Have you’ve been stuck on “island time” this whole week only to have Halloween sneak up in a mere 72 hours? Fear not-our last minute Halloween prep guide will have you ready and set to go by Tuesday! Below you’ll find a list of Halloween 2017 musts and the local spots to check them off your list…
We checked and there aren’t any local vendors who sell Halloween costumes on the island, however these location are frightfully close :
- Spirit Halloween (20 minutes away) 4495 14th St W, Bradenton, FL 34207
- Party City (20 minutes away) 845 Cortez Rd W, Bradenton, FL 34207
- Target (30 minutes away) 6150 14th St W, Bradenton, FL
- Walmart (25 minutes away) 5315 Cortez Rd W, Bradenton, FL
- Cathy’s Costumes *Call * (941) 753-8121
If you don’t have time or transportation to go off island there is no need to fret-these quick DIY’s will be shockingly stupendous:
With a quick trip to the dollar tree and publix you can follow this DIY to make a pretty easy Moana costume: CLICK HERE!
*If you have multiple children we also love this Kakamora coconut man DIY from the movie: CLICK HERE FOR DIY ON JACKIE VEST
Own something yellow? Be the ultimate island embodiment and go as a pineapple! Also an easy sub for any other fruit; red dress? go as a strawberry and fold over the pineapple crown; blue outfit? you’re a blueberry…you get our drift, now click here for the instructions! The local dollar tree sells poster board and craft supplies!
This could not get any easier DIY HERE!
Adult costumes: planning on spending All Hallows Eve adult style? Make sure to check out these strut-worthy costumes before you hit Bridge Street!
LIFE GUARD-CLICK HERE. CHIQUITA BANANA-CLICK HERE. POP EYE COUPLE-CLICK HERE.
Trick or Treat Bags!
A must for little monsters, the DollarTree has your basics, check out their craft isle and add stickers, puff paint and rhinestones to DIY a custom creation or let children DIY their own!
Don’t forget to decorate! For budget friendly last minute frills that will give you a fright we suggest the Dollar Store who will have all your basic decor staples. Pick up some spider web and head to SandDollar or Raiders Reef to string some spooky shell garland or try some of these cool DIY’s for the home: