Mon-Fri, 9am-7pm; Sat, 10am-7pm; Sun, 11am-5pm
F, V at 23rd St.
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If it's been in a movie this year, you'll find it at Abracadabra. The Halloween emporium specializes in sci-fi and fantasy, with over 2,000 masks and 12,000 costumes—any era, any medium, any whatever. Plus, you can get what you want delivered within a week.
Upstairs, you’ll find thousands of rubber and latex masks; downstairs, there are Victorian gowns, Austin Powersesque blue-velvet suits, and every other kind of costume. Rentals are $35 and up for five days, and sale prices are usually double the rental.Toys
This 11,000-square-foot thespian’s paradise specializes in costumes, magician’s supplies, and novelty items. Movie studios and TV sets routinely rent props, while puppeteers choose from a vast array of marionettes, puppets, and ventriloquist dolls. Gongs and crystal balls are often sold or rented for kids’ birthday parties, as are adult-size costumes.