Halloween and fall

Halloween 2023 spending to reach record $12.2B

Total Halloween spending is expected to reach a record $12.2 billion, exceeding last year’s record of $10.6 billion, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF)’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics. A record... more »
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Expect the unexpected: Previewing 2023 Halloween, fall décor trends

Creative. Individualistic. Transitional. Unexpected. Those are the four words Alicon Lee of Transpac & Totalee Gift used to summarize what she’s seeing in décor for the upcoming fall and Halloween season. This year, demand is... more »

Top Halloween costumes for 2022

Costumes account for the biggest area of Halloween purchases according to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics. Spending on kids’ and adult costumes is expected to total $2.9 billion,... more »

Halloween spending returns to pre-pandemic levels

Participation in Halloween-related activities will resume to pre-pandemic levels, with 69% of consumers planning to celebrate the holiday this year, up from 65% in 2021 and comparable to 68% in 2019, according to the National... more »

Halloween & Party Expo returns to Las Vegas for 2023 event

The Halloween & Costume Association and Clarion Events are excited to announce Halloween & Party Expo will return to The Mirage in Las Vegas for the 2023 event, which will take place Jan. 10-12, 2023.... more »
Jack-o-lanterns at Halloween

NRF’s annual report expects Halloween spending to soar

Consumer spending on Halloween-related items is expected to reach an all-time high of $10.14 billion, up from $8.05 billion in 2020, according to the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights &... more »

Halloween & Party Expo releases 2022 show dates

The Halloween & Party Expo, which is owned and managed by the Halloween & Costume Association and Clarion Events, announced that the 2022 event will take place Jan. 11-13, 2022, at The Mirage in Las... more »

PetSmart releases new Halloween pet costumes

Although Halloween celebrations may look a bit different this year, there's no better time to include your pets in the festivities. With easy slip-on costumes and adjustable straps, it couldn't be easier – or more... more »

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