Even if your Halloween festivities look a little different this year, there’s nothing like good costume ideas to make things seem almost normal. Unless you are feeling creative (see our DIY Halloween costumes here) you’ll need to search the online shops in order to find exactly what your kiddo wants. In order to help you find what you’re looking for, we did the research and came up with a great collection of kids’ Halloween Costumes. From The Mandalorian to tigers, keep reading to see some of the most popular Halloween costumes for kids in 2020.

Glow-in-the-Dark Skeleton

Kick up the ever-popular skeleton costume with a glow-in-the-dark feature! If you aren't hitting the trick-or-treat circuit this year, it's ideal for a backyard game of night tag! 

Buy it here, $39.99.

Harley Quinn

A popular choice when it comes to dressing up as a DC Superhero high character, we like this costume because it comes with lots of items, including the sparkly shirt, shorts, mask, studded bracelet and belt and the multi-color tights. 

Buy it here, $26.39. 

Miles Morales from "Into the Spiderverse"

Spiderman is as popular as ever, but why not go as the newest version of the superhero—Miles Morales? The costume includes the jumpsuit, face mask and shoe covers. 

Sizes: 4-12

Available at costumesupercenter.com, $22.39.


Kids have long been fascinated by dinosaurs, so it's no surprise that dino costumes are continuously a popular choice, especially for young kids. This adorable T-Rex suit is perfect for a toddler, and if your kid wants a different dino, there's a Triceratops too!  

Sizes: 2T-4T

Available at spirithalloween.com, $29.99.

Elsa from "Frozen 2"

Anything Frozen is a hit with the younger set, but Queen Elsa's latest dress will definitely be popular this Halloween season. Inspired by Elsa's ice powers, kids ages 3-8 can grab this fun costume that's sure to get more play in the months to come. 

Sizes: 3T-8

Available at target.com, $35.

Little Avocado

Is it your little one’s first (or maybe second) Halloween? Now’s the time to dress him or her up in an adorable costume and parade around the neighborhood. This microfleece option is as comfy as it is charming—and cute enough to eat!

Sizes: 3-6M, 6-9M, 12M, 18M, 24M

Available at carters.com, $22.

Hermoine Granger

Harry's smart and spunky BFF is a huge hit with girls who are reading the Harry Potter series. This robe is affordable, has the Gryffindor crest on the front and is offered in three sizes. You'll need to buy the accessories to complete the look, like this tie and this wand

Sizes: S, M, L

Available at amazon.com,  $11.78.

The Mandalorian

The Mandalorian is Disney+'s latest addition to the Star Wars universe, and it's out of this world. Suit up like everyone's favorite bounty hunter (sorry, Boba Fett loyalists), and have a younger sibling dress up like The Child and you've got a match made in Halloween heaven. 

Sizes: S, M, L

Available at spirithalloween.com, $36.99. 

Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman 1984 is still expected to premiere in October of this year, so it's perfect timing for your own Wonder Woman. She'll get plenty of wear out of this sweet costume that comes with a dress, belt, gauntlets, tiara, and even shin guards. Halloween night may be the first of many times she saves the neighborhood.

Sizes: S, M, L

Available at amazon.com, starting at $20.73.


Your kids might not have watched Tiger King, but you probably have, so this orange-and-black striped, sleeveless jumpsuit will be fun for everyone. Made to be durable and breathable, this classic costume will stand up to tons of wear well beyond Halloween night.

Sizes: 3T-5/6

Available at snickerdoos.com, $59.

Super Mario

You've been gaming '90s-style with your kids since March, so how about this spot-on Super Mario costume, complete with hat, mustache, gloves and a one-piece jumpsuit? And, yes, that is an inflatable belly! This makes a great buddy costume, too, if you have a Luigi in the house! Plus, you can’t beat the price.

Sizes: S, M, L

Available at amazon.com, $19.97.

Popular Poppy

Trolls World Tour was a huge hit this year, which means Poppy, Branch, Bridget, and DJ Suki will be trending this Halloween. This darling Poppy dress may get some wear all on its own, and she’ll definitely want to put her hair up for fright night!

Sizes: 3T-12

Available at amazon.com, starting at $21.32.


Captain Marvel

Who runs the world? GIRLS. Tap into that amazing girl power wearing this cool Captain Marvel costume. The padded superhero jumpsuit is comfortable enough to outlast any hectic or harried Halloween night, and it has a 3-D molded star logo and metallic gold foil detailing to make the outfit look extra legit.

Sizes: 3-13

Available at shopdisney.com, $49.95 and up. 

Health Care Worker

The real heroes of 2020 are the health care workers on the front lines of COVID-19. Your kid can proudly sport this costume for Halloween this year. 

Sizes: 2T-4T

Available at spirithalloween.com, $24.99.

— Whitney C. Harris with Gabby Cullen

Editor’s Note: All items were available for purchase upon publication.

Featured Image: Steve Libralon via Unsplash


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