Epic Halloween Costume Ideas: Family Edition

Halloween is a great time to have the whole family come together and dress up and trick or treat.

While the kids may have different ideas of what they want to be for Halloween, here are some ideas that are sure to please everyone.

The Addams Family

The Addams Family have been staples of the Halloween scene, their gothic wardrobe and sense of humor standing the test of time.

Just about every family member can portray the family and its iconic characters.

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Hungry Hungry Hippos

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This family took the famous tabletop game and turned it into a family costume, with each member representing a different color hippo.

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This idea is great for parents and toddlers who want to have a coordinated Halloween costume while still being cute.

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Harry Potter-inspired family costume

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This adorable costume idea is inspired by none other than the world of Harry Potter.

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Although it's been over 20 years since the books were released, the fans continue to dress themselves and their children up, getting a whole new generation into the series.

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Super Mario family

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Have your family dress up as memorable Super Mario characters just like this family, with Mario, Luigi, Toad, and Princess Peach all covered.

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With the number of characters in the series, your family will surely pick someone they'd love to dress up as.

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The Simpsons

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This family shows you can dress up as your favorite cartoon family, the Simpsons, with a bit of ingenuity and commitment.

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The dad in this pic went all out shaving his hair to look like Homer's.

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"A League of Their Own" inspired family costume

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A unique costume idea inspired by the movie and now television show "A League of Their Own" inspired this family.

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Each woman, including the little girls, represents a player, with the dad portraying Tom Hank's character Jimmy Dugan.

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Mime family

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Some people fear mimes, which works perfectly for a Halloween family costume idea.

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This family went all out, getting the costumes and makeup done right, sure to scare their neighbors when trick-or-treating.

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory family costume

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Roald Dahl's famous novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has an assortment of memorable characters that are instantly recognizable.

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From the top hot of Willy Wonka to the blown-up Violet Beauregard, the bizarre characters are sure to be a hit on Halloween.

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The Little Mermaid inspired costumes

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What little girl doesn't dream of being Ariel for Halloween?

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This family took it up a notch and included the whole family in dressing up as a character from the famous movie.

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Avocado Toast family

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Do you love avocado toast? Have you ever wanted to be avocado toast?

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This family took the delicious breakfast meal, becoming each ingredient, with mom's pregnant belly being the avocado seed.

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A family of horror movie villains

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Are you a horror movie fan? Do you look forward to all the new scary movies released every year?

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This family sure is, so they decided to take all the significant and well-known horror movie villains and become a family of villains.

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A Nightmare Before Christmas family costumes

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This family went as characters from Tim Burton's A Nightmare Before Christmas for Halloween.

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The mom is, of course, Sally, with dad taking on the roles of Mr. Oogie Boogie, and the kids as Jack Skellington and Zero, the dog.

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The Sanderson sisters from Hocus Pocus

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The child-hungry witch sisters from Disney's Hocus Pocus make a great family Halloween costume for sisters and moms and daughters.

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Grab your colorful dresses and dramatic wigs and get your sweet revenge against the inhabitants of Salem.

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A family of shadows

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Nothing is scarier than an unexpected shadow that's not connected to anything.

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This family took on the challenge of being creepy shadows by dressing all in black and covering their faces.

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Neil Patrick Harris and family as iconic artists

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Neil Patrick Harris is famous for his family's yearly Halloween transformations on Instagram.

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For Halloween 2019, Harris and his family became iconic artists Frida Kahlo, Andy Warhol, Salvador DalĂ­, and Vincent Van Gogh.

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Mother of Dragons

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This mother gave birth to triplets and ingeniously decided to go as the mother of dragons herself, Daenerys Targaryen from HBO's Game of Thrones.

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Dressing each of her little dragons in dragon onesies, they adorably slept on her lap as she posed for the camera.

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The Fifth Element family costume

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This family decided on a unique costume theme based on the science fiction movie The Fifth Element.

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Designing each costume from scratch, the family became Plavalaguna, Ruby Rhod, Leeloo, and Korben Dallas.

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Pokemon family costume

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With a five-year-old obsessed with Pokemon, it was a no-brainer for this family to dress up as the main Pokemon characters for Halloween.

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Commenters noticed that the husband is perfect for Brock, who already had Dad's vibes throughout the series.

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Stranger Things inspired Halloween family costume

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The characters in Stranger Things dress normally; aside from having a 1980s look, it should be easy to dress up as the characters.

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The whole family can become their favorite Stranger Things family, even the Demogorgon!

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The Flintstone's inspired costume

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This family became the Flintstones in this adorable costume, including their young daughter as Pebbles.

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Each family member looks just like their Flintstones counterpart, making this a great Halloween costume choice.

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It's morphin' time, Power Rangers!

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Another great family Halloween costume, this family morphed into each of the well-known power ranger colors.

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This Halloween costume idea is sure to work for every family member, as everyone can pick their favorite color to dress up as.

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The Incredibles family costume

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Get your family ready to save the day as the Incredibles this Halloween.

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This family took on the mantle of becoming the heroic family and looked ready to save the day in their matching superhero costumes.

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A caffeinated Starbucks family

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Why not dress up as your favorite coffeehouse and dress your newborn as a coffee bean?

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This family did just that; they look adorable as a Starbucks coffee cup, espresso bean, and barista.

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Scooby-Doo where are you?

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Here's a fun family costume idea, transforming everyone into a character from Scooby-Doo.

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Everyone in this family became the well-known characters of Fred, Daphne, Velma, Shaggy, and of course, Scooby-Doo himself.

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Star Wars family costumes

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The whole family came together to dress up as Star Wars characters, posing with a Star Wars banner to set the scene.

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The parents took on the role of a storm trooper and Darth Vader, with the kids as Princess Leia, the Mandalorian, and baby Yoda.

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Hey Arnold! couple and dog costume

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Dog's are as much members of the family as people, so why not include them in Halloween fun?

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This couple dressed up as characters from Nickelodeon's show Hey Arnold!, with their dog as the titular character himself.

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The Halloween of a 1000 Elsa's

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This dad has five daughters, each wanting to be Elsa from Frozen 2. They also wanted their dad to be Elsa.

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How could this dad resist his adorable daughter's request? He took on the challenge and became the ice princess herself.

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Coraline button-eyed family costume

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The button-eyed family from the other world in Coraline is creepy and perfect for a Halloween costume.

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The Beldam, Wybie, and the other world Mr. Bobinsky are all covered here, with the daughter as Coraline.

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Dragon Ball Z cosplay for Halloween

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This family chose the anime Dragon Ball Z as their Halloween inspiration.

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With dad as Piccolo, mom as Chi-Chi, and their son as Goku, they turned heads with this homemade Halloween family costume.

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Super hero family

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This family wanted to dress up as various superheroes from the Marvel and DC comics universe and included their pregnant mom as the infamously named"fat Thor."

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Everyone took on a character, clearly excited to explore the neighborhood in their superhero costumes.