10 Surprising Facts about Halloween


9. Americans are Generous on Halloween

The concept of trick-or-treating is often associated with the practice of begging for supplies that occurred during Samhain festivals in Ireland. Orphans and widows would beg for food and other supplies before winter set in. Today, 74% of American households pass out candy to trick-or-treaters. Roughly 72% of those homes pass out more than two pieces of candy.