Halloween Candy Quick Facts
172 million Americans celebrate Halloween
29% of all Halloween purchases are made online
Among those who celebrate Halloween, 96% will purchase candy
They will spend about $30.40 on average
Most Halloween shopping is done the first 2 weeks of October.
In Oregon, full-sized candy bars are the norm for trick-or-treaters to receive
Overall Halloween spending is expected to be $10.14B in 2021
Over 50% of parents stash some Halloween candy to enjoy later in the year
Did you know….. “The evening before Halloween was known as All Hallows Eve, and later Halloween. Over time, Halloween evolved into a day of activities like trick-or-treating, carving jack-o-lanterns, festive gatherings, donning costumes and eating treats.” Read All: https://www.history.com/topics/halloween/history-of-halloween
Here are a few Halloween links with fun info about trick-or-treating, carving jack-o-lanterns, costumes and treats!
Is It Safe to Trick-or-Treat During the COVID-19 Pandemic in 2021? Experts Share Halloween Health Safety Tips ……….. https://www.pennlive.com/coronavirus/2021/10/is-it-safe-to-go-trick-or-treating-in-2021-during-the-covid-19-pandemic.html
Best pumpkin carvings in 2021……… https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/holidays/halloween-ideas/g238/pumpkin-carving-ideas/
Best Halloween costumes in 2021…….. https://www.bestproducts.com/lifestyle/news/g1771/top-trending-halloween-costumes/?slide=1
What’s the top Halloween candy in each state?…….. https://www.candystore.com/blog/facts-trivia/halloween-candy-map-popular/