35 Baby Halloween Costume Ideas That Are Too Cute
In honor of your baby's first (or second) Halloween, we're sharing some baby costume ideas that will make for cherished memories.
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What’s the only thing cuter than your baby? Your baby in a Halloween costume, that’s what! In addition to picking out a fun costume for yourself (including your baby bump), your partner, or your family, you’ll definitely want to spend some time brainstorming some adorable baby costume ideas.
Luckily, there’s no shortage of options, from timeless staples like cute animals to Disney characters, pop-culture phenomena, and pint-sized versions of these best Halloween costumes. To help inspire you on your hunt for the perfect baby Halloween costume, we’re sharing some of our favorite ideas for your 2022 Halloween costumes—we even have Halloween costumes for kids for those who have older kiddos at home, too.
Snow White baby costume
You can’t go wrong with a classic! We all know who’s the fairest (and most adorable) of them all. Don’t forget to bookmark this list of the best Disney Halloween movies to stream this year.
Little Red Riding Hood baby costume
Whether you’re heading off to grandmother’s house or just sending her a picture this year, this baby Halloween costume is sure to make a memorable photo op. Don’t miss the best DIY Halloween costumes for adults.
Baby Shark costume
Chances are, you have the “Baby Shark” song running through your head on a constant loop, so it won’t be hard to get your baby into character for this one. Bonus: This Halloween costume is super comfy, so you can put plenty of layers under it, depending on the weather, to keep your little one nice and toasty. Before you head out, find out the best time to go trick-or-treating.
Yoda baby costume
Let the Force be with your little bundle of joy this Halloween. Star Wars also works for an out-of-this-world group costume.
Black Panther baby costume
Wakanda forever! As an ode to the late Black Panther actor Chadwick Boseman, dress up your little one as the groundbreaking superhero.
Cindy Lou Who baby costume
Get into the Christmas spirit a little early by dressing up your little one as the most beloved character from The Grinch. Don’t miss these best Halloween movies for kids.
The Little Mermaid baby costume
Because you’re so happy your little one is “part of your world,” dress her up as the character from one of Disney’s most beloved princess films (it also gave us some of the best Disney movie quotes).
Buzz Lightyear baby costume
How much do you love your little one? To infinity and beyond, of course! For an adorable baby Halloween costume, get baby decked out as Buzz for some out-of-this-world cuteness. Here are the best Halloween costume ideas for dogs.
Pink Lady baby costume
This might be more fun for you than your child, but doing stuff like this for baby’s first few Halloweens is part of the joy of being a mom! Dressing your cutie up as a Pink Lady from the 1978 hit Grease will make for some unforgettable pictures. You and your hubby can dress up as Danny and Sandy, one of the cutest couples’ costumes.
Breakfast at Tiffany’s baby costume
Talk about an iconic costume for the ages! Your little one can dress up as Holly Golightly—just deck her out in a black dress, (baby-safe) pearls, and oversized sunglasses. This could make a great Halloween costume for women too.
Banana baby costume
Bananas may already be among your baby’s favorite foods, so why not dress him up as one?
Peter Pan baby costume
You’re probably already getting sad thinking about how fast your baby will grow up. Dry your tears and check out this picture-perfect baby Halloween costume: the ultimate boy who never wanted to grow up, Peter Pan. These punny Halloween costumes are guaranteed to get laughs.
Dorothy baby costume
Add a pair of ruby slippers to this cute baby Halloween costume and you’re good to go.
Avocado baby costume
It’s one of the first foods you might offer your baby—and also makes for a yummy baby costume idea.
Teddy bear baby costume
If you’re having a hard time deciding on the perfect baby costume idea, a classic teddy bear is always a good choice. It’s sweet and cuddly, just like your baby.
Dinosaur baby costume
Your baby’s budding pearly whites coming through are probably so sharp that she’ll have no trouble pulling off this dino-tastic Halloween costume. Check out these fun Halloween costume ideas for your cat.
Dragon baby costume
Whether you’re dressing up as a character from How to Train Your Dragon or still miss Game of Thrones, your baby dressed as a dragon is a key accessory.
The Beast baby costume
Parenthood is truly a tale as old as time. Make the point subtly by dressing up your pint-sized family member as the Beast.
Bumblebee baby costume
There’s something undeniably adorable about dressing up your baby as a bumblebee.
Duck baby costume
On the list of animal sounds your baby will soon grow to love, “quack, quack” is probably at the top. That’s what makes this baby Halloween costume so sweet. Here are some Halloween face painting ideas to go with your baby’s costume.
Rosie the Riveter baby costume
Dress up the baby as the iconic Rosie herself! If you’re into old-school getups, check out these vintage Halloween costumes that could still be worn today.
American Eagle baby costume
Show off your family’s patriotic spirit with this all-American costume.
Pumpkin baby costume
Your baby might be round as one, so use their adorable shape to your benefit in this pumpkin Halloween costume.
Bamm-Bamm baby costume
Have a blast (from the past) by dressing your baby as a member of everyone’s favorite Stone Age family.
Scarecrow baby costume
Your little one will be the cutest scarecrow in the pumpkin patch this Halloween!
Elvis baby costume
Dress up your baby as the King of Rock n’ Roll himself—one of the timelier baby costume ideas, given the Elvis biopic that was released in June.
Little lamb baby costume
Fluffy and so stinkin’ cute! Your baby will be the cutest little lamb on the block this Halloween.