What is Halloween?

  • 5 October 2011
Carved pumpkins

Halloween is the scariest night of the year. All around the world, people celebrate spookiness.

On 31 October there are loads of Halloween traditions. If you go to a party, expect stuff like:

  • Scary fancy dress
  • Making pumpkin lanterns
  • Trick or treating
  • Bobbing for apples
  • Telling ghost stories

But not everyone likes celebrating Halloween.

Some religious people believe that making a game out of evil spirits and witches is wrong.

Read more: The history of Halloween