What is it about Halloween that makes October 31 so popular? Perhaps it’s the mystery, or just the candy? Perhaps the excitement of a new costume? Whatever the draw, Halloween is here to stay.
The word Halloween literally means the evening before All Hallows Day or All Saint’s Day, celebrated on November 1. Halloween is also the shortened name of Allhalloween, All Hallows’ Evening and All Saint’s Eve which is celebrated on October 31. The origin and meaning of Halloween is derived from ancient Celtic harvest festivals, but more recently we think of Halloween as a night filled with candy, trick-or-treating, pumpkins, ghosts and death.
Another tradition is the belief that during the night of November 1, demons, witches, and evil spirits freely roamed the earth with joy to greet the arrival of “their season” – the long nights and early dark of the winter months. The demons had their fun with poor mortals that night, frightening, harming, and even playing all kinds of mean tricks on them. The only way, it seemed, for scared humans to escape the persecution of the demons was to offer them things they liked, especially fancy foods and sweets. Or, in order to escape the fury of these horrible creatures, a human could disguise himself as one of them and join in their roaming. In this way they would recognize the human as a demon or witch and the human would not be bothered that night.
On Halloween, kids and adults attend costume parties, make lanterns out of big pumpkins, visit haunted locations, tell scary stories to each other, play pranks and also watch horror movies. People light bonfires to ward off all evil spirits and ghosts.
Halloween Party Favors
Other than the usual Trick-or-Treat Containers and spooky themed candies and snacks, some people hand out Voogueme Party time prescription eyeglasses for their guests to wear at their spooky party. Besides making any fall event more festive, these fun little favors are great for photography.
These exaggerated and novel glasses frames for photography are definitely Insta- worthy!
There are tons of creative Halloween favor ideas that you can find on the internet that you and your ghoulish guests will love. I would fancy receiving one of those cute glasses frames for women that I can also don on during holidays with my kids 😎
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