Looking for last-minute Halloween costumes on a budget? The Salvation Army has you covered

Posted at 4:09 AM, Oct 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-25 07:07:17-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Salvation Army is hoping to make the Halloween season less scary for your budget.

In fact, most of the costumes you find will be under $20, so how big of a savings can it be?

"It's a great place to find costumes or accessories and with all the do it yourself and Pinterest and those sites," said Salvation Army Captain Andrew Ferreira. "People find a lot of things they can adapt."

For example, you can find a Super Mario costume, that's cleaned and ready to go for just $6.99.

Looking to buy it at a big box store? You could pay as much as $49.99.

What about a brand new fairy costume ranging from $20-$35. At the Salvation Army it'll cost just $4.99.

How about rounding out the family by transforming your newborn into a king! The competitors are selling them for $20; at the Salvation Army? Just $5.99.

You can find costumes for the whole family all for $18.

"For very small kids there is infant clothing and there's a full range of adult clothing as well," Ferreira said.

But it's not just pre-designed costumes. You can make plenty of costumes from the Salvation Army's racks of clothes, all on an incredible budget.