Fort Worth-inspired Halloween costumes

From iconic statues to a State Fair fixture, we’ve got your tips for being the best-dressed pumpkin at the Halloween party.

FTW-Hotel Drover

If all else fails, grab your favorite pair of boots + hat and call yourself a cowgirl or cowboy. | Photo by @ft_worth_explorer

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Halloween is just one week away and there’s still time to apply that Funkytown spirit to this year’s getup. Sure, you could be a basic witch or plain ol’ pumpkin — or you could wow your friends with one of these unique Cowtown-themed costumes.

Rodeo clown

Distract the raging bulls, we mean kids, with a cowboy hat, a pair of oversized jeans — bonus points if the waist is comically large — suspenders, a cut-off flannel, and clown-inspired makeup.

FTW-Bass Hall-DEC

Enjoy an ABBA tribute show performed by the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra.

Photo by @that_ldp

Angel sculpture

Inspired by the angel sculptures at Bass Performance Hall, this costume is complete with a white dress or sheet, angel wings, and a golden horn.

FTW-Ariat Texas Rattlers

The second day of PBR Teams event in Anaheim, CA. | Photo by Andy Watson / Bull Stock Media

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Bull rider

If you’re a true Fort Worthian, not much work is needed for this costume. Grab your favorite pair of boots, some chaps, and a cowboy hat to call it a day.


Big Tex at the State Fair of Texas

Photo by Kevin Brown/State Fair of Texas

Big Tex

An iconic fixture at the State Fair of Texas, don your best pair of Dickies pants, Lucchese boots, and a Texas flag shirt.

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