Halloween will soon be upon us, and if you plan to celebrate there are many Halloween events in Seattle this month. Of course, many of these Seattle Halloween events require a costume. Luckily, there are many places where you can find last-minute Halloween costumes in Seattle—no need to pay for expedited shipping! Seattle has no shortage of quirky costume shops, novelty stores, thrift and vintage stores where you can find a one-of-a-kind Halloween costume.
Here are the best places to shop for Halloween costumes in Seattle!
1. Fremont Vintage Mall, Fremont
You can easily spend hours in this underground antique store in Fremont. They have many vendors who sell vintage clothing items that are perfect for building a creative Halloween costume. You can check out their Instagram page (above) for inspiration!
Address: 3419 Fremont Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103
2. Champion Party Supply, Interbay
Operating in Seattle since 1936, Champion Party Supply is the country’s second-oldest costume store. You’ll find everything you need for a Halloween costume here, from makeup to shoes.
Address: 1461 Elliott Ave W, Seattle, WA 98119
3. Spirit Halloween, various locations
Of course we can’t forget to mention the classic costume chain that is Spirit Halloween. You’ll find several stores in Seattle, but the U-District Spirit Halloween is the most central option.
Address: 4501 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105
4. Red Light Vintage & Costume, U-District
Red Light Vintage is Seattle’s biggest vintage clothing shop and has been around since the ’90s, so it’s a must-visit. This is the perfect place to go in Seattle if you’re looking for a vintage or retro Halloween costume.
Address: 4560 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105
5. Orange Dracula, Pike Place Market
Described as “the Woolworths for weirdos,” this shop in Pike Place Market is stuffed with retro, kitschy, and goth items. You’ll find all sorts of vintage clothing and spooky accessories sold here year-round.
Address: 1501 Pike Pl #319, Seattle, WA 98101
6. Ritual, Capitol Hill
This avant-garde clothing store is the perfect place for Seattle witches to find a Halloween outfit (or just a Thursday afternoon outfit). Ritual’s motto is “With black clothing, apparel, and more, you are powerful.”
Address: 914 E Pike St, Seattle, WA 98122
7. Capitol Thrill, Capitol Hill
You’ll find all kinds of unique clothing from local and independent vendors at Capitol Thrill. They have a convenient Halloween page on their website where you can find ouija earrings or a humorous graphic tee for a low-key but still festive Halloween look.
Address: 1205 E Pike St Suite 1D, Seattle, WA 98122
8. Archie McPhee, Wallingford
This famous novelty store in Seattle is well-known for its gag gifts, oddities, and fun wares that can be enjoyed year-round. They also stock costumes so make sure to check them out this Halloween.
Address: 1300 N 45th St, Seattle, WA 98103
9. Pretty Parlor, Capitol Hill
Self-described as “a destination for lovers of vintage fashion,” Pretty Parlor is the best place to go in Seattle for your Audrey Hepburn or ’70s disco babe Halloween costume.
Address: 119 Summit Ave E, Seattle, WA 98102
10. Trendy Wendy, Capitol Hill
Trendy Wendy calls itself a “one stop party shop for all things FUN.” You’ll find authentic Japanese Kigurumi onesies, tiaras, sequined bodysuits, knife-shaped hair clips, and entire costume sets.
Address: 211 Broadway E, Seattle, WA 98102
11. The New York Xchange, Capitol Hill
This edgy and alternative clothing store is a great spot to find pieces for a witch or vampire costume, or really any Halloween costume that has a goth or punk vibe.
Address: 225 Broadway E
12. Bon Voyage Vintage, Pioneer Square
Bon Voyage Vintage in Pioneer Square has a really large, highly-curated collection of vintage items from the 1950s through the ’90s. This is a great place to go hunting for a vintage-inspired costume.
Address: 110 S Washington St