Sep, 09

Interesting Halloween Facts…


of parents admit to sneaking goodies from thier kids’ trick-or-treat bags. – Woman’s Day Mag Oct. 2009


million pounds of pumpkins are produced annually in the United States. – Woman’s Day Mag Oct. 2009

“The largest pumpkin of all time weighed in at a whopping 1,469 pounds. The farmer who grew this massive pumpkin was from Cambria, Pennsylvania. The first Jack O’Lanterns were actually made from hollowed out turnips, not pumpkins.” – Associated Content

“The tradition of trick or treating door to door is said to have come from an old European custom called “souling.” It came about when beggars went from village to village begging for “soul cakes”, which were square pieces of bread with currants. Beggars promised to pray for dead relatives of the people who gave them these treats.” – Associated Content

Did you know that the next full moon that will occur on Halloween night will be in the year 2020?” – Associated Content

“Halloween is second only to Christmas in spending. Consumers will spend over $2.5 Billion during Halloween. That’s a whole lot of candy, costumes, decorations, and party goods.” – Holiday Insights


of the pumpkin is made up of water. – Pumpkin Masters

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