Get the Whole Family in the Halloween Spirit with These Costume Ideas

With Halloween right around the corner, now is the time to start planning your costume. While individual costumes are certainly fun, if the whole family is going trick or treating this year, why not have coordinating costumes? Whether you are going door to door or to a Halloween party, getting everyone in the Halloween spirit will make your night even more fun! Below are some family costume ideas that will help you get started!


No one can mistake that bright yellow color and those googly eyes. If you are your kids loved the animated “Despicable Me” movie, then why not dress everyone up in yellow hats and glue on fake glasses? Then purchase blue overalls and black boots to complete the look.

Harry Potter

Skip the traditional witch costume and opt to be one of the extraordinary wizards from the Harry Potter Series. You can easily find Harry Potter cloaks, scarves, and wands at most costume stores …and maybe learn some spells to help you get extra candy.

Scooby Doo

Each member of your family can be a member of this mystery-solving gang. From Scooby himself to Shaggy, there are plenty of great characters to model your costumes after.


For a simple coordinating costume, dress the whole family up as cavemen. Best of all, you can roll out of bed in the morning and not have to worry about brushing your hair!

Alice in Wonderland

If you and your family love the topsy-turvy Alice in Wonderland, then you can really have some fun getting creative with face paint and wigs to model yourselves after the story’s characters.

Toy Story

Toy Story is a classic animated film with so many beloved characters. Whether you choose to dress up like Woody, Buzz, or even Rex, your costumes will be a hit!

Star Wars

Star Wars is timeless. No matter what iconic character each member of your family chooses to be, make sure to bring your light saver!

The Incredibles

Your family will certainly be the most incredible family in the neighborhood with these costumes and your newfound superpowers.

Of course, these suggestions are just the beginning of the many options you and your family have for a themed Halloween costume. No matter what you select, get creative and have fun!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *