Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries
Serving Greater Cincinnati

4 Ideas for a Halloween Without the Toil & Trouble

Don’t let Halloween creep up on you this year! Let Ohio Valley Goodwill simplify your spooks so you can celebrate without all the work and worry.

Here are some ways Goodwill can help you prepare to get in the spirit of Halloween:

#1: Shop Unique Costumes

Our many Ohio Valley Goodwill stores often have a wide selection of affordable clothing and accessories that can be used to create your own budget-friendly Halloween costumes. You can find everything from unique clothing items to build your own costume, to hats, wigs, and props for a one-of-a-kind costume.

#2: DIY Decorations

Goodwill is a treasure trove for DIY Halloween decorations. You can find old furniture, picture frames, mirrors, and other items that can be upcycled or repurposed into spooky decor for your home or yard. With a little creativity and some paint, you can transform these items into haunted house essentials.

#3: Thrifty Décor

If you’re not into crafts and want pre-made Halloween decorations and home décor instead, Goodwill has options for you too! At Goodwill, you can find seasonal items at a fraction of the cost of specialty stores. Ohio Valley Goodwill stores often have everything from fake cobwebs and candles to ceramic pumpkins and spooky wall hangings.

#4: Monster Mash

Goodwill is a great place to find affordable tableware, glassware, and serving platters for your Halloween party, and it’s a great place to find everything you need to create a unique look for your spooky soiree. You can also pick up secondhand costumes and accessories to use as props or party favors.

Shopping at Goodwill is a Treat for the Community

When you shop at Goodwill, you’re not only finding affordable Halloween items but also supporting a charitable organization that helps people find employment and build skills. It’s a feel-good way to celebrate spooky season!

After Halloween, consider donating your gently used costumes and decorations back to Goodwill. This helps reduce waste and provides affordable options for others looking to celebrate Halloween in the future.

Find your nearest Ohio Valley Goodwill thrift store, and shop early and often for the best selection. With a little creativity and resourcefulness, you can have a spooktacular Halloween celebration while also making a positive impact on your community.