Whether you need an ensemble for an upcoming costume party, want to wear a disguise as you pass out Halloween treats or are on a mission to find the perfect costume for your children, Walmart is here to help. Our selection of ready-to-wear Halloween costumes and costume-making materials includes classic and trendy garb for all your Halloween celebrations. With our Every Day Low Prices and convenient shipping options, you can throw a spooktacular bash this year for everyone in the family.
Halloween Costume Ideas
Halloween fun starts with the right costume. Think about something that's easily recognizable and looks well put together if you don't know where to begin; a beloved character is a surefire ticket to success. If you’re feeling creative, whip up a one-of-a-kind DIY masterpiece like glam-rocker David Bowie complete with a spiky red wig, deep blue eyeshadow and colorful coat. Give yourself a bewitching makeover with a black cape, cone-shaped hat and green makeup. Or, you can save time by purchasing a premade costume from favorite categories like:
Scary (ghosts, goblins, witches, zombies)
Cute (animals, insects, princesses)
Trendy (celebrities, media personalities, television and cartoon characters)
Couples (ham and eggs, peanut butter and jelly, milk and cookies)
How to Shop for a Halloween Costume
Walmart makes Halloween shopping easy both in store and online. Check out our selection of costumes and accessories for the entire family. You can shop for costumes by age and gender and refine the results even further by choosing specific themes like television characters, comic book heroes, cartoons and professions. We’ve even grouped together the most popular Halloween items in our inventory so you have quick access to the hottest holiday items.
One-stop Halloween Shopping
After choosing your costume, make sure you have accessories like wigs, hats, holiday makeup, capes, robes and masks that give your costume the finishing touches it needs. Then, pick up extra items for your Halloween celebrations, like indoor and outdoor decorations, trick or treat bags, buckets and candy. Take a peek at our special Halloween recipes to share with your family and friends, or find Halloween-themed gifts, cards and clothing to send to your favorite holiday aficionados. Best of all, you can skip the crowds and ship these items directly to your home or pick them up in your local store by selecting our Pick Up Today option during your online checkout.
Popular Halloween Costumes and Characters for 2016
The most popular Halloween costumes and characters for 2016 include a variety of vintage and trendy themes inspired by popular culture. This year, classic costumes like princesses, animals and zombies remain tried-and-true options for children and teens, and adults still reach for traditional ghost, pirate and slasher movie villain attire. Other ideas include:
Marvel and DC superheroes (Hulk, Iron Man, Spiderman, Superman, Wonder Woman)
Frozen characters (Anna, Elsa, Olaf)
Politicians (Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton)
Celebrity tributes (Prince, Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka, David Bowie, Muhammad Ali)
Batman characters (Harley Quinn, Batman, the Joker)