Edmonton costume and party shops ideal for Halloween

Dressing up is about more than just getting candy from your neighbours; it’s about being someone else and freeing yourself from your inhibitions. Channel your inner superhero or princess and find the perfect costume to wear to your spooky Halloween soiree. [Image credit: iStock.com/gpointstudio]

Swish Vintage

10826 124 St Nw, Edmonton, AB T5M 0H3

Do you always wish you were born in a different era, if only so you could wear the cool clothes from that decade? Halloween is a fantastic chance to dress like a mod fashion queen from the ‘60s or a ‘20s flapper, if only for a night. Swish Vintage sells beautiful vintage clothes in great shape, so you can find the perfect outfit to play dress up in (and you can wear it again after Halloween is over!)

My Favorite Aunt's

5212 86 St NW, Edmonton, AB T6E 5J6

If you have a Halloween costume in mind but can’t quite find what you need, try a second-hand store, such as My Favourite Aunt’s. It’s loaded with clothes for women and children of all ages, with sizes ranging from newborn to plus size. The trendy finds here might even inspire you to dress up like your favourite movie star or fashion icon. Plus, they carry home décor items, so you can grab a few candles and items for your Halloween soiree, too, at a reasonable price.

Clown Cartel

11609 89 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T5B 3V3

Looking to liven up your Halloween shindig? Take things to a whole other level of spooky by hosting a murder mystery during your party. Clown Cartel stages murder mysteries with a cast of eight or nine suspects. They offer more than 20 different scenarios to choose from. Or, if you’re hosting a daytime Halloween party for kids, you can also hire Clown Cartel to do face painting, magic tricks and more.

Zoom Photo Booth

8329 172 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T5Z 3M1

If you want to capture the memories of your Halloween party, what better way than a photo booth? Zoom brings, sets up and takes down the photo booth for you, so all you have to do is relax and say cheese! The booth rental is for four hours, so there will be plenty of time for your guests to hop in and take silly photos. And, for anyone who forgets to dress up in a costume, they can use the provided props to fake a costume for the camera.

River City Events

1215 95 St SW, Edmonton, AB T6X 0P8

This Edmonton-based company can plan your entire Halloween bash for you, in addition to providing all the decorations, supplies and party rentals. Or, you can do the legwork yourself and simply rent the gear from them for your spooktacular party this Hallow’s Eve. They have everything you need for an elegant, festive soiree or a fun, slightly crazy shindig, including linen rentals, tents, canopies, furniture, lighting, glassware, floral displays and bar equipment.

Karries Kostumes & Dance Supplies

2001 Tudor Glen, St. Albert, AB T8N 3V4

The staff here has more than 30 years of experience dressing up Edmonton and area in the finest of costumes. Located in St. Albert, they're just a short drive from the city centre. Although dropping by the store is the best way to see all of the products available, they have some options on their online store, as well. The store works with a wide range of suppliers, meaning you’re sure to find the outfit you’re looking for here.

The Theatre Garage Ltd

3711 98 St NW, Edmonton, AB T6E 5N2

This is the place to go when you need a special costume custom made. The owners met while working behind the scenes at Citadel Theatre, so they know how much work goes into a theatrical getup. A lot of their stock comes from the old Shirley Potter's store - when it went out of business, the owners of Theatre Garage saw an opportunity to load up on amazing costumes. You can also rent costumes here, like Santa outfits for the Christmas season. In addition, they’ll help you get dressed up with professional makeup application. They also carry wigs and accessories.

Party City

2119 99th St NW, Edmonton, AB T6N 1L4

Whether you want to be a princess or a tiger this Halloween, they have a costume for you. They are one of North America’s largest distributors of costumes, decorations, and party goods. Trust them to help you find the right costume. They have them all, in a variety of types, sizes and themes, for children and adults.

Halloween Alley

270 Baseline Rd, Sherwood Park, AB T8H 1R4

This fun shop has two locations - one in South Edmonton and another in West Edmonton - that opens each year for the Halloween season. Sign up online to be notified when they open each year. You’ll find everything from accessories, such as butterfly wings and cat ears to full-fledged costumes here.

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