From creepy contact lenses and whimsical wigs to over-the-top outfits and spooky masks, these stores have everything you'll need to take home the best costume prize at all your Halloween parties.
Rubie's Costume Co.
INFO: 603 Cantiague Rock Rd., Westbury; 516-500-9330 and 540 Broadhollow Rd., Melville; 631-297-8600THE DEAL: The company has been in business for more than six decades, and features costumes for many major holidays, with sizes for all ages.More on the store (Westbury)More on the store (Melville)
INFO: 80 Smith St., Suite 7, Farmingdale; 631-414-7464THE DEAL: Costume America is not your average Halloween costume store. Theatrical costume rentals range from Romeo and Juliet to Jesus Christ Superstar with just about any Broadway show in between. Character rentals include look-alikes of Clifford, Buzz Lightyear and Elmo, and "Great Gatsby" fans will find flapper dresses galore.More on the store
Ronjo Magic and Costume Shop
INFO: 1651 Rte. 112, Port Jefferson Station; 631-928-5353THE DEAL: You want it, they've got it here at Ronjo Magic and Costume Shop. Exclusive items include moving-mouth masks, solid and patterned contact lenses, realistic wigs, theatrical costumes, replica swords, museum-quality helmets and a line of special effects. A makeup artist is available by appointment to make any transformation complete.More on the store
Nan's Antique Costume & Prop Rental
INFO: 709 Main St., Port Jefferson; 631-331-2261THE DEAL: Nan Guzzetta rents authentic timepiece costumes that are elaborate and always historically accurate. That includes Renaissance dresses, Victorian gowns and 1950s poodle skirts. "We're for people who want to win prizes," says Guzzetta, adding that her clients are usually those going to big Halloween soirees.More on the store
INFO: Multiple locationsTHE DEAL: Halloween City is a popular stop for costumes that pop up all over Long Island every fall. Shoppers can find everything from scary ghouls for men and sexy movie-inspired outfits for ladies to adorable ladybugs for toddlers.More on the store
WHERE: Multiple locations: 526 Rt. 111; Hauppauge; 1251 Deer Park Ave., North Babylon; 22 West Circle Dr., Valley Stream; 358 B North Broadway, Hicksville; 5801 Sunrise Hwy., Holbrook; 1350 Corporate Dr., Westbury; 3515 Long Beach Rd., Oceanside INFO: 866-586-0155 THE DEAL: It's beginning to look a lot like Halloween, as Spirit stores pop up all over Long Island. These popular costume stops also sell Halloween decorations, party goods, accessories, wigs, makeup and more.More on the store
More Halloween fun on Long Island
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