Halloween is right around the corner, and you may want to avoid a last-minute scramble finding a costume store.
Consider heading to a costume store and visiting a pumpkin patch on the way back home to celebrate the season — whether that’s at the Dallas Arboretum, the Dallas Farmers Market or other local farm.
If you’re looking to shop in person instead of ordering on Amazon this year, here are some stores in the Dallas area that might have your one-of-a-kind Halloween costume:
This Deep Ellum institution has costumes galore. One of the oldest costume shops in the region, it is home to 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 delivering a “unique look” that will make you stand out at your party, according to its website. All costumes are rented and go for around $50-75.
Dallas Costume Shoppe is currently open by appointment only. To make an appointment, email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, information on your costume or event as well as your measurements.
905 Main St., Dallas. Open noon to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. It’s 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 spanning from the 1920s to ‘80s, the store also specializes in Western, steampunk and ancient period costumes.
The store promises to deliver at any budget, according to its website.
1855 N. Central Expressway, Suite 1000, Plano. Open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through 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 initially 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. Sundays.
This theater supply store in the Design District specializes in a variety of stage props, theatrical makeup, wigs and costumes for rent.
You can request an appointment on Yelp or just walk in.
1231 Wycliff Ave., Suite 300, Dallas. Open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday through Oct. 29 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Halloween.
Primarily a vintage clothing store, Gratitude also rents costumes year-round. It also buys vintage clothing.
This seemingly small store is filled to the brim with jewelry, hats and shoes and boasts a massive vintage collection, spanning from the 1920s to ‘90s. You may have to dig around in this Oak Lawn gem to find what you’re looking for.
3613 Fairmount St., Dallas. Open noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.