It takes 3 to DIY these cute family Halloween costumes.
From incredibly iconic to humbly homemade, these clever family costumes are perfect for a small gathering this holiday.
Whether you choose to DIY or go store bought, you’ll be bagging the ‘best costume award’ before you know it.
14 BEYOND CLEVER FAMILY HALLOWEEN COSTUMES FOR 3
Before you start wish listing everything on Amazon or raiding the back of your wardrobe, take some time to think about what look you are aiming for this spooky holiday; quirky, cute, spooky, iconic, the list is endless.
Browse through these trendy group Halloween costume ideas below to kickstart your imagination.
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HARRY POTTER’S FAMILY CLAN
You’re off to Hogwarts! Your letter came by owl, and it’s time to don your wizard robes.
Dress up as Harry and Hermione from the best-selling franchise and bring little Dobby along for the ride.
Super simple and easy to DIY, this family Halloween costume can be put together fairly cheaply; snag some of those last minute back to work clothes off the rail and grab a school tie.
Wizarding wands can be purchased online at the universal store.
MARY POPPINS AND THE PENGUIN WAITER
Go vintage with this classic Mary Poppins and Bert look. Tie the scene together with a penguin waiter or two.
Okay, so technically, the other one is a dog, but it still counts.
With a little thrift haul and some careful planning, this DIY Halloween costume could totally snag the ‘best dressed’ award.
WHO LET THE DINOSAUR OUT?
How adorable is this idea?! We love it.
If you have small children who hate to walk during your Halloween outings or get tired easily, this little dinosaur cart is perfect.
Throw some old work clothes on and transform a pull cart into a ‘10,000 volt’ fence to keep your little dinosaur inside.
‘IT WAS DEFINITELY ME’ BANK ROBBERS
Uhhh…it definitely was me. Caught red handed.
This family Halloween costume for 3 could easily work well if you have more children as shown in the picture.
Grab your money bags and your best black and white outfits before taking your infamous mugshot.
Psst, the one on the end definitely gave the game up. Stuff with monopoly money for some extra fun with little ones.
GHOSTBUSTERS FAMILY CLEAN OUT
When you have a ghoulish Halloween party to attend, who you gonna call? Ghostbusters.
Kids of all ages love to dress up as ghost sucking goodies.
Dress up some overalls and attach some ghost themed balloons to the DIY vacuum cleaners for a fab and easy family costume idea.
SCOOBY DOO AND GANG
Do group Halloween costumes get any more iconic than this?
Whilst this could easily work well with a bigger family, only children will love to be able to choose their favourite character to dress up as.
From super sleuth Velma to constantly curious Daphne to daringly brave Fred, little ones will love seeing their favorite tv programme come to life.
MOANA AND FRIENDS
Have a Disney fan on your hands? We don’t blame you if it’s you and not the kids.
Little ones can dress up as Moana whilst parents can feature as the other main characters from the film. Ideal for families of 3 or 4.
Perfect for baby’s first Halloween! Dress up baby as Abu, the cutest monkey ever from Aladdin whilst you and your partner don the easy to put together Aladdin and Princess Jasmine costumes.
Just in time to soar away on your magical carpet ride for the most spectacular Halloween ever!
CRAZY TRAVELLING CIRCUS
Think you’re the craziest, most kooky family in town? Prove it by dressing up as a travelling family circus.
From the strong man to the show leader to the mime master, you can have endless fun as a family picking and choosing which characters to play this Halloween.
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES…ALL GROWN UP
This is perhaps one of the easiest family Halloween costumes for 3 to DIY.
With some simple green and black clothes, and a spray painted green turkey tins (yes, really), and a few colored ribbons, this is one of those last minute costumes you won’t mind wearing.
Look for a tin with a similar pattern, or if you’re short on time, purchase the official TMNT shells from toy stores.
Boy, have you got a friend in me with little gem of a costume idea.
Don your best cowboy outfits and dress up as Woody and Jessie.
Bring along your trusty sidekick Buzz Lightyear for a super fun Pixar themed night together as a family unit.
MAY THE ‘FOUR’CE BE WITH YOU
The force is strong in this one. Balance the light with the dark in this outrageously iconic family Halloween costume.
From Leia to little Darth Vader, you and your family can play the goodies and the baddies on your ghoulish night out this holiday.
GAME OF THRONES DRAGON ENTOURAGE
If you’re a family of 3, you’re going to have to pretend your Game of Thrones appearance happened in the last season; you know, when there were only 2 dragons left.
If your kids want to dress up as dragons (we hope they at least look happier than this photo), dressing up as Khalessi, the dragon queen might just be the perfect idea for you.
HONEY, I SHRUNK THE KIDS?
This is what we call a sweet costume. Become the queen of the hive with this little cute ensemble.
Have your partner dress up as a beekeeper and your little ones dress up as busy bee workers.
Adorable and easy to DIY just in time for this holiday season.
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