15 Best Pop Culture Halloween Costume Ideas for 2020

You'll definitely win this year's costume contest (and a lot of laughs) with these awesome ideas inspired by Hamilton, Tiger King, The Floor Is Lava, Schitt's Creek and other major 2020 moments.

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October 05, 2020

You can always be a witch, ghost, vampire or ghoul for Halloween, but that's not nearly as fun as using your costume to make a witty reference to 2020. Let this year's wildest moments, biggest movies, Emmy-winning TV shows, beloved celebrities and more inform your look, and rock one of these pop culture-inspired Halloween costumes.

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Your search for the ultimate group costume is officially over. Take cues from the most stylish, over-the-top TV family of all (who just swept the Emmys, we might add), and dress your crew like David, Alexis, Moira and Johnny Rose from Schitt's Creek. You'll obviously have plenty of outfits to choose from, but we insist that you start with David's iconic lightning bolt sweater and black pants.

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Here's another clever group Halloween costume idea that the whole family can get in on: The Great British Baking Show. Send your kids to their stations dressed in this baking-appropriate attire, which includes a chef's jacket, hat, oven mitt and name tag. Parents can act as the judges and/or hosts and dress as Prue Leith, Paul Hollywood, Noel Fielding and Matt Lucas.

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