Bake some hamantaschen and raise a ruckus with your friends. Purim is upon us! During Purim, there are a number of great traditions that include wearing costumes.
No matter if you’re a traditionalist or prefer to let your children pick their own costumes for Purim, we’ve got plenty of options for the whole family.
During what Jewish holiday is Purim observed?
The Mardi Gras-like revelry of Purim make it a popular a popular toy store Jewish festival. In addition to the celebration of food, song and dance as well as charitable giving, the donning of costumes is a popular aspect of Purim celebrations. Purim’s origins can be traced back to Esther, the book of the Bible that contains the holiday’s story. Mordecai and Esther were able to defeat the terrible plot of Haman, the king’s counselor, and save the Jewish people of Persia in ancient Persia. In honor of Haman’s Tricorn Hat, Hamantaschen cookies are served and given as gifts. Check out our costume ideas if you’re seeking for Purim costume inspiration!
When is Purim?
It’s Purim on the 14th of Adar, the Hebrew calendar’s first full moon (in the Jewish calendar). If the Gregorian calendar is used, the holiday may have to be rescheduled. Even if you’re not Jewish, you’ll be counting down the days until one of your favorite holidays, Purim, arrives!
At Purim, the story of Esther is recited out loud, describing how the Jews were rescued by her. It’s not uncommon for these readings to be staged like a play!
Traditional Purim costumes are a popular choice for the holiday, whether or not you’re in the show. King Achaverosh, Haman, and Queen Vashti are the three important characters who you could see dressed for Purim in addition to Mordecai and Queen Esther.
A few of the most popular options for kids’ Purim costumes include Disney and Harry Potter outfits. Girls can dress up as superheroes or royalty for Purim, but truly anything goes as long as it’s a good time!
For girls, princess and queen costumes are as popular as they are for women, but there are also character costumes, such as those of fairytale characters and animals.
Consider Purim costumes for boys that can be adjusted or reused for Halloween and other costume celebrations in order to save money! Superhero costumes for boys are constantly in demand, and they may be used for a variety of occasions beyond Purim celebrations. The Justice League and the Avengers costumes, as well as video game costumes, are perennial favorites. Aside from superheroes, Purim costume options for guys include occupational costumes and animal costumes.
Browse our wide selection of baby costumes.
Even the tiniest members of your crew will look gorgeous in Purim costumes when you make it a family event. Just pick the cutest toddler or infant Purim costume that catches your eye and you’re good to go. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to dress your child while they’re still little.
You don’t have to dress up for your Purim celebration if you don’t want. Embrace the holiday’s carnival vibe with a fun and colorful Mardi Gras mask! For both men and women, there are several Purim mask options.