Halloween Costume Swap

Halloween costume swap

Did you know that in the US 32 billion pounds of textiles and clothing is thrown away every year?! An estimated 12 million pounds of that are Halloween costumes. Help save resources, reduce waste & save money by joining our costume swap!

The Halloween Costume Swap will be on October 14th from 10am - 1pm at Englewood Elementary School. The event will be held at the main entrance of the school near the corner of 19th & Nebraska Street.

In addition to free costumes, we will also have face painting, clothes mending lessons and a coffee cart! You will not want to miss out on this fantastic community event.

Superman costume

Things to know:

  • We will have costumes for all ages.
  • Last year we had over 200 costumes to choose from.
  • You can drop off costumes ahead of time at the locations listed below.
  • Or you can bring costumes the day of the event.
  • However, you do not need to bring a costume to take a costume home.
  • You do not need to have the person you're "shopping" for present at the swap.Ā 
  • There is no limit to how many you can take, we just ask that you take what you need.

Costume Collection Site Locations

You can drop off costumes at the following locations. Collection sites will close on October 7th.Ā 

  • Salem Public Library Main Branch
  • Salem Public Library West Salem Branch
  • City of Keizer City Hall / Community Center

Volunteers Needed!

If you're looking to participate in a lively, feel-good, community event, this is place to be! We can use volunteers for the following roles:

  • Picking up costumes from collection sites
  • Sorting & tagging costumes
  • Passing out eventĀ posters to businesses and organizations
  • Day of event set up
  • Day of event tear down
  • Delivering left over costumes to other organizations

Email Kaileigh at info@salemclothproject.org if you're interested in volunteering.