Halloween or Hallowe'en (a contraction of All Hallows' Evening), also known as Allhalloween, All Hallows' Eve, or All Saints' Eve, is a celebration observed in a number of countries on 31 October, the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows' Day.
It begins the threeday observance of Allhallowtide, the time in the liturgical year Oct 30, 2013 HISTORY, now reaching more than 98 million homes, is the leading destination for awardwinning original series and specials that connect viewers with history in an informative, immersive, and Nov 18, 2009 Halloween is an annual holiday celebrated each year on October 31, and Halloween 2018 occurs on Wednesday, October 31.
It originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people would For most American kids, it wouldnt be Halloween without trickortreating for candy; however, that wasnt always the case. When the custom of trickortreating started in the 1930s and early Halloween is the season for little ghosts and goblins to take to the streets, asking for candy and scaring one another silly. Spooky stories are told around fires, scary movies appear in theaters