99 Best Family Halloween Costumes Ideas Everyone Will Love

Halloween is just around the corner, and it’s the perfect time to start planning those family costumes! Whether you’re looking for something spooky, fun, or downright creative, I have the best ideas to make this Halloween unforgettable. From classic movie characters to unique group costumes, there’s something here for everyone. Get ready to impress your neighbors and have a blast with these 99 best family Halloween costumes and ideas!

Classic Movie Characters

1. The Wizard of Oz – Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man, Cowardly Lion

Bring the magic of Oz to your neighborhood with these classic characters. Each family member can pick their favorite role and you’ll have a complete ensemble that’s both nostalgic and fun.

2. Star Wars – Luke, Leia, Han Solo, Chewbacca

Join the Rebel Alliance or go to the dark side with these iconic characters. Perfect for families who love adventure and epic space battles.

3. Harry Potter – Harry, Hermione, Ron, Dumbledore

Dive into the magical world of Hogwarts. Dress up as your favorite wizards and witches for a spellbinding Halloween. This was our family’s costume theme last Halloween. I dressed my baby up as a Mandrake and wore her around the neighborhood to trick or treat. Our neighbors loved it!

4. Ghostbusters – Team of Ghostbusters and Slimer

Who you gonna call? This group costume idea is perfect for families ready to capture some ghosts and have a lot of fun.

5. Jurassic Park – Park Rangers and Dinosaurs

Bring the prehistoric era to life with costumes of park rangers and their dinosaur friends. Ideal for families who love a good adventure.

 Disney and Pixar Characters

6. Frozen – Elsa, Anna, Olaf, Kristoff

Let it go and embrace the magic of Arendelle. These costumes are perfect for a family looking to sparkle and shine this Halloween.

7. Toy Story – Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Jessie, Bo Peep

To infinity and beyond! These beloved characters will make your family the star of any Halloween party. Check out the DIY Buzz Lightyear Wings I made for my daughter’s first Toy Story birthday party below.

8. The Incredibles – Mr. Incredible, Elastigirl, Dash, Violet

Save the day with this super family costume. Everyone gets to be a hero, and it’s a great way to show off your family’s strength.

9. Moana – Moana, Maui, Te Fiti, Hei Hei

Set sail on an adventure across the Pacific. These costumes bring a touch of island magic to Halloween. See our Moana family costume below!

10. Beauty and the Beast – Belle, Beast, Lumière, Cogsworth

 Transform into the enchanted characters from this timeless tale. Perfect for a family that loves a good love story. Need more fun Disney themed family costume ideas for Halloween? Check out my list of 51+ Fun & Easy Disney Family Halloween Costumes

 Superheroes and Villains

11. Avengers – Iron Man, Captain America, Black Widow, Hulk

Assemble your superhero team with these powerful characters. Each family member can showcase their super strengths.

12. Justice League – Batman, Wonder Woman, Superman, Flash

Unite as the iconic heroes of the Justice League. This costume idea is great for families who want to fight for justice together.

13. The Incredibles – Mr. Incredible, Elastigirl, Dash, Violet

Save the day with this super family costume. Everyone gets to be a hero, and it’s a great way to show off your family’s strength.

14. Spider-Man and Friends – Spider-Man, Gwen Stacy, Venom, Mary Jane

Swing into action with these web-slinging heroes. Perfect for families who love Marvel’s iconic character.

15. X-Men – Wolverine, Storm, Cyclops, Jean Grey

Become the ultimate mutant team with these classic X-Men characters. Perfect for families who love action and adventure.

 TV Show Characters

16. Stranger Things – Eleven, Hopper, Joyce, Demogorgon

Enter the Upside Down with these thrilling characters. Ideal for families who enjoy a bit of mystery and suspense.

17. The Simpsons – Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa

Bring Springfield to life with these iconic characters. This fun and colorful idea will make your family stand out if The Simpsons is your kind of comedy show.

18. Friends – Ross, Rachel, Monica, Chandler

Dress up as your favorite Friends characters. Perfect for families who love this classic sitcom.

19. The Flintstones – Fred, Wilma, Pebbles, Dino

Travel back to the Stone Age with these prehistoric characters. A fun and nostalgic costume idea for the whole family.

20. Scooby-Doo – Scooby, Shaggy, Velma, Daphne, Fred

Solve mysteries together as the beloved Scooby-Doo gang. This group costume is perfect for families who love a good mystery.

Disney Family Halloween Costume Ideas

 Fairy Tales and Storybook Characters

21. Little Red Riding Hood – Red Riding Hood, Grandma, Wolf, Hunter

Bring this classic tale to life with each family member playing a different role. Great for a family who loves storytelling.

22. Alice in Wonderland – Alice, Mad Hatter, Queen of Hearts, White Rabbit

Step into Wonderland with these whimsical characters. Perfect for families who enjoy a bit of fantasy and fun.

23. Peter Pan – Peter, Wendy, Captain Hook, Tinker Bell

Fly to Neverland and never grow up with these enchanting costumes. Ideal for families who love adventure and magic.

24. Goldilocks and the Three Bears – Goldilocks, Papa Bear, Mama Bear, Baby Bear

Tell this beloved story with each family member dressing as a different character. Perfect for a cozy, storybook Halloween.

25. Hansel and Gretel – Hansel, Gretel, Witch, Gingerbread Man

Venture into the woods with these classic fairy tale characters. A fun and slightly spooky idea for Halloween.

 Historical and Mythological Figures

26. Greek Gods – Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Athena

Embrace your divine side with these powerful deities. Great for families who enjoy mythology and epic tales.

27. Egyptian Pharaohs – Cleopatra, Tutankhamun, Anubis, Nefertiti

Bring ancient Egypt to life with these regal costumes. Perfect for families fascinated by history.

28. Medieval Knights and Royals – King, Queen, Knight, Jester

Travel back to medieval times with these enchanting characters. Ideal for a family who loves tales of chivalry and royalty.

29. Pirates – Captain, First Mate, Parrot, Treasure Chest

Sail the seven seas with these swashbuckling characters. Perfect for a family ready for adventure.

30. Vikings – Viking Warrior, Shield Maiden, Viking Child, Berserker

Embrace your inner warrior with these fierce costumes. Great for families who love history and action.

 Animal Kingdom

31. Zoo Animals – Lion, Tiger, Elephant, Zebra

Turn your family into a walking zoo with these adorable animal costumes. Perfect for animal lovers.

32. Farm Animals – Cow, Pig, Chicken, Sheep

Bring the farm to your neighborhood with these cute and cozy costumes. Ideal for a family who loves the countryside.

33. Under the Sea – Mermaid, Fish, Octopus, Shark

Dive into an underwater adventure with these sea creature costumes. Great for families who love the ocean.

34. In the Jungle – Monkey, Parrot, Snake, Leopard

Explore the jungle with these vibrant and fun costumes. Perfect for a family who loves wildlife.

35. Birds of a Feather – Eagle, Peacock, Penguin, Flamingo

Fly high with these colorful bird costumes. Ideal for families who love nature and creativity.

Haunted Mansion DIY Halloween Family Costume

 Spooky and Creepy

36. Haunted Mansion – Ghosts, Ghouls, Haunted Objects, Madam Leota

Transform into the eerie inhabitants of a haunted mansion. Perfect for families who enjoy a spooky Halloween. Check out this tutorial to make your own DIY Haunted Mansion costumes.

37. Zombies – Zombie Mom, Zombie Dad, Zombie Kids, Zombie Pet

Bring the undead to life with these creepy zombie costumes. Ideal for families who love a good scare.

38. Skeleton Crew – Skeleton Mom, Skeleton Dad, Skeleton Kids, Skeleton Dog

Embrace the spooky side with these classic skeleton costumes. Great for families who want to keep it traditional.

39. Hocus Pocus – Winifred, Sarah, Mary, Binx, Billy, Max, Allison and Dani

Cast a spell with these magical costumes. Perfect for families who want just a bunch of Hocus Pocus this Halloween.

40. Vampires – Dracula, Vampiress, Vampire Child, Bat

Sink your teeth into Halloween with these classic vampire costumes. Great for a family ready to haunt the night.

Hocus Pocus Halloween Costume for Kids

 Pop Culture Icons

41. Taylor Swift (different versions) – Taylor Swift in various outfits from the Eras Tour

Rock out with these iconic versions of Taylor. Perfect for a family who loves all this TS and dad who can happily where a Travis Kelce jersey.

42. Katy Perry – Katy Perry in different stages of her career

Celebrate this pop icon with fun costumes. Ideal for a family who loves music and knows how to have a good time. We planned this costume theme a couple years ago and went as different Katy Perry music videos. My husband even went as a “dancing shark” from her Superbowl Halftime Show. It was such a fun halloween costume for our family.

43. Michael Jackson – Michael from different iconic music videos

Moonwalk your way through Halloween with these iconic costumes. Great for a family who loves pop culture.

44. Rock Stars – Various rock stars from different bands

Turn your family into a rock band with these cool costumes. Perfect for music-loving families.

45. Famous Athletes – Soccer player, Basketball player, Tennis player, Golfer

Celebrate your favorite sports with these fun costumes. Ideal for an active family who loves competition.

Food and Drinks

46. Fruits – Apple, Banana, Grape, Strawberry

Turn your family into a healthy snack with these colorful costumes. Perfect for a fun and fruity Halloween.

47. Vegetables – Carrot, Broccoli, Corn, Tomato

Promote healthy eating with these adorable veggie costumes. Great for a family who loves their greens.

48. Sweet Treats – Cupcake, Donut, Ice Cream, Candy

Satisfy your sweet tooth with these delicious costumes. Perfect for a family who loves treats. One year, we dressed up as our favorite Disney snacks (pictured below) and made the costumes from foam board and paint. Super easy and cheap!

49. Fast Food – Hamburger, Fries, Hot Dog, Milkshake

Turn your family into a walking fast food menu. Ideal for a fun and quirky Halloween.

50. Breakfast Foods – Pancakes, Bacon, Eggs, Orange Juice

Start your Halloween off right with these yummy breakfast costumes. Great for families who love breakfast.

 Fantasy and Sci-Fi

51. Aliens – Classic Green Alien, Martian, Alien Robot, Alien Pet

Explore the cosmos with these out-of-this-world costumes. Perfect for a family who loves sci-fi.

52. Robots – Futuristic Robot, Steampunk Robot, Android, Cyborg

Enter the future with these cool robot costumes. Ideal for a family who loves technology and creativity. Check out this easy Robot Costume DIY.

53. Space Explorers – Astronauts, Space Aliens, Planets, Rocket Ship

Reach for the stars with these space-themed costumes. Great for families who dream of space travel.

54. Fantasy Creatures – Unicorn, Dragon, Fairy, Troll

Bring your favorite fantasy creatures to life with these magical costumes. Perfect for a family who loves fairy tales.

55. Wizards and Witches – Merlin, Sorceress, Young Wizard, Magical Creature

Cast a spell with these enchanting costumes. Ideal for families who love magic and adventure.

 Professions

56. Medical Team – Doctor, Nurse, Patient, Surgeon

Play a vital role with these medical-themed costumes. Great for families who appreciate our healthcare heroes.

57. Construction Crew – Builder, Architect, Crane Operator, Bricklayer

Build a great Halloween with these construction-themed costumes. Perfect for families who love to create.

58. Firefighters – Fire Chief, Firefighter, Fire Dog, Fire Truck

Save the day with these heroic firefighter costumes. Ideal for a family ready to fight fires and save lives.

59. Police Force – Police Officer, Detective, K9 Unit, Police Car

Protect and serve with these police-themed costumes. Great for a family who values justice and safety.

60. Chefs and Bakers – Head Chef, Pastry Chef, Sous Chef, Food Critic

Cook up a great Halloween with these culinary costumes. Perfect for a family who loves to cook and bake.

 Holidays and Seasons

61. Christmas Characters – Santa, Mrs. Claus, Elf, Reindeer

Spread some holiday cheer with these Christmas costumes. Great for families who love festive celebrations.

62. Thanksgiving Feast – Turkey, Pilgrim, Native American, Cornucopia

Celebrate the harvest with these Thanksgiving-themed costumes. Perfect for a family who loves the holiday.

63. Spring Garden – Flower, Bee, Butterfly, Gardener

Bring the beauty of spring to Halloween with these garden-themed costumes. Great for families who love nature.

64. Summer Fun – Swimmer, Lifeguard, Surfer, Sun

Keep the summer vibes alive with these fun costumes. Perfect for families who love the beach.

65. Autumn Harvest – Scarecrow, Pumpkin, Hay Bale, Farmer

Embrace the fall season with these harvest-themed costumes. Ideal for families who love autumn.

 Around the World

66. Japanese Culture – Samurai, Geisha, Ninja, Sumo Wrestler

Celebrate the rich culture of Japan with these costumes. Perfect for families who love history and travel.

67. Hawaiian Luau – Hula Dancer, Surfer, Luau Host, Tiki Totem

Bring the aloha spirit to Halloween with these tropical costumes. Great for families who love island vibes.

68. Mexican Fiesta – Mariachi Band, Piñata, Sombrero, Cactus

Celebrate a fiesta with these vibrant costumes. Ideal for families who love Mexican culture.

69. Scottish Highlanders – Highlander, Bagpiper, Highland Cow, Thistle

 Embrace your Scottish heritage with these fun costumes. Perfect for families who love the highlands.

70. Indian Festival – Bollywood Star, Traditional Dancer, Elephant, Rangoli Artist

Celebrate Indian culture with these colorful costumes. Great for families who love vibrant festivals.

 TV and Movie Characters

71. The Addams Family – Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday, Pugsley

Get spooky with these classic Addams Family characters. Perfect for families who love a bit of creepy fun.

72. The Flintstones – Fred, Wilma, Pebbles, Dino

Travel back to the Stone Age with these prehistoric characters. A fun and nostalgic costume idea for the whole family.

73. Minions– Gru, Lucy, Margo, Edith, Agnes and of course minions!

Cause a little mayhem with these iconic Minion characters. Great for families who love the popular movie series.

74. SpongeBob SquarePants – SpongeBob, Patrick, Squidward, Sandy

Dive into Bikini Bottom with these beloved characters. Perfect for families who love animated fun.

75. My Little Pony – Twilight Sparkle, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Applejack

Embrace the magic of friendship with these colorful ponies. Ideal for families who love this popular show.

 Video Game Characters

76. Super Mario Bros. – Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Yoshi

Enter the Mushroom Kingdom with these iconic characters. Perfect for families who love gaming.

77. Minecraft – Steve, Creeper, Enderman, Alex

Build your Halloween adventure with these pixelated characters. Great for a family who loves crafting. These DIY Minecraft costumes are super fun and easy to make!

78. Fortnite – Various Fortnite Skins

Show off your favorite skins from this popular game. Ideal for families who love the battle royale fun.

79. Pokémon – Ash, Pikachu, Charmander, Bulbasaur

Catch ’em all with these fun Pokémon costumes. Perfect for families who love the classic game and show.

80. Sonic the Hedgehog – Sonic, Tails, Knuckles, Dr. Robotnik

Speed into Halloween with these fast-paced characters. Great for families who love this iconic game.

 Historical Eras

81. Roaring 20s – Flapper, Gangster, Jazz Musician, Bootlegger

Celebrate the roaring 20s with these glamorous costumes. Perfect for a family who loves vintage style.

82. Medieval Times – King, Queen, Knight, Jester

Travel back to medieval times with these enchanting characters. Ideal for a family who loves tales of chivalry and royalty.

83. Victorian Era – Victorian Gentleman, Lady, Butler, Maid

Step into the Victorian era with these elegant costumes. Great for families who love historical fashion.

84. 60s Hippies – Flower Child, Beatnik, Protester, Psychedelic Artist

Embrace the spirit of the 60s with these groovy costumes. Perfect for families who love peace and love.

85. 70s Disco – Disco King, Disco Queen, Funky Dancer, DJ

Dance the night away with these disco-themed costumes. Ideal for families who love to boogie.

Literature and Comics

86. The Chronicles of Narnia – Aslan, Lucy, Edmund, White Witch

Enter the magical world of Narnia with these beloved characters. Perfect for families who love epic fantasy adventures and magical creatures.

87. Sherlock Holmes – Sherlock, Watson, Mrs. Hudson, Moriarty

Solve mysteries together as the iconic detective team. Great for families who enjoy a good mystery and classic literature.

88. Winnie the Pooh – Pooh, Tigger, Piglet, Eeyore

Bring the Hundred Acre Wood to life with these beloved characters. Great for a family who loves classic tales and heartwarming stories.

89. Dr. Seuss Characters – Cat in the Hat, Thing 1, Thing 2, Grinch

Enter the world of Dr. Seuss with these fun costumes. Ideal for families who love these classic stories and whimsical characters.

90. Lord of the Rings – Frodo, Gandalf, Legolas, Gimli

Embark on an epic quest with these legendary characters from Middle-earth. Great for families who love fantasy, adventure, and heroic tales.

 Fun and Unique

91. Lego Family – Lego Mom, Lego Dad, Lego Kids, Lego Pet

Turn your family into a living Lego set with these fun costumes. Perfect for a creative Halloween. If your family is big Lego fans, check out their incredible Halloween event, Brick or Treat at LEGOLAND!

92. Board Game Characters – Monopoly, Scrabble, Clue, Candyland

Bring your favorite board games to life. Ideal for a family who loves game night.

93. Emoji Family – Smile, Wink, Heart Eyes, Sunglasses

Express yourself with these fun emoji costumes. Great for families who love to text and chat. Follow this easy emoji costume tutorial for less than $5!

94. Crayons – Red, Blue, Green, Yellow

Add some color to Halloween with these vibrant costumes. Perfect for a family who loves to draw and create. This crayon costume tutorial is so fun and easy to follow!

95. Social Media Icons – Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok

Showcase your favorite social media platforms. Ideal for a tech-savvy family.

 Mythical and Magical

96. Mermaid Family – Mermaid Mom, Merman Dad, Mermaid Kids, Sea Creatures

Dive into an underwater fantasy with these beautiful mermaid costumes. Perfect for families who love magic and the sea.

97. Unicorns – Rainbow Unicorn, Sparkly Unicorn, Magical Unicorn, Baby Unicorn

Embrace the magic of unicorns. Great for a family who loves all things mystical and magical.

98. Dragons – Fire Dragon, Ice Dragon, Baby Dragon, Dragon Rider

Soar through Halloween with these majestic dragon costumes. Ideal for families who love fantasy creatures. Here is a cute no sew dragon costume idea for kids.

99. Fairies – Forest Fairy, Enchanted Sprite, Magical Pixie or even Tinkerbell and friends!

Step into a magical forest with whimsical fairy costumes. Perfect for families who love nature, fantasy, and enchanting adventures. Check out this cute tutorial for DIY fairy wings!

I hope you enjoyed this list of 99 Best Family Halloween Costumes & ideas! There’s something here for every family, from classic characters to unique and creative themes. Remember, the best part of Halloween is having fun and making memories together. Be sure to preorder any costume items early to avoid the rush. Happy Halloween! 

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  • Kayla Peloquin

    Kayla Peloquin is the creator and writer of Mommyofaprincess.com, a blog dedicated to making childhood magical with creative ideas, printables, and practical advice. As a busy mom of four girls, Kayla shares her love for party planning, Disney, and all things sparkly. Her blog offers inspiration and tips to help families celebrate everyday moments and special occasions with a touch of magic.

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