23 Creative Family Halloween Costumes for 2022
Halloween is approaching and if your family is planning on partaking in trick-or-treating, you are likely already thinking about Halloween costumes for this year. If you are the types that enjoy family Halloween costumes, then we can help.
Below we have tons of ideas (and some links too) to help you find the perfect get-ups this spooky season. They are broken down into categories from the cutest to the scariest. There are plenty of choices for any theme that your family desires.
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Halloween Costume Ideas for the Whole Family
Here are a few categories of whole family costumes to help you figure out the best Halloween costume ideas for you and all of your family members.
How adorable and funny would it be if your family dressed up as various condiments? There are many options so it would be great for any size family. Plus, it can be something simple that you can put together.
Many people DIY t-shirts so if you are able, that is an inexpensive way for these costumes to come together. If not, Amazon has these customizable shirts so you can choose your size and style.
Imagine your whole family dressed up as unicorns for Halloween. These are arguably one of the most popular fantasy creatures among kids and they would be both hilarious and cute for the whole family. To keep it simple, you can dress the family in unicorn onesies. They can be used beyond Halloween. Many people love this particular adult-sized unicorn onesie, and it comes in a couple of different colors.
3. Where's Waldo
This costume is easy and funny. Waldo is known for his red and white striped shirt and blue bottoms. You can wear jeans or shorts and striped long sleeves. Plus, his signature red and white hat as well. Amazon has a whole costume (the shirt, hat, and glasses) that you can purchase in either adult or youth sizes.
4. Jurassic Park
One of the silliest costumes that are trending is the inflatable dinosaur costume. They would be perfect as a family costume. There are several different dinosaurs or you can all go as a T-Rex, just in different colors. There’s a fun and affordable option that is a popular seller here.
Cute Family Halloween Costumes
5. Baby Shark
Baby shark has been really popular over the past few years among little ones. Going trick or treating in the shark family costumes is so charming and will surely get your kiddos even more excited for Halloween. Amazon has great options for mommy shark, daddy shark, and of course, baby shark.
There are so many bugs that can be turned into adorable costumes. The best part is that you can get really creative with them. Pinterest is a great spot to find inspiration for some DIY bug costumes. Here is an example of one we found for a sweet lightning bug costume just to get you some ideas.
Here’s another cute idea that works for any family size since there is an infinite amount of crayon colors. It can be homemade or you can buy the costumes online. This is a great DIY for crayon costumes.
8. The Flintstones
Another idea that is not as popular but is still adorable for a whole family costume is the Flintstones. This is a highly rated Fred and Wilma costume set. You can also find Pebbles and Bam Bam on Amazon as well for your kids.
9. The Wizard of Oz
The Wizard of Oz group Halloween costumes will always be one of my favorites. There are so many characters to choose from including Dorothy, Scarecrow, and even the Cowardly lion. Party City has some affordable options for some of the character costumes.
10. Mary Poppins and the Banks Family
Mary Poppins is such a classic Disney film and these costumes are some of the easiest to put together last minute. The DIYs for these family costumes are fairly simple and many of the clothes needed can be found at a thrift store.
Scary Family Halloween Costumes
11. Stranger Things
Stranger Things group Halloween costumes are likely to be very popular this year since the most reason season of the series was recently released. It’s set in the 80s, so it can be pretty easy to DIY many of the characters.
12. The Adams Family
The Addams Family is one of the spookiest families on TV, making them perfect for a scary group costume. Depending on how many family members are participating, there are quite a few options such as Wednesday and Gomez.
Face paint is going to be one of the most important elements to make your zombie costumes super spooky. Besides that, all you really need is really tattered clothes, which you can DIY with old clothes or thrift clothes, and a pair of scissors.
Most Popular Family Halloween Costumes
14. Harry Potter
There are so many possibilities for group costumes when it comes to the world of Harry Potter. The options are endless, from well-known characters to dress up as witches or wizards from your favorite Hogwarts house. You can easily find adult and child costumes.
15. Star Wars
The Star Wars franchise is loved by so many and it has expanded so much in the last few years. The characters and stories are so much fun and it’s perfect for children and adults of all ages. From The Mandalorian or Boba Fett to Darth Vader or Princess Leia, any of the costumes would make sense together for the whole family.
If you have a small family, Ghostbusters is a fun group costume. If you want to keep it simple, you can use beige jumpsuits or you can go all out and buy an intricate costume with all the props!
17. Toy Story
Toy Story family costumes are both popular and super cute. There are so many characters to choose from, making it a great choice for any sized family. Woody and Buzz Lightyear are obviously the most well-known, but Jessie or even Rex are great options too.
18. The Incredibles
A set of superhero costumes for your superfamily is also a great choice for Halloween. The Carrs are a very popular option, especially since there are plenty of characters to choose from. Not only do you have Mr. Incredible and his family, but even Edna Mode as well.
19. Marvel Heroes
The Marvel universe is constantly growing, giving us arguably an infinite number of characters. From superheroes to villains and even trusty sidekicks, there is a costume that fits everyone’s needs while staying coordinated.
Halloween Costumes for Siblings
20. Mario and Luigi
One of the most famous duos in the video game world is Mario and Luigi from the Super Mario franchise. You can find costumes for these characters almost anywhere, including Amazon.
The lovable little minions from Despicable Me are loved by children. So, it’s no surprise that they are trending Halloween costumes. Since there are hundreds of minions, they make the perfect group costume. You can buy a minion costume or make one at home.
Of course, this costume idea would work for siblings or the whole family. depending on who is planning to get dressed up. The obvious choice for siblings would be Shaggy and Scooby-Doo.
23. Peter Pan
Another great sibling idea is based around Peter Pan. There are a few options depending on what the kiddos prefer. Of course, there’s Peter Pan and Wendy but you could also choose Tinker Bell or Captain Hook as well.
Is Halloween just around the corner? For even more great Halloween costume ideas to wear this year, we’ve got 4 Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas you’ll love!
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Stefanie is an experienced parenting writer and has published works in other publications such as Motherly.