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Halloween Fun Facts

Posted: Oct 28, 01:20 PM Permanent Link

Halloween is fast approaching. Orange and black line shelves at Dollarama and Walmart, costume shops are in their busiest season, and candy is in large displays at any grocery store. For some people, it is one of the most crucial holidays. It’s the opportunity to dress up as whatever or whoever you choose and eat all the candy, chocolate and junk food you want without anyone telling you not to. Houses are decorated with jack-o-lanterns, ghosts, and spiders. People really get into this spooky holiday, some even more so than Christmas.
Here are a few fun facts to consider around the parties and the trick-or-treating:
- Pumpkins contain about 500 seeds each
- Pumpkins are also an excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin B, potassium, protein and iron
- 90% of parents admit to sneaking treats from their kids
- In Mexico and other Latin American countries, Halloween is known as Dίa de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead
- October 31st is also known as All Saints Eve or All Hallows Eve
Are you ready for Halloween? Is your costume perfected? Have you bought candy to hand out? Is the exterior of your house decorated to instil fear in young trick-or-treaters? Halloween is not observed by all, but these ancient traditions of costumes and the handing out of food has followed several generations. Be prepared this October 31st for some ghostly fun.

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