by Amy L.

The nights are getting cooler and the leaves are turning colors in Southwest Michigan. This can only mean one thing – Halloween is on the way! If your little ghoul or goblin is looking for a costume this year, we’ve got the hook up in Kalamazoo! Check out the top spots to find a Halloween costume around town.

Five Halloween Costume Stores in Kalamazoo


Spirit Halloween (two locations)

4602 W. Main St Spc 9, Kalamazoo, MI 

6272 S. Westnedge Ave, Portage, MI 

Monday – Saturday:10:00 am – 9:00 pm, Sunday: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Spirit Halloween will have all you need to get your child ready for trick or treating! They have costumes for all ages and fall decor. Visit the Spirit Halloween website for a 20% off coupon!

Party City

6805 S. Westnedge Ave, Portage, MI

Monday – Saturday: 9:30 am – 8:30 pm, Sunday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

For a few months every year, Party City Portage transforms into a Halloween costume super store. They expand the seasonal inventory to include all styles of Halloween costumes for kids and adults, as well as exclusive outfits available only at Party City stores. The costume wall makes it easy to shop — here you can scan a display of large photos, easily compare one Halloween costume to another, and see what’s included in each package. Try on as many outfits as you like, and take as long as you need.

The Timid Rabbit Magic and Masquerade

2011 W Main St, Kalamazoo, MI 

Wednesday – Saturday from 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

A locally owned shop, the Timid Rabbit has costumes, wigs, hats, make-up, special effects and more to make your Halloween perfect. The store also has a custom fabrication facility to custom-make costumes.

K-D Sales

2044 S. Burdick St, Kalamazoo, MI 

Monday-Friday  9:00 am – 6:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, closed Sunday

Another local option in Kalamazoo is K-D Sales. Their costumes range from children to adults. If you’re looking for options other than candy to pass out to trick-or-treaters, K-D Sales has small toys that would make great substitutions for children with allergies.

Halloween City (two locations)

5420 Beckley Rd, Battle Creek, MI 

5355 West Main Street, Kalamazoo, MI (opening soon)

Monday – Thursday 11:00 am – 7:00 pm, Friday – Saturday 11:00 am – 8:00 pm, Sunday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Another temporary Halloween store, Halloween City has costumes for all ages. There is a 20% off coupon on the website as well.

Of course,  you’ll see Halloween costumes lining the shelves at retailers like Walmart, Target and Meijer. But you can also find Halloween costumes at Toys R Us, Kohls, and other chain stores around town.


Don’t forget to check out thrift stores such as Goodwill, Once Upon a Child, and the Salvation Army for pieces for homemade costumes as well as pre-owned costumes. You never know what treasure you’ll find when checking through thrift store bins!

Whether you are searching for a Darth Vader lightsaber fit for any galaxy or a cute and cuddly kitty cat for your tiny tot, Kalamazoo offers a number of diverse costume shops, with a wide selection for you to choose from as you search out a disguise for this year’s festivities.


Let us know any other locations to find the best Halloween costume!












By | 2017-09-19T14:58:48+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Categories: Around Kalamazoo, Newly Published, Parent resources, Seasonal|Comments Off on Five Spots to Buy Halloween Costumes Around Kalamazoo

About the Author:

Amy is an elementary school teacher and mother to two young girls. She enjoys spending time with family and being active within the community. In her free time, she likes to sew, read, and take her dog for long walks.