Halloween

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 »
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 »

Consumers celebrate Halloween despite COVID-19

Like many holidays this year, Americans are planning to celebrate Halloween despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The autumnal holiday may look a little different this year, but consumers are finding ways to safely mark the... more »

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles kicks off its annual Halloween greeting card drive

Trick or Treat? At Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), Halloween is all about treats when it comes to its patients. An anonymous donor has pledged $1 for each holiday-themed card sent by October 29, committing up... more »

Social media influences near-record Halloween spending

U.S. consumers are looking to social media for Halloween costume and decoration ideas as spending is expected to reach a near-record amount this year, according to the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) annual survey conducted by... more »

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