1. ** [ 174 Sinkhole. ](http://ottawastart.com/ive-got-a-sinking-feeling-about-this-hole-thing-funny-stuff-about-the-ottawa-sinkhole/) ** The obvious choice this year. I'm dressed up in the photo on the right with a simple black garbage bag, a license plate and some caution tape. (Unlike my pathetic design pictured at right, you should probably cut holes out for vision and breathing.) 2. ** [ Maman. ](http://ottawastart.com/a-very-dramatic-photo-of-maman-that-giant-spider-in-front-of-the-national-gallery/) ** Dress up as the giant spider in front of the National Gallery. Have a friend accompany you with a camera to take pictures. 3. [ ** Rideau Canal Skateway. ** ](http://ottawastart.com/skating.php) Encase yourself in a giant block of ice. (A very temporary costume.) 4. ** [ Bridgehead Coffee Cup. ](http://ottawastart.com/fake-friday-bridgehead-opens-new-location-inside-existing-location/) ** There are lots of instructions online for [ creating a coffee cup costume ](http://ottawastart.com/search-results2.php?cx=partner-pub-8100917805948189%3A4985262184&cof=FORID%3A9&ie=UTF-8&q=coffee+cup+costume&sa=search+entire+web) . Add the Bridgehead logo to give it an exclusively Ottawa feel. 5. [ ** Terry The Hot Dog Guy. ** ](https://www.google.ca/search?q=bank+and+laurier+hot+dog&sugexp=chrome,mod%3D0&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hl=en&tbm=isch&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&ei=2NOFUNy1F6jl0QHVyYC4Bw&biw=1138&bih=551&sei=29OFUNfTLIe40QGPi4CwBw) You know the guy who sells hot dogs at the corner of Bank and Laurier? Just get a toque and a tray of hot dogs and maybe some tongs and you're all set. 6. [ ** Calypso Water Park. ** ](https://www.google.ca/search?q=flexible+white+dryer+pipe&sugexp=chrome,mod%3D0&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hl=en&tbm=isch&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&ei=ftSFUP-PHtKM0QHExoDoBA&biw=1138&bih=551&sei=gNSFUMGwEuaA0AGapYGQCA) Find some flexible white dryer pipe, paint it blue. Put on a swimsuit and wrap the blue pipe around yourself. Maybe a some goggles or floaties too.
** ** What’s your best Halloween costume idea? ** Add your comments below.
** ** See also: ** Ottawa Hallowen Guide
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