Before we know it, Halloween will be upon us. There will be parties and events to attend but not if you don’t have the perfect costume. Whether you’re going all out and making your ensemble from scratch or you just want a kit with everything new and fresh, Colorado has plenty of shops that offer costumes, wild ensembles and more.
6 Local Places to Buy Halloween Costumes
- 51 Broadway, Denver
With multiple locations in Colorado, Buffalo Exchange is known for its low prices on gently used clothes. You can find everything here from designer brands to full leather body suits. That’s why this is a great place to start your Halloween shopping. Around this time of year Buffalo Exchange will start to put out all their wacky merchandise allowing for us to reek the rewards. Need a neon tutu? No problem. Clear platform heels? You got it. Buffalo Exchange is a great place to get all your crazy Halloween needs.
- 230 Fillmore St in Denver
Known for its toys and costumes, The Wizards Chest has created a land of fun in the heart of Denver. Targeted towards a more innocent crowd, The Wizards Chest will mainly supply costumes driven toward fantasy and themes. You can find new versions of the Disney princess here alongside multiple Star wars costumes, making it a great place to go if you have kids.
- 8 Broadway, Denver
This store is definitely not G-rated but that’s why we like it. Located on South Broadway, The Crypt is mostly known for its naughty adult wear. If we’ve learned anything from the movie “Mean Girls: it’s that: “Halloween is the one day a year when a girl can dress up like a total slut and no other girls can say anything else about it.” Here you can find pink frilly underwear to match your mouse ears. Not only do they offer lingerie, there’s also an assortment of leather, bondage and corset gear. So if you’ve decided to show a bit of skin this year, take a trip down to The Crypt. It may have just what you need.
- 5663 S Prince St, Littleton
A name known by many, Reinke Brothers costume shop has been around since the late ’60s. It all started in the basement of Greg and Chris Reinke’s parents’ basement as a haunted house. They set up plaster skulls alongside fake coffins for a spooky feel and then opened up the haunted house to the public. The attraction was a success and went on for years. To this day the costume shop still features a haunted mansion. This store is a great place to find pieces for your costume but that’s not all, it is also know for its props. Inside the store you can find just about anything for a party or convention that you’re throwing.
21 S Broadway, Denver
Thrift stores are some of the best places to get a costume without the heavy price tag and the Goodwill is a great option for those of us that don’t want to splurge. You can find anything and everything you need here for a makeshift costume. It also a great option for kid’s costumes considering they’ll grow out of it by next year. Not only can you find costumes, you might even be able to snag up some Halloween decor at the same time. While it’s a great place to shop. keep in mind you may not find what you need at an instant. Be patient and jump from location to location as needed. In the end it’ll all be worth it.
- 9797 W Colfax Ave # KK, Lakewood
Located in Lakewood, Disguises is the place to go if you just want a hassle-free costume. This costume superstore is huge and offers just about everything you need. A visit here will bring you back to the good ol’ days when middle school girls dressed up as hippies and pop stars rather than Kim Kardashian or Nicki Minaj. A pre-made costume can be found here in seconds whether you want to be a scary clown or a rocker chick from the ’80s. It even offer plus sized options alongside couples costumes.