Milwaukee's Best Costume Shops

Where to Buy Halloween Costumes in Milwaukee

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Looking for the perfect costume to wear this Halloween? Milwaukee has many costume and specialty Halloween shops at which you can find everything you need to make your costume vision a reality.

Don't have much vision? Check out this amazing list of creative costume ideas and patterns.

Don't have much cash? You can always dig through the wares at your local thrift shops and secondhand stores for costume pieces as well. See this list of Milwaukee Vintage Shops and Thrift Stores to find a shop near you.

Miller and Campbell Costume Service

MAC is the grande dame of all costume shops in Milwaukee. Here you can rent high-quality costumes, and professional stage make-up and other accoutrements. This shop also creates custom costumes for purchase, and is widely used by theatre groups. This is also a Milwaukee go-to-place if you need a professional mascot costume created.
Where: 907 S. 1st St., Milwaukee (Walker's Point)

Monday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Sunday: Closed
Contact: 414-671-6227

Kim's Costumes

Kim's Costumes rents, retails and designs costumes for all kinds of holidays, special events, theatrical performances and more. They specialize in Renaissance attire, as well as Madrigal, Victorian, Western, and 1920s - 50s.
Where: 7121 W. Greenfield Ave., West Allis
Monday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Sunday: Closed
Contact: 414-453-3976

Bartz's, The Party Store

Bartz's features everything you need to throw any kind of party, as well as a large selection of Halloween costumes, wigs and make-up.
Where: 2120 E. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha
4150 S. 108th St., Greenfield
N96W18743 County Line Rd., Menomonee Falls
6931 W. North Ave., Wauwatosa
Monday: 9:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday: 9:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Contact: Waukesha - 262-521-9400
Greenfield - 414-529-0301
Menomonee Falls - 262-251-5202
Wauwatosa - 414-453-5252


Halloween Express is a national chain that sets up shop at several retail locations within the Milwaukee area during the Halloween season. These shops cater specifically to Halloween costume buyers, and also sell all sorts of Halloween party accoutrements.
17300 W. Bluemound Rd., Brookfield
15740 W Capitol Dr., Brookfield
N96 W18930 County Line Rd., Germantown
5250 S. 76th St., Greendale
5659 S 27th St., Milwaukee
500 S. 84th St., West Allis
Monday: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Tuesday: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Brookfield (Bluemound Road) - 262-299-4235
Brookfield (Capitol Drive) - 414-386-1205
Germantown - 262-735-0144
Greendale - 262-299-4457
Greenfield - 262-299-4234
West Allis - 262-299-4672

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