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There will be pumpkins, candy corn, and parties galore next weekend—do you know where your costume is? As the countdown to Halloween winds down, here's a quick primer on Chicago Costume's six locations, which are all open now through the ghoulish holiday.

According to the shop's general manager Courtland Hickey, this year's hot costumes range from Medieval-style to VMA's-sleazy. There will be characters from Game of Thrones, Gatsby to spare, and—why break with tradition—sexy Disney damsels. Miley and Robin Thicke will show up at plenty of parties (run!), as will characters from Duck Dynasty and Despicable Me. So what are you waiting for? It's your job to play dress-up this time of year. Make your weekend shopping plans right now, using our map below. As usual, locations are organized from north to south. This map is scarily easy to use.


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1. Chicago Costume Warehouse

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4727 West Montrose Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641
(773) 282-1264
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This warehouse spot is open year-round. Hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday. There's parking at the rear of the building. Photo: via Chicago Costume

2. Chicago Costume

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1120 West Fullerton Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 528-1264
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This outlet is open year-round. Hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday. You may be able to score street parking. Photo: via Chicago Costume

3. Chicago Costume Pop-Up Wicker Park

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1459 North Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622
Call ahead for the hours of this pop-up location. This spot is accessible by the CTA Blue line (Damen stop.) Photo: via Chicago Costume

4. Chicago Costume Pop-Up River North

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219 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60654
Call ahead for store hours. This pop-up is accessible via the Brown line (hop off at the Chicago stop) or the #66 bus.

5. Chicago Costume Pop-Up South Loop

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332 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60619
Call ahead for hours. This location is accessible by the Brown line (Adams/ Wabash station) or the Red line (get off at Jackson.) Photo: via Chicago Costume

6. Chicago Costume Pop-Up UIC Campus

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1240 South Halsted Street, University of Illinois at Chicago: School of Public Health
Chicago, IL 60661
Call ahead for the hours of this pop-up shop. It's accessible by the Blue line (Halsted stop.) Photo: via Chicago Costume

1. Chicago Costume Warehouse

4727 West Montrose Avenue, Chicago, IL 60641
This warehouse spot is open year-round. Hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday. There's parking at the rear of the building. Photo: via Chicago Costume
4727 West Montrose Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641

2. Chicago Costume

1120 West Fullerton Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614
This outlet is open year-round. Hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday. You may be able to score street parking. Photo: via Chicago Costume
1120 West Fullerton Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614

3. Chicago Costume Pop-Up Wicker Park

1459 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL 60622
Call ahead for the hours of this pop-up location. This spot is accessible by the CTA Blue line (Damen stop.) Photo: via Chicago Costume
1459 North Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622

4. Chicago Costume Pop-Up River North

219 West Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60654
Call ahead for store hours. This pop-up is accessible via the Brown line (hop off at the Chicago stop) or the #66 bus.
219 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60654

5. Chicago Costume Pop-Up South Loop

332 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60619
Call ahead for hours. This location is accessible by the Brown line (Adams/ Wabash station) or the Red line (get off at Jackson.) Photo: via Chicago Costume
332 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60619

6. Chicago Costume Pop-Up UIC Campus

1240 South Halsted Street, University of Illinois at Chicago: School of Public Health, Chicago, IL 60661
Call ahead for the hours of this pop-up shop. It's accessible by the Blue line (Halsted stop.) Photo: via Chicago Costume
1240 South Halsted Street, University of Illinois at Chicago: School of Public Health
Chicago, IL 60661