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13 Places to Buy Halloween Costumes in Miami

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Face it. Halloween stores pop up like ghosts here; you never know where you'll find one. Whether you want to sport a ghoulish getup or a costume that will show off that Miami bod you've been working on all year long, these 13 Halloween stores have got you covered from head to ... well, to at least your midsection.

Browse the list below and let us know if we missed any in the comments.
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Spirit Halloween Store

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Spirit Halloween Store, a nationwide pop-up, is the type of superstore that offers more than traditional costumes. From brand name options like Leg Avenue, to more traditional type costumes like the good old pumpkin sack, these stores are sure to help you when you’re making a last minute purchase for that costume party you thought you wouldn’t attend. Plus, Spirit offers extended store hours in the weeks leading to Halloween, and everything's organized neatly into sections, like the one pictured below. There are eight locations in South Florida, at malls like Sunset Place, Westland Mall, and Dolphin Mall, as well as shopping centers in Cutler Bay, Kendall, Hallandale, Miramar, and Hollywood.
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Dixon Costumes

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Want to dress up like your favorite character from a particular period in time? Dixon Costumes in Doral offers a variety of theatrical-like options, all conveniently displayed in a 5,000 square-foot warehouse space. It is also known as “La Tienda de los Disfraces,” or, "the costume store" in Spanish.

ABC Costume

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If you’re looking for a store that doesn’t overwhelm you with too many options, then ABC Costume Shop is the location for you. The store offers options on a catalogue by the door, and also gives its costumers the option of purchasing or renting.Located in the heart of Miami’s Wynwood neighborhood, ABC Costume might provide you with some additional inspiration – considering all the art around (and even outside) its location.
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Ricky's NYC

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Ricky’s NYC, the New York City-based shop that focuses on beauty products,has opened a pop-up store location on Lincoln Road just for Halloween costumes, in addition to the brand’s two permanent locations on Lincoln Road. The locations offer both traditional and non-traditional Halloween costumes that are sure to suit your spooky needs. Plus, you have the convenience of purchasing any cosmetic product you might need to make your costume Instagram-worthy.

Casa De Los Trucos

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Casa de los Trucos is Miami's , and it's neatly tucked behind giant wooden cutouts of characters and monsters. It offers a vast selection of costumes, props (like a two-headed quarter), accessories, and even couples’ costumes. The store’s name translates to “House of Tricks,” so there are plenty of pranks to buy inside. The store is open year-round and closes daily at 8pm, in case you need a last-minute costume after work.
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Goodwill Superstore

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Not in the mood to fill your wallet with cobwebs? If you answered yes, then stop by the Goodwill Superstore on 8th St, Bird Road, or Wynwood. The giant store sells many donated items and, who knows? Maybe you’ll get lucky and score items to compose your perfect costume, all while staying way under budget.

Playthings Miami

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Looking for something a little more risqué? This sex store in Miami offers multiple options, and even has the stamp of approval from celebs like Katy Perry. Though prices may spook your wallet, if you want to look your best, you may want to pay the price. Trust us, it’s worth it.
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Miami Twice

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Voted #1 Halloween store by Miami New Times, Miami Twice is a store that sells vintage merchandise year-round and also offers a variety of costumes during this time of year. Not sure what you want to be? Stop by for inspiration, as the mannequins are dressed up in the finest vintage attire and the store hours extend in the weeks leading up to Halloween. But buyers beware: some of the options offered at this fine store are actual vintage pieces – and are consequently priced as such.
Miami Twice

Disney Store

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So you don't want to dress up, but you don't want to be left out either. Visit the Disney Store to choose from a variety of accessories, like movie T-shirts, tiaras, and mouse ears. If you’re still ‘Frozen’ in time, or just having a hard time letting it go, check out the array of Elsa and Ana merchandise and accessories you could use to put together a creative costume, and on the off chance you're a Star Wars fan, there may be a Princess Leia or Storm Trooper costume you can slip into.

Beatnix Adult Clothing

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Conveniently located a block away from the World Erotic Art Museum, Beatnix is a small adult shop in South Beach specializes in vintage and showgirl costumes – from hair accessories, like wigs, and from masks to hats. You’ll also find your typical Halloween brand name options, like Leg Avenue, Charades, and Forplay.

American Apparel

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Although it may be going over some corporate issues, American Apparel still stocks everything your imaginative mind might need for a homemade costume. Head over to the brand's blog for some inspo before making the trip to the store.And the best thing about most of these costume ideas? Unlike bridesmaid’s dresses, you get to keep your pieces and wear them all over again, even when it’s not Halloween.
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Halloween Megastore

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With a location in the former Out of the Closet space on Alton Road, and two others near Midtown and in the Grove, this super store offers a wide variety of options, from traditional costumes to brand name options like Leg Avenue. Consider it the Costco of Halloween stores; From wigs to decorations, and from costumes to quirky accessories, this store has everything you didn’t even know you needed!

Halloween City

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Ok, Ok, we know what you’re thinking. This is just Party City by a different name. But, a white T-shirt is basic too, and that doesn’t make it a bad thing. Give them credit; they provide everything you need for a Halloween party, so they must know what they’re doing! With nearly 100 stores nationwide, this party super store is like a genie – say the name of a character or item to the helpful salesperson, and your wish is actually their command. Make sure to visit the store early to avoid long lines in the dressing room, and remember that all sales are final!

Spirit Halloween Store

Spirit Halloween Store
Spirit Halloween Store, a nationwide pop-up, is the type of superstore that offers more than traditional costumes. From brand name options like Leg Avenue, to more traditional type costumes like the good old pumpkin sack, these stores are sure to help you when you’re making a last minute purchase for that costume party you thought you wouldn’t attend. Plus, Spirit offers extended store hours in the weeks leading to Halloween, and everything's organized neatly into sections, like the one pictured below. There are eight locations in South Florida, at malls like Sunset Place, Westland Mall, and Dolphin Mall, as well as shopping centers in Cutler Bay, Kendall, Hallandale, Miramar, and Hollywood.
Spirit Halloween Store

Dixon Costumes

Want to dress up like your favorite character from a particular period in time? Dixon Costumes in Doral offers a variety of theatrical-like options, all conveniently displayed in a 5,000 square-foot warehouse space. It is also known as “La Tienda de los Disfraces,” or, "the costume store" in Spanish.

ABC Costume

ABC Costume
If you’re looking for a store that doesn’t overwhelm you with too many options, then ABC Costume Shop is the location for you. The store offers options on a catalogue by the door, and also gives its costumers the option of purchasing or renting.Located in the heart of Miami’s Wynwood neighborhood, ABC Costume might provide you with some additional inspiration – considering all the art around (and even outside) its location.
ABC Costume

Ricky's NYC

Ricky’s NYC, the New York City-based shop that focuses on beauty products,has opened a pop-up store location on Lincoln Road just for Halloween costumes, in addition to the brand’s two permanent locations on Lincoln Road. The locations offer both traditional and non-traditional Halloween costumes that are sure to suit your spooky needs. Plus, you have the convenience of purchasing any cosmetic product you might need to make your costume Instagram-worthy.

Casa De Los Trucos

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Casa de los Trucos is Miami's , and it's neatly tucked behind giant wooden cutouts of characters and monsters. It offers a vast selection of costumes, props (like a two-headed quarter), accessories, and even couples’ costumes. The store’s name translates to “House of Tricks,” so there are plenty of pranks to buy inside. The store is open year-round and closes daily at 8pm, in case you need a last-minute costume after work.
Karli Evans

Goodwill Superstore

Not in the mood to fill your wallet with cobwebs? If you answered yes, then stop by the Goodwill Superstore on 8th St, Bird Road, or Wynwood. The giant store sells many donated items and, who knows? Maybe you’ll get lucky and score items to compose your perfect costume, all while staying way under budget.

Playthings Miami

Playthings
Looking for something a little more risqué? This sex store in Miami offers multiple options, and even has the stamp of approval from celebs like Katy Perry. Though prices may spook your wallet, if you want to look your best, you may want to pay the price. Trust us, it’s worth it.
Playthings

Miami Twice

Miami Twice
Voted #1 Halloween store by Miami New Times, Miami Twice is a store that sells vintage merchandise year-round and also offers a variety of costumes during this time of year. Not sure what you want to be? Stop by for inspiration, as the mannequins are dressed up in the finest vintage attire and the store hours extend in the weeks leading up to Halloween. But buyers beware: some of the options offered at this fine store are actual vintage pieces – and are consequently priced as such.
Miami Twice

Disney Store

So you don't want to dress up, but you don't want to be left out either. Visit the Disney Store to choose from a variety of accessories, like movie T-shirts, tiaras, and mouse ears. If you’re still ‘Frozen’ in time, or just having a hard time letting it go, check out the array of Elsa and Ana merchandise and accessories you could use to put together a creative costume, and on the off chance you're a Star Wars fan, there may be a Princess Leia or Storm Trooper costume you can slip into.

Beatnix Adult Clothing

Conveniently located a block away from the World Erotic Art Museum, Beatnix is a small adult shop in South Beach specializes in vintage and showgirl costumes – from hair accessories, like wigs, and from masks to hats. You’ll also find your typical Halloween brand name options, like Leg Avenue, Charades, and Forplay.

American Apparel

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Although it may be going over some corporate issues, American Apparel still stocks everything your imaginative mind might need for a homemade costume. Head over to the brand's blog for some inspo before making the trip to the store.And the best thing about most of these costume ideas? Unlike bridesmaid’s dresses, you get to keep your pieces and wear them all over again, even when it’s not Halloween.
Getty

Halloween Megastore

With a location in the former Out of the Closet space on Alton Road, and two others near Midtown and in the Grove, this super store offers a wide variety of options, from traditional costumes to brand name options like Leg Avenue. Consider it the Costco of Halloween stores; From wigs to decorations, and from costumes to quirky accessories, this store has everything you didn’t even know you needed!

Halloween City

Ok, Ok, we know what you’re thinking. This is just Party City by a different name. But, a white T-shirt is basic too, and that doesn’t make it a bad thing. Give them credit; they provide everything you need for a Halloween party, so they must know what they’re doing! With nearly 100 stores nationwide, this party super store is like a genie – say the name of a character or item to the helpful salesperson, and your wish is actually their command. Make sure to visit the store early to avoid long lines in the dressing room, and remember that all sales are final!