The Most Popular (And Affordable) Kids Halloween Costumes

Posted on 10/17/2011

More Americans are celebrating Halloween this year than ever before. According to the National Retail Federation's 2011 Halloween Consumer Intentions and Actions Survey, seven in 10 Americans are planning to pull on costumes and devour some candy this year. The average person is expected to spend $72.31 on Halloween products. That’s up from $66.28 last year. Some of the most popular kids Halloween costumes are also very affordable. So dress up your little one and save more money for candy.

Angry Birds This one is flying off the shelves. Lots of retailers are sold out of the Angry Birds costume. has some styles in stock including the yellow Angry Birds costume for babies. It’s on sale for $29.99. If you’re planning to spend more than $50 sign up for the website’s email updates and you’ll get an instant coupon for $5 off.

Ever since these little blue cartoons hit the big screen you can bet they’ll be a mega hit on Halloween. But don’t expect to spend big bucks on a Smurfs costume. We found them for as little as $13.66 on

Harry Potter
He’s still casting a spell on little Hogwarts wannabes. Thankfully Harry Potter is an affordable costume. You could even combine some items you probably already have at home with low cost accessories like the Gryffindor Economy Tie, just $6.31 from

Green Lantern
Super heroes are always popular and the Green Lantern will be lighting the way this Halloween. The costume is on sale for $19.99 at

Apple Products
In a tribute to Steve Jobs there will probably be several iPods, iPhones and iPads walking the streets on Halloween night. Or you can take your own spin on it and purchase an actual apple costume from for $25.20.

Toy Story
Woody, Jessie, Buzz Lightyear and the entire Toy Story gang will be top picks for Halloween 2011. Kids’ versions of these costumes sell for around $20. At the Woody costume is on sale for $20.62, plus right now all ship for just $3. At, Buzz Lightyear costumes are just $19.05. That’ll leave you with some extra cash for infinity and beyond.

By Alison Storm

Save Up to 60% off costumes and an extra 15% off orders of $75 or more at Party City use coupon code PC4MLC through 10/18/2011. Costume sale ends 10/25/2011.

* Hot deals expire quickly. This deal may no longer be valid.



Posted on 11.02.11 at 2:32 PM

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