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!

La Costa Kids

If you're looking for a fang-tastic costume for your little one at a wickedly-good price, then head to La Costa Kids resale. You'll find high-end (gently worn) Wishcraft costumes by Chasing Fireflies. Plus ghosts, goblins and devils (oh my!) Grab your little ghouls and dig up a cool costume for All Hallows' Eve.

Costume Sizes: Newborn-14 years
Hours: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

372 N. El Camino Real
Encinitas, Ca
760-940-9076
Online: lacostakids.net

photo: La Costa Kids

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

—Nikki Walsh