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Halloween is just around the corner, which means it’s time to enjoy decorating, carving pumpkins, and planning themed Halloween costumes that can bring the whole family together! But what kind of costume should you and your family do this year?
Trying to pick out the perfect costume can be a difficult task for families who enjoy dressing up together and being the talk of all of October’s spookiest parties. Here are some of our top ideas for themed Halloween costumes that will bring together the whole family this spooky season!
Marvel / DC Universe
For families like mine who love superhero movies and have seen every single Marvel movie in order (yes, all of them), then centering your Halloween costumes around the Avengers or Justice League heroes is a great way to bring the whole family into your themed costume.
Have everyone pick a hero to portray and have fun watching all the other party-goers become giddy over your creative, exciting costumes!
The Addams Family
“They’re creepy and they’re cooky” and they’re the Addams family! These are cool yet relatively simple group Halloween costumes to put together, and it’s already perfectly coordinated to any family. You can even bring the family dog into the costume by making him Cousin Itt.
Have a new baby or toddler this Halloween that you want to incorporate into your family Halloween costumes? Well, it’s time to swim your way into a few shark onesies and become your little one’s favorite nursery song. Baby shark is fun, easy, and a favorite Halloween costume among families with small children.
It’s Peanut Butter Jelly Time
What’s better than pb&j? Absolutely nothing. Not only is it a favorite snack and a nostalgic sandwich, but it also makes for the best themed Halloween costumes for the whole family. While this may seem like a simple costume, the real problem is deciding who gets to be the peanut butter and who’s the jelly.
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
These Halloween costumes aren’t only meant to stay in Kansas anymore! With all the wonderful characters to choose from in this family favorite film, A Wizard of Oz themed group Halloween costume is a fun, classic choice. Whether they’re the tin man, the cowardly lion, or Dorothy herself, everyone in the family will have a great time dressing up as these classic characters!
The Family on Safari
Looking for family Halloween costumes with a little more “roar” factor? Try bringing your family on safari! Or rather, time for the family to become the safari. Have the family dress like animals that might be seen on a safari, with one member dressed as the explorer seeing all the exciting animals for the first time. Extra cute points if you have a baby explorer!
A Family of Hipsters
In need of last-minute Halloween costumes for an impromptu party invitation or trick-or-treating event? Try becoming a family of hipsters? Everything in the costume can be found in your closet or at a thrift store, so it’s easy, affordable, and fun! But make sure to take lots of selfies or you’re not being true to the hipster spirit.
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
Trying to put together exciting, silly, and classic Halloween costumes for your next Halloween party? Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is the perfect inspiration for your group costumes. Like with the Wizard of Oz, it’s a classic choice and there’s definitely a perfect character for every member of the family!
A “Sweet” Family
Want more punny group Halloween costumes? Try for a “Sweet” family dressed like yummy desserts! Have everyone pick their favorite sweet treat and dress like a family of fun pastries for a cute, punny costume.
An age-old question that can be answered with group Halloween costumes – where’s Waldo? Whether the whole family is Waldo, or just one member dresses in the famous striped cap and t-shirt, your group costume is going to be a big hit at the next Halloween party!
The Three Little Pigs
“I’ll huff, and I’ll puff,” and I’ll make this year’s group Halloween costumes three little pigs themed! Your little ones make the perfect piggies and making mom or dad the big bad wolf creates an exciting, interactive costume for trick-or-treating or enjoying a spooky corn maze.
It’s not shark week, but the fishy friends are still coming out to find their next snack! For your group Halloween costumes, consider dressing the kids as spooky sharks and make mom or dad the unlucky shark bait. It’s fun, silly, and different than anyone else’s costume!
Winnie the Pooh
Another great choice for group Halloween costumes, Winnie the Pooh and his friends from the Hundred Acre Woods fits perfectly with every member of your family. No matter which lovable, cuddly character they’re portraying, everyone in the family will have a great time dressing as this silly old bear and his fun friends.
This Family Is a Circus!
While some days you may be able to say, “Not my monkeys, not my circus,” Halloween is not that day. If you’re looking for your next group Halloween costumes and are still lost on ideas, showcasing the crazy, wild personalities of your family will be a circus act all its own! It’s fun, it’s colorful, and it’s exciting – the perfect choice for you and your unique family!
Do you know of other spooky and fun themed Halloween costumes that are perfect for the whole family? Tell us in the comments!
About Draven Jackson
Draven is an avid writer and reader who enjoys sharing her opinions on movies, books, and music with the rest of the world. She will soon be working as a teacher in Japan and hopes to use her experience to connect with other teachers and students around the globe. Draven spends most of her time at home with her family, her dogs, and her ferret.
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