Where to find the perfect costume this Halloween

Looking for local spots to find the perfect Halloween costume? Whether you are costume hunting for yourself, your kids or even the family pet, try the following suggestions from Greenrock, which are within walking distance of our Village Green apartments in Toronto.

Malabar Ltd


Malabar has been providing a diverse range of products and services to the city’s performing arts community and for seasonal occasions like Halloween since 1923. This costume and accessories shop is the perfect place to purchase a Halloween costume if you are looking for a more extravagant and upscale costume than your typical devil, witch or ghost costume. Malabar’s warehouse is home to over 30,000 historical costumes that are available for rent. They feature costumes from a variety of different historical periods including Ancient Civilizations, Biblical, Medieval, Victorian and 1920’s to 1980’s costumes. Malabar is a 25-minute walk from Greenrock’s Village Green community at 40 Alexander Street in Toronto. They also have an online shop which features a number of costumes that can be both purchased and rented.


Salvation Army Thrift Store


The Salvation Army Thrift Store has long been a place where people seeking unique, do-it-yourself or inexpensive costumes go to find Halloween gear. This thrift store offers a large selection of second-hand and new costumes, as well as accessories at great prices. Besides their designated costume area, the Salvation Army has a massive selection of used clothing for men, women and children, along with accessories and shoes.  If you are looking to create your own Halloween costume, the Salvation Army is a great place to pick up unique pieces to help make or complete your look. 100% of all proceeds go towards supporting charitable work in the local community. The Salvation Army Thrift Store is less than a ten-minute walk from Greenrock’s Village Green community.


Spirit Halloween


Spirit Halloween is one of the country’s largest seasonal Halloween stores that features everything you could possibly need for your costume, decorations and party. This Halloween emporium has been providing its customers with the best in costumes and accessories for over 30 years both in Canada and the United States. Spirit is a one-stop Halloween shop with accessories, décor and costumes for adults, children, teens and pets. Spirit Halloween is a ten-minute walk from Greenrock’s Village Green community at 55 Maitland Street.  


Getting a great Halloween costume is easy when you live at Greenrock’s Village Green community in the heart of downtown Toronto. Our Village Green apartments are close to public transit, entertainment, restaurants, shopping and more.