Has midterm season got you down leaving no time for you to get into the spirit of Halloween? Well rest assured we’ve got some resources below to help with your last minute costume efforts and transition you from a world of grades and stress to one of ghouls and spook!
Combatting Costume Woes
Audrey’s Costume Castle & Dance Wear
If you’re strapped for time and aren’t worried about price, Audrey’s (699 Gardiners) is considered one of the premier rental and Halloween retail outlets in Ontario, with over 28 years of experience in the business!
Second Hand Stores
These stores are always safe options with tons of raw materials to channel your inner creativity with a homemade costume! Try Value Village (1300 Bath Rd), the Salvation Army (277 Bath Rd, and 472 Division), Phase 2 (353 Princess), and What’ll I Wear (338 Princess).
With tons of options you’ll be left in the driver’s seat when it comes to choosing between costumes at this costume wearhouse!
http://www.spirithalloween.com/shop-by-character/, 540 Gardiners Rd.
Dollar Tree & Dollarama
When it comes down to basics you can never go wrong with the Dollar Store and with the addition of the new Dollar Tree on Princess the Halloween world is your oyster!
Events to Get You in the Spirit
The Haunted Walk
There’s no better way to get into the spirit of fear than Kingston’s famous Haunted Walk of Kingston! Check out their new addition of Ghosts of the Fort at Midnight!
Fort Fright brings back the dead this fall with new locations, new technology and new scares. It will make you scream as you wander through haunted hallways and dark ditches!
Corn Maze at Night
Grab a flashlight and head to the Corn Maze on Wolfe Island to navigate your way through the cornfield after dusk!
Trick or Eat
This event gives a helpful spin on trick or treating, by collecting canned goods in the residential area around Queen’s! Join the campaign and venture in the student village with to collect non-perishable goods for both the AMS Food Centre and Partners in Mission Food Bank Kingston!
But if all else fails or you’re stuck studying, then be sure to grab yourself some treats before you buckle down for the weekend! Happy Halloween from the Alma Mater Society!
Alma Mater Society of Queen's University
L’Université Queen’s est située sur les terres traditionnelles des peuples Haudenosaunee et Anishinaabe.