PORT WASHINGTON, NY, November 18, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – After a very unconventional Halloween in 2020, costume and prop sales increased 4% in 2021, according to The NPD Group. Despite this growth,

Halloween sales remained below the pre-pandemic norm – down 13% from 2019. While children’s costumes and fancy dress are up 7% from the same period last year , costumes for teenagers / adults fell 2%.

The best costume this year was the Jurassic World Inflatable T-Rex Costume from Rubie’s, followed by the Batman Muscle Chest Costume and the Spider-Man Toddler Costume, also made by Rubie’s.

“While the total for Halloween costumes and props was down from 2019, likely due to a lack of inventory, we saw teen / adult DIY categories like props and prosthetics reach almost 2019 levels, “said Juli Lennett, US toy industry advisor.

The 10 best Halloween costumes of 2021 were:

Item Description and Manufacturer

1. Jurassic World Rubie’s Inflatable T-Rex Costume

2. Batman Muscle Chest Rubie’s Costume

3. Rubie’s Spider-Man Toddler Costume

4. Fun World Bleeding Ghost Face Costume

5. Power Rangers Dino Fury Muscle Halloween Costume

6. Ghoul Fading Eye Reaper Costume Fun World

7. Fortnite 8 Ball Costume InSpirit Designs

8. Transformers Bumblebee Toddler Costume

9. Classic Bendy and the Ink Machine costume

10. Power Rangers Red Ranger Muscle Costume Fancy Dress

* Source: The NPD Group / US Costumes & Accessories / 10 weeks ending November 6, 2021

Media contact

Eric Bauer, The NPD Group, 416-587-4185, [email protected]