Halloween marks the end of summer and the beginning of the fall season and all the fun it brings with it. The desire to have the best costumes and decorations around cannot be underestimated, so try one of the stores listed below to find the perfect pieces to make your Halloween the scariest ever. Adorn your home with the best of the house of horrors decor, and then select the perfect costume to complete the whole terrifying effect.

Spirit Halloween
3126 Piedmont Road N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 291-5505
www.spirithalloween.com

This is your one-stop shop for all Halloween costumes for adult or kids, and it even carries group costumes and theatrical-quality outfits! But don’t forget the accessories too, be it wigs, makeup, masks or pet costumes. Spirit Halloween also has a wide range of decorations for your home, inside and out, and other party items. Use the in-store decorations as a source of inspiration to make your Halloween super spooky.

Halloween HQ
1381 Market St.
Atlanta, GA 30363
(404) 401-0095
www.atlhalloweenhq.com

While the website is not much to look at, Halloween HQ’s Facebook page keeps you up to date on the countdown to Halloween. The shop offer two hours of free parking in the underground parking deck at Atlantic Station, and is located next to Dillards near stairway 9. Halloween HQ is open seven days a week in the run up to Halloween and carries a large range of costumes for adults and children.

Halloween Thrills
1355 Stonefield Court
Alpaharetta, GA 30004
(678) 624-7567
www.halloweenthrills.com

Spiders, skeletons and skulls rub ‘shoulders’ with zombies and demons at Halloween Thrills. This shop has all you could need for Halloween horrors, and the costumes to go with it too. Find the perfect outfit for men, women, boys or girls at the Alpharetta location, and pick up something terrifying for the dog while you’re there. Dress your little one up as a pumpkin, a tiger, a bunny or even as Batgirl.

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Halloween Express
2500 Cobb Place Lane
Kennesaw, GA 30144
(770) 408-0350
www.halloweenexpress.com

Want to go themed as a Dr. Seuss character for Halloween? Here’s the place to get it all, from family-friendly fun to adults-only sexy costumes. It has a large selection of ‘New for 2014!’ decorations, guaranteed to turn your home into the scariest house on the block. Halloween Express even offers a buy online and pick up in store option – with free shipping. With four locations in the GA area, you can select the store closest to you and get the costume of your dreams – or nightmares.

Curvature Landscapes
1427 Railroad Ave.
Sugar Hill, GA 30518
(404) 633-9777
www.curvaturelandscapes.com

If you are holding a Halloween party and want your yard to be the envy of your friends and neighbors, why not hire a professional company to landscape for you? Curvature Landscape offers not only traditional landscaping, but also a design and installation service of Halloween and holiday decorations. It will help you figure out how to make the most of your yard, and then set it up for you and take it down after the big night. Be the envy of the neighborhood with the best Halloween decorations around!

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