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Halloween Costume, Decoration, and Accessory Stores in the NYC Area

Halloween Costume, Decoration, and Accessory Stores in the NYC Area

These Halloween stores are gearing up for spooky season and you can too by paying them a visit.

It's finally October! While the holiday may look a little different this year, the season still brings corn mazesghost stories, and Halloween fun! Whether your family chooses to trick-or-treat this year or not, dressing up in a Halloween costume is fun no kid wants to miss out on. Here are some local Halloween shops in the New York area where you can get a head-start on the decorations, candy, costumes, accessories, and everything else the kids (and you!) need to make this Halloween as spooky as possible. Be sure to call to confirm hours and whether or not you need to make an appointment to try on costumes.

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Rubie’s Costume Company
Various Locations

If amazing costumes are what you’re after this Halloween, Rubie’s is the place to check out. They’re the world’s largest designer, manufacturer, and distributor of Halloween costumes and accessories and have been around for more than 65 years. Whether your kid wants to be a superhero, a princess, a witch, a vampire, or something in-between, Rubie’s will have the coolest costume to fit the theme. They even have costumes for pets! Costumes, accessories, and more are available to help you put together a costume the kids will cherish for years to come. To find a store near you, use their store locator on the company site.

Spirit Halloween
Various Locations

Spirit Halloween has seasonal and year-round locations with costumes, home decor, accesssories, and even animatronics. They offer adult, child, teen, couples, and group costumes, from popular movie and television characters to classic, scary looks. Find party supples, Halloween lights, and even fog machines. If you don't find what works for you you can create a costume. There are multiple locations throughout the New York metro area; find the closest store here.

Sophia's Costumes
1 Liberty Way, Greenwich, CT
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5:30pm
What you need to know: Masks required

Sophia’s is a family owned and operated business located in Greenwich, CT. It has been open since 1981 and carries a grand inventory of Halloween costumes for sale, as well as a huge theatrical rental department of fabulous costumes. Sophia's can transform anyone in the family with its costumes—including your pets.


Party Color
7624 5th Ave., Bay Ridge
Hours: Daily, 10am-8pm

Get ready for Halloween in Brooklyn with the help of awesome party supplies, costumes, and rentals from Party Color (formerly New Party Land). They’ve got adorable party favors for Halloween-themed get-togethers, as well as help for spectacular party planning. If you love to craft, get your supplies at Party Color and make this Halloween unique.


Beyond Costumes
530 Nepperhan Ave., Yonkers
Hours: Call for October hours 

With more than 20,000 quality theatrical costumes to choose from, your kids will look better than ever this Halloween. Beyond Costumes sells and rents hats, wigs, accessories, clothing, and more. Browse over 21,000 square feet of warehousing to find the costume that really stands out to you and your kids the most. They’ve got everything from vintage to Broadway-style and costumes from all historical eras.

Party City
Various Locations

Party city has all your Halloween essentials, from décor to favors to party supplies to costumes, all at low prices. Along with their large variety of costumes, there are more than 1,000 accessories to choose from to make your child’s look unique. Go for Bat Girl, The Little Mermaid, a police officer, The Hulk, or another of their huge assortment of costumes. Party City sells toddler and baby costumes too. For a location nearest you, click here.

The Fun-Ghoul Costume Co.
155 Park Ave., Rutherford, NJ
What you need to know: Costume rentals or purchases by appointment only. Call to arrange.

The Fun-Ghoul is a year-round costume shop that’s the place to be for an impressive Halloween costume rental or purchase. Along with amazing custom-made costumes, they offer wigs, accessories, decorations, gifts, props, and more. There’s even a professional makeup artist on-site if you really want to go all out this year. The Fun-Ghoul has more than 6,000 costumes to select from and is one of the coolest costume shops in Jersey.


Ann’s Costume & Magic Shop
707 Main St., Boonton, NJ

For high-quality costumes and accessories for kids and adults of all ages and sizes, Ann’s is the place to visit for your costume needs this Halloween. The store sells thousands of costumes, accessories, and other Halloween-related supplies. They’ve been around for more than 35 years and are committed to quality and excellence. Check out their superheroes and villains selections, their famous movie stars costumes, and their wide variety of cartoon character costumes.

Abracadabra NYC
19 W. 21st St., Chelsea
Hours: Oct. 6-10, 11am-8pm; Oct. 11, 11am-7pm; Oct. 12-17, 11am-9pm; Oct. 18, 11am-8pm; Oct. 19-22, 11am-9pm; Oct. 23-31, 10am-10pm.

Abracadabra is one of the world’s most unique costume stores offering a wide array of costumes, makeup, and accessories for Halloween. They also sell props, wigs, masks, and even magic. Costumes are sold for kids and adults. Perhaps your child would like to be a warrior princess, a Flamenco dancer, or even an Oompa Loompa. Whatever they want to be this Halloween, Abracadabra can make it happen!


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