10 Surprising Facts about Halloween


3. Costumes Served a Purpose Once

Today, when Halloween rolls around we all dress up in different costumes. Witches, ninja turtles, and superheroes walk the streets of cities and towns in search of candy. Originally, those costumes served the purpose of disguising people. Ancient Celts celebrated the festival of Samhain. The dead were believed to walk the Earth during Samhain. Celts donned costumes to blend in with the evil spirits, or at least avoid recognition.

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