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Best Costumes Starting with P for 2024

If you’re looking for some fun costumes starting with P then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve got heaps of great costumes beginning with P for adults, kids, babies, pets and couples.

You’ll find Halloween costumes that start with P as well as P dress up ideas for any other fun event where you need a great costume. From a palm tree to a princess to a panda – there are lots of fun ideas to suit everyone. Whether you are wanting something over the top or more low-key, we’ve got you covered.

Scroll down to see all the fun photos and the lists of costume ideas by category. 

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costumes starting with p

Costumes Starting with P

We have costumes starting with P for everyone. There are so many unique and funny costumes that start with P – things you would not have even thought of.

In this post you’ll find:

  • Mens costume ideas
  • Womens costume ideas
  • Girls costume ideas
  • Boys costume ideas
  • Babies costume ideas
  • Pets costume ideas
  • Couples costume ideas
  • Book week costumes
  • Plus size costumes

All the costumes that are pictured in this article are available to purchase right here.

So scroll down to view the costumes starting with p list, and see which are your favorite to add to your costume wish list.

We also have heaps of tshirts listed as a low-key party costume. For example, this letter P shirt below is the perfect easy option for costumes ideas starting with P.

Letter P Capital Alphabet Monogram Initial T-Shirt
Letter P T-Shirt

Or how about this fun pepper t-shirt below:

Kawaii Pepper Salt and Pepper Halloween Costume Match Shirts T-Shirt
Pepper T Shirt

Costumes that Start with P

We have categorised these costumes starting with p into lists by category. You’ll find fancy dress beginning with p lists of things, characters, celebrities, sports, animals, jobs and more.

The lists also include ideas that could inspire you to DIY a costume or if you want to buy an already done for you costume – see the full list of dress up starting with p right here.

Without further ado let’s get into the fun costumes that begin with P. The first category is things! These costumes are sure to knock their socks off at a P themed party!

Things Beginning with P Fancy Dress

  • Ping Pong Ball
Pong Ball Halloween Costume - Funny Beer Pong Adult Unisex College Party Outfit
Pong Ball Costume
  • Paper
Blank Page Paper Halloween Costume - Funny Customizable One-size Adult Costume
Paper Costume
  • Pen
Rasta Imposta "My Pen is Huge Costume Blue
Pen Costume
  • Pencil
No. 2 Pencil Halloween Costume - One Size Unisex Halloween Outfit for Adults
Pencil Costume
  • Pot
Flower Pot Costume for Adults, Potting Plant Costume for Garden Theme Dress-Up, Green Thumb Party Outfit Standard
Pot Costume
  • Pot of Gold
Adult Pot of Gold Costume Standard
Pot of Gold Costume
  • Pot plant
FantastCostumes Unisex Adult's Sponge Flowerpot Costume Halloween Plant Cosplay Costume, Green
Pot Plant Costume
  • Piano
GLUDEAR Women's 3D Print Short Sleeve Unique Casual Flared Midi Dress,Piano,S/M
Piano Costume
  • Painting
Rubie's Bob Ross Painting Costume, As Shown, One Size
Painting Costume
  • Propeller
Forum Novelties unisex adult Classic Propeller Hat Costume Headwear, Multi, One Size US
Propeller Hat
  • Palm tree
Tipsy Elves Women's Tan Palm Tree Costume Dress Size Medium
Palm Tree Costume
  • Plane
Bodysocks Fancy Dress Red Airplane Inflatable Costume for Adults (One Size)
Plane Costume
  • Puppet
cefirature Puppet Costume Boys Girls Puppet Costume For Kids Fairytale Outfit Halloween Costumes
Puppet Costume
  • Poop
Rubie's Adult Poop Inflatable Costume, As Shown, Standard
Poop Costume
  • Patient
Prime Hospital Gown for Men and Women - Superior Cotton Blend - Soft and Wrinkle-Free Cloth - Back Front Tie - Fits Upto 2XL Size - Multipurpose Patient Gown for Men and Women - Reusable and Washable
Patient Costume


Other things to dress up as include:

  • Parachute
  • Postcard
  • Planet
  • Pluto
  • Palm
  • Pillow
  • Padlock
  • Pom Poms
  • Peg
  • Pin
  • Pine Cone
  • Plate
  • Paperclip
  • Photo
  • Pinwheel
  • Petrol

Find all the things costume ideas that start with P right here.

Characters Starting with P to Dress up as

  • Peter Pan
Adult Classic Peter Pan Costume Mens, Fantasy Neverland Lost Boy Green Halloween Outfit Medium
Peter Pan Costume
  • Pikachu
Pokemon Mens Onesie Pikachu Yellow Large
Pikachu Costume


  • Pluto
Disney Pluto Costume for Adults - L
Pluto Costume
  • Piglet
Piglet Onesies Unisex Costume Adult Animal Cosplay Pajamas Clothing
Piglet Costume
  • Plants vs Zombies
Plants vs Zombies Zombie Costume for Adults Standard
Plants Vs Zombies Costume
  • Prince Charming
Prince Storybook Costume Mens Large
Prince Charming Costume
  • Pink Panther
Adult Pink Panther Costume, Animal One-piece, Cartoon Character Outfit Medium
Pink Panther Costume
  • Prince Eric
Disguise Prince Eric Deluxe Mens Costume - M Blue
Prince Eric Costume
  • Porky Pig
Spirit Halloween Looney Tunes Adult Inflatable Porky Pig Costume | Officially Licensed | Group Costume | Funny Costume
Porky Pig Costume
  • Popeye
Fun World Costumes Men's Mens Popeye Costume, Blue, One Size
Popeye Costume
  • Pennywise
Rubie's mens Grand Heritage Pennywise Adult Sized Costumes, As Shown, Standard US
Pennywise Costume
  • Padme Amidala
Rodwake Womens Padme Amidala Cosplay Costume Princess Leia Cosplay Costume Halloween Cosplay Outfit
Padme Amidala Costume
  • Pocahontas
Disguise womens pocahontas adult sized costumes, Multi, S 4-6 US
Pocahontas Costume
  • Peppa Pig
Disguise Women's Peppa Adult, Official Pig Costume Outfit and Headpiece, Medium (8-12)
Peppa Pig Costume
  • Pepe le Pew
Rubie's Looney Tunes Pepe Le Pew Girls Hooded Costume, Small
Pepe Le Pew Costume
  • Peggy Bundy
ALLAURA - Peggy Bundy Wig 80s Married Housewife Big Red Wig 80s Costumes for Women Big Bouffant Hair Beehive Wigs Fits All
Peggy Bundy Costume
  • Power Rangers
Morphsuits Power Rangers Costume, Power Ranger Costumes Adult, Red Power Ranger Costumes, Mens Power Ranger Costume Adult, Power Ranger Suit Adult, Adult Red Ranger Costume XXL
Power Rangers Costume
  • Papa Smurf
Rubie's Adult The Smurfs Papa Smurf Costume Jumpsuit, As Shown, Large
Papa Smurf Costume
  • Powerpuff Girls
Spirit Halloween Adult The Powerpuff Girls Buttercup Costume - M
Powerpuff Girls Costume
  • Pokeball
Disguise unisex adults Pokeball Classic Adult Sized Costumes, Red, One Size Adult US
Pokeball Costume
  • Pete the Cat
Adult Pete the Cat Costume, Men's Pete the Cat Halloween Costume, Groovy Pete the Cat Outfit X-Large
Pete the Cat Costume
  • Pink Lady
Women's Grease Costume Adult Deluxe Pink Ladies Jacket Medium
Pink Lady Costume
  • Poison Ivy
Spirit Halloween DC Villains Adult Poison Ivy Dress Costume - M | Officially Licensed | DC Comics | Batman Costume
Poison Ivy Costume
  • Pac-Man – (See below for awesome group costume)
Paccman teacher Groups Costume family Group, Halloween family vacation Halloween matching tshirts
Pac Man Group Costume

Or this awesome Pac-Man game suit.

Opposuits Men's Suit - PAC-Man Pixel Arcade Game Costume - Slim Fit - Black - Includes Blazer, Pants and Tie
Pac Man Suit

Or this Pac Man inflatable costume.

Rubie's Adult Pac-Man Inflatable Costume, As Shown, One Size
Pac Man Inflatable Costume
  • Pimp
Supa Mac Daddy Pimp Costume X-Large
Pimp Costume

Other characters to dress up as include:

  • Pinnocchio
  • Phantom
  • Pimp
  • Punisher
  • Pumbaa
  • Predator
  • Percy Jackson
  • Peter Rabbit
  • Pippi Longstocking
  • Postman Pat
  • Pied Piper
  • Princess
  • Puss in Boots
  • Paddington Bear

Find all the characters that start with P right here.

Animals that Start with P Costumes

  • Peacock
Funziez! Slim Bird Adult Onesie - Peacock Halloween Costume - Plush Parrot One Piece Cosplay Suit for Adults, Women and Men
Peacock Costume
  • Pig
Dress Up America Pig Mascot Costume for Adults and Teens - Plush Pig Costume Set
Pig Costume
  • Panda
Rasta Imposta Panda Costume, Black/White, One Size
Panda Costume
  • Parrot
Funziez! Slim Bird Adult Onesie - Peacock Halloween Costume - Plush Parrot One Piece Cosplay Suit for Adults, Women and Men
Parrot Costume
  • Pelican
Adult Pelican Costume X-Large
Pelican Costume
  • Polar Bear
Rubie's Adult Forum Deluxe Plush Polar Bear Mascot Costume, White, Standard
Polar Bear Costume
  • Platypus
RG Costumes Men's Patty Platypus, Brown/Rust, One Size
Platypus Costume
  • Praying Mantis
Seasons Men Praying Mantis Costume
Praying Mantis Costume

Other animals to dress up as include:

  • Python
  • Puffer Fish
  • Puppy
  • Panther
  • Pony
  • Penguin
  • Porcupine

Find all the animals starting with P costumes right here.

Foods that Start with P Costumes

  • Pancakes
Rasta Imposta Get Real Stacked Pancakes, Brown, One Size
Pancakes Costume
  • Potato
Adults Potato Costume Medium
Potato Costume
  • Pizza
Forum Novelties mens Pizza Adult Sized Costume, Multi/Color, One Size US
Pizza Costume
    Pumpkin Pie 
Adult Pumpkin Pie Costume, Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie Outfit for Men & Women, Funny Food Cosplay Party ST Orange
Pumpkin Pie Costume
  • Peanuts 
Peanut Costume
  • Philadelphia Cream Cheese
Rasta Imposta Kraft Philadelphia Cream Cheese Mens Womens Food Dress Up Party Cosplay Halloween Costumes, Adult One Size
Philadelphia Costume
  • Pretzels
Rasta Imposta Bendable Pretzel with Salty Salt Halloween Costume, Adult One Size Brown
Pretzel Costume
  • Pepper
Forum Novelties mens Hot Pepper Adult Sized Costumes, Red, Standard US
Pepper Costume
  • Popcorn
Rasta Imposta Movie Night Popcorn, Multi, One Size
Popcorn Costume
  • Poached Eggs
Smiffys mens Egg Adult Sized Costumes, White, One Size US
Poached Egg Costume
  • Peanut Butter
Gif Peanut Butter Jar Halloween Costume - Fun Witty Food Outfit Adult Unisex
Peanut Butter Costume
  • Pineapple
Fun World Men's Pineapple Adult Costume, Yellow, STD. Up to 6' / 200 lbs.
Pineapple Costume
  • Pumpkin
CLOOOUDS Adult Pumpkin Costume,3PCS Halloween Unisex Pumpkin Cosplay Party Clothes With A Hat,A Bag
Pumpkin Costume
  • Peach
Rasta Imposta Peach Costume
Peach Costume

Other food to dress up as include:

  • Pasta
  • Pork Chop
  • Peppermint
  • Passionfruit
  • Porridge
  • Pudding
  • Papaya
  • Prawns
  • Pawpaw
  • Parfait
  • Plums
  • Peking Duck
  • Prunes
  • Parsley
  • Pies
  • Peas
  • Pita bread
  • Parmesan
  • Paella
  • Pastries
  • Pad Thai
  • Pepitas
  • Pavlova
  • Pasties
  • Pate

Find all the foods beginning with p costumes right here.

Celebrities that Start with P Dress Up Ideas

  • Pink
  • Prince
  • Princess Diana
  • Paul Rudd
  • Paris Hilton
  • Pharrell Wiliams
  • Phil Collins
  • Pamela Anderson
  • Paul Walker
  • Paula Abdul
  • Post Malone
  • Paul McCartney
  • Pele
  • PewDiePie
  • Pitbull
  • Priscilla Presley
  • Pete Davidson
  • Paul Newman
  • Patrick Swayze
  • Pierce Brosnan
  • Polo G
  • Patrick Dempsey
  • Playboi Carti
  • Pauley Perrette
  • Paulo Coelho
  • Paul Simon
  • Paul Stanley
  • Patti LaBelle
  • Paul Hogan
  • Pete Sampras
  • Penelope Cruz
Adult Purple Rock Legend Costume Mens, Famous Rockstar Artist Musician Love Halloween Outfit Medium
Prince Costume

Historical Fancy Dress Costumes Beginning with P

  • Pope
California Costumes The Pope Costume Small/Medium
Pope Costume
  • Plato
  • Pythagoras
  • Pablo Picasso
  • Pontius Pilate
  • Pierre Trudeau
  • Saint Patrick
  • Prince Philip
  • Prince William
  • Prince Harry
Costume Culture Men's Prince Costume, Red, Standard
Prince Costume

Find ideas for celebrity and historical fancy dress starting with P right here.

Couples Costumes Starting with P

  • Pencil and Paper
No. 2 Pencil & Paper Halloween Couples' Costumes - Funny Adult One-size Outfits
Pencil and Paper Couple Costume
  • Poop and Toilet Paper
Rasta Imposta Poop and Toilet Paper 2 Piece Couples Costume Mens Womens Adult
Poop and Toilet Paper Costume
  • Peanut Butter and Jelly
Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich Couples Halloween Costume - Funny Food Outfit
Peanut Butter and Jelly Couple Costume
  • Pineapple
Slim Pineapple and Avocado Adult Onesie - Food Halloween Costume - One Piece Cosplay Suit for Adults, Women and Men FUNZIEZ!
Pineapple Couple Costume
  • Puzzle
Complete the Puzzle Themed Halloween Costume | Cute One Size Fits Most Adult Halloween Costume | Slip On | Last Minute Idea | Blue & Pink Pieces
Puzzle Couple Costume
  • Pancakes and Bacon
Rasta Imposta Pancakes & Bacon Slice Couples Halloween Breakfast Costume, Adult One Size
Pancakes and Bacon Couple Costume
  • Pancakes and Waffles
Pancakes & Waffles Halloween Couples Costumes - Funny Breakfast Food Outfits
Pancakes and Waffles Couple Costume

See all the couples costumes beginning with P right here.

Jobs Starting with P Costumes

  • Paramedic
Dress Up America Men’s EMT Costume - Size Large
Paramedic Couple Costume
  • Police Officer
Rubie's mens Heroes and Hombres, Police Uniform Shirt Hat Adult Sized Costume, Blue, Extra Large US
Police Officer Costume
  • Pilot
Dreamgirl Mens Mile high Pilot Hugh Jordan, Black, Medium
Pilot Costume
  • Priest
Classic Father Priest Costume Set - Adult Standard Size (1 Set) - Premium Black & White Design Perfect for Religious & Theater Events
Priest Costume
  • Paratrooper
Leg Avenue Men's Top Gun Paratrooper Costume, Olive Green, Medium/Large
Paratrooper Costume
  • Pest Control
Pest Control Exterminator Halloween costume T-Shirt
Pest Control T-Shirt

Other occupations to dress up as include:

  • Paralegal
  • Pharmacist
  • President
  • Plumber
  • Porter
  • Psychiatrist
  • Psychologist

Find all the jobs that start with P costumes right here.

Don’t miss our fun guide for the best adult dress up party ideas – for your best party ever!

Pets Costumes that Begin with P

  • Peacock
Pretty as a Peacock Pet Costume Small
Peacock Pet Costume
  • Pizza
Pizza Slice Pet Suit, Small
Pizza Pet Costume
  • Pepper
Salt and Pepper Dog Costume Halloween Pet Dog Cosplay Salt & Pepper Theme Costume (Black, Medium)
Pepper Pet Costume
  • Pokeball
ComfyCamper Red and White Dog Costume - X Large Medium Small French Lab Retriever Pet Cosplay Halloween Costumes Ball (Small, Cape)
Pokeball Pet Costume
  • Pinocchio
Rubie's Disney Pinocchio Pet Costume, As Shown, Medium
Pinocchio Costume
  • Pikachu
Cute Soft Dog Costume Flannel Dog Coat Picachu Lovely Warm Dog Clothes for Winter
Pikachu Pet Costume
  • Piano
Rasta Imposta Dogs Carrying Piano Pet Costume - MD
Piano Pet Costume
  • Poison Ivy
Rubie's DC Comics Poison Ivy Pet Costume, Small
Poison Ivy Pet Costume
  • Pope
Holy Hound Pet Costume - M
Pope Pet Costume
  • Popeye
Popeye Dog Costume, Multicolor, Medium
Popeye Pet Costume
  • Pennywise
Rubie's IT Movie Walking Pennywise Pet Costume, Medium
Pennywise Pet Costume
  • Prince 
Majestic Fairy Tale Prince Dog Pet Costume Suit with Jeweled Crown Headpiece - Royal Blue – Includes pet Theme Accessory – for Dogs - Size (S/M – Chest 14-16”, Neck 10.5”, Back 10.75”, Royal Blue)
Prince Pet Costume
  • Pink Panther
Rubie's Pink Panther Plush Pet Costume with Attached Hood, As Shown, Small
Pink Panther Pet Costume
  • Puss in Boots
Pet Cat Puss in Boots Costume Cosplay with Cloak Hat Belt Cute Kitten Puppy Dog Clothes Dress Up Accessories Halloween Party
Puss in Boots Pet Costume
  • Pig
NIULA Dog Pig Costume Small and Medium Pet New Year Hoodie Cat Halloween Chriasmtas Party Warm Coat(S)
Pig Pet Costume
  • Panda
Pandaloon Panda Puppy Dog Pet Costume (Size 1 (13-14.5 in Total Height), Panda)
Panda Pet Costume

Other pets costumes you can find with the link below include:

  • Peanuts
  • Pretzels
  • Pumpkin
  • Pineapple
  • Peas

Find all the pets costume ideas starting with P right here.

Baby Costumes Beginning with P

  • Peter Pan
Peter Pan Infant Costume 6/9 Months
Peter Pan Baby Costume
  • Polar Bear
Underwraps Baby's Polar Bear Belly-Babies, White, X-Large
Polar Bear Baby Costume
  • Pluto
Infant Disney Pluto Costume Hooded Pluto Onesie Jumpsuit 12/18mo
Pluto Baby Costume
  • Pink Lady
Grease Pink Ladies Infant Costume 6/9 Months
Pink Lady Baby Costume
  • Prince Charming
Disney's Infant Prince Charming Costume, Cinderella's Prince Charming Halloween Outfit 6/9 Months
Prince Charming Baby Costume
  • Peacock
LY WONDERFUL Halloween 3-24M Animal Peacock Lobster Octopus Cat Baby Toddler Funny Costume Cosplay Romper (Peacock, 12-18 Months)
Peacock Baby Costume
  • Pig
MICHLEY Baby Romper Winter Flannel Newborn Infant Jumpsuit Outfit Animal Cosplay Halloween Costume, Pink Pig, 6-12 Months, Size 80
Pig Baby Costume
  • Panda
MICHLEY Unisex Baby Winter Hooded Romper Flannel Panda Style Cosplay Clothes,70cm-(2-5months),Panda
Panda Baby Costume
  • Pope
InCharacter Baby Pint Sized Pope Costume Size Large 18 Months-2T
Pope Baby Costume
  • Power Ranger
Disguise Pink Ranger Infant Child Costume, Pink, (12-18 Months)
Pink Power Ranger Baby Costume

Other costumes for babies that you can find with the link below include:

  • Potato
  • Pizza 
  • Peas
  • Pumpkin
  • Paramedic
  • Popcorn
  • Pineapple
  • Pacman
  • Popeye

Find all the baby fancy dress beginning with P right here.

Sports that Begin with P Costumes

  • Pickleball
  • Polo
  • Paintball
  • Pentathlon
  • Ping Pong
  • Pilates
  • Power Lifting
  • Pro Wrestling

Countries Starting with P Costumes

  • Pakistan
  • Portugal
  • Poland
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Panama
  • Palau
  • Paraguay
  • Papal States
  • Piedmont-Sardinia
Vintage Portugal Portuguese Flag Pride Gift T-Shirt
Portugal T Shirt

Why not wear a costume in the national dress of one of the countries above or wear a tshirt with the country’s national flag. Find tshirts and other costumes right here.

Fancy Dress Beginning with P

These costumes above are all great for a P party dress up. I hope these letter P fancy dress costume ideas have inspired your outfit for your next fun event or party.

Whether you decide to wear a tshirt or a hat for your costume or go all out – there are heaps of ideas for everyone for all occasions. If you think there’s something we missed please let me know in the comments.

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Parties in the theme of the first letter of your name are becoming more popular. We’ve got some other fun ideas below for other letters of the alphabet too. 

Don’t miss our other fun costume ideas below:

Costumes Beginning with A

Costumes Beginning with B

Costumes Beginning with C

Costumes Beginning with D

Costumes Beginning with E

Costumes Beginning with F

Costumes Beginning with G

Costumes Beginning with H

Costumes Beginning with I

Costumes Beginning with J

Costumes Beginning with K 

Costumes Beginning with L

Costumes Beginning with M

Costumes Beginning with N

Costumes Beginning with O

Costumes Beginning with R

Costumes Beginning with S

Costumes Beginning with T

Costumes Beginning with W

Costumes Beginning with Y

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