SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — Get ready to greet ghosts, Barbie dolls and dinosaurs at the door Tuesday for Halloween.

When trick or treating gets underway across South Dakota, some of the most popular costumes are expected to feature everything from movie characters to wild animals.

According to the Google Frightgeist costume map Monday, October 30, Barbie costumes are the top pick in the Sioux Falls area. As of Monday, October 9, the top costumes for the Sioux Falls are were Star Wars followed by cattle, dinosaur, Minecraft and cow. 

People in Rapid City should prepare for dinosaurs to be wandering around their neighborhoods. That is the top costume for the city as of Monday, October 30. Three weeks ago, Vikings was listed at the top on the Google Frightgeist costume map.

Nationally, Barbie is the most popular costume followed by Princess, Spider-Man, witch and fairy.

We asked KELOLAND News employees to share a favorite Halloween costume of theirs from the past; click through the slideshow to take a look back.

  • Photographer Grant Robertson as Austin Powers
  • Photographer Grant Robertson as Jack Torrance from the Shining
  • Meteorologist Megan Chada as a school bus.
  • Meteorologist Megan Chada as a pencil.
  • Anchor Kelli Volk as Barney with her sister
  • Anchor Kelli Volk as Little Red Riding Hood along with her sister
  • Anchor Julia Lin
  • Anchor Dan Santella as a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle along with his sister
  • Bridget Bennett as a witch
  • Bridget Bennett as a sunflower
  • Anchor Don Jorgensen as a skeleton
  • Anchor Don Jorgensen as a member of KISS
  • Digital reporter Eric Mayer as a pirate
  • Digital reporter Gracie Terrall as popcorn
  • First@4 producer Krista Burns as a clown
  • First@4 producer Krista Burns as a bumblebee
  • Photographer Sophie Hall
  • Reporter Renee Ortiz as a cow along with her siblings.
  • Anchor Lauren Soulek as a pumpkin along with her Sisters.
  • 6 p.m. producer Kyle Ireland as a ninja

KELOLAND News wants to see what character you or your family dressed up for on Halloween. Send us photos to; we’ll send you a form to sign and once that’s returned, you could see your picture used on the news or online.