Did you know….. “The evening before Halloween was known as All Hallows Eve, and later Halloween. Over time, Halloween evolved into a day of activities like trick-or-treating, carving jack-o-lanterns, festive gatherings, donning costumes and eating treats.” Read All: https://www.history.com/topics/halloween/history-of-halloween
Here are a few Halloween links with fun info about trick-or-treating, carving jack-o-lanterns, costumes and treats!
Is It Safe to Trick-or-Treat During the COVID-19 Pandemic in 2021? Experts Share Halloween Health Safety Tips ……….. https://www.pennlive.com/coronavirus/2021/10/is-it-safe-to-go-trick-or-treating-in-2021-during-the-covid-19-pandemic.html
Best pumpkin carvings in 2021……… https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/holidays/halloween-ideas/g238/pumpkin-carving-ideas/
Best Halloween costumes in 2021…….. https://www.bestproducts.com/lifestyle/news/g1771/top-trending-halloween-costumes/?slide=1
What’s the top Halloween candy in each state?…….. https://www.candystore.com/blog/facts-trivia/halloween-candy-map-popular/
Halloween Candy Quick Facts
172 million Americans celebrate Halloween
29% of all Halloween purchases are made online
Among those who celebrate Halloween, 96% will purchase candy
They will spend about $30.40 on average
Most Halloween shopping is done the first 2 weeks of October.
In Oregon, full-sized candy bars are the norm for trick-or-treaters to receive
Overall Halloween spending is expected to be $10.14B in 2021
Over 50% of parents stash some Halloween candy to enjoy later in the year