21 Celebrity Halloween Costumes for Kids

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Last updated on August 30th, 2023 at 09:01 pm

Walk through any retail store, and suddenly the site of Halloween is taking over as kids go back to school and fall quickly approaches. The aisles are lined with capes, masks, dresses, accessories, and everything you could possibly think of.

With the changing times, the days of picking superheroes or princesses, witches, and skeletons, are fewer and far between. Instead, they’re ready to start emulating their favorite singers and celebrities. Have no fear. We have plenty of options for great kids Halloween costumes to make your planning easier.

Here are 21 Halloween costumes for kids, from girls costumes to boys costumes, toddlers, and infants, with the most famous celebrity themes they’ll have so much fun dressing up in this October.

1. Taylor Swift

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From kids to adults, Taylor Swift is one musical icon that both little girls and adult women love. Luckily, there is a way for all the girls to put together their own Taylor Swift costume and enjoy being the “22” singer for the evening.

There are plenty of outfits to choose from, but one of the best Taylor Swift kids Halloween costumes in there top it off with the heart sunglassesa blonde wig, and a microphone.

2. JoJo Siwa

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There’s no doubt that when it comes to icons for the girls of today, popstar JoJo Siwa is one of the top names on the list.

She’s so popular that you can get almost everything needed to create the perfect JoJo Siwa costume, including a fun, colorful dress and oversized hair bow, with one click.

3. Justin Bieber

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Have your little boy throw it back to the early days of Belieber world with the perfect Justin Bieber costume.

For one low price on Amazon, you’ll be able to not only get the classic white jacket over the purple hoodie look but even the official “Baby Bieber” wig. Hurry though. There aren’t many left in stock.

You can complete the Justin Bieber look with a headset microphone prop for just a few dollars more.

4. Marshmello

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Marshmello has quickly become one of the most popular electronic music producers and disc jockeys in music today, and considering he’s only 31 years old, he’s catching the eyes of many youths. Because of this, it’s no wonder that his unique look is one of the most popular kids Halloween costumes out there.

He’s so popular that you can purchase an officially licensed jumpsuit and a half-mask kids’ Marshmello costume to make it super easy.

5. Elvis

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Elvis Presley and Priscilla with Lisa Marie, February 1968. Image is in the Public Domain

Have a little fun for yourself this Halloween and consider dressing your little boy as the King of Rock and Roll himself, Elvis Presley.

He may be too young to understand now but trust us. He’ll thank you later when he looks back at pictures and realizes that he got to emulate one of the most iconic artists to ever live by donning an Elvis costume.

There are numerous parts to bring the whole look together. To start, get him a replica of the Las Vegas jumpsuitsunglasses with attached sideburns, and a toy microphone.

Then, slick his hair back or get the right wig, and he’s all set to impress in one of our favorite kids Halloween costume suggestions yet.

6. Billie Eilish

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Billie Eilish is another one of the famous singers amongst the kids these days, so it wouldn’t be surprising if the girls start looking for the perfect Billie Eilish costume.

Finding the classic green outfit is easy, as is the matching wig. Be prepared once she puts it on, though. You may just be hearing “Ocean Eyes” all night long.  

7. Bret Michaels

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If your son claims he wants to dress up as a rockstar for his Halloween costume, have him channel Bret Michaels as a little tribute to your growing-up days, too.

It’s pretty easy to get the right Bret Michaels costume started. A perfect, all-inclusive set is available for the perfect look, including the black mesh crop top, the printed skull tank top, zebra printed pants, a waist belt, and head and leg bandanas.

You may need to search a little for the matching, long-blonde wig, however, as most searches either only bring up adult sizes or the utterly wrong look, but we have faith in you. “Every Rose Has Its Thorn,” after all.

8. Audrey Hepburn

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Of all the different kids Halloween kids’ costumes out there with a celebrity theme, this one will turn your little girl into a classy young lady. Channel Breakfast at Tiffany’s with this Audrey Hepburn costume.

All you need to achieve the perfect look is a black dress, a faux fur stole, and all the best accessories, including gloves, pearls, and sunglasses. Put her hair up in a tight bun, and she’ll give everyone flashbacks to the best time in Hollywood.

9. Patrick Mahomes

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When it comes to the perfect kids’ costumes for boys this Halloween, don’t be surprised if they want to enter the sports world, and who better to start with than Kansas City Chiefs quarterback and Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes?

The main pieces of the costume are easy to find, with a helmet, chin strap, numbers, a jersey, and pants. To really pull off a specific Patrick Mahomes costume, however, add on some Chiefs wristbands and, most importantly, his signature headband and locks to complete the look.

10. Harley Quinn

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Little girls can channel one of Margot Robbie’s most famous roles with a Harley Quinn costume.

With the jumpsuit, bracelet, eye mask, and belt taken care of, you only need long blonde pigtails to complete the look.

11. Michael Jackson

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – Exact date unknown – circa 1990 – Michael Jackson arriving at a celebrity event. Image from Shutterstock.

Kids’ costumes for boys have some great options amongst them, and channeling the King of Pop, Michael Jackson is undoubtedly one of them.

To make the most classic Michael Jackson costume, start with the perfect red “Thriller” jacket. After, to take on the singer’s whole persona, find some black pants and, more importantly, sunglasses, curly hair, and a signature single sequin glove.

12. Charlie Chaplin

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Charlie Chaplin was one of the greatest comedians and actors of the 1940s and 1950s, and many retailers are helping boys throw it back this Halloween.

Are you looking for the perfect Charlie Chaplain costume? Thankfully, it’s easy to find the entire suit, complete with vest, tie, jacket, and pants. To finish the look, just find an accessory package that includes the black bowler hat, bowtie, mustache, monocle, and cane.

13. Ken

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With the Barbie movie making such a splash, you might consider looking for kids’ costumes that emulate the leading man of the film, Ken.

You’re in luck because you can find a boys’ Ken Costume with a pink tank top, multi-color vest and pants, pads for knees and elbows, and a sports sun visor. You might just be sure it won’t be too cold outside before purchasing this one.

14. Barbie

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You can’t have a Ken without a Barbie, and the matching Barbie costume is just as easy to find.

The girls can wear the perfect skater costume from the Barbie movie. The set includes a leotard, a visor, a belt, and pads for the knees and elbows. Find some skates afterward, and she’ll roll down the sidewalk as the trick-or-treating commences.

15. Amelia Earhart

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Athletes, singers, and actors aren’t the only celebrity kids Halloween costumes out there. Girls can also dress up as Amelia Earhart, the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. It’s the perfect reminder to the girls that they can do anything they set their minds to.

All you need for the best Amelia Earhart costume is an aviator jacket and pants, a pilot hat and glasses, and a scarf. Thankfully, it’s available in one nice little bundle.

16. Marie Curie

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For the girls interested in science, you might also consider putting together a Halloween costume portraying one of the most famous female scientists of all time – Marie Curie.

What do you need for a Marie Curie kids costume, you ask. Easy. All you need is a long black dress to get yourself started. After that, find a small plastic beaker, and she’ll be full-blown scienced-out.

17. Marilyn Monroe

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Creating a Marilyn Monroe mini-me for Halloween is another easy look to put together if that’s what you consider when looking for the best Halloween costumes for kids.

To make a Marilyn Monroe costume work, just find an age-appropriate version of her signature white dress and the right blonde wig to make the whole look perfect.  

18. Rosie the Riveter

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She’s the “We Can Do It!” strong woman costume and the perfect empowerment look for any little girl out there.

All that’s needed to create a Rosie the Riveter costume is the red polka dot headband and a denim jumpsuit. Teach her to flex her muscles, and she’ll be shouting, “We Can Do It,” all evening long.

19. Rosa Parks

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For those girls who dream of making a difference in the world, there are plenty of kids’ costumes that highlight some of the most notable in history, including Civil Rights activist Rosa Parks.

The Rosa Parks costume includes a jacket with an attached front dress and hat. Pull her hair back, and metaphorically, she’ll be ready to take a stand.

20. John Wayne

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Let’s face it. Boys love cowboys, so why not have him be John Wayne this Halloween?

Considering he held pretty classic looks throughout his movies, all you need is to find a bundled set for the perfect John Wayne costume. These great sets include the vest, cowboy hat, chaps, belt buckle, and bandana.

21. John Travolta

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Saturday Night Fever, anybody? Maybe even Grease?

There are plenty of options for a classic John Travolta costume if the boys want to embody the star for Halloween this year. You can find the 70s disco fever look or the classic leather T-bird jacket with one quick search to begin.

Halloween is a magical time of year, and finding that perfect outfit is the best part of it all. These 21 kids Halloween costumes will surely make for a memorable holiday for years to come.

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Written by Katie Peterson

Katie Peterson received her bachelor's degree in English from the University of Saint Mary in Leavenworth in 2015. She has worked in journalism since 2015, beginning as production assistant and eventual head staff writer of the Fort Leavenworth Lamp newspaper in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Currently, she is a multimedia journalist with the Diocese of Nashville's Office of Media and Evangelization where she writes, does photography, and edits for several types of content, including the Tennessee Register, Catholic Awakenings, and She has also worked as a freelance journalist with the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas's newspaper, The Leaven, since 2016.
In her spare time, Peterson enjoys reading, spending time with her pup, Sadie Lynn, singing and songwriting.


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