1. Halloween is the 2nd highest grossing commercial holiday after Christmas
2. Samhainophobia is the official fear of Halloween
3. The First Jack O’Lanterns were actually turnips
4. The world record for Largest Pumpkin was recently broken in 2013 with a 2032lb pumpkin!
5. Harry Houdini, on of the most mysterious magicians, died on Halloween.
6. Boston, MA holds the record for the most Jack O’Lanterns lit at one time, over 30k!!
7. When Trick-or-Treating first started in the US, kids choose tricks over treats! It wasn’t until the 50’s that candy became the focus of the holiday.
8. Candy Corn is made with Marshmallow!
9. The top producing pumpkin states are Illinois, California, New York, and Ohio based on a 2010 study.
10. We’re (in Michigan) suppose to get snow this year for Halloween. Yep, Snow…