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Welcome to Gene's Costumes

 Welcome to Gene's Costumes, the metropolitan area's finest source of costume rentals and high quality accessories, makeup and Halloween décor! Open year round, Gene's specializes in quality costumes for rent or purchase for all occasions. Whether it's a theatrical production, video shoot, corporate event or school project, we offer a huge variety of costumes for children and adults. Our staff provides top quality customer service and the special attention you can't find anywhere else in the region! Gene's Costumes is a member of the National Costumer's Association.


Tuesday - Friday : 10 am to 6 pm

Saturday : 10 am to 4 pm

Monday:  By appointment only


We Are OPEN!

Please note our changed hours:

Tuesday - Friday : 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Monday : By appointment only


Has 2020 made you a Grinch?


Take the Grinch out of 2020.
We are renting Santa Suits!
Reserve Today!

Professional quality Santa suits available for rent now. Call us at 301-949-4111 during business hours

to reserve your suit.*

Due to Covid-19 some rental policies have changed to keep our customers and our employees safe.  

Please call us for details. 

Our Velvet Santa suit rentals come with:

Jacket, pants, hat, belt, glasses, boot tops, stomach stuffer (if needed) and toy bag.


  • Standard (fits chest size 42-48)  $75

  • XL (fits chest size 50-56)  $85

  • XXL (fits chest size 58-62)  $95

  • XXXL (fits chest size 64-68)  $105​

Wig and beard sets available for $15***

Fur trimmed boots available for $20

*Payment must be made in advance to gurantee your reservations.

***Due to Covid-19 we are NOT offering wig and beard sets for rental. You may, instead, purchase these sets for the rental price of $15. These sets were freshly cleaned and styled at the end of the season last year and are completely safe. We also have new wig and beard sets for purchase as well.


Contact Us

Have a question? Get in touch here or give us a call during business hours. We look forward to hearing from you!


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Fax: 301-949-4450

10636 Connecticut Ave, Kensington, MD. 20895

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