Why? Because there is this awesome opportunity to have family costumes themed to your favorite movies or characters! It’s one thing to dress up on your own and go to a party, but if you show up with a group dressed with a common theme, it’s safe to say that you will own that Halloween party!
The possibilities for family Halloween costume ideas are nearly limitless, and if you are in the market for some awesome family Halloween costume ideas, this is a good place to start! Here goes:
Costume Ideas For The Family
Marvel Avenger: Everyone can dress as their favorite Marvel super hero! Seriously, how awesome would that be?!
Mario: Everyone knows the classic Mario characters, stick with these: Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Princess Daisy, Yoshi, Bowser, Toad, and Koopa Troopa.
PacMan: Have a PacMan and Mrs. PacMan, and let’s not forget a bunch of ghosts, too! Waka waka waka!
Zombies: Dress as your favorite characters from the hit series The Walking Dead or just go as a bunch of blood-thirsty zombies for no reason at all! Cheap, very easy costumes to pull off.
Wizard of Oz: “Follow the yellow brick road” to this party dressed as Dorothy, Toto,Tin Man, Cowardly Lion, Scarecrow, or even one of the witches! Have little children? They would make the perfect Lollipop guild!
The Addams Family: Walk into the party dressed as Gomez, Morticia, Pugsley, Wednesday, Pubert, Cousin Itt, and Uncle Fester and everyone’s heads will be turning to look!
Flintstones: The kids can be BamBam and Pebbles while the adults dress as Fred, Barney, Betty, Wilma, or even Dino!
Alice in Wonderland: Alice, the white rabbit, Cheshire Cat, Mad Hatter, Tweedle Dee, Tweedle Dum, Queen of Hearts, and a deck of cards are all the stars of this movie and all make terrific Halloween costumes!
The Nightmare Before Christmas: Whether you use a couple’s costume for Jack and Sally, or have kids to incorporate to be Zero, Lock, Shock, and Barrel, these are great Halloween costumes, indeed!
The Simpsons: Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, Maggie, and Santa’s Little Helper (if you have a dog). Prepare for some epic photos!
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory: Whether you are going as one of the children or Willy Wonka himself, everyone will understand this family themed costume idea!
Toy Story: So many toys and so little time, and maybe not enough people but hey, if you stick to the basics, everyone will know who you are!
Monsters Inc.: This is a cute idea, especially with the Sully, Mike Wazowski, and Boo trio!
Cat in the Hat: Be the cat himself, Thing 1, Thing 2, or anything out of one of the Dr. Suess books. Everyone will love it!
Pirates: Pirates of the Caribbean is fun, but so is just dressing as a bunch of freebooters! Yo-ho-ho! Learn the terminology before doing this one.
With all of these great family Halloween costume ideas, it’s so hard to choose which one to use, but take a good look at the gender, shape, and sizes of your family members and it should spark an idea or two!