Costume Shops in Sydney: 10 Fancy Finds

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Looking for your next fancy dress costume? Then it's the best costume shops in Sydney to the rescue with their lineup of incredible fancy dress finds.

Costume shops in Sydney
Character Costumes

Need a Halloween costume in a hurry? Looking for a fabulous themed costume for a dress-up party? Whatever your costume needs, there are dedicated costume shops in Sydney that will have you or your kids dressed to impress!

From Disney characters to spooky ghouls, Harry Potter and Elvis reincarnated, our favourite costume shops in Sydney deliver brand-new costumes and costume hire to make your next fancy dress a huge hit. 

1. Costume Party

Costume Party Sydney
What will you be dressing up as for Halloween in Sydney?

The range isn’t huge at Costume Party in Newtown, but the prices are super low. Choose from Halloween costumes like the grim reaper, zombies, blood-splattered doctors and more.

Costumes start from $9.95, but the age range is ‘loose’; most start at ‘small’, which is meant to fit a four to six-year-old. You can also get spooky accessories for your Halloween party, including fake spiders and red devil pitchforks.

Location: Shop 5/546 King St, Newtown

2. The Party People Mega Store

The Party People Mega Store
The Party People in Drummoyne.

They take costume shops in Sydney to super heights at The Party People Drummoyne, and the range for kids is great.

Every possible character, accessory, or costume makeup need will be fulfilled at The Party People. From mini ninjas to skeletons and wicked scarecrows, or fun and friendly options like Minions, Where’s Wally, Julius Caesar and more. Plus, all your accessories like tombstones, body parts, skeletons and lifelike insects are also available.

Location: 73-75 Victoria Rd, Drummoyne

3. Snog The Frog

We're not really sure where the name came from, but we are sure that Snog the Frog in Surry Hills is right up your spooky alley for costume shops in Sydney.

If you’re looking for a pop culture costume rather than something ghoulish, this is the place to go. Alice in Wonderland costumes are popular for the girls, and Robin Hood seems to be the go-to costume for the boys year after year.

Snog the Frog also have makeup services, so you can make Alice look like she’s been run over by a tractor if you want to get into the Halloween spirit!

Location: 10 Hart St, Surry Hills

4. Character Costumes

Character Costumes Petersham
Character Costumes

Character Costumes is a hidden gem for costume hire in Sydney.

This cosy costume shop is renowned for its unique and hard-to-find outfits. Whether you're searching for a rare vintage costume or want to channel your favourite film character, their eclectic collection will impress even the most discerning costume connoisseurs.

Location: 400 Parramatta Rd, Petersham

5. The Wardrobe

The Wardrobe Chatswood
The legendary Wardrobe Costumiers in Chatswood.

Your go-to costume shop in Sydney if you're looking on the North Shore, The Wardrobe has everything under the sun for an awesome Halloween costume for big and little kids.

The Wardrobe's iconic bright pink interior houses over 40,000 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. 

Location: 312A High St, Chatswood 

6. Fancy That! Costumes & Balloons

Fancy That! Costumes & Balloons
Fancy That! Costumes & Balloons in Crows Nest.

Another stalwart costume shop on the North Shore, Fancy That! Costumes & Balloons have a great range of costumes to hire and buy, but as far as kids' costumes go, the only range available for hire is Australian Colonial. So, if you're looking for something a little more treat than trick this Halloween, their Colonial costumes are darling. If you're happy with buying a kid's Halloween costume, their range is pretty impressive!

Location: 388 Pacific Hwy, Crows Nest 

7. Party Land

Party Land Bondi
Grab some seriously spooky Halloween costumes in Sydney at Party Land.

This family-owned superstore has loads of costumes and heaps of accessories, masks and wigs at discounted prices to make your Halloween an absolute scream!

Party Land's huge and creepy Halloween range includes everything from a Zombie Clown to the Grim Reaper, with costumes for babies, kids and adults. There's also an impressive range of weapons and props - need we say more?

Location: Ground Floor 416-418 Oxford St, Bondi Junction Mall

8. Costume Super Centre

Costume Super Centre
Costume Super Centre

If you're shopping around for brand new fancy dress costumes, Costume Super Centre offers super speedy delivery on all their top characters.

From Buzz Lightyear to the Wiggles, Spiderman, Jasmine and all your other favourite characters, Costume Super Centre have one of the largest inventories in the city, making this one-stop-shop a top contender for one of the best costume shops in Sydney.

Location: online

9. Sydney Props

Sydney Props
Sydney Props

No fancy dress party is complete without the right themed accessories, and Sydney Props have you covered on that front.

From wigs and masks to swords and wands, they offer an extensive range of party props to enhance any party theme. With their attention to detail and commitment to quality, Sydney Props are a one-stop destination for all your accessory needs.

Location: Shop1/54 Amy St, Regents Park

10. The Reject Shop

The Reject Shop Halloween
Check out costumes at The Reject Shop.

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 in Sydney and accessories galore. They 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.

Location: Multiple throughout Sydney - visit the website to find a Reject Shop near you.

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