24 Totally Cincinnati Themed Halloween Costumes

Want to show some civic pride this Halloween? How about a Queen City-centric costume?

Want to show some civic pride this Halloween? How about a Queen City-centric costume?

Here are 24 ideas to get you started:

click to enlarge Loveland Frogman - Photo: Wikimedia Commons
Photo: Wikimedia Commons
Loveland Frogman

The Loveland Frogman 

Part man, part frog, all Cincinnati.


A Rhinegeist Can

Represent Cincy’s local breweries by dressing up as one of the many Rhinegeist cans.


click to enlarge Brady Bunch at Kings Island in 1973 - Photo: visitkingsisland.com.
Photo: visitkingsisland.com.
Brady Bunch at Kings Island in 1973


Brady Bunch Kids at King Island 

A classic episode of 1970s TV would make a great group costume — especially if you're headed to Halloween Haunt.


Rose Lavelle

Hometown hero, ass-kicking soccer player and Olympic medalist.


click to enlarge Blake “The Attorney” Maislin - Photo: YouTube
Photo: YouTube
Blake “The Attorney” Maislin


Blake “The Attorney” Maislin

Break out your best suit and boxing gloves and tell all your friends to call 444-4444.


The Florence Y'all Water Tower

This one’s for you, Northern Kentuckians.


click to enlarge Oyster crackers - Photo: Wikimedia/Jason Zhang
Photo: Wikimedia/Jason Zhang
Oyster crackers


An Oyster Cracker

Party all night dressed as this iconic Cincinnati snack. Couples costume idea: Have your significant other go as hot sauce.


A Giant Graeter’s Black Raspberry Chocolate Chip

Dress up as the motherchip.


click to enlarge Ohio “Hell is Real” Sign - Photo: Wikimedia
Photo: Wikimedia
Ohio “Hell is Real” Sign


“Hell is Real” Sign

What’s scarier than traffic on I-71? A reminder of our own mortality!


Jerry Springer

Bring the drama to the party this year!


click to enlarge Hug Me Jesus - Photo: Traveler100
Photo: Traveler100
Hug Me Jesus


Hug Me Jesus

What’s scarier than traffic on I-75? A giant Jesus who wants to hug you.


A Slice of LaRosa’s Pizza

Can it get more cheesy than this?


click to enlarge Fiona the hippo at the Cincinnati Zoo - Photo: Cincinnati Zoo
Photo: Cincinnati Zoo
Fiona the hippo at the Cincinnati Zoo


Fiona the Hippo

Fionamania is real. Dress as Cincinnati’s 1,600-pound sweetheart this Halloween.


A Flying Pig

You don't have to run a marathon to put on a tail, snout and wings.


Chili Dog  

The only thing scarier is the indigestion.


click to enlarge A Lazarus Lizard - Photo: Flickr/Tony Alter
Photo: Flickr/Tony Alter
A Lazarus Lizard


A Lazarus Lizard

Dart in and out of rocks at your Halloween party and dare people to catch you.


Bengal Tiger 

Now that the Bengals have actually won some games this year...


Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley (left) and Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley will face off in the Democratic primary for Ohio governor in May. - PHOTO: CRANLEY CAMPAIGN; CITY OF DAYTON
PHOTO: CRANLEY CAMPAIGN; CITY OF DAYTON
Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley (left) and Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley will face off in the Democratic primary for Ohio governor in May.


John Cranley and Nan Whaley 

For couples who want to make a statement and debate politics all night, dress as the democratic candidates for Ohio governor.


Mr. Red and Rosie Red 

Are they dating? Brother and sister? Just two Reds fans with giant baseballs for heads?


click to enlarge Sam The Smoking Monkey - Photo: Cincy Shirts
Photo: Cincy Shirts
Sam The Smoking Monkey


The Monkey Bar Monkey 

Just grab a beer and a cig and you’re halfway there.


Metrobot 

The original version of this statue had a payphone it in, so… just charge people a quarter to use your phone.


Shark Girl at the Contemporary Arts Center - KAITLYN HANDEL
KAITLYN HANDEL
Shark Girl at the Contemporary Arts Center


Shark Girl

And who will be Lava Boy?


Red Findlay Market chair

Let people sit and spill food on you all night. 

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