People wearing different costumes

Happy Halloween! Today is the day for trick-or-treating across most of Beaver County, and you might have someone encouraging you to get dressed up either for work or for passing out candy tonight. If you’re anything like me, you’d love to play along, but you were just a bit too lazy to bother getting a costume together. I feel you.

Luckily, we have access to this thing called the internet that offers up hundreds and hundreds of ideas for quick, cheap, and easy last minute Halloween costume ideas. Here are some of the best ones I’ve found thus far.

50 Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

This Mashable article has some really clever ideas with pictures to boot. I really like the solar system, a character from The Sims, and the three blind mice ideas. There are also some cool tech ideas further down like going as an “old-school ipod” or “Tinder.” Oh, and “The Girl from Finding Nemo” is a good one too!

31 Insanely Clever Last-Minute Halloween Costumes

Anything Mashable can do, Buzzfeed can do better. Their last-minute Halloween costume article is packed with cool ideas. I love the 404 Error idea, but that also advertises what a dork I am. Also, the Brawney Man is somethign that just about anyone with a plaid shirt could pull off without any effort at all.

36 Last Minute DIY Halloween Costumes

Have some time to get creative with your Halloween costume? This article from has some really creative ideas that you could pull off on your own and have a totally unique look tonight. Some of my favorites here are the Google Maps costume, 50 Shades of GRAY, and Dexter.

Last Resort: Just Go Buy a Costume

If those three articles didn’t help you come up with anything creative, the last resort is to just run over to either Party City or Spirit Halloween in Center Township and pick up a costume. I mean, it’s Halloween…you have to have one. 🙂

Andrew is a professional freelance writer and lifelong resident of Beaver County. He created Your Beaver County to promote and showcase all of the positive aspects of our incredible local culture! You can find more of Andrew’s professional information at Brooklyn Content, or you can also follow him on his personal twitter account, @theAndrewSelby.