Party People Costume Hire, 101 Victoria Street, Ashburton


Open Wednesday’s 12noon – 2:30pm and 5pm-7pm

Open Thursday 5pm-7pm.

Come and check out our building on Victoria Street!

Costume Hire

At Party People Costume Hire we have a costume for every party, be it the Wild Foods Festival, a themed bus tour, a dress up birthday party or a glamorous Hollywood evening soirée. We offer complete costumes, including necklaces, shoes, dresses, jackets, belts and all kinds of accessories, making us a one stop shop for your party outfit needs. Party People Costume Hire stock costumes for any age from children 4 years and up and also have a range of plus size costumes.

Some costumes are brand new, some are from past productions, while others are period garments or outfits from the 60s, 70s and 80s and may have been donated.  We also stock a range of modern costumes that have recently been purchased, providing a wide range of options. Party People Costume Hire now stock a range of make up and costume extras (eg. eyelashes) that are available for purchase from our Wills Street premises.

Hiring from Party People Costume Hire is simple. Just call in and choose your costume, take it away on the spot and then bring it back straight after your party.  As a courtesy to others, please return garments clean and on-time. Be sure to get in early if you have a specific date in mind as costumes for major events are hired out weeks in advance. Please note, some costumes require a $20 deposit.


Our lovely volunteers have a great imagination and love getting into character too. They are sure to help you mix and match from our hire range to find just the right combination for your event. We have over 20 volunteers who man Party People on a roster system and make the service possible. 

If you are interested in volunteering and giving Party People a helping hand, contact the Party People Manager today and let her know when you are available. We’d love to hear from you!