Need easy, cheap, or last-minute creative Halloween costume ideas? This list has 75+ Cute and Creative Halloween Costume Ideas for adults, couples, families, and friends!
40 Cute and Creative Halloween Costume Ideas
Happy October 1st Everyone! Halloween is officially my favorite time of year, and every season I absolutely love creating a ton of Halloween Makeup looks, having a Halloween Movie Marathon with my boys, and of course dressing up and picking out a fun Halloween costume to create.
Right now, you’re probably asking yourself questions like:
- What can I dress up for as Halloween?
- What are the most creative Halloween costumes?
- What are some Halloween costume ideas for adults?
- What can I wear to a Halloween party?
That’s why today I’ve rounded up 75+ Cute and Creative Halloween Costume Ideas for women, couples, groups, friends, and families, with both spooky and non-spooky Halloween costume ideas for your next Halloween party.
The Best Creative Halloween Costume Ideas For Your Next Halloween Party
This list seriously has it all! Looking for a Creative Halloween Costume Ideas for Women?
Choose from cute and spooky costumes such as Wednesday Addams, a fortune teller, Holly Golightly, Disney costumes, and more.
Or if you’re on the hunt for a creative Halloween couples costume or family Halloween costumes for kids and parents, there’s so many cute ones to choose from!
My personal favorites are DIY Halloween costumes such as zombie family costumes, ninja turtle costumes, or the grease family!
The best part is all of these creative Halloween costumes are easy to put together and you can find all the tutorial and costume details by heading to the individual post under each photo.
You can also save any of these creative Halloween costume ideas to your Halloween Pinterest board for easy reference later.
Creative Halloween Costume Ideas For Women
Ladies – forget going as a boring cat or witch for the 100th time this year and try out one of these amazing and creative Halloween costume ideas for women!
Fortune Teller Halloween Costume via Wild One Forever
This Fortune Teller Halloween Costume is so creepy and easy to create! Even better, you can get the skirt, belt, headband, and crystal ball shipped to you fast on Amazon Prime.
Miss Universe Halloween Costume via Living After Midnite
How adorable is this Miss Universe Halloween Costume?! It’s an adorable play on words, and all you need is a dress, a sash, bouquet, and crown!
DIY Snow White Halloween Costume via I Am Style-ish
If you’re a fan of Disney princesses, then you just might love this cute DIY Snow White Halloween Costume! If you’re on a budget, you can even go thrift shopping to find everything you need.
Wednesday Addams Halloween Costume via Lauryn Cakes
I love this fun Wednesday Addams Halloween Costume that requires only this black skater dress, black ankle boots, and black lipstick!
She Pennywise from “IT” Halloween Costume via Blonde and Ambitious Blog
This She Pennywise recreation from the movie “IT” is EPIC! Simply grab a red wig, a vintage clown costume, and don’t forget the iconic red balloon!
Mythical Unicorn Halloween Costume via Mash-Elle
This darling Mythical Unicorn Halloween Costume is both pretty and simple! Grab a cute unicorn headband and some holographic glitter and you’re good to go!
Skeleton Bride Halloween Costume via Wild One Forever
This is probably the prettiest Skeleton Bride look I’ve ever seen! Love the lace dress and the skull makeup detailing.
Deer Halloween Costume via 87pages
This Deer Halloween Costume is very simple to re-create. You can follow my Easy Deer Makeup tutorial for the face and grab some deer antlers here.
Boo from “Monsters Inc.” Halloween Costume via Bowtiful Life
Any Monsters Inc. fans? This Boo costume is adorable and SO simple to make! Throw your hair in some dog ears and grab some purple leggings, an oversized pink tee, and white sneakers.
DIY Cactus Halloween Costume via Shrimp Salad Circus
If you want a costume that is sure to win any costume contest you enter, then try this DIY Glowing Cactus Halloween Costume! It’s so cute and isn’t nearly as hard to create as you think.
Rapunzel Halloween Costume via Bowtiful Life
If you have long hair, then a Rapunzel Halloween Costume might be the perfect choice! Don’t have long hair? Then grab this cute rapunzel braided wig with faux flowers. To finish it off, add a stuffed frog on your shoulder. So fun and easy!
Britney Spears Halloween Costume via Southern Belle in Training
“Oh Baby, Baby”…this Iconic Pop Halloween Costume is so cute and easy to create! You can either DIY it using items in your own closet or grab this cute Britney Spears costume off of Amazon to totally look the Britney part!
Day of the Dead Sugar Skull Halloween Tutorial via Amy Victoria Baldwin
When all else fails for Halloween, why not create a Sugar Skull “Day of the Dead” look? Add in a floral crown and some fake blood to really bring the look home!
Purple Unicorn Halloween Tutorial via Lush to Blush
I’m a sucker for cute unicorns and this colorful Purple one is so pretty! Grab a purple wig, a unicorn headband, and throw on some face glitter.
Galaxy Girl Halloween Tutorial via Kindly Unspoken
Want to rock your inner space princess for Halloween? Check out my easy Galaxy Girl Makeup Tutorial with pink, purple, and blue colors, stars, and a touch of shimmer!
Holly GoLightly Halloween Costume from “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” via Hill Heady
This classic look is super simple to re-create with a white button up shirt and a sleeping mask. It’s a great choice if you need a last-minute costume fast!
Netflix & Chill Halloween Costume via For the Love of Glitter
This Netflix & Chill is a great last-minute Halloween costume idea! Grab some comfy lounge shorts, white sneakers, and this Netflix tee!
Starbucks Halloween Costume via Sparkle Shiny Love
You can’t get more basic for Fall than a Starbucks Halloween Costume! Any coffee lover will think this costume is adorable and you can even wear it with a comfy pair of boot slippers!
Disney Teacup Dress Halloween Costume via Suburban Wife City Life
Anyone want to have a tea party?! This adorable Disney Teacup Costume is very simple to make and you can even use a dress you already own!
Leslie Knope from “Parks & Recreation” Halloween Costume via LegaLee Blonde
If you love the show Parks & Recreation, then this fun costume is for you! Grab your favorite pants suit, a voting pin, and you’re good to go!
Go Zombies Halloween Costume via Fashion A-Fare
This Go Zombies costume would be very easy to create and I love that it puts a fun spin on a traditional zombie costume.
Creative Halloween Costume Ideas for Friends/Couples
Need some fun Halloween costume ideas for groups and friends? Wondering what’s the best Halloween costume for couples? Then check out these super creative Halloween costume ideas for friends and couples!
Wilma & Pebbles from “The Flintstones” Costume via Tf Diaries
Grab your bestie and create this adorable Wilma & Pebbles costume! You can easily DIY your dresses and add some accessories for this Flintstones look.
Harley Quinn & Joker Couples Halloween Costume via Blonde and Ambitious Blog
If you want to win the cute Halloween couple contest then check out this Harley Quinn & Joker costume! So simple and fun!
Bad + Boujee Friend Halloween Costume via The Daily Amy
You can’t find a more simple costume to create than this Bad + Boujee Friend Halloween Costume. You only need some sunglasses and some DIY signs!
Lucy & Ethel from “I Love Lucy” Halloween Costume via Tf Diaries
Any I Love Lucy fans? These retro Halloween costumes are adorable and you can probably create it with items already in your wardrobe.
Alice & White Rabbit in Zombieland Halloween Costume via Blonde and Ambitious Blog
Absolutely adore this fun zombie twist on Alice in Wonderland! It’s such a great idea for a couples contest!
80’s Couple Halloween Costume via @amandamkruse
How fun is this 80’s themed idea for Halloween? Embrace the neon, fanny packs, and boom box, and you’ll totally rock this cute look!
Adam & Eve Couples Halloween Costume via Love Ravayna
I can’t think of a better couples idea for Halloween than Adam and Eve. Don’t forget the apple!
Top Gu n Pilot Couples Halloween Costume via Moody Wife
I LOVE this cute idea for couples! You just need a white t-shirt, some aviator jackets, and aviators, and you’ll be all set!
Cards Against Humanity Couples Halloween Costume via The Daily Amy
As a huge fan of cards against humanity, I totally love this fun Halloween costume idea!
You can be super creative with it, or use your favorite card’s theme from the game that always make you laugh!
Champagne and Rose Bottles Best Friends Costume via The Daily Amy
This would be the cutest Halloween costume for wearing with your bestie! Don’t forget the champagne!
Deer & Hunter Couples Halloween Costume via Moody Wife
This is such a simple yet cute Halloween costume idea for couples!
The hunter costume would be super simple to create with some basic camo, and for the deer just follow my Easy Deer Makeup Tutorial, and pair it with a simple costume.
Skeleton Couple Halloween Costume via @styledbyninablog
A skeleton is always a solid choice for Halloween, and you’ll look even cuter when dressed up alongside your significant other.
Maui and Te Fiti Couples Halloween Costume via I’ll Have Whatever She Is Having
Love Moana? This Halloween costume idea is so fun and would be super easy to re-create!
Medusa and Zeus Couples Halloween Costume via @laurenjparry
This couple is totally rocking the Zeus and Medusa look! Love all the gold detailing!
Little Red Riding Hood & the Big Bad Wolf Couples Costume via Kindly Unspoken
Loved how easy it was to create this couples Halloween costume using items we already owned paired with a wolf mask, and little red riding hood.
Mommy & Me Creative Halloween Costume Ideas for Parents + Kids
Are you a Mom that loves to dress up with your kids for Halloween every year? Then check out these adorable, fun, and creative Mommy & Me Halloween costume ideas!
Napoleon Dynamite and Kip Halloween Costume via Tf Diaries
This Mommy & Me costume is probably the cutest Halloween costume idea EVER! Love the Vote For Pedro Tee!
Little Red Riding Hood & Big Bad Wolf Halloween Costume via By Jen Rose
Love this darling Little Red Riding Hood and Big Bad Wolf Halloween Costume! You could even have Dad dress up as the hunter too!
DIY Unicorn Costume via I Am Style-ish
Who doesn’t wanna dress up as a unicorn for Halloween?! This costume is so simple and I love the cute unicorn headbands and tutu!
Mario, Luigi, and Princess Peach Halloween Costumes via Kindly Unspoken
Classic video game fans everywhere will adore these cute family Halloween costumes featuring Mario, Luigi, and Princess Peach.
You could even add a Bowser and Yoshi too!
Captain Hook & Smee Mom & Baby Halloween Costume via Helen G Bailey
This fun Captain Hook & Smee Halloween costume is so simple and cute! I love how you only need just a few basic items to bring the whole look together.
Strawberry & Banana Halloween Costume via I Am Style-ish
Grab some bright colored t-shirts and create this adorable Strawberry & Banana Halloween Costume! I love the little headbands too!
Cabbage Patch Doll Halloween Costume via Luv Bec
If you’re a mom of a baby girl then you should definitely try this super cute Cabbage Patch Doll Halloween Costume! It conveniently goes around a push stroller.
Curious George Mom & Baby Halloween Costume via Helen G Bailey
How stinkin’ adorable is this Curious George Mommy & Baby Halloween Costume? It’s so easy to re-create too!
Minnie Mouse Family Halloween Costumes via @marie.avenue
You and your daughters will look absolutely darling dressed up as Minnie Mouse this Halloween!
I love how the Mom chose a red costume while the daughters are rocking pink Minnie mouse costumes for a cute variation. They look adorable!
Skeleton Family Halloween Costumes via Hey Aimee Nicole
Go the traditional route this Halloween with this fun and spooky skeleton family costumes! These matching family Skeleton pajamas make it easy to re-create.
Cruella and Dalmation Mom & Baby Halloween Costume via Helen G Bailey
This Cruella and Dalmatian costume is seriously the cutest! Just grab this affordable black and white wig and this dalmation romper for your baby and you’re all set!
Cat & Mouse Halloween Costume via I Am Style-ish
How fun and cute is this easy cat and mouse Halloween costume idea? This would be so simple to recrate with some headbands and accessories!
Dog and Owner Creative Halloween Costume Ideas
Who says dogs can’t dress up for Halloween too?! Check out these cute and creative Halloween costume ideas for dogs and their owners.
UPS Delivery Dog & Package Halloween Costume via Xoxo Bella
Save some of those leftover Amazon prime boxes and turn yourself into a package alongside the cutest UPS delivery pooch. This is seriously the cutest!
Cowgirl and Cowboy Dog and Owner Halloween Costume via Xoxo Bella
Maybe your dog is more into westerns? Grab a bandana and mini hat for your pup and embrace your inner cowgirl!
Beanie Babies Dog and Owner Halloween Costume via Xoxo Bella
I can’t get over how adorable this Halloween costume idea is! I might totally have to dress up our Brady bear as a teddy bear this year. 🙂
Thing 1 and Thing 2 Dog and Owner Halloween Costume via Xoxo Bella
If you love Dr Seuss, then why not dress up as Thing 1 and Thing 2 with your sweet pup? Love how easy this Halloween costume is!
Creative Halloween Costume Ideas For Families with Kids
Want to really have some fun trick-or-treating this Halloween? Then dress up as a family with your kids! Check out these fun and creative Halloween costume ideas for families with kids!
Creepy Family Halloween Costume Ideas
Addams Family Halloween Costume via @apriljwagner
“They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky, they’re all together ooky, The Addams Family.”
This family totally nailed it with their rendition of the Addams Family.
It’s a solid choice sure to win any Halloween costume contest, and super easy to re-create with black items already in your wardrobe.
Zombie Family Halloween Costume & Makeup Tutorial via Kindly Unspoken
You can never go wrong with zombies for Halloween and these Zombie Costumes are super easy to DIY with some simple white t-shirts, fake blood, and smokey eyeshadow palette.
Skeleton Family Halloween Costumes via Love Ravayna
When in doubt, dress everyone up as skeletons! Love the makeup detailing on Mom & Dad here and the black and white wardrobe.
The Shining Family Halloween Costumes via @caitlinhoustonblog
If you totally want to creep your neighbors out, try re-creating these fun Halloween costumes from the Shining.
This would be super easy to re-create using items already in your wardrobe.
Little Red Riding Hood, The Big Bad Wolf, and Grandma Family Halloween Costumes via @blakeleysblondelife
This storybook classic is always a solid choice for Halloween, and you could even add in the 3 little pigs if you have a big family. So cute!
Retro Family Halloween Costumes
Hippie Family Halloween Costumes via Outfits & Outings
This Hippie Family is too cute and would be very simple to re-create. Tie-dye, flare jeans, and retro accessories are all you need.
Ghostbusters Family Halloween Costumes via @blakeleysblondelife
Who ya gonna call? GHOSTBUSTERS!
This family looks SO cute in their Ghostbusters Halloween costumes, and I love all the extra details they added with the car and Nerfs to really bring this 80s classic home.
Zoolander Family Halloween Costumes via TF Diaries
How fun and creative are these Halloween costume recreations of Zoolander? This cute family totally rocked it!
Grease Family Halloween Costumes via Outfits and Outings
If you have some leather pants and jackets, sunglasses, and white t-shirts, then you can easily create this cute Grease Family Halloween Costumes!
Halloween Character Costume Ideas for Families
The Flintstones Family Halloween Costumes via Coming Up Roses
The cutest Flintstones Family I’ve ever seen! Love how easy these costumes are to DIY too!
The Incredibles Family Halloween Costumes via Love Ravayna
As a huge fan of the Incredibles, I love this easy Halloween costume idea for families.
All you need are some black eye masks, red t-shirts, and to let your inner super powers show!
Mickey, Minnie, and Pluto Halloween Costumes via Sugar Spice and Sparkle
You can never go wrong with a classic Mickey, Minnie, and Pluto Halloween Costume! Don’t forget your Mouse Ears!
Ninja Turtles Family Halloween Costumes via Beautifully Candid
Save a pizza box and grab these adorable Ninja Turtle Halloween Costumes! It’s a fun way to include the whole family.
Monster’s Inc. Family Halloween Costumes via @lulusandtutus
This family is too cute in their Monster’s Inc. Halloween costumes that would be so easy to DIY. Love the added touch of googly eyes!
Mary Poppins, Bert, and Penguin Family Halloween Costumes via @heyherridge
Love Mary Poppins? I love this fun re-creation of a Disney classic. Both Mom and Dad look great and their little penguin is too cute!
Winnie the Pooh Family Halloween Costumes via Beautifully Candid
As a total Winnie the Pooh lover, I simply adore this easy Halloween costume idea for families!
Pacman Family Halloween Costumes via Covet by Tricia
LOVE this cute Pacman Family Halloween Costumes! The DIY shirts would be so easy to re-create.
DIY + Creative Family Halloween Costume Ideas
Astronauts and Alien Family Halloween Costumes via Blonde and Ambitious Blog
This astronaut family and their “Alien” baby are out of this world adorable! This Halloween costume is so creative and fun.
Three Ring Circus Family Halloween Costumes via Beautifully Candid
Anyone with a large family knows that life can sometimes feel like a circus, so I absolutely adore this Halloween costume idea!
I especially love how their pets are dressed up as well. Too cute!
Taco Family Halloween Costumes via Prescribed Design
If your family loves Taco Tuesday, then why not be a Taco Family for Halloween? Love the fun hats and the pinata costume!
Trains and Conductor Family Halloween Costumes via Paisley and Sparrow
How cute are these DIY trains?! You can easily wear it over your regular outfit for Halloween.
The Greatest Showman Family Halloween Costumes via When Pigs Fly
I absolutely love this cute Halloween costume recreation of The Greatest Showman. Don’t forget the hula hoop!
DIY Deer Family Halloween Costumes by Feathers and Stripes
Oh Deer! This DIY Deer Family Halloween Costumes are too cute and very easy to create with some simple deer antlers!
Zookeepers, Monkey, and Lion Family Halloween Costumes via Blonde and Ambitious Blog
Keep it simple this Halloween and dress your family up as zookeepers and animals. Love that these costumes are easy to re-create using staple wardrobe items you already own.
Jurassic Park Family Halloween Costumes via Beautifully Candid
Love this cute idea for dinosaur lovers! Dress the kiddos as dinosaurs and parents can easily dress like they’re going on a safari with some boots and hats.
LOOKING FOR HALLOWEEN MAKEUP Ideas?
- Easy Deer Makeup
- Melting Ice Cream Makeup
- Easy Galaxy Makeup
- Spooky Spider Makeup
- Cracked Pumpkin Makeup
- DIY Zombie Makeup & Costume
- Colorful Butterfly Makeup
- Easy Halloween Makeup Looks
Hope you enjoyed today’s roundup of 40 Cute and Creative Halloween Costume Ideas! Which creative Halloween costume idea in this list is your favorite? Are you dressing up this year? Let me know in the comments!
Thanks for stopping by! – Cara
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Thanks for including our Ms. Pacman and Ghosts costumes! Happy Halloween!
Of course! They’re so cute! Happy Halloween!
Thank you for including me in your roundup!
You’re so welcome!
We don’t celebrate Haloween but I love the idea of everything creepy and dressing up etc. These are some lovely and creative ideas.:-)
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Thank you! We LOVE Halloween in my house but moreso for the dressing up and candy haha.
these are all great costume ideas!
Thanks Stephanie! So many great options to choose from and love that most of these are super easy to re-create. 🙂
These are all so amazing!! I love getting ideas and inspiration. If I had a little girl I think I would definitely do that cabbage patch doll one. So adorable! Sierra Beautifully Candid
Thanks Sierra! I thought that one was adorable too! Halloween is such a fun holiday. 🙂