Where To Get The Best Costume Rentals In Joburg


Let’s admit it, we all love playing a little dress up every now and then. Whether a creepy costume to scare the bejeebers out of an unsuspecting victim at a ghoulish Halloween party or pulling off your best rendition of Elvis Presley at a dress-up birthday bash, the right costume is a necessity. 

Sinderella Costume Hire

For all your dress-up needs, Sinderella Costume Hire has it all. They hire out fancy dress costumes, wigs, hats and masks, and accessories that cover a broad spectrum of themes. Think Medieval and Games of Thrones character costumes. 60s, 70s and 80s attire. Fairy-tale and cartoon characters. Steampunk accessories and Halloween novelties. Feather boas, Gatsby attire and so much more. Visit their website to see what else they have in store. The hire period is seven days and a refundable deposit is required on top of your hiring fee.

Details: | 011 326 0446 | | Canterbury Crossing, 9 Hunter Street, Ferndale, Randburg, Johannesburg.

Scalliwags Costume Hire

From vibrant Mardi Gras and carnival clothing to all things pirate, superhero, hippie, cowboy or Halloween, Scalliwags Costume Hire in Alberton offers high-quality, detailed and unique costumes perfect for any occasion. They also have a large selection of accessories, novelties, wigs and décor that’ll complete your look. To secure your costumes, there will be a holding deposit of R100* per costume, which is deducted from the final total of payment at time of collection. Keep in mind there is a hire fee as well as a refundable deposit required. Also, make sure that you have your ID or driver’s licence with you if it’s your first time hiring with them.

Details: | 011 869 1201 | | 37 Penzance Street, New Redruth, Alberton, Johannesburg.

Masquerade Costume Hire & Novelties

Located in Bryanston and Sunninghill, Masquerade Costume Hire & Novelties hires out adult and children’s costumes as well as mascot character suits. Take your pick from themes such as through-the-ages, horror, superheroes, ancient world, Victorian, fairy tale and much more. There’s such a wide collection that you’ll feel spoilt for choice. The hardest decision you’ll have to make is which costume you want to parade about in at your dress-up party – sparkly mermaid or Minne Mouse impersonator? There’s a hire fee and refundable deposit required for each costume.

Click here for the contact details for both stores.

Razzmatazz Costume Hire

Razzmatazz Costume Hire in Edenvale has plenty of popular and traditional costume ranges for you to choose from – like Disney, Star Wars, superheroes and cartoons – but what makes them unique is the fact that they also offer anime, gaming and steampunk costumes if you’re into that sort of thing. They cater to everyone – young, old, small and big – and also offer uniquely themed jumping castle and mascot hire. Costume bookings can be made two weeks in advance. There’s a refundable deposit for all costumes hired.

Details: | 011 452 4555 | | 72 Voortrekker Avenue, Corner Hendrik Potgieter Street, Edenvale, Johannesburg.

Harlequin Costumes

If you’re looking for a range of brand-new and exclusive costumes that are not easily found, then make sure you book an appointment to visit Harlequin Costumes in Alberton. You can also get your hands on special effects make-up to ensure that you bring out the most of your character. When booking, make sure you take a copy of your ID and proof of residence with you. Take your pick from Game of Thrones, Alice in Wonderland, Star Wars and cartoon character costumes plus loads more. Visit the store by appointment only.

Details: | 084 397 0917 | | Alberton, Johannesburg.

Hollywood Costumes SA

Covering just about any and every theme possible under the sun, Hollywood Costumes SA offers fancy dress or custom-made costumes to get you awesomely dressed for your party. Not only do they have costumes for Africa but they also have cool contact lenses, craft supplies, hats, Hannon & Kryolan make-up, masks, party supplies, props, special effects, wigs, headpieces and other accessories. Here, you’ll also have to pay a refundable deposit and hiring fee.

Details: | 011 660 4250 or 011 660 8605 | | 30 Rustenburg Road, Krugersdorp West.


Whether you want to dress up as a musketeer, your favourite animal or want to scare family and friends with a creepy clown look, JODS Hire has a range of over 10 000 items for you to check out. All costumes are freshly laundered and spotless before you hire them. The hire fee depends on the type of costume you wish to rent and you’ll also pay a deposit fee which is payable on collection. Costumes may be booked up to two weeks in advance and the hire period is seven days from the day of collection.

Details: | 011 455 7083 | | Value Centre, Hyperama, Link Street, Edenvale, Johannesburg.

*Please note that hiring fees were correct at the time of publishing and that they are subject to change. 

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