Top 10 Halloween Costumes for Boys

In our last Top 10 Halloween Costumes post, we showed off our picks for the trendiest costume looks for girls. This time, we’re turning our attention to the costumes that are the most popular among boys. A couple characters in each list are the same – can you guess which ones?

As always, we’re also going to share a few quick costume styling tips and ideas for accessories that go with each look. Use them to make your child’s costume totally unique, or to build a fun family group costume theme that everyone can wear together.

Use the slideshow below the explore the list!



#10. Minion Kevin

The Minions also made our girls’ costumes list, and we couldn’t keep them off this one, either! Kevin is the Minion with the little sprout of a hair-do, and he’s the leader of the Minions trio that sets out in the search for a new master in the Minions movie. He cares about the well-being of his friends and his tribe, and he’s see as the most mature Minion in the movie.

Accessorize: Child black boots, Minions guitar, Minion goggles

Group costume ideas: Minion Bob costume, Minion girl costumeMinion pet costume


#9. Ultron

Ultron is the biggest baddie the Avengers face in Avengers: Age of Ultron. He is a supervillain obsessed with destroying the superhero team and everything that they do. A fully robotic android, Ultron was a originally a creation of Tony Stark, but has tried to destroy him ever since.

Accessorize: Black gloves, Superhero boots, Voice changer

Group costume ideas: Hulk Buster costume, Thor costume, Adult Iron Man costume


#8. Indominus Rex

The Indominus Rex is the infamous, genetically modified super-dinosaur from Jurassic World. Watching it roar, chomp, and gnash its jagged teeth up close and personal was one of our favorite parts in any movie this year. This Indominus Rex costume for kids might be small, but you’ll hear it coming from a mile away come Halloween.

Accessorize: Deluxe Indominus Rex 3/4 Mask, Voice changer

Group costume ideas: Tyrannosaurus Rex costume, Adult Indominus Rex costume, Owen costume


#7. Hiro

Hiro Hamada is the main character from Disney’s Big Hero 6. A carefree and somewhat nerdy 14-year-old, he and his robot friend Baymax find themselves swept into an epic adventure and a quest to save the world.

Accessorize: Black boots, Black gloves

Group costume ideas: Baymax costume, Adult Baymax costume


#6. Baymax

That’s right – Hiro’s friend Baymax made it onto our list, too. As a helper robot, Baymax is programmed to provide assistance to his owner. Everyone loves Baymax’s huggable, squishable, inflatable physique, but he also has a tough suit of robotic red armor, which is what this costume look is based on.

Accessorize: Red boots, Voice changer

Group costume ideas: Hiro costume, White Baymax costume, Adult Baymax costume


#5. Captain America

Captain America, the protector of the righteous and the noble, is the first of our top five picks. Originally known as Steve Rogers, he was injected with a serum to turn him into an unstoppable super-soldier. Now, with his red, white, and blue superhero costume and signature shield, he’s one of the most powerful and iconic members of the Avengers.

Accessorize: Captain America shield, Captain America gloves 

Group costume ideas: Black Widow costume, Hulk costume, Thor costume


#4. Iron Man

Tony Stark, better known as Iron Man, is one legendary superhero. The owner and creator of Stark Industries, he created his powerful suit of Iron Man armor as a way to heal his own injuries and escape his kidnappers during the war. Now, as an Avenger, he helps mankind all across the globe.

Accessorize: Red boots, Iron Man gloves, Deluxe Iron Man helmet

Group costume ideas: Captain America costume, Hawkeye costume, Adult Iron Man costume


#3. Master Chief

Master Chief, the main character that players get to embody in the Halo series, is the strongest of all the Spartan super-soldiers contracted to fight against the Flood, the Covenant, and other alien threats. With the newest Halo video game, Halo 5: Guardians, set for a 2015 release, Master Chief’s awesome adventure begins again.

Accessorize: Voice changer, Combat boots, Master Chief gloves

Group costume ideas: Blue Spartan soldier, Adult Master Chief costume, Deluxe Master Chief costume


#2. Darth Vader

Darth Vader is one of the most iconic and feared men in all of science fiction. With a suffocating Force grip, imposing black costume, and menacing voice, he’s a staple of the classic Star Wars films. Captain Phasma and the First Order are the new villains taking the screen in Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens, but Darth Vader is always a top costume choice for kids.

Accessorize: Red Lightsaber, Darth Vader gloves, Combat boots

Group costume ideas: Stormtrooper costume, Clone Trooper costume, Adult Darth Vader costume


#1. Batman

“Caped Crusader,” “World’s Greatest Detective,” “The Dark Knight”… and our number one costume pick! When billionaire Bruce Wayne of Wayne Enterprises decided to become a costumed superhero and avenge his parents’ deaths, he became one of the popular superheroes and comic book characters of all time.

Accessorize: Superhero boots, Batman gloves, Batarangs

Group costume ideas: Batgirl costume, Robin costume, Joker costume


What do you think of our list? Will you be dressing up with your kids in a family costume theme this Halloween? If you liked this post and want to see more like it, then tell us what kind of costume ideas we should show off next. Leave a comment below, or on the Costume Express Facebook and Twitter pages. Check us out on Pinterest for more great costume ideas for kids, too.


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Author: Walter Bloch

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