61 awesome Halloween costume ideas it's not too late to steal


Panicking that you haven't picked your Halloween costume yet? You've come to the right place.

Whether you're looking for couples-costume ideas, tips for dressing up your little ones or something downright scary, we've got you covered. We've rounded up 61 great costume ideas from TODAY viewers to help you make your decision before the big day.

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Couples costumes

1) Snow White and the Evil Queen

Facebook via Stephanie Cobb Briggs
#OrangeRoom Snow White and the Evil Queen.

2) Wanye and Garth from "Wayne's World"

Facebook via Melodie Alexander
My husband and I as Wayne & Garth.

3) Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia (Bonus: R2D2)

Facebook via Renee Hill
My nephew and family.

4) Shrek and Fiona

Facebook via Sandy Ritchie
Shrek and Fiona--I just couldn't get him to do the green facepaint, though. #OrangeRoom

5) Maverick and Goose from "Top Gun"

Facebook via Wendy Fitch
Maverick and Goose--Halloween 2013.

TV personalities

6) Scooby Doo

Melissa Borchardt
Ruh-roh: Melissa Borchardt's family suited up at the Scooby Doo gang, but she says her husband refused to be Fred. No treats for you!

7) Lucy and Ethel

Facebook via Lorian Meyer
Lucy & Ethel with my bestie! Debra Kennedy Sutton

8) Duck Dynasty

Kate Respondek McCarrell via Facebook
These four boys pull off their long beards.

9) Guy Fieri

Sharon Pitts DuMond via Facebook
The only thing this Guy Fieri impersonator is missing is food.

10) Howie Mandel

Priscilla Hill Rayback via Facebook
This 4-year-old boy carried his "Deal or No Deal" briefcase while trick-or-treating.

11) Flo from Progressive commercials

Susan Lynn via Facebook
Who knew an insurance character would be such a popular Halloween choice?

Baby costumes

12) The lobster

Courtney Staton, Holly Elburn VanDyke and Nancy Aloise Thompson

13) The mermaid

Facebook via Chelsea Long
Our little mermaid! Her costume was hand made with love by her grandmother.

14) Yoda

Facebook via Desiree Olive
Yoda baby

15) Dual-purpose pumpkin

Facebook via Sarah Powell
First Halloween!

16) Popcorn

Facebook via April Bausman

17) Mickey and Minnie Mouse

Facebook via Allison Roznowski Sarah Lamanna Lonsway
Mickey and Minnie Mouse

18) Shark

Facebook via Ellen Schaeffer

19) "The Wizard of Oz"

Facebook via Abby Magid Perry
My triplets' first Halloween

20) "Despicable Me"

Leslie Taylor Sullivan
Do you speak Minion? The more minions, the better. Leslie Taylor Sullivan shows us three, along with Gru (love the nose and scarf) and Lucy.

21) The Incredibles
Kara Oxnam Pothier says she has "the most Incredible family you'll ever meet!"

22) "Silence of the Lambs"

Mary Van De Walle
So very wrong, and yet so brilliant: Mary Van De Walle says her “Silence of the Lambs” theme is “not something you normally consider with a two-year-old, but she loved it!”

23) Forrest Gump and Lieut. Dan

Facebook via Jessica Wooten
Forrest Gump & Lt. Dan

24) Harry and Marv from "Home Alone"

Facebook via Libby Marie Kimball
My husband and his best friend as Harry and Marv from "Home Alone." #orangeroom

25) "A League of Their Own"

Facebook via Amber Myers
"There's no crying in baseball!"

26) "Grease"

Natasha McAdoo
You're the one that I want! Natasha McAdoo’s twins rock some serious ‘50s style as Danny and Sandy from “Grease.”

27) The Joker

Facebook via Stevi Blake Henderson Kilgore
The Joker ;)

'Frozen' costumes

28) Baby Olaf

Facebook via Ashley White

29) The cast of "Frozen"

Facebook via Jessica Weisenberger

Pet costumes

30) Mario and Luigi

Janessa Morton Resendes
Janessa Morton Resendes shared this adorable photo of "Mario and Luigi off to save the princess."

31) "The Wizard of Oz"

Carolyn Raineri
Carolyn Raineri's dogs, Jada, Scarlett and Lola, are ready to follow the yellow brick road dressed as the leading characters from "The Wizard of Oz."

32) Wonder Woman

Jennifer Bortz
Wonder Woman to the rescue! Jennifer Bortz had some fun dressing up her cute dog as the popular superhero.

33) Superman

Johanna Parker
Dressed up as Superman, Johanna Parker's English bulldog is ready to rescue.

34) Bumblebee

Catherine V. Favaro
Who are you looking at? Catherine V. Favaro snapped this photo of her dog dressed up as a bumblebee.

35) Tuxedo

Rachel Leah
Rachel Leah's cat sported a bow tie and hat during its nap.

36) Angel

Megan Simpson
Who's more angelic than Megan Simpson's sweet kitty?

37) Classic disguise

Daniele Omalza
Owner Daniele Omalza had some fun dressing up her dog Manny as a news reporter with bushy eyebrows, black glasses and a mustache.

38) Cow

Christina Price
Who knew pugs said moo? Christina Price's pug spent one Halloween dressed up as one very cute cow.

39) Bark Vader

Angie Zimbelman Hoskins
May the force be with Angie Zimbelman Hoskins' two boys and labradoodle dressed up as "Star Wars" characters.

40) Lion

Jamie Alaska
Roar! Jamie Alaska's dog became a lion on Halloween thanks to a doggy mane.

41) Caterpillar

Karen Kraus
Karen Kraus' bunny, Yoshi, joined in on the Halloween fun dressed up as a caterpillar.

42) Pirate

Janet Shwayhat
Yo ho! It's a pirate's life for Janet Shwayhat's dog, whose costume came complete with a parrot.

Family costumes

43) Superheroes

Miranda Raines
Evildoers, beware! Miranda Raines and her family are all decked out as superheroes.

44) "The Wizard of Oz"

Jackie Haefele Hacker
Somewhere over the rainbow... this family is owning Halloween. Jackie Haefele Hacker dressed her five children (quadruplets + 1) as the characters from “The Wizard of Oz,” while she appeared as the Wicked Witch and her mom blew in as the wind-whipping cyclone.

45) "The Simpsons"

Facebook Lindsay Hill Kurrle
Our family of five enjoyed being the Simpsons in Vermont's Capital City.

46) Goldilocks and the three bears

Kari Croop
This idea looks JUST right: For their first Halloween, Kari Croop's triplets made for adorable little bears, and she donned a Goldilocks costume.

47) Pirate and her parrot

Haley Willis Little
Ahoy, matey: Haley Willis Little donned pirate garb and dressed little Eli as her parrot.

48) Secret service

Jessica Flaitz
Insert "maybe they could do a better job than the real ones" joke here: Jessica Flaitz shows us a cool commander in chief, guarded by two Secret Service agents who are all business, right down to the shades and earpieces.

49) Angry Birds

Jennifer Frederick Walters
Enjoy it while it lasts! Jennifer Frederick Walters, whose kids donned Angry Birds attire last year, writes: “I always theme my kids, while it lasts at least.”

TODAY Halloween-inspired costumes

50) "Laverne and Shirley"

AP, Jeff Mindell Photography

51) The Queen of England

Jeff Mindell Photography

52) Justin Bieber

Getty Images, Jeff Mindel Photography

Scary costumes

53) The twins from "The Shining"

Facebook via Lindsey Houliston Beck
My sister and I went as the twins from "The Shining." #orangeroom

54) Leatherface from "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre"

Facebook via Ward Hoffman
So I heard some lady yelling at me to get a picture. I stopped and to my surprise her son had an awesome costume as well.

55) Regan from "The Exorcist"

Facebook via Patty McCown- Hollenbeck
I was Regan.... I won that year

56) The headless boy

Facebook via Sabrina Gurwitz Grossman

57) Zombie

Facebook via Stacey Schoneman

58) Day of the Dead

Facebook via Erin Kirrane

Hilarious costumes

59) Old woman

Facebook via Gina Wills

60) French KISS

Facebook via Kristi Tuttle
French KISS!

61) Claw machine

Facebook via Adam JS
Our twins Aubrey and Preston! Safe and warm in "The Claw"

Think you have an idea? Show us your costumes on Facebook or Twitter using #OrangeRoom.

TODAY intern Jordan Melendrez contributed to this post.

This article was originally published Oct. 29, 2014 at 12:53 p.m. ET.