Happy Halloween 2018

This Wednesday, October 31st, is Halloween, a fun and festive occasion filled with costumes, parties, trick-or-treating, spooky decorations, pumpkin carving and memories to last forever. This holiday has a 2,000 year-old history with origins to the Celtic festival of Samhain, an ancient tradition involving images of witches, ghosts and vampires. As we prepare for this week’s festivities, here are some facts about this popular holiday from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Continue reading

Fun Facts about Halloween 2016

 

Halloween is just around the corner! Before we know it kids will be dressed in their favorite costumes stuffing their pillowcases and jack-o’-lantern pails with magnificent amounts of candy. Today, the Census Bureau released their latest Profile America Facts for Features with Halloween as the subject.

Continue reading