Fandom Friday: Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

No, Halloween is not a fandom, but it’s the theme of the month, so I thought it would be good to share some last-minute Halloween costume ideas. There’s still about a week left, and the weekend is coming up, so it’s perfect timing.

If you’re short on time, and you don’t want to spend tons on buying ready-made stuff, here are easy DIY geeky Halloween costumes.

Gaming Costumes

Partners Erik and Demeter have their own YouTube channel called 2MooglesGaming, where they show you how to make easy DIY geeky Halloween costumes at the last minute. Here are a couple.

Lazy Gamer Halloween Costume Ideas

Feeling lazy? Here’s what you can do.

Last Minute DIY Printable Video Game Costumes

Get that old printer out and use it to make a cool video game costume.

Netflix Chill

That’s pretty self-explanatory, right? And any TV geek will surely appreciate this no-brainer guy and gal costume.


Since Snapchat is all over the place, why not make it easy for yourself with this costume?



One-up everyone at the party by letting them know, not-so-subtly, that you know your science. Enter the room and let your costume scream, “Here comes the science-tist!”.

Nikola Tesla


Marie Curie


Carl Sagan


As you can imagine, the possibilities are endless. Go as Einstein, Isaac Newton, or whoever your favorite scientist is.


He may not be your usual superhero, but you can’t admit he’s as loveable as they come. And it’s easy to look like him.


Be sweeter than candy with this costume. If you don’t have a dog, I think it’ll still work. Just make sure you’ve got those red shoes.

Here are the instructions.

Be a Sim

God knows how much I love the Sims. If you have been/are addicted to the game, then here is the perfect – and easiest – costume.

Taking selfies as a Sim is HARD. Happy Halloween! #halloween #sims

A photo posted by Holly Hesse (@hollyjhesse) on

Here are more very easy ideas: Easy Halloween Costume Ideas for the Last Minute Geek

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