Whether you want to dress funky for Halloween or to spice any day of the week, here are the best costume shops in the greater Helsinki area.
These have hundreds of outfits each, something for every occasion. They also provide plenty of items for magicians and other performers.
Juhlamaailma – Multiple shops. In Helsinki: Forum and Redi. In Espoo: Sello, Iso Omena and Koskelo.
Naamiaisasu / Naamiaismaailma – In Jumbo. Tasetie 8, Vantaa.
Pilailu-Puoti – In Kruununhaka. Siltavuorenranta 18, Helsinki.
Punanaamio – In Kamppi. Kalevankatu 32, Helsinki.
Artistiasu – Rental outfits. Typical price for one week is 80-120 e. They also make completely custom outfits on order. In Kerava.
Aurinko – An ethnic outfit shop. Whether you want your outfit to vibe with the Day of the Dead, Buddha or Rastafaris, Aurinko is the store to dive into. In Forum, Helsinki.
Cyber Shop – Dozens of costumes, at least for the Halloween period. Shops in Itis and Central Railway Station (Asematunneli).
Etola – A couple dozen costumes, mainly for kids. Shops all around Helsinki and one in Tapiola, Espoo.
Flying Tiger – A bunch of items for spicing up your outfit at very affordable prices. Multiple stores.
Lidl – A number of party items like wigs and face paint for sale every now and then, especially right before Halloween. Multiple stores.
UFF – Second hand clothing stores with seasonal selections for Halloween and other occasions. Multiple stores.
Here are a few online costume stores that ship to Helsinki:
Aprilli (used to have a shop in Kamppi)