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21 Impressive Halloween Wheelchair Costume Ideas You Should Try

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Wheelchairs can be your best asset for creating the most legendary Halloween costumes. You just need to have the right inspiration. 

To get you going in discovering an awesome Halloween costume, we’ve come up with the ultimate list for wheelchair users. Scroll through the 21 most impressive wheelchair Halloween costume ideas for both men and women. Let’s go!

Our 3 Wheelchair Costume Ideas

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Rubie's Star Wars Darth Vader Adult Kit, Black, One Size
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Star Wars R2-D2 Halloween Costume T-Shirt
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Disguise Women's Cinderella Prestige Adult Costume, Blue, Medium
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Rubie's Star Wars Darth Vader Adult Kit, Black, One Size
Star Wars R2-D2 Halloween Costume T-Shirt
Disguise Women's Cinderella Prestige Adult Costume, Blue, Medium
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Rubie's Star Wars Darth Vader Adult Kit
Star Wars R2-D2 Halloween Costume T-Shirt
Disney Disguise Women's Cinderella Prestige Adult
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Rubie's Star Wars Darth Vader Adult Kit, Black, One Size
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Rubie's Star Wars Darth Vader Adult Kit, Black, One Size
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Rubie's Star Wars Darth Vader Adult Kit
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Easiest
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Star Wars R2-D2 Halloween Costume T-Shirt
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Star Wars R2-D2 Halloween Costume T-Shirt
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Star Wars R2-D2 Halloween Costume T-Shirt
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Runner-Up
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Disguise Women's Cinderella Prestige Adult Costume, Blue, Medium
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Disguise Women's Cinderella Prestige Adult Costume, Blue, Medium
Costume
Disney Disguise Women's Cinderella Prestige Adult
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Cool Wheelchair Halloween Costume Ideas

King Bran the Broken I Costume Idea

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Attention, Game of Thrones fans who are still bitter over the ending of Season 8: We highly recommend you skip ahead. But for those die-hard TV series fans that could handle how the show concluded, we’ve got the best costume idea for you. Go as King Brandon Stark on the Iron Throne this year. This takes some time to make, but when you’re finished, your wheelchair will be fit for a king. 

Professional Wrestler Halloween Costume Idea

A guy in a professional wrestler costumer, wearing a wrestling mask and gloves with an improvised wrestling ring made of red cotton rope and spray-painted ring posts attached to his wheelchair.

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This is for our DIY enthusiasts. Get some PVC pipe, rope, and silver spray paint to construct your very own pro wrestling ring. Put on your favorite mask and enjoy the fight! 

A Princess Mermaid Costume Idea

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Turn your wheelchair into a shell-shaped throne! We love this costume idea for girls who want to wear something bright and feel like royalty. You can use some pink foam board to create the shell backing and add any unique details you like such as glued-on pearls or marine-themed stickers. 

R2-D2 Halloween Costume Ideas

A guy in an R2-D2 costume, wearing a white printed shirt and pants with blue duct tape, and an improvised headgear.

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This Halloween costume is super easy! Just wear your R2-D2 gear with a white outfit. You can use blue duck tape to add any final touches. 

Rabbit Out of a Hat Group Costume Ideas

A man in a rabbit out of a hat costume, wearing a white shirt, bunny ears, and an improvised magician's hat attached to his torso, with a woman dressed as a magician's assistant and a man dressed as a magician on either side of him.

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Turn your wheelchair into a table top and get your buddies to be the magicians. Slap on some bunny ears and your group Halloween costume is already completed. You can use a black plastic bucket for the hat and use cardboard for an easy table set up. 

Hell on Wheels Halloween Costume

A woman in a devil costume, wearing a red tube top with a devil-inspired makeup look and horns to match.

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Bust out those makeup brushes and get ready to raise a little hell this Halloween. Wear some devil horns, paint on a smokey eye with a pop of red, and add some fiery decals to your wheelchair. 

Renaissance Man on a Horse Halloween Costume Idea

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Combine a Renaissance-themed outfit with a mobility device shaped as a horse. This is a fun idea for history and animal lovers!

Darth Vader TIE Fighter Wheelchair Costume Idea

A man in a Darth Vader costume, riding his improvised TIE Fighter at a comic con.

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This Halloween costume idea has got to be the coolest we have ever seen for someone wheelchair-bound. Star Wars fans, are you freaking out!? Turn your mobility device into an evil Empire TIE Fighter, and put on a Darth Vader costume to complete the out-of-this-world look. 

Video Game Streamer Halloween Costume Idea

A woman in a video game streamer costume, wearing a gray shirt and gamer's stereo headset, complete with full PC gaming setup.

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Set up your game room right on your wheelchair this Halloween. Wear a gamer headset and set up a fake monitor in front of you. If you want to get really creative, print or paint your favorite game play on the monitor. 

Batman in His Batmobile Costume Idea

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We are loving this reinvention of the Batmobile. Your wheelchair will be your getaway car throughout the night. For this idea, consider using black paint on white paper to create your Batman logos. Then tape, glue, or tie them to your wheelchair. 

DJ Spinnin’ Halloween Costume Idea

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This Halloween, be a top-notch turntable master. You can transform your wheelchair into a throwback jam session that everyone will love. 

Professor X Halloween Costume Idea

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Okay, we admit that it’s difficult to follow the timeline in the X-Men series. But one thing is certain. Professor X remains an iconic character we all know and love. Be him for Halloween!

Cinderella in Her Carriage Costume

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We are pretty much on board for any Disney princess-themed Halloween costume. But this one really knocks it out of the park. Dress up like Cinderella on her magical night. Have your fairy godmother cast a spell to turn your wheelchair into a pumpkin carriage! Throw some LED lights on your wheels for extra sparkle. How cute is this?!

French Style Flower Power Costume Idea

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This cute Halloween costume idea is for our pink-obsessed flower girls. Rock some light pink boots, a matching sweater and beret, and decorate your wheelchair with flowers to match. This is some fabulous female fashion for our ladies in wheelchairs!

Pink Fembot Costume Idea

 

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If you haven’t checked out Pansy St. Battie’s Instagram page yet, you’re missing out. We could fill up this list with countless ideas inspired by her wheelchair fashion. But let’s start with this super sexy Pink Fembot look.  

Race Car Driver Costume Idea

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If you can reconstruct this awesome race car driver costume, you’ve already won Halloween this year. Turn up the heat by substituting a regular race car outfit with a sexy driver suit!

Basic B*tch Halloween Costume Idea

A woman in a wheelchair in a basic b*tch costume, complete with scarf, Chanel-inspired handbag, and pumpkin spice latté.

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We can’t help ourselves with this one. Especially now that Gen Z has coined a new term for the pumpkin-spice-loving, UGG-boots-wearing, fall-obsessed millennials, we have to get our basic ladies to represent this Halloween. There is no shame in being a cheugy…right?

Professional Basketball Player Halloween Costume Idea

Two professional male basketball players in their wheelchairs during a game.

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If you want to be an athlete this Halloween, why not be a badass basketball player in a wheelchair? Put on your team’s home jersey and get out on the court! 

Flower Queen Halloween Costume Idea

A woman in a flower queen costume, with her wheelchair adorned with various flower garlands and her hair adorned with a flower crown.

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Recreate this absolutely stunning Halloween costume idea for women in wheelchairs. To get this look, drape a fake flower and leaf garland across your mobility device. Put on a flower queen crown and let your royalty glow. 

Queen of Hearts Wheelchair Throne Costume Idea

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Every queen deserves a well-crafted throne. If you choose to go as the Queen of Hearts on Halloween this year, we suggest going all out. Don’t settle for a mere costume dress. Get your DIY on and create a heart-shaped throne that will blow everyone away!

Marvel’s Ant-Man Halloween Costume Idea

A man in an Ant-Man costume, with his wheelchair dressed as an ant with legs made of pipe fittings and body parts made of bean bag fillings wrapped in plastic bag.

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Strap into your Ant-Man suit and get ready to take off. Whether you prefer to become microscopic or gigantic, we’ve found the superhero inspiration you need to nail this Halloween costume. Use black trash bags and regular bean bag filler to craft your ant body and black PVC pipe for the ant legs. Get your craft on!

Feeling excited yet? We thought so! Take your pick of these impressive wheelchair costume ideas and get ready to have the best Halloween yet.

Written by The Metamorphosis

The Metamorphosis is a lifestyle blog about the journey of college to adulting. Here you can find the tips for college, self-improvement, adulting, and more.

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