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Here are 7 of the best Halloween costume stores in Toronto

From period pieces to pop culture replicas and more — Toronto has the largest selection of frightfully cool Halloween costumes that will have you celebrating this spooky season in style. Here are seven of the best Halloween costume stores in Toronto.

Spirit Halloween (415 King St W/various locations)


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Whether you want to look dapper in a roaring 20s black beaded flapper dress, mimic Harley Quinn in a two-piece faux leather jester bodysuit, or dazzle like Cruella in a form-fitting blood-red evening gown—this is one of Canada’s top shops for Halloween garb. They boast costumes for kids, adults, plus-sizes, couples, and groups.

Malabar (14 McCaul St.)


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The McCaul street location has served the performing arts community since 1923. They boast a wide variety of costumes, make-up, wigs, and accessories. Expect everything from traditional cowboys and cops costumes to sexy nurses and pop-culture licensed apparel (i.e., Star Trek and Disney characters, Avengers, Star Wars, etc.). They also have over 75 different styles of theatrical-quality wigs to complement your costume!

Theatrics Plus (680 Yonge St.)


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A family-run business that boasts a wide variety of costumes, masks, masquerade items, and wigs (they also have killer cosplay selections). Bonus: they’re super accessible (located between Yonge Bloor/Yonge Wellesley).

Value Village (924 Queen St E/various locations)


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You don’t have to drop a ton of cash to get dressed up for Halloween—thrift stores are perfect options to put together DIY outfits. Value Village offers brand new and gently-loved Halloween costumes, as well as a treasure trove of wigs, makeup, and accessories.

Candy’s Costume Shop (685 Mt Pleasant Rd.)

This small costume shop has been serving Toronto for more than a decade, providing costumes throughout the year for children and adults, as well as wigs, makeup, hats, accessories, and more. They offer period pieces, horror, occupation, plus-size options, couples costumes, and humorous attire (i.e., stand out in an inflatable sumo costume complete with a battery-operated fan or this Mona Lisa costume).

Party City (39 Orfus Rd./various locations)

They offer a huge selection of styles, characters, and accessories for you to nail your next Halloween look. Trending 2021 costumes include Disney characters (hello, Cruella), Space Jam Tune Quad uniforms, and superheroes (i.e., Black Widow, Harley Quinn from Suicide Squad, Black Panther, etc.), even Kim Kardashian’s Met Gala look! They also offer an array of plus-sized costumes.

It’s My Party (2208 Danforth Ave.)

Two floors of traditional and unique looks and accessories, including an extensive selection of fake body parts (severed leg, anyone?), as well as Halloween attire for adults, children, and even pets (this year, dress your pup as Darth Vader or as the King of the Jungle).

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