Top Halloween Costumes: 1983-2019


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Spirit Halloween, the largest Halloween store franchise in the nation, has shared the top costumes by sales from 1983 to 2019. Growing up, did you dress like any of these characters or people (some considered insensitive)?

1983: Princess Leia
1984: Freddy Krueger
1985: Hulk Hogan
1986: Care Bears
1987: ‘Where’s Waldo?’
1988: Elvira
1989: Batman
1990: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
1991: The Terminator
1992: Catwoman
1993: Barney
1994: Power Rangers
1995: ‘Star Trek’
1996: ‘Scream’
1997: Batman and Robin
1998: ‘South Park’
1999: ‘The Matrix’
2000: Austin Powers
2001: ‘SNL’ Spartan Cheerleaders
2002: Spider-Man
2003: Pirates
2004: Spongebob Squarepants
2005: Star Wars
2006: Barack Obama
2007: Spider-Man
2008: The Joker
2009: Vampires
2010: Lady Gaga
2011: Snooki and The Situation
2012: The Avengers
2013: ‘Twerkin Teddy’
2014: ‘Frozen’
2015: Caitlyn Jenner
2016: Donald Trump
2017: ‘Hocus Pocus’
2018: Fortnite
2019: Fortnite


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