Halloween Costumes

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Remember When Halloween Costumes Used to Be, You Know, Scary?

I was scrolling through my friends’ Facebook feeds over the weekend, as one tends to do in 2018, when I saw a photo of my […]

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Halloween in Philadelphia: The Ultimate Guide

Beware, Philadelphia: All Hallows’ Eve is nigh. We’re less than two weeks away from the spookiest evening of the year, when Philadelphians will dress in fantastical […]

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Looking for an Official Gritty Costume? Here’s Why You’re Not Finding One

We’re willing to bet that at least half of Philadelphia (maybe three-quarters) wants to dress in a Gritty costume this Halloween. Why wouldn’t you? With his unsettling […]

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The 6 Worst Urban Outfitters Halloween Costumes, Ranked

Halloween is nigh, and so, too, are hauntingly stupid Halloween costumes. The award for Worst Halloween Getup of 2018 (so far) goes to Urban Outfitters, for […]


This Philly Dog Loves His UPS Driver So Much He Dressed Like Him For Halloween

Halloween may have filled your Insta feed with dozens of adorable baby and pet costumes, but we personally think that Fred, a 160-pound, 2-year-old St. […]


Chestnut Hill History Teacher Wears Noose to Halloween Parade, Sparks Outrage

Springside Chestnut Hill Academy is a prestigious pre-K through 12th grade school on Willow Grove Avenue in Philadelphia, the kind of place that will set […]


ICYMI: All Halloween Everything

The weirdest holiday of all is upon us, and we’ve got all the answers to your Halloween questions. Can’t decide where to celebrate and show […]


We Have a Halloween Pet Costume Problem

Right on cue, I woke up yesterday wondering if I might have a problem. Yes, the signs have been there day in and day out, week after […]


PHOTOS: Henri David Halloween Ball 2014

Friday night The 46th annual Henri David Halloween Ball was held at the Sheraton Center City hotel. Nearly a thousand horrifying ghosts, ghouls and nearly […]


PHOTOS: Gay Philly’s Best Halloween Costumes

It was Gay Christmas all weekend long in the Gayborhood, with folks donning multiple costumes from Thursday on in to Sunday. Like most of you, I […]


Slender Man Is The Most Popular Halloween Costume in Pennsylvania, Apparently

There’s a Halloween costume that’s trending in Pennsylvania, and it’s not a ghost or witch or goblin or Sexy Fan Fiction Claude Giroux (that’s who […]


Who Says Halloween Is Just for Kids (and People With ’Em)?

I started to worry about Halloween a couple years ago. Right around the time when my hallowed hangover started to creep into November 2nd, my […]


Halloween Costume Idea: Le Corbusier (and Other Architects)

If you’re aiming to steer clear of overused costumes, Shoppist has seven disguises you should check out. Those looking for a more architecturally-inclined Halloween outfit, however, have […]


PHOTOS: The Mudball Costume Party at Clay Studio

The Clay Studio hosted The Mudball, a dance-a-thon and masquerade ball, on Saturday at World Café Live. The Clay Studio, located in Old City, is a […]


8 Halloween Events in Philly That Are Just For Kids

We’ve already told you about all the spooky, ghoulish events around the city this month, but what about the little trick-or-treaters? There’s plenty of kid-friendly Halloween fun […]