Also asked, how Halloween is celebrated?
Many Americans celebrate the traditionsofHalloween by dressing in costumes and telling talesofwitches and ghosts. Pumpkins are carved intogloweringjack-o'-lanterns. Children parade from house to house,knocking ondoors and calling out "Trick or treat!"
|Western Christians and many non-Christians around theworld
|First day of Allhallowtide
|Trick-or-treating, costume parties, makingjack-o'-lanterns,lighting bonfires, divination, apple bobbing,visiting hauntedattractions
|Church services, prayer, fasting, and vigil
In this manner, where Halloween is celebrated?
Halloween, one of the world's oldest holidays,isstill celebrated today in a number of countries aroundtheglobe. In Mexico and other Latin American countries, Díadelos Muertos—the Day of the Dead—honors deceasedlovedones and ancestors.
Halloween began as the festival of Samhain.Itwas part of the ancient Celtic religion in Britain andotherparts of Europe. At the end of summer, the Celts thoughtthebarrier between our world and the world of ghosts and spiritsgotreally thin. The Celts had a big party.