20 Fun and Creative Family Halloween Costume Ideas

Once the dogs days of summer are over, you can’t help but notice the giant skeletons packing the aisles at every local retailer as early as August. Is Halloween really just around the corner or are the stores just getting a jump on it?

Either way, if you have been trying to think of a costume since March or you are leaving it to the last minute, here are some great family Halloween costume ideas that will get your creative juices flowing.

20 Fun and Creative Family Halloween Costume Ideas:

We just LOVE City to South’s idea for Jurassic Park. If you have kiddos that aren’t quite mobile or on the run, this would be hilarious!

We love this adorable and family-friendly Shark Attack costume from The Fickle Pickle that will have people complimenting your family creativity left and right!

If you can convince your oldest child to willingly participate, well, then this idea is super adorable thanks to Costume Works!

This throwback to Ace Ventura Pet Detective will only work for so long! Somebody, please do this as a family before your kids start choosing what they want to be. It’s adorable! Costume Works is at it again.

TheFitTrainersWife nailed it with this funny Popeye themed family costume.

We love DIY Halloween, which is why this DIY Space Family costume idea from Tell Love and Party is awesome!

Costume Works, your creativity is on point! This A Christmas Story costume is great.

Let’s Taco ‘Bout this creative costume.  Laraina Hase shares all the instructions to make this family Halloween costume at home!

Tell Love and Party always hits the nail on the head with her creative family Halloween costume ideas.  The Circus is one of our favorites!

Jackie Vest’s Dinosaurs and Trainers Halloween costume idea is great for families with twins!

Short on time to get a fun costume together, this Robber costume from Jen Loves Kev is on point.

Ok, just one more from the very talented Sara from Tell Love and Party.  We are totally obsessed with all of her DIY family Halloween costume ideas, but the Queen of Hearts is spectacular.

Are your twins still little and love the carriers?  This Place is Now A Home created this adorable Popcorn Vendors costume for families with small babies!

Sugar Bees Crafts sure got creative with this adorable Angry Birds DIY costume, customized for each member of the family.

Who doesn’t love The Sandlot?  Chris Loves Julia puts an awesome spin on The Sandlot themed family Halloween Costume.

One of our favorite blogging families, Friday We’re In Love, put together this adorable Princess Bride themed costume perfect for the whole family!

Thanks to Chris Loves Julia, you can take your Halloween back to the 60’s with this Beatles family costume.

One of our favorite twin costumes was the old man and old woman with walkers.  This adorable costume idea from Pixar’s UP is even better!

We LOVE the 90’s, especially Vanilla Ice, which is why this super creative family Halloween costume idea from The Thinking Closet is KILLER!

Brit + Co shares the cutest post of DIY family Halloween costumes loaded with tons of great costume ideas.  This Starbucks Frappe themed idea is our absolute favorite, but be sure to check out all of their creative ideas.  Thanks to the Rivinus family and their willingness to model!

There are so many fun ideas out there and the possibilities are endless.  Hopefully as you scrolled through you were able to find some inspiration for this Halloween.

Tell us what your favorite family costume idea is in the comments below AND be sure to share any cute pictures of your family all dressed up!