Lyla Linvingston, 11, tries on a wig during the City of Kirkland’s Halloween Costume Swap Saturday. Megan Campbell/Kirkland Reporter

Residents pick out costumes at Kirkland’s Halloween Costume Swap | Photos

Residents tried on and walked away with free Halloween costumes and accessories at the City of Kirkland’s Halloween Costume Swap Saturday.

The city collected about 150 costumes, masks and accessories from Sept. 25-29. Then outfits and accessories were on display Saturday in the Peter Kirk Room at Kirkland City Hall from 10-11:30 a.m. for residents to try on and take home.

“It’s a really nice thing for them to do for the community,” Gauri Pandit said.

Pandit, of Sammamish, was visiting family in Kirkland when she and her children decided to swing by the costume swap.

Residents didn’t have to drop off a costume in order to pick one out Saturday.

Austin Pilcher, 6, and his younger sister Sara, 4, show off their costumes during the City of Kirkland’s Halloween Costume Swap Saturday. Megan Campbell/Kirkland Reporter

From left to right: Kayla Livingston, 10, her mom, Aiko, and 13-month-old Liam shop around for accessories during the City of Kirkland’s Halloween Costume Swap. Megan Campbell/Kirkland Reporter

The City of Kirkland collected about 150 costumes, which were on display Saturday. Megan Campbell/Kirkland Reporter

Gauri Pandit examines a witch costume for her 8-year-old daughter during the costume swap Saturday. Megan Campbell/Kirkland Reporter

Ciaran Lewbel, 8, rawrs like a dinosaur during the costume swap Saturday. Megan Campbell/Kirkland Reporter

Hailee Lewbel, 3, dressed like a pirate, looks through a looking glass during the costume swap Saturday. Megan Campbell/Kirkland Reporter

Ciaran Lewbel, 8, poses for a photo during the costume swap Saturday. Megan Campbell/Kirkland Reporter

Hannah Lewbel takes a photo of her three-year-old Hailee dressed like a pirate. Megan Campbell/Kirkland Reporter

More in News

Reporter File Photo
Police seek man accused of ‘lewd act’

The act occurred at Edith Moulton Park by man in a black T-shirt, ball cap and sport shorts.

Numerous complaints against King County Sheriff’s deputies for issues like excessive force and improper search and seizure weren’t investigated due to internal misclassification, a new report says. Photo by Oran Viriyincy/Flickr
Report finds complaints against King County sheriff’s deputies weren’t investigated

An outside review says that allegations of excessive force and racially-biased policing weren’t pursued.

The Carlton Complex wildfire burned in north-central Washington state in 2014. Photo by Jason Kriess/Wikimedia Commons
King County burn ban now in effect

Other counties across the state have already enacted similar restrictions.

An example of a fish culvert that prevents fish from migrating through it. Creative commons
Fish culverts ruling will increase price tag for the state

The state will be on the line for $3.7 billion for fish culvert replacements.

SAATWA Board President Aseem Chipalkatti gives an opening speech to those who were in attendance Sunday afternoon. Hanson Lee/staff photo.
South Asian organizations look to take political action and advocacy to the next level

SAATWA and SAPAC are planning to push for political involvement and the political values of Washington’s South Asian community.

Police arrest Kingsgate shooting suspect

Kirkland and Kenmore police arrested a suspect in a non-injury shooting case that occurred on July 7

Kirkland to experiment with bike share

The program would provide new opportunities for transportation and recreation.

Rabid bat found near Woodinville

County health officials urge anyone who may have been exposed to the bat to seek treatment.

Suspect sexually assaults woman at a bar | Police blotter

The Kirkland police blotter for June 30 through July 5.

Most Read