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Halloween in United States of America 2018

When is Halloween?

Wednesday,
31st October, 2018

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Halloween is celebrated on October 31 every year.

Halloween is an annual holiday that is marked on the 31st of every year. The holiday is observed in a number of countries.

The holiday is intended to help remember the dead saints, martyrs and other departed souls. The holiday has many traditions, which can be traced back to the Celtic holiday from two centuries ago.

Mostly, because this is a fun holiday with lots of exciting customs. It is also a very popular holiday, and being part of it is certainly a great way to get in on the fun.

Originally, Halloween was celebrated in honor of departed souls. When it first began, the Celts who came up with the holiday would light bonfires and wear costumes in order to chase away spirits.

Also, since the holiday came before November 1, a day that marked the beginning of a new year, Halloween celebrated the close of the year.

Today, the Halloween holiday has lost most of its original meaning – it does not mark end of the year, or a day to commemorate departed souls and ward off spirits. Instead, it is just a popular public holiday. It has retained many of its traditional thematic elements however, for instance, the costumes and Jack O’Lanterns.

All Hallows’ Evening, Hallowe’en, Allhalloween, All Hallows’ Eve, All Saints’ Eve

Halloween means “hallowed evening” or “holy evening”. The word Halloween, as well as its still familiar alternative, “Hallowe’en” came into use in 1745.

Halloween comes on October 31 each year. However, before the day itself arrives, people celebrate it through Halloween-themed weekends and shopping offers.

Yes, there is school on Halloween

The stock market is open on Halloween. This includes the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), National Association Of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation System (NASDAQ), American Stock Exchange (Amex), BSE, BEX, BOX, CBOE, CBOT, CME, CHX, ISE, MS4X, NSX, PHLX.

Schools, Universities, Government Offices, Banks, Post Offices, Malls, City Offices, Universities, Parks, Shops

We love the Halloween because it gives us a chance to have some scary fun. It is a delight for kids to go around getting candy from neighbors.

And those who love everything to do with Halloween, this is a great time to scare friends and loved ones a bit. It is also a great time to mingle and create some great memories.

Halloween has evolved from the Celtic holiday of Samhain. The holiday celebrated the year’s end, which began on November 1.

Today, the holiday has changed into a day when people dress up and have fun memorable activities with their families, neighbors and other Halloween fans.

Halloween activities include trick-or-treating whereby kids go getting candy from neighbors. During this activity, the adults also get to surprise and try to scare the kids with creepy Halloween-themed things such as goblin guts and foggy drinks.

Halloween-themed cupcakes, spider pizzas, toffee apples, spider web cake, blood beetroot cocktails, Day of the Dead biscuits, eyeball tacos, zombie finger candies, ghost biscuits, bat biscuits Frankenstein cupcakes.

Halloween usually encourages abstinence from meat. Therefore, vegetarian foods are consumed to a greater degree over this season. Candy apples are an especially popular delicacy during Halloween.

A candy apple is made by rolling a whole apple in sticky sugar syrup. It can then be consumed as it is or rolled in nuts immediately after.

People hold Halloween ceremonies in different ways. In many cases, this involves meeting up with neighbors to share a meal and socialize, or attend a parade.

Halloween parades are held in various places. People show up in these parades dressed in Halloween costumes. The parades also feature bands, dancers, and even circus performers. Floats are also common in these events.

The Halloween festival is based on the Celtic Samhain festival. Many of its elements are based on this festival, including the dressing and the dark otherworldly theme.

Halloween is popular for the fact that people choose to wear scary masks of aliens, ghosts, clowns, animals, vampires, and so on. These typically go hand in hand with an equally scary Halloween costume.

Those who observe Halloween for its religious significance have prayers that go with the holiday. For instance, the Anglican church has the following prayer meant specifically for the holiday.

For many people, however, the holiday does not have such a profound religious significance. Only the strict adherents of the holiday have prayers to mark the occasion.

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5 Halloween Important Facts

  1. Halloween is celebrated on the 31st of October every year
  2. The holiday is intended to remember the dead saints and other souls
  3. Other names for Halloween are: All Hallows’ Evening, Hallowe’en, Allhalloween, All Hallows’ Eve, All Saints’ Eve
  4. Halloween means “holy evening” and Halloween only came to use in 1745
  5. Halloween is a national holiday so everything is open.

Upcoming holidays in the United States

Thu, Nov 01, 2018
All Saints' Day
Fri, Nov 02, 2018
All Souls' Day
Sun, Nov 04, 2018
Daylight Saving Time ends
Tue, Nov 06, 2018
Diwali/Deepavali
Tue, Nov 6, 2018
Sat, Nov 10, 2018
Marine Corps Birthday
Sun, Nov 11, 2018
Mon, Nov 12, 2018
Veterans Day (observed)
Thu, Nov 22, 2018

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