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Trendy Costume Ideas for Halloween 2022

Character costumes from all the big TV shows and movies this year

Published on: September 27, 2022


Kids love to dress up as their favorite TV and movie characters, and Halloween offers the perfect opportunity. Check out these adorable costumes for all your kid's favorites, including  Bluey, Sonic, all three Sanderson sisters from "Hocus Pocus," an inflatable Minion and more.


This gorgeous costume includes a dress, bag, glasses and earrings to make your child look just like Mirabel. If Isabella is your child’s favorite character, choose this set, which includes the dress, a lei, earrings and a flower crown. 

Gabby’s Dollhouse

Who wouldn’t want to play in Gabby’s Dollhouse? With this cute outfit, you can be Gabby all year long, sporting a cat-ear headband and a sweet jumpsuit. 

Turning Red 

Just like Meilin from the movie “Turning Red,” your kiddo can channel their inner Red Panda with this soft costume from the Disney store. It includes a cute headpiece and a pair of fluffy boots to complete the transformation. If you haven't heard the hype about “Turning Red,” be sure to check out our review.


This soft blue jumpsuit is perfect for fans of everyone’s favorite Blue Heeler puppy, Bluey. The costume features a headpiece with adorable felt ears and a detachable tail. This sweet character costume is comfortable enough to wear for more dress-up adventures after Halloween. 


This inflatable costume will be a showstopper at a party or your neighborhood trick-or-treat outing. The Otto jumpsuit inflates with a small fan powered by AA batteries. The spiky hair and clueless expression are pure Otto, and the large mesh eyes offer good visibility. 

Buzz Lightyear

Buzz was already a beloved character, but since the new movie “Lightyear” has shown us his backstory, even more kids will want to go to infinity and beyond. This costume comes as a jumpsuit with detachable wings and headpiece, making it comfortable for everyday play.

Sonic the Hedgehog

Collect candy on Halloween night with sonic speed as Sonic the Hedgehog! Available in sizes 4–12, the jumpsuit has a detachable tail and an inflatable headpiece. White gloves complete the ensemble.

Hocus Pocus 

Amazon offers all three Sanderson witch costumes in sizes for ages 4–11. Each costume includes a dress and cape, unique to each sister. These colorful costumes are stretchy and comfortable for active kids and are printed with designs to imitate the embroidery on the movie characters’ outfits. Complete the look with a dramatic-looking wig to look just like a Sanderson witch.

Super Mario Bros.

Ride your Yoshi around the neighborhood with this fun-looking inflatable costume. You’ll need a red shirt to go under the overalls, and don't forget the hat and moustache to complete the costume.

DC League of Super-Pets

Rubie's Costume Co. has licensed costumes for all of the favorite characters from the DC League of Super-Pets. Kids will love these sweet costumes of Chip, Merton, Ace and Krypto. They also have Superman, Aquaman, Batman and Green Lantern get-ups for heroes of the human variety.

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