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Halloween is a fun and spooky time of the year, and dressing up is a big part of the celebration. If you’re wondering where to find the perfect Halloween costumes in Belgium, you’re in luck!
Online, you can find costumes on Amazon. If you like shopping in person, many regular costume stores and toy shops have costumes, especially for kids. Clothes stores like H&M and Primark also have them.
We made a list of the best places to help you find what you need. Whether it’s for Halloween, a birthday, or just for fun, our guide will help you pick the right place to get a costume fast. Let’s check out where to shop!
1. Local Costume Stores in Belgium
Many towns and cities in Belgium have specialty costume stores. These shops often provide a diverse range of outfits, from scary monsters to popular movie characters.
If you’re shopping for kids, many toy stores in Belgium have a section dedicated to dress-up and costumes.
Here’s a list with brick and mortar shops to support local businesses:
Palais des Cotillons (Brussels Center)
Picard – Megafun (Brussels Center)
🌐 No website
📍 Rue du Marché au Charbon Kolenmarkt 43, 1000 Bruxelles (Brussels center)
☎️ 02 512 23 87
Oliwood toys (Brussels Etterbeek)
Ilea (Brussels Etterbeek)
Boutchic (Brussels Woluwe-Saint-Pierre)
Oliwood toys (Brussels Ixelles)
Jour de Fête (Waterloo)
Oliwood toys (Waterloo)
Oliwood toys (Stockel)
📍 Avenue Baron Albert d’Huart 24-26-28, 1150 Bruxelles (Stockel)
Oliwood toys (Watermael-Boitsfort)
Oliwood toys (Woluwe-Saint-Lambert)
Oliwood toys (La Hulpe)
2. Department Stores
During the Halloween season, several department stores stock up on costumes and Halloween-related accessories. It’s a convenient option if you’re already out doing other shopping.
The following stores usually carry costumes. Most have multiple locations all over Brussels and Belgium, so just search for the nearest option.
- Flying Tiger
- Stonemanor (thanks to Nicola for sharing this in our Facebook group for family activities in Belgium!)
- Claire’s (thanks to Grace for sharing this one!)
3. Online Stores
Websites like Amazon and Bol deliver to Belgium, offering a wide range of costumes for all ages and preferences. Make sure to check the delivery times so you get your costume well before Halloween.
Here are a couple of options, if you are looking to order online:
This tiger costume is perfect for toddlers (and there are lots of other animals available!)
This princess/unicorn costume goes from 100cm to 150cm size.
For little pirates this is available for 3-4 years old.
4. Buy Second Hand Costumes
Don’t underestimate thrift shops! They can be a goldmine for unique and vintage outfits. With a little creativity, you can put together a one-of-a-kind costume.
Also, join our pre-loved group – lots of second-hand costumes are looking for new owners around Halloween!
5. Where to Rent Halloween Costumes for Kids in Belgium
You might be able to rent costumes at your local toy library! Keep in mind that not all of them have costumes or are as cute as the one in Ixelles, but it’s worth a mention 🙂 This is not a carnival activity, rather the little ones can discover the costumes collection and rent new toys at the toy library!
When: there are costumes all year round (you can rent a costume for Carnival too!)
Where: Kids can play and rent toys at the Ludothèque (toy library)! Not only costumes, but also trains, Duplos, cardboard games…
Read more: Toy Libraries in Belgium
Remember to shop early to have the best selection and avoid the last-minute rush. Happy haunting and have a spook-tacular Halloween in Belgium!
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