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Get excited for Halloween 2022! This year’s costume options are all over the place — in the best way possible! — giving you loads of choices. Are you a classic witch? We’ve got those! Are you a huge fan of “Yellowstone”? There are Rips and Beths and Kayces (sorry, Jamie!) galore. And, of course, there are plenty of silly costumes to choose from, from inflatable aliens to bottles of hot sauce.

Whether you’re going to a Halloween party this year or hitting the pavement to go trick-or-treating, you’ll want a great costume to show your spooky spirit. Ahead, we’ve rounded up 35 of the absolute best adult Halloween costumes for 2022. Looking for more inspo? Check out our favorite pet Halloween costumes, indoor Halloween decorations and outdoor Halloween decorations.

Adult Halloween costumes

Cos4FunDesigns House of the Dragon Daemon Targaryen Costume

From $82.89 at Etsy

Cos4FunDesigns House of the Dragon Daemon Targaryen Costume

If you love “House of the Dragon” but you’re looking for a more realistic costume, this handmade Daemon Targaryen cosplay suit is a great choice.

Hot Sauce Costume

$59.95 at Tipsy Elves

Women's Hot Sauce Costume

2022 saw plenty of supply chain disruptions, including a devastating-to-many Sriracha shortage! Show your love for the rooster sauce with this Tipsy Elves women’s hot sauce bottle costume (a men’s version is also available).

Elvis Costume — Deluxe

$79.99 at Spirit Halloween

Elvis Costume - Deluxe.

Elvis costumes, those old Halloween staples, will see a similar renaissance this year, thanks to the success of Baz Luhrmann’s “Elvis” biopic. This deluxe Elvis costume comes with a sequined jumpsuit (sunglasses sold separately!)

Charcuterie Board

$49.98 at Oriental Trading

Charcuterie Board

Charcuterie boards are all over Instagram and TikTok, so it’s no surprise to see the trendy grazing boards show up as a new costume option for 2022!

Lomesion Grim Reaper Halloween Costume With Glowing Red Eyes

$27.99 at Amazon

Lomesion Grim Reaper Halloween Costume with Glowing Red Eyes

If you’re in the market for a super-scary costume that won’t break the bank, look no further than this terrifying Grim Reaper costume. Scythe included.

Top Gun Maverick Jumpsuit Costume Deluxe

$59.99 at Spirit Halloween

Top Gun Maverick Jumpsuit Costume Deluxe

“Top Gun” costumes are popular every year, but with the release of “Top Gun: Maverick” in 2022, there’s sure to be a big revival of Maverick, Goose and Charlie costumes this year. Spirit Halloween has the officially licensed “Top Gun” costume, which comes with a flight suit and cap.

A League of Their Own Dottie Costume

$59.99 at Halloween Costumes

A League of Their Own Dottie Costume

The year’s most popular TV shows tend to turn up as Halloween costumes, and luckily for fans of the television adaptation of “A League of Their Own” there are plenty of styles to choose from, since costumes based on the 1992 movie have been perennial Halloween favorites.

Wicked Witch Of The West Costume

$74.98 at Oriental Trading

Wicked Witch Of The West Costume

Witches are a Halloween classic, and we love this turn on the standard witch costume inspired by one of the most famous witches of all time: the Wicked Witch of the West.

Pickle Costume

$29.95 at Tipsy Elves

Pickle Costume

You know? Pickle costumes are just funny. They just are! We can’t say why, but we don’t think you’ll disagree.

Yellowstone Rip Wheeler Costume Kit

$54.99 at Spirit Halloween

YellowstoneRip Wheeler Costume Kit

“Yellowstone” is a massive hit with a massively devoted following. If you want to get in touch with your inner Rip this Halloween — and who wouldn’t?! — this Rip Wheeler costume kit is for you. If you identify more as a Kayce than a Rip, there are more “Yellowstone” costumes to choose from.

Medusa Queen of the Gorgons Costume

$74.99 at Halloween Costumes

Medusa Queen of the Gorgons Costume

Historical and literature costumes are a good way to reach back in time without running the risk of wearing something that might cause offense. This gorgeous Medusa costume kit includes a dress with attached shoulder drapes, a detachable gold braided rope belt and a molded plastic crown of snakes.

Adult Highlighter Costume Yellow

$49.98 at Oriental Trading

Adult Highlighter Costume Yellow

You’ll be the highlight of the Halloween party in this bright yellow highlighter costume! The tunic-style pullover costume has an attached headpiece.

Trick ‘r Treat Adult Sam Costume

$49.99 at Spirit Halloween

Trick ‘r Treat Adult Sam Costume

The Sam costume is one of Spirit Halloween’s creepiest new looks for 2022. The officially licensed Sam costume features a one-piece jumpsuit and a hooded mask; a burlap trick-or-treat sack is sold separately.

Magic Fortune Ball Costume

$99.95 at Tipsy Elves

Magic Fortune Ball Costume

If you loved playing with a Magic 8-Ball as a kid, you will love love love this one-piece Magic 8-Ball costume. The fortune teller is fabricated from sequins — rub your hands down it and watch it switch its answer from “all signs point to yes” to “not likely.”

Ted Lasso Track Suit Costume

$59.99 at Spirit Halloween

Ted Lasso Track Suit Costume

The Ted Lasso costume is another new TV-inspired idea for Halloween 2022. Want to make it a group or couples costume? There’s a full line of “Ted Lasso” costumes to choose from.

Maleficent Deluxe Costume

$64.99 at Disney

Maleficent Deluxe Costume

Sure, you could go as a Disney princess, but isn’t dressing up as a Disney villain a lot more fun? Disney’s official deluxe Maleficent costume comes with a dress and headpiece; add her staff to complete the look.

Praying Mantis Costume

$79.95 at Tipsy Elves

Praying Mantis Costume

The animal kingdom offers plenty of costume inspiration. If you’re looking to stand out among a sea of lions and tigers and bears, this praying mantis onesie takes things up a notch in the unexpected costume department.

Pineapple Costume Dress

$59.95 at Tipsy Elves

Pineapple Costume Dress

Fruits are another costume theme that are ripe for the picking (sorry, sorry, couldn’t resist!) and what fruit is more fun than a pineapple? In addition to being super cute, the great thing about this pineapple costume from Tipsy Elves is that it’s basically like wearing an oversized hoodie.

‘Friday the 13th’ Camp Crystal Lake Counselor Costume

$49.99 at Spirit Halloween

Camp Crystal Lake Counselor Costume - Friday the 13th

Speaking of comfortable costumes! If you’re looking for a costume that is easily recognizable and super comfortable, you can’t go wrong with a Camp Crystal Lake Counselor outfit. Not only will you be in shorts and a T-shirt, you’ll also have the perfect excuse to wear a pair of sneakers. Your feet will thank you.

Lady of Seas Costume

$54.99 at Spirit Halloween

Lady of Seas Costume

A lot of traditional Halloween costumes now feel outmoded, but a good old-fashioned pirate never goes out of style. This is a great choice for ladies who want something a little risqué that doesn’t veer into the ridiculous.

‘Incredibles 2’ Mr. Incredible Costume

$54.99 at Disney

Incredibles 2 Mr. Incredible Costume

Superhero costumes are a staple of Halloween — after all, who doesn’t want to be a hero for a day? — and this Mr. Incredible costume comes with all the necessary pieces to transform yourself into a day-saver. The deluxe costume kit comes with a padded top, pants, mask and gloves, so all you need to add is bravado.

Medieval Knight Costume

$44.98 at Oriental Trading

Medieval Knight Costume

If superheroes aren’t your thing but you’re into the whole savior vibe, be someone’s knight in shining armor with this men’s medieval knight costume kit. It includes a tunic, cape and chainmail-look headpiece; add a sword to complete the look.

Victorian Vampire Costume

$69.99 at Spirit Halloween

Victorian Vampire Costume

For men whose tastes run a little more to the macabre, this Victorian vampire costume will have you cutting a dashing — if a bit dark and sinister — figure through this year’s Halloween parties.

Swedish Fish Costume

$59.99 at Oriental Trading

Swedish Fish Costume

The genius thing about this costume is that everyone loves Swedish Fish, making you the most popular guy at the party. Up your game by bringing along treat-sized bags of Swedish Fish to hand out.

Piñata Costume

$109.95 at Tipsy Elves

Pinata Costume

Piñatas are just a lot of fun — and so is this onesie piñata costume from Tipsy Elves. But as fun as this outfit is, remember that it comes with a downside: You’ll probably be fielding whacks from the Renaissance knight’s sword and Maleficent’s staff all night.

Celebrity Halloween costumes

Push It Pop Star Plus-Size Costume

From $54.99 at Halloween Costumes

Push It Pop Star Plus Size Costume

The worst thing about Halloween as a kid was when your mom made you wear a coat over your costume. This Salt-N-Pepa outfit solves the problem of needing to stay warm in your costume, since a jacket is included.

Macho Man Randy Savage Costume

$69.99 at Halloween Costumes

Macho Man Randy Savage Costume

The WWE’s officially licensed Macho Man Randy Savage costume includes a sleeveless shirt, red jacket with fringe, pants, leopard print trimmed cowboy hat and hand wraps. A wig kit that includes a wig, mustache, sunglasses and bandana is sold separately.

Richard Simmons Costume

$39.99 at Halloween Costumes

Richard Simmons Costume

On the flip side, this Richard Simmons costume, with its skimpy shorts and tank top, is well-suited for warm climates or parties that you know will get extra sweaty.

Purple Rock Legend Costume

$59.99 at Amazon

Purple Rock Legend Costume

The great thing about dressing up as Prince for Halloween is that so many of his songs serve as directives to get the party started. Let it be known when you roll up to the Halloween festivities that you’re ready to party like it’s 1999, or exhort fellow partygoers, “Let’s go crazy!”

Inflatable Halloween costumes

Spooktacular Creations Riding a Fire or Ice Dragon Air Blow-up Deluxe Costume

$44.99 at Amazon

Spooktacular Creations Riding a Fire or Ice Dragon Air Blow-up Deluxe Costume

HBO’s “House of the Dragon” is an absolutely massive TV event — ratings for its premiere topped 10 million viewers! So it stands to reason that HotD costumes will be hot tickets in 2022. We love this inflatable dragon rider costume that comes in blue or red.

Yeahbeer Inflatable Alien Rider Costume Halloween Costume

$29.99 at Amazon

Yeahbeer Inflatable Alien Rider Costume Halloween Costume_

Inflatable costumes are a fun way to take up space on Halloween. Literally! No one will miss you in this massive inflatable alien ride costume that comes with a quick-fill air pump.

Flamingo Inflatable Costume

$59.99 at Halloween Costumes

Flamingo Inflatable Costume

Partygoers are sure to flock to you — get it, get it? — when you show up to the Halloween soiree in this delightful inflatable flamingo costume.

Inflatable Sloth Costume

$59.99 at Halloween Costumes

Inflatable Sloth Costume

There are plenty of obvious choices when it comes to inflatable animal costumes, but for people looking to deviate from the norm, this inflatable sloth is a hilarious choice. No one expects an inflatable sloth to show up at the Halloween party! Which is exactly why you should do so.

Rubber Chicken Inflatable Costume

$59.99 at Spirit Halloween

Rubber Chicken Inflatable Costume

Animals lend themselves perfectly to inflatable costumes, and this inflatable rubber chicken — that old staple of slapstick comedy — outfit is a twist on the classic chicken.

Smiffys 80’s Inflatable Retro Mobile Phone

$7.99 at Amazon

Smiffys 80's Inflatable Retro Mobile Phone

If you like the look of inflatables but don’t want the inconvenience of lugging around a big, bulky costume all night, inflatable accessories are the way to go. Plus, they’re a great choice if you need a quick, last-minute costume. This giant portable phone is a hilarious throwback to when phones actually were this huge.