The 15 Best Family Halloween Costumes

The 15 Best Family Halloween Costumes

The 15 Best Family Halloween Costumes

You’re never too old to dress up for Halloween, especially when you have children. It’s the perfect time to get out of your comfort zone, have fun and take on the appearance of your favorite character.

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Along with haunted houses, decorations, trick-or-treating and parties, dressing up in costume is a Halloween tradition. It gives you the opportunity to be creative - do you want to be a superhero, your favorite movie character, a zombie or a clown? It’s perfectly normal on Halloween.


This enchanted fairy tale makes perfect Halloween costume for your entire family. Princess Fiona, Shrek Donkey, Shrek Deluxe (adult) and the Princess Fiona Warrior Infant costume will entertain your entire family and friends.


101 Dalmatians hit the screen in 1996; it made $320.6 million in box office sales, and has been a popular hit among children and adults since. Represent this popular film, dress up the family and head out in style.

Toy Story

When the first Toy Story movie was released in 1995 viewers couldn’t get enough of it, and so Disney came out with the second in 1999 and the third in 2010. This Halloween, round up the family and dress as your favorite character – Woody, Jessie, Buzz Lightyear.


Do you want to represent the Army, Navy or be a sailor for the day? You can do it with your family. This Halloween salute your country and dress up as military soldiers.


This classic movie makes for the perfect family Halloween costume. Throw on your Pink Ladies Jacket and slip that T-Birds Jacket over your shoulder, then dress up the kids in an adorable sandy or Grease poodle skirt costume.


Not all people are fans of clowns, but if you really want to shock people and make them laugh, then this is the perfect themed costume for your entire family.

Crayola Crayons

Make your mark this Halloween and add some color to your costume. The Crayola crayons family getup is fun for the entire family.

Scooby Doo

Solve mysteries and have fun investigating supernatural creatures as your favorite Scooby Doo characters this Halloween.

Dr. Seuss

The Cat in the Hat children’s book was published in 1957 and the hilarious movie was released in 2003. It was a hit then and is still a hit now. This is why it makes for the perfect family costume. Dress up as the mysterious Grinch, thing 1 or thing 2, the Cat in the Hat, Who, or Horton.

Power Rangers

Dress up as your own heroes and pretend to fend off the bad guys this Halloween. There’s no better way to save the universe than together as a family.


This colorful themed costume is perfect for families with little ones. Dress up as your favorite character – Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa or Po – and prepare for the “magical event” to take place.

Star Wars

This film series began in 1977, and this year the first stand-alone Star Wars Anthology film – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – was released. You can’t go wrong dressing up as Queen Amidala, Jedi Robe or Princess Leia.


Superhero costumes are a staple Halloween costume. There are tons of characters to choose from. Pick your favorite, then get into character, venture out and save the day.


Is your family obsessed with emojis? Decide what your favorite face is, then wear it as a mask. This family costume is sure to generate tons of laughs.


If you want to amaze your friends this Halloween and catch everyone’s eye, dress your entire family up as skeletons. You will be the best dressed family at all of your Halloween gatherings.