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5 York-Themed Halloween Costumes You Should Be Wearing This Year, Illustrated By Shitty Watercolour

Unless you’ve been living under a rock somewhere you’ve probably noticed it’s Halloween. That means it’s time to dress up, watch scary films and get very drunk. But if you’re thinking of going out dressed as a vampire or a sexy pumpkin, think again.

Here are five York-themed Halloween costumes you need in your life this year… 

1. York’s Yik Yak game. 

Don some fake muscles because your Yak game is STRONG. Make jokes about Netflix and your lack of sexual activity all night. DIY a sign with the recycled logo on it to carry around with you. Hold the sign up to anyone with a shit costume or shit banter (a vampire costume? Really? It’s been done, mate).

Shitty Watercolour

Shitty Watercolour

2. A Freshers’ Week Clubbers Bus. 

Shout a lot. Play ‘there were 10 on the backseat of the bus’ by running at people in the club and sitting on them. Chant songs angrily at everyone who isn’t in your college. Quite an aggressive costume…but you’ll probably make some new friends (and get kicked out).

Shitty Watercolour

Shitty Watercolour

3. Hes East. 

Stand as far away as possible from your friends at all times. Whistle like the wind. The standard haunted house kinda shit.

Shitty Watercolour

Shitty Watercolour

4. The campus lake. 

Paint yourself a murky green colour and attach rubber ducks to yourself. Wear hazard tape. Dance by making wavy motions with your arms. Start a Mexican wave.

This can be made into a couples costume if you get your significant other to follow you around with a disgusted facial expression, exclaiming: “How much duck shit is in that?!”, “Don’t go in or you’ll get hepatitis!” Not for the easily offended…

Shitty Watercolour

Shitty Watercolour

5. An all-nighter during exam time. 

This is a new spin on the traditional ‘zombie’ costume. Paint large bags under your eyes and wander around the club like you are lost, with a vacant expression on your face. Twitch nervously at all times. Occasionally scream loudly about how life has no real meaning. This is the scariest costume you will see anyone in York wearing this year.

Shitty Watercolour

Shitty Watercolour