Visit These Local Costume Shops Before Halloween

Halloween is right around the corner, and whether you’re six or sixty, there’s no reason not to get decked out in your best costume – October 31 is your one opportunity to throw those business suits to the wayside and be who you always wanted to be!

Around in New Haven, there are tons of costume shops – some that pop up right in time for the holiday – so that you can look your best as a ghost, vampire, witch and more. Read on to find out which local costume shops you should scour for that perfect outfit.

Happy Daze Costumes, located at 650 West Ave in Norwalk (which is about 30 minutes from your 360 State apartment) is a full-service shop carrying a wide variety of costumes, masks and children’s outfits, plus rentals.

Their wide array of costumes for rent go far beyond the typical cartoon or political figure. They have every theme you can imagine whether you’re looking for period costumes, theatrical quality, regional and cultural, fictional, and so much more.

Party City, located at 2100 Dixwell Ave in Hamden (15 minutes away from your 360 State apartment) is a retail chain stocking a wide range of themed party supplies, plus costumes and holiday decorations.

With over 850 stores in the United States, Party City is the nation’s largest holiday retailer, offering a huge selection of seasonal party supplies and costumes. They’ve been in the holiday business for thirty years, growing from a single location to a well-known national chain.


Happy Daze Costumes

650 West Ave, Norwalk, CT 06850

(203) 847-0542


Party City

2100 Dixwell Avenue, Hamden, CT 06514

(203) 230-8505