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Surprising Ways How People Celebrate Halloween Around The World!

Every year as the autumn starts, the supermarkets and grocery store shelves crumple under the pumpkins and the Google searches begin and become congested with fancy dress inspiration searches. The reason is Halloween. Every year on 31 October, many countries observed spooky celebration in order to celebrate the festival of Halloween.

This year the Halloween will fall on Wednesday i.e. tomorrow. For this occasion, almost many countries are ready to enter into the celebration mood where everyone will be dressed up in his or her spooky best outfit and will flaunt the dangerous makeup style for the Halloween eve.

It is the big event for Western Christian feast of All Hallows’ Day also refer as All Saints’ Day.

The Halloween origin was started back in the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain. The Celts lived there 2,000 years ago in Ireland and celebrate their new year from November 1.

Also, during this day, it marks the end of summer season and beginning of the dark, cold winter’s season of the year that was associated with the death of the human. Celts believed that on the night before the New Year, the border between the worlds of the living and the dead will be smudged out. On the last day of October, they celebrate Samhain, during this time it was believed that ghosts will return back to earth.

How is Halloween Celebrated?

TricK-Or-Treat

Children dressed up in spooky costumes go from home to home and ask the “Trick or treat” questions. As a Halloween ritual custom, they ask for treats like candies, cookies, cakes, etc.

Jack-O-Lanterns

A yearly Halloween tradition came from Irish immigrants; Jack-o-Lanterns are carved pumpkins, turnips and other root vegetable lanterns. The comical or monstrous faces are carved out of these vegetables to expose the hollow interior with strange flickering light.

Haunted Houses

Decorating house just like a haunted house is another main activity done during this spooky festival. There are many haunted houses which invite everyone, both adults as well as children to have fun.

Costume Parties

People host Halloween costume parties on 31st October and invite their friends, relatives and loved ones to their place. Houses are transformed into haunted houses and guests are asked to dress up in Halloween costumes.

Bonfires

Bonfire parties were long ago associated with Halloween and its spooky costumes. People organize bonfire parties to celebrate Halloween with great zeal and fun.

Horror Movies

Organizing Horror movie get-together is another way how people celebrate Halloween. People usually invite their close friends and loved ones to spend a wonderful time watching horror movies together.

Statistical Analysis Of How Halloween Was Celebrate Over Past Few Years

The above infographic explains that how much money spent during the Halloween celebration.

Where To Find Unique Halloween Costume Inspiration!

There is a number of places where you can get inspiration for your Halloween costume. From going to a local store to searching online, many people prefer to choose unique Halloween costume so that they look different and best.

Here’s a percentage breakout of how people prefer to shop and get inspiration for their Halloween costume.

  • Online Research – 34.2%
  • Consumer shopper or retail stores – 33%
  • Social Media & Blog – 33%
  • Print Media – 18.5%
  • From friends or family – 19.7%

Popular Tricks And Treats

Here is the breakout of how people enjoy during Halloween.

  • 10% – Take kids for treats
  • 16% – Carve a pumpkin
  • 24% – Does not plan anything to celebrate Halloween
  • 51% – Simply decorate their yard

Halloween Safety Tips!

So, when you are ready to experience best in Halloween, make sure you are aware of things to follow and safety is the top priority which you shouldn’t compromise with.

Here are some safety tips that you must follow in order to stay Halloween ready!

  • Go for bright and reflective costumes made of fireproof fabric
  • Costumes should not obstruct anyone’s movement or vision
  • Use glow sticks or flashlights to increase visibility
  • Children below 12 must be accompanied by elder people and children over 12 should attend Halloween parties in groups and that too at familiar areas
  • One must cross streets carefully watching traffic signals and crosswalks
  • Before crossing roads look right-left to ensure safety and always make eye contact with drivers to ensure they see you
  • Watch for cars while reverse driving

So, hope the above facts and data charts would have helped you in knowing more about Halloween. Therefore, celebrate Halloween with much excitement and fun!