Costumes, Halloween Shares Its List of Trendy Halloween Costumes for 2023

Barbie, Little Mermaid, Miles Morales, and Ghostface costumes

The experts at have weighed in on this year’s Halloween costume trends, and this year they expect to see a heavy influence from Spider-Man, Barbie, and more! Traditional Halloween costumes like witches, ghosts, and pumpkins are always popular, so has shared its trend predictions focusing on costume ideas with a pop culture connection. Here are its Halloween trend predictions for 2023:


  • Barbie
  • The Little Mermaid
  • Spider-Gwen/Spider-Woman
  • Wednesday Addams
  • Video Games (Super Mario Bros., The Legend of Zelda)


  • The Little Mermaid
  • Barbie
  • Bluey
  • PAW Patrol
  • Spider-Gwen


  • Horror (Ghostface, Michael Myers, Freddy Krueger, Chucky, Jason Voorhees)
  • Video Games (Super Mario Bros., The Legend of Zelda, Five Nights at Freddy’s)
  • Ken (Barbie)
  • Superheroes (Spider-Man, Peacemaker, The Boys)
  • Inflatables (Dinosaur, Ride-On, Pick-Me-Up, Animal)


  • Spider-Man/Miles Morales
  • Video Games (Super Mario Bros., The Legend of Zelda, Five Nights at Freddy’s, Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Bluey
  • PAW Patrol
  • Transformers


  • Harry Potter
  • Super Mario Bros.
  • Superheroes (Spider-Man/The Avengers, X-Men, The Flash/Batman/Justice League)
  • Star Wars (The Mandalorian, Boba Fett)
  • Historical/Period Drama (Bridgerton, Grease, A League of Their Own, Peaky Blinders, decades/20s/70s)
  • Disney Villains (Ursula, Hocus Pocus, Cruella, Maleficent, Evil Queen, Jafar, Captain Hook)
  • Movies/Television/Video Games (The Nightmare Before Christmas, The Last of Us, Stranger Things, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Wizard of Oz, Power Rangers, Scooby-Doo)


  • Food (hot dog, taco, pizza, burrito)
  • Animals/Dinosaurs (spider, T-Rex, Triceratops, lion, shark)
  • Disney Sidekicks (Flounder, Abu, Olaf, Stitch)
  • Occupational (UPS, USPS, pirate)
  • Horror (Michael Myers, Chucky)

Beyond this year’s costume idea trends, predicts that we’ll see more inclusive costumes in 2023, with more adaptive, plus-size, baby carrier, and wagon cover costumes offering more Halloween fun for folks from all walks of life.

What do you think of this year’s list? Do you plan to be any of the characters has highlighted for Halloween this year? Let me know on social media!

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