Purim Costume Ideas for Adults and Kids

Purim Costume Ideas for Adults and Kids

 

What is Purim?

Purim is a Jewish holiday known for its fun and festive Mardi Gras-like celebrations. Purim customs include a festival of food, song and dance, the giving of gifts to charity, and (our favorite part) the wearing of costumes! The story of Purim comes from the biblical Book of Esther. Queen Esther and her cousin Mordecai triumphed over the evil plot of the king’s wicked advisor, Haman, and the Jewish people of ancient Persia were saved. Hamantaschen cookies, which represent Haman’s tricorn hat, are traditionally served and given as gifts during the celebration.

 

When is Purim?

Purim falls on the 14th of the Hebrew month of Adar (Jewish calendar). Purim will be celebrated in 2015 from sunset on March 4th through sunset of March 5th.

 

Purim Costumes for Adults

 Suphero Purim Costumes

Classic Captain America Costume - Shop      Authentic Iron Man Mark 6 Costume - Shop

Stormtrooper Costume - Shop        Wonder Woman T-Shirt Costume - Shop

 

Superheroes are always in style for men and women alike, but the premiere of The Avengers: Age of Ultron on May 1, 2015 means that Marvel costumes are particularly popular right now. Star Wars Episode VII will hit box offices in December, so suiting up in a Stormtrooper costume will guarantee admiration from partygoers everywhere.

 

Queen Purim Costume Ideas

Women’s 1920s Flapper Costume - Shop      Renaissance Queen Adult Costume  - Shop   

Blue Princess Renaissance Costume  - Shop

 

Purim is also the perfect time to celebrate Queen Esther’s bravery and beauty, and ladies can’t go wrong with queen and princess themes and accessories. Flapper dresses from the 1920s are always in style and make an excellent costume choice for all ages and sizes!

 

Purim Costumes for Kids

 

Purim Girls Costumes

Kids Batgirl Tutu Costume - Shop        Pink Princess Costume - Shop

Toddler Girls Minion Costume  - Shop        Girls Robin Costume  - Shop

 

 Superheroes and royalty are popular costume selections for kids as well, but really anything goes on Purim as long as the idea is fun and cheerful. Minions, the most anticipated children’s movie of 2015, will be inspiring costumes both for Purim and Halloween in 2015.

 

Boys Purim Costumes

Child Captain America Costume - Shop       Deluxe Kids Flash Costume  - Shop  

Deluxe Child Leonardo Costume - Shop

 

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot in 2014 brought the pizza-loving heroes in a half shell into the hearts of kids everywhere, and the colorful turtle costumes will be a hit at Purim parties. To stay on budget, consider selecting a costume that can be altered or reused for Halloween!

 
Masquerade Accessories

Purim Masks

Deluxe Mardi Gras Mask - Shop      Color Change Mardi Gras Mask  - Shop   

Black and Gold Sequin and Feather Mask - Shop

 

Not planning to don a full costume for your Purim celebration? Accessorize with a fun and colorful Mardi Gras mask that matches the carnival spirit of the holiday!

 

There are plenty of exciting costume options for Purim, and HalloweenCostumes.com has the largest selection of costumes anywhere (we really do)! So don’t be shy - check out our other costumes here, and have a very Happy Purim!

Hannah Dorn Hannah Dorn is an Inbound Marketing Specialist at HalloweenCostumes.com. A long time fangirl of science and the paranormal, she spends her days writing about the mysterious and her nights looking up at the stars. This is the year she WILL be a Twi’lek for Halloween.

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