When it comes to Halloween costumes, your sidekick is a total original. And if it’s a DIY-er you get to make together, even better. That’s why we’ve rounded up some only-in-Seattle ideas that’ll guarantee a standout showing for your little boo-dy this year. Flip through the gallery to find your inspiration!

Leschi Fire & Rescue Boat

Your little firefighter’s seen this bad boy out in Elliott Bay, doing its best imitation of the International Fountain. So why not pay homage to the Leschi on Halloween? Paint and a little know-how is all it takes to make this cardboard costume jump, er, float to life.

photo: Brett Holt via Flickr

What is your little one going to be this Halloween? Does he or she have an only-in-Seattle Halloween costume picked out? Share a pic or tell us about it in the comments below!

— Allison Sutcliffe