Some of these monsters might not be all that scary, but they're all great ways to make sure your girls and boys love their night of Halloween fun, whether they're doing some trick-or-treating, or heading to a Halloween party! Frankenstein, Monster's Inc, Sesame Street, and more all help you get the right looks!
Monster Costume Ideas
Thrill or chill with these monstrous looks
creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and… incredibly popular. Yes, we love our
monsters, and whether we ask them to scare us, delight us or take us on an
action-packed ride, everyone has a favorite. So why not take the opportunity to
become your favorite monster? Come calling for your friends as the grim reaper,
stomp about the room as Godzilla or re-create classic animated characters like
Jack Skellington and Sally from The Nightmare Before Christmas. We also have
plenty of other horrific options that allow you to create your own terrifying
look and revive it for six or seven sequels. Complete the monster costume at
your event with props like severed hands, portraits and creepy animated monster
eyes. Whatever type of creature feature you’re planning, we have all the tools
and grisly garb you need to make your next event a monsteriffic good time.
Character Bios - Who Will You Scare?
A lumbering mass of un-dead flesh, Frankenstein’s monster is the creation of Dr. Victor Frankenstein, one of history’s most famous mad scientists. A giant standing eight-feet tall, Frankenstein’s monster is known for his iconic yellowish-green flesh, ragged clothing and metal bolts in his neck.
“It’s alive! It’s alive!”
Is he real? Is he myth? Put the question to rest when you wear this costume to your next party. Inflatable shoulders, shaggy fur, feet, hands and mask make your costume the perfect way to re-create this Himalayan monster at any event. Just don’t let anyone call you big foot.
creature may have an affinity for man, something in common with ourselves.”
He is known as the King of Monsters, and Godzilla has reigned over his kingdom since he first stepped foot on screen in 1954. Model tanks and phony buildings are no match for his thunderous might. Now it’s your turn to dawn the suit and become the king, just watch where you stomp.
has an order. A power to restore balance. I believe he is that power.”
Don’t fear the reaper, unless you see this frighteningly scary costume from BuyCostumes. The reaper is death personified and the image of its skeletal form wielding a scythe dates all the way back to 1847. Whether you’re out to collect human souls or just a handful of candy, this costume is to die for.
said death is dead?”
From the depths of the muddiest waters it appears. Great, glowing eyes, webbed hands and razor-sharp claws and fangs, the swamp monster is part man, part fish and all horrific. It makes for a great monster and a better costume for any wannabe swamp monster, no matter where they submerge.
swamp is a monument to death. Snakes, alligators, quicksand, all bent on one
Real mummies have been found on every continent, but to find a moving mummy, you need only to look in the mirror with this costume from BuyCostumes. The bandages, the rags, everything you need is here so you can look great fast. That leaves plenty of time to work on your shamble.
“Oh no, it's the mummy!”
Behind every good monster stands a better female monster. The Bride of Frankenstein was initially created to be a partner for Frankenstein’s original creation, but she has become an original monster all her own. Recreate the look with this amazing ensemble and, of course, that one-of-a kind hair.
a new world of gods and monsters.”
Also known as the Pumpkin King of Halloween, Jack Skellington is an iconic character from the Nightmare Before Christmas. The patron saint of Halloween, Jack Skellington is known for his dapper duds and this costume completely re-creates the look, allowing you to reign as the Pumpkin King any time of the year.
a master of fright, and a demon of light, and I'll scare you right out of your
Monster Group Costumes
best family a mad scientist can build makes for a great costume ensemble for
your collection of cadavers. We have costumes for the whole family, everything
you need to create Frankenstein’s monsters in your group. Our adult male Frankenstein’s
monster costume is perfect for the un-dead man in your party. And what monster
doesn’t need a mate? Our Bride of Frankenstein costume is the perfect
complement for any monster grouping. And for those little monsters who have
been reanimated more recently, our Frankie’s Princess child costume and
Monster-Boo Frankenstein infant toddler costume are the perfect ensembles for
monsters in any stage of creation. Combine them together for one great group
look that's sure to have others screaming "They're alive. They're
Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein
monster originally created by Dr. Frankenstein finds a mate when Dr.
Frankenstein is forced to create the creature to save his own wife. And this
amazing costume combination is born. In the film, the Bride of Frankenstein
ultimately rejects the monster, but how far you carry the story line is up to
Female Mummy and Egyptian Man
careful what you look for in Egypt’s lost tombs. These couples' costumes of a
female mummy and an Egyptian man provide a thematic partnership element to any
event, whether you plan on enjoying drinks by the Nile or dinner with the
pharaohs. Just make sure everyone is back to their sarcophagus by bedtime.
Nightmare Before Christmas Jack Skellington and Sally Adult Costume
romance of the rag doll and the Pumpkin King may seem strange to you, but it’s
as common as boy-meets-girl in Halloween Town. Couples costumes for Jack
Skellington and Sally commemorate this relationship and make great partner outfits
whether you need to save Santa or just take your trusty un-dead dog Zero for a
Polka Dotty Adult Costume and Polka Dotty Child Costume
your child’s inner monster and bring out a touch of your own with Polka Dotty
adult and child monster costumes. Sparkling colors and plush fur make these
costumes comfortable and enjoyable to wear to any event.
Enhance Your Style
Ultimate Frankenstein Elite Adult Costume
Frankenstein’s monster to life with the Frankenstein Elite Adult Costume. This
deluxe costume has everything you need to bring the vision of Frankenstein’s
monster to horrifying reality. The look starts from the top with the monstrous
headpiece, including the iconic bolts and the tangled hair of a recently
reanimated corpse. The jacket includes huge shoulder pad additions to create
the hulking look you’d expect from Frankenstein’s monster. The tattered shirt
features a jagged slit and molded scar to create the image of reupholstered
flesh. Finally, let everyone know the monster is loose with arm shackles,
chains and the infamous clunking shoes that give way to grimy feet and jagged
nails. This is the complete Frankenstein’s monster costume, ideal for anyone
who wants to bring their own horrific monster to life – with or without the lightning
Goth Rag Doll
your goth on with this Gothic rag doll costume. Think toy doll, one that just
crawled out of the grave. The costume includes the Gothic make-up kit, too,
giving you the creativity to imagine your own dark and dreary look. And your
clothing ensemble features black and white-striped tights and black shoes,
perfect attire to match the black dress. A black yarn wig gives hint to softer
child’s toys, but a hint is all it is. Rest assured, this doll is not Child's
Play. Then again, maybe it is.
are the iconic villains of most fantasy tales, but if you think they get a bad
rap show your orcish pride with this red orc costume. This one-piece body
costume and hood will give the look of a red, menacing orc, ready to crash
villages and costume parties, in a humane way of course.
iconic orc color for the iconic orc costume. This one-piece green spandex
costume with hood allows you to step outside your normal life and into the
aggressive world of the orc. The look is so real that elves, dwarfs and puny
humans will cower before you as you burn and pillage your way to the kingdom.
Or the snack table.
Skull Makeup Tutorial
a one-of-a-kind terrifying look takes less time than you may think when you have
this skull make-up tutorial. This video walks you through the step-by-step
process of replacing your regular skin with the appearance of hollow bone.
Follow the process outlined in this video and you’ll be horrified by what you