Halloween Costume Ideas for Couples

Best Couples Halloween Costume Ideas

If you are drawing a blank when it comes to matching Halloween costumes for the two of you as a couple for a costume party, check out these lists of famous and not-so-famous twosomes. Thinking about what to dress up as for Halloween is exciting because of the possibilities, but it can also be stressful. I mean, there are a plethora of options available! When you add another person to the mix, it’s nearly impossible to come up with a couple’s costume.

Scary Couples Costumes

Scroll down and you will see costume categories. We’ve organized the costumes by categories to make finding what you are looking for easier. Here are the best couples Halloween costumes for you to choose from, ranging from spooky makeup to fun family-friendly costumes and Disney-inspired get-ups. T Remember to send us more ideas and pictures of your costumes!

Scary Halloween Costumes for Couples

Halloween is the ideal time to scare the living daylights out of your friends. Choose one of these frightening couples Halloween costume ideas and you’ll be well on your way.

  • Killer Clowns
  • Chucky and His Bride
  • Skeleton Bride & Groom
  • The Joker and Harley Quinn
  • Zombie Bride and Groom
  • Freddy Krueger & Jason Voorhees
  • Michael Myers and Laurie from ‘Halloween’
  • Money Heist
  • Pennywise and Georgie

Television Couple Costumes

Halloween has arrived, and if you and your partner haven’t yet found costumes, don’t worry! We recommend that you look for ideas on your television screen. These costumes are simple to put together, and you’ll be the pride of a pop-culture party with these costumes inspired by TV couples you know and love.

  • Al and Peg Bundy
  • Dan and Roseanne Barr
  • Drew Carey and Mimi
  • Jeannie and the Astronaut
  • Lucy and Ricky
  • Money Heist
  • Mulder and Scully
  • Ozzie and Harriet Nelson
  • Sarek and Amanda (Spock’s parents)
  • Steve and Terry Irwin from Animal Planet Show
  • The Honeymooners

Cartoon Couple Costumes

Convincing your boyfriend, girlfriend, or best friend to join you in matching costumes for Halloween this year is only half the battle. The other challenge is finding the right couples costumes to dress up as, and with so many options, it can be difficult to choose just one. One suggestion is to narrow your options with a theme, such as a cartoon-inspired couples costume—and I’m not just talking about Mickey and Minnie Mouse.

  • Alice in Wonderland and the Rabbit
  • Aladdin and Jasmine
  • Bam Bam and Pebbles
  • Batman and Cat Woman
  • Betty & Barney Rubble
  • Boris and Natasha
  • Cinderella and Prince Charming
  • Fred and Wilma Flintstone
  • Jack Skellington and Sally
  • Marge and Homer Simpson
  • Morticia and Gomez from “The Addams Family”
  • Popeye and Olive Oyl
  • Shrek and Princess Fiona
  • Snow White and the Prince
  • Superman and Wonder Woman
  • Tinkerbell and Peter Pan
  • Woody and Jessie from Toy Story

Contemporary and Historical Couple Costumes

Historical Couple Costumes

So you and your partner were invited to a costume party? Don’t know what to wear? Don’t want to be stuck with him in fairy wings and you in an overly-tight tutu like last year? So, why not travel back in time, even as far as Ancient Egypt and Ancient Rome, to find some fantastic historical costume ideas for couples?

  • Adam and Eve
  • Anthony and Cleopatra
  • Bogie and Lauren Bacall
  • Caesar and Cleopatra
  • Clark Gable and Carole Lombard
  • Elvis and Priscilla Presley
  • George and Martha Washington
  • Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn
  • Jack and Jackie Kennedy
  • Mae West and W.C. Fields
  • Napoleon and Josephine
  • Bill Clinton and Hillary
  • George W. and Laura Bush
  • Hugh Hefner and Playboy Bunny
  • Martha Stewart and her Broker

Creative But Hard to Categorize Couple Costumes

The only thing more difficult than deciding what you’ll be for Halloween is deciding what two people will be for Halloween. And if you’re in a relationship, finding a suitable Halloween costume that both you and your partner will agree on can be difficult. Fortunately, there are a plethora of couples costumes to choose from, whether they are scary, silly, or completely sexy. And if you’re concerned about the cost, don’t be; Halloween costumes for two don’t have to be prohibitively expensive. You can even make last-minute costumes out of things you already have in your closet or around your house.

  • Almond Joy (“I’ve got Nuts” on back) and Mounds (“I Don’t” on back)
  • Dead Hells Angels, complete with bat wings
  • Great for pregnant couple… woman wears box painted like oven and man wears baker’s hat! (Bun in the oven…)
  • Guy wears a mini skirt
  • Handcuffs
  • Lock and Key
  • Mummy and Daddy
  • Reverse Roles and try cross dressing with the guy wearing gal clothes and the gal wearing guy clothes
  • Shotgun Wedding with Pregnant Bride and Reluctant Husband
  • Two Heads in a Fish Tank

Fictional Couple Costumes

Whether your vision is to go all out with head to toe apparatus (and a full face of makeup), or you’re holding out hope that dressing up only requires a couple outfit tweaks with pieces you already own, this lineup of cinematic couple costumes has choices for you and your companion of varying commitments.

  • Aragorn and Arwen
  • Bombadil and Goldberry
  • Celeborn and Galadriel
  • Dracula and a Pale Woman with Fang Marks
  • Eowyn and Faramir
  • Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein
  • Hagrid and Norbert the Dragon
  • Hansel and Gretel
  • Harry Potter and Hermione
  • Jack and Jill
  • Little Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf
  • Molly and Arthur Weasley
  • Peter the Pumpkin Eater (orange paint around face) and Wife in Pumpkin Outfit
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Scarlett O’Hara and Rhett Butler
  • Tarzan and Jane
  • Wanda Maximoff and Vision

Miscellaneous Couple Costumes

Each October, spouses across the country struggle to answer the same age-old question: “What’s  a good couple’s Halloween costume?” Though some of these ideas involve store-bought costumes, many of the themes can be brought to life with items you already own (ok, and maybe one or two cheap Amazon finds), making them not only easy to DIY, but also able to be thrown together at the last minute, if necessary.

  • Ball and Chain
  • Bowling Pin and Ball
  • Brick layer (guy) and a Brick (gal)
  • Bride and Groom
  • Caveman and Woman
  • Cheerleader and Football Player
  • Devil and Angel
  • Doctor and Nurse
  • Flapper and a Gangster
  • Granny and Grandpa
  • Greek Couple
  • Grim Reaper and Tombstone
  • Hot Dog and Mustard
  • King and Queen
  • Mustard and Ketchup (dress in all red or all yellow, with felt M or K on chest, birthday hat painted the same color for top)
  • Nerdy Couple
  • Pilgrim Couple
  • Pirate and Wench
  • Plug and a Socker
  • Police Offier and Prisoner (of love…<grin>)
  • Priest and Nun
  • Raring 20s gangster and his girlfriend Salt and Pepper Shakers (dress in all white or all black, with felt S or P on chest, with paper plate covered in tinfoil for hat)
  • Santa and Mrs. Claus
  • Siamese Twins
  • Two Hershey’s Kisses
  • Viking Couple

Movie Couple Costumes

For your next couples Halloween costume, look no further than iconic movie pairings! There are so many movie twosomes to provide unending dress-up inspiration, from comedic pairs like Wayne and Garth to classics like Mary Poppins and Bert. And the best part is that you can make most of your costumes at home, whether you choose to scare people this Halloween or channel an incredibly cute romantic couple from the big screen. Look ahead for the trendiest couples costume ideas inspired by your favorite movies!

  • Aragorn and Arwen
  • Austin Powers and Felicity Shagwell
  • Batman and Cat Woman
  • Beetlejuice and Lydia Deetz
  • Bonnie and Clyde
  • Brad and Janet from the Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • Celeborn and Galadriel
  • Danny and Sandy from “Grease”
  • Dorothy and the Scarecrow or Lion or Tin Man or Toto
  • Dracula and a Pale Woman with Fang Marks
  • Eowyn and Faramir
  • Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein
  • Joe Exotic and Carole Baskin
  • Harry Potter and Hermione
  • Matrix Couple
  • Molly and Arthur Weasley
  • Morticia and Gomez from “The Addams Family”
  • The Phantom and Christine from Phantom of the Opera
  • Robin Hood and Main Marion
  • Scarlett O’Hara and Rhett Butler
  • Superman and Wonder Woman
  • Tarzan and Jane
  • Winky and Dobby

Musician Couple Costumes

Choosing a Halloween costume duet is similar to creating a new identity: you only have one night to be whoever you want, and what could be more fun than imagining to be a celebrity? Of course, you could stream Beyoncé, Britney Spears, or Justin Bieber, but travelling back in time can be just as exciting — especially when it comes to paying tribute to an iconic musician couple.

  • Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain
  • The Misfits
  • Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne
  • Sonny and Cher

Where to Buy the Best Couples Halloween Costumes

Etsy is a great first stop for cute tees or quirky pop culture references, especially if you’re going to a casual gathering where you don’t need to make too much effort.

As with any purchase, if you dig deep enough into the Amazon archives, you can find almost any couples Halloween costume you could want. They’re usually reasonably priced, and delivery is lightning fast!

When it comes to Halloween costumes, eBay has a plethora of sellers, especially if you’re going spooky with skeleton or zombie vibes.

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