Where cn I buy a cheap Santa Suit in San Francisco?
December 15, 2005 5:43 PM   Subscribe

Where can I buy a cheap Santa Suit in San Francisco?

sfsantafilter: I need a Santa Suit by this Saturday. It doesn't have to be fancy or withstand any children sitting on my lap. I just need to look like Santa on Saturday. I'm a slacker, and I didn't leave myself enough time to order a suit from one of those cheap santa suit places online. A search on google local turned up this place (which I was sooo excited to find), but when I went to go check it out, I found a shuttered store.

Anyone know where I can find a cheap Santa Suit here in San Francisco? I tried Costumes on Haight, but their cheapest is like $150.. I'm thinking more like $50.
posted by dty1 to Shopping (8 answers total)
 
Do you need to look like a real santa, or like a Santarchy santa?
posted by jessamyn at 5:49 PM on December 15, 2005


Faced with the same issue last weekend, I went to national chain Party City. Not super unique, but they do have (fairly) cheap stuff and a pretty good selection. Here's a list of California locations.
posted by SuperNova at 6:02 PM on December 15, 2005


you could try this place in redwood city, which mostly has lots of cheesy costumes of the pretty standard variety. bet you could find one there if they're not all sold out.
posted by sergeant sandwich at 6:09 PM on December 15, 2005


Target has one for $40, but only in-store, not online.
posted by Coffeemate at 6:17 PM on December 15, 2005


If it's still there, there is a costume rental place in Los Altos called "The Costume Bank". Rates were reasonable 5 years ago...
posted by plinth at 7:07 PM on December 15, 2005


See you at Santarchy :)
posted by jewzilla at 10:31 PM on December 15, 2005


thanks everyone... see you all saturday.. :-)
posted by dty1 at 11:41 PM on December 15, 2005


There's a costume place at 28th and Church, I don't know if they have Santa costumes though. Or they might be sold out.

I was also told that Walgreens might have them.

Luckily, a friend is coming up from LA today to participate in Santarchy with me, so while I'm at work he will have the job of running down a Santa suit for me. Hopefully he will succeed. If so, see you guys Saturday :-)
posted by autojack at 11:37 AM on December 16, 2005


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