Costumes that Start with Q

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Are you on the hunt for a fun costume idea that starts with the letter “Q”? This is a tricky letter to find costume ideas but here are some that’ll have everyone at the party asking, “Where did you get that idea?!”

Fun Letter Q Costume Ideas


Queen of Hearts

First up, who doesn’t love a bit of royal flair? The Queen of Hearts is not just any queen; she’s well known for her love for roses and, well, off with their heads! Get yourself a regal red dress, a heart-shaped scepter, and a crown to top it all off. And don’t forget to practice your most royal “Off with their heads!” It’s a hit, especially if you’re heading to a Wonderland-themed party.

Woman dressed as Queen of Hearts

Queen Elizabeth I

Transport yourself back to the Tudor era with a Queen Elizabeth I costume. Think elaborate gowns, ruffled collars, and of course, that iconic red hair. This costume screams elegance and authority. You could carry a scepter or an orb, and don’t forget the regal attitude. It’s a great way to pay homage to one of history’s most formidable queens and maybe brush up on your Elizabethan English for fun!

Queen of the Nile (Cleopatra)

A girl dressed as Cleopatra

Channel your inner Egyptian royalty by dressing up as Cleopatra, the last active ruler of the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt. A sleek, gold-accented dress, a striking headpiece, and some bold eye makeup will have you looking like the Queen of the Nile in no time. This costume is not only stunning but also gives you a chance to explore the rich history and culture of ancient Egypt.

Queen Elsa (Frozen)

For those who love their queens with a touch of icy magic, Queen Elsa from “Frozen” is a fantastic choice. A shimmering blue gown and a braid will instantly transform you into Arendelle’s beloved queen. It’s a hit, especially if you’re heading to a party with little ones or just love the idea of embracing your inner ice queen. And hey, if you’re up for it, belting out “Let It Go” could be the highlight of the party!

Queen Amidala (Star Wars)

If you’re a “Star Wars” fan, dressing up as Queen Amidala could be your perfect pick. Known for her elaborate dresses and unique makeup, this costume offers a fantastic creative challenge. Pick one of her iconic looks, and don’t hold back on the makeup and headpieces. It’s a wonderful way to show off your fandom and your flair for dramatic fashion.

Dairy Queen

Now, for a fun, punny take on the queen theme, how about going as a Dairy Queen? This can be as simple or elaborate as you like. Think a crown, a sash, and maybe an ice cream cone scepter. You could even wear a dress adorned with ice cream cone and sundae decorations. It’s a sweet, humorous take on the queen costume that’s sure to be a conversation starter.

Freddie Mercury (Queen)

And for something completely different, why not pay tribute to rock royalty? Dressing up as Freddie Mercury, the legendary lead singer of Queen, is a way to bring some rock ‘n’ roll to the party. Think tight white pants, a flashy jacket, and of course, that iconic mustache. It’s a fun, musical twist on the queen theme that’s sure to stand out.


Calling all Marvel fans! If you’re looking for a costume that says “I’m as quick as lightning,” Quicksilver is your go-to. Grab yourself a silver or blue tracksuit, add some lightning bolt accents, and you’re ready to zip around the party at superhuman speed. It’s a great way to show off your love for the comics or the movies, and hey, maybe you’ll even find your Wanda or Vision at the party!


For a touch of classic literature and a dash of Disney magic, dressing up as Quasimodo from “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” is a wonderfully heartwarming choice. With a hunchbacked silhouette, a tunic, and maybe even a little bell to carry around, you’ll bring the charm of Paris and the spirit of kindness to any costume party. Plus, it’s a great conversation starter about favorite classic stories and movies.

A Quokka

Who can resist the world’s happiest animal? Dressing up as a quokka is not only unique but guaranteed to spread smiles all around. With a brown outfit, a cute pouch for storing your goodies (or baby quokka plushies), and the biggest, happiest smile you can muster, you’ll be the life of the party. It’s also a great excuse to take selfies all night because, well, quokkas are the selfie kings and queens of the animal kingdom.

Quidditch Player

All the Harry Potter fans out there, this one’s for you! Dressing up as a Quidditch player is not only super cool but also a wonderful nod to the beloved world of Harry Potter. Grab a broom, wear your house colors proudly, and if you can, snag a golden snitch to keep with you throughout the night. It’s a magical way to show off your fandom and maybe even find some fellow Potterheads to geek out with.


A man dressed as a Football player

For the sports enthusiasts or those who love a good American football reference, going as a quarterback is a surefire way to score some points at the party. Put on your favorite team’s jersey, some eye black under your eyes for that authentic touch, and carry a football around. It’s casual, it’s comfortable, and it gives you a great excuse to throw a football around if the party hits a lull.

Quiz Master

Ah, for the lovers of trivia and all things knowledge, dressing up as a Quiz Master is not only unique but also incredibly fun. Wear a blazer, carry a stack of trivia cards, and don’t forget your glasses to complete the scholarly look. Throughout the night, you can challenge fellow party-goers to trivia questions and maybe even hand out prizes for correct answers. It’s interactive, it’s educational, and who knows, you might just become the most popular person at the party.

Queen’s Guard

For a touch of British flair, why not dress up as one of the Queen’s Guard? The iconic red uniform and tall, black fur hat are instantly recognizable and offer a classic look that’s both regal and a bit playful, especially if you can keep a straight face!

Quantum Physicist

Dive into the world of the very small with a Quantum Physicist costume. This could involve a lab coat, some nerdy glasses, and a bunch of “quantum” props like atoms, particles, or even a Schrödinger’s cat box (with or without the cat). It’s a great way to blend science with fun, and who knows, you might spark some quantum-level conversations!

Queen Bee (Beyoncé)

Why not pay homage to music royalty and dress up as Beyoncé, also known as Queen Bee? This could mean donning a glamorous outfit reminiscent of one of her iconic performances or music videos. Add some fierce makeup and perhaps a microphone prop, and you’re ready to run the world (or at least the party).

Or dress up as an actual queen bee complete with yellow and black stripes and cute wings.

We have made it through a bunch of super fun and unique costume ideas that all start with the letter “Q”! From queens to quarterbacks, there’s something special for everyone who wants to stand out at a costume party.

Choosing a “Q” costume is all about having fun, being a little different, and showing off what you love in a cool way. So, grab your favorite idea from our list, get your creative juices flowing, and put together an outfit that’s totally you.

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