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Mix it up with these Unexpected Group Costume Ideas for your Next Event

Updated: Oct 5, 2023

Costume Party Ideas

Halloween is coming up, and if you’re one of the lucky people who’s already sorted out their costume, then you probably have an idea of how it’s going to go: you’ll be ready to show off your spooky outfit and you’ll get lots of great reactions from friends and family members who will want to take pictures with you.

For those still in the planning stages, however, figuring out group Halloween costumes can seem like a lot of work and there may not be an incentive big enough to get everyone involved until it’s too late!

I will share some fantastic coordinating family and friends' costume ideas for this upcoming season in this post. Whether you are a family of two, a family of four, or a group of many, here are some fantastic costume ideas for Halloween 2022. Everyone will love these costumes!

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Minecraft group family costumes

Going out in costume is always better with family and friends. I love it when families or groups decide on coordinating their costumes for their Halloween party, costume party, or for trick or treating down the street. It makes for a more memorable experience for everyone involved.

Celebrate the season in costume by dressing up with your favorite people as your favorite characters and shows, such as Stranger Things, Disney's Snow White, Monster's Inc, and more.

Monster's Inc Family group costumes

Reasons Why Coordinating Group Costumes Works

  • There's nothing more fun than coordinating costumes with your family and friends. Everyone gets to be involved and have a blast.

  • Plus, it's the perfect way to get everyone in the Halloween spirit. Who doesn't love a good costume party?

  • Not to mention, it's a great way to bond with your loved ones. After all, what's more fun than dressing up together?

Stranger Things Group Costumes idea

Tips For Making The Decision Easier

1. Talk to your family and friends about what they want to do for Halloween. It's important that everyone is on the same page.

2. Decide on something that everyone enjoys. Whether it's everyone's favorite movie character, series, sports team, storybook, etc., make sure it's something that everyone can get behind.

3. Once you have an idea, start planning out the details. Who will be what character? What will everyone need to wear? etc.

Wizard of Oz family costume

A Variety of Themes and Ideas for Group Costumes

No matter what your group's style, there's a perfect Halloween costume for you. If you're looking for something funny, try coordinating as a movie or TV show cast. For something scarier, dress up as characters from a horror movie or book.

Snow White family costume

And if you want to keep it family-friendly, try matching as your favorite cartoon characters or animals. No matter what you choose, everyone is sure to have a great time! Some of the best Halloween costumes are the ones that are family-friendly and can be worn with baby in tow.

Family costume with baby baby shark

What's more fun than getting your whole group together for a coordinated Halloween costume? Whether you're dressing up as characters from Stranger Things or your favorite Disney family, there are plenty of great options out there. And don't forget about the littlest members of your group - coordinating costumes for mommy and baby can be super cute (and easy!).

Mommy and baby costume idea

With these unexpected group costume ideas, you can mix it up and have a great time with your friends, family, or co-workers. Whether you go with a fun pop culture theme, an iconic group from history, or something completely original, you’ll be sure to have a memorable night!

Snow White mommy and baby family costume

Happy Planning!

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