Directory Of Halloween
Facts for Your Frightening Pleasure
Fun Halloween Facts
Funny and Haunting Halloween Facts
Funny Facts For Halloween
Halloween Fun Facts You May Recognize
Halloween is the one of the most captivating holidays, often
celebrated by both adults and children. Because of the unknown, the
element of surprise makes it fun and unpredictable.
Enlighten yourself with Halloween trivia and fun facts to enjoy the
holiday even more. Take the trivia and make a quiz for your next
party! Halloween Holiday Facts
Halloween was brought to North America by immigrants from Europe who
would celebrate the harvest around a bonfire, share ghost stories,
sing, dance and tell fortunes.
Orange and black are Halloween colors because orange is associated
with the Fall harvest and black is associated with darkness and
Jack o’ Lanterns originated in Ireland where people placed candles
in hollowed-out turnips to keep away spirits and ghosts on the
Pumpkins also come in white, blue and green. Great for unique
Tootsie Rolls were the first wrapped penny candy in America.
The ancient Celts thought that spirits and ghosts roamed the
countryside on Halloween night. They began wearing masks and
costumes to avoid being recognized as human.
Halloween candy sales average about 2 billion dollars annually in
the United States.
Chocolate candy bars top the list as the most popular candy for
trick-or-treaters with Snickers #1.
Halloween is the 2nd most commercially successful holiday, with
Christmas being the first.
Bobbing for apples is thought to have originated from the roman
harvest festival that honors Pamona, the goddess of fruit trees.
Black cats were once believed to be witch's familiars who protected
Monster Trivia & Folklore
Signs of a werewolf are a unibrow, hair palms, tattoos, and a long
Vampires are mythical beings who defy death by sucking the blood of
In 1962, the Count Dracula Society was founded.
To this day, there are vampire clubs and societies with people
claiming to be real vampires.
There really are so-called vampire bats, but they're not from
Transylvania. They live in Central and South America and feed on the
blood of cattle, horses and birds.
Many people still believe that gargoyles were created by medieval
architects and stone carvers to ward off evil spirits.
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