Halloween Shopping in Seattle, Part I


Display & Costume’s “Barista Babe”
Scariest Halloween costume ever?
I don’t know about you, but this one
is going to give me nightmares.

There are only a few short weeks between now and Halloween, and hopefully you’ve already started working on that fabulous, clever outfit you’re going to be wearing to all of those wonderful masquerade balls you’ve been invited to.

Have you got the perfect costume idea — but no idea where to acquire seven yards of magenta fake fur, 10″ pimp daddy platforms, and large fake ears? Or has your costume muse abandoned you, leaving you with nothing but a rising sense of dread and the fear that you’ll wear the plastic fangs and cheap satin cape again this year? In either case, Seattle boasts many fine purveyors of Halloween accoutrements who are eager to help you find everything you need or to give your creativity a kick in the butt.

Let’s start with the most popular Seattle Halloween supplier: Display & Costume in Northgate (11201 Roosevelt Way NE, with an additional location in Everett). Display & Costume has been around since 1952 and prides itself as a “one stop party destination”. They have a huge, newly-renovated Christmas display room and sell all sorts of wedding and party supplies. Come October, they bring in an amazing assortment of Halloween costumes, d

1 Comment so far

  1. Ellen (unregistered) on October 16th, 2005 @ 7:50 am

    I don’t know why, but when I moved to Seattle for college, all my friends who had grown up there called Display & Costume “Costume & Display.” I always knew that was backwards, but I can’t help thinking that the actual name is wrong.

    It’s Costume & Display.

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