Add some humor to this spooky night with a funny Halloween costume. There are numerous options for comfortable and hilarious costumes to make All Hallows’ Eve 2020 a memorable one.
I remember one year I went to a Halloween party and DIY’d my costume. It was a tinker bell costume with spaghetti straps. By the end of the night, the joke was on me as the straps had not been sewn properly. Wardrobe malfunction!!
Needless to say, I’ve since gone the buy a costume route for my Halloween fun. 😀
Here are 18 of our favorite costumes.
Funny Halloween Costumes
1. Alien Rider
This hilarious inflatable alien costume is sure to catch everyone’s eyes at the next Halloween shindig. It is made of durable material, so you won’t have to worry about tearing or holes. With a small battery pack, this costume can be fully inflated. This bright green alien that looks like it’s carrying you around to take you to outer space is sure to have people laughing.
An easy to wear, pull on squirrel suit is both hilarious and comfortable. It is designed with fur markings and comes with an inflatable tail. The headpiece is equipped with a large facial opening for eating, drinking, and laughing with your friends. It also comes with two velcro acorns to ensure a comedic time!
3. Hulk Hogan
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Sport your look like a famous Wrestle Mania champion. This costume comes with all the comedic props, a mustache, gold bandana, and a mullet wig. Get noticed at the party as one of the most recognized wrestling stars worldwide, and don’t forget to wear some bright leggings to go with it.
4. Cereal Killer
This simple, yet humorous, the costume will resonate with kids and adults alike. With a very simple black vest and attached cereal box, you’ll be guaranteed to hear some laughs! Wear dark colored pants and a dark shirt to ensure the box stands out and be prepared to make cheesy jokes all night long.
A unisex Elmo costume that is soft, comfortable, and machine washable. The polar fleece material will keep you warm if you’re trick-or-treating with the kids on a chilly night. This simple red, furry costume is the perfect representation of an iconic and beloved character. Whether you’re dressing up with a group or going solo, this costume is sure to please all Sesame Street fans.
6. 80s Flashback
Relive the 1980s in this bright-colored, funky polyester tracksuit! Pair your white sneakers and bright headband with the flashy pants and pull-over for a rad and retro look.
This costume is also a perfect idea for a couple’s costume. Go with a partner and swing into the party like it’s the ‘80s again. Don’t forget to order a size up if you’re going for a baggy look.
7. Kool-Aid Man
Bust through the door or wall of your next event as the Kool-Aid guy. With its bright red color and charm, you’ll be a popular character. It comes with a tunic and gloves, so it’s ideal for pairing with a pair of your black pants and black shoes.
8. Bob Ross
Harness your inner artist and television personality with this Bob Ross costume. It comes with the wig, beard, paint pallet, and brush to pair a classic blue button-up to complete the look. Enter your event and be a hit. Your friends are guaranteed to laugh.
Funny Halloween Costume Traditions
The tradition of wearing costumes dates back to a Celtic festival more than a millennia ago. It was thought that ghosts could roam the world for one night a year, so they initially would light bonfires and disguise themselves. They wore costumes to fend off spirits that would walk the Earth on Halloween.
Now, it has turned into a much more humorous occasion. Activities like trick-or-treating, carving pumpkins and festival gatherings are all a part of the Halloween experience we know and love.
As the tradition grew more humorous, costumes were worn to encourage laughter and fun.
Some of the most popular funny Halloween costumes today include inflatable dinosaurs, animal costumes, and well known, funny, pop culture reference costumes.
9. Cheese & Crackers
Cheese and crackers are the perfect combination for a cute and straightforward couples costume. It comes with cheese and cracker tunics, so it’s essential to pair them with dark-colored pants and long-sleeve shirts!
Each tunic has a sizable realistic photo print of cheese and a cracker. Make a statement as a couple in this cute and witty costume.
10. Rooster Mask
A rooster head mask is sure to get the crowd’s attention. Strut and bock around your event with heads turning. It is made of durable, natural latex and is spaciously comfortable, excellent for a laugh or even a scare!
Pair this mask with a white t-shirt and jeans or overalls and boots for a great look.
11. Hugh Hefner
Be the most famous playboy around as Hugh Hefner. This costume comes with a black-lined red smoking jacket and a classic pipe to complete the look. Pair with some sleek black slacks and golfer shoes to complete the look. Be the sexy head-turner at your Halloween outing!
12. Yip Yip Monster from Sesame Street
Ahh, memories of my childhood. Instantly recognizable to those who grew up with Sesame Street in their lives, Yip Yip Monster is a brightly colored pull-over costume with two layers of fringe at the bottom to give it shape.
The bright blue color and funny face will get you many laughs and maybe even some scares if you play your cards right. It comes in blue or pink, and you can see through the black mesh on the mouth. A Sesame Street character that’s sure to be a favorite!
13. Wacky Waving Arm Dancer
Outside many dealerships, you’ve probably seen this tube dancer costume grabbing people’s attention. It is effortless to inflate, wear, and walk around. Made of durable and quality polyester material, you can dance and flail your arms around. It requires 4 AA batteries or a portable power bank that’s sold separately.
14. Big Bad Wolf
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A classic fairytale character comes to life with this Big Bad Wolf costume. You will look the part with the old school grandma pajamas with a furry tail, bonnet, ears, and fuzzy gloves. It is a loose, comfortable fit with polyester material. Frighten your friends with your old school attire and then carry on the night laughing away.
15. Joe Exotic
Here is your ideal costume, Tiger King fans. The infamous Joe Exotic costume is equipped with a holster belt and a long-sleeve satin animal print shirt. Pair it with a blonde mullet, fake pistol, and some blue jeans to create this iconic character. Don’t forget to go around stating how to hate Carol Baskin while you’re out and about.
This unique stingray costume is made from polar fleece for sensitive skin and warmth. It is full length and attaches to your hands and feet. The hood sits perfectly on top of the head and has two large eyes to complete the look. Swim your way around a gathering, making others crack a smile and a laugh.
17. Ken Doll
Strut your stuff as a limited edition Ken doll in this hilarious Barbie box costume. Wear your best proper golf outfit, shoes and all, and complete the look with the limited edition box. Turn heads with your swanky look and arrogant attitude, and you’ll be the life of the party.
18. Hairy Cousin
The Addams Family characters are classic Halloween looks and are always a solid choice no matter the character.
The Hairy Cousin costume comes with glasses, bowler hat, and natural hula grass skirts or wig material. This hilarious character and costume guarantees all sorts of attention and laughter. Even if fellow party goers aren’t familiar with the iconic show, they will still think your costume is “creepy and kooky.”
Halloween is a time for laughing out loud at funny costumes, or crying out loud from fright! Hopefully we provided you a great idea for your Halloween costume this year.