Halloween is that time of year to let your imagination take over. There are many clever costumes out there, but some can't compare. Buffalo-themed costumes are the ones to beat (and yes, we're biased).

Check out a few ideas for this year, and I'm sure you'll have the best costume around:

  • 1

    Carl Paladino

    It's all about the suit and tie for this man. You might also have to have some smarts to pull off this costume. Bonus points if you carry around the real estate section of the paper to make it more legit.

    Getty Images
  • 2

    Byron Brown

    Another suit and tie costume, who knew? However, a leader you must become to get into role of the mayor. Carry a certificate that declares a particular day to be Buffalo Cake Day! (OK, we get a little too excited about cak, but make it what you want.)

    Wikipedia, Google Images
  • 3

    Charlie the Butcher

    I think the picture speaks for itself. You need to have your white overcoat and apron on, with the signature "Charlie the Butcher" cap. Bring some beef on weck to the party -- people will love you, or at least your costume.

    nickgraywfu, Flickr
  • 4

    Doug Allen

    You need to be snazzy when trying to portray this man. A suit with a bow tie will work...as long as you have your vocals to add to it. Use the signature point, and done!

    Doug Allen's Point, Twitter
  • 5

    Kiko Alonso, C.J. Spiller or E.J. Manuel

    This is self-explanatory (we'd hope). Be one of our best Buffalo Bills players this season and show off your Bills spirit! Don't be throwing that ball at anyone though...oh, who are we kidding...

    C.J. Spiller, Getty Images