130 Winning Group Halloween Costume Ideas
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130 Winning Group Halloween Costume Ideas

Okay gals and guys, here’s something really special. We know you’ve spent the past month, heck, probably the past few months, trying to come up with the perfect group costume for all your friends to participate in on Halloween. And since we’re your friends, too, we decided we’d do you a favor and do all the idea hunting for you. So as much as you’d like to all dress up as a “sexy grocery store” again this year, we bet your friends will thank you for sharing these ideas with them. Scroll on for our ultimate guide to Halloween costumes. The best part? You can DIY any of these 130 different and unique group looks. So what are you waiting for?!

1. Minions: It’s safe to say we have a slight obsession with the lovable squeaky minions from Despicable Me. We’re just (if not more) in love with this super easy and cute group costume for you and your mischievous friends. (via Kansai Gaijin)

2. Binders Full of Women: We still think this famous quote is worth making fun of with your gal pals. Hope you don’t mind the close quarters! (via Brit + Co)

3.  The Poké-Verse: If you’re fortunate enough to have this big of a friend group, and you all share a deep geeky love for Pokémon, dress up as your favorite character, and try to catch ‘em all! (via Cosplay Island)

4. Three Blind Mice: Got a tight-knit group of three? Recreate this classic costume. (via Crafty Morning)

5. Disney Princesses: We couldn’t leave this obvious group costume idea out of the mix. Whether you go sexy or sweet, it’s always a good fallback. (via UT San Diego)

6. Russian Nesting Dolls: Birds of a feather… um… stack together? These adorable matching costumes steal our hearts with their old-school charm. (via Bustle)

7. The Last of Us: If blood and gore are more your style, grab your most ripped up jeans and all the fake blood you can find to create this zombie group look. (via Cosplay Island)

8. Mario Kart: You and your friends will be the coolest characters on the block in this costume. Even better, those bikes will make sure you get to the good candy houses before anyone else. (via Cosplay Gamer)

9. Gangnam Style: Grab your sexy ladies and get ready to op-op-op-op-oppa Gangnam style. Make sure you all perfect your gallop shimmy before hitting the dance floor. (via Brit + Co)

10. Tetris: This super easy DIY-able costume is perfect for a last-minute group get-together. (via Instructables)

11. Pac Man and Ghosts: Another crazy simple costume, this one has an added bonus of letting you chase your friend around all night long. (via What a Big Camera)

12. Taco Bell Sauce: Grab your gals and get ready to heat up Halloween with some sexy matching dresses, complete with Taco Bell’s signature quirky quotes. (via Buzzfeed)

13. Frozen: Are you as unable to let Frozen go as we are? Then pull your friends together to revel one more time in this Disney classic that took the world by (snow) storm. (via Tested)

14. Burger: Dressing up as everyone’s favorite meaty meal is definitely the way to go. (via Speigel)

15. Orange is the New Black: Everyone’s favorite Netflix show gets a second chance at being your group’s signature look this Halloween. Try not to get in a knife fight over who gets to wear the orange jumper. (via Flopcast)

16. Scooby-Doo: Ruh-roh! This adorable group costume may be too cute to scare away any ghosts and ghouls on fright night. (via Neon Tommy)

17. Awkward Family Photo: Everyone’s favorite trend revived from the ’80s finally takes form in the real world. (via Just In Tyme)

18. LOTR: DIY-ers and cosplayers alike will have a blast dressing up as the hobbits, wizards and elves from this epic tale. Although the best costume award obviously goes to the ring. (via Love Lace)

19. Teen Titans: Before your favorite super heroes were cool, they were awkward teen titans. Relive the past in this funky take. (via Paul Robinson)

20. Spice Girls: How punny is this costume? Pick your favorite spice, grab a cheap white tee and get ready to DIY a perfect ’90s throwback look. (via Brit + Co)

21. Dominoes: Grab your family and friends, pool together all the black clothes you have and decorate with plenty of sticky tape and white paper. That’s all it takes to make this cute costume. (via CSO Galvin)

22. Zelda: Grab your ocarina, kids! Whether you dress up as princess Zelda or Link, you’ll look like you stepped right out of Nintendo. (via Deviant Art)

23. Trolls: There’s a reason this adorable group look has made several of our top costume roundups. Not only is it super easy to coordinate, you can include all your friends with bright pops of color from those insane wigs. (via We Know Memes)

24. Miley Cyrus and Crew: This is one of our favorite DIY ideas for incorporating some pop-culture into your Halloween. And it gets bonus points for being a great choice for soon-to-be moms who still want to dress up with their gals. (via Brit + Co)

25. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Cowabunga! Celebrate this awesome costume’s success with plenty of pizza after a night of trick or treating. (via Macyy Mayy)

26. Alvin and the Chipmunks: This super cute and super ’90s costume couldn’t be easier to DIY. (via Coolest Homemade Costumes)

27. Shark Week: Everyone’s favorite, most brutal week on television is definitely a good reason to gather your friends together for this smart look. (via Honors Grad U)

28. Game of Thrones: Watch your head if you and your friends decide to dress up as this crazy cast of characters. No spoilers allowed! (via Deviant Art)

29. Rugrats: This is definitely a more adult take on the classic cartoon we watched as kids. But hey, a baby’s gotta grow up sometime! (via Maria Lasagna)

30. Powerpuff Girls: Here’s another red, green and blue trio from your childhood to inspire your friends to throw it back this Halloween. (via Instructables)

31. Toy Story: Bring your favorite toys to life by dressing up as the classic team of characters. And don’t forget to write Andy’s name on the bottom of your feet in case you get lost. (via Rock Hill Daily)

32. Angry Birds: The game obsession may have fallen by the wayside thanks to Candy Crush, but these lovable birds and pigs are still cute enough to steal our hearts this Halloween. (via Windsor Tryon Village)

33. LEGO World: Turn your world yellow and square by becoming LEGO people for a day. Everything will be awesome. (via Lemography)

34. Adventure Time: The fun is never ending with this costume inspired by some of our favorite cartoon characters on late-night TV. (via Deviant Art)

35. Smurfs: Sure, this costume involves a bit of planning and coordination, not to mention a ton of blue paint, but we think the final look will be worth it, don’t you? (via Nathan Rupert)

36. Peter Pan: Don’t ever want to grow up? Then enjoy dressing up as this youthful crew for Halloween. Try purchasing a super cozy onesie to dress up as one of the Lost Boys. (via Deviant Art)

37. The Incredibles: This incredible costume is super easy to DIY or buy, whichever works for your budget and schedule. It’s perfect for the family or a group of friends. (via Halloween Costume Ideas)

38. Care Bears: Speaking of family, try this adorable idea on for size if you have little ones (or just want to be insanely cozy while trick-or-treating). (via See Vanessa Craft)

39. Guess Who: Get your friends to guess who you are in this awesome throwback costume. Throw in silly moustaches and giant glasses and hats for extra fun. (via Becuo)

40. Breaking Bad: A cheeky nod to one of the best TV shows we’ve ever seen deserves plenty of high-fives. We’re loving the unique take to turn this twosome into a group costume. (via Guest of a Guest)

41. Guardians of the Galaxy: The breakout superhero epic of the year is definitely a fun dress-up choice. Keep a boom box and a sick ’80s mix close by to serve as your walk-in soundtrack. (via Halloween Costume Ideas)

42. Where’s Waldo: Grab your striped shirt and get ready to blend into the crowd. This look works best if you have a large group of people to hide among. (via Pic Photos)

43. My Little Pony: Another super fun and super colorful costume that’s insanely easy to coordinate. Everyone buys a dress in their favorite color, adds some sparkles and horse ears, and you’ll be the cutest group in town. (via Arizona Foot Hills)

44. Star Trek: Go full-on throwback with this super spacey DIY costume idea. Bonus points if you can get a spaceship to take photos in. (via GeekXGirls)

45. Army Men: All you need is a little paint and plenty of plastic to pull off this Toy Story-inspired look for under $20. (via College Lifestyles)

46. Pantone Mimes: Use this super pun-tastic costume to show off your favorite colors. We’re thinking yellows, blues and reds will pop brightly against that black and white striped ensemble. (via Issa Grimm)

47. Oompa Loompas: We only have one suggestion for you ladies who go with this costume. Make sure you perfect your coordinating dance moves and doopity-doo songs. (via Pop Sugar)

48. The Many Faces of Johnny Depp: Willy Wonka talk aside, how about gathering your friends to dress up as the many incarnations of your favorite actor? Copy Depp’s looks, or go for Britney or Beyoncé. (via Imgur)

49. A Rainbow of Loofas: This costume is super simple, super comfortable, super duper easy to make in all the colors you could possibly want. (via Creating Really Awesome Free Things)

50. 101 Dalmatians: Don’t worry, we won’t tell anyone if you can’t get together 100 of your friends to make this costume. A solid group of more than 10 should get the point across. (via Her Campus)

51. Old School Trophies: These old-school trophy costumes look exactly like the little plastic things that adorned your bureau. We think you’re a champion if you manage to hold still long enough to make this look convincing. (via Imgur)

52. The Avengers: There’s a reason this group of superheroes has stolen our hearts with their assorted movies over the years. Dress up as your favorites and band together to fight evil! (via Moena Fantasy)

53. Looney Toons: Gather all your favorite trickster friends and imitate the greatest cartoons of our generation. Just make sure it’s not hunting season if you dress up as Daffy. (via Pop Sugar)

54. Avatar: The Last Airbender: Gather your friends and get ready to save the world with water, fire, earth and air. (via Deviant Art)

55. Play-Doh: Perfect for little ones or a color-loving group of ladies, this super easy look just needs a little coordination and lots of construction paper or poster board. (via Melinda Beth)

56. The Grinch: The choice is up to you: Dress up as the mean old grouch or go for a cuter look by dressing up as Little Cindy Loo Who and her friends. (via Hawthorne Hotel)

57. The Peanuts Crew: Balloon shaped bobble heads are totally optional. All you really need are the classic outfits to make this cool vintage group costume come together. (via Cosplayers)

58. #Selfie: How meta is taking an Instagram selfie on Halloween dressed as an Instagram selfie? This idea can easily transform from an individual look into a group shot. (via Glitter n Glued)

59. M&Ms: It’s a classic costume you grew up with and have seen countless times before — for a reason.  (via Custom Ink)

60. The Hunger Games Cast: Katniss would be nothing without her collection of friends and competitors. Get your friends together to pull off a major Halloween win. (via Teen)

61. #YOLO: A pop culture shout out like this couldn’t be simpler. Just don’t mix up the letters as you pose for photos. (via Huffington Post)

62. Harry Potter and the Gang: We love how two of these three ladies didn’t let their gender stop them from dressing up as their favorite characters. The pulled-off look is spot on. (via Pokemon Cosplay)

 

63. The Seven Dwarves: Hi-ho, hi-ho, it’s off to an awesome Halloween party we go!

64. Muppet Rock: Bring the Muppet band to life and get ready to play the best air guitar solo you ever dreamed of. (via Shakatron)

65. Girl Scouts: All you really need is that cute beret and a few boxes of Girl Scout Cookies (we’ll take a few of those, please). (via Petunia)

66. Mad Men: Break out your grandma’s vintage furs (or something from Banana Republic’s Mad Men collection), some fake cigarettes and a highball glass. (via My Disguises)

 

67. Clue: Everyone’s favorite mystery game comes off the board and into the real world, deadly props, funky hats and all.

68. Alice in Wonderland: Excuse us while we freak out over how spot-on these costumes are, especially the Red Queen! Trippy. (via Deviant Art)

69. Scrubs: If you and your friends are tied through blood, sweat and tears, maybe this costume is a good choice. It’s even better if you guys happen to be med students. (via Imgur)

70. Hungry Caterpillar: Yes, the inconvenience of being tied to your friends could get hairy. But think about it this way: You basically get to wear a giant blanket all night! (via Burda Style)

71. Rock, Paper, Scissors: Here’s a costume that is super duper cute and easy to pull off with just some cardboard, foam and aluminum foil. Adorable crowns are optional. (via Photo Bucket)

 

72. Opi Nail Polish: Grab your favorite color and plenty of crepe paper for this super easy and super bright group look.

73. Hey Arnold!: Everyone in this group costume absolutely nailed all of Football Head’s friends’ looks. (via Lost and Founders)

74. Power Rangers: We’re sure you can easily buy these at any costume store, but where’s the fun in that? (via The Superhero Costuming Forum)

75. Snap Crackle and Pop: Everyone’s favorite Rice Krispies trio is a great DIY choice for a group of costume-savvy ladies. (via Guest of a Guest)

 

76. Your Favorite Candies: Skittles, Reese’s and Kit Kats galore are the treats you covet on Halloween, so why not dress up as your favorite?

77. A League of Their Own: So what if baseball season is drawing to a close? A throwback to the classic film is just the pick-me-up every fan needs. (via Pop Sugar)

78. Hi-Liter: Need another excuse to deck yourself out in neon, shimmery clothes? We’ve got you covered. (via She Knows)

79. Bridesmaids: Recreating the iconic poster shot from this hilarious costume is NOT optional. (via Coolest Homemade Costumes)

80. The Four Seasons: Are you more of a chilly autumn gal or a warm summer maiden? (via Deviant Art)

81. Super(wo)man and Friends: Who says the Marvel heroes get to have all the Halloween fun? Give the DC crew some love! (via Bored)

82. Minecraft: This silly pixelated look is super easy to make with cardboard and construction paper. Just watch out for those super long limbs! (via Dorkly)

83. The Barden Bellas: Those cute little neckties are reason enough to dress up as this aca-awesome group. (via Coolest Homemade Costumes)

84. Josie and the Pussycats: An excuse to wear full body leopard suits and play air guitar? Um, sign us up! (via Geek X Girls)

85. Archie and the Gang: Let’s not forget that Josie and her gang above got their start with Archie and his crew. Relive the ’50s in these cute throwback looks! (via Geek X Girls)

86. Beanie Babies: Pay homage to the stash of these you kept sprawled all over your bed by decking yourself in this cute take on an animal costume. (via Shei Magazine)

87. Hipster Disney Princesses. Grab your tightest jeans and biggest glasses and work on your snarkiest hipster drawl to perfect this smart and silly costume. (via Maison Mouse)

88. Candy Land: This sweet choice isn’t limited to families only. No one will judge you if you and your friends want to dress up as King Kandy and Princess Lolly. (via Shakatron)

89. Sailor Moon: Bright colors, crazy hair, sweet costumes and space magic? What’s not to love? (via Deviant Art)

90. Batman Villains: Everyone knows the villains always have more fun than the heroes. (via Deviant Art)

91. Ghostbusters: Tell your friends not to fear. You’ve got the ghost problem on this ghoulish night under control. (via College Humor)

92. BLT: Dress up as your favorite sandwich and have everyone in your group play a part! (via Loupiote)

93. Mean Girls: Get in, loser. We’re going trick-or-treating! (via Deviant Art)

94. Solo Cups: Everyone’s favorite party cup has to make an appearance at a party. Gather your friends for a life-size game of beer pong, while you’re at it. (via CBS Global)

95. Olympic Gymnasts: Go for the gold in this super easy DIY costume. All you need is a leotard and some shiny medals. (via Huffington Post)

96. Men in Black: Grab a suit and some shades plus a trusty pug to pull off this costume. (via Commakazis Peek)

97. Firefly: If you’re not familiar with this cult classic, we suggest you brush up on your pop culture. The show features plenty of lady empowerment combined with space fighting and star ships and some fabulous looks. What’s not to love? (via Screen Rant)

98. Pretty Little Liars: The spooky show has earned a spot in our hearts, as does this costume. Will we ever know who truly is “A”? (via Huffington Post)

99. Archer: A bumbling spy, his expert female partner, his former cyborg fiancé and a rival who wants to kill them all walk into a Halloween party. Let the craziness ensue. (via Geek X Girls)

100. Roller Coaster: We saved the ultimate DIY for last. This awesome group costume is one of our favorites. Is it the creativity, the silliness or the amazing expressions on their faces? We say it’s a combo of all three. (via Imgur)

101. Katy Perry & Left-Shark: This Halloween, there is no question more romantic than, “Will you be the Katy to my Left-Shark?” Grab your S.O. – or your best partner-in-crime – and take advantage of this hilarious Pop Culture-inspired costume idea! (via AOL)

102. Disney Princess Crew: If you’re one to favor a classic Disney-inspired look, here is all the inspiration you’ll need. We’re particularly fond of the Ariel on the far right who has chosen to skip the standard purple and green ensemble for her pink ballgown. (Photo via Disney Style)

103. Clueless: We love this modern take on the Clueless-inspired costume! Here’s a tip, though – don’t fight over who gets to be Cher! The secret to having the best night comes down to the comfiest shoes – wink, wink. (via The Clueless Girl)

104. Windows Nostalgia: This throwback is a match made in DIY heaven. Switch it up a do the same with Apple OS. (via Reddit)

105. The Great Gatsby: Don’t settle for a simple flappers costume – instead, dress up as the cast of The Great Gatsby! It’s always more fun to have an entire character to impersonate all night!

106. DIY Ghostbusters Remake: With the brand new girl power remake of Ghostbusters hitting theaters this summer, we knew this DIY costume tutorial was a MUST. Grab your besties and spend a night in DIYing your group Halloween costume for Halloween 2016. You’ll never believe it but the secret behind this costume is Tupperware containers! (via Brit + Co)

107. DIY Minions Group Costume: We bought all the materials for this group costume from Amazon, but we recommend heading to your local thrift store to find shorteralls (overalls that are shorts) and a long-sleeve yellow shirt. Minions love to be silly and play jokes, so get your goofiest squad together and DIY this costume for your future Halloween party. (via Brit + Co)

108. “Bad Blood”: The only people you’ll have bad blood with after showing up with your squad in this look are all the envious people attending the Halloween party that aren’t involved in this warrior women getup. (via Brit + Co)

109. Inside Out: We’re feeling all kinds of emotions about this Pixar film-inspired group look. HBU?  (via Brit + Co)

110. Double Shot: Yes, you and your gaggles of gals can turn your fave fall drink into your new fave Halloween group costume. (via Carly Christman)

111. Google Maps: Make it from Point A to Point B with your partner in direction (directionally challenged?!) crime all Halloween evening long. (via narkeeso/Reddit)

112. French Kiss: By mixing Parisian stereotypes and an iconic hair band you’ll be showing up to all the parties serving up endless laughs. (via jlesk/Imgur)

113. Dirty Laundry: For once those dirty socks, underwear, pants, shirts, etc. will be put to use and not just littering your floor. (via Inhabitots)

114. The Golden Girls: Let’s give credit where it’s due: Blanche, Rose, Dorothy and Sophia were the originators of #squadgoals. (via A Beautiful Mess)

115. Classic Pin-Up Girls: A bandana, a victory roll, a cat eye and a bright red lip and boom! You’re a bodacious 1950s bombshell.

116. Milkshakes: Dress up as a neapolitan trio of cherry-topped milkshakes and you’re sure to bring everybody to the yard.

117. Saved By the Bell: Channel your inner Slater, Kelly, Zach and Jessie with some sweet threads straight out of the late ’80s. Just don’t forget the old-school cell phone with an antenna bigger than your head. (via Brit + Co)

118. KISS: It may take a try or two to get the makeup just right, but the payoff is worth it when you look as rad as these rock stars do.

119. A Six-Pack: Why not give new meaning to BYOB and be your own beer? Of course, please drink responsibly. (via Buzzfeed Community)

120. Five & Dime: Hit all the high notes dressed as a Disney-approved doo-wop group Five & Dime. Just be prepared to take song requests.

121. The Nightmare Before Christmas: Oh, how we love Jack Skellington and Sally Finklestein. If you’re rocking Halloween as a trio, whoever wants to stay the warmest can elect to go as Oogie Boogie in a cozy burlap costume. (via Kaiser Mony/Deviant Art)

122. Will Ferrell’s Career: From Ron Burgundy to Buddy the Elf, Will Ferrell has had himself a heck of a career. Celebrate all its wacky glory with every character he’s ever played. (via Reddit)

123. Mr. Men + Little Miss Characters: Remember all the sweet characters from that adorable book series? These costumes are easy as pie to make and you can choose one that fits your personality. We call dibs on Little Miss Sunshine!

124. Sims Getting Out of the Shower: Admit it: You laughed. How great is this? (via Buzzfeed Community)

125. Toy Story: Relive your favorite childhood memories and one of the best Pixar movies ever all in one night. Unlike the cinematic version, there won’t be uncontrollable crying at the end. (via Buzzfeed Community)

126. A Rainbow: This one requires a bit of immobility to pull off completely, but hey, even if you don’t spend the whole night piled on top of each other, roll into the party like ROYGBIV and people will still get the point.

127. Friend Fries: Who needs french fries when you’ve got friend fries? Just make sure none of your friends are claustrophobic first. (via Lake Flato Dog Run)

128. Bob’s Burgers: If dry humor and juicy burgers both appeal to you, there’s no better cartoon to bring to life this year than that of the Belcher family. (via Buzzfeed Community)

129. Grand Budapest Hotel: You and your friends can relive all the adventures of M. Gustave and Zero… well, maybe not all of them if you don’t have access to a train, but still. (via Brit + Co)

130. Taylor Swift Squad: Whether you want to rock this as a group costume or dress as Tay and simply carry around your #squad as a party-hopping prop, this costume is sure to turn heads much like these ladies did on the red (or rather color blocked) carpet. (via Brit + Co)

Are you and your friends ready to sort through this impressive array of Halloween costumes? Let us know your favorite looks in the comments below!