Happy Halloween 2022: 7 spooky fun facts about the scariest day of the year

Happy Halloween 2022: 7 spooky fun facts about the scariest day of the year

Halloween is the time of the year when it is fun to be spooked.

But Halloween is more than just a modern holiday that does candy hand-outs.

Here are 7 fun Halloween facts that you can share with your family to get into the spooky spirit!

1. Jack-O’-Lanterns come from Irish folk tales about 'Stingy Jack'.

2. Candy corn was originally known as 'Chicken Feed'.

3. Trick or treating came from a tradition called 'souling' where people dressed up in costumes at night to repel spirits.

4. Consumers tend to spend an average of $27.55 on candy.

5. The fastest pumpkin carving was done in 16.47 seconds.

6. Parents tend to stash Halloween candy to enjoy after the holiday.

7. Cats have been part of the history of Halloween for centuries.

Have a fang-tastic and spook-tacular Happy Halloween!