12 Super Crazy Facts About Halloween You Didn't Know - King Feed

12 Super Crazy Facts About Halloween You Didn't Know

Did you know that you can't sell or use Silly String in Hollywood on Halloween?!

These are the craziest Halloween Facts.


1. Halloween is the second highest grossing commercial holiday after christmas.



2. Samhainophobia is the fear of Halloween.


3. The first known mention of trick-or-treating in print in North America occurred in 1927 in Blackie, Alberta, Canada.



4. Ireland is said to be the birthplace of Halloween.



5. Scarecrows symbolize the ancient agricultural roots of the holiday.



6. Children are twice as likely to be killed in a pedestrian or car accident on Halloween than on any other night.



7. In many countries, Halloween is seen as an unwanted and overly commercial American Influence.



8. An average pumpkin contains about 500 seeds.



9. Over 90% of parents admit to sneaking candy from their kids' Halloween bag.



10. Over 50% of Americans decorate their yards on Halloween.



11. Orange and black are traditional Halloween colors. Orange represents the fall harvest. Black represents darkness.



12. More than 98% of all pumpkins sold are used as Jack o' Lanterns for Halloween.











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