DC Comics characters, a certain President, and astronauts are all hit costumes for this year’s Halloween, which falls on a Wednesday this year. Here’s our list of where to get Halloween costumes in and around Kitsilano.
For creatives types, this classic second-hand shop chain is a good economic choice. Rifle through rows of used shirts, pants, dresses, jackets, shoes, and accessories. Sometimes they have ready-made costumes for sale, too.
Salvation Army, 1906 West 4th Avenue, 604-737-2444, thriftstore.ca
Located inside the Kids Market on Granville Island, here you’ll find whatever it is that your little one wants to dress up as this year. They sell adult costumes as well, plus accessories and make-up.
Just Imagine, 1496 Cartwright Street, 604-558-0119, justimaginecostumes.com
This seasonal pop-up store has a huge variety of costumes for all ages, including all the add-ons. They also have pet costumes, for both cats and dogs, though cats probably aren’t too keen on wearing clothes of any sort…
Spirit Halloween, 2120-2130 West 10th Ave, 1-866-586-0155, spirithalloween.com
The Party Bazaar
Since the 1970s, this big shop has always been the place for party supplies and Halloween is no different. Find costumes, accessories, and loads of decorations here for that excellent haunted house party you’re planning.
The Party Bazaar, 1296 Station Street, 604-873-5241, thepartybazaar.com
Last modified: October 14, 2018