Did you know?
The first Jack-O-Lanterns were not made from pumpkins. They were hallowed out turnips.
The largest pumpkin ever measured weighed 836 lbs.
The first known mention of trick-or-treating was in 1927.
Halloween is the 2nd highest grossing commercial holiday after Christmas.
In Alabama, it is illegal to dress up as a priest.
If Brach’s laid out the candy corn kernels it sells each year end to end, they would wrap around the Earth 4.25 times.
In Hollywood, it’s illegal to use silly string on Halloween, and use of the product can land you a $1,000 fine.
99% of all pumpkins sold are used as Jack-O-Lanterns for Halloween.
50% of kids prefer to receive chocolate candy for Halloween.
Americans spend about $2 billion on Halloween candy every year.
Boston, Massachusetts holds the record for the most Jack-O-Lanterns lit at once (30,128).
Have a safe and happy Halloween, everyone!