46 Best Family Halloween Costume Ideas

Family theme Halloween costumes can make such lasting memories!  So if you’re looking for a unique family fun Halloween, then check out these family Halloween costume ideas to dress up as characters, funny one’s that bring a laugh, as well as couples costumes and group Halloween costume ideas.

RELATED:  14 Awesome Halloween Family Theme Costume Ideas

Family Halloween costumes make amazing pictures that are so much fun to take and memories that endure for years to come.  They are some of my favorites when my boys were young and loved to play along. {giggle}  I hope you enjoy these free patterns!

Family Halloween Costumes

36 Best Family Halloween Costume Ideas

I know how hard it can be to find the perfect costume for your family.  Especially when your kids get older and have their own agenda on what to wear. {snicker}  So I’ve created something to help you out.

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If you’re looking for a specific costume then you can click the DIY Costume Finder button above to be taken to the Tip Junkie Halloween Costume Pattern File Box.  There you will find costume ideas listed in alphabetical order with direct links to the pattern to DIY or costume to buy if I couldn’t find a free pattern online.

1.  Beach Family Halloween Costume by tpcraft

2.  Bandit Family Halloween Costume Theme by sugarbeecrafts

3.  Diary of a Wimpy Kid ~ White t-shirt.  Check.  Hand drawn characters.  Check.  That’s all you need to quickly throw together this awesome family costume.

4.  Diary of a Wimpy Kid Family Cosplay by comoconfamily

DIY Halloween Costumes

Family Halloween Costume Ideas

5.  Space Family Costumes DIY by tellloveandparty

6.  Planet Family Halloween Costumes ~ A great DIY tutorial to teach you how to make out of this world adorable planet costumes from t-shirts, beanie hat and hula hoops.

Family Themed Halloween Costumes

Food Halloween Costumes

7.  Sweets Family Halloween Costumes~ If you are looking for one or a whole family worth of costume ideas this post is great! Who doesnt like sweets? Turn each member of your family into their favorite with a little felt! Cute, creative and not too difficult to make!

8.  Sweet Treat No-Sew Costumes by kristen duke photography

9.  S’mores Family Costume Idea by smittcamp

10.  Taco Family Halloween Costumes by larainahase

Disney Family Halloween Costumes

Disney Family Halloween Costumes

Disney costumes make easy Halloween costumes as there are groups of characters and one for each family member.  Here are some DIY costume ideas and free patterns from creative moms.

101 Dalmations Disney Family Halloween Costumes

11.  101 Dalmatians Family Halloween Costumes by our everyday art

despicable me 2 Family Halloween Costumes

12.  Despicable Me and Maternity Family Halloween Costume by running with scissors

Finding_Dory_Hanks_Nemo Family Halloween Costumes

13.  Finding Dory Family Costumes ~ DIY by brit.co

14.  “Frozen” DIY Family Costumes for Halloween by alphamom

Incredibles Disney Family Halloween Costumes

15.  Incredibles Family Costumes ~ How fun are these Disney Incredibles costumes?!  Felt icons were added to red sweatpants and red shirts.  Print the free pattern to make your own icons.

16.  Incredibles DIY Family Halloween Costumes by whiletheysnooze

The Little Mermaid Disney Family Halloween Costumes

17.  Little Mermaid Family Costume by trumanandamyweston

Mary Poppins Disney Family Halloween Costumes

18.  Mary Poppins Family Costumes ~ Let’s go fly a kite with the Mary Poppin’s gang!  There’s a tutorial for Bert, Mary and this cute little dancing penguin.

Purple Minions Despicable Me Family Costumes

19.  Minon Depsicable Me Family Costumes  Easy No-Sew DIY Cheapby harvardhomemaker

20.  Monsters University Family Costumes DIY by momendevors

21.  Peter Pan

Off to Neverland with these best ever Peter Pan and the Lost Boys costume ideas.  There’s something for everyone.  You could even add the family pet.

22.  Planes Themed Family Halloween Costumes – Mommy En by mommyenvy

23.  Toy Story Family Halloween Costume by mamaswhat

Star Wars

These Star Wars costumes are seriously amazing!  It’s a perfect theme for a large family.  The tutorials include Princess Leia, Darth Vader, R2D2, Jedi Knights and Yoda.

24. Star Wars Family DIY Costumes DIY

25. Star Wars Family Halloween Costumes by sayyes

26. Star Wars Family DIY Halloween Costumes by momendevors

Storybook and Fairy Tale

Fairy Tale Family Halloween Costumes

Storybook and Fairy Tale characters also make great family Halloween costumes because of their couples and groups of characters.  Here are some popular characters from books and nursery rhymes that your family might enjoy dressing up as.

Alice in Wonderland Family Halloween Costume

27.  Alice in Wonderland Family Costume by nikkiikkin

Tweedle Easy Family Costumes

28.  Alice in Wonderland Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum Family Costume by thermomcreative

29.  Tweedle Easy Family Costumes by sewwoodsy

oldilocks and the 3 Bears Family DIY Costumes

30.  Goldilocks and the 3 Bears Family DIY Costumes by thekirbybunch

Little Red Riding Hood Family Costume

31.  Little Red Riding Hood Family Costume by thermomcreative

Monster Family Costumes

32.  Monster Family Costumes DIY by tellloveandparty

Old MacDonald Family Costume

33.  Old MacDonald Family Costume by kellyskorner blog

Three Little Pigs Family Halloween Costume

34.  Three Little Pigs Family Halloween Costume by fromchapelhilltochickenville


35.  Wheres Waldo Family Halloween Costumes by sayyes

36.  Winnie the Pooh Family Costumes ~ An easy group costume made from fleece because it’s stretchy and doesn’t need to be hemmed.

TV Character Costumes

38.  Addams Family Costumes by loft 3 photography

Halloween Blues Clues

39. Blue’s Clues Cartoon Family Costume ~ My son was absolutely addicted to Blue’s Clues when he was little. So, choosing to make Blue’s Clue’s costumes was a no-brainer. Super easy!

40.  Care Bear Family Halloween Costumes No-sew by seevanessacraft

41.  Jake and the Never Land Pirates Family Costumes DIY by momendevors

42.  Scooby Doo Family Halloween Costumes by yellowpearphotography

43.  Paw Patrol Family Costume DIY by the optimista

44.  Phineas and Ferb DIY Family Costumes by sugarbeecrafts

Video Game

45.  Angry Birds DIY Family Costume by sugarbeecrafts

46.  Pokemon Family DIY Costume by wheresmydreamlife

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If you love these Halloween crafts then you’ll find a THOUSAND more just as
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What Did I Miss?

Leave a comment below.   I’d love to know what Halloween costumes you are making or are planning to wear this year.  I also take requests, so if you’re looking for a specific pattern or idea let me know in the comments.  I’ll be happy to find it for you and add it to this list for fellow Tip Junkie’s.

I have more DIY Halloween Costumes here…

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What’s your favorite costume to make? 

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~ Laurie  {a.k.a. the Tip Junkie}


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