Where to Buy Halloween Costumes in Toronto
If you’re heading out to a Halloween club party this year, attending Toronto Halloween events or hosting your own house party, you’ll want to get a jump on your Halloween costume. Find out where to buy Halloween costumes in Toronto at the following Toronto costume stores that feature a wide selection of Halloween costumes at affordable prices.
Popular Halloween costume ideas for 2015 stem from this year’s newsmakers including Donald Trump, Bill Cosby, Caitlin Jenner, Thomas Mulcair, Justin Trudeau, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. Celebrity couples Kanye West and Kim Kardashian and Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert have also made headlines this year. TV shows such as Mad Men, Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad and Orange Is The New Black continue to be popular. Younger trick-or-treaters may want to dress like Minions.
Candy’s Costume Shop
Candy’s Costume Shop, at 685 Mount Pleasant Rd. (one block south of Eglinton Ave. E.), 416-487-5794, sells a large selection of good quality Halloween costumes for children, women and men. You’ll also find masks, make-up, wigs, hats and accessories to put the finishing touches on your costume. Candy’s hours for October are Mon-Wed from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thurs-Fri 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sun. noon to 5 p.m. Extended hours during the week before Halloween. The Wonder Woman costume pictured below is $95 while the flight attendant costume is $59.
This Halloween superstore has two retail stores in the GTA including one at 6267 Yonge Street (at Steeles Ave.), 416-228-9998 and at 1945 Dundas Street East, Mississauga, 905-238-6772. You’ll find everything you need for Halloween including women’s, men’s, children’s, baby’s and even pet costumes, as well as scary accessories such as light and fog machines, zombies, body parts and tombstones. The pet costume pictured to the right is $19.99 while the men’s squirrel costume below is $79.99. The Glee cheerleader costume below is $39.99.
Amazing Party & Costume Store
Located at 923 Oxford Street (west of Islington, north of Evans Ave.), 416-259-5959, the Amazing Party & Costume Store sells costumes for adults, adults plus, teens and children as well as morphsuits, make-up, wigs, masks, beards, moustaches, hats, helmets and stretch boots. Bring in a dried or canned food product for their Halloween food drive and save 10% on your costume. Open Mon-Fri from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sat from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sun from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Lady Gaga costume pictured above is $69.99.
Operating since the 1970s, Theatrics Plus at 658 Yonge Street (north of Wellesley), 416-924-1263 sells a variety of adults and children’s costumes for all occasions, as well as wigs, masks, character teeth, facial hair, body parts, capes and robes. Halloween costumes for men include characters from Star Wars and Lord of the Rings, Jack Sparrow, RCMP officers, prisoners and monks while you’ll find costumes including Batgirl, Dorothy, Marilyn Monroe, Cleopatra, Red Riding Hood, Queen Arwen, nuns, angels and geishas among others for women. For the kids, costumes include Frodo, Robin, Superman and Iron Man. The Jack Sparrow costume to the right sells for $70.
Malabar is one of Toronto’s oldest costume rental companies supplying costumes to the performing arts community. If you’re heading to a Halloween ball and want to go full out, you’ll find authentic period costumes for rent at Malobar including Elizabethan, Victorian and Empire dresses. Malabar also has a large selection of costumes for sale in the $50 and up range including styles such as the flapper, go-go dancer, Bollywood actress, Pocahontas, beer maid, navy pin-up, Robin Hood, Harry Potter and the Cat in the Hat. Malabar is located at 14 McCaul Street (south of College, west of University), 416-598-2581.