The holiday season is upon us: we’ll soon be feasting upon pumpkins, followed by turkeys (plump and with tiny pilgrim hats), and, well, more turkeys (plumper and with tiny Santa hats). Since Halloween is closing in on us like the Grim Reaper, you’re probably thinking about what costume to wear if you haven’t ordered or sewn your own already.

Our Bored Panda witches and warlocks have been busy casting summoning spells and concocting the perfect list of Halloween costumes. We hope you’ll enjoy them and that they’ll inspire you to show everyone who’s boss while you’re out trick-or-treating and dancing all night long at your Halloween bash.

You think you love Halloween? Odds are, we love it more. Way more. In fact, I’m pretty sure that pumpkin juice flows through our veins. Check out Bored Panda’s posts about Halloween here, here, here, here, and here. It’s scary how many of these we’ve summoned from the Pumpkin Realm. [Roll of thunder followed by an evil cackle]

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9-Year-Old With Cerebral Palsy Dresses Up As Beetlejuice For Halloween

9-Year-Old With Cerebral Palsy Dresses Up As Beetlejuice For Halloween

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Foxxy 1 month ago

This is one of my faves.

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My Son Is 4 With Cerebral Palsy. Every Year My Amazing Wife Builds Him A Costume To Go On His Wheelchair

My Son Is 4 With Cerebral Palsy. Every Year My Amazing Wife Builds Him A Costume To Go On His Wheelchair

He's been obsessed with Polar Express so this year he went as a train engineer. Woo woo!

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Foxxy 1 month ago

That is an awesome costume.

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An 88 Year Old Woman And Her 92 Year Old Husband Attend A Halloween Party

An 88 Year Old Woman And Her 92 Year Old Husband Attend A Halloween Party

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Raine Soo 1 month ago

This is wonderful! I hope that they had lots of fun!

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Halloween is a great time to let out your inner creative imp. Whether you want to show off to your friends, leave a great impression on that girl or boy that you like, or scare off spooky spirits like Sam and Dean from Supernatural, it’s imperative that you look good.

And for that, you need a costume. Something different from the crowd. Something that stands out. Something that hasn’t been done before.

#4

My High School Art Teacher's Amazing Van Gogh Costume

My High School Art Teacher's Amazing Van Gogh Costume

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Foxxy 1 month ago

Looks like he just walked out of the painting.

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#5

The Little Girl That Was Mesmerized By Michelle Obama's Official Portrait Last March Dressed Up As Her This Halloween

The Little Girl That Was Mesmerized By Michelle Obama's Official Portrait Last March Dressed Up As Her This Halloween

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Foxxy 1 month ago

She is so adorable.

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#6

Best Halloween Duo I’ve Seen This Year

Best Halloween Duo I’ve Seen This Year

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N G 1 month ago

Her stubble grows fast

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However, there’s nothing new under the sun, so instead of going for total originality that might backfire, instead, go for something a bit unusual but make your costume well.

After all, it’s the quality of the costume and your ability to roleplay that pirate/knight/Jedi/superhero that counts most, not just impressing others with your innovative ideas. We’d rather dress to the nines as Castiel (some of us already wear trench coats almost daily) than pretend to be some niche character from some show nobody’s ever seen.

#7

Daughter Becomes Dad As Costume

Daughter Becomes Dad As Costume

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Tara 1 month ago

Aw, a mini he

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#8

Halloween At The Office

Halloween At The Office

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Giorgio Prodoti 1 month ago

every office should be like this

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#9

My Heart Melt When This Popped Up On My Feed

My Heart Melt When This Popped Up On My Feed

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Foxxy 1 month ago

Now that is a president worth voting for lol.

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There are many traditions associated with Halloween and one of them has to do with keeping away fairies if you’re Irish or have ancestors back in the Land of a Thousand Welcomes. According to local folklore, if you don’t want your things stolen by those darn pesky fairies on October 31, you should dress up, carve faces into pumpkins, light blazing bonfires, and keep yourself surrounded by black cats. Otherwise, the fairies might get you. In fact, we heartily recommend surrounding yourself with cats throughout the year. Just in case.

#10

No, No. Too Scary For Me

No, No. Too Scary For Me

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Kaisu 1 month ago

Way too scary, can't handle this, too spooky

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#11

My 6 Year Old Sister Wanted To Be Coraline For Halloween And For Me To Accompany Her As The Other Mother. Here Is Our Result!

My 6 Year Old Sister Wanted To Be Coraline For Halloween And For Me To Accompany Her As The Other Mother. Here Is Our Result!

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Lotte 1 month ago

damn that makeup tho

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#12

This Kid's "Tired Mom" Costume

This Kid's "Tired Mom" Costume

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Tara 1 month ago

The kid on the leg is my fave

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#13

Tripod Got My Vote At The Costume Contest

Tripod Got My Vote At The Costume Contest

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Foxxy 1 month ago

Took me a moment to get the pun.

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#14

My Nephew Had A Six-Hour Heart Surgery The Day Before Halloween. This Is How They Solved His Walking Restriction For Trick Or Treating

My Nephew Had A Six-Hour Heart Surgery The Day Before Halloween. This Is How They Solved His Walking Restriction For Trick Or Treating

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eliana 1 month ago

this is so sweet including him and making sure he doesn't feel left out aww

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#15

She Even Giggles When You Poke Her Belly Button

She Even Giggles When You Poke Her Belly Button

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Bear_Panda_dear 1 month ago

Awwwwwwwwwwwww...... How has no one commented how cute she is! Bless her heart

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#16

I Don’t Know If The Town Is Ready For My Trick Or Treaters Or Not

I Don’t Know If The Town Is Ready For My Trick Or Treaters Or Not

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Cyndi H 1 month ago

Doggo is fully into it... Love this!

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#17

Just In Time For Halloween, Anglerfish Costumes

Just In Time For Halloween, Anglerfish Costumes

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Beans 1 month ago

Very clever, and terrifying

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#18

My Daughter’s Preschool Had A Costume Party Last Halloween. There Were 9 Princesses, 2 Super Heroes, And 1 Garbage Truck. She Was The Garbage Truck

My Daughter’s Preschool Had A Costume Party Last Halloween. There Were 9 Princesses, 2 Super Heroes, And 1 Garbage Truck. She Was The Garbage Truck

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Foxxy 1 month ago

Daring to be different. Good on her.

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#19

She Refused To Smile The Entire Time In Costume

She Refused To Smile The Entire Time In Costume

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Dolicious 1 month ago

Living the role, thumb up!

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#20

We Won The Yuk Yuk's Comedy Halloween Costume Challenge

We Won The Yuk Yuk's Comedy Halloween Costume Challenge

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Tara 1 month ago

I love people with a sense of humor

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#21

Some Cop In My Hometown Winning Halloween

Some Cop In My Hometown Winning Halloween

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Dolicious 1 month ago

Nice pigture

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#22

A Wild Horseshoe Crab In Its Natural Habitat

A Wild Horseshoe Crab In Its Natural Habitat

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Tara 1 month ago

Yikes. The realistic crab costume looks like it ate a small child.

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#23

I Was Asked "Why Didn't You Dress Up For Halloween?"

I Was Asked "Why Didn't You Dress Up For Halloween?"

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Foxxy 1 month ago

Who doesn't know Wednesday from the Addams family?

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#24

Created A Mask Of My Face For Halloween

Created A Mask Of My Face For Halloween

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Incognito 1 month ago

creepy and so realistic!

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#25

My Best Friend Handmade A Skunk Costume For My Kid’s First Halloween

My Best Friend Handmade A Skunk Costume For My Kid’s First Halloween

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Foxxy 1 month ago

too cute.

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#26

Mexican Climbing A Wall Costume

Mexican Climbing A Wall Costume

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Giorgio Prodoti 1 month ago

there's some genius

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#27

My Wife Was In An Accident About 2 Months Ago Resulting In A Severe Brain Injury. We Thought We'd Make The Most Of The Situation

My Wife Was In An Accident About 2 Months Ago Resulting In A Severe Brain Injury. We Thought We'd Make The Most Of The Situation

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Cyndi H 1 month ago (edited)

Aww look at Scooby!

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#28

I Told A Kid In My Neighborhood I Loved His Costume. He Replied With Asking Me If I Would "Bite His Shiny Metal Butt"

I Told A Kid In My Neighborhood I Loved His Costume. He Replied With Asking Me If I Would "Bite His Shiny Metal Butt"

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Cyndi H 1 month ago

Bender Bending Rodriguez... Futurama will always be one of my all time favorites!

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#29

Freddy Mercury Halloween Costume

Freddy Mercury Halloween Costume

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DforDorothy 1 month ago

Stunning resemblance!

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#30

I Don't Know Whose Kid This Is But I Love This Costume

I Don't Know Whose Kid This Is But I Love This Costume

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Foxxy 1 month ago

That is just adorable.

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#31

Pretty Unique Halloweeen Costume - Dead Body On Mount Everest

Pretty Unique Halloweeen Costume - Dead Body On Mount Everest

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Dolicious 1 month ago

Never seen sth like it before. Cool ;-)

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#32

My Nephew Was Bob Ross For Halloween

My Nephew Was Bob Ross For Halloween

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Jacey Brenda King 1 month ago

That's possibly the sweetest thing I have ever seen. Thank you.

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#33

What A Fun Guy. Get It. Fun Guy

What A Fun Guy. Get It. Fun Guy

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Fatima Nasser 1 month ago

this fungus looks like burnt pancakes lol

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#34

Some Girls Want To Be Disney Princesses For Halloween. Others Walk A Different Path... It's The Expression That Really Sells It

Some Girls Want To Be Disney Princesses For Halloween. Others Walk A Different Path... It's The Expression That Really Sells It

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#35

For Her First Halloween, She Became A Free Elf

For Her First Halloween, She Became A Free Elf

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ʕ·ᴥ·ʔkoalaʕ·ᴥ·ʔ 1 month ago

Master gave doggy a sock! Doggy is FREEEE!!

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#36

My Daughters As Maria And Luigia

My Daughters As Maria And Luigia

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Tara 1 month ago (edited)

Adorable costumes and a play on names

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#37

I Made An Ewok Costume For My Daughter

I Made An Ewok Costume For My Daughter

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Kaisu 1 month ago

I love it that she's collecting candy in a stormtrooper helmet

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#38

My First Halloween As A Double Below The Knee Amputee. Forrest Gump And Lieutenant Dan

My First Halloween As A Double Below The Knee Amputee. Forrest Gump And Lieutenant Dan

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Beans 1 month ago

For authenticity he should have closed his eyes!

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#39

Just Wanna Brag On My Girlfriend’s Son. He Killed It As Eleven, This Year

Just Wanna Brag On My Girlfriend’s Son. He Killed It As Eleven, This Year

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Helen Haley 1 month ago

Freakin nailed it

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#40

Joker: The Beginning

Joker: The Beginning

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Incognito 1 month ago

so that's how it started!

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#41

My Friend Won The Halloween Costume Contest. Are You Surprised?

My Friend Won The Halloween Costume Contest. Are You Surprised?

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Asat Voong 1 month ago

Kim, you lost weight?

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#42

Straight Outta Hell

Straight Outta Hell

The hubs and I are super into the holiday and go all out with months of sfx work. Everything is made from scratch and if it's not, its been reworked to make a custom piece.

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Foxxy 1 month ago

These are awesome.

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#43

I Figured Out How To Use A Sewing Machine And Made My Son A Jawa Costume

I Figured Out How To Use A Sewing Machine And Made My Son A Jawa Costume

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Kevin Buri 1 month ago

oo tee neeeee!!

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#44

Mom Crocheted This Xenomorph Costume For Her Son

Mom Crocheted This Xenomorph Costume For Her Son

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Kaisu 1 month ago

Insane crochet skills, go mom!

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#45

My Son Just Discovered Metallica, He Can’t Wait For Halloween

My Son Just Discovered Metallica, He Can’t Wait For Halloween

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Sarcastic Cow 1 month ago

Cutellica!

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#46

Some Makeup And Scar Putty Turned Me Into The Nightmare Version Of My Favorite Emoji

Some Makeup And Scar Putty Turned Me Into The Nightmare Version Of My Favorite Emoji

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Tara 1 month ago

Awesome. And creepy. And cool. I love it

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#47

My Lara Croft Cosplay

My Lara Croft Cosplay

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Dolicious 1 month ago

Yeah, vintage Lara!

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#48

Best Costume At My Office Today. The TV Rolls Around

Best Costume At My Office Today. The TV Rolls Around

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Kaisu 1 month ago

This is terrifying!

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#49

My Halloween Costume Is A Band-Aid

My Halloween Costume Is A Band-Aid

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#50

No One Knew Who He Was... Either We're Too Old Or The Costume Sucks...

No One Knew Who He Was... Either We're Too Old Or The Costume Sucks...

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Beans 1 month ago

How can anyone not know who he was? Home Alone is like shown on reruns to the max every freaking Christmas.

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