Sydney's Best Halloween Costume Shops

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Before you and the kids hit the pavement ready to trick or treat until their teeth fall out, make sure you have the perfect Halloween costume sorted. If you’ve left it until the last minute and a white sheet with eye holes just won’t cut it, don’t despair, there are dedicated costume shops all over Sydney that will have your kids dressed to impress. Here are some of our favourites.

Costume Party, Newtown

The range isn’t huge but the prices are low. Choose from Halloween favourites like the grim reaper, zombie, blood-splattered doctor and more. Costumes start from $9.95 but the age-range is ‘loose’, most start at ‘small’ which is meant to fit a 4-6-year-old. You can also get spooky accessories for your party including fake spiders and red devil pitchforks.
Open every day, 9.30 am-6.30 pm. Visit the website for more info. 

Costume Box, Brookvale


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A costume for every occasion, character or theme is on offer at Costume Box in Brookvale. While Costume Box don't actually have any costumes for hire, their costumes to buy inventory is pretty spec- and spook-tactular. Their kids' costume section is rather extensive, with thousands of costumes for kids from newborns right up until 16-year-olds. 
Open Mon-Fri 8.30 am-5.30 pm, Saturday 10 am-3 pm. Visit the website for more info.  Visit Costume Box for last-minute orders.

Party People Mega Store, Drummoyne

They take costumes super-serious at this store and the range for kids is great. Everything you could think of, from a mini ninja to skeletons to wicked scarecrows. Or fun and friendly options like Minions, Where’s Wally, Julius Caeser and more. Plus all your accessories like tomb stones, body parts, skeletons and lifelike insects.
Open every day, Mon-Wed, Fri & Sat 9 am-5 pm; Thu 9 am-8 pm; Sun 10 am-3 pm. On Halloween they will extend hours to 9 am to 7 pm. Visit the website for more info.

Snog The Frog, Surry Hills

If you’re looking for a pop culture costume, rather than something ghoulish, this is the place to come. Alice in Wonderland costumes are popular for the girls and Robin Hood seems to be the go-to costume for the boys. These will really raise the bar if you’re looking for an authentic costume that you can rekindle come Book Week. They also have make-up services so you can make Alice look like she’s been run over by a tractor if you really want to get into the Halloween spirit.
Open Mon 11 am-7 pm, Tues/Wed 11 am-6 pm, Thurs 11 am-8 pm, Fri 10 am-5 pm, Sat 10 am-4.30 pm. Visit the website for more info. 

The Wardrobe, Chatswood


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Your go-to costume hire shop on the North Shore, The Wardrobe has everything under the sun for an awesome kids Halloween costume. The Wardrobe's iconic bright pink interior houses over 30,000 costumes for men, women and kids, and also has a massive selection of hats, shoes, jewellery and other accessories to make any Halloween costume pop. 
Open Mon to Saturday 10 am-5 pm, Thurs 10 am-7 pm. Visit the website for more info. 

Fancy That! Costumes 

Another stalwart costume shop on the North Shore, Fancy That! Costumes have a great range of costumes to hire and buy, but as far as kids costumes go, their only range available for hire is Australian Colonial. So if you're looking for a something a little more treat than trick this Halloween, their Colonial costumes are darling. If you're happy with buying a kids Halloween costume, their range is pretty impressive! 
Open Mon to Saturday 10 am-5 pm, Thurs 10 am-7 pm. Visit the website for more info. 

The “$2 Shop”, Everywhere

Of course, if all else fails you can always rely on the local discount store to kit you out. Places like the Reject Shop have Halloween costumes starting at $9. These ‘$2 shops’ are also a great place to get stocked up on party essentials like fake blood, skull-shaped lolly bowls, pumpkin-shaped trick or treat buckets, gummy body parts and bloodied masks! And best of all it’s bloody cheap.

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