2017 Costume Winners

2017 Contest Winners

A BIG congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Halloween Costume Contest brought to you by Costume Wall! We were totally blown away by the creativity (and at times creepiness) of this year’s costume entries. With hundreds of contest submissions, selecting the winners took much longer than we anticipated (thanks for bearing with us)! From the terrifying Pennywise to incredibly detailed Lumiere, there’s quite a collection of Halloween costumes to browse through.

Halloween Costume Contest Prizes

First, second, and third place winners were awarded for each category—Best Overall Costume, Best Adult Costume, Best Kid or Baby Costume, Best Couple Costume, Best Group Costume, Best Pet Costume, Most Original Costume, and Scariest Costume. Check out the winning costumes from each of the categories below!


Best Overall Costume

The overall winners of Costume Wall’s 2017 Halloween Costume Contest. Each of these winning entries displayed an incredible level of detail. Winners will go down into Costume Wall history as the very best Halloween costume of all-time.

 Costume Guide
Lumiere from Beauty and the Beast
Spawn
Sully

1st place: ($300)
Lumiere from Beauty and the Beast

2nd place: $200
Spawn

3rd place: $100
Sully from Monsters, Inc.


Best Adult Costume

The top three entries from the hundreds of submissions by adult men and women 18-years-old or older. These winning costumes separated themselves from all of the other incredible Halloween costume entries for 2017.

 Costume Guide
Man of Steel
AVP Predator
Sally

1st place: $100
Man of Steel

2nd place: $50
AVP Predator

3rd place: $25
Sally from Nightmare Before Christmas


Best Kid or Baby Costume

Showing a wide range of creativity, the winning entries for the Baby/Kids category were selected from costumes featuring babies, children, and teenagers—ages up to 17-years-old. These one of a kind costumes were sure to stick out when trick-or-treating!

 Costume Guide
Groot
Maleficent
Edward Scissorhands

1st place: $100
Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy

2nd place: $50
Maleficent

3rd place: $25
Edward Scissorhands


Best Couple Costume

Two are definitely better than one! These dynamic duos joined forces with a significant other to enter winning Halloween costumes. The top submissions teamed up to beat out all the other couple costume submissions.

 Costume Guide
LEGO Superman and LEGO Wonder Woman
Mad Hatter and the Queen of Hearts
Batwoman and Robin

1st place: $100
LEGO Superman and LEGO Wonder Woman

2nd place: $50
Mad Hatter and the Queen of Hearts from Alice in Wonderland

3rd place: $25
Batwoman and Robin


Best Group Costume (3+ people)

Coordinating three or more people together to dress up with a themed costume is a feat in and of itself. Though all the group costumes were impressive, these winning squads showcased matching costumes that were the best overall.

 Costume Guide
Guardians of the Galaxy
Wreck-it-Ralph
Circus Family

1st place: $100
Guardians of the Galaxy

2nd place: $50
Wreck-it-Ralph

3rd place: $25
Circus Family


Best Pet Costume

Arguably the cutest of all categories, pet owners didn’t exclude their four-legged furry friends out the Halloween fun. These were the winning costumes among the dogs, cats, and other adorable creatures dressed up for this contest.

 Costume Guide
Wizard of Oz Group
Phoenix and Gryphon as Astronauts
Daenerys Targaryen and Drogon

1st place: $100
Wizard of Oz Group

2nd place: $50
Phoenix and Gryphon as Astronauts

3rd place: $25
Daenerys Targaryen and Drogon from Game of Thrones


Most Original Costume

This award is for costumes in a category all by themselves—literally. The top prizes for the original category were awarded based on the uniqueness of both the character and the costume. Each winner stood out from the hundreds of costume entries.

 Costume Guide
Baby Mech
Captain Blackbeard Discovers Mermaid
My Mini Ice Cream Salesman

1st place: $100
Baby Mech

2nd place: $50
Captain Blackbeard Discovers Mermaid

3rd place: $25
My Mini Ice Cream Salesman


Scariest Costume

What would a Halloween costume contest be without a prize awarded to the scariest costume? This year’s winners did not disappoint. The 2017 Halloween Costume Contest featured many horrifying entries, but these were among the best!

 Costume Guide
Pennywise
Regan from the Exorcist
Wee Wicked

1st place: $100
Pennywise from It

2nd place: $50
Regan from the Exorcist

3rd place: $25
Wee Wicked


2018 Costumes

Thanks again to everyone who submitted their incredibly creative costumes for the 2017 Halloween Costume Contest. Join us again at Costume Wall for an even bigger and better Halloween Costume Contest in 2018! It’s not too early to start planning your costume submission now. We can’t wait to see you next year!


Though we’ve selected just a handful of winners from the hundreds of amazing costume submissions this year, we would encourage you to check out all of the amazing costumes entries from the 2017 contest.