10 Best Kids’ Halloween Costumes Under $20

Skip the trip to the costume store and order online.

If you’re on the lookout for charming kids’ Halloween costumes that will leave you plenty of cash to stock up on candy, these adorable costumes under $20 will make you believe in magic again. Whether your little ones want Wonder Woman’s super powers or a mermaid’s swimming skills, they’ll be excited to show off these costumes at the Halloween parade—and you’ll be happy not to spend days sewing a homemade costume.


Wonder Woman Costume

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Celebrate your little one’s superpowers with this Wonder Woman costume. The set comes with a dress, tiara, belt, armband, and gauntlets, so all she’ll need is a pair of shoes, and she’ll be ready to take on the world.

To buy: $20; amazon.com.


Where’s Waldo Costume

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It will be easy to spot your child in the crowd when they’re wearing this striped Where’s Waldo costume. The kit comes with the shirt, hat, and glasses to pair with blue jeans from your child’s closet.

To buy: $20; spirithalloween.com.


Vivid Violet Crayon Costume

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For a kid whose favorite color is purple, there’s no better costume than a vibrant violet crayon outfit. Finish the look with an on-theme headpiece, or these hilarious crayon hair extensions.

To buy: $20; spirithalloween.com.


Talking Plush Dinosaur Costume

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If your child loves T. Rex and triceratops, they’ll jump at the chance to stomp around in a dinosaur’s shoes for the night. Plus, this cozy jumpsuit will keep your kid warm as they hunt the neighborhood for treats.

To buy: $18; amazon.com.


Doughnut Costume

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Dress your little sweetie in her favorite sugary breakfast treat: a frosted doughnut, topped with colorful sprinkles. This jumper slides over your child’s outfit, so it’s easy to remove if they get tuckered out in the middle of treat-or-treating. The infant size fits 6- to 12-month-olds, while the toddler size fits most 1- to 2-year-olds.

To buy: $20; amazon.com.


Little Mermaid Costume

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Bedecked in sequins, this iridescent ensemble will make your child shine in this year’s costume contest. The costume includes the seashell headband, so all you’ll need to add is some sparkly face paint.

To buy: From $17; amazon.com.


Story Book Witch Costume

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No one will ever guess that this elaborate witch getup cost just 20 bucks. A full dress with a double-layer skirt and a hat adorned with ruffles and ribbons ensure this outfit will stand out in a sea of hum-drum witch costumes.

To buy: From $20; amazon.com.


Superman Costume

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This complete ensemble makes it easy for an ordinary child to turn into a superhero at nightfall. The set comes with a jumpsuit, boot covers, and a cape, so you won’t have to run out for any last-minute accessories the night before Halloween.

To buy: $20; amazon.com.


Pumpkin Pie Costume

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If you’re looking for a costume that’s more sweet than scary, this pumpkin dress is a cute option. The combination of a jack-o’-lantern top and a multi-colored tulle skirt make this outfit extra-enchanting. This costume tends to run small, so consider ordering one size up.

To buy: From $11; amazon.com.


Devil Emoji Costume

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If your child is fluent in emojis, give them a costume that speaks their language. This modern take on a classic devil costume was made for a kid who never puts down their phone or tablet.

To buy: $18; amazon.com.