Where to Buy Halloween Costumes in Cairo

costumeIt’s that time of year when ghouls and goblins heroes and hos, masked men and laced-up ladies take to the streets to go door-to-door trick or treating partying into the wee hours of the curfew. From elaborate superhero costumes to the unsettling horror of old gregg from the mighy boosh, coming up with an idea for what to wear can be a challenge. So too can be figuring out where on earth to get the main set or final pieces of that costume you’ve spent so long (or so little) over. Whether you’re having a cozy, haunted gathering at home or planning a full night out on the town, you’ll need a theme and some threads – or at the very least, some cat ears or vampire fangs. Here’s a roundup of where you can find what you need for this Halloween weekend in Cairo, from head-to-toe fancy dress to final-touch accessories.


50A Concept Store
Zamalek: 50-A Mohamed Mazhar Street
0120 720 4200 and 0227370293

The Scoop: If you’re planning to dress up as a creature with four legs, get your animal hat here. Plop it on and you’re good to go.





Bal Masque Costumes
Online via Facebook
Heliopolis: By appointment
For info, call: 0100 538 7711

The Scoop: Order ASAP to get your costume before the weekend – or before they run out of the one you want: They only stock one piece per item to ensure individuality!







jumboJumbo Gifts & Toys
Zamalek: 161 26th Of July St

The Scoop: Your spot for accessories and decorations on the west side of the city.













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Lil and Kim
Online via Facebook
For orders and info, e-mail: rasha@lilandkim.com

The Scoop: Place your order fast to ensure you get your garb in time. They have kids costumes, too!





nvrlndNeverland Costume

Maadi: 8 Badr Towers, next to Maadi City Center
For info, call: 0102 600 6975 and 23103860

Nasr City: 12 Ezzat Salama, Abbas Elakad
For info, call: 0106 603 7915

The Scoop: One of the only places in Cairo where you can walk in, browse, and walk out with a complete costume in hand – and they have two branches!







partyshopParty Shop
City Stars, two levels directly below Zara
0100 916 7889

The Scoop: Your spot for accessories and decorations on the east side of the city.







hecard Saxone
Mohandiseen: 59 Shehab Street, next to McDonald’s

The Scoop: Two stories! From silly stockings to naughty nighties, this shop leans more toward the scantily-clad end of the dress-up spectrum.




WE SAID THIS: Need some treats for your tricksters? Try this easy recipe for Halloween cookies!