Ways To Save On Your Halloween Costume

Ways To Save On Your Halloween Costume

As Halloween approaches we begin to think what will I be this year? Most importantly, how much money should I spend again on this year’s Halloween costume? If looking at the price of a Halloween costume scares you we have some tips to help you stay on a budget this holiday season. 

Use Coupons and Sales 

Always be on the lookout for the sales! Knowing when the sales are can save lots of money. The trick is to wait until the last minute. Stores don’t want to get stuck with Halloween inventory, so costumes are likely to go on sale. If waiting until the last minute stresses you out, coupons may be the answer. Coupons can be found online or in the mail. We tend to throw away a lot of mail if it isn’t a bill but look carefully because you might be throwing away coupons that could save you money!


Do you remember what your friend was last year? It’s ok, no one else does either. This is another great way to spend little to no money. Swap with a friend! 

Make Your Own

Want to spend $0? Making your own costume is a huge money saver plus it can be fun. If there is a time to be weird and imaginative, it’s now! So don’t be afraid to dig in the back of your closet, there’s probably some good stuff back there. There’s a lot of DIY articles online that can help spark some ideas as well!

Thrift Stores 

Get thrifty with it! Thrift stores are a great way to save money. Whether people are getting rid of last year’s costumes or your find some pieces to create your own, you’re guaranteed to save money by shopping at a thrift store. 


If you’re prepared to buy online, it may be cheaper than going into the store. Amazon and eBay are great places to start. Online may your best bet if you want a new but cheap costume just make sure you allow yourself enough time for shipping. 

Holidays are some of the best times of the year, yet it can be stressful due to the expenses involved. As the holidays begin it’s important to be mindful of finances and how to spend. Opening a savings account is beneficial in helping you save money. If you need additional help with budgeting and saving, Bank of the Lowcountry can assist you with opening a savings account here

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