Halloween is one of the most exciting holidays of the year, and dressing up is one of the best parts. It really gives you a chance to go out and get creative. If you’re in a relationship, it opens up a whole new world of possibilities for your costumes. Couples costumes are a great opportunity to have fun and get creative with someone who you care about.
Here are 30 couples Halloween costumes to inspire you!
1. Cosmo and Wanda from The Fairly Odd Parents
Take some inspiration from the popular kids cartoon The Fairly Odd Parents with a Cosmo and Wanda costume duo! One of the good things about these costumes are they’re pretty easy to pull together, and most people will know who you are if you work in those iconic green and pink hairdos.
2. Gomez and Morticia Addams from The Addams Family
Gomez and Morticia are a classic power couple. It’s a perfect costume for you and you’re partner if you’re looking for an easy to pull together and instantly recognizable couples costume.
3. Danny and Sandy from Grease
Even though the film Grease came out in 1978, it’s cultural significance lives on to this day. Find some solid leather clothing items, your red lipstick, and a killer 50s hairstyle and you’re good to go.
4. Jack and Sally from The Nightmare Before Christmas
Whether you think The Nightmare Before Christmas is a Christmas movie or a Halloween movie (or both!), Jack and Sally can be a fun option if you’re looking for a couples costume this Halloween. It’s a great choice if you and your partner are looking for something festive but not too spooky.
5. Han and Leia from Star Wars
Star Wars is always in style, so Han and Leia are an awesome choice for a couple’s Halloween costume. They’re a classic and instantly recognizable pop culture couple that’ll make you a hit at any Halloween party.
6. Ron Stoppable and Kim Possible from Kim Possible
Kim Possible was an integral part of early 2000s culture, making it a perfect Halloween costume choice if you’re looking for a little throwback. It’s also great if you’re looking for something easy to pull together, especially if you have a black crop top and some cargo pants lying around.
7. A Pair of Tourists
This is a great if you’re looking to thrift your Halloween costume. Just find a pair of Hawaiian dad shirts and wear with some Bermuda shorts. Add on a big camera, a hat, and a pair of sunglasses and you’re ready to go.
8. Katniss and Peeta from The Hunger Games
Channel your inner YA novel heroine and hero with a Katniss and Peeta couples costume.
9. Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dumb
Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dumb are a perfect combination if you’re the type of couple who likes to match. Another added bonus to this costume is it’s super easy to make a gender neutral costume, making it doable for any couple.
10. Thing 1 and Thing 2
If you’re looking for a super last minute couples costume, Thing 1 and Thing 2 are a solid option. All it takes is some red tee shirts and some fabric paint. If you’re looking to go the extra mile, look into some temporary blue spray paint. Plus, this DIY costume can be a fun way to spend time with your partner.
11. Angel and Devil
Here’s a classic Halloween costume duo that can be easily pulled together from pieces you already have. The angel costume can be made up of any number of white clothing items and some accessories, while the devil costume can use red and black clothes and matching accessories.
12. Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy
While Harley Quinn and the Joker are usually viewed as a go to couples costume, Poison Ivy is one of Harley Quinn’s other love interests that you could consider drawing inspiration from for a couples costume.
13. Santana and Brittany from Glee
Dress up as this couple from the TV show Glee for Halloween, and all you need is a pair of cheerleading uniforms.
14. Mario and Princess Peach
If you and your partner frequently have Mario Kart dates or are just video game fans in general, Mario and Princess Peach could be the couples costume for you.
15. Alien and Astronaut
Aliens are already pretty common group costumes for girls in college. If you’re looking for a costume that works for a group and a couple, maybe dress up like an alien with your friends and have your partner be an astronaut with a simple NASA tee shirt and some accessories.
16. Superman and Lois Lane
Superman and Lois Lane are a classic superhero comic book duo, so this could be a perfect couples costume for you and your partner this Halloween.
17. Men in Black
If Men In Black International with Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson taught us anything it’s that the Men In Black don’t necessarily always have to be men. Plus, everyone looks good in a suit.
18. Pac-Man and Miss Pac-Man
Pac-Man and Miss Pac-Man make a good couples costume if you’re looking for a more DIY costume, and it’s an added bonus if you and your partner are into retro video games.
19. Fred and Wilma Flintstone from The Flintstones
The Flintstones might be an older pop culture duo, but they are easily recognizable to this day, which makes them a great choice for a couples Halloween costume that’ll be a hit at any party.
20. Sheldon and Amy from The Big Bang Theory
Does your partner have a Flash tee shirt lying around? If they do, then you already have half of this couples costume already figured out.
21. Jim and Pam from The Office
At this point, The Office has become an important part of pop culture. And Jim and Pam are considered by many to be the ultimate power couple, so they’re an easy duo to draw inspiration from for Halloween costumes.
Plus, there’s a whole other cast of characters to work with if you’re also looking to pull together a group costume.
A pair of Ghostbusters can make a great couples costume, and it can even be done by thrifting old pieces of clothing and making them work in new ways.
23. Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy from SpongeBob SquarePants
Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy may not be a romantic couple, but they are definitely an iconic duo.
24. Football Player and Cheerleader
This costume is especially easy to put together if you and your partner have old jersey pieces or uniforms lying around from your high school or college days.
25. Salt and Pepper
Halloween costumes don’t always have to be huge projects to pull together. This costume can be as easy as finding some plain tee shirts and slapping an S and a P onto them.
26. Romeo and Juliet from Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet
Romeo and Juliet are the classic fictional couple, and if you haven’t seen Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet, you’re missing out. It’s easy to copy Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes’s costumes from this movie for a couples Halloween costume.
27. Cowboy and Cowgirl
A cowboy and cowgirl duo costume is super easy to pull together. All you need are a flannel shirt, some jeans, and some accessories to tie the whole thing together.
28. Mary Poppins and Burt from Mary Poppins
Here’s a good pick if you and your partner are fans of Disney movies.
29. Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger from Harry Potter
The Harry Potter series was an integral part of many of our childhoods. A couples costume based on Ron and Hermione could be as simple as repurposing and revamping some old bath robes.
30. Carl and Ellie from Up
Even though we only got to see Carl and Ellie together for around 15 minutes, it’s so clear that the two of them were in love with each other, which makes them perfect inspiration for a Halloween costume.