Biggest fancy dress hire & Costume shop in Melbourne


BOOKWEEK 2019 17th - 23rd August 2019

"Reading is My Secret Power"

KaBoom! Pow! #bookweek is near!

Looking for a particular costume, or need help being creative?

Pop in store to Melbourne's Award Winning Costume shop and let our Jester's help you find your secret power...

Pre-orders have NOW OPEN, get in early to avoid disappointment.


Wanting to BUY or HIRE a #Oktoberfest costume? 

We have both areas covered...

Lederhosen's, beermaids, dirndl's, bavarian wench are just to name a few. We also stock a never ending collection of Oktoberfest accessories like hats, socks, wigs and props.

HALLOWEEN 2019  31st of October

Let the countdown begin!

Halloween 2019 will be our BIGGEST collection of the NEWEST costumes you have EVER seen in Melbourne, all under the one roof !

Pre orders are welcome!

Pop in store today for some inspiration.... 

or phone 04 DRESS UPS



A little sneak peak of

Our Costume Warehouse

Our Favourite themes are:

Our Favourite Mascots for 2019 are:

Fire Man Sam Mascot
Our few Favourite costumes for 2019 are:

Not sure if you've noticed this about Mamma - she LOVES to dress up......
Aug 11, 2019

Bookweeks 73rd Birthday  "Reading is my secret power"  

Extending trading hours through August! Opening 6 days a week including Saturday & Sunday trading!

Wide selection of kids & adult bookweek costumes. Click here to read more

Aug 11, 2019

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

Jan 29, 2019

NOW in store, 1000's of Halloween Costumes & accessories to decide from, Hire or Buy Melbourne, what do you prefer?

Jan 27, 2019

availble in children & adult sizing ....
Jan 27, 2019

Click here for all the highlights from Logans 7th Birthday Party !


Jun 7, 2017

Wouldn't you rather speak to someone on the phone?

You can ask about the size and the cut of the style from our costume experts in store, instead of just guessing from a Computer Screen 

Apr 13, 2017

.....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 33 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, Aintree, Rockbank, Plumpton or Deer Park we are only a 10 to 15 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