If you decide to dress up with your friends this Halloween , then consider getting creative and making your costume instead. That way, you'll have a one-of-a-kind outfit that can't be bought from a store, and you'll save money as well. Out of ideas? Check out some of the coolest Halloween group costumes.
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Relive your childhood with this Rugrats group costume.
All it takes is some animal ears or hats and a quick DIY  to make the beanie baby tag!
Ready for the ride of your life?
Take over the world with your fellow minions this Halloween .
Goldilocks and the Three Bears
Gather up four people and relive this fairy tale for Halloween .
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Be creative with your pals and spray-paint disposable aluminum baking trays to use as your shells for these Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles costumes. Dress up in green and wear the right color bands, and you'll get a uniquely homemade group costume that people will be raving about.
Brighten up a Halloween  party by opting for the cheery Care Bear group costume. Make ears out of colored paper or felt, pick a bear to emulate, then wear its requisite colors. Finally, make your Care Bear belly out of white paper or felt cloth and draw the symbol on with colored markers.
Men in Black
Wear a black suit, put on shades, get two other friends to do the same, and you'll have your top-secret Men in Black group costume.
What's great about the 101 Dalmatians group costumes is that you can invite as many people as you want to join in, and you probably can throw it together with items you already own.
Wear a white outfit and use a black marker to draw dots all over. Use makeup to draw spots on your face.
Gel up your hair and spray it with temporary hair color. Wear a nude top, some colored shorts (or go all nude, if you prefer!), and you'll have a really cool-looking troll entourage.
Get three other friends to slap on Kiss's trademark makeup, throw in some leather, and you'll look like the distinctive American rock band.
Aliens From Toy Story
Put together a bright blue top and bottom, and DIY  a bright green headpiece complete with three eyes.
With some cardboard, foam, poster boards, and lots of yellow paint, you'll turn heads with this Lego group costume.
Love is all around you — spread the peace by teaming up with some pals to be hippies this Halloween .
Social Media Platforms
Geek out by dressing up as your favorite apps or social media platforms.
The Powerpuff Girls
If you're going to be the Powerpuff Girls this Halloween , get blue, red, and green outfits and add black belts to the ensembles. If you don't have black belts, you can easily replace them with black duct tape.
It's your chance this Halloween  to indulge by going as one of your favorite fast-food chains.
Ruh-roh! Team up with your gang to form a Scooby-Doo group costume that's easy to put together.
Team up with your friends to form Scrabble words. Take it a step further by dressing up to match the word.
The Many Faces of Johnny Depp
One fun idea is to pick your favorite celebrity and have each person in your group dress up as him or her. But remember to each wear a different look. This group of gal pals managed to dress up as the various roles Depp has played in movies.
Mario and Gang
Mario and his pals always make great group costumes.
The perfect choice for four best friends — the four seasons.
Silence is golden with this mime group costume.
Be everyone's favorite Springfield, MO, residents this spooky holiday.
Save the world with your pals this Halloween .
Team up with your friends to form a Crayola pack.
Wizard of Oz
Go off to see the wizard with your gang this Halloween !
The Jamaican bobsled team!
Band together to battle evil as a group of Power Rangers.
Get your carb overload with this sushi-bar group costume.
Your friendship will never end with this group costume.
Hungry, Hungry Hippos
Remember this awesome board game from the '90s? DIY  colorful hippo heads and reminisce about the good old days from your childhood.
Have seven other people you want to team up with? Be the seven dwarves and Snow White!
May the force be with you this Halloween .
If you and your friends want to be important this Halloween  (and have leather-bound books and rich mahogany-smelling apartments), then please dress accordingly.
Feel so fresh and so clean, clean with this bath products Halloween  group costume.
Get your pack to dress up as Pac-Man characters.
Color is overrated.
Quite a fitting group costume.
Guess which browser leads the pack?
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This Futurama group costume actually won this group of friends a best costume award at a party.
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The perfect family costume!
Solve a mystery with your pals this Halloween .
Taco and Sauces
Can't get any hotter with this group costume!
This is the perfect group costume for those who are mad about the 1960s-based TV show.
The more the merrier.
For those who have a sweet tooth.
Relive the adventures from the beloved Harry Potter series.
Gather up a group of friends and represent your color as a part of a rainbow costume. Top it off with a pot of gold at the end!
The Wild Thornberries
This kooky family is a fun costume idea, and most of it is probably already in your wardrobe.
These ideas are so fetch!
Make the party part of your own costume with a piñata DIY .
This s'mores group costume is complete with a campfire!
Rock, Paper, Scissors
This cute costume is easy to make at home, with just a few cheap materials.
Wrap yourself up in red and call it a day!
OPI Nail Polish
If your a beauty buff, then this cute OPI nail polish costume is right up your alley (and supereasy to make).
Be your favorite board game!
Sesame Street Characters
This Sesame Street costume is epic, and the options for what characters you can be are endless.