Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries
Serving Greater Cincinnati

Goodwill is Your Go-To For Last-Minute Halloween Fun!

Halloween is just a few days away, which means it’s crunch time to prepare for a fun-filled weekend of tricks and treats. If you’re still searching for the perfect costume or spooky décor, never fear “” a quick trip to Ohio Valley Goodwill will have you Halloween-ready in no time!

Halloween Comes Alive at Goodwill!

Halloween Comes Alive at Goodwill!

Shop at Goodwill for amazing Halloween finds, including:

Last-minute costume ideas

Life gets busy, and finding the perfect Halloween costume may have slipped to the bottom of your to-do list. If you’re scrambling to put together a costume in the final days before Halloween, you’re certainly not alone! Luckily, Ohio Valley Goodwill has you covered with last-minute costume ideas for anyone in the family!

Here are a few easy costumes you could create with items from Goodwill:

  • Tacky Tourist “” For a great couples costume, wear floral patterned shirts, a hat or visor, a fanny pack, and sunglasses. Don’t forget your camera and map!
  • Spooky cat “” Dress in all black and look for a cat ear headband at your local Goodwill store. Add some whiskers and a cat nose with face paint!
  • Scarecrow “” A pair of denim overalls, a plaid shirt, boots, and a straw hat complete this look! For the finishing touch, stuff some dried leaves or straw into your pockets.
Stuffed scarecrow doll on a shelf with an orange jackolantern plastic bucket.

Halloween Decor from Goodwill

Glass jars from Goodwill

Glass Jars from Goodwill

Porch décor

Trick-or-treating is right around the corner, but there’s still time to get your porch or doorway ready for all your candy-loving visitors! Dress up simple pumpkin, gourd, and hay bale arrangements with ribbons found at your local Goodwill store. For a spookier effect, create a spider web by hanging repurposed sheer black or white fabric from Goodwill around your entryway, then add a few plastic spiders. Another idea is to light up the path leading to your home with glass mason jars filled with battery-operated votive candles. You can find it all at Goodwill! 

Green vintage inspired glassware from Ohio Valley Goodwill

Party essentials from Goodwill

Party hosting essentials

Are you hosting a Halloween-themed get-together this year? Make sure you’re prepared with plenty of serving dishes, bowls, trays, glassware, and utensils! Buying these items at Goodwill is a sustainable alternative to single-use plastic, helping to keep our planet beautiful. As a bonus, you can reuse them all year round!

Make this Halloween One to Remember with Goodwill!

There’s still plenty of time to make this Halloween special, and Ohio Valley Goodwill is here to help! Visit any one of our 19 retail store locations in and around Greater Cincinnati to find spooktacular costumes and décor at scary-good prices. For all your Halloween needs, think Goodwill!

Best of all, when you choose to shop at Goodwill, you’re helping individuals with disabilites and veterans find meaningful jobs and experience greater independence, self-sufficiency, and community inclusion. Every purchase you make at Goodwill will support job skills training, career exploration, job coaching, worksite supports, and other life-changing vocational programs and services!

Find your nearest Ohio Valley Goodwill retail store to shop for all your last-minute Halloween essentials. Happy Halloween!