• Downtown Trick or Treating 5-7pm on Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

    Scarecrow Contest
    Where to find the Scarecrows...List of Businesses

  • Fun Halloween tidbits:

    • Orange and black are Halloween colors because orange is associated with the Fall harvest and black is associated with darkness and death.
    • Jack o’ Lanterns originated in Ireland where people placed candles in hollowed-out turnips to keep away spirits and ghosts on the Samhain holiday.
    • Pumpkins also come in white, blue and green. Great for unique monster carvings!
    • Halloween was brought to North America by immigrants from Europe who would celebrate the harvest around a bonfire, share ghost stories, sing, dance and tell fortunes.
    • Tootsie Rolls were the first wrapped penny candy in America.
    • The ancient Celts thought that spirits and ghosts roamed the countryside on Halloween night. They began wearing masks and costumes to avoid being recognized as human.
    • Halloween candy sales average about 2 billion dollars annually in the United States.
    • Chocolate candy bars top the list as the most popular candy for trick-or-treaters with Snickers #1.
    • Halloween is the 2nd most commercially successful holiday, with Christmas being the first.
    • Bobbing for apples is thought to have originated from the roman harvest festival that honors Pamona, the goddess of fruit trees.
    • Black cats were once believed to be witch's familiars who protected their powers.