Teen Halloween costumes have to be fun, no boring costume will do, so check out these eclectic and clever ideas. From Barney to Bigfoot and from T-Rex to Tigger, you will find something that every teen will love. You can go with trendy inflatable costumes or super-chill onesies, whatever vibe your teen is feeling.
You are guaranteed to be the life of the party in this infamous, inflatable T-Rex costume. With the giant head and tiny arms, everything you do is hilarious. Walk, run, dance, or roar in this amazing attention-getter. Teens will want to wear this costume year after year.
I love you. You love me. We’re a happy family. The infamous Barney song will get stuck in your head and never leave while wearing this giant purple mascot. Not only for Halloween, your teen could get a part-time job doing children’s birthday parties (probably not, but they will definitely be the hit of their own party).
“Why did the chicken cross the road?” To get to this giant, 7’ tall chicken costume, of course. This would be a great costume to pair with a friend dressed as Big Bird. Or wear to KFC. Or Chik-fil-A. The fun possibilities in a giant cluck-cluck suit never end.
Nothing says fun like a giant panda. Your teen will be the cause of much hilarity in this cuddly black and white creation. It is made of soft, lightweight fabric and comes in five sizes for the perfect fit. You could even add some accessories and go as “Kung Fu Panda.” Either way, fun is guaranteed, because everyone loves pandas.
Elmo is one of the most beloved children’s characters in the world. This fuzzy red fella from Sesame Street is sure to bring laughter and smiles to both young and old alike on Halloween, at birthday parties, or anytime you feel like breaking out the iconic suit.
The long awaited search for Bigfoot is over! Here he is in all his hairy, big-footed glory. This elusive ape-man comes complete with attached monkey hands and feet, faux fur body, faux suede chest, and a realistic mask. This costume is great for Halloween or to prank friends and family.
Looking for unusual teen Halloween costumes? Most likely you will be the only lawn flamingo at the party in this festive get-up. These brightly colored birds, and their yard ornament namesakes, are standard fare all over Florida, but now you can see your pink fine feathered friend anytime you throw on this ensemble.
Christmas comes early when you spend Halloween dressed as “Buddy” from the movie, Elf. This hilarious film has become something of a classic and this well-loved character is sure to be a fun addition to Halloween as well. Buddy LOVES sugar so it should be his (second) favorite holiday!
Everything’s better with bacon, and you will be too, dressed as this delicious breakfast meat. Get a couple of friends to dress as lettuce and a tomato and you have a full BLT! The sizzling hot image is printed on a high-quality foam tunic to be worn over your own shirt and pants.
Fly away to Never-Never Land as the boy who never wanted to grow up. In this charming Peter Pan costume, you can go on exciting adventures fighting Captain Hook and escaping the alligator. This would be a fun group-costume for the whole family with others dressed as Wendy or the Captain.
Want to be a brown bear for Halloween? Check out this fuzzy jumpsuit with paw covers for your human hands and feet, plus a fanciful mask. Imagine the looks on the neighbors’ faces when they see a wild bear on their porch. Not to mention, a dancing bear is always the life of any party.
Look! Squirrel! You will “nut” believe how much fun it is to scamper around the house in this costume. From the big, fluffy tail to the cute little rodent face, everyone loves squirrels. Warning: Must stop and take pictures with everyone who sees you. Comes with two nuts.
Create a whole herd of mystical, one horned beasts with these unicorn jumpsuits in several color choices. Whether you like blue, pink, rainbows, or stars, you can choose a costume to fit your sparkling personality. These work as fun pajamas as well and would be super-cute for a unicorn-themed birthday party.
Looking for crazy teen Halloween costumes for a group? Grab a friend and pair this fried egg costume with the bacon strip ensemble and go as a full breakfast. Grab a couple more friends to go as toast and orange juice. Who doesn’t feel better when they see a giant Sunnyside egg walking around?
You can’t get any cuter than Bumble, the adorable snowman from “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.” This one-piece jump suit with character hood and pale blue gloves provides an icy touch to Halloween. You can even lounge in them until Christmas and you’ll be all ready for Santa!
The wonderful thing about Tiggers, is Tiggers are wonderful things. This comfy Tigger loungewear is pretty much perfect for any occasion. When would you NOT want to dress up as Tigger? Halloween, pajama parties, couch-surfing, hanging out in the Hundred Acre Wood… anytime is the right time to Bounce. Bounce. Bounce.
Up your T-Rex game with this inflatable dinosaur costume – why BE the T-Rex when you can RIDE the T-Rex? Every step you take, every move you make will be hilarious as you ride, skip, and gallop your ancient giant lizard all over town. Prepare for stares and double-takes in this hilarious get-up.
Be the animal you were meant to be in this wild outfit featuring everything you need to transform into a beautiful, long-necked giraffe. For added convenience, there are holes in the “hooves” so you can use your human hands to hold things… like your candy bucket! Get this costume and you won’t be “safari.”
Dress as your favorite food in this pizza costume that looks good enough to eat. You can choose the whole round pie or just a slice. The delicious toppings – tomatoes, olives, onions, basil, mushrooms, and more are realistic enough to make you hungry. Call for delivery and wear it to the door for huge laughs.
If you like hamburgers, why not go fully loaded this Halloween with this deluxe burger with all the fixins’. Cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, and onions all on a sesame seed bun are enough to make everyone who sees you want to stop at McDonalds on the way home.
Don’t be a crybaby! You will have people laughing, not crying, when you show up in your giant diaper, with bib and bonnet. This is your chance to throw all the tantrums you want and pretend like you were in-character. You might want to accessorize with some super sized baby items for extra fun.
Who doesn’t want to be a penguin? Everyone loves these funny, flightless birds and this costume comes with everything you need to dance with your happy feet. From the beaky, blue-eyed head, down the tuxedoed body with red bow tie, winding up at the fabulously yellow bird feet, everyone at the party will want to hang out with you.
If you’re looking for teen Halloween costumes that are sure to get lots of laughs, you can’t go wrong with this inflatable sumo wrestler costume. Every step you take in this enormous body will have bystanders doubled over with laughter. It comes with a headpiece for the full traditional look.
For Halloween, go as the most beloved mouse in the world dressed in his iconic wizard costume. This Mickey Mouse costume is made-to-order using high quality materials that give the outfit an authentic look. This costume can be worn for years, just be prepared to take photos with all the little kids in the neighborhood.
Now you can live the dream of sleeping all day and rarely moving by dressing as your favorite slow-motion creature. This onesie is cute and cuddly, just like a real sloth. Great for Halloween, a slumber party, or just hanging out at home, you’ll be super cozy wrapped in the soft fabric of this jumper.
Teens love to communicate with emojis and now they can dress as one for Halloween. Whether their favorite symbol is the laugh-until-you-cry face or blowing a kiss, they will find several options to choose from, including everyone’s favorite – the poop emoji. These would be great for a group theme.
Fans of “Stitch” will love this cute and cuddly onesie that is fun to wear. From the sweet hooded face to the tiny tail, this costume is adorable. Not only is this a fun Halloween costume, it is also great for loungewear around the house or to wear to a slumber party for laughs.
Who’s the top dog in town? When wearing this charming hotdog costume, the answer is “you are.” The realistic printing will have you smelling the campfire as you notice the grill marks and smear of mustard. Food is always a popular costume and you can’t go wrong when you are a delicious hotdog.
Don’t dress as any old Frankenstein, choose this stylish version wearing a festive tuxedo and ready to party. The mask is very expressive and super-realistic, making it easy to be either a funny or frightening Frank in this costume that will get lots of compliments!
Why ride a pony when you can ride a big chicken? Actually, it’s a rooster, but who cares? You will turn heads in this inflatable chicken costume featuring you as the rider. It is impossible to take even one step without looking hilariously funny. This costume guarantees a good time.
Now teens can travel back-in-time to the heyday of the disco in this “Disco Queen” ensemble featuring the electric colors and psychedelic patterns of the time. The jumpsuit is beautifully topped with a coordinating headband. Add some funky jewelry and chunky shoes for a look that is out-of-sight.
If you are a teen and like werewolves, what better choice is there than dressing as the famous “Teen Wolf?” This cute ensemble comes with a full basketball tank and shorts with furry-arm sleeves attached directly to the costume. The hairy headpiece completes the look.
Want to find teen Halloween costumes that not everyone will be wearing? How about this unique and fun Baymax inflatable? Though it is huge, it’s really only light fabric held up by air so it is easy to walk in and wear for long periods. You will definitely turn heads as this rather unusual superhero.
Hakuna Matata! You’ll have no worries for the rest of your days in this adorable Timon costume from “The Lion King.” You will look dashing as this cute little meerkat who just wants to have a good time. Handmade to order, it takes up to 4 weeks to receive after ordering, so plan ahead.
This adorable lemur onesie is as cute as it is cuddly. With the precious hooded face and sweet black-and-white stripped tail, everyone who sees you in this costume will go “aww.” Take your too-cute-to-handle self trick or treating, to a Halloween party or slumber party, or just hang out at home handing out candy.
Cute and cuddly, Totoro, is an anime character from a 1998 Japanese fantasy film reimagined in this comfy onesie. Perfect for a cool Halloween evening, you can wear this anytime, whether at home or hanging out at a friend’s house. Who says you can’t enjoy Halloween all year long?
It doesn’t get any better than this high-quality, professionally designed unicorn costume. From the sweet face to the charming rainbow horn and tail, this magical beast will turn heads and win contests on Halloween night. It is also perfect for cosplay and conventions due to the made-to-order quality.
“We’re all mad here,” said the Cheshire Cat. This elaborate, professionally quality cat costume from “Alice in Wonderland” is handmade to order. Not only will it make a big splash on Halloween, this is a cos-play level mascot ensemble made to wear over and over again.
Go with the flow and dress like “Flo” for Halloween. This funny lady from the Progressive insurance commercials will be a huge hit with your friends. Grab a guy friend and have him dress as Jake from State Farm and you’ll have the perfect couple’s costume.
These comfy onesies make perfect Halloween costumes for the low-key teen who likes to make the holiday a casual affair. This “Mike Wazowski” version, the adorable one-eyed monster from “Monsters, Inc.”, is super cute and works for parties, lounging at home, handing out candy, or going to a slumber party.
Oh, no! You’ve been captured by a green alien! At least that’s what your friends will think when they see you in this inflatable extraterrestrial monster costume. Lightweight and comfortable to wear, this air-inflated ensemble looks just like you have been abducted for “human testing.”
Keep things swimming along this Halloween in this casually hip shark hoodie. This handmade sweater will be perfect on a chilly Fall night. The hood resembles the shark’s jaws and there is a cute little fin attached to the back. This is a great way to dress up while still playing it cool.
You never know what kind of trouble you will get up to when dressed as the mischievous “Cat in the Hat.” This iconic character has been charming both kids and adults for generations. Stay out of trouble and keep an eye out for Thing 1 and Thing 2.
Want to DIY one-of-a-kind teen Halloween costumes? Check out this tutorial for how to make a simple and inexpensive, yet elegant, Medusa costume. Personalize with any shoes, dress, and accessories you can find to fit the theme, then arrange hair and apply snakes! Now go forth and turn your enemies into stone!
This tutorial will guide you through making the most adorable lamb costume you’ve ever seen. You will need cotton balls. Lots and lots of cotton balls. And glue. Simple to make with inexpensive crafts and items you have on hand, you are sure to get lots of compliments.
This adorable wolf hoodie is a cinch to make and best of all, it is no-sew! Follow these instructions to turn a simple, gray hooded jacket into a cute and clever wolf costume. The character can stand alone or makes a great Big Bad Wolf companion to Little Red Riding Hood.
This blog takes you on a trial-and-error ride into making an angel dress complete with sparkling lights. It would also work as a fairy dress and the basic idea can be customized with many different kinds of embellishments. If you like tulle and twinkling lights, this is the costume for you.
Making an adorable 1920’s flapper girl costume is easier than you think. Check out these instructions for taking a basic shift dress and some fabric store embellishments and creating a frisky, one-of-a-kind ensemble. You will shimmer and shake as you dance the night away in this saucy costume.
This DIY sushi costume is unexpectedly adorable – it is so simple to make. You will need a small decorative pillow, salmon-colored pillowcase, green and yellow felt, and a few other things to make this incredible, no-sew costume that will cause an avalanche of compliments to fall your way.
You will be thrilled with these DIY “League of their Own” 1940’s women’s softball costumes. From a little simple sewing to the gathering of some classic accessories, it will be time to “Play Ball!” Grab a bat, an old glove, and a beat-up pair of Converse tennis shoes for an authentic look.
You will love the clever results of your efforts making this modern and sassy take on Ariel. A few basic supplies and crafty skills and you will have a one-of-a-kind look that teens will love. From making your own shell top to crafting the sparkly tail-skirt, this is a super-cute costume.
Take a basic blue dress, add some crafty sewing and gluing skills, and you will wind up with a clever DIY take on Belle’s simple village dress. For extra style points, carry some books just like the bookworm Belle would do, but be careful not to run into Beast!
After a few successful thrift store runs, you will have the basic clothing pieces you need to create an authentic-looking Katniss costume, and then you can concentrate on the accessories. Make, buy, or borrow a quiver, bow, and some arrows, and don’t forget the Mockingjay pin!