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23 Creative Family Halloween Costumes for 2022

These family Halloween costume ideas are scary and silly. Get the best group and family Halloween costumes for parents and kids!
23 Creative Family Halloween Costumes for 2022
Updated: December 1, 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.

Related: The Ultimate Guide to Halloween Makeup for Kids

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.

1. Condiments 

Condiment Halloween Costume - Group Family Halloween Costumes 2022

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.

2. Unicorns 

Unicorn Group Costume 2022 Family Halloween Costume Idea

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 

Where's Waldo Halloween Costume Idea 2022

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 

Jurassic Park Halloween Costume 2022 Family Group Costume Idea

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 Group Costume Halloween 2022 Family Costume Ideas

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.

6. Bugs 

Family Group Costume 2022 Insect

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.

7. Crayons 

Crayon Group Costume Halloween 2022 Family Costume 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 

Flintstones Family Halloween Costume 2022

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 Costume Family Halloween 2022

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 Halloween Costume 2022 Family Group Costumes

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 costume halloween 2022

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 

Adams Family Halloween Costume 2022 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.

13. Zombies

Zombie Halloween Costume Family Group Costumes 2022

 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 

Harry Potter Group Costume Halloween 2022

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 

Star Wars Family Halloween Costume 2022

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.

16. Ghostbusters 

Ghostbusters Halloween Costume

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 Halloween Costume 2022

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 

The Incredibles Family Halloween Costume 2022

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 

Marvel Superhero Family Group Halloween Costume 2022

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 

Mario and Luigi Sibling Costume Halloween 2022

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.

21. Minions 

Minion Halloween Costume 2022

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.

22. Scooby-Doo 

Scooby-Doo Halloween Costume 2022

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 

Peter Pan group costume halloween 2022

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! 

Stefanie Miller

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