Dressing up with your best friend can make the spookiest day of the year a lot of fun. Here are some scary, funny, popular, cute, and all-around memorable Halloween costumes for BFFs!
1. The sun and the moon
Dress up as Earth’s two most important celestial bodies: the sun and the moon. Just be careful not to eclipse one another.
2. Lilo and Stitch
Lilo and Stitch, the Disney duo that captured all of our hearts, is the perfect costume for you and your best friend. Make sure to showcase the two most important colors: blue and pink!
3. Life Alert
Help! I’ve fallen and I can’t get up! Although Life Alert may not be what it once was, we will never forget the iconic commercials.
4. Woody and Buzz Lightyear from Toy Story
You and your BFF can go as the unforgettable pair: Woody and Buzz Lightyear from Toy Story! It’s a fun costume to make yourself. The more details you include — like the Andy written on the bottom of your shoes — the cuter your duo ensemble will be.
5. A devil and an angel
Angel and devil costumes are incredibly easy to buy online or to make yourself. So, if it’s the night before and you need a last-minute costume, dressing as a devil and an angel the way to go.
6. Chips and salsa
This best friend chips and salsa ensemble is a little more creative than dressing up as the peanut butter and jelly cliché. Also, the goofier, the better!
7. Mario and Luigi
Another great costume idea for you and your BFF: Mario and Luigi! Add an ‘L’ and ‘M’ to each of your caps, and with a few extra accessories, you can easily become the video game duo!
8. A werewolf and a full moon
A werewolf is not a true werewolf without the help of the full moon. This cute and slightly spooky costume is perfect for you and your BFF.
9. Twins from The Shining
You don’t need a twin to dress up as this spooky pair. You and your best friend just need matching dresses and a splash of fake blood.
10. A Bob Ross painting tutorial
This goofy costume will definitely leave a lasting impression. Follow a Bob Ross tutorial to recreate this imaginative attire.
11. Pieces of fruit
A cute and easy costume that anyone can pull off. Choose a fruit, buy a long t-shirt or dress in your fruit’s color, and add a few details. You can also wear a hat (in the shape of the top of your fruit) for an extra fun touch! Make sure you and your friend are complimentary fruits.
12. Cristina Yang and Meredith Grey from Grey’s Anatomy
For all Grey’s Anatomy fans, the unstoppable pair is fun and easy to dress up as. Just make sure you have your scrubs ready to go!
13. Rory and Lane from Gilmore Girls
Best friends since childhood, Rory and Lane from the beloved series Gilmore Girls are a wonderful pair to dress up as for Halloween. Make sure to have an iconic Luke’s mug at hand.
14. Spongebob and Patrick
If you and your BFF grew up loving Spongebob Squarepants, then dressing as Spongebob and Patrick may be the perfect Halloween costume for the pair of you.
15. Tweedledee and Tweedledum from Alice in Wonderland
Get goofy, colorful, and creative with this costume: come up with your own interpretation of the memorable Tweedledee and Tweedledum from the Disney adaptation of Alice in Wonderland.
16. Supergirl and Batwoman
Team up as the superhero duo and wow everyone with your ensembles!
17. Cher and Dionne from Clueless
Dress up as the iconic best friend duo from the classic 90s film. There are many outrageous 90s looks to choose from, so pick your favorite!
18. Ketchup and mustard
Because you can’t have ketchup without mustard. Whatever your hotdog preferences may be, it doesn’t matter — this is about looking cute, and dressing up as overly-processed condiments with your BFF is cute, right?
19. Frodo and Sam from the Lord of the Rings
Pay tribute to one of the most heartwarming friendships in literature — sam has Frodo’s back until the very end.
20. Daphne and Velma from Scooby-Doo
Dress up as the ultimate mystery-solving duo: Daphne and Velma from Scooby-Doo. Go all out and DIY the entire look or just scrape the bottom of your closet for pieces that are reminiscent of the Scooby-Doo Gang.
21. Betty and Veronica from Riverdale
I guess Riverdale is popular, so why not? Also, it’s the perfect last-minute costume — you just need some black short shorts, a yellow baseball tee, and some knee-high socks.
22. Any duo from Harry Potter
There are so many iconic duos to choose from: Ron and Harry, Hermione and Ginny, Luna and Neville, Hagrid and Norbert, or Hagrid and Aragog, or Fluffy, Grawp, Buckbeak — the list goes on. You can also just dress in your Hogwart House colors. The Harry Potter universe is expansive so have fun with it!
23. Leslie Knope and Ann Perkins from Parks and Recreation
Leslie and Ann have (or had) one of the cutest friendships on TV! Dress as the quintessential pair this Halloween with your BFF.
24. Eleanor and Tahani from The Good Place
Another simply adorable friendship from TV, Eleanor and Tahani from The Good Place are a great pair for you and your best friend to imitate.
25. Milk and Cookies
Because you go together like a warm cookie and a cold glass of milk — need I say more?
26. Carl and Russell from Up
This Disney duo will be a lot of fun to dress up as. Don’t forget your Wilderness Explorer badges!
Dress up as CatDog from the classic late 90s Nickelodeon show. You and your BFF can each choose to be either Cat or Dog.
28. Winnie the Pooh and Tigger
You can actually choose any two characters from Winnie the Pooh and throw together some quick and cute costumes for you and your bestie.
29. Snapchat filters
Choose your favorites and don’t forget to wear yellow!
30. Salt and pepper
A quick and easy costume that perfectly depicts your relationship with your BFF.