.
Supervillain and Superheroes
Dressing up as the Joker is a great way to let your inner supervillain out to play this Halloween. Consider some of your other favorite supervillains this Halloween.
Banksy’s Girl with Red Balloon Painting
Dressing up as Banksy’s famously partially shredded painting, Girl with Red Balloon, is sure to garner plenty of laughs this Halloween.
A Strange Creature
If you have finished deciding your own costumes this Halloween, consider those cute props to dress up your little pet. Mask, cloak and headscarf, will give your pet a totally different and horrible look. When you walk your dressed dog at Halloween, it must be a striking and terrifying picture!
If you’re looking for something fun for a photo booth setup at your Halloween party, you can’t go wrong with these set of photo booth props. They’re a great choice for party guests to use as a part of a game or simply just to snap dozens of hilarious photos.
Haunting and Haunted Nurse
Get inspired by a vintage nurse costume that’ll have them begging for their lives. Add a plastic skeleton or an oversized plastic syringe to create a look that’ll be entirely your own.
Do you love the Scream movies? A Ghostface mask is a classic Halloween costume that is a great choice for kids and adults of all ages.
Anime Costume Ideas
Are you or one of your kids huge fans of anime? Whether you’re dressing up as a samurai or something entirely different, Halloween is your chance to show off your love for your favorite anime characters.
If you prefer to keep your costume somewhat low-key this Halloween, something like this shirt is sure to be a winner. If you’re not into dressing up, you’ll love something like this tee. Wear it when you take the kids out or when you’re out with friends celebrating Halloween.
The Zombie Patient
Zombies are a classic Halloween costume. Put your own spin on it with makeup and props that set the tone for your evening of fun. Consider contact lenses to change the color of your eyes. The zombie patient can be dressed up or down, depending on your personal preference. Keep it easy with a hospital gown or pajamas and a few fake-blood-soaked bandages.
The Classic Friendly Witch
Halloween offers so many ways to take the witch-themed costumes. Whether you’re dressing up as a favorite character from a movie or just having fun expressing yourself, you’re sure to garner plenty of smiles for all of the right reasons. Keeping it light and bright is the best way to create the friendly witch costume.
Something Different, Mix & Match
Stand out from the crowds this Halloween with mixed and matched costumes that don’t particularly make sense. Add in fun and brightly colored wigs, props and masks to create something that is entirely your own.
Whether you dress up as a sweet faerie or a Victorian puck, you’ll find that Halloween is the idea opportunity to let your inner mythical creature out to play. Did you love the Carnival Row series? There are plenty of opportunities for inspiration, including pixies, werewolves and more.
Girl’s Night Out – With a Movie Twist
If you plan on going out with the girls this Halloween, consider themed costumes that express your personal sense of style. You could all dress up as one of the Pussycats from Josie and the Pussycats, or you could go as your favorite character from Avatar. Take a darker twist and dress as a terrifying character from a horror flick. You could even pick out your favorite Black Panther characters and step out in style.
It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s Superman!
Children love to dress up as their favorite comic book characters or superheroes. This is a super fun way for the kiddo in a wheelchair to enjoy dressing up as his or her favorite hero. Dress your little guy up as Superman. Dress your little lady up as Supergirl. It’s a fun and adorable way for them to enjoy their evening of trick or treating. There are plenty of other great ideas for children and adults in wheelchairs, including carriages, pirate ships and even their favorite Pokemon character.
The Sad Sweet Clown Doll
Pretty and poetic, with a hint of melancholy, this makeup is your way to let a bit of your personality come up to play this Halloween. The look is inspired by a clown doll, with a hint of French charm. Wear all black or consider a vintage dress to complete your look.