It’s time to pick out a Halloween costume! A.k.a. the one time of year when you tell your kids to get dressed-up and they actually want to! We’ve found 11 local places to score the best costumes for little ghouls and boys. From princesses and pirates to witches, pumpkins and pretty much anything your little boo can imagine, scroll through our spooky good slideshow and then go snatch up that perfect trick-or-treating ensemble!

Buffalo Breath Costumes

When you're looking for something off-the-wall, head to the gigantic warehouse of costumes at Buffalo Breath. Customers can purchase or rent from an extensive collection, and kids obsessed with sci-fi will feel right at home with the Star Wars selection. Prices can be steep, but the selection can't be beat.

2050 Hancock St.
San Diego, Ca 92110

Photo credit: Leah Singer

Where do you get spooky-good costumes? Tell us in the comments below.

—Nikki Walsh