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The Best Kids’ Halloween Costumes

From Fortnite to unicorns, there's a get-up here for everyone.

Kids’ Halloween costumes are an industry onto themselves. The best kids Halloween costumes help kids jump into a world of make-believe and fun for a night — obviously fueled by Halloween candy. They sell out faster than you can say candy corn. In fact, kids generally start planning next year’s ensemble once they’re done trick-or-treating for the night. That’s why, if you’re a good parent, and you want to get the best Halloween costumes for kids, you have to start planning early and get your shopping strategy in place. Going to the Party City the night before Halloween just won’t cut it for some of these costumes, as most kids Halloween costumes are bought and sold well before the spookiest day of the year.

For kids, Halloween is the Super Bowl of sugar, the World Cup of dress-up. And the most coveted, best kids costumes disappear quicker than a fully-loaded bag of candy. That’s why we started our list early, so you won’t be the loser parent who has to paint a cardboard box and pretend it’s a Minecraft figure or the parent who retrofits a superhero costume into a Fortnite get-up.

Your child will feel like the prince that he is in this charming Halloween costume. Yes, pun. The three-piece set includes a shirt, pants, and an adjustable belt.

On a scale of zero to costumes that have a shelf life beyond Halloween, the hungry caterpillar takes the cake. This classic unisex coat is lined with plush fleece. To keep the little ones cool while trick or treating.

Kids can live out their superhero fantasies in this green Flying Superhero Kids Costume Set.

Your kid will steal the show with this T-Rex inflatable costume. And if they're dinosaur nerds, you get extra points for being the world's best parent.

Inspired by the classic red, blue and gold armor Gal Gadot wears in the film, this costume features a printed dress with a faux leather finish on the overlapping skirt panels, metallic silver gauntlets, the signature metallic gold headband, bicep cuffs and leg warmers.

Fans of Frozen 2 can embrace the ethos of Anna with this costume, which features a full skirt and velvet-like bodice with a detachable cape.

There are so many reasons to love Rey, a Jakku scavenger who becomes a hero. This costume does her justice. The Star Wars Rey costume features a jumpsuit with attached sash, detached sleeves, cuff, and belt with pouch.

You get a long-sleeved Mysterio padded jumpsuit, attached shoe-covers on legs and attached cape; plus there's a vacuform frosted half-mask with clear window for visibility. Fitting for a villain who's actually a failed actor but skilled special effects artist.

Spider-Man’s symbiotic enemy wears a black and white printed polyester jumpsuit with muscle padding and a printed plastic mask.

This Butterfly Kid's Fairy Costume is the stuff dreams are made of. This costume comes complete with butterfly ears and a fairy wand in case your little one needs to zap naughty trick or treaters.

This set comes complete with a shirt, pants, hat, belt, holster, and whistle. And there's one in every size for kids ages 2 through 10.

Inspired by Trolls: World Tour, this costume includes a sparkly blue dress with a hoop skirt and sheer pink long sleeves, pink tights and a pink wig with attached headband. As for the music? That's all you.

The Poe Dameron costume includes an orange one-piece, complete with a detachable hose ad a helmet. Fans of the rebel commando can take flight on Halloween night in this remarkable outfit

This Halloween costume replicates the armor worn in Minecraft and includes a dimensional top, pants and dimensional foam headpiece.

Wakanda forever! Black Panther was a groundbreaking film, and this Halloween costume is fit for a king. It has a padded fiber-filled muscle-chest jumpsuit with attached boot-tops, and mask.

This cute kid's Halloween costume has a lifespan beyond the 31st of October. So when your kid is done being a flying squirrel on Halloween night, he can be one cozy nugget whenever bedtime calls.

Is there a doctor in the house? You bet your ass there is, with this Melissa & Doug doctor costume. You get a doctor’s jacket, mask, stethoscope, reflex hammer, ear scope, syringe, and reusable name tag.

Inspired by Minions: The Rise of Gru, this tribute to the weird critters includes a long sleeve jumpsuit with faux denim overalls, a hood with printed hair, silver-toned goggles of course, and black three finger gloves.

This game-inspired Halo Master Chief costume features the super soldier's green and black armor detailing and is made of soft, breathable material that's actually comfortable.

If all other inspiration fails you, a black cat is always a wise choice. The jumpsuit features wrist and ankle cuffs, a stuffed tail, and cat ears attached to the hoodie.

Perfect for Fortnite fans, this Dark Voyager Halloween costume is a jumpsuit with reflective trim, plus an attached harness, gloves, knee pads, boot covers, and helmet with attached visor to match.

This Fortnite Halloween costume lets your kid suit up as a Skull Trooper and comes with a mask, gloves, bandana, belt, and an ammo pouch.

We love these cosplay costumes because they're warm, they're cozy, and they're totally kooky. Especially this unicorn one. It's made of soft fleece, and has a unicorn horn on top.

This Creeper Minecraft kids' costume features the dimensional top, pants and character mask. Creepers explode when they get to close to you, is the word on the street. And you might explode with laughter when you see your kid in this getup.

 

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