Costume Ideas for Dahlicious Dress Up Day 2016

Dahlicious Dress Up Day Costume Ideas

Dahlicious Dress Up Day 2016 is just around the corner – and if you’re stuck for costume ideas, we’re here to help!

One of the biggest events in the school calendar, Dahlicious Dress Up Day is on Tuesday 13th September (Roald Dahl’s birthday). And whether you’re buying your child’s costume or making your own, there’s still plenty of time to plan a good one.

Take a look at our best Roald Dahl costume ideas for inspiration.


The BFG is one of this year’s biggest film releases and it’s sure to be one of the most popular Dahlicious Dress Up Day costumes this year.

This BFG costume comes with a top, trousers, giant ears and a horn to instantly transform your child into a big friendly giant!

BFG Costume

Fantastic Mr Fox

He’s the world’s suavest fox and a classic Roald Dahl dressing up character!

Complete with a waistcoat and neckerchief, pick up this Fantastic Mr Fox costume or have a go at making your own Fantastic Mr Fox mask with our easy DIY tutorial.

Fantastic Mr Fox Costume

Willy Wonka

It wouldn’t be Dahlicious Dress Up Day without Willy Wonka!

Dress your child up in this Willy Wonka costume or make it a group costume with a friend dressed as Charlie Bucket.

Willy Wonka Costume


Or how about dressing your child up as Matilda?

Perfect for children with a studious streak, all you need to complete this official Matilda costume is a book!

Matilda Costume

Miss Trunchbull

How about a group costume for Dahlicious Dress Up Day?

Dress your child up in this official Miss Trunchbull costume (complete with a stick-on monobrow!) and grab a friend to dress as Matilda!

Miss Trunchbull Costume

The Enormous Crocodile

How about a less obvious Roald Dahl character – the Enormous Crocodile!

All you need is a crocodile onesie like this and your child’s transformation will be complete!

The Enormous Crocodile Costume

James and the Giant Peach

Last but not least, it’s the peach from James and the Giant Peach! Instantly recognisable (and very unique), keep an eye out for this official costume – coming soon on Party Delights.

James and the Giant Peach Costume

Ready to choose a costume for Dahlicious Dress Up Day 2016? Head over to Party Delights to browse our full range of Roald Dahl fancy dress. Or for even more costume ideas, stay on our blog:



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