There’s nothing Washingtonians love more than escaping the absurdity of everyday DC life–and what better way to do it than by dressing up for Halloween? After all, there’s only one day a year when it’s not inappropriate to show up to work in a Winnie-the-Pooh costume. Here are some of our favorites from the day.
— The Kojo Nnamdi Show (@kojoshow) October 31, 2017
The host and staff of WAMU’s Kojo Nnamdi Show teamed up to go as Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirrors. The exhibit drew lines around the corner when it made its debut at the Hirshhorn earlier this year, but we thought this group’s ensemble was just as good as the original.
— Stacey McGinnis (@StaceyMcGinnis) October 31, 2017
We got a kick of these young baseball players who dressed up as the Nationals’ beloved racing presidents.
Wizards point guard John Wall dressed as the deranged clown Chuckie for “Walloween.”
Happy Halloween !!!!! pic.twitter.com/FWhtsmgRPn
— Brett Connolly (@bconnolly8) October 31, 2017
And Capitals winger Brett Connolly and company went with friends as Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
Betsy DeVos wins for most offensive Halloween costume. Ms. Frizzle didn't deserve this. pic.twitter.com/AVmhUd8KXO
— Alex Goldschmidt (@alexandergold) October 31, 2017
At the White House’s Halloween Halloween party Monday , Education Secretary Betsy DeVos came dressed as beloved cartoon teacher Miss Frizzle, from the Magic School Bus series. But DeVos’s record of hostility toward public education—Miss Frizzle being an educator at a small-town elementary school—drew criticism from Magic School Bus fans.
— JBoo! ? (@JBfromDC89) October 27, 2017
You knew that Eleven from Stranger Things would be a popular costume this year. These strangers all showed up to the same bar in the same costume, and made the best of it by entering a contest together.
Funniest Play on Words
I'm Werewolf Blitzer and you're in The Situation Room. Happy Halloween. ? pic.twitter.com/GaCALumz5b
— Wolf Blitzer (@wolfblitzer) October 31, 2017
If only Wolf Blitzer had actually hosted his show in costume.
We can’t get over Navy the Corgi’s Dia de las Muertos costume.
Looks like this scary bank robber showed up to raid the leasing office of 77 H Street Apartments.