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 Festival of Fun
York's Premier Fancy Dress Shop
york shop front
Opened in 1999, York's only 3 storey fancy dress shop within the City Walls.
It's THE place to buy or hire fancy dress costumes.
75 Goodramgate
York
YO1 7LS
Telephone: 01904 655777

We have an amazing 3 floor shop in the city centre of YORK, we urge people to call in and visit. We have a wide range of choice: Costumes for children and adults, wigs, hats, masks, masquerade masks, make up and costume accessories, we have everything for all budgets. We also have a costume hire department on the third floor!

We hear from so many customers who have been let down or disappointed by outfits ordered from the Internet, especially from overseas websites.
We select lines on both quality and value for money. An added bonus from buying from a store, is that you can actually try on costumes before you buy them. Why wait for weeks for a costume to turn up, only for it to be the wrong size or worse - look completely different to what you were expecting!

We do get requests daily from charities, as fundraising events often involve fancy dress. Rather than pick and choose between the good causes we offer a standard Charity discount to EVERY charity, please send us a message with your requirements.

Halloween Opening Hours: 
Sun 29 Oct 10:00 - 16:00
Mon 30 Oct 9:00 - 17:30
Halloween Tues 31 Oct 9:00 - 17:30

Telephone: 01904 655777
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Scarborough
Festival of Fun
Scarborough's Famous Joke & Magic Shop
The World famous Scarborough Joke and Magic shop!
Our little traditional Joke & Magic Shop, selling retro jokes & novelties to kids of all ages.

81 Eastborough
Scarborough
YO11 1NH
Telephone: 01723 379222


We are a family run business situated on the Seafront of Scarborough.
Festival of Fun has been selling practical jokes, novelties, fancy dress costumes and magic since 1996. Yes, that long! 

And we thought it was about time to extend our laughter and products via the world wide web. So here we are!

We sell on ebay, amazon and our own website

People always tell us of their fond memories of coming to Scarborough and visiting the Joke Shop, it's a tradition for some families!

We have a large range of magic in the Scarborough store, 6 cabinets of Close up Magic, Card Tricks, Stage props and Magical Accessories.

Give us a call and try our service just like hundreds of thousands of happy customers before you.
We have a very fast turnaround on orders. We use Royal Mail which is generally pretty quick, or you can upgrade trackable guaranteed next working day delivery too. Just order before 3pm and our store-elves will get right onto it.
We ship everything from our very own premises where the shelves are full of Joke Scratch Cards, Horse Head Masks, Whoopee Cushions, Hen Night Sashes and Scary Halloween Masks all year round.
Our customers include the likes of Paul Daniels, Royal Shakespeare Company, BBC TV shows like QI and Trade Your Way To The USA, Brian Conley and the band Madness.


Opening Hours: 
Open Every Day, 7 Days a Week
Monday-Friday: 10am - 5pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10am - 6pm

Telephone: 01723 379222
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Company Details
VAT Number: 721 3410 84
 Company Number: 7203787
Registered Office Address:
Festival of Fun Ltd.
Twickerwick,
Malton Road
Leavening.
North Yorkshire
YO17 9SW