Halloween is right around the corner, and you might want to avoid a last-minute rush to find a costume store.
Consider hitting a costume store and visiting a pumpkin patch on the way home to celebrate the season, whether at the Dallas Arboretum, Dallas Farmers Market, or another local farm.
If you’re looking to shop in person instead of ordering from Amazon this year, here are a few Dallas-area stores that might have your one-of-a-kind Halloween costume:
This Deep Ellum institution is full of costumes. One of the oldest costume shops in the area, it houses theatrical outfits and period-inspired dresses. You can also find a costume for your next gala or other special event.
The store is committed to providing a “unique look” that will make you stand out at your party, according to its website. All costumes are rented and cost around $50-75.
Dallas Costume Shoppe is currently open by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, email [email protected] with your name, costume or event information, and measurements.
905 Main Street, Dallas. Open from noon to 5:30 p.m. Monday to Friday and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. It is recommended that you call ahead to check availability at 214-428-4613.
Dallas Vintage Shop is a one stop shop for all things vintage. With dresses ranging from the 1920s to the 80s, the store also specializes in western, steampunk and antique period costumes.
The store promises to deliver to any budget, according to its website.
1855 N. Central Expressway, Suite 1000, Plano. Open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Saturday.
Costume World rents and sells costumes in a variety of genres, from period dresses to mascot costumes. The store also sells wigs and makeup.
Some Halloween costumes originally marked at $80 are going for $35 this season.
13621 Inwood Road, Suite 400, Dallas. Open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Saturday and 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
This Design District theater supply store specializes in a variety of stage props, theater makeup, wigs and costumes for rent.
You can request an appointment on Yelp or just introduce yourself.
1231 Wycliff Avenue, Suite 300, Dallas. Open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday through October 29 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Halloween.
Primarily a vintage clothing store, Gratitude also rents out costumes year-round. He also buys vintage clothes.
This seemingly small store is filled to the brim with jewelry, hats and shoes and has a massive vintage collection, ranging from the 1920s to the 90s. You may have to dig into this Oak Lawn gem to find what you’re looking for. seek.
3613 Fairmount Street, Dallas. Open from noon to 6 p.m. from Tuesday to Saturday and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.