DIY Halloween Costume Ideas at Goodwill

Goodwill is a Halloween destination for one-of-a-kind costumes, and we’re counting down to Halloween! If you’re still looking for the perfect Halloween costume, stop by your local Goodwill retail store for some inspiration.

At Goodwill, you can find fresh items every day, including clothing in a variety of shapes, sizes and colors, as well as accessories from different decades to transform an ordinary look into a fantastic, eclectic costume. With a little creativity, anyone can become a ghost, cowboy, zombie or superhero of choice simply by combining Goodwill finds into a unique costume.

The best way to save on often pricey Halloween costumes is to use your imagination. Goodwill offers unique, gently used items that can help you put together the perfect costume without breaking the bank.

To help inspire trick-or-treaters and party-goers this Halloween, we’ve listed a few of our favorite DIY costumes and how to assemble them below.











A DIY costume is what you make of it. You can create a look as intricate as a character on “The Walking Dead” or you can simplify your costume in a few easy steps.

When you purchase items at Goodwill, you’ll save on your Halloween costumes and be able to use those clothes again once Halloween is over. You’ll also feel good knowing that your purchase will help provide job training and employment services free of charge to people looking for work here in the Southern Piedmont region of North and South Carolina.

Now let’s get creative! What will you be this Halloween?

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