Mardi Gras Halloween Costume Ideas

Looking to impress for friends with an awesome Mardi Gras Hallween Costume, that you can wear twice in one year?  Here you will find some Mardi Gras Costumes that you can use for Halloween as well!

What do Mardi Gras and Halloween have in common, one might ask?  Well, apart from being two great festivals where people of all ages can come out and party all night long, Mardi Gras and Halloween are perhaps the two festivals where people celebrating these would come out in a variety of costumes as part of the festivities.

That being said, it is no wonder why many people have begun using their Mardi Gras costume as their costume for Halloween.  This gives them the chance to wear these expensive costumes again.  Mardi Gras costumes are great and unique costumes that veer away from the traditional and iconic witches and vampires.


Mardi Gras Madness Adult Costume

This fabulous gown is perfect for attending a Mardi Gras Ball. Surround yourself in the classic colors of Mardi Gras! The Mardi Gras Madness costume includes: A green velvet dress featuring purple/gold accents and a jester-style collar. Impress your royal court in this majestic design.



If you have not been to Mardi Gras and do not have a Mardi Gras costume at hand, you can still celebrate Halloween in one just as well.  Here are just a couple of Mardi Gras Halloween costume ideas:

Mardi Gras Jester Adult Costume

includes: A royal purple and emerald green hood, matching tunic top with gold trim, and pants with a jagged-edge trim. A Mardi Gras must have!



Here are some tips to keep in mind when creating your very own Mardi Gras costume for Halloween.

Choosing the Right Outfit:


The first thing that you have to remember when choosing your outfit for your Mardi Gras Halloween costume is that it should stand out like a sore thumb in the crowd.  The best ones to choose are those frilly costumes with lots of color and flair.

Mardi Gras Feathered Bikini Top

Includes: (2) – 14″ Purple cording ties in a halter style around the neck and (2) – 14″ cording ties around the back. Yellow, green and purple feathers covers each cup




You can easily find these in your local costume shop where they literally have a variety of different costumes from different periods, countries and occasions.  Ask the store assistant to direct you to those costumes worn in France during the times of Napoleon.  This would definitely capture the French influence that continues to thrive in Louisiana, the home of Mardi Gras.

Get Your Mardi Gras Costume Mask:

Mardi Gras Feathered Couples Mask

This beautiful Mardi Gras feather half mask is a deep green with gold trim, accented with purple & green feathers, and purple, silver, & gold ribbons. The mask has an attached, rigid plastic, ‘U’ shaped headband which allows the mask to swivel down over the face or up over the head. Pair with our Mardi





During Mardi Gras, people in costumes that participate in the parades wear masks as part of their outfits; so make sure that you have your masks with you when you head out to that Halloween party.

The rule of thumb in choosing the right mask is that the more room you have for blinking the better it is.

Costume stores have a wide variety of half-face and full face masks to choose from.  You can also make your own mask.  There are a number of different websites on the Internet that would help you design and create your own Mardi Gras Halloween costume mask for that added personal touch.

Festive Royalty Mask

The Festive Royal Mask includes a plastic base red and blue mask embellished with shiny polyester fabric and golden trim. Design is completed with multicolored sequins and jewel embellishment.




Get Your Beads in Order:


Apart from the masks, Mardi Gras is known for the numerous beaded necklaces that are distributed in the crowds during the parades.

Make sure that you wear a lot of them as a finishing touch to your Mardi Gras costume.  You can find these beads in your local arts and crafts store.  They come in a wide range of colors.  Select those bright colored beads like green, purple and pink to give your look the authentic Mardi Gras touch.


Pirate Medallion Beads Asst. (12 Count)

includes 12 strings of assorted gold, silver, green, purple, blue or red beads with a Pirate Medallion on each. Medallions have a skull & crossbones on one side and crossed swords on the other.




Check Out More Mardi Gras Costumes

Want to learn more about Mardi Gras to get different Halloween costume ideas check out the history of Mardi Gras, and find out how it go so popular, where it started, what it consists of and much more!

Mardi Gras Halloween costume ideas can become very creative and fun not to mention you get to wear the costume more than once a year if you want! It doesn’t get any better than that!

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