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Group and Family Halloween Costumes


There’s something special about group Halloween costumes! Dressing up is more fun when you have friends. Check out all the group or family Halloween costumes you can make before Halloween.

Where's the Waldo family's Halloween costume?

Some years, fashion ideas come out of your ears, and some years it’s like scraping the bottom of a barrel. Either way, we’ve rounded up our best ideas for a whole bunch of costumes you can make before Halloween!

Many are made entirely from items in our closet, and others have a DIY twist. But they’re all easy to do, and won’t cost you a lot of money or take hours of your time.

Collective Halloween costumes

All of these group Halloween costumes are designed as family costumes for four people. But it can be expanded or reduced as necessary! Check out some of our favorite family Halloween costumes.

Where is the Waldo family uniform?

Where's the Waldo family's Halloween costume?

This, though, is my forever favorite! I just love the red stripes and the whole family Where’s Waldo? They are very easy to put together, comfortable to wear, and look great for all ages. Be a Waldos family!

DIY Collective Halloween Costume // In-N-Out Burger

How to Make an In-N-Out Family Costume

One of our most popular family Halloween costumes is the In-N-Out Collection costume! The burgers, the fries, the In-N-Out servers – it’s weird, fun and completely unexpected.

Disney Collection Fashion

Star Wars Family Halloween Costume

How to make a family star wars costume for halloween

You can thank Henry for this. He wanted to be Luke Skywalker Very badSo we all agreed to it and got into the Star Wars spirit. Depending on which version of the characters you choose, you can get most of these items from your own locker as well!

This tutorial contains instructions for Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Leia, and Baby R2D2.

Peter Pan family costume

Maggie was only 1 month old but we still managed to put something together! Henry happens to like Peter Pan, and we realize that if Maggie was baby Michael, all she had to wear was pink leggings. Brilliant.

This may require a little searching for a few pieces, but we got most of them from thrift stores or Amazon easily. See the post for all the details!

Pinocchio costume for groups or families

Pinocchio family costume

This family of 4 costume is inspired by the classic Disney character Pinocchio! We have tutorials for Pinocchio himself, Geppetto, Jiminy Cricket, and the Blue Fairy.

We used a lot of pieces we already had, or saved to find. This product is so fun to make and wear!

Wreck-It Ralph costumes for Halloween

Wreck-it Ralph family Halloween costumes

Another great family Halloween costume idea is Wreck-It Ralph! I love how this one really plays with adult versus child size. If you have a toddler and a larger adult male, the scale would be very nice.

Fun idea for mommy and me costumes

Mommy and Me Costume Ideas // Birds of a Feather

DIY bird mother and baby Halloween costume

Most of our costumes are of real people, but I love costume puns too! We made this Birds of a Feather costume for mom and baby, but it will work for couples, siblings, or the whole family. Fast, easy and cheap!

Couples costume ideas

Lumberjack outfit

DIY Lumberjack Halloween Costume

Nothing like a pregnant lumberjack, right? I remember the day we took this photo – I was so pregnant and uncomfortable! And I had to laugh because my plaid shirt was barely buttoned.

but! Halloween was calling so we cut down the woodcutter. This one is pretty simple – plaid shirt, jeans, shoes and a hat. Fun accessories like gloves or fingerless suspenders (or an axe!) are an added bonus.

Easy last minute Halloween costumes for kids

DIY lego costume for halloween

How to make a lego costume for halloween

We created this easy LEGO Halloween costume when we realized we’d forgotten about a costume party!

It takes about an hour and you probably have everything you need to do this in your garage or shed.

Astronaut costume

Astronaut costume for kids on Halloween

We featured this little astronaut costume on Maggie when we turned her into Sally Ride, but it’s easy enough for any family member!

Find some Blue apronsand iron on some NASA spots. Bonus points if you carry planetary or rocket figures. I love this for little kids.

Easy last minute halloween costumes for adults

Like soda jerk

Soda Jerk DIY Halloween Costume

All you need is a white button-down, a paper hat, a small bow tie, and a fake ice cream cone for this 50s costume!

It would be even cuter as a couple or family costume – have the rest of the family as ice cream cones and one person can be a soda maniac.

DIY simple cat ears

DIY cat ears headband for Halloween

This is for all you Mean Girls fans – put ears on it and you can be almost anything for Halloween.

These little ears take five minutes and cost only a few dollars (unless you already have the supplies in your craft closet!).

Throw on a black t-shirt (or an LBD if you’re going out on the town) and you’re good to go. Black Cat costume, you’re done!

Folk/hippie singer costume

DIY folk singer Halloween costume

I wore this outfit when I was pregnant with Henry and it was perfect! If you have a pre-pregnancy belly, I think you can’t do much better than a folk singer or hippie. I think it adds something extra to the outfit (haha!).

This is one of those things you could probably gather from your own closet – pick out all your flowy things, collect your beaded jewelry, and let your hair do what it wants.

Knight costume

DIY Mouseketeer Halloween Costume

How adorable is Ryan in his Persian outfit?! (Also, how much better have we become at taking photos since four years ago? Hahaha!) Love this.

If you have Disneyland Mickey ears, you’re good to go. We happened to have this old camera which gave the costume a fun feel. Otherwise, just a baseball tee and suspenders make the look. xoxo



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