Kids love to dress up for Halloween, and if you're looking for the very best Halloween costumes for your children you're in the right place. We have searched high and low to root out all the best costumes, at the best prices, available in the UK, including those for toddlers, children and even babies too! Read on for the best Halloween costumes...
Matalan Halloween Shop
Matalan has just launched their online Halloween shop*, and once again it looks like they have some of the best costumes on the high street. As well as the traditional witch and skeleton costumes you can bag more unusual fancy dress like these:
- Kids Skeleton Gamer Halloween Fancy Dress Costume (3-9yrs)* from £9
- Kids Peppa Pig Halloween Witch Fancy Dress Costume (18mths-5yrs)* from £12
- Girls Day of the Dead Halloween Fancy Dress Costume (12mths-9yrs)* from £12
- Boys Day of the Dead Halloween Fancy Dress Costume (12mths-9yrs)* from £12
Asda Halloween Shop
Oh Asda, how we love you! First of the big stores to launch their 2020 Halloween Shop*, Asda George have a great collection building up, with costumes and clothing for the whole family. More will be added the closer we get to the day, but early favourites of ours are these:
- Disney Minnie Mouse Halloween Purple Witch Fancy Dress Costume* from £14
- Halloween Black Web Print Witch Fancy Dress Costume* £5
- Halloween Black Cat Tutu Fancy Dress Costume for Kids* £5 and for Adults* £9
Tu Clothing Halloween Shop
Tu Clothing has just opened their online Halloween store*, with a great selection of costumes, clothing and accessories for the whole family. Choose from cute baby clothing, fun kids costumes, or matching mini me spooky outfits to celebrate. More is being added, but so far our favourites include:
- Mini Me Ghostbusters Costume For Kids* from £15 and for Adults*£30
- Halloween Cat Tutu Costume & Headband (6 Months-6 Years)* from £11
- Halloween Werewolf Costume (6 Months-6 Years)* from £11
Kid's Halloween Costumes
There's a huge range of kid's Halloween costumes and fancy dress out there, and whatever spooky creature they want to dress as there will be an outfit for them in the stores. No more cutting holes in old bed sheets to make a ghost costume! Head to Amazon* for something really unusual, or check out the great selection and value at Asda George*, Matalan* and Tu Clothing*.
You can choose to go for cuteness with sweet pumpkins, rainbow skeletons, witches and cats, or go full-on horror with older children's zombie versions of brides, cheerleaders, prom queens and more.
Our favourites are this Maleficent Costume* from Shop Disney, this Lego Vampire Costume* or Werewolf Costume* at Amazon, this Ghostbuster Costume* from Tu Clothing, and this Skeleton Gamer Costume* from Matalan.
Baby Halloween Costumes
There's nothing cuter than a baby dressed up in a fun costume, and baby Halloween costumes have come a long way from the humble pumpkin sleepsuit. Last year we saw a bigger than ever range with weird and wonderful spooky costumes for baby, and this year's additions so far have been just as good.
If you want to get a 'wow' outfit to make baby's first Halloween really memorable then how about this Baby Bat Halloween Costume* at Amazon, or this wonderful Nightmare Before Christmas Baby Jack Skellington Outfit* at only £12 from Shop Disney.
Toddler Halloween Costumes
When kids start getting mobile many of them love to dress up, and though they're still a bit young for trick or treating they can still dress up and have fun. Cute rather than scary is the way to go. Head to Asda George*, Wilko* or Home Bargains* for the best value and biggest choice with prices from just £5.
Newborn Halloween Costumes UK
There's never been a better choice of newborn baby Halloween costumes, as every year new and wonderful new costumes for your little spook appear in the shops.
If you love matching family outfits for occasions you can now get matching Halloween costumes, so that parents, children and sometimes even baby and the dog can all go in the same costumes!
Asda* usually sell some brilliant seem matching costumes, as last year there were lots of matching 'mother and daughter' tutu outfits, and we're hoping for more matching family sets as well.
Tu Clothing* have a good range of matching 'mini me' costumes too, including Ghostbusters, Day Of The Dead, witches and more.
If you want to go the whole hog and get perfect matching sets for everyone take a peek at the Family Halloween Costumes*from Party Delights for a brilliant range including Zombie, Day Of The Dead, Grim Reaper, Vampire and more. They're not as cheap as the supermarkets, but if you're happy to spend out for a party or a fabulous photo op you can't get much better.
Cheap Halloween Costumes
If you want to go all out there are some really elaborate fancy dress costumes available, but if you're looking for bargains there are always lots of simple and cheap options to be found. Check the supermarkets, including the budget Aldi and Lidl, but get in there quick as stock sells out fast.
Lidl Halloween Costumes
Last year Lidl sold Halloween costumes for just £4.99 each from mid-October, and we're hoping for the same again in 2020. In 2019 the children's costumes included a vampire, skeleton, monster, pirate, witch, devil and more, and for under a fiver they were great value for money. They also sold Halloween costumes for dog for £4.99 each too! We'll let you know as soon as Lidl reveal their 2019 Halloween range. Watch this space...
Aldi Children's Halloween Costumes
In 2019 Aldi offered some of the cheapest kids' Halloween costumes* by far, at just £4.99 each, and they went on sale at the beginning of October, so we're hoping for more of the same in 2020. We'll let you know as soon as this year's Halloween range at Aldi is revealed, so watch this space...
Where To Buy Halloween Costumes In The UK
Many major stores will sell fancy dress costumes for Halloween, including Asda*, Tesco* (in store only), Tu Clothing*, Morrisons*, as well as the budget supermarkets Aldi* and Lidl* closer to the date.
If you want something a bit different and you don't mind paying a little more then online specialist stores like Party Delights* and Jokers Masquerade* are great places to look, and of course Amazon* will have just about every costume you could think of!
Main image: Asda George