Did you know:
The first Jack O’Lanterns were actually made from turnips.
The word “witch” comes from the Old English , meaning “wise woman.” In fact, were highly respected people at one time. According to popular belief, witches held one of their two main meetings, or , on Halloween night.
The Guinness World Record for Heaviest Pumpkin is held by Mathias Willemijns from Belgium and his 2,624.6-pound pumpkin.
The blockbuster movie was filmed in just 21 days.
The average bag of sweets that one child will collect on Halloween contains about 11,000 calories.
Halloween's origins date back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain (pronounced sow-in). The Celts, who lived 2,000 years ago, mostly in the area that is now Ireland, the United Kingdom and northern France, celebrated their new year on November 1.