Popular Halloween costumes for kids in 2013

Buzz Lightyear, pictured here, and Woody from Toy Story 3 are popular costume choices for boys this Halloween.

Buzz Lightyear (Party City)

Buzz Lightyear, pictured here, and Woody from Toy Story 3 are popular costume choices for boys this Halloween.

Disney Junior favorite Doc McStuffins is a hit costume for girls.

Doc McStuffins (Disney)

Disney Junior favorite Doc McStuffins is a hit costume for girls.

Characters from Jake and the Never Land Pirates are also a hit for boys this Halloween.

Jake and the Never Land Pirates (Party City)

Characters from Jake and the Never Land Pirates are also a hit for boys this Halloween.

From left: Frankie Stein, Spectra Vondergeist and Cleo De Nile of Monster High Deluxe set. The fierce fashionistas are a wide range of popular choices for tweens.

Monster High (Party City)

From left: Frankie Stein, Spectra Vondergeist and Cleo De Nile of Monster High Deluxe set. The fierce fashionistas are a wide range of popular choices for tweens.

Assemble the team! Power Rangers are popular for older boys.

Power Rangers (Party City)

Assemble the team! Power Rangers are popular for older boys.

Wolverine is another popular superhero for boys this Halloween.

Wolverine (Party City)

Wolverine is another popular superhero for boys this Halloween.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles kick butt in the boy's costume category for toddlers.

Donatello (Party City)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles kick butt in the boy's costume category for toddlers.

Disney princesses reign for girls this Halloween: Sofia the First, left, is big for toddlers, along with Disney Princess Ballerina costumes. Princess Jasmine on the right is part of the Disney Princess Storybook Prestige series popular amongst older girls, as are costumes from the Disney Princess Sparkle set.

Disney princesses (Disney)

Disney princesses reign for girls this Halloween: Sofia the First, left, is big for toddlers, along with Disney Princess Ballerina costumes. Princess Jasmine on the right is part of the Disney Princess Storybook Prestige series popular amongst older girls, as are costumes from the Disney Princess Sparkle set.

Iron Man 3 is one of many popular superhero costumes for boys this Halloween.

Iron Man 3 (Disney)

Iron Man 3 is one of many popular superhero costumes for boys this Halloween.

Sulley, left, and Mike of Disney's Monsters University are topping the costume charts for both boys and girls.

Sulley and Mike, Monsters University (Disney)

Sulley, left, and Mike of Disney's Monsters University are topping the costume charts for both boys and girls.

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As we sort through retailer reports for consumer sales this Halloween, we can't help but appreciate seeing what the kids are wearing this season. Here are some of the characters you may see on your doorstep or at your party this October 31.