This "contestant" wig can be found at Costume Discounters.

There are a few places where you can get wigs for your Hunger Games-themed costumes. Two of the more popular outfits this Halloween will be Katniss, Peeta and Effie.

Katniss Wig


The first is Costume Discounters.  You have to be creative when looking for a Hunger Games-themed costume. If the company isn’t officially licensed to sell a particular theme, you won’t see it by name. For instance, Costume Discounters isn’t licensed to sell items related to The Hunger Games directly under their name.
But they DO sell costumes and costume pieces that look very similar, like this “Contestant Wig”. I Click on the pic for a closer look or to purchase.If you don’t have the hair length to make a Katniss-like french braid, this Katniss wig is for you (as shown in the picture above). This article discusses how to make or buy a Katniss jacket. Add a replica bow, pants and boots to complete your Katniss costume.

Effie Wig

Effie Trinket had some of the most interesting outfits, to say the least. A wig similar to her

Effie Trinket Wig

hair can also be found on Amazon as the “Chaperone Wig Adult (as shown on the right) or borrow a wig from another famous movie: “Frenchie” from Grease.

A good match for your Effie costume is this 80’s soap start outfit. 80's soap star costume is good for making an Effie Trinkett Halloween costumeJust look at the big, puffy shoulders!

You can also buy a purple flapper outfit to match. It’s a little more risque than what Effie would wear, but you can add a shawl for a little more cover. Definitely don’t forget the costume make up. You’re gonna need a lot of it, but this inexpensive  Shany Cosmetic set should do the trick.

Check out this Effie make up tutorial video:

Peeta Wig

Let’s face it: we’re not all blondes or willing to bleach our hair blonde. But if you want to look A blonde surfer wig is good for a Peeta costumelike Peeta, it’s possible to get a wig for your Peeta costume. Just catch a wave and go for the surfer look. It’s the perfect wig because it’s not too blonde and a little dirty, just like Peeta’s hair! Add some olive drab pants, a black T-shirt and some black boots to complete his arena outfit. There’s also the District 12 shirt if you want to replicate Peeta’s Gauntlet look.

What Hunger Games Character Will You Be This Halloween?

  • Katniss (47%, 86 Votes)
  • Effie (16%, 29 Votes)
  • Haymitch (10%, 19 Votes)
  • Capitol Citizen (7%, 13 Votes)
  • Peeta (5%, 10 Votes)
  • Career (5%, 10 Votes)
  • Other Tribute (4%, 7 Votes)
  • Prim (3%, 5 Votes)
  • Rue (2%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 183

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