1.) Halloween is always celebrated on October 31st.
2.) Halloween is one of the oldest celebrations in the world, dating back over 2000 years to the time of the Celts who lived in Britain.
3.) Halloween is correctly spelt as Hallowe'en.
4.) When Christianity came to England and the rest of Europe, November 1st became All Saints Day and the night before became known as All Hallows Eve and eventually Halloween.
5.) It is thought that the colours orange and black became Halloween colors, because orange is associated with harvest and black is associated with death.
6.) Black cats were orginally believed to protect witches' powers from negative forces.
7.) A pumpkin is really a squash, and comes from the same family as the cucumber.
8.) The biggest pumpkin in the world tipped the scales at a whopping 1,446 pounds. It was weighed October 2004 at a festival in Canada.
9.) The very first jack o'lantern was made out of hollowed out turnips.
10.) If you see a spider on this night, it could be the spirit of a dead loved one who is watching you.
11.) To meet a witch, put your clothes on inside out and walk backwards on Halloween night.
12.) About 99% of pumpkins sold are used for Jack O'Lanterns at Halloween.
13.) The record for the fastest pumpkin carver in the world is Jerry Ayers of Baltimore, Ohio. He carved a pumpkin in just 37 seconds.
Just some fun facts to know, I am sure there are many more. Have a very nice Halloween, be safe and please when driving watch out for all the little gobblins out there trick and treating.