5 places to pick up the perfect Halloween costume in Calgary

Oct 10 2018, 8:34 pm

Love it or hate it, Halloween is almost here. And if you’re anything like us, you haven’t even thought about what you’re going to wear yet.

Well, have no fear – at least until the night of ghouls and ghosts itself – we’ve compiled a list of the best places to get a Halloween costume in Calgary this year.

So, in the spirit of all things Halloween, happy shopping… we hope you have a killer, thriller, chiller night out!

Value Village


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What: Value Village is an iconic Halloween costume shop. If you’re on a budget, there’s a vast selection of second-hand costumes to choose from, or you can get creative with their usual selection of year-round hand-me-downs. If that doesn’t suit your fancy, there’s a big selection of brand new costumes too.


104 58th Avenue SE

5720 Silver Springs Boulevard NW #28

Midnapore Mall — 240 Midpark Way SE #1

3405 34th Street NE

When: From 9 am to at least 9 pm every day, except Sundays (10 am to 7 pm)

Spirit Halloween


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What: Spirit Halloween is a chain that seems to pop up every year at various locations around town. It’s the quintessential place to get a costume, get it for a reasonable price, and get it quickly. Plus, they have makeup tips videos.


Unit 1120, 901 64th Avenue NE

5663 Signal Hill Centre SW

9631 MacLeod Trail SW

Hours: 10 am to 9 pm

The Costume Shoppe

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What: The Costume Shoppe has everything you need for Halloween, with a large variety of accessories, wigs, and costumes for men, women, and children.

Where: 4307 Blackfoot Trail SE

When: Monday to Friday 9:30 am to 9 pm. 10 am to 7 pm on weekends

Don’s Hobby Shop and Theatrical Supplies

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What: Don’s Hobby Shop has what you need to make your costume dreams and nightmares come true. With plenty of special effects makeup and accessories, this is the place to come to ensure your Halloween look stands out.

Where: 1515 Centre Street North 

When: From 10 am to 9 pm Monday to Friday; 10 am to 6 pm Saturday and Sunday

Party City


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What: Party City is the place for all your Halloween party supplies. One of Calgary’s bigger retailers, this place has a large selection of costumes and hundreds of accessories.


9950 Macleod Trail SE

3320 20th Avenue NE

3120 27th Street NE

When: Hours vary, check website for details

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