Saturday 14th, July 2018 20:55:22: PM. Halloween.. Martha Perry.
The best part of any holiday (besides the food) is dressing up. Whether its Fourth of July or New Years Eve, putting together the right outfit is key to starting the celebration, and no other holiday calls for outrageous and funny costumes like Halloween.
Saturday 14th, July 2018 20:26:22: PM. Halloween.. Rose Tran.
If you are planning to dress up with your partner but have no idea where to start, just get some sweet (or scary) inspiration now! You guys can make the outfits together and then stun the crowd at your Halloween bash.
Saturday 14th, July 2018 16:40:22: PM. Halloween.. Rose Tran.
By the 11th century, this had been adapted by the Church into a tradition called souling, which is seen as being the origin of trick-or-treating. Children go door-to-door, asking for soul cakes in exchange for praying for the souls of friends and relatives.
Saturday 14th, July 2018 16:00:16: PM. Halloween.. Jacob Willis.
The influx of Irish immigrants in the 1840s to North America could not find any turnips to carve, as was tradition, so they used the more readily available pumpkin into which they carved scary faces.
Saturday 14th, July 2018 13:58:37: PM. Halloween.. Kathy Wong.
In Austria some people leave bread, water and a lighted lamp on the table before going to bed. It is believed that this will welcome dead souls back to Earth.
Saturday 14th, July 2018 12:59:22: PM. Halloween.. Judith Dean.
These days Halloween is not usually considered a religious holiday. It is primarily a fun day for children. Children dress up in costumes like people did a thousand years ago. But instead of worrying about evil spirits, they go from house to house. They knock on doors and say "trick or treat." The owner of each house gives candy or something special to each trick or treater.
Saturday 14th, July 2018 09:22:22: AM. Halloween.. Mary Carr.
Many of us have fallen victim to a scary Halloween prank, or even played the nasty trickster ourselves. From jumping out of bushes dressed as zombies or spooking people in their sleep as ghosts - the terrifying list of possibilities is endless.
Saturday 14th, July 2018 09:14:22: AM. Halloween.. Jacob Willis.
Some believe it originates from the Celtic pagan festival of Samhain, meaning Summers End which celebrated the end of harvest season.
Saturday 14th, July 2018 05:21:22: AM. Halloween.. Evelyn Patel.
The carving of pumpkins originates from the Samhain festival, when Gaels would carve turnips to ward off spirits and stop fairies from settling in houses.
Saturday 14th, July 2018 01:22:22: AM. Halloween.. Bobby Herrera.
Many dressed up as souls of the dead and were understood to be protecting themselves from the spirits by impersonating them. More about that below.