We’ve rounded up the most popular kids Halloween costumes of 2023 (for kids of all ages!)
October is right around the corner, and that means it’s time to start thinking about kids’ Halloween costumes! Movies, TV shows, video games, and some tried and true classic Halloween costumes always seem to inspire the year’s most popular costumes. These are also the costumes that tend to fly off the shelves the fastest, so unless you plan to make your own Halloween costumes this year, you’ll want to snag one of them before it’s too late.
New Kids Halloween Costumes for 2023
Wednesday Addams Party Costume
They’ll be able to dance dance dance from house to house trick-or-treating in style with this ruffly party dress inspired by our favorite braided beauty, Wednesday Addams. This set comes with a dress, belt, socks, and braided wig and is available in sizes 4-13yrs.
Wednesday Addams Party Costume ($39.99)—Buy Here!
Officially licensed and covered with the perfect details, this Captain Marvel costume will make your little one feel like they can take on the world (because of course, they can). It comes in sizes S-XL and includes the jumpsuit, belt, and mask.
Captain Marvel ($39.99-$69.99)—Buy Here!
Aliens are sort of having a moment this year, but we’re also into one-and-done easy costumes. It inflates fast and stays that way, so all they have to do is step into it and go!
Inflatable Alien ($32.99)—Buy Here!
The Little Mermaid
It’s hard to argue with a beautiful costume that only requires a fork as the perfect accessory (though you could totally add this awesome wig or this beautiful 2023 Ariel wig to create the whole mermaid vibe). This costume includes the sparkly dress and is available in sizes XS-XL.
The Little Mermaid ($49.99)—Buy Here!
Another year, another popular Minecraft costume! These blocky looks aren’t going anywhere, and we really appreciate the square helmet to give the cubic look they love without a mask (that they might love a little less). It comes with a authentic 3D top, pants, and headpiece in kids sizes S-L.
Minecraft Armour ($44.99)—Buy Here!
It’s the Season of the Witch, and they simply never go out of style. This one from PBK is designed with a cool web pattern on the hat and dress that glows when the lights go out, and 3D spiders crawl up the cape (why doesn’t this come in adult sizes, we ask?!). The set includes dress, cape, and hat and is available in sizes 3T-8Y.
Glow-in-the-Dark Witch ($89.00)—Buy Here!
Kids will always love ninjas and some of them dream of using their skills for good. Keep them agile with this Ninja Warrior costume, and consider using their costume choice as a chance to explain what being a ninja entailed historically. Encouraging researching and learning leads to kiddos who are dressing as a historical figure/character versus a culture. How a costume is worn matters, according to Yuko Kaifu, president of Japan House in Los Angeles. This costume comes in sizes XXS-L and includes a jumpsuit, mask, belt, and throwing star.
Ninja Warrior ($24.99-$29.99)—Buy Here!
A cute Pokémon that’s also super soft makes this costume a solid choice! Includes a velvet minky jumpsuit with a tail and headpiece.
Pokémon ($26.50)—Buy Here!
Among Us has been popular for a long time, so it’s no surprise it made the list again in 2023. This costume self-inflates fast and allows for vision and free hands, too! Comes in 4 colors/characters.
Among Us ($44.97)—Buy Here!
‘A League of Their Own’ Dottie
If you have a little slugger on your hands, or just a kid who’s all about girl power, Dottie Green is an easy pick! It’s also a super cute group costume idea. It comes with a dress, hat, belt, and socks in sizes XS-XL.
A League of Their Own Dottie ($39.99)—Buy Here!
How epic is this Transformers costume? With a jumpsuit, chest piece, and mask, we’re thinking it’ll easily win the costume contest.
Optimus Prime ($49.99)—Buy Here!
The draw of Baby Yoda never gets old, and he gets even more precious when your little one portrays him. This one comes with a robe and headpiece.
Grogu ($49.99)—Buy Here!
L.O.L. Surprise Diva
Their favorite L.O.L. Surprise characters are here just in time for Halloween! They can pick between Diva and Queen Bee. Diva (pictured) comes with a dress, underskirt, belt, headband with bow, wig, and surprise gift!
L.O.L. Surprise Diva ($47.10)—Buy Here!
Most Popular Costumes for 2T-4T
There’s a good chance your kiddo will want to wear this, Halloween or not. It comes with a jumpsuit and headband in sizes 2T-4T.
Gabby’s Dollhouse ($24.96)—Buy Here!
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
2023 is seriously the year for blockbuster movies our kiddos can’t get enough of, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are back and better than ever. The Donatello costume comes with a jumpsuit, mask, elbow pads, knee pads, shell backpack, and a belt. It comes in sizes XS-L.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ($39.99-$44.99)—Buy Here!
What kiddo doesn’t want to save the day? Whether they choose Chase or one of the other Paw Patrol pups, they’ll be cute and cozy, too! It comes with a jumpsuit (that includes mitts and shoe covers ) and a backpack. Available in sizes 4T-L.
Paw Patrol ($49.99-$59.99)—Buy Here!
We love Bluey around here, and we’re guessing your little ones do, too. This jumpsuit with attached tail and headpiece is available in sizes 2T-6T.
Bluey ($39.99)—Buy Here!
This dino fave comes with battery-operated LED lights in the spikes on the head for a legendary costume. It’s available in sizes 2T-6 and comes with a jumpsuit and headpiece (though you can be extra and add this fabulous matching prehistoric treat bag!)
Light-Up T-Rex ($89.00)—Buy Here!
Everyone loves Stitch, and this sweet costume is just as plush as the character! We also love that it’s a one-piece jumpsuit that just requires a zip-up.
Stitch ($39.99)—Buy Here!
Most Popular Costumes for 4-6
There are so many reasons to love Ms. Marvel, and her shape-shifting powers are no match for her foes. The costume includes a tunic with attached scarf, pants with boot-tops, and eye mask.
Ms. Marvel ($45.99)—Buy Here!
Thor: Love and Thunder
God of Thunder (or maybe your little lightning bolt)? We got you covered with this costume. It includes a full cape, an armor belt, and a pair of gauntlets, and a jumpsuit.
Thor: Love and Thunder ($35.00)—Buy Here!
Your Space Ranger’s imagination will soar to “infinity and beyond” in this Buzz Lightyear costume. It features all the intergalactic essentials needed to defeat Emperor Zurg in no time, including light-up wings! Includes bodysuit, wings, gloves, and headwear.
Lightyear ($44.99)—Buy Now!
We’re pretty sure Minions will be one of the most popular costumes for kiddos for a long time, and with good reason. This little union suit is great for younger kiddos since it’s another one-and-done.
Minion ($19.99)—Buy Here!
If you’ve been humming ‘The Family Madrigal’ for months, then Encanto is probably a family favorite. The Mirabel costume includes a beautiful dress and signature glasses.
Encanto Mirabel ($36.99)—Buy Here!
Too cool for just one name, she is known as Gwen Stacy, Ghost-Spider, and Spider-Gwen. Whichever name your kiddo prefers, this authentic Marvel Spider-Gwen costume will help them launch Halloween into the Spiderverse. This one comes with a hooded bodysuit, mask, and gloves.
Spider-Gwen ($54.99)—Buy Here!
‘Black Panther’ Shuri
T’Challa may be the Black Panther, but even powerful superhero brothers need their little sisters to help them out of sticky situations every now and then. It comes with a bodysuit, arm bands, and gauntlets.
Black Panther Shuri ($39.99)—Buy Here!
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