Vote for China's Best Halloween 2017 Costume

By Bridget O'Donnell, October 31, 2017

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We asked, and you delivered. In marvelous fashion, we might add.

Earlier this month, we asked you to send us your best Halloween costumes for the chance to win a RMB500 voucher from Baopals

The response to our first ever That's Halloween Costume Contest was incredible. So incredible, in fact, that we've decided to turn over the final winner selection to you, our dear readers. More on that in a bit.

But first, we've narrowed down the submissions to the Top 30. Here they are, in no particular order...


Here Are Your Best Halloween Costume Contest Entries
Name: Holly
City: Beijing
Description: "I'm a motherflipping pterodactyl."


Cat Woman
Name: Lindsey
City: Beijing
Description: "When Cat Woman met the Knight King."


As If!
Name: Ryan
City: Shanghai
Description: "Ugh... As if you didn't know that I'm Cher from Clueless!"


Name: Alexandra
City: Shanghai
Description: “I’m the ghost with the most, babe."


Dia de los Muertos
Name(s): Mariana & Yuri
City: Guangzhou
Description: "Skeleton family celebrating 'El Dia de los Muertos'."


Name(s): Jordan & Lana
City: Shanghai
Description: "Some hearts were broken by the Queen and mischief and mayhem was wrought by the Hatter!"


Future Man
Name: Yongpan
City: Shanghai
Description: "Man from the future."


Name: Starchuk
City: Guangzhou
Description: "Maleficent."


Spider Queen
Name: Jio
City: Shanghai
Description: "You may call me Cocosanti, the Spider Queen."


Yellow Brick RoadName: Mary
City: Guangzhou
Description: "Follow the Yellow Brick Road."


Halloween scars
Name: Rosseau
City: Guangzhou
Description: "My wife made me these awesome real-looking scars!"


Mad Hatter Draculhai
Name: Anouska
City: Shanghai
Description: "The Mad ShangHatter & Countess DraculaHai spotted walking down Anfu Lu."


Name: Jurgen
City: Shanghai
Description: "Our Halloween party was at 1933 (an old slaughter house) so my wife and I dressed as the ghosts of the cows that still haunt there."


Ice Cream Costume
Name(s): Marci & Tom
City: Guangzhou
Description: "You make me melt."


Name: Vera
City: Shenzhen
Description: "This year I'm Rose from Titanic carrying Jack on my shoulder... I don't celebrate Halloween, but I do like to dress up like an idiot."


Name: Paul
City: Guangzhou
Description: "A 'Thriller' of a Halloween."


Voodoo Doll
Name: Nicole
City: Shanghai
Description: "I'll be your Voodoo Doll!"


Little Mermaid
Name: Natalie
City: Shanghai
Description: "[I used] my 33-week pregnant belly to be the big fat belly of Ursula the sea witch (note the Octopus tentacles too) and my daughter was Ariel."


Name: Sean
City: Guangzhou
Description: "Handmade steampunk cyborg and pilot costumes with built in voice amplifier, light up belt mounted drinking canister, real laser arm gauntlets, custom weapons and more. Two months build time, and 100 percent worth it."


Wanna play a game?
Name: Tyler
City: Shanghai
Description: "Wanna play a game?"


Name: Kate
City: Shanghai
Description: "Here's Twinkle and Sparkle the unicorns, making lots of friends!"


Cry Laugh
Name(s): Mae & Natalie
City: Shanghai
Description: "1920s Flapper Girl killed by her cigarette holder & escaped Patient X"


Name: Dayanara
City: Shanghai
Description: "Baewatch."


Name: Alisa
City: Shanghai
Description: "Jailbreak."


Miss Frizzle
Name: Olena
City: Shanghai
Description: "This year I'm Ms. Frizzle from the children's book series The Magic School Bus."


Name: Silvino
City: Shanghai
Description: "Whoever said guys can't be Queen Bey was totes wrong."


Ready to attack Halloween
Name: Natalie
City: Shanghai
Description: "Ready to attack Halloween!"


Name: Courtney
City: Shanghai
Description: "Wicked."


GothamName(s): Pamela & Robert
City: Shanghai
Description: "The king and queen of Gotham make their debut in the true sin city of the east... Shanghai."


Miss Universe
Name: Trista
City: Shanghai
Description: "I am Miss Universe... literally."

Well done, people. Bravo.

How the Final Winner Will be Selected

As mentioned previously, we've decided to let you choose the final winner via WeChat voting. Starting today (October 31), we'll release voting ballots across our five That's WeChat accounts. You can also message "Costume contest" to any account to receive your ballot.

Polls will close on Sunday, November 5 at 11.59pm. The contestant with the most cumulative votes across each account will win the big Baopals prize.

Vote Now!

Scan the QR codes below to start voting for your favorite entry...

That's Shanghai (ID: Thats_Shanghai)

That's Shanghai WeChat

That's Beijing (ID: ThatsBeijing)

That's Beijing WeChat

That's Tianjin (ID: ThatsTianjin)

That's Tianjin WeChat

That's Guangzhou (ID: ThatsGuangzhou)

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That's Shenzhen (ID: ThatsShenzhen)

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Happy voting!

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