It’s not always easy finding the things you need in Chengdu for the Donald Trump costume you’ve been dreaming about… So here’s a guide to where you can stock up on fake bloody and fangs…
At www.taobao.com you really can buy everything you’ve ever needed or wanted. If you’re running short of time, you can select stores that are based in Chengdu to make sure your costume or pumpkin lanterns are delivered on time.
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Houzimen Sport Equipment and Clothing Street
This market is mainly for gym clothes and accessories but other clothing is also available here for the DIY Halloween costume makers, from leggins, tank tops etc.
Address/地址: Middle Renmin Road (Close to Sheraton Hotel) 人民中路一段
Hehuachi Whole Sale Market
This multi purpose market has a lot of options, from traditional Chinese clothing to more avante-guarde items. Its not a small market, so may require some dedication, but they have many womens, mens and childrens items.
Address/地址：Beizhan East 2nd Rd, Jinniu Disctrict 金牛区2环北站西路
Metro is an American style wholesale supermarket – you need to be a member, but you can easily sign up at the entrance by scanning a QR code and registering your name and number. Metro have a great range of halloween candy, decorations and a few costume accessories.
Address/地址：1 Qingjiang Middle Rd, Qingyang 青羊区清江中路1号 & B1 No.1033 Tianfu street two, High-tech zone t高新区府二街1033号B1
Metro now has 2 branches; one in Qingyang and one in Gao Xin, High Tech Zone
Near the Sichuan Conservatory of Music, on Shiernan street there are many costume hire shops – where you can hire a range of outfits from 30-150RMB a day.
Address/地址：十二南街 (在四川音乐学院的附近）Shiernan Street, near the Sichuan Conservatory of Music
Some of the costume hire shops on 十二南街
There is now a Carrefour in most neighborhoods in Chengdu, and they carry Halloween candy, pumpkins and some costume accessories.
1 – 家乐福(双桥子店)大田坎街162号(经华南路口) Shuang Qiaozi Store
2- 家乐福(泛悦国际店) 长荣路66号
4 – 家乐福(青石桥店)锦江区大业路6号盐市口财富中心2-3楼(近大业路)
8 – 家乐福(红牌楼店) 成都市金牛区蜀汉路347号附5
10- 家乐福(八宝街店) 成都市青羊区八宝街1号家乐福F2
There are 10 Carrefour’s within the 3rd ring road alone
Similar to Carrefour Walmart carries candy and some Halloween accessories.
1 – Wal-Mart (SM Plaza Branch)No.29, Section 2, East 2nd Road, Chenghua District
2 – Wal-Mart (Jiaoda Branch)inside Jiaxin Mao Plaza, No.178, Jiaoda Road, Jinniu District 沃尔玛 (交大店) 金牛区交大路178号嘉信茂广场内
Ito Yokado is a Japanese supermarket and carries candy and some Halloween accessories. They also have a really wide range of pumpkins and other autumn squash, which would be great for a halloween display.
1，Ito Yokado (Wanda Plaza Branch)Wanda Plaza,East 2rd Ring Road
2，Ito Yokado (Shuangnan Branch) 1~4F, No.6, Yidu Road
3，Ito Yokado (Gao Xin Branch) Shihao plaza, Jiannan Avenue
4，Ito Yokado (Chunxi Branch) No.8, Zhengke Jia Alley
伊藤洋华堂 (春熙店) 锦江区正科甲巷8号
Toys R Us has a great range of children’s costumes and halloween accessories.
1，Chenghua Branch 万象城店
5F, Mix City, No.8 Shuangqing Road, Chenghua District
2. Jinniu Branch 凯德广场店
4F, Capital Mall Phase 2, No.183 Jiaoda Road, Jinniu District
7-11 is another Japanese import and their convenience stores are in many of the inner city neighborhoods. Bigger stores carry some facepaint, accessories, small decorations and candy.