Where can you find the coolest costumes at scary low prices? You don't need a magic spell to protect your wallet. Instead, check out area thrift stores for all your ghoulish needs.
This year, one-stop costume shopping appears to be on the rise since Halloween is on a Saturday, and people -- young and old -- are needing multiple costumes for Friday, Saturday and in some cases, Sunday.
And with the nation's economic slowdown, everyone's looking to save a buck.
That's why Tri-City area thrift stores are ready to help shoppers find affordable, unique costumes.
Christian Stordahl, a mother of four children all under the age of 10, said she went to Value Village in Kennewick because of its low prices.
"I try not to spend more than $10 for each kid," she said. "I've come before. I try not to buy anything too scary."
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