Halloween Costume Inspiration

Halloween Costume Inspiration
Oct 11, 2017

Dressing up for Halloween is always fun – but selecting a costume can be a challenge!  Are you  stuck in a rut picking out your costume this year? We’re here to help!

We took a dive through our photo archive to pull out some of the best photos of patrons in costume – and we came up with some quick and easy tips on how you can pull off these looks:

Become Link from Legend of Zelda (National Symphony Orchestra: Legend of Zelda- the Symphony of Goddesses)

How to:

  1. Wear lime green.
  2. Throw on some riding boots.
  3. {Most important} Get those pointy elf ears!

Enter the Wizarding World of Harry Potter! (from National Symphony Orchestra – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone – In Concert)

Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone in Concert, National Symphony Orchestra, NSO, July 8, 2017Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone in Concert, National Symphony Orchestra, NSO, July 8, 2017
How to:

  1. Grab a witch’s hat from your local costume store to use as the “Sorting Hat.”
  2. Get a striped scarf in the House colors of your choice. Bonus points for full robes!
  3. For the finishing touch, be sure to get a wand!

Take a journey into Jurassic Park (from National Symphony Orchestra: Jurassic Park)

How to:

  1. Grab your khakis and pair them with a button down short sleeve shirt and a tan straw hat – and you’re done!
  2. Well – almost, tie a bandanna around your neck to really complete the look.

Dress like your favorite 90s R&B artist! (from I Love the 90s Tour)

How to:

  1. Wear bright colors.
  2. Rely on 90s fashion staples like overalls and track suits and you can nail this look down!
  3. Carry around a boom box with your favorite CD and you’ll really be travelling back in time.

Need more costume inspiration? Head over to Instagram and search #WolfTrap to see some of our favorite artist outfits and other photos for outfit inspiration!