We've said it before and we'll say it again — NO ONE does Halloween (aka queer Christmas) better than the gays. So if you're in need of some inspiration for this year's family costume, look no further! We selected 31 of our favorites off Instagram from last year, one for each spooky day of October, to help get your creative juices flowing.
We can't wait to see what creepy, creative and/or cute costumes dads have up their sleeves (or maybe capes?) this year!
Queer Quidditch?? We're game!
Dads Nic, Tim, and their son, wow in this incredible Harry Potter ensemble, complete with flying broomsticks!
If you're considering being part of the Gryffindor, Slytherin, Hufflepuff or Ravenclaw house, here are some fantastic costumes for you.
Dino 'bout you, but we LOVE this Jurassic Park themed family costume
Okay, so we don't think there has been a cuter Dr. Alan Grant and Dr. Ellie Satler!
If you're looking for some "dino DNA", check out these Jurassic Park themed costumes.
Twins of the Universe: She-Ra and He-Man
Dads Manny and Paul slay with these incredible DIY creations! We bow down to the homage to She-Ra, a fantastic queer cartoon for this generation!
No nightmares, just grins from "Jack the Pumpkin King"!
We love this stylish ensemble of dads Richard and Carlos, with a sophisticated (yet still adorably cute!) Jack the Pumpkin King!
If you're considering hailing the pumpkin song this October 31, these Nightmare Before Christmas outfits are for you.
We love a bit of toilet humor and this one makes us chuckle! Thanks for the laugh, Robbie, Dylan and Allen!
If your kid is going through that "poop is hilarious" stage (is it a stage?) then maybe an emoji poop is what you're looking for.
A pair of gardeners with the cutest rose bush!
Jason and Chad planted a little seed and it blossomed into an adorable little rose bush. Queue the "awwws."
For the cutest flowers, see these costumes, and raid your garden shed for the dads' outfits.
Need help finding Ne-most cutest family costume? Look no further...
"Being difficult is hard - but it can also be beautiful. Always remember to just keep swimming."
Here's a little fish costume for your Finding Nemo.
Nothing tame about this family circus act!
A roaring good ensemble from these two dads and the cutest lion in town!
If you're feeling like going to the circus this year, you can't miss these adorable little lion costumes.
It's ALIIIIIIIVE!!! with family costume potential ♂️
This Dr. Frankenstein, Igor and the Monster are a charming nod to a classic.
Crushing Halloween with 'A Christmas Carole'
Another classic taken to a whole other level. We've said it before, no one does Halloween like our gay dad families!
Here are some options for a Christmas Carol themed ensemble, but we need to add, this look might need to involve some serious DIY skills.
Nothing unfortunate about these souls!
We're not sure that Ursula would approve of being carried in a baby carrier, but we think it completes the entire look!
Look no further than this lil peanut for major Halloween inspo...
The Miller family pulled out all the stops last year with their trio of costumes! Peanuts forever!
There's no place like FIRST PLACE at a family costume competition!
Lions, and tigers, and bears, oh my! This Dorothy and Tin Woodsman look adorable, and dads Dustin and Burton are fully committed to this classic theme with their impressive make-up!
Bee careful with this costume idea, you might never see something sweeter!
Did you ever see anything sweeter? ;) Just remember to beeee yourself. (Okay, we're done with the puns.)
May the force of this family's fabulous costume idea be with you this Halloween...
The force is certainly strong with this family. From BB-8, to Chewie, these folks look incredible!
Yarrr me hearties...
All aboard this family's pirate ship, and remember, don't walk the plank!
You better werk, catgirl — POSE!
This Catwoman, Joker and Penguin are snatching treats and pulling tricks - and lookin' mighty fine doing it!
One idea for a family costume idea...
This family trio are putting fires out left, right, and center!
Aye aye, sailors!
This family is ready to seas the day!
This family costume is FIRE
This clever family ensemble pays homage to Paw Patrol's fire-fighting pup, Marshall.
We ain't afraid of no ghosts!
We know who we're going to call! Dads Austin and Wade, and their super cute son!
There's no place like home-made Halloween costumes! DIY excellence...
These dads are wow-ing in these DIY costumes. But if these DIY skills aren't quite in your repertoire, then check out the links below.
We're going to need a bigger boat... (and a new shirt!)
This baby shark took a break from gnawing on his dad to focus on his lollipop. Good call.
Check out a similar kid shark costume here.
Then there's THIS incredible family costume...
Expect the incredible with this matching family ensemble. Even better if you can also get your dog to dress up as Wonder Woman.
Tell me more, tell me more... (Like where'd you get that lil Sandy wig??)
Go as your favorite T-Bird - Danny, Kenickie, Doody, or Sonny!
Sweetest costume idea ever...
And the cutest pineapple and cactus award goes to....
Two men and a billy goat...
Two men and a billy goat.
Baby shark, doo doo doo doo doo doo....
These dads might be gill-ty for oversharing with multiple photos, but we're not complaining.
Two cute pumpkins with two slime-tastic dads!
Wishing everyone a boo-tastic day!
What did the fox say?
This family's neighborhood always goes a little wild when they see a fox about town - and we don't blame them! Look at these two!
Another dino-mite Halloween costume!
Dr. Alan Grant can surely handle these two kids, especially as they're dressed as dinosaurs.
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