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9 Last-minute Halloween Costumes and Treats You Can Still Get on Amazon

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As the weather gets cooler and number of days left until Halloween continues to fall, the feeling of panic among those who haven’t even started looking for a Halloween costume starts to rise. Fortunately, for those who are in need of a last-minute Halloween costume, Amazon Prime and free two-day shipping exist. And since we here at the Strategist have spent the last month diligently searching Amazon for the best-reviewed Halloween costumes, candy, and decorations, we’re sharing some of our favorite last-minute Halloween finds on Amazon Prime. If you act quickly, everything you need to celebrate Halloween will arrive on your doorstep before the first trick-or-treaters do.

Though we featured this kangaroo onesie in a roundup of least-“sexy” Halloween costumes for women, this cute kigurumi, as it’s called in Japanese, is unisex and arguably one of the most comfortable last-minute Halloween costumes for adults of any gender that you can order on Amazon.

Wearing a mask is one of the easiest ways to turn a regular outfit into a Halloween costume, and there are a few options that are eligible for Prime two-day shipping in this roundup of the best Halloween masks on Amazon. One of the cutest and creepiest is this latex unicorn mask, which one Amazon reviewer described as “realistic (well, realistic for a unicorn).”

If you’re looking for a last-minute but affordable couple’s costume, try this bacon-and-eggs couple’s costume, which we included in our list of the best Halloween costumes for couples. Both the bacon and the eggs come in the same package, and the cost evens out to only about $17 per person.

Elvis Onesie Costume

This baby Elvis costume is one of the only options in our roundup of baby costumes that’s still available for two-day shipping, but given that one enthusiastic parent called it, “Stinkin’ adorable!” it’s a strong choice.

This pirate costume is the only dog Halloween costume from our roundup that’s still in stock and eligible for Amazon Prime in all sizes.

These gauzy, stretchy spider webs are a quick way to make any house seem instantly spooky, especially if you’re planning on welcoming trick-or-treaters. After all, as one hyperenthusiastic Amazon reviewer wrote of this classic Halloween decoration, “Halloween isn’t the same without spiderweb!”

You could serve drinks at your Halloween party in standard plastic cups, or you could serve them in food-safe IV-drip bags. “I didn’t think anyone would really want to drink from them,” wrote one reviewer on Amazon, “but they were a hit!”

When in doubt about the best way to celebrate Halloween, just stock up on Halloween candy in bulk. As Adam Tortosa, the chef and owner of Robin in San Francisco wrote, “I have a crazy sweet tooth year-round, but my favorite candies are of the gummy variety — particularly Swedish Fish. They are a classic. Who doesn’t love them?”

If you have a more discerning sweet tooth, buy these California candy bars that are hard to find on the East Coast.

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Last-minute Halloween Costumes You Can Still Get on Amazon