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15 Halloween Costume Ideas Inspired by Bay to Breakers

15 Halloween Costume Ideas Inspired by Bay to Breakers

Halloween weekend is coming in hot! No, really. It’s 85 degrees and sunny in San Francisco today.

Halloween 2017 is just days away. Spooky! If you’re scrambling for costume inspiration, look no further than photos than this year’s Bay to Breakers race in San Francisco. Yes, it turns out that Bay to Breakers is a geyser of Halloween costume ideas, thanks to all the creative locals clad in clever costumes from Starbucks beverages to Vladimir Putin.

If you’re struggling with your Halloween costume ideas this year, then look no further than our smorgasbord of inspiration courtesy of San Francisco’s 2017 Bay to Breakers race and its costume-adorned runners:

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1. Be Ape Hashbury.

Photo: Facebook.

2. Be a unicorn. A Starbucks Frappuccino Unicorn, that is.

Photo: David Goehring, Flickr, Creative Commons

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3. Be teddy bears that are gratefully dead.

Photo: David Goehring, Flickr, Creative Commons

4. Serve exotic fish…

Photo: Tom Hilton, Flickr, Creative Commons

5. …and other variations of aquatic life.

Photo: Tom Hilton, Flickr, Creative Commons

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6. Feel buoyant and afloat as a rubber ducky.

Photo: Facebook

7. It’s good to be King…of Crabs.

Photo: Facebook

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8. Be bubbly. #RoséAllDay

Photo: Tom Hilton, Flickr, Creative Commons

9. Be Zach Galifianakis circa The Hangover and don’t forget Heather Graham’s baby.

Photo: David Goehring, Flickr, Creative Commons

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10. Don’t Miss the chance to be Pac-Man.

Photo: Facebook

11. Be hot, dog.

Photo: Facebook

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12. Be “roommates”.

Photo: Facebook

13. Be incredible.

Photo: Facebook

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14. Be wonderful!

Photo: Facebook.

15. And last but not least, don’t be scared to think inside the box.

Photo: Facebook.
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