Biggest fancy dress hire & Costume shop in Melbourne


St Patricks Day, Thursday 17th of March 2016

Heading out this St Patricks Day??  Pop in store & grab an outfit or prehaps some fun St Paddy costume accessories to join in the Fun !!!

 Easter Sunday

27th of March 2016 

Buy or reserve your Easter Bunny costume for your Easter event  today; Phone 93690777

We offer a great range of styles and qualities to suit all budget types. From deluxe Easter Rabbit costumes to basic styled Easter bunny onesies suits.... 

We specialize in a great collection of Easter costumes, from biblical costumes, to a great selection of easter accessories. 

CBCA have announced this years BOOKWEEK THEME for 2016

Drum roll ..........

"AUSTRALIAN" Story Country ! 

Blinky Bill, Gumnut Babies, The Magic pudding.... We will ensure our costume warehouse is brusting out of its seams this Bookweek. As always, we will have something to cater for all budgets as well for all childrens costume sizes. 

Bookweek 2016 will be held from the 20th August to 26th of August.

Pre orders welcome



Just a tiny sneak peak of our

Costume Warehouse.....

Our Favourite themes are:


Our Favourite Mascot costumes for 2016 are:

Our Favourite Top 10 costumes for 2016 are:
With 2016 now here, we couldnt help but get the Newest Collection on the Costume Market....
Feb 1, 2016

Easter Bunny Costumes 2016..... read more
Jan 5, 2016

Celebrating Bookweeks 70th Birthday  "Australian Story Country"  Wide selection of kids & adult bookweek costumes,Will be held on between the 20th to 26th of August 2016. Click here to read more

Jan 5, 2016

Becoming one of Australias newest & biggest event, Oktoberfest is inspired by our love of the traditional Bavarian festival and great beer. (Read More)
Jan 2, 2016

availble in children & adult sizing ....
Dec 31, 2015

Having a Special Function, Well we can help jazz it up with our New 'XOX' led letters. Which are now availble for hiring.
Dec 1, 2015

WoW! When you think the range cant get BIGGER & BETTER !!!

When we though 100 styles were enough!! 

Jan 6, 2015

Wanting a bargin costume ??? A massive collection of x-hire costumes have just gone up stairs today .....

Jan 6, 2015

The decision is yours, DIY & we can hire the Jars to you, Or Hassle free option, Email us for a Quote & availbilty.
Jan 6, 2015

.....and is set to become the biggest costume retailer in Melbourne.
Jul 17, 2012


Welcome to the award winning costume shop in Melbourne, Court Jester Fancy Dress Hire.

Based 15 minutes out into the Western Suburbs of Melbourne’s CBD, Court Jester has been hiring and selling awesome costumes and accessories to adults and children of all shapes and sizes for 28 years. Previously located in Harrington Square Altona, OUR NEW COSTUME WAREHOUSE has made us the BIGGEST & BEST IN THE WEST of Melbourne. Whether it’s for a fancy dress party, Halloween party, muck up day year 12 break up or a bookweek day at school, we have it all. With new Costumes arriving weekly our extensive costume wardrobe has over 10,000 costumes currently in store, this ensures every theme is catered for.

In addition, we also have an online fancy dress and costume shop called Costume Mania. The Online store enables customers Australia wide to conveniently shop 24/7 and have their order delivered to them, the very next day.

Winner of the 2011 Hobson’s Bay Retail award, & finilist in the 2013 Wyndham's Retail section, we pride ourselves on our cleanliness, organization & most of all, our years of experience in costume customer service. If you’re after a simple accessory for your outfit, or you’re after a complete costume package, we will work with you and your budget to ensure you leave happy & fulfilled with the end result. We believe that the party should start once you enter Court Jester's fancy dress shop.

We guarantee the cheapest prices in Melbourne, and if you find an item that costs more in our store we will beat it by 10% ...... conditions apply*

Whether your coming from Point Cook, Altona, Werribee, Williamstown, Tarneit, Newport, Seddon,  Yarraville, Kensington, North Melboure, West Melbourne, Cairnlea, Caroline Springs, Maidstone, or Deer Park we are only a 10 minute drive away. If your coming from a little further out being Essendon, Port Melbourne, St Kilda, Melton, Geelong, Melbourne, Melbourne CBD,  St Kilda or Taylors Lakes, Lara, East Geelong, Belmont its approx a 20-25 minute drive but trust us it will be worth it. Don't forget we are one of the Only Costumes Shops that Opens Saturdays & Open's Sundays