Parties, Pumpkins, and Candy
By: Jaydan Branch

Halloween is one of the most fun times of the year, you will get lots of CANDY

what: the night of October 31, the eve of All Saints' Day, commonly celebrated by children who dress in costume and solicit candy or other treats door-to-door.

Who: People claim that everyone from liberals to Michael Myers invented the Halloween holiday. But what is the true history of the day. Who really invented the day that we now celebrate every October 31st? Most people have heard the stories and tales of how the Celtics began celebrating Halloween. Supposedly, the British and French isles started the celebration in order to appease the Lord of the Dead, Samhain. The Druids, or local priests, started rituals and celebrations including bonfires, in the hopes that they would make Samhain happy

Where: As one of the world's oldest holidays, Halloween is still celebrated today in several countries around the globe, but it is in North America and Canada that it maintains its highest level of popularity. Every year, 65% of Americans decorate their homes and offices for Halloween...a percentage exceeded only by Christmas. Halloween is the holiday when the most candy is sold and is second only to Christmas in terms of total sales.

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