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"Trick or Treat!"
Every year, Halloween is celebrated on the 31st of October. This tradition originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain. During this celebration, it is not unusual to see homes and public centers redecorated with a touch of horror in accordance with Halloween. Also, kids go "trick or treating", collecting candy treats from neighbours and well-wishers.
History of Halloween
The story of Halloween is an interesting one that dates back to 2000 years ago in the era of the Celts. During the Celtic festival of Samhain, people would wear costumes and light bonfires to ward off ghosts and this marked the birth of Halloween. The mythology of ghosts and other scary forces gave inspiration to the scare themes that Halloween is most known for.
How To Celebrate Halloween
Depending on how far you want to go, these are a few ideas on how to celebrate Halloween:
- Host A Halloween-themed Party
- Have A Scary Movie Marathon
- Put together a Halloween Playlist
- Play Halloween Games with Friends
Ask guests to dress accordingly and organize simple dares between attendees. A gathering like this will avail you and others with the opportunity to have fun and get to know each other, in a cool, slightly-spooky but completely entertaining fashion.
If you don't mind getting the thrill going, then this is a great option of you. You can research and gather top 5 horror/Halloween themed movies and have a movie marathon. You can do this privately or with friends and watch the thrill heighten.
Good music will always create a fun experience. You can take advantage of streaming platforms like Spotify to curate a special Halloween playlist that features popular throwbacks like Michael Jackson's "Thriller" and other never-aging jams.
Let's say you don't really fancy the noise and the responsibility it takes to pull off a Halloween themed party, opting for games may be more your vibe. There are special board and non-board Halloween games you can engage in to make your Halloween experience exciting.
Where to Celebrate Halloween
As it is with most notable public holidays, you are at liberty to celebrate anywhere you deem fit. You can organize your get together and dance event at the comfort of your home or at your local bar or club. There are however some countries that celebrate Halloween more passionately than others and they are listed below:
- Las Vegas, Nevada.
- London, England.
- Salem, Massachusetts.
- Dublin, Ireland
- Sleepy Hollow, New York.