44 Halloween Costumes Gone Frighteningly Wrong

Sometimes Halloween just sneaks up on you, and you end up with a slapdash costume that’s just plain awkward. Luckily, you’re not alone! The folks over at the wildly popular site Awkward Family Photos are celebrating costumes gone wrong and uncomfortable Halloween moments with a collection of cringe-worthy photos, and we’re sharing a few of the most hilarious ones. Scroll down to get a taste of the awkward.


Be sure to visit Awkward Family Photos for more. We (at SFGATE Mommy Files) also added a few reader pics. Feel free to send in an image to contribute to the gallery at editor@tinybeans.com. Include “Awkward Halloween photo” in the subject line.

Check out Awkward Family Photos children’s book Everything Is Awkward capturing the awkwardness of childhood.

Featured image: iStock 


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Amy Graff is a news producer for SFGATE and writes the site’s Mommy Files blog. She's a mom raising three children in San Francisco. Amy has appeared on dozens of radio and TV shows including Forum (NPR), Good Morning America and BBC. Her writing has also appeared in the Huffington Post, Sunset and San Francisco magazine. 


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