Here are some fun facts about Halloween.  HT: Stephanie Footer

  • Halloween is the 2nd largest commercial holiday behind Christmas
  • The states of Illinois, California, New York and Ohio will sell 1.1 billion pounds of pumpkins
  • In 2010, Belleville IL banned trick or treating for kids under the age of 12.
  • Dark and milk chocolates can last up to 2 years.  Don’t eat it all at once!
  • Candy Corn was invented in 1895.  Every year they produce of 35 million pounds
  • The most famous line in Peanuts History is “I got a rock” from the Peanuts Halloween Special
  • The average adult spends almost 80$ per person on costume and candy
  • Where is the love?  90 million pounds of chocolate will be sold on Halloween, almost twice that of Valentine’s day
  • 1.9 Billion is spent on Halloween Candy each Halloween.