Halloween is one of the best holidays where kids get to dress up as their favorite characters and walk around getting candy. It is such a fun night for all. Here are some fun facts about Halloween:
1. “Jack o’ lantern” comes from the Irish legend of Stingy Jack.
2. Candy corn was originally called Chicken Feed.
3. Trick-or-treating comes from “souling.”
4. The most lit jack o’ lanterns on display is 30,581.
5. Halloween folklore is full of fortune-telling and magic.
6. Day of the Dead should really be called Days of the Dead.
7. Michael Myers’ mask is actually a William Shatner mask.
8. Halloween originated from an ancient Celtic festival.
9. Des Moines has a hilarious tradition called Beggars’ Night.
10. The White House is haunted.
Here at Alto 9 we hope you all enjoy your Halloween!