craziest list of fancy dress ideas

We’ve compiled this crazy list of fancy dress party ideas for adults to help inspire you when planning your Birthday, Hen, Stag, Halloween, Christmas, New Year’s Eve or any other fancy dress costume party or event.

And if the crazy list of fancy dress party ideas for adults isn’t enough and you need more excuses to throw a fancy dress party then you’ll find 60 reasons to throw a party towards the bottom of this page. It’s worth remembering that fancy dress doesn’t have to be costumes, you can host crazy and wild themed parties with themes things like colours, i.e. Wear something red or wear something neon.

Enjoying a party is all about the excitement. We can prepare various activities and items for the party. The process is enjoyable and irresistible. To make your masquerade memorable and remembered by all, you can customize items related to the party theme. For example, custom badge pins with Halloween elements or Christmas elements. Immerse yourself in the customization process and enjoy what the party is all about. Wear them to a party!

Related: Glitterfest Halloween – One of the best Halloween fancy dress parties in London

With the crazy list below, you’ll also find links to pages that have a range of costumes available to buy. Remember, you don’t always have to buy a fancy dress costume. You can buy an outfit that you like and that you can wear again.

For instance, if you wanted to get an outfit for a Fairytale princess fancy dress theme, you could opt for a beautiful ball gown or a lace maxi dress and then jazz it up with a beautiful up-do and crazy makeup. Make sense?

Ultimate Uniforms Party:

Naughty Nurses, Sexy School Girl, Flirty French Maids, Fire Girls, Air Hostesses and more

Once Upon a Time Party:Fairytale Princess, Disney, Pixar, Red Riding Hood, Wizard of Oz, Goldilocks, Cinderella and more.
Alice in Wonderland Party:Mad Hatter, Alice, White Rabbit, Cheshire Cat, Queen of Hearts, White Queen, Doormouse and more
Lingerie Party:Corsets, stockings & suspenders, bra and panties, babydolls, tights and bodysuits
Under the Knife Party:DoctorsNurses, Dentists, Surgeons, Patients
Myths and Legends Party:Unicorns, Gods and Goddesses, Greek Myths, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Indiana Jones…
Hero and Villain Party:Super Heroes, Film Villains, Gangsters, Pirates, Angels, Devils
Vicars and Tarts Party:Vicars, Nuns, Cardinals, Bunny Girls and Tarts.
Pirates of the Caribbean party:Pirates, Pirate wench, Jack Sparrow, Navy Officer, Admirals
Your Era Party:When were you born? 90’s child, 60’s hippies, 50’s flirts and 80’s rockers
Around the World Party:Barvarian Beer Girls, Bollywood Beauties, Irish Girls, Eskimo Cuties, Statue of Liberty, Spanish Matador, Geishas, Hawaiian Hotties and more countries of the world costumes.
Fictional Character Party:Dress up as your favourite fictional character whether it be Jessica Rabbit, James Bond, Fred Flintstone, Penelope Pitstop, Tarzan etc
Ancient Antics Party:Cave Girls, Warriors, Vikings, Greek Goddesses, Egyptian, Roman Emperors and more
Great Gatsby Party:Flapper Girls, Gangsters, Vintage Glamour, Daisy, Gatsby, Myrtle and Party Girls
Super Heroes Party:Batman, Robin, Cat Woman, Super Girl, Wonder Woman, Fantastic Four, X-Men, Incredible Hulk
Celebrity Party:Throw the ultimate red carpet event with all your guests dressed up as their favourite celebrity
Rocky Horror Party:Frank n Furter, Magenta, Columbia, Riff Raff, Brad, Janet, Dr Scott, Rocky
Circus Party:Clowns, Ring Masters, Lion Tamers, Lions, Gymnasts and other circus cuties.
Saints and Sinners party:Angels, Devils, Nuns, Vicars, Vampires, Demons
Beach Party:Bring the beach to you – bikinishula skirts, board shorts, shades, flippers, sarongs, bbq and cocktails
Make Believe Party:Mythical Creatures, UnicornsFairies, Imps, Elves, Sprites, Mermaids, Dragons and other heavenly beings
Grease Party:Danny, Sandra Dee, Pink Ladies, ‘T’ Birds
Letter of the Hosts’s Name:Go as anything beginning with the letter… for example ‘B’ for Beyonce, Bugsy Malone, Beer Girl, Bumblebee, Beckham, Bananas in Pyjamas or Burlesque Dancer etc
Garden Party:Flowers, weeds, honey bees, love bugs, head gardener, gnomes
Pyjama Party:Wear your pyjamas and slippers, serve popcorn, have pillow fights and make the venue into a bedroom!
Back to School Party:Schoolgirls, Schoolboys, Teachers, School Nurse, PE Teacher, Head Mistress, Cheer Leaders
Invaders Party:Vikings, Pirates, British Empire, Martians, Virus
Valentines Party:Everyone wears red, the host plays cupid, lots of love hearts and red and pink food and drinks (see Valentines Costumes for ideas).
Disney Party:Peter Pan, Robin Hood, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White, Beauty and the Beast
Undead Party:Zombies, Mummies, Werewolves, Witches and Vampires – this one is great for Halloween
Wild West Party:Cowgirls, Indians, Saloon Girls, Can-Can Dancers and Sheriffs
Shakespeare Party:Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Taming of the Shrew
Egyptian Party:Cleopatra, Mummy, Pharoah, Gods and other Egyptian Costumes
Roman Empire party:Roman Lady, Centurion, Senator, Caesar, Slave, Gladiator
Sci-Fi Party:Aliens, Space Girls, Moon Walkers, Star Wars, Back to the Future, Star Trek, Avatar, Men in Black
Teen Movies Party:Scream, American Pie, Bring it On, Teen Slasher Movies, Mean Girls, High School Musical
Miss Demeanours Party:Cops, Robbers, Gangsters, FBI, Sheriff, SWAT
Unfuneral Party:Enjoy your own wake!
Wizard of Oz Party:Dorothy, Tin Man, Lion, Scarecrow, Wicked Witch, Glynda – good witch, Toto, Wizard
Twilight Party:Vampires, Werewolves, Bella, member of the Volturi
Underwear as Outerwear Party:For the brave – wear your underwear to the party!
PVC Party:Dress in PVC, Wet Look and Leather
Medieval Mayhem Party:Wenches, Peasants, Robin Hood, Monks
Elements Party:Earth, fire, water, air, silver, gold, copper, krypton, arsenic
Under the Sea Party:Mermaids, Starfish, Flounder, Nemo, Shark Tale, Ursula and other aquatic delights
James Bond Party:James Bond, Pussy Galore, Goldfinger, Q, M or just Black Tie and Ball Gowns! Why not turn your venue into a casino and serve Martinis.
Back to the Future Party:Wild West, 50s, 80s, the future, mad scientist
Furry Monster Party:Any monster will do!
Outlaws Party:Robin Hood, Dick Turpin, Ned Kelly, Bonny & Clyde, Josey Wales
Gangsters and Molls party:Don’t forget your violin case!
Punk Party:You know – punk clothing!
Glam Rock Party:Bowie, The Sweet, T Rex, Wizard, Mud
Amphibians Party:Frogs, Newts, Toads, Tadpoles
Panto Party:Oh no it isn’t
Boys will be Girls and Girls will be Boys Party:You need to cross-dress for this one
Roaring 20s Party:Flappers, Gangsters, Molls, Bugsy Malone
Nifty 50s party:Rock and Roll!
60s and 70s parties:Flower Power, Big Hair, Flares, you know the rest!
Colour Themed Parties:Black and White Themed Costumes
Wig it Out Party:Everybody attends wearing a wig
Beer Fest Party:Barvarian Beer Girls, Alpine Cuties and Beer Guy Costumes
Masquerade Ball Party:Keep the mystery alive – go Venetian and don’t forget your mask!
Seasons party:Spring, summer, autumn, winter
Agatha Christie party:Murder on the orient express, Poirot, Miss Marple, Death on the Nile, Sparkling Cyanide
Bad Taste party:You won’t need our website for this one!
Toga Party:Greek Goddess, 300, Roman Emperor, Gladiator
Ultraviolet Party:Anything fluorescent. Ensure you have UV lighting and visit this Clubwear and Ravewear site.
Mile High Club Party:Air Hostess, Stewardess, Pilots, Stags, Hens
Bare as you dare Party:Wear as little as possible
Carry on:Carry On Films Camping, Cruising, Doctor, Screaming, Dick
Cocktail party:Dress up as your favourite cocktail
Constellations party:The Bear, The Plough, Orion, Libra, Pisces, Gemini
Occupations Party:Sexy Secretary, Games Mistress, Career Girls, Army Girl, Show Girls and Sailors
Harry Potter Party:Harry, Hermione, Ron, Hagrid, Wizards, Witches, Voldemort, Bellatrix, Dumbledore, Golden Snitch, Malfoy, Dragons
Pub Party:Dress as: The Red Lion, The Swan, The Dog and Duck, etc.
Murder Mystery Party:Get in character – Miss Scarlet in the library with the candlestick

60 excuses for a party

If you need an excuse to have a party beyond Halloween, Christmas and New Year’s Eve or you simply don’t want to miss an opportunity to have a party then this list is for you.

HalloweenChristmasValentine’s DayNew Year’s Eve
Bonfire NightHanukkahMardi GrasThanksgiving
Hen NightsStag NightsAnniversariesDivorce
May Day4th JulyBirthdaysUnbirthdays
St Patrick’s daySt, George’s daySt Andrew’s daySt David’s day
Midsummer’s nightShortest daySpring equinoxAutumn equinox
End of termEnd of examsPassed your examsGraduation
Passed driving testNew jobPromotionsLeaving your job
HousewarmingDecorating partyGarden partyBBQ
HolidaysTalk like a pirate dayNew boobsNew nose
Mother’s dayFather’s dayLabor DayYom Kippur
Chinese New YearThe cat’s awaySporting EventsBurns night
PregnantDiwaliBank HolidayEaster
CarnivalThe Kids are awayNew FriendsNo excuse needed