Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore
Oct 29 : 02 days till Halloween
Did you know that for some, Halloween conjures up images of sweet children dressed as kitty cats, innocently Trick-or-Treating as they tote a plastic pumpkin full of sugary treats?
However for others, Halloween is a dark and mysterious evening, filled with unspeakable horrors: Witches cauldrons, one-eyed monsters and ghoulish ghosts.
If your Halloween tastes run toward the more sinister, then you’ll definitely want to check out our spook-tacular list of America’s (unlucky) thirteen most terrifying haunted houses.
The holiday of Halloween dates back to the Dark Ages. Once truly spooky traditions have morphed over the years into much more light-hearted (but still mischievous) celebrations. Here is a fun look at some of the facts and folklore that describe how All Hallows Eve came to be celebrated as Halloween. Join us for a new Did You Know? each day as we count down to Halloween.
Halloween will be celebrated on Sunday October 31st.