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Superheroes, princesses have some competition this year for Halloween

HORSEHEADS (WBNG) — The stereotypical Halloween costumes are superheroes for boys and princesses or unicorns for girls, but that’s not the case for everyone in the Southern Tier.

At Halloween Warehouse in Horseheads, you can find a variety of superhero costumes for both boys and girls.

“I’m going as Captain America this year,” a young girl named Harmony told 12 News excitedly.

As for the adults, some of the scarier options are more popular this year.

“The adults are all over the place. Right now, Venom and Pennywise the clown from IT are the most popular,” said Don Lewis, the owner of Halloween Warehouse.

One of the reasons behind the increase in popularity in some of the costumes is that Halloween is no longer just celebrated the night of October 31st. Lewis said it’s common for people to throw parties or community events the week before or after.

Most importantly, Halloween is a chance to feel like a kid again, even for just one night.

“It’s fun to see all the little kids come in and pick out their costumes whether it’s a superhero or whatever the new holiday item is for the year,” Lewis said.

Josh Rosenblatt

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