10 Group Costume Ideas that Everyone Can Pitch In For

Oct 02, 2018Reading Time: 5 min

Looking to get the whole gang together this Halloween? Switch it up a little this year and choose a theme you can all have fun with. Check out this handy guide for must-have group costumes at prices that won't break the bank!


1. Minions

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Who can resist those adorbs little one-eyed yellow creatures? One of the selling points of this theme is that it's perfect for all ages, genders, and sizes (bonus: you can re-use these costumes year after year!) Our friends at Halloween Express have everyone in your family covered from your toddler to your son, daughter, mom, dad, and get this - even Fido can get in on the theme! How adorable is that? Your lovable miions are sure to be a crowd pleaser this year. And, with prices starting at just $32.99, it's an investment that will also be appealing to your budget.

Fruit Salad

2. Fruit Salad

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Everyone loves a colorful fruit salad! This super fun theme works great for small-to-large groups. Go bananas and add some strawberries, watermelon, pineapple, blueberry, grapes cherries, kiwi: the possibilities are endless! For more inspiration, be sure to check out an awesome gallery of ideas from the folks at Costume Works.


3. Who You Gonna Call?

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Who doesn't love the Ghostbusters? Halloween Express is your one-stop-shop for this timeless theme, whether you're into the classic movie or the modern remake. In addition to those loveable Ghostbusters, there's also the infamous Stay-Puff Marshmallow Man or the creepy, infamous Slimer. Not to mention, there are even some options for your furry friends! You'll find all of these ghoulishly good deals starting at just $31.99!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

4. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

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You grew up with them, your kids love the modern cartoon, and everyone has their favorite: we're talking about the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Whether you're a Michaelangelo, a Raphael, a Leonardo, or a Donatello - this is a theme that everyone will have fun with. A full-on ninja turtle suit will cost you about $58 at Halloween Express, or you can go for a thriftier route and opt for their cute costume kits of accessories for under $20. Cowabunga!

The Simpsons

5. The Simpsons

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Don't have a cow man! America's longest running show is the ideal costume for any group attending a Halloween fest this year. Get your crew together and bring Bart, Lisa, Homer, Marge, Maggie, and other assorted characters from Springfield to life! Check out Pinterest for some DIY inspiration, or get the whole set for a steal at Halloween Express.


6. Superheros

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A classic that will never die, and practically designed for a group Halloween costume! Combine both D.C. and Marvel to embrace your inner Wonder Woman, Superman, Batman, Batgirl, Iron Man - we could go on forever. Superheros also make for great DIY costumes or, if you're short on time or crafting know-how, your local costume shop is bound to be fully stocked with your favorites

Video Game Characters

7. Video Game Characters

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Whether you’re a fan of first-person shooters or arcade classics, you can’t go wrong with a simple costume that pays homage to your favorite video game character! Halloween Express has a ton of options available when it comes to video game characters. This costume option includes familiar games including Super Mario Bros, Halo, Minecraft, Angry Birds, The Legend of Zelda, Pac-Man and so much more.

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8. Star Wars

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Rally the troops this Halloween and prepare to fight the Empire with some Star Wars costumes that are out-of-this-world. You can show your support for the rebellion, or your loyalty to the Empire, by coordinating an epic group costume! Not to mention, Halloween Express even offers pet costumes that will turn your furry friends into adorable Ewoks and Porgs. Whether you're young or just young-at-heart, all Star Wars fans will find an awesome group costume from Halloween Express!

Rocky Horror Picture Show

9. Rocky Horror Picture Show

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Halloween doesn't have to be a drag with the wild and fun costumes from the one-and-only Rocky Horror Picture Show! Whether you're a diehard fan of the soundtrack, or if you're just a casual musical fan - these costumes are definitely some you'd want to consider. You have a whole eclectic group of characters to choose from, including: Dr. Frank N. Furter, Columbia, Magenta, Riff Raff, Brad, Janet, or the newly created Rocky!

Sesame Street

10. Sesame Street

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Who doesn't love the cute and colorful puppets from Sesame Street? If you're looking to make a costume that is family-friendly and isn't scary, this is definitely the way to go. The Sesame Street gang is a great group costume if you're looking to create a group costume that your whole family will love. At Halloween Express, you can choose from Bert, Ernie, the Cookie Monster, Big Bird, Elmo, and all of the other silly Sesame Street characters that have brightened our childhood.