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Google Frightgeist reveals the top trending Halloween costumes for 2018

Written by
Danielle Valente

The pressure is on as Oct 31 inches closer. Selecting a costume is no easy feat, and sometimes it's challenging to find the perfectly creepy ensemble.

If you and your kids are still searching for inspiration, don't fear (as for that scary movie, you're on your own). Google Frightgeist has just revealed the top trending costumes of the 2018 spooky season, and you're going to want to explore your options. Upcoming costume contest? You've got this! 

From cute and silly to sweet and scary, this list has a little bit of everything for young kiddos (especially ones who like video games and superheroes). The top 10 Google Frightgeist results are as follows (drumroll please): 

  • Fortnite 
  • Spider-Man
  • Unicorn
  • Dinosaur 
  • Witch 
  • Harley Quinn 
  • Superhero 
  • Pirate
  • Rabbit 
  • Princess

Possibilities are endless, and you're able to improvise until your heart's content. If you're still feeling a bit unsure as to what to choose, check out the full list of results here. (Might we suggest wearing multiple costumes to various occasions?) 

Now that you're solidifying your fashion choices, don't forget to make a plan. Our guide to Halloween for kids in NYC lists the best costume parties, trick-or-treat options, haunted attractions and more. 'Tis the season to be spooky, so enjoy before the holiday's over!  

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Don't forget to up the Halloween ante with a marathon of the best scary movies for kids, a trip (or two) to scope out the best spots for pumpkin picking near NYC and a chance to munch on the best apple cider donuts NYC has to offer. 

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