Laws or rules
In Hollywood there's a $1,000 fine for using silly
string on Halloween. The city got sick of
cleaning it up every year
In Alabama it’s illegal to dress up as a priest.
Section 13A-14-4 says that, "Fraudulently
pretending to be clergyman" will get you
arrested and fined.
Many shelters don’t allow black cats to be
sheltered around Halloween for fear that they
may be tortured or sacrificed.
The number one candy choice is Snickers.
Followed by Reese’s, Kit-Kat’s, and M&M’s.
Nearly 90 million pounds of the candy sold
during Halloween is chocolate.
Americans purchase over 20 million pounds of
Candy Corn each year, most of which is sold
More candy is sold on October 28th than any
other day of the year. The top five candy selling
days of the year are
Of all the candy sold annually, one quarter of it
is sold during Halloween time. Approximately
598 million pounds or $1.9 billions worth of
About the Holiday
Ireland is typically believed to be the birthplace
of Halloween. It originated over 2000 years ago
“Halloween” is short for “Hallows’ Eve” or
“Hallows’ Evening”which was the evening
before All Hallows’ Day or Hallowmas on
November 1. In an effort to convert pagans, the
Christian church decided that Hallowmas or All
Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day should
assimilate sacred pagan holidays that fell on or
around October 31.
Black and orange are typically associated with
Halloween. Orange is a symbol of strength and
endurance and, along with brown and gold,
stands for the harvest and autumn.
Dressing up as ghouls and other spooks originated from
the ancient Celtic tradition of townspeople disguising
themselves as demons and spirits. The Celts believed that
disguising themselves this way would allow them to escape
the notice of the real spirits wandering the streets during