Family Halloween costumes are so fun, especially this beetlejuice family costume!
You can keep it simple with a mummy costume or go all out like this family does. Get mom and dad involved or just go with a kids only theme. Either way, it’s sure to be a fun filled October 31st! Grab our Halloween Activities Printable for a little fun at your next Halloween gathering.
Family Halloween Costumes
This family in our neighborhood always knocks it out of the park with the BEST themed costumes! Whether they are killing it as the Beetlejuice family costume clan or as the characters from Harry Potter (our Harry Potter party food makes a great accompaniment), they do not hold back.
Not every them has to be this intensive though. You can keep it simple and classic or go more modern. You can also do easy versions of your favorite groups of people or even go store bought.
If baking up delicious Halloween mocktails or treats like spider cookies or no bake ghost cookies sounds more exciting to you than sewing a costume, it is absolutely ok to buy one!
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Beetlejuice Family Costume
Find an old couch or chair at the Goodwill and get ready to create the most EPIC family Halloween costume ever! Whether you will be doing just a couple or a few of the characters, it’s going to great.
- Lydia Deetz
- Adam Maitland
- Barbara Maitland
- Delia Deetz
- Miss Argentina Receptionist (green girl)
- Harry the Hunter (small head)
- Magicians assistant (blue girl cut in half)
- Witch doctor
For the magicians assistant, cut a hole in the couch so the person dressed as her can sit inside. Make her legs to put next to her on the couch by stuffing black tights with blue pool noodles then add a skirt and shoes.
Easy Family Costumes
Whether you are heading off to a Halloween brunch party or a spooky sandwich party, any of these family Halloween costumes would be great!
- Cops and Robbers
- Star Wars Cast
- Cowboys and Indians
- Alice in Wonderland
- Peter Pan
- Toy Story
- Wizard of Oz
- 101 Dalmations
- Circus (get some circus treat ideas from our whimsical circus party)
- Harry Potter Cast
- Batman, Robin, Ivy and more from that movie
- Scooby Doo
All of these can easily be done DIY style or bought online. They aren’t too complicated and can usually be used for large families and small families alike.
Couples Halloween Costumes
- Beetlejuice and Lydia Deetz
- Barbie and Ken
- Buddy the Elf and Jovi
- Avocado Halves
- Hunter and Deer
- Bonnie and Clyde
- PB and J Bread
- Bacon and Eggs
- Wayne and Garth
- Shrek and Fiona
- Romeo and Juliet
- Bonnie and Clyde
- M&M’s (and make our gluten-free Monster cookies with M&M’s too)
- Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein
- Buzz Lightyear and Jessie
- Doctor and Nurse
Again, you can go all out on these or you can DIY most of them. Many can also be bought online for pretty cheap. The food possibilities for couples costumes are endless too if you need more ideas. Historical couples are also great ideas but there are too many to name.
Classic Halloween Costumes
- Pumpkin (whip of one of these pumpkin recipes too)
- Witch (perfect for our witches night out)
- Frankenstein (and make our Halloween Cheese Ball Frankenstein to match it)
I absolutely LOVE classic Halloween costumes! My little guys wants to be a ghost this year and I am so excited! Just the simple joy of a sheet with eye holes cut out is so easy and nostalgic.
Unique Kids Costumes
- Tiger King
- The Office characters
- Clueless characters
- Grandpa from the movie Up
- Edward Scissorhands
- Mac n’ Cheese
Pregnant Halloween Costumes
- Winnie the Pooh
- 8 Ball
- Bubblegum Machine
- Kangaroo and baby kangaroo in pouch
No matter what you decide to do for your family halloween costumes or your Beetlejuice family costume, just remember to have fun! If money is tight, go all out DIY.
If you aren’t much of a DIY’er (like myself), don’t feel any guilt about buying your costume. Happy Halloween!
This post was originally published September 26, 2020 but has recently been updated with more helpful info.
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