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Plants vs Zombies Costumes

Updated on October 1, 2014

Ideas for Plants vs Zombies Costumes

It's a game that's been popular for years and has inspired many Halloween costumes. You can be really creative and dress your family and friends up as undead zombies and garden foliage. However, there are a limited number of options for buying a pre-made costume, so you may have to be inventive and really do it yourself this year.

That said, if you are looking for a great Plants vs. Zombies costume, I hope you will like the ideas I've put together here. See how other people dressed up as Zombies, Sunflowers, and Peashooters! Figure out how to make your own costume, or buy a costume, mask, or make-up. Plants vs. Zombies video game characters make great costumes for babies, kids, and adults, during Halloween or any time of the year! If you're going to a party or trick-or-treating as a couple, one of you can be the Zombie and the other the Plant!

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Buy a Plants Costume

Which plant will you be?

Putting together a Halloween costume based on the PopCap game
"Plants vs. Zombies" presents a few challenges because there are so
many different plants and zombies in this game. There are pea
shooting plants, sunflowers, plants that lob melons, chery bomb plants
and more.

Sunflower Costume for a Baby

InCharacter Baby Silly Sunflower Costume
InCharacter Baby Silly Sunflower Costume

Great costume idea for a baby's first or second Halloween. This comes in sizes Small (about 6 months) to large (2T). It would fit in nicely with a Plants vs. Zombies costume theme. And what a cute baby!!


Flower Blossom Plant Costume for Kids - Great Child's Plants vs. Zombies Costume

Forum Novelties Sunny Blossom Costume, One Size
Forum Novelties Sunny Blossom Costume, One Size

I think if you were this costume and your friend were a Zombie costume, people would think you were from the Plants vs. Zombies game!


Buy a Zombie Costume

Kids Zombie Mask

Zoofy International Zombie Mask
Zoofy International Zombie Mask

This is official Zombies vs. Plants merchandise. It's a great starting point for any child's zombie Halloween costume. To become bucket head zombie, just get a bucket that fits their head. To become cone head zombie, make an orange cone out of poster board or buy some real traffic cones.


Yes you can get a real traffic cone for your head

Cintz 9" Orange Field Cone Markers, Set of 10
Cintz 9" Orange Field Cone Markers, Set of 10

And I'm not the only one thinking about it. There is actually a question and answer on this page about whether children could use these as hats.


Zombie Head Mask - Similar to the zombie from the game - Scary Zombie Costume for Adults

The Walking Dead TV Show, Adult Screaming Corpse Latex Mask, One Size
The Walking Dead TV Show, Adult Screaming Corpse Latex Mask, One Size

Turn this generic Zombie into a Zombie from the game by wearing a brown coat and red tie. You could become a specific Zombie by adding a prop. Some ideas:

- Add an Orange cone to create a Conehead Zombie costume.

- Carry a Flag to be the Flag Zombie

- Wear an upside down bucker to be the Buckethead Zombie


Zombies Have Bad Teeth - A Great Costume is in the Details

Forum Novelties Unisex-Adult's Zombie Rotted Teeth-3 Pack, As Shown, Standard
Forum Novelties Unisex-Adult's Zombie Rotted Teeth-3 Pack, As Shown, Standard

Look closely at the Zombies in the video game, and you will see that their teeth have some issues.

Wear some bad teeth, put on some make-up or a mask, and done a prop or two... You could be a....

Flag Zombie, Conehead Zombie, Pole Vaulting Zombie, Buckethead Zombie,Newspaper Zombie, Screen Door Zombie, Football Zombie, Dancing Zombie, Ducky Tube Zombie..... Just to name a few!


More Zombie Costumes and Masks - Creepy Costumes for Kids, Men & Women

Plants vs. Zombie Peashooter Costume.... and a Zombie in Chains Costume! - Creative Game Costumes, at DragonCon 2010

Plants vs. Zombie Peashooter Costume
Plants vs. Zombie Peashooter Costume

Chomper Plant Costume Head & A Run of the Mill Zombie - The Chomper Head won 1st prize in this Plants vs Zombies Christmas party!

Chomper Plant Costume Head & A Run of the Mill Zombie
Chomper Plant Costume Head & A Run of the Mill Zombie

MORE Plants vs. Zombies Costumes! - Click on the link to see the picture

Because of copyright protection, I can't showcase these on this page, but I can link to them. There are some good ones here!

Plants vs. Zombies Official Costumes - Check out this Zombie head costume, as seen at the PAX 2010.

What do you think?

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    • happy-birthday profile image

      Birthday Wishes 

      6 years ago from Here

      I love the game and I would love to buy some plants vs zombies costumes... Awesome lens! Thanks for sharing.

    • KimGiancaterino profile image


      6 years ago

      Boo-lessed! Happy Halloween 2012!

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      7 years ago

      Cool stuff.

    • fefe42 profile image


      7 years ago

      I haven't dressed up for Halloween in ages but I'm now tempted to be a zombie. I love Plants vs Zombies and also the show The Walking Dead, but the zombies on that show aren't as cute (if you can call a zombie cute?) as the ones in the game.

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      7 years ago

      Now this is so very unique, I love it. Blessings!

    • stylishimo1 profile image


      7 years ago

      I love that game, it's addictive. Theres some great plants vs zombies costumes here.

    • juliannegentile profile image

      Julianne Gentile 

      7 years ago from Cleveland, Ohio, US

      Fun ideas for Halloween!

    • JoyfulReviewer profile image


      7 years ago

      Another fun costume idea ... hice lens!

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      7 years ago

      Love Zombies. Plants Too?

    • Nightcat profile image


      7 years ago

      Awesome costumes! Great job.

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      7 years ago

      What fun, I sure do like the peashooter!


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