Halloween costume

Here are 6 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 six of the best Halloween costume stores in Toronto. Remember to get those costumes sorted out right away to avoid the letdown that comes with being a ghost in a sheet one more time.

Spirit Halloween, 415 King St W/various locations

This is T.O.’s top shop for Halloween garb. It boasts costumes for kids, adults, plus sizes and couples, as well as amazing decorations and animatronics for a spooky home. Hot new arrivals include a Ted Lasso tracksuit.

Candy’s Costume Shop, 685 Mt Pleasant Rd.

This midtown shop offers period pieces, horror, occupation, plus-size options, couples’ outfits and humorous attire (i.e., stand out in an inflatable sumo wrestler complete with a battery-operated fan or Mona Lisa).

Thunder Thighs, 16 Busy. St

This appointment-only costume rental shop does a lot of business with the movie and film industry in Toronto, but this time of year it also rents out an awesome selection of one-of-a-kind costumes to discerning Halloween enthusiasts. Here, the early trick-or-treater gets the best costume, so don’t delay.

Theatrics Plus, 332 Yonge St.

This family-run business that boasts a wide variety of masks, masquerade items, and wigs (they also have killer cosplay selections). Bonus: they just opened a super-accessible location at 332 Yonge St.

Value Village, 924 Queen St E/various locations

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.

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 2022 looks include Disney characters (hello, She-Hulk), superheroes, even a fighter pilot from Top Gun: Maverick. They also offer an array of plus-sized costumes.

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