• Posted:Tuesday, October 12, 2010
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Halloween: Trick or treat?

Halloween: Trick or treat?

The witching hour is slowly creeping upon us as stores fill up with bright orange pumpkins and scary looking costumes. October 31st is Halloween and is a holiday that is loved by both young and old. It’s also a festivity that you can change how you celebrate it year after year to suit either adults or children. However, the one thing that most people will do every Halloween is dress up. Everyone likes to sport a Halloween costume whether it’s a frightening ensemble or something that resembles a superhero!

So, once the costumes are all picked out and made it’s time to decide where to wear them. Choosing what to do on Halloween will largely depend on what age group you are catering for. If you have children then you will be in the bad books if there is no trick or treating involved somewhere in the night. Taking full advantage of a night where you can avail of free treats and sweets will not be looked upon kindly by all children! Another great idea if you are entertaining young children for Halloween is to look out for fun Halloween activities that focus more on the treat rather than trick. There are festivities such as treasure hunts, face painting and lots of other great ideas that stick to the non-scary aspect of dressing up and enjoying the festivities.

However, if you are after a fright then Halloween festivities will more than cater for your tastes. Popular choices on Halloween night include sitting in with a selection of the scariest horror movies or throwing the ultimate fancy dress party in your home or at a venue.  Another popular way to celebrate Halloween is to travel further afield to see some scary cities or attractions. Halloween travel is a growing trend where you can travel to some of the world’s top cities around October 31st and visit their most haunted attractions such as underground dungeons or haunted castles. It’s a great way of seeing a new city as well as seeing an old city in a different way. Check out our selction of most haunted cities here.

Have you any other ways of celebrating Halloween that you would like to share with us? Leave your suggestions in a comment below.

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