Halloween's fast approaching; that wonderful time of the year where we all dress up to spook, wow, or elicit laughs from the people around us.  If you think you're too old to dress up and hit the town, you're missing out.  Not only are there a ton of great Halloween events throughout Tampa, but a dedicated mass of people dressed to the nines in Halloween costumes that attend.  Here are a few places where you can find an awesome Guavaween costume or Halloween costume in Tampa.

The House of Make Believe - If you want to go all-out, and we mean all-out with your Halloween costume this year, head to the House of Make Believe across the bay in Clearwater.  Not only can you purchase some high-quality, convincing costumes, but you can rent them as well.  There's a huge selection at the House of Make Believe, so even a casual browse is well worth the time.

Todd Couples Superstore - If you're looking to get a little, how should we say this, revealing with your costume this year, ladies, then check out the Todd.  Browse a huge assortment of sexy costumes, accessories and much more.  And, definitely leave the kids at home for this one.

Spirit Halloween Superstore - Spirit is a large costume store comparable to other big chains like Party City, expect with a much larger focus on Halloween costumes and accessories.  There are a few in the Tampa Bay area including Brandon Crossing (10061 E. Adamo Dr.), Town n' Country Promenade (7041 W. Waters Ave.), Westshore Mall (2200 E. Fowler Ave.), and the Walks at Highwood ( 18061 Highwoods Preserve Pkwy.).

Halloween MegaStore - For all things Halloween, the Halloween Megastore has opened up again on Dale Mabry. If you're looking for sexy or scary costumes for you and your s/o, this is the spot to check out. But they also have cute kids costumes and even something special for your pets to wear on this hallows eve. 

Party City - Party City is the most well-known supplier of Halloween costumes in the US, but we're lucky to have a local location in Tampa. Located on Dale Mabry highway, Party City has all of the cute accessories and full costume sets that you could want to wear this Halloween. Stop by to try on even the craziest costumes! 

Halloween Express - In Brandon, there's nowhere better to find a costume than Halloween Express. For the adults in your squad, they have group costumes from sexy to scary. For the kids they have everything their imagination could want to be this Halloween. 

For more Halloween fun be sure to check out 813area's Ultimate Guide to Halloween in Tampa