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!

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Oct 31 22
Christina Zumwalt