Have that Halloween party invitation and don’t know what to wear? Kids begging to be a superhero, cartoon character, pirate or princess? Here are some great Puget Sound places for you to find the costumes and accessories (and decor!) to make this trick-or-treat season fun!
Party Display & Costume
11201 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA 98125
With three area locations, including Everett, Issaquah and a Halloween-only temporary store in Monroe, WA, Party Display & Costume specializes in Halloween costumes for purchase as well party and craft supplies. A second generation, locally owned store, you’ll find a wide assortment of costumes from the beautiful to the ghastly and absurd. Party Display and Costume also carries masks, wigs, hats, make-up, shoes and accessories.
Red Light Vintage and Costume
312 Broadway E
Seattle, WA 98102
With two locations, including the University District, you can not only buy vintage and costume pieces at Red Light, you can bring your items in to sell! Offering a huge variety of vintage and new clothing for purchase, Red Light offers you a great way to recycle your used clothing and make some cash as well. If you want your Halloween costume to be from the Victorian era, the ’50s, or the ’80s, you can find it here at Red Light. Plus, there are accessories like wigs, masks, gloves, feather boas, capes, eyelashes, nail polish and more. And because it’s (mostly) second hand, you’ll be reusing and recycling!
5932 Lake Grove St SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
You’ll have all your Halloween costuming needs met at this south end store near Tacoma. There are children’s, adult, and plus sizes. Whether you´re looking for Elvis or The Flash, something modern or vintage, you can buy or rent. Plus all the accessories to complete your own Halloween costume: wigs, make-up, eyelashes, swords, hats, jewelry and more.
7011 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115
In a large three story house, Vintage Costumers is a rental only costume shop. Around since 1977, they have a huge collection of fine quality historical reproduction garments – most are fabricated on site – at a reasonable rate. You can also find a wide selection of authentic vintage clothing, uniforms, international attire and accessories from the late 1800’s through the 1970’s.
During the month of October, you’ll find dozens of seasonal Halloween stores opening around Puget Sound. Spirit Halloween specializes in an assortment of costumes for adults and kids. Spirit Halloween also sells decorations, hats, wigs, shoes, make-up, and masks. And through October 23, you can help your child’s school earn up to $5,000 during their Spirit for Schools program. Shop through October 23 and save 10% on your purchase and earn 10% for your school. Enroll your organization online and receive a customized coupon which contains a unique identifier automatically linking all purchases back to your school for the 2011 school year.
With over 700 stores nationwide, plus online shopping, Party City is a great neighborhood store to check out for party goods, halloween treats and costumes for the whole family. Party City also stocks a large assortment of hats, capes, wigs, masks, and make-up. If your online purchase is $60 or more, you’ll receive FREE shipping through October 16. Check out their website for details.